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MESSRS

Photo Gallery: Messrs + Young Offenders + Indiago - Pirie & Co, Adelaide (11.04.14)

Good friends of the AU, Messrs capped off their Afterglow EP release tour in their hometown pf Adelaide at new hip venue Pirie & Co with an amazing show. Support acts Young Offenders and Indiago also brought it! John Goodridge was there and brings us these photos from the night.

Tour Updates: Bruce Springsteen, Behemoth, Paul Kelly, The Growl and more!

In This Issue: Bruce Springsteen adds second shows for Perth & Melbourne, Behemoth and Hour of Penance announce support acts, Paul Kelly "Spring and Fall" tour dates for the NT; Rufus' extra shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, The Growl adds Fremantle show, The Maine announce in-store signings, changes have been made to Pigeon's tour, Sietta changes Melbourne tour date, Lime Cordiale join Cosmo Jarvis on tour, Stillwater Giants supporting Stonefield on tour, Nile and The Faceless, Anberlin, Sleep and Twelve Foot Ninja announce supports, and ABBA tribute band 'Bjorn Again' announce new shows.

Photo Gallery: the AU review's 5th Birthday Party - Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (22.08.13)

the AU review's 5th birthday celebration kicked off at Oxford Art Factory in Sydney with some of our finest musicians: Locals Cogel, Maples, The Guppies and Adelaide's Messrs, DJ sets from Future Love Hangover, F!NGERT!P$ and Lime Cordiale plus one a one-off headlining jam featuring members of Papa Vs Pretty, Tales in Space, Dappled Cities with Little Fox, Jack Carty, Fanny Lumsden and Richard Cuthbert! Photos by Nathan Atkins.

CLOSED Win a double VIP pass to The AU Review's 5th birthday party in Sydney!

To celebrate the last five years, the AU review has put together a run of lineups around the country that showcase the last five years of Australian music! The first event will be held at Sydney's vibrant Oxford Art Factory.

Messrs embarking on the 'Running Wild' tour from April 11.

Adelaide's Messrs rounded out 2012 in quite the massive way, their debut EP Welcome to Nowhere storming the iTunes Album Chart and a sold out national tour following soon after in November. Now, the band are ready to get back out on the road through April, May and June in support of their new single "Running Wild". The eight-date tour around Australia is set to be supported by some awesome local talent, making this a tour you won't want to miss.

Tully On Tully launching new single down the east coast through until June.

Tully On Tully's collaboration with the talented Hayden Calnin, "Stay", is a song written by lovers for the lovers. With a single launch tour continuing through until June, Tully On Tully will be sharing the stage with some of the country's best up and coming talent. From their beginnings in 2011, Tully On Tully have been solidly impressing crowds all over the place as well as the industry folk who've been lauding their sound.

Check them out at the following venues!

Live Review: Last Dinosaurs + Messrs, Adelaide Unibar (06.03.13)

O’Week at any university is the same, I imagine; if you’re a first year, you’ve got a few days to wander your new campus, load up on all the freebies because, God knows you’ve blown all your money on textbooks you won’t end up using and in most cases, venture to your uni’s bar for the first time. If you’re a well-learned uni student, O’Week generally spells out drunkenness, as you take full advantage of the O’Week BBQs and outdoor bars, free showbags and have a laugh from your usual seats in said Uni bar as you watch the starry-eyed freshers be put through their paces. All in all, it’s a good time. Adelaide Uni in particular, has been known for its raucous O’Week frivolities and their end of week concerts, which have in past years, played host to some of the country’s best touring bands.

New Music Video: Messrs - "Desert" (2013)

Adelaide band Messrs have a new clip out for their track, "Desert". Directed and produced as part of the Clip It! initiative, "Desert" was made by local Nima Nabili Rad.

Last Dinosaurs touring Australian universities with 'The First Degree' tour!

It's pretty cool to have live music on your university campus; it makes O'Weeks and nights spent drinking on even more worthwhile. Good news, students (and non-students), Last Dinosaurs will be coming to your campus or one pretty close by, on 'The First Degree' tour!

The Amity Affliction leading line up of artists for the Live It Up Festival in Brisbane!

Sure, school may be back in session now, but the kids of Brisbane have cause to celebrate because there's going to be a kickass under 18's only music festival to look forward to! The Live It Up Festival, to be held at the RNA Showgrounds in April, is the first major Brisbane festival made to target the under 18 demographic and will feature the talents of:

The Amity Affliction
Pez
The Getaway Plan
Chance Waters
Pigeon
Messrs

the AU [audio] interview at the Big Day Out: Craig Lock & Josh Moore of Messrs (Adelaide)

Local boys Messrs are one of the great bunch of local artists scheduled to take to the Adelaide Big Day Out Red Stage over the course of today. Before they performed in the afternoon and once Josh Moore made his way through the throng of girls clamouring for a photo, I managed to get the band's frontman and bassist Craig Lock*, in the media lounge for a chat.

Live Review: Messrs - Grace Darling Hotel (08.12.12)

Strategic ankle boots for extra height. Check. Tall friend to take photos if strategic ankle boots fail. Check. Best friend’s birthday card for Josh Moore to sign. Check. Fair to say I was in game mode on Saturday night as my friend and I made our way to the Grace Darling Hotel to catch Adelaide outfit Messrs, for the launch of their new EP Welcome to Nowhere.

Album Review: play / pause / play - Best of Adelaide 2012 (2012 Compilation)

play/ pause / play is an Adelaide music blog and podcast committed to exposing and showcasing some of the finest bands this city has to offer. The sites director and straight up bo$$, Luke Penman has put together an interesting and eclectic all-Adelaide compilation, “Best of Adelaide 2012.” The album features a whole range of genres and bands that are hot in Adelaide at the moment. Some you may not have been exposed to and other more popular local bands; (Sincerley, Grizzly, The Salvadors, The Honey Pies.)