From 2012 onwards these two idiots from Hoogstraten City have been besetting your ears with their hard-boiled garage punk. Thibault Christiaensen is the guitarist and sweet-voiced bellower of the two while Pieter Bruurs smacks his drumheads to pieces, just for your pleasure. With that kind of Tasmanian devils duo on speed energetic live shows and ultra- sore sets are guaranteed, topped off with some beer and birds.
Equal Idiots won De Nieuwe Lichting 2016 of Studio Brussels and reached the final round of Humo’s Rock Rally. From then on they got ahead quickly. Their debut single ‘Salmon Pink’ got a tempting taste of airplay on Studio Brussels and reached a well-wanted rank in De Afrekening.
But after a year full of live shows, these two are all over your radio. With ‘Put My Head In The Ground’ they topped the chart in De Afrekening for 5 weeks, enough said. In June, they released their debut album ‘Eagle Castle BBQ’, a perfect cocktail of banging garagerock and catchy tunes.
By now they have conquered somewhat the whole of Flanders and also in the Netherlands they are gaining ground. After a summer full of festivals (with for example Suikerrock and Lokerse Feesten), no stage in Belgium will face a lack of energy this year. The musical duo is on fire, ambitious as they are, and even the Netherlands caught sight of their flame after their live session on 3FM.
Thibault Christiaensen – gitaar, vocals
Pieter Bruurs – drums, backingvocals