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
words: Brittany Long Recently I sat down to put Australian record producer and musician Mike Perry ,aka Paces through his paces with a Q and A. Covering everything from his newest release, hit track Vertigo with Yorke, to his dream collaborations, where his music journey all started and where he finds the inspiration for his music. Mike Perry has an impressive discography under his belt … Continue reading PUTTING PACES THROUGH HIS PACES
Australian Idol alum Shannon Noll is one of few reality show contestants still releasing new music and slogging it out on Australian stages week in, week out. Although his career hasn’t been without controversy, Noll is still a laid back family man and all-round good bloke. Jade Kennedy caught up with him this week as he took a break from quality time with his new … Continue reading No Rest For Nollsie
Girl at a Rock Show‘s youngest contributor, Ava Jane, recently caught up with Mark Quinn from St. Louis Led Zeppelin tribute act, Celebration Day to ask some hard-hitting questions. Watch it here: Continue reading Ava Jane Interviews: Mark Quinn from Celebration Day
Spiderbait has been one of the more active bands on the Hotter Than Hell lineup since ‘reforming’ in 2013. The band toured for the anniversary of their hit record, Ivy & The Big Apples, as well as played some massive lineups, including A Day On The Green with The Living End, Veruca Salt and Tumbleweed. Girl caught up with guitarist Damian Whitty (aka Whitt) to … Continue reading Spiderbait on Summer Festivals, Hotter Than Hell and… new Music?
An inspirational young blues singer is turning the world on it’s head and launching audiences to their feet. Girl at a Rock Show’s India Marx spoke with American phenomenon Jerron ‘Blind Boy’ Paxton about what it truly means to sing the blues. At just 28 years of age, Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton has cemented his place within the world of blues. The Californian singer … Continue reading Blind Boy Paxton Explores New Music Horizons
It’s no secret that Matt Colwell, aka 360, has had his share of close calls. In fact, the Melbourne native may just be the proverbial cat of the rap world. From an eye disease claiming part of his vision and ending his basketball dreams, to massive injuries caused by a go-karting accident, to convulsing on the floor backstage mid-tour from a codeine overdose just a … Continue reading How 360 has turned his life around
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?
Aussie muso/entrepreneur/philanthropist Ben Lee is heading back to Aussie shores this month for a run of shows and workshops, culminating in a headline set at the Bleach Festival on the Gold Coast on 20 March. Girl caught up with Lee for a quick chat as he prepared to fly out from his home in the US. You started your music career as a young teen. … Continue reading Ben Lee: From Songwriting to Self-Awareness
After a monumental 22 years in the Aussie music biz, Aussie icons Regurgitator are back on the road with their Cheap Imitations tour-ché, with a couple of festival appearances plus sold-out hometown show at The Zoo in Brisbane in support of their first live album, Nothing Less than Cheap Imitations: Live at the HiFi Melbourne Oct 2012. We caught up with one-third of the ‘gurge, Quan Yeomans, … Continue reading Regurgitator – Nothing Less Than Cheap Imitations