Their first recordings were 'Spit It Out' and 'Too Hot Blues', released as digital downloads via bandcamp. These quickly found their way onto student radio playlists and the band found they had an audience.
Karl Steven completed a PhD in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy at Cambridge University.
Heart Attack Alley recorded their album Living In Hell in Italy at Inside Outside studios, a specialist analog recording studio where regular pasta consumption is part of the creative process.
Reverend Beat-Man contacted them about signing to Voodoo Rhythm Records via Facebook after seeing them play in Auckland.
They started out jamming on the outside porches of their houses because both Steven and Gallager had small children and they didn't want to wake them up while practicing.
Steven started playing stomp box after putting one together for a solo performance.
Kristal Gallager - guitar
Caoimhe Macfehin - vocals
Knife Sword Machette Records
Voodoo Rhythm Records