Longevity. Not a word that can be aligned with many bands these days, but one that can certainly be applied to Aussie punk legends Bodyjar.
For over a decade now the band has consolidated their local &international following with relentless touring demonstrating the blistering high energy live shows that have made Bodyjar one of the most respected punk bands in the world. The band now boasts hordes of committed fans in Japan. America, Korea and Europe.
Highly respected by their peers, the band can count amongst its fans members of Millencolin, Bad Religion, The Foo Fighters & NO FX.
You wont last long in the fickle music industry without killer songs & the ‘Jar have delivered consistently throughout their career, From the sonic assault of 1998's “No Touch Red” through to 2000's gold selling “How It Works" & 2002's “Plastic Skies”, the Jar have released a string of classic singles including “Not The Same”, "One In A Million" & "Too Drunk To Drive".
Armed with new a drummer a new label and new management and over 50 new tracks, the boys entered Melbourne's Sing Sing studio's to record their highly anticipated new self-titled LP, which was released on 12/09/2005. The LP's first single “Lights Out” topped the JJJ Net-50 chart & highlights Bodyjar's uncanny knack of marrying crunchy metallic guitar riffs with a keen sense of melody & passion.
Touring the self titled "red" album took them to Japan for a series of sold out shows and kept the band playing to packed houses in Australia, as well as upholding their worth on the festival circuit.
And Now? finally the album that Jar fans have been screaming for, the the inevitable Bodyjar Live album, Titled "Is it a alive" the album documents their now legendary live show, recorded in Sydney without the band even knowing, The Jar delivered what could be there best live show ever to a crowd that knew every word and wasn't afraid to sing them.
The Band will embark on a national tour throughout March to support the album and do what they do best, Play live!