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Lo! (occasionally typeset as LO!) are an Australian atmospheric sludge/post-metal/crust band based out of Sydney, New South Wales. The band consists of guitarist/founder Carl Whitbread (formerly of Omerata), bassist/vocalist Adrian Shapiro, drummer Adrian Griffin and vocalist Sam Dillon (formerly of Snakes Get Bad Press), who replaced original vocalist Jamie-Leigh Smith in 2013. The band originally formed as project for Whitbread - who remains the chief lyricist and songwriter - in 2006 Read more on

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TOUR DIARY PART 2: Lo! drive across Europe with The Ocean and Cult of Luna

June 2nd, 2013


Aussie metallers Lo! have been touring Europe with German experimental metallers, The Ocean and Swedish post-metal pioneers, Cult Of Luna for the past couple of weeks. Bassist, Adrian Shapiro has been writing a tour diary about driving, eating, drinking and sleeping. Here’s part 2 of his journal (and here’s part 1, for anyone needing to catch up)

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Season’s Bleedings 2011: Lo! – Jamie-Leigh Smith on Hobbits, merkins, and his slippery, naked Grandfather

December 22nd, 2011

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When they’re not posing for OTT fire-brething promo shots, or coming up with the least Google-friendly band name imaginable, Lo! make angry, sophisticated noise that they describe as falling somewhere between Converge and Mastodon. Crikey. With that in mind, we threw our Christmas interrogation at their frontman, Jamie-Leigh Smith, and then ducked for cover.

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