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LUCID SKIES Posts Video Tour Diary On PureGrainAudio.com From Western Canadian Tour w/ Bonfire
Live Line-Up – Top L- R – Jesse Berger (Guitar), Justin Smith (Drums), Bottom L-R – Sam Jackson (Bass), Nick Odgen (Vocals) = Photo Credit: Tyler Frith from Frith Photography
From November 21 to December 2, 2013, Edmonton, AB hardcore band Lucid Skies toured Western Canada (AB, SK, MB) in support of their new EP ‘Hounds’. Compiling video from their accounts on the road with challenges such as a leaking van battery, trailer issues as well as their quirky merchandise guy, Dylan Larkin who comments “The Lucid Skies Tour was friends, feels, and fist fights”.
The band’s 5 minute video diary features photographs, concert footage, stories, and the release of their EP to share with fans on PureGrainAudio.com at the following link: http://puregrainaudio.com/videos/lucid-skies-2013-western-canada-hounds-tour-diary-exclusive-video-clip
The video also includes reviews from Two Metal Guys, Flemming Gabin, Metal Blast, Yell Magazine, Wings of Death, and Metal Temple. To read full reviews please visit www.lucidskies.ca/Press
An EP stream of ‘Hounds’ can also be heard on PureGrainAudio.com at the following link: http://puregrainaudio.com/audio/lucid-skies-hounds-ep-album-stream-exclusive-world-premiere
Lucid Skies has begun writing their follow up full length and has plans to tour Canada in 2014 to mark the band’s 5 year anniversary.
Track Listing – Hounds EP – Stream – http://lucidskies.bandcamp.com/album/hounds
Track by Track – CJSR 88.5FM
1. Shotgun Mouthwash [Song Stream – Under The Gun Review]
2. Left Hook
3. With Eyes
4. Count Me Out
About: Fusing classic hardcore with infectious melodies, Lucid Skies bring aggression and stage banter that invites the crowd to become a part of the performance. Since their 2009 formation they have shared the stage with Fall City Fall, Blind Witness, Fall In Archaea, and Breaking Fourth Wall.
Their enticing vocals combined with melodic riffs allude to metal godfathers; Hatebreed (lyrically, vocally, and melodically) while sticking to their hardcore influences (Comeback Kid, Holly Springs Disaster). Instrumentally, Lucid Skies draws from d-beats, breakbeats, and breakdowns. Their EP ‘Hounds’ is peppered with chugging bass lines and complimented by rhythmic guitar arrangements.
Their origin of Lucid Skies is simple: Jesse Berger kick-started the process for collecting members and establishing a sound for the band in Edmonton in 2009. Soon after, Berger recruited Nick Ogden to enhance the overall aggression and build their signature sound. Many of the members would frequent Avenue Theatre (formerly Avenue Skatepark) and attend local and touring hardcore and metalcore shows. It seemed it was only a matter of time before Sam Jackson (Bass), was bullied by the band to join, and soon followed after by Justin Smith (drums) as the final member for Lucid Skies.
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