I’ll be honest: I wasn’t particularly expecting to enjoy Fozzy. I’m not a huge metal fan, and a metal band fronted by a pro wrestler seemed like the kind of thing that would push my limits. Despite this, I maintained an open mind when I went to see them at Galatos, and I’m glad I did.
Opening the show was NZ band Checaine, who wasted no time launching into their set with Down The Line. Despite a relatively unresponsive crowd and cramped stage space, Fraser Coombes (vocals) maintained strong energy and stage presence, and didn’t hit a wrong note once. In Symbols, a highlight of the set,
Ask yourself; what does it take to make a good rock show? Venue, band and possibly a few drinks beforehand. But what does it take to make a great rock show?
The answer is Fozzy.
Rolling into town for their first ever New Zealand appearance, Fozzy – headed by the one and only Chris Jericho – delivered a show that their fans won’t soon forget. But every great rock show needs some local talent to get the fans salivating for more and tonight the walls of Auckland’s Galatos were shaken by not one but three impressive bands.
Hailing from Hamilton and led by vocalist Fraser Coombes, Checaine began the night on a high with their u...
“Better Off” is powerful, relentless, heavy and melodic, with the trademark Coridian groove. Listeners can expect to hear big guitars, solid rhythm and vocalist Dity Maharaj’s soaring vocals. A song that says it’s okay to be alone and to explore the future in your own time.
Better Off is just the beginning.
“Better Off” represents the next chapter for NZ’s Alt Rock brothers Coridian. This brand-new single is the beginning of Coridian’s new song cycle and the work towards their debut Album, set for release in 2019.
Better Off is produced by Zorran Mendonsa (Blacklist/City...