HUNTER HERO ‘Better View’ Single Review.

Words El Jefe.

So newish band Hunter Hero, a “supergroup” (for want of a better term) comprised of a couple of members of Mammal (Zane Rosanoski – drums, Pete Williamson – guitar), Darryl ‘Daz’ Coppins on bass and frontman Rob Farnham of Rival Fire have just released a new single ‘Better View’ and a new video to go with it.

The first thing that struck me about ‘Better View’ was the sheer professionalism of their playing. They hit it hard and they hit it clean, and have a sound that is as watertight as a ducks arse. Rob Farnham has a good, powerful voice well suited to this style of melodic, commercial hard rock/metal. The tune itself is fairly riff-heavy as well as being pretty catchy, with the melody injected into it by Farnham giving it a boost that can often be a make or break in terms of getting the song over the line. Continue reading


Here’s a few of the Desert Highways team’s Top lists for 2018. Thank you all for your support again throughout 2018, it’s very much appreciated! Also a massive thanx to all of our contributors. Very proud to work with such an incredibly talented group of people!

Mark Ireland – Writer.

Best gigs 2018:
Power TripBendigo Hotel.
Roger WatersRod Lavar Arena.
MAMMALCroxton Bandroom.
Streaker Gate Benefit GigGasometer.
Meredith Music Festival: The Presets, Billy Bragg, Little Ugly Girls.
The Stems, Even Northcote Social Club.
Boogie Festival: Cable Ties, Clowns, The Southern River Band, Birdcloud, Cash Savage.
Golden Plains Festival: Mogwai, Baker Boy, Black Angels.
Stiff Little FingersCroxton Bandroom.
Download Festival: NoFx, Hot Water Music, Prophets of Rage, Arch Enemy.
BeckMargaret Court Arena.
David ByrneMargaret Court Arena.
The Demon Parade – Psych FestThe Tote Hotel.
Fuck The Fitzroy Doom Scene, El Colosso Sookie Lounge.
ShameThe Tote Hotel.
Future Of The LeftThe Old Bar.

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