Review: Millencolin + Supports, Soundlounge, Gold Coast, 10/3/2019.

Words and Photos by Jade Hopley. Seminal Swedish punk rockers Millencollin rounded out the last gig of their Australia tour here on the Gold Coast last night. They played to a sold out crowd of mostly 30 somethings who just like me were pumped to relive our teenage years. And just like every band that […]

Review: The Desert Sea, with Hot Reno & Baltimore Gun Club, Vinnie’s Dive Bar, 08/03/2019

Words by Terresa Allen Things were alive and kicking at Vinnie’s Dive Bar, Southport on the Gold Coast last night; with this awesome little boutique establishment playing host to a trio of home grown rock bands. The Desert Sea on their ‘Awake Me’ EP tour, were supported by Hot Reno and Baltimore Gun Club, who together provided punters with a great night of entertainment at this intimate venue, perfectly kitted out for up close and personal lovers of live music. Baltimore Gun Club – captured by Peter Wheeler Photography […]

Interview: With Elliot Margin from The Rubens

The Rubens are a five-piece alternative-rock band originally from regional New South Wales. The band includes the Margin brothers, Zaac (Lead Guitar), Elliot (Keyboard, Backing Vocals) and Sam (Lead Vocals, guitar) as well Scott Baldwin (Drums) and William Zeglis (Lead Guitar). They first came on the radar in 2011 with the release of their first […]

Interview: with Daniel Hobart of The Molotov

Listening to The Molotov is like a magical, musical journey of different genres and energies rolled into one. Their songs have meaning and a message and the combined talents and forces of the band create a unique and inspiring sound and feeling to all those who listen. They also put on an amazing live performance […]

SINGLE REVIEW: Athena Joy | I Don’t Wanna Fall In Love

When Athena Joy hit the country with her single ‘Blue’ last year we knew great things were to come. After being announced as a finalist in the Queensland Music Awards for ‘Blue’, receiving Triple J airplay and performing steadily over these last months she’s back with new single ‘I Don’t Wanna Fall In Love’, a […]

Mercury Sun ‘Generation Why’ EP Release Tour

Toowoomba band Mercury Sun are touring throughout June and July to celebrate the release of their second EP ‘Generation Why?’.  The indie rock quartet are excited to bring their sound back to the Gold Coast on June 16 at the Currumbin Pub. They will be supported by local favourites Dogtags, The Wayward Suns and Dreams […]

ALBUM REVIEW: Chelsea Rockwells | Eleven – Vol 1

Chelsea Rockwells are a hard-hitting band with a sound that is hard to categorize. Their music dives into various genres, including hard rock, alternative and even punk and pop. The band’s massive riffs and catchy melodies make me think of artists such as Muse or Linkin Park, but their music also has a different approach […]

3rd Annual GCMAs Announce Winners: Success and Surprises

The Surfers Paradise beachfront was transformed on Thursday for the 3rd annual Gold Coast Music Awards, a local event that seems to get bigger and better each year. Kicking off on the night on beautiful Surfers Paradise beach local bands were tearing up the main stage in front of hundreds, while VIPs and the 2017 finalist graced the […]