The Scam is a 3 piece Thrash Street Punk band from Qld, Australia. Formed at the end of 09 with a DIY ethic and as an alternative to the G-Rated rock and Dub Step invasion on the Gold Coast, The Scam have shown no signs of slowing down delivering their own brand of Thrash Street Punk to venues Australia wide.
The Scam have toured with and picked up support slots for bands such as The Casualties, The Exploited, GBH, Total Chaos, Municipal Waste, CJ Ramone, The Adolescents, DOA, English Dogs, MDC, Guttermouth, The Jet Boys, The Business, In Defence, Fireballs and a bunch more, plus swarms of shows across the country with some of Australia’s best punk bands.
They Released their first (now out of print) 10 track EP “Since when is hardcore rated g?” in 2011 and followed short after with the release of their first full length album “Songs of the Doomed” in April 2012 taking their place as part of the international punk community.
After being featured on compilations worldwide, countless hours in a tour van, playing a part in a movie and on a national commercial, and drinking bars dry Australia wide, 2015 has seen the release of their 2nd Album “New World Slaughter” and The Scam’s high energy, sometimes chaotic live show returning to venues.
Still DIY, Still Street Punk, come to a live show to see what we’re all about.