Formed by Ian Rilen in 1977 almost immediately after leaving Rose Tattoo, X was one of Australia’s seminal punk acts.
40 years on, the
band’s only surviving original member Steve Lucas has not only compiled a collector’s vinyl release X-Citations: Best of X. The Early Years 1977-82 but together a line-up for a celebratory tour in July. Kicking off at the band’s spiritual home at Melbourne’s Prince of Wales, the band will also roar through Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Fremantle and Perth.
14/7: Prince of Wales, Melbourne VIC
21/7: Factory Theatre, Sydney NSW
22/7: Transit Bar, Canberra ACT
29/7: The Triffid, Brisbane QLD
3/8: Mojo’s, Fremantle WA
4/8: Rosemount Hotel, Perth WA
5/8: The Gov, Adelaide SA