Matt and Max met each other when they were 12 years old at high school in northern New South Wales. They grew up in small towns with funny names, on swims in the local water holes and secret nights out watching bands at the Byron Arts Factory (when Byron Bay was actually affordable... giving you their vintage)!Learn More
Ironbark takes its name from the cheeky Banjo Paterson poem “The Man From Ironbark” about the laid back, wide-eyed country bloke visiting Sydney. He’s looking for a simple shave, but finds a barber playing a devilish joke with a razor blade. As yet no-one has tried to slit Matt or Max's throats – though it's just a matter of time in the TV game! But for good measure they’re staying true to at least one sentiment of the poem:
…And whether he’s believed or no, there’s one thing to remark, that flowing beards are all the go way up in Ironbark.