The Red Paintings announce North American tour with The Birthday Massacre

Australian orchestral art rockers The Red Paintings are in the midst of an ambitious world tour in support of their album ‘The Revolution Is Never Coming’ released through Bird’s Robe Records/MGM. In November & December, the band will return to North America to tour with Canadian alter ...

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Voyager announced for ProgPower USA and kick off European tour this week

Perth progressive metal outfit VOYAGER are ramping up an already-successful year with new US & European festival dates.   Coming off sold out Australian album launch shows & co-headlining Sydney and Melbourne's Progfest events with Closure in Moscow, the band have recently ...

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Interview: Jamie Ward from Maybeshewill

In just one week, UK post-rock legends Maybeshewill tour Australia for the first time, with support from Sydney's Solkyri & fellow locals We Lost The Sea. It's an exciting, powerful package for fans of post-rock and one that comes just in time for the release of the new Maybeshewill record 'F ...

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Tangled Thoughts of Leaving + Kerretta (NZ) + Hazards of Swimming Naked announce co-headlining east coast tour

As announced on Close to the Edge on FBi 94.5fm last night... Post-rock fans are in for a treat this November, with Perth heavyweights TANGLED THOUGHTS OF LEAVING announcing a triple co-headlining tour alongside New Zealand’s KERRETTA and Brisbane’s HAZARDS OF SWIMMING NAKED. Following ...

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Dead Letter Circus + sleepmakeswaves + Voyager announce Australian tour for December 2014

Following their massive Polymorphism tour run with KARNIVOOL in January, DEAD LETTER CIRCUS & SLEEPMAKESWAVES have teamed up again for a 7-date summer tour this December, with Perth's VOYAGER opening all shows. Dead Letter Circus had a massive 2013, with their second album, “The Catalyst ...

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Live review: Anathema + Anubis @ Metro Theatre, Sydney – 22 August 2014

Live review: Anathema + Anubis @ Metro Theatre, Sydney – 22 August 2014 When I arrived at the Metro Theatre I immediately kicked myself for not checking the set times – Sydney support act Anubis were already well into their set. I had eagerly anticipated seeing the hometown prog heroes per ...

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Review: ‘What Kind Of Creature Am I?’ by Toehider

Accompanied by the incredible artwork of illustrator and long-time collaborator Andrew Saltmarsh, Mike Mills displays his impressive vocal range from top to bottom on this record, which includes nods to the Toehider story, his recent participation on Arjen Lucassen’s Ayreon project and of cours ...

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By Krystal Brinkley| Album Reviews, News
Live review: sleepmakeswaves + Breaking Orbit + Teal @ Manning Bar, Sydney – 16 August 2014

sleepmakeswaves + Breaking Orbit + Teal @ Manning Bar, Sydney – 16 August 2014 It’s been just over three years since sleepmakeswaves last launched an album in Sydney and back then I remember all too well the heavens opening, drenching the city and its punters thoroughly, as we all crammed ...

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Live review: Anubis + Toehider + Pirate @ The Bald Faced Stag, Sydney – 25 July 2014

Live Review: Anubis + Toehider + Pirate @ The Bald Faced Stag, Sydney – 25 July 2014 It’s mid-winter, Sydney is cold and on a Friday, traffic is bad. But for 120 or so punters in need of an epic showcase of progressive rock, that was no obstacle to attending this double album launch for An ...

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By Krystal Brinkley| Live Reviews, News