Author: Steve McCabe

Crave! episode 007: Spectre, Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse, Hozier

Spectre‘s finally here, and Simon and Steve have been to see it. Were they impressed? Find out in this week’s episode of Crave!, along with reviews of Scouts [sic] Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse and Hozier’s rather excellent show at…

Villainy announce intimate Auckland show.

MONDAY 2 NOVEMBER – Auckland Alt-Rock band Villainy will return to their roots in December, playing an impossibly small show at Auckland’s iconic and intimate venue, the Lucha Lounge on Thursday 3 December.  Billed as The Dead Sight Sessions, the show will see the band play their sophomore album Dead Sight in its entirety front to back. Dead Sight was released in…

Crave! episode 6: The Dressmaker, Keith Richards and a look forward to Spectre

The Dressmaker

Steve and Simon unstitch The Dressmaker, Kate Winslet’s latest dark — very, very dark — comedy. Simon’s seen Bridge Of Spies, and both of us are inappropriately excited to see Spectre next week. We’ve also been listening to Keith Richards’…

ZM and Flava Present SIX60 Auckland Show Sold Out

THURSDAY 29 OCTOBER – Tickets are selling fast for SIX60’s summer tour of New Zealand, with the concert at Villa Maria Winery now sold out. The remaining seven concerts that span the country are also selling quickly, including New Year’s…

Jesus Christ, Part II — press release

Lock up the heathens and exorcise your demons – He’s back again, and this time it’s theatrical! The 7th Annual Christmas Show returns to The Basement Theatre with JESUS CHRIST PART II November 27th – 19th December. Featuring a different incarnation of Jesus Christ from local stars…

THE AMITY AFFLICTION and A DAY TO REMEMBER ADD NEW ZEALAND DATE TO ‘BIG ASS TOUR’

TUESDAY OCTOBER 27, 2015 – THE AMITY AFFLICTION and A DAY TO REMEMBER will join forces this December to bring one of the biggest rock shows of the year to Australia and now New Zealand. BIG ASS TOUR will play…

Crave! episode 4: The Martian, Everest

The fourth episode of Crave! finds Simon back in Auckland, where he’s talking with Steve about The Martian, Ridley Scott’s new film set, unsurprisingly, on Mars — even though the best bits happen back on Earth. Simon’s seen Everest, Steve’s…

Iron Maiden to bring The Book Of Souls World Tour to New Zealand in 2016

IRON MAIDEN ANNOUNCE CONCERT DETAILS IN NEW ZEALAND IN APRIL/MAY 2016 ON THE BOOK OF SOULS WORLD TOUR THE NEW ALBUM “THE BOOK OF SOULS” DEBUTS AT N0.2 IN NZ, ALSO DEBUTING AT NO.1 IN THE UK AND MANY OTHER…

Crave! episode 3: Legend, Straight Outta Compton

Imagine Dragons at the Vector Arena, Auckland

In the first international edition of Crave!, Steve and Simon review the rather superb Legend and the slightly less superb Straight Outta Compton. Simon’s been enjoying jazz and circuses in Berlin, while Steve’s seen Imagine Dragons in Auckland. Due to…