Influenced by punks including the Buzzcocks and Wire as much as they were by the Australian outfits Cosmic Psychos and Frenzal Rhomb, the trio of high school friends — Eamon Sandwith, Josh Price and Matt Boggis — started writing their own material: hasty, crude and sparse punk songs with lyrics that channelled what they knew. Being bored in a small town. Bristling against authority.
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He thought the band would end when high school did, but live gigs at parties and local venues gave way to two EPs — a self-titled debut in and Get This in Ya the following year — and a following that grew exponentially after the video for their single Smoko was ed on the Facebook for a surfwear store and went viral overnight. The Chats are deed to provoke a reaction. A cigarette and a cigarette break, respectively. This article includes content provided by Instagram.
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