were a band originally from Perth
, Western Australia
. They relocated to London in 2008, and disbanded in 2011.
Snowman began playing together in various incarnations and under different names at high school. Joseph McKee and Andy Citawarman met when they were fourteen years old; they began writing music together almost immediately. Olga Hermanniusson soon joined on Bass guitar and saxophone. After a few line-up and name changes, the band settled on Snowman with new drummer Ross DiBlasio joining in 2002. In 2003 they began playing gigs around Perth, Western Australia.
The band won The Next Big Thing competition in 2003 and began recording an EP later that year. Zombies On The Airwaves Of Paris was finally released in September 2004 via Shock Records in Australia. It garnered positive reviews nationally. Lead single, 'Lost In The Woods' was placed on high rotation on national youth broadcaster, Triple J. National tours with Interpol
, The Mint Chicks
soon followed, as well as a publishing deal with Mushroom Music Publishing
In 2005 the band were nominated for six WAMi
Awards: 'Most Popular Act', 'Most Popular Single / EP', 'Most Popular Live Act', 'Favourite Newcomer', and 'Most Promising New Act & Best Punk Act', winning the 'Favourite Newcomer' award.
In 2006 the band were nominated for two WAMi
Awards: 'Most Popular Live Act' and 'Best Male Vocalist', with Citawarman winning the 'Best Male Vocalist Award'. 2006 also saw them... Read More