From the moment you are presented with your black or white eye mask, offered beef jerky with ant sauce served out of a cow skull, it’s a journey of surprises that keeps you guessing.
One frat house with very little dignity is reminiscent of where we lay our scene as the Shotspeare actors perform an abridged version of Romeo and Juliet.
If you go along to Icons expecting to see a typical drag show, you’ll be surprised, but not disappointed.
As a band they may look to the past for inspiration, but their music is not just derivative. With thoughtful song construction and the soaring voice of Crowley, there is enough here to lift those hard rock sounds from the 80s and 90s and make them sound vital and fresh once again.
Supported by Aussie pop punk band Short Stack, The Vamps who brought us “Can We Dance?”, “Last Night” and, more recently, “Cecilia” were eagerly awaited by a legion of young fans.
Truckfighters tore a hole in the fabric of time and space, and left their audience overawed and in need of a lie-down after such a beautiful visual and aural assault.
At a little over an hour, the set was short but high in energy. Every song came at the same frenetic pace, accompanied by rock salutes and smiles at the crowd.
“Run” is about growing up in a small town, getting into trouble, running from cops and being a smart arse.
It’s a sprawling work that manages to combine rock’n’roll excesses with pop song sensibilities, creating a sonic landscape that demands the listener’s attention from start to finish.
As the title suggests, this is an album that explores the very different sides of human experience. It’s bittersweet and very satisfying.