| 2008 (2008) – Present|
| Wing Sing|
Wing Sing Records
| Blake Scott
Melbourne, Australia (2009)
The Peep Tempel, Joy, Tales, Modern Professional
Punk rock, Post-punk, Noise rock
Bad Dreems, Solid Effort, Gabriella Cohen, Hollow States, Phondupe
The Peep Tempel is a punk rock band from Melbourne, Australia. The band's line-up includes Blake Scott (vocals, guitar), Steven Carter (drums) and Stewart Rayner (bass guitar). After releasing two singles The Peep Tempel released their debut LP The Peep Tempel in February 2012, an EP Modern Professional in June 2013 and their second LP Tales in October 2014 through Melbourne imprint Wing Sing. The third The Peep Tempel LP Joy was released in October 2016.
The Peep Tempel was formed in 2008 as a two-piece by singer-songwriter Blake Scott and drummer Steven Carter who were neighbours at the time. As a two-piece the band recorded in their own home studio and released two 7-inch singles through the imprint Wing Sing.
In 2011 The Peep Tempel invited Matthew Duffy, who had recorded the band's first two singles along with Clinton Kraus, to join the band to play bass guitar for their debut studio album. As a three-piece, The Peep Tempel recorded their debut studio album in 2011 with Clinton Kraus and released the The Peep Tempel LP in 2012 through Wing Sing. Their debut album was nominated in the category of Best Independent Hard Rock or Punk Album at the Australian Independent Record Labels Association 2012 Jägermeister Independent Music Awards. In late 2011 Stewart Rayner joined the band to play bass guitar and during 2012 the band toured both in Australia and Europe as a three-piece.
In 2013 the band recorded the Modern Professional EP with Clinton Kraus which was released through Wing Sing in June 2013.
In 2014 the band recorded their second album Tales with Clinton Kraus and Anna Laverty, which was released through Wing Sing in October 2014. Tales was shortlisted for the 2014 Australian Music Prize and nominated in the category of Best Independent Hard Rock, Heavy or Punk Album at the Australian Independent Record Labels Association 2015 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards. "Carol" a song featured on Tales was shortlisted for the 2014 Song of the Year APRA Awards (Australia) and nominated in the category of Best Song at the 2015 The Age Music Victoria Awards.
In 2016 The Peep Tempel recorded their third album LP Joy at Sing Sing Studios with Anna Laverty. The album was released October 14 2016.
Thank You Machiavelli - Wing Sing Records (2009)
Fatboy - Wing Sing Records (2010)
Modern Professional - Wing Sing Records (2013)
The Peep Tempel - Wing Sing Records (2012)
Tales - Wing Sing Records (2014)
Joy - Wing Sing Records (2016)
Mister Lester MooreThe Peep Tempel · 2012The Peep Tempel Wikipedia
Dark BeachModern Professional · 2013
Howlin' BelleThe Peep Tempel · 2012