Category Archives: June 2014

At Fates Mercy – ‘No Reflection’ [Official Video]

afmAdelaide based Alternative Metal/Progressive-Rock outfit At Fates Mercy have just released latest single ‘No Reflection’, taken from their highly-anticipated forthcoming album.

Demonstrating diverse talents for writing and performing complex Post-Melodic/Hardcore sounds, At Fates Mercy have established a truly unique foundation, whilst paving a course for success locally and abroad.

The South Australian five-piece have kept a blistering pace of momentum since forming, celebrating the triumphant release of their debut EP ‘Rebuild, Rewind’, whilst gaining national airplay and bolstering the band’s profile.
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Music Video | Dollar Bar – (You’re) Blind Baby

Dollar Bar(You’re) Blind Baby is the fourth single from Dollar Bar’s album Paddington Workers Club. The video was written, directed, filmed and edited by Matt Banham of No Through Road and Matt Banham’s Jokes internet fame. It features Dollar Bar’s Chris Yates having a lonely BBQ for one, and appropriating Jerry Seinfeld’s famous umbrella move ‘The Twirl’.
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Live Review | The Bronx + High Tension + Born Lion @ The Metro Theatre, Sydney – June 20, 2014

Review by Scott Singh
bronx_4719-LFriday night at The Metro Theatre showcased a diverse range of acts that provided mixed vibes of the rock, which left everyone with coarse voices and drained bodies. The trio of bands who performed each owned their set and left a distinct mark on the crowd, showing off their signature sounds.

Born Lion were first to take the stage. This local band already had a gathering of local support waiting to rock along with these party goers. Stylised as harsh rockers with dynamic stage chemistry, their faithful head-bangers took the front of the crowd to feed off the energy that was released by the band.
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Live Review: The Beatle Boys @ State Theatre, Sydney – June 21, 2014

By Natalie Salvo
Beatle BoysIt was fifty years ago today that Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. Not quite, but it has been that long since The Beatles did their first and only tour of Australia. The tribute band, The Beatle Boys would recreate their 1964 set as well as play another full set of classics, favourites and some obscure songs at the State Theatre. It proved to be one fun night and respectful tribute to the Fab Four.

The first act went for just 35 minutes but this was how long a headline act would typically perform for in 1964. The concert started with video containing black and white archive footage from the Australian tour when Beatlemania was in full force. From there, The Beatle Boys (John Kater as Paul, Christopher Lee Frazer as John, Rodney Auld as George and Michael Brady as Ringo) launched into the chugging pop of “I Saw Her Standing There”.
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Kylie Minogue performs with Coldplay at The Enmore Theatre in Sydney, Australia 19th June 2014

Photo Credit: Daniel Boud
Source: Supplied
Kylie with Coldplay
Coldplay surprised 2400 lucky fans when Kylie Minogue joined them onstage at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre for an encore performance of two songs – ‘Where The Wild Roses Grow’ and ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head’.

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Live Review | Carcass + Tortured @ Metro Theatre, Sydney – June 14, 2014

Words and Pics by Ben Hosking
2014_Carcass_20Since their formation in the mid 1980s, UK’s Carcass has been at the forefront of the death metal movement. Even during the years of their break up in the mid-’90s through to their reformation in 2007, no other bands in the genre came close to matching the forward thinking, cutting edge metal they created on classic albums like Heartwork and Swansong.

So, it was no surprise that Sydney’s Metro Theatre should be near capacity for the band’s first tour here in over five years. Even Canberra’s Tortured played a punishing barrage of brutal death riffs to a significant crowd – although many were waiting patiently in the line up for the merch stand, with the line stretching out past the bar!
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