Brisbane hard rock unit PistonFist have certainly been busy in the first half of 2021.
Fresh from a leading slot at Kilfest in Melbourne to shows in Far North Queensland and future tours of Melbourne, Canberra and Adelaide, this four piece has certainly taken the proverbial bull by the horns and utilised their time fully.
From playing with King Parrot, to Frankenbok, to Thy Art Is Murder and The Poor, PistonFist have shown not only their versatility across the hard ...
Adelaide metal outfit Shatterbrain are preparing for the launch of their split E.P with Victorian metallers Requiem.
After completing and releasing their album Before Justice last year, Shatterbrain continued the writing cycle, wanting to capitalize on the momentum they were building due to the strong material on that album.
Before long Disdain Records came knocking with an idea to unite the music of Shatterbrain and Requiem together and thus the new monster was ...
Melbourne melodic death metal outfit Orpheus Omega this year celebrate the tenth anniversary of their debut album Bleed The Way.
Not only will they be taking to the road in the coming weeks to showcase that album, they have also just released a split E.P with touring partners Triple Kill titled Career Suicide which features three covers from each band of pop/punk songs that inspired them musically.
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Adelaide hard rockers Audio Reign not only face geographical issues when promoting their music and live shows, but now, like the rest of the world, have had to battle a little viral strain as well.
Fortunately for the music world at large, the band has the tenacity and spirit to endure and overcome, releasing their latest single Relentless earlier this week, which is basically a middle finger salute at Covid and everything else that threatens to stand in the way of Audio ...
Melbourne alternative rockers To Octavia have shared Coco Mojo as the final video and single from their forthcoming EP Somewhere In A World, Not Of The Dream which is due out next Friday, July 16.
Coco Mojo storms into the limelight with its soaring highs and manic lows. Produced mixed and mastered by Chris Lalic (Windwaker, The Last Martyr, Days Like These), the track is about love in lockdown and staying positive throughout the disaster that was 2020.
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Hailing from the heart of Sydney, alt punk rockers Trouble In Paradise have just released their energetic new single Survival Instincts.
This new offering is everything you love about Trouble In Paradise wrapped in a powerfully dynamic and raw package brimming with reverb-soaked surf riffs and driving punk grooves.
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Brisbane rock machine PistonFist have been all action in 2021, performing at festivals such as Kilfest and playing alongside some heavyweights of the Australian music scene like King Parrot, Frankenbok and Desecrator.
Now, they are ready to unleash their latest slab of petrol fuelled rock in the form of new single Rise Up, an angry sounding anthemic piece of rock sure to stick in your mind and demand repeat listens.
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It’s another devastating blow but due to the Covid-19 extended lockdown in NSW and current density restrictions for outdoor concerts in South Australia we have been left with no choice but to reschedule the Sydney and Adelaide legs of Full Tilt. They were to take place on Saturday 31 July at Bella Vista Farm and Saturday 17 July Adelaide Showgrounds respectively.
The rescheduled date for Sydney is Saturday 27 November at Bella Vista Farm.
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Adelaide rock outfit alt. are sharing a personal new single and video, Devil’s Cut, marking the first track to release since their debut EP, dysfunctional.
The single is a personal release for vocalist Daniel Cullen-Richards, who wears his heart on his sleeve in this track that is ultimately about losing a father to alcoholism.
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Iconic AC/DC singer Ronald Belford “Bon” Scott would have turned 75 years old on Friday, July 9, 2021.
To mark this occasion, Bon’s family is launching the first ever official Bon Scott website which will serve as a destination for fans keen to discover more about the legendary singer, including tributes from renowned rockers.
They will also be able to leave testimonials about seeing or meeting Bon and purchase newly-available official merchandise.
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Sydney’s melodic death metal resurging veterans ENDVS release their empowering new single A Storm’s Clarity from their upcoming album Cessation, due for release on September 24 via Octane Records.
A Storms Clarity showcases the band’s second to none songwriting skills, drawing the listener in with rhythmically sophisticated guitar work complemented by methodically curated lead lines underpinned by superbly tight drum and bass grooves.
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Wildheart are a band that speaks the truth, fighting for what is right, and saying it with purpose.
The hardcore outfit from South-East Queensland, Australia have released their new single False Hope/Fake Happiness, which is being released to acknowledge NAIDOC week 2021.
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Australia’s maniacal rock-fusioneers Twelve Foot Ninja snuck back into the world’s eyes and ears last month with the stealthy drop of their single Long Way Home, the first taste of new music since their album Outlier in 2016.
That single came with a 2D platformer videogame as a way to introduce the music video. Long Way Home peaked at #1 on SiriusXM’s Liquid Metal in the US and inspired comparisons to a Gotham City car chase.
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Thrashville, the ‘slightly heavier’ music festival held at Dashville in the Hunter Valley, is psyched to announce the full line-up for its auspicious September 11 return.
Held in lush bushland confines, the popular one-day blast, which only just had its postponed 2020 chapter held in February this year, is back with a fresh plate of awesome emerging and established acts, ready to spark pure delight into anyone with a pension for punk, hard rock, heavy metal and everything in ...
Amyl and The Sniffers, the Melbourne, Australia rock band fronted by Amy Taylor, will release their second album Comfort To Me on September 10 via B2B Records.
Comfort To Me is the follow-up to the band’s 2019 self-titled debut album, which won acclaim for its “pure, uncut rock’n’roll fun” (Pitchfork) and its modern update on ‘70s punk – “spiky, wild, provocative, and a little dangerous with a fierce live reputation” (The Fader).
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Australian pop-rock favourites Yours Truly enter a new era with their first taste of new music since their acclaimed 2020 album Self Care.
The band’s new single Walk Over My Grave finds the band toying with the idea of a person haunting you after they may have physically left your life, and the question as to whether you are haunting them too.
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Kiwi rock icons Shihad have announced their new album Old Gods will be released on August 27, 2021.
Alongside the announcement, the band have released a taste of the album with opening track Tear Down Those Names and revealed they will also embark on their first Australian headline tour since 2018. They will be blasting around the country in October to deliver the new and classic songs live, with the pulsating live show Shihad are known and loved for.
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Last week Tropical Fuck Storm announced their return with studio LP number three, Deep States, due out August 20 (pre orders now open) via TFS Records. This week they are stoked to announce an accompanying national tour this August and September. Tickets on sale 9am AEST Friday July 2nd, 2021.
Known for their brain-melting, mind-altering live shows, this tour will be fans first opportunity to hear new songs live.
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Perth-based melodic-punk group Onslow have just revealed their immense self-titled debut EP which was produced and mixed by Matthew Templeman (Make Them Suffer, Voyager, Statues).
The EP is five tracks of ruthless, unyielding alternative rock music that overflows with dynamic capabilities and emphasises the diverse song writing elements that have come to define Onslow’s customary sound.
Listen to it HERE
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Frankie’s have announced yet another legendary act for your listening pleasure.
Legends of the Nu-Wave / Post-Punk synth led era of innovation, Mi-Sex, have a night of ‘future retro’ RocknRoll booting up as we speak.
This event will be like no other on the Vivid programme, nor will it be like any other show at Frankie’s before it.
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Sydney-based alternative pop metal rising stars Live Like Animals just signed a worldwide management deal with Australian artist management agency Hard Drive Agency.
Treating the listeners to savagely powerful riffs, methodical fretwork, superbly tight rhythm sections, anthemic choruses and rising pulses of synth, Live Like Animals is a band that is bold and confident in their signature sound. Each composition is a genre transfiguring sonic assault with high-quality ...
Aussie metalcore legends Parkway Drive released another documentary earlier this year, Viva La Underdogs. Front man Winston McCall hosted a live view party and Q & A this week to shed some light on what’s been happening in the world of Parkway and what may be happening in the future, (Covid permitting of course).
If you haven’t seen any documentaries from these Bryon Bay boys – get onto it!
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