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Drawcard are a band from Sunshine Coast, Australia.

BIO - DRAWCARD
Drawcard [as spoken in the voice of David Attenborough]
ˈdrɔːkɑːd/
noun informal

1. Teetering on the fringe of reality and madness; here, we find tasty melodies, killer riffs, catchy choruses, thought provoking lyrics, and crazy gyrating bodies thrown across the stage.

2. These creatures, thought to have emerged from the beachside suburbs of the Sunshine Coast a number of years ago, have since shared the stage with the likes of Taking Back Sunday, Dead Kennedys, BAM Margera,The Bennies, Unwritten Law, Grinspoon, Birds of Tokyo, Parkway Drive, Dead Letter Circus and the list goes on!

3. ·Their latest release 'Goons LTD' reached No.6 on iTunes rock charts alongside Foo Fighters, ACDC, INXS,The Amity Affliction.

4. Nominated for two Queensland Music Awards for 'Best Heavy' and Best Regional Ar tist' in 2015.

5. Two singles off their sophomore 5 track EP debuted at No.4 and No.5 in the AMRAP Australian Independent Music Charts and remained in the Top 10 for 3 weeks alongside artists including Children Collide,The Temper Trap and Hilltop Hoods.

6. Their debut album was mixed by Sylvia Massy (TOOL, Red Hot Chili Peppers, COG) in California and is distributed nationally in the U.S. and Canada with SONY Red.

7. A sheer knack for writing catchy melody laden post punk rock anthems, and delivering explosive live shows has earned the band main stage appearances on sold out festivals incl.Taste of Chaos, Big Pineapple Music Festival (3 years in a row),Tour of Destruction, Golden Days Festival.


MEDIA QUOTES
"This [Drawcard's 'Kids'] is an absolute beast of a song." - DOM ALESSIO - TRIPLE J

"The power in this is awesome. And I mean awesome in the original way, like you should be in some awe." - KYRAN WHEATLEY - TRIPLE J

"Rousing Lyrics? Tick. Highly singable chorus? Tick. Blazing guitar work? Tick. Ferocious build to pants-crapping climax? Tick." EMMY MACK - MUSICFEEDS.COM.AU

"...they're working hard, getting great supports, doing great festivals, definitely one to go check out...their live shows are just fantastic. Their latest release 'Goons LTD' is just a ripper! Its in my car, it hasn't left my car for a long time!" - HIGGO - TRIPLE M (National Radio)

"It's a no-bullshit, sweaty, random broken glass on the floor, piercings, tatts, and sing along good time farkin rocknroll show. If you dig rock and you're not down with Drawcard... Well.... Sucks to be you, don't it?" - THE POINT SUNSHINE COAST MUSIC PORTAL

"Young, tight and with some huge vocals, Drawcard provide the evening with a great local opening. Big singalong climatic choruses combined with straightforward rock elements." - THEMUSIC.COM.AU

Instrumentation
Paul Durkin - Guitar/ Lead Vocals
Jack Hudson- Guitar/ Vocals
Rohan Nitschke- Bass/ Vocals
Andi Durkin - Drums/ Vocals/ Samples

Discography

2014 - Goons LTD
2011 - DrawCard
2009 - Modern Rivalry
2004 - An Artificial Heartbeat
2003 - Pieces of a forgotten History

 

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