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Dirty Rotten Imbeciles hit Oz and NZ

For the past 30 years, Dirty Rotten Imbeciles (aka D.R.I.) have built themselves a legacy as the epitome of the original aggressive, hardcore-punk thrash sound. The original pioneers of 'crossover thrash' are not only returning to Australia for the first time in 20 years but are making their long awaited debut on New Zealand shores.

The Sunnyboys live in Sydney

Sunnyboys photo by Emmy Etie

Photos by Emmy Etie

Enmore Theatre - March 29, 2014

Richard Burgman was adamant when he bounced up to the microphone before a note was played and declared that the Sydney show would be the Sunnyboys' last. Who could blame him if he meant their final gig ever rather than the end of the tour. Informed sources say it's not the case and that the Sunnyboys will live on.

New Podcast: Bob Short's Complete History of Rock and Roll

Bob2Sydney's First Punk, Bob Short, is getting into the podcasting thing. Here's his first effort, an idiosyncratic trip through rock and roll's back pages. It will be a regular feature, updated via our RSS feed and available through iTunes. We'll post those links when they're live. Have a listen below.

The Scientists with Pro Tools at The Governor Hindmarsh in Adelaide

 

Pro Tools were bloody good. Drums bass guitar. Bassist I've seen before. Guitar is now Pete 'the Stud', who is a ridiculously talented, good natured show off. And damn good value. See them if they come to town, track them down and invite them if that society wedding promises to be a bit dreary.

Sunnyboys at the Enmore Theatre, Sydney by Kyleigh Pitcher

March 29, 2014

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