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Snap Scene: The Mark of Cain, Max Watts, Melbourne 12th August 2022 by Paul Miles

Adelaide hard rock band The Mark of Cain performed at Max Watt’s in Melbourne on Friday 12 August 2022 to kick-off their A Different Kind of Tension national tour that comes on the back of the band’s induction into the South Australian Music Association’s Hall of Fame. After forming in mid-1984, TMOC has released 5 studio albums between 1989 and 2012, along with a slew of singles, EPs, compilations and a live album. […]

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Snap Scene: The HU, 170 Russell, Melbourne 3rd August 2022 by Paul Miles

Mongolian metal band The HU performed the second of their sold-out shows at 170 Russell in Melbourne on Wednesday 3 August 2022, to commence their Black Thunder tour of Australia. Formed in 2016, The HU uses traditional Mongolian instrumentation with Mongolian throat singing, as they win over fans with their style of music dubbed hunnu rock, inspired by the ancient Mongol/Turkic empire Hünnü. […]

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Snap Scene: Shannon & The Clams, Corner Hotel, 22nd July 2022 by Mary Boukouvalas

“Garage-rock” and “Retro-rock” are two terms they’re often tagged with, but neither does justice to Shannon & The Clams. With their rich and varied aesthetic, great songs and a colourfully textured sound that takes in classic ‘60s girl-group and doo wop, Shannon & The Clams play souped-up, keyboard and guitar-driven ‘60s-inspired soulful pop rock’n’roll.
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