Author: Matt Maric

“I thought we were past the point where we would have the opportunity.” An Interview With Mark Burgess Of The Chameleons

For a band that have seen and done quite a lot over the years, to hear that The Chameleons are making their way down to Australia for the first time in their career is really shocking! Whilst kicking back and relaxing before the Brisbane show last night, original founding member Mark Burgess couldn’t contain his excitement about being in Australia as he quipped “it’s always exciting to go to a place for the very first time and get a fresh experience when you’ve been doing this for as long as we have. That fresh virgin experience is quite rare!”...

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“It just pays to be a good person, because it isn’t hard to be helpful.” – An Interview With Glenn ‘Dysie’ Dyson of Claim The Throne

Calling all Australian fans of melodic death metal: Perth’s own Claim The Throne recently released their fourth album, ‘On Desolate Plains’, and they’re touring our fine country in celebration! After playing two shows in W.A this weekend, Glenn ‘Dysie’ Dyson (Guitar/Vocals), Brendon Capriotti (Vocals/Guitar), James Parker (Bass/Vocals), Jesse Millea (Keyboards/Vocals) and Ashley Large (Drums) are bringing the chaos and destruction to Adelaide a fortnight later, before destroying everything in their path on their way to Brisbane via the East Coast. After small opening banter reminded Dysie that he needed to re-string his guitar and resulted in a good laugh,...

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Bandaidz: The Revolutionary Music App

There’s nothing worse as a music fan than trying to browse a Gig Guide on your mobile; majority of the time it hasn’t been coded to work properly on your mobile and is just more of a headache than it is worth…at times you’d be super tempted to head to Google and do a search there! Now; if you are a band or promoter, there is nothing harder than getting the word out about an upcoming show; after all, the more of an attendance there is, the greater the feed that can be placed on the green room table....

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“We intend to play a mix of old and new songs to celebrate the rare occasion of spending some time with you wonderful people.” – An interview with Josh Bradford of Silverstein.

Silverstein are a band that has seemed to hit the winning formula when it comes to being a band! Having almost no band member changes over a musical career that has spawned nine studio albums that have sold over a million records combined, as well as completing multiple tours both in North America and worldwide is no mean feat. After having released their latest studio album ‘Dead Reflection’ in July last year, Silverstein are making their way to Australia in May this year; not only that, but they are also bringing down fellow Canadians Comeback Kid who are riding...

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“We’re really stoked; we fucking love you guys and we can’t wait to come back.” – An Interview With Unwritten Law’s Scott Russo

After coming to Australia last year to celebrate fifteen years of ‘Elva’, Unwritten Law are flying back to our shores in February to celebrate twenty years of ‘The Black Album’; the rest of the world were extremely jealous that Unwritten Law chose to throw a party here and here alone, but when we are the band’s home away from home how could they not? Starting the tour off in Melbourne on February 9th, Scott Russo (Vocals/Rhythm Guitar), Ace Von Johnson (Lead Guitar), Jonny Grill (Bass) and Wade Youman (Drums) are celebrating long and hard across Australia, performing fifteen shows...

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