The Bounty Hunters Band
Global Battle of the Bands
Australian Grand Final
LR: David Hinds, Rob Lyons and Lyn Hinds
Photograph by Bob King
Hot Fest Melbourne
LR: David Hinds,Mick O’Shea and Lyn Hinds
Photograph by Studio 150 Photography
Bounty Hunters Band are an Australian blues/rock band based in Newcastle NSW. The band was formed in 2006 by the husband and wife team of lead guitarist/vocalist David Hinds and lead vocalist/ bass player Lyn Hinds. Bounty Hunters Band’s drummer is Sydney powerhouse Mick O’Shea.
David played in top Australian rock bands in the ’70’s - Rabbit and Finch/Contraband - and spent that decade recording albums, appearing on iconic TV shows such as Countdown, Sounds and Hey, Hey, It’s Saturday, and touring with the likes of Ted Mulry Gang, Dragon and Status Quo.
Lyn played in top Sydney bands and had a residency at the prestigious Sydney Hilton. Mick has played in top rock bands Judge Mercy, Billy Thorpe, Rose Tattoo, Swanee and Richie Sambora/Orianthi.
Bounty Hunters Band have released 3 full length albums of original material - Bounty Hunters (2007), Rise (2014) and Rollercoaster (2016) - all out on MGM Distribution, Spotify and iTunes. A 4 track CD EP Dyin’ To Live was released in June 2019.
Music industry awards for Bounty Hunters Band include 3 Australian Independent Music Video Awards, Dolphin Entertainment Group (USA) Band Of The Year 2015, Your Music Out Loud In The USA song competition 2016, Stuart Epps Song Competition (UK) 2015, and 1st Place in the Rock/Indie and Live Performance categories at the 2016 Australian Songwriters Association Awards with their song, Crack Of The Whip.
Festival appearances include Bay Of Islands Jazz & Blues Festival (New Zealand), Blues & BBQ (Port Macquarie), Meatstock (Sydney), Sydney Blues & Roots Festival and HOT FEST II 2019 Tour - Sydney and Melbourne. They have supported acts such as Mental As Anything, Shannon Noll, Radiators, Dragon and Glenn Shorrock, and have shared the stage with Kevin Borich, Phil Emmanuel and Robben Ford (USA).
Bounty Hunters Band deliver a powerful, high energy blues/rock show featuring the soulful vocals and solid bass playing of Lyn and the incendiary guitar playing of David backed up by the drumming might of Mick.