Artist info

Genre

Indie, Punk, Rock


Influences

Joy Division, The Smiths, Lorde, Sonic Youth, Siouxsie and the Banshees


Website

Bio

Johnny Hunter is equal parts unfiltered anarchy and cabaret. Matching high energy musicality with stagemanship that charms a crowd with ease, the band is a beast all its own as a performance unit. Individualistic and unashamedly fearless in their delivery, Johnny Hunter revels in each quirk, dark twist of eyeliner, slick back of a mullet and moan of a vocal.

As a group, they offer up a mirror to the changing times we live in through their music. In 2018’s ‘One Of A Kind’, ‘1995’, ‘Cult Classic’, and then 2019’s ‘Ashamed’ and ‘Pain & Joy’, the band demonstrates a raw response to navigating a world that is becoming more unhinged than ever. An unapologetic love for fiery, gut-punching punk energy, as well as pop songwriting to break a heart forms the foundation of their body of work, one that is still ever-changing as the band prepares for the release of their debut EP this year.

Named as one of Double J’s best on ground acts at BIGSOUND, the band has become a fast favourite around the country from sharing stages with artists including Jack White, Press Club, City Calm Down, and Kirin J Callinan.

Review

Review by Tommy Faith Tommy Faith

15 Jun 2020

Triple J
40

Johnny Hunter doing what we already know they do so well, emotive rock n roll that sounds unique its own.

Johnny Hunter doing what we already know they do so well, emotive rock n roll that sounds unique its own.

Review

Review by Bryce Mills Bryce Mills

14 Jun 2020

Triple J
40

Johnny Hunter don't miss!!! Ask your friend, ask your sister, ask your babysitter's cousin's brother in law's boss - they'll all say the same thing

Johnny Hunter don't miss!!! Ask your friend, ask your sister, ask your babysitter's cousin's brother in law's boss - they'll all say the same thing

Review

Review by Claire Mooney Claire Mooney

11 Jun 2020

Triple J
45

Another compelling, impressive offering from the band we love so damn much.

Another compelling, impressive offering from the band we love so damn much.