Posted by Danni Le Toullec on June 20, 2011
After eight years of being one of Sydney’s favourite indie exports, Red Riders announced to the world that they would be disbanding.
They've racked up the miles throughout the USA and Australia alongside Franz Ferdinand, Jet, The Shins, Faker, Snow Patrol and The Living End. Their sold out final gig at Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory on Saturday night attracted a huge crowd, showing the support that they have amasssed from their hard yards on the road.
In 2008, Red Riders went through some changes when Adrian Deutsch left the band and was shortly replaced by Brad Heald (guitar) of The Vines. As a proper salute to their time together, Adrian came onstage to rejoin his original bandmates Alex Grigg (vocals & guitar), Tom Wallace (drums) and Mathew Chapman (bass) for some of their earlier tunes off their debut Replica Replica (2006) including the stand out tracks “My Love Is Stronger Than Your Love” and “Slide In Next To Me”. More...