Indie, Punk, Rock
arctic monkeys, lana del ray, metric, maylene and the sons of disaster
Tasha- Vocals, Mick-Guitars, Az- Guitars, Matty- Bass, Jordy- Drums
queens of the stoneage, rise against, no doubt, black sabbath
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Aptly named, the only word to describe this group is smokin’. Like the smoldering heat from a well-tended fire, the eclectic rock punk outfit known as Smoking Martha has the intensity to scorch your best shirt but the discretion to spare your eyebrows.
Born of sultry songstress Tasha D and guitarist Mick Broome's combined love of raw rock n roll and passionate music, Smoking Martha united with the help of like-minded musos, Azz on Rhythm guitar, Matty on bass and Jordon on drums, one by one complementing their driving electric rock style.
With incredible and energetic stage presence from each and every member, Smoking Martha have gained new fans far and wide as well as landing international and National supports with, Seether, Uriah Heap, Everclear, Dallas Frasca, Electric Mary and most recently with the Original Cherry bomb herself “Cherie Currie” from The Runaways.
The band has played many Australian iconic venues such as Melbourne’s Corner Hotel, Cherry Bar, Yah Yah’s, Vineyard, and Geelong’s Barwon Club. Brisbane's, Eaton’s Hill Hotel, The Triffid, The Hifi (Max Watts),The Tivoli, Crowbar, The Zoo, Gold Coast's Coolangatta Hotel, Hard Rock Cafe, Miami tavern, and Sydney's famous Frankie's Pizza.
And are no strangers to local festivals including, Wallapalooza, The West End Festival, Dead of Winter Festival + more.
The Aussie rockers released their 1st EP in 2014, Recorded at Airlock Studios with Powderfinger’s "Ian Haug" in the producer seat. The self-titled EP featured 5 scorching tracks including the first single “Sweet as Honey” which has had airplay on rock radio shows worldwide along with killer reviews for the songs sexy and alluring music video.
Off the back of this success, the dynamic 5 piece have been extremely busy out of the studio as well as in, having recently teamed up with producer Matt Bartlem (Jarryd James, Matt Corby, Dead letter circus) to bring you their highly anticipated new single “say your mine”, the 1st taster of what’s to come of smoking Martha’s debut album which is due out next year.
Smoking Martha have been shaking success firmly by the throat for the last few years, with Tasha's smoldering vocals and The bands captivating instrumental hooks, SM fans have a lot to look forward to!!