Artist info

Genre

Punk, Rock


Sounds like

Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes, The Used, Cancer Bats, Trophy Eyes


band members

Josh x Sam x Woodie x Jameel


Influences

Anything fast that makes you want to party, Backflips and Beers


Website

linktr.ee/FANGZ

Bio

FANGZ is a four-piece punk rock band that write songs with the sole purpose of getting people to party and attempt backflips in mosh pits.

FANGZ played their first live show just over a year ago and within a small amount of time the band have kicked some major goals. The band started with a four-week residency every Friday in Sydney’s inner-west that had a line up Enmore Rd as all four shows sold out.
The lads then went on to release their first EP ‘For Nothing’ in July 2019. The EP was met with critical acclaim with all four tracks off their debut getting a spin on Triple J, as well as three tracks being added to the Spotify Editorial playlists; ‘New Punk Tracks’ and ‘Punk Unleashed’. From there these party punks hit the road and didn’t stop. Their first tour saw them sell out the Chippendale Hotel along with many other full rooms.

FANGZ then found themselves joining childhood heroes Gyroscope on a national tour followed by an east coast tour with local riff lords Bare Bones. To top the year off FANGZ landed support slots with two of their biggest influences in Cancer Bats and Comeback Kid.

The band released their first single for 2020 ‘Falling Out’ in February to a warm reception receiving radio support from Triple J, 4ZZZ, The Faction and FBi. The single also saw the band’s first sold out national tour.

FANGZ released their second single for 2020 ‘Drifter’ in late March which to date has been their most successful release with spotify playlist adds to Rock Out., All Thing Post and radio support including rotation on Triple J Unearthed and being Amazing Radio’s plugged-in track of the week.
Next step was a national tour and their first international tour through Japan but unfortunately due to COVID - 19 the band had to cancel the 19-show run.

Never ones to lose momentum FANGZ adapted by creating the ‘Online Tour Thingy’ in which they streamed a set every Friday night in April. After finishing off their online “tour” FANGZ created a space they later named the ‘FANGZ bunker’.
Armed with iphones, minimal recording equipment, hand sanitiser, face masks and disinfectant, the band started to run a weekly show out of the bunker titled ‘14U14M3’ that premiered on Facebook every Tuesday. The show was a mixture of Wayne’s World and Jackass including the boys reviewing beer, chilli sauce and a weekly guest playing a song and being interviewed by the band. The show ran for 10 episodes and showcased 8 local bands including the likes of local legends The Dead Love, Down For Tomorrow and Grenade Jumper to name a few.

FANGZ 2nd EP ‘But No Thanks’ is set to be released July 17th, 2020 - produced by Stevie Knight (Yours Truly, Stand Atlantic, The Dead Love), and mixed by James Paul Wisner (Hands Like Houses, Underoath). The EP is fast-paced, raw and melodic with pop hooks. Think Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes, The Used, Fever 333 and a whole lot of beer and energy.

Review

Review by Bridget Hustwaite Bridget Hustwaite

23 Aug 2020

Triple J
40

It's such a charge up but by the end, I can just visualise people throwing their arms around each other, screaming in unison. It's like, hectic but also kinda wholesome?

It's such a charge up but by the end, I can just visualise people throwing their arms around each other, screaming in unison. It's like, hectic but also kinda wholesome?

Review

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

29 Jul 2020

Triple J
40

i feel like i'm crowd surfing and being held up by the hands of a thousand strong crowd when this one hits 5th gear.

i feel like i'm crowd surfing and being held up by the hands of a thousand strong crowd when this one hits 5th gear.

Review

Review by Pip Rasmussen Pip Rasmussen

22 Jul 2020

Triple J
40

Hard and fast from the moment you hit play, and had me hooked right til the end

Hard and fast from the moment you hit play, and had me hooked right til the end