Interview by Tony Mouritz
Biffy Clyro are heading back to Australia for a national headlining tour this September (2014) and after their jaw-dropping live performances at Soundwave Festival earlier this year, we were more than excited to chat with bass guitarist James Johnston about touring, the success of their current album ‘Opposites’ and all things Biffy Clyro!
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Review by Wanda Hill
Sixty minutes of floating on beautiful melodies, intense emotion and powerful composition can be yours when you decide to listen to Distant Satellites – Anathema’s 10th studio album. This UK progressive rock band have carved their own unique blend of uplifting yet contemplative music that continues to inspire and attract new fans around the world. Their style has grown to embrace new influences while never really straying far from original inspirational sources such as Pink Floyd.
Distant Satellites features ten beautifully crafted songs that explore a range of states of being and experiences using sublime instrumentation, harmonies and vibrant vocals. The song’s transition well from one to another, providing continuity and an extremely pleasurable listening hour.
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The Cherry Bar in AC/DC Lane Melbourne, after 8 years of hosting Australia’s only street rock n festival, has boldly decided to come to Sydney in 2014
And in a remarkable coup, in their first tour to Australia in over twenty years the incendiary Meat Puppets (USA) will co-headline CherryRock014 Sydney at The Factory in their ONLY Sydney date, now sharing the top of the bill with Brant Bjork.
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Brant Bjork. The Low Desert Punk has again put together a band of serious rock players. His most “ideal” unit yet. Featuring Dave Dinsmore on bass (Che, Bl’ast), Bubba Dupree on guitar (Void, Hater) and Tont Tornay on drums (Fatso Jetson, Chuck Dukowski). A new band with old school, heavy, calssic punk and rock roots but also a band with a fresh attitude of fire and urgency. Nightmare Music will bring this new band to Australia for the first time this May/June for their debut tour.
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**** Janelle Monáe with Kimbra:
All Shows Cancelled Due To Illness.
It is with great regret that Live Nation announce that the remaining dates for Janelle Monáe and Kimbra’s Golden Electric Tour have been cancelled, due to Janelle Monae’s continuing illness.
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New to the scene are Sydney’s Pulse Mavens! Female fronted “Pop Punk band” Pulse Mavens have burst on to the scene with a debut EP “Fight Back”. Known for their energetic performances, the band are looking forward to showcasing songs from the post-summer release available at iTunes now
The EP features five full throttle tracks including the first single “Fight Back” which has been accompanied by a music video in a punk garage setting.
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