A mainstay of Adelaide, Australia's punk & rock fraternity, Ben Gel is as comfortable behind the microphone as he is slinging his well-worn Precision Bass with reckless abandon. Active in numerous Adelaide punk-rock acts, Ben has compiled hundreds of shows Australia wide. Highlights include gigs with TSOL, Mudhoney, Supersuckers, Melvins, Datsuns, CJ Ramone, Cosmic Psychos, to name only a handful, & a spot on the highly regarded Falls Festival.
Consistently releasing new music under his own name, DANCE, DANCE, DANCE, DANCE, DANCE TO THE RADIO appeared in the AMRAP Top 10 most downloaded tracks by Community Radio Announcers Australia wide, for two consecutive weeks.
Debut “solo” CD album ‘The Baddest Man In Shit Town’ (2014), ‘This Might Hurt A Bit: Live at Enigma Bar’ CD album (2017), ‘Anarchy In TwentyTwenty’ CD EP (2020), & ‘Is That Sarcasm You Taste On My Breath?’ CD EP (2021). 14 track ‘My Circus! My Shitshow!!’ LP (2023) available now.