Death Do Us Part Danger Show: Love Hurts

Not for the faint of heart or prudish mind the Death Do Us Part Danger Show returns to New Zealand with tales of love and heartbreak. Celebrate Valentines the right way with a healthy dose of fire and knives. The thrilling trio touring the country bring a bit of something for everyone. Jacqueline Furey with … Continue reading “Death Do Us Part Danger Show: Love Hurts”

StrayLight – DataSteel

If you were ever curious as to what ‘cyberpunk synthwave’ sounds like, then look no further than Wellington-based artist StrayLight’s latest album, DataSteel; released on 8th December 2017 through Filtersweep Collective. This instrumental concept album tells the stories of “low life in a high-tech dystopia”, where “death is easy and life is cheap”. These stories … Continue reading “StrayLight – DataSteel”

Bulletbelt – Nine Centuries

I FUCKING LOVE THIS ALBUM. Well that’s not much of a review, Lets start this thing proper… I’ve had Nine Centuries for some time now and I’m all about it. At first I wanted to compare it to Rise of the Banshee. But I can’t. Rise of the Banshee has it’s own Pedestal, it’s own place … Continue reading “Bulletbelt – Nine Centuries”

The Variety Gala 2017

The Variety Gala 2017 produced by the highly acclaimed Bonita Danger Doll was a show to die for. Certainly something I would mark as one of the top shows for Christchurch this year, so if there’s more, then a VIP table is no longer a luxury, it’s a must have. As I entered, I was greeted … Continue reading “The Variety Gala 2017”

Needless Cane – Sick World

Halloween being probably one of the biggest celebrations in the goth world, Altearoa would like to give you all a treat and introduce you all to the latest album from Needless Cane, Sick World. Why would we do this for you, you ask? Well, call me a misanthropic nihilist but we do live in a … Continue reading “Needless Cane – Sick World”

Miss Alternative Fox 2017

Miss Alternative Fox reaches its fourth year of running and things are not what they once were. From a grand beginning with Miss Alt Fox 2013 each year seems to have seen a decline; 2013 featuring roughly double the amount of entrants from this year. Though the event seems to have gotten smaller, the crowds … Continue reading “Miss Alternative Fox 2017”

8 Foot Sativa @ New City Hotel

I’ve been excited for some shows but this show was next level hype. I know 8 Foot Sativa are top tier but holy shit. Lebowski, In Our Sights, Empire and 8 Foot Sativa all in one show is a guaranteed EPIC NIGHT. I walked in, found a decent spot and was near on instantly serenaded … Continue reading “8 Foot Sativa @ New City Hotel”