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AS WE DRAW Release ‘Mirages’


“«Mirages» is the outstanding second full-length from french powerhouse AS WE DRAW. Pursuing their will of constant evolution since 2009, these Laval natives have imposed their unique take on post-metal and noisy hardcore, crafted through ambitious songwriting and disarming live performances. Three years in the making, the follow-up to 2010’s «Lines Breaking Circles» shows a band decided to challenge themselves as much as the listener (if not even more), out of every sub-genres conventions and commonplaces. As a proof, the album starts with the longest track ever wrote by the band. The ten-minutes mudslide that is “The Window” flows from eerie and intricate melodies to overwhelming parts, before descending into an unreal, glacial ending.

This record is the culmination of the power trio’s hard-earned mastery, where dense and nervous tracks (“Blackmail”, “Denial”) stand alongside richly atmospheric and massive soundscapes (“Shipwreck”, “Fata Morgana”). Engineered and mixed at La Senelle by their drummer Amaury Sauvé, mastered by Magnus Lindberg, and lyrically exploring the theme of paranoïa seen through different eyes, «Mirages» is destined to remain an awe-inspiring piece of dark and forward-thinking heavy music.”


Recorded live by Nicolas Aigros at La Senelle Studio, Laval
Produced, engineered and mixed by Amaury Sauvé
Mastered by Magnus Lindberg
Graphic Design by Romain Barbot/Iamsailor


«Mirages», the new full-length by french post-metal powerhouse AS WE DRAW, is now out on double vinyl deluxe, CD and free download from Throatruiner Records. The three-piece will be touring Europe from October 18th-23th with BIRDS IN ROW & PAST and from October 24th to November 1st with MORE DANGEROUS THAN A THOUSAND RIOTERS. All details at : http://store.throatruinerrecords.com/bands/as-we-draw

18/10 | Strasbourg (FR) – Molodoï “Lemon Fest”
19/10 | Erlangen (DE) – Selbstverwaltetes Jugendhaus
20/10 | Berlin (DE) – Bei Ruth
21/10 | Chemnitz (DE) – AC17
22/10 | Freiburg (DE) – KTS
23/10 | Mulhouse (FR) – Noumatrouff
24/10 | Folkstone (UK) – The Bar Below
25/10 | Liverpool (UK) – Next To Nowhere
26/10 | Aberdeen (UK) – Malt Mill
27/10 | Dunde (UK) – Kage
28/10 | Glasgow (UK) – Bar Bloc
29/10 | Bristol (UK) – The Stag And Hounds
30/10 | London (UK) – TBA
31/10 | Nottingham (UK) – JT Soar
01/11 | Dunkerque (FR) – Kalvaire



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