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Getting To Know: White Lung

White Lung

Keen to more about your favourite up-and-coming bands? Sick of the same ol’ studio questions? From the albums they crank before they head out on stage to their must-have items when the tour van pulls into the service station, we quiz musicians about life on the road and how they came to love what they do. Up next: Canadian punk rock goddesses White Lung.


I first discovered music when…
I was in the womb and my father blasted Van Morrison 24/7.

I realised being in a band was the best way to waste time when…
Being in a band isn’t a waste of time, but it has a shelf life.

My first band was…
White Lung

The first show I ever played was…
At the Columbia in Vancouver. We played four songs and one was a Joy Division cover

The worst job I’ve ever had is…
Greasing pans at a Chinese bakery in Victoria, BC. I got fired.

My favourite band is…
Girlschool.

A band that should never have broken up are…
Every day has a time to call it quits.

One album I play before I hit the stage is…
Nickelback – Dark Horse.

I love being on stage because…
It’s better than being at the gym.

My favourite tour memory is…
Starring at the back of Kenny’s head.

The worst thing about touring is…
Being away from my husband and our home.

My favourite servo/gas stop purchase is…
Whatever place has Flamin’ Hots.

On the road I can’t live without…
Tammy Wynette, books and make-up wipes.

White Lung
Tour Dates

Wednesday January 25th – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne
w/ Batpiss and Phantastic Ferniture
Tix: handsometours.com

Wednesday February 1st – Rad Bar, Wollongong
Tix:handsometours.com

Thursday February 2nd – Newtown Social Club, Sydney
w/ Phantastic Ferniture
Tix:handsometours.com

Laneway Festival
Tour Dates

Brisbane – Thursday January 26th
Tix: moshtix.com.au

Melbourne – Saturday January 28th
Tix: moshtix.com.au

Auckland – Monday January 30th
Tix: moshtix.com.au

Adelaide – Friday February 3rd
Tix: moshtix.com.au

Sydney – Saturday February 4th
Tix: moshtix.com.au

Fremantle – Sunday February 5th
Tix: moshtix.com.au

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