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Tag : Doom

22 Feb 2016

Rolling Thunder Festival 2016

Rolling Thunder And Pouring Rain! The Rolling Thunder Festival has come and gone and experiencing a lot of it from the ground up, it appears the event was a total success. Featuring a plethora of artists from various genres such as Stoner, Doom, Punk and a little bit of Hardcore – the exciting bill featured artists such as American Sharks, Beastwars, Clowns, Radio Moscow, The Sword, Holy Serpent, Kings Destroy, Warped, Wolfpack, Los Hombres Del Diablo etc. An bill peppered […]

18 Jun 2015

Pallbearer Live @ Ding Dong Lounge, Melbourne, Australia

One of my most played acts of the last several months has been Pallbearer. The band, hailing from Little Rock, Arkansas, has been making headlines and front page cover features the world over during the last year or so. Classified as a merely a ‘doom’ band is selling them short some. Already armed with two outstanding releases in 2012’s ‘Sorrow And Extinction’ and 2014’s ‘Foundations of Burden’ – the band seems destined for a huge career. I was scheduled to […]

22 Jan 2014

Ghost Live @ The Hifi Bar, Melbourne, Australia

You should have been there Melbourne! You shoulda been there! To say that tonight’s Ghost gig, their first proper headline show on our shores, was a classic, is an understatement. It was one out-of-the-box both for fans and band alike. Having toured Australia early last year as part of the Soundwave Festival, the band won many fans over with their unique schtick and retro-prog-classic-rock sound. But tonight, they’d be holding their own in front of an adoring Melbourne crowd. Never […]