Category: Music News

DISTURBED Return With Seventh Full-Length Album ‘Evolution’ On October 19 | Available To Pre-Order Now

DISTURBED Return With Seventh Full-Length Album ‘Evolution’ On October 19 | Available To Pre-Order Now

GRAMMY® Award-nominated multi-platinum hard rock leaders Disturbed will unleash their seventh full-length album, Evolution, via Reprise Records on October 19. The album is available to pre-order now. Disturbed said: “It is with tremendous pride, joy, and anticipation that we look forward to sharing the next chapter in the creative life of Disturbed with the world. This record is truly unique, and very special to us, and we can only hope that […]

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ESKIMO JOE’s KAV TEMPERLEY Drops New Single ‘Pollyanna’ + Announces Debut Solo Album ‘All Your Devotion’ + National Tour

ESKIMO JOE’s KAV TEMPERLEY Drops New Single ‘Pollyanna’ + Announces Debut Solo Album ‘All Your Devotion’ + National Tour

Best known as the frontman of the Australian rock n roll luminaires, Eskimo Joe, acclaimed songwriter Kav Temperley is stepping out solo.  The first taste of his upcoming album dropped today in the form of new single, Pollyanna – an ominous reflection on the relativity of happiness – the single will be received instantly with all digital album pre-orders.  Pollyanna precedes Kav Temperley’s highly anticipated debut solo […]

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Australia…Save The Date Because Good Things Are Coming in December 2018. Dates And Venues Are Revealed.

Australia…Save The Date Because Good Things Are Coming in December 2018. Dates And Venues Are Revealed.

We’re about to put you out of your misery and share some information on what’s behind those mysterious street posters that have been spotted on the streets of Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. We’re thrilled to announce Good Things Festival, Australia’s newest music festival that will hit the east coast of Australia in December 2018. Save the date as we reveal the dates and […]

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BEYOND THE VALLEY returns for fifth anniversary with THE KOOKS!

BEYOND THE VALLEY returns for fifth anniversary with THE KOOKS!

Beyond The Valley is getting set for a huge return in 2018 as it celebrates its 5th Anniversary and its greatest NYE celebration to date. With another amazingly crafted and considered line-up due to drop later this month, festival director Michael Christidis shares, “Beyond The Valley has really found its place within the market and punters hearts over the last […]

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STEVE PERRY Returns: New Album ‘Traces’ Released Globally Oct 5, Featuring Lead Track “No Erasin’”

STEVE PERRY Returns: New Album ‘Traces’ Released Globally Oct 5, Featuring Lead Track “No Erasin’”

Legendary singer-songwriter and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Steve Perry makes his long-awaited return with Traces, his first new album in nearly a quarter century, out Friday October 5, 2018. The famed singer introduces Traces with lead track “No Erasin’” and reassuringly greets fans with the opening line “I know it’s been a long time comin’.” The track is an emotional […]

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Iconic Australian band ‘MOTOR ACE’ announce 20th anniversary – A Five Star Reunion Tour

Iconic Australian band ‘MOTOR ACE’ announce 20th anniversary – A Five Star Reunion Tour

It’s 2001, you’re driving home from work, flicking through the radio stations, and Five Star Laundry by Motor Ace is being played on triple j, Triple M and a bunch of other stations in between.  Then, as you walk in the door, the television is blaring and it’s Motor Ace again, with their iconic track Death Defyreaching an even wider audience as the theme song […]

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ALICE IN CHAINS Release New Single, Never Fade – Duff McKagan Pens Band Bio

ALICE IN CHAINS Release New Single, Never Fade – Duff McKagan Pens Band Bio

With nine days to go before the arrival of new Alice In Chains album Rainier Fog (BMG), anticipation is ramping up with the release of new single Never Fade  Listen to it below- NEVER FADE Never Fade is the third Rainier Fog song release following So Far Under and  The One You Know.All three tracks are available as instant downloads by going to aliceinchains.lnk.to/RainierFog Recorded with producer Nick Raskulinecz (his 3rd consecutive album […]

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Download 2019 Dates and Venues Announcement

Download 2019 Dates and Venues Announcement

“Saturday’s event packed in the fans and sent them home happy…Download was the festival Melbourne’s hard-rock tribes had been waiting three years for.” The Age “Consider Download’s first trip Down Under a success. Same again in 2019 please.” Kerrang! In late March 2018, nearly 30,000 heavy music fans descended on Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne to attend Australia’s first ever Download Festival. Four […]

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LIVING COLOUR Announce Australian Tour

LIVING COLOUR Announce Australian Tour

LIVING COLOUR return to Australia to perform highlights from their debut album ‘Vivid’ in plus they will be armed with all their other classic tunes. The ground-breaking American rock band from New York City, formed in 1984. Led by guitarist Vernon Reid, the bands lineup solidified in the mid-80’s w/ Corey Glover (vocals), Will Calhoun (drums) and Muzz Skillings (bass). Stylistically, the band’s music is a creative fusion influenced by free […]

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HANDS LIKE HOUSES Announce Intimate Album Release Shows + Reveal “Monster”

HANDS LIKE HOUSES Announce Intimate Album Release Shows + Reveal “Monster”

Hands Like Houses have revealed “Monster” – the second single from their new album -Anon. set for release on October 12 via UNFD. Alongside the single reveal, Hands Like Houses have announced an exclusive run of album intimate launch shows during release week in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Built around the line “I can feel it coming alive”, “Monster” is about running from yourself […]

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TOM MORELLO Releases New Track ‘Rabbit’s Revenge’ Ft. Bassnectar, Big Boi & Killer Mike. Video Available Exclusively On Apple Music.

TOM MORELLO Releases New Track ‘Rabbit’s Revenge’ Ft. Bassnectar, Big Boi & Killer Mike. Video Available Exclusively On Apple Music.

Providing another glimpse into his highly anticipated forthcoming album The Atlas Underground this fall, the track & music video for Rabbit’s Revenge is available now. The song finds legendary musician Tom Morello teaming up with Bassnectar, Big Boi and Killer Mike. Watch the full music video for the track available exclusively on Apple Music here: “‘Rabbit’s Revenge’ is the hard rocking, cross genre banger I was aiming for […]

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SOILWORK Announce Australian Tour

SOILWORK Announce Australian Tour

Visionary Swedish metallers SOILWORK announce 2019 Australian tour in promotion of their eleventh studio album. SOILWORK are currently wrapping up the recordings of the follow-up to 2015’s ‘The Ride Majestic’ at Nordic Sound Lab studios in Skara, Sweden with producer Thomas “Plec” Johansson (The Panic Room). The as of yet untitled album is due in early 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. “We are very excited to […]

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WIN tickets to see GENE SIMMONS with special guest ACE FREHLEY in Australia

WIN tickets to see GENE SIMMONS with special guest ACE FREHLEY in Australia

Would you like to see GENE SIMMONS live at one of his Australian shows on us? Well, thanks to our friends at RPM and TEG Live we have two double passes for each of the below shows to give away to Gene’s first ever solo tour in Australia, oh and don’t forget he’s bringing his old friend Ace Frehley along for the shows too! […]

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ACE FREHLEY Releases “Rockin’ With The Boys” Single, New Solo LP Details

ACE FREHLEY Releases “Rockin’ With The Boys” Single, New Solo LP Details

Founding KISS guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame member ACE FREHLEY has released a new song today called “Rockin’ With The Boys.” This is the second song Frehley has released this year, from his forthcoming all-new Spacemanalbum, due October 19, 2018, via Entertainment One (eOne).  Frehley previously released the track “Bronx Boy”  in April. Spaceman, Frehley’s eighth solo LP, features nine new original tracks […]

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UNIFY Gathering 2019 Lineup Announcement

UNIFY Gathering 2019 Lineup Announcement

triple j & 24HUNDRED PRESENT UNIFY GATHERING 2019 FRIDAY JANUARY 11 UNDERØATH [Exclusive Australian Performance] KARNIVOOL [First East Coast Show since 2016] IN HEARTS WAKE OCEAN GROVE WHILE SHE SLEEPS [Exclusive Australian Performance] CROSSFAITH [Exclusive Australian Performance] DREAM ON DREAMER THE PLOT IN YOU [Exclusive Australian Performance] HAND OF MERCY [Exclusive Reunion Show] DREAM STATE [Exclusive Australian Performance] DROWN THIS CITY OCEAN […]

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ALKALINE TRIO Share Title Track From New Album ‘Is This Thing Cursed?’ Album Out August 31

ALKALINE TRIO Share Title Track From New Album ‘Is This Thing Cursed?’ Album Out August 31

Legendary Chicago punk band Alkaline Trio have released the title track from their forthcoming album Is This Thing Cursed? The ninth studio album from Alkaline Trio, Is This Thing Cursed? is their first new music in five years. PRE-ORDER IS THIS THING CURSED? HERE With its soaring vocals and furious intensity, Is This Thing Cursed? is the second single to be released from Is This Thing Cursed? Last month Alkaline Trio shared […]

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By popular demand The Dire Straits Experience returns to Australia in September 2018

By popular demand The Dire Straits Experience returns to Australia in September 2018

Due to popular demand from Australian fans and following a hugely successful concert tour of UK and Europe, the world’s greatest Dire Straits show returns to Australia and New Zealand in September 2018 to perform an incredible catalogue of hit songs. TOUR DATES: Friday 21st September | Adelaide | Thebarton Theatre Saturday 22nd September | Canberra | Canberra Theatre Sunday 23rd September | Sydney | State Theatre Tuesday 25th September | Melbourne | Hamer […]

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THE BRONX Announce 2018 Australian tour, joined by High Tension.

THE BRONX Announce 2018 Australian tour, joined by High Tension.

Famous for leaving a trail of exhausted, boozy, sweaty and supremely satisfied bodies in their wake THE BRONX will be unleashing a reckless level of energy; no barriers, no pause for breath, across regional Australia this October. For the first time ever The Bronx will be bringing their gut punch of fist-in-the-air, fire-in-the-belly anthems to towns up and down the East Coast. […]

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LUCERO announce first ever Australian headline tour

LUCERO announce first ever Australian headline tour

Legendary Memphis country punk-rock band Lucero have today announced their first ever headline tour of Australia. Today also sees Lucero drop their new studio album Ghosts Among Us worldwide. Lucero has long been admired in their hometown of Memphis, where they have hosted “The Lucero Family Block Party” every spring for a number of years. At the 2018 Block Party they celebrated […]

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THE SUPERJESUS Celebrate 20th Anniversary Re-Release Of Iconic Album ‘Sumo’ With Massive National Tour

THE SUPERJESUS Celebrate 20th Anniversary Re-Release Of Iconic Album ‘Sumo’ With Massive National Tour

Twenty years on from their platinum selling album Sumo hitting number two on the ARIA Chart (and with a few ARIA Awards in the trophy cabinet), The Superjesus are back with an anniversary edition of their celebrated 1998 debut, set for release on August 17.  As well as seeing the original album reissued on vinyl, the CD edition of Sumo […]

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YOU ME AT SIX Unveil Official Video For Single ‘3AM’. Brand New Sixth Studio Album ‘VI’, Out October 5

YOU ME AT SIX Unveil Official Video For Single ‘3AM’. Brand New Sixth Studio Album ‘VI’, Out October 5

You Me At Six have today revealed the official video for their latest single 3AM, one of the first tracks to be taken from their new sixth studio album VI, out October 5th. PRE ORDER VI HERE The video, that splits into two contrasting segments, spells out a night like no other and presents what frontman Josh Franceschi thinks happened (Act 1: Expectation), swiftly followed by the entertaining […]

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RICHARD MARX Returns To Australia For A Run Of National Headline Shows This November & December

RICHARD MARX Returns To Australia For A Run Of National Headline Shows This November & December

Frontier Touring and Arena Touring are delighted to announce US multi-talented singer/songwriter, performer Richard Marx will return to our shores for a string of national headline shows this November and December. An icon in the industry, Marx celebrates a 3 decade long career with 11 glorious albums. Having sold 30 million records worldwide and five Grammy nominations under his belt, Marx is renowned for his […]

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James Van Cooper & Axle Whitehead to hit the road together in September/October

James Van Cooper & Axle Whitehead to hit the road together in September/October

James Van Cooper has announced tour dates in support of his upcoming album release, Coming Home, now slated for release on 14 September, with acclaimed musician, Axle Whitehead joining him on the road. James and Axle met in Los Angeles recently whilst James was there recording his debut album. Axle, a friend of US music producer Scott Campbell, sat in on a few off the […]

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THE BLUESFEST 2019 First Artist Announcement

THE BLUESFEST 2019 First Artist Announcement

THE BLUESFEST 2019 FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT *Exclusive* JACK JOHNSON *Exclusive* *Exclusive* BEN HARPER & THE INNOCENT CRIMINALS *Exclusive* RAY LAMONTAGNE *FINAL SHOWS* GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC *FINAL SHOWS* SNARKY PUPPY KASEY CHAMBERS *Exclusive* ST PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES   *Exclusive* NAHKO AND MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE TOMMY EMMANUEL     •          COLIN HAY ARLO GUTHRIE        •     KEB’ MO’ TEX PERKINS           •      ALLEN STONE RICHARD CLAPTON        •        RUSSELL MORRIS KURT VILE & […]

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POLARIS Announce Spring Australian Tour With The Devil Wears Prada (USA), Gideon (USA) & Thornhill.

POLARIS Announce Spring Australian Tour With The Devil Wears Prada (USA), Gideon (USA) & Thornhill.

2018 is the year that Sydney five-piece, Polaris have cemented their place in the global scene among Australia’s most elite heavy music exports with a metalcore torch held high in their hands. They recently slapped a sold-out sign on the ‘Dusk To Day’ Regional tour which followed the sold-out national ‘The Mortal Coil’ headline tour in April – two back to back […]

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MAMMAL drop new single ‘Dead’ + AU/UK Community Tour on now!

MAMMAL drop new single ‘Dead’ + AU/UK Community Tour on now!

In the words of Doakes from Dexter – “SURPRISE, MOTHERFUCKER.” Mammal are celebrating one whole year of returning to the stage with a single entitled “Dead”. Mammal – one of Australia’s most fierce, outspoken & storied rock artists, shook off the hibernation sickness of their hiatus in late 2017 to make a ferociously triumphant return to the Australian live music […]

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KEITH URBAN’S ‘Graffiti U World Tour Australia’ Set For January / February 2019

KEITH URBAN’S ‘Graffiti U World Tour Australia’ Set For January / February 2019

GRAMMY and ARIA Award winner Keith Urban will return to Australia in January and February 2019 with his all-new “GRAFFITI U WORLD TOUR AUSTRALIA”, his first tour in more than two years.  The “GRAFFITI U WORLD TOUR 2018” is already underway in the U.S. and features a brand-new concert production – a two-hour plus show highlighted by the first live concert performances of new […]

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TOM MORELLO Announces New Album ‘The Atlas Underground’ Out October 12.

TOM MORELLO Announces New Album ‘The Atlas Underground’ Out October 12.

Continuing to push limits and prove the transformative power of rock ‘n roll, legendary musician Tom Morello – co-founder of Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave and Prophets of Rage – is set to release the most ambitious artistic effort of his storied career this fall with his forthcoming album The Atlas Underground on October 12 by Sony Music Australia. PRE-ORDER THE ATLAS UNDERGROUND HERE Pre-order from JB […]

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Guitar Legend JOE SATRIANI Returns To Australia This December – Marking 30 Years Since His First Visit

Guitar Legend JOE SATRIANI Returns To Australia This December – Marking 30 Years Since His First Visit

Ladies and gentlemen, may we introduce to you once again the world’s most commercially successful solo guitar performer, JOE SATRIANI. The legendary guitarist returns to Australia this November, thirty years after his first tour here in 1988, with Mick Jagger, bringing his latest album and world tour What Happens Next to Australian fans. Tickets for all shows go on sale at midday Wednesday […]

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Melbourne Guitar Show Back And Rocking At Caulfield Racecourse On August 4 & 5  + 1st Announcement Features UK Guitar Legend Albert Lee, Jeff Lang, Daniel Champagne And Many More!

Melbourne Guitar Show Back And Rocking At Caulfield Racecourse On August 4 & 5 + 1st Announcement Features UK Guitar Legend Albert Lee, Jeff Lang, Daniel Champagne And Many More!

Today the Australian Music Association is thrilled to announce the 2018 return of the Melbourne Guitar Show, set to rock Caulfield Racecourse on August 4 and 5 – and this year, it’ll be bigger than ever.  Proudly presented by Triple M and Australian Musician, the lineup boasts an impressive haul of both local and international artists, and featuring amongst the […]

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