After making such a splash with his debut ‘Innerspeaker,’ Kevin Parker, or Tame Impala as he is more widely known, has followed up with his second self-recorded and produced album ‘Lonerism.’ KYS had a chat with Parker about the new album and the band’s current schedule.
After a four year hiatus, The Early November have re-united and made a new record, ‘In Currents,’ which they will be bringing to Australia on the band’s first ever visit for Soundwave next year. KYS caught up with guitarist Joseph Marro to chat about the hiatus and the group’s future plans.
With bands like Periphery already singing their praises, Melbourne’s Twelve Foot Ninja are a band whose reputation is quickly growing. With debut album ‘Silent Machine’ about to hit stores, this respect is only set to continue. KYS recently caught up with frontman Kin to talk about music, the importance of proper grammar and Justin Bieber jazz fusion deathcore albums.
Ten Foot Pole are a California based punk band that have been playing together since 1994. Originally signed to Epitaph their releases throughout the 90's formed part of the hugely influential wave of Epitaph and Fat Wreck Chords bands that enjoyed success throughout Australia. After a long 15 year absence the guys are set to tour Australia again bringing a mix of old and new material to audiences and promising a solid live show that'll satisfy die hard 90's punk fans and newcomers alike.
Kingston, Pennsylvania band Title Fight are just about to release the follow-up to their 2011 debut full-length, Shed. Kill Your Stereo caught up with guitarist and singer Jamie Rhoden to discuss the new record, Floral Green, as well as the band’s plans to return to Australia next year.
The Swellers are a melodic punk band from Flint Michigan who've been blowing audiences away throughout the States and abroad at festivals such as Vans Warped Tour and Gainsville's The Fest. Having recently split from their label Fueled By Ramen, they're getting started on some serious touring, first through the States with Strung Out and then on to Australian shores for a KYS presents tour. We caught up with drummer Jonathan Diener about everything going on in the world of The Swellers.
It’s perhaps a gross understatement and equally redundant phrasing, but Australia’s The Amity Affliction are one the hottest bands at the moment. A national headline tour kicking off this month and a spot on Soundwave 2013 announced, the group is well positioned. With their new album ‘Chasing Ghosts’ hitting stores this week, Killyourstereo caught up with guitarist Troy Brady to get the lowdown on all things Amity.
The Smith Street Band are truly one of the most honest, hardworking, and likable bands in the country. Within a short time they’ve earned themselves the reputation as being one of Australia's best and brightest new offerings. Following on from their 2011 release ‘No One Gets Lost Anymore’, coupled with a growing fan base, new release 'Sunshine and Technology' positions the band nicely. It's a full-length that promises to deliver more of the same earnest, melodically rich and lyrically brilliant anthems that have earned them praise and a slot at Gainsvilles ‘Fest’. We caught up with front man Wil Wagner to get a bit of backgorund on the band's origins and rise to success.
Boston's Transit have just finished up a stint on the Van's Warped Tour, and will now be making the trip to Australia for the very first time. We caught up with the band's guitarist and vocalist Tim Landers ahead of the tour to discuss the run of dates, as well as the band's fantastic new album "Listen & Forgive", which is out now through Rise Records.
The Virtue Agency is a Sydney-based booking agency specialising in hardcore, pop punk and alternative music. Formerly Loud Touring, Virtue is the brainchild of local promoter Shastri Haines, who enlisted the help of Fetch’s Dan Nascimento to expand beyond the borders of their hometown. Haines recently spoke with Kill Your Stereo about the business and his goals for the future.