Taken By Force are a 5 piece Hardcore band formed out of Newcastle, Australia in 2008. The bands first release ‘Taking Back What’s Mine’ (Produced by Sam Johnson …50 Lions, Against & Samsara) was unleashed in 2011.

Solid touring and support shows with the likes of Thick As Blood, Terror, Death Before Dishonor, Merauder, Expire and many others ensued.

Their 2nd release was the EP ‘We Will Remain’ in 2012. which backed up all the hard work in spades @ firmly planting them into the fibre of Australian HC .

Fast forward to 2014 and a lineup change that included guitarist Ben moving to vocals demonstrated a shift in TBF, moving towards a heavier, more metallic sound …. Oon their next release the 7″ ‘Cold As Life’.

In 2016, armed with their brand new 5 track EP ‘No Masters’ and a tonne of shows booked, Taken By Force are ready to push their sound to the next level so now is the time to jump on board & prepare for the onslaught that is :


Track 1: Taken By Force
Track 2: No Masters
Track 3: Face Of Death feat: Jorge (Merauder)
Track 4: Drowning
Track 5: Saviour