Austin Lucas

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Austin Lucas
Birth name Austin Lucas
Born Bloomington, Indiana, United States
Genres Punk rock
Folk punk
Folk
Alternative rock
Bluegrass
Occupations Musician, songwriter, singer, guitarist
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1997–present
Labels New West Records

Austin Lucas is an indie artist best known for his own blend of folk punk.

Early years[edit]

Austin grew up in Bloomington, IN the United States, but moved to the Czech Republic in 2003. In 2008, Austin relocated back to the United States. He is the son of Bob Lucas who is a producer/songwriter best known for his work with Alison Krauss. Austin spent six years as a member of the Indiana University Children's Choir.[1]

Career[edit]

Austin was bassist/backing vocals in the band Twenty Third Chapter from 1997–1999, lead vocalist in Rune from 1998–2000. He was also involved with the band K10 Prospect as lead singer/guitarist from 2000–2004. He now plays lead guitar in Prague-based Guided Cradle, 2004–current. Austin has worked in conjunction with fellow Indie artist Chuck Ragan. The two first collaborated in 2007 when they released a split and later on the Bristle Ridge LP in 2008.[2] Lucas took part of The Revival Tour, alongside Ragan, Ben Nichols of Lucero and Tim Barry.[3] The following year, Lucas rejoined The Revival Tour alongside his father, Ragan, Barry, Frank Turner, Jim Ward, and many others.[4] His current album was recorded with the help of his father and sister Chloe Manor in his family home located in Ohio.


In 2013, Lucas was signed to New West Records, released a new studio album, Stay Reckless, on August 27, 2013.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2006: The Common Cold by Austin Lucas
  • 2007: A Split 7" Chuck Ragan/Austin Lucas
  • 2007: Putting the Hammer Down by Austin Lucas
  • 2008: Bristle Ridge by Chuck Ragan and Austin Lucas
  • 2008: At War With Freak Folk by Austin Lucas
  • 2009: Somebody Loves You by Austin Lucas
  • 2010: Two Songs EP by Austin Lucas (Limited 7" on Dog Lovers records)
  • 2010: Collection by Austin Lucas
  • 2011: A New Home in the Old World by Austin Lucas
  • 2013: Stay Reckless by Austin Lucas[2]

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