• July: Robkaay creates Robkaay.com a website designed to showcase his music and writing.
  • February: Robkaay completes the second draft of Silverbirch and posts the first three chapters to literary agents and asks a few close friends for opinions.
  • January: After writing ten new songs for The Flood The Flood, Jason and Dane are not happy with the material, so the new band disbands and Robkaay moves back to Perth, Western Australia, after being away for 7 years.


  • December: Robkaay completes his new fantasy/thriller novel and decides to call it Silverbirch; A Tear in the Fabric of the Night Sky.
  • December: Sunk Loto re-unite for a one off show at the Hard Rock Hotel in Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. 600 people attend the show, including many fans from Sydney and Melbourne who fly in just for the one night.
  • June: Robkaay moves from Sydney to the Gold Coast. The new three-piece hire a lock-out studio and begin writing a new album five days a week. The project has the working title The Flood The Flood.
  • When not writing and rehearsing with the new band, Robkaay begins writing a new fantasy/thriller fiction novel, which has nothing to do with the Robkaay Journals, as yet unnamed.
  • May: Jason and Dane from Sunk Loto decide to form a new three-piece band with Robkaay.
  • April: Sunk Loto had just finished demoing 12 new songs in the last six months to record a heavy metal album, but Jason and Dane are not happy with the material. After a successful 10 year career on Sony Australia, Sunk Loto decide to call it a day due to creative differences.
  • March: Sunk Loto (myspace) perform at the Brisbane Overcranked Festival with Helmet.


  • December: Sunk Loto play a New Years Eve show on Phillip Island, Melbourne, with Silverchair and the Living End.
  • November: Sunk Loto headline their own tour of the east coast of Australia.
  • October: Sunk Loto tour Australia in support of COG.
  • September: Robkaay joins Gold Coast, Queensland based band Sunk Loto (myspace). The band begin to write a new heavy metal album.
  • July: Robkaay comes home to Australia to visit family and friends before settling in Sydney.
  • Robkaay writes 12 songs in six months for Unleash The Phoenix, but does not release them. The plan is to release them with the third book.
  • Robkaay forms a solo music project called Unleash The Phoenix (myspace), based in Venice Beach, California, where he writes, performs, records and mixes Unleash The Phoenix songs on his own. Lyrics are based on the third book from the Robkaay Journals.
  • Robkaay collates 10 years of Journal entries and creates a series of books roughly based on his experiences as an Australian musician to date. He decides to call the series of books the Robkaay Journals (myspace).
  • January: Robkaay moves from Hollywood to Venice Beach, California after finishing up Full Scale.


  • A Full Scale documentary called Color, Light, Movement, Sound (myspace), featuring Robkaay, was being filmed over the entire length of the band and will be released in 2008 by Dave Krebelj.
  • November: Due to personality clashes within the band and other music business political factors, Full Scale disband in November 2005.
  • September: Full Scale perform their last ever show in Madison, Wisconsin on the 4th of September.
  • August/September: Full Scale embark on their own mid-west tour of America with Kevin Martin & The Hi-Watts.
  • July: The "Feel It" single becomes the second Most Added Song to active rock radio around the US.
  • July: The "Feel It" video is released and aired on Refused TV.
  • July: The "Feel It" single is released to rock/active rock radio
  • April: Full Scale's first full-scale U.S. tour with Hed PE, playing 28 shows across America.
  • March: Columbia Records release Full Scale's self-titled debut album (iTunes) in the U.S on March 8th.
  • January: Full Scale play their first ever public US show at the Whisky A Go-Go on Jan 26th (Australia Day) in Hollywood.


  • December: Full Scale relocate to the USA and base themselves in Hollywood, California.
  • November: Full Scale shoot a video at the Corner Hotel for an upcoming DVD. (unreleased)
  • September: Full Scale officially sign with Columbia Records (SONY BMG) on September 9, 2004.
  • July: Full Scale fly to New York to showcase for another major record label.
  • June: Full Scale tour Australia-wide with Sunk Loto, Frankenbok & 8 Foot Sativa as part of the "Army Of Darkness Tour".
  • May: Full Scale's debut album is mixed by Jay Baumgardner at NRG studios, Hollywood.
  • March: Full Scale support Sevendust in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane. Also on the bill are Gold Coast band, Sunk Loto.
  • February: The Black and White Arrows EP's both hit No 1 in all Australian Independent record stores.
  • Full Scale support Evanescence across Australia playing 5 massive shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. Average attendance is 4500 people per night.
  • 'Coffin Case' endorse Full Scale.
  • January: US/international booking agency, The Agency Group, add Full Scale to their roster.


  • November: Full Scale spend two months in Hollywood recording their debut album at NRG Studios with producer Jay Baumgardner (Papa Roach, Sevendust, Helmet) and engineers John Ewing (Linkin Park, Korn) and Forrester Savell (Full Scale Arrows EP's, Karnivool)
  • Full Scale win an ALMA award for "Best live emerging act in Victoria, Australia." 
  • Full Scale sign to Dennis Rider Management (Evanescence, Hank Williams III, Ugly Kid Joe) in the USA.
  • "Party Political" single debut's on Triple J's Net 50 at number 7.
  • September: "Party Political" single is added to Triple J in Australia.
  • At the request of Arista, Full Scale spend another week in Los Angeles and then one week in New York to showcase for LA Reid (head of Arista Records) at SIR Studios.
  • Arista Records BMG invite Full Scale to play a showcase in Los Angeles at the famous Viper Room in Hollywood.
  • Full Scale tour the "White Arrows" EP Australia-wide throughout August.
  • August - Full Scale launch the "White Arrows" EP (order cd) to a sold out Evelyn Hotel in Melbourne.
  • The "Feel It" single is added to Triple J.
  • Full Scale tour the east coast of Australia with COG.
  • Full Scale tour the "Black Arrows" EP Australia-wide, including Perth.
  • March: Full Scale Launch their "Black Arrows" EP (order cd) at The Armadale Hotel in Melbourne.

  • Full Scale tour Sydney and Melbourne extensively.
  • Full Scale tour Brisbane & Gold Coast for The Butterfly Effect's first single launch.
  • Full Scale tour Perth with The Butterfly Effect.
  • Full Scale tour Adelaide for the first time.
  • Full Scale record 12 new tracks at Metropolis Studios with Forrester Savell for their Australian independent EP's.
  • Full Scale support Shihad on an Australian tour.
  • Robkaay forms an independent record label with long time friend and lawyer Andrew McGuiness called Popstar Records, named after a small music magazine Robkaay was running called Popstarzine. Full Scale being the first signing to the new label.

    2000 - 2001
  • Full Scale play many small shows around Melbourne, most notably Punters Club, The Tote and the Esplanade Hotel in St Kilda.
  • Full Scale move from Perth to Melbourne. Robkaay drives for three days across the Australian Nullabor with Forrester Savell, a guy interested in recording Full Scale.
  • Full Scale are played and interviewed on Triple J's 3 Hours Of Power, Oz Music Show & Drive Time with Costa Zoulio
  • Full Scale play a few shows in Perth before being asked to play at the Big Day Out Festival.
  • Robkaay becomes a songwriter, manager and bass player for Full Scale, along with Matt Crute, James Thompson and Ezekiel Ox.
  • Full Scale (myspace) is formed mid-2000 in Perth, Western Australia.

1997 - 2000

  • Wax Tadpole disband mid-2000 so Marcus Bancroft can go solo and Robkaay can form Full Scale and relocate to Melbourne.
  • Robkaay records and mixes a further six tracks himself (iTunes) in his apartment mid-1999. Marcus Bancroft on Guitar/Vocals, Robkaay on Bass/Vocals and Hobbsy on Drums.
  • Wax Tadpole record a six-track Poxy By Proxy EP (iTunes) mid-1998 at Revolver Sound Studio's in Perth with Ben Glatzer. Marcus Bancroft on Guitar/Vocals, Robkaay on Bass/Vocals and Jeff Powell on Drums.
  • Wax Tadpole perform many shows in Perth, Bunbury, Margaret River and Joondalup, most notably with local surf band Greenroom.
  • Robkaay becomes a songwriter, manager, bass player and joint-singer for Wax Tadpole along with Marcus Bancroft.
  • Wax Tadpole (myspace) is formed in mid-1997, based in Perth, Western Australia.