Dream On Dreamer Disband

2020-02-11 by SteakByrnes | 30 Comments
Australian post hardcore/metalcore band Dream On Dreamer announced that they are disbanding after 11 years as a band. They released a statement on the band's Instagram page as follows:

The spirit of this band has always been to create and perform music whole heartedly with all of our attention and passion. After 11 years it seems we are at a cross road where other areas of our personal lives require that care and attention to be focused. So it is with heavy hearts that we are announcing the end of the era that has been Dream on Dreamer.

We will never take for granted the incredibly rare gift that we have been blessed with, the experiences we have gained through music, the connections we have made with people and the community we have been so lucky to create and be apart of. This band has shaped us all personally in such a strong way. For all of this we feel greatly indebted to our fans.

We are so proud of the music we have created. We feel so fortunate to have such a supportive fanbase and hope you can continue to support us as we make this transition in our lives. ❤️ DOD


The band is releasing a final album and going on a farewell tour in April and May across Australia before they go their separate ways. The tour dates are:

02/04 Cairns - Edgehill Tavern
03/04 Townsville - Dalrymple Hotel
04/04 Gladstone - Harvey RD Tavern
09/04 Ipswich - Racehorse Hotel
11/04 Brisbane - Crow Bar
16/04 Kellyville Ridge - The Ettamogah
17/04 Newcastle - Small Ballroom
18/04 Sydney - Crow Bar
23/04 Frankston - Pier Hotel
01/05 Adelaide - Lion Arts Factory
02/05 Perth - Badlands
09/05 Hobart - The Altar
15/05 Melbourne - Corner Hotel
22/05 Belgrave - Sooki Lounge

Their last album is titled "What If I Told You It Doesn't Get Better", and they've released the first single from it called 'Feel So Empty'. There is no release date for the album so far.

Listen to the new song here:


Tagged: Dream On Dreamer

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SteakByrnes
February 11th 2020
17172 Comments


I'm super upset about this, but at least they're giving us an album before leaving. Wish they could make it to the states for the tour too but that'd be asking too much lol

Song is very good, Zach's vocals are pure bliss

Digging: Polaris (AUS) - The Death of Me

Durrzo
February 11th 2020
2016 Comments


They haven't been good since Loveless imo.

DreamAgain
February 11th 2020
1195 Comments


They peaked with Hope lol. I enjoyed their last album though.

Toondude10
February 11th 2020
14152 Comments


That's a shame, I liked their stuff

good song too

SteakByrnes
February 11th 2020
17172 Comments


Loveless is one of my favorite albums

PickleVai17
February 11th 2020
312 Comments


At first glance I thought this said dream theater. I was getting kinda excited lol they really need a break

Evreaia
February 11th 2020
5140 Comments


Only talented member in the band is Zachary, and he was better in The Dream To Chase.

NorwichScene
February 11th 2020
3090 Comments


Releasing a final album after announcing break up a bit strange. Let’s hope Young Lions stick together, they must be due another album soon too

Digging: Empty - Hope and The Loss of It

butt.
February 11th 2020
6580 Comments


damn they still exist? lol
I remember listening to that Hope EP like 10 years ago

karlulol
February 11th 2020
39 Comments


Song is not bad, but very similar to something you’d hear on AMO.

Digging: Reflections - Willow

alamo
February 11th 2020
2476 Comments


The Dream Is Over

SteakByrnes
February 11th 2020
17172 Comments


If this was 2016-2017 sput I would've had to name the news article something punny like that

dswhite85
February 11th 2020
34 Comments


makes sense, their last 2 singles were utter trash. I'd also wish The Word Alive would disband too, they've also fallen far from grace.

SteakByrnes
February 11th 2020
17172 Comments


I liked their last album, but I agree on The Word Alive they should've packed it in a while ago

Gameofmetal
Emeritus
February 11th 2020
10692 Comments


The last Word Alive album was actually good though, probably their best.

foxblood
February 11th 2020
10383 Comments


I haven't listened to them since heartbound, I thought they were gone

SteakByrnes
February 11th 2020
17172 Comments


Nah the last Word Alive album has like two good songs lol

foxblood
February 11th 2020
10383 Comments


TWA will never come close to their first self titled demo again, how could you suggest the new junk is their best

OwMySnauze
February 11th 2020
2039 Comments


They haven’t been good since Heartbound.

Digging: abstracts - HOLOGRAM

SteakByrnes
February 11th 2020
17172 Comments


False

joshieboy
February 12th 2020
7221 Comments


Was into these guys for a while but dropped off last couple years. Might have to get to the Sydney gig

Digging: Polaris (AUS) - The Death of Me

SteakByrnes
February 12th 2020
17172 Comments


Do it brother, I wish I could go but I'm in the states lol

AaroN911
February 12th 2020
2735 Comments


Dream on Boomer

c0nf1n3d
February 12th 2020
352 Comments


Few things. Dream On Dreamer's cover of "A Thousand Miles" to this day is still great. Them calling it quits is a bummer, but I'd definitely be down for them doing a comeback album a few years down the road if they choose to do so.

Reading the comments about The Word Alive: "Empire" was great, "Deceiver" was incredible (talk about a CRAZY impressive first LP), "Life Cycles" had cool songwriting but wasn't great technically, "Real' was great technically but had iffy songwriting, "Dark Matter" was a direction change that was disappointing but still a good album, and "Violent Noise" had 2-3 decent tracks on an otherwise not-so-good album. Their next album "MONOMANIA" (so far) is sounding better than "Violent Noise", but not by much. I'd love for them to take a year or two off from touring to really crank out a great album

SteakByrnes
February 12th 2020
17172 Comments


Real was their last great album, Life Cycles was my favorite, and I agree with the rest of what you said minus the Monomania stuff because I'm not really interested in jamming it so I haven't heard the new singles

Storm In A Teacup
February 12th 2020
27072 Comments


Heard of this band for the first time a day before the news lol

NorwichScene
February 12th 2020
3090 Comments


Loveless their best album imo

SteakByrnes
February 12th 2020
17172 Comments


Agreed

joshieboy
February 13th 2020
7221 Comments


Heartbound was fun on another listen. Hadn't gone near it in years

OwMySnauze
February 16th 2020
2039 Comments


Loveless is boring compared to Heartbound and Hope



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