Billy Hyde Backline Business Picked Up By Australis Music Group

23 February 2016 | 9:21 am | Staff Writer

"We are very pleased with the opportunity to widen our offer to the market..."

Sydney-based music instrument distribution group Australis Music Group have acquired the business and assets of Backline Hire Stage Systems (BH Stage Systems), formerly known as Billy Hyde Stage Systems.

With the purchase, Australis Music will expand to providing equipment for live music and stage events, having distributed brands like Ibanez, Ashton, Behringer and more since 1973.

"The staff at Stage Systems are just amazing, incredibly committed and customer focused. I look forward to working with them," said Australis Music's CEO Trevor Morrow, of the staff who will all be continuing employment with the company.

"We are very pleased with the opportunity to widen our offer to the market and we believe that our history, know-how and industry talent will add value to an already very strong offer."

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BH Stage Systems operated out of Sydney and Melbourne and provided the entire backline aspect of Soundwave Festival, including transporting truckloads of gear from city to city for each festival and sideshow.