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Live Review : Unwritten Law + Mixtape For The Drive at Manning Bar, Sydney – 10 December 2016

By Meghan Player
Unwritten Law at Manning Bar, Sydney - 10 December 2016 Photographer: Meghan Player

Noting a strange sense of deja vu, Mixtape For The Drive are back for another supporting slot, albeit on a slightly confined stage. What they lack in stage size, they make up for with catchy pop-punk tunes that have, in the past, been likened to genre heroes, Blink-182.
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I LOVE LIFE FESTIVAL 2016 – Lineup ** Local Bands Added **

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*** Local Supports Added ***
You’ve probably already got your tickets to I Love Life, so here’s just a reason not to lose’em… A couple local bands have been added to the line ups!

If seeing bands the likes of The Bennies, High Tension and Camp Cope didn’t already have you all jazzed for the festivities, local thrash punk rockers Hostile Objects will be opening up the Sydney leg, while alt-folk punkers Lifeboat will kick off the Brisbane show.
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Snot – Australian Tour – October 2015 – Brisbane Sold Out!! Extra Show Added!!

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With their double headline national assault under a month away, Californian rasta-punks (Hed)p.e. and reformed funk metal legends “Snot” have just announced that their Brisbane show on the 14th of October has sold out and due to popular demand another show has been added at the Wooly Mammoth on October 13th. Tickets to all other shows are selling fast!!
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HALESTORM announce their debut Australian Tour – December 2015

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At long last, Grammy Award-winning American hard rock band HALESTORM have confirmed their debut visit to Australian shores.

In celebration of their third studio album, Into The Wild Life, Halestorm will take their electrifying live show on an extensive summer tour this December including Newcastle and Canberra shows.
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Sick Of It All – Australian Tour – October 2015

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Living legends are revered for good reason. They are proof of an ideal. They are roots from which future generations grow. When New York City leading lights Sick Of It All formed in 1986, they had no idea they’d be here today, continuing to release spirited, revolution-calling hardcore. Almost three decades in the making, the New Yorkers show no signs of slowing down, getting soft, or toning down their stand-proud mentality on new album, “Last Act of Defiance”.
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Tumbleweed – SuperGalactaphonic 20 Tour – August/September 2015

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20 Years ago a Galactic idea was born. As it was flung into space, the energy transmuted into vibration…and become audible. It Was Galactaphonic.

Now – in 2015 the idea has become SuperGalactaphonic.
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MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK announce Australian & New Zealand Tour – 2015

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MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK will be hitting our shores this August celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their critically acclaimed and fan favourite sophomore album ‘Commit This To Memory’.
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ANIMALS AS LEADERS + NE OBLIVISCARIS Announce Sidewaves Show

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When ANIMALS AS LEADERS burst onto the scene in 2009, few would have predicted the band’s meteoric rise to the pinnacle of the progressive rock/metal world. ANIMALS AS LEADERS is revered worldwide as a trailblazing pioneer of modern heavy music and the group’s genre-defying compositions have earned extensive praise as true innovators. This hard hitting, face melting band is not to be missed!
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Thundamentals – Elephant In The Room Tour – 2015

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‘Elephant in the Room’ – one of the centrepieces of So We Can Remember lashes out at 21st century ignorance and avarice and is about as challenging as any slice of rap music in this brave new post-Kendrick world. The Vine

Thundamentals are not stopping. Now announcing a tour that coincides with the 12-month anniversary of their 3rd LP So We Can Remember, the Blue Mountains crew have not had much time for visits home lately. Since first single ‘Smiles Don’t Lie’ went gangbusters the guys have been adopted, loved and championed all over the country.
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Silverstein – Australian Tour – May 2015

silversteinCanadian post hardcore pioneers, Silverstein have sold over 1 million records in their 15 year career, and this year their breakthrough album Discovering The Waterfront turns 10! The album gave the band their first Top 40 chart debut and brought them a whole new audience via their faster, more energetic songs.

Silverstein lead the rise of aggressive, melodic punk in the early 2000’s and cultivated a sound and work ethic that set them apart from their peers. With 6 albums, countless EP’s, nearly 2000 shows and a million albums under their belts, they still strive to be better with each passing year.
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Every Time I Die + Touche Amore – Australian Tour – January 2015

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Every Time I Die / Touche Amore Australian Tour January 2015
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Every Time I Die have never been an easy act to categorize and that’s one of the key reasons why their fans have never turned their back on this innovative act’s unique brand of music. While the band started out in the late ’90s hardcore scene, over the past decade they’ve continued to evolve and push the boundaries of heavy music, which is evident on their new album “From Parts Unknown”.
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65daysofstatic announce Australian tour – March 2015

65dosUK electronic-post-rock legends 65DAYSOFSTATIC have announced their return to Australia with headline shows in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, as well as the 2015 Adelaide Festival (their first appearance in Adelaide).

The tour follows the band’s most recent studio album ‘Wild Light’ as well as extensive international touring in support of the 10th anniversary of their iconic debut ‘The Fall Of Math.’

Formed in 2001 in Sheffield, 65daysofstatic quickly established themselves as one of the most influential post-rock exponents in the UK. The success of their early records earned the band a personal invitation to support The Cure on their 2007-09 arena tour around the world, playing to hundreds of thousands of people.
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