Brisbane band UPSIZE entered the rock lounge room in 2003 and began to make serious renovations to the local live music scene.
Band members - Matt Kurth (vocals), Sean Metcalfe (guitar, vocals), Martin Duffy (guitar), Austin Reading (bass) and Brien Timu (drums)
Beautiful Chaos (2018)
Living like a King (2016)
The Time It Takes (2014)
Hit the Lights (2012)
Dirty Hands (2010)
West End Delicacy... (2007)
One Man Stereo (2005)
Talk Show (Demo) (2004)
UPSIZE have performed at many of Brisbane’s premier rock venues in SE QLD and have headlined at clubs like The Zoo and The Globe as well as at venues on the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, Ipswich and Toowoomba. The band has also supported high profile acts such as The Angels, The Radiators, Airborne, Meloddysey, The Daisycutters, Grand Atlantic, Dead Letter Circus, Mammal and many more.
UPSIZE have also toured the east coast of Australia taking in venues on the Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Brisbane, Coffs Harbour, Newcastle, Sydney and Melbourne.
UPSIZE excel at live performances of their brand of original, dirty Oz rock and are currently playing shows in support of their seventh release, “Beautiful Chaos”.
The album is receiving great reviews from press and punters locally as well as at an international level.
“Talk Show” – Top Ten finalist rock category- Q Song Awards
“Talk Show” film clip - finalist BIFF
“The tightest live band I’ve seen in twenty years” Geoff Turner (The Radiators)
“Playing overtime on the M+M stereo this week is a track called Contagious which is just that, with loads of crunchy guitar, thumping drums and a powerhouse vocal performance”. (Noel Mengel - The Courier Mail)
“UPSIZE have created an EP of old-fashioned, dirty rock songs reminiscent of the glory days of Aussie rock’n’roll”. (DCR - Time Off)
"The mongrel-factor is upsized significantly as headliners UPSIZE unleash some ’70s-style rock.” (Michaela McGuire - Time Off)
“UPSIZE, another Brissy based band, with their amalgamation of 70’s style Guitar Rock and Powderfinger-esque style, were in my opinion the best of the Fest.” (Amy Stannard - Q Mag)
More info at www.reverbnation.com/upsize
Matt Kurth (vocals)
Sean Metcalfe (guitar, vocals)
Martin Duffy (guitar)
Austin Reading (bass)
Brien Timu (drums)
|Influences||Classic Oz rock, Rolling Stones, Paul Kelly, The Angels, Black Crowes|
|Links||https://www.facebook.com/Upsize-119893536419/ https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0767Dq5_7w7dyfUodOSvF8q-J_jdyzRF https://upsize.bandcamp.com/|
|Location||Brisbane, QLD Australia|
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