Kerrang! Magazine has debuted the new “Holding Pattern” video by BIG|BRAVE. The song appears on their forthcoming album A Gaze Among Them, out May 10th via Southern Lord. The band also embarks on their latest tour on May 16th.
One of heavy music’s most fearless explorers, BIG|BRAVE treks even more uncharted terrain with their latest single, “Holding Pattern.” Clocking in at nearly ten minutes, the slow burning track is commandeered by pinprick drum fills, swaths of reverb-cloaked riffing, and, of course, Robin Wattie’s signature siren song vocals.
Watch the music video for “Holding Pattern via Kerrang! at THIS LOCATION.
Since their inception seven years ago BIG|BRAVE has remained loyal to a triad of key principles: space, volume, and raw emotion. That commitment to style and form has never been more evident than with A Gaze Among Them. Doubling down on their explosive chemistry, earsplitting dynamism, and sonic discipline, this new LP finds the trio more confident than ever.
Catch BIG|BRAVE on tour alongside Primitive Man, Dreadought, and more throughout Europe and North America. More news to come.
A Gaze Among Them was spawned by a simple, but no less profound, question: “How do we take very little and make something bigger than what we actually have?” Toying with stark minimalism, melodic tension, and Wattie’s staggering vocal strength, the album serves as a culmination of BIG|BRAVE’s near-decade of musical fearlessness. Anchored by their tried-and-true three-person lineup, A Gaze Among Them also enlists a who’s who of guest talent. With Thierry Amar (Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Thee Silver Mt Zion) on Contrabass and Seth Manchester on synth overdubs, A Gaze Among Them is BIG|BRAVE’s most evolved, inclusive work yet.
BIG|BRAVE Tour Dates:
5/16/2019 Kantine – Nurnberg, DE %
5/17/2019 Urban Spree – Berlin, DE %
5/18/2019 LAS – Poznan, PL %
5/19/2019 Altenburg 1964 – Prague, CZ %
5/21/2019 Patronaat – Haarlem, NL %
5/22/2019 Kavka – Antwerp, BE %
5/23/2019 Le Bulle Cafe – Lille, FR %
5/24/2019 Rough Trade – Bristol, UK
5/25/2019 Raw Power – London, UK %
5/26/2019 Stereo – Glasgow, UK %
5/27/2019 The Cluny – Newcastle, UK %
5/28/2019 East Street Tap – Brighton, UK %
5/29/2019 Instants Chavirés – Paris, FR %
5/30/2019 Magasin 4 – Brussels, BE %
5/31/2019 JUZ – Mannheim, DE %
6/01/2019 Gaswerk – Winterthur, CH %
6/03/2019 Cairo – Wurzburg, DE %
6/04/2019 Schute – Hamburg, DE %
6/05/2019 Plan B – Malmo, SE %
6/07/2019 Skjul Fyra Sex – Gothenburg, SE
6/08/2019 Slaktkyrkan – Stockholm, SE
6/11/2019 La Sala Rossa – Montreal, QC
6/14/2019 Karl Hall – Wilkes-Barre, PA [info]
6/15/2019 Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA [info] ^
6/16/2019 Pour House – Raleigh, NC [info] ^
6/17/2019 The Earl – Atlanta GA [info] ^
6/18/2019 The Nick – Birmingham, AL ^
6/19/2019 Fubar – St. Louis, MO [info] ^
6/20/2019 Midtown Art Supply – Omaha, NE ^
6/21/2019 Triple Nickel – Colorado Springs, CO *
6/22/2019 Hi-Dive – Denver, CO [info] *
6/24/2019 Cactus Club – Milwaukee, WI [info] *
6/25/2019 Subterranean Downstairs – Chicago, IL [info] *
6/26/2019 Sanctuary – Detroit, MI [info] *
6/27/2019 Hong Kong – Boston, MA *
6/28/2019 Kingsland – Brooklyn, NY [info] *
6/29/2019 Geno’s – Portland, ME [info] *
% w/ MyDisco
^ w/ Primitive Man
* w/ Dreadought