Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 11:28am

With Indiana Ewen


The first week of 2017 is an absolute corker for all ages gigs. To start the party, New York’s metalcore heavyweights Every Time I Die will tear Arrow On Swanston a new one on Thursday January 12. Tickets on sale via Destroy All Lines. Support comes from letlive and Counterparts. On the same day, you can also pop down to The Evelyn in Fitzroy. Moose Blood will...

Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 11:27am

With Michael Cusack


 This Friday January 13 sees French underground producer/DJ Traumer stopping by Platform One for a DJ set. Known for his take on driven minimal tech-house, he released three records last year on his own label Gettraum, each perfectly illustrating his evolving skill and maturity as a producer and selector. Backing up Traumer is Mickey Nox (...

Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 11:26am

With Peter Hodgson


The Bendigo Hotel is having a birthday party. To make up for talk of birthdays past, they’ll have seven years of birthdays wrapped into one crazy weekend. They’ve asked mates old and new to help out and have confirmed Cosmic Psychos will play at The Bendi for the very first time on Friday January 27. There’s also a very rare pub show from Bodyjar on Saturday...

Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 11:23am

With Joe Hansen


Welcome back to a new year of punk rock and related news, reviews, trash talking and more. It’s exciting to be going into 2017 with what I’m sure will be a great year of new bands and records. Let’s do this.
Visual artists and musicians Ben Brown and Steve Cohen are presenting an art exhibition this January-February showcasing their respective...

Posted 2 Jan 2017 @ 12:31pm

With Julia Sansone


It was an incredibly sad day when iconic St Kilda venue Stokehouse burned down in 2014. But they’ve returned with a summer season packed with live music, holiday season events and most importantly, good food. Located on the bottom level of the Stokehouse, the Pontoon St. Kilda will host an epic New Years Eve party, pumping well-loved beers and ciders at their...

Posted 2 Jan 2017 @ 12:26pm

With Peter Hodgson


Chasing Ghosts have been raging harder than ever and will continue to rouse the oceans in 2017 with the announcement of the I Am tour. Joining the foray will be Sydney grunge revivalists The Dead Love. Catch them at The Workers Club on Friday February 17.
As part of Metal Blade Records' 35th anniversary celebration in 2017, the Hall of Heavy...

Posted 21 Dec 2016 @ 12:12pm

With Joe Hansen


Melbourne bong-ripping, hell-raising party lords The Bennies have announced a last-minute Christmas party show at The Curtin this Friday December 23. Joining the festivities will be The Flying So High-Os and Private Function. Tickets are already flying out the door for this one, better get on it now before it’s too late.
Brisbane label LCMR have...

Posted 21 Dec 2016 @ 12:10pm

With Peter Hodgson


One of the most iconic bands of the US thrash metal movement, Nuclear Assault, will be coming to Australia for their first and last time in February 2017. With a 30-year legacy behind them, Nuclear Assault are hanging up their instruments. In Melbourne, Adelaide’s Hidden Intent will open the show, joined by hometown heroes Desecrator. See them on Wednesday...

Posted 21 Dec 2016 @ 12:08pm

With Michael Cusack 


Christmas can be a pain in the arse. Whether it’s the reminder that your family is thousands of miles away or putting up with your drunk uncle ranting about Trump while simultaneously hitting on your girlfriend, we’re fortunate enough to live in a city that doesn’t completely cut-off our favourite avenue of escapism over Christmas - so get...

Posted 21 Dec 2016 @ 12:07pm

With Julia Sansone


Summer in Melbourne is well and truly heating up, and the Adelphi Hotel is celebrating. From now until the end of January, they’ll be opening up their iconic rooftop pool for a series of weekend pop-up pool sessions. This year it is Pimms, the fruity drink everyone knows and loves, that is showcasing over the summer series. Grab yourself a refillable Pimms...


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