BYRON SHORT & THE SUNSET JUNKIES / by Kylie Cobb

THE DARK JEWEL IN A CROOKED CROWN:
REVELATIONS OF A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL REBEL

An electrifying band of rock 'n' roll rebels, Byron Short & The Sunset Junkies have recently released their 5th studio album, Revelations, earning the Brisbane 4-piece high praise.

Following their last critically acclaimed, Golden Guitar nominated album, Revelations is Byron Short's musical memoir, documenting the highs and lows of his life as a rock n' roll musician and is, without a doubt, the band's best body of work yet.

With this taste of ‘Revelations’ going down smooth with just enough bite, Short and his band are again set to be the talk of the blues-rock scene.
— AAA Backstage
Opening with thumping eponymous track, ‘Revelations’, the album sets itself up to be a bold blues-rock extravaganza – and it doesn’t disappoint!
— Music Is My Muse
A concoction of blues, rock and country that meld together to create a sound both warmly familiar and refreshingly new. Sometimes primal, sometimes tender, always real.
— Moist Promotions

The album also features collaborations with some of the region's most talented up and coming artists, including Francesca De Valence, Ellie Jane and Dana Gehrman.

Having played out a destructive time of his life within the chords of Revelations, Byron's music is a reminder to always keep moving forward. 

Revelations is an album about a fairly dark time in my life. But, ultimately it’s about casting out the darkness to find love, light and redemption. I hope my songs can help other people build their own fortresses of hope, healing and dare I say – happiness.
— Byron Short

With a proclivity for epic riffs, strong hooks and deceptively nuanced lyrics, Byron Short & The Sunset Junkies deliver powerful, visceral rock 'n' roll that is a must for Queens Of The Stone Age and Howlin’ Wolf fans alike. 

Wild screams, silence, the whisper of a guitar then bang! A riff that would make the devil weep with joy. Byron’s voice, effortlessly powerful, cascades over the music weaving intimate stories of love, sacrifice and addiction.
— Moist Promotions Live Gig Review

More About Byron Short

Since releasing his first album, produced with Daniel Jones (Savage Garden) in 2006, Short has sold out shows in Australia and America, recorded a further three albums to critical acclaim and performed with some of the world's top artists in world-renowned venues. With the release his 5th independent studio album in 2016, Revelations, it looks like the fiercely independent Byron Short has truly come into his own.

A tale told by an idiot
Full of dark imaginings
Of beasts and thieves and harlots
And beheaded queens and kings
My life is but a shadow of long forgotten days
They won’t rest until I’m punished
For my wicked, wicked ways.
— ‘Wicked Wicked Ways’ from the album ‘Revelations’ by Byron Short & The Sunset Junkies

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