Category: Tours – Australian

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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A Rocket To The Moon, The Ready Set, The Summer Set, The Dangerous Summer Sidewaves announced

A Rocket To The Moon, The Ready Set, The Summer Set, The Dangerous Summer Sidewaves announced

A ROCKET TO THE MOON has never had an interest in pigeonholing themselves into one genre. With a penchant for monstrous sing-along choruses A ROCKET TO THE MOON has firmly established themselves as one of pop rocks most exciting acts. A ROCKET TO THE MOON’s debut album “On Your Side” showcases their versatility from heartfelt piano ballads to dance floor […]

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Shannon Noll announces “A Million Suns” tour this February through June!

Shannon Noll announces “A Million Suns” tour this February through June!

Shannon Noll announces “A Million Suns” tour this February through June! Extensive Australian tour showcases new album, ‘A Million Suns’ One of Australia’s best-loved musicians, Shannon Noll, returns to the road this February to take his new record ‘A Million Suns’ to fans all over Australia. Taking in thirty+ dates across six States and Territories, the ‘A Million Suns’ tour […]

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Attack! Attack!, The Cab, River City Extension Sidewaves announced

Attack! Attack!, The Cab, River City Extension Sidewaves announced

Hailed as the British flag bearers for the post hardcore movement ATTACK! ATTACK!  is the latest act from the UK blowing away audiences and creating a feverish buzz across the globe. ATTACK! ATTACK! is set to continue their rapid rise on the back of their sophomore album ‘The Latest Fashion’ with Rock Sound declaring the album to “Blow the cobwebs […]

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Amon Amarth Surtur Rising Australian Tour 2012

Amon Amarth Surtur Rising Australian Tour 2012

‘Rockstar Productions’ in conjunction with ‘Riot! Entertainment’, ‘Metal Massacre.com.au‘  and ‘Metal Obsession.net‘ present the return to Australian shores of one of the most popular and charismatic acts of the genre; AMON AMARTH! The ‘Guardians of Asgard’ are gracing our shores for the first time since their almost sold out national tour of Australia of 2009. Performing tracks of their latest chart busting album ‘Surtur Rising’ along with all the fan favourites, this […]

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Cobra Starship, Kill Hannah, These Kids Wear Crowns, Forever The Sickest Kids Sidewaves announced

Cobra Starship, Kill Hannah, These Kids Wear Crowns, Forever The Sickest Kids Sidewaves announced

COBRA STARSHIP’s front man Gabe Saporta once said, “No band can ever make more than three good records.” He couldn’t have been more wrong. Nor could he have predicted just how much of his owns band’s career would defy that philosophy. COBRA STARSHIP’s 4th studio album ‘Night Shades’ has spawned some of their most acclaimed work to date and “screams […]

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I Am Giant – The Horrifying Truth – Australian Tour 2012

I Am Giant – The Horrifying Truth – Australian Tour 2012

I Am Giant started 2012 with the awesome news that the video for their first single ‘Neon Sunrise’ made it to NUMBER FOUR in the Rage Top 50 videos of 2011! Then a few days later they found out that their debut album, ‘The Horrifying Truth’ ,was No 5 in the Fist2Face Top 10 Rock albums of 2011.  To top […]

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The Sisters Of Mercy Sidewaves

The Sisters Of Mercy Sidewaves

Custom-Made Touring Proudly Presents  THE SISTERS OF MERCY **First Headline Show Sold Out** Second Headline Australian Show March 1, Corner Hotel, Melbourne “There was no place for us then, and there’s no place for us now. It didn’t stop us then, and it doesn’t stop us now. We’re everywhere.” Andrew Eldritch Following the announcement that their first show at the Corner Hotel […]

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Hydo Da Hero Sidewave announced

Hydo Da Hero Sidewave announced

“HYRO DA HERO Is an undoubted star in the waiting” – Kerrang! “Traditional rap fare bumps against raging Bad Brains-esque hardcore with a power few are currently harnessing” – 4/5 Rolling Stone There are cycles in everything.  Seasons come and go. Trends pop and deflate. Careers rise and fall. Genres of music live and die. Once in a while, an […]

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Rick Price – ‘The Waters Edge’ CD launch tour

Rick Price – ‘The Waters Edge’ CD launch tour

RICK PRICE “THE WATER’S EDGE” CD LAUNCH TOUR AUSTRALIA & SE ASIA TOUR – 2012  Australian singer/songwriter Rick Price has walked the journey many musicians’ dreams are made of. From the very beginning, as a nine year old and the youngest member of his family’s band, music was Rick’s passion. Since those humble yet defining days, set amongst the backdrop of country […]

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Cathedral, Paradise Lost & Turisas Sidewaves announced

Cathedral, Paradise Lost & Turisas Sidewaves announced

Don’t miss your chance to farewell one of metals’ greats! Closing the curtain on a stellar career spanning two decades, doom metal legends CATHEDRAL announce their last ever headline shows as part of two exclusive sidewaves in Sydney and Melbourne, giving Australian fans an opportunity to be a part of metal history. Twenty years, in which they’ve proved themselves to […]

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The Getaway Plan announce ‘The Reckoning Tour’

The Getaway Plan announce ‘The Reckoning Tour’

THE GETAWAY PLAN ANNOUNCE THE RECKONING TOUR TO HIT EAST COAST SUBURBAN AND REGIONAL CENTRES It was a special start to 2012 as The Getaway Plan spent NYE playing their third slot on Pyramid Rock Festival. Now as they prepare for their second stint on the Big Day Out national touring bill, they will also take time out of their already […]

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Angels & Airwaves, Madina Lake & Framing Hanley Sidewaves announced

Angels & Airwaves, Madina Lake & Framing Hanley Sidewaves announced

Tom DeLonge needs no introduction. Forming ANGELS & AIRWAVES during Blink 182’s hiatus, they have gone on to reach critical success leading an army of die-hard fans. Combining epic melodies and monstrous arena rock choruses ANGELS & AIRWAVES debut album ‘We Don’t Need to Whisper’ had Kerrang! calling it “bold and brilliant…with some stunning moments of perfection…euphoric”. ANGELS & AIRWAVES […]

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Devin Townsend Project, Meshuggah & Dredg Sidewaves announced

Devin Townsend Project, Meshuggah & Dredg Sidewaves announced

DEVIN TOWNSEND; one of the most admired and lauded figures in the metal world will be bringing his astonishingly deep and varied catalogue of mind-blowing music to Sidewaves in Sydney and Melbourne. Devin Townsend has amazed, beguiled and occasionally baffled all comers in numerous incarnations spanning the extreme noise metal of Strapping Young Lad to the intricate melodies of Ocean […]

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The Poor hit the road in March

The Poor hit the road in March

March 2012 will see The Poor bring the beast out of the garage and clear the cobwebs for a handful of select shows to kick start the year with their No Bullshit, Straight Up, Rock N Fucken Roll approach. After some well received shows with ZZ Top and Rose Tattoo in 2011 the band is keen to get out and […]

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