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[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...
[PREMIERE] ADELAIDE METAL BAND ZERO RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE ‘BURN THE PAGE’

[PREMIERE] ADELAIDE METAL BAND ZERO RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE ‘BURN THE PAGE’

Adelaide’s newest metal band Zero are announcing themselves with the blistering track ‘Burn The Page’ and a music video to match—Adelaide metalheads won’t know what hit ’em. The men behind this new project are Matt Mitris (guitar) and Chris Gard (vocals). It all began when Matt left his old band in 2015, “I wanted to...
[EP REVIEW] WAITING FOR NO-ONE BY ZERO

[EP REVIEW] WAITING FOR NO-ONE BY ZERO

Zero is Adelaide’s latest band on the block and their EP Waiting For No-One is one damn powerful introduction. The studio project is a partnership between Matt Mitris (guitar) and Chris Gard (vocals), and the end result is a match made in metal heaven. Zero have created an EP with depth, variety and killer riffs....
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] THE GETAWAY PLAN AT THE GOV

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] THE GETAWAY PLAN AT THE GOV

It’s been a while since The Getaway Plan toured Australia, and on Friday night in Adelaide it was clear they had been sorely missed. The band played two sets including their critically acclaimed debut album Other Voices, Other Rooms, and it was a reunion to be remembered. Kicking it off was Melbourne band Harbours, and...