The expectations placed on new and emerging bands in the modern era surpass any of those from eras gone by. Not only is there the sheer abundance of new music being released on a daily basis, but there is also the proportionately high number of new bands forming at a rate never seen before. “In […] …Continue Reading

Melbourne Alt-rockers Terrestrials have released their powerful new single, Hollow Hands, taken from their forthcoming debut album, Iridescent, out December 8 Hollow Hands follows Iridescent’s first two singles, the recently released Triggers and Perennial Trials and continues Terrestrial’s path of creating intensely dark, melodic moods through subtle hints of progressive rock and metal. Check it […] …Continue Reading

Tasmania based thee-piece alternative rock outfit Verticoli have just released their new single The Fear. “The Fear is about channeling panicked, nervous energy into something positive creatively. The music was written in that kind of a headspace, and the lyrics try to reflect that kind of intensity, and the idea that you can disempower fear […] …Continue Reading

Eora/Sydney-based alt-rock band Live Like Animals have just unveiled their debut record Modern State Of Mind which was produced by Brad Telfer (Reliqa) and mixed/mastered by Chris Blancato (Northlane). Modern State Of Mind is a 10-track compilation that masterfully combines elements of alternative pop-rock, electronic and punk. The album’s intricate arrangement features boundary-defying echoes and […] …Continue Reading

Welcome to Dental Plan 2023. Melbourne indie punk/rock band Dental Plan return with their first piece of new music in over two years with Raw Nerve. The song, the title track from their upcoming debut album sees the band showcasing their punk roots with a strong sense of melody and sing-along choruses. Influenced by the […] …Continue Reading

Sydney based Alt-Rock artist Sarah Jane has unveiled her sublime new single and music video called Wollongong Road. “Wollongong Road delves into my personal experience in a previous unhealthy relationship,” Jane said, “touching on my own journey to self-realisation that maybe I shouldn’t be blaming myself for someone else’s behaviour. The song explores the daunting […] …Continue Reading

While the lure of the tropical lifestyle of the Whitsundays is something few people can resist, there is a potential downside to living in the tropics. Especially if you play in an original band with aspirations of taking your music to the masses. Case in point is Mackay rock outfit Systematic Machine who are on […] …Continue Reading

Australian alternative rock group Closure in Moscow have released Keeper of the Lake – the third single from their forthcoming new album Soft Hell. Keeper of the Lake is a dark synth-laden ode to a former love. Singer Christopher de Cinque’s soulful vocals pour out over lyrics filled with guilt, yearning and consternation, whilst the […] …Continue Reading

Adelaide’s enigmatic alt-rock outfit Wolf & Chain has taken their artistry to a chilling new level with the release of the haunting music video for their recent single, Phantom. The music video, directed by Colin Jeffs of Ten of Swords Media, released Thursday, August 17, offers a suspenseful experience into the paranormal. After creating ripples […] …Continue Reading