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

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

American Idiot Hits Brisbane

Green Day’s award-winning Broadway musical American Idiot makes its Australian premiere, exclusive to Brisbane from 23 February 2017. The cast has just been announced, featuring The Living End’s Chris Cheney as St Jimmy from February 23-26 and Grinspoon’s Phil Jamieson taking over the role from February 28. Winner of two Tony Awards and the 2010 Grammy Award winner for Best Musical Show Album, American Idiot is the story of … Continue reading American Idiot Hits Brisbane