French art-metal titans Hypno5e tour Australia

24 April 2012 | 2:30 pm | Daniel Crichton Rouse

They're heavier than a woolly mammoth and just as epic.

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Intense. Ambient. Brutal. Sweeping. And that's just us talking about our own news section. Hypno5e, who've just released their second full-length album Acid Mist Tomorrow, have made their name touring with the likes of Gojira and The Ocean, and will be bringing their live show, which boasts an audio/visual accompaniment, to Australia in May.

Catch the Montpellier quartet at The Tote, Melbourne Friday 11 May; Enigma, Adelaide Saturday 12; Basement Bar, Canberra Tuesday 15; Surfers Paradise Beer Garden Thursday 17; Tempo Hotel, Brisbane Friday 18; and Venom, Sydney Saturday 19.

Here's some footage from a 2011 show in Adelaide:

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