INTERVIEW: Hands Like Houses (01/10/2016)

It’s not often that over time a band decides to get heavier with their releases of material. If anything, it tends to go in the entirely opposite direction. Australian boys Hands Like Houses, however, proved themselves to be a rare exception to the rule with their third album, ‘Dissonants’.

Lead single ‘I Am’, which dropped early last year, was our first taste of any song in the band’s catalogue with any form of screaming, and the self-confessed hard times behind the record has seemed to only fuel this more aggressive path the band have began walking along.

At the Manchester date of their tour across the UK supporting Of Mice & Men, we caught up with guitarists Matt “Coops” Cooper and Alex Pearson to talk about ‘Dissonants’, how the creation of the album nearly broke the band, their love for Wetherspoons, their new video for their song ‘Perspectives’, and a lot more.

You can watch the full interview below:

The band’s new album, ‘Dissonants’ is out now on Rise Records. You can purchase it online from MerchNow (here), iTunes (here), and Amazon (here).

You can keep up to date with the band online by following them on Facebook (here), Twitter (here), and Instagram (here).

Interview by Zach Redrup (@zachredrup)