Q+A With Chutney

Q+A With Chutney

Britney Spears and Beethoven collide in dark and beautiful whimsy today in the hands of Sydney klezmer punk collective CHUTNEY. Teaming up with The Potbelleez vocalist Ilan Kidron on guest…
Podcast: Episode 182 – Lucas Stone

Podcast: Episode 182 – Lucas Stone

Thanks for joining us for episode 182, where we talk to Wollongong-born, Gold Coast-based singer, songwriter, and guitarist Lucas Stone. https://youtu.be/aFyC6FrFhxw Currently holding down dual roles as vocalist, guitarist and…
News: Melt 2024 – First Program Announcement

News: Melt 2024 – First Program Announcement

Brisbane Powerhouse presents...MELTFIRST PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT23 October – 10 November 2024ON SALE AT 10AM TODAY! Brisbane Powerhouse is thrilled to announce the first round of acts that are set to perform…
Q+A With Gavin Mac

Q+A With Gavin Mac

A swaggering alt country ode to misadventures, the brand new single Sideswiped out today from Sydney-based country sensation Gavin Mac is a slick follow up from Mac’s 2023 trio of…
Tours: Froth And Fury Festival Announced

Tours: Froth And Fury Festival Announced

️ 𝗘𝗟𝗘𝗖𝗧𝗥𝗜𝗙𝗜𝗘𝗗! & 𝗔𝗠𝗣𝗟𝗜𝗙𝗜𝗘𝗗!  𝗙𝗥𝗢𝗧𝗛 & 𝗙𝗨𝗥𝗬 𝗙𝗘𝗦𝗧 𝗜S 𝗔𝗟𝗜𝗩𝗘! After countless nights fueled by the strongest of ales and the heaviest of riffs, it's alive... 𝗜𝗧'𝗦 𝗔𝗟𝗜𝗩𝗘! Behold! on…
Live Review: Missy Higgins – Brisbane 2024

Live Review: Missy Higgins – Brisbane 2024

ARTIST : MISSY HIGGINSDATE: 23RD MAY 2024VENUE: CONCERT THEATRE, QPAC BRISBANEREVIEWER: HAYLEY TREADWELL - REAL WOMAN REAL REVIEWPHOTOGRAPHER: ANDREW TREADWELL - ANDREW TREADWELL PHOTOGRAPHY  Thursday night Brisbane was treated to the…
Q + A With Greg Gould

Q + A With Greg Gould

Primal, moody and inescapably moving, the powerful new single Who Gave You Permission? out today from Australian powerhouse Greg Gould is a potent blend of pop, soul and searing intimacy.…
Live Review: Filter – Brisbane 2024

Live Review: Filter – Brisbane 2024

HEADLINER: FILTERSUPPORT: BLACK SMOKE TRIGGERDATE: APRIL 7TH 2024VENUE: THE TRIFFID, BRISBANEREVIEWER: MERT TYSONPHOTOGRAPHER: MERT TYSON (MERT TYSON PHOTOGRAPHY) Last night was a pleasure to see not only one of my…
Tours: Announces 50th Anniversary of the album BURN Australian Tour

Tours: Announces 50th Anniversary of the album BURN Australian Tour

Glenn Hughes Performs Classic Deep Purple Live - Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the album BURN Hardline Media are thrilled to present 'Glenn Hughes Performs Classic Deep Purple Live - Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the album BURN’, set for a run of shows in Australia in October 2024. Glenn Hughes, the former bassist, and singer of Deep Purple, known…

FESTIVAL: KNOTFESTVENUE: BRISBANE SHOWGROUNDSDATE: 24TH MARCH 2023REVIEWER: HEAR 2 ZEN STAFFPHOTOGRAPHER: CHARLYN CAMERON Three words sum up this year's Knotfest (or any other festival for that matter), expect the unexpected. …
News: Open Season 2024 Lineup Announcement

News: Open Season 2024 Lineup Announcement

The Tivoli and The Princess Theatre present…OPEN SEASON 2024LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENTFeaturing Explosions in the Sky, INIKO debut Aus show, Sky Ferreira, Yves TumorBlak Day Out ft. Emma Donovan + 3%Elefant Traks…
Live Review: Summersalt Festival – Bribie Island

Live Review: Summersalt Festival – Bribie Island

ARTISTS: JAMES BAY, MATT CORBY, JOHN BUTLER, THELMA PLUM, KITA ALEXANDER, MIA WRAYVENUE: SANDSTONE POINT HOTEL, BRIBIE ISLANDDATE: MARCH 23RD 2024PHOTOGRAPHER: ANDREW TREADWELL PHOTOGRAPHYREVIEWER: HAYLEY TREADWELL (REALWOMAN_REALREVIEW) From the moment…
Live Review: Taylor Acorn – Brisbane

Live Review: Taylor Acorn – Brisbane

ARTISTS: FRIENDS OF FRIENDS / CHEZ / TAYLOR ACCORNDATE: 9TH MARCH 2024VENUE: THE ZOO, BRISBANEPHOTOGRAPHER: MAXINE THOMAS - CAPTURED HIGHNOTESREVIEWER: MAXINE THOMAS Taylor Acorn’s debut in Australia with her ‘Good…
Q + A With Charlie Lane

Q + A With Charlie Lane

An edgy and propulsive new sonic delight from Melbourne singer-songwriter Charlie Lane, the single Gold Drips out today meshes layers of indie pop and rock edges with some new wave…
Q + A With Pete Williamson From Mammal

Q + A With Pete Williamson From Mammal

Bringing the noise and funk in incomparable Mammal fashion, the Narrm neo punk/funk warriors return today with a swaggering new single The Penny Drop. Launching with a free show at…
Q + A With Sainthill

Q + A With Sainthill

First up, can you please give us a quick intro? I’m Sainthill (aka Tom Larkey) a Melbourne-based, Hobart-born musician raised on a steady diet of Bruce Springsteen courtesy of my…
Q + A With Emma Yue

Q + A With Emma Yue

Hey there, my name is Emma!! I’m a songwriter based in Naarm (Melbourne) and I own too many candles. I write songs because I feel things and want to (hopefully)…

Live Review: Taylor Swift – Brisbane 2018

Artist: Taylor Swift with support from Charlie XCX and BroodsDate: 6th November 2018Venue: The Gabba, BrisbaneReviewer: Hayley TreadwellPhotos: Courtesy of TAS Rights Management Premium PR As you walked into The Gabba for the 50th show of the ‘Reputation’…
Q+A with goodthankyou

Q+A with goodthankyou

Hi, thanks for taking the time to chat with Hear 2 Zen, what have you been up to today? I went to work (I write ads), snuck out early to…
News: Bad Wolves Release New Track Knife

News: Bad Wolves Release New Track Knife

BAD WOLVES  Release Piercing New Single “Knife”  Featuring Scream Vocals From New Band Member AJ Rebollo (Ex-Issues) Platinum-certified hard rock outfit BAD WOLVES have sharpened their sound with the scathing new single “Knife,”…
Hear 2 Zen Hangs With: Ben Ward From Orange Goblin

Hear 2 Zen Hangs With: Ben Ward From Orange Goblin

In this episode we are hanging out with Ben Ward, founding member and lead vocalist for Orange Goblin. Being 11 years since their last trek to Australia, Orange Gobin are way well overdue for a bone jarring jaunt and have promised to pull out all the stompers for an intense and intoxicating atmosphere that will truly show the power and might these British heavyweights are armed with.
LIVE REVIEW: CANDLEBOX – BRISBANE 2023

LIVE REVIEW: CANDLEBOX – BRISBANE 2023

Most bands find it hard to honor a legacy with respect, Candlebox not only respect it, but they love their legacy, and with that, comes songs and performances that are second to none. Its a shame their first tour is also their final tour, but memories are left, and memories are wonderful things to have. Thanks for the memories, Candlebox
H2ZHW – James Johnston

H2ZHW – James Johnston

Over 5 million streams (and counting), a #1 airplay hit with a debut single release, top of Spotify’s Fresh Country playlist for a record 18 weeks, and over 8,000 fans utilising ‘RAISED LIKE THAT’ on their Tik Tok’s. Heck, if this…
LIVE REVIEW: GRINSPOON – BRISBANE 2023

LIVE REVIEW: GRINSPOON – BRISBANE 2023

The final 5 songs of the set were nothing short of epic, as Grinspoon unleashed a torrent of fan favourites that had the entire venue rocking with wild abandon. With every chord struck and every beat hammered, the band's infectious love for their craft enveloped the audience, leaving indelible imprints on their (chemical) hearts.
LIVE REVIEW: DERMOT KENNEDY BRISBANE 2023

LIVE REVIEW: DERMOT KENNEDY BRISBANE 2023

ARTIST: DERMOT KENNEDYDATE: DECEMBER 10TH 2023VENUE: RIVERSTAGE, BRISBANEPHOTOGRAPHER: ANDREW TREADWELLREVIEWER: HEAR 2 ZEN MAGAZINE Dermot Kennedy's sold out final show of his Australian tour at Riverstage Brisbane in 2023 and…
FESTIVAL REVIEW: GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL – BRISBANE 2023

FESTIVAL REVIEW: GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL – BRISBANE 2023

What a day for the final Good Things of 2023! It was hot and humid in Brisbane setting the perfect scene for a hot and sweaty music festival…one that will be fondly remembered by many as either their first Good Things or their best Good Things to date!
H2ZHW: GARRY GARY BEERS

H2ZHW: GARRY GARY BEERS

In this episode we are hanging with Ashenmoon and INXS Bass Player Garry Gary Beers, who recently jetted home for a quick trip home to celebrate the achievement of INXS…
H2ZHW: BRADIE WEBB OF SHORT STACK

H2ZHW: BRADIE WEBB OF SHORT STACK

Beloved Budgewoi rockers Short Stack will be hitting the road this October, November and December, kicking off their extensive Regional(ish) national tour before hitting the stages at Good Things Festival…
Live Review: Paramore – Brisbane 2023

Live Review: Paramore – Brisbane 2023

HEADLINER: PARAMORESUPPORT: REMI WOLFDATE: NOVEMBER 23RD 2023VENUE: BRISBANE ENTERTAINMENT CENTREREVIEWER: MAXINE THOMASPHOTOGRAPHER: ZACHARY GRAY American rock band Paramore and Californian pop opener Remi Wolf rocked the BrisbaneEntertainment Centre on Thursday…
LIVE REVIEW: MÅNESKIN LIVE BRISBANE 2023

LIVE REVIEW: MÅNESKIN LIVE BRISBANE 2023

ARTIST: MÅNESKINDATE: NOVEMBER 20TH 2023VENUE: BRISBANE CONVENTION CENTREREVIEWER: HEAR2ZEN MAGAZINEPHOTOGRAPHER: ANDREW TREADWELL Its not every day you see a band completely sell out their debut tour, and also do it…
Q + A With Chiseko