[INTERVIEW] ANATHEMA

British alt-rockers Anathema first graced our stages back in 2014 – 25 years after captivating audiences over the world. “We really had no idea what kind of audience to expect and we deliberately didn’t ask any questions in that regard,” Vincent Cavanagh, vocalist and guitarist says. “Sydney for example was a packed house and it […]

[ALBUM REVIEW] WEDNESDAY 13: Condolences

Branching away from the horror movie inspiration that built his first few records, Wednesday 13 has stepped into darker territory, stripping back the humour and taking inspiration from real crime and horror for his eighth full-length, Condolences. Gone are Wednesday 13’s trademark screams that gave us Transylvania 90210 and Murderdolls fame, and while the last two […]

[INTERVIEW] Falling In Reverse

“Ronnie writes everything. It’s Ronnie’s band, you know?” Falling In Reverse last toured Australia for 2015’s Soundwave Festival. After playing Warped Tour the last two months, they’re now gearing up for their Count Rockula Australian Tour. We spoke with Ryan Seaman (drums) ahead of their upcoming October dates. “Warped Tour was amazing,” Seaman enthuses, “we just can’t wait […]

[INTERVIEW] THE USED

[Interview] The Used

By Nikki Russian It’s been 15 years since The Used broke free from Utah with the success of songs like The Taste of Ink and Box Full Of Sharp Objects, and by no means has anyone forgotten their influence. Their upcoming Australian tour has expanded with extra dates and venue changes to accommodate ticket demand. The […]

[INTERVIEW] Be’lakor

By Nikki Russian Melbourne’s melodic death metal five-piece, Be’lakor, have returned with their fourth full-length album, Vessels. The band began as a passionate hobby, and now ten years later, their approach to balancing their lives with their passion and art is still the same. “The way bands make money is by touring a lot, and we […]