Day: 30 June 2015

young guns

Gustav Wood of Young Guns (UK) talks recording process of Ones and Zeros and music journey

June 30, 2015

It’s been a huge year for British alternative-rockers, Young Guns. Since releasing their new record, Ones and Zeros, the band recently wrapped up a headline tour in the UK and will be doing several overseas trips to treat international fans with anthemic and powerful tracks. The band’s visit to Australia has been long overdue but they are […]

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Album Review: The Getaway Plan – Dark Horses (2015 LP)

June 30, 2015

If there’s one thing I admire about The Getaway Plan, it’s their resilience that has brought them a successful and flourishing music career. Since the crowdfunding of Dark Horses started, it’s pretty amazing to have seen so much support that was brought by their loyal fanbase. The band made a brave decision on leaving their record label because […]

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A Day in San Antonio, Texas: Part Two – Touring the missions, visiting El Mercado and eating plates and plates of tacos.

June 30, 2015

When it comes to rich cultural history, there are few cities in America with more to offer than San Antonio, Texas. Situated less than 90 minutes drive from Austin, Texas, San Antonio used to be one of the State’s best kept secrets. But now, it’s one of the fastest growing cities in the USA, with […]

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Did you know Australia has banned 220 video games in the last four months?

June 30, 2015

As of today, if any video game is refused classification by the International Age Ratings Coalition then chances are it will be banned from sale here in Australia. According to ABC News, the Federal Government are now formally participating in a twelve-month pilot program that will leave any game that the IARC has refused to […]

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What To Watch: The Iris’ Weekly TV Picks (1st – 7th July 2015)

June 30, 2015

Simon Anicich takes a look ahead at the TV calendars on free-to-air and on Foxtel to bring us his picks of the best viewing on TV this week. Read on for a mix of sports, soaps and daily shows… Wednesday 1st July 2015 Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery ABC – 9:00pm AEST If you’ve ever found yourself […]

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Video Games Review: Lego Jurassic World (PS4, 2015)

June 30, 2015

To say TT Games’ ever-expanding stable of Lego-branded video games has been successful is to undersell just how wildly popular their games have been and continue to be. Their stubborn inclusion of couch co-op coupled with clever leveraging of beloved film properties have created a new kind of movie tie-in game. Lego Jurassic World continues […]

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Seven Films (and One Special Screening) not to miss in Australian cinemas this July!

June 30, 2015

July has arrived! And with it are a string of the American blockbusters that usually come with it. But, that won’t stop the variety, with documentaries about famous musicians, a take on the later years of Sherlock Holmes and the return of an Anime classic amongst the films we’re excited to see on the big […]

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Get excited for Terminator: Genisys with a pile of new Video Featurettes

June 30, 2015

Well, today’s the day. The new installment in the Terminator series has arrived. And to get you all excited about what to expect in Genisys, we at The Iris are excited to show off a few new video featurettes: In the first clip, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, Jason Clarke and J.K. Simmons talk about Arnold Schwarzenegger’s return […]

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