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Stonefield

Stonefield

May 25th 2018 @ Oxford Art Factory

Sydney, Australia
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About Stonefield
Genres:
Rock
Band Members:
Amy Findlay - Lead Vocals & Drums, Hannah Findlay - Guitar & Backing Vocals, Sarah Findlay - Keys & Backing Vocals, Holly Findlay - Bass & Backing Vocals
Hometown:
Macedon Ranges

Stonefield have been rendering their powerful mosaic of proto-psych, since they were only as tall as the smallest of the strange stone formations that surround their home...
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Stonefield - Far From Earth Tour - Sydney
Friday, May 25th, 2018
8:00 PM
Oxford Art Factory
Sydney, Australia
11 RSVPs
"An inspiring dose of classic rock that hits harder than a shot of whiskey." - The Music, 4 stars

Following a huge tour with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club last month and currently in the midst of a residency in LA, Victorian four-piece Stonefield have today released their third studio LP. Far From Earth, the latest addition to their ever-growing catalogue and a veritable psych-prog gem, is out now on Flightless Records via Inertia Music.

In celebration of the release, the band have also announced an extensive national Australian tour in May and June which will include stops in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Perth as well as Belgrave, Castlemaine, Newcastle and Wollongong.

Their second full-length LP As Above, So Below (2016) firmly established Stonefield as one of the key players in the current wave of Australian psych-rock, but Far From Earth - the bands' Flightless debut - sees the band's sound enter a whole new spectrum. With Black Mountain's Stephen McBean at the production helm, first single and album opener 'Delusion' demonstrates a shift from the hardened psych pop of earlier records toward more prog and heavy metal. The title track 'Far From Earth' extrapolates on this, as a bass drum pulses between blurry synth lines and circular guitar riffs.

'In The Eve' reveals a silkier side to drummer/singer Amy's trademark vocals before launching into a driving and unabashedly hooky chorus. 'Visions' enters with a striding dancefloor-esque rhythm section, the lyrics exposing the album's overarching theme of making sense of yourself in your own mind as well as in the universe/multiverse. 'Together' is a tender moment - "Time goes slowly, moves so gently, when we are as one...lover, lover" - which morphs into a Ravi Shankar-era Beatles sound on 'Broken Stone'. Tenderness is fleeting, however, as 'Through The Storm' propels the listener right back in to Sabbath territory and 'In My Head' continues the dark, sludgy journey. 'Sleepyhead' is a proggy lullaby, with the instrumental closer 'Celestial Spaces' making it damn hard for listeners to come down from this trip through the Stonefield stratosphere.

Far From Earth by Stonefield is out now on Flightless Records via Inertia Music
Get it now: https://Flightless.lnk.to/Stonefield_FarFromEarth
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About Stonefield
Genres:
Rock
Band Members:
Amy Findlay - Lead Vocals & Drums, Hannah Findlay - Guitar & Backing Vocals, Sarah Findlay - Keys & Backing Vocals, Holly Findlay - Bass & Backing Vocals
Hometown:
Macedon Ranges

Stonefield have been rendering their powerful mosaic of proto-psych, since they were only as tall as the smallest of the strange stone formations that surround their home...
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Fan Live Reviews
Fernando
Tijuana, Mexico@
King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard with Stonefield at Marko Disco
October 12th 2018
Super cool venue and very intimate, Stonefield was a BIG surprise, King Gizzard was also amazing 😃
Amanda
Sydney, Australia@
Goodgod Small Club
June 30th 2015
great venue, great supporting acts....Stonefield always rock out hard!
Paul
Melbourne, Australia@
The Corner Hotel
October 24th 2013
They sounded amazing like always! Cant wait to see them rock out at Ferntree Gully!