Child

Child If Toni Iommi joined the Jimi Hendrix Experience or Jimmy Page made a band with Robin Trower, whatever heavy, bluesy and psychedelic concoctions they created would probably come close to sounding like Melbourne power blues trio Child. Consisting of guitar wizard and vocalist Mathias Northway, drummer and percussionist Michael Lowe and bass guitarist Danny [...]

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My Left Boot

My Left Boot When it comes to describing Melbourne rock veterans My Left Boot the first thing that comes to mind is their incredible live show consisting of soaring vocals, wailing guitar, pounding drums, thunderous bass and epic phsych-rock songs. My Left Boot consisting of lead guitarist Daniel Firth, vocalist and guitarist Matt Chapman, bassist [...]

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Fuck The Fitzroy Doom Scene

Fuck the Fitzroy Doom Scene If you cam imagine what it would be like if Joshua Homme, Tony Iommi and Jimmy Page each ate an LSD infused Kebab from Smith Street in Fitzroy and spent the next 48 hours writing colossal nine minute long rifforama's then you've come close to understanding what it's like to [...]

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Massive

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: Massive Imagine the danger of Guns N Roses, the all or nothing energy of AC/DC, the recklessness of Motley Crue, the confrontational attitude of Rose Tattoo, the hypnotic riffs of Black Country Communion, The Answer and Rival Sons
 all mixed together with a dash of Aussie Rock, and you've got the recipe for [...]

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Mammoth Mammoth

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: Mammoth Mammoth To understand the title “Good Time Murder Fuzz” you must first imagine the all or none energy of Airbourne, the crushing riffs of Black Sabbath, the reckless intensity of Turbonegro, the frothing tempo of Motorhead and the un-hinged performances of MC5 and AC/DC, because that’s the only way to try and describe Melbourne’s Murder Fuzz pioneers Mammoth Mammoth […]

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Devil Electric

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: Devil Electric Combine the diabolic riffs of Black Sabbath, the psychedelic stoner grooves of Kadavar and Graveyard and the unhinged energy of The Dead Weather and you’ve got Melbourne fuzz giants Devil Electric! […]

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Silent Cirkus

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: Silent Cirkus If it’s an eclectic combination of Opeth, Metallica, Dream Theatre, Danny Elfman, Between the Buried and Me, Deep Purple, Baroness, Bernard Herrmann, Black Sabbath, Tesseract, Deftones, Dmitri Shostakovich, Frank Zappa, Mudvayne, Emerson Lake & Palmer, King Crimson, Tool, Dillinger Escape Plan, Beardfish, Protest the Hero, Meshuggah, Periphery, System of a Down, Mastodon, Jethro Tull all topped off with cerebral lyrics, a twist of avant garde and a healthy serving of progressive metal then Silent Cirkus are for you! […]

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The Drop Bears

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: The Drop Bears If the vintage riffs of the Kinks really get you, the timeless grooves of The Rolling Stones give you satisfaction, The charisma of David Bowie makes you want to rebel (rebel) and the unapologetic energy of Nirvana gets you in bloom, then Melbourne's proud rock n' roll [...]

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Lonesome

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: Lonesome. If you love arrangements both tasteful and rocky combined with lyrics heartfelt and edgy, all delivered with authentic country rock flare, then Melbourne country rockers Lonesome might just be your new favourite band. Influenced by the grit and swagger of Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Bob Dylan, Gene Clark and [...]

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My Dynamite

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: My Dynamite. If your soul is searching for cosmic frequencies and pulsating electric energy in the flavour of The Rolling Stones, The Black Crowes, Gov’t Mule, Humble Pie and The Faces to lift you out of your current state and into a higher realm of ass shakin’ elation, then make your way to the next My Dynamite gig to rejoice in an atmosphere of Rock n’ Roll jubilation and experience some of the finest Rock music Melbourne has to offer. […]

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Forklift Assassins

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: Forklift Assassins If mean, loud and aggressive is your bag and thunderous drums, rattling bass and shredding guitars is your cup of tea, then run don’t walk to the next Forklift Assassins live show and experience the madness for yourself! […]

By |March 1st, 2016|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Must See Melbourne Rock Bands|0 Comments

Stone Revival

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: Stone Revival If you like your rock funky, your funk rocky, your psychedelic heavy and your heavy stoned, then Melbourne’s very own power trio Stone Revival serve up just the platter for your eclectic rock n’ roll appetite. […]

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Super Saloon

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: Super Saloon Described as a mixture of Thin Lizzy, Lynyrd Skynyrd and good ‘ole fashioned rock n’ roll, Melbourne classic rock outfit Super Saloon are a loud, proud long haired celebration of all things cool about rock. […]

By |January 9th, 2016|Guitar Lessons, Must See Melbourne Rock Bands|0 Comments

Two Headed Dog

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: Two Headed Dog Rock scientists recently took the DNA from members of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Doors and Creedence Clearwater Revival, cooked it all together in the speaker cone from an amplifier cabinet and left it to set over night in an esky. The result of this demented concussion? A rabid two headed canine that mauled them all for fun and drank their beer! Don’t believe me? Then check out Melbourne’s classic rock three piece Two Headed Dog in action and experience their bad arse blend of rock n’ roll DNA for yourself! […]

By |January 9th, 2016|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Must See Melbourne Rock Bands|0 Comments

The Dukes of Deliciousness

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: The Dukes of Deliciousness If raunchy riffs, hooky choruses, bombastic live performances and general rock n’ roll hedonism wets your appetite, then Geetroit’s home grown exports The Dukes of Deliciousness have just what it takes to satisfy your hunger pangs. […]

By |December 30th, 2015|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Must See Melbourne Rock Bands|0 Comments

Seedy Jeezus

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: Seedy Jeezus Photo by Barry Douglas. Combining the spaced out progressions of Pink Floyd, the psychedelic grooves of The Jimi Hendrix Experience and the ominent and oppressive riffs of Black Sabbath, Seedy Jeezus are a stoner-psych acid tab guaranteed to have your mind tripping and ears ringing for days. […]

By |December 20th, 2015|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Must See Melbourne Rock Bands|0 Comments

Tequila Mockingbyrd

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: Tequila Mockingbyrd Tequila: A potent alcohol made from the blue agave plant. Mockingbird: A small bird that sings loudly at night. If you are wondering what the musical result of a combination of these two components would sound like then flap your drunken tail feathers to the next Tequila Mockingbyrd show and find out for yourself. […]

By |December 19th, 2015|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Must See Melbourne Rock Bands|0 Comments

Waco Social Club

Must See Melbourne Rock band: Waco Social Club If its solid, moody, and soulful blues rock you want, look no further then Waco Social Club. Led by the smokey vocals of Ashton Davy and Melanie Harrison, bound by the riffs of the Jimmy Page, Roy Buchanan, Buddy Guy channelling cat in the hat Don Ely and supported by the thunder of the bass wielding viking Steve Metcalfe, the band is a bonafide blues rock assault that will leave your head nodding and ears ringing for a week! […]

By |December 16th, 2015|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Must See Melbourne Rock Bands|0 Comments

King Of The North

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: King Of The North If you can imagine for one moment the combined riffs of Toni Iommi and Jimmy Page accompanied by the thunderous drums of John Bonham, then you are well on your way to understanding what it’s like to experience a performance by Melbourne hard rock duo, King Of The North! […]

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The Ugly Kings

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: The Ugly Kings Take one part power, one part blues, throw in some dirt and grit to taste, stir it all together with a spoon dipped in raw emotion and you’ve got the fuel that pumps through the sub-human veins of Melbourne rock n’ roll giants, The Ugly Kings. […]

By |November 23rd, 2015|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Must See Melbourne Rock Bands|0 Comments

The Black Alleys

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: The Black Alleys If Tom Morello and Kurt Cobain wrote some songs together through a seance after whacking up a syringe full of all the bluesy parts of Black Sabbath and snorting some cheap whip, then you would have a set list by the Melbourne based rockers, The Black Alleys! […]

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The Mercy Kills

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: The Mercy Kills If it’s dirty, sexy rock ‘n roll you crave look no further then Melbourne’s two girl / two guy punk rock powerhouse, The Mercy Kills! […]

By |November 21st, 2015|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Must See Melbourne Rock Bands|0 Comments

Smoke Stack Rhino

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: Smoke Stack Rhino If your soul is stirred by the haunting sounds of the Chicago blues and your heart beats for the palpable riffs of Led Zeppelin and the psychedelic songcraft of Jimi Hendrix, then Melbourne’s alternative blues rock ambassadors Smoke Stack Rhino are your kind of band! […]

By |November 21st, 2015|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Must See Melbourne Rock Bands|0 Comments

Dead City Ruins

Must See Melbourne Rock Band: Dead City Ruins Fancy all the heaviest parts of Black Sabbath, Aerosmtih, Led Zeppelin and Mötorhead mixed into a caustic cocktail of beer, gasoline and “I don’t give a fuck”? Then you’re gonna love Dead City Ruins! […]

By |November 18th, 2015|Blog, Guitar Lessons, Must See Melbourne Rock Bands|0 Comments