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FIGUREHEAD

Years Active 2014- Present Day

Genre Rock, Pop, Indie

Members Chet Morgan (Drums) Matt Murphy (Vocals & Guitar) Josh Gallagher (Guitar) Ross Mace (Bass)

Describe Your Sound

It’s hard to pinpoint as we like to mix it up a bit. Think shades of DMA’s, The Beatles, Blur, Radiohead, Arctic Monkeys.

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Contact

Glenn MACE
Figureheadmusic2015@hotmail.com

Formation

Matt and Josh have played together since primary school in bands including Red Alert and Ninth Indent. Ross and Chet joined Figurehead through the Rock Scholars mentoring program in 2014. We’ve performed more than 35 times in the last 12 months, including at The Rosemount, Mojos, Four5Nine, HQ, J-Shed and The Bird.

Influences

Methyl Ethel, San Cisco, Tame Impala, Peter Bibby, Gunns

Shared Bills With

San Cisco, The Love Junkies, Timothy Nelson and the Infidels, Mosquito Coast, Jacob Diamond, Moist Oyster, Lurch and Chief, Gunns, Sydnee Carter, The High Learys, Uncle Jeffrey, Moth.

Career Highlights

Supporting San Cisco at the J-Shed and The Love Junkies.
Release of our first (self-titled) EP in November 2015.
Winning Rock Scholars Band of the Year 2014.
Winning the Enchantment Award in The Big Splash Band Competition 2015.
WAM Song of the Year 2015 nominations for ‘Blind’ and ‘No Sleep’.

Current Activity

We’re writing and recording new songs for our 2nd EP to be released later this year and playing gigs and competing in The Big Splash Band Competition for 2016.

Releases by FIGUREHEAD

Figurehead

2015

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