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Here Come The Drones

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The Drones have been poised to make a splash in the States for almost five years now, but getting to the country has been a challenge in itself. The band's full length debut, Here Comes The Lies, was met with heavy praise from native Australian, English and U.S. sources, but touring on the world stage was limited. After troubles with their label, the Drones choose to work hard at getting recorded material back from the label and end the contract.  It was nearly three years later when they finally released their sophomore muse Wait Long by the River and the Bodies of Your Enemies Will Float By. With an international release, more extensive touring and critical praise followed. 2006's Gala Mill continued to solidified the band's eccentric post-punk sound. But as the Drones continue their expansive touring here in the U.S. don't expect to see a post-punk style ala the Rapture or Interpol. With a raw sometimes harsh approach, the Drones mix in styles and sounds, skirting the lines between garage, psychedelia and blues rock. Opening up for Band of Horses Sunday and Monday at the Metro, their style will no doubt contrast the organic, soulful sound of the headliner

 
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