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[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] THE MASTER OF MACABRE BRINGS HIS BEAUTIFUL NIGHTMARE TO THE HORDERN

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] THE MASTER OF MACABRE BRINGS HIS BEAUTIFUL NIGHTMARE TO THE HORDERN

The master of macabre, Alice Cooper, has graced the stage of Sydney for the first time in some years. Bringing along fellow rock veteran Ace Frehley and homegrown heroes Strangers, Cooper masterfully asserted his position atop the shock rock food chain with a breaking set-list and a deliciously wicked show. Strangers were the first to...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] THE GETAWAY PLAN AT THE BALD FACED STAG

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] THE GETAWAY PLAN AT THE BALD FACED STAG

Homegrown pop-punk heroes The Getaway Plan made a triumphant return to Sydney, along with fellow Melbournites Harbours. With the 10-year anniversary of The Getaway Plan’s debut album Other Voices, Other Rooms fast approaching, the band has made pleasing their first fans a top priority. After blasting through a relatively short set of other favourites, they...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SUPERHEIST AT THE BALD FACED STAG

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SUPERHEIST AT THE BALD FACED STAG

Following a hiatus that stretched on for well past a decade, ’90s cult metal legends, Superheist have made an impactful return to the Australian metal scene. 2016’s release, Ghosts of the Social Dead, and the band’s killer live shows are reminding us why Superheist will be sticking around. Touring with them are fellow cult ’90s...
LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: PERIPHERY AT THE METRO THEATRE

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: PERIPHERY AT THE METRO THEATRE

Six-piece progressive metal giant, Periphery is back in Australia to satisfy hungry fans with the band’s signature brand of pounding, melodic and mathematical sounds. And satisfy they did; filling the room with complex triple guitar noise, harsh but beautiful vocal melodies, and drums that pounded hard enough to kick your heart right out of your...
ALBUM REVIEW: BACK IN BLUE—A REVERANT AND UNIQUE TRIBUTE TO ACDC

ALBUM REVIEW: BACK IN BLUE—A REVERANT AND UNIQUE TRIBUTE TO ACDC

It’s no secret that ACDC is one of the biggest selling bands of all time, retaining an ongoing capacity to sell out arenas all over the world. Now, a group of Aussie blues hard hitters—including Jane Michele, Lloyd Spiegel, Geoff Achison, Gail Page, Lachy Doley, Shaun Kirk, Marshall Okell and band, Chase The Sun—have come...
DETROIT'S I PREVAIL THROW FANS A LIFELINE, CONFIRMING THE DATE OF THEIR DEBUT ALBUM RELEASE!

DETROIT’S I PREVAIL THROW FANS A LIFELINE, CONFIRMING THE DATE OF THEIR DEBUT ALBUM RELEASE!

The Detroit outfit, I Prevail are quickly making it in the post-hardcore scene. As such, they have had little trouble building a monstrous amount of anticipation for the release of their debut album, Lifelines. The video for its first single, ‘Scars’, has racked up 2.5 million views to date. Many fans first discovered I Prevail...