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[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...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ROSE TATTOO AND HARD-ONS PROVE ROCK IS STILL NEVER TOO LOUD

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ROSE TATTOO AND HARD-ONS PROVE ROCK IS STILL NEVER TOO LOUD

Fresh from the recording studio and with a slew of successful shows, Sydney classic rockers Rose Tattoo joined punk veterans the Hard-Ons in their national tour, ‘Still Never Too Loud.’ Uniting to provide Adelaide with some ass-kicking tunes, these rock legends are a true testament to Australia’s great contribution to international rock. An eclectic group...
[INTERVIEW] IT’S NEVER TOO LOUD FOR AN AUSSIE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL CROWD: ANGRY ANDERSON OF ROSE TATTOO TALKS AUSSIE ROCK HISTORY

[INTERVIEW] IT’S NEVER TOO LOUD FOR AN AUSSIE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL CROWD: ANGRY ANDERSON OF ROSE TATTOO TALKS AUSSIE ROCK HISTORY

Australian rock ‘n’ roll outlaws Rose Tattoo are back on the road from March through to April. Bringing their brand of heavy blues-driven rock to the Aussie punters, with Australian punk rock band Hard-Ons for their ‘Still Never Too Loud’ 2019 tour. Rose Tattoo, or as frontman Angry Anderson calls them “the Tatts,” are part...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] JOHN CORABI BRINGS MOTLEY ’94 TO ADELAIDE’S ENIGMA BAR

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] JOHN CORABI BRINGS MOTLEY ’94 TO ADELAIDE’S ENIGMA BAR

If you were not already aware of the excesses of Mötley Crüe, then the oversaturated promotion of their movie The Dirt is a taste of what the band has always been about. Hidden away in two ‘blink and you’ll miss it’ scenes, is the portrayal of the Mötley Crüe singer of their 1994 self-titled album—or...
[LIST] 5 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT JOHN CORABI

[LIST] 5 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT JOHN CORABI

John Corabi is a frontman and guitarist with a vast resume. The rock ‘n’ roll world has held on tightly to this guy—an artist well known for his collaborations that deliver time and time again, and it’s no wonder when you hear what he’s capable of. 25 years ago, Mötley Crüe released their self-titled album,...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] KIWI THRASHERS ALIEN WEAPONRY UNLEASH MAORI MAYHEM IN ADELAIDE

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] KIWI THRASHERS ALIEN WEAPONRY UNLEASH MAORI MAYHEM IN ADELAIDE

After taking the metal scene by storm last year with their record Tū and playing huge international festival dates, New Zealand groove metallers Alien Weaponry have returned to Australian shores with no shortage of hype behind them. Eager metalheads, donned in the usual assortment of black band shirts and patched denim jackets, rallied into the...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SLAYER BID FAREWELL TO ADELAIDE WITH SPECIAL GUESTS ANTHRAX AND BEHEMOTH

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SLAYER BID FAREWELL TO ADELAIDE WITH SPECIAL GUESTS ANTHRAX AND BEHEMOTH

Slayer, one of the founding ‘Big Four’ bands of thrash metal are saying goodbye. With a career spanning almost 40 years, and 12 studio albums under their belts, this much-loved band will be sorely missed. Supported by special guests Behemoth and Anthrax on their farewell tour last night, they were part of a rare combination...