Hockey Dad

Childhood friends Zach Stephenson and Billy Fleming, who make up Hockey Dad, blend their chilled vibes into their surfy rock tunes. Hockey Dad are based out of Windang, NSW.


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Indie rockers Hockey Dad

Hockey Dad take LA by storm in the clip for ‘I Wanna Be Everybody’

Hockey Dad have just released Blend Inn, the long-awaited follow-up to 2016’s Boronia, and the duo have recently dropped the video for their incredibly catchy single ‘I Wanna Be Everybody’. Filmed in...

Indie rockers Hockey Dad

Hockey Dad drop new single ‘I Wanna Be Everybody’, add extra tour dates

Hockey Dad have been one of Australia’s fastest-rising indie-rock bands in the last few years. Following the release of their stunning surf-rock debut Boronia back in 2016, they’ve been hard at...

Track By Track: Hockey Dad Run Us Through Their Brilliant Surf Rock Debut ‘Boronia’

Boronia is the brilliant debut LP from Wollongong surf rock champions Hockey Dad. Recorded with Tom Iansek of Big Scary and #1 Dads, the album is named after the street...

The Babe Rainbow hold surfboards near a VW Kombi van.

10 of the best Aussie surf bands to soundtrack your summer

To the rest of the world, Australia is represented by a small handful of icons: mostly just kangaroos, the Crocodile Hunter, and our endless beaches. Another thing we have to...

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triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2017: The full list

Today’s the day, music lovers. It’s time for triple j’s Hottest 100 for 2017. We’ve already discovered a few sneaky stats about this year’s countdown, but we’re eager to see just...

2 panel image featuring Brisbane’s Cub Sport, and Courtney Barnett, who appear on new SSM compilation

Cub Sport, Courtney Barnett & more unite for SSM compilation

You might remember how Donald Trump’s inauguration as US President led to a lot of musicians protesting, with some taking part in a compilation album that was intended to help...


Premiere: Crocodylus pay tribute to packed moshpits on ‘Sweaty Already’

Sydney boys Crocodylus are on an absolute tear this year, picking up FBi’s Independent Artist of the Week nod on their way to getting the call-up to go on a...

Dune Rats, William Crighton and Future

7 awesome music events to check out on the October long weekend

Australians love long weekends almost as much as they love anything else that results in an excuse to sink a few beers with mates, but it’s not always easy to...

Picture of the crowd at Yours & Owls festival

Yours & Owls Festival lose local act, but score an international replacement

Wollongong’s Yours & Owls Festival is mere weeks away, and with the days quickly diminishing before the two-day festival kicks off, fans are getting pretty excited. However, one month out...

The Killers play to a festival crowd

Which Australian city has the best music festivals?

We love a camping festival as much as the next person, but sometimes you just want to soak up a bunch of music in the city without having to pile...

Image of the crowd at Maroochy Festival

The 10 best one-day music festivals in Australia

Music festivals are undoubtedly highlights on the music lover’s calendar, but let’s face it, who has the stamina to camp your way through a multi-day music festival all the time?...

Dune Rats

Dune Rats add new dates after their first gigs sell out instantly

For any Dune Rats fans who missed out on tickets to their monster shows coming up in a couple of months, don’t worry, they’ve just put more gigs on sale....

A crowd watching a stage at Splendour in the Grass

The survival guide to Splendour in the Grass

There’s no getting past it: while Australia is spoilt when it comes to top-notch music festivals, Byron Bay institution Splendour in the Grass is the biggest and best of all...

Dune Rats

Dune Rats announce a ridiculous lineup for their next Aussie tour

Dunies have been running themselves ragged of late, tearing across Australia with Skegss and The Gooch Palms in support of their new album The Kids Will Know It’s Bullshit, before...

All four members of Lismore band Grinspoon

Grinspoon’s Enmore Theatre gig proved that 20 years on, they’re still champions

Bundaberg natives Good Boy are a delightfully curious prospect, insofar as their versatility and genre-defiant abnormalities means they fare far better than your average guitar-twanging slackers. They may tack on...