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The Church Announce 2015 North American Tour Dates

The Church Announce 2015 North American Tour Dates: Australian Alternative rockers launch Further/Deeper tour Australian psychedelic icons The Church have just announced a slate of North American tour dates for 2015. The date start in Vancouver, British Columbia in late February and will wrap up at Austin, TX’s SXSW Festival in March. The band will also […]

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The Church ‘Further/Deeper’ Review

The Church ‘Further/Deeper’ Review: Veteran Australian alt-rockers sound refreshed and vibrant, 34 years into their career.  Fans of  The Church have been on a rollercoaster ride the past few years. In 2012, frontman Steve Kilbey threatened to pull the plug due to frustration with their record label. But last year, the crisis seemed averted when the band announced working on […]

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The Church Announce New Album ‘Further Deeper’

The Church Announce New Album ‘Further Deeper’, Debut New Song: Australian rock vets give details of first studio release since 2009. Next month, Australian alt-psych veterans The Church will release ‘Further Deeper’, their 25th studio album. The release will be available in Australia and New Zealand on October 17th (with release dates for other markets […]

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Album Review: Steve Kilbey and Martin Kennedy ‘You Are Everything’

Album Review:  Steve Kilbey and Martin Kennedy make chilled-out bliss with “You Are Everything” When I interviewed Steve Kilbey earlier this year he was quite candid about the recent shakiness with his long-running band The Church, and had this to say about his new album  “You Are Everything” with Martin Kennedy: “Don’t wait for the next […]

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Poll Results: Top 10 Alternative Rock Bassists

Poll Results: Top 10 Alternative Rock Bassists

Poll Results: Top 10 Alternative Rock Bassists As voted for by you! The results for our Best Alternative Rock Bassists Poll  are in! I’ve compiled a list of the Top 10. There were several ties; entries 10-8 were tied at 3%, 7-6 at 4% and 5-4 at 5%. For tied entries I listed in reverse alphabetical […]

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Vote For Best Bassists in Alternative Rock

Vote For Best Bassists in Alternative Rock

Vote For Best Bassists in Alternative Rock in our new poll. *POLLS ARE CLOSED: Click here for the results! Update; now go check out our new poll for best alternative rock drummers! Voting ends Sunday May 5th! I’ve made lists of the most underrated vocalists and most underrated guitarists in rock. But is there any […]

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An Interview With Steve Kilbey Part 2

An Interview With Steve Kilbey Part 2

This is part 2 of my interview with Steve Kilbey. Click here to read Part 1, where we discussed his new solo album ‘The Idyllist’ and his upcoming projects with Martin Kennedy and Greg Dulli. For this segment, we discuss what keeps his creative fires burning, working solo versus collaborating, blogging, and the tenuous future of […]

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An Interview With Steve Kilbey Part 1

Steve Kilbey is one of the most prolific songwriters in rock. Through his work with seminal Aussie alternative band The Church, his solo projects and various collaborations, the man has been a flurry of activity. He recently released “The Idyllist“, an excellent solo album that showcases his versatility and clever lyrical gifts (click here for my […]

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Album Review: Steve Kilbey ‘The Idyllist’

Album Review: Steve Kilbey lets his style wander with brilliant results with ‘The Idyllist’. Fans of Aussie alternative rock veterans The Church have been a tad on edge lately. Back in October, frontman Steve Kilbey threatened he’d be quitting the band due to claims his management had been delinquent on paying the band royalties. Things seem to […]

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The Top 15 Lyricists in Alternative Rock

The Top 15 Lyricists in Alternative Rock

  The Top 15 Lyricists in Alternative Rock It’s easy to pinpoint your favorite vocalists. Lung power, pitch and emotion make identification easy. And not every song needs great lyrics. There are plenty of great songs where wordplay is negligible at best. But when you can find a song whose words hit you deeply, you’re […]

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