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2008 into 2009: Funeral For A Friend

December 20th, 2008

After furrowing the independent trail in 2008, Funeral for a Friend have much to be proud of. We caught up with guitarist Darran Smith (far left) about getting older but staying debaucherous and keeping his teeth.

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What was your highlight of 2008?
The highlight of 2008 was getting our first album Memory and Humanity out on our own record label, Join Us Records.

What’s the worst thing that happened to you in 2008?
Worst thing that happened was probably me getting a year older, haha.

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Album: Funeral For A Friend – Memory And Humanity

September 24th, 2008

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Funeral For A Friend
Memory And Humanity
Join Us Records
13 October 2008

by George Fernandez

No longer on a major label, Funeral For A Friend are releasing their fourth album on their own label and a founding member, bassist Gareth Davies has recently left for fresher pastures.

They may have a new bassist now (Gavin Burrough, pictured above – second from left), but it’s still not looking good at all. Surely this is the last throw of the post-hardcore dice for the Welsh wizards.

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