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[EP REVIEW] IN DENIAL, FORCE A SMILE BY TIRED EYES

[EP REVIEW] IN DENIAL, FORCE A SMILE BY TIRED EYES

When you listen to this EP, keep in mind that this is Tired Eyes’ debut. They haven’t been putting out music for years and perfecting their style over multiple releases, this is their first. And it’s bloody hard to believe because it is absolute quality. Think instrumentals along the lines of Sydney’s Sleepmakeswaves floating along...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] DREAM ON, DREAMER AT FOWLER’S LIVE

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] DREAM ON, DREAMER AT FOWLER’S LIVE

Fowler’s Live was filled with epic music on Friday 15th courtesy of: Days of Deceit, Valhalla, Ocean Sleeper and headliners, Dream On, Dreamer. Oh man, was it a treat! Dream On, Dreamer are fresh out of the studio with their fourth record It Comes and Goes and they’ve been taking a whole bunch of bands...
[INTERVIEW] THE REBIRTH OF DREAM ON, DREAMER WITH MARCEL GADACZ

[INTERVIEW] THE REBIRTH OF DREAM ON, DREAMER WITH MARCEL GADACZ

Melbourne band Dream On, Dreamer have released their much anticipated fourth album It Comes and Goes, and it’s blown up in just a few weeks. This new album explores a lighter side of the band, with melodic soundscapes and emotive vocals, showing that Marcel Gadacz (lead vocals), Zachary Britt (rhythm guitar), Callan Orr (lead guitar)...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SEPULTURA AND DEATH ANGEL MELT FACES AT THE GOV

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SEPULTURA AND DEATH ANGEL MELT FACES AT THE GOV

The Gov was host to some quality music on Wednesday night: Sepultura, Death Angel and Truth Corroded. For a weeknight, the turnout was impressive—as were the band shirts and the years’ worth of beards. There were baby boomers decked out in battle vests among younger faces, looking around 20-something in age. For a band that...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ADELAIDE’S COBRA PLAYS SECRET GIG

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ADELAIDE’S COBRA PLAYS SECRET GIG

Have you ever been to a gig so underground it was upstairs in an office building? We have—last Saturday—and it was a red haze of musical goodness. Adelaide experimental band, Cobra, always puts on a good show—but this time, it was scaled down and intensified. A small office room doubling as the band’s rehearsal studio,...
[INTERVIEW] INTRODUCING: VINYL SQUEEZE—ADELAIDE’S NEWEST RECORD STORE

[INTERVIEW] INTRODUCING: VINYL SQUEEZE—ADELAIDE’S NEWEST RECORD STORE

Vinyl Squeeze is a new record store only six months young and already making a name for its wide range of music, relaxed vibe and Craig (owner) who is a walking encyclopedia of all things music. There’s a retro vibe with posters adorning the walls, and a collection of vinyl, new and second hand to...
[EP REVIEW] DIGITAL PEOPLE BY SPARROW

[EP REVIEW] DIGITAL PEOPLE BY SPARROW

Who knows what goes on over on the west side, but Perth is pushing out some visionaries. Sean Hendry, Clint Gatter, Tristan Sturner, Jase Shaw and Luke Ramljak are Sparrow: an industrial rock/metal band that’s on the rise. Their EP Digital People is out 6th of April and it’s a listen that’ll have you on...
[INTERVIEW] COMEBACK KID’S ANDREW NEUFELD ON COLLABORATIONS AND TOURING

[INTERVIEW] COMEBACK KID’S ANDREW NEUFELD ON COLLABORATIONS AND TOURING

Canadian hardcore punk band Comeback Kid is coming to Australia with Silverstein in May for an epic tour across the country. Comeback Kid released their latest record Outsider in September of last year and they’ve been on the up ever since. The band has had a few different faces over the years but the current...
[EP REVIEW] THE DUSTLING MAN BY THE AMBLERS

[EP REVIEW] THE DUSTLING MAN BY THE AMBLERS

There’s a new band on the bluesy rock block: The Amblers are based in the musically driven city of Johannesburg and have recently released their debut EP titled The Dustling Man. If you like The Black Keys’ southern style vocals, then you’ll love the sound of this EP: smooth, guitar driven and a smack of...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] CLAIM THE THRONE AT ENIGMA BAR

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] CLAIM THE THRONE AT ENIGMA BAR

Enigma had a night packed full of metal on Thursday 25th: four bands over four hours, featuring Perth’s melodic/folk metal band Claim The Throne. And with another gig on next door at Jive, and Parkway Drive playing the same night, there were some dedicated fans filling the room and really feeling the metal. Shadow Realm...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] THE MONSTER OF GATHERINGS: UNIFY 2018

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] THE MONSTER OF GATHERINGS: UNIFY 2018

Straight after Christmas and New Year celebrations, Unify came screaming around the corner to punch you in the face. It was brutal, but like all mosh injuries it was something to show off and brag about. For those who have never made the trip to Tarwin Lower in Gippsland, Unify Gathering is a sanctuary for...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] 2017 KEEP IT REAL’ ‘BATTLE OF THE BANDS’ FINALS AT GLOBAL MUSIC REVOLUTION

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] 2017 KEEP IT REAL’ ‘BATTLE OF THE BANDS’ FINALS AT GLOBAL MUSIC REVOLUTION

When it comes to supporting Adelaide’s local music scene, Keep It Real’ Entertainment and Global Music Revolution are doing one hell of a job! They’ve just wrapped up Keep It Real’s annual ‘Battle of the Bands’ and the competition was tough, to say the least. Five bands made it through the heats to the grand...