Review: Foo Fighters’ festival Cal Jam 18 proves a joyous celebration of Rock n Roll

October 9, 2018

This weekend, I travelled about an hour outside of Los Angeles to San Bernadino, to experience the second year of the festival Cal Jam – an event programmed and run by the Foo Fighters, featuring an eclectic mix of rock bands from around the world, and celebrating the 25 years of the band’s career with […]

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Live Review: A Day On The Green ft. Garbage + The Temper Trap + The Preatures + Tash Sultana + Adalita – Bimbadgen Winery, Hunter Valley (03.12.16)

December 6, 2016

A Day on the Green is a unique touring event, halfway between a music festival and a classy day out among the grapes. There’s something poetic about the way punters begin the day with picnic blankets and cheese platters and end it dancing with strangers in a drunken haze. Saturday afternoon in the Hunter Valley, […]

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Review: Shirley Manson still at the top of her game in career-spanning Garbage set in Sydney

December 2, 2016

When one thinks of rock groups from the late 90s and early 00s, few are more pseudonymous than American/Scottish group Garbage. Between 1995 and 2005 the group – made up of lead vocalist Shirley Manson, iconic record producer and drummer Butch Vig, Steve Marker and Duke Erikson – produced some of the most iconic songs […]

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Live Review: A Day On The Green ft. Garbage + The Temper Trap + The Preatures + Tash Sultana + Adalita – Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley (26.11.16)

November 29, 2016

The A Day on the Green concert series has boasted some spectacular lineups since its inception in 2001 – from collections of 90s Australian Triple J darlings, to spectacular 80s reunions. But upon first glance of this season’s bill, I couldn’t help but feel that one of the acts was the odd one out. There […]

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Garbage announce Australian headline and A Day on the Green festival dates for November & December

July 28, 2016

For the first time since 2013, Garbage will be touring Australia as part of A Day on the Green‘s November tour, as well as fitting in some special headline dates of their own! The festival dates will see the US group join forces with The Temper Trap, The Preatures, Tash Sultana and Adalita at wineries right around the country at the […]

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Album News Weekly: 10th June 2016

June 10, 2016

In this issue: Bands and Artists, old and new comers this week! Rock out to some Garbage or relax to The Temper Trap, or give it all a listen! FATHERDUDE Harlem-based breakout artist Fatherdude releases his fresh EP, The Balance, today! THE GOOCH PALMS The Gooch Palms release their much-anticipated sophomore album Introverted Extroverts on Wednesday, June […]

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Live Review: Garbage – The Star Event Centre (06.03.13)

March 7, 2013

I never expected to have the privilege of seeing Garbage live. They were already on hiatus by the time my teenage self found her way to their section in the record store, so the idea of attending a show was only ever a daydream. Skip forward seven years to when it all changed. 2012 brought […]

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