Category: Music News

NEW FOUND GLORY- Australian Anniversary Tour

NEW FOUND GLORY- Australian Anniversary Tour

The godfathers of pop punk NEW FOUND GLORY will be heading to Australia this August for a very special 20 Years of Pop Punk Anniversary Tour. To celebrate two decades as a band, New Found Glory will be playing two classic albums in full each night for an evening of nostalgia and infectious punk anthems. Back in the country for the […]

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ALL TIME LOW announce new album ‘Last Young Renegade’ out June 2nd

ALL TIME LOW announce new album ‘Last Young Renegade’ out June 2nd

All Time Low have announced details of their new album, Last Young Renegade, which will be released everywhere on Friday 2 June. Their anticipated new album is available to pre-order at all DSPs with exclusive bundles and a limited edition red vinyl LP available at www.alltimelow.com.  All pre-orders will receive an instant grat download of their new single Dirty Laundry. […]

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MIDNIGHT OIL world tour sells over 200,000 tickets | 25 shows already sold out | Extra Syd & Melb shows to be announced soon due to phenomenal demand

MIDNIGHT OIL world tour sells over 200,000 tickets | 25 shows already sold out | Extra Syd & Melb shows to be announced soon due to phenomenal demand

Midnight Oil’s “The Great Circle 2017” world tour has struck a massive global chord with music fans. Over 200,000 tickets have been snapped up in just the first few days. All 14 North American shows have sold out plus ‘house full’ signs are already up for many other venues including London’s Hammersmith Apollo and the iconic Olympia Theatre in Paris. […]

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ICE-T’S BODY COUNT announce new album ‘Bloodlust’ out March 31

ICE-T’S BODY COUNT announce new album ‘Bloodlust’ out March 31

The wait is finally over, as ICE-T’s BODY COUNT is back and more vicious than ever. Their highly-anticipated new, full-length album, Bloodlust, is set for a March 31st release via Century Media Records and the impactful music video for the scathing new track, No Lives Matter, can be viewed now below. Bloodlust features guest collaborations from Dave Mustaine (Megadeth), Randy […]

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DEAD LETTER CIRCUS reveal Re-Imagined ‘One Step’ single and Announce Album Details

DEAD LETTER CIRCUS reveal Re-Imagined ‘One Step’ single and Announce Album Details

It’s hard to imagine an Australian Rock scene without the presence of Dead Letter Circus. The alternative rock band from Brisbane have shaped the face of modern rock in Australia and influenced bands’ sounds the world over. Ten years into a stellar and storied career that started with their exceptional debut EP, they are today pulling back the curtains to unveil The Endless […]

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SEETHER Returns With Ferocious New Album ‘Poison The Parish’

SEETHER Returns With Ferocious New Album ‘Poison The Parish’

SEETHER, (Shaun Morgan – vocals/guitar, Dale Stewart – bass/vocals, and John Humphrey – drums) one of hard rock’s most successful and enduring outfits returns on May 12th, 2017 with their seventh full-length studio album, entitled Poison the Parish.  The first release, via front man Shaun Morgan’snew label imprint Canine Riot Records (Via Concord / Caroline Australia) the new album is […]

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Touché Amoré and Turnover announce Australian Tour in July!

Touché Amoré and Turnover announce Australian Tour in July!

Los Angeles’ very own Touché Amoré will be hitting Australian shores this July in support of their incredible new album ‘Stage Four’. Every artist destined for greatness have that one defining album and for Touché Amoré it’s ‘Stage Four’. Named both in recognition of this being the band’s fourth studio album and for the passing of lead singer Jeremy Bolm’s mother from cancer in 2014, […]

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DRAGONFORCE New Album ‘Reaching Into Infinity’ Coming May 19

DRAGONFORCE New Album ‘Reaching Into Infinity’ Coming May 19

International metal superstars DRAGONFORCE have revealed details of their forthcoming, brand new studio album! Reaching Into Infinity will be released via EarMUSIC/Sony Music Australia on May 19. Formats are, Digital, CD, LP and a special edition CD and DVD. Recording the bulk of the album at Fascination Street Studios, Sweden, with producer Jens Bogren, the band also laid down tracks […]

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MIDNIGHT OIL announce ‘The Great Circle 2017’ World Tour + major archival releases

MIDNIGHT OIL announce ‘The Great Circle 2017’ World Tour + major archival releases

Legendary Australian rock band and agitators Midnight Oil today announced their first World Tour in over two decades. They also unveiled plans to release three archival box sets including a collection called “The Overflow Tank” which will contain more than 14 hours of previously unreleased and rare material. “The Great Circle 2017” World Tour will see the group’s classic line-up […]

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DEEP PURPLE: To Release New Album InFinite, April 7 via EarMusic/Sony Music Australia

One of the most influential rock bands of all time, Deep Purple, will release their brand new studio album inFinite on April 7 via earMUSIC/Sony Music Australia InFinite is the highly anticipated follow up to their most recent worldwide chart topping album 2013’s NOW What?!, The tour that followed sold over a million tickets worldwide. InFinite is classic Purple, 70’s swagger, roaring guitar […]

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DRAGONFORCE Announce Australian Tour

DRAGONFORCE Announce Australian Tour

International metal superstars and power metal speed legends DRAGONFORCE have revealed that they will be touring Australia as part of their Reaching Into Infinity World Tour. DRAGONFORCE’s reputation is such that anything new from them is regarded as a landmark moment in the ongoing story of metal. And fans can expect nothing less when their brand-new album ‘Reaching Into Infinity’ […]

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THE AMITY AFFLICTION announce June tour dates

THE AMITY AFFLICTION announce June tour dates

THE AMITY AFFLICTION have announced they will embark on a headlining national tour this June in support of their #1 ARIA album This Could Be Heartbreak. Joining them are rising Boston-based three-piece PVRIS (USA), hardcore-punks Beartooth (USA) and local heavy hitters, Make Them Suffer (AU). The Amity Affliction recently finished up a successful 13-date regional tour, which saw some shows sell […]

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JON STEVENS announces new album ‘Starlight’ out Friday 31 March | New single ‘Hold On’ out now

JON STEVENS announces new album ‘Starlight’ out Friday 31 March | New single ‘Hold On’ out now

Today, Jon Stevens announces his new album Starlight, and releases a brand-new single titled ‘Hold On’. On Starlight, Jon Stevens joins forces with legendary musician, songwriter and producer Dave Stewart of Eurythmics, who co-wrote and produced the album. Ringo Starr plays drums on the lonely ballad ‘One Way Street’ and ‘Something Bout You’ features the vocals of Vanessa Amorosi.   […]

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DRAGON announce two special show dates to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the classic hit ‘ April Sun in Cuba’

DRAGON announce two special show dates to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the classic hit ‘ April Sun in Cuba’

When it comes to iconic songs, there are few as anthemic and recognisable as April Sun in Cuba. A chart-topper, it peaked at #2 in 1977 and stayed on the charts for a massive 22 weeks, acting as the first monster hit for legendary band Dragon and endearing them to Australian audiences. To celebrate the song’s auspicious anniversary, the band […]

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STEEL PANTHER launch latest single & music video ‘Poontang Boomerang’

STEEL PANTHER launch latest single & music video ‘Poontang Boomerang’

World renowned glam rock band and party connoisseurs Steel Panther today announced the premiere of their latest music video, Poontang Boomerang, on Vevo following yesterday’s exclusive premiere with Pornhub.com. Follow the link here to Vevo …. and remember party people, clicking this link while at work will probably get you fired (or a promotion!). Poontang Boomerang is the third music video off the band’s […]

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THE DARKNESS Melbourne Headline Show SOLD OUT – 2nd show announced!

THE DARKNESS Melbourne Headline Show SOLD OUT – 2nd show announced!

Well THE DARKNESS fans are standing up and putting their hands in their pocket as the first Melbourne Show on Wednesday 3rd May at  170 Russell, Melbourne sold out in less than 30 minutes!! We are now able to announce a second and final Melbourne show on Friday 5th May @170 Russell, Melbourne (18+). Tickets for this show are ON […]

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VINTAGE TROUBLE announce Australian tour!

VINTAGE TROUBLE announce Australian tour!

“Vintage Trouble made you feel every sweaty note, a full-tilt, damn the torpedoes showcase” – Star Telegraph “The band is the real deal, playing old-school rhythm and blues mixed with a bit of rock, pulling off some amazing stage antics and some outfits lifted right from the fifties.” – The Scene Magazine Vintage Trouble blew away Bluesfest audiences with their […]

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WEDNESDAY 13 – sign to Nuclear Blast! New album out in June!

WEDNESDAY 13 – sign to Nuclear Blast! New album out in June!

WEDNESDAY 13 has signed a new deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment and is set to release his eighth solo studio album, titled »Condolences«, on June 2nd. The horror punk kingpin and former-MURDERDOLLS frontman is thrilled to be joining his new record label home, telling us, “We’re so excited to finally announce that we have signed with Nuclear Blast Entertainment!  It’s an honor for […]

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Sydney Hardcore Outfit ‘VICES’ To Release New LP on March 17

Sydney Hardcore Outfit ‘VICES’ To Release New LP on March 17

Righteous Sydney melodic hardcore quintet VICES are stoked to announce they’ll release their anticipated third LP “Now That I Have Seen I Am Responsible” via Resist Records on March 17. Sonically and thematically crushing first single ‘Broken’ recently premiered on triple j’s Short Fast Loud… LISTEN HERE VICES is not your typical hardcore party band. There has always been a socially conscious, […]

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RESIDUAL announce new single ‘Haunt’ and Melbourne show with Slowcoaching and Backyard

RESIDUAL announce new single ‘Haunt’ and Melbourne show with Slowcoaching and Backyard

From sold-out hometown shows in Geelong, a regional Victorian tour, a hugely successful month-long residency at The Workers Club in Melbourne, being voted #1 in 5Why’s 5 of the Best Local Live Acts of 2016 and named in Forte Magazine’s 20 Bands in Regional Vic Who Killed it in 2016, last year went from strength to strength for indie-rock outfit, […]

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ARCHITECTS – Headline Australian Tour with special guests Ocean Grove

ARCHITECTS – Headline Australian Tour with special guests Ocean Grove

Brighton UK’s premiere metalcore act ARCHITECTS have announced their long-awaited Australian headline tour. The tour is scheduled to take place this May while Architects are in the country for Groovin The Moo festival. The tour will kick off on May 2 in Brisbane and the band will take their Australian UNFD label mates Ocean Grove along for the ride. Originally […]

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sleepmakeswaves announce 3rd album “Made of Breath Only”, New Single ‘Tundra’ and epic live touring plans

sleepmakeswaves announce 3rd album “Made of Breath Only”, New Single ‘Tundra’ and epic live touring plans

Post-rock trailblazers sleepmakeswaves have announced a massive start to 2017 with a plethora of tour dates and the news that their third album “Made of Breath only” will be released Friday March 24th through Bird’s Robe Records. Recorded with Nick DiDia (Rage Against the Machine, Karnivool), “Made of Breath Only” is available to be pre-ordered now on CD, digital and […]

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RYAN ADAMS confirms Australian & New Zealand headline shows this May

RYAN ADAMS confirms Australian & New Zealand headline shows this May

Frontier Touring are thrilled to confirm Australian and New Zealand headline shows for multiple-Grammy-nominated Ryan Adams this May, touring in celebration of his forthcoming sixteenth studio LP Prisoner (out 17 Feb 2017 via PAX-AM/EMI). ‘One of the most elegant singer-songwriters of his generation’ – The New York Times ‘One of the few truly great roots-rock troubadours left’ – Entertainment Weekly […]

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THE DARKNESS Announce Australian Headline Shows

THE DARKNESS Announce Australian Headline Shows

Rejoice, Australians fair, in your home which you so rightly claim to be girt by sea – THE DARKNESS are quite simply thrilled to be returning to your shores! Those lovely people at Groovin The Moo festival have realised that there is simply NOT ENOUGH ROCK on your otherwise wonderful island, and have tasked us with saving YOU from inferior […]

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BLONDIE announce new album ‘Pollinator’ out Friday 5 May | New single ‘Fun’ out now + touring Australia with Cyndi Lauper in April

BLONDIE announce new album ‘Pollinator’ out Friday 5 May | New single ‘Fun’ out now + touring Australia with Cyndi Lauper in April

Blondie lights up 2017 with the release of their 11th studio album Pollinator through Liberator Music / BMG on May 5th – an incredible new record and a modern take on the classic, vintage sound of one of the world’s most influential and legendary bands. New York’s famed recording studio, The Magic Shop, notably known for David Bowie’s last two […]

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NICKELBACK announce new album and single ‘Feed The Machine’

NICKELBACK announce new album and single ‘Feed The Machine’

There’s no denying Billboard’s ‘Rock Group of the Decade’, NICKELBACK continue to reign supreme as one of the most enduring and commercially successful acts of the past two decades. NICKELBACK’S Australian sales have hit 15-times-platinum with 5 consecutive albums debuting in the Top 5. The band has had a total of 7 singles hit the ARIA Top 10 and over 1 million […]

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DEAD LETTER CIRCUS announce STRANGERS as tour support, update on new music

DEAD LETTER CIRCUS announce STRANGERS as tour support, update on new music

After 10 years on the road, three groundbreaking albums and multiple ARIA nominations, Dead Letter Circus are not the band they were at the beginning. They are a band at their peak… and ‘The Endless Mile’ Tour is a celebration of their utterly remarkable story. Dead Letter Circus’ ‘The Endless Mile’ Tour will celebrate the band’s much-loved debut EP’s tenth […]

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BONNIE TYLER Greatest Hits Tour Australia 2017

BONNIE TYLER Greatest Hits Tour Australia 2017

Lennard Promotions present the Welsh queen of rock and blues, Bonnie Tyler on her Greatest Hits Australian Tour. The voice is unmistakable, a smokey, husky thing of wonder, full of emotion and pathos, a voice that you’ve heard many, many times before. Bonnie Tyler’s string of massive hits including “It’s A Heartache”, “Holding Out For A Hero”, “Bitterblue” and of […]

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ALTER BRIDGE announce ‘LIKE A STORM’ as support on Australia / New Zealand tour

ALTER BRIDGE announce ‘LIKE A STORM’ as support on Australia / New Zealand tour

In late 2016, ALTER BRIDGE announced that they will return to Australian shores in April 2017, presented by MJR Presents, on the back of their latest studio album ‘The Last Hero’. Today they are announcing that they are bringing US-via-NZ friends LIKE A STORM along for the ride – and what a heavy rock ride it is! Known as one […]

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MASTODON announce new album ‘Emperor of Sand’ | Out March 31

MASTODON announce new album ‘Emperor of Sand’ | Out March 31

Internationally celebrated heavy rock icons MASTODON are proud to announce the release of their eighth studio album, Emperor Of Sand, the follow-up to their universally praised 2014 album Once More ‘Round The Sun. The album will be released on March 31 via Reprise Records and is available to pre-order now. The deluxe pre-order package will contain the album on double […]

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