Day: 6 October 2015

Album Review: Parkway Drive – IRE (2015 LP)

October 6, 2015

If there’s anything to go by with today’s metalcore scene, it’s safe to say that some bands have reached a plateau in regards to creativity and sound. After listening to Parkway Drive‘s IRE, this record is truly a cathartic approach to what has been firing them up lately. From politics to the cruel things happening around the […]

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Album Review: CHVRCHES – Every Open Eye (2015 LP)

October 6, 2015

Scottish electronic trio CHVRCHES received quite a bit of attention from their 2013 debut record The Bones of What You Believe; a highly sporadic record that caught on with ravenous hooks of electronic beats and indie elements, becoming a gamechanger for the alternative scene. With the trio’s sophomore release Every Open Eye, CHVRCHES have created a perfect follow-up: something […]

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Robbie Williams reveals his favourite Australian music, plans to reunite with Kylie and more ahead of national tour

October 6, 2015

Earlier today, UK pop star Robbie Williams held a press conference in Sydney ahead of the start of his second Australian tour in 12 months. The last, The Swing Tour, focused on his most recent album Swing Both Ways, while the tour that kicks off this Friday in Perth will feature a collection of his […]

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Music Video of the Day: L-Fresh the Lion ft. Parvyn Kaur Singh “Get Mine” (2015)

October 6, 2015

L-Fresh the Lion may be a talented writer and performer, but the way he has been able to use his platform as an artist to project his beliefs and messages that resonate with many people around the country over the past year especially has been nothing short of stirring. His latest tune, “Get Mine”, featuring […]

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Leon Bridges announces Sydney and Melbourne headline shows!

October 6, 2015

International soul star Leon Bridges has announced headline shows for Melbourne and Sydney for his first ever Australian tour. The Texan, who will also be performing at Falls Festival, will be playing shows at Sydney’s Metro Theatre and Melbourne’s 170 Russell in January. His debut album, Coming Home, was released earlier in the year to […]

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All surviving Monty Python re-unite (again) with Simon Pegg, Robin Williams, Eddie Izzard and more for Absolutely Anything

October 6, 2015

Terry Jones – the Python who was the credited Director for The Meaning of Life, Life of Brian and The Holy Grail (just three of the funniest films of all time… no big deal) – has managed to get all the Pythons (sans the late Chapman) together in a scripted film for the first time since […]

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The Iris’ EB Games Expo 2015 Awards

October 6, 2015

The EB Games Expo has come and gone for another year; three days of video games and tech with some of the biggest, most exciting, upcoming titles. Developers such as Bethesda and EA DICE had booths set up, showcasing their latest works as either playable demos or extended previews, and in true EB Expo fashion, […]

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Win a double pass to see Close Encounters of the Third Kind at “In The House” in Sydney!

October 6, 2015

IN THE HOUSE has returned to Sydney’s Event Cinemas on George Street for its third season. The series of classic films, returning to the big screen for one night only, runs every other Friday at the cinema and Season Three will also see the likes of The Dark Knight, Evil Dead 2, The Goonies in […]

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Watch Lenny Kravitz and James Franco fail at Guitar Hero Live

October 6, 2015

The latest TV spot for Guitar Hero Live is here and features certified rock legend Lenny Kravitz and certified chill bro James Franco attempting to outplay each other.

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The Sydney Film Festival and Lexus Australia Announce New $200,00 Annual Film Fellowship

October 6, 2015

The Sydney Film Festival and Lexus Australia have announced a new annual cash fellowship for aspiring Australian filmmakers, with up to four Fellowship winners receiving $50,000 each to produce their own short films in 2016 and 2017. This new cash Fellowship is the largest in Australia for short film, and aims to encourage and support […]

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TV Review: My Giant Life Episodes 1 & 2 (USA, 2015)

October 6, 2015

My Giant Life is a reality show that means well but is far from good. The program is about four white, American women who are six foot, six inches or taller. The program attempts to get audiences interested by offering up their stories but a series of bad camera angles and scenes that highlight their […]

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Exclusive Interview: Jim Beaver reflects on his time as Whitney Ellsworth on the series Deadwood

October 6, 2015

In the final interview from our Oz Comic-Con Interview series for 2015, Larry Heath sits down with actor Jim Beaver to reflect on his role as Whitney Ellsworth on the series Deadwood: ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on The Iris and may have formatting errors – images may not […]

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