Born Lion

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Born Lion
OriginSydney, Australia
GenresPunk rock Christian Rock
Years active2012–
MembersJohn Bowker
Nathan Mulholland
Andres Hyde

Born Lion are an Australian band based in Sydney that formed in 2012.[1] Their Final Words album was nominated for a 2015 ARIA Award for Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album.[2] Their album Celebrate the Lie was released in early 2018.[3]

Born Lion signed to FOUR FOUR, an imprint of ABC Music, in March 2015.[4]

Band members[edit]

  • John Bowker
  • Red
  • Nathan Mulholland
  • Andres Hyde



Title Album details
Final Words
  • Released: 2015[5]
  • Label: Four/Four (BL001)
  • Format: CD, LP, digital
Celebrate the Lie
  • Released: 2018
  • Label: ABC Music (6704128)
  • Format: CD, digital

Extended Plays[edit]

Title EP details
Born Lion
  • Released: 2013
  • Label: Born Lion (BLEP001)
  • Format: CD, digital

Awards and nominations[edit]

ARIA Music Awards[edit]

The ARIA Music Awards are a set of annual ceremonies presented by Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA), which recognise excellence, innovation, and achievement across all genres of the music of Australia. They commenced in 1987.

Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref.
2015 Final Words ARIA Award for Best Hard Rock or Heavy Metal Album Nominated [6]


  1. ^ Fuamoli, Sosefina (3 July 2015). "On album release day, Born Lion announce national tour dates for "Final Words"!". AU review.
  2. ^ Shedden, Iain (7 October 2015). "ARIA Music Awards: Courtney Barnett leads way as nominations revealed". The Australian.
  3. ^ Wood, Chelsea (16 February 2018). "Born Lion – ' Celebrate the Lie' (Album Review)". Amnplify. Retrieved 12 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Topic: Four signs Born Lion". Amnplify. Australian Musicians Network. Archived from the original on 26 January 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  5. ^ Pelling, Oliver (2 July 2015), "Born Lion. Final Words. Four Four", Rolling Stone, archived from the original on 8 November 2016, retrieved 8 November 2016
  6. ^ ARIA Award previous winners. "Winners By Award – 27th ARIA Awards 2013". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 2 March 2014.