Groom Epoch is Richard Ploog plus former members of The Go-Betweens, Died Pretty and Lime Spiders (Amanda Brown on violin and auto-harp, Brett Myers on lead guitar, John Hoey on keyboards, Phil Hall on bass, and Ash Wanders on rhythm guitar). Embraced internationally, Groom Epoch is a creative platform for former Church drummer Richard Ploog. Their new single Soft Explosion is available now on all digital platforms via Golden Robot Records.
Soft Explosion (mixed, mastered and co-produced by world acclaimed David Pendragon at Canberra Studios) is a lush rockist’s soirée into the ins and mostly outs of a lunatic’s thought projection, coming at you from the bubbling cauldron that is Richard Ploog’s imagination.
This song evokes various scenescapes throughout the panoramic lyrics, backed by the acclaimed musicianship of the rock royalty elite of Australia.
This eclectic group has remained under the radar doing select shows, but have taken a full about face to expose themselves to a greater global audience through the release of their upcoming album, Initiation, on Golden Robot Records. Showcasing the diverse talents of singer/songwriter, drummer and producer Richard Ploog, backed by the awesome talents of some of Australia’s most iconic musicians.
Groom Epoch is an all-star cast of uber cool musical iconoclasts, combining their talents creating a super stellar sound. This world class collective are paving the way for a bright tomorrow.