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The ever-evolving story of KINGSWOOD births a new chapter with the release of their long-awaited new studio album, ‘HOME’.

Having teased the record in recent months with dynamic singles including Good Whiskey, Burning Holes and One Too Many Times, KINGSWOOD set it up early that this album would feature the band’s most cohesive and representative material to date.

Incorporating myriad sonic influences and a reinvigorated approach to their musicianship, HOME is more than just another step forward for the ARIA and APRA nominated group – it is a realisation of the last few years of tireless work and exploration of new sounds.

Title track Home also serves as the album opener – a perfect way to set the tone of the record to follow. Like previous singles, ‘Home’ lets the songwriting dynamic of Alex Laska and Fergus Linacre shine; open lyricism meeting deft musicality at every turn.

“Home is an age-old tale of young love being forced to broach the harsh face of life, a duality of which we all contend with at some point. Old roots meet new, whereby the branching can create opprobrious chasms. These chasms however lead to repair, growth, flourishing, the cycle of the ever blossoming flower, the very fuel of life itself, where all beginnings have an end, and appropriately all ends have a beginning. Home can represent a place in time and space or it can be the very moment, the air that allows one to breathe life into consciousness. It’s the rising sun of the album, a sonic manifestation of Kingswood’s own new dawn.”ALEX LASKA, KINGSWOOD

Recorded on a ranch in Wongawallan, QLD at Fallguy Studios, ‘HOME’ saw KINGSWOOD work with Nashville based engineer Eddie Spear (Zach Bryan, Chris Stapleton, Brandi Carlisle) on final mixing and mastering; putting the final touches on this musically rich 12-track body of work.

The elevation of the band’s sound – from the ‘Microscopic Wars’ era through to ‘After Hours, Close To Dawn’ and more recently, ‘Juveniles’ – threads beautifully throughout ‘HOME’Tales of sorrow meet stories of late night recklessness. An undistilled passion springs forth from this record; whether it’s in the sonic builds of tracks like Mother Did Say and Movin’ On, or the way emotional nuance strikes on God & Gun and Riches.

KINGSWOOD retained the grit without losing the heart of the music with ‘HOME‘, for the band, this was a record that was a necessity for them to make.

“A renaissance of all that ever fuelled the Kingswood machine. The album was born of necessity in a time where the human condition was put on trial and out of the ashes grew the phoenix that we call ‘Home’. What originally began as an escapist experiment; a veil of fiction that was created to alleviate a lack of social interaction and observation, bore the spirit of truth, wrapped in a marvellous mythology that was created by us and embodied our innermost thoughts and feelings. Home represents the pillars that make this band what it is and embodies everything that makes us powerful and whole. Step into a world, created for us to accompany lament, joy, sorrow, love, yearning, anger, passion and above all hope. Call it what you will, Home is a burgeoning of guitars, harmony, reckless abandon with sheer will at the steering wheel, reflecting the beautiful surrounds of ranch life at the base of Mount Tamborine, with a good dose of good whiskey and a home away from home in Nasvhille, Tennessee to provide the finishing touch.”KINGSWOOD

The release of ‘HOME’ follows on from a successful return to touring for KINGSWOOD. The band spent a large portion of 2022 touring their acclaimed third studio record ‘Juveniles’ (and it’s inspired companion album, ‘Reveries’) internationally; completing a 30+ date tour that took KINGSWOOD to crowds in Nashville, Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland and Czechoslovakia before bringing them home to Melbourne.

2023 has already begun in a massive way for the band, as they currently take their music around Australia on a record breaking 120+ date tour.  Customising their own tour bus for the journey, KINGSWOOD are traversing each corner of the country, rolling into town with their electric live show, ready to burn. With tour dates set to take them through into June, KINGSWOOD roll on, with more dates to be announced soon.


KINGSWOOD 2022 / 2023 TOUR DATES  
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2022
SAT 12 NOV | STONE & DUST FESTIVAL – MT GAMBIER, SA
SAT 26 NOV | BREW AND CHEW FESTIVAL – SWAN HILL, VIC
SAT 10 DEC | THE JETTY BEACH HOTEL – COFFS HARBOUR, NSW


2023
 WED 18 JAN | LONGYARD HOTEL – TAMWORTH, NSW
THU 19 JAN | THE ZOO – BRISBANE, QLD
FRI 20 JAN | THE MET – TOOWOOMBA, QLD
SAT 21 JAN | RACEHORSE HOTEL – IPSWICH, QLD
SUN 22 JAN | KINGSCLIFF BEACH HOTEL – KINGSCLIFF, NSW
FRI 27 JAN | THE VIC  – BATHURST, NSW
SAT 28 JAN | AGRESTIC GROCER – ORANGE, NSW
SUN 29 JAN | THE BAROQUE ROOM – BLUE MOUNTAINS, NSW

THU 2 FEB | TUMUT RIVER BREWING CO – TUMUT, NSW
FRI 3 FEB | QUE BAR – WAGGA WAGGA, NSW
SAT 4 FEB | THE BASEMENT – CANBERRA, ACT
SUN 5 FEB | ALBURY SS & A – ALBURY, NSW
FRI 10 FEB | YORK ON LILYDALE –  MT EVELYN, VIC
SAT 11 FEB | CHELSEA HEIGHTS HOTEL – CHELSEA HEIGHTS, VIC
SAT 18 FEB | BARWON CLUB – GEELONG, VIC
SUN 19 FEB | SOOKI LOUNGE – BELGRAVE, VIC

FRI 24 FEB | VOLTA ARTS – BALLARAT, VIC    
SAT 25 FEB | CROXTON BANDROOM – MELBOURNE, VIC
SUN 26 FEB  | HABA – RYE, VIC

FRI 3 MAR | LONGSTOCKINGS BREWERY – PAMBULA, NSW
SAT 4 MAR | TILBA VALLEY WINES – TILBA VALLEY, NSW
SUN 5 MAR | SMOKEY DANS – TOMAKIN, NSW
FRI 10 MAR | THE MARLIN HOTEL – ULLADULLA, NSW
SAT 11 MAR | BOWRAL BOWLING CLUB – BOWRAL, NSW
SUN 12 MAR | THE BEER SHED – LEUMEAH, NSW
THU 16 MAR | HERITAGE HOTEL – BULLI, NSW
FRI 17 MAR | PADDINGTON RSL – SYDNEY, NSW
SAT 18 MAR | AVALON RSL – AVALON, NSW
SUN 19 MAR | BRASS MONKEY – CRONULLA, NSW
FRI 24 MAR | OCEAN VIEW BEACH CLUB – CENTRAL COAST, NSW
SAT 25 MAR | STAG & HUNTER – NEWCASTLE, NSW
SUN 26 MAR | PACIFIC RECREATION CLUB – TAREE, NSW
THU 30 MAR | LAURIETON EX SERVICES – LAURIETON, NSW
FRI 31 MAR | SOUTH WEST ROCKS COUNTRY CLUB – SOUTH WEST ROCKS, NSW    

SAT 1 APR | MOONEE BEACH HOTEL – COFFS HARBOUR, NSW
SUN 2 APR | MULLUMBIMBY EX SERVICES – MULLUMBIMBY, NSW
THU 13 APR | WALLABY HOTEL – MUDGEERABA, QLD
FRI 14 APR | BEENLEIGH TAVERN – BEENLEIGH, QLD
SAT 15 APR | BRIBIE ISLAND HOTEL –  BRIBIE ISLAND, QLD
SUN 16 APR | KINGS BEACH TAVERN – KINGS BEACH, QLD
THU 20 APR | OLD BUNDY TAVERN –  BUNDABERG, QLD
FRI 21 APR | HARVEY ROAD TAVERN – GLADSTONE, QLD
SAT 22 APR | THE METROPOLITAN – MACKAY, QLD
THU 27 APR | MAGNUMS – AIRLIE BEACH, QLD
FRI 28 APR | DALRYMPLE HOTEL – TOWNSVILLE, QLD
SAT 29 APR | EDGE HILL TAVERN – CAIRNS, QLD

THU 25 MAY | DUNSBOROUGH TAVERN – DUNSBOROUGH, WA
FRI 26 MAY | MOJOS – FREMANTLE, WA
SAT 27 MAY | RAVENSWOOD HOTEL – RAVENSWOOD, WA
SUN 28 MAY | THE CARINE – DUNCRAIG, WA

THU 1 JUN | NANNUP TOWN HALL – NANNUP, WA
FRI 2 JUN | THE RIVER – MARGARET RIVER, WA
SAT 3 JUN | SIX DEGREES – ALBANY, WA
THU 8 JUN | SOUND CITY – PORT LINCOLN, SA
FRI 9 JUN | THE FAT CONTROLLER – ADELAIDE, SA
SAT 10 JUN | WESTERN HOTEL – MT GAMBIER, SA
SUN 11 JUN | HOTEL VICTOR – VICTOR HARBOUR, SA

Stay tuned for more details on Kingswood’s TAS and NT tour dates


‘Home’ IS OUT NOW – STREAM HERE


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