Words by Simon Russell-White Pix by Reece Trudgen Yet another balmy night in Brisbane town this evening, so what better way to spend it than to sweat it up with a few hundred summer-loving/hardcore music-loving humans? Full disclosure, I missed the opener Crossface‘s complete set. Partly due to how long it took to gain entryto […] …Continue Reading

Making this Kegstand Productions largest event so far in 2021, Lagerstein‘s Crack the Kegs Brisbane has become a two-stage mini-fest thanks to our friends at The Brightside. This means more bands, more partying and more space for all of your friends.
Now, with the addition of killer bands like Seraphic, Virtues, F.U.C. and Peruvian Flashback to the already massive lineup – Lagerstein, Witchgrinder (VIC), Hammers, Triple Kill (VIC) and Snake Bite Whisky, the line up is taking shape.
Continue reading CRACK THE KEGS Expands Lineup at HEAVY Magazine – Rock, Punk, Metal Music & Beyond. …Continue Reading

On March 19 The Brightside is becoming Shrek’s swamp for one massive night to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the universally adored film.
Shrek Fest is a full venue take over, featuring a full live band and performances by members of the award-winning show Shreklesque. The thematic program also includes a real-life…Continue Reading