About this Artist
The Dirty Nil is a Canadian rock band from Hamilton, Ontario, who won the Juno Award for Breakthrough Group of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2017. The band consists of singer and guitarist Luke Bentham, drummer Kyle Fisher, and bassist Sam Tomlinson. The band mixes the swaggering riffs of hard rock with the attitude and energy of punk. Despite these classifications, the band defines themselves as just a rock band. The band members began playing together in high school, and formed The Dirty Nil in 2006. They released their debut single "Fuckin' Up Young" in 2011, and began touring North America, performing in clubs and at festivals. They followed with a series of further singles and EPs and released their full-length debut album Higher Power in 2016. Following that album's success, they released Minimum R&B, a compilation of the early singles and EP tracks in 2017. The Dirty Nil released their second studio album Master Volume on September 14, 2018 on Dine Alone Records, and released the first single from the album, "Bathed in Light". In January 2021, the band released a new album titled Fuck Art which will be followed by their latest LP coming spring 2023 via Dine Alone Records titled "Free Rein To Passions" The band mixes the swaggering riffs of hard rock with the attitude and energy of punk. Despite these classifications, the band defines themselves as just a rock band.