Toxic Bears (トクシックベアーズ) are an avant garage and experimental punk band out of Brisbane. The members are:
Their latest single contemplates the implications of a society in which everyone's a winner. The track was recorded live at the band's Brisbane studio, and mixed and mastered by John Paul Peters at Private Ear Recording. Listen here!
Their previous release, Anti Social Fabric, lambasts Lycra clad cycle hoons and their impacts on everyday riders. Listen to it here!
In 2019, Toxic Bears completed the album Nine Meals. It was mastered by Jason Livermore (Propaghandi, the Descendents, All) at The Blasting Room in Colorado. Listen to it here.
The band had their album launch on the 17th of August, 2019, at the The Milk Factory Bar. (The photos below are courtesy of Johnny Pong and Jordan Pearce. More can be found in the album launch photo gallery.)
Toxic Bears’ adventures through Japan’s underground live music scene featured in The Guardian in 2015: 'No record label, no promotion, no merch, no reason not to tour Japan'. Would you like to know more?