Long running Melbourne metallers, Alarum have just released a lyric video for Thoughts To Measure, the second single from their long awaited new album, Circle’s End due out June 19 on the
Dinner For Wolves label.
From the sweet tones of jazz noir through to driving prog thrash and groove riffs. An ethereal mid section, death metal break, guitar solos and chants from the echoes of the mind. Thoughts To Measure is a journey from start to end, filled with elements Alarum are known for as well as adding something new.
Watch it here
The albums first single, Sphere Of Influence was eagerly received by fans and media across the world and gqave a taste of what’s to come on Circle’s End.
One of the more adventurous progressive acts, Alarum effortlessly blend heavy metal with elements of rock, latin and fusion to create one of the greatest jazz-thrash-metal bands Australia has ever produced. The result is captivating and has led to the band becoming one of the most respected and influential acts of the last two decades
Citing acts as diverse as Death, Cynic, Anthrax and Pantera alongside Mr Bungle, Rush, Frank Zappa and Chick Corea, Alarum really are unique among their peers.
Alarum released their first album, Fluid Motion in 1998 which was immediately critically praised for its jazz-thrash technicality. This led to them being signed to Willowtip for the USA as well as Earache for Europe for the release of their second album, Eventuality in 2004-5 and saw them tour extensively across the globe, significantly expanding their fanbase.
In 2012 Alarum released their third album, Natural Causes, which saw their technical prowess honed even further and saw them produce some of their tightest compositions to date.
Mixed and Co-produced by Neil Kernon (Nevermore, Spiral Architect, Cannibal Corpse, Nile, Aghora, Hall & Oates and Queensryche), With their upcoming new album, Alarum will take the listener on a journey like never before
Mark Palfreyman – Vocals & Bass
Scott Young – Guitar
John Sanders – Guitar & Vocals
Ben Hocking – Drums on album
Circle’s End will be released on June 19
Pre Order here