UGLY KID JOE + Supports – Manning Bar, Sydney, 3/12/17

Ugly Kid Joe is one of those bands that doesn’t seem to have much of a stereotypical fanbase, so heading to see them perform...

Foo Fighters + Weezer + Clowns, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne

Concluding the Australian leg of their Concrete and Gold tour, the Foo Fighters rolled into Melbourne bringing hurricane level chaos to those descending into...

Mogwai at The Forum, Melbourne 8th March, 2018

It looks like 2018 is going to be a great year for some of the more niche bands of the 90’s. So far, we’ve...

Dead City Ruins + Supports, Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, Australia, August 31st

Words: Bec Helvete Photos: Dylan Martin The place is already quite full before the first band even starts. The crowd is drinking and chatting, the room...

Live Gig Review: DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL + Supports, EATONS HILL HOTEL, BRISBANE, 15TH SEPTEMBER 2017

A warm Brisbane night had punters arriving in the array of pop-punk shirts, including tonight's front-runners; Dashboard Confessional. 17 years since originally forming as...
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Live Gig Review: WHORETOPSY + Hollow World, Splatterpuss, Annihilist, Ame Noire, The Bendigo Hotel,...

After a huge run of shows supporting their latest album Never Tear Us Apart, Melbourne slam gods Whoretopsy returned home to Melbourne for one...

Live Gig Review + Photos: STARSET + Transience + Branch Arterial, Max Watt’s, Melbourne,...

It was a cold, wet and raining Saturday night when this reviewer made his way into Melbourne and headed to Max Watt's to see...

Live Review: BODY COUNT & A.B. Original + Void of Vision, Big Top Luna...

Melbourne five-piece Void of Vision is first to take the stage tonight, plowing through six tracks like a bulldozer at a construction site. Kicking...

Live Review: THE DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT & sleepmakeswaves, 170 Russell, Melbourne, 24/5/17

Looking back at Devin Townsend’s extensive back catalogue of bone-crushing metal to uplifting progressive masterpieces, it’s not hard to imagine that the man has...

Trivium + Avatar + Light the Torch, Showbox SoDo, Seattle, USA, 29/10/18

Trivium, Avatar, and Light The Torch continued 'The Sin and the Sentence World Tour' tour through Seattle, Washington on Monday, October 29th, 2018. With...

Recent News

Tunisian Progressive Metal Band MYRATH Announce “Shehili” Release Date

MYRATH have slowly but surely established themselves as one of the most fascinating bands in the current international metal scene — thanks to their incredibly...

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RESIDE Offer Closure In New Single Ahead Of Sophomore EP &...

Following up last years banger tune In This Moment, which saw support from international blogs triple j, Reside are releasing new single Replace Me the lead single from...

Album/EP Reviews

Review: Life’s Ill – What God Wouldn’t Tell You

Words: Maya Kiternas ‘What God Wouldn’t Tell You’ is a step away from Life’s Ill’s hardcore roots through deeper...

Review: Millencolin – SOS