• Luke Spiller of The Struts (Video interview)

    Luke Spiller of The Struts (Video interview)

    “We had no idea that we were going to be bringing the mases and entire album I mean this was just a complete fluke, dare say accident and what a joyful accident it was…” From Release: The third full-length from British rock band The Struts, Strange Days came to life over the course of a charmed and frenzied burst of […]

  • Paul Guerin of Quireboys

    Paul Guerin of Quireboys

    “That’s one of the great beauties of this band, it’s not some strict regime and the audience are very involved.” From Release: Quireboys have been at the forefront of rock music for nearly four decades. Following the band’s inception in London in 1984 – originally as The Choirboys, then The Queerboys, before settling on the less controversial name of The […]

  • Wayne Kramer of MC50

    Wayne Kramer of MC50

    “There’s a lot of guys that can really play but they’re assholes and I don’t be in a band with them anymore…” From Tour Release: Detroit’s proto-punk/hard rock band MC50, will bring their ‘Kick Out The Jams: The 50th Anniversary Tour” to Australia.  Known as MC50 for the forthcoming “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” tour, the supergroup features MC5’s Wayne […]

  • David Coverdale of Whitesnake

    David Coverdale of Whitesnake

    “It’s one of the reasons I’m doing this at this time in my life, I’m still having more fun than I can with my clothes on.” From Release: Founded in 1978 by former Deep Purple singer David Coverdale, the band have earned multi-platinum albums including ‘Trouble’, ‘Lovehunter’, ‘Ready And Willing‘ and ‘Come An’ Get It‘ through to the explosive hard rock of the revamped ‘SNAKE sound […]

  • Geoff Tate

    Geoff Tate

    “…people really relate to music and they feel strongly and fiercely and about certain songs and man, as a performer standing up there and performing it, you feel that, you feel the audience and what they’re feeling, it’s a very powerful feeling…” From Release: Multi-platinum selling, Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Geoff Tate is regarded as one of the most skilled and […]

  • Art Alexakis of Everclear

    Art Alexakis of Everclear

    “…we’ll be doing all our hits but we’ll be going deep into a lot of our earlier records and songs we haven’t played for a while so I think it’s gonna be fun.” From Release: Veterans of alternative rock, Everclear almost walked away with a Grammy award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance for their track ‘El Distorto De Melodica’ in 1998 as well as […]

  • Lzzy Hale of Halestorm

    Lzzy Hale of Halestorm

    “…it’s been a beautiful thing, just this feeling of family and unity and not that we didn’t feel that before but it’s just been elevated this time around.” From Release: Halestorm have toured extensively with a diverse variety of artists, including Eric Church, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice Cooper, Rob Zombie, ZZ Top and Evanescence – and were here last earlier in […]

  • Adam Gontier of Saint Asonia

    Adam Gontier of Saint Asonia

    “We wanted it to be a step up from the last one and each record we make the plan is to make it better than the last so yeah I could say in a few different ways we tried to do that this time around.” From Release: Since their emergence in 2015, Saint Asonia quietly positioned themselves to progress and […]

  • Lorraine McIntosh of Deacon Blue

    Lorraine McIntosh of Deacon Blue

    “…it has to be the best night of their life and that is what we strive for, whether we achieve that or not is not for us to say but we really strive, these gigs are important…” From Release: DEACON BLUE are one of Scotland’s most famous and successful bands, from their million selling debut album ‘Raintown’ (with classic singles ‘Dignity’ & ‘Chocolate Girl’), […]

  • Jack Jones of Southern Sons

    Jack Jones of Southern Sons

    “The idea actually does have an appeal and it’s not just celebrating the music but it’s kind of getting to celebrate it together.” From Release: It has been more than two decades since iconic 1990s four-piece Southern Sons performed together. Now, in a special coup for music fans, the beloved band are coming back together for a 2019 Reunion tour, […]

  • Suze DeMarchi of Baby Animals

    Suze DeMarchi of Baby Animals

    “I’m so grateful really that we’ve got such loyal fans, and if it wasn’t for them we’d have no one to play to.” From Release: Baby Animals emerged on the Australian music scene in 1991 and delivered four massive hits off their debut album. They also picked up three ARIA Awards in 1992, for Album Of The Year, Breakthrough Artist […]

  • Zach Lind of Jimmy Eat World

    Zach Lind of Jimmy Eat World

    “…there’s always something that comes across that’s a way of testing yourself or a way of challenging yourself…” From Release: Jimmy Eat World announce the details of their 10th studio album, Surviving, to be released on October 18 via RCA Records. Surviving is the band’s most personal, ambitious album to date and front man Jim Adkins once again proves himself […]

  • Dale Ryder of Boom Crash Opera

    Dale Ryder of Boom Crash Opera

    “I’m back, I didn’t think I was going to come back but I’m back.” From Release: Much loved 80’s Australian band BOOM CRASH OPERA is set to make a stunning comeback with charismatic lead singer, Dale Ryder.  Ryder will join Peter ‘Maz’ Maslen, Peter Farnan and John Favaro for the November tour which celebrates the 30th anniversary of the band’s […]