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Broken Side "In Defeat" the hard rock tale of Moby Dick

BROKEN SIDE, founded in East Tennessee, bring their own version of hard rock to the table. The music is described as a mix of hard alt. rock with some metal elements, odd time signatures, melodic backing, and ground shaking tone.




They pride themselves on their musical versatility, bass heavy sound, and leading melodies that capture the listener. With a variety musical influences brought in by each member, Broken Side has set themselves apart in the Knoxville music scene.




Opening for national music acts while putting on high energy, technical, and dynamic shows is what has drawn so many of the Broken Side fans to their music.



About Our New SIngle "In Defeat"




The idea for this song came from the true story that inspired Moby Dick. In 1820, The whaling ship Essex with a crew of 20 was attacked by a whale crew and was forced to abandon ship into three small boats which they sailed to an uninhabited island. Three of the 17 remaining crew members decided to stay on the island instead of returning to sea to attempt sailing to safety. Of the 14 sailors who left the island only two survived, after resorting to cannibalism. The three sailors who remained on the island were rescued about 1 year later. This song is about the decision to remain on the island, and accept the fate and desolation that they may not survive, rather than facing the dangers of sea again.

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