Sydney hardcore outfit Arteries have recently dropped their crushing new album Outdoor Claustrophobic, a monumental slab of metal that gets better with each listen.
 
For this album, the band elected to go more back to the basics to create a more accessible listening experience, a goal that Arteries have managed to smash out of the ballpark.
 
Guitarists Braithe Selby and Daniel Graham joined HEAVY for a chat about the new album and the process behind it.
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VIEW AUSSIE DIGIMAG #23 HERE
 
You may have noticed that both Digi-mags are a day later than usual this week for which I apologise. It turns out riding a motorcycle at 11 pm with a flannelette shirt on is not conducive to your health but that won’t stop me in the future!!!
 
We have a few interviews from some top-notch Aussie bands this week, starting with our cover feature, Arteries, who talk about their killer new album Outdoor Claustrophobic.
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Sydney’s hardcore heavyweights Arteries have dropped their crushing new album Outdoor Claustrophobic, encapsulating the band’s signature blend of djent riffs, brutal breakdowns and magnetic vocals which evoke the polished ferociousness of extreme metal legendaries such as Meshuggah and The Dillinger Escape Plan.
 
 
Arteries on their sophomore album”Outdoor Claustrophobic is the title we decided on early 2019 before the world turned upside down and now it’s more relevant than ever.
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It’s certainly been a big week in terms of music released, with Cannibal Corpse leading the pack and featuring on this weeks cover!
 
We also chat with Evanescence and Escape The Fate about their new albums, with Chemical Warfare from Escape The Fate and Let The Bad Times Roll from The Offspring being reviewed as well.
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Sydney hardcore outfit Arteries refuse to ease into the release of their latest offering Outdoor Claustrophobic on April 16, instead opting to unleash another barnstorming track off the album to tease their fans.
 
Brutal and uncompromising, “Under The Influence” tears into your psyche from the outset with a crunching guitar riff accentuated by an almost groove metal style rhythm section that spits and scratches its way to the surface before succumbing to a foreboding synth section perfectly in tune with the dark and sombre musings laid down by vocalist Brendan Dafter.
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This week’s Aussie Digimag brings you interviews with Days Like These, Kastiell, A Gazillion Angry Mexicans, Dip and Crypt Crawler, all talking about fantastic new music from each of these artists.
 
We feature new music from Polaris, Arteries, Days Like These, Harbor The Code, Drown This City, Hailmary, Bison, Swimsuit Issue, Where The Devil and Zombonimo, plus Polaris reveal details of their upcoming tour.
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Sydney’s hardcore heavyweights Arteries have released their latest single “Under The Influence” from their upcoming album Outdoor Claustrophobic, due for release on April 16.
 
This bold release encapsulates the band’s unique syncopated instrumentation and modal choices that give rise to their signature raw and menacing soundscapes.
 
Watch “Under The Influence” below:
 
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Sydney hardcore outfit Arteries will be premiering their latest single “Under The Influence” via HEAVY on April 12.
 
The song is taken from the band’s upcoming album Outdoor Claustrophobic, which will be released on April 16.
 
“Under The Influence” kicks off with a face-melting riff accentuated by a groove metal-esque drum and bass rhythm pattern that gets your first pumping.
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VIEW AUSSIE DIGIMAG #20 HERE
 
This week’s Aussie Digimag is proudly brought to you by Brisbane Body Art as thank you for my new artwork which I shall include below…
 
We feature New Zealand rock outfit Electric Universe on the cover, talking about their latest single “Sometimes” as well as their upcoming album Timeless.
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Sydney’s hardcore heavyweights Arteries are well and truly crashing into 2021 with the full force of a sledgehammer after dropping their savage new single “Play Nice”.
 
Beginning at a slow and menacing pace accompanied by sinister visuals, the listener is lulled into a false sense of security before being abruptly projectiled into a maelstrom of djent riffs, brutal breakdowns and magnetic vocals which evoke the polished ferociousness of extreme metal legendaries such as Meshuggah and The Dillinger Escape Plan.
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