Sydney-based hardcore/metal group Northlane has everything that makes heavy music powerful – the raw energy of hardcore, the technical proficiency of metal and the attention to detail in their songwriting. While the metal/hardcore crossover has been present in the scene since the mid eighties, in 2011 it's rare to find such a refreshing take on the mix.
Forming in 2008, the young Sydney five piece has spent the last five years carving out an enthusiastic fanbase all across Australia. Without doing any major supporting sets, they have managed to become a headline act in regional and city centres via word of mouth and live shows that look and sound fit for arenas.
Earlier in 2011, Northlane settled to record their debut album, Discoveries. Self-produced and sent to the US to be mixed by Will Putney, the album immediately caught the attention of Australian powerhouse music company UNFD, who had already acheived great success with the likes of The Amity Affliction, The Getaway Plan, Dream On Dreamer and I Killed The Prom Queen.
Northlane will be touring Adelaide, with a one-off performance at Fowlers Live on Saturday, December 3. Tickets available on the door