Posts tagged "Review"
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] PARANOID ALICE HAS BEEN COOPED UP TOO LONG; THE NIGHTMARE RETURNED TO ADELAIDE’S THEBBY THEATRE

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] PARANOID ALICE HAS BEEN COOPED UP TOO LONG; THE NIGHTMARE RETURNED TO ADELAIDE’S THEBBY THEATRE

Thebarton theatre is an institution. Built on a foundation of blues, bricks of rock ‘n’ roll, and mortar made from foot-stompin’ riffs, there’s no better place for two institutions of rock music to bring the house down. Alice Cooper, supported by Ace Frehley, took the stage on a Thursday night and welcomed us to his...
[ALBUM REVIEW] KALOS EIDOS SKOPEO BY COMACOZER

[ALBUM REVIEW] KALOS EIDOS SKOPEO BY COMACOZER

The Australian psychedelic rock scene is making quite a comeback and one of the bands driving it is Sydney’s Comacozer. So it’s time to do what Timothy Leary famously said to do back in ’66. They have just released their third album imaginatively titled Kalos Eidos Skopeo, or for the more unenlightened, ‘Kaleidoscope.’ Guitarist Rick...
[EP REVIEW] WAITING FOR NO-ONE BY ZERO

[EP REVIEW] WAITING FOR NO-ONE BY ZERO

Zero is Adelaide’s latest band on the block and their EP Waiting For No-One is one damn powerful introduction. The studio project is a partnership between Matt Mitris (guitar) and Chris Gard (vocals), and the end result is a match made in metal heaven. Zero have created an EP with depth, variety and killer riffs....
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] CALIGULA’S HORSE AT FOWLER’S LIVE

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] CALIGULA’S HORSE AT FOWLER’S LIVE

It’s Friday night, it’s early spring, and it’s AFL Grand Final eve. Where better to spend the night than watching three of Australia’s talented up and coming bands playing at Fowler’s, with Caligula’s Horse the headlining act? Caligula’s Horse has come a long way since they formed six years ago in Brisbane. This is their...
[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...
[ALBUM REVIEW] UNDER A GODLESS MOON BY APOPHIS

[ALBUM REVIEW] UNDER A GODLESS MOON BY APOPHIS

Adelaide’s own Aidan Cibich is a very talented man. So talented in fact that his debut album Under A Godless Moon, by his project Apophis, is written, performed, mixed, produced and mastered by the man himself. But he’s got another talent up his sleeve. It’s taken two years but Aidan’s instrumental melodic death metal creation...
[ALBUM REVIEW] OMNISM BY SOMNIUM

[ALBUM REVIEW] OMNISM BY SOMNIUM

Adelaide’s Somnium has recently unleashed a wrath of ‘stoner rock’ out to the world with their debut album Omnism. The trio consists of James Dawes (vocals/guitar), Jess Foenander (bass/vocals) and Jacob Otto (drums), and they’re making waves in the local music scene. Omnism is a compilation admittedly conceived from the idea of the mind and...
[ALBUM REVIEW] PINEWOOD SMILE BY THE DARKNESS

[ALBUM REVIEW] PINEWOOD SMILE BY THE DARKNESS

Pinewood Smile is the fifth album from The Darkness and they just keep smashing out hit after hit! Justin Hawkins (vocals, guitar), Dan Hawkins (guitar), Frankie Poullain (bass) and Rufus Taylor (drums) have really put their heads together to create an album that is imaginative, complex and funny. Opening with the single ‘All The Pretty...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] THE GETAWAY PLAN AT THE BALD FACED STAG

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] THE GETAWAY PLAN AT THE BALD FACED STAG

Homegrown pop-punk heroes The Getaway Plan made a triumphant return to Sydney, along with fellow Melbournites Harbours. With the 10-year anniversary of The Getaway Plan’s debut album Other Voices, Other Rooms fast approaching, the band has made pleasing their first fans a top priority. After blasting through a relatively short set of other favourites, they...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] TROPHY EYES AT FOWLERS LIVE

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] TROPHY EYES AT FOWLERS LIVE

After seven months overseas, it’s a hell of a welcome home when all your Australian tour dates sell out. Although, it’s no wonder Trophy Eyes tickets were so highly sought after; they’re electric live and their music is incredibly relatable. In a venue like Fowlers, supported by Rumours, Grenadiers and The Hard Aches, the ceiling...
[ALBUM REVIEW] NECROMANDUS’ SELF-TITLED ALBUM

[ALBUM REVIEW] NECROMANDUS’ SELF-TITLED ALBUM

The story of Necromandus began in North West England, where Bill Branch (vocals), Barry Dunnery (guitarist), Dennis McCarten (bassist) and Frank Hall (drummer) met in the late 1960s. With connections to Black Sabbath, the band were plunged into Birmingham with a record deal. They hoped to release their self-titled debut album in 1973 but a...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SUPERHEIST AT THE BALD FACED STAG

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SUPERHEIST AT THE BALD FACED STAG

Following a hiatus that stretched on for well past a decade, ’90s cult metal legends, Superheist have made an impactful return to the Australian metal scene. 2016’s release, Ghosts of the Social Dead, and the band’s killer live shows are reminding us why Superheist will be sticking around. Touring with them are fellow cult ’90s...