Don’t Call It A ComeBack, we’ve scene it before

AUS ROCKERS Grinspoon are no strangers to a hiatus, but it doesn’t mean they’re any happier about the COVID-19 break than the rest of us. Drummer Kris Hopes caught up with Jade Kennedy this week to discuss their post-COVID comeback plans – which kicks off with Newcastle’s Scene & Heard festival in February – and discuss festivals of yore, ‘90s nostalgia, and the next generation … Continue reading Don’t Call It A ComeBack, we’ve scene it before

Festival Alert: Full Tilt

AUSTRALIA’S alternative scene is coming back Full Tilt with a massive new festival announced today featuring Northlane, Hands Like Houses, In Hearts Wake and more. Joining them at Brisbane’s Eaton’s Hill Hotel will be a who’s who of the Australian alternative music scene, including Thy Art Is Murder, Luca Brasi, Slowly Slowly, Make Them Suffer, Frenzal Rhomb, Press Club, Alpha Wolf, Thornhill, Yours Truly, The … Continue reading Festival Alert: Full Tilt

LIVE REVIEW: Music, Mud & Memories @ Yours & Owls

words: Brittany Longphotos: Emily Mathison This year I traveled from Melbourne to Wollongong for my first Yours & Owls festival experience. Although there was uncertainty surrounding what the weather conditions for the event would be like, after a night and morning filled with heavy rain many festival goers in tents awoke a little wet. However, when the gates opened the weather only slightly dampened the mood, … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Music, Mud & Memories @ Yours & Owls

Aussie Summer Festival Is Here & Hotter Than Hell

Ah, the great Australian summer. Blowflies, barbies, bushfires, backyard cricket, cyclones and, in 2018, one of the hottest tours to hit the country since Homebake, Livid and Big Day Out. Hotter Than Hell was announced yesterday, and holy hell it is the festival of our nostalgic ’90s/’00s dreams: Eskimo Joe, Jebediah, Killing Heidi, Grinspoon, The Superjesus, Thirsty Merc, Dallas Frasca, Frenzal Rhomb and Regurgitator have … Continue reading Aussie Summer Festival Is Here & Hotter Than Hell

Frenzal’s C*** Act High Tea

We can’t outdo the band’s Facebook announcement, so… here it is: Hey good news everyone: Frenzal Rhomb have made a new album, and booked a tour to go with it! Yep, Frenzal Rhomb, the most hospitalised band in the world (Seriously, everything from broken drumming arms and detached guitar-playing retinas to an actual pig-borne tapeworm in the lead singer’s brain), are releasing their ninth full-length … Continue reading Frenzal’s C*** Act High Tea

Five Minute Intro To… Jobstopper

It’s safe to say Cairns band Jobstopper has been around for a circus or two… or created it. Their enigmatic and energetic stage performances have seen them win the hearts of audiences around North Queensland. Girl caught up with lead vocalist Wil Carroll ahead of their support gig with USA bands Strung Out and PEARS this week. Okay so let’s start with an easy one: … Continue reading Five Minute Intro To… Jobstopper

Stage Dive Don’ts With Frenzal Rhomb

Frenzal Rhomb drummer Gordy Forman showed how not to stage dive at Perth’s Amplifier Bar at the weekend. In a twist of irony, the poor dude was trying to show a fan how to do a proper stage dive when the accident happened. “Pretty sure if you wanna stage dive it’s simple,” he said in a video of the incident. “Here’s a one-two-three-dive. “Stand up here,” … Continue reading Stage Dive Don’ts With Frenzal Rhomb