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WIN – New Empire Tickets – Melbourne 22nd October (CLOSED)

WIN – New Empire Tickets – Melbourne 22nd October (CLOSED)

Thanks to our good friends at RPM and New Empire we have two double passes to give away to the evening New Empire show in Melbourne on the 22nd October at the Royal Melbourne Hotel – this is an 18+ event.  This is your chance to check out an amazing band live for free, all you have to do is […]

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The Damned –  Australian Tour 2012

The Damned – Australian Tour 2012

Select Touring, Big Apachee, Street Press Australia and Sludge Factory proudly present The Damned Australian Tour 2012. Celebrating 35 years of living dead, UK gothic punk rockers, the Damned, make a triumphant return to Australia in January 2012. Lead by original members, guitarist/singer Captain Sensible and theatrical singer Dave Vanian, as well as long time members Monty Oxy Moron, Pinch […]

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The Cranberries return with new studio album “Roses” and offer up free track from October 19th!

The Cranberries return with new studio album “Roses” and offer up free track from October 19th!

The Cranberries will released the new song “Show Me,” as a free download on Wednesday October 19th via the band’s official Facebook page located at  facebook.com/TheCranberries.  The track will be available from 10:00pm TONIGHT! “Show Me” is the first new music heard from the band’s forthcoming album, Roses, which will be released in time for Valentine’s Day 2012 Shock Records on February 10th. […]

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Monsters of Rock Cruise – February 2012

Monsters of Rock Cruise – February 2012

Metal Blade Recording Artists DC4 have been invited to participate in the first annual Monsters Of Rock cruise from February 25 – 28, 2012. Named after the legendary hard rock festival held at Donington Raceway near Birmingham, England, this time the Monsters Of Rock will wreak havoc on the high seas from Ft. Lauderdale, FL to Nassau, Bahamas and (hopefully!) […]

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Win 101 Country Classics (CLOSED)

Win 101 Country Classics (CLOSED)

Our good friends at EMI Music Australia know that we love ALL fields of rock and this proves it!  But seriously, check out some of the talent on here.  I mean Elvis is on here and he was as rock as they come!  Plus who doesn’t love the song ‘Amazed’ by Lonestar?  See that right there is enough for you […]

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Guvera.com offers exclusive Nirvana prize pack (CLOSED)

Guvera.com offers exclusive Nirvana prize pack (CLOSED)

GUVERA.COM OFFERS NIRVANA FANS OPPORTUNITY TO WIN EXCLUSIVE PRIZE PACK INCLUDING THE NEVERMIND DELUXE EDITION 2-CD SET AND MORE Prize Pack Includes CD’s, a DVD, Collectible Artwork, Rare Apparel and other Collectibles Running Now through November 11, 2011; Entry is a Simple 2-Step Process by Going toGuvera.com/nirvana, then Clicking through to the Guvera Facebook Site and Hitting “LIKE”   Guvera.com, a […]

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Royal Hunt – the neoclassical metal kings are back!

Royal Hunt – the neoclassical metal kings are back!

Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of ROYAL HUNT 11th studio album entitled Show me How to Live  on November 29th in North America and December 2nd in Europe. Royal Hunt have been recently rejoined by DC Cooper, the American singer that marked the two most successful releases of the band in the 90’s :  Moving Target and the concept […]

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Jeff Scott Soto – new album news ‘Damage Control’

Jeff Scott Soto – new album news ‘Damage Control’

Here’s a latest update from Jeff Scott Soto…  “Hello all, Jeff Scott Soto here reporting in as I am contently at the halfway stages of completing my new solo album, Damage Control! I am 2 vocals away from wrapping up 14 new masterpieces for you…its been over 3 years since I completed Beautiful Mess which was a departure from what […]

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SOUNDWAVE 2012 – Line Up announced

SOUNDWAVE 2012 – Line Up announced

            WE CAME WE SAW WE ROCKED! Friends, Rockers, Countrymen! Lend us your ears and we’ll subject them to loud rock music. Tighten your togas, strap on the dancing sandals and join us in this Roman edition of Soundwave; featuring our biggest line-up yet! SYSTEM OF A DOWN SLIPKNOT LIMP BIZKIT / MARILYN MANSON / […]

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Evanescence – new album stream

Evanescence – new album stream

Following a three-year sabbatical after the multi-platinum, worldwide success of their sophomore effort, The Open Door, Grammy Award winning band Evanescence, are set to release their third self titled studio album on October 7th. Produced by Nick Raskulinecz, (Foo Fighters, RUSH, Stone Sour, Alice in Chains, Deftones), it was recorded in Nashville’s famous Black Bird Studios earlier this year. The […]

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Brand New Sin – announce new album ‘United State’

Brand New Sin – announce new album ‘United State’

Official press release: Brand New Sin has risen to new levels with their latest recording, and is ready to unleash the disenfranchised roar of “United State”. The enduring trio of Kris Wiechmann (Vocals/Guitar), Chuck Kahl (Bass), and Kevin Dean (Drums) are joined by the new blood of Tommy Matkowski on lead guitar. Tommy’s playing is truly the finishing piece to […]

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Puddle Of Mudd – ‘Re:(Disc)overed’ new album!

Puddle Of Mudd – ‘Re:(Disc)overed’ new album!

Official press release: Puddle Of Mudd are set to release Re:(Disc)overed through Goomba Music on the 3rd October 2011. The band has also announced a full UK tour throughout October 2011. After four albums, six million record sales, sold-out crowds and more than a dozen radio hits, Puddle of Mudd has cemented its reputation and its repertoire in the rock ‘n’ […]

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Voyager – new album ‘The Meaning Of I’

Voyager – new album ‘The Meaning Of I’

Official press release: What an incredible year 2011 has been for Perth Prog Metal masters VOYAGER.  Having nationally supported the huge Alestorm ‘Back through Time’ Australian tour in May, completed to their first USA trip to take part in the prestigious Prog Power Festival USA in September, and recently been selected as the nationwide support for Finnish Metal act Children of Bodom on […]

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Accept – work on new album!

Accept – work on new album!

Following the tremendous success of ACCEPT’s comeback album Blood Of The Nations and the accompanying world tour (more than 180 shows around the globe), these German heavy metal legends have now withdrawn from the stage to start work on their next CD. The band is currently writing material for their new album with British producer Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, NEVERMORE, […]

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Deathstars – announce new drummer and set to release ‘The Greatest Hits On Earth’

Deathstars – announce new drummer and set to release ‘The Greatest Hits On Earth’

Official press release:  The leatherswept members of DEATHSTARS are getting ready for the release of their new video “METAL” and their The Greatest Hits on Earth collection (released on November 4). They are also proud to present their new drummer Vice (aka Oscar Leander/CRESCENDOLLS). Vice replaces Bone W. Machine who split ways with DEATHSTARS in 2010.  “I’m really excited to be […]

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Slipknot to Release 10th Anniversary Edition of Iowa

Slipknot to Release 10th Anniversary Edition of Iowa

SLIPKNOT TO RELEASE TENTH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF IOWA ON OCTOBER 28, 2011 DOUBLE CD/DVD SET WILL FEATURE ALL NEW ARTWORK AND MORE It’s been 10 years since Slipknot unleashed their second album, IOWA, upon the waiting world. Slipknot had impacted the music scene in revolutionary, unpredictable ways and established themselves as a way of life for their fans with their […]

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Scott Ian of Anthrax

Scott Ian of Anthrax

“The fact that I’m still listening to the record almost three months later, generally when an Anthrax record is finished I don’t put it on again unless it’s 15 years later and I need to relearn something, so I’ve been listening to this album like as a fan now for three months and that’s strictly because of Joey” Scott Ian […]

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Hardcore Superstar – ‘The Party Ain’t Over Till We Say So’

Hardcore Superstar – ‘The Party Ain’t Over Till We Say So’

Official press release: After seven records and seven world tours Hardcore Superstar are celebrating 10 years with a best of album The Party Ain’t Over ’Till We Say So”. It will be released on October 26. The album contains songs from all the records that the band has released between the years 2000 – 2010 and the newly written song ”WE DON’T NEED […]

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KORN To Release ‘The Path Of Totality’ on December 2

KORN To Release ‘The Path Of Totality’ on December 2

KORN TO RELEASE GROUNDBREAKING ALBUM THE PATH OF TOTALITY ON DECEMBER 2 Korn will release their tenth studio album, The Path of Totality on December 2. But this one is unlike any Korn record. It’s even unlike any record released before. The Path of Totality is an experimental album which finds Korn shifting gears and exploring new territory. That should […]

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The Getaway Plan – New album and tour details

THE GETAWAY PLAN – REQUIEM – NEW ALBUM FOR RELEASE NOVEMBER 4TH NATIONAL TOUR NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2011 Almost four years since the release of their debut album “Other Voices, Other Rooms”, Melbourne four piece The Getaway Plan are set to release “Requiem” – the first album since the band announced that their hiatus had ended in November 2010. From […]

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Big Day Out 2012 line up announced

Big Day Out 2012 line up announced

Hello all and welcome to the Big Day Out. Yikes … 20 years of Handcrafted Festivals, no one saw that happening in 1992. A milestone rarely achieved by any festival will become reality for us when we stage our 20th year of BDO festivals. Big Day Out was created to level the playing field and prove that the title ‘alternative’ […]

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REWIGGLED – A Tribute To The Wiggles – Various Artists

REWIGGLED – A Tribute To The Wiggles – Various Artists

There is no way we could not give this story a run! In celebration of The Wiggles’ 20th birthday, ABC Music has brought together some of Australia’s finest contemporary music artists to pay tribute to the undisputed legends of children’s entertainment, The Wiggles. Rewiggled features 20 all time favourite Wiggles songs interpreted by The Living End, Washington, Jebediah, Sarah Blasko, […]

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R.E.M. announce first ever Greatest Hits package

R.E.M. announce first ever Greatest Hits package

R.E.M. CAPS ITS 31-YEAR RECORDING CAREER WITH ITS FIRST-EVER DEFINITIVE GREATEST HITS ALBUM, DUE FROM WARNER BROS. RECORDS ON NOVEMBER 18TH 40-SONG RETROSPECTIVE — R.E.M., PART LIES, PART HEART, PART TRUTH, PART GARBAGE, 1982 – 2011 — INCLUDES TRACKS FROM BOTH THE IRS AND WARNER YEARS PLUS THREE BRAND-NEW SONGS NEW SONG, “WE ALL GO BACK TO WHERE WE BELONG” […]

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Win a signed Children of Bodom ESP guitar – Australian Tour competition! (CLOSED)

Win a signed Children of Bodom ESP guitar – Australian Tour competition! (CLOSED)

SOUNDWORKS TOURING, CONTINENTAL CONCERTS and FLEISCH ENTERPRISES proudly presents CHILDREN OF BODOM with VOYAGER. For your chance to win a signed ESP/ LTD ALEXI 200 BLACK guitar by Finnish melodic metal masters CHILDREN OF BODOM!!! Thanks to CMI Music and ESP guitars, Soundworks Touring has ONE only ESP/LTD ALEXI 200 BLACK guitar that will be signed by the entire band!!! […]

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Cold Chisel announce ‘Best Of’ release

Cold Chisel announce ‘Best Of’ release

THE BEST OF COLD CHISEL ALL FOR YOU RELEASED 14TH OCTOBER TO COINCIDE WITH THE LIGHT THE NITRO TOUR Cold Chisel will release a new compilation album on the day after their Light the Nitro Tour kicks off next month. The album – The Best of Cold Chisel – All for You – is unusual because the track-listing was chosen by the band’s […]

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Steve Vai Masterclass Clinic – Sydney Ticket Giveaway (CLOSED)

Steve Vai Masterclass Clinic – Sydney Ticket Giveaway (CLOSED)

Congraulations to our 2 winners of this competition Owen Wong Doe and Avinesh Pasupati, hope you enjoy the masterclass! Steve Vai Masterclass Tour – Sydney Ticket Giveaway Thump Music is proud to be able to bring STEVE VAI to Australia for the first time to present a series of master classes in October.  Thanks to our friends at Thump Music, […]

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Dawn Heist release ‘Nine Worlds’ single & video

Dawn Heist release ‘Nine Worlds’ single & video

Sydney based Electronic Metallers DAWN HEIST will be releasing their damaging debut EP upon the circling masses this coming October with the CD entitled “Time Wave Zero”. After having an unprecedented first year as a band, signing with UK management heavyweights The Flaming Arts Agency and touring heavily both nationally and internationally, DAWN HEIST have delivered 6 tracks of sledgehammer metal […]

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Birds Of Tokyo Photos

Birds Of Tokyo Photos

Date: 15th September, 2011 Venue: The Metro, Sydney, Australia Photo’s by: Peter Coates (www.myspace.com/limodrummer) Click here to check out photo’s…                          

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INCUBUS – “If Not Now, When” Australian Tour

INCUBUS – “If Not Now, When” Australian Tour

Multi-platinum Californian-based alt/funk rockers Incubus will head Down Under this summer to deliver shows around the nation, in support of their seventh and latest album ‘If Not Now, When?’. Currently tearing up arenas around the USA, kicking-off with a sold-out show at the famous Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Incubus will play Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne before heading north for a Brisbane […]

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Lo! announce debut album and national tour

Lo! announce debut album and national tour

“A sludgy and abrasive (though delicious) stew, seasoned with all kinds of exotic time signatures and a hint of Mastodon” – Blunt Magazine For fans of: Breach, Converge, Mastadon, Baroness Akin to the way a volcano can lie dormant for years before unexpectedly unleashing it’s mighty wrath on everything within reach, Sydney band Lo! kept a pretty low profile, until […]

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