Runnin’ Wild was issued in North America, Europe and Japan in January 2008, after which they relocated permanently to the US.
Turns out he was interested in moving to Melbourne with the band.
It would be another nine months before the band would make the permanent move to Melbourne, so in the meantime they had to drive to the capital to play shows as regularly as they could, often returning to Warrnambool as the sun was coming up with $25 to their name and a full day of school stretched out before them.
They were exposed of the realities of what it would be like to be a working rock ‘n roll band in Australia. The band found a four-bedroom home and started playing gigs relentlessly.
Ryan claims that they attacked Melbourne putting up a posters for every gig they were playing and if it got ripped off they will just replace it.
During late 2007 , the group toured the United States supporting Kid Rock and Korn.
In September 2007, they issued a five-track live extended play “Live At The Playroom“.
In 2006 Airbourne got their big break after they started to receive a lot of attention from international record labels.
They relocated to the States to start working with legendary producer Bob Marlette.
Ryan started playing drums at the age of 11 and started rehearsing with his now 15-year-old brother much to the delight of their neighbours who was constantly calling the cops due to the noise.