Category: Music News

MIKE SHINODA of LINKIN PARK to release full length album ‘Post Traumatic’ out June 15

MIKE SHINODA of LINKIN PARK to release full length album ‘Post Traumatic’ out June 15

Linkin Park co-lead singer Mike Shinoda has announced that he will release a full-length solo album, Post Traumatic, due out June 15 on Warner Bros. Records. Along with the album announcement, Shinoda released two new tracks – Crossing A Line and Nothing Makes Sense Anymore, as well as a video for Crossing A Line. The 16-track album is available to pre-order here. It will include the two aforementioned new […]

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ZEAL & ARDOR releases ‘Gravedigger’s Chant’ first single from forthcoming album

ZEAL & ARDOR releases ‘Gravedigger’s Chant’ first single from forthcoming album

Picture the scene: a late summer evening, crickets sing their song, your bare feet firmly planted in the soil, the poplars gently sway in the wind, and the stench nearly knocks you out cold. Creative firebrand Manuel Gagneux returns with a brand new Zeal & Ardor single. Gravedigger’s Chant [artwork shown] is set for release on Good Friday, 30th March, and serves as an omen of […]

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE To Release New Studio Album ‘Gravity’ On June 29th. First Single ‘Over It’ Revealed With Lyric Video

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE To Release New Studio Album ‘Gravity’ On June 29th. First Single ‘Over It’ Revealed With Lyric Video

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, one of the biggest British hard rock acts in music history, will release their new opus, Gravity, on June 29th 2018. LISTEN/PURCHASE FIRST SINGLE, OVER IT HERE  Gravity marks BFMV’s first album release under the Search and Destroy/ Spinefarm Records banner, and aptly sees the band rewriting their own future – finding new ways to invent heavy noise and remaining unshackled by the legacy that comes […]

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THE FEVER 333 sign to Roadrunner Records

THE FEVER 333 sign to Roadrunner Records

Roadrunner Records has announced its signing of THE FEVER 333. The Los Angeles-based trio’s debut EP, MADE AN AMERICA, is available now via Roadrunner Records/333 Wreckords Crew –https://MANIACS.lnk.to/MadeAnAmerica Comprised of vocalist Jason Aalon Butler [ex-letlive.], drummer Aric Improta [Night Verses], and guitarist Stephen Harrison [ex-The Chariot], THE FEVER 333 are explicitly devoted to a revolutionary cause, delivering aggressive advocacy through a molotov […]

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DOWNLOAD Will Return to Melbourne ….. and Sydney in 2019!

DOWNLOAD Will Return to Melbourne ….. and Sydney in 2019!

Nearly 30,000 heavy music fans descended on Melbourne on Saturday for Australia’s first Download Festival. After a smattering of rain to kick off, the rock gods smiled, the clouds parted, and pure rock fury ripped through Flemington. International superstars Korn, Prophets of Rage, Limp Bizkit, Mastodon, Gojira, Amon Amarth, and Sabaton delivered stand out sets. Couples got busy tying the […]

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Former GUNS N’ ROSES Drummer STEVEN ADLER brings ADLER’S APPETITE to Australia in May!

Former GUNS N’ ROSES Drummer STEVEN ADLER brings ADLER’S APPETITE to Australia in May!

Former GUNS N’ ROSES drummer & co-writer STEVEN ADLER ignites his ADLER’S APPETITE band and has today announced that he is to embark on a tour of AUSTRALIA this May. Steven and his esteemed guests will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Guns N’ Roses’ classic debut album by performing “APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION” in its entirety! This unique experience will feature a Q & A, with Steven and the one and […]

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ESCAPE THE FATE Announce Australian and New Zealand Tour

ESCAPE THE FATE Announce Australian and New Zealand Tour

ESCAPE THE FATE are headed back to Australia to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their highly praised ‘This War Is Ours’. With ‘This War Is Ours’ ESCAPE THE FATE came into their own exuding a spirit of chaotic mischief with each song firing like a cannon of pure rock genius. For the first time ever Australian fans will be treated to hearing the album in […]

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SEVENDUST Release Video For ‘Dirty’ – From New Album ‘ All I See Is War’ May 11

SEVENDUST Release Video For ‘Dirty’ – From New Album ‘ All I See Is War’ May 11

Twenty-four years into their career and still with all original members, US heavy rockers Sevendust are set to release their 12th studio album, All I See Is War, on May 11 via a newly-inked deal with Rise Records! The band have just released the video for the albums first single. Watch Dirty here The clip is the first to feature the band in it since 2013’s Decay. Recorded last […]

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DOWNLOAD Melbourne Announces a Plethora of Goodies to Satisfy Your Appetite for Degustation in 2018!

DOWNLOAD Melbourne Announces a Plethora of Goodies to Satisfy Your Appetite for Degustation in 2018!

Food glorious food, sizzling burgers with mustard! While we’re in the mood, hot pizza and mushrooms! Tacos, donuts and Gozleme! What next is the question? In-di-gestion! Download Melbourne has a plethora of goodies to satisfy your appetite for degustation in 2018! Introducing………. Hell’s Kitchen, the result of asking a bunch of our closest pals and the most inspiring folk in […]

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STEREOPHONICS – Announce Second & Final Sydney Show

STEREOPHONICS – Announce Second & Final Sydney Show

STEREOPHONICS have added a second and final Sydney date to their much-anticipated run of shows, touring in support of their latest album, Scream Above The Sounds. Marking their first Australian tour since 2013, Stereophonics will play a second night at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall on Wednesday, April 25; the April 26 show having sold out ultra-quickly. Tickets for this show […]

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LILLYE announce new album Evolve out May 18 & new music video ‘Run’

LILLYE announce new album Evolve out May 18 & new music video ‘Run’

Australian rockers Lillye will release their debut full-length album entitled Evolve on May 18, 2018 via Eclipse Records. The band is fronted by vocalist Virginia Lillye who previously held lead roles in theater productions such as Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, Grease, and more. The album was produced by bassist Christian Lauria at his own Machine Men Studios, and mixed by Shane Edwards (Northlane, Hanz Zimmer, Thy Art is Murder) at Karma Studios. Lillye features former Cats & Jesus Christ Superstar cast […]

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PARKWAY DRIVE Announce New Album ‘Reverence’

PARKWAY DRIVE Announce New Album ‘Reverence’

Resist Records is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Reverence,the sixth studio album from Australian metal band Parkway Drive. Due out May 4, Reverence is the most sonically adventurous and emotionally intense effort yet from the Byron Bay-based five-piece. “Reverence represents the most honest and personal record we have ever created,” says Parkway Drive frontman Winston McCall. “It has been born though pain, sacrifice, […]

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SHINEDOWN announce new studio album ‘Attention Attention’ set for release May 4

SHINEDOWN announce new studio album ‘Attention Attention’ set for release May 4

Shinedown has announced the release of their sixth studio album ATTENTION ATTENTION out May 4th on Atlantic Records. Lead single DEVIL is out now with the official video streaming HERE. Directed by Bill Yukich (Beyoncé, Marilyn Manson, Wiz Khalifa), the visual for DEVIL is a dramatic and visceral introduction to ATTENTION ATTENTION,which is now available for pre-order here. Deluxe album bundles are also available.  The 14-track album, Shinedown’s most raw and personal to date, is a mental, emotional […]

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MAVERICK drop new single ‘Resolve’, announce tour dates, EP out next Friday March 16

MAVERICK drop new single ‘Resolve’, announce tour dates, EP out next Friday March 16

Sydney’s Maverick are really ramping things up in the lead-in to the release of their new EP State of Mind! The Sydney “No-F#cks-Given” band are today releasing the second taste of the record, a massive anthemic punk banger called ‘Resolve’ – and they are also on tour to celebrate the record and in support to both Hellions and Bare Bones! […]

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SEETHER Announce ‘Poison The Parish’ Australian Tour Dates

SEETHER Announce ‘Poison The Parish’ Australian Tour Dates

On the back of their heaviest album to date, SEETHER are intent on blasting the roof off with equal measures of ferocity and purpose. This is a band that knows how to connect with an audience, whilst delivering all the blood, sweat and sheer musical brutality that transports fans to a state of nirvanic rhapsody. SEETHER’s existence itself is an act of […]

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SATYRICON: Postpone Their ‘Deep Calleth Upon Deep’ Australian Tour To September

Norwegian black metal masters have postponed their Australian and Japanese tour dates until September citing personnel reasons. Frontman Satyr says that due to personnel issues and logistics they have no choice but to delay the tour. Satyr states “We had on and off-stage personnel dropping out on us at the last minute for this tour. We would have had to really compromise on the quality of our […]

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THE SCREAMING JETS & BOOM CRASH OPERA Announce ‘ROCK RADIO RIOT’ National Tour in August / September 2018

THE SCREAMING JETS & BOOM CRASH OPERA Announce ‘ROCK RADIO RIOT’ National Tour in August / September 2018

The Screaming Jets proudly announce a national tour, ROCK RADIO RIOT, with rock contemporaries and special guests, Boom Crash Opera. These two Australian radio favourites team up to deliver a powerhouse of high rotation hits in what is sure to be one of the rock events of the year! The tour commences in Sydney on August 3 and travels around Australia concluding on September […]

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MASTIN Delivers With New Sound On Single ‘Not The Man For You’ + Announces Ep ‘Suitcase Of Stories’  + Australian Tour

MASTIN Delivers With New Sound On Single ‘Not The Man For You’ + Announces Ep ‘Suitcase Of Stories’ + Australian Tour

The teenage bad-boy Reece Mastin, who stole hearts across the country back in 2011, is no longer.  In his place stands Mastin, a full-grown man; someone contemplative, and earnest – a man who has already lived a lifetime of peaks and pitfalls, caused in part by the ruthless nature of a career in the commercial music industry.  Now 23 years old, […]

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PARKWAY DRIVE Premiere New Song and Video ‘WISHING WELLS’

PARKWAY DRIVE Premiere New Song and Video ‘WISHING WELLS’

Today Byron Bay metal band Parkway Drive share their new single ‘Wishing Wells’ and its accompanying video with the world. Opening with ominous vocals and haunting acoustic guitar, ‘Wishing Wells’ soon erupts into a furious and full-throttle metal assault. Captured in one shot, its starkly filmed video marks a deep departure from Parkway Drive’s usual high-production aesthetic. The video features front man Winston McCall giving […]

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GODSMACK Announce New Album ‘When Legends Rise’ & New Single ”Bulletproof” Out Now

GODSMACK Announce New Album ‘When Legends Rise’ & New Single ”Bulletproof” Out Now

20 years since the release of their debut album and 20 million worldwide sales later, GODSMACK are an even stronger animal than before. The proof is in the grooves of WHEN LEGENDS RISE, their first studio outing in four years, due out April 27th via Spinefarm Records/Caroline Australia. The album is available for pre-order now HERE along with instant grat track, ‘Bulletproof’; this first single / video shows the […]

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FOREIGNER To Release ‘With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus’ On April 27

FOREIGNER To Release ‘With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus’ On April 27

I Want To Know What Love Is, Cold As Ice, Waiting For A Girl Like You, Hot Blooded, Juke Box Hero. FOREIGNER‘s timeless anthems continue to rock the charts with ten multi-platinum albums, sixteen Top 30 hits and album sales now exceeding 75 million copies. For the first time ever, FOREIGNER will present all their hits with a 58 -piece […]

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SEVENDUST Return With New Album ‘All I See Is War’ To Be Released May 11 Via Rise Records

SEVENDUST Return With New Album ‘All I See Is War’ To Be Released May 11 Via Rise Records

Twenty-four years into their career and still with all original members, US heavy rockers Sevendust are set to release their 12th studio album, All I See Is War, on May 11 via a newly-inked deal with Rise Records! Recorded last year at Studio Barbarosa in Florida, the new album was produced by Michael “Elvis” Baskette (Alter Bridge, Slash, Coldrain, Story Of The Year). All I See […]

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STEREOPHONICS make their long-awaited return to Australia

STEREOPHONICS make their long-awaited return to Australia

Cymru’s rock ambassadors, STEREOPHONICS, will make a welcome return to Australia for a run of much anticipated shows this April, marking their first Australian tour since 2013. Stereophonics are heading out in support of their latest album, Scream Above The Sounds, launching with a show at the Sydney Opera House on April 26, then onto Brisbane’s Tivoli on April 28, Melbourne’s Forum […]

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Second Melbourne show added for STEEL PANTHER tour

Second Melbourne show added for STEEL PANTHER tour

Steel Panther’s Wednesday 16th May show at Melbourne’s The Forum has SOLD OUT – a second show has been added to the tour on Tuesday 15th May at the same venue. Tickets are on sale today from 2pm AEDT for the additional show, and all other shows on the tour are selling VERY quickly. Grab tickets today for Steel Panther’s […]

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EXTREME and MR BIG announce Australian tour! IT’S GONNA BE EXTREME. IT’S GONNA BE BIG.

EXTREME and MR BIG announce Australian tour! IT’S GONNA BE EXTREME. IT’S GONNA BE BIG.

A stellar double header that has two legendary guitar virtuosos between them, is heading to our shores in June 2018.   Grammy-nominated Extreme, one of the most successful rock acts of the late 80s & 90s, and hard rock’s original supergroup Mr. Big will be touring capital cities mid-year to showcase their exceptional musical prowess. Extreme became one of the most prosperous bands of the early […]

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WEDNESDAY 13 and DAVEY SUICIDE Announce Australian and NZ Tour

WEDNESDAY 13 and DAVEY SUICIDE Announce Australian and NZ Tour

Get a double dose of Shock Rock as WEDNESDAY 13 and DAVEY SUICIDE join forces to bring their devilish goodness and a very early Halloween to Australia. A grimly glamorous ghoul who first slithered from the cobwebbed shadows of Charlotte, North Carolina, in the early 90s, WEDNESDAY 13 has firmly established himself as the world’s premier purveyor of balls-out horror punk insanity.  With a vivid and […]

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UNDEROATH return with with first album in eight years, ‘Erase Me’ out April 6

UNDEROATH return with with first album in eight years, ‘Erase Me’ out April 6

Underoath release Erase Me, their sixth studio album and first since 2010, via Fearless Records and Caroline Australia on April 6. The confirmation of what is one of rock music’s most anticipated and speculated about reunions arrives with Underoath’s first new song in nearly a decade, “On My Teeth” see below “We’ve had success and we’ve come through a lot of […]

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STEEL PANTHER ‘Sunset Strip Live’ – Australian tour

STEEL PANTHER ‘Sunset Strip Live’ – Australian tour

The Sunset Strip’s favourite sons, Steel Panther, are returning to Australia in May 2018 for a WORLD FIRST run of shows! They are returning to Australian shores with their Sunset Strip Live!Tour, which is ALL PANTHER, ALL NIGHT. Two sets – One set of Steel Panther originals, and One set of Classic Covers! Presented by MJR Presents by Arrangement with United Talent Agency, […]

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR: You Can’t Kill My Rock ’N’ Roll – Australian Tour June 2018

HARDCORE SUPERSTAR: You Can’t Kill My Rock ’N’ Roll – Australian Tour June 2018

Sweden’s premiere purveyors of thrash metal meets sleaze rock, Hardcore Superstar will be touring Australia this June! Having last toured Australia waaay back in 2008, HCSS are ready to make it up to their fans for a decade of lost time in a big way! Fusing a base of hard, aggressive heavy metal with the catchy, melodic and decadent hard rock of […]

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MACHINE HEAD Announce Catharsis 2018 Australian Tour

MACHINE HEAD Announce Catharsis 2018 Australian Tour

  After a completely SOLD OUT Australian Tour of epic proportions in 2015, Heavy Metal Icons MACHINE HEAD are set to make their triumphant return in 2018 and this time around they will be armed with their new album ‘Catharsis’ which entered the Australian ARIA Charts at Number 10. MACHINE HEAD have flown the flag for truth, integrity and creative desire in metal, starting with the earth-shattering […]

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