Violent Soho – The Forum – 14/05/16

Nothing seems more appropriate than writing this review two years to the day since I first saw Violent Soho live – ever since that fateful One Night Stand performance in my home town of Mildura my adoration for their live presence was solidified – reiterated only further by their performance at The Forum. When theContinue reading “Violent Soho – The Forum – 14/05/16”

Wu-Tang Clan – Margret Court Arena – 23/02/16

An ominous public service announcement voice welcomed the masses into the arena, “all those here for the Wutang Clan, please proceed towards the stairs.” While nothing could have sounded stranger than an invisible monotone man directing mobs of eager rap fans uniformly – nothing could compare or dampen the electric sense of anticipation that riddledContinue reading “Wu-Tang Clan – Margret Court Arena – 23/02/16”

Unify Festival – Tarwin Lower – 2016

A procession of 5000 eager sleepy-eyed music fans made the two hour trip to Tarwin Lower on Saturday the 17th of January for the second annual UNIFY Gathering. Set across two sold-out days, the BYO camping festival experience kicked-off with gates welcoming in the masses at around 11am. Rather than continue to bore you withContinue reading “Unify Festival – Tarwin Lower – 2016”

Northlane – The Triffid – 14/11/15

Under the dome-like structure that is The Triffid, the capped out venue played host to the Brisbane leg of Northlane’s National Node Tour. First to explode onto the stage were Melbourne’s own Ocean Grove who proved to be a testament to the thriving up and upcoming talent emerging from Australia’s alternative heavy scene. Pulling audiencesContinue reading “Northlane – The Triffid – 14/11/15”

The Brovember Benefit – The Space – 07/11/15

Nestled away in a little rec room on Brisbane’s northside , The Space played host to masses who made the trek to The Brovemeber Benefit on Saturday the 7th of November with all proceeds from the day being donated towards the Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia. Combining an array of Brisbane’s local talent, doors were thrownContinue reading “The Brovember Benefit – The Space – 07/11/15”

Skeggs – Grace Darling Hotel – 1/10/15

Walking into The Grace Darling Hotel Thursday night, you would have been excused for thinking you were entering the upstairs of your friend’s townhouse. In a night only heightened more by the fact the next day had become a statewide public holiday – cheers again for that Eddie Mcguire – crowds flocked into a littleContinue reading “Skeggs – Grace Darling Hotel – 1/10/15”

Buried In Verona – The Evelyn Hotel – 19/09/15

Saturday afternoon saw the convergence upon The Evelyn Hotel, Fitzroy for Buried In Verona’s ‘Vultures Above, Lions Below’ tour. Nodding to a new chapter for the band, the tour also marked the final chapter for Sydney’s own Hand Of Mercy, who, after 9 years in, are calling it quits. Like an omniscient presence, the dayContinue reading “Buried In Verona – The Evelyn Hotel – 19/09/15”

The Smith Street Band – The Corner Hotel – 20/09/15

As put eloquently by word wizard Will Wagner “It’s the night of champions, not the night of emergency dental work”. From the moment one entered The Corner Hotel there was a certain atmosphere that overcame you, that attributes to the fact you are very likely to experience what was lovingly tokened “The Night of Champions”.Continue reading “The Smith Street Band – The Corner Hotel – 20/09/15”

Hellions – Ding Dong Lounge – 27/8/15

Ding Dong Lounge played host to a plethora of national and international artists Thursday night, as hardcore heavyweights Hellions’ national tour saw them take to the stage alongside their tantalizing tour mates, Capsize and ‘68. Accompanied by Melbourne’s own Belle Haven ahead of their fourth-coming tour of the USA with ‘68 and Norma Jean, audiencesContinue reading “Hellions – Ding Dong Lounge – 27/8/15”