Snap Scene: JP Cooper, Hisense Arena, 19th April 2018

May 7, 2018 Paul Miles

English singer-songwriter JP Cooper performed his first-ever Australian concert at Hisense Arena in Melbourne on Thursday 19 April 2018, as the very special guest of The Script. Best known to date for featuring on the Jonas Blue platinum-selling, mega-hit single Perfect Strangers, the 34-year-old soulful indie-rocker from Manchester entertained the night’s crowd with his exquisite vocals and smooth guitar melodies. […]

Snap Scene: P.O.D. – 170 Russell, Melbourne 17th April 2018

April 19, 2018 Paul Miles

Christian nu metal band Payable on Death (P.O.D.) kicked-off their Australian Tour on Tuesday 17 April 2018 at Melbourne’s 170 Russell, when they performed highlights from their hugely successful Satellite album plus other hits. Formed in San Diego, California during 1992, the hard rockers have now sold over 12 million records worldwide. They have also received three Grammy Award nominations – all for songs from their fourth studio album Satellite that was released on 9/11 in 2001 and debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart, going on to sell more than three million copies in the U.S alone. […]

Snap Scene: Wonderland Media Call, ACMI, Melbourne – 4th April 2018

April 16, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Made in Melbourne by the team at ACMI, Wonderland traces Alice’s journey from page to screen to
pop culture icon in an immersive exhibition like no other. Don’t miss this entirely unique celebration
of more than a century of Lewis Carroll’s timeless Alice stories on screen. Combining rarely seen
objects and interactive experiences, Wonderland explores how dozens of screen adaptations have used
the magic of film craft, animation, video games, special effects and new technology to make
the impossible possible. […]

Snap Scene: John Waite – Corner Hotel, Melbourne 1st April 2018

April 12, 2018 Paul Miles

For the first time in Australia, English musician John Waite played Melbourne’s Corner Hotel on Easter Sunday 1 April 2018. The night was billed as An Acoustic-Electric Evening with John Waite on his Wooden Heart 40th Anniversary Tour. The sixty-five-year-old performed songs from his time as lead singer and bassist in British rock band The Babys (Isn’t It Time, Everytime I Think of You) in the late-’70s, and from his supergroup Bad English (When I See You Smile) that he fronted between ’87 and ’91, plus solo hits like Missing You and Change. He closed his set with a cover of Led Zeppelin’s Whole Lotta Love. […]

Snap Scene: Sarah McLeod, Corner Hotel, 1st April 2018

April 11, 2018 Paul Miles

Australian singer-songwriter Sarah McLeod played the Corner Hotel in Melbourne on Easter Sunday 1 April 2018. One of the country’s most talented and versatile rock artists, The Superjesus front woman played an acoustic set of songs drawn from her 1950s-inspired solo album Rocky’s Diner that was released last August and reached Top 20 in the ARIA Albums Chart. […]

Snap Scene: Area 7, BodyJar, David Quirk – Corner Hotel – 30th March 2018

April 10, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Bodyjar formed in the Melbourne suburbs in 1994, starting out in the worldwide punk boom, alongside Blink 182, The Offspring, Pennywise and Frenzal Rhomb. They toured around the world with many of the era’s most revered acts but have never felt more at home performing in their hometown. Having conquered the Corner stage time and time again, there couldn’t be a more fitting band to lead the launch festivities.

Snap Scene: You Am I plays Spinal Tap at The Corner, 23rd March 2018

March 30, 2018 Mandy Hall

“One out of every four and a half interviews has included the question ‘Have you ever had a Spinal Tap moment?’. Well sweet lord, any band worth their talc has, and we, whether on talc or not, have had more ‘Tap moments’ than liquid dinners! So, we have thrown down the gauntlet, unto ourselves, under the auspices of Montgomery Glitterbest the Third our perfectly adequate manager: why not have ONE BIG SPINAL TAP moment. And then do it again… The sounds and the smells of Tap done by our band (the looks are yours to fuss with). We love the songs of Tap, they speak of the mighty, meaty and manky elements of the Majesty Of Rock. Hip hip hooray, and so say all of us. TAP INTO AUSTRALIA!” […]

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