Michael Barker formed blues & roots band Swamp Thing in 2010 . To date Swamp Thing has recorded & released three studio albums ‘ Balladeer ‘ 2012, ‘ Primordium ‘ 2014 and ‘ Rumors & Lies ‘ 2017.
Michael’s musical pedigree as a multi-instrumentalist comes through in his work with The John Butler Trio, Split Enz, Neil Finn, Tim Finn, The Black Sorrows, Alex Lloyd, Vika & Linda Bull to name a few.
Brett Adams guitar extraordinaire joins Barker for Meatstock 2020, Adams a world class guitar player and vocalist works with Tami Neilson, Tim Finn, The Bads and 80’s legends The Mockers.
Swamp Thing make a sound that reaches deep into the primordial swamp of roots music.