[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ALICE COOPER AT ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE WITH SPECIAL GUESTS AIRBOURNE AND MC50

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ALICE COOPER AT ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE WITH SPECIAL GUESTS AIRBOURNE AND MC50

The original godfather of shock rock, Ol’ Black Eyes himself, Alice Cooper is back in town. The often-imitated-but-never-bettered singer and self-proclaimed “vaudeville performer” is the embodiment of a musical living legend and, last night, he returned to Adelaide for the second show of his Aussie ‘Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back’ tour....
[LIST] 5 FACTS ABOUT ALICE COOPER

[LIST] 5 FACTS ABOUT ALICE COOPER

In celebration of Alice Cooper and his crew landing on Australian soil for the ‘Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back’ 2020 Aussie tour, we’ve compiled a list of five facts about the 72-year-old shock rocker. Shows for the tour kick off tomorrow with special guests Airbourne along with MC50, featuring Wayne Kramer of the legendary MC5. 1....
[INTERVIEW] DERRICK GREEN OF SEPULTURA DISCUSSES THE BAND’S UPCOMING CONCEPT ALBUM, THE EVOLUTION OF SEPULTURA AND HARNESSING FUEL FROM THE CRITICS

[INTERVIEW] DERRICK GREEN OF SEPULTURA DISCUSSES THE BAND’S UPCOMING CONCEPT ALBUM, THE EVOLUTION OF SEPULTURA AND HARNESSING FUEL FROM THE CRITICS

Brazilian metal legends Sepultura will soon be dropping their 15th album Quadra. Reminiscent of the old Sepultura, this raw and morbid offering unites old-school members Andreas Kisser (guitar, vocals) and Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr. (bass) with frontman Derrick Leon Green and drummer Eloy Casagrande in what promises to be a...
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[NEWS] WACKEN METAL BATTLE DEBUTS IN AUSTRALIA

[NEWS] WACKEN METAL BATTLE DEBUTS IN AUSTRALIA

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[LIST] 7 METALHEAD CHRISTMAS ITEMS THAT DON'T EXIST BUT SHOULD

[LIST] 7 METALHEAD CHRISTMAS ITEMS THAT DON’T EXIST BUT SHOULD

Following our ultimate muso gift guide, we’ve compiled a list of metalhead Christmas must-haves that we can sadly only pine for. 1. AC/DC-branded Bonbon Scotts 2. Behemoth-style nativity set Image: ‘Isenheimer Altar’ given the Behemoth treatment, painted by Sylwia Makris 3. Pentagram tree topper 4. Dissection carving knives 5. KISS-branded mistletoe 6. Candlemass mass candles   7....
[LIST] THE ULTIMATE MUSO GIFT GUIDE

[LIST] THE ULTIMATE MUSO GIFT GUIDE

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[INTERVIEW] PARK AVENUE LEADS TO SKINNED ROW: SKINCARE SPECIALIST JACINDA FERMANIS OF SKINNED ROW TALKS TATTOOS AND SKINCARE RITUALS

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[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] VICIOUS HALESTORM AS FORECAST FOR ADELAIDE’S THE GOV

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With four albums and nine EPs under their leather-studded belts, Pennsylvania-born rockers Halestorm thrashed away those Monday night blues with their signature hard style tunes at Adelaide’s The Gov. With Black Stone Cherry recently bowing out as Halestorm’s support act due to a family emergency, New Zealanders Villainy stepped in and took to the stage...
[PHOTOGRAPHY PORTFOLIO] KAL RESTON: PART I

[PHOTOGRAPHY PORTFOLIO] KAL RESTON: PART I

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[ALBUM REVIEW] NEVERAFTER BY ANDY GILLION

[ALBUM REVIEW] NEVERAFTER BY ANDY GILLION

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[NEWS] OBITUARY ADD ADELAIDE SHOW TO AUSSIE 'CAUSE OF DEATH' AUSTRALIAN TOUR

[NEWS] OBITUARY ADD ADELAIDE SHOW TO AUSSIE ‘CAUSE OF DEATH’ AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Due to public demand and soaring ticket sales nationwide, an Adelaide show has been added to the Obituary ‘Cause Of Death’ 2020 tour. In 1990, Obituary released the album Cause Of Death­. One considered a classic in the history of the death metal genre—a masterpiece that has stood the test of time and, to this...
[INTERVIEW] ROUTE 66: SYDNEY-BASED VINTAGE STORE MOTORING WEST

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[ALBUM REVIEW] WHAT’S MY NAME BY RINGO STARR

[ALBUM REVIEW] WHAT’S MY NAME BY RINGO STARR

The Beatles. 600 million record sales worldwide. Selling more records than Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones combined—dwarfing the likes of Black Sabbath, KISS and Metallica. Need I say more? The Beatles were a powerhouse back in the day, and continue to influence modern music culture. I was born 26 years after they broke up,...
[INTERVIEW] ADELAIDE FASHION DESIGNER EMMANUEL KALE TALKS STREETWEAR AND THE BEGINNINGS OF RAVEN CLOTHING

[INTERVIEW] ADELAIDE FASHION DESIGNER EMMANUEL KALE TALKS STREETWEAR AND THE BEGINNINGS OF RAVEN CLOTHING

In 2015, Emmanuel Kale designed the logo for clothing brand RAVEN for a Year 11 design project at school. Four years on, RAVEN is an established online clothing vendor based in Adelaide, releasing collections of unique streetwear featuring jackets, hoodies, t-shirts and vests. Promoting the message ‘Find Your Wings,’ RAVEN aims to encourage people to...