Rochester, New York’s Such Gold have gained a huge fan base in just a few short years, only increasing with the 2012 release of their debut full length, Misadventures. The band toured Australia recently as part of the Soundwave line-up, and Killyourstereo.com caught up with guitarist Nate Derby to discuss the tour, as well as the band’s plans for new material.
With only two founding members remaining in the band, Senses Fail have made a drastic change to their sound with their latest effort "Renacer". Much heavier than their previous work, the album also features a more positive outlook lyrically and even some Spanish. Frontman Buddy Nielsen spoke to Killyourstereo.com about the new album, anniversaries and why it's better to not worry about your band making any money. "Renacer" is out now on 3Wise Records.
Aspiring Sydney metalcore act Stories have returned from hibernation to wreak havoc across Australia. Taking inspiration from the likes of Misery Signals and Born Of Osiris, the Northern Beaches five-piece released their debut EP 'Void' for free download from Bandcamp earlier this month. Stories recently sat down with Killyourstereo.com to talk about their plans for 2013.
The wait is finally over - Californian punk rockers Swingin’ Utters are embarking on their first ever trip to Australia this March/April, alongside Dropkick Murphys and Frank Turner And The Sleeping Souls. Ahead of these killer triple-header shows, Killyourstereo.com spoke to Swingin’ Utters guitarist Darius Koski about the band’s seven year hiatus, the new album, and making the most of Pro Tools.
This March Push Over celebrates its 21st Birthday with an impressive line-up of bands playing at the Sidney Myer Myer Bowl. An annual local staple catering to young people, Push Over this year features the like of The Amity Affliction, Northlane, Twelve Foot Ninja and DZ Deathrays. Killyourstereo.com catches up with The Push’s Artistic Director, Shane Wickens to discuss the evolution of the festival.
Sydney’s Strangers are a band quickly making a firm footprint on the local rock scene. Having released debut studio album ‘Persona Non Grata’ last year, the group is gearing up for a quick run of Australian shows before heading over to the States. Killyourstereo.com caught up with frontman Ben Britton to discuss touring, plans for the year ahead and all things rock ‘n’ roll.
Australian instrumental post-rock outfit sleepmakeswaves have taken it all before them in 2012. Numerous local and international tours, plus an ARIA nod along the way too. Killyourstereo.com recently caught up with guitarist Jonathan “Kid” Khor to discuss the year, the band’s roots in punk, metal and hardcore…and, sampling AC/DC wine.
Rochester, New York's Such Gold are a band of two sides, mashing together their appreciation of pop punk and melodic hardcore to create cohesive, energetic and emotionally affecting music. Their long-awaited debut album, ‘Misadventures’, was released earlier this year, raising the bar and enjoying an enthusiastic critical reception. Drummer Devan Bentley recently spoke to Kill Your Stereo about ‘Misadventures’ and their upcoming Australian tour as part of Soundwave 2013.
Sydney heavy-hitters Shinto Katana have been proponents of rage for seven years. Their third album, ‘Redemption’, takes the band back to its roots, balancing out the metallic aggression with the melodic sensibilities of their original full-length, ‘Cold Streets’. Frontman Dave Naylor recently spoke to Kill Your Stereo about ‘Redemption’ and their upcoming Australian tour alongside New Zealand mainstays Antagonist A.D.
Say Anything have always strived to be one of the more interesting and eccentric acts in modern punk rock over their twelve-year career. Their sixth album, 'Anarchy, My Dear', pushes their left-field take on the genre forward with a rawer, more intense sound and lyrics that seek to subvert the rules of society. Frontman and primary songwriter Max Bemis recently spoke to Kill Your Stereo about the new album and the band's upcoming Australian tour with The Getaway Plan.