NIRVANA TRIBUTE (UK) at Prince Bandroom, Melbourne on 14/12/19

Tribute bands aren’t normally high on my ‘froffing-to-see’ gig list. They’re usually down at your local pub, belting out the tracks your favourite bands used to play decades ago to a usually slightly older crowd who want to get loose on some cheap drinks close to home. And these tribute acts can either do it […]

THE LIVING END ‘Wunderbar’

The Living End are firmly ingrained as one of our country’s best live acts – heck, I’ve seen them 21 times and they never disappoint. But after seven albums and more than two decades together, it’s hard to not have a bit of beige set in. And after hitting new heights with the career-reviving White […]

GROOVIN THE MOO at Bendigo Showgrounds, Bendigo, 5/5/18

Another year, another sold-out Bendigo Groovin The Moo, and another diverse lineup with a scattering of heavy bands for festival-starved music lovers to enjoy. But unlike last year, when Architects sent all the glitter-covered teeny boppers running for cover with their devastating set in the early arvo, there wasn’t much for those who like a […]

[LIVE REVIEW + PHOTOS] GROOVIN THE MOO at Bendigo Showgrounds, 6th May 2017

THE fact that Groovin’ The Moo is one of the few one-day national touring festivals still going is something to be thankful for in itself. And, the inclusion of a few bands from the heavier end of the spectrum on this year’s lineup was even more welcome for those of us with a gaping Soundwave-like […]

[ALBUM REVIEW] Airbourne: Breakin Outta Hell

[rwp-review id=”0″] Crank your speakers to 11 and crack open that VB six-pack in your fridge; everyone’s favourite AC/DC sound-alikes, Airbourne have churned out album number four. And if you were hoping for Roadsy, Streetsy and the O’Keefe brothers to make any sort of dramatic departure sound-wise — keep dreaming. Breakin’ Outta Hell is another […]

[LIVE REVIEW] King Parrot + Supports, Belgrave, 16th September 2016

King Parrot + Swidgen + Wolfpack Sooki Lounge, Belgrave 16th September, 2016 Review and pictures by: Kiel Egging It’s fascinating how a short tour in cities often left off a thrash band’s touring map can be the catalyst to return to a venue you haven’t frequented in more than a decade.  But that’s exactly how Melbourne thrash kings King Parrot roll; they […]