Posts by Kaitlyn

Ocean Grove – Intimate Alien (Single Review)

Ocean Grove – Intimate Alien (Single Review)

Melbourne band Ocean Grove has just released the second single off their upcoming album, ‘The Rhapsody Tapes’, due for release on the 3rd February 2017 via UNFD. . . ‘Intimate Alien’ follows ‘These Boys Light Fires’ which was released in December 2016, and gives us a taste of the variety of musical styles the band incorporates to make their unique sound. The band has even […]

Kaitlyn Jackson

January 5th, 2017

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Vengaboys + Special Guests @ Wrest Point Casino, Tasmania 03/11/16 (Live Review)

Vengaboys + Special Guests @ Wrest Point Casino, Tasmania 03/11/16 (Live Review)

It’s a Thursday night and the room is filling up with men and women of varying ages; some have even dressed up in their best nineties and noughties fashion in preparation for Eurodance group the Vengaboys to take the stage. .   . DJ Levins is keeping the crowd entertained, spinning an assortment of 90s and 00s greatest hits and interacting with the already loud […]

Kaitlyn Jackson

November 6th, 2016

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The Amity Affliction – This Could Be Heartbreak (Album Review)

The Amity Affliction – This Could Be Heartbreak (Album Review)

Australian metalcore favourites, The Amity Affliction, are due to release their new album This Could Be Heartbreak on the 12th August. This will be the band’s fifth studio album and it’s a beauty.   . We received our first taste of the new album when the mammoth first single and music video, I Bring The Weather With Me, was released back in May this year, […]

Kaitlyn Jackson

August 1st, 2016

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Forever Ends Here – Chapters (Single Review)

Forever Ends Here – Chapters (Single Review)

I’ll be honest and say I had never listened to Sydney based pop rockers Forever Ends Here before, but I had heard of them and always meant to check them out. When I finally did, upon the release of their latest single Chapters, I was impressed with what I heard.   I immediately found the song catchy and it wasn’t long before I had learnt […]

Kaitlyn Jackson

March 10th, 2016

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The Amity Affliction – Shine On (Single Review)

The Amity Affliction – Shine On (Single Review)

Australian hardcore favourites, The Amity Affliction are back at it with brand new single, Shine On, which marks the band’s first release since 2014’s Let The Ocean Take Me album. – – The band didn’t just quietly release their new song though, no. The release followed the appearance of bright yellow posters captioned “Shine On Young Love” popping up all over the place with the […]

Kaitlyn Jackson

November 29th, 2015

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Escape The Fate – Hate Me (Album Review)

Escape The Fate – Hate Me (Album Review)

After two years, Vegas metal quartet Escape The Fate is back with their powerful new album, Hate Me. Enjoying their most stable, dedicated and creatively rich line up for several years, Escape The Fate has become a force to be reckoned with, leaving no holds barred with their latest release. Hate Me is a perfect example of the versatility of the members and the diversity […]

Kaitlyn Jackson

October 4th, 2015

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In Hearts Wake – The Brisbane Hotel, Hobart – 05/09/15

In Hearts Wake – The Brisbane Hotel, Hobart – 05/09/15

On a wintry Saturday night in Hobart, metal fans flocked to the Brisbane Hotel for a night of good music from one of Australia’s finest up and coming metal acts, In Hearts Wake. – – Hobart metalheads are never ones to take these shows lightly, and within a few songs of first support act, Ocean Grove, the crowd was already moshing to the Melbourne 5-piece’s sound […]

Kaitlyn Jackson

September 8th, 2015

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Bullet For My Valentine – Venom (Album Review)

Welsh metal 4-piece, Bullet For My Valentine are back this month with their fifth studio album Venom, due out on the 14th August through RCA Records. This marks the first release from the band since the departure of long running bassist Jason James, who was replaced by Jamie Matthias (previously of Revoker) earlier this year. – – Venom is an aptly-named powerhouse of aggressive riffs […]

Kaitlyn Jackson

August 6th, 2015

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Mayday Parade – Keep In Mind, Transmogrification Is A New Technology (Single Review)

Mayday Parade – Keep In Mind, Transmogrification Is A New Technology (Single Review)

Florida 5-piece Mayday Parade has just released the first single off their upcoming album, Black Lines, due to be released on the 9th October through Fearless Records/Unified.  . . With the sort of lengthy song title that anyone reasonably familiar with Mayday Parade’s discography has come to enjoy, Keep In Mind, Transmogrification Is A New Technology is a worthy new addition to the band’s catalogue. […]

Kaitlyn Jackson

July 31st, 2015

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Chunk! No Captain Chunk! – ‘Playing Dead’

Parisian pop punk band Chunk! No Captain Chunk!  has just released the first single off their upcoming third album ‘Get Lost, Find Yourself,’ and safe to say it’s a banger of a track.   Marking their first release since covering Smash Mouth’s “All Star” for Fearless Records’ ‘Punk Goes 90s Volume 2’ compilation album in 2014; “Playing Dead” sees the band further exploring their ‘easy […]

Kaitlyn Jackson

April 1st, 2015

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