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MID-YEAR FEATURE: Hardcore

For “hardcore” in the first half of 2014, there’s a common thread. The elite just seem to be getting better. Stalwart artists that pop...

MID-YEAR FEATURE: Metal

Heavy music is always a diverse and interesting field. With more sub-genres than bands to go around, there’s the potential for over-satura...

MID-YEAR FEATURE: Punk

As the usual yearly plaudits go, there are those that claim, in a congratulatory, pat yourself on the back kind of way, 2014 is shaping up t...

FEATURE: Backstage with – Trash Talk

“I’m from California and I’m deep in Florida, and there’s all these bikers around me. Dudes have their hands on buck knives. What di...

FEATURE: Luca Brasi – Favourite Gigs

Popular Tasmanian locals Luca Brasi play a trio of shows in their home state this weekend with Endless Heights. To coincide, today we featur...

FEATURE: Sylar – To Whom It May Concern

Queens based Sylar release their new studio album – ‘To Whom It May Concern’ – in Australia today. To coincide, we help feature the ...

FEATURE: Life Pilot – Raw Hide (video)

Adelaide upstarts Life Pilot have unveiled their new music video for single, ‘Raw Hide’. The single, from EP ‘High Noon’, officially...

FEATURE: Red Beard – studio update

Local rockers Red Beard are currently in the studio recording their second release with letlive.’s Jeff Sahyoun and The Amity Affliction...

FEATURE: Backstage with – GOJIRA

“I was not popular [in high school], rugby players would beat me up because I was sensitive and shy, and my parents didn’t have any mone...

FEATURE: Eye of the Enemy – The March

Melbourne metallers Eye of the Enemy are preparing to make 2014 a productive year. A support spot on the upcoming Children of Bodom tour, th...

FEATURE: Backstage with – HIM

When you play music that is dripping with melancholic charm and brooding sensibilities, you need a frontman that embodies the style. HIM’s...

FEATURE: Blood Red Shoes

British rock duo Blood Red Shoes released their self-titled studio album last Friday. Produced and recorded by the band in Berlin, and mixed...

GIG FEATURE: The Smith Street Band

With the unfortunate cancellation of this year’s Push Over festival in Melbourne, local punks The Smith Street Band will play Push On ...

SW FEATURE: Backstage with – letlive.

If success and popularity, in a musical context, is akin to climbing a mountain then letlive. may as well be at the summit. It’s a warts a...

FEATURE: KYS at Soundwave – Melbourne

“We’re bumping into old friends that we toured with years ago and there’s rock stars walking around that I wouldn’t get to see other...