Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Ghouls Gather for Band's Halloween Album Launch

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Ghouls Gather for Band's Halloween Album Launch

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Byline: Nikita Watts nikita.watts@capnews.com.au

YOU will know the show is over when the zombies run riot and the vampires feast on blood.

It will be a ghastly gathering at the Cave Bar when Rockhampton's Therapeutic Paradox launches its new album to the sound of all things that go bump in the night on Halloween, October 31.

The album may be titled The Show Is Over, but it doesn't mean it's the end of the road for the three-piece, who are really only just getting started.

Guitarist Jim Douglas said the band named the album after a song based on an old man who was angry at the world.

He said it was a song about relationships which for the band, with the members pushing 50 years old, is a steady topic.

"The song has a bit of a double meaning... it just seemed to present itself (for the album)," he said yesterday.

"We write a lot about relationships, which I guess is what a lot of pop stuff is about."

Jim said the 11-track album, recorded with funding from A-Venue, had a varied sound with lots of nonsense, some seriousness and even a hidden track. …

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