The Skinny: On May 5th Chasing Dragons return with their new single “Broken Jaws.” Charging in like a raging typhoon, the female-fronted Leeds based metallers channel infectious mountainous riffs, an earth shaking rhythm section with Laurie ‘Tank’ Carnan’s vocals powerfully exclaiming “We’ll shout our war cry to the hordes, we’re starting fires and ending fights and breaking jaws, not ashamed of who we are” over a juggernaut of explosive hard rock.
“Broken Jaws” is a call to arms, standing side by side, fight for what you believe in and with the razor-sharp guitar lines of Mitch Sadler tearing through the song like a man possessed, the meaty bass lines of Ant Varenne alongside the apocalyptic drumming of Katie Bullock adding some muscle creating a beast of a return.
This will be followed by their new record Checkmate which will be released on June 2nd via Trash Unreal Management. Produced, mixed and mastered by Lee Batiuk (Deaf Havana); it’s a sprawling beast that incorporates frenetic post-hardcore burst of penetrating guitars, thunderous vocals and a titan-esque rhythm section; all which entwine with moments of alt-metal, hard rock with a defining punk undercurrent.
Checkmate Track Listing:
02. Throw Down Your King
03. That’s Not Love
04. For the Sake of Murder
05. The Last Defence
06. Broken Jaws