Between the Earth and the Trees – Pre-Order!

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Our debut-album ‘Between the Earth and the Trees’s is now available for pre-order on iTunes and Amazon Music!

Pre-Order your copy here!

We’re giving instant access to the track ‘Turn Out The Lights’ with every pre-order placed from today. The full album will be released on 3rd May via Undead Collective Records.

The album was recorded, produced, mixed and mastered last year with Jason Wilson (Dinosaur Pile-Up, Reuben, Fightstar) at Stakeout Studios in London. Jason really put us through our paces with the recording of this album and we’re super proud of the end result. Everything from the initial pre-production sessions to the couple of weeks we spent in the studio getting everything just right has culminated in an end product which matches exactly what we wanted to achieve from the outset.

This is an important album to us personally as it deals with issues we’ve all dealt with, both individually and as a band, around anxiety and depression. The majority of the lyrics come from John’s viewpoint but common issues we’ve come across such as Brexit (dealt with in the track ‘Blueprint’) and the feeling of wanting to walk away from the band (dealt with in ‘The Ache’) are a focal point.

We hope you enjoy the album as much as we have done writing, recording and playing it live.

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Turn Out The Lights

We’ve just released the next live session video from our trip to Mount Street Studios. The guys at Mount Street were awesome, pretty much giving us full reign over the live rooms at the studio and helped with everything from lighting to positioning to overall sound quality to make sure the videos came out as best they could.

Lyrically this track deals with the fight, flight or freeze reaction to danger and the anxiety that those situations can bring. “I’m like the breeze between the earth and the trees” – the feeling of being less rooted and connected than other friends in social situations, breezing through the evenings being introverted.

Mental health is an important issue for us as a band as has a consistent theme throughout the new album. It can be a hard thing to talk about but it’s something that people should feel comfortable discussing.

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Between The Earth And The Trees

We’ve been holding out on this news for a little while, but we’re delighted to now say that our debut-album ‘Between The Earth And The Trees’ is due out for release on Friday 3rd May via Undead Collective Records.

We recorded the album last year at Stakeout Studios, London with the incredibly talented Jason Wilson (Dinosaur Pile-Up, Fightstar, Reuben) and we can’t wait to share the results with you all. Jason put us through our paces and really pushed us to create something we can all come away from feeling incredibly proud.

Also, we want to say a massive thanks to everyone who has helped and supported us along the way. We love you. For now, you can see the live session of ‘Hold The Waves’ we recorded at Mount Street Studios last year…

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We’re now part of Undead Collective!

We’ve got some exciting news! We’ve just signed to the awesome Undead Collective Records, joining an ace roster of bands including Brightlight City, Loose Tooth, Seasonal & Best of Enemies and we’re hella excited.

Next year we’ll have a lot of new stuff to share including our first album ‘Between the earth and the trees’ – hopefully some of you guys have already caught us at a gig getting these new tunes out. We will, of course, be touring the release across the UK (and hopefully Europe) so once we’ve got all our dates sorted we’ll get the word out.

Oh yeah, we’ve also got some new merch over on Bandcamp.

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New Gigs Announced!

We’ve been a little quiet this year so far as we concentrate on getting our full studio album ready for release but we’re itching to get back on stage so have announced a couple of gigs in Nottingham – details over on our Gigs Page.

We’ll also be looking to add a few dates across the UK later on in the year so keep your eyes peeled!

Merrick’s Tusk On Tour

Back in 2016 we hit the road around Europe, joined by Alex Withers who documented our travels around Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.

As well as meeting some awesome new people we had the chance to experience the incredible hospitality of our European hosts and play with some ace bands.

Part one of our tour diary is available above – if it’s not too harrowing, you can check out parts 2 & 3 over on our YouTube channel.

 

Merrick’s Tusk Merch

We’ve got a host of t-shirt designs available over on our Bandcamp page along with copies of our ‘Regroup & Reform’ EP.

We’ll be adding plenty more merch over the coming months in line with the release of ‘Between The Earth And The Trees’ in 2019.

Lungs T-Shirt

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https://merrickstusk.bandcamp.com/merch/lungs-t-shirt


MT1-Robot T-shirt Blue

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https://merrickstusk.bandcamp.com/merch/mt1-robot-t-shirt-blue


MT1-Robot T-shirt Green

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https://merrickstusk.bandcamp.com/merch/mt1-robot-t-shirt-green