Beyond Contempt : Calculated Divide

Posted by Beat Magazine on 10/5/17. 9 Melbourne thrash outfit Beyond Contempt fire up their listeners’ ears with their latest EP Calculated Divide, which is charged with a maniacal energy that is both addictive and captivating. Opening songBreak unleashes some epic riffs that hook you straight in, as vocalist Pascal D’Bras powerful vocals charge you up with […]

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Destrends : Lousy Lover

Posted by Beat Magazine on 19/4/17. 9 Destrends have created a distinctive reputation for themselves, infusing their music with a creative mixture of new wave sounds from the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, along with a trace of gothic hysteria. Opener Jack is layered with thrashing drums and streaking guitar blended with Matt Savage’s deep, dramatic vocals. […]

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Northlane : Mesmer

Posted by Beat Magazine on 5/4/17. 9 Citizen kicks off with a bang, streaking guitars carry Bridge’s growls, send listeners into a frenzy. Colourwave begins with a gritty guitar, effectively paired with a swirling synth sound, but soon enough the heavy breakdown erupts and that’s when we know Northlane mean business. Bridge’s vocals in the chorus are infused […]

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Sister Jane – Frontier

Posted by Aphra Magazine on 28/9/15. Rarely do we see a band coincide the announcement of their breakup with the release of a new album; Sydney’s Sister Jane may just be breaking new ground here. Having endured the tumultuous departure of frontman Dan Davey in 2014—the presser describing a ‘man on the brink who turned […]

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