Perth’s Daybreak are returning to the fore of heavy Australian music today with the video for their brand new single Lost Sentience. The track features Mark Poida from Aversions Crown on guest vocals. The decimatingly huge track is the first slice of their forthcoming EP ‘Death Dreams’ – which will be released on Friday July 28th.
The video showcases the heavy-as-fuck song and a storyline that centres around a man locked in a dingy basement, who after taking various substances is attacked and tied down by demons and tortured – eventuating in his death. But were the attackers ever really there? Substance abuse and the subsequent Mental health issues are raised by the clip and the stark, grimey imagery tells a horror-filled tale.
Daybreak started out as a group of five 15 year olds who became good mates through the band and over the years, have released two singles and an EP. They have supported a tonne of bands, including Ocean Grove, Hands Like Houses, Alpha Wolf, Polaris, Iconoclast, Hellions, Make Them Suffer and Attila.
Their growth and time spent developing this new crop of songs has resulted in this new EP ‘Death Dreams’. Setting time aside from playing shows, the band jumped in the studio in 2016 to record the EP and produced a huge, heavy and more matured sound that old fans can still resonate with. The band worked with Cody Brooks (Iconoclast) who produced previous single “The Possessor” in 2015.
Shaun Cox, vocalist for the band had nothing but positive vibes about their future, and the work they did with Cody and the surrounding content they created for the EP. “We were stoked with what he got out of us so we decided to stick with him for the EP and we underwent a more intense recording process. At the same time we were working with Split Mask Media who have been producing film content for us since the band started. We worked on producing new music videos that were bigger and more hectic then our previous efforts and came out with two different but sick videos.”
Daybreak’s new EP ‘Death Dreams’ will be released into the world on Friday July 28th, with single ‘Lost Sentience feat. Mark Poida’ going live on Spotify from this Friday 9th June and can be pre-ordered on iTunes on the same day, with pre-orderers receiving the single instantly.