Category: Tours – Australian

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Big Day Out – 2nd announcement

* Before reading the official press release below, please be aware that there have been 3 separate announcements made with different Festival lineups, so please look for the relevant press release below for your city! * BIGGER, BETTER & BEST OF… 5 WAYS TO BIG DAYS Big Day Out 2012 Second Announcement Our goal, as always, is to deliver the […]

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Split Seconds – Battling The Big Time, supporting Jebediah

Split Seconds – Battling The Big Time, supporting Jebediah

Forget Hercules, the only supermen of mythical proportions you need to worry about this summer is Perth quintet SPLIT SECONDS. The power pop protagonists are suiting up, saying their prayers and getting ready for an almighty battle against…the month of November? That’s right, Split Seconds have been chosen to support fellow West Australians JEBEDIAH as they lead the charges on their Battle For November Tour. The pair […]

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The Pogues announce Australian tour

The Pogues announce Australian tour

Blue Murder and Destroy All Lines present. The Pogues Australian Tour 2012 Shane MacGowan, Jem Finer, Spider Stacy, James Fearnley, Darryl Hunt, Andrew Ranken, Philip Chevron, Terry Woods The Pogues have been an indelible high watermark on the fickle tide of popular music for the last 30 years. Lead by the charismatic Shane MacGowan, The Pogues command an army of die-hard fans […]

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Urge Overkill – ‘Rock & Roll Submarine’ – Australian Tour 2012

Urge Overkill – ‘Rock & Roll Submarine’ – Australian Tour 2012

URGE OVERKILL – ROCK & ROLL SUBMARINE They have no right to be this good, really they don’t. Fifteen years since their last release Chicago-born hep-cats Urge Overkill return with a brand new album Rock & Roll Submarine – and no better way to celebrate than a welcome return visit to Australia this coming March. “From Mason Dixon’s struttin’ Southern boogie and the […]

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Northlane – announce tour dates and new album “Discoveries”

Northlane – announce tour dates and new album “Discoveries”

Australian Hardcore is officially out of the bag. Once the nation’s best kept secret, the mainstream has been forced to take notice of the massive underground scene that has been taken to new heights both locally and internationally with the success of bands like Parkway Drive, The Amity Affliction and Dream On Dreamer. And as the music industry struggles to […]

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Soundwave 2012 – 2nd line up announced

Soundwave 2012 – 2nd line up announced

The line up was already huge but lo and behold, a second announcement of bands for Soundwave 2012.  Joining the already amazing line up are the following bands: BAD RELIGION / STRUNG OUT / STAIND / WEDNESDAY 13 / UNEARTH / THE PRETTY RECKLESS / CATHEDRAL / SHADOWS FALL / TONIGHT ALIVE / MOTIONLESS IN WHITE / BREAK EVEN / […]

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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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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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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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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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Yukon Blonde release Fire/Water EP ahead of Australian tour

Yukon Blonde release Fire/Water EP ahead of Australian tour

Yukon Blonde are one of Canada’s best kept secrets. Until now…. Vancouver’s acclaimed contribution to the world of enigmatic folk/country/indie-rock have amassed a loyal fan base in their home country, but their sun-drenched melodies (reminiscent of a far sunnier climate than from whence they sprung!) and lush harmonies have recently captured the attention of a much broader audience. Most recently […]

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Opeth announce Australian tour

Opeth announce Australian tour

“Opeth continually expands the definition of what metal can be” – Rolling Stone OPETH are Pioneers. OPETH continue to create epic and iconic music; inventing and reinventing the rules as they go along. With over Twenty years and Ten albums under their collective belt, OPETH’s legion of fans has grown as much as their kaleidoscopic sound has broadened. OPETH have […]

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Quiet Child to support Opeth on their Aussie tour

Quiet Child to support Opeth on their Aussie tour

Quiet Child are pleased to announce that they have been asked by Opeth to join them on their national tour of Australia. The tour will kick off on Dec 15 taking in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. This comes just months after the release of Quiet Child’s second album Thumper which saw the band tour the East Coast extensively. For […]

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Baby Animals return for spring tour dates

Baby Animals return for spring tour dates

BABY ANIMALS RETURN FOR SPRING TOUR DATES 2011 has already been jam-packed for one of Australia’s finest rock outfits, BABY ANIMALS. With a fearsome reputation for live shows, the band is preparing to showcase a selection of new songs alongside their much-loved crowd favourites, when they hit the road in October. Suze and the boys kicked off the year with […]

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The Angels with Dave Gleeson – Waiting For The Sun tour

The Angels with Dave Gleeson – Waiting For The Sun tour

August 18th, 2011 (Sydney, Australia).  Mid 2011 saw Rick Brewster’s Angels fronted by Dave Gleeson of The Screaming Jets perform two mind-blowing sell out shows in Sydney and Adelaide. They showcased the band’s new single “Waiting For The Sun” as well as performing all the classics, leaving fans screaming for more and excited at the prospect of a new revitalized […]

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Mi-Sex announce their Blue Day – 20 years tour

Mi-Sex announce their Blue Day – 20 years tour

Mi-Sex emerged from New Zealand in 1977 as a collection of creative souls and forged a collaborative talent that broke the 80’s new sound. Powerful live performances and hit song’s like: ‘But You Don’t Care’, ‘Graffiti Crimes’ and the hit single ‘Computer Games’ very quickly established them on the touring circuit as a power to be reckoned with. “Compu-PU-pu-PU-pu-PU Computer […]

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Roger Waters brings The Wall live to Australia

Roger Waters brings The Wall live to Australia

Roger Waters will perform his masterpiece The Wall to Australia in 2012, continuing the sell-out success of his extensive 2010/2011 tour of North America and Europe. PERTH – BURSWOOD DOME FRIDAY JANUARY 27, SATURDAY JANUARY 28 BRISBANE – ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE  WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1, THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2, SATURDAY FEBRUARY 4 MELBOURNE – ROD LAVER ARENA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 7, WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 8, FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10, SATURDAY FEBRUARY 11 […]

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All Shall Perish announce Australian tour

All Shall Perish announce Australian tour

STRIKE HARD BOOKINGS & KILLYOURSTEREO Present ALL SHALL PERISH with special guest RESIST THE THOUGHT When people like Kirk Hammett and Rob Flynn cite your band as favourites, you know you’re onto a good thing. And for Oakland, California’s ALL SHALL PERISH that is precisely the case. With new album This Is Where It Ends newly unleashed on the world, the Californian quintet […]

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Juke Kartel – Freeway OZ Tour

Juke Kartel – Freeway OZ Tour

Melbourne rockers Juke Kartel return home from their relocated base of USA in December for a bunch of shows in Victoria, NSW and South Australia.  The boys have been busy writing new material for the follow up to Levolution, so am sure there might be a new song or two included in these shows! Keep an eye on Juke Kartel […]

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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Australian Tour 2012

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Australian Tour 2012

    Country music’s reigning king and queen, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will tour Australia for the first time together next March, promoters Rob Potts Entertainment Edge and Chugg Entertainment announced today.   The Tim McGraw & Faith Hill / Australia 2012 tour will be the first time the country music superstars have toured together outside of North America, […]

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Hall & Oates with Icehouse

Hall & Oates with Icehouse

 DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES RETURN TO AUSTRALIA TO TOUR WITH ICEHOUSE THE number one selling duo in music history, the pioneers of rock’n’soul, DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES are returning to Australia for their first national tour since 1991. Joining them for what promises to be a truly bedazzling summer concert event is Australia’s own beloved and revered ICEHOUSE. The two […]

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Pyramid Rock Festival

Pyramid Rock Festival

Are you ready to ROCK?  Are you ready to rock this New Year’s season? Because we here at the PYRAMID ROCK FESTIVAL sure as hell are! That’s right, from Thursday December 29 to Sunday January 1 Victoria’s beautiful Phillip Island will once again be overrun with more than 50 of your favourite international rock stars and home-grown heroes to provide the best New Year’s party atmosphere […]

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Gyroscope – The Choose Your Own Adventure Tour

Gyroscope – The Choose Your Own Adventure Tour

GYROSCOPE have earned themselves an unshakable reputation over four albums as one of the most dependable and breathtaking live acts this wide brown land has to offer. So, it is with this in mind that Gyroscope announce their CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE TOUR, a novel concept and the bands only headline tour for 2011.  What does this mean exactly? Dare […]

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Roxette & 1927

Roxette & 1927

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE Monday August 22, 2011 — Live Nation is thrilled to announce that Roxette fans all over Australia can now join the joyride! Due to surging demand from fans across the nation, legendary pop duo Roxette will now extend their Australian visit and play shows across Australia plus a second show in Sydney next February with tickets going […]

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Greenthief – Vultures Tour

Greenthief – Vultures Tour

G R E E N T H I E F – ‘Vultures Tour’ – September/October 2011   If big riffing acts like Muse and Silversun Pickups appeal, check these guys out. – Richard Kingsmill (Triple J) Greenthief are embarking on their third east coast tour of 2011 in support of their new film clip for Vultures. Greenthief is a 3-piece alternative […]

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Good Charlotte – Brisbane bound and Set to party

Good Charlotte – Brisbane bound and Set to party

GOOD CHARLOTTE – Brisbane Bound and Set to party!  With just over a week to go until the Good Charlotte boys hit Brissie with their own original take on the classic Weezer album Blue, The JD Set are pleased to announce that the party plans have just gone into overdrive with news that joining the line up  alongside the headliners and Amy Meredith are Melbourne rockers Trial Kennedy and […]

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Destruction – Australian Tour 2011

Destruction – Australian Tour 2011

  Strike Hard Bookings Presents – DESTRUCTION AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2011 with special guests MORTAL SIN 4ARM   Destruction are legendary in thrash circles, and the best news of all is that they are back. Not only with a new album, but thrash fans all over the country will be warming up their necks for some serious head-banging at the news thatDestruction will be touring […]

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Children Of Bodom with Voyager

Children Of Bodom with Voyager

** Adelaide show update** – Soundworks Touring would like to inform Adelaide Children Of Bodom fans that the scheduled show for Monday November 7th has been moved from HQ to Fowler’s Live. Tickets already purchased will still be valid for the show at Fowler’s Live. The show has been changed to ALL AGES, now allowing fans of Children Of Bodom under […]

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