Track by Track: Kingswood take us through their new album Home

March 7, 2023

Try and find me a harder working band that Australia’s own Kingswood. They are in the midst of a run of 120+ shows across Australia giving fans the opportunity to listen to the tunes off Home, the record they have just released. Home features rich story telling, some sweet guitars and beautiful harmonies. From the hopefull […]

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Kingswood throws Pop-Up Pizza parties ahead of release of new album Juveniles

March 4, 2020

March 13th may be a Friday, but there’s only good news coming our way. Highly acclaimed Kingswood, the Melbourne-born rock band, are releasing their third studio album Juveniles and kickstarting their national tour, visiting all the capital cities and a few more, including Geelong, Bunbury and Devonport. Kingswood is one of those bands that truly […]

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12 gigs you can’t miss in November around Australia

October 30, 2017

As the end of 2017 draws ever closer, the Australian live music calendar continues to thrive confidently. A jam packed two months of shows lay ahead from our favourite locals and visitors, check out just a selection of them below. Marlon Williams  Come November, Marlon Williams will play his first headline tour in over a […]

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The xx packs the main stage but local acts dominate at Splendour in the Grass Day One

July 22, 2017

The sky is clear, the sun is shining, and a giant replica of Kanye West‘s head is beaming in front of an enormous rainbow. The first full day of Splendour in the Grass 2017 is upon us, packing North Byron Parklands with the kind of life and energy that only comes with one of this […]

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Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem lead 2017 Splendour in the Grass announcement

March 28, 2017

It’s here. After much speculation and #fakenews, the 2017 Splendour in the Grass line up has been revealed, with Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, The xx, ScHoolboy Q and more set to head to Byron Bay this winter. Splendour exclusives sit with Schoolboy Q and Future Islands, while returning 2016 artists Sigur Ros are also lined up to make a special appearance. The […]

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Five Albums You Must Listen To This Week (#004)

March 23, 2017

This week, we’ve got albums that are now considered classics by diehard fanbases as well as sonic shifts and hot new collections from the likes of Kingswood and Spoon. Take a walk back down through the early 2000’s as Chris tells us about Anthony Hamilton‘s Comin’ From Where I’m From, while Ayden lands in the UK with The Streets‘ A Grand […]

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Kingswood talk After Hours, Close to Dawn and returning to the national tour circuit

March 6, 2017

Somewhere in Fitzroy, Fergus Linacre and Alex Laska sit opposite me, eyeing off two bagels. Given that at this particular point in time, Kingswood were a little over a week off the release of their sophomore album, things are surprisingly chilled out. Catching the twosome ahead of what’s standing to be a hectic promo cycle for After Hours, Close […]

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Kingswood’s Alex Laska on an ‘unconventional’ sophomore record ahead of their Australian tour

October 26, 2016

With their new single “Creepin” released only a fortnight ago, the wheels have begun to turn again for the Melbourne’s Kingswood as they prepare to re-emerge on the Australian tour circuit with a new live show ready to offer fans, not to mention some more tastes of what’s to come on their new album. Guitarist and songwriter Alex […]

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Music Video of the Day: KINGSWOOD “Creepin'” (2016)

October 14, 2016

Kingswood have officially marked their return with a brand new, leather jacket-clad, smoky single in “Creepin’” and the music video is pretty damn good too. With the band doing their thing in a ballet studio, as ballerinas perform choreography in homage to Swan Lake, the themes are fairly obvious. Indulging in the dark side, giving in […]

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You Am I, Jack River, Northeast Party House & more added to Falls Festival line up!

October 13, 2016

The Falls Music and Arts Festival has added to its summer east coast line up today, with the addition of a smattering of great Australian and international talent! If you’re still on the fence about whether or not to be getting on the Falls train this New Year’s, Marion Bay and Fremantle events are still on […]

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Kingswood return with November national tour dates!

September 28, 2016

Yes, please. Kingswood haven’t been seen touring Australia for a minute now, with their support slot with AC/DC last year really being the only chance fans had to see the Melbourne boys back on stage since the Microscopic Wars album cycle quietened down. It’s all good though because the band is preparing to get reacquainted with long term […]

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Travel Diary: Melbourne rockers Kingswood take us to Ontario, Canada

June 27, 2016

When Kingswood returned from Canadian Music Week in Toronto, they shared with us their experiences on the road. From an intense game of oversized Jenga, giant pizza, and maple bacon donuts, to Niagara Falls and the upside down house, the band share their adventures and funny stories for us to enjoy.  If you have ever been to Bigsound in […]

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Jack Daniel’s are bringing a pop-up Barrel House to Southbank for 150th anniversary (Melbourne)

June 14, 2016

2016 marks the 150th anniversary of the Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee, which today famously stores 2.3 million barrels of Whisky across 88 barrel houses. It’s an impressive and landmark achievement for one of the most well-known names in the drinks industry, so of course they are pulling out all stops for events to […]

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Kingswood headline third birthday celebrations for Frankie’s Pizza in Sydney

November 23, 2015

For the past few years Frankie’s Pizza has remained one of the most valuable players on the Sydney bar scene, presenting as much of a platform for local live music as a late-night haunt full of pizzas by the slice and one of the city’s best beer lists. For their third birthday they have called […]

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Kingswood announce October-December regional tour dates!

October 15, 2015

Returning to Australia to tour with some band called AC/DC, Melbourne rockers Kingswood have announced a run of regional dates to accompany their upcoming shows at various arenas and outdoor stadiums from the end of this month. The band also will be releasing a special deluxe version of their ARIA-nominated 2014 album Microscopic Wars, set to drop at the […]

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AC/DC Announce The Hives And Kingswood As Special Guests On Australian Tour!

October 11, 2015

Australian music legends AC/DC have announced Swedish garage rockers The Hives and Australia’s own Kingswood as special guests for the Australian leg of their ‘Rock Or Bust’ world tour. The 9 show tour will stop in Australia’s five major cities, before heading to New Zealand for two more shows to finish. AC/DC has already played […]

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The Festival Diaries: CMJ Day Five Ft The Preatures, Bored Nothing, Hermitude + More – New York City (19.10.13)

October 21, 2013

The last day is here. I write this in a state of both sadness and joy, because I have seen so many great bands perform in front of pretty enthusiastic crowds. NYC really likes to cheer and woo for their entertainment, and it’ll be something I really miss from this city. Then again, I’m sitting […]

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