Two MC’s, one DJ… and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra! Aussie hip hop legends Thundamentals got a bit fancy with a rather epic backing from the QSO.

Check out the highlights from their sold out show below!

Pendulum finally brought their infamous live show back to life on the back of their new “Reworks” album and they didnt disappoint! Local Brissie lads, Earthlings backed them up on the national tour.

Check out the gallery below!




Ah Thievery Corporation, you guys never disappoint! TC brought the whole gang of vocalists, MC’s and full band for a grooving good time at the Tivoli





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Faleepo Francisco are in this week for our photoshoot for the The Music Magazine’s (Brisbane) – “The Guide” section cover.

We also caught soul songstress Jill Scott doing her thing at the Tivoli. The chairs at what was supposed to be a subdued seated affair became as redundant as at a southern gospel church sermon! See below for more photos from the gig.

Check it out in this week’s issue of The Music (Brisbane) #016.

Get it FREE from all the usual street press outlets or read current and back issues online @ The Music magazine – Brisbane

Jill Scott @ The Tivoli


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This week we have the lovely Eves in for The Music Magazine’s (Brisbane) – “The Guide” section shoot. We also did a bit of running around and caught Xavier Rudd at the Tivoli and Pikelet at Black Bear Lodge. Highlights from both gigs below.

Check them all out in this week’s issue of The Music (Brisbane) #010.

Get it FREE from all the usual street press outlets or read current and back issues online @ The Music magazine – Brisbane

Xavier Rudd @ The Tivoli




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Pikelet @ Black Bear Lodge




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We’ve got a real case of Beauty and the Beasts this week with super songstress Bec Laughton gracing our shoot for Time Off Magazine‘s – “The Guide” section cover and the growling beasts are in the form of some live gig coverage with Fear Factory who performed their Demanufacture album in its chainsawing entirity.

Read about them both in this week’s issue #1635.

Get it FREE from all the usual street press outlets or read current and back issues online @ Time Off magazine – Brisbane

More Fear Factory @ The Tivoli photos below..







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It had been a little while since one of our favourite bands of all time, Reel Big Fish ventured out our way but even with the departure of their second guitarist (replaced with a new saxophonist) the energy was still there (even if Aaron already had a bit of a work out playing lead guitarist for Goldfinger) and a great show none the less.

Goldfinger were there.. well, minus everyone except the lead singer who apparently gave the band a screw you guys mere weeks before the tour! Kudos to be had for continuing on with the RBF brass section and lead singer and a familiar MXPX member on bass. Clearly this didnt stop them for rocking out even if the dude looks more like Leslie Nelson nowadays!

Reel Big Fish, Goldfinger & Zebrahead @ The Tivoli photos here

Even with the Bluesfest juggernaut rolling through our part of the world, the line up of Taking Back Sunday and New Found Glory were enough to sell out this night as well as prompt a second all ages show – perfectly planned on the driest day of the year, Good Friday.
For a band like TBS to have been around for more than a decade it seemed they were the reason a lot of the younger crowd were there as quite a few departed as NFG took to the stage, leaving plenty of standing room at the back for us oldies 😉

TBS’s set rather obviously lacked visual energy thanks to frontman, Adam Lazzara losing out to a tree (supposedly) leaving him in a cast and confined to a chair island. Compensation was in the form of awkward crowd banter and open mic night styled audience singling out, so it was with a bundle of anxious anticipation to see the roadies giving the stage a wide berth for NFG to go nuts on, and go nuts they did. Straight out of the gate it was a 1 2 3 combo of “Understatement”, “All down hill” and “Radiosurgery”, three big hits off three different albums. Gone were their matching basketball uniforms of Soundwave 2011 and Ian’s shirt (but that’s a given, does he even own one?) but their energy was as high as ever. Being the first stop of the tour always helps as well.

The next hour and a bit they powered through the crowd pleasers from each album with a welcome leaning towards there earlier “Sticks and Stones” but nothing from “Coming Home”, which was rather hit and miss in itself. Exclusions of obvious tracks like “Head on collision” hinted at what they were saving in store for the following night’s gig, well that and the “We’ll be playing different stuff tomorrow night” comment 😉 The encore was kicked off with a cover of Green Day’s “Basketcase”, not too far removed from the original but it was well received and could also mean they were saving the “Kiss me” cover for the kids show. They closed out with “My friends over you” or as I would call it “I’d still choose my NFG over Blues(fest)” …wow.. that was terrible… check out some photos instead then.

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Hit me again Ike and this time put some STANK on it!
I don’t think Tina was talking about the same thing Mr. Boi was when he released Stankonia with fellow OutKast-er Andre 3000 but no doubt there was still plenty of booty slapping in mind!

Big Boi brought his energetic live band set up for a show at the Tivoli. Support from the very entertaining Theophilus London.

Big Boi @ The Tivoli photos here


The boys are definitely getting on a bit but they’re still full of piss and vinegar and can still pack a heavy metal punch.

We were too busy banging heads and losing shoes in the audience to be on official duties but here are a few photos from the outer bounds of the sweat drenched circle pit.

Korn @ The Tivoli photos here

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