Author Archives: Tonka

Fund raising show at the Basement in Belconnen Friday night

By 9 April 2008

[ 11 April 2008 7:30 pm to 12 April 2008 1:00 am. ] Friday 11 April will see local rockers Tonk share the stage with Charlie Greaser, Sister Scarlette and System Addict as part of the ‘Shave to be Brave’ cancer fundraiser.

It will be at the Basement in Belconnen. Doors open at 7.30.

Unsure of cost at this stage but the venue should have those details.

Further info on [...]

Tonk news

By 28 June 2007

Canberra rockers Tonk, are this week celebrating the national launch of their debut album, ‘Sister Switchblade’, distributed through the Modern Music and Sony/BMG labels.
‘Sister Switchblade’ was recorded in various studios with renowned ARIA nominated Australian producer, Phil McKellar (Grinspoon, Silverchair, the Butterfly Effect and the Hoodoo Gurus, etc.)
The album was recorded live in the studio, [...]

Tonk News

By 23 March 2007

Hi all,
This is just a quick email to bring you up to speed with news from the Tonk camp.
We’ve been crazily organising the launch of our debut album – Sister Switchblade.
The launch will be on Saturday March 31 at the ANU bar and the doors open at 8.00pm.
It’s going to be a great [...]

New Tonk song on myspace

By 7 February 2007

Tonk have placed a sample track (REDBACK) from their debut album “Sister Switchblade” on their myspace site.
The album was recorded in late 2006 with Phil McKellar in various studios around Sydney
The Track can be found at
Play it loud!
The band are gearing up to launch the album Sat March 31st at the ANU as [...]

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