Biographical Information


Genres Garage Rock, Grunge, Punk
  • Grant Gardner
  • Adrian Hann
  • Justin Munday
  • John Nolan
  • Dave Thomas
Date of Formation 1987
Formation Location Geelong, Australia
Years Active 1987-1993
Associated Acts Powder Monkeys

Bored was an Australian garage rock/punk/grunge band. They first formed in 1987 in Geelong, Australia. They were notable for their self-titled EP, and their debut album, Negative Waves.

History Edit

Bored! was formed in Geelong by Grant Gardner, Adrian Hann, Justin Munday, John Nolan and Dave Thomas who was formerly of the band, Bodies. THeir band was named after the Destroy All Monsters song, "Bored." The band released their debut eponymous EP on the label Grown Up Wrong! and was later released on Sub Pop's English subsidiary, Glitterhouse. Despite low promotion and limited production, punk fans generally gave the album very positive reviews.

After releasing their first official studio album, Negative Waves, Gardner was replaced by Tim Hemensley. They released Take It Out on You before Nolan and Hemensley left to form Powder Monkeys in'91. After new recruitments, the band released three more albums and disbanded in 1993.

Post-Break-Up Edit

Dave Thomas joined a band he managed called Magic Dirt for 1995-1997. In 2005, Hememsley died. In 1997 and 2000, Bored! temporarily reformed and toured during 2000.

Members Edit

  • Grant Gardner – bass guitar (1987–1989)
  • Adrian Hann – keyboards (1987)
  • Justin 'Buzz' Munday – drums (1987–1993)
  • John Nolan – guitar (1987–1991)
  • Dave Thomas – guitar, vocals (1987–1993, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000)
  • Tim Hemensley – bass guitar, vocals (1989–1991)
  • Russell Baricevic – bass guitar, vocals (1991–1993, 1997, 1998, 1999)
  • Tas Blizzard – guitar (1991)
  • Matt Randall – rhythm guitar (1997, 1998, 1999)
  • Matt Daley – guitar (2000)
  • Mark Stacey – drums (2000)
  • Ben Watkins – bass guitar (2000)

Discography Edit

Studio albums Edit

EP's Edit

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