Beloved Aussie rockers Grinspoon have today announced their Easy Detention national tour, celebrating iconic albums Easy (1999) and New Detention (2002), with first-ever vinyl pressings of both records set for release on Friday, September 8 and available to pre-order now. The tour will make its way around the country later this year in October and November, […] …Continue Reading

When Grinspoon burst onto the Australian music scene with the sensational debut album Guide To Better Living in the late 1990s the whole rock/punk landscape in this country changed forever. Here was a brash, outspoken, talented as fuck group of individuals who showed no respect for the conventional laws of music and were more than […] …Continue Reading

Phil Jamieson – frontman/singer/songwriter/guitarist for Grinspoon – has today released his first ever solo album Somebody Else. The release of Somebody Else comes on the back of a performance with Grinspoon at Splendour in The Grass and follows the first two nights of Phil’s Somebody Else national tour. The album includes co-production credits from friends Oscar Dawson of Holy Holy and Davey Lane of You Am I; Lane is also […] …Continue Reading

Having toured relentlessly for a decade with no new music in sight, 2022 is shining a spotlight on one of Australia’s most esteemed frontmen, with the legendary Grinspoon vocalist and guitarist Phil Jamieson today sharing his new single Lights On and accompanying music video directed by Arlo Cook (Bob Evans, Gretta Zilla). The third single off his impending first-ever solo full-length album Somebody Else, […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY DIGIMAG #208 HERE This week’s DigiMag is chock full of some great interviews, including The Veer Union, Parallel Minds, Hellfire 76, Sinsid, Dragon Breed, Rise Of Kronos, Cyphonism and Carson, taking you into the darker realms of metal that often get neglected. Our cover features rising stars Classless Act, who drop their debut […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #76 HERE It’s been a massive week for Australian metal, with the confirmation that Gold Coast metal outfit Sunk Loto will be making a long-awaited comeback with the announcement of shows on the Gold Coast and Brisbane over the next few months. We caught up with frontman Jason Brown to […] …Continue Reading

Phil Jamieson – frontman/singer/songwriter/guitarist for Grinspoon – has released a second single and video entitled Trouble from his first ever solo album Somebody Else set for release July 29. “Trouble started life in Potts Point in 2019,” says Phil. “I demoed with long time collaborator Ben Rosen. He had just moved back from Singapore and had this chic Art Deco place right in the heart of the […] …Continue Reading

Phil Jamieson – frontman/singer/songwriter/guitarist for Grinspoon – has today announced the July 29 release of his first ever solo album Somebody Else and released a single of the same name.  The announcement comes as Phil prepares for rare performances with his old mates at Splendour in The Grass and Springloaded.  “Phil Jamieson had a choice. Come back as the cryogenically […] …Continue Reading

Unlike anything else in this world, music has that rare and innate ability to transfer your whole being to an era or moment in life where nothing else mattered.
A moment of pure bliss that, although often forgotten, lays dormant in our subconscious until one familiar note or lyric awakens it from its slumber and allows the memories to flow forth from within.
This is why concerts such as Spring Loaded are such a vital part of our existence.
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I want to start out by sending a big shout out to all of Victoria. The whole state is in its first day of a seven-day firm lockdown and although we can only imagine how tough it is, know the metal fraternity has your back! This has already led to the cancellation or postponement of a number of interstate shows so let’s hope we can ease the numbers over the next week so the rebuilding can begin.
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