Category: Music News

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 10TH 2013;Hunters and Collectors pose for portraits on 10th of September 2013 at Sing Sing Studio in Melbourne Australia. (Photo by Martin Philbey) *** Local Caption ***Hunters and Collectors

THE RED HOT SUMMER TOUR Celebrates 10 Years Of Red Hot Rock New Show Announced For Noosa Due To Popular Demand

The RED HOT SUMMER TOUR celebrates 10 years of Red Hot Rock in 2020 and shows have been selling out like hot cakes! In true style, organisers have put together an incredible all Australian line-up featuring ARIA Hall of Fame inductees Hunters & Collectors who are reuniting to headline the 2020 tour, with special guests James Reyne, The Living End, […]

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JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES plus Jared James Nichols Announce April 2020 Australian Tour

JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES plus Jared James Nichols Announce April 2020 Australian Tour

JOHN 5 is one of the most influential guitarists of our generation. Best known for his time in Marilyn Manson and as the current guitarist for Rob Zombie, JOHN 5 has been a guitar player for some of the biggest headlining rock bands in the world as well as playing session with Paul Stanley, Rod Stewart, Lynyrd Skynyrd and more. Now JOHN 5 is heading to Australia, for his first ever […]

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BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Announce East Coast Australian Tour

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Announce East Coast Australian Tour

One of the most innovative prog-metal bands in the game, BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, has announced its overdue return to Aussie shores for February 2020. Renowned for their relentless touring, consistently delivering dynamic shows – a frantic, theatrical feast of intense, riffing raw energy – the American five-piece will tear through Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne for three intimate shows only […]

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THE WHO – ‘Who’ – Brand New Album From The Legendary Rock Band Released 22nd November 2019

THE WHO – ‘Who’ – Brand New Album From The Legendary Rock Band Released 22nd November 2019

The Who has one of the greatest rock legacies in music history, they’re one of the all-time great live bands, have sold over 100 million records world including 9 US & 10 UK top ten albums and 14 UK top ten singles in a career spanning six decades. Now Fifty-five years after they made their first recordings, The Who is […]

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ALICE COOPER Releases Limited Edition Breadcrumbs EP + Touring February

ALICE COOPER Releases Limited Edition Breadcrumbs EP + Touring February

Alice Cooper is leaving a trail of “Breadcrumbs” by releasing a tribute to some of the Garage Rock Heroes from his hometown Detroit. Inspired by the city’s punk scene in the late 60’s and early 70s, Detroit born Alice Cooper returns to his roots and the raw garage sound his fans love. Produced by Bob Ezrin, the EP consists of 6 brand […]

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GREEN DAY Unveil New Single ‘Father Of All…’ | From Forthcoming Album ‘Father Of All…’ Out February 7, 2020

GREEN DAY Unveil New Single ‘Father Of All…’ | From Forthcoming Album ‘Father Of All…’ Out February 7, 2020

Five-time Grammy Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Green Day unleash their brand new single Father Of All…, which is the lead track on their forthcoming thirteenth studio album of the same name, out February 7, 2020 on Reprise / Warner Records. Pre-order the album Father Of All… here. Listen to their single Father of All… here. Formed in 1986 in Berkeley, CA, Green Day is one of […]

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FALL OUT BOY Release New Single “Dear Future Self (Hands Up)” – Announce Greatest Hits: Believers Never Die Vol 2

FALL OUT BOY Release New Single “Dear Future Self (Hands Up)” – Announce Greatest Hits: Believers Never Die Vol 2

Following a mysterious countdown on their socials, multi-platinum selling, Grammy-nominated Fall Out Boy have released a new single “Dear Future Self (Hands Up)” ft. Wyclef Jean – Listen Here. “Dear Future Self (Hands Up)” ft. Wyclef Jean will be featured on their forthcoming record Greatest Hits: Believers Never Die – Volume Two, out November 15th via Island Records. The song marks the band’s first new […]

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THE CASANOVAS to Join BACKYARD BABIES On Upcoming Australian Tour

THE CASANOVAS to Join BACKYARD BABIES On Upcoming Australian Tour

It’s been over two years since THE CASANOVAS have played on home soil but the beloved Aussie rockers are back and hitting the road with Swedish rock n’ roll outfit BACKYARD BABIES. Following their packed-out European tour in 2017, THE CASANOVAS have spent the past two years writing and recording their fourth studio album which is due to be released in 2020. Earlier this year, THE CASANOVAS welcomed the newest member […]

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BRANDON GIBBS Releases Powerful New Single ‘Rain Whiskey’

BRANDON GIBBS Releases Powerful New Single ‘Rain Whiskey’

Rain Whiskey is the new single from Brandon Gibbs, an explosive guitar player that has a powerful, soulful voice and a brilliant sense of melody that sets him apart from his contemporaries. Brandon’s songwriting takes you on an incredible journey throughout the performance, often transcending genres of rock, blues, pop and country. His heart and soul pour out of him on stage […]

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MÖTLEY CRÜE – 30th Anniversary Edition Featuring New CD And Vinyl Packaging Coming Nov 22

MÖTLEY CRÜE – 30th Anniversary Edition Featuring New CD And Vinyl Packaging Coming Nov 22

The world’s most notorious rock band, Mötley Crüe, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of their landmark album Dr. Feelgood Watch the teaser! With charting hit singles including “Dr. Feelgood,” “Kickstart My Heart,” “Without You,” “Don’t Go Away Mad (Just Go Away)” and “Same Ol’ Situation (S.O.S.),” Dr. Feelgood has been the band’s biggest album to date. The record has sold more than six […]

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GEOFF TATE’S ‘OPERATION MINDCRIME’ Announces 2020 Australian Shows

GEOFF TATE’S ‘OPERATION MINDCRIME’ Announces 2020 Australian Shows

HARDLINE MEDIA proudly present GEOFF TATE’S OPERATION MINDCRIME! The legendary frontman returns to Australia with his band to perform the classic concept album “Operation Mindcrime” in its entirety, and much more! BRISBANE, SYDNEY and MELBOURNE get ready! Multi-platinum selling, Grammy nominated singer/songwriter GEOFF TATE is regarded as one of the most skilled and iconic vocalists in the rock and metal genres. His soaring vocals combined with his complex, lyrical content […]

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Legendary UK band QUIREBOYS set to tour Australia for the first time – Dates confirmed for February 2020

Legendary UK band QUIREBOYS set to tour Australia for the first time – Dates confirmed for February 2020

Lovers of fine rock are in for a rare treat come February 2020, when renowned UK band QUIREBOYS tours Australia for the very first time. Quireboys will hit the road with special guests Palace Of The King for four exclusive shows – February 20 at The Gov, Adelaide, February 21 at Sydney’s Factory Theatre, February 22 at Prince Bandroom, Melbourne and concluding on February 23 […]

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LIAM GALLAGHER Australian and New Zealand 2019

LIAM GALLAGHER Australian and New Zealand 2019

Once voted by the readers of Q Magazine as the “greatest front man of all time”, living legend Liam Gallagher will return to Australia and New Zealand in December as he celebrates the release of his massively anticipated second solo record, Why Me? Why Not? (out Sept 20). Shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Auckland will give Australasian audiences a chance […]

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+LIVE+, BUSH & Stone Temple Pilots Come Together for One Giant Rock Carnival! Under The Southern Stars

+LIVE+, BUSH & Stone Temple Pilots Come Together for One Giant Rock Carnival! Under The Southern Stars

+LIVE+, BUSH & STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Come Together for One Giant Rock Carnival! Including Rose Tattoo & Electric Mary plus more and introducing the UTSS Village & Playground! Under the Southern Stars are thrilled to announce their spectacular Rock Carnival Festival Series coming to you this April 2020. Playing together for the first time in Australia will be +LIVE+, BUSH and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS! Celebrating 25 years since the release of their iconic Throwing Copper album, +LIVE+ are one […]

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BOOM CRASH OPERA returns with DALE RYDER – Celebrating 30 Years of ‘These Here Are Crazy Times’, tour dates confirmed with MACHINATIONS

BOOM CRASH OPERA returns with DALE RYDER – Celebrating 30 Years of ‘These Here Are Crazy Times’, tour dates confirmed with MACHINATIONS

Much loved 80’s Australian band BOOM CRASH OPERA is set to make a stunning comeback with charismatic lead singer, Dale Ryder.  Ryder will join Peter ‘Maz’ Maslen, Peter Farnan and John Favaro for the November tour which celebrates the 30th anniversary of the band’s second album, ‘These Here Are Crazy Times’. Joining Boom Crash Opera will be 80’s synch pop band Machinations. The two bands […]

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GET YA ROCKS OFF New Monthly Melbourne Rock Club Event Presented by Silverback Touring To Open!

GET YA ROCKS OFF New Monthly Melbourne Rock Club Event Presented by Silverback Touring To Open!

GET YA ROCKS OFF by name and by nature, it is just what we want you to do as Silverback Touring presents its first ever club event on Friday 30th August in Melbourne at Globe Alley. After a bumper 18 months, the Silverback team want to bring back the party atmosphere of yesteryear and you’re invited! The monthly event will provide a platform for local, and interstate, live […]

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Good Things Festival 2019 Line Up is Here!!

Good Things Festival 2019 Line Up is Here!!

Looking back at last year’s inaugural Good Things Festival, it’s hard to not feel your engines revving once more; it was an absolute blast of a time. The greatest thing since Saturday morning cartoons, some have said. We aren’t sure who exactly, but some. Definitely. Surely. Good Things Festival and the crowd of hard-scheming Muttleys that made its 2018 event possible are […]

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AIRBOURNE To Release Their Brand-New Studio Album ‘Boneshaker’ On October 25.

Airbourne will release their fifth studio album Boneshaker on October 25 via Spinefarm Records / Caroline Australia. The band revealed the cover artwork for BONESHAKER, which was a collaboration between Matt Read of Combustion Ltd, and Sean Tidy of Design House Studio Ltd. On the topic of the artwork, guitarist Matthew Harrison states: “The whole sentiment we were after was about rock n’ roll for life. […]

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Crashdïet to release new album “RUST” in September 2019

Crashdïet to release new album “RUST” in September 2019

Sweden’s own sleaze metal pioneers are back with the new music video “Idiots”, which is the third single off the upcoming studio album “RUST” that will drop on September 13th through Diet Records and Frontiers Music SRL. “Idiots” was once again shot by Jimmy Johansson (Super Lino Puro) who also produced the bands two previous videos “We are the legion” […]

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THE GROWLERS Return With New Single Natural Affair + Announce New Album

THE GROWLERS Return With New Single Natural Affair + Announce New Album

Los Angeles-based beach goths The Growlers return to the world’s airwaves and highways with their new single, Natural Affair and their HUGE 2019 World Tour. Since their Julian Casablancas-produced 2016 LP City Club, The Growlers have racked up legions of passionate fans around the globe, amassing 200 million Spotify streams, 1.2 million monthly listeners, and 75 million YouTube streams. The band’s success has been years in the making, fuelled by a […]

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GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL Date & Venue Announcement

GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL Date & Venue Announcement

In December 2018, good things came to Australia and alternative music fans were treated to a brand-new summer music festival which made its way up the east coast. After a hugely successful first year, Good Things Festival will return to Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane in December 2019. We promise it’ll be the best one yet. Sydney fans, we have some news for […]

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Rock Legend GEORGE THOROGOOD Is Bringing The “Good To Be Bad / 45 Years Of Rock” Tour To Australia This January

Rock Legend GEORGE THOROGOOD Is Bringing The “Good To Be Bad / 45 Years Of Rock” Tour To Australia This January

GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS announce the continuation of their “Rock Party Tour” into 2020 with two very special Australian shows, starting Monday, January 20 at Melbourne’s iconic Forum Theatre and in Sydney at the Enmore Theatre on Wednesday, January 22. Having toured extensively across North America, with more than 20 shows already completed on the Rock The Party Tour, it’s Australia’s […]

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STEREOPHONICS return with new song ‘Fly Like An Eagle’ and new album ‘KIND’ Out October 25

STEREOPHONICS return with new song ‘Fly Like An Eagle’ and new album ‘KIND’ Out October 25

Stereophonics? today return with Fly Like An Eagle. The song is the first to be unveiled from forthcoming album Kind, released on October 25th via Parlophone Records and available to pre-order now. Recorded in just eleven days at ?The Distillery, Wiltshire?, Kind was co-produced by Kelly Jones and George Drakoulias (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Screaming Trees, Primal Scream). The recording sessions? used minimal studio techniques, overdubs or technology. […]

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CITY AND COLOUR announces new album

CITY AND COLOUR announces new album

City and Colour, acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Dallas Green, announces his 6th studio album A PILL FOR LONELINESS due out on October 4 on Green’s newly minted Still Records, an imprint of Dine Alone Records.  Alongside previously released tracks, “Astronaut“ and “Strangers“, Green debuts new song and album opener, “Living In Lightning” [LISTEN HERE] . The highly anticipated follow-up to City and Colour’s #1 selling […]

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THE DARKNESS Announce ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ Australia and New Zealand Tour 2020

THE DARKNESS Announce ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ Australia and New Zealand Tour 2020

The Darkness will be spreading their Easter Is Cancelled message across the land with an Australian and New Zealand headline tour in March 2020. On a mission to lead us to the sunlit uplands of inclusivity, togetherness and rock’ n’ roll fellowship, The Darkness will play shows in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Auckland. These performances promise to be incredibly special, reflecting the grand scope and vision […]

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Nirvana Tribute (UK) Announce Australian Tour

Nirvana Tribute (UK) Announce Australian Tour

NIRVANA, put simply, changed the course of music, over a few short years, defined a genre, and maintains an unscarred legacy with their biggest hits being a staple of rock radio all over the world. Whilst the band may no longer exist, they are firmly entrenched in the history books of pop and rock culture as one of the most […]

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DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, CROWDED HOUSE, PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND, and others announced in Bluesfest’s first line-up announcement for 2020!

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, CROWDED HOUSE, PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND, and others announced in Bluesfest’s first line-up announcement for 2020!

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, CROWDED HOUSE, PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND and many more will ensure our 31st Bluesfest Byron Bay rocks next Easter! The 31st annual Byron Bay Bluesfest is taking place from 9th – 13th April 2020 and is set to be the best festival yet! The first of many line up announcements also includes the legend GEORGE BENSON and BRANDI CARLILE, both making their Bluesfest debuts. The Bluesfest 2020 […]

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THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT return with first new track in ten years with iconic lineup ahead of Australian Tour – and announce TBE Beer!

THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT return with first new track in ten years with iconic lineup ahead of Australian Tour – and announce TBE Beer!

The Butterfly Effect return! Clint, Kurt, Ben and Glenn have not released new music together for 10 years – since the release of their 2008 album Final Conversation of Kings. Earlier in 2019 – the band gathered in a studio for the first time in many years – and the time in the studio created this new single entitled ‘UnBroken’. The new single will be available for purchase […]

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ALICE COOPER ANNOUNCES 2020 AUSTRALIAN TOUR

ALICE COOPER ANNOUNCES 2020 AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Iconic shock rocker and Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper has announced he’s returning to Australia in February 2020 with his all-new “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” show.  Special guests with Alice Cooper on the Australian leg of this international tour will be Aussie rock stalwartsAirbourne along with MC50, featuring Wayne Kramer of the legendary MC5 with an all-star band performing MC5 classics. Having […]

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THE ANGELS and BABY ANIMALS Join Forces For National Tour This Nov/Dec

THE ANGELS and BABY ANIMALS Join Forces For National Tour This Nov/Dec

Two of Australia’s greatest rock bands, The Angels and Baby Animals will hit the road together this November and December for a string of shows nationally, ‘They Who Rock 2019’. Fronted by Dave Gleeson and Suze DeMarchi respectively, two of the country’s most dynamic performers, fans can look forward to an ultimate night of rock from these incredible live acts – complete with a massive set list. Songs such […]

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