[PREMIERE] BLONDE DOCTOR RELEASE SOPHOMORE EP: NO BRAINER

[PREMIERE] BLONDE DOCTOR RELEASE SOPHOMORE EP: NO BRAINER

If you’ve been hiding under your bed listening to Rise Against and Fall Out Boy—circa early 2000s—during this summer heat, then you’re sort of forgiven for not knowing who Blonde Doctor are yet. But if you still don’t know them by 19th January with the launch of their second EP...
[NEWS] YOUNG BAND ALIUM RELEASE EPIC DEBUT SINGLE ‘MESSENGER’

[NEWS] YOUNG BAND ALIUM RELEASE EPIC DEBUT SINGLE ‘MESSENGER’

Adelaide’s metal newcomers Alium have been hard at work developing their sound and chops by appearing in band competitions and metal gigs alike for the past couple of years. Their debut single ‘Messenger’ was released on the 5th of January, and boasts modern fidelity (courtesy of Andy Kite from Against...
[INTERVIEW] AHEAD OF THEIR BLUESFEST SIDESHOWS SNARKY PUPPY’S MICHAEL LEAGUE DISCUSSES ORGANISING A MUSICAL COLLECTIVE

[INTERVIEW] AHEAD OF THEIR BLUESFEST SIDESHOWS SNARKY PUPPY’S MICHAEL LEAGUE DISCUSSES ORGANISING A MUSICAL COLLECTIVE

With a new record and a second Bluesfest appearance scheduled for 2019, things are certainly busy at the Snarky Puppy camp—and what a big camp it is, boasting up to 25 members at a time, each bringing with them a broad array of musical styles and experiences. With such a...
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[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...
[FASHION EDITORIAL] SUDS UP

[FASHION EDITORIAL] SUDS UP

Tiyannah wears RatLife ‘8bit Everything III Tee’ from Sustainable Clothing Co. | Tiger Mist ‘Rose Top’ from Tibbs & Bones | Her own jeans | Poppy Lissiman ‘Coco Husk’ Tiyannah wears I.AM.GIA ‘Contraband Jacket’ from Tibbs & Bones | TM The Label ‘Presley Skirt’ from Tibbs & Bones | Dr. Martens ‘1460  Cherry’ from Barlow Shoes Tiyannah wears I.AM.GIA ‘Contraband Jacket’...
[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...
[NEWS] ADELAIDE’S AS I DESTRUCT RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM, DROP MUSIC VIDEO AND EMBARK ON AUSSIE ALBUM TOUR

[NEWS] ADELAIDE’S AS I DESTRUCT RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM, DROP MUSIC VIDEO AND EMBARK ON AUSSIE ALBUM TOUR

As I Destruct continue Adelaide’s legacy for producing world class heavy music. Stepping forward from the shadows of obscurity, the five-piece have produced a near-flawless debut in From Fear To Oblivion—emerging as the next vital contender in the Australian metal scene. Led by brutal first single ‘Question of Faith,’ the album is an impressive assault of melodic, groove-laden death metal. For fans, From...
[NEWS] DAY OF THE DEAD CELEBRATION WITH MEXICAN WRESTLING IS COMING TO ADELAIDE

[NEWS] DAY OF THE DEAD CELEBRATION WITH MEXICAN WRESTLING IS COMING TO ADELAIDE

In an Adelaide first, Melbourne based Mexican entertainment Group, Lucha Fantastica, bring Mexican wrestling to HQ Complex for the ultimate Day of the Dead celebration on Friday, 26th October. Lucha Fantastica is Australia’s only Mexican performance company to bring not only the entertainment and music of Mexico to Australia, but also the Mexican culture. “Our Day of the Dead...
[INTERVIEW] THE KITE MACHINE’S LEVI ANDERSON ON ‘SINISTER SOUND,’ STING AND MORE

[INTERVIEW] THE KITE MACHINE’S LEVI ANDERSON ON ‘SINISTER SOUND,’ STING AND MORE

The Kite Machine have rocked the hell out of 2018 with their brand new track ‘Sinister Sound’—a heavy rock tune with sweet grooves that you’d expect from bands like Queens of The Stone Age and The Black Keys. We stole some time during the band’s Aussie tour to talk with frontman Levi Anderson about new...