Kaosis are one of those bands that many metal lovers find a guilty pleasure.
They have enough heavy elements to entice hardened warriors but blend through lashing of dubstep and dance that would normally send fans of heavier genres running but in this instance are strangely enticing.
Combining costumes and theatrics with a back story and expansive stage show, Kaosis are a visual as well as aural musical enigma – a must-see on the live circuit.
Having recently signed to Resist Records, Melbourne-based metal outfit Pridelands are making up for lost time with the recent release of their latest single Heavy Tongue.
Written about a horrific period of Australia’s recent history and based around the bushfires that ravaged parts f the country, Heavy Tongue takes aim at the government and politicians who failed to provide adequate and suitable relief.
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Spy Vs Spy are a true Australian working-class success story.
After starting life as vocal supporters of Sydney’s homeless squatters in the early part of the 1980s, the band evolved into a strong touring outfit that became the benchmark for pub rock in this country.
Although never quite reaching the heights for which they undoubtedly deserved, Spy Vs Spy continued their assault on stages around the country, putting out a slew of successful singles including One of a ...
Cosmic Psychos have been a mainstay on the Australian punk scene for more than three decades.
Their humour, wit and sarcastic nature, coupled with what can only be described as Australianisms found within their music has made Cosmic Psychos the ultimate feel good party band, a measure of success that is sure to continue with the band’s upcoming album Mountain Of Piss which will be released n July 9.
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The Amenta is ugly, dissonant, electronically-lacerated extreme metal. Their fourth album Revelator, released in February of this year, highlights on all layers the pounding energy and fanatic will of the band to develop and to create art which does not accept any borders. After a 7 year hibernation The Amenta are poised to reinstate themselves as Australia’s most intense live ritual performers with a ferocious attack of sensory overload, savage discord and unease.
Queensland shed rock group The Chats and their drunken uncles, Cosmic Psychos, are the next bands to join forces with eMusic Live and deliver streamed events to fans right across the world.
Cosmic Psychos are revving up to release their new album Mountain of Piss, featuring new single/video Sin Bin, on July 9 via their own label Go The Hack Records.
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Just to prove that Covid doesn’t discriminate regardless of the stature of the band, The Screaming Jets have now had to postpone the very first two dates of their All For One 30th Anniversary Tour which was scheduled to kick off on July 8 at the Wallaby Hotel near QLD’s Gold Coast.
Also suffering is the Music Is Life Festival at Biloela the following day.
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Melbourne six-piece Celtic punk outfit The Ramshackle Army recently released their latest single Rise and Fall via Riot Records.
In readiness for the release of their upcoming EP they have now dropped their new single Highflyer, which is out now on all digital platforms.
Watch Highflyer below:
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Sydney’s melodic death metal quartet ENDVS are proud to sign with Australian alternative artist label Octane Records.
Comprised of individuals who possess extensive touring and writing experience, ENDVS have been spending time methodically curating their craft under wraps to take Australian metal to new heights. A unique combination of soaring melodic hooks, guttural vocals and harmonically consonant guitar call-and-response build the core foundation of the band’s ...
Adelaide hard rock machine Audio Reign have been working busily behind the scenes during Covid.
Not only do they have a live virtual reality stream coming up through Netgigs on July 18, but they have also announced the imminent release of their crushing new single Relentless.
You can pre-order Relentless on Spotify direct to your ears here: https://smarturl.it/Audioreign
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As is the nature of the beast in the current climate, we once again see the postponement of a host of live shows due to Covid.
It’s Brisbane’s turn to feel the brunt of the weight, with next weekend’s Moondoll Festival at the Mansfield Tavern having to re-evaluate plans given the present restrictions.
As a result, Frankenbok will be staying in Victoria so their sideshows at Eleven Dive Bar and Mo’s Desert Clubhouse have also been temporarily ...
As Covid lockdowns continue to wreak more havoc than Wally Meanie at a wine tasting, The Meanies have to rejig a whole bunch more dates of their Better Late Than Never Desperate Measures Tour which was meant to start last month.
As per the last announcement, the tour now kicks off in regional Victoria in a couple of weeks and then breaks until October, when it picks up in Adelaide and continues through November.
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Sydney progressive post-hardcore act Synaescope return with a huge new sound and direction.
Consequences Are A Choice, being the first track released from their upcoming EP Unalone (due out in full on July 22nd), showcases the band firing on a whole new level. In creating this release, band members Warren Harding and Luke Johnson took control of the main production and engineering roles.
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Known for their hunger for dramatics and craving for chaos, Adelaide pop-rock outfit Memory Castles have followed up their recent release Burning Down with a delightfully dysfunctional new single Money ahead of their debut EP Pretty Monsters which will be out July 23.
With a growing collection of recent releases under their belt, Memory Castles have been working flat out to deliver their wicked mix of indie-rock, emo-punk and hyperpop, with self-deprecating lyrics, frenzied guitars ...
Frontier Touring and More Talent regretfully wish to advise that, due to the current NSW COVID-19 outbreak, subsequent border closures and today’s wider Stay-At-Home restrictions for Greater Sydney, the Jim Jefferies shows in Sydney, Brisbane, and Perth will be postponed to 2022.
At this point in time the Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre shows are proceeding as scheduled, however customers will be updated as soon as any additional details are available.
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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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