ARTIST: EMPIRE STATE BASTARDTITLE: RIVERS OF HERESYRELEASE DATE: SEPTEMBER 1ST 2023LABEL: ROADRUNNERREVIEWER: ANDREW TREADWELL Simon Neil and Mike Vennart first envisioned the idea of Empire State Bastard during downtime on tour with Biffy Clyro. They have stretched their legs in a super aggressive manner. With drumming from Dave Lombardo (/Slayer/Testament), Continue Reading
ARTIST: POLARISALBUM: FATALISMRELEASE DATE: SEPTEMBER 1ST 2023LABEL: RESIST RECORDSREVIEWER: ANDREW TREADWELL Strength can be defined as the capacity of an object or substance to withstand great force or pressure, or the emotional or mental qualities necessary in dealing with difficult or distressing situations. Next to the word strength should be Continue Reading
HEADLINER: EVANESCENCESUPPORT: THE BEAUTIFUL MONUMENTDATE: AUGUST 24TH 2023VENUE: RIVERSTAGE, BRISBANEREVIEWER: HAYLEY TREADWELLPHOTOGRAPHER: ANDREW TREADWELL PHOTOGRAPHY We arrived to a very packed Riverstage as The Beautiful Monument took the stage. How incredible are these guys! Fronted by powerhouse Lizi Blanco, this Australian band really know how to deliver with their high Continue Reading
Lead vocalist Jordan Dreyer was a force of nature, owning the stage with his dynamic
presence and impassioned delivery. His interactions with the crowd were infectious,
as he urged everyone to let loose and immerse themselves in the music. The band’s
stage setup was a spectacle in itself, with vibrant visuals and captivating lighting that
accentuated the electrifying atmosphere.
The fourth song to be released from the band’s highly anticipated sixth studio album It’s The End Of The World But It’s A Beautiful Day, Seasons asks if we can accept change as we move through the many different seasons of life.
TEENAGE JOANSANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUMTHE ROT THAT GROWS INSIDE MY CHESTDUE OUT OCTOBER 13 RELEASE GLOSSY NEW SINGLECANDY APPLE Adelaide indie rock duo Teenage Joans achieve confection perfection today with their brand new single Candy Apple alongside the announcement of their debut album The Rot That Grows Inside My Chest, due out on Friday 13 October Continue Reading
The track is a flawless marriage of classic, shreddy, and finger-slicing metal riffs, galloping solos, modern, layered, and soaring vocal harmonies. It also factors in screams that sound as though they have ascended the bowls of hell and two utterly seismic breakdowns. The band keeps one foot in the past, honoring the genre’s rich tradition, all the while marching forward to keep the genre as vital as ever.
“We named the record after it was all done,” Mackey says. “The whole idea that there’s no limit just resonates all the way through this record. There’s a lot of observing nature healing itself and then believing in that for yourself—and as a result you’re kind of unlimited in that way. And so having the title Boundless just felt the way we wanted it to feel, which, in so many ways, is what this record is all about.”
THE STORY SO FARRETURN WITH NEW SINGLE BIG BLIND California, USA- The Story So Far, a prominent band in the alternative music scene, has made a triumphant return with the release of a long-awaited single, Big Blind (produced and Engineered by Ben Hirschfield). This latest offering marks their first release since their critically acclaimed album Proper Continue Reading
VUKOVI have announced they have signed to SharpTone Records. To celebrate the announcement the band have released a brand new single CREEP HEAT. The single had its first play on BBC Radio 1’s Introducing Rock with Alyx Holcombe, and is the band’s first new music since the release of their album NULA in October last year.