The Scare

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The Scare
The Scare @ Amplifier Bar (28 11 2009) (4159502810).jpg
Background information
Origin Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Genres Punk
Years active 2004-2010
Labels EMI, Dance To The Radio, Blowback, Below Par Records
Members Kiss Reid
Samuel Pearton
Brock Alexander Fitzgerald
Liam O'Brien
Wade Keighran
Past members Holiday Sidewinder
Kellie Alison
Trad Nathan
Sam Edwards
Ben Lewis

The Scare is an Australian rock band formed in 2004 by Kiss Reid, Ben Lewis, Samuel Pearton and Liam O'Brien in Brisbane, Queensland. They released their debut EP, Masochist Mimes, in November 2004. Brock Alexander Fitzgerald joined in 2005 and the band released a second EP, Vacuum Irony in October. Wade Keighran joined later in the year and in 2006 the band relocated to Birmingham.

They returned to Australia to record their first album before returning to the UK to tour.[1] Their debut album, Chivalry, was released in 2007.[2][3] This was followed up by the Daniel Johns produced Oozevoodoo in September 2009.[4] The band has toured in Australia, UK and USA and have had national rotation on Triple J.[5] The band broke up in 2010, playing their last gig on 9 August in Fortitude Valley QLD.[6]


Albums and EPs[edit]

  • Masochist Mimes EP (November 2004)
  • Vacuum Irony EP (October 2005)
  • Chivalry (2007)
  • Oozevoodoo (4 September 2009) - Below Par Records[7]


  • "Bats! Bats! Bats!" - Dance to the Radio (DTTR031) (7 May 2007)


  1. ^ "What's On: Local Heroes", Birmingham Mail, 18 May 2007 
  2. ^ Palathingal, George (7 December 2007), "Justin time", The Sydney Morning Herald 
  3. ^ "That voodoo that they do so well", Hobart Mercury, 11 June 2009 
  4. ^ Hoffman, Ben (1 April 2009), "Band scares up high-profile backing", Sunshine Coast Daily 
  5. ^ Hoffman, Ben (4 April 2009), "Not scared of success", Sunshine Coast Daily 
  6. ^ Roach, Vicky (8 July 2010), "The wrap", Daily Telegraph 
  7. ^ Donovan, Patrick (18 September 2009), "Oozevoodoo review", The Age 

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