Qua is Melbourne based Cornel Wilczek who started the project in 2001. It started with an invite to play with Pretty Boy Crossover in Melbourne, Australia. From the pressure of sorting out a live set .. and finishing songs, something became apparent - the songs actually worked. Over the next year of live performances the album "Forgetabout" was formed and eventually released in August 2002. The next 2 years saw Qua becoming a regular in the Australian live scene.
There are three bands named Dissident.
1) Dissident from Russia.
2) Dissident from Australia.
3) Dissident from Bulgaria. 1) Dissident is the production name of Russian based Stanislav Sevostyanikhin. Residing in St.Petersburg at the Baltic sea shore, he spends most of his time slicing beats, sampling street sounds and creating trends in modern music culture. He is influenced by very different kinds of music that allowed him to produce such diverse and truly innovative tunes.
Coby Grant is a young Australian singer-songwriter. She moved from Western Australia to Melbourne to further her musical career. She has been an experienced live performer and she now harnesses her skills for her recording phase. While there is continued development to come, Coby will have the benefit of working with the right producers and musicians in order to reap the rewards that will come. She just finished recording an acoustic CD. That will be sold on her gigs and website.
http://www.myspace.com/okerametal Okera are a 4-piece Melodic Death / Doom band from Melbourne, Australia. They were founded by Jayme in the later months of 2006, purely as a studio side-project. As time went on, the project became more serious, and in mid 2008, the line-up as it is today was completed. They've been playing gigs around Melbourne since mid 2009, and have shared the stage with other local talents Be'lakor, Arbrynth, Rainshadow, Wood of Suicides, Obsidieth, AMDBL, Orpheus, Envenomed as well as supporting Singapore act Meltgsnow.
Alarum: (uh-lar-uhm, uh-lahr-) –noun. “A mechanism that produces awareness”. The Melbourne 4 piece progressive metal band have been just that since forming in 1992, and have been expanding that awareness ever since. But it would be unfair to simply lump them into the vague progressive metal genre, as they blend all forms of metal alongside rock, jazz, latin and fusion. After some early line up chan...
James Blundell (born December 8, 1964) is an Australian country music singer. Blundell's first album, in 1989, was a self-titled effort, followed up by "Hand It Down", which was released in the United States in 1990 following its success in Australia.
Successive albums were This Road and Touch of Water. This Road included the hit "Way Out West", with James Reyne.
Since, Blundell has released several more albums, each meeting with more success than the last.
Proudly not duking the stats since 2002. "Their music takes you on a very long walk, punctuated by storms and lulls. Towards that distant land whose name is Australia." ( centrifugue.fr ) Eleventh He Reaches London hail from Perth, Western Australia; a vast area of land separated from the rest of the country by an expanse of desert. This isolation has afforded Eleventh the luxury of being able to grow organically, independent of trends often present in larger communities.
Progressive metal band formed in Melbourne, Australia in 1994. So far they have released four full-length albums, an EP and a demo. Discography:
Edge of Existence, full-length, 1996
Dawn... A New Beginning, EP, 1999
Promo, demo, 2003
9 Elements of Inner Vision, full-length, 2004
A World Full of Grey, full-length, 2007
The Unseen, full-length, 2008
Hunz is a three-piece electronic pop band, spearheaded by Brisbane-based electronic musician and producer, Hans Van Vliet. With a background in music programming and motion design, Hans pulls his notes out of a binary soup of ones and zeroes, hand-crafting synth patches and beats from scratch. The result is a mix of pulsating, glitchy electronics and ethereal vocals that hint at the sinister, but succumb to the pleasure of pop hooks instead.
Lyke Giants are an alt-rock trio hailing from the north coast of Tasmania, Australia. The band surfaced independently with an energetic shoegaze flair. Quickly evolving into their current edgy euphonic form. James joined brothers Luke and Callaghn, recording an EP with one of Australia's top producers, Paul Mckercher (Sarah Blasko, Pete Murray, Eskimo Joe) in late 2010.
They were picked up by producer legend, Sylvia Massy (Tool, System of a Down, Red Hot Chili Peppers), recording in the US to produce their first full length album over Christmas 2011.