Airbourne is an Australian hard rock band, formed in 2003 in Warrnambool, Victoria, which is known for its approximation of the AC/DC sound and also for featuring two brothers. Ryan is the younger brother and one of the co-founders. The band issued a demo imaginatively called Ready To Rock in 2004 before relocating to Melbourne. The band obtained a deal with Capitol Records and consequently issued Runnin’ Wild in June of 2007 in Australia. The label, in the meantime, decided to drop the band amidst a lack of interest for the band by the Australian media two months prior to the debut’s release! The group soon signed with Roadrunner Records (a subsidiary of Warner Music) instead. The new label’s A&R man had seen Airbourne perform live at the SXSW showcase in Austin, Texas. Live At The Playroom was a 2007 live EP.
Airbourne and The Joe Perry Project would open for Mötley Crüe's The Dead Of Winter Canadian tour in January and February of 2010. Airbourne’s No Guts, No Glory second album was to be issued on February 23rd through Roadrunner Records. Airbourne was supporting Bullet For My Valentine in the U.S.A. in May. The band was supporting its No Guts. No Glory. album. The Australian hard rockers would release a new album, Black Dog Barking, on May 21st, 2013 through Roadrunner Records. To start 2015, the band signed a worldwide deal with Spinefarm Records. The band was looking to release its next album later that year. Airbourne released its next album, Breakin' Outta Hell, in the autumn of 2016 through Spinefarm. The disc was produced by Bob Marlette who recorded the band’s Runnin' Wild debut in 2007. Airbourne lost guitarist David Roads in early 2017 and replaced him with Harri Harrison (Palace Of The King). Roads left due to family issues. Airbourne released a new album, called Boneshaker, through Spinefarm Records in October.