After working the European theatre circuit for ten years in musicals such as Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, Hair, Grease, and Fame; Virginia Lillye traveled back to her hometown of Sydney to pursue a passion for rock and formed the band in 2012 with Christian Lauria (bass), Matt Ellis (guitar), and Bennet Livingston (drums).
The band quickly started writing original material and in 2014, self released Lillye–EP.
By 2017, the band played shows across Australia’s East Coast, joined Brewtality and Wallapalooza festivals, the international campaign Rockin’ For West Papua and supported Gilby Clarke (Guns ‘n’ Roses). By the end of the year, the band had won numerous local and international music awards and were nominated twice for an Australian Independent Music Award. They’ve performed on Foxtel’s national television program The Music Room, have been featured on The Void AU, and travelled to The Middle East to perform for the Australian and US Troops.
In January of 2018, Lillye signed to the US-based record label Eclipse Records and in May 2018, released their debut full length album, Evolve. This is just the beginning...