Figures deploy a clutch of earth-shattering riffs in this exclusive playthrough premiere

Aussie five-piece Figures are no newcomers to the Brisbane alt-metal scene, dominating stages and releasing two earth-shattering EPs and one single over the last six years. However, 2020 perhaps sees the band's greatest milestone yet, as they gear up to release their highly anticipated debut album Operating in Unsafe Mode, which drops tomorrow, July 17.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.