Category: Australian

Robot Child

Robot Child

“If it’s beards, banjos and ill-fitting jeans you’re after then I’m not going to waste your time but if you’re looking for a balls out rock and a well-crafted, theatrical album with something to say, let’s talk.” It’s difficult to fault the company Robot Child keep – with the ghosts of Queen, Pink Floyd, Faith No More, and Muse haunting […]

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Bandintexas

Bandintexas

“When we jam and we’re on we are a powerhouse that break mirrors, disturb neighbours, breaks up relationships, brings them back together again and then starts a giant round of applause that echoes through the streets of the inner west.” From band bio: Based in Sydney Australia bandintexas consists of four Ladies, three instruments, two mircophones, one megaphone and one […]

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Closure In Moscow

Closure In Moscow

“A song would start developing and I would attach some ideas to it, then it would take a turn and start to fit somewhere else, say coupled with another song… This was definitely a challenge to try and juggle everything and try and keep a mental overview of everything at once” From press release: It’s been a while between drinks, […]

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My Echo

My Echo

“The band wanted to capture our live sound and energy as best we could. So we piled in to the neve’ room at Sing Sing Studios and went for it. It was one hell of an experience for us all. Definitely the most challenging thing we have ever done as a band yet we are so happy with the outcome.” […]

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The Spirit

The Spirit

“It’ll be a rocker. It’ll be a mover. It’ll have people playing instruments. It will have lots of beautiful singing. It will sound great. It’ll make you look better and feel smarter.” From Bio: 2014 signals the birth of Melbourne’s newest band, THE SPIRIT. A four piece with an addiction to classic sounds and the human elements of hand crafted music. […]

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Ten Thousand

Ten Thousand

“I think we’re just doing our thing and lyrically there’s a lot of messages in the lyrics, and for me I think the most important thing is that to just live your life to the absolute fullest and have fun and enjoy everything and not take life too seriously, and I think our music covers a lot of different things, […]

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Luca Brasi

Luca Brasi

“We spent a lot of time writing and demoing this album, trying to craft the guitar parts while keeping some big chorus hooks in there at the same time. We hope that people are into what we’ve tried to pull off.” From Bio: Luca Brasi have toured Australia relentlessly, with a sense of youthful abandon, infectious enthusiasm and undeniable dedication […]

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Dead In A Second

Dead In A Second

“I was straight onto this one and I went through a period of time around that Christmas break where I just thought a lot of how things work and how life works and I thought things are over just really quickly, from relationships to all sorts of things, and to me Dead In A Second was that, it can be […]

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CROSSON

CROSSON

“The future of our planet is dominated by ‘Boy Bands’ and ‘Hip Hop Artists” and CROSSON has been sent back in time from Earth’s decadent future to save the future of Rock and Metal. Our goal – to Spread The Rock N Roll Disease.” From Bio: Transported back in time from our decedent future, post apocalyptic rock warriors CROSSON, have […]

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Ceres

Ceres

“It means a whole bunch I think. It’s our first show back and it’s humble to be listed with a lot of bands that we really admire and are friends with and stuff like that. So to be asked to play along with the bands is amazing, and really to help and support in our tiny little way which is […]

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Tiffany Britchford & The Reckless Abandon

Tiffany Britchford & The Reckless Abandon

“We are thrilled! Playing Big Day Out is a dream come true! We’ll be playing songs from our new EP and as always, deliver a high quality live show. We pride ourselves on being an excellent live band who can recreate what you hear on our record live. We’ll give great music, played well, with lots of energy. Playing live […]

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High Tension

High Tension

“I guess we’re all coming from different places and now people checking in and starting to be more aware of what we do sound like, I guess I don’t know how to describe what our sound is, it’s a bit rock, it’s a bit noisy, it’s a little bit metal in places, it’s bloody confusing.” From Bio: In early 2013 […]

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Sleep Parade

Sleep Parade

It’s been five years since Sleep Parade’s critically-lauded 2008 debut, Things Can Always Change, dropped. Since then the Melbourne rock act have journeyed extensively throughout Australia as hand-picked main support act for a number of bands, as well headlining their own tours on the back of songs like Carry On and Passenger which enjoyed extensive airplay on both Triple J […]

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Vanity Riots

Vanity Riots

From Bio: Vanity Riots have honed their sound over the past 3 years on the stages of Sydney’s dirty rock n’ roll pub scene. Since their debut in an over-crowded club in Kings Cross, Vanity Riots have been constantly writing, playing shows, touring and have released 2 EPs. Vanity Riots’ DYI attitude and work ethic has seen them gain recognition […]

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As Angels Bleed

As Angels Bleed

From Bio: Having survived the Mayan Apocalypse of 2012 and with the bands line-up finalized, As Angels Bleed really had no choice but to abandon the sanctuary of Hell’s Gate and bring their brand of symphonic vampiric metal to the stages of the world. Joining Valhallian vocalist Avelina De Moray and shred guitarist Von Lehmann on their odyssey will be […]

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Tracer

Tracer

From Bio: Tracer have come a long way since forming in Adelaide, South Australia just under 10 years ago. They made two independent mini albums (the three-song Into The Night in 2006, and the seven-track L.A. in 2009), but their debut proper came with “Spaces In Between” released on Mascot Label Group in late 2011. That album was widely praised […]

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Dead Letter Circus

Dead Letter Circus

From Tour Release: The Catalyst Fire is the follow up to Dead Letter Circus’ hit debut album This Is The Warning. This Is The Warning peaked at #2 on the ARIA Charts, recently achieved Gold sales, was nominated for an ARIA Award and was voted as one of the triple j Hottest 100 Albums of All Time. A hectic touring schedule has seen the band criss-cross […]

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Diva Demolition

Diva Demolition

“I think timing in the world works for it now. We’re in this world of change and to be changing with it works for us, and it’s been surprising to us how much people are picking up on it, and you wonder why things don’t work at other times but I think it’s just the way the world rolls out, […]

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The Given Things

The Given Things

Bio: We’re a rock band from Brisbane. We’ve all been in and out of bands for a while. Somewhere along this journey, some of the music we were involved in had become not quite as fun as what it once was. Maybe when you become more concerned about which radio station will play your ‘genre’ or whether you get to […]

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Sunsets

Sunsets

Bio: Sunsets are a Brisbane based pop-punk band that formed in the end of 2010 with one goal; to have FUN and to play FUN music! In March 2011, Sunsets put out their first release “We’re In This Together”, and this first release allowed the band to start building a name for themselves, gaining bigger support slots and touring interstate […]

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Dream On, Dreamer

Dream On, Dreamer

“So we recorded the album, had written the album and done the artwork for the album ourselves, and that’s something we’d never done before, and it was just like a really, really awesome experience to do that.” When we last spoke with Dream On, Dreamer back in 2011 and then proclaimed them as one of our Best Things You’ve Never […]

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Simon Meli & The Widowbirds

Simon Meli & The Widowbirds

No stranger to the Australian music scene, you may have seen Simon Meli perform before without even knowing it. Now that he’s been on TV he may be a lot easier to recognize, but his talent and his voice has been killing it for years around the live traps both supporting huge international artists as well as playing his own […]

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The Amenta

The Amenta

From tour release: For the past eleven years, the institution known as The Amenta has steadfastly refused to do anything by the book. With a strong desire for experimentation and the avant-garde, and a sadistic pre-occupation with all things ugly, decayed and rotten, the band have consistently released challenging and ground breaking material beginning with Occasus, through to nOn, the […]

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My Secret Circus

My Secret Circus

“We all have a few different influences… I guess it’s all about the moment. We listen to all types of music we don’t have a partially genre or style. From old to new to right down the middle.” From Bio: ‘Power and grace, passion and dynamics, unique and memorable’, Melbourne five piece MY SECRET CIRCUS (MSC), breathe life back into […]

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Aerials

Aerials

From Bio: Brisbane rock newcomers Aerials kicked the door of the Australian live music circuit wide open in 2012 with the release of their explosive single, ‘Silhouettes’. Having received nods from Triple J Unearthed and RAGE, the band wasted no time in hitting the road with respected acts such as The Red Paintings, Over:Reactor and Greenthief. Aerials debut EP drops […]

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The Dead Daisies

The Dead Daisies

For rock fans here in Australia, there’s a fair chance by now that you’ve either seen, or heard about The Dead Daisies.  Having support ZZ Top on their  recent Australia tour and currently doing the rounds with Aerosmith on their Aussie tour – the veritable rock “supergroup’ have also recently released first single ‘Lock N Load’, a track featuring Slash, […]

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62nd Silence

62nd Silence

From Bio: 62nd Silence is a 4-piece Rock/Pop band that live and play in Sydney NSW. With all 4 members coming from former bands and being involved with music for most of their lives, experience and passion are a given, from writing and recording to live performance. Once the vocals of Daniel Ison were heard amongst the riffs, basslines and […]

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The Snowdroppers

The Snowdroppers

From Bio: Three and half years since their debut long player Too Late To Pray heralded the arrival of a charismatic new talent The Snowdroppers announce the release of their second album Moving Out Of Eden on March 22nd (FOUR | FOUR). Whilst their debut was naturally an extension of the band’s swampy blues-rock influences, Moving Out of Eden marks […]

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Tex Perkins & The Dark Horses

Tex Perkins & The Dark Horses

Originally primarily starting out as the backing band for Australian rock icon Tex Perkins, The Dark Horses, as is evident on new album Everyone’s Alone have grown to become so much more.  Tex Perkins and fellow Dark Horses – Charlie Owen, Joel Silbersher, James Cruickshank, Stephen Hadley and Gus Agars have recently embarked on a national tour of Australia and the new album has […]

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Battleships

Battleships

Official Biography: 2012 has been a busy year for Sydney 4-piece Battleships. Having received widespread acclaim for their debut single ‘In Retrospect’, Battleships delivers their captivating new single ‘Your Words’. Their debut single ‘In Retrospect’ landed on high rotation on Triple J, as well as receiving regular play on community-based and independent radio nation-wide. Battleships are also receiving international attention […]

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