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[EP REVIEW] PILOT BY OH/VILLAIN

[EP REVIEW] PILOT BY OH/VILLAIN

Oh/Villain is a shiny new band out of Sydney and the band’s debut EP Pilot is, to be frank, full of fire and unapologetic ambition. A melodic post-hardcore band, they’ve already rocked the boat by topping the Triple J Unearthed metal charts for weeks on end and have toured with the likes of Polaris, Storm...
[INTERVIEW] WILL FROM ADELAIDE’S INDIAGO DISCUSSES NEW TRACK 'LOOSE CHANGE' AND THE NEW LINEUP

[INTERVIEW] WILL FROM ADELAIDE’S INDIAGO DISCUSSES NEW TRACK ‘LOOSE CHANGE’ AND THE NEW LINEUP

Adelaide Hills band Indiago has a reputation for putting on great live shows and delivering melodies that rock. The guys had a quiet start to the year, but have emerged into the spotlight recently with their new single ‘Loose Change.’ The four-piece band is William “Will” Solomon (vocals/guitar), James Fishers (guitar), Harry Townsend (bass/vocals) and...
[NEWS] THE GETAWAY PLAN OTHER VOICES, OTHER ROOMS NATIONAL TOUR

[NEWS] THE GETAWAY PLAN OTHER VOICES, OTHER ROOMS NATIONAL TOUR

The spark of adoration was lit on fire when The Getaway Plan played at January’s Unify Festival, and now this September Australia’s favourite alt rock band will be embarking on a national tour performing their critically acclaimed album Other Voices, Other Rooms. In full. That’s right, two sets in each city of their very first,...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] NEON TETRA’S SINGLE LAUNCH AT ANCIENT WORLD

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] NEON TETRA’S SINGLE LAUNCH AT ANCIENT WORLD

Neon Tetra are delivering some exciting music at the moment, and to celebrate their new single ‘Reflections’ they brought together a few bands and put on a show at Adelaide’s Ancient World on the 3rd of June. Ancient World, if you haven’t been there before, is a sneaky little joint hidden down an alley and...
[NEWS] SUPERHEIST DROP ‘RAISE HELL’ AAA SIDE AND ANNOUNCE TOUR

[NEWS] SUPERHEIST DROP ‘RAISE HELL’ AAA SIDE AND ANNOUNCE TOUR

After a 13 year hiatus, ARIA nominated Australian metal outfit Superheist are back and they’re ready to raise a little hell. Over their career the band has seen a slew of famous faces, but this current lineup is one you’ll be nodding your head in agreement to as the most ultimate. The band features: Ezekiel...
[INTERVIEW] MISS MAY I’S LEVI BENTON DISCUSSES THE NEW RECORD

[INTERVIEW] MISS MAY I’S LEVI BENTON DISCUSSES THE NEW RECORD

It’s been a couple of years between records for Ohio metalcore giants Miss May I, but they’ve signed to a new label and their sixth album will be out on the 2nd of June. It’s already shaping up to be a good year for these guys, they’ve challenged themselves to work outside of their comfort...
[PREMIERE] NEON TETRA RELEASE QUIRKY FILM CLIP FOR SINGLE ‘REFLECTIONS’

[PREMIERE] NEON TETRA RELEASE QUIRKY FILM CLIP FOR SINGLE ‘REFLECTIONS’

Adelaide’s own Neon Tetra is a colourful band—perhaps more so than the small fish they take their name from—and they’ve got a new single to present to the musical world. ‘Reflections’ shows their psychedelic groove rock sound morph to a more mellow state, yet their music still heavily features the synthy, rhythmic goodness Neon Tetra...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] GROOVIN THE MOO 2017 AT WAYVILLE SHOWGROUNDS

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] GROOVIN THE MOO 2017 AT WAYVILLE SHOWGROUNDS

Since the disappearance of Big Day Out, Soundwave and Future Music Festival, South Australia hasn’t been well-known for hosting insane music festivals. Fortunately, the 2014 inception of SA’s Groovin The Moo has been our saving grace. So popular that the festival site had to be moved from Oakbank to the Adelaide Showgrounds; regardless of the...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] HOLLOW WORLD AT ENIGMA

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] HOLLOW WORLD AT ENIGMA

After releasing their new album, Exanimate, last month, Melbourne melodic death metal band, Hollow World, hit up Adelaide on Saturday night to bring the heavy. It’s only at Enigma Bar that you’ll find all kinds of dark and thrashy bands playing, no matter whether the crowd is big or small. Hollow World was no exception,...
[INTERVIEW] MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST AND COMPOSER ARJEN LUCASSEN TALKS US THROUGH AYREON’S UPCOMING ROCK-OPERA-RELEASE

[INTERVIEW] MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST AND COMPOSER ARJEN LUCASSEN TALKS US THROUGH AYREON’S UPCOMING ROCK-OPERA-RELEASE

Arjen Lucassen is one of those creatives that lives and breathes his music. Composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist and mastermind behind Ayreon, he presents his latest album The Source. It’s a prequel to the vast Ayreon universe created over his previous eight albums, and is written as a vinyl double album that is full of epic song...
[ALBUM REVIEW] EPOCH BY COPIA

[ALBUM REVIEW] EPOCH BY COPIA

Melbourne lads Copia have been bouncing back and forth between the land of Aus and Europe over the past couple of years, and somewhere in between the whirlwind of shows and travels they’ve managed to fine tune their sophomore album, Epoch. And it speaks volumes. First things first, we need to mention the album artwork;...
[ALBUM REVIEW] THE SOURCE BY AYREON

[ALBUM REVIEW] THE SOURCE BY AYREON

If you’re familiar with the Dutch composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Arjen Lucassen, you’ll know how in-depth and intricate his music is. If you’re not, well, prepare yourself. Arjen has quite a few ongoing projects, and this year he’s releasing another Ayreon album. He’s now nine records deep and his latest, The Source, is a prequel...