Posts tagged "Australian Tour 2018"
[INTERVEW] FROM BACH TO ROCK: JORDAN RUDESS EXPLORES THE SECRETS OF HIS MUSE FOR HIS SOLO AUSTRALIAN TOUR

[INTERVEW] FROM BACH TO ROCK: JORDAN RUDESS EXPLORES THE SECRETS OF HIS MUSE FOR HIS SOLO AUSTRALIAN TOUR

America’s virtuosic progressive rock keyboardist Jordan Rudess—known by many for his work with Dixie Dregs, Liquid Tension Experiment and of course the platinum-selling prog rock band Dream Theater—is embarking on his first ever solo tour to Australia. Fresh out of the studio with new albums on the horizon for release, Jordan stretches his legs a...
[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...
[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...
[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...
[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...
[BAND-ON-BAND INTERVIEW] PSYCHEDELIC PORN CRUMPETS

[BAND-ON-BAND INTERVIEW] PSYCHEDELIC PORN CRUMPETS

Listening to Psychedelic Porn Crumpets is like going on a beautiful neon adventure—your body stays behind while your mind’s taken to remarkably disordered places you’d never imagine on your own. The four-piece psych-rock band from Perth are currently finishing off their sold out UK and European tour, and have just released their latest single ‘Social Candy.’...
[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 solo artist, his upcoming national...
[INTERVIEW] DARWIN SINGER EMMA ROWE ON 'LIONESS'

[INTERVIEW] DARWIN SINGER EMMA ROWE ON ‘LIONESS’

Emma Rowe’s new single ‘Lioness’ pounced onto the Australian music scene earlier this year, with teeth bared and attention demanded. The Darwin-based singer/songwriter is now touring the newly released single, along with two bonus tracks ‘Beach Song’ and ‘Devil.’ We caught up with the lioness herself mid-tour to chat about her sound and the story...
[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...
[NEWS] LEGENDARY PUNK ROCKERS STRUNG OUT ANNOUNCE AUSSIE TOUR

[NEWS] LEGENDARY PUNK ROCKERS STRUNG OUT ANNOUNCE AUSSIE TOUR

Exploding onto the southern California punk scene, Strung Out was one of the first bands signed to Fat Mike’s Fat Wreck Chords, issuing the band’s debut album in 1994. It was the band’s sophomore effort however that truly proved Mike’s faith in the band was so very well placed. Suburban Teenage Wasteland Blues was 13...