Archive for category: Reviews

  • Review: Elegist – Past Years, Future Fears

    Review: Elegist – Past Years, Future Fears

    Reviews December 10, 2014 11:14 am

    Sydney’s homegrown Elegist have been making some heavy waves amongst the metal community over the past couple years. They were supporting local mates Northlane on the 2012 ‘Farewell To Canada Tour‘ when they dropped their brutal ‘self-titled‘ EP, which was met with instant praise within the ever-growing Sydney movement of [...]

     
  • Review: Drawcard – Goons LTD

    Review: Drawcard – Goons LTD

    Reviews December 4, 2014 10:46 am

    There have been some pretty amazing releases this past year and November saw yet another to add to the tally. The Sunshine Coasts Drawcard have recently dropped their fourth release ‘Goons LTD‘, combining hard punk driven riffs with powerful melodic choruses. Drawing influences from bands like Story Of The Year and [...]

     
  • Review: Those Things! – Blurred Visions

    Review: Those Things! – Blurred Visions

    Reviews November 26, 2014 11:04 am

    It’s not often I wake up, check my emails and find a release that is potentially going to blow my mind, but that is just what the new 7″ from Sydney based punk band Those Things! has done. ‘Blurred Visions‘ features 10 minutes of an absolute onslaught of fast punk [...]

     
  • Review: Ne Obliviscaris at Adelaide Uni Bar

    Review: Ne Obliviscaris at Adelaide Uni Bar

    Reviews November 24, 2014 4:26 pm

    NE OBLIVISCARIS, BEYOND CREATION, DYSIDIA Adelaide Uni Bar 22nd November Ne Obliviscaris, current Australian record holders for highest amount of money raised through crowd funding, have successfully returned for their headline tour in support of their most recent effort ‘citadel‘ which has gained critical acclaim globally for its immense sound [...]

     
  • Review: The Bennies at Death By Audio

    Review: The Bennies at Death By Audio

    Reviews November 20, 2014 5:57 pm

    JEFF ROSENSTOCK, THE BENNIES, THE TWEENS, DAN POTTHAST Death By Audio, Brooklyn NYC 22nd October One of the best things about living in New York City is that there are always a heap of awesome bands coming into town. Tonight was especially awesome because Melbourne legends The Bennies we’re in town for [...]

     
  • Review: Hand Of Mercy at Fowlers Live

    Review: Hand Of Mercy at Fowlers Live

    Reviews November 19, 2014 1:58 pm

    HAND OF MERCY, HELLIONS, VOID OF VISION, A GHOST ORCHESTRA, AMBLESIDE Fowlers Live, Adelaide 15th November When a tour like this gets announced I don’t think it’s a surprise that we all know it will be complete and utter chaos. The 15th of November marks the Adelaide leg and half way [...]

     
  • Review: Alpha Wolf – Origin

    Review: Alpha Wolf – Origin

    Reviews November 11, 2014 3:27 pm

    The 2014 debut release of Tasmania’s Alpha Wolf titled ’Origin‘, has been a release that has created quite a bit of buzz in the underground Australian scene. Packed with the sludgy guitar tone and raspy shouted vocals typically seen in the beatdown and hardcore genre, its not hard to see why quite [...]

     
  • Review: Comeback Kid at Adelaide Uni Bar

    Review: Comeback Kid at Adelaide Uni Bar

    Reviews October 20, 2014 4:12 pm

    COMEBACK KID, ROTTING OUT, RELENTLESS, STARVATION, REACTIONS Adelaide Uni Bar 17th October Comeback Kid, a band spawning fans both new and old with their already massive 14 year career was set to headline the Adelaide Uni Bar on Friday the 17th of October in support of their latest release ‘Die [...]

     
  • Review: Mayweather – Take Back Everything

    Review: Mayweather – Take Back Everything

    Reviews July 20, 2014 9:12 pm

    If you’ve ever listened to Mayweather’s first release ‘Old Guns‘, then you would be well aware of the band’s high energy brand of punk rock. After dropping their highly produced debut release last year, the band literally took back everything and released a raw, true-to-genre sophmore extended play, aptly titled ‘Take [...]

     
  • Review: Storm The Sky at The Underground

    Review: Storm The Sky at The Underground

    Reviews July 13, 2014 9:59 pm

    STORM THE SKY, SIERRA, VOID OF VISION, AMARANTHINE, FORTRESS, OUR CONQUEST The Underground, Adelaide 12th July Adelaide, nationally renown for having some of the best local talent currently emerging from the scene (I Exalt, Amaranthine, Jack The Giant Killer) has come together via The Artery Foundation to put a killer [...]