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It felt like an eternity since A Swayze & The Ghosts had played (or at least, it did for me). Covid-19 has delayed the inevitable rise of one of Tasmania’s finest alternative exports, with the band having had to take the same extended break from touring, writing and recording that most other artists have. However, …

Three years on from sophomore release, I Just Do What God Tells Me To Do, the third full-length release from These New South Whales delivers in spades. The multi-faceted chameleons of Australian punk/post-punk have grown their signature sound, with the schedule of pre-release singles from the album giving a tasty sampler of the album’s full …

Glitoris returned to The Tote in Melbourne on 18 November, 2022 fresh out of the studio recording their new album ‘Sophomore’ with Anna Laverty. Supported by very special guests Dane Blacklock and the Preacher’s Daughter. View the galleries of the show below. Dane Blacklock and the Preacher’s Daughter gallery below.

London’s rock/punk outfit False Heads played a blistering set in support of their album Sick Moon only released last month. Support on the night came from  Belfast/Antrim indie rock boys Red Eye Pariah & Dublin grunge lads Strangers With Guns both bands warming the audience up nicely.

Berkeley, California- Punk rock legends Samiam have announced signing to Pure Noise Records and today, released single “Lights Out Little Hustler”, their first in over 10 years. The song also features additional vocals from Hot Water Music’s Chris Wollard. “Lights Out Little Hustler is about becoming emotionally detached and creating obstacles to keep people from being close to …

The three members of Houdek stanidng looking at the camera

Chicago’s Meat Wave have released the second single from Malign Hex, their first album in over five years which is set for release on 14 October via Big Scary Monsters. The thunderous ‘10k’ is a punk rock gem, with its earth shaking sonic landscape and vocals full of power and passion. Of the track, Meat Wave’s Chris Sutter (guitar, vocals) …

Its 20 years since the release of Idlewild’s album The Remote Part so Idelwild are on the road playing the album in full and more, taking in three Irish dates and venues with special guest Iona Zajac formally of Glasgow-based folk and blues duo Avocet, now based in Dublin and solo. Starting her set at …