"Frenzal Rhomb" is an Australian punk band that formed in 1991, based in the city of Sydney.
The band's current lineup is Jason Whalley (vocals), Lindsay McDougall (guitar), Tom Crease (bass) and Gordy Foreman (drums). McDougall is also responsible for ''Rock Against Howard'', a compilation by Australian musicians against John Howard's government.
After touring as the support act while American punk bands The Offspring, Bad Religion and Blink-182 were in Australia, the group released their first album, 1995's Coughing Up a Storm (although, in fairness, their first release had been 1994's Dick Sandwich EP). Retitled Once a Jolly Swagman Always a Jolly Swagman, the album was issued on America's Liberation Records label two years later. Fat Mike, owner of Fat Wreck Chords and member of NOFX, got his hands on a copy of this album when NOFX toured with Frenzal in 1996. Impressed with what he heard, he asked the band if they wanted to release something on his label. Frenzal accepted this invitation, releasing the 4 Litres EP, and soon became one of the biggest independent Australian bands with the release of their second album Not So Tough Now. In September 1997, the band relea...
|years active||1991 – present|
|music genre||Punk Rock|
|current members|| Jason Whalley|