A special night of music has been planned for lovers of Metal and Hardcore. When the Malice in Wonderland event comes to the Newcastle Leagues’ Level One, Novocastrians will have the opportunity to witness four of the best acts in the genre perform. And one of them is Newcastle’s own Kindred.
Forging a new path in an era where originality is passé, plagiarism is rewarded and innovation is lost, Is not an easy thing but that is exactly what Kindred have achieved.
Not satisfied with being limited to one genre Kindred seamlessly weld together the best of metal and hardcore, with well constructed harmonies and melodic sound scapes.
Kindred finalised it’s line up early 2009 and has since toured relentlessly Nationally throughout Australia, unquestionably making them one of Australia’s hardest working “true” independent bands.
Late 2010 will see Kindred deliver to their fans their most anticipated CD release to date. The new release will showcase the superior musicianship of a band which knows no limits and for the first time will be backed by Waterfront records and MGM Distribution. Though the CD will still be released independently the quality will be on par with any major release worldwide. The CD will be mixed and mastered by Fredrik Nordström the producer behind bands such as In Flames and Soilwork in Sweden and Shane Edwards in Sydney.
The CD, titled Ignite The Machine, was launched in March this year at the Cambridge Hotel in Newcastle West.
The new CD also showcasse Kindred’s first professional video clip directed by Jay Johnson who has worked for Universal and Warner music and produced video clips for bands such as LINKIN PARK.
Kindred delivers live, with an Energetic and Commanding performance, this alone has seen the band support and headline some of the best line ups in Australia playing to crowds into the thousands and receiving praise from International and Australian bands alike.
… “Impressive Ball busting Metal” … – Reverb magazine
… “A powerful sound indeed” … – Blunt magazine
… “Diverse, Solid and Melodic” … – Reverb magazine
Kindred will team up with other metal purveyors for Malice in Wonderland:
- What: Malice in Wonderland
- Who: Ink + Kindred + Mz Ann Thropik + Devilution
- When: Friday 25th June, 2010
- Where: Level One – Newcastle Leagues Club