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The Rock-itt : October 2011
YOUNG GUNS REVIEW – FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 9TH @ YOYO’S By Dan Nascimento Friday September 9 th saw a different style of show hit YOYO’s Youth Centre. Showcasing their talent were 6 of Sydney’s best young bands. All the bands relished the chance to play to their mates, with each putting on a great show. First up were local punks Bloodlines. The boys mixed together influences from 70’s British punk with 90’s Seattle grunge, conveying a solid sound that is sorely missed in the current scene. Playing what was their first show, the boys were tight and confident, playing their originals with flare and their covers with their own dash of youth. Microchiefs were up next. A strong female vocal up front, blending with a killer rhythm section meant these guys were leaving the venue with a few new fans. Give them a few months and some more originals and they will definitely be a force in the local scene. If you listen to Nostalgia with your eyes closed, you would expect them to be a lot older than what they actually are. These boys have sublim e talent for their average age of 16. You call them a rock band, but they fuse influences from various genres such as Blues, Grunge and Punk. Their originals are tight, the rhythm section is fat and their lead guitar and vocal work is well beyond their age. Keep an eye out for these boys. The Sweet Apes travelled from Five Dock, but boy did they deliver. Pushing aside technical problems, The Sweet Apes conveyed a heavy rhythm section, combined with a soaring fem ale lead vocal. They were tight and got the crowd moving. Good stage presence and intensity, The