Category: Music News

THE RED HOT SUMMER TOUR is back and Ready To Rock in 2019

THE RED HOT SUMMER TOUR is back and Ready To Rock in 2019

The RED HOT SUMMER TOUR is back in 2019 and the Series One announcement is nothing short of massive! Featuring Australia’s favourite son Jimmy Barnes, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, The Living End, Diesel, Richard Clapton and Chocolate Starfish, the run of eight dates takes in South Australia, Western Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales and Queensland. With such a […]

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THE LIVING END release brand new single ‘Don’t Lose It’

THE LIVING END release brand new single ‘Don’t Lose It’

“The Living End are a wild force of nature. They’ve been so consistently good over such a long time period that it’s almost a given.” Jim Moginie, Midnight Oil One of Australia’s most loved and pioneering bands, The Living End are back with a brand new single. Released today, ‘Don’t Lose It’ is a clarion call to the breadth of fire and intensity still […]

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PAUL McCARTNEY – New Album “Egypt Station” To Be Released September 7

PAUL McCARTNEY – New Album “Egypt Station” To Be Released September 7

Paul McCartney invites you on a musical journey to Egypt Station, estimated time of arrival September 7, 2018 by way of EMI Music Australia. Sharing a title with one of Paul’s own paintings, Egypt Station is the first full album of all-new McCartney music since 2013’s international chart-topping NEW. Preceded by two of its tracks just released as double A-sides – plaintive ballad “I Don’t Know” […]

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MARILYN MANSON releases “Cry Little Sister,” a cover of the theme song from 1987 film The Lost Boys

MARILYN MANSON releases “Cry Little Sister,” a cover of the theme song from 1987 film The Lost Boys

Marilyn Manson follows up his “career defining” (Consequence of Sound) 2017 album ‘Heaven Upside Down’ with the release of “Cry Little Sister.” The cover of the theme song from the 1987 film, The Lost Boys, was produced by Manson’s longtime collaborator Tyler Bates. Ahead of their ‘Twins of Evil’ US tour this July, Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie created an interview series of teasers for the tour […]

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ROSE TATTOO  ‘Rock N Roll Outlaw – 40th Anniversary Tour’

ROSE TATTOO ‘Rock N Roll Outlaw – 40th Anniversary Tour’

‘Rock N’ Roll Outlaw’, was recorded at the famed rock ‘n’ roll Alberts studios, produced by the legendary team, Vanda & Young and, released through Albert, Repertoire Records in late 1978.  The bands debut album, reviewed as  “A dangerous, unpredictable, monster of a record whose power has hardly diminished an ounce in the decades since”.  Spawning anthemic songs like ‘Nice Boys’(Don’t Play Rock ‘n’ Roll), ‘Rock […]

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SLASH Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Announce New Album ‘Living The Dream’ To Be Released On September 21

SLASH Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Announce New Album ‘Living The Dream’ To Be Released On September 21

Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators have announced they’ll release their new album titled ‘Living The Dream’ on September 21 via Slash’s own label Snakepit Records in partnership with Sony Music Australia. Living The Dream marks Slash’s fourth solo album and third with his band featuring Myles Kennedy (Vocals), Brent Fitz (Drums), Todd Kerns (Bass & Vocals) and Frank Sidoris (Guitar & Vocals). Pre-orders for the new album will begin on July 25. The group have announced […]

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BON JOVI announces This House Is Not For Sale Australian 2018 tour

BON JOVI announces This House Is Not For Sale Australian 2018 tour

Global rock icons and newly announced Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018 inductees Bon Jovi have announced the Australian leg of their This House Is Not for Sale Tour, presented by TEG DAINTY. With one night only in each city, the tour will kick off in Melbourne at the iconic MCG on Saturday 1stDecember, followed by Adelaide’s Botanic Park on Tuesday 4th December, QSAC in Brisbane on Thursday 6th December and […]

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THE SCREAMING JETS to release new album GOTCHA COVERED on July 27

THE SCREAMING JETS to release new album GOTCHA COVERED on July 27

As they approach their 30th anniversary, one of Australia’s most loved and respected rock bands, The Screaming Jets, is gearing up for the release of a very special record – GOTCHA COVERED. Pre-order HERE Available from July 27, GOTCHA COVERED , the eighth full-length album from The Jets, was largely inspired by the band’s favourite radio hits of the last 50+ years, and songs that evoke […]

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TROPHY EYES Announce Australian Headline Tour

TROPHY EYES Announce Australian Headline Tour

Trophy Eyes have announced an Australian headline tour. Kicking off on October 11 in Brisbane, Trophy Eyes will embark on their biggest national headline run to date in support of their new album, The American Dream, set for release on August 3 via Hopeless Records/UNIFIED. Last week, Trophy Eyes announced a low-key club show at the Workers Club in Melbourne to farewell some of their older material and tickets […]

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS Release New Single ‘Solara’

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS Release New Single ‘Solara’

GRAMMY® Award-winning, acclaimed alternative rock pioneers, The Smashing Pumpkins have released “Solara”, the first recording in over 18 years to feature founding members Billy Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin. Recorded in Malibu, CA at Shangri La Studios with producer Rick Rubin and longtime Smashing Pumpkins guitarist Jeff Schroeder, “Solara” is available now to stream and download on all digital music platforms […]

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Victoria Bitter Reveals Details of 2018 Hard Yards Program

Victoria Bitter Reveals Details of 2018 Hard Yards Program

Victoria Bitter has proudly confirmed the return of VB HARD YARDS for 2018. Staunchly backing live Aussie rock, Hard Yards will head on tour this year, inviting bands to earn a spot in the tour van for four massive gigs throughout October.  Bands from Queensland, ACT, New South Wales and Victoria are offered the opportunity to be paired with massive local […]

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ANDREW W.K. Announces Australian Shows

ANDREW W.K. Announces Australian Shows

It’s safe to say, nobody has partied harder, longer or more fervently than the undisputed King of Partying himself, ANDREW W.K. ANDREW W.K. is a one-man music machine possessed of a single-minded, monomaniacal focus to spread a singular message: That to party is to exist. And to exist is to party. Fans in Sydney and Melbourne will get to experience this life-affirming […]

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RADIO BIRDMAN Australia September/October 2018

RADIO BIRDMAN Australia September/October 2018

Following Radio Birdman’s immensely successful double headline tour with Died Pretty in  June/July of 2017, the band will be playing a limited number of Australian East Coast shows over two weekends this September/October before heading off for a 22 date tour of Europe. The Gov will host Adelaide’s only show on Sunday September 30th. Last year’s tour was surrounded by […]

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DAVID BYRNE Announces ‘American Utopia’ Australian & New Zealand Tour November 2018

DAVID BYRNE Announces ‘American Utopia’ Australian & New Zealand Tour November 2018

Frontier Touring is thrilled to announce that David Byrne – Talking Heads bandleader, solo artist, visual artist and author – will bring his American Utopia World Tour to Australia and New Zealand in November 2018. Tickets go on sale on Monday 18 June, via frontiertouring.com/davidbyrne. The NYC-based artist will perform songs from his acclaimed new album American Utopiaas well as classics from his solo career and his days with Talking […]

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BOBBY KIMBALL, the voice of TOTO announces Australian tour!

BOBBY KIMBALL, the voice of TOTO announces Australian tour!

Bobby Kimball, owner of the iconic voice of one of the highest selling rock acts of all time, TOTO, will be returning to Australia for the first time in a decade to perform all the band’s big hits and more.  Joining him as Special Guest will be one of Australia’s favourite sons of rock, Mark Gable from the legendary Choirboys. Fans can look forward to […]

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THY ART IS MURDER Announce Death Dealers Regional Tour

THY ART IS MURDER Announce Death Dealers Regional Tour

Following the release of their crushing fourth LP ‘Dear Desolation’ which spurred a SOLD OUT Australian tour in February this year, Thy Art Is Murder will bring their relentless aggression to a regional venue near you this August. Melbourne’s Alpha Wolf (with new vocalist Lochie Keogh) will come along for the ride, as well as two acts from across the ditch; metalcore stalwarts Antagonist A.D and kiwi/euro hardcore inspired Xile. ‘Dear Desolation’ debuted […]

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JEFF MARTIN Announces ‘Stars In The Sand Tour’ With Special Guest Mitch King

JEFF MARTIN Announces ‘Stars In The Sand Tour’ With Special Guest Mitch King

Jeff Martin, lead singer and guitarist of the iconic Canadian band, The Tea Party, has announced that he will hit the road this June for an extensive 19 Date solo acoustic tour across Southern and Eastern Australia that will see Jeff return to some of his much loved venues as well as playing some towns never visited before. The ‘Stars […]

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YOU ME AT SIX Unveil Double A-Side & Brand New Sixth Studio Album VI, Out October 5

YOU ME AT SIX Unveil Double A-Side & Brand New Sixth Studio Album VI, Out October 5

You Me At Six today mark their return to the UK music scene with an exceptional double A-side of Fast Forward & 3AM, the first tracks taken from their brand new sixth studio album VI. Released on October 5th, the release of VI marks a new partnership between the band and Cooking Vinyl Australia, releasing under their new Underdog Records imprint. PRE ORDER VI HERE VI is not what you might expect a You […]

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REDHOOK debut single ‘Minute on Fire’ & East Coast alternative nightclub tour

REDHOOK debut single ‘Minute on Fire’ & East Coast alternative nightclub tour

For Fans Of: Bring Me The Horizon, Grimes, Ocean Grove, Tonight Alive, Linkin Park, Alison Wonderland, Hands Like Houses “Dynamic and engaging – genre synergy at its best”  — (Grace Farrell, FBI Radio) “So cool. RedHook expertly tilt between vulnerable and furious.”  – (Nastassia Baroni, Music Feeds) “Juicy As fuck. RedHook effortlessly combine pop-sensibility with modern rock and a touch […]

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STRYPER Announce August 2018 Australian Tour

STRYPER Announce August 2018 Australian Tour

Established in southern California in 1983, multi-platinum crossover Christian metal band, STRYPER, continues to share their positive message and energetic stage presence with a passionate following throughout the world. Since the band’s inception over 30 years ago, the founding members have stayed true to their deepest convictions, turning from “the ways of the world” and following their hearts instead. “In the […]

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HALESTORM To Release New Album ‘Vicious’ On Friday July 27 | Available To Pre-Order Now | New Single ‘Uncomfortable’ Out Now

HALESTORM To Release New Album ‘Vicious’ On Friday July 27 | Available To Pre-Order Now | New Single ‘Uncomfortable’ Out Now

GRAMMY® Award-winning band Halestorm have announced the impending release of their fourth studio album, Vicious, out July 27. Vicious, which was recorded earlier this year in Nashville with producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Alice In Chains, Rush), is available to pre-order now. Vicious features the lead single, Uncomfortable; the official video for which was directed by Evan Brace (Phantogram, Taking Back Sunday). Widely acknowledged as one of the most vital and iconic bands in […]

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DIMMU BORGIR Australia / New Zealand ‘UNVEILING’ Tour, October 2018

DIMMU BORGIR Australia / New Zealand ‘UNVEILING’ Tour, October 2018

From the dark corners of Norway, the beast has surfaced. After 25 years, the world’s biggest black metal forge, DIMMU BORGIR, invades Australia & New Zealand for their first ever headlining tour. Casting shows that will viciously attack your senses whilst pushing them to their ultimate limits and showcasing the might and power of one of the most influential acts […]

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PRIMAL FEAR & SINNER: Apocalypse In Australia 2018 Tour

PRIMAL FEAR & SINNER: Apocalypse In Australia 2018 Tour

Teutonic power metallers, Primal Fear are returning in November to rip Australia apart, just as they did in 2016! With their new album, Apocalypse being released on August 10th 2018 via Frontier Records, Primal Fear will be performing tracks off their latest offering along with numerous fan favourites. Joining them, and for the very first time in Australia, will be Sinner! Sinner will perform all their fan favourites plus tracks off […]

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LENNY KRAVITZ: New Album Raise Vibration Coming Sept 7 via BMG. New Single Low, Out Now

LENNY KRAVITZ: New Album Raise Vibration Coming Sept 7 via BMG. New Single Low, Out Now

Lenny Kravitz will release his brand new studio album, Raise Vibration on September 7 via BMG It is available for pre-order now, HERE. STREAM NEW SINGLE LOW NOW ‘Low’ is a pulsating introspective composition dealing with the issue of preconceptions in the beginning of a relationship. It’s a funky cinematic groove layered with horns, strings and multi layered vocals with the help from the late great Michael Jackson. […]

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GOOD CHARLOTTE Announce New Album ‘Generation Rx’ For September 14th – New Single ‘Actual Pain’ Available Now

GOOD CHARLOTTE Announce New Album ‘Generation Rx’ For September 14th – New Single ‘Actual Pain’ Available Now

Good Charlotte announce that they will release their anxiously awaited seventh full-length studio album,Generation Rx, on September 14, 2018. It marks the first record to be released under the newly minted global partnership between the band’s MDDN label and BMG. Stream/download the lead single “Actual Pain” HERE Generation Rx represents both a new chapter and full circle moment for the group—brothers Joel [vocals] and […]

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR to release new album ‘You Can’t Kill My Rock N Roll’ on September 21st 2018!

HARDCORE SUPERSTAR to release new album ‘You Can’t Kill My Rock N Roll’ on September 21st 2018!

You Can’t Kill My Rock ‘N Roll is the 11th album from Gothenburg’s HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, consisting of 12 ear splitting anthems that drive home the fact that Rock isn’t dead, it is in fact alive and well and thriving in Sweden. Recorded throughout 2017 and early 2018 at the beautiful Österlyckan (Wooden Hybrid) Studios near Gothenburg, the album was produced by […]

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ALBERT HAMMOND JR. (The Strokes) Announces Sydney & Melbourne Headline Shows This July

ALBERT HAMMOND JR. (The Strokes) Announces Sydney & Melbourne Headline Shows This July

Frontier Touring is pleased to announce that Albert Hammond Jr. – songwriter and guitarist with garage rock giants The Strokes – will return to Australia in July 2018 for two intimate headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne. No stranger to Australian shores and with 20 years of critically-adored music under his belt, Hammond Jr. makes his way back down under to perform […]

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THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM Mark ‘The ’59 Sound’ with New Companion To Classic LP, Out June 15

THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM Mark ‘The ’59 Sound’ with New Companion To Classic LP, Out June 15

The Gaslight Anthem has unveiled further plans commemorating the 10th anniversary of their landmark second studio album, THE ’59 SOUND. The New Jersey-based rock ‘n’ roll band will mark the momentous occasion with the release of THE ’59 SOUND SESSIONS, a new companion to the classic LP featuring nine rare and previously unreleased songs as well an all-new 60-page booklet. THE ’59 SOUND SESSIONS will be available digitally […]

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PARKWAY DRIVE announce Australian tour with special guests KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and THY ART IS MURDER

PARKWAY DRIVE announce Australian tour with special guests KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and THY ART IS MURDER

Byron Bay’s Parkway Drive have announced an Australian tour in support of their sixth studio LP,  Reverence. Accompanying them on the seven date run will be American metalcore giants Killswitch Engage and fellow countrymen Thy Art Is Murder.  Today’s tour announcement follows news that Reverence achieved #1 position on the ARIA chart  – their fifth ARIA top ten debut and second consecutive #1- placing them […]

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RPR set to release VIXEN “Live Fire”

RPR set to release VIXEN “Live Fire”

Classic 80’s rock veterans Vixen will release “Live Fire” via Rat Pak Records on July 6, 2018. Mixed by Michael Wagener, “Live Fire” features 12 live tracks and was recorded at Chicago’s legendary Arcada Theater during the group’s successful 2017 tour.  In addition to the classic Vixen songs, the effort also includes a newly recorded studio version of “You Ought to Know By Now”, an all new studio acoustic […]

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