Interview by Erin Eddy
Newcastle hardcore kings Honest Crooks have just dropped a metric ton of ‘heavy AF’ (which is surely a legitimate unit of measurement by now, right?) with their latest album The Sounds Of Hell.
HEAVY sat down to speak with vocalist, Brodie, about the release and the tour the band is about to embark on.
Brodie explained the relief in finally being able to release this record, since there were quite a few snags along the way, and he felt like the process had been very drawn out.
“With this record, everything that could have gone wrong did go wrong,” Brodie explains, “so I’m just speaking for myself, but I just want to get it out. I’m almost sitting here going like, ‘what the fuck else is going to happen?’”
At the time of recording, The Sounds Of Hell was on the cusp of release. It is now available and so here’s hoping Brodie is breathing a nice big sigh of relief that the album that Honest Crooks sat on for almost three years has now made its way out into the world.
You can catch Honest Crooks touring around the country on the following dates:
February 16 – Vinnie’s Dive Bar, Gold Coast
February 17 – The Tomcat, Brisbane
February 18 – Newcastle Hotel, Newcastle
February 19 – Factory Floor, Sydney
February 20 – The Basement, Canberra
February 24 – The Worker’s Club, Melbourne
February 25 – Crown & Anchor, Adelaide
Check out our interview for a deeper dive into what Brodie had to say about The Sounds Of Hell, switching from guitarist to vocalist, taking responsibility for Japan’s Kruelty on their first ever visit to Australia plus more.