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Rating: 9/10   Forming in late 2011, Far Away Stables came together as one after merging several projects involving Tim Byles (Bass), Mitchell Grace (Guitar/Vocals) and Brendan Sheargold (Vocals) and then quickly recruiting long time friends Nick Palmer (Guitar) and Cam Bury (Drums/Vocals) into the band. Finding there sound came naturally after releasing THE ART OF MADNESS and A BEGGAR’S PLEA to a huge reception.   Far Away Stables may   Read More ...

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  HELM are a five piece progressive, post-rock/metal from Australia. They are EPIC. This will be their third full length album after a 3 year silence following Vol 1…’Keelhaul’ (2008), Vol 2…’The Winter March’ (2009), and the Great Southern Land EP in 2010. This album finds Helm’s heaviest work to date and it kicks ass.   For Fans Of: Cult of Luna, Katatonia, Intronaut, Karnivool, Junius   I had received   Read More ...

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Australian indie quartet Monks of Mellonwah, are releasing their new album Turn The People in three parts, with “Ghost Stories EP” being the first volume. Check out the video of the single below:   Style: Indie, Alternative, Progressive Similar to: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Muse, John Frusciante, Incubus, Black Keys Release: Ghost Stories EP(June 29, 2013) Members: Vikram Kaushik (vocals), Joe de la Hoyde (backing vocals/guitar), John de la Hoyde (bass),   Read More ...

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Aussie heavy prog-rockers Dead Letter Circus have release a new music video for ‘Lodestar’ off of their upcoming album “The Catalyst Fire“, to be released August 9 via UNFD. For more information check out http://www.weareunified.com/thecatalystfire     BUY “LODESTAR” ON ITUNES https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/lod… PRE-ORDER ON ITUNES (Free Bonus Acoustic track) https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/the… PRE-ORDER SIGNED CD AT JB HIFI https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/the… PRE-ORDER T-SHIRT, SKATEBOARD and OTHER BUNDLES AT UNFD http://store.weareunified.com/categor… THE CATALYST FIRE TOUR:   Read More ...

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Aussie rockers Dead Letter Circus posted a teaser video for their new album The Catalyst Fire out August 9th.     UNFD is proud to announce the release of Dead Letter Circus‘ second album “The Catalyst Fire” on Friday 9 August. The first taste of music from the record will be lead single “Lodestar”, which will be premiered on triple j‘s “Drive With The Doctor” on Thursday 4 July at   Read More ...

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Aussie rockers KARNIVOOL posted a video for a new track off of their upcoming album “ASYMMETRY” out July 19 (Cymatic Records/Sony). Recorded at Byron Bay and mixed with producer Nick DiDia (Rage Against the Machine, Mastadon.)     Fans can pre-order the deluxe version of the album here. It includes a live DVD featuring a full concert from The Forum in Melbourne in custom designed, fold-out packaging (for a strictly limited time).   Read More ...

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  Aussie prog-rockers Karnivool have released a new track from their highly anticipated third album. The album was recorded at Studios 301 in Byron Bay, Australia, alongside legendary producer Nick DiDia (Rage Against The Machine, Mastodon, Bruce Springsteen.) The album is due out later this year. Progress can be seen through the bands Video Blog and Official Site.            

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Australia's indie-rock kings Birds of Tokyo have released a video for their single "When The Night Falls Quiet." The track comes for their album March Fires

Categories: Music Videos

The Monks of Mellonwah are a four-piece Alternative Rock band based in Sydney. Strongly influenced by rock artists including but not limited to Led Zeppelin, Muse, Pink Floyd and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Monks’ music displays a masterful yet unique blend of intense space, driving riffs and sharp metaphors.   Monks of Mellonwah recently won the “Best International Rock Act” award at the 2012 Los Angeles Music Awards   Read More ...

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It’s always brings back positive memories when I think about Silverchair, the pioneers of Aussie grunge.  Their album Frogstomp was -and still is- a staple of my musical enjoyment. But that was many, many years ago and now, with Silverchair on hiatus,  drummer and co-founder Ben Gilles has stepped out from behind the kit to front an entirely new animal: Bento.   Diamond Days is a outpouring of the sounds   Read More ...

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Aussie rockers Birds Of Tokyo have release a highly anticipated EP This Fire. The EP is being released in the interim of the band working on a new full-length out next year.   Here is the video for the title track:     “Glowing In the Streets” is a signature Birds of Tokyo song with steady bassline and swirling vocal line.   “Boy” is a soft spoken synth-ridden song where singer Ian   Read More ...

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