The Delta Riggs

The Delta Riggs to frontline next installment of Boost Mobile’s live streaming initiative

April 29, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 quarantine, musicians have been left practically and financially uncertain, losing a substantial portion of their income having lost the ability to play live shows. Thankfully, new opportunities are popping up, and in a time where the touring industry has been effectively made redundant, the music industry has found a new way to […]

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Photo Gallery: The Delta Riggs + Tiny Little Houses + Bec Sandridge + Eliza and The Delusionals – The Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne (01.03.19)

March 4, 2019

The Delta Riggs‘ finished off their ‘Unscramble Your Lids’ tour in Melbourne on Friday night, supported by a swath of growing Australian talents. Photographer Danny Hanssen was there to capture all the highlights.

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Live Review: The Delta Riggs + Tiny Little Houses + Bec Sandridge + Eliza and The Delusionals – The Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne (01.03.19)

March 3, 2019

Set alight with the classic Australian indie sound, Melbourne’s Croxton Bandroom hosted a number of growing Australian bands on Friday night. There to celebrate the Melbourne outfit, The Delta Riggs on their ‘The Unscramble Your Lids’ tour, Eliza and The Delusionals, Bec Sandridge, and Tiny Little Houses were all present for the final show of […]

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Live Review: The Lansdowne Hotel returns to the Sydney music scene in style with epic supergroup tribute

June 18, 2017

With Sydney’s nightlife and arts community severely depleted in recent years on the back of a government seemingly going out of their way to deny any support to the community, one of Sydney’s more famed venues reopened its doors to a packed band room upstairs, and a bustling bar and bistro downstairs. Back after a […]

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Review: Bad Friday street festival a reminder of just how Good Sydney can be

April 15, 2017

Bad Friday has become a Good Friday tradition in Sydney, boasting incredible local lineups since it burst onto the scene in 2010 at the Annandale Hotel. This year’s lineup – with DMA’s and The Jezabels at the top of the list – is easily their strongest yet. Though it was the performances that scattered the […]

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Ali Barter, Ecca Vandal, Luke Million & more added to Beyond The Valley 2016!

October 12, 2016

Beyond The Valley just got a little sweeter, with the addition of some of our favourite names to the 2016 bill! Joining the likes of Alex Lahey, Chance The Rapper, Hudson Mohawke and Hermitude this December include Ali Barter, Ecca Vandal and Luke Million. Continuing to prove itself a diverse festival across pop, dance, rock and indie, Beyond The Valley has become a New […]

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ICYMI: A look back at our favourite music videos of June 2016

October 6, 2016

Picking up where we left off recently, our ICYMI series takes a look at the month of June and our favourite music videos released during the month; heading into the second half of 2016, we had the likes of The Delta Riggs, Cane Hill, Allan Smithy, Alex Lahey and Vera Blue all come through with some impressive visuals, while the likes of The Strokes and FEUDS […]

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Melbourne Music Week unveils full program for 2016, featuring Sebastien Tellier, Shihad, Seekae & more

October 4, 2016

Finally, the 2016 Melbourne Music Week program is here in full for music lovers to sink their teeth into properly, after weeks of drip-fed news tidbits to keep the fires burning. As we knew already, the weeklong music celebration is levelling up for its seventh year; the State Library Victoria has been named as the MMW […]

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Australian Music Week names White Blanks, IVY, Bootleg Rascal & more on new artist announcement

September 28, 2016

Australian Music Week has just announced the second and final list of artists set to perform at the music summit this November in Cronulla, NSW. This live music and entertainment industry conference is an annual gathering of industry professionals, artists, producers and anyone who wants to get the most out of what can at the best […]

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Australian Music Week announces the Delta Riggs, Jeff Martin & more for their HiFi Days Festival!

September 16, 2016

The Australian Music Week will be running its second conference over three days in November. Many events and acts are schedule from November 2nd to 4th, so we’re here to give you the highlights. For some budding band hopefuls who want a chance to share their music with some of the biggest industry players, there […]

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State Library Victoria unveiled as 2016 Melbourne Music Week Hub; headliners announced!

September 13, 2016

Melbourne Music Week has begun teasing us with some gems ahead of the event’s full program announcement in October with news of key headliners and the new festival hub today. Melbourne’s Lord Mayor, Robert Doyle, has announced that one of the city’s iconic sites, the historic State Library Victoria, will be the Hub for MMW this year, the […]

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Watch a bunch of great Aussie bands recommend records from 2015 you need to listen to

September 6, 2016

There was so much great music released in 2015. But now, 9 months into 2016, it’s easy to forget some of what might have come before us. So, we’re looking back at what a bunch of Aussie bands rated amongst their favourite albums and songs of 2015. Did you listen to all of them? Featured […]

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The Delta Riggs on tour with new album Active Galactic, kicking off this September

July 13, 2016

You didn’t think The Delta Riggs were done when their recent Aussie club tour wrapped up, did ya? Nope. The band have announced details of their new album, Active Galactic, as well as one hell of a national tour beginning in September! The band’s new album is set to be released on August 26th through Inertia and […]

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Live Review: The Delta Riggs – Fat Controller, Adelaide (24.06.16)

June 27, 2016

Who better to tear Adelaide’s Fat Controller down on a Friday night, but the psychedelic, rock grooves that are The Delta Riggs? The room filled out as time went on before the show. The Pretty Littles played their bit of the night jamming out tracks that only brought fans closer to the purple and red […]

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Travel Diary: Sydney’s Wild Honey explore Australia alongside The Delta Riggs

June 21, 2016

With their debut EP gaining solid acclaim upon its release and their single “Eye to Eye” generating some great momentum, Sydney’s Wild Honey kicked off 2016 joining The Delta Riggs for a tour down the east coast – a perfect way to start a promising year! Spending the tour travelling along the Great Ocean Road, lapping up the sun […]

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Music Video of the Day: The Delta Riggs “Surgery of Love” (2016)

June 1, 2016

The Delta Riggs have dropped their first piece of new material since the Dipz From The Zong EP in the catchy-as-fuck “Surgery of Love”, timely released just ahead of their upcoming Australian tour dates! The tune is classic Riggs; infectious bass lines coupled with funky rock grooves, while vocalist Elliott Hammond swaggers his way throughout with blissed out Jagger-like […]

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Tour Diary: Wild Honey (Sydney) hit the coast with The Delta Riggs!

January 22, 2016

With their debut EP gaining solid acclaim upon its release and their current single “Eye to Eye” generating some great momentum, Sydney’s Wild Honey recently capped off a tour with the Delta Riggs down the east coast – a perfect way to kick off a promising year! Spending the tour travelling along the Great Ocean […]

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Live Review: The Delta Riggs – Fat Controller, Adelaide (27.11.15)

November 30, 2015

There’s a buzz currently milling around new Adelaide venue, the Fat Controller. After a successful social media campaign saw an impressive line up of acts revealed to take to the stage at the old Cavern Club on North Terrace recently, the underground club venue kicked off strongly two weekends ago, with Tame Impala popping up […]

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the AU Weekend Gig Guide: November 27th – November 29th

November 26, 2015

Final weekend of November! Let’s do it and do it up right. Heading into the final weeks of the year, there are some sick live shows ticking off the final weekends of 2015 in style. We take a look at some local artists who are going to be putting on some cool shows down the […]

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Live Review: The Delta Riggs + Harts – The Metro Theatre, Sydney (01.05.15)

May 3, 2015

Friday night, Sydney’s iconic Metro Theatre was graced for the first time by Melbourne/Sydney rockers, The Delta Riggs, who were joined by openers, Food Court and Harts, and I was lucky enough to catch it all live. As a person with a need for immediate gratification and a “skip to the main event” personality, admittedly […]

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the AU interview: Elliott Hammond of The Delta Riggs talks Rock and Roll, Drugs, Foo Fighters and Kanye West

April 3, 2015

As part of our On The Rocks feature yesterday, the AU review’s, Alex Houle, recently caught up with Elliott Hammond, the opinionated singer of The Delta Riggs, to chat about their recent Foo Fighters tour, their latest album, Dipz Zebazios, and the current state of Rock and Roll. In this no holds barred interview, we […]

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On The Rocks: Answering Music’s Most Annoying Question

April 2, 2015

Photo Credit: Andrew Wade No one ever asks if Hip-Hop is dead, if Pop is dead. Rarely, if ever, does any one bother to pit Country and Rap music against each other. Yet for the last 60+ years, as each decade comes to a close, there has always seemingly been an advocate for the death […]

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