The Matador – Destroyer

Australia is no stranger to great music, especially not over the past decade or so. Bands like Dead Letter Circus, Karnivool, and The Butterfly Effect have all made their way over to the states in some way, shape, or form, and have captivated countless people with their beautiful music. However,…

Periphery, Born of Osiris, Dead Letter Circus, and Twelve Foot Ninja Team Up For This Tour Is Personal

When’s the last time Periphery did a full-fledged North American headlining tour in support for Periphery II: This Time It’s Personal? I’m looking back through our news archives for it and I’m not seeing anything since last year. Fortunately, they’re making up for it now with This Tour Is Personal,…

Dead Letter Circus – The Catalyst Fire

To many, Dead Letter Circus is just another Karnivool. Comparisons are all too common in music, and both bands being from Australia seems to fuel the debate even more. With their newest effort, Dead Letter Circus not only push themselves further from being considered a Vool clone, but play on progressive and post-rock elements that give them their own sound. More energetic, more melodic, and more accessible while not being too simplistic for prog heads. If Karnivool’s Asymmetry didn’t hit you the same way their monumental Sound Awake did, The Catalyst Fire may be exactly what you’ve been hoping for out of the Aussie music scene.