Watch: Northlane - Impulse

Watch: Northlane - Impulse

Northlane's video for Impulse is up there with the best we've seen this year.

The hardcore and metalcore scenes aren't exactly renowned for producing mind-blowing music videos, in fact, we usually settle for live show footage with occasional flashes to a crowd losing their shit, but Northlane's new video for Impulse will definitely help to buck that trend. The Sydney based five-piece are having a huge month, releasing their first album with new vocalist Marcus Bridge in Node last Friday. It's an earth shattering record that sees Northlane heading in a noticeably more melodic direction, while still creating the vast, sprawling soundscapes that we fell in love with in their earlier work. Node, the band's third full-length in four years, also earned some much-deserved airtime last week as triple J's feature album; a momentous feat for an act as heavy as Northlane. The out of this world video for Impulse places yet another tick next to Northlane's name in what is shaping to be their biggest year as a band.

Guitarist Josh Smith chatted to AlternativePress about what went into the filming process for Impulse. "We did a lot of interesting stuff…A fair bit of green screen action, some band shots filmed on salt flats, some location shoots with Marcus, but the coolest part was the 'levitating' scenes. We did this at a rock climbing centre, we had to wear these harnesses under out clothes and get strung up in front of a green screen and play our instruments, sure made for one hell of a wedgie!" We're stoked that the boys were able to push on through their harness-induced discomfort; because the visuals on show in this video are some of the most eye-catching we've seen across any genre in 2015.

Watch the stunning video for Impulse below and purchase Node here http://northlanemerch.com/

Also catch NORTHLANE around the country in November on THE NODE AUSTRALIAN TOUR with AUGUST BURNS RED, LIKE MOTHS TO FLAMES, BURIED IN VERONA and OCEAN GROVE.

 

Wednesday 4 November - Metropolis, Fremantle WA 18+

Tickets available from http://northlane.oztix.com.au / 1300 762 545

 Thursday 5 November - HQ, Adelaide SA LIC/AA

Tickets available from http://northlane.oztix.com.au / 1300 762 545

 Friday 6 November - 170 Russell, Melbourne VIC 18+

Tickets available from http://www.170russell.com / 1300 724 867

Saturday 7 November - 170 Russell, Melbourne VIC U18

Tickets available from http://www.170russell.com / 1300 724 867

Thursday 12 November - Roundhouse, Sydney NSW LIC/AA

Tickets available from http://www.ticketek.com.au / 132 849

Saturday 14 November - Triffid, Brisbane QLD 18+

Tickets available from http://northlane.oztix.com.au / 1300 762 545

Sunday 15 November - Triffid, Brisbane QLD U18

Tickets available from http://northlane.oztix.com.au / 1300 762 545

 

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