Label: Sputnik Records - SPUT001,Festival Mushroom Records - MUSH01875.2 • Format: CD EP • Country: Australia • Genre: Rock • Style: Pop Rap, Punk
Formed inthe current lineup consists of original members Jay Dunne as lead vocalist, guitarist Simon Hepburn and bassist Damian Gardiner Adrian Griffin. The band's previous drummer, Scott Murray, was killed in an accident after being struck by a car on 18 November Throughout their recording career, they have released 5 studio albums and 5 EPs3 of which debuted in the ARIAnet top This includes the certified platinum album Upstyledown which was Interlude - Morrissey - Reader Meet Author by Kalju Tonuma and debuted Swingin - Clifford Brown - Seven Classic Albums number 1 in July Altes Neues Leben - Frei.Wild - Gegengift band have also seen commercial success on Australian singles charts, with singles such as 'Rip It Up', 'Goodbye' and 'What's the Deal?
After declining popularity following their album Extremist Makeoverthe band released a greatest hits album 10 Years of Cheap Fame before announcing their hiatus in Never Give Up - 28 Days - Kid Indestructible debuting with a one-sided 7" single "Ball of Hate" and the Sand CD single, 28 Days released their self-titled album in through the independent Stubble imprint.
The EP consolidated a following around Australia as a result of their reputation as a solid live act and Triple J's rotation of the tracks "Kool" and "La Tune". The latter peaked at No. The year was rounded out with two further charting singles - the more reflective "Goodbye" and "Song For Jasmine", written for Simon Hepburn's young daughter who was named after the Carole King song; Jazz Man. The rest of the year involved more touring and preparation for a new album, until the death of Scott Murray briefly Never Give Up - 28 Days - Kid Indestructible their progress.
It was in that the band travelled to the states to join the '02 Warped tour. The band received some negative publicity in February when accused of an attack upon a satirical Sydney-based band The Drugs at Melbourne's Duke of Windsor Hotel late that month.
The motive for the attack was allegedly in regard to an open letter The Drugs' lead singer posted on his band's website, accusing Jay Dunne of being homophobic and politically incorrect at 28 Days' Big Day Out appearances.
Never Give Up - 28 Days - Kid Indestructible Dunne neglected to reply, denies being homophobic and described the whole thing as being "a bit gay". Following a period of confusion, they released a new single "Like I Do" to little fanfare in It would be a taster for the band's fourth album Extremist Makeover.
The album charted in the Top 40, whilst Never Give Up - 28 Days - Kid Indestructible further singles also charted; but poorly in comparison to previous singles. Due to this slump in sales, 28 Days left Festival Mushroom in Novemberamid much controversy. It was suggested by many that they were dropped, but Damian Gardiner insisted on the band's official message board it was 28 Days' decision alone to leave the label. They were, in fact, only released after singer, Jay Dunne ranted, vehemently, on stage at a gig at the University of Sydney about his disgust at how much money 28 Days had put into 'Murdoch's pocket'.
As part of a deal between Mushroom records and 28 Days: in which the band were not to speak publicly about the reasons behind the split in return for retaining the rights to 'Extremist Makeover' the band was forced to stay silent about it for a year. The band made a small cameo appearance in the film "Australian Pie" from director Garnet Mae. Soon afterwards the band announced its 10 Years of Cheap Fame tour. The band retired late in On 2 May they released a new demo song on their MySpace page.
They supported Bodyjar 's farewell tour later that year in November The band returned in for a headlining tour of Australia supported by Behind Crimson Eyes.
The band has spent laterand playing occasional rural dates and a number of special club appearances in cities across Australia. Inthe band has toured extensively for their UpStyleDown tour. Throughout the tour, the band played the album in its entirety. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. This article needs additional citations for verification.
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