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Departures

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There are at least four bands named Departures.

1) Departures are a melodic hardcore band from Glasgow, United Kingdom. Forming in 2007, they started to create a buzz and energy within the british hardcore scene with their debut full length, When Losing Everything Is Everything You Wanted, promoting a brand of passionate modern hardcore, with strong melodic guitar riffs and emotional lyrics and subject matter.

They have released 2 EPs to date Read more on Last.fm

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EP: Departures / Moose Blood – Split EP

October 25th, 2013

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Departures / Moose Blood
Split EP
Fist in the Air / No Sleep Records
11 November 2013

by Alex Andrews

You can’t blame for Departures for their sincerity; hardcore has always taken itself far too seriously and the Glaswegians’ particular brand has been inherited from a time when the genre was becoming increasingly self-aware and beginning to develop poetic pretensions. While this kind of music can feel desperate, primal and life-affirming, Departures fall into the trap of sounding meticulously-studied and a little too slick.

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