Parkway Drive

Parkway Drive

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Blasting out of Byron Bay, almost as an affront to the serenity of their surrounds, PARKWAY DRIVE quickly established themselves as the most formidable force Australian heavy music had ever seen. A five- piece of astonishing power and understated charisma, PARKWAY DRIVE created unseen hysteria with their brutal 2005 full-length debut, “Killing With A Smile”. The album spent time in the ARIA National Top 40, affirming the astounding popularity of a band who had grown their fanbase from genuine hardcore roots.

In 2007, PARKWAY DRIVE unleashed their standout sophomore effort, “Horizons”. Recorded once again by producer and Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz at Zing Studios in MA, USA, Horizons debuted at 6 on the ARIA chart, 1 on the Australian Artist chart and 1 on the Independent chart. Horizons takes the PARKWAY DRIVE sound to totally new extremes. A bone-crunching avalanche of classic hardcore, Swedish death and math-metal, it went on to be one of the biggest circle-pit-inducing albums of ’07.

In 2009 the band released PARKWAY DRIVE: “The DVD” a 70 minute documentary looking at the rise and rise of the Byron juggernaut. Featuring archival footage dating right back to their very first shows, the film follows the quintet from humble beginnings on the beaches of the NSW North Coast to storming stages all over the world. Within a week of release, "The DVD" was certified Gold and is predicted to achieve Platinum status in the near future.

Currently writing the follow-up to 2007's "Horizons", 2010 is shaping up to be the bands biggest yet. With a new album to surface in mid 2010, the band will be touring through Europe and the UK this April / May and return to the US in June through to August as part of the Vans Warped Tour.

The quiet confidence and lack of arrogance expressed by the band is what lies at the heart of PARKWAY DRIVE’s massive appeal. They have this ability to destroy an audience, to decimate a venue with complete and utter malice, yet at the same time show everyone in the place the time of their lives. This is the kind of relaxed, no- nonsense attitude you get growing up in Byron. PARKWAY are just five ordinary dudes who came together to create one extraordinary band.
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Parkway Drive Discography

Albums

Parkway Drive Killing With A Smile (Album) Resist Records Japan 2005 Sell This Version
Parkway Drive Horizons (Album) Resist Records Europe 2007 Sell This Version
Parkway Drive Deep Blue (Album) Epitaph US 2010 Sell This Version
Parkway Drive Atlas (Album) Epitaph Netherlands 2012 Sell This Version
Parkway Drive Ire (Album) Epitaph US 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

618004 Parkway Drive / I Killed The Prom Queen Parkway Drive / I Killed The Prom Queen - Split CD(CD, EP) Final Prayer Records 618004 Australia 2003 Sell This Version
RES033 Parkway Drive Don't Close Your Eyes(CD, EP) Resist Records RES033 Australia 2004 Sell This Version
1623-2a Parkway Drive Wild Eyes(CDr, Single, Promo) Epitaph Europe, Epitaph 1623-2a Europe 2013 Sell This Version
7401-4a LC02576 Parkway Drive Crushed(CD-ROM, Single, Promo) Epitaph 7401-4a LC02576 UK Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

2003 Parkway Drive, Think Straight, Shoot To Kill Parkway Drive, Think Straight, Shoot To Kill - What We've Built(CD, Comp) Left For Dead Recordings 2003 Australia 2003 Sell This Version
Parkway Drive Don't Close Your Eyes (Comp) Golf UK 2004 Sell This Version
BLOKE001 Blkout, 50 Lions, No Apologies, Parkway Drive Blkout, 50 Lions, No Apologies, Parkway Drive - This Is Australia(7", Comp) Bloke Records BLOKE001 Australia 2010 Sell This Version

Videos

Parkway Drive The DVD Resist Records 2009 Sell This Version
RES111 Parkway Drive Home Is For The Heartless(Blu-ray) Resist Records RES111 Australia 2012 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

27215-3A, 7215-3a Parkway Drive Dark Days(CDr, Promo) Epitaph, Epitaph 27215-3A, 7215-3a Europe 2012 Sell This Version
1614-2A, 1614-2a Parkway Drive Old Ghost / New Regrets(CDr, Promo) Epitaph, Epitaph 1614-2A, 1614-2a Europe 2012 Sell This Version