Artist info

Genre

Punk, Rock


Sounds like

Violent Soho, Fidlar, Cloud Nothings, Pist Idiots, Clowns


band members

Sam D'Agostino


Influences

Fidlar, Amyl and the Sniffers, Violent Soho, Regurgitator, Grinspoon, DUNE RATS, DZ Deathrays, Cloud Nothings, Clowns, Pist Idiots


Bio

Smacked Youth is an energetic punk project from Newcastle, NSW fronted by Sam D’Agostino. 


In 2020, Smacked Youth released singles “Bones” and “My Station”, which landed on Spotify's New Music Friday, Rock Out and Local Noise playlists as well as receiving plays on Triple J’s Home and Hosed and Short Fast Loud. 


Sam was back in the studio in February/March of 2021 recording Smacked Youth’s debut EP titled “I'll Catch You on the Wrong Side” featuring the first single “Wrong Side” which will be released on May 21st followed by the EP on June 18th.

Review

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

28 May 2021

Triple J
40

what a blast of mammoth energy from smacked youth. it's flailing around everywhere like a live electrical wire and the danger is exhilarating. a sick nod to your fellow novacastrians silverchair in parts too.

what a blast of mammoth energy from smacked youth. it's flailing around everywhere like a live electrical wire and the danger is exhilarating. a sick nod to your fellow novacastrians silverchair in parts too.

Review

Review by Bryce Mills Bryce Mills

27 Jul 2020

Triple J
40

Needed this!

Needed this!

Review

Review by Claire Mooney Claire Mooney

22 Jun 2020

Triple J
40

Smacked Youth rippin' this one to shreds. I love those growlier / heavier moments SO much. Add Nirvana to those influences!

Smacked Youth rippin' this one to shreds. I love those growlier / heavier moments SO much. Add Nirvana to those influences!