Words: Shannon-Lee Sloane – The Colourful Writer Pix by Tom Wilson thanks to Sense Music Media Emotions were running high on Friday night as Brisbane’s hardcore groove metal masters Massic took to the stage for their final live performance. Their final show. The end of an era. The last hurrah from a band that will […] …Continue Reading

Brisbane metal outfit Massic are farewelling their fans tonight with their final show at The Zoo in Brisbane. Not wanting to go out on a whimper, Massic have enlisted good friends From Crisis To Collapse, The Black Swamp and Flaming Wreckage to have a send-off party that will go down in Brisbane metal history! There […] …Continue Reading

One of the most powerful and humbling things about being a part of the global metal family is the bonds that are forged through music. Not only the out-and-out friendships and life-changing moments but also the subtle nuances that often go unnoticed by all except the parties directly involved. It can be a smile, a […] …Continue Reading

Brisbane’s iconic and cherished live music venue, The Zoo will celebrate 30 years of live music, art, and community with festivities commencing this weekend. Today, the venue has revealed that cherished friends of The Zoo and Brisbane/Meanjin rock and hip-hop royalty, REGURGITATOR and BUTTERFINGERS will join the monster ‘OG All Stars’ line-up on December 10. […] …Continue Reading

Brisbane’s iconic and cherished live music venue The Zoo will celebrate 30 years of live music, art, and community this December. Today, the venue is thrilled to announce its full programme of 30th-anniversary celebrations, which kick off on December 2. Enlisting some very dear friends to help celebrate, the festivities will include more than 100 […] …Continue Reading

The next installment of the Valtosesh is a comin’! But, without Valtozash… What?! How is this possible?! Who’s playing?! Why am I here?! Why do we exist?! All these questions and more will be answered… right now. Mostly. Valtosesh Pt.3 is going to be a mind melter. Therein will be back in full band glory, […] …Continue Reading

Now in its thirtieth year and with kitchen renovations complete, The Zoo is excited to announce Zoopreme Pizzeria will open this Saturday night, January 15, serving up piping hot pies by Italian Chef Luigi De Santo. To celebrate, The Zoo will throw a Pizza Party on Saturday, featuring Sydney punk powerhouse Totally Unicorn, Brisbane’s favourite punk quintet, Being Jane […] …Continue Reading

Words by Lewd Scoff “Go and review a rock show” the boss  said. “Oh I’d forgotten all about rock” farted your reviewing hero, Lewd Scoff. So, armed with the presumption that Rock was at least a little under the weather, I headed to The Zoo in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, where I found a decent crowd […] …Continue Reading

Review by Brennan Richardson
Local symphonic dark jazz ensemble Valtozash were the first band of the night and didn’t they start things off with a bang!
In what can be described as both a sound engineer’s dream AND nightmare, the sixteen-piece ensemble (that’s right I said 16 piece!) absolutely blew the crowd off their feet, providing all sorts of pandemonium.
Continue reading Live Review: THEREIN, WEIGHTLESS IN ORBIT, VALTOZASH at HEAVY Magazine – Rock, Punk, Metal Music & Beyond. …Continue Reading