They played Metal for the Brain for the second time on 20 October Live dates followed, including an appearance at Metal for the Brain in December , as ‘s event had been cancelled due to litigation which Frankenbok had also been confirmed for and the nationwide ‘Blood Letting’ tour with Daysend who featured members of former touring companions Psi. Thrash metal Groove metal. Following Glynn’s departure, Frankenbok carried out auditions to fill the vocal position, with former Negative Hold frontman Adam B. Metal, who departed the group in early prior to the album’s release. The band was founded in by guitarist Aaron Butler and vocalist Adam ‘Hutch’ Glynn and have since released three full-length albums and one EP. A small controversy, seen by many fans as a ‘hatchet job’, occurred just prior to the release of Murder of Songs when Zoo Magazine published a particularly unfavourable review  which detailed little to nothing about the actual release, included unauthorized use of artwork, and stated:.
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Frankenbok later jokingly dubbed their sound as “Taco Metal”.
Retrieved from ” https: Whilst teaching some locals a few Australian colloquialisms, one participant mispronounced the slang term “fair dinkum” as “frankenbok”. Metal’s vocals being in stark contrast to those of former vocalist Glynn.
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Views Read Edit View history. Persistent touring, Lang’s departure and their amicable split with their label Roadrunner in led to new recorded material being long overdue, despite the fact the band had been playing songs such as “Worship Before the Dead” and other rough versions of songs as far back as Adam Miles finally selected to fill the vacancy in January Despite their change in direction, Blood Oath proved to be Frankenbok’s most successful album to date, and eventually gained a European release in Metal, who departed the group in early prior to the album’s release.
Frankenbok was inactive for most of due to guitarist Aaron Butler breaking his leg in January in a skateboarding accident. Tired stuff from a band of blokes who ought to chuck it in and get jobs in IT. Also around this time the group landed the support slot for two cancelled Slipknot tours as well as the cancelled Kittie tour.
Kore, and appeared at the Overcranked Festival in BrisbaneAustralia. Following Glynn’s departure, Frankenbok carried out auditions to fill the vocal position, with former Negative Hold frontman Adam B.
Following a continued strong showing on the live front, the group signed with Dark Carnival, the developmental offshoot of Roadrunner Australia, in late Following his return from Florida and having been heavily influenced by that region’s death metal scene, Aaron Butler recruited former Bacterium vocalist Adam ‘Hutch’ Glynn.
They also played the final Metal for the Brain on 4 Novemberthe group’s fifth appearance at the popular underground heavy metal festival not including the cancelled event. Butler and Glynn were later joined by former Zombonol members Tim Miedecke and Scott Lang, on bass and guitar respectively. Plans to have former guitarist Scott Lang return did not come to fruition, however.
The songs are nothing if not ironically titled – Failure To Learn? Despite being recorded again at Backbeach Studios with DW Norton behind the mixing desk, Blood Oath saw a change in direction for the band, with more thrash metal influences being introduced, more melodic passages present and Adam B.
Throughoutthe group periodically lay down tracks for their third full-length release, handling the recording and producing duties themselves with the aim of capturing their renowned live energy onto tape. The year also saw release of Frankenbok’s second official studio album and first for Discographj Australia, entitled Blood Oath in reference to the Australian colloquialism “bloody oath”.
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More like Failure To Learn Kore in support of their recent album. Thrash metal Groove metal.
Drummer Mick Morley suffered a hand injury in earlycausing Devolved drummer John Sankey to fill in behind frankennok kit for Frankenbok’s national tours with Skinlab and Swedish melodic metallers Soilwork. Mid saw the commencement of the six-week, nationwide ‘Devastation Vacation’ tour with Dreadnaught. MelbourneVictoriaAustralia.
Despite sustained activity on the live front, including another string of dates in New Zealand with 8 Foot Sativa in April, longtime guitarist Scott Lang left the group in late for professional reasons, relocating overseas to Hong Kong.
Despite this, the album fared well critically, receiving positive reviews from other sources. They played Metal for the Brain for the second time on 20 October The band was founded in by guitarist Frakenbok Butler and vocalist Adam ‘Hutch’ Glynn and have since released three full-length albums and discovraphy EP.
Recording sporadically between February and September at Backbeach Studios in Rye, Victoria, Frankenbok’s debut album finally saw the light of day in early