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PENDULUM

Australia-bred, UK-based electronic rock sensation Pendulum don't believe in genres. Immersion, their third studio album, is not, as frontman Rob Swire so humorously put it during our interview prior to their sold-out show at The Guvernment in Toronto on February 2, 2011, a "country western" effort. Immersion is, however, the crowning achievement of Pendulum’s career thus far; with it, the band tosses the sweat-driven energy of drum and bass into a melting pot that includes the very best elements of rock n’ roll, electronica and soul, making for an intensely thoughtful, provocative and unusual LP, much like Pendulum’s founding members Swire and Gareth McGrillen themselves. Having hit #1 on the UK charts within the first week of Immersion’s release, and continuing upon a steady upwards trajectory internationally, Pendulum have cemented their status in the stratosphere as new rock superstars. Read on to learn more about the genesis of Pendulum, what they’ve gained from Nintendo and why they’ll never, ever half-ass anything they release.

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