Leadfinger release new album Silver & Black on 25th February, out on Golden Robot Records. Australian rock band Leadfinger released their very good new Album Silver & Black on February 25th through Golden Robot Records. It’s their first album since the highly regarded 2016 album, Friday Night Heroes and comes on the back of 3 killer singles in 2021. The track Sleeping Dog,
Silver & Black will be released on CD, vinyl and on all digital platforms. Silver & Black is the start of a new chapter for the highly respected and influential Leadfinger. In the lead up the band have just released a final preview single called Sleeping Dogs, a hook laden 2-minute rush of high-energy power-pop rock filled with punchy hooks, stinging guitar licks and soaring vocal melodies. «Sometimes you’ve gotta let Sleeping Dogs lie, sometimes you gotta look the future in the eye!».
Leadfinger have been a mainstay on the underground rock scene since 2006, releasing five previous albums through labels like Citadel Records in Australia and Bang! Records out of Spain. Leadfinger returned to playing live in 2021 as part of the Golden Robot Records roster.
The name Leadfinger was originally a nome de plume for the band’s songwriter/guitarist/hero of the oppressed etc, Stewart Leadfinge’ Cunningham. After first plying his guitar-slinger trade in the late 80’s with Wollongong’s seminal pre-grunge Proton Energy Pills, Cunningham headed to Sydney to play in underground guitar bands – Brother Brick, Asteroid B-612 and Challenger-7 – as well as a stint in Melbourne with The Yes-Men.
After forming Leadfinger in 2006 as a solo project, it morphed into a twin guitar rock n’ roll band that released its 5th album, ‘Friday Night Heroes’ in July 2016 and toured Europe in October 2017.
Leadfinger mine the deep seam of rock’n’roll, back through the 70’s rock and punk era’s to the classic Stones and Dylan records of the 60’s and beyond. Their timeless songwriting and heart on sleeve delivery has won them many fans! They have had no hits, won no awards and aren’t on Instagram but they will release their 6th album through Golden Robot Records.