Following their recent Europe tour of 16 dates across 6 countries, Guildford tech-punks Darko are today pleased to share a studio video and free download of brand new track Seaward taken from their forthcoming EP on Lockjaw Records – check out the stunning artwork below.

Watch the ‘Seaward’ studio video here:

Download for free HERE

Darko hail from Guildford and specialise in melodic, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it-fast fingertapped guitar intricacy woven through a balls out strain of skate punk. You’ve heard plenty of punk bands, but never one like this before – channelling the technical skill of Dragonforce and the dischords of Dillinger Escape Plan into a sound that’s got more in common with Pennywise, A Wilhelm Scream and Strung Out.

The band have been treating audiences across Europe to their incendiary live shows since 2010, with a heavy touring schedule marking them out as one of the most energetic and thrilling new punk bands on the circuit.

Previous EP From Trust To Conformity was a roaring statement of intent from the band; five tracks of high-octane riff-filled hardcore punk rock, produced and engineered by Chris Coulter (Arcane Roots, Trails, Empire), who the band head back into the studio with this May to record the follow up release.

2013 saw them performing in over 14 different countries and this year looks no different for the boys, proving that they are one of the hardest working, hardest playing, fastest rising new punk bands out there.

EU 2014 tour dates and festival appearances:

Sunday 20th April – Sanctuary, Basingstoke
Sunday 25th May – Hoolapolooza Mini Festival – Guildford
Thursday 19th June – Cambridge, Corner House
Friday 20th June – Basingstoke, Sanctuary
Sunday 22nd June – Liverpool, McGuire’s Pizza Bar
Saturday 19th July – Konrad 2014, Nuremberg (Germany)
Saturday 26th July – Stencilfest, Chepstow
Saturday 27th September – Funtime Festival, Aarschot (Belgium)


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