Pretty Cruel – Eat Me Alive (2017)

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Fresh AF. Will satisfy the need for pissed off and darkened punk rock.

Brisbane based outfit Pretty Cruel definitely take it to 11. Continue reading Pretty Cruel – Eat Me Alive (2017)

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Dead Space – The Liquid Sky (2017)

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Black metal and post rock…not the most likely of bedfellows but the wizards in WA’s Dead Space have managed a coupling of unequalled clarity and smoothness. Not words you might expect to hear used in describing a band in this genre.

Don’t come expecting another ‘Deafheaven’ either. This is its own beast entirely. Continue reading Dead Space – The Liquid Sky (2017)

Reside – Closing Doors EP (2017)

 

ClosingDoors_EP_Artwork_Press.jpgFrom the opening howls of ‘Fidelity’ and its melodic guitar searing behind it, I was instantly entranced. There’s an equal amount of melodic hardcore and punk rock to this that has my mind recalling the best moments of Set Your Goals and Citizen’s earlier work. Continue reading Reside – Closing Doors EP (2017)

Spilt Cities – Life, On Hold (2017)

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Perth based outfit Spilt Cities’ are bringing the goods with their full length album ‘Life, On Hold’. A fully realised body of work that is so tastefully executed that you’d be forgiven for thinking they’re some old school shoegaze post-punk group you’re older sibling used to listen to in the 90’s. Sounds too good to be true, and yet..here I am telling you..this is incredible. Continue reading Spilt Cities – Life, On Hold (2017)

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