UNFD are excited to announce the signing of Perth metal band Cursed Earth worldwide. One of the fastest rising bands in Australian heavy music, Cursed Earth have been pummelling ears all over Australia since 2013 and their introduction to the rest of the world comes via the Cycles of Grief Volume 1: Growth EP, set for release on August 4.
From violence comes more violence, from tragedy comes rage. Then, inevitably, the cycle continues.
Cycles of Grief Volume 1: Growth is an unflinching and graphic depiction of trauma that breaches the boundaries of generation, country, class or circumstance. The EP covers themes of isolation and brutality from the point of view of characters caught up in and torn apart by their environment and the actions of those responsible for shaping their lives.
“The story of Cycles of Grief documents the collision of nature and nurture” says guitarist Kieran Molloy. “It’s an unprejudiced look into the intergenerational nature of coldness, addiction and violence.”
Cursed Earth, comprising vocalist Jazmine Luders, guitarists Kieran Molloy and Paul Cottrell, bassist Robert Owens and drummer Sam Forward, formed in Perth in 2013. Through EP Vae Mortis and a split with Burning Season (collected on Enslaved By The Insignificant, released worldwide by Death’s Grip / Holy Roar) they established themselves as unflinching documenters of the darkest corners of human nature.
Cycles of Grief Volume 1: Growth is available for preorder on 24Hundred and iTunes. Cursed Earth will hit the road with Statues this month. Details below.
4. Sanctioned Violence
War March Australian Tour
With guests Statues
Friday 30th June – Hamilton Station, Newcastle (18+)
Saturday 1st July – Damnation Festival, Sydney (Lic/AA)
Tuesday 4th July – Rad Bar, Wollongong (AA)
Friday 7th July – The Reverence, Melbourne (18+)
Saturday 8th July – Wrangler, Melbourne (AA)
Sunday 9th July – Crown and Anchor, Adelaide (AA)
Tickets on sale now