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Posted 14 Sep 2016 @ 11:28am

Electronic Music With Tyson Wray

 

Well, there you have it. London have gone and taken a page out of Mike Baird’s book and shut down one of the greatest clubs in the world, fabric. There’s been a huge outpouring of grief from the global electronic music community, but perhaps it was best put by drum and bass royalty Goldie: "I’m wondering whether or not the likes of me, the likes...

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 14 Sep 2016 @ 11:25am

WOENWAR ALBUM #2
Wovenwar will release their second album, Honor Is Dead, via Metal Blade Records/Rocket on Friday October 21. More aggressive and fluid than its self-titled predecessor, Honor Is Dead was written with contributions from all members, while the music was mostly written before vocalist Shane Blay joined the band. The results speak for themselves, capturing a group that...

Posted 7 Sep 2016 @ 3:12pm

Welcome to the Beat's weekly rundown of what's hot in the coming seven days of cinematic releases. This just in: TOO MANY MOVIES. There's nine films coming out on Thursday, and I am but one man.

 

As such, your recommended dose of five is below, and it's a shame, really, given I have had to skip four. The first two honourable mentions are Aussie flicks deserving of your...

Posted 31 Aug 2016 @ 12:49pm

Welcome to Beat's weekly rundown of what's hot in the coming seven days of cinematic releases. My bugbear of unresolved problems on a script level comes roaring back this week, along with some refreshing horror and painterly drama.

 

Six films again? Goodness, I spoil you. To be fair, there's seven releases, but ...

Posted 31 Aug 2016 @ 11:37am

 

MARSHALL RELEASES ROCK TRIVIA BOOK
Marshall Amplification has announced The Book of Loud, a book of music trivia. “Marshall – The Book of Loud, written by Nick Harper, is structured a little like an album, it has a mix of deep cuts from the past celebrating the legends of music including The Ramones, Jimi Hendrix and The Who to the cutting edge acts that are lighting up the scene...

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 31 Aug 2016 @ 11:01am

Electronic Music With Tyson Wray

 

Despite the fact that their logo looks like it was made by a ten-year-old in Microsoft Paint, Circoloco throw some pretty damn good parties. Based in Ibiza, the internationally touring brand tends to swing by Australia when summer heats up Down Under, and this year is no different. One of their strongest Australian lineups thus far, the 2016...

Posted 26 Aug 2016 @ 10:20am

 

GREAT NIGHT OF METAL AT THE BENDIGO
Head to the Bendigo Hotel in Collingwood on Friday August 26 for a heavy metal party for all persuasions. Vintage metal meets black thrash meets classic rock meets speed metal. Made In Purple are Australia’s premiere Deep Purple tribute band. Playing songs from all eras, they do so with heart and skill, be prepared for a face melting...

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...

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