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Another Day Down


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DOWN through the bustling CBD with the promise of an interview and a coffee.

An interview at the Belgian Beer Café brings promise of beer or at the very least a tasty bite to eat – but to bitter disappointment the café is closed and Graham and I find ourselves on an inner-city expedition in search of a quiet spot of coffee.

2007 has proven to be a monumental year for Brisbane outfit Another Day Down, having supported My Chemical Romance, Anberlin, and most recently New Found Glory.

A major feat, especially considering the group have a mere two EPs to their name.

The band’s first recording, An Epilogue To Start The Story, smacks of pop-punk. However the boys clearly raised the bar with their sophomore effort, In Pursuit Of The Crime. In less than a year, their sound had changed significantly, darker heavier and lyrically more mature.

Since forming in 2002 Another Day Down, have reinvented their line-up several times.

“We recorded In Pursuit Of The Crime around March last year, back then Eric used to play the guitar,” says Graham.

Their current arrangement sees Graham on guitar, younger brother Matt Graham on drums, bassist Andrew Davidson, recent recruit Andy Munnings taking over on guitar, former guitarist Eric Swavley now fronting the group.

“It took a while for Eric to get into it,” mentions Graham, “Touring with My Chemical Romance has really brought him out as a frontman and I’m really proud of him, he’s stepped up heaps.”

Sharing the playbill with internationally successful acts has undoubtedly generated attention, but the extra focus has also placed them in the firing line, and Another Day Down has endured more than their fair share of criticism.

Graham responds thoughtfully, “I’ve never written a band off because of their name, I don’t even like to write bands off because of their music because everybody progresses - if people had written us off three years ago when we were fucking awful, fair enough, I’m sure lots of people did, but I’m not too concerned about it.”

When asked how Another Day Down manages to stand apart from other bands, Graham’s previously confident demeanor shifts, “How do we differ? (pause) Okay this is how we think (pause) Ahh! I hate talking us up! I get in trouble for not talking us up enough, I hate bands that talk themselves up (laughs), but I think we always try to be as authentic to ourselves as we can”

Is remaining authentic a difficult adjustment after having tasted the big shows? “The thing I like most about it – the people that go to see the My Chemical Romance shows are there to see My Chemical Romance and if we are good enough that they like us then that’s great we get some new people (fans). But when we’re playing shows in Brisbane people are actually there to see us, people know the words to songs – there’s nothing like a home town all-age show I love it! If you can’t appreciate every situation for it’s worth then you start to lose focus.” - RAVE MAGAZINE JUNE 2007


It’s always something special walking into a sold-out Tivoli, and the first of two Brisbane club shows for celebrated emo flag-bearers My Chemical Romance since their lauded BDO set at the weekend promises an atmosphere worth waiting for.

Local boys Another Day Down kick off the evening with their signature blend of post-hardcore influenced alternative rock as the crowd file into the centre floor and press against the railings on the upper level for the guitar melody-driven set which includes most tracks from the EP In Pursuit Of the Crime, some new tunes and even a live debut. An excellent choice for the MCR’s national support act, the set even withstands a small song-list misunderstanding regarding the boys’ finale.

It seemed an eternity between when the enormous The Black Parade banner is raised and the first strums from an acoustic guitar on The End ring out across the theatre. Playing the first half of their latest rock opera-inspired record The Black Parade, track-for-track, My Chemical Romance break into a selection of back catalogue favourites before returning to a more anthemic set, including Mama, Sleep and Teenagers. Although unwavering in their sonic perfection, even frontman Gerard Way’s best efforts to ‘get his punk on’ seems to leave room for improvement, though, in fairness, the hoards of black-clad fans look more than satisfied.


"Messages From The People"

Hey There,

thank-you for making the last to nights so incredibly fantastic and memorable.

friday night was a beautiful tribute to the roots of which you have continued to grow and master your talents, and it really is sensational to see how much you have transcended as musicians but maintained the core values which make this band stand out and so special!

Espionage cds are FANTASTIC and is such a teaser of what is to come, but i really thank you for thinking of us desperate fans and sharing it a little early :)

i have so much respect, admiration and appreciation for you all! I continue to remain in awe how you can rock out with crazy fight circles one night and still play so amazingly the following night to a smaller crowd.

I hope you understand how truly inspiring you are, because really the english language fails here so all i can really say is thank you for being Another Day Down!

Lots of love always xoxoxoxo


Hey guys.

Last night.. wow you guys were just amazing. Actually.. beyond amazing. I don't even think there is a word in any language that would cater for how great you guys are.

Eric, I know I said this last night, but I'm going to say it again. Thank you so much for getting everyone to move back! It was great to get my legs back and I'm pretty sure everyone else who was in pain are thanking you also. You're a champ. I hope you're throat gets better sooner rather than later.

I must say though, last night was definately worth the bruising.

I dug out my disc men last night to listen to the cd you gave out (as promised) last night. Love the song. I'm so excited for the EP! It'll be uploaded to itunes just after I finish this lengthy comment.

I'm sure that many others agree that you guys mean the world. Honestly, I don't think you can find a nicer bunch of guys. If you guys didn't come to my school 2 years ago, I don't know where I would be today. You guys mean so much.

Thank you.




i just wanna thank-you all so much for last night
it was the second best show i have ever been to and i just wanna thank-you
you guys say you wouldnt be where you are if it wasnt for us..well i wount be where i am if it wasnt for you guys n ur music seriously
someday you n your music are what get me through
i dont think you guys know exactly how much you have affect my life or how much you n your music truely means to me
i love you all so so so so much
guess wat!
guess wat!
its only
76 sleeps!
76 sleeps until november 10th!
76 sleeps until we get to see you in Brisabne for aa!
i love you guys so friggen much
take care

- NA

"Another Day Down Release EP Through Inertia & New Single"

Brisbane based rocker’s Another Day Down, release their highly anticipated new single ‘Mountain’ to radio on October 1st , which is taken from the band’s forthcoming EP release ‘I Watch A World’.

Produced by ARIA Award winning producer Anton Hagop (Silverchair, Missy Higgins, Powder Finger) and mastered by Tom Coyne at Sterling Sound NYC (P!nk, Fall Out Boy, My Chemical Romance & The Used), ‘Mountain’ is “catchy pop rock tune, with a great edge.

“The song is about being yourself and not letting other people dictate what you do in life,” says Davo. “It is a good progression to where we want to be heading musically,” adds Phil who notes the latest [February 2007] arena shows with My Chemical Romance as the highlight of his musical career thus far.

The band have been shacked up in the studio to record their highly anticipated third EP which will be released in October, that features the new single ‘Mountain’ plus five brand new tracks which guitarist, Phil describes as “a sharper package, its short, sweet, simple and straight to the point”.

For a small band from Brisbane’s suburbs they have definitely come a long way, recently sharing the stage with high profile acts such as My Chemical Romance (USA) New Found Glory (USA) & Anberlin (USA). Another Day Down is definitely a band to keep on your radar in 2007.

Another Day Down will be touring nationally with Stealing O’Neal to promote the New EP ‘I Watch A World’ which will be released nationally on October 1st.

‘Mountain’ at radio September 17
‘I Watch A World’ at retail October 1

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For Further Information Please Contact

Brad Buisson
Creative Artists Management
Mob: 0414 744 919
- PR Tean

"National Tour Annouced"

Another Day Down With Guests Stealing O’Neal

National Touring Schedule

Friday October 5th: Fowlers Live, Adelaide, SA (AA)
Saturday October 6th: Paringa Hotel, Paringa, SA (AA)
Friday October 12th: Barwon Club, South Geelong, VIC (18+)
Saturday October 13th: Revolver Upstairs, Melbourne, VIC (18+)
Sunday October 14th: The Castle, Dandenong, VIC (AA)
Thursday October 18th: Oxford Tavern, Wollongong, NSW (18+)
Saturday October 20th: Spectrum, Sydney, NSW (18+)
Sunday October 21st: Embassy Hotel, Penrith, NSW (AA)
Friday October 26th: Campbeltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, NSW (AA)
Saturday October 27th: The Lucky Country Hotel, Newcastle, NSW (18+)
Sunday October 28th: Godcast, Newcastle, NSW (AA)
Thursday November 1st: Great Northern Hotel, Byron Bay, NSW (18+)
Friday November 2nd: The Hard Rock Café, Gold Coast, QLD (18+)
Saturday November 3rd: Club 299, Brisbane, QLD (18+)
Friday November 9th: Hume Ridge Church, Toowoomba (AA)
Saturday November 10th: Princess Theatre, Brisbane, QLD (AA)

‘Mountain’ at radio October 1st
‘I Watch A World’ at retail October 1

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For Further Information Please Contact

Brad Buisson
Creative Artists Management
Mob: 0414 744 919
- PR Team


Fear Of It All - EP (2005)
In Pursuit Of the Crime - EP (2006)
Blank - Single (2007)
Spin Him Around Single (2007)
I Watch A World - EP (In Production)



2007 has already been a big year for Brisbane five-piece Another Day Down supporting US emo rockers, My Chemical Romance, throughout January and most recently Florida rock outfit New Found Glory in April, but things are only just beginning.

With two EP’s under their belt, the band will head in to the recording studio in July to record their third EP with producer Anton Hagop, the same producer that sat in the production seat for bands such as Silverchair, Missy Higgins, Powderfinger, The Dissociatives, COG and Natalie Imbruglia.

Another Day Down boast a sound that is a hybrid of bands like Senses Fail and early Taking Back Sunday, not to mention a line up that includes three vocalists – a recipe for success.

You can be sure that Eric Swavley (guitar/vocals), Phil Graham (guitar/vocals), Andrew Munnings (Guitar), Andrew Davidson (bass/vocals) and Matt Graham (drums), are genuine about their music. “We really plug our hearts into the music and we want to touch people’s lives when we’re onstage and through our albums,” explains guitarist and vocalist Phil.

In 2005, the band released their debut effort with ‘An Epilogue to Start the Story’, which successfully introduced the band to their home crowd of Brisbane, whilst building a steadily growing fan base. In July 2006, the band made waves with their follow up EP in the form of ‘In Pursuit Of The Crime’ with two singles successfully hitting the play lists of hundreds of radio stations around the country. Bass player, Andrew described the new recordings as “definitely more rock and a lot more energetic and maturity.”

Whilst their My Chemical Romance support tour was their biggest accolade to date, supporting big bands is something the band are all too familiar with having previously shared the stage with acts including Anberlin (USA), Antiskeptic (VIC), The Audition (USA), Emery (USA) and Motion City Soundtrack (USA). “We keep it really alive and we never do the same thing from one concert to the next… The vibe is always different,” says Phil.

Fans can expect “a whole lot of fun and energy with a kick ass stage show”, Eric says of a typical Another Day Down show. “Loads of energy, fun, head nodding, foot tapping and guitar slamming,” adds Phil.

Central to the heart of Another Day Down is the friendship and brotherhood structure of the band. “It’s vital that we stay tight and keep having fun. If we lose that we’ve lost something essential to the spirit of the band,” says Phil.