Posted 5 Oct 2016 @ 11:45am


Featuring the combined virtuoso talents of drummer Marco Minnemann (Steve Wilson, Joe Satriani),bassist Bryan Beller (Joe Satriani, Dethklok) and Guthrie Govan (Steven Wilson, Asia/GPS), The Aristocrats are at The Bendigo Hotel in Collingwood on Thursday October 6 thanks to Thump Music. Tickets on sale now from Thump.

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 5 Oct 2016 @ 11:40am

Electronic Music With Tyson Wray


So here’s some utterly shitty news. Arguably one of Melbourne’s most (as much as I hate to use the word) iconic nightclubs, the Mercat Basement, will close early next year due to forthcoming re-development of the Queen Victoria Market precinct. For over three decades the Mercat Basement has been an imperative cornerstone of the Melbourne dance...

Posted 28 Sep 2016 @ 11:23am


Two of the drumming worlds biggest names, Carmine and Vinny Appice will be touring Sydney and Melbourne as the Appice Brothers: Drum Wars in February 2017. The legendary brothers have been the engine room for some of the greatest bands of all time including Black Sabbath, Dio, Ozzy Osbourne, Rod Stewart, Vanilla Fudge, Blue Murder, Paul Stanley, and...

Posted 28 Sep 2016 @ 11:17am

Electronic Music With Tyson Wray


Hoooooomumma. Need a pick-me-up mix/video to get you through the day? Head to be-at.tv to watch all nine bloody hours of Carl Cox playing from start to finish for the final ever party of his 15-year residency at Space Ibiza, Music Is Revolution. Two things to take away from it: 1. Cox is forever one of the best all-rounder DJs in the game. 2....

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 @ 10:50am


Progfest, the festival that celebrates all things progressive, is back for 2016. Corner Hotel will play host to this massive festival of a trillion notes on Saturday December 3, headlined by the mighty Caligula’s Horse who’ll be using the night as their exclusive Melbourne show for their Hands Shape Stone Australian Tour. They’ll be joined by Circles, We Lost The...

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 21 Sep 2016 @ 10:45am

Electronic Music With Tyson Wray


Sad news to start this week: Don Buchla, the American engineer and synthesiser pioneer, has died at age 79. A man who began his career in 1963 with the release of the modular synth Buchla Series 100 (commissioned by Morton Subotnick and Ramon Sender), his legacy within electronic music in undeniable, with his machines fuelling the output of the...

Posted 15 Sep 2016 @ 10:31am

Welcome to Beat's weekly rundown of what's hot in the coming seven days of cinematic releases. This week, the release schedule is back to normal, but there's also the incredible Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) to contend with, so read up homies!


Back to your regularly scheduled giffage! Spring has sprung, bringing...


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