Ekko Park released their highly anticipated, independently released second album 'Know Hope' in October 2015, going straight in to the Official NZ Album Chart at #13 and was the #5 Kiwi album.
2017 saw the release of the single 'Going Uptown' which continued the bands rise and success in Europe, culminating in Ekko Park's first ever European Tour across Italy with a stop in Ireland.
2018 starts in earnest as the band welcomes new guitarist Alex Hargreaves to the team.
Writing and recording of album #3 has already begun and see's the band once again working with renowned producer Greg Haver. Scheduled for a mid-2018 release 'album #3' is set to be Ekko Park's most exciting music to date.
Since the release of their debut album 'Tomorrow Tomorrow Today' in November 2013 and the nomination for Best Rock Album at the 2014 New Zealand Music Awards, the band has had a whirlwind 36 months. With an honest, unique and energetic brand of rock 'n’ roll, Ekko Park has played sold out tours of NZ, headlined a tour of the Italy, the UK & Ireland, supported international touring acts, as well as playing several big local festivals including Rhythm & Vines and Homegrown.
"Know Hope" was produced by Greg Haver (Manic Street Preachers, Bullet For My Valentine, Super Furry Animals), and mixed by Adrian Hall (Depeche Mode, Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas, Goldfrapp) singles are causing a massive stir in Europe. 'Probable Cause' going to #1 & 'Validation' going to #3 on the Official Italian Rock Radio Airplay Chart, whilst enjoying exposure to over 100 million listeners. And… they continue to receive substantial support from 200+ radio stations.
Vocals, Guitar / Joe Walsh
Guitars, BVs / Alex Hargreaves
Drums / Nick Douch
Bass, BVs / Bryan Bell