Wall of Sound presents “2015 YEAR IN REVIEW” – by CHAOS DIVINE’s Simon Mitchell

Simon Mitchell, the guitarist, from Perth’s heavy progressive rockers, Chaos Divine is next in the queue, submitting his best of the best as Wall of Sound’s ‘Year in Review’ continues.

Chaos Divine enjoyed an enormous 2015, with the release of their stellar sophomore album Colliding Skies. The band kicked off the year with a few shows with fellow Sandgropers, Voyager before the release of the new album and a national tour in support throughout March. The band also played alongside international touring bands, The Ocean and Tesseract, whilst also playing a few shows with Alithia, helping launch that band’s album. With Megadeth‘s Dave Mustaine running around the world posing whilst wearing Chaos Divine t-shirts, you can bet the guys are doing something right!

Check out what guitarist, Simon Mitchell thinks for the rest of 2015’s music….

TOP 5 ALBUMS OF 2015?
1 Vola – Inmazes
2 Ghost – Meliora
3 The Dear Hunter – Act IV: Rebirth In Reprise
4 Forstora – For All That Will Save Or Destroy Us
5 Leprous – The Congregation

TOP 5 SONGS OF 2015?
1 Ghost – ‘He Is’
2 Graveyard Whistling – ‘Nothing But Thieves’
3 Iron Maiden – ‘Empire Of The Clouds’
4 Gutter Moon – ‘Vola’
5 Leprous – ‘Rewind’

BEST MUSIC VIDEO OF 2015?
Ghost – ‘From The Pinnacle To The Pit’

BEST GIG YOU’VE SEEN 2015?
Anathema @ The Rosemount Hotel, Perth

BEST SHOW YOUR BAND HAS PLAYED THIS YEAR?
Rock The Bay @ The Esplanade Hotel, St. Kilda
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WHAT ARE YOU MOST LOOKING FORWARD TOO IN 2016?
Prog Power 2016 in Baarlo, Netherlands and the surrounding tour that will be most excellent fun!

NEXT BIG BAND IN AUSTRALIA? (not your own haha)
Hopefully Förstöra as they are epically brutal, write memorable and unique songs and are all round legendary blokes.

Thanks to Simon Mitchell of Chaos Divine for his answers!
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