Vegas Kings

Vegas Kings

 Brisbane, Queensland, AUS
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Vegas Kings! Australian Independent Underground Garage Blues Punk Legends.

Biography

Vegas Kings are an 8 year old garage blues punk band from Brisbane Australia. Like any 8 year old they are loud, hyperactive and prone to tantrums!
Vegas Kings have toured all over Australia and Europe. They have released three albums. For Those Who Came in Late, from 2003 received great reviews from all over Australia including BLUNT, Time Off, BEAT, Drum, Inpress and Australian Guitar gave it 9 out of 10!
"from dirty dirges to sweat soaked stompers, Vegas Kings put a fresh twist on everything the blues ever stood for" Australian Guitar Magazine
2006 saw the release of DEAD MONEY. This garnered great reviews in Australia and worldwide in independent press.
Their Third record "You'll Never Work in This Town Again" was recorded by producer Jeff Lovejoy (Powderfinger, Regurgitator, The Cruel Sea) and mixed by Detroit garage rock legend Jim Diamond (The White Stripes, The Dirtbombs).
All records have had play on Triple J and many of Australia's fine community stations. Tracks from Dead Money fared in the top 10 of Brisbane's ZZZfm Hot 100 in 2006 and 2007.
They have kept company on stage with such acts as The Bellrays, The Black Keys, Bob Log III, The Raveonettes, The Dirtbombs, The Soledad Brothers, David Viner, The Immortal Lee County Killers, G Love and Special Sauce, John Schooley, The Beasts of Bourbon, 50 Kaitenz, The Cosmic Physcos and The Drones.
They have played at such festivals as the 2003 East Coast Blues and Roots Festival, The 2007 Big Day Out and 2008 Sounds of Spring Festival.
2010 will see Vegas Kings once again touring to Europe.

Discography

2002 - John Wayne Said - EP
2003 - Ghost Train - Single
2003 - For Those Who Came in Late . . . - Album
2004 - It's Alright - Single
2005 - Love (Like Hell) - 7" Single
2006 - Dead Money - Album
2006 - HAIL - Single
2008 - Yeah I'm Drunk, So What? - Live EP
2009 - You'll Never Work in This Town Again

Set List

Hole
You'll Never Work in this Town Again
Fade Away
Ghost Train
Sunshine
Good Soldier
Man
I Great Ape
The Natural
Hail
I Aint Gettin No Sleep
Love (Like Hell)
Flying Jesus Judo Kicks

We play for however long we are asked to play for. The above is a typical 45 minute set however we have so many songs this is changes a lot.