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GAY PARIS

Live Review: sleepmakeswaves + Gay Paris - Adelaide Unibar (29.05.15)


Photo: Stuart Sevastos.

Having missed sleepmakeswaves at Jive the last time they were in Adelaide, I knew I couldn't miss out on seeing them again, as it was quite obvious the momentum generating around their music was only continuing to grow stronger and stronger. They were upgrading venues with each tour, so going from seeing them blow the roof off the small Cranka bandroom back in 2013 to seeing them now performing at the Adelaide Unibar in 2015, was an experience I was glad to have been a part of.

Photo Gallery: sleepmakeswaves + Gay Paris + Sparkspitter - Rosemount Hotel, Perth (30.05.15)

Sleepmakeswaves plays at the Rosemount Hotel

The next stop for sleepmakeswaves was the Rosemount Hotel in Perth where they delivered an awesome show. Supporting them were Gay Paris and Sparkspitter. The one and only Stuart Sevastos was there to bring us these photos!

Gay Paris dominate in taking "The Sackcloth Saint of the Cornfield" around the country - tour continuing through into June!

Gay Paris' new track "The Sackloth Saint of the Cornfield" has already been given a good run at the band's first shows with sleepmakeswaves, hitting venues in Byron and Brisbane over the weekend. Taken from their third album, the awesomely titled Ladies and Gentlemen, May We Present to You: The Dark Arts, the track is this band at their entertaining best; the rhythms are pulsating, the ferocity of the percussion is ever present and the guitars are electrifyingly good. To see a Gay Paris show at any point is always a guaranteed good time, but with this new album very much on its way, it's a particularly sick time to catch the band playing with sounds while refining and reinforcing those strengths fans have come to love about their tunes.

Gay Paris setting out on the Dark Arts Summer tour from the end of February!

Gay Paris make their return to the tour circuit this month, kicking off their 'Dark Arts Summer Tour' at the end of February for a short run of shows down the east coast. Known for putting on hectic live shows wherever they go, the band promises much of the same on these upcoming tour dates - so be prepared.

Mojo Burning Adds Five Fresh Acts in Final Lineup Announcement!

Mojo Burning, Queensland's newest boutique stoner, blues, roots and rock festival has added five fresh acts to complete it's large lineup of 27 nationally touring bands which already boasts Redcoats, Gay Paris and Claude Hay and the Gentle Enemies as headliners on the bill.

Gay Paris announce the 'After Party Tour' for February and March.

They kicked ass supporting Vista Chino this week, but from February 27th, Gay Paris,/b> will be taking hteir bombastic live shows to more Australia crowds, as they announced the "After Party Tour" to continue right through into late March.

Photo Gallery: Australian Independent Music Awards - The Star Event Centre (07.11.13)

The Australian Independent Music Awards was held at The Star Event Centre last week. One of the big winners was Gay Paris (above) who took home the best Metal/Hardcore award. Photos by Johnny Au

Photo Gallery: Australian Independent Music Awards Red Carpet - The Star, Sydney (07.11.13)

Some of Australia's finest independent musicians gathered at The Star in Sydney for the Australian Independent Music Awards. Here is a selection of the talent and characters on the red carpet. Photos by Johnny Au.

New Music Video: Gay Paris - "Trash Bird At Confessional" (2013)

Gay Paris have revealed the video clip for their single, "Trash Bird At Confessional", encompassing everything fans have come to love about the high energy, no holds barred band. A dynamic live act, we're sure we'll be seeing more of them as we go into 2014!

Photo Gallery: Chopped Rod and Custom Festival Day 2 - Newstead Racecourse, Victoria (05.10.13)

Papa Pilko

Hot Rods and rock music get back to their roots for the annual Chopped Rod & Custom a three-day festival where pre-1965 style custom cars and music fanatics from across Australia roll into Victoria. Photos by Oliver Heath

Live Review: Gay Paris - Annandale Hotel, Sydney (07.06.13)

After hitting Australia in the face with a slew of shows from Hobart to Perth and everywhere in between, Gay Paris head back to their stomping ground Sydney mid way through their Aus album tour to perform a show at the Annandale hotel and, as the album title suggests, it was certainly up there as The Last Good Party.

Photo Gallery: Gay Paris - The Annandale Hotel (07.06.13)

Gay Paris played a stomping hometown gig at the Annandale on Friday on the end of their Last Good Party tour. Dan Turner brings us photos from the show:

Live Review: Gay Paris - Cherry Bar (04.05.13)

Have you been hearing a loud rumble? Has your house been shaking? Have your thighs been quaking? The end is not nigh, it is just Gay Paris on their national tour in support of their new album The Last Good Party. Stopping by Melbourne rock’n’roll institution Cherry Bar on their quest for total destruction, Gay Paris bring tough, dirty and uncomfortably sexy blue-rock to the panting crowd.

Album Review: Gay Paris - The Last Good Party (2013 LP)

Sydney band Gay Paris deliver fresh, dirty, horn raising, rock n’ roll, in the form of The Last Good Party. The new album drops you right at the devil's door step and what you will hear is nothing but chugging guitar riffs, a tightly balanced rhythm section and off centre, preaching vocals. As you’re only human, you enter the house for what the title suggests, and will probably be the last good party you’ll ever experience.