Busting out the big guns for the lineup, too.
A new fundraising and political awareness event, Rock The Gate, will take place in Sydney this November and today organisers have announced its first lineup, led by the likes of The Herd, Tex Perkins And The Dark Horses and Pete Murray. The Rock The Gate event hopes to give critical voice to Lock The Gate,
Elefant Traks, the legendary Aussie hip hop label is celebrating 15 years worth of glorious business, which has seen them unleash the talents of Urthboy, Horrorshow, Mista Savona and Hemitude (just to name a few) on to the national and global stages, and of course they’re doing it in style. Taking place over two nights,
Come Together festival will be back for its 10th year of all-ages goodness at the Big Top at Sydney’s Luna Park, featuring Drapht, Illy, The Herd and Spit Syndicate in an all-Aussie hip hop line-up on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend. The festival is continuing with last year’s move away from its previous indie rock
A tweet appeared today on The Herd‘s Twitter account informing readers that Ozi Batla, one of the group’s MCs, is in hospital after a freak bike accident on Christmas Eve. The post which reads “Our man @ozibatla is in hospital for a week with a punctured bladder, dislocated jaw and teeth missing. Freak bike accident
Music Feeds caught up with The Herd before they head to Queensland to play The Woodford Folk Festival.
Sydney’s The Herd have announced some national tour dates to launch their much anticipated new album Future Shade
The Herd are about to release their fifth album, Future Shade, and have announced an Australian tour this August and September to celebrate. They have a new single out which hit the airwaves today, Signs of Life Check it out below.
Fronting local hip hop collective The Herd along with Urthboy as well as lending his skills to the dubbed out Astronomy Class amongst countless other collaborations, Ozi Battla would have to be one of the most veteran MCs working in Aussie hip hop.
Despite hanging up their boots for 2009, The Herd have given in to the demands of online fans and are announcing a final East Coast Tour.
The Herd are more than just a band. As a musical collective they have taken Australian hip-hop’s sound in interesting and eclectic directions.