Author: MTRBWY

INTRODUCING VB HARD YARDS

INTRODUCING VB HARD YARDS

Calling all hard working musos. Victoria Bitter and FBi Radio are teaming up to bring you VB Hard Yards – an opportunity for local bands to play with rock heroes Cosmic Psychos this November. The VB Hard Yards initiative will lend a helping hand to the Sydney rock community who are hard up for places to play following a decline […]

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WHITESNAKE’S Classic ‘1987’ album gets Super Deluxe Edition for 30th Anniversary

WHITESNAKE’S Classic ‘1987’ album gets Super Deluxe Edition for 30th Anniversary

Whitesnake had already released a string of Top 10 albums in the UK, Europe & Japan before the band conquered the entire world with its 1987 record, which was certified multi-platinum and featured the smash single Here I Go Again. The classic album turns 30 this year and Parlophone is celebrating with four new versions, including an expansive boxed set. WHITESNAKE 1987: SUPER DELUXE EDITION will be available on […]

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DEAF HAVANA confirms sideshows in Sydney and Melbourne in September

DEAF HAVANA confirms sideshows in Sydney and Melbourne in September

In addition to their national tour dates supporting fellow Brits Placebo next month, Deaf Havana are thrilled to announce sideshows for Sydney and Melbourne. They’ll hit the stage at Melbourne’s Ding Dong Lounge on Thursday September 7 followed by Oxford Art Factory, Sydney on Wednesday September 13.  Pre-sale commences 2.00pm on Friday August 18 until 5pm, Sunday August 20, with tickets on sale to general public from 9.00am on […]

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THE TEMPER TRAP announce homecoming shows for Melb & Syd in Nov + new music on the horizon

THE TEMPER TRAP announce homecoming shows for Melb & Syd in Nov + new music on the horizon

Frontier Touring are pleased to confirm The Temper Trapwill return to Australian soil to play Sydney’s Metro Theatre on Wednesday 22 November and Melbourne’s The Croxton Bandroom on Thursday 23 November. These shows will mark the band’s first time back in Australia since their co-headline tour with Garbage last year in November and December and their sell out headline tour last May. The homecoming […]

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STEVIE NICKS – 24 Karat Gold Tour – with very special guests Pretenders

STEVIE NICKS – 24 Karat Gold Tour – with very special guests Pretenders

Superstar singer-songwriter STEVIE NICKS today announced her return to Australia for an exclusive run of her 24 Karat Gold shows this November. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, August 18 at 11am. Joining Stevie for these special concerts are the legendary PRETENDERS, fronted by Chrissie Hynde. Fans will be treated to full, individual sets by Stevie Nicks and Pretenders […]

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Dweezil Zappa Celebrates 50 Years of Frank – Australia & New Zealand 2018

Dweezil Zappa Celebrates 50 Years of Frank – Australia & New Zealand 2018

David Roy Williams in collaboration with Principal Entertainment present Dweezil Zappa, son of the legendary Frank Zappa, celebrating 50 years of Zappa with a series of concerts and exclusive guitar masterclasses in Australia & New Zealand in early 2018. Sheik Yerbouti next February, 2018 as the legendary music of Frank Zappa is celebrated live on stage by the man’s prodigiously […]

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FUTURE OF THE LEFT Announce Australian Tour

FUTURE OF THE LEFT Announce Australian Tour

On their fifth tour of Australia, Future of the Left will forge a deluge of tense, confrontational and bloody furious rock music for eager Australian ears. Crackling with animosity, Future of the Left’s live appearances are typically driven by frontman Andrew ‘Falco’ Falkous’s salient social commentary and nihilistic humour. It’s addictive suff. The evidence is in a string of sold […]

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John Brewster of The Angels

John Brewster of The Angels

“…I think it’s a pretty balanced story we don’t get into too much stuff I mean being in a band is not necessarily an easy experience,  a lot of things happen over the years but it’s basically a pretty positive tale of how the whole thing started in the first place and what we sort of had to go through […]

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THE ANGELS announce ‘The Brothers, Angels & Demons Tour’

THE ANGELS announce ‘The Brothers, Angels & Demons Tour’

  On the day The Angels release their highly anticipated double album Brothers, Angels & Demons, the legendary rock band have announced an exciting tour of the same name, celebrating all their greatest hits. It has been an incredible year for The Angels. In what marks almost five decades of rock, the band celebrated with a tell-all biography, penned by […]

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Train – The State Theatre, Sydney – August 1, 2017

Train – The State Theatre, Sydney – August 1, 2017

Date: Tuesday August 1, 2017 Venue: The State Theatre Presented by: Live Nation 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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DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL announce Australian tour

DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL announce Australian tour

What was originally born as a solo side project for musician Chris Carrabba, Dashboard Confessional quickly grew to become one of alternative rocks defining standouts. The debut album, ‘The Swiss Army Romance’, became the soundtrack to a generation, with its heartfelt poetics resonating with fans who found solace in Carrabba’s sensitive yearnings and fearless honesty. Dashboard Confessional’s sophomore release, ’The […]

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MUSE return to Australia this December

MUSE return to Australia this December

Frontier Touring and Triple M are delighted to announce the return of Muse to Australian shores this December. Known as one of the most exciting live acts of all time, the band will be playing arenas in Melbourne and Sydney for the first time since 2013, playing Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Saturday 16 December and Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena […]

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ALANIS MORISSETTE To Play Exclusive Sydney & Melbourne Shows In January

ALANIS MORISSETTE To Play Exclusive Sydney & Melbourne Shows In January

PIn a massive coup, it can today be revealed that prolific singer-songwriter-musician, ALANIS MORISSETTE, will return to Australia to play two exclusive dates in January. Alanis will spend an evening at Melbourne’s stunning Palais Theatre on Tuesday 23rd January, followed by the ICC Sydney Theatre on Wednesday 24th January. For the first time in almost 20 years, Alanis will enthrall […]

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FUEL Announce Australian and NZ “The Sunburn 20th Celebration Tour”

FUEL Announce Australian and NZ “The Sunburn 20th Celebration Tour”

American alternative rockers FUEL finally return to Australia this December as part of the “The Sunburn 20th Celebration Tour”. And for the first time ever FUEL perform an exclusive show in New Zealand. Renowned for their un-paralleled streak of melodic post-grunge hard rock songs, it is time to re-live their Classic album ‘Sunburn’ which included – “Shimmer”, “Sunburn”, “Jesus Or A Gun”, “Bittersweet”. Plus a special encore of Fuel’s anthems including […]

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AUGUST BURNS RED Announces New Album Phantom Anthem & Releases New Song Video For “Invisible Enemy

AUGUST BURNS RED Announces New Album Phantom Anthem & Releases New Song Video For “Invisible Enemy

August Burns Red is back with the announcement of new album Phantom Anthem, the follow-up to 2015’s Found In Far Away Places that took the band to new heights and earned them a GRAMMY nomination. The Lancaster, PA five-piece teamed up with Sirius XM Liquid Metal to premiere new track “Invisible Enemy” and have released the imaginative new music video today. Phantom Anthem is available for […]

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BIG COUNTRY Announce Australian and New Zealand Tour

BIG COUNTRY Announce Australian and New Zealand Tour

80’s Celtic rockers BIG COUNTRY bring their energy infused, foot tapping vibes back to Australia & New Zealand in March 2018. As an extra treat for their fans down under they will perform their classic debut ‘The Crossing’ in full, plus a Special Encore of Greatest Hits. “The audience were singing their hearts out, jumping around and living every moment to its fullest” – The […]

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DON BROCO – release brand new single ‘Technology’

DON BROCO – release brand new single ‘Technology’

DON BROCO have released their brand new single ‘Technology’, out now through SharpTone Records.‘Technology’ is another huge rock anthem from the Bedford four-piece, with hard-hitting riffs and massive choruses. The single premiered on the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show, receiving its first play from Frank Carter who sat in for Dan P Carter. Regarding the single frontman Rob Damiani says, “‘Technology’ is about a casual swipe through Instagram that ended up in […]

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Blood Sweat & Beers – The Concert – National Tour

Blood Sweat & Beers – The Concert – National Tour

After two years of hitting the road and, sweating it out with fans at regional shows around the country, Blood Sweat and Beers – The Concert is heading to the major cities on a national tour. The book, BLOOD SWEAT AND BEERS – OZ ROCK FROM THE AZTECS TO ROSE TATTOO begins in the late 1960s, with Lobby Lloyd, Billy Thorpe and […]

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THE DARKNESS to release brand new album, ‘Pinewood Smile’ on October 6. Listen to new track, ‘All The Pretty Girls’

THE DARKNESS to release brand new album, ‘Pinewood Smile’ on October 6. Listen to new track, ‘All The Pretty Girls’

England’s most distinctive, multiple award-winning, platinum-selling, hugely entertaining rock gods – and one-time saviours of rock’n’roll turned national pleasures – The Darkness are back with their fifth album Pinewood Smile, due for release on October 6  through Cooking Vinyl. Marking the announcement the band have today unveiled the spectacular album opener All The Pretty Girls, across all streaming platforms. It’s also available for download with pre-orders […]

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LEGEND VOICES OF ROCK to tour Australia in September

LEGEND VOICES OF ROCK to tour Australia in September

Iconic performers Bobby Kimball and Joe Lynn Turner head ‘down under’ to join Australia’s Mark Gable for 10 day concert tour. Legend Voices of Rock is proud to present the incredible voices of four of the most influential and acclaimed international rock bands of the 70s and 80s with dozens of Top 40 hits and over 130 million record sales […]

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Australian rockers STRANGERS to support Alice Cooper and Ace Frehley on October national tour

Australian rockers STRANGERS to support Alice Cooper and Ace Frehley on October national tour

Melbourne four-piece rock band Strangers have been confirmed to open for Alice Cooper and very special guest Ace Frehley, on the ‘Spend The Night With Alice Cooper’ October national tour.  Strangers have built a strong live following and recently released their second album ‘Mirrorland’  (Sony Music). Please find further information HERE. Alice Cooper, the architect of shock-rock, returns to Australia later […]

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MISS MAY I Announce ‘The Shadows Inside’ Australian Tour with Special Guests SYLAR

MISS MAY I Announce ‘The Shadows Inside’ Australian Tour with Special Guests SYLAR

Brace yourselves, local long hairs, as US metal mainstays, Miss May I, are teaming up with newcomers Sylar this November for what is set to be one of the best heavy tours of 2017. A staple of the global metal circuit since their formation in 2007, Miss May I have gone from strength to strength throughout their decade-long career, with their […]

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KINGSWOOD Announce National Tour

KINGSWOOD Announce National Tour

“The fact that Kingswood has made such an experimental move will surprise a lot of music lovers but after a couple of listens to After Hours, Close To Dawn you’ll be very thankful that they were brave enough to go in this direction.” – Heavy Mag “If you’re looking for the most complete work of 2017 to date: welcome.” – STACK “As […]

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Original lineup of LIVE have reunited and announce Australian tour

Original lineup of LIVE have reunited and announce Australian tour

One of the world’s biggest rock acts +LIVE+ have reunited and are heading to Australia for a series of massive shows under the stars this November including a not-to-be-missed outdoor event at the Hunter Valley’s iconic Roche Estate. The original line-up of +LIVE+ – Ed Kowalczyk (vocals, guitar), Chad Taylor (guitar, backing vocals), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass) and Chad Gracey (drums, percussion) recently reunited for this worldwide tour, bringing their explosive live show to […]

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FALL OUT BOY Announce Australian Tour

FALL OUT BOY Announce Australian Tour

FALL OUT BOY emerged as the biggest underground band in the early 2000’s with the release of their debut album, Take This To Your Grave, a seminal pop punk classic. But it was the release of their second studio album, From Under The Cork Tree, that catapulted them to global superstardom with unprecedented fanfare. Since then, FALL OUT BOY have released six chart topping albums, amongst a […]

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TEXAS Announce first ever Australian tour

TEXAS Announce first ever Australian tour

With some of the 90s biggest anthems to their name, UK hitmakers Texas are heading to Australia this December for the first time in their 28-year career. With a new album ‘Jump On Board’, including their new single ‘Let’s Work it Out’, the band continue to release pop classics nearly three decades after they first emerged on the scene with their seminal album ‘Southside’. The […]

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RISE AGAINST return to AU & NZ for headline tour in Feb 2018 with special guest SWMRS

RISE AGAINST return to AU & NZ for headline tour in Feb 2018 with special guest SWMRS

Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce the return of Rise Against to Australia and New Zealand in February 2018. The politically-charged, punk four-piece will play seven shows – their biggest headline shows in our countries to date – in celebration of their chart-topping eighth studio album Wolves (out now via EMI Australia). Joining Rise Against in AU/NZ will be special guests SWMRS. ‘No one can […]

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WIN a copy of ‘Hydrograd’ by STONE SOUR

WIN a copy of ‘Hydrograd’ by STONE SOUR

Thanks to our very good friends at Warner Music Australia, we have FIVE copies of the new Stone Sour album ‘Hydrograd’ to give away to five of our lucky readers. It’s an absolute rocker, and definitely worth checking out ahead of their upcoming Australian tour this August! So if you want win one of the five copies, simply send us an […]

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Gavin DeGraw – The Metro Theatre, Sydney – July 4, 2017 

Gavin DeGraw – The Metro Theatre, Sydney – July 4, 2017 

Date: Tuesday July 4, 2017 Venue: The Metro Theatre Presented by: Live Nation 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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GLENN HUGHES Performs Classic Deep Purple Live! Australian Tour Sept 2017

GLENN HUGHES Performs Classic Deep Purple Live! Australian Tour Sept 2017

Glenn Hughes, the Voice Of Rock, played his last concert with Deep Purple on March 15, 1976, at Liverpool’s Empire Theatre. On that night, the UK bassist and vocalist walked away from one of history’s truly game-changing rock phenomena and never looked back — until now. This September, Australia will witness one of the finest hard rock singer/musicians of his generation fronting a mighty handpicked band live in concert, as he […]

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