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ADELAIDE

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the time THE STEMS are finishing their set with a staggering She’s A Monster, my face hurts from smiling so much and my voice is shot from singing along! holy moly they were fantastic. There’s always a real danger of disappointment when a really cool band from a long time ago reforms for whatever reason. […]

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Beat Magazine

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The Stems just strolled onstage, plugged in and launched into that drum beat from their first single Make You Mine. It was clear, right away, that the pre-gig discussions of Will they suck – Yay or Nay? – were going to be rightly stomped on and squashed. Within five minutes everyone looked at each other […]

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The Stems Heads Up (Shock)

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It’s incongruous to think that Heads Up is only The Stems’ second full length album, and the band’s first new release in twenty years. Incongruous not just because The Stems remain one of Australia’s most virtuous garage and power pop bands, despite a playing and recording history that lasted a mere few years in the […]