November 29, 2023

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Horror My Friend announce national tour of free shows, drop new video for ‘Devotion’

Horror My Pal have declared a five-date nationwide tour of no cost displays in assist of their current one ‘Devotion’, which has also gotten a audio video.

Enthusiasts in Sydney will be the initial to hear ‘Devotion’ stay, with a gig at Vic On The Park slated for Saturday May possibly 14. They’ll enjoy the North Gong Lodge in Wollongong the next day (May well 15), in advance of having to stages in Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide across the rest of the thirty day period.

As for the single’s new video clip – directed by Nick Astanei, with whom they’d beforehand worked as a photographer – the band discussed in a assertion that it furthers their efforts to evolve on the punk and alt-rock stylings of their earlier materials. They drew inspiration from “the visual thoughts in just digital tunes and hip-hop”, centering the video’s narrative all over a breakdancer who performs in front of a mirror.

The band went on to say that they utilised “the mirrors and the dancers’ obsession with looking at himself as a metaphor for the this means of the song”, noting that ‘Devotion’ marks the very first Horror My Friend one to have a music video clip “that doesn’t entail a member of the band in any way”.

Have a glance at the video for ‘Devotion’ underneath:

‘Devotion’ was in the beginning produced as a one in March, ending a two-and-a-fifty percent-year drought of new tunes from the Adelaide trio. Touching on its musical notion, frontman Tom Gordon claimed he was spurred to produce the music right after purchasing a Hardwire RV-7 reverb pedal: “You can hear the outcome on the guitar in the intro and the bridge, where it is hard to listen to when the chords start out and conclude.”

Lyrically, ‘Devotion’ sees and Gordon and his cohort just take a stance against the misogynistic culture they’d famous in some of their regional circles, unapologetically spurning “the absolute disregard these folks had for the women they dealt with”.

Horror My Friend’s ‘Devotion’ tour dates are:

Saturday 14 – Sydney, Vic On The Park
Sunday 15 – Wollongong, North Gong Lodge
Saturday 21 – Brisbane, Greaser
Friday 27 – Melbourne, The B.East
Saturday 28 – Adelaide, Crown & Anchor