Underground Lovers are an Australian alternative rock band. Although their commercial success was minimal at best, they were a much-lauded act in the country's alternative scene throughout the 1990s. While the band has experienced many lineup changes during its existence, the nucleus of the band since its inception has been Vincent M. Giarrusso (vocals, guitar, keyboard) and Glenn Bennie (guitar).
Vincent Giarrusso and Glenn Bennie met in high school in suburban Melbourne during the 1970s. Sharing an appreciation for likes of Joy Division, New Order, The Cure and Melbourne's underground electronic/experimental scene, they began collaborating musically whilst studying drama at university. The first fruit of their partnership was a one-off 7" released in 1988 under the moniker Blast.
The Underground Lovers officially assembled in 1990, playing their first gig in May that year at Melbourne's Corner Hotel, supporting The Macguffins. The lineup at the time was completed by Philippa Nihill...
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