Snap Scene: Helpmann Awards 2019, Arts Centre Melbourne, Monday 15th July

July 18, 2019 Mary Boukouvalas

Hosted by the legendary performer, writer, artistic director and national treasure, Robyn Archer AO, the evening’s presenters included industry favourites Annie Aitken, Casey Bennetto, Tony Briggs, Uncle Jack Charles, Ako Kondo, Matt Lee,Ali McGregor, Natalie O’Donnell, Gareth Reeves, GraemeRussell,Claire Spencer,Anne Wood and the legendary punk rock duo from Die Roten Punkte, Otto and Astrid Rot. […]

Snap Scene: Hextape at the Curtin, Carlton 6th July 2019

July 11, 2019 Mandy Hall

Hextape is sound artist/activist Bridget Chappell. She is the founder and coordinator of Sound School, an award-winning organisation upskilling and celebrating marginalised voices in electronic music. She produces hardstyle dance music as Hextape, organises raves in Melbourne’s subterranean spaces, and studies classical cello at Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, sometimes combining these pursuits in funny mixed bill squat shows. Works include “Undertow” for Melbourne Knowledge Week, and her album “2 Fast 2 Furious” on Factoid. […]

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

July 10, 2019 Paul Miles

British heavy metal legends Girlschool performed at The Croxton in Melbourne on Saturday 29 June 2019 as part of their first ever Australian Tour. Girlschool is the world’s longest-running all-female rock band, still active after more than 40 years – they formed in 1978 during the new wave of British heavy metal scene (NWOBHM). […]

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. […]

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. […]

Snap Scene: The Breadmakers, Tote 7th June 2019

July 4, 2019 Mary Boukouvalas

When the Breadmakers first formed in 1989 I don’t think any of them thought that their Rhythm and Blues fixated band would last the next 30 years. But they are about to celebrate this milestone next year at the Wild Weekend rock n roll festival on the island of Majorca off Spain. […]

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