Electric Mary

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Electric Mary
Origin Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Genres Rock, classic rock
Years active 2003–present
Labels Powerage Records, Bad Reputation, Big Records, Listenable Records
Associated acts Southern Sons, Bugdust, Russell Morris, Kellie Fernando-Bird, Bottle of Smoke, Sneak
Website www.electricmary.com
Members Rusty Brown
Pete Robinson
Venom
Alex Raunjak
Brett Wood
Past members Fox Fagan
Irwin Thomas
Nathan Cavaleri
Glenn Proudfoot

Electric Mary is a rock band from Melbourne, Australia.[1] Their debut single "Sail On" reached #76 on the ARIA Singles chart.[2]

In 2008 they were finalists in the MusicOz Awards, nominated for Best Rock Band.[3] They were also selected to support Whitesnake[4] and Judas Priest.[5] 2009 saw them tour with Alice Cooper[6] and Glenn Hughes[7] as well as showcasing at Experience PRS for PRS Guitars in Stevensville, Maryland alongside the likes of Carlos Santana, Dweezil Zappa and Buddy Guy. In 2010 they supported Deep Purple.[8] Whilst in the States, Electric Mary collaborated with Grammy Award-winning engineer/producer Jason Corsaro[9] on a live recording which is yet to be released. Corsaro's credits include Soundgarden's Superunknown.

The latter part of 2011 saw the band perform at the World Cup in South Africa and then embark on an extensive concert tour of mainland Europe including Hell Fest in France.

In 2012 the band returned to Europe for an extensive tour taking in France, Spain & Belgium and then over to the UK and then went on to perform at The Hard Rock Hell Festival in Wales.

Discography[edit]

Albums
  • Four Hands High (2004) – Big Records
  • Down to the Bone (2008) – Powerage Records[10][11][12][13]
  • III (2011) – Listenable Records (Europe)
EPs
  • The Definition of Insanity (2006)[14]
  • The Venom Principle (2008)
  • Long Time Coming (2011)
  • From The Vault (2012)
Singles
  • "Sail On" (2004) – Big Records AUS #76[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cashmere, Paul, (1 January 2009). "Electric Mary, the Undercover MySpace Indie Act of the Day". Undercover Media Pty Ltd. Retrieved on 7 August 2012.
  2. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 743
  3. ^ MusicOz Awards
  4. ^ Classic Rock
  5. ^ PRS Guitars From The Land of Oz... Meet Electric Mary
  6. ^ Out in Canberra, 26 August 2009, Alice Cooper w/ Electric Mary by Liam Budge
  7. ^ db magazine, Thursday 23 April, Glenn Hughes/ Almost Human/ Electric Mary by James McKenzie
  8. ^ The Australian, 24 April 2010, "Deep Purple"
  9. ^ http://www.undercover.com.au/News-Story.aspx?id=9179_Electric_Mary_Record_With_Soundgarden_Engineer
  10. ^ Sunday Mercury, Sep 30 2008, ELECTRIC MARY - Down To The Bone By Paul Cole
  11. ^ The West Australian, 14 August 2009, Down to the Bone 4.5/5 stars review by Phil Jupp
  12. ^ Sunday Mercury, 28 September 2008, Down to the Bone review by Paul Cole & Jack Daniels
  13. ^ National Library of Australia listing Down in the bone
  14. ^ All Access Magazine Electric Mary :: The Definition Of Insanity by The Atomic Chaser
  15. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 745

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