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Montreal, QC – February 27, 2019
For fans of At The Gates, Amon Amarth, Carcass, Kataklysm, Unleashed
Hammerdrone Releases Crushing New Video “An Ever Increasing Wave” via Bravewords
L-R: Rick Cardellini – Lead Guitar, Vinnie Cardellini – Drums, Graham Harris – Vocals, Curtis Beardy – Rhythm Guitar, Teran Wyer – Bass
Photo Credit: Suzy Cardellini
Hammerdrone, hailing from Calgary, Canada has been an anchor in the Canadian underground metal community for just shy of a decade and flaunts their face-melting brand of old school melodic death metal in their aggressive and mellifluous new music video “An Ever Increasing Wave” premiering on Bravewords.
The veterans in Hammerdrone continue to enjoy musical success heightened by their appearance at the National Wacken Metal Battle Finals in 2018. Fast paced with magnificent guitar solos against the turbulent rhythms, the video is a chance to see the band in action in a live show style plus a teaser to their forthcoming EP entitled “A Trinity of Rage” due out later in 2019. The EP will follow the band’s 2018 live EP “Rituals of Battle” along with LPs “Dark Harvest” (2017) and “Clone of Europa” (2014).
“We’ve been playing ‘An Ever Increasing Wave’ live for some time and it always goes down well with the crowd. It’s true to the sound we’ve been developing over the last 8 years in that it combines tremendously focused aggression with atmosphere and melody.”
Drawing inspiration from classic bands such as At The Gates, Kataklysm, Amon Amarth and more recently Mgla and UADA, the single will be enjoyed by a wide variety of death metal fans.
Watch “An Ever Increasing Wave” at the following link: http://bravewords.com/news/exclusive-hammerdrone-premieres-an-ever-increasing-wave-video
Hammerdrone hail from Calgary, Canada. For 9 years we have been honing our trademark sound that mixes intense aggression, dark atmosphere, and elegant melodies to deliver a style of death metal that is both epic and catchy. No clean singing, no symphonics. Our style has drawn comparisons to Amon Amarth, early Soilwork, Behemoth, and Bolt Thrower, among others.
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“No idea why a label hasn’t snatched these guys up yet.” – Bravewords
“There’s no substitute for good songwriting, and Hammerdrone have that concept well in mind. If you are looking for a new death metal band to seek out, Hammerdrone is a great starting point.” – Dead Rhetoric
“Hammerdrone are the complete package; professional, talented and heavy as hell.” – Metal Rules
“dynamic and darkly atmospheric compositions. The vocals and overall sound reminded me at times of earlier Amon Amarth, but with far greater musical and lyrical sophistication … Their delivery was tight, and frightening in its intensity.” – Metal Master Kingdom (Live Review – Wacken Metal Battle Canada 2018 Calgary Final)
“This was the third time I had seen them play live over the past three months, and no lie, these adepts of melodic death metal never fail to awe.” – MetalMaster Kingdom (Wacken Metal Battle Canada 2018 Western Final)
“Lead vocalist, Graham Harris, had impeccable skill, projection, and charisma – as did bassist Teran Wyer and guitarist Curtis Beardy. Their stage dynamics exuded chemistry, adrenaline and drive despite the stress that came with competing. Lead guitarist, Rick Cardellini stood out with his intricate solos and expressive musicianship.” – Metal Master Kingdom (Wacken Metal Battle Canada 2018 National Final)
“Frontman Graham Harris was on fire during the entire concert, growling and roaring (and also making faces) like a beast, while his bandmates Rick Cardellini (lead guitars), Curtis Beardy (rhythm guitars), Teran Wyer (bass) and Vince Cardellini (drums) delivered a well-balanced fusion of the more harmonious lines from Melodic Death Metal with the sheer heaviness and aggressiveness of old school Death Metal.” – The Headbanging Moose (Wacken Metal Battle Canada 2018 National Final)