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The Lazys: Official Biography
Five friends, 20 something and all hailing from NSW’s Central Coast, The Lazys burst on
the scene in 2006 combining Punk’s raw edge and anthemic rock. Building a fan base takes time, but The
Lazys bucked the trend and did it in a year, soon coming to the attention of Sydney agent Select Music. The
band went on to play before 20,000 fans nationally with fellow Central Coasters Something with numbers.
What followed goes against recent industry mantra. When only several thousand cd’s can secure #1 sales, The Lazys
sold thousands at their gigs that year (without charting!). Hard working national tours and appearances at the Come
Together festival followed, with the band building grass roots following from Brisbane to Tasmania that still support them
on every much anticipated visit.
The band went on to play with the likes of US Rockers Against Me, UK’s The Answer, Hollywood’s Juliette and the Licks
(Ms Lewis later seen sporting a Lazys Tee shirt!), Grinspoon, and After the Fall.
Johnny Kanis, front man for seminal band The Hitmen commented; “[They’re like] a young Iggy Pop singing Jet. They’re
wild and exciting live, it’s just what we need. They’re tight, have a great attitude and most importantly, DELIVER!”
Viewers of Seven’s “City Homicide” would have heard The Lazys track “Authority” blasting out on the Lie down with
dogs episode, and get ready for later this year when Live launch TV showcase the band’s May head support slot at the
“Let there be rock” festival at the Gaelic theatre.
The band took their next step in June this year, getting into the studio with producer Phil McKellar (Grinspoon,
Silverchair, Kisschasy, The Getaway Plan etc). The result takes the band into another dimension establishing them in
Australia’s mass conscious. Singles “All Fired up”, and “Union of the Underdogs” will be released July this year
complete with bonus live film clip showcasing their phenomenal live set.
With an appearance main stage alongside "The Living End, Kisschasy & Cog" at the inaugural Coaster festival, a
national tour and an LP scheduled for the second half of the year, the band are set to be this summer's big news. So, as
Something With Numbers front man Jake Grigg announced on Stage to 600 frenzied fans, "Ladies and Gentleman I
give you the best, hardest working Rock and Roll band in Australia - THE LAZYS!"
The Lazys are:
Leon ‘Harry’ Harrison – lead vocals
Ant Kurjakovic – guitar
Mat Morris – lead guitar
Tyler Bennison - drums
Glen ‘Willy’ Williamson – bass
management: [email protected]