vb. (en-third-person singular of: exsert)
The Exserts were an Australian punk rock band, based in Sydney, who played from 1981 until 1986.
The band was started in 1979 by four school chums, Andrew Thomas, Steve Dempsey, Greg Suptut and Charles Sammut. Their first show was in late 1981, playing punk covers and a few originals, at the Sussex Hotel, Sydney (where they made A$3 after expenses). Members then being Andrew Thomas (guitar, vocals) Steve Dempsey (bass) and Charles Sammut (drums). Simon Holmes joined in 1981 for a time.
They recorded one LP, Exserts, on Aberrant Records in 1986, but broke up soon after. They also appeared on the Aberrant 1984 Sydney punk compilation Not So Humdrum. ("the Exserts get a much better sound on these cuts than on their own lp" — Noise For Heroes)