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DAVID BRIDIE -Succumb

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2008

DAVID BRIDIE – Succumb September 10, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips David Bridie is a survivor. He has been able to carve out a music career in Australia for over two and half decades without ever having to compromise his integrity. His songwriting talent and musicianship has consistently impressed, whether it…

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CAM BUTLER

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2008

CAM BUTLER September 10, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips There’s an adage often used in the music industry that suggests that the cream will always rise to the top. That given enough time, if you’re good enough your music will find a larger audience and ultimately succeed. However, if that…

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ARIA HALL OF FAME-MAX MERRITT

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2008

ARIA HALL OF FAME-MAX MERRITT September 10, 2008 | Author: Author: Greg Phillips Rock, soul and R n’B legend Max Merritt put jet lag aside to chat with Greg Phillips about his Hall of Fame induction. Photo by David Anderson “Excuse me, I’m a bit misty eyed”, said New Zealand born…

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MIKE NOGA’S ONE NIGHT STANDS

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 3, 2008

As part of the issue of Australian Musician that The Drones guest edited, their drummer Mike Noga wrote a wonderful piece on some of the beds that he has stayed in around the world while on tour with The Drones. It’s a tough job traveling the world laying down beats…

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TRIAL KENNEDY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

 TRIAL KENNEDY June 12, 2008 | Author: James O’Toole Trial Kennedy recorded their debut album New Manic Art in the US after signing to Sony/ BMG. Australian Musician’s James O’Toole spoke to guitarist Stacey Gray about recording the album in Atlanta with Nick Didia. O’Toole: So now you’ve made the jump…

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THE OFFSPRING

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

THE OFFSPRING June 12, 2008 | Author: Reza Nasseri It had been a while, but Southern Californian punk rock giants The Offspring returned to our shores to headline Soundwave 2008. Reza Nasseri had the pleasure of chatting with front-man Dexter Holland and bassist Greg Kriesel. You were inspired to start a…

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THE LIVING END-CHRIS CHENEY ON HIS NEW SIGNATURE GRETSCH GUITAR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

THE LIVING END – CHRIS CHENEY ON HIS NEW SIGNATURE GRETSCH GUITAR and a chat with Gretsch’s Mike Lewis June 12, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips In Gretsch’s 125th anniversary year, the company chose to honour The Living End’s amazing guitarist Chris Cheney by creating his own production line signature model…

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THE AUDREYS TOUR DIARY

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

THE AUDREYS TOUR DIARY June 12, 2008 | Author: Tristan, guitarist and banjo picker – The Audreys The First Week…. Hey folks it’s Tristan here, guitarist and banjo picker with The Audreys, and I’m pleased as punch to invite you to share the triumphant highs and the truckstop food lows as you…

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PORCUPINE TREE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

PORCUPINE TREEJune 12, 2008 | Author: Jason McNamara Despite a twenty year recording and performing career, it wasn’t until a couple of years ago that UK progressive rock band Porcupine Tree finally broke the shackles of their the cult following status. Perhaps it was the synchronous acceptance of other experimental rock…

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE June 12, 2008 | Author: Reza Nasseri Killswitch Engage were back in Australia to pulverize this year’s Soundwave festival with another series of fun yet brutal performances. Reza Nasseri got to hang with 50% of the guitar line-up and pick Joel Stroezel’s metal psyche. (Warning: The following interview contains…

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