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[ALBUM REVIEW] IN SEARCH OF SANITY BY ONSLAUGHT: REMASTERED

[ALBUM REVIEW] IN SEARCH OF SANITY BY ONSLAUGHT: REMASTERED

In Search of Sanity by English thrashers Onslaught is back! The almost-30 year old album had a reissue in 2006; the now remastered album tightens the screws on what was an already epic album, and gives maximum thrashinity/nostalgia for the past-metal days. Thanks to John Mitchell’s mastering skills (err remastering), the behemoth that is this...
[PREMIERE] FREE FROM BURDEN RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO FOR SINGLE ‘BATS & BUTTERFLIES’

[PREMIERE] FREE FROM BURDEN RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO FOR SINGLE ‘BATS & BUTTERFLIES’

Having only formed in 2012, fledgling Adelaidian band, Free From Burden is looking to make their mark in the music community. Their debut music video features ‘Bats & Butterflies,’ the track described by frontman Conor Deery as the “standout” of their 2016 EP A Tale of Bats and Butterflies. The song begins quite mellow, accompanied...
[INTERVIEW] CONOR FROM ADELAIDE’S FREE FROM BURDEN DISCUSSES THE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR ‘BATS & BUTTERFLIES’

[INTERVIEW] CONOR FROM ADELAIDE’S FREE FROM BURDEN DISCUSSES THE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR ‘BATS & BUTTERFLIES’

Local SA band Free From Burden is running on a high after releasing their first EP. Conor Deery (lead vocals/guitar), Josh Jackson-Drewett (bass) and Sebastian Morrison (lead guitar) released A Tale of Bats and Butterflies late last year, and are about to debut their first music video. The EP is layered with soft piano sounds,...
[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...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SUPERHEIST RAISE HELL AT FOWLERS

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SUPERHEIST RAISE HELL AT FOWLERS

Ever since their re-emergence from the band’s hiatus, Superheist has been hitting the Australian metal scene with a vengeance. Releasing their drought breaking album Ghosts of the Social Dead in 2016, the band seems to have disengaged the off button. With founding member DW Norton and new singer Ezekiel Ox cranking out the tunes, the...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ANUBIS AT BRIGHTON UP BAR

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ANUBIS AT BRIGHTON UP BAR

Sometimes the current landscape of progressive music can be a cause for concern, but clearly hope remains! While prog in general is enjoying a healthy resurgence in popularity, it appears that some bands have reinterpreted it in favour of pushing the envelope of technical proficiency even further. Last night, the action at Brighton Up Bar...
[FEATURE] ADELAIDE MUSICIANS GET TOGETHER FOR CHARITY FUNDRAISER ‘STICKS, STRINGS AND MUSIC WINGS’

[FEATURE] ADELAIDE MUSICIANS GET TOGETHER FOR CHARITY FUNDRAISER ‘STICKS, STRINGS AND MUSIC WINGS’

[Pictured from left to right: Cal Williams Jr, Staffy Lee and AP D’Antonio] Adelaide band Already Gone has been in the spotlight following the release of their debut EP, Get Back Home. With the EP receiving airplay and a #1 hit on ISA Radio, the guys have a lot to be proud of—but instead of...
[NEWS] QUEEN AND ADAM LAMBERT ANNOUNCE 2018 AUSSIE ARENA TOUR

[NEWS] QUEEN AND ADAM LAMBERT ANNOUNCE 2018 AUSSIE ARENA TOUR

Australians are in for a treat in February and March of 2018; Queen and Adam Lambert will return to Aussie shores for a five-city arena tour—their first since 2014. Fans can expect a new stage production and a special set list that goes beyond the hits. Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne and Perth will all be...
[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...
[EP REVIEW] CHRONOS BY FIGURES

[EP REVIEW] CHRONOS BY FIGURES

Melbourne progressive metal five-piece Figures will follow their self-titled EP with five brand new songs on their sophomore EP Chronos, set to come out on the 16th of June. Their single ‘Recoil’ has already been gifted to fans accompanied by a music video dedicated to friend and fan “Slick” Mick Mills, who was taken too...
[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...