Anger Management: Devin Townsend
Posted 12 hours ago

Ziltoid is back! The coffee-loving alien hell bent on world domination has returned in this sequel of sorts, titled Z2 (Ziltoid Squared). Devin Townsend originally formed the concept of Ziltoid…

Anger Management: Devin Townsend
Craig's List: Ike Release
Posted 1 day ago

MOS Recordings presents its next album project, namely a debut solo full length from Chicago's Ike Release, which has been aptly titled Noir. Ike is an accomplished solo producer as…

Craig’s List: Ike Release
Antennas to Heaven: Steve Palmer
Posted 3 days ago

Steve Palmer isn't the first musician to invoke the spirit of the late and great John Fahey (see faithful troubadours Jack Rose and William Tyler), but his ability to mold…

Antennas to Heaven: Steve Palmer
Kayo Dot - Coffins on Io
Posted 4 days ago

In trying to bring so many things together in a cohesive form, Kayo Dot enters a slipstream of smoothness unlike ever before on Coffins on Io.

Kayo Dat — Coffins on Io
A Minute With Moana
Posted 6 days ago

We spend a couple of minutes with Moana and find out what’s new…

A Minute With Moana



When Sleep broke up in 1998, it looked like their magnum opus – the sprawling, hour+ long, single-track slice of epic stoner goodness that’s now known as Jerusalem or Dopesmoker – would never be heard. Now Sleep are back with their first piece of new music since 1998 with what guitarist Matt Pike describes as “the lyrical follow up to a lifetime of marijuana enjoyment” – The Clarity. Read More

Factory Floor

Our friends at Slanted and Enchanted are excited to present North London hypnotic post-industrial disco vendors, Factory Floor, on Saturday, December 13 at The Bakery on their first ever Australian tour, which includes an appearance at Meredith Music Festival. Read More


For over a quarter of a century, Eyehategod have carried the torch for the metal culture of New Orleans, sharing stages with the likes of Pantera, Goatwhore and Crowbar. And in two and a half decades, they’ve helped define the NOLA (New Orleans, Louisiana) sound: downtuned, blues-inflected guitars awash in furious distortion, underpinning the demonic screams of Mike Williams over a thundering rhythm section. Read More

Tour Rumours

We here at life is noise have got our ear to the ground, and have heard the odd rumour or two of acts that may or may not be coming to Australia. While we obviously make no guarantees, our top… Read More