For Sold
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For Sold


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Led By The Blind - EP 2004
Don't Think So - Single 2005
For Sold (Self Titled) - LP 2008


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For Sold began in early 2002 with a bunch of mates who loved punk rock. Coincidentally, they all played the right combination of instruments to form a band and decided to have a go at making their own music. Things started off slowly with the band learning a few covers and some song's that had been written by members prior to starting the band.

The first For Sold show was a memorable one at Troy Joiner's (a common friend of the band) 18th birthday. The band debuted their live set in front of 150 local friends and aquaintences and received a great response.

From here, the band began to build a strong local following with a large number of local gigs in the South Gippsland area. This led to the production of the band's first release - Led By The Blind. The EP was well recieved and was picked up for nationwide distribution by Reveberation Records. While the record did not achieve commercial 'success' it established the band as a player in the Victorian punk rock scene.

Following the release of Led By The Blind accross the country, the band did a number of brief interstate tours to Canberra, Regional and Metro Queensland and Adelaide as well as a large number of local and metro Melbourne shows.

Following the release and subsequent touring of Led By The Blind, the band started its own record label, Dodgy Records. The label is jointly owned by Harley (guitarist) and Shannon (vocals). Dodgy Records' first release was a compilation titled Sounds From The Underground and showcased 12 of Australia's finest underground punk, ska and hardcore bands. For Sold recorded the single Don't Think So specifically to be released on this compilation and the song is to date a fan-favourite of the bands repertoire.

Following the release of the single, the band toured a number of areas throughout their home state of Victoria until the band's drummer, coe, left the band and moved interstate with his family. The band decided to have a hiatus following Coe's departure until 2007 when Coe returned and the band reformed.

The band immediately started work on its first full-length self-titled album of 17 tracks. The recorded was completed in 2008 with its release delayed due to negotiations with commercial distributors. These negotiations eventually led to the recorded being released through Dodgy Records and distributed by MGM in stores nationwide and digitally around the world.

This records was followed with return tours to Queensland, NSW, the ACT and the band's visit to Tasmania. Subsequent to this, the band's bass player (Appy) left the band to persue personal music goals as a solo blues performer. The spot was quickly filled by a new bass player and band friend, Crumpet. The band played out a number of commitments with the new bass player and then decided itwas time to start fresh with a new bunch of songs.

The band is currently working on their next full-length release which is due to be finished and released early to mid 2011.