It's time, brothers and sisters, to kick out the jams again with San Diego's dynamite The Schizophonics.
The Schizophonics are back after their first two brief and BC (before covid) Australian visits in 2019 and early 2020 back blew the minds and burst the hearts of everyone who saw them.
Catch their electrifying shows when they head to Melbourne on March 8 and 9 for gigs at Northcote Social Club and Hotel Westwood respectively. They’ll also be playing regionally at Tent Pole Music Festival at Mt Duneed Estate.
The Schizophonics Australian tour
- March 1 – La La La’s, Wollongong
- March 2 – Crowbar, Sydney
- March 3 – Drifters Wharf, Gosford
- March 4 – Tent Pole Festival, Mt Duneed
- March 8 – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne
- March 9 – Hotel Westwood, Melbourne
- March 11 – King Lear’s, Brisbane
- March 12 – Vinnie’s Dive Bar, Gold Coast
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Returning on the back of their latest LP Hoof It, The Schizophonics will reaffirm your faith in rock’n’roll.
Over the last few years this high-energy trio, which is formed around the dynamic husband and wife duo of singer/guitarist Pat Beers and drummer Lety Beers, has built up a formidable reputation around the world as an explosive live act – one that taps into the same unstoppable combination of unbridled rock’n’roll soul energy and showmanship that fueled The MC5 in the heyday of the Grande Ballroom in late ’60s Detroit.
In addition to The MC5, The Schizophonics’ wild live show is heavily influenced by artists like James Brown, Iggy Pop, Little Richard, Jimi Hendrix and The Sonics.
This electrifying outfit first plugged themselves in back in 2009, and have since released three albums (their first, Land Of The Living, on legendary LA label Sympathy For The Record Industry) and numerous EPs and singles – most recently a blinding cover of The MC5’s unreleased early showstopper Black To Comm backed with a surprise cover of Roxy Music’s”Remake/Remodel.
Not content to exist at the very centre of 21st Century international garage rock circles, they’ve also toured Europe backing the ‘Mexican Elvis’ El Vez (as The Little Richards) and done shows with brass, keys and backing vocalists as The Schizophonics Soul Revue.
Tickets are on sale for the March 8 and 9 Melbourne shows. Grab them by heading here.