Were an Australian alternative metal band from Gold Coast, Queensland formed in 1997. The band's members were vocalist Jason Brown, guitarist Luke McDonald, bass player Sean Van Gennip, and drummer Dane Brown. Sunk Loto signed a recording contract with Sony Music when the average age of their members was 16 years old. They released two studio albums, Big Picture Lies and Between Birth and Death, both reached the ARIA Albums Chart top 50. The group disbanded in December 2007.