TEG Dainty announced today that GRAMMY® Award winning singer songwriter k.d. lang will tour Australia in July on her Ingénue Redux Tour, celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the release of her first all-original album Ingénue. Paul Dainty, President and CEO Continue reading [News] K.D. LANG – INGENUE REDUX – THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

[Live Review] PANIC AT THE DISCO (Melbourne)

Panic at the Disco - credit Cormack OConnor - 2-2

Festival Hall, Melbourne Saturday January 28, 2017 : As I entered Melbourne’s Festival Hall, I was unsure of what to expect from Panic! At The Disco. The band hadn’t graced our shores since 2014 (as part of Soundwave) – meaning Continue reading [Live Review] PANIC AT THE DISCO (Melbourne)

[Live Review] ALEXISONFIRE (Sydney)


Hordern Pavilion, Sydney Thursday January 19, 2017 : The Dirty Nil were first on the lineup and warmed the crowed who came in early before Behind Crimson Eyes, who brought back vivid flashbacks of my awful teenage haircuts and sweaty Continue reading [Live Review] ALEXISONFIRE (Sydney)

[Live Review] PUSCIFER (Brisbane)

Pucifer - credit Sam Paquette - 6-2

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Thursday January 26, 2017 : To suggest that Puscifer lead singer, Maynard James Keenan, is enigmatic could land you the “Understatement of the Year” award. Perhaps my job of capturing his image informs my sentiment Continue reading [Live Review] PUSCIFER (Brisbane)

[Live Review] RUFUS (Newcastle)


Newcastle Wests Saturday January 28, 2017 : RÜFÜS hit Newcastle’s West’s City on Saturday night as part of their Full Bloom tour. Supported by Winston Surfshirt and LANKS, the Sydney trio played to a completely sold out Newcastle crowd. The Continue reading [Live Review] RUFUS (Newcastle)

[Live Review] CHEVELLE (Boulder, Colorado, US)

Chevelle - credit Joe Rogers - 13-2

Boulder Theater, Boulder, Colorado Thursday January 26, 2017 : The lights dimmed to a low, deep blood red as Dinosaur Pile-Up walked onto the Boulder Theater stage giving the place a raw and grungy feel; a vibe reminiscent of what Continue reading [Live Review] CHEVELLE (Boulder, Colorado, US)

[Live Review] PJ HARVEY (Brisbane)

PJ Harvey (3 of 10)-2

The Tivoili, Brisbane Friday January 27, 2017 : PJ Harvey’s ninth studio album, The Hope Six Dimensions Project, was reportably written during her extensive travels through Kosovo and Afghanistan. Unsurprisingly, it is a politically charged album with PJ’s usual sharp, Continue reading [Live Review] PJ HARVEY (Brisbane)

[Live Review] JIMMY EAT WORLD (Sydney)

Jimmy Eat World - credit Alicia Stephenson - 12-2

Enmore Theatre, Sydney Wednesday January 18, 2017 : A good gathering had already formed for the Newcastle-based openers, Trophy Eyes. It took a little while for the crowd to warm to the Australian punk band, but by the last few Continue reading [Live Review] JIMMY EAT WORLD (Sydney)

[Live Review] NICK CAVE (Newcastle)

Nick Cave - 19-2

Newcastle Entertainment Centre Sunday January 22, 2017 : Driving home late last Sunday evening along the M1 after being blessed by Nick Cave, warm air being caught by the open windows of a car with no aircon, I am having Continue reading [Live Review] NICK CAVE (Newcastle)