LIVE REVIEW: Shihad @ Metro Theatre, Sydney 07/09/12

by Chris Familton A night of celebratory rock was kicked off by locals The Upskirts and though at first coming across as fairly generic alt rock they soon revealed a real mixture of influences. They swung from Arctic Monkeys guitar pop to a a great dirgy track sung by drummer Thomas Kell that sounded like The Cure. They approach basic rock songs with an inventive … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Shihad @ Metro Theatre, Sydney 07/09/12

REVIEW: SEASICK STEVE @ The Metro, Sydney 04/01/10

There have been some recent journalistic doubting of the authenticity of Seasick Steve’s persona and the stories of his life experiences. Anyone not convinced of his right to play the blues need only witness the man live in concert where his music rightfully and righteously sets the record straight. The Snowdroppers were one of those little known support acts that impresses and leaves a lasting … Continue reading REVIEW: SEASICK STEVE @ The Metro, Sydney 04/01/10

NEWS: New band alert… The Snowdroppers

Not strictly a new band as they’ve been around for a couple of years but The Snowdroppers hit my radar this week as the support for Seasick Steve at The Metro. Awesome stage prescence backed up by great songs… here’s an excerpt from my gig review for The Dwarf… The Snowdroppers were one of those little known support acts that impresses and leaves a lasting … Continue reading NEWS: New band alert… The Snowdroppers