Posts tagged "Melbourne Music"
TOXICON ON THEIR DEBUT

TOXICON ON THEIR DEBUT

Victorian based heavy metal band, Toxicon have released their debut album, Purge and have been busy touring the countryside and educating the ears of the willing. The five-piece includes: Wayne Clarris (vocals), Adam Esposti (guitar), Paul Jones (guitar), Jacob Maloney (bass) and Thomas Nunan (drums), and these minds have created a monster of an album...
THE SAINTS SELL OUT ALL MELBOURNE SHOWS AND ANNOUNCE SPECIAL GUESTS

THE SAINTS SELL OUT ALL MELBOURNE SHOWS AND ANNOUNCE SPECIAL GUESTS

Chris Bailey, Iain Shedden, Pat Bourke and Davey Lane will be gracing the Gasometer Hotel this October to play three shows as The Saints—all shows are now completely sold out! Each night will see a different support act joining The Saints, made up of incredible emerging acts and Melbourne favourites: Andy Kentler (Wednesday), Terry (Thursday)...
ALBUM REVIEW: RECLAIM THE DARKNESS BY KING

ALBUM REVIEW: RECLAIM THE DARKNESS BY KING

Debut albums are where bands prove what they’re made of and Melbourne band, King have surely proven themselves to be an unfaltering metal entity. Reclaim The Darkness was written and recorded over an intense two years by Tony Forde (vocals), David Hill (guitar) and David Haley (drums); and the results speak for themselves. King has...
NEW BAND ON THE BLOCK: TOM PRETTYS

NEW BAND ON THE BLOCK: TOM PRETTYS

Melbourne’s Tom Prettys—the self-dubbed ‘Fleetwood Mac of Post-Punk’—recently launched their debut single, ‘Shelf Life’. The track provides a taste of the matured song writing finesse you’d expect from a much older band, and is just one offering from their forthcoming double-single release. Drawing from various influences to create brooding sounds and aesthetics, reminiscent of a...
THE SAINTS TO PLAY THREE SHOWS IN MELBOURNE THIS OCTOBER!

THE SAINTS TO PLAY THREE SHOWS IN MELBOURNE THIS OCTOBER!

Australia’s first punk rock band, The Saints, are set to play three intimate shows—exclusive to Melbourne—at Gasometer Hotel this October. The shows will see Chris Bailey return to Australia to play alongside The Saints’ alumni drummer, Iain Shedden, joined by Pat Bourke on bass and Davey Lane on guitar. “They were kind of god-like to...
THE EMPIRE OF STORMTIDE

THE EMPIRE OF STORMTIDE

There are so many subgenres of metal these days but at the moment we’re a little preoccupied with Stormtide’s fusion of symphonic metal and folk. The Melbourne band’s debut album, Wrath Of An Empire, was released in early August, and it’s an epic fantasy story full of orchestral symphonies, deep growling vocals and powerful guitar...
SENTIA TEASE FANS WITH FIRST OFFERING FROM THE BAND'S DEBUT EP

SENTIA TEASE FANS WITH FIRST OFFERING FROM THE BAND’S DEBUT EP

Melbourne prog-rockers, Sentia recently gave fans a taste of their upcoming EP with their first offering, ‘Hydroflow’. The five-piece has crafted a track that feels otherworldly, using wet guitars, hypnotics percussion and reversed vocals, progressing to a passionate explosion of noise about three quarters into the song. ‘Hydroflow’ was written in Hong Kong and portrays...
CATCHING UP WITH THE CORNERSTONE OF AUSTRALIA'S HEAVY METAL SCENE: DREADNAUGHT

CATCHING UP WITH THE CORNERSTONE OF AUSTRALIA’S HEAVY METAL SCENE: DREADNAUGHT

Dreadnaught has been a part of the Australian heavy metal scene for over 20 years. Their self-titled album was released over five years ago and now they’re back with a new album and nation-wide tour. TEO caught up with Dreadnaught vocalist, Greg, to discuss their new album, the impact of their Pozible campaign, and the...
A LITTLE BIT ABOUT ACOLYTE’S DAVID VAN PELT

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT ACOLYTE’S DAVID VAN PELT

Melbourne born prog-rock band, Acolyte, is ready for their debut album Shades of Black to drop this Friday, the 5th of August. They’re also excited for the launch in their familiar hometown. Opening acts have been announced as: Lung Band, HeadtorcH and Ten Thousand, all of who have new material for the thirsty crowd. TEO...
LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: SYDONIA AT ADELAIDE'S JIVE BAR

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: SYDONIA AT ADELAIDE’S JIVE BAR

In the build up to their third album, Melbourne’s hard rock band, Sydonia, hit the road on their Eyes Of Sand Tour. We were fortunate enough to catch them on one of their stops at Jive in little old Adelaide. Starting the night early was Adelaide rock band, Favour The Brave and despite the small...
PRIDELANDS RELEASE NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO, 'COALESCE'

PRIDELANDS RELEASE NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO, ‘COALESCE’

Melbourne’s Pridelands are dropping their new single ‘Coalesce’ and an amazing film clip to go along with it. Produced, mixed and mastered by Lance Prenc and Jamie Marinos, the track will be available immediately from their bandcamp page. The track is the first release from the four-piece hardcore outfit since their debut EP, Natives, in...
SLOWLY SLOWLY RELEASE DEBUT LP, CHAMOMILE

SLOWLY SLOWLY RELEASE DEBUT LP, CHAMOMILE

So far in 2016 Slowly Slowly has brought us the broody ever building ‘PMTWGR’ featuring the explosive vocals of Tom Lanyon (CERES), a gentle hook laden ballad in ‘New York Paris’ and now the Melbourne duo are set to release their best work yet with their debut LP CHAMOMILE. Slowly Slowly puts everything on the...