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John Garcia - John Garcia (Napalm Records)

Familiarity does not necessarily breed contempt...
Release Date: 
31 Jul 2014 - 11:30pm

Well, it's been a long time coming but finally Mr Garcia has released a solo album, and while there are no big shocks or surprises, it's still a meaty album of head-shaking tunes.

Trillion Red - Metaphere (badGod Music)

Darkly shimmering Progressive Avant-Garde metal from a new master of the art.

If Metaphere were a visual artwork, it would be a modern abstract sculpture hewn out of chunks of glass and stone, sewn gently together with sinew and strewn with delicate bones.

Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society and Hellyeah at the Forum Theatre, Melbourne 28/2/2012

It was an all Southern affair in Melbourne as the shred king addressed his subjects from stately chambers, occupied in the name of the Black Label Order.

Sultry, rainy, miserable.

Wild Child at Heart - A conversation with Steve Vai

If you haven’t heard of Steve Vai, you probably think a Fender should be attached to a car. Talking to the rather articulate legendary guitar virtuoso, we discuss (his project) 'Where the Wild Things Are', beekeeping and his dear musical brother-in-arms, Devin Townsend.

Steve Vai, former member of Whitesnake, Alcatrazz, Frank Zappa’s band, G3 and a host of other rock music projects is lauded