Interview: Andrew Forsman from The Fall of Troy

One of the most influential math-rock bands of the 2000s, THE FALL OF TROY are back together and kicking off their brand new album tour in Australia. It's their first visit since playing Soundwave back in 2008 and with new album 'OK' in tow, promises to be a blistering whirlwind of a live set. ...

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By Krystal Brinkley| News
Coheed and Cambria announce Australian tour – May 2016

One of my favourite bands have just announced their first Australian tour in 3 years! Last time they were here (with Circa Survive supporting) the shows were packed, so this is a rare opportunity to catch them whilst tickets last. Here's the info, make sure you check these guys out if you'r ...

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By Michael Solo| News
Toehider announce new EP and Melbourne launch show

Fresh from touring Europe for the first time (both as a headliner and support for fellow Aussies The Beards), Melbourne prog-rock act TOEHIDER have announced the release of a new EP – ‘Mainly Songs About Robots’. Featuring guest drums recorded by Dio/Black Sabbath legend Vinny Appice, the 4 ...

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By Michael Solo| News
Plini announces ‘A Very Short Tour’ with Heavy Metal Ninjas

Guitar prog maestro PLINI had a breakout year in 2015 on the live front,  debuting on stage with a band including drummer Troy Wright, bassist Simon Grove (The Helix Nebula) and a variety of guests in the UK, Japan and Europe, such as Mike Malyan (ex-Monuments). His group has scored tours with T ...

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By Michael Solo| News
Serious Beak release new single, are crowdfunding vinyl pressing

It's been a long time between drinks for Sydney mathxblokes SERIOUS BEAK. Having last released new music back in 2011, the guys must be chomping at the bit to get new stuff out there. And here is the first taste of their upcoming album Ankaa, the new single 'Red (Laniocera hypopyrra)'. Deli ...

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By Alex Wilson| News
Interview with Dumbsaint’s Michael Tokar

Sydney's post-rock auteurs DUMBSAINT are drumming up some great press and reviews for their latest effort, the darkly cinematic Panorama, in ten pieces. OZPROG recently dropped a line to one of the band's two new guitarists, Michael Tokar , to get the lowdown on their writing process, th ...

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By Alex Wilson| News
Dumbsaint release ‘Panorama, in ten pieces.’

Longstanding members of Sydney's vibrant instrumental rock scene, DUMBSAINT have released their latest album, Panorama, in ten pieces. It's a thrilling and complex journey, through the darker side of post-metal, made all the more enticing by the prospect of an self-made feature film to acc ...

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By Alex Wilson| News
The Red Paintings Announce UK Headline Shows

Australian orchestral art-rockers THE RED PAINTINGS have added a run of dates in the United Kingdom this November. The band are in the midst of an ambitious, constantly-expanding 122-date world tour in support of their latest album, The Revolution Is Never Coming. Before hitting the UK, the ...

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By Alex Wilson| News
New Shows added to …And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead’s Australian Tour

Texas' finest ...AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD (USA) have added new shows to their upcoming 20th Anniversary tour of Australia this August. Punters in Adelaide will now be able to catch the band's fiery live show for the first time in 13 years, and New Zealand shows in Auckland, ...

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By Alex Wilson| News
sleepmakeswaves triple j ‘Live At The Wireless’ set streaming online

Instrumental post-rockers sleepmakeswaves recently wrapped up a 55-date world tour at Sydney's Metro Theatre. This hometown show from June was recorded by by triple j for their longstanding live music segment, Live at the Wireless. Not bad for a proggy band with no vocals. Check it out the s ...

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By Alex Wilson| News