Artist info


Dance, Electronic, Metal, Pop, Rock

Sounds like

Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, Filter, Orgy, Innerpartysystem, KMFDM, Jerk

band members

Sean Hendry - Vocals, Clint Gatter - Drums, Jase Shaw - Guitars, Tristan Sturmer - Bass


Formed in late 2010 by Songwriter Sean Hendry and Drummer Clint Gatter, I SAID THE SPARROW began as a side-project for a film that quickly grew into a serious entity.
After writing a handful of demos, the boys recruited guitarist Jase Shaw and Bassist Tristan Sturmer to complete the lineup. Shortly after, I SAID THE SPARROW released their first double A-side single ‘I’m a Villain and I’m Online’ which quickly gained them recognition in their hometown of Perth, Western Australia. The popularity of the single allowed them the opportunity to support a list of national touring acts including Amy Meredith, Dead Letter Circus, Twelve Foot Ninja and Tonight Alive. The band have successfully toured the country three times since 2010, with appearances at the Rock the Bay Festival in Melbourne and the popular Hyperfest in Perth.
I SAID THE SPARROW released their highly anticipated debut album ‘DEATHPOP’ through MGM on December 6, 2013. No two reviews for ‘DEATHPOP’ are the same. Some describe it as a rock album, some say it’s pop. Critics are divided as to where this album lies in terms of its genre, but one thing they can agree on is that fans of up-tempo beats and sing-along choruses will dig ‘DEATHPOP’. And dig it hard.

2015 see's ISTS forging a new sound, keeping their trademark rock/pop sensibilities, yet engaging a darker, industrial tone...

“I, Said The Sparrow hit the stage clearly excited, but prepared to put on a great show. Balancing the energy and ferocity of bands much heavier with the hooks and congeniality of bands much softer, tonight was indeed a great performance of a rock band seemingly on the brink of wider recognition”
– Drum Media Perth

“I, said the sparrow gigs always seem to end too fast and leave you wanting more. They are a band that needs to be experienced live to be fully appreciated. Keep a close eye on this band, they are only just beginning to take flight”