by Natasha Wyborn
For a band that has toured Australia for the past 9 years to finally pull up stumps could be considered both a tragedy and sadly a reality of the times. Fans came out on a hot summer night to witness Wish for Wings last ever show in Newcastle. The band consisting of Rhys Watts (vocals), Aaron Spinks and Andy Barber (guitars), Adrian Spinks (bass) and Steve Kellner (drums). Demanding action from the crowd during the first song, and action is what they got. Moving to the beat of this two guitar attack the fans responded with feet and fists in the air. Watt’s powerful voice backed by the tight band gave us a set which was both exhilarating and exhausting.
Continue reading Live Review : Photo Gallery : Wish For Wings at The Small Ballroom, Newcastle – December 6, 2015
Supporting Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls this April, Jon Snodgrass (Drag The River) brings his raucous live set to stages nationally, with a sense of humour and ability to instantly engage an audience. For The Love of Punk declared, “his voice has a breathiness that lingers in the background, allowing him to create really tender moments and then surprise you when he really pushes his tone and achieves a mellow yet strong timbre.”
Some great local additions including Lincoln Le Fevre, Isaac Graham, Dan Cribb and Luke Carlino round out the bills. Details below…
Continue reading FRANK TURNER – Australia & New Zealand Tour – April 2015 ** Supports Confirmed **
CONTROVERSIAL PUNK VETERANS RETURN FOR ANOTHER TOUR
In what has come as a shock (or maybe not because really, what else were they going to do), Californian punk rockers Guttermouth have announced a return to Australia in April and are hinting at releasing new material that will be exclusive to the tour.
Continue reading Guttermouth 2015 Australian Tour – April 2015
Resist and triple j’s Short.Fast.Loud Present:
Title Fight has announced an Australian headline tour in support of their new album Hyperview, out January 30 on Anti Records.
Continue reading Title Fight – Australian Tour – June/July 2015
After the band’s first national tour as part of Soundwave 2008, mewithoutYou head back to Australia for an east coast tour to perform tracks from their latest and self-released album Ten Stories and the rest of their huge back catalogue of favourites spanning over the last decade and beyond. mewithoutYou have also revealed that, they’ll be giving fans a taste of brand new material from their forthcoming untitled 6th studio album, due for release in Late Spring / Early Summer 2015.
Continue reading mewithoutYou return to Australia in January 2015
Presented by Various Artists
Canadian Indie Rock outfit Paper Lions are preparing to take Australia by storm with a run of East Coast tour dates, starting with an appearance at the acclaimed Woodford Folk Festival, to celebrate the release of their chart topping sophomore album ‘My Friends’.
Continue reading PAPER LIONS Announce Australian Tour Dates + Appearance at Woodford Folk Festival