The Worm Turns


About the artist

The Worm Turns

Meanjin/Brisbane band, The Worm Turns, is a close-knit lineup of local talent who capture the heartache and depth of humanity with equal parts meaty melodics, rhythm, and lyrics. The band has received much airplay on Radio 4ZZZ, with singles in the 4ZZZ Top 20 for thirteen consecutive weeks. Their debut album, The Unbreakable Bond, reached number one on in the same charts, followed by the debut single They'll Take You Out and Thrive coming in at #40 on the 2023 4ZZZ Hot 100.

The close-knit lineup includes music legends Michelle Bowden: lead guitar/cello (Batswing Saloon, Gravelrash, Koko Uzi, Chopper Division, Cross Town Collective) Cam Ricketts: drums (IIWII, FAT, Blowhard, AIM, God’s Own Bullet) Ced Ingra: bass (Chopper Division, Cross Town Collective, The Dates, Hateman) Kate McCarthy: vocals/rhythm guitar; all living on Quandamooka and Jagera/Yagera Country. The Worm Turns acknowledge the ancient and ongoing connections to lands, seas, waterways, skies, birds and animals of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We pay respect to all Elders past and present for they hold the lore and stories of their cultures. Sovereignty was never ceded.