GIG ALERT: Amy Shark

HOMEGROWN multi ARIA award winning, Australian singer-songwriter Amy Shark is back, bigger and better than ever with her upcoming headlining tour set to be one of the first post COVID-19 arena tours! The “Cry Forever“ tour due to kick off on Friday June 11 at Newcastle’s Entertainment Centre marks a momentous occasion in both the return of live music, touring and as Amy’s most ambitious live … Continue reading GIG ALERT: Amy Shark

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

The Hometown Heroes of Download Festival’s Class of 2020

Sure there’s an incredible Download lineup filled with some of the greatest international acts and we introduced them before. But we can’t forget our hometown Aussie heroes. So let’s introduce the hometown heroes of the Download Class of 2020! In the front row of the classroom. Having spent more than a decade together Canberra born and bred rockers Hands Like Houses spend their time playing … Continue reading The Hometown Heroes of Download Festival’s Class of 2020

Good Things Happening For The Butterfly Effect

Aussie rockers The Butterfly Effect will join the likes of Parkway Drive, A Day To Remember, Simple Plan, Karnivool, Violent Soho and heaps more at Good Things Festival in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney next month. The announcement comes straight off the back of a triumphant return to the stage with a sold-out Australian tour and new single Unbroken, their first new track in over a … Continue reading Good Things Happening For The Butterfly Effect

The Amity Affliction Seeks Sexual Assault Perpetrator

The Amity Affliction has started their Australian tour with a sour taste following the alleged sexual assault of a fan at their Hordern Pavillion show in Sydney last night. Vocalist Joel Birch tweeted a message from the victim of the assault: Last night, someone sexually assaulted a woman at our show. I only just found out about this now, via email. If you are groped, … Continue reading The Amity Affliction Seeks Sexual Assault Perpetrator

Townsville’s The Middle East Reforms for One Off Show

The Middle East – Townsville ex-pats who won the world over a decade ago with their indie folk rock hits Blood and The Darkest Side before abruptly disbanding soon after their album I Want That You Are Always Happy  was released – will reform for a special show in Sydney this year. The band will headline indie label Spunk Records‘ 20th anniversary celebrations at the … Continue reading Townsville’s The Middle East Reforms for One Off Show

Popping The ARIAs Cherry – A Photographer’s Review

words + photos: Jasmine Aquino Photographing the 2017 ARIA Music Awards Red Carpet last Tuesday was a one of a kind experience. Getting to the venue, The Star Event Centre in Pyrmont, was already an experience in itself. Since I had never photographed an event as major as the ARIAs before, I was getting paranoid about not getting there on time and getting lost, so … Continue reading Popping The ARIAs Cherry – A Photographer’s Review