Meet Zach and Billy. Childhood friends and Leisure Coast legends from Windang, Australia. They are two surf/skate kids that grew up together living two doors down from each other since age 4. Unofficially getting their start with a jam on Zach's Dad's equipment, the 18 months has seen the duo Hockey Dad move from garage band to Austrlian indie pop stars. With their debut album 'Strange' due June 2016 out on Brooklyn based indie label Kanine Records, Hockey Dad is set to branch out internationally.
They are two surf/skate kids that grew up living two doors down from each other, the duo known as Hockey Dad unofficially got their start with a jam session on Zach's Dad's old gear. Officially breaking out of their home city with the release of their debut EP "Dreamin'" in June 2014, the duo quickly moved from garage band to Austrlian indie pop stars in 18 months.
Selling out shows in Sydney, Melbourne and their hometown, Hockey Dad spent 2015 on the road in Australia and capped it off with an appearance at CMJ in New York.
Unofficially getting their start in their tween years with a jam session on Zach's Dad's old gear, the duo known as Hockey Dad officially arrived with debut EP that landed them support from Triple J and FBiRadio Australia and a slot on whatever festival. For 2016, Hockey Dad is really to bring their brand of surf, rock, pop, punk indie rock stateside with debut album " name" out 2016 on Kanine Records.
Mixing the simplicity of a duo, Zach is on guitar/vocals and Billy is on drums. Living a couple doors down from each other and growing up in a small coastal town that they still call home, Hockey Dad unofficially got its start when Zach and Bill had a jam on Zach's dad's old gear.