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Parkway Drive Announce New Album ‘Ire’, National Tour Dates

Homegrown hardcore heavyweights Parkway Drive have announced the arrival of their eagerly awaited fifth album, titled Ire, which they’ll be taking out on the road this September and October for a national tour.

The Ire Australian tour will kick off on Wednesday, 23rd September at Perth’s Red Hill Auditorium and will travel to Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane, Byron Bay, Sydney, Canberra and Newcastle. Joining Parkway Drive are special guests Suicide Silence, Memphis May Fire and The Word Alive.

Parkway Drive say Ire represents a creative leap for the band, and is bigger, heavier, has more depth and is more melodic than anything they’ve done in the past.

“This is the album for us. Every single step of the way, whenever there was gamble to take, we took the biggest one we could,” explains singer Winston McCall.

“If this isn’t the album that can go further than anything we thought was possible with this band and this type of music, that’s fine, but we can’t go back from this as far as we’re concerned.”

Ire is the follow-up to Parkway Drive’s acclaimed 2012 album Atlas, and will be released on Friday, 25th September. Today the band have given us a taste of the album, via the video for its first single Vice Grip – which features the band members casually jumping out of planes.

Watch the video for Vice Grip and check out Parkway Drive’s national tour dates and ticketing details below.

UPDATE 31/07/15: Parkway Drive have added a second Byron Bay show to their upcoming Ire tour. The new show will take place at High School on Sunday, 4th October. Catch updated tour details, below.

Watch: Parkway Drive – Vice Grip

Parkway Drive National Tour Dates

Tickets on sale now

Wednesday, 23rd September

Red Hill Auditorium, Perth

Tickets: Parkway Drive / Red Hill Auditorium

Friday, 25th September

Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide

Tickets: Parkway Drive / Ticketmaster

Saturday, 26th September

Festival Hall, Melbourne

Tickets: Parkway Drive / Ticketmaster

Sunday, 27th September

Odean Theatre, Hobart

Tickets: Parkway Drive / Oztix

Friday, 2nd October

Riverstage, Brisbane

Tickets: Parkway Drive / Ticketmaster

Saturday, 3rd October LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE

High School, Byron Bay

Tickets: Parkway Drive / Oztix

Sunday, 4th October NEW SHOW

High School, Byron Bay

Tickets: Parkway Drive / Oztix

Friday, 9th October

Hordern Pavilion, Sydney

Tickets: Parkway Drive / Ticketek

Saturday, 10th October

UC Refectory, Canberra

Tickets: Parkway Drive

Sunday, 11th October

Panthers, Newcastle

Tickets: Parkway Drive / Moshtix

Ire Tracklist

01. Destroyer

02. Dying To Believe

03. Vice Grip

04. Crushed

05. Fractures

06. Writings on the Wall

07. Bottom Feeder

08. The Sound of Violence

09. Vicious

10. Dedicated

11. A Deathless Song

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