Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Ballarat Boys Blasting Hits across the States Ahead of Rocky Show

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Ballarat Boys Blasting Hits across the States Ahead of Rocky Show

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Byline: Amy Haydock Amy.Haydock@capnews.com.au

ITaS only early days in their musical journey, but rising Ballarat boys Gold Fields have made a lot of ground in just two years.

The quintet, which is coming to Rockhampton in a couple of weeks for CQas annual Oxford Street Party, said it was looking forward to meeting Rocky fans.

Delivering on the thrilling promise they have shown since they seemingly burst out of nowhere in late 2010, the four-track EP is a taut set of frantic dance-pop and anthemic jams and includes a remix of their breakout single, Treehouse, and follow-up smash, The Woods.

BEAT had a phone chat with the boys, while they were touring the US, about their debut album and their future musical plans.

Firstly, congratulations on your success so far and the album. How are you guys enjoying your musical journey?

Weave only been a band for two years, so we are just starting off. Our first album comes out on March 1, 2013. So I kind of feel like itas only the start of our musical journey.

All the work we have done so far is building up to this point.

Now we just want to play as many shows as we possibly can and get our music heard.

How are you feeling about the release of your album?

We are very excited for its release as we havenat had any new material out since our four- track EP around a year ago. So now it feels like we have something solid to tour with.

Youare playing shows in the US at the moment a how have you been enjoying America?

America has been showing us a great time. We have had highs and lows, which I guess was expected.

A day trip to Las Vegas turned into a four-night stay because our trailer hitch snapped in two.

Being stranded in Vegas sounds like a great thing, but that place was driving me crazy.

No-one should live in a casino for longer then two days.

The shows have been interesting; weave had everything from getting kicked off stage in Austin to getting Jamieson shots handed to us between every song in Salt Lake City.

Youall be playing here in Rockhampton at the end of December for the Oxford Street Party a have you ever played in Rocky before? …

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