[NEWS] BLUESFEST: FESTIVAL ACT SNARKY PUPPY TO TOUR AUSTRALIA

[NEWS] BLUESFEST: FESTIVAL ACT SNARKY PUPPY TO TOUR AUSTRALIA

New York quasi-collective, Snarky Puppy, have gone from the best kept secret to one of the most respected names in instrumental music. With a difficult-to-define genre, these guys seamlessly fuse a deep knowledge and respect for musical tradition with sonic and conceptual innovation. This convergence of musicians from white and...
[NEWS] DOWNLOAD 2019 IS SET TO BE HUGE WITH FIRST LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT

[NEWS] DOWNLOAD 2019 IS SET TO BE HUGE WITH FIRST LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT

2018 saw the Australian debut of the world’s premier rock and metal festival, Download! 30,000 heavy music fans descended on Flemington, christening Melbourne into the Download family alongside Donington (UK)—the spiritual home of rock—Paris (France), and Madrid (Spain). In 2019, Download returns to Melbourne and will head north to serve...
[INTERVIEW] KEVIN MITCHELL AKA BOB EVANS GOES FULL CIRCLE

[INTERVIEW] KEVIN MITCHELL AKA BOB EVANS GOES FULL CIRCLE

Kevin Mitchell’s beginnings in alt-rock band Jebediah, to his infectious solo work behind the moniker of Bob Evans, have left a firm footprint on the Aussie music scene. The refreshingly humble singer-songwriter who brought us ‘Don’t You Think It’s Time?’ chats to TEO about his rise from band member to...
[NEWS] CALLING ALL CREATURES OF THE NIGHT: COME AS YOU AREN’T

[NEWS] CALLING ALL CREATURES OF THE NIGHT: COME AS YOU AREN’T

It’s almost that time of year again, when we can shed our responsible adult skins and dress up as whoever or whatever we want. ARMI (Australian Rock & Metal Institute) are hosting a ‘Come As You Aren’t’ Halloween party at Adelaide UniBar on Saturday 27th of October. Costumes are a...
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[FEATURE] ADELAIDE FUNERAL DOOM DUO VIRGIN BLACK SHOWING SIGNS OF LIFE

[FEATURE] ADELAIDE FUNERAL DOOM DUO VIRGIN BLACK SHOWING SIGNS OF LIFE

A long dormant cult fan base has been resurrected as Adelaide doom metal band Virgin Black breaks its near decade silence on social media through a series of cryptic posts. Starting on the 8th of August with a graven image that alluded to the official end of the band, the posts since have shown photos...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] GENE SIMMONS TAKES SYDNEY BY THE BALLS

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] GENE SIMMONS TAKES SYDNEY BY THE BALLS

From the moment you stepped into the Enmore Theatre, you could feel the anticipation—these fans were true rock and rollers ready to savour every last drop of what was to come. And come it did as Ace Frehey launched onto the stage. Driving through favourites such as ‘Love Gun’ and ‘New York Groove,’ which got...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] GENE SIMMONS LEADS A NIGHT OF KILLER TUNES AT MELBOURNE’S FESTIVAL HALL

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] GENE SIMMONS LEADS A NIGHT OF KILLER TUNES AT MELBOURNE’S FESTIVAL HALL

Last night saw superstars Ace Frehley and Gene Simmons take to the stage of Festival Hall for a double bill that left the KISS fans of Melbourne giddy with excitement. Ace kicked off the evening with a slew of crowd-pleasing KISS covers, including ‘Parasite,’ ‘Love Gun,’ and ‘Shock Me.’ The Spaceman was notably low on...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE BARELY CONTAINS THE DEMONIC EGO OF GENE SIMMONS

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE BARELY CONTAINS THE DEMONIC EGO OF GENE SIMMONS

Work the next morning couldn’t dull the excitement of Adelaide KISS fans who piled into the Entertainment Centre to revel in the glory of the Spaceman and The Demon—guitarist Ace Frehley and bassist Gene Simmons. The anticipation had been heightened by the show’s postponement from February to August—which aligned with the anniversary of all four...
[INTERVIEW] STORIES BEHIND THE SCENTS: LUSH COSMETICS CO-FOUNDER, MARK CONSTANTINE, SHARES THE INSPIRATIONS BEHIND THEIR GENDER-NEUTRAL PERFUMES

[INTERVIEW] STORIES BEHIND THE SCENTS: LUSH COSMETICS CO-FOUNDER, MARK CONSTANTINE, SHARES THE INSPIRATIONS BEHIND THEIR GENDER-NEUTRAL PERFUMES

Earlier this year, Lush Fragrances re-launched with a sleek new look, featuring 15 brand new scents. The entire collection is gender neutral, inspired by art, music, poetry, and the personal experiences of Lush perfumers. TEO was lucky enough to talk to Mark Constantine, co-founder of Lush Cosmetics, about inspirations, creative processes and musical influences behind...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] STRYPER BLESSES THE GOV

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] STRYPER BLESSES THE GOV

The Gov hosted a Sunday night sermon for all the faithful rockers out there. Californian Christian metal band Stryper was in town—their first time back in Australia since 2010—and they made it a big one. Supporting Stryper were two Adelaide bands, Sonic Divide and Rosemont, and they both did their best to warm up the...
[FASHION EDITORIAL] LEVEL ONE

[FASHION EDITORIAL] LEVEL ONE

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[INTERVIEW] STRYPER’S MICHAEL SWEET ON GOD DAMN EVIL

[INTERVIEW] STRYPER’S MICHAEL SWEET ON GOD DAMN EVIL

Born in 1983, Californian band Stryper has followed a positive and passionate path of metal and faith leading up to the release of God Damn Evil—the band’s 12th album. It’s been a while since the guys graced Australian shores to share with fans a healthy dose of what they do best. But they’re back in...
[NEWS] QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE ANNOUNCE SHOW AT TASMANIA'S MONA

[NEWS] QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE ANNOUNCE SHOW AT TASMANIA’S MONA

Photo: Andreas Neumann American rockers Queens of the Stone Age are set to play an intimate acoustic gig at Tasmania’s famous MONA (Museum Of Old and New Art). The gig will take place at the Sidney Nolan Gallery: the home of Snake, a 46 metre-long rainbow meditation on the relationship between myth and modernity. This...
[INTERVIEW] JAKE FROM HIDEOUS SUN DEMON ON THE NEW ALBUM, PERTH AND GROOVES

[INTERVIEW] JAKE FROM HIDEOUS SUN DEMON ON THE NEW ALBUM, PERTH AND GROOVES

There’s something in the Perth water that develops really rad musicians—and Hideous Sun Demon’s Vincent Buchanan, Jake Suriano and Blake Hart are no exception (think King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard with a healthy dose of punk rock). They’ve just released their third album, Fame Erotic Dream and are part way through a huge Australian...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] BURNING BRIDGES TUNE SACK EP LAUNCH

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] BURNING BRIDGES TUNE SACK EP LAUNCH

The Crown and Anchor Hotel was cranking last night as local bands New Damage, Blonde Doctor and Jettison took to the stage to support the launch of Burning Bridges’ EP, Tune Sack. It’s always a thrill to watch up and coming bands live, but it’s even better when the mood is right and the crowd...
[COMPETITION] WIN A DOUBLE PASS TO SEE GENE SIMMONS LIVE IN SYDNEY

[COMPETITION] WIN A DOUBLE PASS TO SEE GENE SIMMONS LIVE IN SYDNEY

The legendary Gene Simmons will be hitting Aussie shores this month for a run of shows throughout August and early September. TEO Magazine is giving away a double pass to the Friday 31st August show at Enmore Theatre in Sydney. All you need to do to enter is: 1. Follow @teomagazine on Instagram 2. Like...