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The Temper Trap Biography


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Birth Place: Melbourne, Australia
Years Active: 2005–present
Genres: Alternative Rock, Post-punk Revival


The Temper Trap are an alternative rock band from Melbourne, Australia noted for its atmospheric sound, featuring grand guitars set to pulsating rhythms. Members of the Temper Trap met at Wesley College, Melbourne. The band is signed to Infectious Records worldwide, except for Australia and the United States. In Australia, the group is signed to Michael Gudinski's label Liberation Music, and in the United States it is signed to Glassnote Records.

The band released their debut album “Conditions” in 2009. The album debuted at #9 on the Australian Albums chart, where it has been certified platinum, and peaked at #25 on the U.K. Albums chart, largely due to the success of the debut single "Sweet Disposition," which peaked at #6 on the singles chart. Other singles included, “Fader” and “Love Lost.”