“A song with a music video that is like a slap in the face in getting it’s message across. Totally relatable for so many people who have been in a relationship with a drunk.” Music Injection Aus
Watch the new single from ‘The Hard Aches’ ‘Glad that You’re Gone’ here
It’s safe to say The Hard Aches aren’t new to music. The slacker punks surged forward on a relentless touring schedule for the past few years, playing in venues as diverse as carparks, backyards, bedrooms and record stores, honing a sound that is unmistakably their own, brought to life by the technical brilliance of drummer Alex Upton and the frenetic guitar work of Ben David.
The two-piece bring enough noise to more than make up for their lack of numbers; which earnt them plenty of 2015 accolades such as inclusion in the Rip It Up Hot 6, as one of South Australia’s brightest talents, as well as being the 12th most played band on triple j Unearthed.
2016 brings in bigger stages than ever before supporting Frenzal Rhomb and Snowdroppers, as well as being invited to join Laneway Festival, which saw The Hard Aches on the main stage for the first time. Looking forward, national tours with Tired Lion and
Luca Brasi await. Produced by Lindsay Gravina (Hole, Living End, Magic Dirt), new single, ‘Glad That You’re Gone’ was added to high rotation on triple j. With their first album Pheromones under their belt, lessons learnt and dozens more songs penned mean that they’re ready for their next challenge. Tipping their hat to peers as diverse as Courtney Barnett, You Am I, and The Cars, this is a band that is most comfortable when onstage or in the studio; with a high cadence, insatiable appetite, and irrepressible dreams.
THE HARD ACHES – TOUR DATES
Touring with Tired Lion
Thursday 19th May – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne
Friday 20th May – The Brightside, Brisbane
Saturday 21st May – Newtown Social Club, Sydney
Friday 27th May – Fat Controller, Adelaide
Saturday 28th May – Capitol, Perth
Touring with Luca Brasi
Wednesday 17th August – The Basement, Canberra
Thursday 18th August – The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle
Friday 19th August – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
Saturday 20th August – The Zoo, Brisbane
Thursday 25th August – Jack Rabbit Slims, Perth
Friday 26th August – Fat Controller, Adelaide
Saturday 27th August – The Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Sunday 28th August – Brisbane Hotel, Hobart
Friday 9th September – Poison City Weekender, Max Watts Melbourne
Saturday 10th September – Poison City Weekender, Max Watts Melbourne