Speed Showcase the Heart of Sydney Hardcore on "Real Life Love"

Speed Showcase the Heart of Sydney Hardcore on "Real Life Love"

- By Ramon Gonzales

The Australian phenoms debut the first single from their forthcoming full length debut on Flatspot Records, Only One Mode.

Barelling towards the July 12th arrival of the band's highly-anticipated full length studio album debut, Aussie hardcore phenoms Speed have delivered the first preview from the album, Only One Mode

Packaged with impassioned lyrics, powerful riffage and the kind of dynamic breakdowns that have come to define the band's sound, Speed speak to their unwavering allegiance the culture and community of hardcore on "Real Life Love". 

Teaming with cohorts, collaborators and comrades Jack Rudder and Thomas Elliot, the accompanying music video frames the intensity and the intention that speak to the ethos of hardcore. For Speed, the opening track for their debut album functions as a mission statement - their well-articulated ode to a style and sound that has permeated in all aspects of their lives. 



Vocalist Jem Siow better explained the emphasis of the track. “My time in hardcore has informed the relationships I have with everyone I hold close. An unconditional sense of love and loyalty. A bond that knows no words. Relationships that now span a lifetime. To us, this unique sense of deep-seated understanding is the essence of HC, it's what we're most passionate about and grateful for."

The arrival of the lead single from Only One Mode lands as Speed continue to make converts as a vital part of the current, sold out Knocked Loose North American headlining tour. The band are currently trekking along with Show Me the Body and Loathe as part of exceptionally well-received run. Following Speed's North American victory lap, the band will head to Europe for a succession of festival appearances before returning to the US to join Have Heart for their pair of reunion sets this July. 

A complete list of tour dates and cities can be found below. Speed's debut full length, Only One More arrives July 12th via Flatspot Records (USA) and Last Ride Records (AUS). Order the album - HERE



Speed Tour Dates
w/ Knocked Loose, Show Me The Body, Loathe
May 01: Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
May 03: Lawrence, KS – Granada
May 04: Oklahoma City, OK – The Criterion
May 05: Dallas, TX – The Factory in Deep Ellum
May 06: Austin, TX – Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
May 07: Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
May 10: Phoenix, AZ – The Marquee
May 11: Los Angeles, CA – The Shrine
May 12: San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
May 14: Seattle, WA – Showbox Sodo
May 15: Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
May 17: Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
May 18: Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
May 19: Denver, CO – Mission Ballroom
May 21: St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
May 22: Minneapolis, MN – The Fillmore
May 23: Chicago, IL – Salt Shed
May 24: Newport, KY – Megacorp Pavilion
May 25: Cleveland, OH – Agora Theater
May 28: Pittsburgh, PA – Stage Age
May 29: Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
May 30: Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Steel
May 31: New York, NY – Terminal 5
Jun 01: Boston, MA – Roadrunner
Jun 03: Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
Jun 04: Montreal, QC – Olympia
Jun 05: Toronto, ON – History
Jun 07: Raleigh, NC – The Ritz
Jun 08: Atlanta, GA – The Eastern
Jun 09: St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
Jun 10: Orlando, FL - The Abbey w/ Day By Day, Three Knee Deep
Jun 14: Leicestershire, UK - Download Festival
Jun 15: Leeds, UK - Brudnell Social Club
Jun 15: London, UK - Flatspot World
Jun 18: Darmstadt, GER - Oettinger Villa
Jun 19: Oberhausen, GER - Kulttempel
Jun 20: Ghent, BE  - De Chinastraat
Jun 21: Rennes, FR - Superbowl of Hardcore
June 22: Guardamiglio, IT - Low L Festival
Jun 23: Gräfenhainichen, GER - Full Force Festival
Jun 24: Nuremberg, GER - Kunstverein
Jun 25: Karlsruhe, GER - Die Stadtmitte
Jun 26: Viveiro, ES - Resurrection Festival
Jun 28: Clisson, FR - Hellfest
Jul 19: Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Monarch w/ Have Heart
Jul 20: Boston, MA - Roadrunner w/ Have Heart
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