Snap Scene: Spiderbait, Tentpole Festival, Mt Dundeed Estate, 4th March 2023 by Mary Boukouvalas

Spiderbait, Tentpole Festival, Mt Dundeed Estate, 4th March 2023 by Mary Boukouvalas

One of Australia’s most beloved and exciting live bands, SPIDERBAIT have thrilled audiences for more than 30 years. With five Top 20 albums, two ARIA Awards, a massive number one anthem with the irrepressible Black Betty and topping 1996’s triple j Hottest 100 with Buy Me A Pony (the first Australian band to do so), the genre-busting trio have amassed a huge and loyal following.

Even Stephen King is a fan! The author and uber music fan wrote about the band’s “great rip-ass, back-draft rock & roll”. It’s true to say that Kram, Janet and Whitt’s special musical alchemy is a wondrous thing. Earlier this year Spiderbait released Songs In The Key of J, celebrating Janet’s awesome catalogue of songs, featuring their latest single, My Car’s A UFO.

About Mary Boukouvalas 1612 Articles
Mary is a photographer and a writer, specialising in music. She runs Rocklust.com where she endeavours to capture the passion of music in her photos whether it's live music photography, promotional band photos or portraits. She has photographed The Rolling Stones, KISS, Iggy Pop, AC/DC, Patti Smith, Joe Strummer, PULP, The Cult, The Damned, The Cure, Ian Brown, Interpol, MUDHONEY, The MELVINS, The Living End, Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against The Machine, The Stone Roses –just to name a few - in Australia, USA, Europe and the Middle East. Her work has been published in Beat magazine, Rolling Stone magazine, Triple J magazine, The Age Newspaper, The Herald Sun, The Australian, Neos Kosmos, blistering.com, theaureview.com, noise11.com, music-news.com. She has a permanent photographic exhibition at The Corner Hotel in Richmond, Victoria Australia.