Posts tagged "Gig Review"
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SUPERHEIST RAISE HELL AT FOWLERS

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SUPERHEIST RAISE HELL AT FOWLERS

Ever since their re-emergence from the band’s hiatus, Superheist has been hitting the Australian metal scene with a vengeance. Releasing their drought breaking album Ghosts of the Social Dead in 2016, the band seems to have disengaged the off button. With founding member DW Norton and new singer Ezekiel Ox cranking out the tunes, the...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ANUBIS AT BRIGHTON UP BAR

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ANUBIS AT BRIGHTON UP BAR

Sometimes the current landscape of progressive music can be a cause for concern, but clearly hope remains! While prog in general is enjoying a healthy resurgence in popularity, it appears that some bands have reinterpreted it in favour of pushing the envelope of technical proficiency even further. Last night, the action at Brighton Up Bar...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] NEON TETRA’S SINGLE LAUNCH AT ANCIENT WORLD

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] NEON TETRA’S SINGLE LAUNCH AT ANCIENT WORLD

Neon Tetra are delivering some exciting music at the moment, and to celebrate their new single ‘Reflections’ they brought together a few bands and put on a show at Adelaide’s Ancient World on the 3rd of June. Ancient World, if you haven’t been there before, is a sneaky little joint hidden down an alley and...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] HOLLOW WORLD AT ENIGMA

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] HOLLOW WORLD AT ENIGMA

After releasing their new album, Exanimate, last month, Melbourne melodic death metal band, Hollow World, hit up Adelaide on Saturday night to bring the heavy. It’s only at Enigma Bar that you’ll find all kinds of dark and thrashy bands playing, no matter whether the crowd is big or small. Hollow World was no exception,...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] MESHUGGAH AT 170 RUSSELL

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] MESHUGGAH AT 170 RUSSELL

Meshuggah have triumphantly returned to Australian shores for the first time in four years. Touting a new album, an upgraded light show and more powerful equipment than ever before, the Swedish extreme metal band proved that it was well worth the wait. Aussie deathcore frontrunners and Meshuggah label mates Thy Art Is Murder were on...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] DEAD LETTER CIRCUS AT ADELAIDE UNIBAR

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] DEAD LETTER CIRCUS AT ADELAIDE UNIBAR

Dead Letter Circus is one of Australia’s best, most artistically fearless bands and this year marks 10 years since the release of their debut EP. It’s been a decade that’s seen DLC stamp their iconic sound into Australia’s rock history, with three incredible albums, multiple ARIA nominations and an unwavering fan base. To celebrate the...
LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: UNDEROATH AT THE GOV

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: UNDEROATH AT THE GOV

It’s been four years since Underoath broke up. Four long years fans had to wait, hoping and praying for a reunion tour. Well, 2017 is the year it happened and it was well worth the wait. Underoath brought along Sydney’s instrumental post rock gods, Sleepmakeswaves, and together they took over The Gov for a night...
LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: PERIPHERY AT FOWLER'S LIVE

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: PERIPHERY AT FOWLER’S LIVE

Last night, the iconic Adelaide Venue, Fowler’s Live accommodated Washington, DC’s metal juggernauts, Periphery, with their proud Australian support acts, Circles and Polaris. The sticky Adelaide weather didn’t deter diehard fans as they filled the floor space, ready for a night of metal. Melbourne boys, Circles opened the night with a smooth blend of gutsy...
LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: PERIPHERY AT THE METRO THEATRE

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: PERIPHERY AT THE METRO THEATRE

Six-piece progressive metal giant, Periphery is back in Australia to satisfy hungry fans with the band’s signature brand of pounding, melodic and mathematical sounds. And satisfy they did; filling the room with complex triple guitar noise, harsh but beautiful vocal melodies, and drums that pounded hard enough to kick your heart right out of your...
LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: BARONESS CONQUER ADELAIDE AT THE GOV

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: BARONESS CONQUER ADELAIDE AT THE GOV

With the heat rising on a Monday night in Adelaide, metal heads near and far gathered to experience a thrilling metal show at The Gov. A sea of black t-shirts emerged, for what would be Baroness’ first show in Adelaide since the band’s 2014 Soundwave set. The line at the bar was overwhelming as more...
LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: OCTANIC’S 100TH SHOW AT ENIGMA BAR

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: OCTANIC’S 100TH SHOW AT ENIGMA BAR

One hundred shows. That’d be almost two years of playing a gig every weekend—of course Octanic has been together much longer than that but you get the picture. To celebrate this milestone, Octanic—alongside Drown This Fury, Massix and What Happens After Dark—put on a Metal At Enigma Christmas Edition show on Saturday. What Happens After...
LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: DAY 3 OF HOLDYFEST

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: DAY 3 OF HOLDYFEST

The final day of The Holdy’s inaugural three-day music festival, HoldyFest, left listeners with a mix of serenity, madness and fulfillment—all with great cause. Five-piece, Lost Woods opened with songs that were somewhat upbeat with a relaxing rhythm, the harmonies and peaceful guitar riffs making you drift off to your happy place. The music was...