The View is the name of two bands: 1. A four-piece indie rock/punk rock band from Dundee, Scotland. 2. A five-piece alternative pop-rock band from Sydney, Australia, now known as Planet of the Stereos. 1. The View (Dundee, Scotland) have been active in the music scene since early 2005, supporting more renowned acts including Babyshambles, Primal Scream and The Undertones. The band initially based themselves at The Bayview pub in the Menzieshill district of Dundee, not too far from their native Dryburgh.