Photographer: David Jackson
Review and photo by Peter Coates
The original band’s front man Patrick Monahan is Train now, offering up a greatest hits set, with a terrific sound and production, supported by a band of very competent session musicians and two female backing vocalists bulking up the harmonies.
Continue reading Live Review + Photos : TRAIN at The Tivoli, Brisbane – 31 July 2017 (support J.R. Reyne)
Another high quality and interesting release from Provogue / Mascot Label Group which is becoming something of a powerhouse for both established and up and coming blues artists of all persuasions. Clyde Vernon “Sonny” Landreth is a renowned slide guitarist, and “the King of Slydeco”, hailing from the deep south of the USA in Mississippi who has been based in Lafayette for many years . His background includes being part of both John Hiatt’s band and John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, as well as featuring on both live and studio recordings with the likes of Marshall Crenshaw, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Buffett, Little Feat and Mark Knopfler.
Continue reading Album Review : Sonny Landreth – Recorded Live In Lafayette
“Paranormal”, is Alice Cooper’s first album in 6 years! It will be released on July 28th, 2017 on earMUSIC/SonyMusic Australia.
Continue reading Alice Cooper: Premieres Lyric Video For Brand New Song ‘Paranormal’
After launching their new album to sell out shows around the country, The Blackeyed Susans play a final set of National Launch Tour shows at The Wheatsheaf in Adelaide on Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 July before returning to Melbourne for a special performance at The Flying Saucer Club with guests, folk-noir duo, Jep & Dep (Sydney) on Saturday 19 August.
Continue reading The Blackeyed Susans – New Shows Added – July/August 2017
Adaptors blend elements of post-punk and psychedelic-pop to create their unique and compelling dynamic.
Continue reading Adaptors – Official music video for “Closer”
His debut single, ‘Don’t Love Me’ is a swelling pop tune with heavy driving riffs and enigmatic production. Fused together with Dom’s unique, captivating vocal, ‘Don’t Love Me’ depicts a modern story of contemporary love, helplessness and the search for something greater.
Continue reading Dom Youdan // Don’t Love Me
Review and Photos by Meghan Player
There’s little doubt that Grinspoon’s return to touring wouldn’t have received the response they have thus far.
NSW Central Coast-based indie-electronic duo, Desert Moons (Brothers Jake & Simon Dobson), self-produced debut single ‘Rough Trade’.
Continue reading Desert Moons – Debut Single ‘Rough Trade’
Review by Peter Coates
There is a haunting menace to the vocal arrangement in the title track of this latest release from the Jefferson City, Missouri southern country alt-rockers Shaman’s Harvest…….a band I am ashamed to admit had passed me by until this, Red Hands Black Deeds, their 6 th studio album was promised for review.
Continue reading Album Review : SHAMAN’S HARVEST – Red Hands Black Deeds
Photographer: Meghan Player
Steve Hackett, as the powerhouse guitarist for inarguably one of the most important progressive rock bands ever, has been a guiding influence for musicians and guitarists for over 40 years.
Continue reading Steve Hackett “Genesis Revisited” Australian and NZ Tour 2017
Post-grunge Aussie rockers, Grinspoon have announced a 20th Anniversary deluxe edition of the album that kickstarted their long-standing music career, Guide To Better Living, alongside an epic national tour of Australia, playing the album cover to cover for fans throughout June, July, August and September (2017).
Continue reading Tour News : Grinspoon – ‘Guide To Better Living’ Tour 2017