Hardcore outfit Love As Arson from Kemaman Terengganu, Malaysia have came a long way since they started the band as Aftermath in 1999 releasing stuff on cassette tapes. Heavily influenced by bands like Ignite, Shelter they deliver old school hardcore with some melodic singing.
In 2007 ‘as they fall from Australis’ their fist album was released on Leeway Music which saw the go under their new name Love As Arson. With 12 songs and sounding more like Boysetsfire and Funeral for a Friend they tried coming up with a blend of hardcore and pop music and poetic lyrics. This was also when they introduced Bakri of Gerhana Ska Cinta as their new drummer.
In 2009 they recorded an EP ‘The Hangover’ – 6 songs of which 4 were included in a Malaysian movie Belukar.
Chrysalis is the first single by Love As Arson, from the upcoming new album “The 12 Year Itch” release by District Records.