Category: Bands / Music

A huge show heralds ten high-achieving years for Canberra's HANDS LIKE HOUSES; we look back and, hopefully, look forward...

A huge show heralds ten high-achieving years for Canberra’s HANDS LIKE HOUSES; we look back and, hopefully, look forward…

By Josh Eckersley Local rock legends, Hands Like Houses, are set to unleash their stadium-sized rock show at the UC ...
Beatles About: ARC's KRAM speaking words of wisdom for emerging musos

Beatles About: ARC’s KRAM speaking words of wisdom for emerging musos

[See end of article for ticket and rescheduling info] By Alice Worley Australian Rock Collective are back with another ‘Beatles ...
CBR Venues Reveal Their Plans For Amp It Up! Funding

CBR Venues Reveal Their Plans For Amp It Up! Funding

By Allan Sko The Amp It Up! fund was developed to assist small to medium sized live venues to recover ...
Hometown Heroes Hands Like Houses go hard, and go home (for a big Canberra show, that is)

Hometown Heroes Hands Like Houses go hard, and go home (for a big Canberra show, that is)

By Josh Eckersley Local rock legends, Hands Like Houses, are set to unleash their stadium-sized rock show at the UC ...
Canberra's FUTILITY take the nuanced approach of classical music and slam it into heavy, ear-demolishing doom metal on new album ANHEDONIC

Canberra’s FUTILITY take the nuanced approach of classical music and slam it into heavy, ear-demolishing doom metal on new album ANHEDONIC

Review by Vince Leigh There’s something mischievously ironic about calling your album Anhedonic, the adjectival form of anhedonia—a psychological condition ...
THE BUZZ KILLS prove that the punk spirit stills pushes against authoritarian forces with 21st CENTURY MAYHEM

THE BUZZ KILLS prove that the punk spirit stills pushes against authoritarian forces with 21st CENTURY MAYHEM

Review by Vince Leigh 21st Century Mayhem begins innocuously enough, a rudimentary piano with a sedate groove underscoring an anticipatory ...
Billowed by a billboard, Canadian country-popster RYAN LAIRD has turned a lifelong passion and drive into a successful career

Billowed by a billboard, Canadian country-popster RYAN LAIRD has turned a lifelong passion and drive into a successful career

Review by Vince Leigh The country-pop genre never seems to die but merely subsumes itself into the landscape of contemporary ...
PUNK & DISORDERLY JUNE-JULY - A long-dead label resurrected, local bands respected, and new music prospected

PUNK & DISORDERLY JUNE-JULY – A long-dead label resurrected, local bands respected, and new music prospected

With Alice Worley Hey y’all! Got a bunch more release rumblings and a couple of ACT punk rock bands about ...
SHOTGUN MISTRESS blasts out another blistering blend of indie contemporary hard rock with BLEED ME OUT

SHOTGUN MISTRESS blasts out another blistering blend of indie contemporary hard rock with BLEED ME OUT

Review by Vince Leigh / Photo by Oli Sansom Melbourne-based band Shotgun Mistress has just released their first track for ...
SPUTNIK SWEETHEART has delivered yet again— JEALOUSY is a splendidly potent indie-rock experience

SPUTNIK SWEETHEART has delivered yet again— JEALOUSY is a splendidly potent indie-rock experience

Review by Vince Leigh In support of their new release, Jealousy, Sputnik Sweetheart will be hitting the road for a ...