Decades – All Our Truths Tour – Wellington

Originally known as Ashei, Decades consist of Emma Cameron (Guitar/VOX), Liam Muir (Guitar), Daniel Perry (Drums) and Curtis Booth (Bass) rising up from the rubble of Christchurch. In 2013, Decades crowd funded $10,000USD for Ashei’s EP, “Music Is Boring” In 2014, they won $10,000USD on ArtistSignal.com. Their single “Cracked and Torn” was released. They had … Continue reading “Decades – All Our Truths Tour – Wellington”

Decades – The Truth And Other People

Christchurch based band, Decades, has finally released their ear-tingling album “The Truth and Other People” and just like the band members themselves, the album is funky as anything, and I can guarantee you won’t hear anything as unique as this. A four piece band consisting of Emma Cameron (Vox/Guitar), Liam Muir (Guitar), Daniel Perry (Drums) … Continue reading “Decades – The Truth And Other People”

Gimme Fuel, Gimme Fire

The boys were at it again. Except this time, they were louder, prouder and fueled by something more phenomenal than rock itself. That’s right, I am talking about the Fade to Black boys who bring The Metallica Experience, and I can tell you that it’s exactly that, an experience. Whether you’re in the mosh pit … Continue reading “Gimme Fuel, Gimme Fire”

The Death Do Us Part Danger Show

A thrilling evening of death defying stunts, hypnotic body movement, and one man and his balls. The Death Do Us Part Danger Show is selling out across New Zealand. Daring couple Charlie & Rachel Atlas have come all the way from the U.K. bringing Bald With Balls (Sweden), and Australia’s own human heatwave Jacqueline Furey. … Continue reading “The Death Do Us Part Danger Show”

The Burlesque Collective: Our Favourite Things

Choosing a favourite act at My Favourite Things is harder than picking from a full box of chocolates. The Burlesque Collective of Christchurch, joined with other special guests, pulled out the best acts from their repertoire to bring the crowd a smorgasbord for the senses. Primarily showcasing burlesque, the Collective invited musical and circus acts … Continue reading “The Burlesque Collective: Our Favourite Things”

Ikon | Disjecta Membra | Sounds Like Winter

Darkness returned to Auckland this Sunday night as; IKON (Melbourne), Disjecta Membra (Wellington), and Sounds Like Winter (Sydney) graced Whammy Bar with their presence along with special guests Stars and the Underground. The beautifully gloomy bar in the heart of the famous K road filled with baby bats and darklings from all over. With the … Continue reading “Ikon | Disjecta Membra | Sounds Like Winter”

Paint a Picturesque

Darkwave delights ‘Paint a Picturesque’ of Deer Thomas Deer Thomas is the name gifted to a musical adventure by the artist formally known as Rupe Rabble. For you punk lovers out there, you may indeed recognize this name. The Rabble was an Auckland based punk sensation which has earned itself quite an extensive Wikipedia write … Continue reading “Paint a Picturesque”

Baking With The Skinny Villains

Down at Bodega, on a springy Saturday evening; October 22nd to be exact; there lay a stage, and unbeknownst what power would come from that stage till 8pm. There was nothing but chitter chatter, excitement and crowd cheers until the bakers, Bakers Eddy to be precise, jumped on stage and performed an amazing opening act … Continue reading “Baking With The Skinny Villains”

Sigilia with Community State, & Inexile

Show 5th November 2016 at Churchills Live An unfortunately small turn out likely due to people taking in the fireworks displays for Guy Fawkes. Coupled with some apparent odd choices for line-up there was some room for improvement as far as planning goes. Inexile had the tough job of opening the show with a very … Continue reading “Sigilia with Community State, & Inexile”

Cripple Mr Onion – End Of Aeons Christchurch

When I heard that Altearoa was reviewing this show, I lost… my… SHIT… I’ve been a fan of Cripple Mr Onion for years now. Then when I heard Blindfolded and Led to the Woods, and Echolypse were opening, I had a mini fit. I’ve followed Blindfolded for years and loved their stuff. So this all … Continue reading “Cripple Mr Onion – End Of Aeons Christchurch”