There is not doubt that the past twelve months have hit the Australian music scene hard. Shows have been cancelled, festivals put on hold and in a sad state of affairs some artists who had steady gigs are having to turn away from music to make a crust.
“I don’t know how my crew have been surviving truth is I am too scared to ask,” say Icehouse’s frontman Iva Davies as he sits down with HEAVY Mag’s Dave Griffiths for a chat.
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As the week draws to a close I want to send out best wishes and strength to everyone in Melbourne as they enter another lockdown as of midnight tonight. I don’t want to jump on the bandwagon but for all that is metal please stay in for…Continue Reading

The past twelve months has seen musos locked up like animals in cages and now it is time for those animals to be unleashed on the Australian music public. One such muso is Ella Hooper from Killing Heidi and she recently sat down and had a chat with Dave G about what fans can expect to…Continue Reading

Redcliffe bass player Ian “Squirty” Graham last week launched the first video of a four-part series detailing his musical journey and focussing on four bands that have defined his life and career to date.
After reliving his time with Mr Steenki in Episode One, Squirty this week recounts his time with local hard…Continue Reading

The festival season is kicking back in, with several large scale shows already being announced for next year.
Among them is Scene & Heard, set down for February 21 in Newcastle, a festival made up of some of last centuries most popular – and still relevant – acts.
One of which is Grinspoon,…Continue Reading

Everyone keeps telling me things slow down closer to Christmas but that’s certainly not the case when it comes to Australian artists!
This week we have Red Sea gracing the cover, with vocalist Erica Bowron catching up with Olivia Reppas for a casual chat that manages…Continue Reading

This summer in Newcastle is set to get hotter as Scene & Heard Festival returns with another epic line-up, featuring the cream of the Australian 90s/noughties alternative music scene.
Following up its successful 2018/19 events, with Covid putting a stop to live music throughout most of 2020, Scene & Heard had set…Continue Reading