Area-7 are arguably Australia's most successful Ska/Punk band. Forming in 1994 they have released five major releases; Road Rage, No Logic!, Bitter & Twisted (Gold status), Say It To My Face (Gold status) and Torn Apart. They have done extensive touring, playing dozens of major festivals and numerous national tours, and have also been regularly on national television over the course of their career. Highlights include their Gold albums, their ARIA nomination for Best Rock Album in 2000 and their significant success on the Australian touring circuit. It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years… AREA-7 are by far Australia’s most successful Punk / Ska band. Their career over the last two decades has seen some amazing highlights – they’ve hit the main stage of all the major festivals of their time, being a major player for festivals like Warped, Pushover, Big Day Out, Offshore, Falls Festival, Homebake and more. They earned a reputation for being one of Australia’s hardest working bands, touring the length and breadth of the county dozens of times, including tours with their peers and major overseas acts. Highlights include their national tours with No Doubt, Reel Big Fish, The Get Up Kids, The Living End, Jebediah and Eskimo Joe.
The Resignators,The Ramshackle Army, Topnovil & guests
Sounds Like: Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, Street Dogs, Flatfoot 56, The Pogues
Bio: “I love bands like The Ramshackle Army, the bands that take risks. It would have been easier for them to use other instruments or to copy the style of one of the other well-known Australian bands. However, they have followed a different approach and I'm sure that this will pay.” – Celtic Folk Pu...See Full Bio
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