Published Sep 20, 2012Halifax three-piece We're Doomed mixed post-hardcore with prog and melodic rock on their 2011 EP Like a Machine, and the group are getting set to do it again with their impending follow-up, the similarly bite-sized How to Destroy Something Beautiful. The six-song set arrives October 2, but you can preview the mini-release in full now courtesy of Exclaim!
The band enlisted Matt Bayles to mix the EP at his Red Room Studio in Seattle, with Jon Epworth producing, and according to a press release, it features "heavy riffs, syncopated rhythms, dynamic vocals, and a general disregard for the genre barriers between rock, pop and metal."
You can check out the juxtaposition between twinkling rock anthems like "White and Blue" and the mathy, fretboard-annihilating runs and sung-screamed lyrics that fuel the title track for further proof.
Along with the new EP, We're Doomed will also be playing several East Coast dates. You can see the complete schedule below.
9/28 Saint John, NB - Gothic Arches *
9/29 Halifax, NS - The Pavilion (all ages EP release show)
9/29 Halifax, NS - Michael's Bar and Grill (19+ EP release show)
10/14 Halifax, NS - Live 105 HPX Preview (Private Showcase)
10/17 Halifax, NS - The Seahorse (Halifax Pop Explosion)
10/26 Moncton, NB - The Manhattan ^
10/27 Charlottetown, PEI - Baba's Lounge $
11/8 Liverpool, NS - Alley 9 (Nova Scotia Music Week Showcase)
* with December Fall Out
^ with Jessie Brown
$ with Death Valley Driver, Iron Giant