Category: Tours – Australian

David Myles to undertake first Australian tour

David Myles to undertake first Australian tour

Canadian singer songwriter confirmed for Woodford Folk Festival – Album ‘Into The Sun’ released December 2 Award winning Canadian artist, David Myles, is launching his career in Australia with the single ‘Simple Pleasures’ from his new album ‘Into the Sun’, and a tour which includes the Woodford Folk Festival, one exclusive Melbourne show and three dates in Sydney. With a […]

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Hawksley Workman confirms Australian tour for Summer 2012

Hawksley Workman confirms Australian tour for Summer 2012

Enigmatic Canadian singer songwriter Hawksley Workman is preparing for his second visit to Australian soil in January next year, leaving behind the depths of a bleak Ontario winter for our sunny summer shores. Landing early in the New Year, his live dates commence in New South Wales on 4th January, and wind up in South Australia ten days later. Delivered […]

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Vintage Trouble are heading to Australia for the first time

Vintage Trouble are heading to Australia for the first time

Vintage Trouble are bringing their live-wired, straight-shootin, dirty-mouth’d pelvis-pushin’ juke music to Australia for the first time East Coast show dates announced for January 2012 including 3 dates at Sydney Festival, Spiegeltent and the East Brunswick Club – Melbourne Hailing from Los Angeles, California Vintage Trouble put the soul back into rock. Vintage Trouble is a sensational, soulful four-man band […]

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THE LAZYS … ready to hit the road with a new EP

THE LAZYS … ready to hit the road with a new EP

THE LAZYS … ready to hit the road with a new EP, ‘Temptation Never Liked You’ Australian rock band The Lazys are hitting the road once again in support of their brand new EP, ‘Temptation Never Liked You’, with dates commencing mid January 2012. The Terrigal based five piece will also be joined by much-lauded Canadian rock band GrimSkunk at […]

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Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick returns to Australia

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick returns to Australia

Former Kiss guitarist Bruce Kulick returns to Australia after two years to celebrate his recording career with Kiss 1985-1997 Can you believe that it was 25 years ago in 2012 that Kiss’ top 3 single (UK) and biggest anthem since the 70s was released when Crazy, Crazy Nights ruled MTV? Can you believe that it also 20 years ago since […]

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Marilyn Manson, Coal Chamber, Wednesday 13 – Soundwave 2012 sidewaves announced

Marilyn Manson, Coal Chamber, Wednesday 13 – Soundwave 2012 sidewaves announced

“MARILYN MANSON reminds us what it’s like to see a rock star actually perform for his fucking fans” – NME Very rarely does an artist come along that defies the boundaries of convention and remains relevant in a storied career spanning over two decades selling in excess of 50 million albums. MARILYN MANSON has successfully pioneered ‘Shock Rock’ whilst redefining […]

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The Exploited announced Australian tour

The Exploited announced Australian tour

This April, riot starting, bouncer bashing, cop baiting, hotel trashing, foul talking, noise making, chaos causing, venue wrecking, government hating, rule breaking, piss taking, unrelenting, punk rock band THE EXPLOITED bring their politically charged live show to East Coast Australia and Auckland. The Exploited are not ‘punkers’ or any of the other cutesy, watered down, TV friendly names you might want to call […]

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Bluesfest sideshows announced

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Bluesfest sideshows announced

The guitar driven, blues prodigy, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD, is coming to Australia. There are few artists whose names are synonymous with one instrument and how it’s played in service to an entire genre. This is one such artist. KENNY WAYNE was given his first guitar at 3 years old, was playing by 7 after meeting Stevie Ray Vaughan and sharing […]

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Jeffrey Nothing (Mushroomhead) ‘The New Psychodalia’ – January 20, 2012 (Suburban Noize/Shock) + Aussie tour

Jeffrey Nothing (Mushroomhead) ‘The New Psychodalia’ – January 20, 2012 (Suburban Noize/Shock) + Aussie tour

JEFFREY NOTHING The New Psychodalia January 20, 2012 (Suburban Noize/Shock) +Debut solo album from Mushroomhead front man+ +Touring Australia with (hed) p.e. February 2012+ For more than a decade JEFFREY NOTHING has been the haunting voice behind Cleveland’s pioneering alterna-metal collective Mushroomhead. His distinctive vocals have driven Mushroomhead’s frightening extreme performance style, which has garnered them an enormously devoted cult following and […]

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Zappa Plays Zappa returns to Australia in 2012

Zappa Plays Zappa returns to Australia in 2012

From a mysterious research facility in California to the stages of theatres and festivals across the globe, Zappa Plays Zappa is prepared once again to respectfully expose Australian fans to Frank Zappa’s extraordinary achievements in music! Blue Murder presents: ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA Accept No Substitutes DweezilZappaWorld.com Tickets on sale 9am Monday 19th December Friday 6th April Palace Theatre Melbourne Tickets […]

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Sydney Blues & Roots Festival returns in 2012

Sydney Blues & Roots Festival returns in 2012

Sydney Blues & Roots Festival returns in 2012 EARLY-BIRD TICKETS ON SALE FROM 9AM, FRIDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2011! Sydney’s premier blues and roots event, the Sydney Blues & Roots Festival, returns for its fourth year in the historic township of Windsor, in Sydney’s scenic North-West Hawkesbury region. Early-bird tickets for the acclaimed event, which kicks off on Thursday 25th October […]

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Lamb Of God Sidewaves announced with In Flames & The Black Dahlia Murder

Lamb Of God Sidewaves announced with In Flames & The Black Dahlia Murder

LAMB OF GOD is fuelling the evolution of heavy metal in the new millennium!!  Hitting with the force of an invading apocalyptic army, LAMB OF GOD are back to inject Australia with a crippling dose of pure metal. With a reputation as one of the most savage live acts to ever grace the stage, fans can prepare for the onslaught […]

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Mastodon Sidewaves announced with Gojira and Kvelertak

Mastodon Sidewaves announced with Gojira and Kvelertak

From Grammy nominations to being hailed as the saviors of metal, MASTODON have never compromised in terms of vision or style and are shaping heavy metal in the 21st century. MASTODON have never done anything the ‘conventional’ way and for over a decade they have masterminded a string of complex concept albums. Pushing the boundaries further, the bands 5th album […]

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Machine Head Sidewaves announced with Chimaira, Shadows Fall, Times Of Grace

Machine Head Sidewaves announced with Chimaira, Shadows Fall, Times Of Grace

“All hail Machine fucking Head.” – Metal Hammer Forget what you know about heavy metal. Masters of their craft, MACHINE HEAD have been redefining the genre for the better part of 15 years since their breakthrough classic ‘ Burn My Eyes’ blazed a path for all to follow. In 2007 they created a masterpiece of modern metal, ‘The Blackening’ and […]

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Enter Shikari Sidewaves announced

Enter Shikari Sidewaves announced

ENTER SHIKARI continues to defy those who dare seek to pigeonhole them.  Their frenzied live shows have gone down in folklore, with NME declaring frontman Rou Reynolds is a man “set on destroying everything: the speakers, the monitors, the Barfly, himself, our ear-drums and, most impressively, the divide between band and fan.” ENTER SHIKARI are performing 2 headline shows only […]

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Lostprophets announce Soundwave 2012 sidewaves

Lostprophets announce Soundwave 2012 sidewaves

In a career filled with millions of albums sales, sold out stadiums and a slew of awards, (‘Best British Band’ ‘Best Single’ and ‘Best Album’ trophies at the Kerrang! Awards) the LOSTPROPHETS have also managed to craft a space for themselves and created a sound that is essentially their own. On the back of their brilliant album ‘The Betrayed’, the […]

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Roger Daltrey – Bluesfest sideshows announced, April 2012

Roger Daltrey – Bluesfest sideshows announced, April 2012

THE WHO’S ROGER DALTREY RETURNS IN APRIL 2012 PERFORMING THE LEGENDARY ROCK OPERA TOMMY “…and his chops haven’t sounded this powerful in years.” The Guardian, UK “If Tommy was made of bricks and mortar it would be Grade I listed by now.” The Independent, UK Chugg Entertainment and Bluesfest Touring are pleased to announce that ROGER DALTREY, the iconic lead singer of The Who,will perform The Who’s […]

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YES – Bluesfest sideshows announced, April 2012

YES – Bluesfest sideshows announced, April 2012

PROG-ROCK HEROES, YES RETURN TO AUSTRALIA IN APRIL 2012 Returning for the first time since 2005, Grammy Award winning prog-rock group, YES, will be making their highly anticipated return to Australian shores in April 2012 for a few very special theatre shows and a performance at the infamous Byron Bay Bluesfest. The tour kicks off in Byron Bay when they take the stage […]

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Duran Duran – Australian Tour, March 2012

Duran Duran – Australian Tour, March 2012

DURAN DURAN TO TOUR AUSTRALIA IN MARCH 2012!           Six-City Run in Support of their new studio album ‘ALL YOU NEED IS NOW’ Dainty Group is thrilled to announce that after a long absence, one of the world’s most iconic bands, DURAN DURAN, will return to Australian shores in March 2012 for a series of six concerts, in support of their latest album ‘All You […]

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Slipknot sidewaves announced

Slipknot sidewaves announced

At the turn of the millennium, SLIPKNOT erupted onto world stages proceeding to reset the course of metal. On the 10 year Anniversary of their breakthrough album ‘Iowa’, SLIPKNOT are set to unleash their malevolent fury upon Australia. Touring as one of the headliners of Soundwave 2012, SLIPKNOT will lead their unholy army of maggots through the nine circles of […]

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Thursday, Saves The Day & Circa Survive – Soundwave sidewave announced

Thursday, Saves The Day & Circa Survive – Soundwave sidewave announced

This is a celebration!!!! Revered by their peers and fans alike New Jersey’s post hardcore pioneers THURSDAY have announced their last ever headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne, a celebration of their influential career. Breaking out of the New Jersey DIY basement culture revival leading to a career spanning 13 years which saw the band release one of the genres […]

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Soundgarden – Big Day Out sideshows announced

Soundgarden – Big Day Out sideshows announced

SOUNDGARDEN SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE BIG DAY OUT SIDE SHOWS ANNOUNCED! When BIG DAY OUT was born 20 years ago, a new wave of music was emerging from the American north-west. At the crest of that wave was one of the most incendiary heavy rock bands of our time: SOUNDGARDEN. It’s been fifteen years since they last graced our shores and […]

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Seether – announce Australian headline tour

Seether – announce Australian headline tour

South African rockers Seether are returning to Australia in support of new album Holding Onto Strings Better Left To Fray. Frontman Shaun Morgan announced, “We are anxious and excited to get back to Australia. It has been three years too long and we have a lot of catching up to do with our Aussie fans.  Can’t wait to see everyone at the shows.” Their latest single Tonight has been added […]

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System Of A Down sidewaves announced

System Of A Down sidewaves announced

There is no other band around who can match the audacity, intensity and progressive nature of SYSTEM OF A DOWN. With SYSTEM OF A DOWN operating at such astonishing creative and emotional heights they quite simply leave the rest of the herd scrabbling in the dust. It was 2001’s ‘Toxicity’ that cemented their reputation. With every track tightly coiled, urgent […]

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Lenny Kravitz set to return to Australia

Lenny Kravitz set to return to Australia

FIRST AUSTRALIAN CONCERT APPEARANCE IN 18 YEARS JOINED BY SPECIAL GUESTS THE CRANBERRIES AND WOLFMOTHER Get ready to rock Australia! McManus Entertainment in association with F1 Rocks is thrilled to announce the return of rock icon Lenny Kravitz to Australia in March 2012. Marking his first concert appearance in the country in 18 years, Lenny will be joined by Irish […]

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Cavalera Conspiracy Announce Australian Tour

Cavalera Conspiracy Announce Australian Tour

Cavalera Conspiracy Announce Australian Tour Performing for the very first time in Australia, Cavalera Conspiracy are set to cause mayhem around the nation performing at all Big Day Out festivals and select east coast shows. Cavalera Conspiracy was created following a decade long silence between Max and Iggor, the two brothers who formed the legendarily trailblazing heavy metal band Sepultura […]

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Big Day Out 2012 Sideshows announced

Big Day Out 2012 Sideshows announced

With the second release of bands recently announced to play the 2012 Big Day Out (details here) the time has come for the first round of Big Day Out 2012 sideshows, check out below as to who will be playing shows.  We know there are still a lot of fingers crossed for possible side shows by the likes of Soundgarden […]

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Soundwave 2012 – 3rd and final announcement!

Soundwave 2012 – 3rd and final announcement!

THIRD AND FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT! Just when it can’t get any bigger!  Oh it has… check out the third and final announcement of bands joining the already gargantuan lineup at Soundwave 2012! Bush In Flames The Black Dahlia Murder Holy Grail Hyro Da Hero These Kids Wear Crowns In This Moment Black Tide Kids In Glass Houses Fireworks Conditions Cherri Bomb […]

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Alter Bridge & Steel Panther Soundwave side shows announced

Alter Bridge & Steel Panther Soundwave side shows announced

…Meet Myles Kennedy (Slash’s frontman), Mark Tremonti, Brian Marshall and Scott Phillips; the future of rock. ALTER BRIDGE are fast becoming a rock juggernaut and are on the way to firmly placing themselves in the rock ‘n’ roll pantheon forever. With 2 brilliant albums already under their belt ALTER BRIDGE has crafted one of the best rock records of recent […]

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Byron Bay Bluesfest 2012 – lineup so far!

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2012 – lineup so far!

COLD CHISEL to headline Bluesfest! Bluesfest is excited to announce that COLD CHISEL will headline the 2012 event, with the legendary Australian band’s exclusive festival appearance closing the main stage on Thursday 5th of April 2012.  It will be the first time that an Australian artist has ever headlined this iconic musical event. Bluesfest’s announcement is testament to the special place Cold Chisel’s music […]

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