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Adelaide rockers, Bad//Dreems turned out at The Republic Bar, Hobart for the second of their two Tasmanian shows as part of their national Spring tour……and the punters turned out in force to see a band who were at their energetic best. Led by the enigmatic, yet charismatic frontman and lead singer, Ben Marwe, Bad//Dreems punched …

Melbourne’s hard-rocking power blues quartet, The Ugly Kings stopped off in Hobart/nipaluna at Hobart Brewing Company as part of their ‘Paranoid’ national tour. Despite the smallish crowd in attendance, the band lit up the stage with a powerful performance led by the magnificent vocals of Russell Clark atop the grand riffage of guitarist, Christos Athanasias. …

Liberation Records have released the second single from Australian rock icon, Adalita‘s upcoming album, Inland. The song is accompanied by a lush, widescreen video clip which was produced with film-maker, Adam Harding and is shot on the open roads and vast spaces of rural Australia. Along with a classic 70’s muscle car (a Chrysler Valiant …

WOMADelaide today announced a further 30 artists for its 10-13 March 2023 festival in Adelaide’s Botanic Park.  Spanning Korean folk to Scottish rock, Americana to Moroccan blues and everything in between, the artists represent the best music, arts and dance from around the world and include Senegalese headliner Youssou N’Dour & Le Super Etoile de …

Hobart heavy metal fans were treated when Vandemonium Touring, in conjunction with Destroy All Lines, secured this fabulous triple bill of melodic, prog metal bands to play at Hobart Uni Bar on Sunday, 9th October. Headliners, The Butterfly Effect, were on the road to promote the release of their long-awaited fourth album, the aptly titled …

Bluesfest has unveiled its’ second announcement for the 2023 festival, this time tantalizing festival-lovers with another 6 international acts sure to tempt those still vacillating about whether to go or not. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Counting Crows, The Doobie Brothers (with Michael McDonald), Vintage Trouble and Allison …

Hosted by The Hour Group and Vandemonium Touring, reggae royalty, UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, kicked off their Australian tour on Friday night with a gig in Australia’s southernmost capital city, Hobart. Whilst the band only retains Ali Campbell from the original UB40 lineup, the gathered musicians who go to make up the band turned in …

Having recently returned from a tour throughout the UK, Melbourne power-punk 2-piece, Mannequin Death Squad (El and Dan) took to the stage at Altar here in Hobart and ripped out an explosive set of songs from their catalogue, including new tracks from their just-released album, Super Mental Psycho (which was co-produced by legendary Australian producer, …

US psych rockers, Acid Dad (Vaughn Hunt on guitars/vocals, Sean Fahey also on guitars/vocals and Trevor Mustoe on drums) have just released a stunning new song and accompanying clip. The song, Get Me High is about “trying to grasp a breath after unexpectedly losing everything” – something the band experienced when their studio that they …

The Smashing Pumpkins today released their brand new single Beguiled, along with details of their twelfth studio album; a three-act rock opera album titled ATUM (pronounced Autumn), which is slated for release in April 2023. ATUM will feature 33-tracks (with tracks to be revealed chronologically each week on William ‘Billy’ Corgan’s podcast) and is the …