GALLERY: Japam w/ Special Guests
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JAPAM want to bring the bounce! Combining influences from the heavy, technical groove of modern djent to the melodic appeal of 90's pop and rock music, the band strive to create an energetic and infectious soundscape that will infiltrate the ears and move the feet of any music fan.
JAPAM want to bring the bounce! Combining influences from the heavy, technical groove of modern djent to the melodic appeal of 90's pop and rock music, the band strive to create an energetic and infectious soundscape that will infiltrate the ears and move the feet of any music fan. JAPAM - Which is either the applied use of a mantra, or a drunken mispronunciation deemed too good to pass up as a band name, was born out of Adelaide guitarist Seb Hudson's desire to evolve his popular bedroom demos to a live band format in 2014. After recruiting local vocalist Ryan Lucivero of 'Zen Stella', the core of the band was born. Ben Whitehorn brought all the party to his role as bass player/ Hype man, having made impression on Ryan in his previous band 'The Fak', while Jack Thomson's dense drumming style and experience through his many projects, added an air of authority to the rhythm section. Guitarist and long haired lout Andreas Murphy formerly of 'Soft White Machine' was an early follower of the band and completed the lineup early in 2015, when the need for a second guitarist was made apparent. In the bands short career, they have already garnered themselves props in the underground through airtime on Triple J's 'The Racket', Andrew Haug Radio, along with rotation on community radio stations and an 'Film Clip of the Week' from Heavy Mag Australia. The combined experience of the 5 members includes national support tours with Birds of Tokyo, countless sessions and gigs with prominent Adelaide bands, a guest slot playing Van Halen covers with Steel Panther (seen by over 300000 people on YouTube), Previous airplay on Triple J, Big day out appearances and many Album and EP releases. Pre-production demos were well received on Triple J Unearthed, reaching #1, #5 and #7 in the Metal, Rock, and Pop charts, and #26 overall for 3 consecutive weeks before being knocked out by the Unearthed High Winners (little jerks). They