The year is 2001. The nu-metal revolution is in full swing and it is impossible to turn your head without seeing Korn, Marilyn Manson, Mudvayne or Slipknot on the cover of a magazine or on Rage or Video Hits. On September 11 of 2001, the world changed. As the world’s eyes shifted to watch a tragedy unfold, people’s hearts began to search for hope. It is no coincidence that on a day of such tragedy, P.O.D.’s seminal album Satellite was released. As they prepare for their first visit to Australia since 2013, we spoke with guitarist Marcos Curiel to unpack what Satellite means today and what Australian audiences can expect.
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It’s hard to be honest in music these days – especially when so much emphasis is placed on image and keeping the ‘core audience’ happy. No stranger to Australian shores, Sivion had pushed the envelope with his latest release Dark Side of the Cocoon. We had a chat with him about the inspiration behind the new album and his recent visit to Australia for Uprock 2015.
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In a move that caught most people off-guard, Perth-based Available At The Counter have renamed themselves Homestate. The move is a ‘coming of age’ moment for the band as they progress into a new stage of their career.
To celebrate the name change, they have released a new single called Breathe. It features all the trims and hooks that you’ve come to love. It’s great to discover that the name change hasn’t altered what we love about
Available at the Counter, I mean, Homestate.
Sydney’s For All Eternity have returned with their third album The Will To Rebuild. With huge vocals, anthemic guitars and hooks that will keep headbangers engaged for months, The Will To Rebuild represents a huge step forward for not just the band but for those who get entrapped in the music as well.
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American hard-rockers P.O.D. (Payable on Death) have announced a return tour to Australia.
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Sydney’s For All Eternity are back as heavy as ever with their new single ‘Derailed’. It is the first single from their upcoming album The Will to Rebuild due to release on December 15th. We had a listen and what happened next will shock you…
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Melbourne’s Wolf and Willow have been busy. Anyone who assumed they would be resting and recuperating after their national tour would be sadly mistaken. Instead, they have returned with a brand new single entitled Heart on Fire. We had a listen to it…
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