The Raids

The Raids

 Sydney, New South Wales, AUS

2 piece rock band? Look no further than "The Raids” as they storm into the music world stunning audiences with their powerful live performances. Witness the start of a new era as this 2 piece take rock to the next level.


Having performed at Minami Wheel 2011 in Osaka - Japan, this 2 piece rock experiment have left their mark across some of the most prominent venues for upcoming bands with their persistence proving to be the key as they continue to work towards their success.

Brought together by 2 mates from Sydney’s South West, waits a rock band deciding whether it’s a risk to start something new or just a crazy thought altogether….and after a month of rehearsals and hesitation, the answer was both.

Meet ‘The Raids’

Introduced to the music scene in 2010, The Raids have risen through the Sydney live scene captivating audiences with their powerful live performances.
Guided by multiple music genres and influenced by the likes of established 2 piece outfits such as The Mess Hall, The Fumes and The White Stripes, their presence on the stage is certainly felt by those who stand before it.

Complimenting each other with songs of the modern era and real life stories, their psychedelic flavour is a combination of their impeccable drumming by Andrew Kaleopa and emanating heavy guitar riffs by Shane Hackett with both delivering strong dynamic vocals in harmony to capture their unique and edgy sound.

Following the release of their debut single titled Mean Girl; witness the start of a new era as they storm into the music world rocking the stage with their mission to engage you all.

The Raids are coming.


iTunes single: The Raids - Mean Girl - via MGM

Set List

1. You're Not Alone
2. The One For Me
3. Mean Girl
4. Reflections
5. Freight Train
6. No Where's Home
7. Maybe Someday
8. Rush
9. In Your Eyes