Category: Music News

SEBASTIAN BACH Announces Australian Tour

SEBASTIAN BACH Announces Australian Tour

The Original Voice of SKID ROW, Musical Royalty SEBASTIAN BACH returns to Australia this October! Hailed as one of the finest front men to come out of the late 80’s / early 90’s with one hell of a voice, he is the personification of pure rock and roll at its finest! “Bach doesn’t just sing; Bach howls, Bach yells, Bach […]

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Announcing A Fist Full Of Rock Featuring * Hoodoo Gurus * You Am I *  Jebediah * Adalita *

Announcing A Fist Full Of Rock Featuring * Hoodoo Gurus * You Am I * Jebediah * Adalita *

A Fist Full Of Rock is pleased to announce their stellar 2017 line-up featuring Hoodoo Gurus, You Am I, Jebediah and Adalita, touring the country this August & September with shows in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Gold Coast and Brisbane. A Fist Full of Rock dates: FRIDAY AUGUST 25TH – THEBARTON THEATRE, ADELAIDE tickets HERE SATURDAY AUGUST 26TH – FORUM THEATRE, […]

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PLACEBO announce ’20 years of Placebo’ Australian Tour

PLACEBO announce ’20 years of Placebo’ Australian Tour

One of the world’s most widely recognised alternative rock bands Placebo, have today announced their first full national headline tour in 11 years, set to take Australia by storm in September 2017. The 20 Years of Placebo Australian Tour will celebrate the bands 20th Anniversary since the release of their platinum selling debut album Placebo. With two decades of punky raw emotion, seven full-length albums and over 14 […]

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BODY COUNT’S Bloodlust tour kicks off next week. SYDNEY venue change

BODY COUNT’S Bloodlust tour kicks off next week. SYDNEY venue change

In under two weeks ICE-T’S BODY COUNT will tour Australia for their first Australian tour in 22 years supported by A.B. ORIGINAL and VOID OF VISION. BODY COUNT will now play Big Top Luna Park on Saturday 3 June (no change of date) in Sydney. Tickets purchased for the Hordern Pavilion show are valid for Big Top Luna Park and will allow […]

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DEGREED to release new album!

DEGREED to release new album!

Degreed have shared the stage with greats like Europe, Turbonegro, Millencolin among others and they have been touring and gaining fans all over the world. In the fall of 2010 Degreed released their critically acclaimed debut album “Life, love, loss”. Having recorded the first album with producer Erik Lidbom, the band thought it made perfect sense to do the same […]

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THE SNOWDROPPERS – Final Ever Shows – We’re Calling It Quits Tour

THE SNOWDROPPERS – Final Ever Shows – We’re Calling It Quits Tour

2017 marks ten long years since THE SNOWDROPPERS first got in a room together to see if we could learn a handful of covers to play at a burlesque variety show… London, Pauly K, Cougar Jones and Johnny Wishbone – with no idea that it would dominate our lives for the next decade. We’ve seen a lot of things come […]

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JON STEVENS announces his highly anticipated ‘Starlight’ Australian Tour with very special guest Kate Ceberano

JON STEVENS announces his highly anticipated ‘Starlight’ Australian Tour with very special guest Kate Ceberano

Hot on the heels of his UK tour, Jon Stevens is hitting the road around Australia for a national tour to celebrate his latest album release Starlight. The tour, which will see him rock into six states and territories, will also feature very special guest and Jon’s long-time friend Kate Ceberano. Jon Stevens really needs no introduction to Australian audiences; […]

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Premiere – Newcastle Post-Punk outfit SUBURBAN HAZE take you on a trip with new single from forthcoming album

Premiere – Newcastle Post-Punk outfit SUBURBAN HAZE take you on a trip with new single from forthcoming album

Suburban Haze are proud to announce the release of their new single “Overhang”, the first taste of their forthcoming album Wilt which is set for release in August 2017. On “Overhang” Suburban Haze have created something truly unique by combining early 90s era grunge with 50s style beat music, effortlessly moving between the two to create an earworm of a […]

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MINISTRY with Special Guests FILTER * Announce Australian Tour

MINISTRY with Special Guests FILTER * Announce Australian Tour

First Ever Headline Australian Tour for MINISTRY, the American Industrial Metal Juggernaut led by Al Jourgensen as they take over Australia for 5 shows this September! This will only the second time ever MINISTRY have toured Australia – Big Day Out in 1995 and Soundwave in 2015! More vicious, aggressive and ferocious than ever before, get ready to lose your […]

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IN THIS MOMENT unveil new album ‘Ritual’ out July 21

IN THIS MOMENT unveil new album ‘Ritual’ out July 21

In This Moment have announced the release of their eagerly anticipated sixth studio album RITUAL, which arrives everywhere July 21 and is available to pre-order now. All pre-orders will be joined by an instant grat download of the album’s first single Oh Lord, which is joined by a powerful companion video. Produced by longtime collaborator and multiple GRAMMY® Award nominee […]

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PARADISE LOST Announce Australian Tour

PARADISE LOST Announce Australian Tour

Gothic Doom Metal band Paradise Lost to play first headline Australian shows in six years. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” Aristotle “Fists pump and heads bang to Faith Divides Us, Death Unites Us while Gothic still sounds as bleak and cripplingly heavy as it did in 1991, Nick Holmes’s vocals full […]

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ALICE COOPER Announces Worldwide Signing To earMUSIC. New Studio Album ‘Paranormal’ To Be Released On July 28

ALICE COOPER Announces Worldwide Signing To earMUSIC. New Studio Album ‘Paranormal’ To Be Released On July 28

earMUSIC is proud to announce the worldwide signing of legendary shock-rocker Alice Cooper. “Paranormal”, Alice Cooper’s new studio album, his first in 6 years, will be released on July 28 via earMUSIC/Sony Music Australia as 2CD Digipak, 2LP, Limited Box Set and Digital. The 12 track album has been recorded in Nashville with long-time collaborator Bob Ezrin and features a very […]

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TOMMY EMMANUEL announces September 2017 tour!

“When you see him playing you think ‘Oh my god, he’s doing that all by himself’.” – Eric Idle, Monty Python “Imagine Chet Atkins with the testosterone of Eddie Van Halen…” – Steve Vai   Australia’s world acclaimed acoustic guitar icon Tommy Emmanuel CGP returns home this September, for an increasingly rare capital city tour. Tommy brings the power and […]

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FOZZY release music video for ‘Judas’

FOZZY release music video for ‘Judas’

FOZZY have unleashed the first single off the band’s forthcoming seventh studio record. The electrifying new music video for the track, titled Judas, was premiered with Loudwire. In addition to the video premiere, Judas will serve as the official theme song for the WWE event “NXT Takeover: Chicago” on May 20th. Fozzy frontman and WWE Legend Chris Jericho offers his take on the Judas music video, stating: “For such a […]

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STONE SOUR – Australian tour 2017

STONE SOUR – Australian tour 2017

Iowa hard rock outfit, STONE SOUR, has announced their long awaited Australian headline tour. Celebrating the upcoming release of their highly anticipated fifth album, Hydrograd, the band will play shows in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane this August. Fronted by the charismatic Corey Taylor (Slipknot), the band has sold more than four million albums worldwide over the course of five full-length releases. […]

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AFI Return For Their First Australian Headline Dates In Over 10 Years! + Basement + Introvert Support Nationally

AFI Return For Their First Australian Headline Dates In Over 10 Years! + Basement + Introvert Support Nationally

For AFI, the name of the game has always been about evolution; so it’s always a nail-biter to see where they land on each release. Enter The Blood Album. Proving they are as fired up now as when they began, so “you better get ready to start your Best Albums of 2017 list–a serious contender has arrived.” – Kerrang The […]

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METALLICA ‘Now That We’re Live’ rehearsal event streamed on Facebook live from 11:00am AEST today

METALLICA ‘Now That We’re Live’ rehearsal event streamed on Facebook live from 11:00am AEST today

METALLICA ‘NOW THAT WE’RE LIVE’ REHEARSAL SPECIAL EVENT STREAMED LIVE FROM BALTIMORE EXCLUSIVELY ON FACEBOOK LIVE FROM 11:00 AM AEST TODAY – MAY 10th ACCESS HERE Metallica’s “Now That We’re Live,” a live rehearsal special from M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, will stream exclusively on Facebook Live TODAY FROM 11.00AM AEST, the eve of their inaugural show for the North […]

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TRAPT Announce First Ever Australian Tour!

TRAPT Announce First Ever Australian Tour!

‘Headstrong’, ‘Bring It’, ‘Who’s Going Home With You tonight?’, ‘Echo’s’, ‘These Walls’, ’Still Frame’ plus More! “Headstrong they’ll take you on”, American rock band TRAPT are heading down under for their first ever Tour this July. Since forming in 1997 TRAPT have released 7 studio Albums and sold over 2.5 million records worldwide including platinum selling single ‘Headstrong’. With a […]

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THE DESPERATION release debut single

THE DESPERATION release debut single

One man punk rock band THE DESPERATION will release its debut single “EIGHTFIVENINETYSEVEN” on 8th May 2017. The song tackles the heartbreak of the day singer/songwriter Daniel Topp lost his Dad to a heart attack. To commemorate this tragic event, the single will be released on the 20th anniversary of his Father’s death, 08/05/2017. Taken from the forthcoming album entitled […]

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Mike Portnoy’s Shattered Fortress Announces Australian And New Zealand Tour

Mike Portnoy’s Shattered Fortress Announces Australian And New Zealand Tour

Drum Wizard MIKE PORTNOY (ex-Dream Theater, The Winery Dogs, Flying Colors) brings the SHATTERED FORTRESS to Australia and New Zealand this November! The SHATTERED FORTRESS is MIKE PORTNOY and an all-star Prog lineup (Eric Gillette, Richard Henshall & Charlie Griffiths on Guitar,Connor Green on Bass & Diego Tejeida on Keyboards) performing Mike Portnoy’s 12 Step Suite live in its entirety! […]

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BODY COUNT announce A.B. ORIGINAL and VOID OF VISION as support acts on the Bloodlust tour. VIP packages now available!

BODY COUNT announce A.B. ORIGINAL and VOID OF VISION as support acts on the Bloodlust tour. VIP packages now available!

Strap yourself in as ICE-T’S BODY COUNT announce some very special guests for their first Australian tour in 22 years. They’ll be performing in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne with A.B. ORIGINAL and VOID OF VISION. A.B. ORIGINAL write songs in the spirit of N.W.A and West Side Connection, while lyrically bringing attention to issues closer to home. Respectively coming from the Yorta Yorta and Ngarrindjeri tribes, […]

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NICKELBACK debut new international radio track ‘Song On Fire’

NICKELBACK debut new international radio track ‘Song On Fire’

Diamond-certified, global award winning rock band, Nickelback, today premiere their new track, “Song On Fire”, taken from their ninth studio album “Feed The Machine” which will be released on June 16th and will be a radio single in all international territories. The track will then later released as a radio single in North America this summer. Chad Kroeger has said […]

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STONE SOUR return with new album ‘Hydrograd’ out June 30

STONE SOUR return with new album ‘Hydrograd’ out June 30

Stone Sour has announced details of their highly anticipated new album HYDROGRAD, which will be released Friday, June 30. HYDROGRAD is available to pre-order now. Recorded at Sphere Studios in North Hollywood, CA with producer Jay Ruston, HYDROGRAD features the track Fabuless and Song #3, both available now at all DSPs and streaming services. Fabuless is joined by an official music video directed […]

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IN HEARTS WAKE Announce New Album Ark + Reveal New Single “Passage”

IN HEARTS WAKE Announce New Album Ark + Reveal New Single “Passage”

Byron Bay’s In Hearts Wake have been changing minds and lives since 2012 and with fourth albumArk they are looking to inspire change like never before. Set for release on May 26 via UNFD, Ark pays homage to the past as much as it signals a bright new future for conscious heavy music with the band partnering up with Tangaroa Blue for We […]

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An Acoustic Evening With GAVIN DEGRAW

An Acoustic Evening With GAVIN DEGRAW

Multi-platinum selling and Grammy nominated recording artist GAVIN DEGRAW has announced Australian dates for his 2017 An Acoustic Evening with Gavin DeGraw World Tour. Following a multi-city trek across Europe, Gavin DeGraw heads to Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne for club shows this July to perform songs spanning his entire career. The intimate set will give fans the chance to see […]

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RISE AGAINST’s new album,  WOLVES, set for June 9 release – First Single “The Violence” Out Now

RISE AGAINST’s new album, WOLVES, set for June 9 release – First Single “The Violence” Out Now

WOLVES, the new album from Rise Against, will be released on June 9 via EMI Australia. Today, the band unveiled the first single, “The Violence”, which can be purchased HERE. Los Angeles-based alternative radio station KROQ gave the song its U.S. broadcast premiere this morning. The pre-order for WOLVES begins today – PRE-ORDER HERE. Fans who pre-order the digital album will instantly receive “The […]

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RICHIE KOTZEN ‘Salting Earth’ – Australian Tour – August 2017

RICHIE KOTZEN ‘Salting Earth’ – Australian Tour – August 2017

Guitar virtuoso, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Richie Kotzen will tour Australia’s east coast for the first time this August. The current Winery Dogs axeman and former member of Poison and Mr Big has just released his 22nd solo album, Salting Earth via his own label, Headroom-Inc. From deep bluesy grooves to balls-out hard rock; burning sky harmonic glory to funk-jazz and […]

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NICKELBACK debut new video and confirm album release date – MTRBWY Video of the week!

NICKELBACK debut new video and confirm album release date – MTRBWY Video of the week!

Diamond-certified, global award winning rock band, Nickelback, have unleashed the brand new video for their  US Top 10 radio single “Feed The Machine”. Directed by Simian Design, the video premiere comes as the band continues to prepare for the release of their ninth studio album Feed The Machine now confirmed for worldwide release on JUNE 16th and the colossal headlining […]

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KREATOR With Special Guests VADER Announce Australian & New Zealand Tour

KREATOR With Special Guests VADER Announce Australian & New Zealand Tour

Hit the extreme aggression button metal fans – The Gods Of Violence return to tear the top of your head off and crush you into submission.   “The encore was filled to the brim with really old-school material with songs like “Flag of Hate”, “Under the Guillotine” and “Pleasure to Kill”. Needless to say, the crowd went crazy.” Metal Wani   Three years after […]

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PARAMORE announce new album ‘After Laughter’ out May 12 featuring new single ‘Hard Times’ out now!

PARAMORE announce new album ‘After Laughter’ out May 12 featuring new single ‘Hard Times’ out now!

Fueled By Ramen recording group Paramore have announced the eagerly awaited release of their fifth studio album, After Laughter, which will arrive everywhere on May 12.  The GRAMMY Award-winning band’s first new album in more than four years is available to pre-order now and is accompanied by an instant grat download of the just unveiled new single, Hard Times, joined […]

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