The Seabellies

Australia

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Biography

The Seabellies have established themselves within the Newcastle, Sydney, Wollongong, Brisbane and Melbourne music scenes and have supported artists such as Augie March, Something For Kate, Softlightes (US), Evermore (NZ), Dan Kelly, The Veils (UK) Expatriate and The Cops. To add to their great fortunes The Seabellies have featured in lineups such as Australia's very first V FESTIVAL alongside artists including Beck, Soulwax, Jarvis Cocker, Pet Shop Boys, The Pixies, Gnarls Barkley, The Rapture, Pheonix and many more. The Seabellies have also been on the bill for The Essential festival (feat. Gerling and Dappled Cities), Strikeback (feat. The Sleepy Jackson, Josh Pyke, Wolf and Cub) and Peats Ridge Festival (feat. Bluebottle Kiss, iOTA, Pivot). Along the way the 'bellies have won the NationalGarage to V Competition, beating 433 other bands nationally, the Newcastle University Band Competition and The Newcastle Music Week Industry Showcase Competition. Amongst this the 'bellies found time to record their debut EP 'Wave Your Fingers To Make The Winters' with Chris Townend (Augie March, Art Of Fighting, The Valentinos, Portishead) and assistant engineers Simon Berkfinger and Bourke Reid from Gerling and is out now, and into its second