HEAD OF STATE are a rock band that focuses on dynamics, the art of the song, and deliver the singer/songwriter feel through the means of a rock band. It all began in April 2003 in a quiet suburb of Newcastle, Australia. HEAD OF STATE now stand as, in alphabetical order, Ty Brennock on bass, Levi Dallen on drums, Murray Dickinson on vocals/guitar, and Tim Marriott on guitar. HEAD OF STATE are from Newcastle. HEAD OF STATE have played heaps of rad places (Annandale, Cambridge, Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Hopetoun, Metro, Q Bar, Bar On The Hill, Greenroom, Oxford Tavern, "Shoreshocked", "Strikeback") with heaps of rad bands (The Drones, Airbourne, The Getaway Plan, Little Red, The Sleepy Jackson, Wolf & Cub, Spoon, Something With Numbers, Faker, Shihad). HEAD OF STATE love playing live and people like seeing HEAD OF STATE. HEAD OF STATE work hard on making the songs the best songs in the universe. HEAD OF STATE's drummer breaks heaps of sticks. HEAD OF STATE have rad beards. HEAD OF STATE think they dress rad, but people think HEAD OF STATE dress bad. HEAD OF STATE lets the music speak for itself. HEAD OF STATE received a personal hand-written note of thanks from the legendary Tom Waits upon receiving their demo! In 2005 HEAD OF STATE were hand-picked by another hero, Neil Young, to have a song featured as a Song Of Protest on his official website! That song was "Pointless". HEAD OF STATE also won the Listeners' Choice Award at the 1233 ABC Newcastle Music Awards in 2006 for "Pointless". Anyways... believe the hype! We are just around the corner, Motherfuckers!