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Live: Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds – Brisbane Hotel, Hobart 13/05/2018

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Live: Einstürzende Neubauten – Dark Mofo Festival , Hobart, Tasmania, 17 June 2017

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Live: Mogwai – Dark Mofo Festival, Hobart Tasmania, 10 June 2017

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The crowd that queues up outside the Leadmill from 2 hours before doors tells you what you need to know about the connection Cassy Brooking has created with her fans. It’s an eclectic mix of people – punk, emo, goth – all co-existing in a beautifully inclusive line, eagerly anticipating the run to the barrier. …

Co-headliners Simple Plan and Sum 41  brought the Blame Canada Tour tour to Spokane, Washington August 14 featuring support from Magnolia Park. Backseat Mafia’s Anthony Moore came down for the show at the Knitting Factory for a night of pop-punk early 2000’s nostalgia. Sum 41 is celebrating 21 years since the release of their debut …

Thanks to the good folk at Love Police Touring, Cedric Burnside returned to Australia for his fourth tour.  The three-times Grammy-nominated artist brought his Gospel of Mississippi Hill Country blues to the Apple Isle, with shows in Launceston, Hobart and Port Cygnet. This year’s visit Down Under was a welcome relief to those who were …

Fontaines D.C. have just finished their first major tour across Europe, a tour that essentially was off the back of a couple of outrageously good singles last year and at pessimistically smaller venues. It was sold out everywhere. The Gorilla in Manchester, sold out this night, has a capacity of up to 700 punters. In …

A lot of things can change in ten years; relationships, work, opinions, goals- anything really. However one thing that has remained unwavering over the decade since its release is the fervour and the love Escape The Fate fans have for their second album (first with current vocalist Craig Mabbitt) This War Is Ours. It is …

How could we possibly get through the year without a Bowling For Soup tour cropping up somewhere? It may be December and dangerously close to the end of 2018, yet here we are catching BFS on a cold Monday night on the Almost Christmas tour they’ve squeezed in right before the ball drops for 2019. …

The nights are getting darker and the leaves are tumbling from the trees so it must mean it’s time for the annual fall tour season. Each year The Amity Affliction ditch the Australian summer and dig out their winter coats as they spend time in Europe and the UK towards the end of the year. …

The extraordinary fare served up in Hobart’s annual Dark Mofo Festival continues to astound and delight. Set in the dark mid-winter Hobart, the southernmost point in Australia, the Festival must be one of the most unique and eclectic festivals in the world, both in terms of its setting, its motifs and its events that deliberately …

The carpets at the iconic Brisbane Hotel in, confusingly, Hobart, Australia are so sticky that if you stand still on the one spot for too long, you might get never get out alive. Luckily, when a band like Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds play, there is no risk of that. Opening with their …

Getting to the top wasn’t easy for Fall Out Boy, going on hiatus in 2009 was probably the best thing they could’ve done as a band. Each member got to discover who they were individually, after growing up within the public eye as one unit. They returned to the scene again in 2013 full of …