Clint Boge from THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT talks Begins Here 20th Anniversary Tour

Interview: Luke Petty

Crashing into homes nationwide on August 3, 2003, “Begins Here” spawned four massive singles, One Second Of Insanity, Crave, Always & Beautiful Mine, appearing in the Hottest 100 across 2003/2004. The album peaked at #23 on the ARIA Album Charts, topped the Independent charts, was included in the top 10 albums of 2003 by the UK’s Kerrang! Magazine and was certified Gold!

In celebration of this momentous milestone, The Butterfly Effect will be hitting the road for an Anniversary tour that takes in every capital city, including the nations’.

Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Canberra will bear witness to Begins Here being performed IN FULL for the first time, plus a selection of tracks from the bands killer catalogue including songs from their most recent album 2022’s IV.

The Everblack Podcast caught up with Clint Boge from The Butterfly Effect to chat about the Begins Here 20 year anniversary tour, the album and the future of the band

Watch/listen to the interview here: 

After a lengthy hiatus followed by a highly praised reunion back in 2018, anticipation has been ongoing and palpable for diehard and new fans alike aching to experience the Butterfly Effect live.

Their reputation as one of the all-time Australian alternative greats is backed by multiple appearances on The Big Day Out, countless laps of the country and extensive tours of Europe.

It Begins Here…
Armed with their debut self-titled EP back in 2001, The Butterfly Effect swiftly hit the road and found themselves named as Triple M’s Unsigned Find of 2002. The following year, Begins Here launched a fan and industry frenzy and led to their first European tour. Fast forward to 2006 and their second album Imago debuts at number 2 on the ARIA Albums charts and goes gold in just 8 weeks! 2008’s Final Conversation of Kings, would continue the band’s certified gold streak, debuting at number 3 and revealing a more progressive sonic tinge compared to the band’s heavier beginnings.

In 2012 the band’s story detoured with frontman Clint Boge’s departure and well documented ‘Farewell Tour’. After reconnecting in 2017, a reunion tour in March of 2018 would go on to completely sell out in record time, showing that fans would not let this iconic act go that easily. The tour paved the way for album number four, aptly titled IV, being released in 2022 and debuting at #5 on the ARIA Album charts, to the celebration of fans everywhere.

The opportunity of seeing one of the finest debut albums in Aussie heavy rock played in full, coupled with the bands established history for swiftly selling out their tours means that tickets are going be a hot item.

Thursday, February 1: The Tivoli, Brisbane – Lic AA
Friday, February 2: The Tivoli, Brisbane – Lic AA SOLD OUT
Saturday, February 3: Enmore Theatre, Sydney – Lic AA  FINAL TICKETS
Sunday, February 4: The Basement, Canberra – 18+ SOLD OUT
Thursday, February 8: Bar On The Hill, Newcastle – 18+ NEW SHOW
Saturday, February 10: Astor Theatre, Perth – Lic AA SOLD OUT
Sunday, February 11: Astor Theatre, Perth – Lic AA NEW SHOW
Saturday, February 17:  Forum, Melbourne – 18+ SOLD OUT
Sunday, February 18:  Forum, Melbourne – 18+
Thursday, February 22: Odeon Theatre, Hobart – Lic AA NEW SHOW