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It’s been said that absence makes the heart grow fonder. Logic would dictate, then, that a Sydney audience would not be particularly fond of seeing CHVRCHES play a headlining show this evening – after all, they literally played Sydney last week, kicking off 2019 as a part of Field Day.
New York City re-emerged as the epicentre of rock music at the turn of the 21st century, thanks in no small part to a key mix of bands ushering in a new era and a new sound that borrowed from garage rock, post-punk and cult indie classics.
In only a couple of years, MS MR went from being a bedroom project with big dreams to dominating festival stages on a global scale.
Why do we still make lists like these? It’s simple: The music video remains one of the most engaging art-forms there is.
First and foremost, a massive tip of the cap to our headliners this evening for making a point of challenging their audience with the supports chosen tonight.
For a little while there, the trend was set with what can only be described as long-arse albums.
Western Sydney trio Zen Haircuts traverse genre to the point of being nearly unclassifiable.
Music festivals in Australia have a tumultuous history at the best of times, even more so when the dial is turned to the heavier, harder reaches of the musical spectrum.
One can say with almost an exact amount of certainty that tonight's headliners have never had an opening act like Haiku Hands.
With the release of their third album Forever in 2017, Code Orange have become one of American hardcore's prime exports. With a slew of hard-hitting tracks and an even more hard-hitting live show, the Philadelphia natives have made the most of their steady ascent by touring Forever extensively, particularly across the US and through Europe. “We've definitely figured out a way to recreate these songs while still keeping it high-energy and captivating,” says Reba Meyers, one of the band's three...
After over 15 years and five albums to her name, the woman born Melissa Morrison Higgins is taking a brief moment to reflect on her career – an ascent from teenage Unearthed wunderkind to an ARIA-winning legacy artist that’s taken on more or less every theatre, arena and stadium this country has to offer.
Not even a year on from their Australian live debut, Tropical Fuck Storm have evolved into a well-oiled machine.