Dang! White Lung are playing Laneway Festival 2017 and what an exciting addition to the bill they are!
White Lung are a Canadian punk rock band formed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 2006 consisting of Mish Way-Barber (vocals), Kenneth William (guitars) and Anne-Marie Vassiliou (drums). They first attained recognition as one of the standout acts involved with the Vancouver Emergency Room scene. Anne-Marie is an ex-member of the band The Riff Randells.
The band was nominated for Punk/Hardcore Artist/Group of the Year at the 2011 Canadian Music Week Indie Awards. Their second album, Sorry, was released 29 May 2012 receiving glowing reviews from major music pres.
White Lung released their third studio album, Deep Fantasy, on 16 June 2014 through Domino Recording Company increasing the band’s exposure and playing to bigger crowds. In 2015, the band announced that Lindsey Troy of Deap Vally had joined as a touring bass-player.
The band’s fourth album, Paradise, was released on May 6, 2016 and in short is brilliant showing a band that continues to evolve their sound.
Here’s a taster from White Lung
White Lung play the following dates in Australia:
Jan 26 Laneway Festival, Brisbane
Jan 28 Laneway Festival, Melbourne
Jan 30 Laneway Festival, Auckland NZ
Feb 3 Laneway Festival, Adelaide
Feb 4 Laneway Festival, Sydney
Feb 5 Laneway Festival, Fremantle WA