smlPWBJAs Pennywise are due to hit the country soon in April as a part of their 25th anniversary celebrations, we decided to take a trip back in time to 1995 when the band toured the country not once, but actually twice in the same year.

smlVOD2Vision of Disorder is currently in the country as a part of the travelling Soundwave lineup. As this occasion marks only the band’s second visit to Australia (albeit 15 years apart), we thought it was high time to take a look back on their initial tour of 1998.

smlPitfall13Looking back on the history of Newcastle's PITFALL with frontman Luke Dolan and guitarist Rod Ellem. Pitfall were one of the first straight edge melodic youth crew bands in Australia.


The 1998 STRIFE tour of Australia was definitely one for the history books. At the time STRIFE were one of the biggest hardcore bands in the world and no one could really believe they were coming to tour Australia.

smlimg035In 2004, Perth band MILES AWAY dropped their landmark "Make It Count" EP. This release well and truly put Perth on the Australian hardcore map and laid the foundation for one of the most internationally successful Australian hardcore bands the world has ever seen.


Looking back on the long history of Newcastle's FOUND MY DIRECTION with frontman Drew, guitarist Nigel and bassplayer Jonny.


Looking back on the release of the NEW TOOLS FOR THE HUNTER compilation by First Blood Records.


Looking back on the one year anniversary of the 2010 visit to our shores by the mighty DESCENDENTS.


Looking back on the 2008 visit to our shores by the legendary GORILLA BISCUITS.


Looking back on the history of hard hitting Melbourne hardcore band WITHIN BLOOD with frontman Matt Maunder.

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