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 Hailing from Inner Western Sydney, and founded by


 vocalist and guitarist Kate Olivia in 2017, Second


 Idol (formerly Bruise Pristine) delivers alternative

rock-inspired stompers addressing empowerment,

diversity, political cynicism and queerness. Ruthless and


unapologetic, Second Idol have been making an impact


 on the Sydney live music scene delivering intense live


 performances through their fondness for fuzz pedals


 and fusion of alternative rock, post-punk, grunge and


 shoegaze influences.


 Founder and songwriter Kate is biracial and grew up in the


 country town of Kempsey on the Mid North Coast of


 New South Wales. She spent her teenage years longing


 for community through music and queerness, additced


 to artists such as Placebo, PJ Harvey and Interpol, and


 formed the band out of an uncompromising sense of


 social justice, feminism and emotional honesty.


 Throughout their tenure Second Idol has supported and


 shared stages with Baker’s Eddy, The Buoys,


 Horror My Friend, Teenage Joans, Harry Howard and


 The NDE, Wolf & Cub and supporting UK’s Crywank on their  2019 farewell tour.

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