Snap Scene: Magic Dirt, Rochford Wines, Melbourne 10th January 2020

January 20, 2020 Mandy Hall

Australian rock band Magic Dirt performed at Rochford Wines in Melbourne’s Yarra Valley on Friday 10 January 2020 for A Day on the Green. Formed in Geelong during 1991, half of their eight studio albums reached top 40 on the ARIA Albums Chart – Friends in Danger (1996), What Are Rockstars Doing Today (2000), Tough Love (2003), and Snow White (2005). […]

Snap Scene: Truckfighters, Crowbar, Sydney 4th January 2020

January 17, 2020 Paul Miles

Formed in Örebro, Sweden during 2001, Truckfighters is Ozo (Oskar Cedermalm) on vocals and bass, Dango (Niklas Källgren) on guitar, and Pezo (Oscar Johansson) on drums. They have released seven albums of their trademark heavy stoner rock sound between 2005 and 2016, along with a slew of singles and EPs since the year they began. […]

Snap Scene: Devil Electric, Crowbar, Sydney 4th January 2020

January 17, 2020 Paul Miles

Melbourne’s riff-heavy rockers Devil Electric performed at Crowbar in Sydney on Saturday 4 January 2020 as part of their Australian Tour with Truckfighters. Formed in mid-2015 and taking musical cues from the hard rock greats of the ’70s, Devil Electric is Pierina O’Brien on vocals, Christos Athanasias on guitar, Tom Hulse on bass, and Mark Van De Beek on drums. […]

Snap Scene: Kids In the Kitchen, Palms at Crown – 4th January 2020

January 15, 2020 Mandy Hall

Kids in the Kitchen was a band from Melbourne, Australia that enjoyed considerable local success during the 1980s. The band stood squarely within the New Romantic movement that dominated mid-1980s pop, showing influences of “New-Rom” groups such as Ultravox in its use of synthesisers, its angst-ridden lyrics, and the tendency of frontman Scott Carne to pronounce words such as “too” and “do” as if these had two syllables. […]

Snap Scene: Ross The Boss, Max Watts, Melbourne 22nd November 2019

January 13, 2020 Paul Miles

Hailing from New York City, Ross the Boss was a founding guitarist in punk band The Dictators before being a founding member of heavy metal band Manowar. He is touring Manowar’s third album Hail To England in its entirety on his Australia and New Zeland Tour, which he brought to Melbourne’s Max Watt’s venue on Friday 22 November 2019. […]

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