Scene News: Chris O’Brien And Joshua Smith Announce Open Door Management

July 10, 2019 Scene News

“Our joint roster includes Northlane, Void Of Vision, Introvert and Stateside. We are so excited to announce that our first signings for Open Door Management are Make Them Suffer and Windwaker who will be joining our growing family and we couldn’t be happier. We are looking to shake things up from a management perspective and deliver incredible results for all our artists.” […]

Snap Scene: Raven, The Croxton, Melbourne 29th June 2019

July 9, 2019 Paul Miles

Influential English heavy metal band Raven performed at The Croxton in Melbourne on Saturday 29 June 2019 on their first-ever tour of Australia. Raven was formed during 1974 in Newcastle Upon Tyne in north-east England by John Gallagher (bass and lead vocals), and his brother Mark Gallagher (guitar and backing vocals), and they have had Joe Hasselvander (drums and backing vocals) with them since 1987. […]

Star Scene Kram – Abbey Rd

July 9, 2019 Mandy Hall

In celebration of Abbey Road’s 50th anniversary, some of Australia’s most respected musicians and members of iconic groups, collectively known as ARC — Kram (SPIDERBAIT), Mark Wilson (JET), Davey Lane (YOU AM I) and Darren Middleton (POWDERFINGER) — all self-confessed Beatles tragics, will faithfully and lovingly bring The Beatles’ most audacious creation to life on stage, performing Abbey Road in full, from start to finish, followed by a second set comprising of a selection of hits spanning the breadth of The Beatles’ career and catalogue.

Abbey Road – The Beatles’ swansong and their crowning achievement as a recording group – is a stately, majestic, playful yet fiercely rocking masterpiece of pop music, regarded as one of the greatest records of all time. […]

Scene News: Kirk Fletcher (USA) 2020 Australian Tour announced

July 9, 2019 Scene News

Considered one of the finest modern blues guitarists in the world and a bonafide can’t-miss live performer, Gerard Allman Events are proud to announce that Kirk Fletcher will make a welcome return to Australia in February 2020 – and this time he’s bringing his European band – Jonny Henderson on Keys and Bass and Matt Brown on drums – with him. Tickets to all shows are on sale now, with full tour details below. […]

Snap Scene: Tank, The Croxton, Melbourne 29th June 2019

July 8, 2019 Paul Miles

NWOBHM band Tank performed at The Croxton in Melbourne on Saturday 29 June 2019 to end their first tour of Australia. This version of Tank features guitarists Mick Tucker and Cliff Evans (who joined the band in ’83 & ’84 respectively), along with drummer Bobby Schottkowski, bassist Randy van der Elsen, and Pink Cream 69 singer David Readman. […]

Scene News: Sleeper release their first album in 21 years ‘The Modern Age

July 8, 2019 Scene News

In 2019, Sleeper release their first album in 21 years, The Modern Age. It wasn’t meant to happen. In fact, the band had promised each other it never would. ‘I sold my drum kit two months before we reformed,’ Andy Maclure says, ruefully. ‘It was taking up too much space in the attic. A few weeks later, Lou comes off the phone and says, ‘we’re playing to two thousand people next month, you better go and buy back those drums.”  […]

Scene News: Swervedriver Australian Tour September 2019

July 5, 2019 Scene News

Hot off the heels of the release of their latest album Future Ruins earlier this year, which saw them stamp their authority as the OG purveyors of widescreen psychedelic shoegaze, Swervedriver are ready to land back Down Under this September brandishing their latest long player full of molten riffs and a sonic roadtrip through the depths of their back catalogue stretching back almost 30 years. […]

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