The Dirty Nil

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The Dirty Nil
Origin Dundas/Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Genres Alternative rock, hard rock, punk rock
Years active 2006–present
Labels Dine Alone Records
Members Luke Bentham
Ross Miller
Kyle Fisher
Past members Dave Nardi

The Dirty Nil are a Canadian alternative rock band from Hamilton, Ontario,[1] who won the Juno Award for Breakthrough Group of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2017.[2] The band consists of singer and guitarist Luke Bentham, bassist Ross Miller and drummer Kyle Fisher.[3]

Music critics commonly label the band under the punk rock genre. The band defines themselves as just a rock band.[3]

The band formed in 2006. The band released their debut single "Fuckin' Up Young" in 2011.[1] They followed up with a series of further singles and EPs and released their full-length debut album Higher Power in 2016.[1] Following that album's success, they released Minimum R&B, a compilation of the early singles and EP tracks, in 2017.[4] On June 7, 2018, Billboard announced that the Dirty Nil will release their third album Master Volume on September 14, 2018 on Dine Alone Records.[5]


Studio albums[edit]

  • Higher Power (2016)
  • Minimum R&B (2017)
  • Master Volume (2018)


  • Little Metal Baby Fist (2012)
  • Smite (2014)


  • "Fuckin' Up Young" (2011)
  • "Zombie Eyed" (2013)
  • "Cinnamon/Guided by Vices" (2014)
  • "No Weaknesses" (2015)
  • "Surrender" (2018)
  • "Bathed In Light" (2018)
  • "Pain of Infinity" (2018)
  • "I Don't Want That Phone Call" (2018)