Day: 18 March 2024

Slipknot to headline Knotfest 2025

Yeah, you read that right. Knotfest 2024 is just around the corner, with headlining acts Pantera, Disturbed and Lamb of God, but before the event has even kicked off a massive announcement has dropped- Slipknot themselves will be headlining next year’s Knotfest, bringing their 25th anniversary tour down under. I’ll be honest, I was surprised…

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Sahara Beck takes another step towards stardom at The Bird in Perth

In patent leather shoes and a skirt and coat like a school girl’s, Sahara Beck took to the stage and enveloped the bar in warm tones and bright anthems. She might be relatively unknown, but seeing her sing makes you feel like you’ve found a hidden gem–the guy next to me nudged me and asked,…

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A guide to every single Australian music festival in 2024 [April Update]

The season for music festivals in Australia is now year-round, speeding towards us to make up for the end of summer 2023/2024 with a healthy list of live music, arts and culture throughout the year. If last year’s “music festivals 2023” schedule is anything to go by, Australian music festivals will be more boutique in…

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Interview: Jake Gyllenhaal and Conor McGregor on reimagining Road House; “It felt like you were working with your friend”

Road House stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Dalton, an ex-UFC fighter trying to escape his dark past and his penchant for violence, in this adrenaline-fueled actioner. Dalton is barely scraping by on the reputation that still precedes him when he is spotted by the owner of a roadhouse in the Florida Keys. She hires him to be her…

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Film Review: Road House is trashy escapism that revels in its own dirty masculinity

Whilst some of the beats are the same between Doug Liman‘s surprising take on Rowdy Herrington’s resilient 1989 trashy actioner of the same name, Road House 2024 proves removed enough to justify its existence as a similarly-themed junky piece of escapism that revels in its own dirty masculinity. Jake Gyllenhaal shares the same name as…

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