||Juke Kartel are excited to announce their 2010 return to their home ground of Australia. This will be in conjunction with the launch of their new album ‘LEVOLUTION’ – due for release August 20. JK will be debuting the first single off of the CD called “The Sign” with dates around the country, including support dates with Slash.
‘LEVOLUTION ‘ has been recorded with leading producer Brian Virtue who is responsible for albums – 30 Seconds to Mars, Jane’s Addiction and Velvet Revolver and who is also responsible for 6 of the new sounds featured on this new recording. The new album features six previously released songs off Juke Kartel’s record “Nowhere Left to Hide” which have been remixed by Dan Korneff (My Chemical Romance, Cavo, etc). Remixed for US radio, the band wanted to give their loyal fan base back home a taste of where their sound is headed with these tracks before hitting officially releasing in the United States. Continue reading Juke Kartel Hit the Road with Slash & A New Album
Review: Hannah Collins
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||For the many festival’s we’ve attentively followed in the last year or so, I hope I’m not going to cop to much backlash for saying that Soundwave is now, pretty much, the festival to be at, particularly if you indulge in music of the ah, heavier nature. They’ve marked their territory well, and will be hard to compete with in coming years after continually displaying such high levels of organization and forward planning, with larger than life line ups to match, last year
featuring headliners Nine in Nails, and Alice in Chains, this year the newly reunited outfits Jane’s Addiction and of course, Faith No More.
Ticket sales at the door had prices marked up by over 50 dollars from the original price, but it didn’t see people back away from the queue. With a line up like today’s, I wouldn’t have been backing away from those prices either, had I’d have been stupid enough, not to buy a ticket during one of the previous releases.
Walking the streets of Brisbane’s fortitude valley on the morning of the event is galvanizing. The streets are flooded with waves of charismatic show goers of all age’s shapes and sizes. The crowd’s equal to what you may see before the opening day of the Ekka; Brisbane’s annual Royal show.
Continue reading Live Review: Soundwave Festival 2010 – Brisbane