It’s a Little Rock, a Little Roll, and a lot of Regurgitator

The first time Regurgitator’s lead vocalist Quan Yeomans heard of the ‘90s referred to as an “era” he cringed. “I was like, oh, okay – we’re at that stage in the career now,” he laughs. “There’s some hard realities to learn and accept.”

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

No Rest For Nollsie

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 … Continue reading No Rest For Nollsie

Coachella Organisers Announce Mega Festival

A historic three-day concert has been announced in California for this October, with a stellar lineup of acts including Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones. The event is the result of over a year of careful negotiations and secret squirrel meetings between Goldenvoice CEO Paul Tollett and various music industry heavyweights. Desert Trip will kick off … Continue reading Coachella Organisers Announce Mega Festival

Groovin The Moo Townsville

Words: Nikki May Photos: Jade Kennedy At 28 years old I can sadly say I have never attended a music but I was determined to change that this year so I attended Groovin The Moo in Townsville. GTM featured an impressive line up including headliners such as Alison Wonderland, Boy & Bear, Illy and Ratatat … Continue reading Groovin The Moo Townsville

A new brand of Terror

Terror frontman Scott Vogel is notoriously vocal. Not only is he known across the industry for his desire to keep hardcore 'pure' and 'fun', he's also famous for his penchant for stage diving and rambling on and off-stage banter. The story of Terror began in the early 2000s. "From my perspective anyway, the band formation … Continue reading A new brand of Terror

Fancy Vandals

They are the reigning comeback kids of Oz (look out, Johnny Farnham!) and Nancy Vandal are at it again with their new album, Flogging A Dead Phoenix and tour announcement that includes - for the very first time - Soundwave Festival. "Is there a John Farnham trophy for making comebacks?" Mike "Fox Trotsky" Foxall said. … Continue reading Fancy Vandals

August Burns Australia

August Burns Red vocalist Jake Luhrs is living the dream. "I joined (ABR) a little later than the other guys, but it was a serendipitous chain of events," he said. "It was 2006, I lived in Columbia South Carolina. I was in a band, and we'd broken up five months earlier. "August Burns Red had … Continue reading August Burns Australia

From Death To Destiny: Asking Alexandria is back

Ben Bruce is tired, but excited. You can hear it in his voice "We've just come back from a tour of South America," the Asking Alexandria lead guitarist said from his home in the UK. "We did a bunch of dates, all around Chile, Columbia, Brazil, Mexico and Argentina... There were lots of riots, which … Continue reading From Death To Destiny: Asking Alexandria is back

Call Your Friends – Zebrahead Release New Album

If you're not entirely familiar with Cali pop punk band Zebrahead's sound, vocalist/rhythm guitarist Matty Lewis is happy to provide a description. "We're like the guys in the movie that always play in the background," he said. "If you took a blender and threw in... oh wow, who would you throw in there? Maybe some … Continue reading Call Your Friends – Zebrahead Release New Album