BLKLST had a stellar 2018 – the band exploded out into the Australian Heavy Music scene with their EP Hard to Swallow and the singles ‘Hypocrite’ and ‘Phase’. Upon the release of the two tracks, BLKLST’s Spotify fan base blew up by a whopping 2069% to over 25k listeners in that month and the found themselves placed in playlists like New Metal Tracks and Rock Out – and they sold out their hometown EP launch show at Stay Gold.
Now they are backing up the promise shown on those tracks with a brand new single and video entitled “They All Look The Same”, featuring Aidan Ellaz of Dealer.
The drop also serves to kick off the leadup to their new EP ‘Spider Love’. The EP will see its release on Friday June 7 and will be available for Pre-Order from all good online outlets and streaming platforms from Friday April 19.
Vocalist Joshua Westwick spoke about the new single, featuring guest vocals from Aidan Ellaz from Dealer. “They all look the Same’ is about feeling like you’re living in a prison. Like you’re nothing and no one, surrounded by strangers.”
The new single and the EP ‘Spider Love’ were both produced at STL Studios by Evan Lee with additional engineering by Sonny Truelove, and mixed and mastered by Evan Lee and Ash Daws at THE LOUD NOISE ESTATE.
The hard-out crew from Melbourne are out on tour now and are finishing up a run of shows by supporting Dealer Saturday 20 April at The Workers Club in Melbourne and supporting Boris The Blade Friday 3 May at The Evelyn Hotel (SOLD OUT). EP Launch shows will follow.
BLKLST have been on a spree of amazing results since the start of 2018 – single Hypocrite was spun on triple j’s The Racket, added to rotation on The Faction Radio, added to Spotify Official’s Homegrown and Heavy playlist, the clip being played on Rage, and killyourstereo.com saying that Hypocrite is BLKLST is at “…not only their most dynamic and darkest here, but also at their most interesting too.”
For those new to BLKLST – the band was Formed in 2015 and have made their mark quick off the bat. Establishing themselves on the heavy music scene with a crushing live show and a decimatingly heavy sound, the band quickly chalked up supports with bands such as 36 Crazyfists, Make Them Suffer, Deez Nuts, Alpha Wolf, Earth Caller,Justice for The Damned and Superheist and interstate runs with Boris The Blade.
BLKLST‘s new single “They All Look The Same” will be available to purchase and stream from Friday April 12 and their new EP ‘Spider Love’ will see its release on Friday June 7 and will be available for Pre-Order from all good online outlets and streaming platforms from Friday April 19.
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