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Matt Purcell and Remedial View

Remedial ViewFormerly known as Matt Purcell The Band, Remedial View are a dynamic three-piece rock outfit from Newcastle with a passion creating music. With roots in numerous musical genres such as jazz and modern punk, the bands songs vary from mellowed out heartbreakers to frenetic alternative epics.

Matt PurcellEven though the members of Remdial View are still in their teens, they have a memorable debut album under their belts, Goodbye Tonight, which has featured on Channel Nines Today Extra and has been featured on www.youthmark.com.au. The first single from the album, Hypnotised, has received positive response on national radio and the film clip is BEING AIRED on Foxtel music channels and made the “TOP 20″ songs of 2006 on Rhema FM countdown.

Remedial View features Matt Purcell on vocals and guitar, Rhys Zacher on druns and vocals and Mitch Ryan on bass.

While still only 18, musician Matt Purcell already has experience and achievements under his belt that many older artists still strive for. In his time performing, he has played everything from intimate acoustic sets at local cafes to large venues such as playing at The Newcastle Entertainment Centre at Hunter Harvest 05 and performing in front of over 9000 people at Energy Australia Stadium with Gian and his band ‘The Heat’. Matt’s song My all, My Everything reached the finals of Best Young Artist in the 2006 ABC Newcastle Music Awards. Matt will be performing a series of acoustic sets at the Bean Palace Cafe at Westfield Kotara at 11AM on Saturday the 28th of April and Saturday the 5th of May 2007.

Remedial View’s drummer Rhys Zacher is a multi instrumentalist songwriter in his own right. Rhys releases his music through a side project called ‘Searching Within’. Listen to Rhys’ music at myspace.com/searchingwithin.

Remedial View will be launching their new album in CCC Eastside , 4 Lingard Street Merewether, on the 23rd of June 2007. They will be supported by Sydney band Stanfield. Entry to the CD launch is $5.


Posted on April 24th, 2007 in Artists


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