Birds of Tokyo are a band out of Perth who have been on the scene for around 18 months. Despite the relatively short life time of the band they have already established themselves as one of Perth's premier rock bands, regularly playing their own headlining shows at packed venues such as Amplifier and Rosemount Hotel and supporting bands such as Switchfoot, Jebediah and After the Fall. 2005 saw Birds of Tokyo release two EPs, the first was released in January as a teaser/demo and the songs received airplay on Triple J, 96fm, RTRFM, Base FM, FBI and PBS. The second, a double A side single recorded in Melbourne with acclaimed producer Forrester Savell (Helmet, Full Scale, Karnivool), was launched at the Amplifier Bar in early October to a packed out crowd of almost 500 people with the single Stay having already been nominated for the WAM Rock Song Of the Year Award.
Acclaimed vocalist Ian Kenny (Karnivool) side project, Birds of Tokyo's music marries soaring vocal melodies with catchy rock based guitar hooks and a driving rhythm section, the live show is filled with an energy as raw and exposing as it is energetic, emotive and fun. The band have toured in Melbourne and been featured in media including Xpress, Zebra Hype, Adrenaline Zine, Perthbands.com, Beat Magazine, Base TV, and mp3.com.