Category: Best Things You’ve Never Heard

Tommy Justice

Tommy Justice

Official Bio: “Tommy Justice is an English musician, singer and songwriter, playing hard rock with a classic metal edge.  Tommy is the former singer and guitarist of hard rock band Ruff Justice and also former guitarist and singer of Hard rock band PsychoHero.  After 4 years with Ruff Justice and winning 1st place in Hertford’s battle of the bands in […]

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White Widdow

White Widdow

Melodic rockers White Widdow return to the stage here in hometown Melbourne, Australia this Friday August 31st in support of the 18th anniversary gig for local metal legends Pegazus and will introduce new drummer, George Kristy for his first local gig with the band.  It’s been a while since the band have played here in Melbourne, rather the band have […]

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The Smith Street Band

The Smith Street Band

  Official press release:  “Poison City Records is delighted to reveal that burgeoning buzz band The Smith Street Band will release their second album Sunshine And Technology on August 24, 2012. To celebrate its release the band will tour extensively, playing headlining shows in capital cities Australia-wide. The much loved Melbourne band’s debut album, 2011’s No One Gets Lost Anymore, […]

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House VS Hurricane

House VS Hurricane

From Bio:  For explosive Melbourne rockers House VS Hurricane, second album Crooked Teeth represents a sonic rebirth. Having made a name for themselves in Australia with steadily sold out shows and support slots with acts as diverse as Bullet For My Valentine, Enter Shikari and The Amity Affliction House Vs Hurricane cemented their reputation as the band to watch very […]

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Seven Deadly

Seven Deadly

From Bio: Seven Deadly is an evolution, a phoenix rising from the ashes and speedily rising to dizzy heights.  Here is a band that’s honed its craft and learnt valuable lessons already at such an early stage in their career with an army of fans already gathered, expecting and eagerly anticipating what’s next to come. Melding modern day sound and […]

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Fait Accompli

Fait Accompli

From Bio:  Fait Accompli are a hardworking underground Soul Punk band from Sydney, Australia. Surviving all the clichés and trends that have come and gone over the last five years, Fait Accompli are currently gathering momentum with its current lineup, slaying every venue they play at with their ‘last show on earth’ mentality. Bringing a soulful melodic element to their […]

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Diamond Lane

Diamond Lane

Official Bio: “Wreaking havoc from the Bay area to the Hollywood hills, the Los Angeles band Diamond Lane delivers an infectious blend of rock and roll along with a mesmerizing stage presence. Since their Hollywood debut in 2009 to a sold out crowd at The Viper Room, this California quintet has ballooned into the next mammoth rock phenomenon. Their third […]

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The Dirty Pearls

The Dirty Pearls

Official Bio: “Straight from Rivington Street in the lower east side of New York City, The Dirty Pearls tell their stories about sex, drugs and rock n’ roll.  They deliver rock anthems that will make you roll down your car window, turn the stereo all the way up and just drive! The Dirty Pearls have supported such acts as KISS, […]

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Manafest

Manafest

From Bio:  International rock artist Manafest (real name: Chris Greenwood) knows the saying well; his uphill climb began at age five when his father committed suicide. Years of childhood insecurity and fear gave way to a promising skateboarding career, but then an injury took that away, too. Music soon filled the void, and it would prove to be a perfect […]

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Curran

Curran

From Bio: In an era of Talent Show winners and disposable pop stars, MARK CURRAN stands out from the rest, not only as a singer/songwriter, but as a bona fide Rock Star. Born in Ireland, and raised in the working class state of New Jersey, Mark was surrounded, and influenced by a plethora of Rock N Rolls finest. He spent […]

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The Last Nova

The Last Nova

Official Bio: The Last Nova is an American active rock band from San Francisco, California consisting of lead vocalist Gabriel Davy, drummer Rob Bujak, bassist Surge Monroe and guitarists Aaron Goforth and Nick Young.  TLN has been gaining recognition within the industry over the last year, having been featured on the Iron Man 2 video game which has sold more […]

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Set Sail

Set Sail

Official band bio: After a turbulent start to 2012, Sydney-based folk/indie-pop trio SET SAIL are ready to once again make their mark on the Australian music scene embarking on a mammoth 18-date tour of the country parading a new collection of heartfelt rhythms in the form of their new six-track “Hey!”, due for release on June 22, 2012. “Hey!” features […]

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The Rabid Whole

The Rabid Whole

Official band bio: “There’s something to be said for fate in the music world. One moment you’re left with the skeleton of a band, unsure when you’ll be able to follow your calling again, the next you’ve got a whole new line-up, a brand new home, a stronger, more defined sound and are recording with some of the biggest names […]

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Resist The Thought

Resist The Thought

Official bio: Since 2007, Sydney’s Resist The Thought have been carefully engraving their name into the Australian metal scene. Thanks to a relentless touring ethos which found them forever on the road and sharing stages with the likes of Suicide Silence, The Acacia Strain and All Shall Perish, Resist The Thought garnered enough momentum to propel themselves overseas to Lambesis […]

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After

After

From Bio: AFTER was originally conceived by Jose Frietas (vocals/guitar/keys) and Brian Santner (drums) in the halls of the Los Angeles Music Academy; shortly after moving the fledgling project out to Orange County they were signed to Skullr Records, and released their first demo and subsequent self-titled album. They quickly exhausted the options available to them in the OC scene, […]

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Tribune

Tribune

From Bio: A band of friends and brothers, the five members behind Tribune have been together since 2004, making it their mission to create challenging yet accessible metal. With an EP and demo behind them, the music has become both heavier and more melodic from release to release and now, Tribune is set to unleash its latest album, Elder Lore/The […]

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Daniel Pearson

Daniel Pearson

Official press release: “Critically acclaimed English troubadour Daniel Pearson trades in timeless and melodic songs that fuse the dynamics of alternative rock to the heart-on sleeve honesty of classic singer-songwriters, sung with a unique voice that’s equal parts confidence and vulnerability. Growing up in a small Yorkshire town he fell in love with both the 90s alt.rock of The Lemonheads, […]

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Over-Reactor

Over-Reactor

TOUR RELEASE:  Melbourne’s death-hop masters, Over-Reactor are hitting the road to celebrate the release of their latest single Mouth Of The Ghetto. Mouth Of The Ghetto is also the title of their forthcoming album, due in the second half of 2012. Since recently releasing their first single and video, the band have received over 5,800 views on Youtube and had […]

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4ARM

4ARM

Originating back in 2004, Melbourne’s 4ARM have taken all before them in 2012.  Having released new album Submission For Liberty worldwide, the response it has garnered has elevated the band to the status of one of the most exciting thrash bands in the world today.  On June 9th the band will be hitting the stage at one of the most […]

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The Delta Riggs

The Delta Riggs

Official press release: “Bursting with punk rock ethos yet channeling the classic songwriting of ’68, The Delta Riggs will take their ferocious, sweat-soaked live show on the road for a run of east coast capitals in June. Fresh off the back of the Bad Reality Tour with Stonefield, The Delta Riggs will showcase new tracks from their forthcoming EP – Talupo Mountain Music Vol. II – […]

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Pandorum

Pandorum

Official Bio: “Pandorum is a band that has emerged in 2011 by a group of musicians that thrive on difference whilst still maintaining a commercial appeal to the mainstream music scene.  Creating a fusion between stadium rock music and a chilling orchestra sound, Pandorum leave a lot to be remembered and without a doubt a stage of memories.  The band’s […]

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Super Best Friends

Super Best Friends

After numerous recent live dates at both the Groovin’ The Moo festival run and their own official HANDSHAKE TOUR through March, April and May around the country with shows through ACT, Queensland, NSW, Victoria and South Australia, Canberra’s Super Best Friends are set for a couple more shows in late May on the Emperor’s ‘Stay Frosty Tour’. Official press release: “SUPER […]

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Dune Rats

Dune Rats

Official press release: “With a one-two sucker punch that beats the word count of the Ramones call to arms Hey Ho, Let’s Go by two words, DUNE RATS new single ‘Fuck It’ is set to become the anthem of a new rock generation! Already sounding suspiciously like a classic ‘Fuck It’ storms the barricades and does the business in two minutes flat, leaving […]

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Dead City Ruins

Dead City Ruins

Official Bio: “Dead City Ruins have been carving their own path in the world of hard rock. Starting out in London England and making their way home to Australia whilst playing as many down trodden, hole in the wall pubs and clubs as one band can fit into a seven day week. Splicing the musicianship of 70’s and 80’s metal […]

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Bombay Black

Bombay Black

Official Bio: Bombay Black was formed in the spring of 2003 with singer Erik Johnson and bassist Ty Sims recording Erik’s material.  Guitarist Jim Perry and drummer Rob McCauley were recruited to round out the band about a year later and began their first tour opening for bands such as L.A. Guns, Firehouse, and Slaughter.  They’ve since shared stages with […]

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Spit Like This

Spit Like This

Official Bio: “With a middle finger proudly raised to your average schmuck and the mundane lifestyle they idly peddle, punk-as-fuck glam cult heroes SPiT LiKE THiS have returned amped to shove the metal right up all them tight asses with their 2nd full-length ‘Normalityville Horror’. Produced by Grammy-nominated Chris Tsangarides (Judas Priest, Ozzy, Anvil) getting this hot-rod out the gates […]

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John Taglieri

John Taglieri

Official Bio: “Singer / songwriter John Taglieri has always done things his own way. He’s taken the DIY concept to the ultimate extreme, releasing eight albums solely on his own terms – and he’s been nothing but successful.  How does one measure success, though? Is it gold and platinum awards? Is it fame on a global basis? Is it riding […]

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Bellusira

Bellusira

Official Band Bio: Bellusira is a band that has literally put everything on the line to follow their passion.  Few bands can claim the convictions that this Melbourne four-piece collectively hold. From leaving the stability and comfort of home, to traveling solo in a foreign land, to living on the streets; the members of this female fronted alternative rock band […]

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The Strums

The Strums

Official Bio:  You’ve already missed the first year of the Strums… don’t miss the second. The band began with a song. One song, that demanded to be written. Singer Jai Sparks’s home was severely damaged in the devastating 2011 Brisbane floods, and at his lowest he turned to music. With friend Eric Mewburn he recorded Oh River, a brutally honest […]

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De La Cruz

De La Cruz

Now where the hell did De La Cruz come from?  Well Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia for starters…  Seemingly blazing onto the local scene late last year (2011) with their free downloadable EP clocking up over 50,000 downloads worldwide (click here to get your copy http://www.DeLaCruzOfficial.com/Music.html), things have literally exploded for the band.  Fast forward a few months and the band […]

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