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Tonk Takes it to the next level

LurkerGal 12 September 2006 1


Canberra rockers Tonk will cement their reputation as one of Canberra’s hottest bands when they take it to the next level in the studio and on the road over the next two months.

From 16 September, the band will spend seven days recording their debut EP’s with acclaimed producer Phil McKellar, in Sydney’s Megaphon studio.

Aussie icons Midnight Oil, The Hoodoo Gurus, Cold Chisel and The Mark of Cain have all previously recorded albums at Megaphon.

The band is stoked about the opportunity to record at Megaphon with Phil, who has also previously worked with some of Australia’s most high profile bands, including Silverchair, Grinspoon, and The Cruel Sea.

Following the recording, Tonk will unleash their live show outside Canberra for the first time, playing four Sydney shows with the Butterfly Effect in October.

The band then returns to Canberra to play the Cocktoberfest festival at the Greenroom, before ending October by opening for Jimmy Barnes with Night Train at The Hellenic Club. Dates for these shows are below.
The band are also entrants in Triple J’s Unearthed competition, and people can support the band by voting at:
People can also listen to demo recordings and get information about Tonk on their
Myspace site:


16 – 22 Sept Recording @Megaphon with Phil McKellar

11 October Caringbah Bizzo’s – Butterfly Effect Support
12 October Hornsby RSL – Butterfly Effect Support
13 October The Roxy, Parramatta – Butterfly Effect Support
14 October Revesby Workers – Butterfly Effect Support

21 October Greenroom Cocktoberfest

31 October Hellenic Club Jimmy Barnes/Night Train support

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Absent Diane 3:19 pm 12 Sep 06

I know the boys are pretty excited about all this.. and so they should be!! Congrats!! can’t wait to hear the CD, its gonna be a corker..

and Cocktoberfest is gonna be massive (jagermeister in abundance)…. PLUG WARNING Tix are available for cocktoberfest from the bands.. if interested email or you can contact your favourite band on the bill and they will gladly sell them to you ..

CBR Tweets

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