The Swamp Stompers
‘‘Catchy grooves, intelligent songs and youthful hunger – this band has the right mix of potions to
take Australian blues and roots to the next level.
One of my absolute favourites.’’
The Swamp Stompers play funky rock and blues with heavy grooves. Emerging from the dirty
backwaters of NSW, the band sounds like the musical lovechild of John Butler Trio, Led Zeppelin, and
Red Hot Chili Peppers, with three-part harmonies, catchy guitar riffs, and didgeridoo soundscapes
setting this original blues-rock trio apart from the pack.
Since this fateful merging of musical minds, The Swamp Stompers have set about earning
themselves a significant reputation as one of the most promising up-and-coming acts to emerge in
recent years. The powerhouse trio has stomped their mark on prominent Australian festivals
including Caloundra Music Festival (QLD), Blues at Bridgetown (WA), and the Sydney Blues & Roots
Festival (NSW). The band is renowned for their incredibly high-energy live shows, with punters and
peers left in complete awe by the raw power and finesse displayed by this seemingly unstoppable
guitar riff-driven beast.
The band’s fourth EP ‘Shadows on the Wall’ was released in September 2018. The lead single
‘Shadows on the Wall’ received regular airplay on Triple J’s ‘Roots n All’ program in late 2018,
followed by an impressive 4.5/5 star review from Triple J. The 'Shadows on the Wall' EP peaked at #8
on the Australian Blues & Roots Airplay Chart and landed at #8 on the AMRAP Regional Community
Radio Chart in October 2018. ‘Shadows on the Wall’ received a large number of positive reviews
both in Australia, and in European countries including the Netherlands and Belgium. The Swamp
Stompers are set to undertake their first European tour in 2020.
‘’Like a cold glass of water in the middle of a hot summers night.’’
4.5/5 Star Review - Nkechi Anele, Triple J
“We highly recommend you check these guys out as we firmly believe that these guys will be Torch
Bearers of roots music in the 21st century.” Neil Mumme (Festival Co-Ordinator, Great Southern
Blues Festival Narooma)