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|Labels||ABC Records, Jigil Records|
|Associated acts||The Pigram Brothers, Kuckles, Jimmy Chi|
Scrap Metal were a band from Broome, Western Australia who played rock music with elements of country and reggae. The members had Aboriginal, Irish, Filipino, French, Chinese, Scottish, Indonesian and Japanese heritage. The band toured nationally as part of the Bran Nue Dae musical and with Midnight Oil, and were the first Aboriginal band to sign an international publishing deal. An ABC tv documentary From Broome to the Big Smoke was made about them. Scrap Metal won the 'Best Indigenous Act' award at the 1992 West Australian Music Industry Awards.
After Scrap Metal Alan, Stephen and Phillip Pigram joined up with their brothers David, Colin, Gavin and Peter to create The Pigram Brothers.
In 2006 Stephen and Alan Pigram were inducted into the Western Australian Music Hall of Fame.
- Just Looking
- Broken Down Man (1988) - Jigil Records
- Scrap Metal (1990) - ABC Records
- Pub Sweat 'n' Tears (1992) - Jigil Records
- Broken Down Man / Caught in the Wheel (1988)
- Nimunburr / In the Night (1989)
- Make It Work (1990)
- Howling at the Moon (1991)