Full Scale

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Full Scale
Also known asFull Scale Deflection, Full Scale Revolution
OriginPerth, WA
GenresNu-metal, metalcore
Years active1998 - 2005, 2014 - 2016
LabelsColumbia, Pop Star
Associated actsSunk Loto, Superheist, Mammal, Over-reactor, The Nerve, Helmet
MembersEzekial Ox, Jimmy Tee, Chris Webber, Leigh Miller
Past membersMatt Crutey, Chris Frey, Nick Frey, Robkaay, Tristan Ross

Band members

  • Line-up
    • Jimmy Tee (guitar)
    • Ezekial Ox (vocals)
    • Chris Webber (drums)
    • Leigh Miller (bass)
  • Former members
    • Robkaay (bass) 2000 - 2005
    • Matt Crutey (drums) 2000 - 2005
    • Tristan Ross (guitar) 2003 - 2005
    • Chris Frey (bass) 1998 - 2000
    • Nick Frey (drums) 1998 - 2000

Band information

Full Scale was an aggressive nu-metal band that made considerable headway, eventually moving to the United States and releasing an album on Columbia Records before shattering apart. The group formed in Perth in 1998 under the name Full Scale Deflection with Chris Frey on bass and Nick Frey on drums; a change to the rhythm section with the addition of bassist Rob Kaay and drummer Matt Critey was followed by the release of the Symptoms of Chaos album. The group won the WA leg of the National Campus Band Competition in 2000 and played the Perth Big Day Out in early 2001 before moving to Melbourne later in the year. After signing to Pop Star Records, the group shortened its name to Full Scale.

During 2002 Full Scale toured extensively, doing their own shows as well as supporting tours by Shihad and The Butterfly Effect, while recording a wealth of tracks that would be released over the course of two EPs in the following year. In early 2003 Jimmy Tee was fired and replaced by Tristan Ross but after releasing the Black Arrows EP and touring with Cog, Tee rejoined the band. White Arrows was released mid-year and Full Scale then went to LA to record a full length album. On their return in January 2004, they supported Evanescence nationally, followed two months later by a tour with Sevendust. Mid-2004 they were part of the Army of Darkness tour that also featured Sunk Loto, Frankenbok and New Zealand band 8 Foot Sativa. In December, the group moved to Hollywood after signing to Columbia.

Feel It was released in March 2005 and the band toured the US with Hed PE. With the single Feel It doing moderately well however, Full Scale split with its management ahead of a two-month US tour and shortly afterward disbanded. Ezekiel formed Mammal, Tee was a touring guitarist with Helmet for a while and Robkaay joined Sunk Loto in 2006.

Ox, Crutey and Ross reformed the band briefly in 2010 with bassist Ben Brennan, this time using the name Full Scale Revolution but the association didn't last and Zeke formed The Nerve in 2013 with Lucius Borich from Cog. Ox and Tee then breathed new life into the band in 2014 and in 2016 returned to live performance, retaining the Full Scale Revolution name. After a national tour, the band disappeared once more. Zeke was in Superheist for several years and reformed Mammal in 2021



2000 Symptoms of Chaos (as Full Scale Deflection) Independent
2005 Feel It Columbia


2003 Party Political Pop Star
2005 Feel It Columbia


2002 Black Arrows Pop Star
2002 White Arrows Pop Star