Chainsaw Hookers (Perth, Australia) :: Melbourne booking
Chainsaw Hookers are a Hard Punk Rock act from Perth, Western Australia. Known for infectious hooks and lyrics laced with horror movie themes. The ‘Hookers live show is a powerful onslaught not to be missed!
Since their inception in ’05 Chainsaw Hookers have played hundreds of shows in Perth and WA. Over the past few years they’ve been on the road numerous times spreading blood on the east coast of Australia building up a contingency of hardcore supporters.
2010 saw the band release the aptly titled ‘FIRST BLOOD’ EP and score a WAMi Nomination for best Punk/Hardcore Act. They also filmed music videos for RIDE THE VENOM and CHRISTINE from the EP.
Continuing this drive into 2011 with a second consecutive WAMi Award nomination for Best Punk/Hardcore Act, Chainsaw Hookers were selected by TRIPLE J UNEARTHED to play a coveted spot on the Perth SOUNDWAVE FESTIVAL. After receiving an Arts WA Grant they spent 3 weeks recording and mixing their debut album with Laurie McCallum (SUMO Studios). The first single TEXAS IS HELL is now out on limited 7″ Vinyl with the album set to debut in early 2012.
In 2013 Chainsaw Hookers featured on the debut release from Melbourne label Desert Highways. A 7″ split backed with US legends Electric Frankenstein.
The ‘Hookers have played and shared stages with international acts: DROPKICK MURPHY’S, MISFITS, OFF!, MUNICIPAL WASTE, THE HARD ON’S, GUITAR WOLF, CKY, HORRORPOPS, SOCIAL DISTORTION, MAD SIN, GASLIGHT ANTHEM, PENNYWISE and many more
“DIRTY PUNK ROCK THAT WOULD MAKE ZEKE, NEW BOMB TURKS AND POWDERMONKEYS PROUD”
– STU HARVEY TRIPLE J
“THEY THUMP WITH A THUGGISHNESS THAT’D MAKE ANGRY ANDERSONS PROSTATE SWELL WITH PRIDE.”
“CATCHIER THAN SWINE FLU, WITH MORE HOOKS THAN A JAPANESE LONG-LINER.”
“CHAINSAW HOOKERS ROCK HARD.”