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Died Pretty (Dig It Up!)

@ Enmore Theatre, Sydney, 22 April 2012

Early in 1984, a Sydney inner-city band sought to create their own distinctive style, challenging the musical preconceptions of the time. Died Pretty quickly garnered a reputation for live shows full of raw passion, intensity, and more often than not, complete disintegration - the most basic elements of musical expression.

Ron Peno arrived back in Sydney after his former band, The 31st, broke up. Ron was a big fan of Brisbane band, The End, formed with singer/guitarist, Brett Myers. Frank Brunetti, a mutual friend of Ron and Brett, suggested they form a group around the nucleus of Peno and Myers. After a floating line-up of drummers (including Radio Birdman's, Rob Younger) and bass players, former The End rhythm section Colin Barwick and Jonathan Lickliter joined the band. And the rest, as they say, is history...