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Posted 10 Mar 2017 @ 5:50pm

Acoustic troubadour Bob Evans is picking up his guitar and hitting the road. 

 

The ARIA-award winning frontman of Jebediah - AKA Kevin Mitchell - will be heading out on an extensive national tour. Gracing the Australian music scene for more than two decades, Mitchell is a self-confessed romantic who has written some of the country’s most beloved songs.  Under the alias of Bob...

Posted 6 Mar 2017 @ 9:37am

Australian electronic surf group Def FX are jumping on the road to celebrate their 20th-anniversary reunion tour. 

 

After disbanding in 1997, the crew are getting back together with Fiona Horne alongside Def FX's original lineup including founding guitarist Blake Gardiner. 

 

“This 20 year reunion tour is a dream come true for the band and our Def Family of fans,"...

Posted 3 Mar 2017 @ 11:37am

Helmed by legendary industry figure Tony 'Jack the Bear' Mantz, Mastering Music Mastering Life is pulling together a team of experts to give frank and open advice. 

 

Hosted by Triple M's Dave 'Higgo' Higgins, the panel will feature mastering engineer Tony 'Jack the Bear' Mantz alongside record producer Mark Opitz, producer, mixer, engineer and writer Anna Laverty, Shihad's Tom...

Posted 22 Feb 2017 @ 3:42pm

California’s Neurosis have nurtured their ear-splitting noise for over 30 years, gradually transitioning from roots in hardcore punk to the complex post metal beast they’re now recognised as. They’ve crept along the murky outskirts of the heavy music spectrum with a sound too challenging for mainstream ears. 2016 birthed their eleventh studio album, Fires Within Fires, which saw the band...

Posted 15 Feb 2017 @ 4:50pm

PNAU are making their long-awaited return to the stage, locking in a Melbourne show. 

 

Kicking off the next chapter of their career with Chameleon, PNAU are officially back with their first new tunes in over four years. 

 

The single Chameleon also welcomes the addition of Shakira Marshall - previously a dancer and back-up singer for Lauryn Hill - on vocals,...

Posted 8 Feb 2017 @ 12:31pm

Where most have succumbed to the pressures of life as a collective, Neurosis continue to offer forward-thinking and boundless music.

 

“Our progression has always been one of forward-thinking,” says Von Till. “As far as developing new music goes, we’ve never once looked backwards. We’re always trying to open ourselves up to the creative force that’s so much bigger than us and...

Posted 6 Feb 2017 @ 12:13pm

The independent Australian rock trailblazers are coming together for something equally sentimental as it is extraordinary.

 

Radio Birdman burst onto the Sydney music scene in 1974 with an energy and attitude previously unseen in that city. Clashing with the powers that be of the time, the band chartered a steadfastly DIY course kicking down doors as they went.

 

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Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 4:54pm

Ahead of releasing their hotly anticipated new record, Dune Rats have locked in a national tour. 

 

The Dunies' upcoming tour will be showcasing new tracks from their second release, The Kids Will Know It's Bullshit.

 

Speaking to triple j, the group said the tour will be "more...

Posted 3 Nov 2016 @ 12:38pm

After celebrating their 30th anniversary last year, Neurosis are returning to our shores for more - announcing an Australian tour today. 

 

The heavy music veterans are arriving in the wake of their acclaimed 11th studio album, Fire Within Fires. 

 

In their 30 years together, the California natives have been credited with influencing the likes of High On Fire, Yob...

Posted 19 Oct 2016 @ 1:51pm

Sydney’s beloved rock group have had a big year, with their third studio album dropping in February and a huge American tour planned for November – still, no matter how busy they never fail to bring it when they hit the stage.  Hayley Mary strolled out like the true performer she is, nursing what seemed to be a whisky-straight. It was clear she was ready to rock.
 
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