Posts tagged "music"
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] THE GETAWAY PLAN AT THE GOV

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] THE GETAWAY PLAN AT THE GOV

It’s been a while since The Getaway Plan toured Australia, and on Friday night in Adelaide it was clear they had been sorely missed. The band played two sets including their critically acclaimed debut album Other Voices, Other Rooms, and it was a reunion to be remembered. Kicking it off was Melbourne band Harbours, and...
[LIST] 10 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT ALICE COOPER

[LIST] 10 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT ALICE COOPER

Alice Cooper recently announced his plans to head Down Under to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his first-ever Australian tour. Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Newcastle and Brisbane will be treated to his one-of-a-kind theatrics after a 60-minute set by special guest Ace Frehley, KISS’ former guitarist. To show our excitement, we’ve compiled a list...
THE THREE BIGGEST MISTAKES BANDS MAKE WHEN LAUNCHING MUSIC

THE THREE BIGGEST MISTAKES BANDS MAKE WHEN LAUNCHING MUSIC

I love independent music and independent artists. But there are so many different areas of launching music that must come together for people to discover and buy into your journey and, unfortunately, that means that sometimes artists make mistakes. I’m here because I’m so passionate about helping artists achieve success, and I want to help...
BEST SITES FOR STREAMING UNDERGROUND METAL MUSIC

BEST SITES FOR STREAMING UNDERGROUND METAL MUSIC

The internet has provided an incredible platform for underground artists to share their work with the world. Metalheads can enjoy an incredible selection of tunes at the simple click of a button. The following sites are great resources for those looking to give their ears a sample of what’s offered outside the mainstream. Spotify.com With...
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...
BIGSOUND ANNOUNCES NEW KEYNOTES: KIM GORDON (SONIC YOUTH), PEANUT BUTTER WOLF AND J ROCC

BIGSOUND ANNOUNCES NEW KEYNOTES: KIM GORDON (SONIC YOUTH), PEANUT BUTTER WOLF AND J ROCC

Peanut Butter Wolf – Founder of Stones Throw BIGSOUND 2016 is taking shape, with two international keynotes joining its 15th anniversary program from September 7-9; legendary Sonic Youth co-founder Kim Gordon and hip hop luminaries Peanut Butter Wolf and J Rocc. As one of the creative forces behind grunge pioneers Sonic Youth, Kim Gordon is...
VISION FESTIVAL BAND PULLS OUT AND IS REPLACED BY ADELAIDE GRUNGE ROCK BAND: SIAMESE

VISION FESTIVAL BAND PULLS OUT AND IS REPLACED BY ADELAIDE GRUNGE ROCK BAND: SIAMESE

Adelaide music lovers are excited about Vision Festival’s return to Adelaide this July; however, just weeks before the festival kicks off, Newcastle band, Maids have withdrawn from Vision Festival citing reasons outside their control. Though the festival organisers were looking forward to Maids’ appearance at Vision Festival they have moved forward and are proud to...
TRISTAN (TRIZO) BOUILLAUT’S GUITAR GET UP: IT’S CONVENIENT, EASY, AND IT’S TEACHING YOU HOW TO PLAY GUITAR!

TRISTAN (TRIZO) BOUILLAUT’S GUITAR GET UP: IT’S CONVENIENT, EASY, AND IT’S TEACHING YOU HOW TO PLAY GUITAR!

Aspiring guitarists – rejoice! There’s an ingenious app now on the market just for you. The creator of Guitar Get Up, Tristan (Trizo) Bouillaut, has played in such bands as Thousand Needles in Red and The Knowing, and has been teaching guitar for many years; needless to say, he knows what he’s talking about. With...
ACOLYTE ANNOUNCE RELEASE DATE FOR DEBUT ALBUM, TITLED: SHADES OF BLACK!

ACOLYTE ANNOUNCE RELEASE DATE FOR DEBUT ALBUM, TITLED: SHADES OF BLACK!

Prog Metal fans rejoice, for an album this way cometh that shall slake thine thirst for all things prog/metal and it’s Shades of Black. Melbourne’s Acolyte are today announcing the release date for their debut album Shades of Black. The album will be released on 5 August 2016 and be available for pre-order on iTunes...
GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA’S BROKEN LINES IS OUT THIS SEPTEMBER

GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA’S BROKEN LINES IS OUT THIS SEPTEMBER

With five Grammy nominations and two wins; Golden Gods, Kerrang! And VH1 awards; headlining slots in many major festivals and countless Top 10 albums and singles, the members of Giraffe Tongue Orchestra are ready to re-write the rules of the successful rock ‘super-group.’ Comprised of William DuVall of Alice In Chains, Ben Weinman of Dillinger...
MOTÖRHEAD MUSIC: A DIVISION OF UDR MUSIC SIGNS THREE NEW ACTS!

MOTÖRHEAD MUSIC: A DIVISION OF UDR MUSIC SIGNS THREE NEW ACTS!

Several years ago, Motörhead, together with their label UDR Music formed their own label called Motörhead Music. Lemmy and the boys were concerned about where the support was for rock ‘n’ roll bands trying to get a leg up, so they decided forming their own label would be the way to help. They wanted bands...
LLOYD SPIEGEL SOLO TOUR AND SIGNATURE GUITAR GIVEAWAY

LLOYD SPIEGEL SOLO TOUR AND SIGNATURE GUITAR GIVEAWAY

After a wildly successful year in 2015 on the back of his award-winning Double Live Set album, Aussie acoustic blues master Lloyd Spiegel is headed back on the road in June/July for his first solo tour in seven years. This tour celebrates the launch of Spiegel’s new Cole Clark signature model guitar – an instrument designed with...