Banks Arcade announce Death 2 A Muse Australian tour

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Banks Arcade announce Death 2 A Muse Australian tour

Words by Staff Writer

Melbourne heavy metal boy band Banks Arcade are poised to hit the road in New Zealand and Australia.

After a relentless two-year journey marked by ceaseless touring and the recent release of their EP “DEATH 2,” Melbourne’s heavy metal powerhouse, Banks Arcade, is gearing up to hit the road across New Zealand and Australia this May. The “Death 2 A Muse Tour” promises to showcase the band’s evolution, featuring a brand new live show that encapsulates their finest work to date while teasing forthcoming releases slated for 2024.

The New Zealand-born, Melbourne-based outfit is set to kick off their headline tour in Auckland on Friday 17 May, followed by electrifying performances in Wellington, Christchurch, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and concluding in Brisbane on Sunday 26 May.

Banks Arcade Death 2 A Muse Tour 2024

  • Friday 17 May 2024: Tuning Fork, Auckland
  • Saturday 18 May 2024: San Fran, Wellington
  • Sunday 19 May 2024: Darkroom, Christchurch
  • Thursday 23 May 2024: Lion Arts Factory, Adelaide
  • Friday 24 May 2024: Max Watts, Melbourne
  • Saturday 25 May 2024: Crow Bar, Sydney
  • Sunday 26 May 2024: The Zoo, Brisbane

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“Death 2 is an exploration of death and disorder and the live show we have built will for the first time accurately incite the chaos the music was written to create. It’s the first installation of a much larger project and the Death 2 A Muse Tour will be the first proper window into the world we are creating,” shares Banks Arcade.

With their latest EP, “DEATH 2,” Banks Arcade doesn’t merely build on their established trademark sound; they propel it into uncharted territory. This latest offering sees the band delving into darker, heavier realms, pushing the boundaries of their genre-blending mix of hard rock, electronic, and metal.

Known for their passion and precise execution, Banks Arcade has always been driven by a desire to make history. Their avant-garde aesthetic, coupled with a shared love of music, has led them to craft a unique sound that defies categorization. Tracks like “Sick” and “Drown” have garnered over 1 million individual streams, while their 2022 album “Future Lovers” solidified their reputation for bold experimentation and sonic exploration.

Having graced the stages of prestigious events like UNIFY Off The Record and supported renowned acts such as Highly Suspect and Northlane, Banks Arcade is a force to be reckoned with in the metal scene. Fresh off the heels of their latest release, “DEATH 2,” and a national tour supporting Northlane, alongside ERRA and Landmvrks, Banks Arcade is poised to captivate audiences once again with their unbridled energy and relentless passion.

For Banks Arcade, death is just the beginning.

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