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Posted 20 Mar 2012 @ 1:20pm


In his inspired and inspiring SXSW keynote address, Bruce Springsteen quoted legendary music critic Lester Bangs, who wrote that Elvis Presley was the last thing that we would all agree on. Springsteen talked about a time when there were so few bands around that record stores didn’t exist, when albums were racked in a corner of the local drug store. Not anymore. There are more music...

Posted 6 Mar 2012 @ 11:45am


“Blessed are the bearded men, for they shall inherit the Earth.” Jesus Christ did not utter this phrase, but he should have. Bearded men the world over have suffered stoically in a world not suited for their facial hair. In recent history, the bearded have been forced to live under a regime of shaving cream, razors and after-shave. A cabal of clean-chins has controlled the power for...

Posted 17 Jan 2012 @ 10:02am

"If your dad doesn't have a beard, you've got two mums." Fact. According to Aussie four-piece The Beards. 


Forming as a joke to play a single show in Adelaide, the entirely beard-based band have gone on to become underground legends of the Australian music scene. Anyone who thought this band would be struggling to write more songs about beards will be proven utterly wrong as...

Posted 29 Sep 2011 @ 9:29am

Anna Salen grills Xenograft


So you guys are releasing a live DVD. What's the best part of making a live DVD?

Getting Rick Moranis to shrink the band then hiding in everyone's TVs so they think they're actually watching a DVD when we're in fact playing live in a condensed format.


What had to be edited out?

Anyone who buys the DVD will know...

Posted 7 Sep 2011 @ 5:30pm

The Beards, undoubtedly the country's leading beard-oriented outfit,  are taking to The Espy front bar for a very special free show.


Riding high on the success of bearded-cock-rock new single You Should Consider Having Sex With A Bearded Man, the band are starting to gear up for the release of a brand-new LP early in 2012.


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Posted 30 Aug 2011 @ 1:42pm

Between the creepy bearded lady at the carnival and the fact that it's the accessory of choice for the homeless, it's no wonder beards have developed a bad reputation. Fortunately, four brave men are standing up for the black sheep of the facial hair family. Those men are Adelaide quartet The Beards.


'Melbourne. Are...

Posted 23 Aug 2011 @ 2:27pm

 Nathaniel Beard is "just preparing [his] beard for the tour" when I call him. And so he should - Adelaide band The Beards plan to inspire at least 100 shaven lads to grow beards on The 100 Beards Tour, which will see the band tour their third album, You Should Consider Having Sex With A Bearded Man around the country in typical propagandistic style. 


Part of the...

Posted 2 Aug 2011 @ 3:23pm

Australia's most successful beard band, The Beards, are back after a month in the studio recording their third beard-related album. 


Now, they are about to embark on a nation-wide tour to hammer home their steadfast message. The band will be premiering their latest anthem, You Should Consider Having Sex With A Bearded Man. Since setting out to make the world a hairier place,...

Posted 1 Mar 2011 @ 9:40am
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