Starving Millions – V

It’s been a while since a review come my way. Feels like quite some time indeed. Why not start with Starving Millions new EP called V. Wellington based band with a very punk heavy focus, while pushing it that bit further into the “hardcore” genre (always a winner in my books) which is refreshing because … Continue reading “Starving Millions – V”

Disjecta Membra – Achromaticia

Disjecta Membra are arguably New Zealand’s most popular gothic rock group. Originally formed in 1993 the band released its debut album Achromaticia in 1997 so now we’re still talking about it two decades later not long after its 20th Anniversary. Over 24 years the group has gone through some inevitable changes in line-up but in … Continue reading “Disjecta Membra – Achromaticia”

Bulletbelt – Cloak the Night – Documentary

‘Cloak The Night’ is a documentary which follows the recording process of the new album by Wellington heavy metal act Bulletbelt In association with Hell Pizza, ‘Cloak The Night’ is a short documentary that follows Wellington metal giants Bulletbelt as they track their third studio album ‘Nine Centuries’. The documentary will premiere at 3pm on … Continue reading “Bulletbelt – Cloak the Night – Documentary”

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”

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”

Interview with State of Malice

Interview recorded on 24/09/16 with Angus Forbes (Vocals), Duncan Bonfield (Guitar), Ben Kirk (Bass), Shaun Cheesman (Drums). Missing: Tristan Clegg (Guitar) HOW DID STATE OF MALICE GET STARTED? DUNCAN While we went to school with each other and knew each other through that. We started as a cover band, mainly Lamb of God covers, and playing at piss-ups … Continue reading “Interview with State of Malice”

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”

Interview with Villainy

Interview with James Dylan (Bass), Dave Johnston (Drums & Backing Vocals) and Thom Watts (Lead Guitar). Missing: Neil Fraser (Lead Vocals) WHAT DOES VILLAINY MEAN AND WHERE DID IT COME FROM? DAVE JOHNSTON We thought it up. Genius. It’s a good, straight up name. In some ways it’s a side of our twisted senses of humour. We … Continue reading “Interview with Villainy”

Interview with Skinny Hobos

Interview with Alex Ferrier (aka Alex Elvis) and Sam Holdom (aka Texas Holdom) – Spring 2016 WHAT DOES SKINNY HOBOS MEAN AND WHERE DID IT COME FROM? ALEX ELVIS It was the name of the band before the band was a band, and when the band started the name made so much sense in relation to … Continue reading “Interview with Skinny Hobos”