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Upcoming music venue “Shotkickers” references the Simpsons
Upcoming music venue “Shotkickers” references the Simpsons
The Simpsons is the inspiration for a new music venue called "Shotkickers." The new space is set to debut at the start of the new year in Australia. Read more: Here’s how you can help music venues that are financially struggling Musicians Christopher Windley and Mathias Northway made the decision to revamp the Melbourne venue and change the name to Shotkickers, a reference to the televis
Amyl And The Sniffers on the artistic growth that led to their new album
Amyl And The Sniffers on the artistic growth that led to their new album
“Energy, good energy and bad energy/I've got plenty of energy,” Amy Taylor wails seconds into Melbourne, Australia aggro-punks Amyl And The Sniffers’ freshly released second LP, Comfort To Me. “It’s my currency,” she sings on that opening track, “Guided By Angels.” Indeed, the band—Taylor, drummer Bryce ... Read More ...
Good Morning announce new album and share latest single “Country”—watch
Good Morning announce new album and share latest single “Country”—watch
Australian indie-rock duo Good Morning have announced their new album, Barnyard, and shared its first single, “Country.”  “Country” is a mellow, indie offering that reflects on frontman Liam Parsons’ life and how it has changed from adolescence to adulthood. Read more: 11 alternative groups... Read More ...
10 influential Australian punk bands who defined the nation’s current sounds
10 influential Australian punk bands who defined the nation’s current sounds
“Detroit is the capital of Australia.” That phrase got thrown around a lot in ’80s American fanzines as our underground discovered Australian punk’s loud-and-aggressive charms. The basic sound: U.S. protopunk, especially of the Stooges/MC5 variety, mixed with ’60s garage, played with thermonuclear energy through modern heavy metal amplification. There was also an especial a...
Void Of Vision reimagine “Splinter” with Loathe’s Kadeem France–listen
Void Of Vision reimagine “Splinter” with Loathe’s Kadeem France–listen
Void Of Vision have shared a reimagined single featuring Loathe’s Kadeem France with the announcement that they’ll be re-releasing their 2019 album, Hyperdaze, March 5. Hyperdaze (Redux) will see many featured artists appear with the Australian metalcore group on their newly reimagined songs.  The fi...
Here are 10 of the spookiest fast-food items of all time
Here are 10 of the spookiest fast-food items of all time
Halloween is the best time of the year for many reasons, one being all of the great festive food. Besides candy and pumpkin pie, many fast-food chains offer special limited-time-only menu items that are both spooky and delicious. From black burgers to pumpkin-shaped pizza, many of our favorite junk food places have and still do offer insanely creepy items to stuff your face with. As ...
KISS play absurd show for no sharks, eight lucky fans on boat in Australia
KISS play absurd show for no sharks, eight lucky fans on boat in Australia
When KISS first announced their concert for sharks for an intimate Airbnb experience, it seemed a bit hilarious. Why would one of the most iconic rock bands in history be performing on a boat in the middle of the sea? Well, it turns out the band followed through and the sight is just as ridiculous as it first sounded...
Offspring, Stone Sour, All Time Low to play Good Things Fest
Offspring, Stone Sour, All Time Low to play Good Things Fest
The Offspring, Stone Sour, All Time Low, Dropkick Murphys and many other rockin' acts have been announced for this year's multi-date Good Things Festival in Australia. Check out the complete lineup of awesome bands down below. Read more: Watch Kristen Stewart in Interpol's vivid new vid The festival will find veteran punkers the Offspring performing their 1994 album Smash in full, while emo kingpi
Australian alt-rockers Stateside share entire new EP ‘Naive’ early—listen
Australian alt-rockers Stateside share entire new EP ‘Naive’ early—listen
The alternative pop-rock act from Brisbane, Australia is exclusively premiering their entire upcoming EP Naive, which drops May 25 worldwide, on Alternative Press! Preorder EP bundles here or the digital EP on Spotify. As the freshest and fiercest pop-rock sensation from their hometown in Australia, Stateside has already been on tour with AltPress veterans the Wonder Years, Knuckle Puck and As It
Motion City Soundtrack announce ‘Commit This To Memory’ Australia tour
Motion City Soundtrack announce ‘Commit This To Memory’ Australia tour
Motion City Soundtrack will continue 2015's celebration of their seminal record, Commit This To Memory, by playing the record in full at all dates of their newly-announced Australia tour. Read more: 300 Bands We Told You So—The best of AP’s “100 Bands You Need To Know” special Commit This To Memory, the band's iconic, Hoppus-produced sophomore record that put them on the map, was released on June

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