“The shows being successful obviously equates to the tour being successful”, answered Harms Way drummer Chris Mills on what constitutes a successful tour. “When we come to a place like Australia – especially in January and February, that’s the heart of winter in Chicago – so when we travel to a place like Australia a big part is absorbing the summer weather and getting to the beaches and trying to enjoy ourselves (laughs)”.
Harms Way rose from the ashes of Few of the Proud in 2006, initially starting out as more of a side project, but Mills says it wasn’t long before it became apparent the side project would supersede their host.
“At the time we were in another hardcore punk band and we always had the idea that we wanted to branch out and we were all really into power-violence and crush and death metal so that was a sound we wanted to heavily incorporate into the band at the time and we did a demo and continued from there. Flash forward twelve, thirteen years later and here we are with Posthuman… it’s definitely evolved into something of its own and people who have watched us grow along the way can attest to that”.
In the full interview Mills discusses when he knew Harm’s Way were going to be more than a side project, how the band changed from there, incorporating industrial elements into their music, how they decide which of the multitude of genres is more prominent on each album, how they have changed musically from their inception to now, their performance at last weekends Unify Festival, the rest of their Australian tour and more
HARMS WAY Tour Dates
Saturday, January 12 – Unify Festival
Sunday, January 13 – Crown And Anchor, Adelaide
Tuesday, January 15 – Bendigo Hotel, Melbourne
Thursday, January 17 – Crowbar, Sydney
Friday, January 18 – Hamilton Station Hotel, Newcastle
Saturday, January 19 – Crowbar, Brisbane