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THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM Mark ‘The ’59 Sound’ with New Companion To Classic LP, Out June 15

THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM Mark ‘The ’59 Sound’ with New Companion To Classic LP, Out June 15

The Gaslight Anthem has unveiled further plans commemorating the 10th anniversary of their landmark second studio album, THE ’59 SOUND. The New Jersey-based rock ‘n’ roll band will mark the momentous occasion with the release of THE ’59 SOUND SESSIONS, a new companion to the classic LP featuring nine rare and previously unreleased songs as well an all-new 60-page booklet. THE ’59 SOUND SESSIONS will be available digitally […]

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PARKWAY DRIVE announce Australian tour with special guests KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and THY ART IS MURDER

PARKWAY DRIVE announce Australian tour with special guests KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and THY ART IS MURDER

Byron Bay’s Parkway Drive have announced an Australian tour in support of their sixth studio LP,  Reverence. Accompanying them on the seven date run will be American metalcore giants Killswitch Engage and fellow countrymen Thy Art Is Murder.  Today’s tour announcement follows news that Reverence achieved #1 position on the ARIA chart  – their fifth ARIA top ten debut and second consecutive #1- placing them […]

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RPR set to release VIXEN “Live Fire”

RPR set to release VIXEN “Live Fire”

Classic 80’s rock veterans Vixen will release “Live Fire” via Rat Pak Records on July 6, 2018. Mixed by Michael Wagener, “Live Fire” features 12 live tracks and was recorded at Chicago’s legendary Arcada Theater during the group’s successful 2017 tour.  In addition to the classic Vixen songs, the effort also includes a newly recorded studio version of “You Ought to Know By Now”, an all new studio acoustic […]

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Europe – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – May 22, 2018

Europe – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – May 22, 2018

Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018 Venue: The Enmore Theatre, Sydney Presented by: Showcase Entertainment Group Photos by: Gwendolyn Lee – Gwendolyn Lee Photography Images should not be reproduced without consent of photographer and MTRBWY   Check out our review from the night HERE Check out our interview with Joey Tempest HERE  

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KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD BAND Announces East Coast Tour in October 2018 With Special Guest Ash Grunwald

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD BAND Announces East Coast Tour in October 2018 With Special Guest Ash Grunwald

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band has today announced an East Coast tour of Australia in October 2018, his first visit in more than six years. Blues fans are in for a rare treat with Ash Grunwald supporting this legendary guitarist/singer/songwriter.   The tour commences at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on October 4, travels to Brisbane on October 5 at Eatons Hill Hotel, and concludes in […]

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CLUTCH to release new album ‘Book Of Bad Decisions’ & release new single ‘Gimme The Keys’

CLUTCH to release new album ‘Book Of Bad Decisions’ & release new single ‘Gimme The Keys’

Maryland rockers CLUTCH are back with their 12th studio record ‘Book of Bad Decisions’ in-store September 7th, 2018 via their own Weathermaker Music label. The album was recorded at Sputnik Sound in Nashville, TN by producer Vance Powell (Jack White, Chris Stapleton, The Raconteurs, The Dead Weather) and consists of 15 new tracks. “With Vance Powell as producer, we were able to make a very different kind of an album. The songs feel as […]

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ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS Announces Exclusive Sydney and Melbourne Acoustic Shows

ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS Announces Exclusive Sydney and Melbourne Acoustic Shows

Singer-songwriter Andrew McMahon returns to Australia this September performing songs from his critically acclaimed solo releases as well as favourites from Something Corporate and Jack’s Mannequin. Andrew McMahon began penning songs at age nine, drawing inspiration from his favourite singer-songwriter/pianists like Elton John and Billy Joel. He went on to front the seminal rock band, Something Corporate, and later Jack’s Mannequin, before reinventing himself in 2013 under the moniker Andrew […]

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Steel Panther – The Big Top, Sydney – May 18, 2018

Steel Panther – The Big Top, Sydney – May 18, 2018

Date: Friday, May 18, 2018 Venue: The Big Top, Sydney Presented by: MJR Presents Photos by:  Annette Geneva – Every Day Is Saturday Images should not be reproduced without consent of photographer and MTRBWY   Check out our review of the show HERE  

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SKID ROW Announce Australian and NZ Tour

SKID ROW Announce Australian and NZ Tour

Multi-platinum selling band SKID ROW will embark on a full Australian tour this October whilst also hitting Auckland New Zealand. It will be the first time Australian fans get to see former Dragonforce singer ZP Theart up front and he will be joined by guitarists Snake Sabo & Scotti Hill, bassist Rachel Bolan and drummer Rob Hammersmith! Skid Row started in 1986 when a group of New Jersey kids, armed with their punk and […]

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BITZER album release ‘Pedigree Mongrel’ out June 15

BITZER album release ‘Pedigree Mongrel’ out June 15

Australian hard rockers BITZER are set to release their second album, “Pedigree Mongrel” on June 15th! BITZER pays homage to the classic great Australian songbook with “Pedigree Mongrel”, a salute to Aussie Pub Rock. “Pedigree Mongrel” is just that! It’s a pedigree of some of the hardest working members in the Australian Music Industry delivering just the right amount of […]

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NINE INCH NAILS announce new album ‘Bad Witch’

NINE INCH NAILS announce new album ‘Bad Witch’

Nine Inch Nails will release Bad Witch on June 22, completing the trilogy that began with 2016’s Not The Actual Events and 2017’s ADD VIOLENCE. Today, the band revealed the album cover and track listing across its social media platforms. Nine Inch Nails will launch COLD AND BLACK AND INFINITE NORTH AMERICA 2018 on September 13 with support The Jesus and Mary Chain.  The band will bring their “musical, visual, emotional sensory onslaught,” as hailed […]

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NECK DEEP announce their return to Australia this summer

NECK DEEP announce their return to Australia this summer

NECK DEEP have become the most successful UK band in the history of the pop punk genre, at an average age of just 23. On the back of appearing at Download Festival and alongside Good Charlotte during their recent headline run in Australia, the pop-punk lords will return down under in November and December for a string of their own headline […]

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POLARIS announce ‘Dusk To Day’ Regional Tour with special guests Justice For The Damned

POLARIS announce ‘Dusk To Day’ Regional Tour with special guests Justice For The Damned

Fresh off their sold out national tour playing their biggest headline shows to date in support of their latest release, The Mortal Coil and performing with seminal down-under heavy heroes Parkway Drive, Polaris have entered 2018 with the Australian metalcore torch held high in their hands. There’s no signs of slowing down as Polaris are thrilled to announce the ‘Dusk To Day’ regional tour in July with special guests, Sydney’s […]

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DEE SNIDER signs with Napalm Records Worldwide! new album, ‘For The Love Of Metal’ to be released July 27!

DEE SNIDER signs with Napalm Records Worldwide! new album, ‘For The Love Of Metal’ to be released July 27!

We are thrilled to announce that legendary TWISTED SISTER frontman DEE SNIDER inked a deal with NAPALM RECORDS for his upcoming solo album! This opus is entitled FOR THE LOVE OF METAL and will deliver what its name promises: pure world class metal! Dee Snider needs no introduction anymore, right? Influential hard rock legend, reality TV star, Broadway alumni, horror movie director, radio host and as you all […]

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CHEAP TRICK Return To Australia For Headline Shows This October

CHEAP TRICK Return To Australia For Headline Shows This October

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers CHEAP TRICK today announce they will play East Coast headline dates this October. Recently announced to play with Foreigner at Botanic Park in Adelaide on Sunday 14th October, the illustrious quartet will take their guitar laden rock-pop sound to Melbourne’s Palais Theatre on Monday 15th October, Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on Wednesday 17th October and Brisbane’s The Tivoli on Thursday 18th  October. One of the most influential rock groups of the […]

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BRITISH INDIA announce ‘Midnight Homie’ national single tour for May/June/July

BRITISH INDIA announce ‘Midnight Homie’ national single tour for May/June/July

Less than a year since the release of their latest album, the explosive Forgetting The Future, British India are thrilled to announce they’ll be returning to stages around the country in May and June on the Midnight Homie Tour that will kick off in Bendigo on May 11 and continue through regional and metropolitan cities in Victoria, New South Wales and […]

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The Ones We Love: Celebrating R.E.M. (1982 – 1992) Announce Australian Shows (Jeff Martin, Steve Kilbey and more!)

The Ones We Love: Celebrating R.E.M. (1982 – 1992) Announce Australian Shows (Jeff Martin, Steve Kilbey and more!)

THE ONES WE LOVE is a unique series of concerts in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne Celebrating R.E.M. featuring an All-Star line-up of singers – Jeff Martin (The Tea Party) Steve Kilbey (The Church) Ron S. Peno (Died Pretty) Trish Young (The Clouds) Alannah Russack (The Hummingbirds) Ashley Naylor (Even) Greg Atkinson (Ups & Downs) Peter Fenton (Crow) With special guest Amanda Brown (The Go-Betweens) Together they will pay tribute to R.E.M. by performing songs from R.E.M’s rich […]

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STEVEN WILSON Announces Australian and New Zealand Tour Dates

STEVEN WILSON Announces Australian and New Zealand Tour Dates

Acclaimed Modernist Art-Rock architect Steven Wilson returns to Australia and New Zealand to present his most spectacular show yet, with four astonishing audio-visual extravaganzas. Following the release of ‘To The Bone’, his most successful album to date, Steven will perform 3hrs of mesmerising music drawn from both his recent catalogue, as well as classic Porcupine Tree songs, some of which have never previously been performed […]

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Simple Plan – The Big Top, Sydney – April 27, 2018

Simple Plan – The Big Top, Sydney – April 27, 2018

Date: Friday April 27, 2018 Venue: The Big Top, Sydney Presented by: Chugg Entertainment Supports: Stateside & Eat Your Heart Out Photos by: Gwendolyn Lee – Gwendolyn Lee Photography Images should not be reproduced without consent of photographer and MTRBWY   Check out our review of the show HERE Check out our interview with Sébastien Lefebvre HERE    

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DEF LEPPARD And SCORPIONS Are Headed To Australia This November

DEF LEPPARD And SCORPIONS Are Headed To Australia This November

Rock icons, DEF LEPPARD, have extended their 70-plus US and UK tour to run riot Down Under, finally playing their landmark, longest recording in full – 1987’s seminal HysteriaLIVE! German rock legends, special guests SCORPIONS join the tour for the first-ever multi-city tour of Australia in the band’s 50-plus-years history. Four years in the making, Hysteria is the groundbreaking, 12-track album that saw Def Leppard overcome the adversity […]

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Villains World Tour  Australia & New Zealand This August & September With Special Guest C.W. Stoneking

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Villains World Tour Australia & New Zealand This August & September With Special Guest C.W. Stoneking

Queens Of The Stone Age will return to Australia and New Zealand on their Villains World Tour, performing nine huge headline shows for Frontier Touring throughout August and September. They will be joined at all shows by Australian blues maestro C.W. Stoneking. ‘Queens Of The Stone Age, you beautiful bunch of freaks. Rock’n’roll just doesn’t get any sexier than the sounds this band lovingly wrench from […]

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DAVE GLEESON – THE SCREAMING JETS: Intimate Portrait Photos By Scott Kingman Limited Edition Auction Release

Sometimes, the creative partnership between two band members can crossover from music to other visual mediums. The Screaming Jets and Scott Kingman Photography have become synonymous with high quality live capture of the phenomenal Screaming Jets live shows for many years. If it’s a great photo of the Jets… it’s been taken by Scott Kingman! Only a small portion of […]

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GENE SIMMONS Announces ACE FREHLEY As Special Guest Star On 40th Anniversary Solo Album Australian Tour This August/ September

GENE SIMMONS Announces ACE FREHLEY As Special Guest Star On 40th Anniversary Solo Album Australian Tour This August/ September

Gene Simmons welcomes former KISS bandmate Ace Frehley as very special guest star on his forthcoming Australian tour, celebrating the milestone of 40 years since the release of his self-titled solo album. The two rock legends will deliver their individual sets backed by Gene’s smokin’ hot band, followed by an encore to blow your mind!   For the first time in 17 years, they will […]

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FRANZ FERDINAND & MGMT Announce First Ever Co-Headline Shows In Melbourne & Sydney This July

FRANZ FERDINAND & MGMT Announce First Ever Co-Headline Shows In Melbourne & Sydney This July

Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce that two of the most prolific bands of recent times, Franz Ferdinand and MGMT, will join forces for a pair of special co-headline shows in Australia this July. These shows mark both Franz Ferdinand and MGMT’s first visits to our shores in five years, with co-headline performances at Melbourne’s Festival Hall (Tue 24 Jul) and Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion (Wed 25 Jul), […]

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FOREIGNER Return To Play National Orchestral Dates This October/November

FOREIGNER Return To Play National Orchestral Dates This October/November

Chugg Entertainment is thrilled to announce legendary rock band FOREIGNER will return to Australia this October to perform a series of newly envisaged orchestral concerts. Fans will be treated to a string of shows in Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne and a night at the iconic Sydney Opera House Concert Hall on Thursday 18th October. See full tour dates below. With ten multi-platinum albums and 16 US Billboard Top 30 hits, Foreigner are universally […]

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THEORY (Of A Deadman) Announce Australian Tour

THEORY (Of A Deadman) Announce Australian Tour

“Complacency is such a disease when you’re in a band,” says Tyler Connolly, singer and guitarist for Vancouver, Canada’s THEORY (Of A Deadman). “People are so afraid to progress, but you have to change—you can’t just write the same song over and over. So when I saw where this record was going, I said to the other guys, ‘We’re in a car and it’s going […]

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MIKE SHINODA of LINKIN PARK to release full length album ‘Post Traumatic’ out June 15

MIKE SHINODA of LINKIN PARK to release full length album ‘Post Traumatic’ out June 15

Linkin Park co-lead singer Mike Shinoda has announced that he will release a full-length solo album, Post Traumatic, due out June 15 on Warner Bros. Records. Along with the album announcement, Shinoda released two new tracks – Crossing A Line and Nothing Makes Sense Anymore, as well as a video for Crossing A Line. The 16-track album is available to pre-order here. It will include the two aforementioned new […]

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ZEAL & ARDOR releases ‘Gravedigger’s Chant’ first single from forthcoming album

ZEAL & ARDOR releases ‘Gravedigger’s Chant’ first single from forthcoming album

Picture the scene: a late summer evening, crickets sing their song, your bare feet firmly planted in the soil, the poplars gently sway in the wind, and the stench nearly knocks you out cold. Creative firebrand Manuel Gagneux returns with a brand new Zeal & Ardor single. Gravedigger’s Chant [artwork shown] is set for release on Good Friday, 30th March, and serves as an omen of […]

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE To Release New Studio Album ‘Gravity’ On June 29th. First Single ‘Over It’ Revealed With Lyric Video

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE To Release New Studio Album ‘Gravity’ On June 29th. First Single ‘Over It’ Revealed With Lyric Video

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, one of the biggest British hard rock acts in music history, will release their new opus, Gravity, on June 29th 2018. LISTEN/PURCHASE FIRST SINGLE, OVER IT HERE  Gravity marks BFMV’s first album release under the Search and Destroy/ Spinefarm Records banner, and aptly sees the band rewriting their own future – finding new ways to invent heavy noise and remaining unshackled by the legacy that comes […]

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THE FEVER 333 sign to Roadrunner Records

THE FEVER 333 sign to Roadrunner Records

Roadrunner Records has announced its signing of THE FEVER 333. The Los Angeles-based trio’s debut EP, MADE AN AMERICA, is available now via Roadrunner Records/333 Wreckords Crew –https://MANIACS.lnk.to/MadeAnAmerica Comprised of vocalist Jason Aalon Butler [ex-letlive.], drummer Aric Improta [Night Verses], and guitarist Stephen Harrison [ex-The Chariot], THE FEVER 333 are explicitly devoted to a revolutionary cause, delivering aggressive advocacy through a molotov […]

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