When you think of Australia, you think of sun-drenched beaches, ice-cold beers, koalas, AC/DC, Vegemite and Crocodile Dundee. We are the lucky country, and that certainly applies to the bands we’ve produced over the years; with tonight being but a mere sample of how strong the Australian rock scene was and still is. Continue reading →
Sometimes a gig will come along that sets expectations high, long before the doors of the venue are opened. Tonight is one of the those gigs; setting to combine some front-runners in the Australian pop-punk and rock scenes, with one of California’s best exports. Continue reading →
It’s a huge day of announcements for Cold Chisel fans.
The iconic rock band have revealed the title and release date of a brand new studio album, unveiled a handful of extra shows on their highly-anticipated One Night Stand tour and on top of all that they are excited to announce that they have coaxed Grinspoon out of an indefinite hiatus to be their special guests on 7 shows. Continue reading →
Friday mornings are always a great time of the day to hit the beach, at least that’s what Grinspoon’s very own Phil Jamieson believes. In the lead up to his acoustic solo tour around Australia, which sees the iconic front man team up with Unwritten Law’s Scott Russo, we managed to catch a moment to talk all things music, life and zucchini slice.
They joined forces earlier this year for two SOLD OUT shows in Sydney and Melbourne, and now the rest of Australia will get the chance to experience Phil Jamieson and Scott Russo’s live show. Continue reading →
Review by Lauren Sherritt
The Sunday set for the Gold Coast Big Day Out 2013 dawned hot and sunny as around the state thousands packed themselves into cars, shuttle buses and trains and headed to the Parklands.
There were those who arrived early, queuing eagerly at the gates with tickets in hands and starting the party with top-notch openers like the rocketing-towards-stardom Sydney two piece Toucan and the magnificent DJ Helena, who kick-started the burgeoning crowds’ energy.
Then there were those who waited out the sun to arrive later for the big names on the bill, with Grinspoon’s mid-afternoon efforts pulling the first really big crowd of the day. Hard Act to Follow and Thrills, Kills and Sunday Pills had the crowd singing as one and from a distance the moving sea of hands and bodies seemed to swell with excitement under the masterful conducting of the band’s front man Phil Jamieson. Continue reading →