Full Scale


Full Scale

Starting out as '"Full Scale Deflection"' in 1998, Full Scale was an alternative-metal band from Perth, Western Australia. The band moved to Melbourne in the year 2000 and released two EPs, "White Arrows" and "Black Arrows" and toured the east coast extensively. The band moved to Los Angeles and was signed to Columbia Records (SonyBMG) and released their full length debut in 2005. The band was known for Ox's strongly politically motivated lyrics and Tee's warped and brutal riffs.

Full Scale broke up in late 2005, they had their final show at the Corner Hotel in Melbourne Australia in March 2006, with Ben Brennan (Seven) playing Bass.

Ezekiel Ox is now the front man for Mammal, who have toured Australian since March 2006, releasing an EP, a single (Slaves, produced by Forrester Savell) and an album (). He is also fronting Ezekiel Ox and the Fury (with Ben Brennan), his Alt Country band. Crutey runs "Saltar Hype" booking agency out of Melbourne as well as still playing in different projects (one with Ben Brennan).Jimmy Tee went on to play for U.S pioneers Helmet for a period, touring the world with them.Forrester Savell has gone on to produce records by Dead Letter Circus, Karnivool, the Butterfly Effect and Human Nature.Chris Frey is an award winning film maker working in Melbourne.
Robkaay played for Sunk Loto until they broke up mid 2007.

Line-up

* Ezekiel Ox - Vocals
* Jimmy Tee - Guitar
* Chris Frey - Bass
* Nic Frey - Drums
* Forrester Savell - Producer/Samples
* Crutey - Drums
* Robkaay - Bass
* Tristan Ross - Guitar
* '"Ben Brennan'" - Bass

Discography

* "Full Scale" (2005)
* "White Arrows EP" (2003)
* "Black Arrows EP" (2003)
* "Symptoms of Chaos" (2001) "as Full Scale Deflection"

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Timeline

2000 - 2001
* Full Sacle Deflection forms 1998
* Took out 1st place in the National Campus Band Competition Grand Final in WA 2000 as FSD
* Full Scale formed mid-late 2000
* Played Big Day Out Perth
* All members moved from Perth to Melbourne
* Played and interviewed on Triple J's 3 Hours Of Power, Oz Music Show & Drive Time with Costa Zoulio
* Played many shows around Melbourne

2002

* $75 an Hour from Symptoms Of Chaos was selected to be on the Triple J Full Metal Racket Volume 2 compilation CD
* Recorded 12 new tracks at Metropolis Studios, Melbourne
* Made their first trip to Adelaide
* Toured Sydney and Melbourne extensively.

2003

* Jimmy Tee left the band for six months, replaced with Tristan Ross
* Launched Black Arrows EP through Popstar Records in March at The Armadale Hotel in Melbourne
* Toured Black Arrows EP Australia-wide including Perth
* Toured the east coast playing with COG
* Feel It gets light rotation on Triple J
* Jimmy Tee re-joins the band
* Launched White Arrows EP through Popstar Records in August to a sold out Evelyn Hotel in Melbourne
* Toured White Arrows EP Australia-wide throughout August
* Spent 2 weeks in Los Angeles and showcased for Arista BMG at the Viper Room
* Spent 1 week in New York and showcased for Arista BMG at SIR Studios
* Party Political gets added to Triple J rotation
* Party Political debuts on Triple J's Net 50 at number 7
* Signed Dennis Rider as manager in the USA
* Won an ALMA award for Best live emerging act in Victoria
* Moved to Hollywood for 2 months in November to record their debut album at NRG Studios in Hollywood with producer Jay Baumgardner (Papa Roach, Sevendust, Helmet) and engineers John Ewing Jr (Linkin Park, Korn) and Forrester Savell (The Black & White Arrows EPs, Karnivool, Helmet).

2004

* Jan - US/international booking agency, The Agency Group, adds Full Scale to their roster.
* Jan - 'Coffin Case' gives Full Scale an endorsement.
* Jan - Supported Evanescence in January playing 5 massive shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.
* Feb - The Black and White Arrows EPs both hit No 1 at Skinnys in Brisbane and 78 Records in Perth.
* Mar - Supported Sevendust playing 3 shows in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane.
* May - Debut album mixed by Jay Baumgardner at NRG studios, Hollywood.
* Toured Australia-wide throughout May and June with Sunk Loto, Frankenbok & 8 Foot Sativa as part of the Army Of Darkness Tour
* June - Full Scale flew to New York to showcase for SonyBMG
* Sep - Signed to Columbia Records (SonyBMG) on September 9, 2004.
* Nov - Video shoot at the Corner Hotel in Melbourne for upcoming DVD
* Dec - Full Scale move to the States and base themselves in North Hollywood

2005

* Jan - Full Scale play their first ever public US show at the Whisky A Go-Go in Hollywood on Jan 26th (Australia Day)
* Mar - Self-titled debut album released in the U.S on March 8th
* Mar/Apr - First U.S. tour with Hed PE playing 28 shows
* July - The Feel It single is released
* July - The Feel It video is released and aired on Refused TV
* July - Feel It gets added to several Active Rock stations around the country.
* Aug - Full Scale stop working with Dennis Ryder and begin discussions with Focus 3 Management.
* Aug/Sep - Mid-west tour of America

2006

* Band get dropped and disband


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