Amrap's AirIt | Australian Music Radio Airplay Project :: Metal/Punk

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Metal/Punk

Cutting edge and engaging music to separate your station from the pack!

Here you’ll find Metal & Punk tracks recommended by Amrap’s ‘Music Directors Alliance’. The MD Alliance includes proactive and influential MDs from stations including:

-2FBi & 2SER (NSW),
-3PBS & 3RRR (VIC),
-4ZZZ (QLD) & Three D and Radio Adelaide (SA)
-6RTR (WA) & Edge Radio (TAS).

You’ll also find tracks that have been getting great AirIt reviews and are climbing the AirIt charts. These tracks are gaining traction on community radio all around the country.

Tracks

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Ænon - Prodigal     Metal/Punk 20/04/2018
A raw and emotional experience, with the addition of sung harmonies and keyboards, Ænon delivers tracks that find their way from headbanging to haunting in a single beat.
“Prodigal” starts off with the haunting sound of keys, which are joined by an urgent beat and a pounding drumroll, with guttural vocals accompanied by driving guitar riffs. The song takes a more restrained turn, with male and female vocals working in tandem, in contrast, culminating in a unique duet.

Satellites - Thank You     Metal/Punk, Punk, Hardcore, Rock 14/04/2018
Brisbane's Satellites offer up blistering pop punk with a hardcore edge and have toured with some of the worlds biggest bands.
The first single as heard on Triple J, Idobi Radio and Hysteria Radio, this track seamlessly blends Pop Punk, Hardcore and Gangster vibes and will have you singing along in no time.

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Other tracks by Satellites:  Glass Jaw  -  Johnny Ray (Featuring Brock Conry of Stepson)
Primitive Calculators - On Drugs     Metal/Punk, Electronic, Experimental, Industrial 13/04/2018
Aussie/ Melbourne proto-post-punk band Primitive Calculators have been making music for 40 years. Tough, brutal, hard to love music. Always challenging but always brilliant. Seminal noise.
A boogie rock, soul-inspired scorcher of a track that is going to ignite their fan base and convert the rest to the church of PC. The industrial thumping funk familiar to their previous work relentlessly punctuates a track that sits somewhere between a confession and a fire and brimstone sermon.

Other tracks by Primitive Calculators:  I Wish You Were Dead  -  Competition
The Summervilles - Black Sky     Metal/Punk, Punk, Garage 05/04/2018
The Summervilles are a garage punk rock trio out of Melbourne, Australia. Forming in late 2010 the group has spent just under a decade maintaining a stern DIY ethos.
An energetic, powerful track about government regulation of space exploration and impossible goals being further hindered by bureaucracy.

Loosely based on the story of anthropologist Cameron Smith, building his own space suit and high altitude balloon but needing permission to put his efforts to the test.

Other tracks by The Summervilles:  Miss Forgotten  -  All Is Lost
Pagan - Death Before Disco     Metal/Punk, Rock 21/03/2018
Embracing their Italian roots in an almost sarcastic fashion until it’s almost become serious, Pagan have charmed audiences with their unique candour and straight-up saucy attitude since forming in 2015.
Listening to ‘Death Before Disco’ with the volume up is a non-negotiable. It’s intricate, deafening and large. Pagan have come together to write a song that is played with such unstoppable ferocity that they not only sound like a band on a mission, but a band that’s at full-blown war.

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Gloria Brancatisano, SYN, Melbourne (VIC)

Grave Places - Lighthouse     Metal/Punk, Hardcore 20/03/2018
Brisbane based newcomers Grave Places create dynamically rich Metalcore music.
Lighthouse opens with a progressive pop/punk intro that transitions into a heavy metalcore verse section. The band effortlessly drift between singing and screaming, much like A Day To Remember. A very strong and hooky single from the newly formed Brisbane outfit. Press play and enjoy!

Dream on Dreamer - Let It In     Metal/Punk, Hardcore 16/03/2018
Formed in 2009, ARIA award-nominated act Dream on Dreamer have overcome their tribulations and are now ready conquer the heavy music scene with their fourth album 'It Comes and Goes'
‘Let It In’ details guitarist/vocalist Zach Britt’s struggle with a toxic relationship. What he explains felt like a near-death experience, it pushed him to work closer towards his aspirations and rebuild the friendships he’d lost along the way, and reminded him he won’t fall victim to something like that again.

Parkway Drive - The Void     Metal/Punk, Hardcore, Metal 16/03/2018
Parkway Drive is an Australian metalcore band from Byron Bay, New South Wales, formed in 2003.
The Void is one of the many heart-shredding anthems featured on Parkway Drive's forthcoming album, Reverence.

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Hell Average - Straight Outta Centrelink     Metal/Punk, Punk, Rock 15/03/2018
Hell Average is a fast, fun pop-punk band from Perth. Its members Izzy, Aidan, Amy and Joe are influenced by Neck Deep, All Time Low, and With Confidence.
Coming in at under 3 minutes Straight Outta Centrelink is a hard hitting punk song. The song lyrically explores themes of friendships that are one sided and how some people need to tell you they are a good person rather than letting their actions speak for them.

Bennylava - Get Drunk, See Thylacines     Metal/Punk 13/03/2018
Bennylava are a 4-piece punk rock band from Launceston in Tasmania. Bennylava draw influence from bands like Frenzal Rhomb, NOFX, The Lawrence Ams and No Use For A Name.
Its a song about a man who is convinced he has a Thylacine living in his back yard.

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Other tracks by Bennylava:  Reach Around Like Patrick Swayze  -  Launceston Yeast Shortage
Mild Manic - Global Threat     Metal/Punk, Pop 13/03/2018
Mild Manic release music to soundtrack emotional catharsis. Vocals yearn and pull the listener down into a soundscape driven by passionate guitars and percussion, the pace never relenting.
'Global Threat’ is the latest example of what the Melbourne-based, NSW south coast-bred band is made of. Thrashing percussion and guitars meet the aching-yet-melodic vocal styles of Sam Rees in perfecting the instantly catchy nature of the music that Mild Manic have become synonymous with crafting.

Foxblood - Never Rome     Metal/Punk, Rock, Experimental, Metal 07/03/2018
Melbourne's divisive post hardcore quartet
A newly invigorated Foxblood explore love and the war one fights to keep it. Lush textures mix with brutal guitar sections as the turmoil of the choices the author must consider and the sacrifice they must make. A storm is brewing above this once peaceful love.

High Tension - Ghost To Ghost     Metal/Punk, Metal, Punk, Hardcore 07/03/2018
High Tension have obliterated genre barriers with their brutal live show, presenting their fierce punk-metal to fans at clubs, large venues and festivals like Laneway, SITG, Dark Mofo & Download.
The lyrical punch in Ghost To Ghost exhibits both fury and patience, and is an exploration of vocalist Karina Utomo's own historical trauma and truth coming to the surface. The track was produced, engineered and mixed by High Tension guitarist Mike Deslandes.

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Parkway Drive - Wishing Wells     Metal/Punk, Hardcore 07/03/2018
Australia's most infamous metalcore band - screaming vocals, guitar riffs and breakdowns, ARIA #1 artists in 2015.
Byron Bay metal band Parkway Drive share their new single 'Wishing Wells: 'Opening with ominous vocals and haunting acoustic guitar, 'Wishing Wells' soon erupts into a furious and full-throttle metal assault. Captured in one shot, its starkly filmed video marks a deep departure from Parkway Drive’s usual high-production aesthetic.

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underachiever - Restart     Metal/Punk, Pop, Punk 07/03/2018
Underachiever are an indie/emo influenced punk band from Newcastle. Their songs are mostly focused on personal experience with mental illness. They are often said to sound like an Australian Blink-182.
Restart is the lead single from "This Time I'll Stay Good". It features tinny, early 2000's punk guitars and is a short, punchy track. It deals with the beginning of a relapse into anxiety, and has deceptively emotional lyrics for its upbeat sound.

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Other tracks by underachiever:  This Time I'll Stay Good  -  Plant
My Inner Hyde - Fallen     Metal/Punk, Metal, Rock 02/03/2018
2-piece metal/hard rock studio project from Queensland, Australia
Fallen is the debut feature track from the self-titled debut EP from My Inner Hyde.

Sparrow - Red     Metal/Punk, Rock, Industrial, Metal 02/03/2018
Balancing the energy and ferocity of bands much heavier with the hooks of bands much softer, tonight was a great performance of a band on the brink of wider recognition!
The video for single 'Red' is a stunning hybrid of Gorillaz-style animation and video and effects. The hard-out track provides the soundtrack to a mile-a-minute paced filmclip - which shows one person's wish to go on a one-way trip to Mars.

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The Dead Love - Ordinary     Metal/Punk, Grunge 02/03/2018
Sydney based Grunge band The Dead Love. Have shared stages locally and abroad with the likes of Gang Of Youths, Dune Rats, Aerosmith (usa), Smith Street Band, etc.
The Dead Love bring driving grunge with a taste of punk to their new track 'Ordinary'. A great party track with a catchy, sing-along chorus, 'Ordinary' is a confirmed live banger. Leading the band into a possible album release in the coming year, 'Ordinary' is sure to be a hit.

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The Elk Collective - Moshpittin' on your Toenails     Metal/Punk, Hardcore, Rock, Metal 02/03/2018
The Elk Collective play bone crunching hardcore with bloodcurdling screams, dual guitar riffage that's more melodic but heavy at the same time.
Watch your feet - The Elk Collective are moshpittin' on your toenails. An all-Bulls**t band (ever heard of one of those? Bulls**t GOOD, but with terrible jokes) straight outta Sydney, The Elk Collective are today dropping their new single (called, you guessed it - "Moshpittin' on your Toenails").

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Statues - Defiance     Metal/Punk, Hardcore, Metal, Rock 01/03/2018
Statues have been fortunate enough to be a part of many amazing shows and to have made many outstanding friends along the way. Album "No Grave, No Burial" out now!
With not long to go before they embark on their national tour alongside their mates Arteries, Statues are today dropping their filmclip for album track Defiance. The track is live in all good digital stores and streaming outlets now and tickets for their tour are on sale now at beardfoot.com.au/statues.

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