Interview: Christopher King from This Will Destroy You (USA)

American instrumental group THIS WILL DESTROY YOU are returning to Australia next week, after a series of sold out shows on their maiden visit in 2013. This time they’re also going to New Zealand and playing a couple of huge shows alongside our own sleepmakeswaves. The band’s rise after th ...

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By Krystal Brinkley| News
…And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead announce Australian 20th anniversary tour for August

…AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD have announced their return to Australia in August 2015 to perform shows celebrating their 20th anniversary in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth. The band’s 20th anniversary tour has been traversing the world throughout 2015 with headline date ...

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By Krystal Brinkley| News
Review: Solkyri “Sad Boys Club”

Solkyri – ‘Sad Boys Club’ (Bird’s Robe Records) It feels like ages since I first saw Solkyri perform and hearing their new tracks, picked them for big things. Their 2013 debut full-length ‘Are You My Brother?’ delivered on that promise, but moving forward in the instrumental rock ...

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By Krystal Brinkley| Album Reviews
Anathema (UK) announce Australia & New Zealand acoustic tour

Following an incredibly successful first tour of Australia in August 2014, ANATHEMA are returning in October 2015 for a series of acoustic concerts. The tour includes the band's first ever shows in New Zealand, Adelaide and Perth. ANATHEMA’s reputation for both recorded and live output is ...

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By Krystal Brinkley| News
Solkyri Release New Album ‘Sad Boys Club’

Sydney instrumental post-rockers SOLKYRI have today released their new album Sad Boys Club. Their first record with their new guitarist Ryan Fitz-Henry, the album finds the guys further exploring and refining the balance of rhythm and texture that has always driven their music. Sad Boys ...

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By Alex Wilson| News
sleepmakeswaves announce more shows for ‘Great Northern’ tour

Australian post-rock trailblazers sleepmakeswaves have announced more dates for their extensive 'Great Northern' tour, now totalling 55 shows across 22 countries from March to June. Currently in the midst of a European tour with Skyharbor & Tides From Nebula, the band will then head to Gre ...

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By Krystal Brinkley| News
This Will Destroy You announce Australia & New Zealand tour

Texas doomgaze quartet THIS WILL DESTROY YOU have announced their return to Australia in June 2015, as well as their first ever tour of New Zealand. The tour follows the release of their stunning record ‘Another Language’ through Australian independent label Hobbledehoy. Their previous ...

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By Krystal Brinkley| News
Tangled Thoughts Of Leaving Release New Album ‘Yield To Despair’

Perth's experimental post-rock luminaries TANGLED THOUGHTS OF LEAVING have released their third full-length album, Yield To Despair. While still retaining the core sound of previous releases, this latest effort finds the group trading some of their busy, jazz-inflected technicality for a ...

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By Alex Wilson| News
Opeth (SWE) announce Australian tour supports

The support bands for the upcoming Opeth Australian tour have been announced and man, this is a sweet set of acts: Sunday, 3rd May With sleepmakeswaves Enmore Theatre, Sydney Tickets: Metropolis Touring Monday, 4th May With Dyssidia The Gov, Adelaide Tickets: Metropolis Touring Wed ...

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By Krystal Brinkley| News
Live review: 65daysofstatic + Tangled Thoughts of Leaving + Solkyri + Trash McSweeney & Alix Kol at Manning Bar, Sydney – March 10, 2015

65daysofstatic + Tangled Thoughts of Leaving + Solkyri + Trash McSweeney/Alix Kol Manning Bar, Sydney Tuesday March 10, 2015 It’s a cool night at Manning Bar for the return of English legends 65daysofstatic to Sydney, after over 2 years, a new record and in the midst of working on a mu ...

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By Krystal Brinkley| Live Reviews