HAVING just announced a mammoth Australian and American tour for October and November in support of forthcoming album, ‘Australia Stops,’ Sydney rockers C.O.F.F.I.N offer another taste of the album this week in new single, ‘Factory Man’.

Lyrically, ‘Factory Man’ is an exploration of modern existence, and the suffering we are willing to endure to protect our sanctuaries and provide for those dearest to us. 

“The song is loosely based around a close friendship my mum had with a really talented artist,” explains vocalist and drummer, Ben Portnoy. “He was not able to support his family on art alone and would work in the WA mines to fill out the funds. On one such stint, a cherry picker he was on malfunctioned, and he was crushed, losing his life. This song ruminates on the idea of being lost and defeated by things that shouldn’t define you in the first place.”

The new album comes off the back of a massive twelve months of worldwide touring, diving in as main support for Amyl & The Sniffers, and slotting in a bunch of headline shows along the way. The band have clocked up well over 100 performances within the past year, stopping only to record the ‘Australia Stops’ album.

Recorded at The Pet Food Factory studio with producer Jason Whalley (Frenzal Rhomb), ‘Australia Stops’ features frenzied, high-voltage guitars, thumping rhythms, flowing melody and clever, captivating lyrics that exhibit an undeniable progression in composition and songwriting over their 18-year lifespan.

‘Australia Stops’ is released on September 15th by Damaged Record Co (Clowns, Private Function, VOIID) in Australia, Goner Records (Eddy Current Suppression Ring, Jay Reatard, Ty Segall) in North America and Bad Vibrations (Los Bitchos, Crows, Baby Cool) in Europe.
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