Kingswood

Kingswood is a Melbourne indie rock band made up of Fergus Linacre, Alexander Laska and Justin Debrincat. In 2012, Kingswood won Splendour in the Grass' competition to play as the opening act at the Byron Bay festival.

Discography

Change of Heart EP Deluxe
2013
Microscopic Wars
2014
After Hours, Close to Dawn
2017
Paul Kelly & Kingswood, two of the acts on this year's Sea N Sound Festival lineup

Paul Kelly & Kingswood head Queensland’s Sea N Sound Festival lineup

You like music, right? Good times, good vibes, and a picturesque environment in which to drink it all in? Then we think Mooloolaba’s Sea N Sound Festival could be right...

Kingswood playing live

We’re giving away 10 double passes to Kingswood’s homecoming gig

Kingswood have been spending the last month-and-a-bit on their last tour of the year, sweeping up the regional spots they didn’t get to visit the first time around when they...

A rooftop view of New York City shot by Kingswood

Shot in NYC, Kingswood’s clip for ‘Big City’ is bloody awesome

Having spent plenty of time in the States, and especially Nashville, soaking up new influences and working on their latest LP After Hours, Close To Dawn, Kingswood are no strangers...

Kingswood sit by the beach at sunset

Kingswood: “The best thing you can do is follow the music you want to make”

It’s midday when Kingswood frontman Fergus Linacre calls in from a sunny and warm Melbourne. He’s contemplating this past year of national touring in support of second album After Hours,...

Kingswood announce a string of regional tour dates

Having just wrapped up the first dates on their huge national tour, Kingswood are set to take their new album After Hours, Close To Dawn on the road with them...

Kingswood’s label boss thought their record was a prank: here’s how they changed his mind

It’s 10:00pm, just under two hours before the release of Kingswood’s sophomore album After Hours, Close to Dawn, and the lead guitarist is rapt, telling me about the moment today...

X Factor is dead, but Kingswood are holding their own singing contest

Okay, we were all pretty stoked to see the back of X Factor when it was finally dropped in Australia last month, but now there’s a better alternative courtesy of...

Kingswood Announce Second Album & National Tour

Australian rockers Kingswood have finally announced the details of their eagerly anticipated sophomore album, After Hours, Close To Dawn. The follow-up to the band’s critically lauded debut, Microscopic Wars, is...

Why Kingswood Embraced Nashville For Sounds Outside The “Triple J Bubble”

It’s often been said that triple j wield an inordinate amount of influence over the Australian music industry. Specifically, triple j have the power to dictate which bands gain exposure...

Kingswood Are Back With A Barn-Burning New Single ‘Creepin’

Having recently returned to announce a string of new national tour dates, Kingswood are set to reclaim the Aussie rock and roll crown with their barn-burning new single ‘Creepin’, which...

Kingswood Announce 2016 National Tour

Beloved Melbourne rock outfit Kingswood have been quiet in recent months, but that’s all about to change. The ARIA-nominated band are set to hit the road next month for a...

Kingswood Just Lost One Of Their Founding Members

Melbourne rockers Kingswood have confirmed the departure of their longtime bassist, backing vocalist, and founding member Jeremy “Mango” Hunter. In a statement, the band indicated the split from Hunter was...

Kingswood Don’t Care If There’s No Guitars On Upcoming New Album

Having started off as an AC/DC tribute band, it’s easy to understand why the members of Kingswood might feel like they’re living the dream right now. But the consummate professionals...

Kingswood Rank AC/DC’s 6 Greatest Albums Of All Time

This coming November modern day rock heroes Kingswood are gearing up to share the stage Australian rock royalty AC/DC having recently been announced as the main support for the blockbuster...

Aussie Journo Who Got Owned By Kingswood Responds

As some readers will be aware, yesterday Fairfax journalist Sam De Brito learned the hard way that you just shouldn’t mess with our homegrown bands. Especially when they’re as hard-working...