ATLAS, the brand new, most successful album by Parkway Drive is out now and it's an undeniable hit. The fourth studio album from this electrifying young band has received an enthusiastic welcome by fans, immediately hitting the #7 position on the iTunes overall charts. The album also made the top 10 on Best Buy charts and reached #32 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. In its first week in release, the album has sold an impressive 12,800 copies!
The video for the band's first single, the heavy hitting guitar fueled "Dark Days" has already hit well over 1.65 million views online and can be found by going here: http://youtu.be/_7lpftvYDMA
What is being said about Parkway Drive?
"Parkway Drive have already established themselves as a powerhouse in the metalcore scene around the world, and with the release of "Atlas", they have proven that they deserve to stay at the top." - ( 8.7/10 Ultimate -Guitar )
"Cohesive and engaging throughout, this is a sound of a band at their most fearless." - (4.5/5 - Alternative Press)
"Having steadily improved with each subsequent release, Parkway Drive's fourth Album is hands down their best yet, and it's also their most ambitious." - (10/10 - Outburn Magazine)
"Australian hardcore metal band Parkway Drive has done it again." - (Aquarian Weekly)
"Under the radar, Parkway Drive have become one of the most important heavy bands of
recent years." - (9/10 - Metal Hammer)
"One of the most monstrous and immense albums of the year" - (5/5 - Kerrang! )
Yet another creative leap forward for the chart-topping Australian band, Atlas boasts some of the most up front and confrontational material Parkway Drive has ever released, while at the same time taking several unexpected turns into lush sonic terrain, redefining their trademark sound while reinforcing their position as leaders in their field.
The new record follows 2010's phenomenally successful Deep Blue which debuted #39 in the US on the Billboard 200, #2 in Australia, as well as reaching solid Gold and winning the ARIA Award for Best Hard Rock and Metal Album and has since built steadfast momentum as a result of a groundswell of fan support in the US. Building on a record that was regarded as "not just a landmark album for themselves, [but] a milestone album for modern metal, (Metal Hammer)," Atlas cements Parkway Drive as the world's most hardcore musical superpower.
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