Category: Music News

GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS – Brings The Rock Party Tour To Australia For Two Shows Only

GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS – Brings The Rock Party Tour To Australia For Two Shows Only

Currently touring extensively through North America, GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS will bring their Rock Party Tour to Australia for two shows only this summer. The Rock Party Tour promises to raise the bar, rock the house and tear off the roof like never before, unleashing at Melbourne’s Forum Theatre on January 22 and Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on January 24. Tickets for both shows go on […]

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Bluesfest’s first artist announcement for 2018 is their biggest ever.  Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters return

Bluesfest’s first artist announcement for 2018 is their biggest ever. Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters return

THE BLUESFEST 2018 FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT ROBERT PLANT AND THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS LIONEL RICHIE THE JOHN BUTLER TRIO TASH SULTANA THE NEW POWER GENERATION CHIC FEATURING NILE RODGERS FIRST AID KIT JOSE GONZALEZ MORCHEEBA GOV’T MULE LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS ERIC GALES BOBBY RUSH DUMPSTAPHUNK JOE LOUIS WALKER RICK ESTRIN & THE NIGHTCATS […]

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SONS OF APOLLO (Featuring Members & Ex-Members of Dream Theater, Guns N´ Roses, Mr Big & Journey) Release Video For ‘Coming Home’.

SONS OF APOLLO (Featuring Members & Ex-Members of Dream Theater, Guns N´ Roses, Mr Big & Journey) Release Video For ‘Coming Home’.

SONS OF APOLLO–former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force)—have just released the video for Coming Home from their highly anticipated debut album, PSYCHOTIC SYMPHONY. PSYCHOTIC SYMPHONY is available to pre-order HERE “’Coming Home’ immediately felt like the SONS OF APOLLO ‘grand entrance’ as soon as we wrote […]

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WE MAY FALL Share Visuals For ‘Apart’ Feat. Nate Toussaint (The Brave)

WE MAY FALL Share Visuals For ‘Apart’ Feat. Nate Toussaint (The Brave)

It’s been all quiet on the We May Fall front for much of 2017. Now, as the country thaws, the Sydney band has emerged from their studio hibernation, holding high above their heads their new single Apart, featuring guest vocals from Nate Toussaint, oh he of The Brave fame. Apart is the next step forward for the band as they […]

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COSMIC PSYCHOS Release Ripper New Tune & Tour Dates

COSMIC PSYCHOS Release Ripper New Tune & Tour Dates

Australia’s thirstiest rock dogs, the legendary COSMIC PSYCHOS, have got it into their heads to batter your earholes with more beer smashing tunes. They’ve announced an east coast tour with AMYL & THE SNIFFERS and released the video for ripper new single ‘Better in the Shed’. Ross Knight of the band tells us more, “I was up in the shed doing my nightly […]

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THE KILLERS Announce Their Biggest Tour of Australia & New Zealand!

THE KILLERS Announce Their Biggest Tour of Australia & New Zealand!

Frontier Touring, Triple M and Radio Hauraki are thrilled to announce the return of The Killers to Australia and New Zealand in April and May 2018. The widely-acclaimed rock band will play seven arena shows on their biggest Australasian tour to date, touring in celebration of their fifth studio album Wonderful Wonderful (out 22 September through Island Records/Universal Music Australia). Kicking off in New […]

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FOZZY To Release JUDAS on October 13th

FOZZY To Release JUDAS on October 13th

FOZZY have announced that their seventh studio album Judas will arrive on October 13th 2017 via Century Media. FOZZY  have already experienced incredible success with the “Judas” single. The official music video has accumulated almost 9 million views in just a few months, and the song hit No. 1 on iTunes charts in eight countries. Vocalist Chris Jericho went to bat for the single, eventually convincing Century Media to release “Judas” as the […]

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VERUCA SALT announce Syd & Melb headline shows in March 2018 + touring nationally with A Day On The Green

VERUCA SALT announce Syd & Melb headline shows in March 2018 + touring nationally with A Day On The Green

Frontier Touring are thrilled to confirm that alt-rock legends Veruca Salt will perform two special indoor shows in Sydney and Melbourne in March, as well as appearing nationally for the first time ever at a day on the green outdoor shows. Veruca Salt’s signature hit ‘Seether’ remains one of the most-loved rock tunes of the ’90s. Not surprisingly, the band experienced a meteoric rise, doing everything […]

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GENE SIMMONS to celebrate 50 years in rock with ‘The Vault Experience’ limited edition box set

GENE SIMMONS to celebrate 50 years in rock with ‘The Vault Experience’ limited edition box set

To celebrate his 50 years in rock (1966-2016), Gene Simmons – media mogul, entrepreneur, co-founder and front man of KISS, and one of the most recognised performers in the world – has announced the unprecedented release of GENE SIMMONS: THE VAULT EXPERIENCE in partnership with Rhino Entertainment. GENE SIMMONS: THE VAULT EXPERIENCE commemorates and celebrates Simmons’ notorious five-decade journey as a rock icon, offering fans from around […]

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THY ART IS MURDER announce 2018 headline tour

THY ART IS MURDER announce 2018 headline tour

Following the success of their latest album Dear Desolation and a string of SOLD OUT launch shows, Thy Art is Murder have just announced that they will tear up the homeland once more in February 2018. For this momentous lap of the country, Thy Art bring two huge international supports, the new-look EMMURE, Jersey’s FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY, as well as local heroes JUSTICE […]

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THE BRONX announce exclusive headline Sydney show

THE BRONX announce exclusive headline Sydney show

With the PENNYWISE + THE BRONX Sydney show at the Enmore Theatre on Sunday 29 October on the verge of selling out it is with absolute sheer bloody delight that we can announce an exclusive headline show for THE BRONX. Taking place at Oxford Art Factory on Monday 30 October this will be an absolute banger and tickets go on sale this Thursday […]

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MARILYN MANSON to release 10th album ‘Heaven Upside Down’ on October 6

MARILYN MANSON to release 10th album ‘Heaven Upside Down’ on October 6

Marilyn Manson confirms October 6 release for Heaven Upside Down. New single “WE KNOW WHERE YOU FUCKING LIVE” trolls the dark frenetic territory that made Manson a God-like figure to so many. The ten tracks on Heaven Upside Down were recorded in Los Angeles and create a cinematic sonic palate that harkens back to the ferocity of seminal Manson albums Portrait of an American Family and Holy Wood. On the new […]

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MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA 2018 Australian Tour

MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA 2018 Australian Tour

Atlanta based indie rock band, Manchester Orchestra make their anticipated return in support of their brand new album ‘A Black Mile To The Surface’. The album is the band’s fifth, following on from the release of 2014’s “Cope”. A Black Mile to the Surface is a bold record of vision and purpose, inspired by and dwelling in a sensory and […]

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FOO FIGHTERS returning to AU & NZ stadiums on ‘Concrete & Gold’ World Tour in Jan-Feb 2018 with very special guests WEEZER

FOO FIGHTERS returning to AU & NZ stadiums on ‘Concrete & Gold’ World Tour in Jan-Feb 2018 with very special guests WEEZER

Hearts, minds and attendance records are set to be blown in January and February 2018 as Foo Fighters return to rock stadiums across Australia and New Zealand in support of their ninth studio album Concrete and Gold (out 15 September on Roswell Records/RCA Records through Sony Music Entertainment Australia and New Zealand). The 11-time Grammy-winning, 25+ million-record-selling stadium rock greats will welcome the new […]

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ANVIL Announce Australian Tour

ANVIL Announce Australian Tour

The demigods of Canadian Metal ANVIL return to Australia this November to celebrate their 40th Anniversary! It’s time for a heavy metal celebration! “the honesty and passion that this trio conveys through its music is absolutely priceless” – Get Ready To Rock With 16 albums under their belt and their 17th one on the way, ANVIL pride themselves as being one of the most hardworking bands on […]

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RICK PRICE – Brought to Life A ‘Dead Man Walkin’ Tour

RICK PRICE – Brought to Life A ‘Dead Man Walkin’ Tour

Heaven knows Rick Price has enjoyed the type of enduring success that many struggling young artists will only ever dream of.  His musical journey started early on in Beaudesert, a small semi-rural community south of Brisbane. This year Rick celebrates the 25th Anniversary of his debut album, ‘Heaven Knows’. This album set Rick on a soaring trajectory with smash hits, Heaven […]

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THE GETAWAY PLAN add Canberra and Central Coast shows to ‘Other Voices Other Rooms Tour’

THE GETAWAY PLAN add Canberra and Central Coast shows to ‘Other Voices Other Rooms Tour’

The Getaway Plan will be embarking on a tour performing their critically acclaimed  album, ‘Other Voices, Other Rooms’.  The band’s breakthrough album reached #3 ARIA Australian Album chart and  #1 on the AIR album charts. Having already sold out Saturday September 9th at The Corner Hotel and announcing a second Melbourne show Sunday September 10th. The Getaway plan have now […]

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Amy Lee of Evanescence: Photo Credit: P.R. Brown.

EVANESCENCE announce new studio album ‘Synthesis’ + release first taste of album

EVANESCENCE announce their fourth studio album SYNTHESIS to be released later this year via Sony Music Entertainment Australia. SYNTHESIS will feature a re-imagining of some of EVANESCENCE’s best-loved songs with the spotlight on full orchestra, electronics combined with the band and Amy Lee’s virtuoso piano and voice. The band released the first taste of the album with a stunning new reworking of the band’s biggest hit, ‘Bring Me To […]

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UNIFY 2018 Lineup Announcement

UNIFY 2018 Lineup Announcement

UNIFIED Music Group, THE HILLS ARE ALIVE and RED HILL ENTERTAINMENT are proud to announce the hugely successful UNIFY will return in January 2018, featuring headline performances from THE AMITY AFFLICTION, PARKWAY DRIVE and ARCHITECTS as part of a 29-band lineup over two nights. The fourth instalment of Australia’s only heavy music boutique camping festival will take place over two nights from January 12 to 13 at the wonderfully green […]

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ROGER WATERS ‘US + THEM’ Australia 2018

ROGER WATERS ‘US + THEM’ Australia 2018

Rock icon ROGER WATERS will bring his critically acclaimed US + THEM tour to Australia in February 2018, touring here for the first time since his phenomenal The Wall Live broke sales records in 2012. Currently underway in North America, the tour has garnered rave reviews – hailing as a triumph the “eye-popping” production and the “spectacular” set-list drawn from classics in the Floyd canon and […]

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BECK ‘Colors’: Follow up to Grammy album of the year ‘Morning Phase’ out October 13

BECK ‘Colors’: Follow up to Grammy album of the year ‘Morning Phase’ out October 13

Hailed in advance by Rolling Stone as a “euphoric blast of experimental pop,” Beck’s 13th album Colors has been confirmed for an October 13 release on EMI Music Australia. Possibly the most aptly titled work in Beck’s storied discography, Colors unfolds in an intoxicating rainbow of auditory tricks and treats, making it a shoo-in for the summeriest smash of the Spring season. The newest advance taste of […]

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MUSE announce NOTHING BUT THIEVES as very special guests for both Australian shows | No further shows to be added – final tickets on sale now

MUSE announce NOTHING BUT THIEVES as very special guests for both Australian shows | No further shows to be added – final tickets on sale now

Frontier Touring are thrilled to confirm that English five-piece Nothing But Thieves will join Muse as special guests at their Sydney and Melbourne arena shows this December. With no further dates to be added to the tour and limited tickets remaining, fans are encouraged to act quickly to not miss one of the best live shows in the world! The two bands are no strangers […]

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THE LOCKHEARTS release video for ‘Ride Home’ and it ROCKS

THE LOCKHEARTS release video for ‘Ride Home’ and it ROCKS

Sydney’s favourite Old Mates Block Party execs The Lockhearts have officially released their new music video for their latest single Ride Home. Filmed entirely on hand-built miniature sets made by The Media Collective, Ride Home is the first video release from their upcoming debut album,Americana Doom Fuzz, out via Golden Robot Records in early 2018. Award-winning Director and longtime friend, Tanzeal Rahim helmed the video, following on from the success of the […]

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RICK PRICE and JACK JONES make a comeback with their new studio album ‘California Dreaming’ set for release September 29

RICK PRICE and JACK JONES make a comeback with their new studio album ‘California Dreaming’ set for release September 29

Sony Music Entertainment Australia is excited to announce the upcoming release of Rick Price and Jack Jones’ brand new studio album, CALIFORNIA DREAMING on September 29th, available to pre-order now! A tribute to the west-coast California sounds of the 60’s & 70’s has been beautifully recorded by Australian music legends, Rick Price and Jack Jones with Rick at the production […]

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DON BROCO Announce First Ever Australian Tour

DON BROCO Announce First Ever Australian Tour

If you’re looking for sing-a-long summer floor filling anthems, more swagger than Jay Z and infectious pop rock alchemy then DON BROCO is your new favorite band!! DON BROCO are quite clearly aiming for the stars leaving a trail of sold out venues in the UK in their wake. In November this year they will headline a 10,000 capacity venue in London but […]

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STEVIE NICKS – 2nd and Final Sydney Show Added to 24 Karat Gold Tour with special guests Pretenders

STEVIE NICKS – 2nd and Final Sydney Show Added to 24 Karat Gold Tour with special guests Pretenders

Superstar singer-songwriter STEVIE NICKS will perform a second and final Sydney show when she brings her 24 Karat Gold Tour to Australia this November. Joining Stevie for these special concerts are the legendary PRETENDERS, fronted by Chrissie Hynde. Due to overwhelming demand Stevie Nicks and Pretenders will perform a final show at the ICC Sydney Theatre on Wednesday, November 8. Fans will be treated to full, […]

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COLD CHISEL announce live album details and Hobart show!

COLD CHISEL announce live album details and Hobart show!

The legendary Cold Chisel has announced today that they will play a special one-off show on the Wrest Point Lawns in Hobart on Wednesday, 22 November to launch their biggest ever live release. It will be the first time Cold Chisel has played in Tasmania since their massive Light The Nitro Tour back in 2011 (which remains the biggest grossing tour ever by an Australian-based band). 2015’sOne Night Stand Tour was […]

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KING PARROT Announce ‘Ugly Produce’ Australian Tour Dates

KING PARROT Announce ‘Ugly Produce’ Australian Tour Dates

Australia’s unhinged extreme metal villains KING PARROT return with Ugly Produce, their third and finest long player to date, on September 22. To top it off, the boys are announcing an Australia tour this December. They’ll be bringing Brisbane’s sloom metal kings DISENTOMB along for the ride, along with freshly signed EVP Recordings label mates PAGAN. King Parrot’s latest venture is ten tracks […]

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INTRODUCING VB HARD YARDS

INTRODUCING VB HARD YARDS

Calling all hard working musos. Victoria Bitter and FBi Radio are teaming up to bring you VB Hard Yards – an opportunity for local bands to play with rock heroes Cosmic Psychos this November. The VB Hard Yards initiative will lend a helping hand to the Sydney rock community who are hard up for places to play following a decline […]

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WHITESNAKE’S Classic ‘1987’ album gets Super Deluxe Edition for 30th Anniversary

WHITESNAKE’S Classic ‘1987’ album gets Super Deluxe Edition for 30th Anniversary

Whitesnake had already released a string of Top 10 albums in the UK, Europe & Japan before the band conquered the entire world with its 1987 record, which was certified multi-platinum and featured the smash single Here I Go Again. The classic album turns 30 this year and Parlophone is celebrating with four new versions, including an expansive boxed set. WHITESNAKE 1987: SUPER DELUXE EDITION will be available on […]

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