Post-rock trailblazers sleepmakeswaves have announced a massive start to 2017 with the news that their third album “Made of Breath only” will be released Friday March 24th through Bird’s Robe Records, followed by a headline tour of Australia during March and April.
Known for the passionate energy they bring to live instrumental rock, the band will take their epic and climactic live show around the country, premiering new material from the album for the first time, as well as favourites from their previous ARIA-nominated albums ‘Love of Cartography’ and ‘…and so we destroyed everything.’
Joining the tour at all shows as special guests are Australian progressive rock heavyweights Caligula’s Horse, fresh off a mammoth tour of Australia & New Zealand alongside Opeth. The Brisbane five-piece have enjoyed a meteoric rise since the release of their second album. Touring Europe, sold out shows across Australia and shared stages with the likes of Opeth, Protest the Hero and The Dillinger Escape Plan. This tour will showcase the rare combination of Australia’s most exciting young progressive groups of recent years.
In addition, opening the Metro Theatre show will be post-rockers Solkyri (their first major show back since touring with Mew & Trail of Dead) and Stare at the Clouds; opening at Max Watt’s Melbourne are female-fronted hardcore juggernaut PAGAN, fresh from the Unify festival stage; and opening at Max Watt’s Brisbane are local rock stalwarts Aerials, following their support for Birds of Tokyo last year. Further supports for other dates will be announced in the coming weeks.
Here are the tour dates:
Fri March 24 – Metro Theatre, Sydney NSW w/ Solkyri & Stare at the Clouds
Sat March 25 – Max Watt’s, Melbourne VIC w/ PAGAN
Thu March 30 – ANU Bar, Canberra ACT
Fri March 31 – Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle
Thu April 6 – The Gov, Adelaide SA
Fri April 7 – Badlands, Perth WA
Sat April 8 – Max Watt’s, Brisbane w/ Aerials