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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | December 16, 2019

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Interview: Röttem’s Cyrene And Brisbane’s Hardcore Scene

June 5, 2017 |

Hot off the stage from their latest performances at the Bearded Lady and Distort Fest, The Creative Issue spoke to vocalist Cyrene from Röttem about the band’s first release, recent performances and future plans.

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Violent Soho’s Epic New Tour!

July 30, 2016 |

Spearheads of the Aussie-rock revival, Violent Soho, have unnounced their second massive Australian tour of 2016 for October and November.

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Camp Cope: a band with a purpose

June 16, 2016 |

There has got to be something special about a year-old band who has already released a self-titled album, scored a spot on the ARIA album chart, and developed a fan base that continues to flourish incredibly. And there definitely is. This band is no other than Camp Cope. Read More

Green Room: The Unexpected Horror

May 13, 2016 |

Add John Carpenter’s Original Assault on Precinct 13 with The Decline of Western Civilisation Part 1, throw in some neo-nazis; and you got yourself a surprisingly fantastic contemporary horror thriller.  Read More

The Brave’s ‘Searchlights’ tour hits Crowbar

April 21, 2016 |

 Brisbane folks, if your calendar is looking dull on April 22nd then head to the Crowbar to celebrate The Brave’s new single, ‘Searchlights’. The night will be packed with great Brisbane bands, a great vibe and a few great drinks- sound alright? Read More

Sad boys making sad music: meet ‘Columbus’

March 2, 2016 |

It’s a common misconception that Brisbane’s music scene isn’t the most happening, and that we aren’t hitting the mark like Sydney and Melbourne. However, Brisbane boasts an abundance of talent with bands like Columbus affirming its lively music scene. Read More

Guitar riffs, women and punk rock: meet ‘Being Jane Lane’

February 24, 2016 |

A five-piece all girl punk band from Brisbane with a Daria reference in their band name – need I say more?

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Punk, Pop, and The Gooch Palms: An Interview

January 31, 2016 |

The Gooch Palms are a dynamic duo from Newcastle, New South Wales and are currently based in Los Angeles- we had a chance to chat with this groovy duo. Read More

A Chat with Tired Lion at SITG 2015

July 29, 2015 |

For a band in the strides of a national tour, as well as a group who would have barely finished their Brisbane set before being whisked away to Byron Bay for the opening of Splendour in the Grass, Sophie, Matt, Nick and Ethan seemed fairly relaxed.
A band well deserving of recognition after heavy circulation of recent releases ‘Suck’, and ‘I Don’t Think You Like Me,’ the name Tired Lion seems fitting for a group that had previously lain low before quickly sinking their teeth into the punk-loving population of Australia.  Read More

Interview: The Mouldy Lovers

March 11, 2015 |

Young and energetic as ever, West End favourites The Mouldy Lovers are back with a new album destined to reinvigorate the Brisbane music scene.

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Interview: WAAX

September 25, 2014 |

Fresh-faced five piece WAAX have been making waves on the scene since last year, when their contemporary punk-rock sound and wild stage presence immediately pricked up the ears of listeners keen for something exciting and gritty. Read More

Frenzal Rhomb’s Jay Whalley Goes Solo At Crowbar

September 12, 2014 |

Aussie punk rock band Frenzal Rhomb’s front man Jason “Jay” Whalley has announced that he, and his famous dreadlocks, will be embarking on a solo tour around the country. Read More