Heavy Sleeper is the first full-length release from Sydney four-piece Milkmaids.
Spearheaded by the sweltering lead single Garden, Heavy Sleeper provides 8 tracks of dark, angry and unrelenting guitar rock, underpinned by a precise, pummeling rhythm section and powered by colossal, distortion-laden riffs, searing guitar solos and howling, irascible vocals.
With most of the recording taking place in one day in a small studio in Marrickville, Heavy Sleeper attempts to capture the live power of the four-piece which earned them their loyal following, with 8 potent songs written over the past 6-8 months of gigging (with the exception of audience favourite and setlist mainstay Up In Smoke).
Mastered by Grammy-award winner William Bowden, the album will be available digitally and on a limited CD pressing via the Milkmaids Bandcamp and at upcoming shows in Sydney over the next few months.
NEXT SHOW - THE SQUARE, HAYMARKET - NOV 16
WITH THOMAS COVENANT, MILKK AND SHARK ARM
released 30 September 2013
RORY HEFFERNAN - VOCALS, GUITAR
SEAN MCKENZIE - LEAD GUITAR
JAY PORTELLI - DRUMS
CHRISTOPHER CLARKE - BASS
RECORDED AND MIXED BY GEOFF LEE AND MILKMAIDS
MASTERED BY WILLIAM BOWDEN
ALL ARTWORK BY ANDREW YEE
PHOTOGRAPHY BY SAM BRUCE