Love Child hail from Sydney, Australia, combining old school rock influences with a touch of blues and a modern attitude.
Striving to recreate classic rock sounds, combining influences from both sides of the Atlantic, infusing Motown whilst adding an Australian blues edge to the mix. Its wild, it’s soulful, it’s powerful & raw it’s memorable, you can dance to it. Some may say it’s the ultimate combination of musical experience in a live platform.
The band consists of enigmatic front man, Steve Hancock, (Vocals/Harp) driven by Guitarist Dennis Val, supported by the rhythm section Garry Daglish on Bass and James Pool on Drums.
With consistent exposure to radio, community events, festivals, clubs and pubs, the band is spreading their brand of rock (with an ounce of melancholic blues) to appreciative audiences in every corner of the country.
2014 introduced the band with ""Circus in Town " to glowing reviews worldwide and the start of heavy airplay .
2016 saw the release of Love Child’s 2nd album “A Whole Lotta Sassy” (which followed their debut “Circus in Town”) out now on iTunes through Laneway Music. Produced by Grammy Nominee, Sammy Kannis “A Whole Lotta Sassy” was received with rave reviews Worldwide and by the end of the year, they were Number One on Radio Indie Alliance Charts in UK and USA with their singles, “Watching The River Flow” and “Like A Child”.
Early 2018 the band released ''Lose Your Way'' by world class producer Craig Porteils and this was instantly added to high rotation worldwide charting on major independent radio particularly in the Southern Belt of the USA. Current airplay includes England, USA, Ireland, Scotland, France, Denmark, Belgium, Norway, Germany, South Africa, Brazil and New Zealand.
Fireworks Magazine UK- Mark Donnelly
“For fans of “The Black Crowes' style of Blues, this is an essential investment.
My first impression of Love Child is that they are Australia's answer to The Black Crowes; an old-school, Blues-influenced Rock band that's drenched in attitude”.
Stuart Epps (Producer Led Zeppelin, Bad Company) “Great band, would love to produce this band, have a distinct sound but with a Bad Company flavour, fantastic”!
Harry Vanda (Easybeats, songwriter of Friday On My Mind, AC/DC Producer) “Dirty Hands is a fantastic song.”
Ian Moss (Guitar/Singer, member of Cold Chisel) “Love the strat tones. Nice solo on ‘circus’.”
Pat Pattison (Professor at Berklee College of Music, teacher to John Mayer) “I’d Go Crazy is a fantastic well-crafted song!”
Peter Tindall (London DJ, currently playing Love Child’s CD on 38 stations through Europe) “distinct Aussie flavour, can’t put my finger on it as there are too many influences, Aussies have a way of adding unique guitar parts...this is classic front bar rock”.
John Prior (Matt Finish...producer/engineer at Unity Gain Studios Sydney) “Love Child is a producer's dream, great musicians playing real instruments with awesome sounds, inspiring vocals and outstanding songs; it was an absolute pleasure working with them.”
Steve Hancock, (Vocals/Harp)
Dennis Val (Guitar/Vocals)
Garry Daglish (Bass)
James Pool (Drums)
|Influences||The Black Crowes, Cold Chisel, Rival Sons, Led Zeppelin|
|Links||https://www.facebook.com/LOVECHILDBAND/?ref=bookmarks https://twitter.com/LOVECHILD5 https://www.youtube.com/user/LOVECHILDAUSTRALIA/about https://www.reverbnation.com/LOVECHILDBAND?profile_view_source=header_icon_nav|
|Location||Sydney, NSW Australia|
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Gig: Love Child Venue: THE TOWNIE Date:Friday, 31 August 2018 @ 10:00pm Time: 10:00pm Admission: FREE
Gig: Love Child Venue: Frankie's Pizza Date:Thursday, 23 August 2018 @ 9:00pm Time: 9:00pm Admission: FREE
Gig: Love Child Venue: BRIDGE HOTEL Date:Sunday, 19 August 2018 @ 4:30pm Time: 4:30pm Admission: $10
Gig: Love Child Venue: Balgownie Hotel Date:Saturday, 11 August 2018 @ 8:00pm Time: 8:00pm Admission: FREE
Gig: Love Child Venue: BRIDGE HOTEL Date:Sunday, 8 July 2018 @ 4:30pm Time: 4:30pm Admission: $10
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