Incredibly this year Pearl Jam have been in the news quite a bit thanks to their Rock And Roll Hall of Fame induction back in April. But while awards and accolades are an amazing honour, they have also been quite… Read More ›
Musically speaking, Austin, Texas, has thrived on a robust live music, centred around country, blues and rock, for much of its history. It has been fertile ground for touring bands and local acts to test and create their own unique… Read More ›
In any conversation about new music that I am listening to, I am often asked “Is it any good?” So having expanded my horizons on this blog, I’ve decided to answer that question by reviewing four new albums released every… Read More ›
I must admit my exposure to the Blues was once limited to B.B. King, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters. Interestingly, Muddy Waters would in turn inspire one of my favourite metal/heavy rock groups Led Zeppelin, whose blues influence is heard… Read More ›
So few artists can really lay claim to a career as diverse and lively as Sarah McLeod. From the glory days of The Superjesus, to her first solo success (following her band’s The Superjesus turbulent split in 2004), through to her experimentation… Read More ›
“I wanted to be as aggressive and intimidating as all my favorite vocalists”: Larissa Vale on Black Satellite and their debut album.
Black Satellite are duo Larissa Vale and Kyle Hawken and I recently compared them to aspects of Garbage’s crossover heavy sound. So if you’re into alternative rock or even metal, Black Satellite’s amazing debut album Endless is for you. It is aggressive and… Read More ›
As a whole, Melbourne’s local music scene is incredibly diverse and has often been described as Australia’s live music capital. I have no doubt, Melbourne still holds that title and amongst the incredible array of artists who sellout local venues,… Read More ›