In their homeland New Zealand there has been no escaping the pop rock of Dukes. The platinum-selling top 10 single ‘Vampires’ spent 18 months in the NZ airplay charts, winning ‘Video of the Year’ from Juice TV and ‘Breakthrough Artist’ from Myspace. Their album ‘Still Life’ picked up Best Independent Rock album in Oz/NZ on iTunes for 2010.
Formed by Christchurch brothers Matt and Jo Barus, Dukes have gone from winning MTV’s Kickstart competition to supporting Gomez, INXS, Blondie and Pretenders on their NZ dates. They’ve had a song included in the in the US TV series ‘Brothers and Sisters’ and for the trailers of ‘Moneyball’ (Brad
MATT BARUS – Vocals, guitarJO BARUS – BVs, bassBRAD BANKS – GuitarL.A.MITCHELL – BVs, keysFAUSIA TUILOMA TUFUGAFALE - DRUMS