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[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] POLARIS AT ADELAIDE UNIBAR

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] POLARIS AT ADELAIDE UNIBAR

What a year it has been for Polaris: a third sold out tour of Australia interspersed with successful European and American jaunts, the band have gone from strength to strength. It’s no surprise that fans and critics are expecting to see the boys on bigger stages in the near future. The album The Mortal Coil...
[NEWS] BLUESFEST: FIVE MORE FESTIVAL ACTS FOR AUSTRALIAN TOURS

[NEWS] BLUESFEST: FIVE MORE FESTIVAL ACTS FOR AUSTRALIAN TOURS

Adding to the excitement of Bluesfest Touring’s recent Bluesfest on-the-road announcement, comes the addition of five more festival acts to play shows around the country in 2019. Music lovers can expect a stellar selection of blues, roots, Celtic folk, punk, Americana and more from the five just announced acts. David Gray After scaling enormous heights...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] PARKWAY DRIVE AT ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE WITH KILLSWITCH ENGAGE AND THY ART IS MURDER

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] PARKWAY DRIVE AT ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE WITH KILLSWITCH ENGAGE AND THY ART IS MURDER

We know how Parkway Drive built their career from the ground with blood, sweat and tears; how they toured relentlessly until their name was known. So, it’s no surprise that last night’s Adelaide show was huge. Thy Art is Murder kicked things off, and while the room didn’t fill out, they had a bunch of...
[ALBUM REVIEW] SKINNY DIPPING BY STAND ATLANTIC

[ALBUM REVIEW] SKINNY DIPPING BY STAND ATLANTIC

I first heard of three-piece New South Wales pop rockers, Stand Atlantic, back in early January; I was lucky enough to catch the tail end of their set supporting US pop punk act Knuckle Puck. The band hit the scene in 2015, though it wasn’t really until last year’s EP Sidewinder—which featured the track ‘Coffee...
[NEWS] ADELAIDE HEAVY UP-AND-COMERS 23/19 DROP CRUSHING NEW SINGLE/VIDEO ‘THOUSAND EYES (REGRET)’

[NEWS] ADELAIDE HEAVY UP-AND-COMERS 23/19 DROP CRUSHING NEW SINGLE/VIDEO ‘THOUSAND EYES (REGRET)’

Adelaide upstarts 23/19 have been causing a stir in the Australian heavy scene thanks to their raucous live show—nabbing massive support slots alongside Aussie treasures like Make Them Suffer and Polaris, and international heavyweights like The Acacia Strain and Counterparts. The band dropped their debut EP Broken at the start of 2018 which won over...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SKID ROW REWINDS THE CLOCK AS THE YOUTH GOES WILD AT THE GOV

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SKID ROW REWINDS THE CLOCK AS THE YOUTH GOES WILD AT THE GOV

The prospect of seeing a Sebastian Bach-less Skid Row has been a difficult one for fans to come to grips with ever since his departure from the band in 1996. Skid Row’s constant lineup changes have become infamous, but with their current incarnation featuring original members Dave ‘The Snake’ Sabo (guitar), Scotti Hill (guitar) and...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] TROPHY EYES AT THE GOV

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] TROPHY EYES AT THE GOV

The Venue at The Gov hosted a flock of patrons eager to get a bit of Trophy Eyes last night, before the band kicks back off to the US for the rest of their American Dream tour. Folk from all walks of life and music preferences watched the Newcastle lads share the stage with fellow...
[NEWS] TEMTRIS RETURN TO ADELAIDE FOR RAPTURE TOUR

[NEWS] TEMTRIS RETURN TO ADELAIDE FOR RAPTURE TOUR

If you missed Temtris at Adelaide’s premier heavy metal festival, Churches of Steel, don’t sweat it! The New South Wales powerhouse will be back in support of their epic new album. Rapture is the band’s fifth release, dropping earlier this month. Musically akin to Judas Priest, Doro and the late Ronnie James Dio, this will...
[EP REVIEW] LUNAR ECLIPSE BY STONUS

[EP REVIEW] LUNAR ECLIPSE BY STONUS

Cyprus is a Greek island country with beautiful landscapes and rich culture; it’s also home to heavy stoner rock outfit known as Stonus. Formed in 2015 in Cyprus’ capital Nicosia, Stonus is: Kyriacos Frangoulis (vocals), Pavlos Demetriou (lead guitar), Nikolas Frangoulis (rhythm guitar), Andreas Apeitos (bass) and Kotsios Demetriades (drums). Lunar Eclipse is the band’s second EP,...
[INTERVIEW] SINGER-SONGWRITER PAUL ANDREWS DISCUSSES SONG-WRITING AND RECORDING THE LATEST FAMILY FOLD ALBUM IN NASHVILLE

[INTERVIEW] SINGER-SONGWRITER PAUL ANDREWS DISCUSSES SONG-WRITING AND RECORDING THE LATEST FAMILY FOLD ALBUM IN NASHVILLE

While you may not recognise the name, chances are you’ve heard the songs of singer-songwriter Paul Andrews. Whether that be from his prolific band Lazy Susan that had huge Triple J airplay in the early oughts, or the critically acclaimed Family Fold debut Lustre Glo. With a catalogue spanning two decades and two bands, Paul...
[NEWS] TRAPT ANNOUNCE AUSSIE 2019 TOUR

[NEWS] TRAPT ANNOUNCE AUSSIE 2019 TOUR

Californian active hard rock favourites Trapt return Down Under to play highlights from their self-titled classic album Trapt, plus a selection of other favourites. Trapt was the band’s major-label debut; a perfect mix of hard rock with catchy hooks, dynamic choruses, and memorable lyrics. Fusing together propulsive guitars and unforgettable upbeat refrains, the guys are adept at producing empowering arena-worthy anthems. In...
[ALBUM REVIEW] I LOVED YOU AT YOUR DARKEST BY BEHEMOTH

[ALBUM REVIEW] I LOVED YOU AT YOUR DARKEST BY BEHEMOTH

In 2014, Polish death metallers Behemoth released The Satanist, a comeback album of sorts after frontman Nergal’s battle with cancer, and an album that saw the band transformed. While the blood-soaked fury they had honed over decades was still there, alongside it was a newfound focus on atmosphere and concept. This maturation brought about a...