EVENTS
[NEWS] WACKEN METAL BATTLE DEBUTS IN AUSTRALIA

[NEWS] WACKEN METAL BATTLE DEBUTS IN AUSTRALIA

The legendary Wacken Metal Battle—the world’s largest heavy metal battle-of-the-bands—is making its triumphant debut in the great southern land, giving unsigned Australian metal acts the opportunity to battle it out for a spot at the world’s largest and greatest heavy metal festival: Wacken Open Air. 30 years have passed since the creation of Wacken Open Air...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ALICE COOPER AT ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE WITH SPECIAL GUESTS AIRBOURNE AND MC50

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ALICE COOPER AT ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE WITH SPECIAL GUESTS AIRBOURNE AND MC50

The original godfather of shock rock, Ol’ Black Eyes himself, Alice Cooper is back in town. The often-imitated-but-never-bettered singer and self-proclaimed “vaudeville performer” is the embodiment of a musical living legend and, last night, he returned to Adelaide for the second show of his Aussie ‘Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back’ tour. Once feared for his wild...
[LIST] 5 FACTS ABOUT ALICE COOPER

[LIST] 5 FACTS ABOUT ALICE COOPER

In celebration of Alice Cooper and his crew landing on Australian soil for the ‘Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back’ 2020 Aussie tour, we’ve compiled a list of five facts about the 72-year-old shock rocker. Shows for the tour kick off tomorrow with special guests Airbourne along with MC50, featuring Wayne Kramer of the legendary MC5. 1. Alice Cooper’s star sign is...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] VICIOUS HALESTORM AS FORECAST FOR ADELAIDE’S THE GOV

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] VICIOUS HALESTORM AS FORECAST FOR ADELAIDE’S THE GOV

With four albums and nine EPs under their leather-studded belts, Pennsylvania-born rockers Halestorm thrashed away those Monday night blues with their signature hard style tunes at Adelaide’s The Gov. With Black Stone Cherry recently bowing out as Halestorm’s support act due to a family emergency, New Zealanders Villainy stepped in and took to the stage...
[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...
[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] A PROMISING DEBUT FOR GENDERLESS FASHION LABEL TALAMADE AT MELBOURNE FASHION WEEK

[NEWS] A PROMISING DEBUT FOR GENDERLESS FASHION LABEL TALAMADE AT MELBOURNE FASHION WEEK

Emerging Australian genderless fashion label, TalaMade, is set to steal the spotlight as it makes its runway debut at Melbourne Fashion Week on Wednesday, 28th August 2019. Born out of the mind of 21-year-old Sydney creative, Tala Surace, TalaMade is a completely genderless fashion label. Best described as a hybrid of gothicism and modern-day streetwear, the brand’s aesthetic holds true...