The Dreadful Tides hailing from Melbourne, Australia exploded onto the airwaves in 2021 reimagining that classic 70s rock sound. Heavy riffs from the classic Les Paul and Marshall combo, deep drum sound that throws you back in your chair, bass lines taking you on a journey and the New Zealand voice no one can forget, this ferocious four piece are in a class of their own.
Consisting of Holden Stirling (Vocals), Justin Strudwick (Guitar), Wes Hopkins (Bass) and Leland Hallett (Drums), the powerful quartet have produced a highly driven sound, throwing you back to what hard rock was built on while presenting themselves as modern day rock masters.
Nailing that cross over between old verses new and showing what power The Dreadful Tides have with their first single Crazy, TDT hit the airwaves and with the help from a mind blowing “in your face” stage show, they quickly because a known name in the Australian rock scene. Their following singles House of Pain and cover of the iconic Black Sabbath song N.I.B followed suit, continuing the trend of local and international airplay and a number of highly praised reviews. Their fourth release Foul Play hit harder and with it TDT have continued growing their name following Foul Play with a string of local and interstate shows.
Best described as a modern day Black Sabbath mixed with 90s and early 2000s rock influences every member bring's their unique style and passion to create what reviewers say is the sound of TDT . Whether its the solid rock sound of Crazy or the slow and heavy thunderstorm that is Foul Play you know it is The Dreadful Tides.
A live show that is energetic, powerful and explosive backs up their unique sound and makes The Dreadful Tides stand tall amongst a genre exploding with talent. These guys don’t stop, from guitar solos on bar stools to loosing the vocalist in the crowd, the show locks, loads and drives home that TDT are hear to stay! If you haven’t seen The Dreadful Tides they are now your next must see band!