Live Review: Enter Shikari, Melbourne 11/11/22

Enter Shikari
(Image credit: Roberto Ricciuti)

WHERE: The Forum, Naarm/Melbourne VIC
WHEN: Friday November 11th, 2022
REVIEW: Ellie Robinson
PHOTO: Roberto Ricciuti (shot in Edinburgh, Scotland)

You’d be hard-pressed to find a band that wasn’t stung by the pandemic, but Enter Shikari were dealt an especially dull hand: their sixth album, Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible, marked a bold and boisterous return to form, drawing from all five of their previous eras – from the grisly, glitch-infected metalcore of Take To The Skies (2007), to the shimmery dance-pop of The Spark (2017) – and distilling them into the ultimate form of Enter Shikari. 

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Ellie Robinson
Editor-at-Large, Australian Guitar Magazine

Ellie Robinson is an Australian writer, editor and dog enthusiast with a keen ear for pop-rock and a keen tongue for actual Pop Rocks. Her bylines include music rag staples like NME, BLUNT, Mixdown and, of course, Australian Guitar (where she also serves as Editor-at-Large), but also less expected fare like TV Soap and Snowboarding Australia. Her go-to guitar is a Fender Player Tele, which, controversially, she only picked up after she'd joined the team at Australian Guitar. Before then, Ellie was a keyboardist – thankfully, the AG crew helped her see the light…