The Beards started in 2005 and soon rose in popularity. They got a local cult following with the release of their first album The Beards in July 2007. The band followed this up by being selected to play the Adelaide Big Day Out in 2008 & 2009. In 2009 the band traveled to Alaska to perform at the opening ceremony of the World Beard & Moustache Championships.
The band has gone on to extensively tour Australia, they have produced a video clip for their song "If Your Dad Doesn’t Have a Beard, You’ve Got Two Mums" and released a live DVD.