Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Track Of The Day :: Ducking Punches - Distant Shadows

Words: Sam Geary

Ahead of their new album ‘Alamort’ - out February 16 via Xtra Mile Recordings - East Anglian outfit Ducking Punches have released new single 'Distant Shadows’.

Taking a change of direction from their once acoustic roots, on this new release they ramp up a heavier sound, with reverb-drenched riffs, relentless pummeling percussion, and the raw punk vocal of Dan Allen.

“'Distant Shadows' is about drifting apart from friends through a lack of trying and a lack of common ground," explains Allen. "It focuses on how fickle friendships are not healthy to have in your life. The title is a play on words, taking the line from Horace, and twisting the meaning.”

Live dates

16 London, The Lexington
17 Norwich, Arts Centre

07 Peterborough, The Ostrich
08 Bristol, Crofter’s Rights
09 Leeds, tbc
11 Edinburgh, tbc
12 Warrington, Old Town House
13 London, Nightclub Kolis (The Lounge)
14 Brighton, Washed Out Festival
16 Nottingham, Bodega
17 Newport, Le Pub
18 Stourbridge, The River Rooms
19 Manchester, Manchester Punk Festival
27 Bolton, The Alma
28 Selby, Pop Punk Pile Up Festival.

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