Out Now Words by Kris Peters Names can often be misleading. Just take music project The Angel Affair for example and hit play. Heck, just read the press release for the bands latest EP Def-Eye: The Renaissance Part 1 and you will discover a world void of angelic creatures, replaced instead by a bleak dystopian […] …Continue Reading

Out Now Words by Kris Peters After their highly impressive debut No Saints In The City last year, Ghosts Of Sunset (singer/songwriter John Merchant and multi-instrumentalist Todd Long) return with the follow-up Breathe. While No Saints was more conceptually based, telling many interwoven stories of life in New York City and featuring many guest contributions, […] …Continue Reading

As I jumped off the tram outside Rod Laver Arena last night I never expected that the Jimmy Eat World/My Chemical Romance concert was about to be the personally emotional affair that it turned out to be for me. Sure, I have been a fan of the bands over the years – my Jimmy Eat […] …Continue Reading

Equal Vision Records 17 March 2023 Words by Kris Peters US hardcore outfit Gideon are one of the many bands who have slipped through the proverbial crack for me over the years. Despite being around since 2008, my first chance encounter with the band came with their recent single More Power. More Pain, which instantly […] …Continue Reading

Century Media RecordsRelease: 24 March 2023 Words by Greg Walker I didn’t even mean to catch Electric Callboy at the Brisbane date of Good Things Festival in December; it was an accident I swear! Shoehorned between two bands I wanted to see, they weren’t even a curiosity, they just happened to be there before Lacuna […] …Continue Reading

Eclipse RecordsRelease date: March, 17 2023 Words by Greg Walker Never judge an album by its cover. Or do, like I did in the case of Carbellion‘s Weapons Of Choice. A homage to the revered journalistic institution that is America’s Hot Rod Magazine, the album cover depicts exactly what to expect of the contents: a […] …Continue Reading

March 31 Words by Kris Peters Music is basically always a sum of what has gone before. Pretty much every song or album draws influence from classic (or sometimes not so classic) bands of yesteryear, but it’s how you use those influences and make them into something more your own that generally determines the levels […] …Continue Reading

Zoid Entertainment March 17 Words by Kris Peters As much fun as it is reviewing albums from the heavyweights of the music industry, I also find the opportunity to have a listen to something fresh and unknown to me often has merits. So it is with an excitement of the unknown that I sit down […] …Continue Reading

Season Of Mist March 24 Words by Kris Peters The path to Exul, the fourth long player from Australian extreme progressive metal outfit NE OBLIVISCARIS, was a long and dangerous one. After finishing tracking drums in March 2020 – the same time the world was locked down due to the pandemic – the band were […] …Continue Reading