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

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

Who’s A Good Boy?

Brisbane trio Good Boy have been having a killer year. The guys have enjoyed airplay on Triple J, performed at Splendour in the Grass, are currently touring with Grinspoon and Hockey Dad, and will soon perform at Bigsound and Yours & Owls Festival alongside At The Drive In, The Presets, Illy, Northlane, Dune Rats and Allday. For those not yet familiar with the name, it’s … Continue reading Who’s A Good Boy?

20 Years Of Better Living… And Then Some

After enjoyed a well-earned break from tour buses and recording studios, Grinspoon’s dummer Kris Hopes sounded refreshed, happy and excited for things to come when we caught up a few weeks into the band’s Guide to Better Living tour. “All the shows have been sold out and all that sort of stuff so yeah, it’s going real good,” he said. “I think we’re a lot … Continue reading 20 Years Of Better Living… And Then Some

Dalrymple Hotel Apologises To Metal Fans

… the ones with arms, not blades. Late last week, the Dalrymple Hotel hosted The Amity Affliction‘s Death To Misery tour, with Ocean Grove, Hellions and local act Ghosts Over Japan. GOJ drummer Justin Fimmel took to Facebook following the show to address an issue fans had had with the venue’s dress code: “Just a little bit disappointed and frustrated that the Daly recently updated their … Continue reading Dalrymple Hotel Apologises To Metal Fans