Trash Talk are one of the hardest working bands, every SXSW. This year they're playing 11 shows, with 4 in 24 hours; and every single one is a total onslaught of some of the heaviest punk rock you'll ever witness. Here are the photos from their second of those four shows, at the Pitchfork 'No Mercy' showcase.
Just before we all headed off to Austin for the 2012 SXSW Festival, we told you our 12 picks for the festival. Well some of them we saw (and were impressed by), others we missed, and of course at the other end of the spectrum there were plenty of surprises. Here now are our 12 festival highlights, 3 from each AU member who was there:
The first Brisbane sideshow from Soundwave tore apart the Hi Fi.
Soundwave brings the rock in it's most successful Brisbane show yet.
Underground thrash-sludge messiahs HIGH ON FIRE have set a new standard in doom metal.