Violent Soho

Posted 27 Jan 2017 @ 2:17pm

The triple j Hottest 100 of 2016 was a highpoint for Australian artists, and a barometer for what Aussie music lovers listened to throughout the year. 


But which of the songs will go down in history, and which will be forgotten the moment Flume releases his next remix?


We've reviewed every single song from the 2016 countdown in one sentence (OK, some of them are...

Posted 15 Dec 2016 @ 1:42pm

After judiciously listening to 364 albums, the 12th annual Australian Music Prize has revealed its longlist for 2016.


From debut albums by the likes of D.D Dumbo and Dope Lemon, to the 16th studio album release from Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, the 12th AMP Longlist represents excellence in Australian music.


Making an appearance on this year's longlist are A...

Posted 20 Oct 2016 @ 3:10pm

The duality of being in both The Bronx – one of the most wildly energetic, exciting bands in modern punk – as well as Mariachi El Bronx (that same band partaking in traditional Mexican folk music) is not exactly like being both Superman and Clark Kent.


Think of it more as being both Superman andBatman – each a hero to their part of the world, each an immeasurable arse-kicker,...

Posted 29 Sep 2016 @ 11:02am

Save water, drink beer. Specifically drink East Coast Crusher beer.


A collaboration between Violent Soho and the Byron Bay brewery Stone & Wood has led to an explosion of mouthgasmic flavours. Don't believe it's that awesome? Try the brew for yourself at one of the many East Coast Crusher Launch Parties this October.


The first 50 people to flash their ticket...

Posted 23 Aug 2016 @ 4:30pm

Phew boy.


Falls Festival, the yearly four-venue festival, has just announced its full lineup list, and ho boy is it gonna make you happy. There's a strong, satisfying focus on Aussie acts this year: Matt Corby, Violent Soho, The Avalanches and Bernard Fanning are all playing, along with a host of international acts.


Here's the full list of artists:


Posted 12 Jul 2016 @ 12:00pm

Violent Soho are once again hitting the road, backed by some fierce company. 


It comes in the wake of Violent Soho's latest album, WACO, which took them on a completely sold out tour. Showing no signs of slowing down, they're back at it with special guests The Bronx, Luca Brasi and Tired Lion. 

Posted 30 May 2016 @ 9:58am

Reviewed on Friday May 27 (photo by Ashley Mar)


For the last date of their WACO Tour, Violent Soho’s performance was less of a show and more of a catch-all celebration of the Australian punk rock revival, which the Mansfield four-piece just happen to be at the centre of.


Kicking off proceedings, Newcastle duo The Gooch Palms followed the time-honoured tradition...

Posted 16 Mar 2016 @ 11:06am



Possible reactions to the news Violent Soho have named their new album after a Texas town famous for a religious cult siege may include:


(a) Oh FFS, they’re going for the American market;

(b) Please don’t let them turn into U2; or simply

(c) Hell fuck yeah, a new Violent Soho album.


Thankfully, a first listen reveals the band...

Posted 1 Mar 2016 @ 12:57pm

Violent Soho are heading out on tour in support of their highly anticipated forthcoming album, hitting Sydney along the way.  


Before WACO is released, the band will jump up to their biggest ever headline rooms with support from the likes of DZ Deathrays and Dune Rats. Violent Soho have been touring relentlessly since their watershed LP Hungry Ghost took the band to a new level...


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