Since showcasing their glam rock infused talents to the nation with the 2016 release of Spreading The Rock ‘N Roll Disease, Sydney rock outfit Crosson have quickly established themselves as true entertainers of the Australian music scene.
With a theatrical look and even more theatrical live show, Crosson are one of those bands that has to be captured live to get the full, immersive experience.
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With the Moondoll Festival at the Mansfield Tavern only weeks away HEAVY will spend the next three weeks talking to some of the headlining acts to give you a taste of what is in store.
This week we catch up with Mark E from The Mercy Kills to talk about their role in Moondoll and other things happening in The Mercy Kills camp.
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Brisbane hard rock outfit A Somerset Parade introduced their fans to a harder, heavier edge of their sound with previous single Clementine, a song which moved the band from the almost softer edge of the rock spectrum to the heavier end in one release.
Rather than revert to the tried and true formula with theirt follow up single Alpha, A Somerset Parade have instead turned their focus to continuing their heavier path, in doing so offering an exciting glimpse into the future of ...
The Black Wreath have announced the full line up appearing at Blacken Open Air festival.
Blacken is a camp out metal festival taking place from July 30 to August 2 2021 in the Dead Centre of Australia. This three night outdoor festival is nestled in the beauty of Ross River Resort right at the mouth of N’Dhala Gorge.
Over a dozen more bands have been added to the already stacked lineup.
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Melbourne progressive instrumentalists The Omnific have released a music video for the track Antecedent which features Clay Gober of US Progressive titans Polyphia.
The band have also released the song’s hypnotic accompanying music video, which has already been seen 11 000 times since launching at midnight.
Watch Antecedent below:
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Perth metal titans Make Them Suffer have shared their mammoth new single Contraband.
Contraband sees Make Them Suffer team up with Courtney LaPlante – frontwoman of heavy music’s hottest new band Spiritbox – for their first single of 2021.
Watch Contraband below:
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Australian rockers Audio Reign announce their live virtual reality, VR, live stream by Netgigs on July 18.
Join the boys as they get set to unleash their explosive brand new single Relentless to the world. Pre-save Relentless here: https://smarturl.it/Audioreign.
This very special Sunday afternoon event will be held at Crown and Anchor in Adelaide South Australia.
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In support of the new EP and with the true need to play live again, Psycroptic embark on a long awaited string of shows that will undoubtedly attract full houses of tour starved metal fans. Grab your tickets ASAP!
PSYCROPTIC appearing at:
Fri July 23 – Altar, Hobart – SOLD OUT
w/ Flaming Wreckage
Fri July 30 – Sun Aug 2 – Blacken Open Air, Alice Springs – Tickets
Fri Aug 13 – The Factory, Sydney – Tickets
w/ The Furor / Golgothan Remains / Horrisonous
Queensland’s Fake News recently delivered their brand new slab of punk goodness in the shape of Checking In.
The song is the first single from their forthcoming album, Everyday Warrior, to be released on July 21.
Listen to Checking In below:
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The lineup for Frankenbok‘s Queensland show at Eleven Dive Bar in Maroochydore on July 9 has just grown to now include rising Brisbane metal outfit Diskust.
Diskust joins PistonFist and Zombonimo in an epic line-up sure to break the relative tranquility of the newly launched bar which was recently forced to abandon opening plans due to a COVID scare.
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BIGSOUND is preparing to shake things up. The Southern Hemisphere’s biggest music industry gathering is making big moves 7-9 September, with a program set to change the future of the music industry for the better of all.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary this September, BIGSOUND 2021 will not only retain its position as the biggest industry event and celebration of new music on this side of the equator but will once again dive headfirst into the most pressing issues affecting ...
Wollongong punks Under The Influence (UTI) are set to release their new single Crows on July 12 via Riot Records.
Crows is the follow-up to the emotionally intense previous single Gone. Under The Influence are once again razor-sharp on Crows, delivering a massive burst of metallic punk backed with superb production.
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A statement from the organisers of Full Tilt released today reads:
“It’s another crushing blow but due to the Covid-19 extended lockdown in Victoria and current density restrictions for outdoor concerts we have been left with no choice but to reschedule the Melbourne leg of Full Tilt which was to take place on Saturday 3 July at Coburg Velodrome.
We are thrilled to announce that almost all the artists originally announced will be able to make the new ...
Fractured Anvil is the new pummeling single from Australian hardcore/metal quartet Mental Cavity.
The song is taken from the band’s third LP, Mass Rebel Infest, which is set to be released this Friday through Creator-Destructor Records.
Stream Fractured Anvil HERE
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Sydney-based pop-rock quartet 51st Avenue have signed a worldwide management deal with alternative artist management agency Hard Drive Agency.
Setting out to create a sonically diverse sound infusing electronic, pop and rock genres, 51st Avenue treat listeners to catchy hooks, cinematic synths, crushing guitars, groovy drum and bass patterns underpinning their honest and real approach to lyrical writing about the struggles of loss, love and loneliness.
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Off the back of the blockbuster success that was the sold-out Bribie Island Spring Loaded event on the weekend and Sydney’s absolute crowd pleaser last month, Empire Touring is elated to announce two new mammoth Spring Loaded shows set to storm Eatons Hill Outdoors (Brisbane) on Saturday, November 13 and the iconic Sidney Myer Music Bowl (Melbourne) on Saturday, December 4.
There will be an exclusive pre-sale available from 10 am AEST Monday 28 June and tickets go on sale to ...
Far North Queensland’s hardest working band The Brazilians have just released a new track and accompanying video Dark Tattoo.
Dark Tattoo is a preview of what is to come on the bands sophomore album on track for release in September this year.
The song is available exclusively on Bandcamp until the as yet unnamed album comes out.
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Melbourne stoner rock outfit Planet of the 8s team up with King Carrot (Death By Carrot) to release the first single Holy Fire off their upcoming EP Lagrange Point Vol I.
Along with grabbing KC on the vox, Planet of the 8s have pulled together a string of exceptional vocalists to join them on this release, including Diesel Doleman (Duneeater), Jimi Coelli (A Gazillion Angry Mexicans, Sheriff) and Georgie Cosson (Kitchen Witch) all collaborating across five solid tracks of ...
Pix by Rashid Alkamraikhi
Unlike anything else in this world, music has that rare and innate ability to transfer your whole being to an era or moment in life where nothing else mattered.
A moment of pure bliss that, although often forgotten, lays dormant in our subconscious until one familiar note or lyric awakens it from its slumber and allows the memories to flow forth from within.
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Words by Luke Scott
Shots by CeeJay Johnson
It was a cold June night, the 18th . The lovely Brisbane punters were expecting to be entertained and kept warm through aggressive dance to progressive music. The Triffid answered the call and provided the stage for the night’s heroes, The Stranger, Valhalla and the mighty Caligula’s Horse.
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The next best thing to not being at a gig in our current shit show of an existence is being locked down at our humble abodes (as opposed to being shoulder to shoulder covered in delicious beer and sweat with our mates at our favorite venue) and watching live streams performed by our favorite bands for the same price or a little less. Let’s face it folks, it’s just not the same but it’s something isn’t it?
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