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Paper Arms was a punk rock band from Adelaide that was active from 2008 - 2016.


Paper Arms toured Australia relentlessly with some of rock music's best, appearing on Australia’s Big Day Out, Soundwave and Hits & Pits festivals as well as touring Europe three times. Over the Christmas break of 2014, Paper Arms spent time in Adelaide’s Capitol Sound studios recording their third and final full length album, Great Mistakes. The band played their last show at the Jade Monkey in February 2016. 


Final line-up

  • Josh Mann - vocals, guitar
  • Mike Smith - bass, vocals
  • Tom Crosby - drums, vocals
  • James Hastings - guitar, vocals

Past Members

  • Max Hunt (2008 – 2014)


  • Days Above Ground - (2010)
  • The Smoke Will Clear - (2013)
  • Great Mistakes - (2015)