Australian psychedelic rock band Pond announces national tour

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Australian psychedelic rock band Pond announces national tour

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This winter, Pond will be bringing their Stung! Tour across the country.

The tour coincides with the release of their tenth studio album, also titled Stung!, which is scheduled to drop on 21st June.

Fans across Australia can catch Pond live as they hit major cities such as Hobart, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Fremantle, with a special stop at VIVID Sydney adding to the excitement of their homecoming.

Pond Stung! Australia Tour 2024

  • June 15 – Altar, Hobart
  • June 27 – Lion Arts Factory, Adelaide
  • June 28 – Northcote Theatre, Melbourne
  • June 29 – Princess Theatre, Brisbane
  • July 6 – Freo.Social, Perth

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The announcement of the tour comes alongside the release of Pond’s latest single, (I’m) Stung, accompanied by an official music video. This track follows the success of Neon River, which received acclaim from notable publications such as NME, Rolling Stone, DIY, The Line of Best Fit, and Rough Trade. Happy Mag praises Pond’s versatility and prowess, solidifying their status as one of the genre’s most accomplished groups.

Founded in Perth in 2008, Pond embarked on a musical journey characterized by collaboration and experimentation, earning them recognition both locally and globally. Their innovative approach led to accolades such as being named NME’s The Hottest New Band In The World in 2012.

In 2024, Pond continues to evolve creatively, with Stung! showcasing a playful approach to songwriting and a focus on refining their sound. The album was recorded in Dunsborough, WA, reflecting the band’s roots and commitment to their craft.

Having supported renowned acts like Queens of the Stone Age and headlining successful tours in the UK and Europe, Pond remains at the forefront of the music scene with their electrifying live performances. As they tease tracks from Stung! during their global tour, fans can expect an unforgettable experience filled with infectious energy and unparalleled musicianship.

For fans of Pond and psychedelic rock enthusiasts alike, the Stung! Tour promises to be a must-see event, reaffirming Pond’s position as trailblazers in the genre and ensuring an unforgettable musical journey for all in attendance.

Tickets to see Pond on the Stung! Tour go on sale on Thursday 28 March at noon local time. Grab them here