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Northlane – Live At The Roundhouse

In October last year Sydney's Northlane took the stage of The Roundhouse to kickoff the world tour of their latest record, Alien. Fans who missed out on the experience, or those that simply wish to relive it, will have the opportunity to do so this weekend (Aug 21-22) when the concert is presented as a […]

Northlane – Alien

Sydney rockers Northlane return with another driving hardcore rock record, but this time they have sprinkled in plenty of soul and heart. Lyrically and thematically this record is a departure from Northlane’s roots. On previous outings, the group had chosen to focus on broad societal issues whereas with Alien they have chosen to look inward […]

Good Things Are Coming

As summer approaches, so too does music festival season. The Australian music festival season is littered with a diverse array of options for fans of all but one genre, that being punk-rock/heavy metal. This gaping hole in the market was created following the collapse of Soundwave Festival in 2015, thankfully for Sydney’s punks and metal-heads […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide Mar 15

Rodrigo y Gabriela: Two years on from their last Australian tour, celebrated Mexican instrumental virtuosos Rodrigo y Gabriela return to Sydney for a special theatre show. Known for their dynamic live performances Rodrigo y Gabriela are without doubt one of the most captivating live acts in the world. Thu, Mar 15, Enmore Theatre Big Country: […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide Oct 26

Polaris: The upper echelon of our heavy music hierarchy needs to make a little room as South-Sydney five-piece Polaris’ debut album The Mortal Coil is set to have them forcing their way into the mix. Tonight Sydney have the chance to hear the record live. Thu, Oct 26, Oxford Art Factory Northlane: In the spirit […]

Northlane – Mesmer

The unannounced surprise release of their fourth album Mesmer has Northlane cement themselves as one of Australia’s premier hardcore acts. This record marks the second release with new vocalist Marcus Bridge at the helm of Northlane and proves that he has settled into a groove with the other members. Bridge’s vocal work here is captivating […]

Northlane – Node

Returning after a tumultuous period (following the departure of former vocalist Adrian Fitipaldes) that saw the future of the band in doubt, Northlane have reinvented themselves with Node and new vocalist Marcus Bridge. Rather than attempting to produce a sloppy imitation of their former selves, Northlane have instead chosen to clean up their sound and […]


Sydney hardcore fans have an opportunity this week to get up close and personal (outside of the typical concert setting) with one of Australia’s best bands in the scene at the moment, as Northlane conduct an in-store signing/meet and greet. Guitarist Josh Smith said events like this are “always fun to do…we owe everything to the […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide May 30th

Empire of the Sun: You may be forgiven for thinking the dynamic electronic duo had disappeared forever, but Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore have finally resurfaced – returning to the stage at Vivid LIVE to premiere tracks from their long-awaited sophomore album, Ice on the Dune. The live show will be accompanied by stunning visuals […]