Music

  • John Howarth Profile

    John Howarth Profile

    DOB: 04/02/1966. Position/Company: Owner/CEO of Riot Distributors, Riot Entertainment Australia and Alliance Touring Australia. How did you get your start in the music industry? Managing a small CD store chain in the early 90s and writing for overseas fanzines. I […]

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  • Slinkee Minx Q&A

    Slinkee Minx Q&A

    Slinkee Minx: Q&A with Annemarie, Michelle & Belinda. How did you get your start in the music industry? As friends, we had all experienced the music and entertainment industry in our own right. So a natural progression for us was […]

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  • Chicks With Decks

    Chicks With Decks

    Chicks With Decks was a popular monthly all-female DJ event that was held for several years at Sydney’s number one nightclub of the era, the John Ibrahim-owned DCM (UN Nightclub), until the venue’s closure in 2009. Founded by¬†and presented by […]

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  • Nikki Webster Q&A

    Nikki Webster Q&A

    How did you get your start in the music industry? I guess I would have to say the Sydney 2000 Olympics Opening Ceremony. Best part of the job? Is that everyday is different. Getting to meet interesting people, and making […]

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  • Katatonia Interview

    Katatonia Interview

    Since deciding to reinvent themselves with their third full length album ‘Discouraged Ones’ in 1998 (the band went from being a predominately doom/death metal based act before completely transforming into something more akin to what has been described as ‘suicide […]

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  • Killing Joke Interview

    Killing Joke Interview

    It took seven years for the highly influential UK industrial/post hardcore act Killing Joke to make a return after their disappointing 1996 effort ‘Democracy’, but what a return it was. 2003’s ‘Killing Joke’ not only reunited the classic line up […]

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  • Fantine Launches Debut Single

    Fantine Launches Debut Single

    “……she has the songs and charisma to be successful on the world stage, and witnessing her set felt like seeing a star on the rise” – Drum Media March 22, 2011 FANTINE is young emerging indie electro soul singer/songwriter. This […]

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  • Mark Gable’s: Mass Orgs

    Mark Gable’s: Mass Orgs

    Tales of an Aussie Rocker: Written & Presented by Mark Gable. A theatrical interpretation of a life gone crazy and most definitely gone wrong! Starring Choirboys Mark Gable, this highly entertaining and off the wall show has Gable telling stories […]

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  • Cavalera Conspiracy Interview

    Cavalera Conspiracy Interview

    When vocalist/guitarist Max Cavalera split from Sepultura back in late 1996, nobody could have ever predicted that it would be a decade before both Max and his brother Igor Cavalera (Sepultura drummer) would put aside their differences and finally make […]

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  • Empire Of The Sun: Walking On A Dream

    Empire Of The Sun: Walking On A Dream

    Futuristic artwork and dreamy electro synth sounds matched with an international fuelled debut video delivers Empire Of The Sun – a psychedelic project led by Luke Steele from Perth’s The Sleepy Jackson and Pnau’s Nick Littlemore. Already hailed as the […]

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  • Jay Brannan

    Jay Brannan

    Defying legions of critics both personal and professional, Jay Brannan has managed to build a dedicated following in a very non-traditional way. Though kicked out of acting school for alleged lack of ability, he entered the film arena with a […]

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  • Gabriella Cilmi: Lessons To Be Learned

    Gabriella Cilmi: Lessons To Be Learned

    From the sultry opening notes of the debut single ‘Sweet About Me’, the world will quickly come to know it’s uncovered a major new vocal talent in Gabriella Cilmi. Featuring a voice that sounds like it fell from the heavens […]

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  • Best of 2007 Special

    Best of 2007 Special

    With 2007 now a distant memory, the time has come to reflect on the year that has passed and more significantly, determine those ‘Best Of 2007’ lists. With that in mind, I recently went on a mission to track down […]

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  • MTV Awards 2007

    MTV Awards 2007

    The 2007 MTV Australia Video Music Awards (AVMAs) started off under controversial circumstances when scheduled co-host Snoop Dogg was effectively muzzled by being barred from entering the country. But despite Snoop’s absence, the 2007 AVMAs were well and truly dominated […]

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  • Glenn Hughes Interview

    Glenn Hughes Interview

    When it comes to hard rock vocalists, there’s only one who has earned the moniker of ‘The Voice Of Rock’, and that’s Glenn Hughes. With a career that spans well over thirty-five years, which has included stints with groups such […]

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  • 2005 Music Industry Highlights

    2005 Music Industry Highlights

    Sydney Unleashed tracked down a number of music industry figures to get their highlights for the year 2005. KIRRI LIEPENS, ROCK SOLID: Ben and Missy hassling the Hoff @ The ARIA’s; the Pete Wells benefit at the Enmore in September; […]

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