Category: Tours – Australian

Maroon 5 returning to Sydney and Melbourne in October

Maroon 5 returning to Sydney and Melbourne in October

MAROON 5 RETURN TO SYDNEY & MELBOURNE IN OCTOBER with special guests EVERMORE & THE CAB!  Maroon 5 are rewarding eager fans by returning to Australia for a whirlwind tour with special guests Evermore and The Cab, taking in Sydney and Melbourne for two very special and exclusive shows. Since their last Australian tour the three time Grammy Award winning band […]

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Owl Eyes and Stonefield winter road trip

Owl Eyes and Stonefield winter road trip

High flying Melbourne artists OWL EYES and STONEFIELD are set to join forces for a national, co-headline tour this August. Under the moniker of Winter Road Trip 2012 the regional tour will promote and support the Australian Government initiative THE LINE, which  promotes  respectful relationships among Australia’s youth and raises awareness about  everything from sexting, texting, and cyber-bullying  to  inappropriate physical behaviour.  “It’s just a great campaign because it’s not preaching anything, it’s just sharing a message of respect and […]

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Apocalyptica announce Australian Tour

Apocalyptica announce Australian Tour

Destroy All Lines & Blue Murder present: APOCALYPTICA, AUSTRALIAN TOUR Apocalyptica are coming. Twenty years from inception, one of the biggest names in European metal is finally touring Australia. Combining classical nuance with brutal breakdowns, this fantastic Finnish four-piece are quintessential Eurock with a difference. They are metal, with cellists. Their most recent album, 7th Symphony was produced by Joe Baressi (Queens Of The Stone Age, […]

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RocKwiz Live – ‘SOME KIND OF GENIUS TOUR’ – additional shows announced!

RocKwiz Live – ‘SOME KIND OF GENIUS TOUR’ – additional shows announced!

Tickets to the massive 3 month ‘RocKwiz – Some Kind Of Genius Tour’ went on sale last Thursday and the demand for tickets has been so huge that 4 extra shows have been announced! These brand new shows will go on sale at 9am this Wednesday 20 June: Saturday 25 August – Darwin Convention Centre www.darwinentertainment.com.au, 08 8980 3333 Saturday 6 October – Hobart […]

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Keith Urban announces Australian tour starting January 2013

Keith Urban announces Australian tour starting January 2013

KEITH URBAN CONFIRMS A RETURN TO AUSTRALIA FOR JANUARY 2013 TOUR Chugg Entertainment and Nine Live are thrilled to confirm today, that Grammy and ARIA Award winner Keith Urban, will kick off a world tour on his home soil this January. An undeniably electrifying live performer, the country rocker’s shows have repeatedly been called one of the biggest and best concert […]

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The Mighty Mighty Bosstones to play an exclusive Australian show in Sydney on 5th July

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones to play an exclusive Australian show in Sydney on 5th July

Metropolis Touring and Tombowler Present: The Mighty Mighty Bosstones with special guests Thursday 05 July 2012 (opening 8pm) at The Metro Theatre ( venue info )  **18+** 624 George St, Sydney www.metrotheatre.com.au Click this link for tickets….https://tickets.metropolistouring.com/default.aspx?Event=27652 One Of Those Bands That Make You Feel Like Everything Is Going To Be OK – The iconic Boston-bred skacore octet have been in business for over 25 […]

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Dream on Dreamer announce homebound Australian tour

Dream on Dreamer announce homebound Australian tour

Australia’s metal-core unit, Dream On Dreamer has had one of the most ridiculous touring schedules ever seen within the span of 10 months. Since the release of their debut album “Heartbound”, the band has amounted well over 100 shows worldwide – notching up two US tours, two European tours, and running through Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. They somehow found time to […]

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Cartel announce Australian tour

Cartel announce Australian tour

Pop-punk trailblazers CARTEL have been revered and praised for their refreshing take on the genre. In a storied career spanning 2 EPs and 3 full-length albums including the now classic ‘Chroma’, CARTEL has firmly cemented themselves atop of the rock world. It hasn’t all been smooth sailing for the Atlanta based quartet following the departure from their label and a […]

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House vs Hurricane Announce Crooked Teeth Album Tour & New Track

House vs Hurricane Announce Crooked Teeth Album Tour & New Track

House vs Hurricane Announce Crooked Teeth Album Tour & New Track UNFD is proud to announce that Melbourne thrashers HOUSE VS HURRICANE have finished recording their second album Crooked Teeth and are gearing up for it’s release this Winter. The album is their first with new frontman Dan Casey, who joined late 2011. Behind Casey’s energy and enthusiasm, they have delivered one of the […]

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Heaven announce Australian Twenty-Twelve tour

Heaven announce Australian Twenty-Twelve tour

After ten years, Australian heavy rock outfit HEAVEN are back and ready to kick ass once more with what’s sure to be a hell of a show at the Evelyn Hotel on Friday 22 June! Heaven found success in the US during the ‘80s, releasing three albums (Twilight of Mischief/In The Beginning, Where Angels Fear To Tread, Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door) and supporting the likes of Motley Crue, […]

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Voyager welcome home show in Perth, June 30th

Voyager welcome home show in Perth, June 30th

The incredible upward spiral of Perth Prog Metal masters VOYAGER continues as the band will celebrate its return to Australia on June 30th, with a welcome home show here in their hometown of Perth, WA. Currently touring North America supporting Rhapsody In Fire, VOYAGER are captivating larger than expected audiences at every show, winning over a multitude of new fans. […]

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Steel Panther – new Sydney show, Adelaide change of venue & date, Perth change of date!

Steel Panther – new Sydney show, Adelaide change of venue & date, Perth change of date!

It took 13 minutes for STEEL PANTHER to completely sellout their Melbourne show at The Palace. The show moved to up to Festival Hall with nearly 3 times the capacity and sold out again! Shows in Brisbane, Sydney and Adelaide (YES! Adelaide!) were not far behind in the expediency with which “ticket allocations” were “exhausted” and the flood of e-grief […]

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1927 and The Rembrandts announce East Coast shows

1927 and The Rembrandts announce East Coast shows

Sydney, Australia – Thursday, 7 June, 2012:  It’s been 22 years since 1927 burst onto the scene with their debut album, …ISH, selling half a million copies in Australia and producing  the hit singles That’s When I Think Of You, If I Could, You’ll Never Know and Compulsory Hero.  … ISH remains one of the highest selling debut albums ever by an Australian band to this day. […]

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Children Collide announce supports for upcoming ‘Monument Tour’

Children Collide announce supports for upcoming ‘Monument Tour’

CHILDREN COLLIDE’S anticipated MONUMENT TOUR is kicking into the next gear this week, as national supports are announced and the band release an online video for album track SPHERE OF INFLUENCE. Presented by triple j, Channel [V] and Music Feeds THE MONUMENT TOUR will take in all Australian capital cities plus a bunch of regional centres, one of Children Collide’s most lengthy tours to date and […]

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Dotcoms  ‘JANIE GOT SUPER CUTE’ from the self-titled debut EP out June 9th

Dotcoms ‘JANIE GOT SUPER CUTE’ from the self-titled debut EP out June 9th

The tale of a boy and a girl from the same small country town. They dated for a while but were more in love with the idea of each other. She was prettier than he was and he was more sophisticated than she. Realising that it was never going to work, the boy ended it and moved to Melbourne. Heartbroken the girl […]

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The Beach Boys Historic 50th Anniversary Tour – Australian Tour Dates Confirmed

The Beach Boys Historic 50th Anniversary Tour – Australian Tour Dates Confirmed

The Beach Boys Historic 50th Anniversary Tour Australian Tour Dates Confirmed Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks, Touring Together For The First Time In More Than Two Decades Paul Dainty, Chairman of Dainty Group announced today that one of the worlds’ most legendary and influential bands of all time The Beach Boys, will tour Australia this year as part […]

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Wednesday 13 is heading back to Australia in October!

Wednesday 13 is heading back to Australia in October!

WEDNESDAY 13 has firmly cemented himself as the undisputed leader in Horrorpunk. With an unruly live show of fun and debauchery, WEDNESDAY 13 manages to always turn any live event into a macabre party; “Everyone leaves sweaty, smiley and enthused by what they just witnessed…they are everything that is right with rock music today” – caughtinthecrossfire.com WEDNESDAY 13 will be […]

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Lady Antebellum to extend their ‘OWN THE NIGHT 2012 WORLD TOUR’ in Australia this September

Lady Antebellum to extend their ‘OWN THE NIGHT 2012 WORLD TOUR’ in Australia this September

Grammy winning trio Lady Antebellum have responded to strong ticket numbers by adding a second and final show in both Melbourne (September 26) and Brisbane (September 29) in addition to a third and final night at Sydney’s Opera House (October 3) to the previously sold out Australian leg of their headlining OWN THE NIGHT 2012 WORLD TOUR. These will be Lady Antebellum’s very […]

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Yellowcard announce additional Melbourne show for Australian tour!

Yellowcard announce additional Melbourne show for Australian tour!

YELLOWCARD ANNOUNCE SECOND MELBOURNE SHOW FOR UPCOMING AUSTRALIAN TOUR ! Following unprecedented demand from Yellowcard loving Melbournians, the band’s first show at The Hi-Fi is all sold out! Tickets were quickly snapped up to see the fun loving five-piece when the shows were announced earlier this month. Luckily for fans, The Frontier Touring Company is thrilled to announce a second […]

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Zoophyte to support INXS and announce headline shows

Zoophyte to support INXS and announce headline shows

To coincide with the recent release of the brand new single ‘LET YOU GO’, ZOOPHYTE are proud to announce they will be joining Australian legends INXS on stage for selected shows and a slew of regional headline shows. Following the success of the brand new single ‘LET YOU GO’, Melbourne band ZOOPHYTE will hit the road for a slew of dates through QLD, […]

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New Empire score slot on US Vans Warped Tour and announce acoustic dates in Australia

New Empire score slot on US Vans Warped Tour and announce acoustic dates in Australia

New Empire scores a slot on the US Vans Warped tour East Coast acoustic tour dates ready to roll ahead of Olympics coup! New Empire is set to embark on one of the busiest periods of their burgeoning career, with live dates that commence in May and culminate in a perf0rmance slot on the prestigious Vans Warped Tour in the […]

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We Built Atlantis ‘Tidal Waves’ Australian Tour!

We Built Atlantis ‘Tidal Waves’ Australian Tour!

WE BUILT ATLANTIS – TIDAL WAVES AUSTRALIAN TOUR KICKS OFF THIS WEEK  WE BUILT ATLANTIS is firmly cementing themselves as one of the most exciting bands in heavy music scene. Forming in the summer of 2011, Newcastle’s  ‘WE BUILT ATLANTIS’ have wasted no time. A fiercely DIY work ethic has seen the band spend their early inception locked away in the […]

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Wheatus are coming to Australia to prove they are “still a teenage dirtbag”!

Wheatus are coming to Australia to prove they are “still a teenage dirtbag”!

Wheatus’ debut single ‘Teenage Dirtbag’ cracked the Top 40 BBC Official Sales Chart for a second time in March 2011 and again this year in April – TEN YEARS after its debut at #2 on the same chart. To date their first record has sold more than five million copies worldwide. Any manager or record label would be happy to tout those […]

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Strangers – showcase events in Melbourne and Sydney

Strangers – showcase events in Melbourne and Sydney

Strangers – Got R.O.C.K. if you want it! After doing the hard yards whilst growing up at venues in hometown Sydney’s Southern Beaches STRANGERS are ready to bust out! Having spent the better part of 2012 crafting their debut album with Shihad’s Tom Larkin at the controls Strangers are recording what will be one of 2012s heaviest and melodic local albums.  Recently signed to Shock’s new imprint label Permanent Records Strangers will escape the […]

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Shannon Noll…. On the mend and preparing for his “A Million Suns” album tour

Shannon Noll…. On the mend and preparing for his “A Million Suns” album tour

Shannon Noll  …. On the mend and preparing for his “A Million Suns” album tour Following his recent dramatic withdrawal from 7’s Dancing With The Stars with a back injury, Shannon Noll has been resting up, intent on being in the best possible shape for his forthcoming ‘A Million Suns’ album tour.  With four weeks until the tour swings into […]

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The Rubens announce album release & July tour dates

The Rubens announce album release & July tour dates

THE RUBENS ANNOUNCE ALBUM RELEASE + JULY TOUR DATES Following a spate of sold-out shows across the country, Sydney four-piece THE RUBENS will play four very special shows in July in support of their new single DON’T EVER WANT TO BE FOUND. The band will perform headline shows in Melbourne and Sydney before heading to Adelaide for Spin Off Festival […]

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Billy Talent announce Australian tour

Billy Talent announce Australian tour

BILLY TALENT announced their arrival by crashing a Mac Truck full of complex riffs and fret board wizardry into the lounge room of 3 chord pop punk. Their debut was a phenomenon: “endlessly anthemic, bursting with hooks, impeccably played and thrillingly heavy where it counts” –Toronto Star. Three albums full of big-rock structures and powerful chorus hooks have propelled BILLY […]

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Everclear announce Australian tour 2012

Everclear announce Australian tour 2012

After a 14 year absence KillRockStar Big Dog Entertainment are proud to present power pop sensations Everclear live in Australia in 2012. Lead by founder and mastermind Art Alexakis and armed with his swag of catchy, guitar driven pop gems, Everclear were an ubiquitous presence on the world’s airwaves and TV feeds from the early part of the 90’s onwards. Alexakis’ […]

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Set Sail announce national tour and new release

Set Sail announce national tour and new release

After a turbulent start to 2012, Sydney-based folk/indie-pop trio SET SAIL are ready to once again make their mark on the Australian music scene embarking on a mammoth 18-date tour of the country parading a new collection of heartfelt rhythms in the form of their new six-track “Hey!”, due for release on June 15, 2012. “Hey!” features six formidable, yet […]

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Paul Gilbert Masterclass tour – Australia

Paul Gilbert Masterclass tour – Australia

Thump Music is proud to present our next Master Class tour in October 2012. Paul Gilbert is here to carryout for the first time a full Master Class tour in 6 states around Australia. Paul is known in the trade as being a high profile guitarist and clinician. Paul is currently recording his latest CD which will be released on […]

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