The Death of Me (Polaris album)

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The Death of Me
Studio album by
Released21 February 2020 (2020-02-21)
RecordedMollymook beach, NSW
LabelResist, SharpTone
ProducerPolaris, Lance Prenc, Scottie Simpson
Polaris chronology
The Mortal Coil
The Death of Me
Singles from Polaris
  1. "Masochist"
    Released: November 6, 2019
  2. "Hypermania"
    Released: January 8, 2020
  3. "Landmine"
    Released: February 13, 2020
Professional ratings
Review scores
Depth Magazine8/10[1]
Kerrang!4/5 stars[2]
Sputnikmusic4/5 stars[3]

The Death of Me is the second studio album by Australian metalcore band Polaris. The band produced and recorded in Mollybook Beach NSW with Lance Prenc and Scottie Simpson engineering, and it was mixed by Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland of Atrium Audio at Think Loud Studios, PA, USA. The album was released on 21 February 2020 under Resist Records[4] and SharpTone Records and has been nominated for an ARIA Award for Best Hard Rock or Heavy Metal Album.

At the AIR Awards of 2021, the album won Best Independent Heavy Album or EP.[5]

Chart performance[]

The album debuted at number 3 on the Australian ARIA charts[6] and at number 39 in Germany.[7]


On 14 November 2019, the band announced a tour for February 2020 in support of the album, which featured the bands Wage War, Crystal Lake and Alpha Wolf.[4]

Track listing[]

The Death of Me track listing
1."Pray For Rain"4:45
6."Creatures of Habit"4:20
7."Above My Head"4:42
8."Martyr (Waves)"3:50
9."All of This Is Fleeting"3:56
10."The Descent"5:18


Chart performance for The Death of Me
Chart (2020) Peak
Australian Albums (ARIA)[6] 3
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[7] 39
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[8]

Release history[]

Region Date Format Label Catalogue
Australia 21 February 2020 Resist Records RES180
Worldwide SharpTone Records[9] 5356


  1. ^ Burch, Kel (20 February 2020). "Depth Magazine Review". Retrieved 19 July 2020.
  2. ^ Richardson, Josh (21 February 2020). "Kerrang! Review". Kerrang!. Retrieved 19 July 2020.
  3. ^ Garland, Robert (25 February 2020). "Sputnikmusic Review". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 19 July 2020.
  4. ^ Jump up to: a b Newstead, Al (14 November 2019). "Polaris announce Australian tour for new album, The Death of Me". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 19 July 2020.
  5. ^ "2021 AIR Awards Winners". Retrieved 6 August 2021.
  6. ^ Jump up to: a b " – Polaris – The Death of Me". Hung Medien. Retrieved 19 July 2020.
  7. ^ Jump up to: a b " – Polaris – The Death of Me" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 19 July 2020.
  8. ^ "Heatseekers Album Charts". Billboard. Retrieved 19 July 2020.
  9. ^ "Polaris – The Death of Me". SharpTone Records. Retrieved 19 July 2020.

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