BANDS

HOODOO GURUS

The legendary Hoodoo Gurus. By any measure, one of Australia’s greatest, best loved, most enduring rock bands of all time. Formed in Sydney in 1981, and inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2007 as one of the most "inventive, lyrically smart and exciting" bands in Australia. From 1960s power pop, and wild garage punk to hard driving rock and funky psychedelic kitsch their music stood out from Sydney's Detroit-inspired bands.

Find their previously unreleased track "Mighty Clean" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020.

THE SUPERJESUS

Hailing from Adelaide in 1996, The Superjesus burst on the scene with a very unique sound. Coupling the sonic assault of a wall of guitars with Sarah McLeod's distinctive powerhouse vocals and catchy melodies, The Superjesus carved their own path both in Australia and around the world. Recently reforming twenty years on from their platinum selling album Sumo hitting number two on the ARIA chart, The Superjesus are still as popular as ever. 

Hear "The Impossible" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020.

DIANA ANAID

A powerhouse performer and 'truly talented one-off' Diana has 5 Aria nominations, 2 inclusions in tripleJ's Hottest 100, chart topping hits here and abroad, and a die-hard legion of fans. Diana is an independent artist of the highest caliber and a pioneer of a “Different kind of girl power". Audiences will fall in love with her personal stories and onstage banter, leaving inspired, empowered and entertained.

Hear "I Go Off" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

TEAM UTOPIA

Team Utopia was born in the mind and heart of Redcliffe, Queensland native Nebe back in 2011 and has seen some impressive musicians pass through its ranks to this point. Having gone through the necessary evolution and experimentation all the best bands go through, singer, songwriter and guitarist Dan Nebe found the perfect formula in Mick Bristow, Kirsti Down and Susan Kennet. The band has gone from strength to Strength after playing some massive festivals. After cancelling international touring plans due to Covid, Team Utopia spent 2020 having babies and creating music… Team Utopia is the only band to have played every R4TH event.

Hear "Addiction" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

KILLTOYS

Killtoys are an Australian rock outfit, originating from Brisbane Australia. Their sound is versatile insofar as its sense of innovation; the grit, passion, and rhythm of classic and modern rock is prominent, echoing the spirit contained in great Australian rock bands. Hypnotic grooves, innovative, powerful thought provoking concoctions and melodic feasts. Killtoys: push the boundaries, resist arrest, make it great, be yourself, do as thou wilt!

Hear "Real Thing" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

BILLY RAD

Woody Point local Billy Simpson, AKA Billy Rad, known as the frontman for The Glastons has embarked on a solo project that will not disappoint his fans.  Making his debut with beautiful folk/pop ballad tracks that are powerful and full of catchy hooks. 

Hear "We Were Like Wolves" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

SALT & STEEL

Salt and Steel are two whole hearted, empowering people, who do not try to be anything but themselves and put no rules on what music they write. Their music fuses rock and roots to create a sound that has been described as a cross between Rage against the Machine and John Butler Trio.

Hear "The Beast, The Devil and Me" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

VIBRATIONS FROM THE VOID

Vibrations From The Void are a Brisbane rock’n’roll band that fuses rock with even more rock with danceable grooves for an infectious good time. Hailing from the humid depths of the sunlight-soaked Brisbane, VFTV ) formed out of the desire to play loud, frenetic, fun rock’n’roll and the energy they project to the audience when playing is listed on WHO’s 10 Most Contagious Diseases.

Hear "Margarita Maria" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

HILL 60

Hill 60, whilst relatively 'new' in this format, have been playing for quite some time, based around Matt Hunter's intimate, world-view lyrics and edgy rock rhythms. The name of the band originated from his reflections upon a relative that fought in WWI, at Hill 60 respectively, in which Matt found great admiration for the tremendous diversity of the men and women of this time. 

Hear "Automatic Man" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

PENNY RIDES SHOTGUN

After playing in various bands around Brisbane's seedy pub scene, 5 guys decided it was time to play the songs they'd written in their respective bed rooms to a wider audience than their partners, kids and pets. Some how, through events beyond their control, they found each other and soon discovered their love of each others music. 

Hear "Real People" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

BOX FALCON

An eclectic heavy blues sound, reminiscent of a blend of late 60’s/early 70’s blues club rock to 90’s/00’s grunge/blues rock, Brisbane's Box Falcon slide that needle straight into your vein, then when it hits with the dark dirty bass, drums and sexy riffs, the drug takes over.

Hear "Poor Boy" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

SABRINA LAWRIE

It goes without saying that Sabrina has been a fundamental element to the Brisbane music scene. She has put down the rock guitar for the moment and is working on material in a more electronic and dark ambient genre. The sound that has emerged carries with it an honest exploration of personal topics set to a beat driven synth soundscape.

Hear "Dreamstate" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

UNION RADIO

Featuring former members of Psychotic Lemmings, Turtlebox, Kunst, Bolus, The Go-Betweens, and Darkest Heartstrings, Union radio formed in Melbourne a decade ago and have relocated to Queensland to once again be on the road with their brand of scuzzy pop rock.

Hear "Sick and Tired Blues" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

BLACKCREEK

Blackcreek have been carving out a reputation as one of South East Queensland’s finest rock bands. They came to life in 2016, drawing from the members’ shared love for all things “bluesy, groovy, thick n’ juicy”. Collectively the band has gigged parts of Australia, the UK and the US. From cozy little dives to large open air concerts and festivals, the guys have delivered the goods time and time again.

Hear "Supersonic Girl" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

TRIPSITTA

Tripsitta came into the music scene as a Good time that didn’t know when to stop. Their music is the sound of the counter culture that lives and breathes in the Australian Night life. Its centered around upbeat modern indie rock with an emphasis on pre drink pump up anthems with a touch of Centerlink. Whether your G’ing up the lads for a night on the town or telling stories about last nights adventures, these boys have the tracks to become your new best mate.

Hear "The Valley" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

TOKYO BEEF

Tokyo Beef was born in iconic Burleigh Heads establishment "The Crab Pot" in 2006. The name comes from a burger shop in Nobby's Beach "The Tokyo Beef Burger". Over the years Tokyo Beef have performed at everything from private parties, pubs and clubs, skate parks to surf festivals. This surf rock band keeps it up beat, happy and fun. 

Hear "It Ain't Weak to Speak" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

VICTORIA Q

Let this siren magic you away with her stunning, understated yet glowing performance. Victoria Q is a well known Brisbane singer songwriter. Her style, grace and power of poetry will have you under her spell from the first bar of her first song.

Hear "3 Seconds of Snapchat" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

HARRY PHILLIPS

Singer-songwriter and activist Harry Phillips has an undeniably hooky and memorable style, with lyrics that get deeper the longer you look at them. Harry has written with some of the most established names in the Australian music scene, as well as with several high-profile songwriters from overseas, in countries such as the Netherlands and the United States. 

Hear "Emma" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020.

DIRTY LIARS

Bikini clad, cartoon curved, thrill seeking Mandy Moo’s miscreant misfits, Dirty Liars celebrate all that is fast, dirty and wild. Delve into the depths of Dirty Liars and you are kicking up sonics that have been swept under the carpet since the 60’s ranging from Garage to 70’s Proto Punk Rock… doused with a twisted... sexy… anachronistic quirk.

Hear "Kryptonite" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

BENEATH THE TREES

Beneath the Trees are a Brisbane based reggae band, combining the best parts of dub, rock and roots to bring the good vibes.
 
Hear "Girly Magazine" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

DEAD HAND BLUES

Dead Hand Blues are an original blues rock band from Brisbane. Overdriven riffs, big vocals and heavy beats. Dead Hand Blues take influence from the greats and deliver their sick tunes in turn.

Hear "Again" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

UPSIZE

Brisbane band Upsize entered the local rock scene back in 2003 and began to make serious renovations to the local live music scene. Bringing their brand of original, dirty Oz rock, they have a contagious sound that features loads of crunchy guitar, thumping drums and a powerhouse vocal performance. 

Hear "Don't Go Chasing" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

TEAR TRIP

Formed in 2019, these rockers are ready to take on Brisbane with their original tunes and their catchy melodies plus mega performances! Despite being aged between 16-18 these guys posses talent beyond their years, playing regular gigs and gaining more experience with every show. If you were looking for a punchy sound these guys would take the cake.

Hear "Think For Myself" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

THE SHAMBOLICS

The Shambolics are a surf rock band from the Gold Coast. They bring observational punk rock to Rockin' 4 The Homeless, with a song from their second album, which is being recorded with producer Benny D Williams. The Shambolics have been embraced by the punk rock community in Brisbane, and are regularly seen onstage at venues such as King Lears Throne, Blutes and Greaser. They have played along some of the best, such as You Am I and Screamfeeder and like to think of themselves as a collective, welcoming anyone to join in celebrating the true joy of music.

Hear "(Not A) Spectator Sport" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

BLACK WHISKEY

Rock vocals, booming bass lines, pounding drums and catchy guitar riffs. This is Black Whiskey. Bringing back the good old arse kicking rock they love, Black Whiskey deliver an energetic collection of tracks that instill your faith that the Aussie rock scene lives on. 

Hear "Whiskey and Rock N Roll" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

LUNCHTIME

Lunchtime’s songs are a catchy fusion of grunge & pop punk that may induce ear orgasms. Known for their bubble-blowing, mintie-throwing live performances are known for their fierce punk energy and impromptu games of musical chairs. 

Hear "Deception Bay" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

BALTIMORE GUN CLUB

Gold Coast Local legends Baltimore Gun Club have gone from strength to strength and established themselves as a tour de force with their heavy, groovy brand of stoner rock. Combining unique Australiana with the idea that Sabbath got a hold of some decent shrooms and took up truck driving.

Hear "Apollo" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

PUNKTILIOUS

Punktilious are a 3 piece punk rock band based in Brisbane. Formed in 2015, the band has quickly established themselves on the south east Queensland live music scene. Classic punk rock with plenty of catchy hooks.

Hear "Shortage" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

KOBY LEE

Koby Lee is a passionate performer and an eclectic songwriter. With a love for music in all genres Koby's aim is to ignite emotions, challenge opinions and tell stories. Whether it be through her Pop songs, her Rock songs, or her Children's songs, Koby's love of songwriting and catchy tunes is un-deniable.

Hear "Fire Away" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

BLACKNOISE ARMY

Brisbane’s The Blacknoise Army have managed to capture the raw grit that made the 90’s Seattle grunge scene so irresistible, whilst melding a more arcane lyrical flavour to their particular brand of heavy rock. You can expect lyrics that delve into the recesses of the human spiritus, explore the occult, and ultimately, challenge the bounds of what we know and trust.

Hear "Virus in the Hive" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

HARPSNAKE

Australia's best harmonica player and snake catcher, Harpsnake can do anything. Harmonica, foot drums, guitar, singing, songwriting, and, of course, catching snakes. First hitting the stage and the TV in the mid-90s, his first recorded work touched down in 2009 with his original CD. Harpsnake has played Brisbane Blues Festival and the Woodford Folk Festival multiple times and is now going solo with help of his band, Cosmic Honey.

Hear "Nettie Blues" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

NATE RUSSELL

Nate had a fortunate introduction to music through his parents’ eclectic record collection soaking up the likes of Van Morrison, The Who and Patsy Cline to name a few. After years of travelling across a few continents, he now calls Redcliffe, Brisbane home and will be releasing his country crossover album NORTH OF THE BORDER early 2021.

Hear "The Money Shot" on Rockin' 4 The Homeless Greatest Hitters 2014 - 2020

ROCKIN 4 THE HOMELESS 2020

Rockin’ 4 The Homeless is an annual event organised by volunteers to support the homeless in our community.
The Breakfast Club ABN 91 391 822 420  |  Charity number CH 3111
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram