Review: Super Best Friends – Status Updates

Review: Super Best Friends – Status Updates 

  Super Best Friends are a punk three piece from Canberra and the word “political” is often thrown about in discussions about their music (something to do with a viral video, which I have to admit, I had not seen until writing this). Now before we go any further, let the records show that ‘political’ […]

Continue reading...

Review: By Designs – Reanimator

Review: By Designs – Reanimator 

  To say By Design is ambitious is an understatement. Having released one of the biggest sounding albums to come out of Newcastle in 2012 ‘Spaces’, the band seemed to be ready to take over the world but then… nothing. Then band had gone MIA and after watching the documentary which is now live on […]

Continue reading...

Reece Mastin announces Rebel and the Reason EP and Tour

Reece Mastin announces Rebel and the Reason EP and Tour 

It’s been a pretty turbulent last few months for Reece Mastin with a new record label, new management and new music and life isn’t about to slow down anytime soon with the first single from his upcoming EP, Rebel and the Reason, hitting radio tomorrow morning and confirmation tonight of an East Coast tour in June. Rebel and the Reason is […]

Continue reading...

Live Review: Hellions – Hombre Records – Newcastle

Live Review: Hellions – Hombre Records – Newcastle 

Hellions have managed to forge forward after losing 2 members in guitarist Lewis Usher and Bassist Dylan Stark by smashing out one of the frontrunners for album of the year and announcing a killer headlining tour to support it. Bringing out Void of Vision for good measure the Indian summer tour is tipped to be a […]

Continue reading...

Review: Xavier Rudd & The United Nations – Nanna

Review: Xavier Rudd & The United Nations – Nanna 

I must admit, before going any further I’ve never been a big fan of reggae. I, of course love Marley (who doesn’t) but as a genre I’ve never been taken by it. To me reggae on the whole meant repetitive beats, safe melodic content and feel good lyrics that just never hit home for me. […]

Continue reading...

Interview: Mark Adkins of Guttermouth

Interview: Mark Adkins of Guttermouth 

With their Australian tour just around the corner Guttermouth are promising a live performance to redeem themselves from their last effort in Australia plus an Australian Only release. I had a phone chat with front man/founder Mark Adkins where we spoke of how he almost hung up his career for the “normal” life, his distaste […]

Continue reading...

Interview – Karl S. Williams

Interview – Karl S. Williams 

  Who are you and what are you doing here? My name is Karl S. Williams and I am a musician from the Gold Coast in Queensland. I play my own style of music which is a pretty broad agglomeration of folk and blues but I unify it under the banner of ‘blues’ because in […]

Continue reading...

Interview – Deaf Rhino

Interview – Deaf Rhino 

  Who are you and what are you doing here? (what is your name, what is the band and what is your role in the band?)  I’m Adam, I sing and play rhythm guitar in the group Deaf Rhino. How did the band start?  Myself and Bobby (lead guitar) have been friends for years, we put […]

Continue reading...

The Drones Launch Tropical Fuck Storm Records & Plans to Reissue Back Catalogue

The Drones Launch Tropical Fuck Storm Records & Plans to Reissue Back Catalogue 

  The Drones would like to introduce you to their new label Tropical Fuck Storm Records (TFS Records).   Throughout 2015, as well as releasing their brand new seventh studio album, the Drones will be reissuing their entire back catalogue through TFS Records and making available (via their new online shop) a big pile of […]

Continue reading...

SOUNDWAVE FESTIVAL 2016 ANNOUNCES NEW DATES!

SOUNDWAVE FESTIVAL 2016 ANNOUNCES NEW DATES! 

  2016 will see Soundwave return to the one day format and be held in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne and in January!     SATURDAY 23 JANUARY 2016, BRISBANE   SUNDAY 24 JANUARY 2016, SYDNEY   TUESDAY 26 JANUARY 2016, MELBOURNE – AUSTRALIA DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY   More information and announcements will follow next week. […]

Continue reading...