few bands can claim they put as much heart and soul into the album-making process as The Teskey Brothers. With LP2, the Melbourne blues-rockers have crafted a masterpiece of authenticity and stunning guitar tones.
It’s hard to think of a supergroup more worthy of dropped jaws than Generation Axe. On the heels of their debut release, Matt Doria sits down with ringleader Steve Vai to riff on the past, present and future of this odds-defying celebration of the guitar.
Trucks, planes, toasties, a killer team and, of course, plenty of guitars: there's never a dull moment when you're a roadie out on tour – especially when you're on the road with Karnivool and have access to all of their exciting toys.
Though clearly more adroit, mature and distinct, Sleater‑Kinney haven’t shed a gram of quality since their ’95 debut. LP9 is another bullseye on their dartboard, juggling riotous bouts of fretboard abuse with opulent theatrics.
After what feels like a solid 666 years in hibernation, nu-metal hellions Slipknot are back – bigger, better and more beautifully brutal than ever. Australian Guitar goes head-to-head with axemen Jim Root and Mick Thomson to vibe on the unusually positive story behind We Are Not Your Kind, and what to expect when the masked marauders make the trek down under this October.
KEF’s active speaker revolution began with the LS50, created to celebrate 50 years of loudspeaker engineering. Nearly 10 years on from that, the addition of wireless has made KEF’s LS50W and latest LSX wireless speakers simple but spectacular hi-fi system solutions.
50 years since it first took the world by storm, The Beatles’ game-changing 11th album remains a cornerstone of modern pop music. And later this month, the Antipodean Rock Collective (driven by ex-Powderfinger frontman Darren Middleton) are due to give it the live celebration it’s deserved since release.
Like a healthy dose of (citric) acid straight to the frontal lobe, Dope Lemon’s new album – the suave and spacey Smooth Big Cat – teleports its listeners to a transcendental new dimension. Avery jacobs goes one-on-one with the man behind it, Angus Stone, to learn how the mellow new mecha came to be.
Ahead of their final Australian tour this November, we're taking one last walk through the glitz, glam and guitar-based glory of KISS.
Pillared on sharp, searing Tele hooks and soul‑melting loud-soft dynamics, the debut LP from the local emo trailblazers makes an easy case for why they’re set to rule the scene.
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