Sunshine Coast - Queensland punk band The Chats are trio comprised of Josh Price, Matt Boggis and Eamon Sandwith,
The punk-rock group have two studio EPs under their belt - Get This In Ya in 2017 and the self-titled The Chats in 2018. The latter includes viral hit ‘Smoko’ of which the band been praised by multiple industry professionals including Josh Homme from Queens of the Stone Age, Dave Grohl from Foo Fighters and Iggy Pop. In his Beats1 interview with Zane Lowe, Homme explained that Grohl had shown him the ‘Smoko’ music video, and he in turn passed it on to the Godfather of Punk Iggy Pop.
Following The Chats’ slot as main support on the Queens of the Stone Age Australian tour in August and September 2018, the band have sold out shows all over Europe and Australia, including their 24-date national co-headline tour ‘Endless Bummer’ with Pist Idiots and a sold out, headline UK tour concluding at the Electric Ballroom in London (1500 cap). Most recently, they’ve been announced as the main support on Iggy Pop’s Festival Hall show in Melbourne (Australia) and on the line up for the prestigious Reading and Leeds Festivals (UK).