Friday, October 5, 2007

Sick Puppies are a rock band from Sydney, Australia. The band was formed by singer/lead guitarist Shimon Moore and bassist Emma Anzai in the music room of Mosman High School in 1997, where the two connected because of their shared love for Silverchair. Initially with Shimon on drums and Emma on guitars, the duo would frequently meet up to play Green Day, Rage Against the Machine and Silverchair songs and eventually felt compelled to write their own songs. Soon, Chris Mileski was added to the band to fill in on drums.

The band is currently based in Los Angeles. Their last EP, Headphone Injuries, was digitally released in June 2006. They have also released a single/video from this album called "My World". On September 26, 2006, Sick Puppies digitally released a new single called "All the Same", a song which is featured in the video of Juan Mann's, a man in Sydney famous for initiating the Free Hugs Campaign. The video (which has received over 15 million hits on YouTube already) has helped the band gain airplay in the United States and Canada. The song recently peaked at #10 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart, a massive feat considering the lack of chart success in their home country, Australia. Sick Puppies' second album, Dressed Up As Life came out on April 3, 2007 via Virgin Records [1]. On April 21st, the album debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart in the U.S. Sick Puppies have had considerably more success in the US, where their debut album, Dressed Up As Life has stayed in the top 20 of the Billboard Top Heatseekers for 18 weeks. The album didnt chart within the top 50 on the ARIA album chart.

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Shimon Moore - lead vocals, guitar
Emma Anzai - bass, backing vocals
Mark Goodwin - drums
Chris Mileski - drums Discography

Welcome to the Real World (2001)
Dressed Up as Life (2007) Sick Puppies Albums

Dog's Breakfast (1999)
Fly (2003)
Headphone Injuries (2006)
Sick Puppies EP (2006) Singles

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