MUSIC
[ALBUM REVIEW] NEVERAFTER BY ANDY GILLION

[ALBUM REVIEW] NEVERAFTER BY ANDY GILLION

Talented British multi-instrumentalist Andy Gillion, of Finnish band Mors Principium Est, unleashes his debut solo album Neverafter today and it’s an enchanting listen from beginning to end. A magical and emotive musical offering, the concept album tells the heartbreaking story of Aria. A girl who mourns the loss of her mother and cherishes the music...
[NEWS] OBITUARY ADD ADELAIDE SHOW TO AUSSIE 'CAUSE OF DEATH' AUSTRALIAN TOUR

[NEWS] OBITUARY ADD ADELAIDE SHOW TO AUSSIE ‘CAUSE OF DEATH’ AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Due to public demand and soaring ticket sales nationwide, an Adelaide show has been added to the Obituary ‘Cause Of Death’ 2020 tour. In 1990, Obituary released the album Cause Of Death­. One considered a classic in the history of the death metal genre—a masterpiece that has stood the test of time and, to this...
[ALBUM REVIEW] WHAT’S MY NAME BY RINGO STARR

[ALBUM REVIEW] WHAT’S MY NAME BY RINGO STARR

The Beatles. 600 million record sales worldwide. Selling more records than Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones combined—dwarfing the likes of Black Sabbath, KISS and Metallica. Need I say more? The Beatles were a powerhouse back in the day, and continue to influence modern music culture. I was born 26 years after they broke up,...
[ALBUM REVIEW] EASTER IS CANCELLED BY THE DARKNESS

[ALBUM REVIEW] EASTER IS CANCELLED BY THE DARKNESS

‘Easter Is Cancelled’ and ‘Rock and Roll Deserves to Die’ are two extremely outlandish and over the top statements; most rock bands would not even contemplate exhorting the latter. The Darkness, though, are not most rock bands. They have always been outlandish and when they make these statements, you know there will be an intriguing...
[ALBUM REVIEW] PRIMAL FUTURE: 2019 BY TOXIC HOLOCAUST

[ALBUM REVIEW] PRIMAL FUTURE: 2019 BY TOXIC HOLOCAUST

Metal prodigy Joel Grind’s musical mastery concept that is Toxic Holocaust is back with the explosive new album Primal Future: 2019. Combining imagery of a post-nuclear world with classic speed and thrash riffs, the album could well be a soundtrack straight from a glorious ’80s Sci-Fi action movie. It’s Toxic Holocaust’s sixth full-length album and...
[INTERVIEW] SOILWORK’S DAVID ANDERSSON ON THE BAND’S EVOLVING SOUND, TOURING AUSTRALIA IN OCTOBER/NOVEMBER AND RELEASING BRAND NEW MUSIC

[INTERVIEW] SOILWORK’S DAVID ANDERSSON ON THE BAND’S EVOLVING SOUND, TOURING AUSTRALIA IN OCTOBER/NOVEMBER AND RELEASING BRAND NEW MUSIC

Swedish metal giants Soilwork are heading our way next month as they tour their majestic new album Verkligheten. We spoke with guitarist David Andersson on what to expect, the musical changes and what the band is currently working on. TEO: You are about to arrive back in Australia to promote Verkligheten. What can fans expect...
[NEWS] JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES TO TOUR AUSTRALIA IN APRIL 2020 WITH SPECIAL GUEST JARED JAMES NICHOLS

[NEWS] JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES TO TOUR AUSTRALIA IN APRIL 2020 WITH SPECIAL GUEST JARED JAMES NICHOLS

John 5 is one of the most influential guitarists of our generation. Best known for his time in Marilyn Manson and as the current guitarist for Rob Zombie, John 5 has been a guitar player for some of the biggest headlining rock bands in the world as well as playing session with Paul Stanley, Rod...
[INTERVIEW] RUFUS TIGER TAYLOR OF THE DARKNESS ON EASTER IS CANCELLED AND TOURING AUSTRALIA IN 2020

[INTERVIEW] RUFUS TIGER TAYLOR OF THE DARKNESS ON EASTER IS CANCELLED AND TOURING AUSTRALIA IN 2020

Those joyous and—at times—pompous warriors of musical excellence are back: The Darkness have come to save us from the tyranny of the world with their excellent forthcoming album Easter Is Cancelled, and an Australian tour in March. We caught up with drummer Rufus Tiger Taylor to discuss the upcoming mayhem. TEO: The new album is...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ADELAIDE ROCKERS THE BABES END AUSSIE ALBUM LAUNCH TOUR WITH ELECTRIC SHOW IN HOMETOWN

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ADELAIDE ROCKERS THE BABES END AUSSIE ALBUM LAUNCH TOUR WITH ELECTRIC SHOW IN HOMETOWN

We can think of at least one reason to brave Adelaide’s West End on a chilly Saturday night: The Babes’ Dive Bars & Muscle Cars album launch. The Babes gave patrons the kind of gritty, head-banging rock ‘n’ roll that makes you forget your troubles. The kind that has every glass in the house raised....
[NEWS] ADELAIDE METAL BAND ALIUM SET TO RELEASE SECOND EVER SINGLE 'FALLEN' AND LAUNCH SINGLE AT SHREDFEST ADELAIDE

[NEWS] ADELAIDE METAL BAND ALIUM SET TO RELEASE SECOND EVER SINGLE ‘FALLEN’ AND LAUNCH SINGLE AT SHREDFEST ADELAIDE

Heavy metal was created—then through time—feared, embraced, mocked, banished, ironically embraced, and finally: unironically embraced. There is a new breed that stands where metal is positioned—having come full circle—and Adelaide five-piece Alium take their place among the new breed. There’s a 2019 punch to the band’s sound, but the attitude channels pure, unadulterated 1980s heavy...
[NEWS] THE DARKNESS ANNOUNCE ‘EASTER IS CANCELLED’ AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND 2020 TOUR AND RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘HEART EXPLODES’

[NEWS] THE DARKNESS ANNOUNCE ‘EASTER IS CANCELLED’ AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND 2020 TOUR AND RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘HEART EXPLODES’

After what will be a three-year gap between visits, UK rock favourites The Darkness will be back on Aussie and New Zealand shores to spread their Easter Is Cancelled message with a headline tour in March 2020. On a mission to lead us to the sunlit uplands of inclusivity, togetherness and rock ‘n’ roll fellowship, The Darkness will...
[NEWS] NE OBLIVISCARIS RELEASE LIVE VIDEO FROM MONTREAL AHEAD OF ‘THE PAINTED PROGRESSION’ TOUR

[NEWS] NE OBLIVISCARIS RELEASE LIVE VIDEO FROM MONTREAL AHEAD OF ‘THE PAINTED PROGRESSION’ TOUR

Australia’s foremost kings of progressive, extreme heavy music, Ne Obliviscaris, kick off their epic Australian tour in just over two weeks’ time. Since the release of the band’s critically acclaimed album Urn in October 2017, Ne Obliviscaris have been touring the world relentlessly, playing to tens of thousands of people. These upcoming Australian shows will be the band’s...