[INTERVIEW] AUDIO REIGN’S JAKE FLEMING CHATS ABOUT OPENING FOR SKILLET, THE BAND’S LATEST RELEASE AND UPCOMING ALBUM LAUNCH

[INTERVIEW] AUDIO REIGN’S JAKE FLEMING CHATS ABOUT OPENING FOR SKILLET, THE BAND’S LATEST RELEASE AND UPCOMING ALBUM LAUNCH

If you’re a die-hard rock fan in Adelaide, then you’ve probably heard of the city’s very own Audio Reign. Formed in 2011, the band broke into the scene a few years later with their debut EP Find Your Way—inspired by a vision of creating a unique brand of Australian rock—and...
[ALBUM REVIEW] REQUIEM – PIANISSIMO BY VIRGIN BLACK

[ALBUM REVIEW] REQUIEM – PIANISSIMO BY VIRGIN BLACK

Day of wrath and doom impending, heaven and Earth in ashes ending, Virgin Black’s resurgence nearing… and the silence was broken. Adelaide’s once leading doom metal/gothic band Virgin Black have reappeared, 10 years after their sudden unannounced departure, to release the conclusion to their Requiem album trilogy, Pianissimo. Over the...
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[NEWS] BLUESFEST: SECOND RAY LA MONTAGNE SHOWS ADDED FOR MELBOURNE AND SYDNEY

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Due to popular demand, second shows for Ray LaMontagne have been added in Melbourne and Sydney this April. Grammy-winning, Ray LaMontagne will play a second show in Sydney’s State Theatre on Thursday 25th April along with a second Melbourne show on Sunday 28th April 2019 in the Palais Theatre. The singer-songwriter who is making his long-awaited return Down...
[INTERVEW] FROM BACH TO ROCK: JORDAN RUDESS EXPLORES THE SECRETS OF HIS MUSE FOR HIS SOLO AUSTRALIAN TOUR

[INTERVEW] FROM BACH TO ROCK: JORDAN RUDESS EXPLORES THE SECRETS OF HIS MUSE FOR HIS SOLO AUSTRALIAN TOUR

America’s virtuosic progressive rock keyboardist Jordan Rudess—known by many for his work with Dixie Dregs, Liquid Tension Experiment and of course the platinum-selling prog rock band Dream Theater—is embarking on his first ever solo tour to Australia. Fresh out of the studio with new albums on the horizon for release, Jordan stretches his legs a...
[NEWS] SLAYER WITH SPECIAL GUESTS ANTHRAX AND BEHEMOTH ANNOUNCE DOWNLOAD SIDESHOWS

[NEWS] SLAYER WITH SPECIAL GUESTS ANTHRAX AND BEHEMOTH ANNOUNCE DOWNLOAD SIDESHOWS

United by their appearance at Download 2019, two of thrash metal’s ‘Big Four’ Slayer and Anthrax are joined by the Polish dark lords Behemoth for two nights of absolute mayhem as they hit the unsuspecting folk of Brisbane at The Riverstage, and Adelaide’s AEC Arena this March. This will be the last opportunity for fans to...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] POLARIS AT ADELAIDE UNIBAR

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] POLARIS AT ADELAIDE UNIBAR

What a year it has been for Polaris: a third sold out tour of Australia interspersed with successful European and American jaunts, the band have gone from strength to strength. It’s no surprise that fans and critics are expecting to see the boys on bigger stages in the near future. The album The Mortal Coil...
[NEWS] BLUESFEST: FIVE MORE FESTIVAL ACTS FOR AUSTRALIAN TOURS

[NEWS] BLUESFEST: FIVE MORE FESTIVAL ACTS FOR AUSTRALIAN TOURS

Adding to the excitement of Bluesfest Touring’s recent Bluesfest on-the-road announcement, comes the addition of five more festival acts to play shows around the country in 2019. Music lovers can expect a stellar selection of blues, roots, Celtic folk, punk, Americana and more from the five just announced acts. David Gray After scaling enormous heights...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] PARKWAY DRIVE AT ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE WITH KILLSWITCH ENGAGE AND THY ART IS MURDER

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] PARKWAY DRIVE AT ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE WITH KILLSWITCH ENGAGE AND THY ART IS MURDER

We know how Parkway Drive built their career from the ground with blood, sweat and tears; how they toured relentlessly until their name was known. So, it’s no surprise that last night’s Adelaide show was huge. Thy Art is Murder kicked things off, and while the room didn’t fill out, they had a bunch of...
[FASHION EDITORIAL] LOOKS THAT KILL

[FASHION EDITORIAL] LOOKS THAT KILL

Eryn wears As I Destruct band tee | We Are Mortals ‘Fluidity Skirt’ from Sustainable Clothing Co. | Her own shoes Eryn wears Hidden Intent ‘Drop Bears Are Real’ tee | Dr. Martens ‘1460 OT’ Model: Eryn – Finesse Models Hair and Makeup: Georgia Edgar – M&Co Style Bar Styling: Susannah Ioannou Photos: Neasan McGuinness Location: Global Music Revolution
[ALBUM REVIEW] SKINNY DIPPING BY STAND ATLANTIC

[ALBUM REVIEW] SKINNY DIPPING BY STAND ATLANTIC

I first heard of three-piece New South Wales pop rockers, Stand Atlantic, back in early January; I was lucky enough to catch the tail end of their set supporting US pop punk act Knuckle Puck. The band hit the scene in 2015, though it wasn’t really until last year’s EP Sidewinder—which featured the track ‘Coffee...
[NEWS] ADELAIDE HEAVY UP-AND-COMERS 23/19 DROP CRUSHING NEW SINGLE/VIDEO ‘THOUSAND EYES (REGRET)’

[NEWS] ADELAIDE HEAVY UP-AND-COMERS 23/19 DROP CRUSHING NEW SINGLE/VIDEO ‘THOUSAND EYES (REGRET)’

Adelaide upstarts 23/19 have been causing a stir in the Australian heavy scene thanks to their raucous live show—nabbing massive support slots alongside Aussie treasures like Make Them Suffer and Polaris, and international heavyweights like The Acacia Strain and Counterparts. The band dropped their debut EP Broken at the start of 2018 which won over...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SKID ROW REWINDS THE CLOCK AS THE YOUTH GOES WILD AT THE GOV

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SKID ROW REWINDS THE CLOCK AS THE YOUTH GOES WILD AT THE GOV

The prospect of seeing a Sebastian Bach-less Skid Row has been a difficult one for fans to come to grips with ever since his departure from the band in 1996. Skid Row’s constant lineup changes have become infamous, but with their current incarnation featuring original members Dave ‘The Snake’ Sabo (guitar), Scotti Hill (guitar) and...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] TROPHY EYES AT THE GOV

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] TROPHY EYES AT THE GOV

The Venue at The Gov hosted a flock of patrons eager to get a bit of Trophy Eyes last night, before the band kicks back off to the US for the rest of their American Dream tour. Folk from all walks of life and music preferences watched the Newcastle lads share the stage with fellow...
[NEWS] TEMTRIS RETURN TO ADELAIDE FOR RAPTURE TOUR

[NEWS] TEMTRIS RETURN TO ADELAIDE FOR RAPTURE TOUR

If you missed Temtris at Adelaide’s premier heavy metal festival, Churches of Steel, don’t sweat it! The New South Wales powerhouse will be back in support of their epic new album. Rapture is the band’s fifth release, dropping earlier this month. Musically akin to Judas Priest, Doro and the late Ronnie James Dio, this will...