Category: Tours – Australian

Dead Letter Circus – ‘Sleepwalker’ Australian tour

Dead Letter Circus – ‘Sleepwalker’ Australian tour

Dead Letter Circus (DLC) are pleased to announce the ‘SLEEPWALKER AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2012’ with amazing special guests Fair to Midland (USA) and Twelve Foot Ninja (AUS). The Sleeper tour will take in 20 dates right around the country and DLC have hand picked two of their favourite rocking bands to make every show anepic event. After touring the US late […]

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Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls – Announce Australian Tour

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls – Announce Australian Tour

Frank Turner has just added solo shows in Darwin and Cairns to his already packed itinerary this May, and will also perform at the Wide Open Space Festival in Alice Springs, and Groovin’ The Moo festival in Townsville. This will be Frank’s first visit to each of these places, having already completed 2 sold out tours of Australia. The shows […]

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Iced Earth Australian Tour 2012 – pre-sale competition!

Iced Earth Australian Tour 2012 – pre-sale competition!

SOUNDWORKS TOURING presents ICED EARTH – TWO EXCLUSIVE AUSTRALIAN SHOWS APRIL 2012 ICED EARTH tear into Australia for their first ever tour here in April 2012! EXCLUSIVE COMPETITION!!! BUY A PRESALE TICKET NOW For your chance to win a fully signed ‘DYSTOPIA’ cd and Australian tour poster pack by USA power / thrash gods ICED EARTH thanks to Century Media and Soundworks […]

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Cold Chisel announce details of Sydney and Melbourne shows

Cold Chisel announce details of Sydney and Melbourne shows

COLD CHISEL ANNOUNCE TICKET DETAILS FOR SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE SHOWS! Cold Chisel will launch their new album, No Plans, with their headlining performance at Bluesfest, Byron Bay on Thursday, 5 April ahead of its official release on Friday, 6 April through Warner Music Australia. The band will also be performing on Saturday, 7 April at Sandalford Winery, Swan Valley in […]

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Dawes to release special edition of ‘Nothing Is Wrong’ ahead of Australian dates

Dawes to release special edition of ‘Nothing Is Wrong’ ahead of Australian dates

Dawes set to release special tour edition of Nothing Is Wrong to coincide with Blues & Roots performance “The most promising purveyors of new-school country folk…so authentically vintage.” – Rolling Stone “A tellingly titled sophomore set that affirms their quick ascension to the top tier of the Americana underground…nothing less than a beauty to behold.” –No Depression With highly touted […]

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Tim “Ripper” Owens – Australian & NZ tour

Tim “Ripper” Owens – Australian & NZ tour

TIM RIPPER OWENS (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, DIO DISCIPLES, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) For the first time solo in Australia and New Zealand, Tim Ripper Owens performing Judas Priest classics, along with tracks from DIO, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN plus his own solo projects. Owens is without doubt among the most important metal vocalists of the past fifteen years. When he joined JUDAS PRIEST in […]

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Tumbleweed return to the road ahead of new album sessions

Tumbleweed return to the road ahead of new album sessions

TUMBLEWEED return to the studio in Sydney on June 9th with Paul McKercher (ARIA award winning these days mind you!) who last worked with the band on the last album the original Tumbleweed line-up recorded; the Galactaphonic LP back in 1994 – a nice complete of the circle. After the success of the recent headline reformation shows which saw the […]

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WIN: double passes to the Boris Australian tour (CLOSED)

WIN: double passes to the Boris Australian tour (CLOSED)

Handsome Tours and Deathproof PR have been mighty kind enough to offer up 2 x double passes for each of the Sydney and Brisbane shows for the upcoming BORIS Australian tour. Simply send us an email to: mtrbwy@maytherockbewithyou.com with your name and which show you would be attending.  (Eg. Brisbane or Sydney).  Competition closes March 15th! Want to know more […]

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Hoodlum Shouts announce debut album and East Coast Tour

Hoodlum Shouts announce debut album and East Coast Tour

Hoodlum Shouts deliver their first full-length dose of brooding sing-alongs with the debut album Young Man Old Man set for joint release on Poison City and HelloSquare Recordings on March 28. Recorded by Matt Voigt (The Dirty Three, Midnight Oil, The Nation Blue), Canberra’s Hoodlum Shouts continue down the path of bold simplicity and lush melodies, while balancing the needle somewhere between melancholy and uplifting. […]

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Young Guns announce Australian tour with Closure In Moscow

Young Guns announce Australian tour with Closure In Moscow

Strength comes from our bones – the knowledge that, deep down, nothing is impossible. ‘Bones’, the stunning new album from Young Guns, captures exactly that: it’s a hymn to bravery and boldness, the defining statement so far from one of our finest bands. http://youtu.be/qk3vjIDuy9w Celebrated U.K outfit YOUNG GUNS hit Australian stages this May/June in support of their highly praised landmark new release […]

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Stonefield to release new single ‘Bad Reality’ and announce new tour dates!

Stonefield to release new single ‘Bad Reality’ and announce new tour dates!

STONEFIELD are at it again…hands off the handlebars, feet in the air, full speed ahead! And since when has it been any different for these four siblings from rural Victoria? Their last 12 months has resembled a downhill speed?race that encompassed three continents, appearances at the biggest music festivals in the UK and Australia, a cast that includes The Foo Fighters, Kaiser Chiefs and […]

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AMY MEREDITH announces national headline and support slot tour dates!

AMY MEREDITH announces national headline and support slot tour dates!

AMY MEREDITH announces Jessie J support & national headline dates! New single ‘Pick Up Your Tricks’ out now! Amy Meredith can today reveal that they’ve scored one of the most coveted international support slots of the year, opening for UK pop sensation Jessie J on her upcoming national Australian tour from March 1 in Brisbane! In addition the band has […]

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Radiohead return to Australia in November

Radiohead return to Australia in November

“Taking the plunge into this band’s mysteries is one of rock’s true pleasures.” Rolling Stone (on The King Of Limbs) “Yorke sidled into his terse but radiant falsetto, his voice glowing over the room like a chandelier.”  New York Times (Roseland Ballroom NYC September 2011) “Yorke never, ever stopped moving. Neither did the crowd.”  Spin (Roseland Ballroom NYC September 2011) Admirers […]

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Calling All Cars – tea, sympathy and a national tour!

Calling All Cars – tea, sympathy and a national tour!

Rewind to August last year – CALLING ALL CARS released their second album, the ARIA charting “Dancing with a Dead Man”, and set off on a tour cycle around the country. Taking their triple j featured album to the masses on the back of national airplay and hot supporting cast that introduced Redcoats and Boy In A Box they played to sold out rooms and stamped […]

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Dangerous! announce Teenage Rampage Tour

Dangerous! announce Teenage Rampage Tour

Artist Voice, Bombshellzine, Afends Clothing, Macbeth Shoes and Monster Energy Drink Present – Dangerous! “ Teenage Rampage” Tour. Raucous Australian Rock Band Hit The Road In Support Of Their Debut Album. There aren’t many bands left these days who embody rock n’ roll’s raucous spirit, which is why the music of Dangerous! is more vital now than ever. This Australian act […]

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TWELVE FOOT NINJA, JERICCO & CIRCLES JOIN FORCES FOR ‘SWARM TOUR’

TWELVE FOOT NINJA, JERICCO & CIRCLES JOIN FORCES FOR ‘SWARM TOUR’

TWELVE FOOT NINJA, JERICCO & CIRCLES JOIN FORCES FOR ‘SWARM TOUR’ Melbourne’s progressive heavy music scene is in fine form in 2012 and how better to celebrate than to combine the force of three of its finest on an impressive triple bill. This March, longstanding genre leaders Twelve Foot Ninja and Jericco will be joined by newcomers, Circles on the […]

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DEF FX – One off reunion tour, first time in 15 years!

DEF FX – One off reunion tour, first time in 15 years!

Metropolis Touring Proudly Presents DEF FX Reunion Tour May/June 2012 3 MORE SHOWS ADDED!!  Sunday June 3.  Republic Bar, Hobart. Sunday June 10.  The Gov, Adelaide. Monday June 11.  The Bakery, Perth.  Due to overwhelming demand, Metropolis Touring is proud to announce that three more dates have been added to the upcoming DEF FX Reunion Tour.  As well as shows in Brisbane, Sydney and […]

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Mutemath announce ‘Odd Soul’ Australian tour

Mutemath announce ‘Odd Soul’ Australian tour

“The #1 band you need to see live before you die” – Alternative Press. “..Mutemath are one hell of a band.” 4/5 stars – Bernard Zuel, Sydney Morning Herald Principal Entertainment and triple j are proud to announce for the very first time in Australia, Grammy® nominated New Orleans three piece, Mutemath.  Since 2004 the genre bending trio featuring Paul […]

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G3 – Satriani, Vai, Lukather – Announce a Newcastle show!

G3 – Satriani, Vai, Lukather – Announce a Newcastle show!

Just announced,  PANTHERS, NEWCASTLE – THURSDAY MARCH 29 (All Ages) Tickets on sale 9am, Wednesday February 29 through Moshtix. Three guitar heroes! Three bands! The infamous G3 Jam – all packed into ONE hot show! Prepare to witness some of the most electrifyingly brilliant displays of guitar mastery ever seen when the most anticipated international live guitar event arrives in March 2012! G3 bring their combined guitar pyrotechnics to Australia & New Zealand in what will be dazzling two-and-a-half-hour-long […]

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National SLAM day: over 100 venues registered.  February 23.

National SLAM day: over 100 venues registered. February 23.

SLAM MAKE HISTORY WITH OVER 100 VENUES REGISTERED FOR NATIONAL SLAM DAY FEBRUARY 23  More than 100 music venues from around the country will celebrate Australia’s thriving live music scene at National Slam Day on February 23rd 2012. “We are so excited to see over 100 venues already signed up, from Tennant Creek to Hobart, Gosford to Melbourne, Fremantle to Adelaide, artists […]

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Arch Enemy: Australia Khaos Tour 2012

Arch Enemy: Australia Khaos Tour 2012

METROPOLIS TOURING, CENTURY MEDIA AND VENOM PRESENT: ARCH ENEMY: AUSTRALIAN KHAOS TOUR 2012 Metal Hammer Magazine calls them ‘Swedish melodic death metal heavy weights’ We call them a force of nature. With nine albums under their belts, the guys and girl are masters of their craft. They have never been a band to do anything without 110% commitment and their […]

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The Pretty Reckless & Heroes For Hire Sidewaves announced!

The Pretty Reckless & Heroes For Hire Sidewaves announced!

THE PRETTY RECKLESS have made hard rock sexy again! Fronted by the multi-talented Tyler Momsen, THE PRETTY RECKLESS are blazing a trail throughout the rock world that is hard to ignore…“She is physically and vocally everything that a frontwoman could wish to be” – Kerrang! THE PRETTY RECKLESS’ debut album ‘Light Me Up’ runs the gamut of emotions alternating at […]

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Unearth, In This Moment Kittie & Heaven Shall Burn Sidewaves announced

Unearth, In This Moment Kittie & Heaven Shall Burn Sidewaves announced

UNEARTH proudly stand at the forefront of modern metal leaving a trail of mosh pit devastation in their wake. UNEARTH have delivered their most compelling statement with their 5th full length ‘Darkness In Light’ driving a fist into the collective gut of every image-obsessed wannabe metal band currently cluttering up the landscape. UNEARTH set the new standard with Revolver magazine […]

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Underoath, Dream On, Dreamer & The Smoking Hearts sidewaves announced

Underoath, Dream On, Dreamer & The Smoking Hearts sidewaves announced

UNDEROATH have evolved and thrived during a decade-long progression that has elevated them into a realm that few bands can lay claim to. Their latest album Ø (Disambiguation) is an artistic rebirth, which empathically surpasses its predecessors…“it’s a master-class in compelling, ambitious heavy music” – Rock Sound With a reputation for adrenaline charged live performances UNDEROATH will bring the mayhem […]

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WIN THE CHANCE TO PERFORM AT PUSH OVER 2012

WIN THE CHANCE TO PERFORM AT PUSH OVER 2012

WIN THE CHANCE TO PERFORM AT PUSH OVER 2012  Thanks to triple j unearthed your band could win the opportunity to play at this year’s Push Over and join the stellar line up of Parkway Drive, 360, Tonight Alive, Yacht Club DJs, Dangerous!, Snakadaktal, Mantra, Redcoats, Eagle and The Worm, Glass Towers, 8 Bit Love, Northlane, Skyway, Hands Like Houses, Mindset, Hallower, […]

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Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot Australian Tour – second Melbourne show announced!

Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot Australian Tour – second Melbourne show announced!

Brian Setzer Unleashes Thrilling Line-up for ‘Rockabilly Riot’ Australian Tour 2012 – 2nd Melbourne show announced for TUESDAY APRIL 3, tickets on sale Friday, February 3rd through Ticketek! Featuring a special set with Slim Jim Phantom! Brian Setzer, rockabilly’s most iconic ambassador, has unleashed a brand new line-up for his upcoming Australian tour. Dubbed ‘Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot!’ this new look […]

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Black Veil Brides sidewaves announced

Black Veil Brides sidewaves announced

With their dark-edged punk attitude and cock-rock swagger BLACK VEIL BRIDES are ready to take their place among the most popular young rock bands in the world today. The hard rock industry is beyond saturation so anything that steers away from the norm seems like a blessing. Their sophomore album ‘Set the World on Fire’ has alternative press declaring it […]

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August Burns Red & Blessthefall Australian Tour

August Burns Red & Blessthefall Australian Tour

Destroy All Lines, Blue Murder, Blunt Magazine & Kill Your Stereo present… August Burns Red & Blessthefall Australian Tour With special guests Northlane Tickets on sale 9am Friday Feb 10 RSVP ON FACEBOOK HERE! When August Burns Red unleashed their 2009 breakout album, Constellations, they became a band that could no longer be ignored. They debuted in the Top 25, co-headlined the AP Tour, headlined Warped […]

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EVANESCENCE Australian Tour 2012

EVANESCENCE Australian Tour 2012

Evanescence are finally set to make a long overdue return to Australia presented by Michael Coppel. These shows will be their first in Australia since their sold out seven date national tour of 2007, and their third tour overall. Evanescence, with special guests Blaqk Audio, launch the tour in the nation’s capital on March 23, travelling onto Melbourne, Brisbane and […]

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JOHN FOGERTY – National Tour – Playing CREEDENCE hits

JOHN FOGERTY – National Tour – Playing CREEDENCE hits

Chugg Entertainment and Bluesfest Touring are today thrilled to announce that legendary rocker, John Fogerty,  has confirmed an unprecedented series of live shows in Australia this March/April.  Looking Out My Back Door:  John Fogerty Performs Live! The Albums of Creedence Clearwater Revival will see Fogerty performing classic albums ‘GREEN RIVER’ and ‘COSMO’S FACTORY’ in their entirety.  In addition, Fogerty will […]

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