The demise of festivals such as Soundwave not only robbed music lovers of opportunities to witness large-scale international festivals in this country, but it also created a reduced capacity for touring this side of the world for many bands who based Australian tours around such events. One of those bands that suffered through lack of […] …Continue Reading

Internationally acclaimed West Australian boogie masters DATURA4, who are fronted by Dom Mariani of legendary Oz garage rockers The Stems, are set to tour the east coast of Australia for the first time in 6 years on the success of their fifth album, Neanderthal Jam. With plans to tour Europe in the latter part of […] …Continue Reading

Stars have aligned – finally –  and East Coast will meet West in a collision of pure, unadulterated, ecstatic rock when Brooklyn-born ENDLESS BOOGIE return to our shores in April with special guests, acclaimed Oakland-formed outfit HOWLIN RAIN.  ENDLESS BOOGIE will be coming for the 4th or 5th time (no one is sure, and, as the saying goes, if you […] …Continue Reading

Anyone keen to sail the Brisbane River this Sunday listening to the rocking sounds of Tim Gaze & The Rough Diamonds had better get in quick because a reliable source tells HEAVY there are only 20 tickets left! Tim Gaze is the stuff of legends in the rock/blues world, and a finer rhythm section than […] …Continue Reading

The music industry needs more bands like Suburbiasuburbia. Bands who sing music about real life happenings that others might shy away from, but adding a touch of humour and individuality in the process. Playing a fusion of hard rock and blues that the band has described as “raspy, passionate screams from your next door neighbour’s […] …Continue Reading

Remember the days when a rock album was dirty and even a little dangerous?
Too often these days over-production or the tendency to play things safe with a straight bat actually pull the rock out of rock and roll but not so with UK outfit The Dust Coda.
Led by Brisbane born vocalist/guitarist…Continue Reading

Sydney blues-rock outfit Bounty Hunters are legendary on the local circuit, with their blending of old fashioned rock and blues appealing to a broad musical spectrum.
Lead guitarist David Hinds recently lent his talents to New Zealand band Electric Universe on their latest single “Right On Time” and joined HEAVY earlier this…Continue Reading

At 73 years of age, Alice Cooper has every right to be excitedly entering the twilight years of a stellar career.
Instead, he has just released a new album Detroit Stories and has announced plans to record the next one already.
The man is more than a legend, he is a metal God,…Continue Reading

The Dust Coda are one of those bands that may not be on your radar yet but with a listen to any of their singles will instantly climb to the top of your playlist.
They are a perfect blending of hard blues and harder rock guaranteed to get your toes tapping while…Continue Reading