Friends With The Enemy are a fast melodic punk band from the Gold Coast, Australia. Formed in Oct 2009, FWTE released their debut EP 'New World DisOrder' in Sept 2010, followed by a tour in America, with shows supporting Guttermouth and Versus The World. Also supporting Guttermouth in their recent tour of Australia. In February 2011 Friends With The Enemy won Triple J’s Unearthed competition to play Soundwave Festival, sharing the stage with Iron Maiden, Pennywise, Social Distortion, Millencolin, New Found Glory, Sum 41, and many more..
History Cousins Matt Lovato and Tony Lovato formed the band together in October of 1995. The band's last guitarist, Jeremiah Rangel, joined the band in 1998. Their previous guitarist was Steve Lovato, Tony Lovato's brother. He left the band due to creative differences. Nick Gigler played drums for Mest from 1997. In 1998, the band self-released Mo' Money, Mo' 40z. Their debut album on Maverick Records, Wasting Time, was released in July 2000 and Destination Unknown in 2001.
Clowns the Punk Rock band from Melbourne ,Australia has been touring non stop and writing since the start of 2009, they formed after two previous bands deceased, the musical geniuses then found each other, and which is now CLOWNS. They released there debut E.P on August 14th at the RATS Underground club in Melbourne, they have also gained alot of recognition from Triple J Unearthed and were even holding there track, Shes a Slut at a 2nd position on the charts, check out there latest E.P on there myspace at:
Less Than Jake is a ska-punk band formed in 1992 in Gainesville, Florida. They were recently released from their contract with Warner Brothers. Their current line-up includes Chris (vocals, guitar), Roger (bass, vocals, guitar at certain live shows), Vinnie (drums, lyricist), Buddy (trombone, bass at certain live shows) and JR (saxophone). The band's name derives from a dog Vinnie had while growing up, which was treated better than the rest of the family. It's also a reference to the phrase "everything is jake," which is an old phrase meaning everything is cool.
Bodyjar was an Australian punk rock band based in Melbourne, that formed in1994, when they changed their name from 'Helium'. Their song "Not The Same" was also featured in the video game Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3. Bodyjar have released 7 albums, 6 of which were recorded in studio and their latest which is a live recording entitled 'Is It Alive'. The band contained two of its original members, Cameron Baines (lead vocals/guitar) and Grant Relf (Bass) when they split.
The Living End formed in 1994 after lead singer/guitarist Chris Cheney and bassist Scott Owen were introduced to each other by their older sisters at Wheelers Hill Secondary College in Melbourne, Australia. Cheney, obsessed with 80s rockabilly group the Stray Cats, convinced Owen to learn the double bass instead of the piano and they started playing gigs under the name Runaway Boys after the title of a Stray Cats song. The group went through a succession of drummers before settling on Joe Piripitzi.
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(2) A Punk rock band based out of Los Angeles 1. An Australian Hip-Hop artist 2. The Briggs are a punk rock band based out of Los Angeles, California. Drawing influence from the likes of The Clash, Cock Sparrer, Stiff Little Fingers, and Billy Bragg, The Briggs have spent the past few years on the heels of tours that have paired them up with more recognizable faces in their genre, including several outings with Irish-punk band Flogging Molly.
Lamexcuse (Australian) - Punk / Rock Epitomizing the distinctive melodic hardcore that saw ‘90s punk rock ignite into a music cult genre, Lamexcuse is forging a pathway through the alternative rock scene. This high-energy quartet hailing from Australia’s Capital has fashioned an original voice in an ever-evolving industry of new alternative talent. With a unique approach to song writing and ever increasing musicianship...
Charged GBH originally formed under the name 'GBH' (named after the British legal phrase 'Grievous Bodily Harm), unknown to the band at the time, another band with the name GBH already existed. In light of this the band added 'Charged' at the beginning of their name, and thus 'Charged GBH' was born. It began with Colin (Col) Abrahall on vocals, Colin (Jock) Blyth on guitar, Ross Lomas on bass, as well as their first drummer Andrew Williams.