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5 Things You Didn’t Know about Sydney based trio ‘Polymer’

1 – Anthony only started taking music seriously after breaking his jaw playing rugby league, had 2 pins and 8 screws that hold his jaw together, after not being able to talk for a while, he picked his previously abandoned guitar back up and began writing music. 

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Photo Gallery : Davisson Brothers Band + Casey Barnes at The Factory Theatre, Sydney – 25th July 2019

Photographer: Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography

Davisson Brothers Band at The Factory Theatre, Sydney – 25th July 2019
Photographer: Peter Coates

Davisson Brothers Band at The Factory Theatre, Sydney – 25th July 2019
Photographer: Peter Coates

Davisson Brothers Band at The Factory Theatre, Sydney – 25th July 2019
Photographer: Peter Coates

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Q&A with Grinspoon drummer Kris Hopes

by Meghan Player

Aussie rockers Grinspoon are heading back out on the road for their epic Chemical Hearts national tour in October and November 2019 (Click here for tour details).

We caught up with Grinspoon drummer Kris Hopes ahead of the tour.
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Album Review : KIRK FLETCHER – HOLD ON

Review by Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography

KIRK FLETCHER – HOLD ON

Another new name to me from the big wide world of the blues, and another cracking example of the quality of blues guitarists out there today – with a handful of solo albums behind him, as well as three years in The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Kirk Fletcher has one of the more soulful voices, twinned with a guitar style that brings to mind the likes of Carlos Santana, Gary Moore, Joe Bonamassa, Eric Clapton, Gary Clarke Jr and Eric Gales to name just a few!
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Photo Gallery : Take My Soul supported by Father Deer Hands + Some Heard Trouble + PSTCRDS at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 11 July 2019

Photographer : Ben Hosking – www.hoskingindustries.com.au

Take My Soul at The Cambridge, Newcastle – 11 July 2019
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Take My Soul at The Cambridge, Newcastle – 11 July 2019
Photographer : Ben Hosking

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Live Review & Photo Gallery : The Tea Party + Linear at NEX, Newcastle – June 26, 2019

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The Tea Party at NEX, Newcastle – June 26, 2019
Photographer : Ben Hosking – www.hoskingindustries.com.au

I'm ashamed to admit it, but this was actually the first time I'd seen The Tea Party live. I'd been into their music since the 1990s and had seen one of Jeff Martin's incredible solo shows way back in 2010 at Sydney's The Basement. But I'd never been able to see The Tea Party.

Tonight, I was in for a real treat.
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Live Review: Born of Osiris + Chelsea Grin + Diamond Construct at Newcastle Hotel, Newcastle – June 23, 2019

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Born of Osiris at Newcastle Hotel – 23 June 2019
Photographer : Ben Hosking

It might have been a chilly, wet Sunday night outside, but within the cosy confines of the recently-rebranded Newcastle Hotel, piping hot modern metal was cooking up a storm. While we missed local opening act The Wandering, Taree progressive metal four-piece Diamond Construct continued their evolution from awkward teens to stage-pounding purveyors of dissonant chords and brutal breakdowns. Their latest release is garnering them some deserved attention and tonight’s almost-cruelly short 25-minute support slot shows they can impress even on a tight timeline.
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Photo Gallery : Born of Osiris + Chelsea Grin + Diamond Construct at Newcastle Hotel – 23 June 2019

Photographer : Ben Hosking – www.hoskingindustries.com.au

Born of Osiris at Newcastle Hotel – 23 June 2019

Born of Osiris at Newcastle Hotel – 23 June 2019
Photographer : Ben Hosking

Tour Details – Born of Osiris + Chelsea Grin – Co-headline Australian Tour – June 2019

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Live Review : Murder By Death at Crowbar, Sydney – 15 June 2019

Review and photos by Meghan Player

Everyone has a band that they wish they could see live. But due to the cost or feasibility of international travel, they’ve been relegated to “it would be rad to see them, but it’s probably never going to happen.”

To me, Murder By Death is one of those bands.
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Photo Gallery : Murder By Death at Crowbar, Sydney – 15 June 2019

Photos by Meghan Player

Murder By Death at Crowbar, Sydney – 15 June 2019
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Murder By Death at Crowbar, Sydney – 15 June 2019
Photographer: Meghan Player

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Photo Gallery : Karnivool and Southeast Desert Metal at Kambri, ANU Canberra – 1 June 2019

Photographer: Krista Melsom – www.facebook.com/kristabellaphotography

Karnivool at Kambri, ANU Canberra – 1 June 2019
Photographer: Krista Melsom

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Live Review : Karnivool + Southeast Desert Metal at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 30 May 2019

Words and Pics: Ben Hosking – www.hoskingindustries.com.au

This reviewer hadn’t had the pleasure of seeing the mighty Karnivool live since 2012 and 2013 on the Asymmetry tour. Both of those gigs were held at Sydney’s Metro and the Big Top respectively – much larger venues than Newcastle’s Cambridge Hotel.
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