Snap Scene: Steven Wilson – The Palais – 10th November 2018

November 21, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Those whom have previously witnessed Steven Wilson live in concert will already be acquainted with the breathtaking wonderment and beauty of Steven’s lavish mindscape, which provides a perfect adjunct to his otherworldly music. Steven has outdone even the magnificence of previous tours to present an awe-inspiring kaleidoscope of evocative imagery and colour.  […]

Review Scene: School of Rock , Her Majesty’s Theatre. 9th November 2018

November 21, 2018 Victoria Papaioannou

Melbourne’s iconic Her Majesty’s Theatre was filled with an infectious, buzzing energy on Friday night as the highly anticipated rock musical School of Rock premiered on its stage. If you think it sounds like a show just for the kids – think again! School of Rock is full of musical talent, humour and the right amount of rock ‘n’ roll to entertain audiences of any age. […]

Snap Scene: James – The Forum, 14th November 2018

November 20, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

James’ 1993 hit ‘Laid’ became the soundtrack to early 90s alternative radio before finding a second life through its use in teen hit American Pie films. James had already had a decade of hits by the time Laid arrived, having risen from Manchester’s legendary Factory Records scene into one of the biggest UK bands in the world by the dawn of the 90s. With alternative hits in Australia including Laid, Sit Down, Sound, Getting Away With It (All Messed Up), She’s a Star and Just Like Fred Astaire, and selling over 25 million records worldwide, the band were triple j staples for over fifteen years, yet took nearly three decades to hit Australian shores.

Snap Scene: Fozzy – Max Watts – 9th November 2018

November 19, 2018 Paul Miles

Fozzy is fronted by wrestling superstar Chris Jericho on lead vocals, with Rich Ward (Stuck Mojo) on lead guitar, Frank Fontsere (Stuck Mojo) on drums, Billy Grey on rhythm guitar, and Paul Di Leo (Nena, Adrenaline Mob) on bass. The evening served as a party celebration for Jericho’s birthday. […]

Star Scene: Throwback Thursday: Tim Wheeler ~ 2016

November 15, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

ASH are visiting our shores again this November. Here’s a Throwback Thursday to 2016 with an interview by Mary Boukouvalas with singer/songwriter/guitarist Tim Wheeler.     ASH‘s Tim Wheeler has a scene that is a 90s rock kid’s dream. The Northern Irish guitarist […]

Snap Scene: Stompin’ Riffraffs – Night Cat, Melbourne 8th November 2018

November 15, 2018 Paul Miles

Japan’s wildest rock’n’roll band Stompin’ Riffraffs played Melbourne’s Night Cat venue on Thursday 8 November 2018, for their first-ever performance in Australia. The show commenced the underground garage rockers’ Kick Australia’s Ass Tour, and they treated the audience with their fuzz-soaked late-’50s sound throughout their set of original songs, complete with go-go dancers. […]

Snap Scene: Todd Rundgren & Davey Lane’s Drunken Blue Roosters – The Curtin, 30th October 2018

November 14, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

He’s the guy Prince modeled himself on. He’s the guy who has to his name production credits on some the greatest records of all time over a 50 year career such as The Band, The Psychedelic Furs, Badfinger, Cheap Trick, XTC, Hall & Oates, New York Dolls, Patti Smith, Janis Joplin. As well as a little record he took a gamble on by Meat Loaf called Bat Out Of Hell. He’s also arguably the biggest influence on the sound Kevin Parker honed for his band Tame Impala, as well as covered and sampled by the likes of Daft Punk, Hot Chip, The Avalanches. […]

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