Thy Art Is Murder

Thy Art Is Murder

Sunday 24 June

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Played at Graspop Metal Meeting 2013 / 2014 / 2016 / 2018
Genre

Metalcore

Country

Australia

Biography

Thy Art Is Murder Following the release of the acclaimed EP ‘Infinite Death’ (2008) and their full-length debut ‘The Adversary’ (2010), Aussie deathcore heroes TAIM quickly built a major following. On their sophomore album ‘Hate’ they vented their dissatisfaction with many of the political, social and environmental ills of modern society; ‘Holy War’ (2015) touches on themes ranging from child abuse to war and their aversion to organised religion. Generally considered a deathcore band, their love of extreme metal in general is especially obvious on ‘Holy War’, most notably with several Behemoth-inspired passages. CJ McMahon quit the band in 2015 but returned to the fold two years later, in time for the new ‘Dear Desolation’ album. The lean towards traditional death metal is more pronounced on the new album and the result has been hailed as their best work to date. Their live shows are notoriously ferocious so get in the pit or get out of the way! (#GMM18)