Destrends: Lousy Lover



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Destrends are a Melbourne based post-punk collective who produce an angular, bass-driven sound and have built a reputation as a distinctly theatrical live outfit. With a sound influenced by early 80’s post-punk, Destrends produce a confident mix of gloomy goth-laden punk with some real Aussie grit.

The band is comprised of brothers Matt (Vocals) and Nathan Savage (Bass), Liam Burgan (Drums), & Billy Watts (Guitar).

The accomplished guitar work of Billy Watts is by no means a surprise, being the son of late Robbie ‘Rocket’ Watts, former guitarist of Aussie-punk legends Cosmic Psychos.

Destrends’ 2017 EP ‘Lousy Lover’ solidified the group as a menace to behold, scoring support slots with Aussie favourites King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Spiderbait, & Hoodoo Gurus.

With a new line-up in tow and a stack of new material on the way, Destrends return with their new single ‘Medication’ in September 2019.

Medication; the band’s latest offering, warns of a post-apocalyptic dystopia.

The track speaks of our leaders’ apathy towards issues that affect the next generation, with a focus on climate change. In a political climate where the individual feels increasingly powerless, hope begins to fade as we surrender to an inevitable fate.

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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 32 × 32 cm