It’s 1995. A band from Lismore named Grinspoon (named after Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Dr Lester Grinspoon who supported the medicinal use of marijuana) submitted the track, Sickfest to triple j’s Unearthed national band comp in its inaugural year. To everyone’s amazement, they won – and for the next two […]
It was almost 23 years ago that Jebediah first shambled on stage in their shorts, sneakers, blue hair, dimples, grins and smirks and started bouncing off the walls with their roaring riffs and soaring pop hooks, tearing the lid off the Big Day Out and the Hottest 100 overnight. It’s impossible for an Australian of […]
Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys are no strangers to any Sydney inner-west music fan, carving out their own rabid fanbase and a reputation of raucous live shows. Layered with Harnett’s soaring vocals and jangly electric guitars, they are reviving 70’s Americana in all its glory, but with a modern twist.
After a massive 30 date tour throughout Europe this year, Australian rock band Kingswood are returning home and excited to announce their biggest tour to date. The “Hometowns” tour will see the band undertake more shows (70 + dates) than ever on record in the history of Australia, specially modifying a coach to sustain the […]
Cowgirl blues at its finest, Lady Lyon writes their songs like they make love. Pure, Threatening, and sumptuous nostalgia for the heart that will linger in you long after your feet stop the inevitable two-step.
The Cruisin’ Deuces were born out of a love of traditional Honky-tonk, Americana and Rockabilly music. Hailing from Sydney’s Inner West, the boys blend the southern twang of Telecasters with crying steel guitars and driving bass. The Rev. Dr. Z’s soulful voice and burning guitar solos blend with the mournful wail of the Steelin’ Hearts’s […]
Australian heartland rocker Harry Foxton is rising through the ranks, delivering captivating lyrics and rocking melodies on an international scale. Harry commands a presence on stage with his warm but electric energy. Singing of hope and hard times, Foxton’s blue collar background shines through his lyrics, sharing honest truths on the ride that is life. […]
Lozz Benson is an in-demand session musician & multi-instrumentalist with a career spanning over 15 years. Over this time, Benson has played with the likes of the OG Wiggles, Kate Ceberano, John Butler Trio, Mahalia Barnes & Marcia Hines. She has dabbled in various original projects including her own rockabilly trio ‘That Red Head’ who […]
The Pleasures are Catherine Britt and Lachlan Bryan. It’s a collaboration that began with a few late-night texts and quickly spiralled into a feverish week of writing and recording in Melbourne, where the pair would dream up songs into the early hours, then head to the studio next morning to lay them down. “Lachlan and […]
Multi-Golden Guitar winner, Australian singer-songwriter, Amber Lawrence is one of Australia’s most celebrated and hardest working country artists. Having released 7 studio albums and 3 children’s albums, Amber’s latest release “Living for the Highlights” (July 22) debuted as the Number 1 all genre Australian album on the ARIA charts and the Number 5 all genre […]
Owen Campbell is an Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist who has cemented himself as one of Australia’s premier alternative blues/rock exports with 3 best-selling studio albums, 2 EPs, and over 12 years of national and international touring. Owen has built a successful career as a touring musician, wowing audiences in all corners of the world from […]
Australian bluesman Frank Sultana returns to Meatstock. Embracing all of the dark charm of pre WW2 Mississippi blues, Frank Sultana sings with as much grit and whiskey drenched soul as the characters he writes about. Franks original music is inspired by such blues/folk greats as Son House, Blind Willie Johnson as well as iconic songwriters like Bob […]