Snap Scene: The Melvins & Redd Kross, Max Watts, Melbourne – Wednesday 8th November 2017

November 14, 2017 Mary Boukouvalas

Formed in Montessano, Washington in 1983, the momentous Melvins returned to our shores off the back of their new double album A Walk With Love and Death. Buzz Osborne (vocals, guitar), Dale Crover (drums) and Steve McDonald (bass) have upped the ante with their latest listen: Death is a proper Melvins’ album, while Love is the score to director Jesse Nieminen’s self-produced short film, also titled A Walk With Love and Death. […]

Snap Scene: Napalm Death, Max Watt’s House of Music, Melbourne 10th Oct 2017

October 13, 2017 Paul Miles

Britain’s grindcore pioneers Napalm Death played Max Watt’s in Melbourne on Tuesday 10 September 2017, as part of their Campaign for Musical Destruction Tour of Australia and New Zealand. Vocalist Mark “Barney” Greenway (Extreme Noise Terror) was joined on stage by bassist Shane Embury (Unseen Terror, Brujeria), drummer Danny Herrera, and touring guitarist John Cooke (Venomous Concept) to blast out a powerful set of their noisy extreme metal. […]

Star Scene: Simone Simons

March 18, 2016 William Arnott

Simone Simons’ scene is at home singing “Itsy Bitsy Spider” to her son. “Whenever I start to sing some opera stuff or Epica songs, he tells me ‘no no!’, because he relates that to me […]