Love some of that old time rock and roll? Aussie rock festival Wanstock returns in 2024 with its biggest line-up yet, with the rock’n’roll gods set to descend on the Shoppingtown Hotel in Doncaster on Saturday, March 2. With headliners The Animals making their final Australian appearance as part of Wanstock this year, the event […] …Continue Reading

One of the most enduring qualities of music – or punk music more specifically – is that as a listener or musician you don’t feel the obligation to grow up. Ever. It’s actually expected of you that your morals and beliefs will differ from the rest of society, and your outlook on life and sense […] …Continue Reading

OF MICE & MEN do not do things by halves. Whether writing immense songs, recording them to perfection or performing them with the intensity of a thousand suns in a live setting, every member of the band pours his heart and soul into every second of everything that they do. It is that relentless quality […] …Continue Reading

Sydney’s chameleons of rock, RedHook have been pretty quiet since the release of their debut album Postcards From A Living Hell in April last year. And who could blame them? 2023 was the year RedHook broke through from a band on the fringes of success to a bona fide international standard touring band, following high-profile […] …Continue Reading

As punk as pink can be. Naoko, Atsuko and Risa make the sugar rush for the stage as these gigantors of Japanese astro-pop -punk fire up their quatro decade-plus power packs and rocket to their best place… Australia 2024, when they will rocket around the country for a 9-date tour, marking the band’s sixth tour […] …Continue Reading

The beast that is Karnivool has awoken and is heading out on its first Australian tour in years, which the band could not be happier about! Karnivool haven’t toured Australia since their barnstorming headline slot on the larger-than-life Monolith Tour in 2022, so it’s been a while between drinks, even for Karnivool! What’s the occasion? […] …Continue Reading

Dust off your flat caps and dig out your Vans shoes as one of Australia’s most beloved punk rock acts, The Porkers, hit the road for a mammoth 14-date tour across the nation in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of their landmark album, Hot Dog Daiquiri. Everyone has a story about seeing The Porkers live. […] …Continue Reading

Following their SOLD OUT 25-year anniversary show in early 2023, acid jazz/funk/jam-band The Box will ride again with a debut show at Mo’s Desert Clubhouse on the Gold Coast on Thurs Feb 22, supported by the lovely and talented singer-songwriter Jade Stoddart. The Box, formed on the Northern Beaches in Sydney way back in ‘96, […] …Continue Reading

Despite their relative youth, New Zealand alternate rock outfit Voodoo Bloo are no amateurs when it comes to music. Don’t let their baby faces or innocent looks fool you. When it comes to making the tough decisions that could ultimately make or break your career, these lads will invariably make the right one. Be it […] …Continue Reading

Japanese rockers Crossfaith have returned with a roaring new single titled ZERO. The song comes out of the gates swinging, throwing hellacious haymakers from start to finish. It finds the band continuing to cross-pollinate metal and industrial music into a DNA-distinct blend. The accompanying visual finds the band performing with a fierce fire in its […] …Continue Reading