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Interview: DZ Deathrays

Interview: DZ Deathrays

Tuesday 17th June, 2014 12:48PM

Australian duo DZ Deathrays are heading to New Zealand next week for a double-bill tour off the back of the release of their sophomore album Black Rat. The pair (comprised of Shane Parsons and Simon Ridley) admit the new record sees them step up from their thrash-punk roots to a more developed sound, thanks to the assistance of producer Burke Reid (who has worked with a variety of musicians including Liam Finn, The Drones and Courtney Barnett). In an entirely different approach to the live studio recording for 2010 debut album Bloodstreams, the three men took the fledgling songs for Black Rat and worked them up into Queens-of-the-Stone-Age-style rock tunes layered with heavy riffs and punchy choruses. We caught up with guitarist Shane Parsons ahead of the pair's trip across the Tasman to see how they are feeling in the wake of the album's release...


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Bring them to Dunedin!!
Posted by Angus - anonymous 2 years ago


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