By Wanda Hill
Day one and there is already too many choices. Who to see and where to be? The answer… a bit of everything and everywhere. Entering the festival site was made sweet with the sounds of Lord Huron paving the way for a relaxing night at Bluesfest 2016. The opportunity to leave the world of commitments behind and bathe in sweet music for five days is a pleasure that I am always grateful for and being spoilt for choice of which brilliant set of musicians to cast my ears and eyes upon, never gets old. I guess thats why Bluesfest has been going strong for 27 years and still finds new audiences by stepping out of the mould and bringing artists like Kendrick Lamar into the fold.
Continue reading Live Review + Photo Gallery : Bluesfest Byron Bay 2016 – Day One
Interview by Stuart Blythe
Progressive instrumental rockers Balloons Kill Babies are hitting the stage with Anathema in Brisbane this month (October 29, 2015). We caught up with Christian ‘Twiggy’ Carter, guitarist for Balloons Kill Babies, for a chat.
You’re about to play a one-off acoustic show with Anathema in Brisbane?
Continue reading Interview with Christian ‘Twiggy’ Carter of Balloons Kill Babies
Only three years into songwriting and performing Deena has certainly hit the ground running with two albums already under her belt ‘Lone Wolf’ and ‘Black Cat’ as well as a national tour, a string of festivals dates and played shows in the USA, Malaysia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Japan.
To celebrate the release of her latest single ‘Turpentine’ DEENA is setting off on a national tour… details below.
Continue reading Q&A with Deena
By Connor Blythe
KISS is one of the most legendary Rock’n’Roll bands in history, touring all over the world since 1973. KISS is now Down Under for their 40th anniversary in which they toured Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Newcastle and Queensland. Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons originally formed the band in the early 1970s and have rocked on through the ages with visually spectacular light shows and dramatic stage productions. Tonight’s show at The Brisbane Entertainment Centre was jam packed out with a sea of elaborate outfits and painted faces.
Continue reading Live Review : KISS at Brisbane Entertainment Centre – October 13, 2015
Interview by Stuart Blythe
The Waifs are touring Australia throughout October/November 2015 in support of their latest album ‘Beautiful You’. We caught up with Josh Cunningham (guitars/vocals) for a chat.
Continue reading Interview with Josh Cunningham of The Waifs
Pennywise have hit our shores and are embarking on their ‘About Time’ 20th Anniversary Australian Tour. We caught up with Pennywise bass guitarist Randy Bradbury for a chat.
Continue reading Interview with Randy Bradbury – Pennywise
Review and photos by Stuart Blythe
The Brisbane Entertainment Centre was packed to the rafters with eager fans coming out to farewell MOTLEY CRUE on their last ever stop in Brisbane as part of ‘The Final Tour’. And opening for Motley Crue was none other than the master of macabre theatrical rock ALICE COOPER.
With a cut down set time of only 50 minutes, Alice and his band waste no time kicking off their set with gritty anthemic classics Department of Youth and No More Mr. Nice Guy. By the time we hit the third song Under My Wheels the crowd is singing, jumping and primed for more.
Continue reading Live Review : Mötley Crüe ‘The Final Tour’ with Alice Cooper at Brisbane Entertainment Centre – May 19, 2015