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Posted 19 Oct 2016 @ 12:23pm

With Joe Hansen. 

 

With the once well-intended Record Store Day becoming increasingly overrun by pointless rereleases and repackaging of already available music it somehow got even more ridiculous with the advent of Cassette Store Day a couple of years ago. Like many others, I probed the valid question of whether a “cassette store” was an actual thing. Despite my mockery, it...

Posted 12 Oct 2016 @ 12:35pm

 

 Brisbane booze-punk party lords Goon on the Rocks have announced two shows in Melbourne in support of their new single Back to the Valley. The legends will be playing The Reverence Hotel on Friday October 28 with Blind Man Death Stare and Glen and the Peanut Butter Men and will also be making an appearing at the Outta Nowhere Fest on Saturday October 29, featuring the likes of Cosmic...

Posted 5 Oct 2016 @ 11:42am

 

 Let’s all hear it for the unbelievable writing talents of the almighty Glenn Stewart filling in for me while I was at Riot Fest in Chicago. The level of trash talking and bullshit artistry was absolutely flawless and I can’t think of a better person who could have filled in. Onya m8.
 
Seeing Misfits back together with Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle was one of the most...

Posted 28 Sep 2016 @ 11:15am

 

New York’s Taking Back Sunday have sold out their first show at 170 Russell and have added another show on the Tuesday March 21. Joining Taking Back Sunday on this tour, for the very first time in Australia is early 2000s emo/pop-punk band Acceptance.
 
Sadly, NoMeansNo have announced via their Facebook that the band will no longer continue. “A hiatus became a long hiatus...

Posted 21 Sep 2016 @ 10:48am

 

Fat Wreck inspired, Adelaide punks Hightime are back in Melbourne this Friday September 23 at The Old Bar. Foley, Self Talk, The Burning Roaches and Face Face will be joining. Entry is $10.
 
Totally Unicorn are having a busy year after the release of their hilarious single Customer Service Station was released about five months ago. They’ll be playing Northcote Social Club...

Posted 14 Sep 2016 @ 11:26am

 

The John Curtin Hotel will be hosting some great Aussie bands this weekend for A Day on the Grid. Interstate acts Horror My Friend and Super Best Friends will join local favourites The Sinking Teeth, From Oslo and heaps more. It kicks off this Saturday September 17 at 5pm for only 15 clams.
 
The UK's finest mathcore / post hardcore / experimental outfit, Rolo Tomassi, are...

Posted 31 Aug 2016 @ 11:28am

 

Brisbane punk pioneers The Saints have announced a run of pub shows this October. Fronted by original members Chris Bailey and Iain Shedden and backed up by Pat Bourke and Davey Lane, the band will play at The Gasometer Hotel on Wednesday October 5, Thursday October 6 and Friday October 7. Tickets on sale now.
 
German record label Power It Up have announced the release of...

Posted 26 Aug 2016 @ 10:18am

 

Former Weakerthans vocalist and Propagandhi bassist John K Samson has announced the release of a new solo album. Entitled Winter Threat, the record was recorded over the past winter in various garages and houses in Samson’s native Winnipeg. The record is due to be released on Friday October 21 and will follow up 2012’s Provincial.
 
Artist and brother to Black Flag’s Greg...

Posted 17 Aug 2016 @ 12:02pm

 

Long-running Melbourne post punk/noise rock band The Nation Blue have announced the upcoming release of not one, but two full length albums. Entitled Black and Blue, the two albums were recorded live in a hall in rural Victoria over the past two years. Their first release since 2009’s Rising Waters, Black and Blue are both to be released on Friday October 14 via Poison City Records....

Posted 10 Aug 2016 @ 11:06am

 

Blind Man Death Stare, Grim Rhythm, AKF, Keggin’, Drexler and Simon Wilson are all playing together on Thursday August 18 at The Bendigo Hotel for Carlton Drought Relief, a benefit show for the sacked workers ofCarlton United Breweries. Last month, 55 workers had their employment contracts with the brewery terminated and offered their old positions back with a 65 per cent pay cut....

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