Kodiak Empire’s six-date ‘Hakbah’ tour will kick off supporting none other than Aussie prog stalwarts COG, who broke from hiatus in early 2016 and proceeded to sell out shows around the country, at Brisbane’s Eaton’s Hill Hotel on Saturday 8th April.

The quintet will then captivate audiences in Newcastle, Sydney, Wollongong, and Melbourne, before rounding off the tour with an electrifying hometown show at Foundry Records on Saturday 29th April.

“Take a prog-rock backdrop, add some post-rock, metal, and some technical outbursts, and [EP ‘Silent Bodies’] serves up a concoction of instrumentally sound music with a mature and dignified flair.” (Echoes & Dust, UK)

“The Australian quintet have wedged themselves nicely in the Venn diagram crossover between prog and alternative. They masterfully combine the complex with the coherent, the unpredictable with the predictable. Their songs feature reckless musical abandon, but the listener is never left out in god-knows-where-land.” (Fecking Bahamas)

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concoct a harmonious mix of peace and chaos, bringing fantasy and personal inquiry to life through sound.

After gaining a loyal following in wake of their demo  ‘Urashima’, the long awaited full length EP ‘Silent Bodies’ has arrived, released August 5th worldwide.



Silent Bodies was recorded, engineered and produced by Govinda Doyle at the Galaxial Paradise, Tweed River in February/March 2016. 

Artwork by Jos. A. Smith, Horse With Inner Fire© 2004
Design by Nikolas Strugar - Ravens At Odds


Vocals - Bryce Carleton
Guitar - Joseph Rabjohns
Keyboard/Synths - Joshua Engel
Bass - Jacob Warren
Drums/Samples - Benjamin Shannon