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‘HOW WE OPERATE’ TOUR 2017
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Saturday 11 November, 2017 @ Solbar, Maroochydore
w/ Hobo Magic & The Unknowns – TICKETS HERE

Thursday 23 November, 2017 @ Prince of Wales Hotel, Bunbury
w/ Voyager – Free entry

Friday 24 November, 2017 @ Settlers Tavern, Margaret River
w/ Voyager – Free entry

Saturday 25 November, 2017 @ The Sewing Room, Perth
w/ Voyager, Statues & Yomi Ship – TICKETS HERE

Over the last 9 years, Osaka Punch has forged a reputation as one of Australia’s most wildly entertaining live acts. The group’s distinctive fusion of catchy grooves, jazz chops and a rock ethos sets them apart from most heavy acts and allows an element of humour and satire in an otherwise very serious scene. Reviewers have been keen to emphasise the crowd-captivating live antics of both the outfit and it’s charismatic and ceaselessly energetic front man, Jack ‘Muzak’ Venables.

2016 was a strong year for the band. They released 2 singles and the album ‘Death Monster Super Squad’, which was met with critical acclaim and airplay on Triple J, Triple M, and various local radio stations around the country. Combine that with some epic support slots with Dead Letter Circus, The Fall of Troy, and Closure in Moscow, and it’s easy to see why the buzz is growing so swiftly around Osaka Punch.

2017 kicked off to a flying start with 2 tours along the East Coast supporting Lagerstein and Twelve Foot Ninja. This raised their profile in NSW, SA, and Victoria, and further established their loyal following in their hometown of Brisbane. They scored a Top 10 Buzz Band title at the 2017 BIGSOUND conference before hitting the road on a national headlining tour launching their latest single “How We Operate”. In March 2018 they’re touring nationally with The Butterfly Effect.

Having toured Australia, the UK and Scandinavia over the past 5 years, Osaka Punch has honed their live set to a fine art. This, combined with well-crafted songs and world class musicianship, makes Osaka Punch one of Australia’s must see live acts.

Testimonials

“Bodies were flying around the stage and sending the crowd into a frenzy, but not a single sound was out of place.”
“Normally, you either see a band rule the stage with their energy and charisma… or you see a tight, refined band. Somehow, Osaka Punch pulled off both”
“The vibe was infectious and spread to every single person in the audience, as their heavy grooves and pop melodies vibrated the floors.”
AAA Backstage

“These guys are just one of the coolest funky-arse rock bands I’ve ever seen!”
Heavy Mag

“Osaka Punch is a pop-metal-bastard-fun-daughter. I admire the concept of a band loyal to neither genre, awesome at both, and not giving a f*ck.”
Scenestr

“A rollicking hit of soul-melting groove… with just the right touch of heaviness to start a decent mosh.”
Blunt

“An eclectic mix of Faith No More, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Incubus, just with heavier riffs, smoother pop melodies, and a teeny tiny bit of prog thrown in for good measure”
Killyourstereo.com

“Their progressive/funk/everything fusion had the crowd bopping and bouncing along like it was the world’s biggest hoedown”
“There was not one moment where the infectious talents of the band didn’t have the crowd singing along, in hysterics, or a combination of both”
“Osaka Punch put on one hell of a show, and not for those who enjoy their music, but for those who enjoy music in general.”
MetalWani.com

Visit:
http://osakapunch.com/ 
http://facebook.com/osakapunch/ 

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Gig Guide
Fri 20 Oct, 2017
Enigma Bar, Adelaide
w/ Rival Fire, Terminal Zero & Twitch
Fri 27 Oct, 2017
The Small Ballroom, Newcastle
w/ Majora, Lese Majesty & Ceilings
Sat 28 Oct, 2017
The Factory Floor, Sydney
w/ Majora, Genetics & Lese Majesty
Sun 29 Oct, 2017
Rad Bar, Wollongong
w/ Majora, Swamp Road & Dune Messiah
Fri 3 Nov, 2017
The Brightside, Brisbane
w/ Rival Fire, Majora & He Danced Ivy
Sat 11 Nov, 2017
Solbar, Maroochydore
w/ Hobo Magic & The Unknowns
Thu 23 Nov, 2017
Prince of Wales Hotel, Bunbury
w/ Voyager
Fri 24 Nov, 2017
Settlers Tavern, Margaret River
w/ Voyager
Sat 25 Nov, 2017
The Sewing Room, Perth
w/ Voyager, Statues & Yomi Ship
Thu 1 Mar, 2018
w/ The Butterfly Effect
Prince of Wales
Bunbury, WA
Fri 2 Mar, 2018
w/ The Butterfly Effect
Metropolis
Fremantle, WA
Sun 4 Mar, 2018
w/ The Butterfly Effect
HQ
Adelaide, SA
Thu 8 & Fri 9 Mar, 2018
w/ The Butterfly Effect
The Metro Theatre
Sydney, NSW

Sat 10 & Sun 11 Mar, 2018
w/ The Butterfly Effect
The Croxton Bandroom
Thornbury, VIC

Thu 15 Mar, 2018
w/ The Butterfly Effect
The Cambridge Hotel
Newcastle, NSW

Fri 16, Sat 17 & Sun 18 Mar, 2018
w/ The Butterfly Effect
The Triffid
Brisbane, QLD
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