Posts tagged "Sydney Music"
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] THE MASTER OF MACABRE BRINGS HIS BEAUTIFUL NIGHTMARE TO THE HORDERN

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] THE MASTER OF MACABRE BRINGS HIS BEAUTIFUL NIGHTMARE TO THE HORDERN

The master of macabre, Alice Cooper, has graced the stage of Sydney for the first time in some years. Bringing along fellow rock veteran Ace Frehley and homegrown heroes Strangers, Cooper masterfully asserted his position atop the shock rock food chain with a breaking set-list and a deliciously wicked show. Strangers were the first to...
[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...
[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...
[EP REVIEW] PILOT BY OH/VILLAIN

[EP REVIEW] PILOT BY OH/VILLAIN

Oh/Villain is a shiny new band out of Sydney and the band’s debut EP Pilot is, to be frank, full of fire and unapologetic ambition. A melodic post-hardcore band, they’ve already rocked the boat by topping the Triple J Unearthed metal charts for weeks on end and have toured with the likes of Polaris, Storm...
[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...
[INTERVIEW] IN A PSYCHEDELIC COMA WITH COMACOZER

[INTERVIEW] IN A PSYCHEDELIC COMA WITH COMACOZER

In today’s stoner and psych rock scene there are some rad bands floating around. One in particular, Comacozer, is creating some fuzzed riffs that spiral down to gloomy depths and then crawl their way back up to spaced out heights. The Sydney experimenters are Rick Burke (guitar), Rich Elliott (bass) and Andrew Pana (percussion) and...
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...
SYDNEY BLUES AND ROOTS FESTIVAL 2016

SYDNEY BLUES AND ROOTS FESTIVAL 2016

Now in its eighth year, the folks behind Sydney Blues And Roots Festival, held in historic Windsor, are excited to announce the lineup for the 27th–30th October 2016. This year it is a free event to all who want to attend, with the exception of the dinner/shows at the Windsor Function Centre or prestigious Blues...
ALBUM REVIEW: OPERA OBLIVIA BY HELLIONS

ALBUM REVIEW: OPERA OBLIVIA BY HELLIONS

Having only formed in 2013, the Sydney boys, Hellions, have now dropped their third record titled Opera Oblivia. It’s an obscure title: ‘opera’ meaning works of art and ‘oblivia’ meaning a passive state of forgetfulness. Once you understand the meaning behind this title, the album’s direction becomes much clearer; it’s all about a collection of...
THE SYDNEY ROCK ‘N’ ROLL & ALTERNATIVE MARKET RETURNS AT THE END OF JULY

THE SYDNEY ROCK ‘N’ ROLL & ALTERNATIVE MARKET RETURNS AT THE END OF JULY

The red hot lineup of entertainment and stalls at the 31st of July Sydney Rock ‘n’ Roll & Alternative Market is sure to melt off the winter blues. The monster record fair is back on with a smorgasbord of 50, 000 plus items to feast on. Upstairs in the Manning Bar, pig out some more...
ESCAPE THE FATE ARE COMING DOWN UNDER AND TOURING WITH SPECIAL GUESTS: MELBOURNE'S DREAM ON, DREAMER.

ESCAPE THE FATE ARE COMING DOWN UNDER AND TOURING WITH SPECIAL GUESTS: MELBOURNE’S DREAM ON, DREAMER.

Las Vegas natives, Escape The Fate have been slaying it on their current world tour and Australian fans will finally get their chance to witness a full headline tour this October. “We’re coming for everyone and we aren’t taking any prisoners,”  says vocalist Craig Mabbitt. They’ve always done it their way and now Hate Me sees...