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Armed In Advance - Stories In Sound: Armed in Advance

25 May 2016 // An interview by Shade

This episode features JP, Daniel, and Hugh from the hard and heavy rock band Armed In Advance!

Armed In Advance is a 3 piece rock band that serve up loud rock music to anyone who wants to listen, they have been hard at work recording lately and are about to release their latest single Same Old Story.

Armed In Advance have released one EP previously titled the Stitches EP and are set for another release sometime this year which will feature new tracks as well as their 2 previous singles Shallow and Stay.

http://theempire.nz/sis-with-aia/

 

About Armed In Advance

Armed In Advance are a heavy rock trio from Auckland with a penchant for ruthlessly efficient, hard hitting post-grunge songs laced with pop sensibilities and thought provoking undertones. Hailing from Auckland, the band is made up of JP Carroll (guitar and vocals), Hugh Hokopaura (bass) and Ryan Thomas (drums).

Since starting out in 2013 under the moniker of Stitches, AIA have released an EP (Stitches EP, 2014) and a full length (Change/Evolve, 2016), and have subsequently had the honor of 5 songs gracing the NZ rock radiowaves over that time. The most recent success of rotation play for single Same Old Story on the country’s biggest rock radio station, the Rock FM, paved the way for a debut full length album described as “refreshing… modern hard rock with a point of difference.” (Muzic.net.nz)
Change/Evolve reached #9 on the NZ album charts, and was accompanied by a sold out Auckland release show. Two tracks from Change/Evolve were deemed worthy of NZ On Air funded music video grants (Same Old Story, Running You Down).

Visit the muzic.net.nz Profile for Armed In Advance

Releases

Change/Evolve
Year: 2016
Type: Album
Harder Times
Year: 2014
Type: EP
Stitches EP
Year: 2014
Type: EP

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