Soundwave 2015

Soundwave: Flemington Park, Melbourne 21-22/02/15

Two Crazy action packed days of scorching heat and music as Soundwave 2015 hits the shores of Melbourne once again!

Of Mice & Men @ The Corner Hotel, Melbourne, 23/02/15

American metalcore outfit Of Mice & Men put on a dynamic and intense performance in Melbourne on Monday night at a Sidewave they headlined as part of Soundwave Festival. Frontman Austin Carlile exuded an energy that was impressive and infectious, delivering incredible vocals while constantly engaging the audience. The band showcased songs from their current release Restoring Force that were evidently crowd favourites and highlights of their 14-song set.

Marc Hudson from DragonForce; a charming man!

"I can’t be the guy who gets drunk and drinks all the Jagermeister..." Yes, yes you can.

Seeing as I wasn’t granted a press pass for this year’s Soundwave, I ponder why I’m interviewing Marc Hudson from power-metallers DragonForce – th

Papa Roach's Tobin Esperance on Soundwave, Silly Song Titles and Spirituality...

He will be Walkabout Man...

It’s 6:15am on Australia Day. I’m already slicked with sweat from the humidity but where is Papa Roach’s king of bass (and programming, mind!) Tobin Esperance?

The Vandals' Joe Escalante: "Who doesn't like nonsense?"

A new track is coming!

The Vandals are returning to our shores for Soundwave 2015 and they’ll be bringing their delightful brand of East Coast Californian (pop?) punk with them.

Judas Priest's Ian Hill: 'I must be West Brom's only Fan!"

Breaking the what?!

It’s always nice when you interview a musician who you admire and they turn out not to be a total dick.

Nonpoint's Elias Soriano: "Spotify paid us $2.72 for two million plays!"

The boys are back for Soundwave 2015...

Good day, Elias, you’re currently on tour, right? Where are you right now and what have you been doing on your days off (if you have any)?

The Amity Affliction announce The Weigh Downunder Tour

Massive Australian tour announced by The Amity Affliction, and they're bringing In Hearts Wake, Confession and Antagonist AD along for the party!

The Amity Affliction have announced The Weigh Downunder Tour which will reach regional and suburban centres around Australia throughout J

The Treatment - Running with the Dogs (Spinefarm/Caroline Australia)

Running with the Dogs has its highs, but I had hoped for a stronger dose of The Treatment
Release Date: 
1 Sep 2014 (All day)

The Treatment bleed rock n roll, in fact they guarantee you know it by telling you in song! But is the blood gushing? Is it pumping out in great gouts?

Godflesh - A World Lit Only By Fire (Avalanche Recordings)

Banging. Absolutely banging...
Release Date: 
6 Oct 2014 - 12:30am

It's been 13 years since Hymns (2001) and four years since the reformation of Godflesh.