Sunrize Band

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Sunrize Band
Origin Maningrida, Australia
Labels ABC Music
Members Ben Pascoe
Terry Pascoe
Wayne Kala Kala
Horace Wala Wala
Kenny Smith
Andre Pascoe
Chris Pascoe
Jacky Pascoe
Reece Kala-Kala

Sunrize Band are a rock band from the Northern Territory.[1]

Sunrize Band are from the remote community of Maningrida in the Arnhem Land[2][3][4] and were the first band signed to Triple-J's record label.[5] In 2012 they were inducted into the Indigenous Music Hall of Fame.[6]



  • Check It Out! – Let's Dance (1990)
  • Sunset to rize! (1992)[7]
  • Lunggurrma (1993) - ABC Music[8]


  • "Lembana Mani Mani" - ABC Music[9]


  1. ^ Schellberg, Dirk (1994). Didgeridoo: ritual origins and playing techniques. Binkey Kok. ISBN 90-74597-13-0. 
  2. ^ The Age, 25 February 1994, "Day & Night"
  3. ^ The Age, 28 January 1994, "The Sunrize guyz"
  4. ^ Sydney Morning Herald, 29 January 1993, "Detribalised" by Jack Marx
  5. ^ The Age, 25 February 1994, "Music Stop A Young Man's Life From Becoming Unstuck" by Caroline Milburn
  6. ^ Gosford, Bob (14 January 2013), "Terry Napilil Pascoe: sun sets on Sunrize rock legacy", Crikey 
  7. ^ National Library of Australia listing
  8. ^ National Library of Australia listing
  9. ^ The Age, 25 February 1994, review by David Saunders

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