Q&A Scene: Paul Capsis

June 23, 2018 Mandy Hall

Fresh from crawling out of the ancient skin of Quentin Crisp, multi-award winning Australian performer Paul Capsis returns to what he loves doing best singing tunes in an exclusive three-night season at MEMO Music Hall St Kilda. […]

Scene News: Northeast Party House to launch Chasers’ Three Eight Six on Friday July 6

June 22, 2018 Scene News

High-energy party starters *Northeast Party House* have moved on from
warehouse parties in Melbourne’s inner city to national festival closers.
Northeast have built a loyal fan base around two self-produced,
guitar-driven, dance-heavy LPs “Any Given Weekend” and “Dare” which has
seen the band tour constantly in their home country as well as
internationally, playing sold out headline concerts and showcase events at
The Great Escape (UK), CMJ (NY) and Culture Collide (LA). […]

Snap Scene: Hardcore Superstar – Prince Bandroom, Melbourne 15th June 2018

June 21, 2018 Paul Miles

Swedish rockers Hardcore Superstar played Melbourne’s Prince Bandroom on Friday 15 June 2018, as part of their first Australian Tour in ten years. The self-described street metal band formed in Gothenburg, Sweden during 1997 and have had several number one hit singles and Grammy wins in their country. The band comprises original members Joakim “Jocke” Berg on vocals, Martin Sandvik on bass, and Magnus “Adde” Andreasson on drums, plus Vic Zino (Crazy Lixx) on guitar since 2008. They played songs from their eleventh studio album You Can’t Kill My Rock ‘N’ Roll that’s due for release in September, along with many of their greatest hits spanning most of their albums.
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Scene News: The Superjesus Celebrate 20th Anniversary Re-Release Of Iconic Album Sumo With Massive National Tour

June 21, 2018 Scene News

Twenty years on from their platinum selling album Sumo hitting number two on the ARIA Chart (and with a few ARIA Awards in the trophy cabinet), The Superjesus are back with an anniversary edition of their celebrated 1998 debut, set for release on August 17. As well as seeing the original album reissued on vinyl, the CD edition of Sumo – 20^th Anniversary features bonus material sourced from triple j’s Live At The Wireless archive, as well as a never before heard studio recording: a Superjesus cover of Kylie Minogue’s Confide In Me. Supported by Triple M and New World Artists, The Superjesus will be hitting the road with an epic stack of gig dates in the second half of 2018 – fans had better get ready to get Down Again to the sounds of Adelaide’s finest ‘90s alternative rock band! […]

Snap Scene: Lydia Lunch Retrovirus – The Tote. 14th June 2018.

June 20, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

American Singer, poet, writer and actress, Lydia Lunch returned to Australia with her all-star cast of sonic brutarians in a no-holds-barred survey of her musical output from 1977 to the present.

Including music from Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, 8 Eyed Spy, Queen of Siam, 1313 and Shotgun Wedding, Lydia Lunch Retrovirus (featuring members from Sonic Youth, Pussy Galore, Chrome Cranks, The Flying Luttenbachers, Child Abuse and more) marries No Wave, Skronk, Hard Rock and Psychedelic Out Jazz to create a dynamic live performance which is dangerous, infectious and aggressively sexy the way Rock music once was. […]

Scene News: Kingswood Announce Australian Headline Dates

June 20, 2018 Scene News

After months spent locked away in studios in Melbourne, Sydney and Nashville cooking their new LP, Kingswood are vacating Melbourne winter to tour nationally this August and September, with Unearthed starlet MANE along for the ride!

This will be your one and only chance to see them live in 2018…. […]

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