The doors are closed when I arrive. This is because the gig is on the other side of town. I’ve wrongly assumed Wire would play at The Hi Fi, a larger, air-conditioned venue that’s hosted a series of older/reformed bands lately. Instead they are playing The Zoo, a smaller, hotter venue that tends a little […]
Wire play at The Zoo, a decade after their last visit to Brisbane, with support from Per Purpose and Multiple Man.
Since first forming in 1976, and over the course of 13 studio albums, Wire have remained perennial outsiders. While their first three albums – Pink Flag (1977), Chairs Missing (1978) and 154 (1979) – are regarded as classic post-punk albums, the band themselves have never been one to reflect on labels, with each album showing […]