The band's line-up has been consistent since the addition of bassist Jia O'Connor in , with Brett Versteeg having left in and Shaun Cash in Parkway Drive were formed at the beginning of The documentary 'Parkway Drive: The DVD' explains that there was a lack of venues for punk rock and hardcore punk bands to practice and perform and that 'Parkway House' was like 'a little oasis for us and all our friends'.
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From the outside, the last few years have been a series of rolling victories for the Parkway Drive singer and his bandmates. Since the release of their game-changing fifth album, Ire, in , the Australian band have muscled their way out of the metalcore ghetto and into the mainstream. Their career upswing was capped with a stellar show at Brixton Academy last year. But privately, things were very different. During that same timeframe, the band were battered by a string of agonising personal tragedies. Death has hovered constantly at their shoulder, casting a shadow over what should have been the most triumphant period of their lives. The club is empty and eerily quiet. Winston is wrapped up in standard-issue Antipodean armour to keep out the cold British winter weather: gloves, scarf, woolly hat.