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Bridgemary Kiss

by Jake Stone (Rolling Stone, The Brag, SMH Metro)
“I don’t care what people call us; I just want to be good” says impish UK ex-pat singer/guitarist Brett Ramson. “I want people to sing along to it, and relate.” Bridgemary Kiss from Sydney’s Northern Beaches teams propulsive punk energy with classic Britpop, and an infectious sense of swagger and fun. Despite being barely out of school, they’re still the most promising rock band I’ve seen in a long while.

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The Onyas

Loud, uncomplicated, straight-up, Australian rock and roll. Lyrics about getting drunk and getting laid over top of Chuck Berry riffs. So authentic you can almost smell the pub carpet! Jaws is in The Casanovas, Rich is in a slew of bands including the Ooga Boogas,The Unfuckable and helps run Aarght! Records, John McKeering (Macka) is in the Cosmic Psychos, the Boondall Boys and Ich Bin Ein Esel.

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Royal Blood

There are at least two bands named Royal Blood: 1) Royal Blood is a rock and roll band from Boston, MA. Their music ranges from noisy, spastic psychedelia to country-fried cowpunk, and probably would've fit in really well on a college radio station circa <a title="Royal Blood &ndash; 1992" href="" class="bbcode_track">1992</a>. The band consists of <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Brock Ginther</a>, Michael Brierley, and Erik Magnus, who are all music nerds from Emerson College. 2) Royal Blood is a hardcore band from Calgary, Alberta and area. Ex- members of Figure Four.

I, The Hunter

I, THE HUNTER are a Rock and Roll band. Mixing the sound of the music each member grew up with and still loves to this day, with their favourite parts of the modern hard rock scene, I, THE HUNTER are here for the fun of it all, not the glory. Formed by cousins JOHNNY SHOTGUN (ex-THIS SHOTGUN KISS and INANE EMINENCE) and Ryan, now aka RY, THE HUNTER (ex-THIS SHOTGUN KISS) in early 2008, the project started as nothing more than the two writing fast paced 80's influenced rock songs as a bit of fun.

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A post-pseudo psychedelic band from Wellington, New Zealand, formed in 2008 by school chums Aaron Cope (Lead guitar), Geoff Doyle (Bass Guitar) and Matt de Wit (Rhythm guitar). Penguins are an experimental, guitar based, rock band influenced by a variety of bands ranging from The Mars Volta, Arctic Monkeys and Neutral Milk Hotel. With an innovative post-psychedelic sound, Penguins often verge on Syd Barret-era Pink Floyd, yet they maintain the striking solidity of Nick O'Malley's Bass lines. Many have also compared their vocals and lyrics to that of Jeff Mangum.

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Nothington is a punk band formed out of the now defunct Tsunami Bomb shortly after their demise in Spring 2006 and are from San Francisco, CA. Lead singer Jay’s southern background provides a leaning towards soulful song writing mixed with influences that the band proudly wears on their road-worn hearts like Tom Waits, Leatherface, and Mike Ness. In Fall 2006, Tsunami Bomb members Gabe Lindmen and Jay Northington, began work on new demo tracks.

The Money go round

The Money Go Round is a psychedelic rock band from Sydney, Australia. Their main influences are the Arctic Monkeys and The White Stripes. Their lineup is as follows: Jonathan Vassallo - vocals
Rohan Wilcox - guitar/vocals
Evan Wilcox - guitar/vocals
Marco Ramires - bass
Nicholas Bucholtz - drums The Money Go Round made their debut with 'Silicon Girl' and in late 2012 released their song 'YAYAYA'.