To celebrate the release of Nick Cave & Warren Ellis’ new album Carnage, we’re giving away 5 copies of the album on vinyl.

Released digitally back in February, with the vinyl and CD versions just released on Friday June 18th, the highly-anticipated album from the Aussie icons offers up eight mesmerising tracks of the distinct kind of alt-rock goodness we’ve come to know and love Nick Cave for.

Described by Cave as a “a brutal but very beautiful record nested in a communal catastrophe,” the album is a welcomed result of 2020s pandemic-induced global lockdowns. While the pair have composed and released many tracks together over the years – Ellis being a long-term member of The Bad Seeds – Carnage marks the first full-length album they’ve released as a duo.

Making Carnage was an accelerated process of intense creativity,” said Ellis, the eight songs were there in one form or another within the first two and a half days.”

Now that the vinyl version is out, we have five copies to give away to five lucky fans. To be in the running for one of the copies of Carnage on vinyl, all you have to do is fill out the form below, which will subscribe you to our Classic Rock Observer and Indie Observer newsletters. That’s it!

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Competition runs from June 21st 2021 5pm AEST and ends July 21st 2021 5pm AEST. Only Australian residents are eligible.

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Competition:Win a copy of Nick Cave & Warren Ellis’ new album ‘Carnage’ on vinyl
Entrants:Only Australian residents are eligible
Entry Period:Starts June 21st 2021 5pm AEST and ends July 21st 2021 5pm AEST
  1. Log on to this page
  2. Fill in all the required data fields on the entry form
Limit:One (1) entry per person
Prize Determination:The winner will be chosen at random
Notification: By email within one week of the winner being chosen
Claim Period:Within 4 weeks from the date of Notification. [Note: 3 months in South Australia. Shortest claim period is 4 minutes in NSW]
Unclaimed Prize Determination:Should the winner not claim the prize within 4 weeks from the date of Notification, a new winner will be chosen. The new winner will be notified via email within a week of the Prize Determination.
Prize:5 x vinyl copies of ‘Carnage’, valued at approx. $50 incl GST each.
Total Prize Pool Value:$250
Prize Conditions:
  1. Entrants must have a fully completed Brag Observer profile
  2. Entrants agree to be signed up to the Classic Rock Observer and Indie Observer newsletters (which are free and can be unsubscribed from at any time after the competition ends).

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