In November the Cruel Sea emerge from the billowy depths to shake off the barnacles and deliver some salty grooves and bone crunching tropidalia.
People who have seen this band know that as live performers they're one of the country's finest.
ARIA award winning and chart topping albums including The Honeymoon Is Over that ranked 57th in the Triple J Hottest 100 Australian Albums of All Time.
All five members were ensconced in the extraordinary Australian underground scene of the 1980s and they are one of the few bands to find success without losing the integrity of their craft.
Tex, Jim, Dan, Kenny and James have been busy pursuing other projects and the Cruel Sea have been remaining elusive and somewhat mysterious. However, they smuggled in a rocking show to open the prestigious and world class MONA in Hobart in January this year.
The Cruel Sea are firing up their steam-powered ship and playing a small run of shows to coincide with the Queenscliff Music Festival and Golden Days Festival.
Fri 18th Nov @ The Metro Theatre, Sydney Tickets: Ticketek & venue (02) 9550 3666
Thursday 24th Nov @ Prince Of Wales, Melbourne Tickets: Moshtix & venue (03) 9536 1168
Fri 25th Nov @ The Gov, Adelaide Tickets: Moshtix & venue (08)8340 0744