Category: Music News

GOO GOO DOLLS Announce New Album ‘Miracle Pill’ Out September 13 | New Song ‘Money, Fame And Fortune’ Out Now

GOO GOO DOLLS Announce New Album ‘Miracle Pill’ Out September 13 | New Song ‘Money, Fame And Fortune’ Out Now

Multi-platinum, four-time GRAMMY-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls have officially announced their highly anticipated 12th studio album, Miracle Pill, out September 13th, 2019 via Warner Records. In an exclusive feature with SPIN, lead singer and guitarist John Rzeznik and bassist and vocalist Robby Takac shared the band’s cultural observations and experiences that shaped the momentous and timely record. Pre-orders for the album are live now HERE. Pre-order purchase unlocks a brand new […]

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THE ALL AMERICAN REJECTS Release ‘Send Her To Heaven’ Out Now.

THE ALL AMERICAN REJECTS Release ‘Send Her To Heaven’ Out Now.

The All-American Rejects have released Send Her To Heaven, a three-song single, out today in partnership with Epitaph Records. LISTEN TO SEND HER TO HEAVEN HERE The songs were written and recorded over the last two to three years with different producers, a process that was a relatively new experience for the band. “The last couple of records were fun to make but they were […]

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THE MARK OF CAIN “Battlesick” 30th Anniversary National Tour

THE MARK OF CAIN “Battlesick” 30th Anniversary National Tour

The Mark Of Cain return to the stage this October performing their debut album Battlesick in its entirety. Originally released in 1989 via indie Adelaide label Dominator Battlesick sounded like no Australian album before it or since. Tracks like Wake Up, Dead Man’s Mail, The Setback, Call in Anger and the title track addressed the fear of dreams, the threat of death, anger over disappointment and personal […]

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ORCHESTRA OF DOOM (Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe) Announce Exclusive Australian Shows

ORCHESTRA OF DOOM (Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe) Announce Exclusive Australian Shows

When the finest modern-day musical genre unites with the world’s most refined and revered stylistic approach to music, it is inevitable that the outcome will be nothing short of stunning. Ladies and gentlemen, if you will, imagine a scenario whereby the music of Black Sabbath – the originators of the entire heavy metal genre – has been turned on its head and lovingly reimagined […]

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MICHAEL SWEET (Stryper) Announces Australian Solo Acoustic Shows

MICHAEL SWEET (Stryper) Announces Australian Solo Acoustic Shows

With a successful 2018 tour with STRYPER under his belt, MICHAEL SWEET is heading back to Australia, thanks to Silverback Touring for his first ever solo shows down under this November. Expect to hear the STRYPER hits, his solo material, plus a few surprises, and a story or two, in a series of intimate acoustic shows along the East Coast. He’s fronted one of the most trailblazing groups […]

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STEEL PANTHER return with Fifth Studio Album “Heavy Metal Rules”, release first single/video

STEEL PANTHER return with Fifth Studio Album “Heavy Metal Rules”, release first single/video

California’s greatest export and renowned feminist supporters Steel Panther recently took a break from working with NASA scientists on a multiple orgasm-inducing guitar pedal to record their fifth studio album. The band is excited to announce that their new album Heavy Metal Rules is finished and scheduled for release on Friday September 27th. The album showcases the band’s musical and lyrical growth and is […]

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THE SUPERJESUS announce double live album ‘SUMO 20 LIVE’ + National tour

Australian rock legends The Superjesus have today announced a new recording, The Superjesus SUMO 20 LIVE – a double live album recorded during their massive 20thanniversary tour of their celebrated debut album SUMO, set for release on September 6 and available to preorder from July 4. And not only will fans be able to re-live the hits, b-sides and rareties through this killer live […]

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KORN Announce New Album ‘The Nothing’ Out September 13th

KORN Announce New Album ‘The Nothing’ Out September 13th

KORN has announced details of their widely anticipated new LP, The Nothing, which will be released September 13th on Roadrunner Records / Elektra. Today, the band has shared the album’s first single You’ll Never Find Me, which is available at all DSPs here along with a visualizer streaming on KORN’s YouTube channel. KORN vocalist Jonathan Davis elaborated on the forthcoming LP: “Deep, within our Earth lives an extraordinary […]

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NEW YEARS DAY Announce “Unbreakable” Debut Headline Australian Tour

NEW YEARS DAY Announce “Unbreakable” Debut Headline Australian Tour

One year on from the success of their potent performance at Download Festival Australia, NEW YEARS DAY will touch down for their first-ever Australian headline tour in March 2020. New Years Day, the U.S. metal five-piece lead by powerhouse Ash Costello, made their debut Aussie appearances hitting Download’s Avalanche Stage in Melbourne and Sydney last March, immediately setting about performing a killer […]

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HELLYEAH – Announce Highly Anticipated New Album, Featuring The Late Vinnie Paul’s Final Recordings Available September 27

HELLYEAH – Announce Highly Anticipated New Album, Featuring The Late Vinnie Paul’s Final Recordings Available September 27

HELLYEAH will release their sixth studio album, Welcome Home on, Friday, September 27, via Eleven Seven Music. Pre orders available now! www.jbhifi.com.au/music/browse/metal/welcome-home/384665 Welcome Home, the eagerly anticipated new album featuring the late Vinnie Paul’s final recordings, will unleash 10 tracks, driven by their love, loyalty, reverence and respect for their fallen brother, including the fiery first single, 333, and just released title track. Watch the video for Welcome […]

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BACKYARD BABIES Announce October 2019 Australian Tour

BACKYARD BABIES Announce October 2019 Australian Tour

For 30 years, BACKYARD BABIES has delivered top of the line dirty rock ‘n’ roll, both live and recorded. The fact that the original four guys that started the band still are playing together, is next to unique. Now for the first time in over a decade, BACKYARD BABIES are touring Australia thanks to Silverback Touring. In 1989 childhood friends […]

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TEX PERKINS Celebrates The 10th Anniversary Of The Man In Black – The Songs & Story Of Johnny Cash

TEX PERKINS Celebrates The 10th Anniversary Of The Man In Black – The Songs & Story Of Johnny Cash

This year marks an auspicious anniversary for Tex Perkins, it is a decade since he first took to the stage with his award-winning The Man In Black – The Songs & Story of Johnny Cash show. Since its inception, The Man In Black show has been lauded by critics and fans alike. The show won Tex and his crew a Helpmann Award for Best Contemporary […]

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U2: THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019 – SECOND AND FINAL SYDNEY SHOW ANNOUNCED

U2: THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019 – SECOND AND FINAL SYDNEY SHOW ANNOUNCED

Due to demand, Live Nation is excited to confirm that a 2nd and final show for U2 THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019 has now been confirmed for Saturday, November 23 at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The announcement follows confirmation earlier today that a second and final show had been added in Auckland on Saturday, November 9 at Mt. Smart Stadium. Tickets for […]

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DIESEL Announces ‘Sunset Suburbia’ Trilogy + Australian Tour

DIESEL Announces ‘Sunset Suburbia’ Trilogy + Australian Tour

Australian hit machine Diesel has today announced the Sunset Suburbia project: a trilogy of EPs leading into an album in 2020. And to coincide with the release of new music, Diesel will hit the road once again this October. With his powerhouse band, Diesel will showcase songs from all three Sunset Suburbia EPs, plus hits and fan favourites spanning 30 years of music making. Diesel says, […]

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BASS DRUM OF DEATH (US) Australian Tour October 2019

BASS DRUM OF DEATH (US) Australian Tour October 2019

Bass Drum of Death are heading back to Australia for the first time in over four years this October to bring their primordial garage quicksand to Yours & Owls Festival in Wollongong, along with exclusive intimate headline shows in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Since their now legendary Australian tour in 2015 on a heavyweight triple bill with DZ Deathrays and Hockey Dad, which saw them packing out venues over multiple night […]

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GRINSPOON Announce Extensive National Chemical Hearts Tour In October/November

GRINSPOON Announce Extensive National Chemical Hearts Tour In October/November

Legendary Aussie rockers Grinspoon have today announced their epic Chemical Hearts national tour, set to make its way around the country in October and November, supported by The Hard Aches, Gooch Palms and Bugs.  In celebration of the tour, the band will be releasing a Chemical Hearts vinyl record on the day the tour kicks off, October 11, with a tracklist that will offer fans a nostalgic taste of what’s […]

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Palace Of The King + The Poor – Announce When The King Met The Poor Tour August 2019!

Palace Of The King + The Poor – Announce When The King Met The Poor Tour August 2019!

Melbourne rockers Palace Of The King recently released a brand new rock n roll belter in the shape of One Of These Days The track is the first new music since the release of Get Right With You Maker in April 2018 Check out the video here! https://youtu.be/dVU79uk_xHI Download/Stream One Of These Days now! smarturl.it/oneofthesedays The band have just added a stack of dates with one of Australia’s […]

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ONE ELECTRIC DAY EXPANDS NATIONALLY IN 2019

ONE ELECTRIC DAY EXPANDS NATIONALLY IN 2019

ONE ELECTRIC DAY EXPANDS NATIONALLY IN 2019 JOHN FARNHAM HEADLINES ACROSS VIC, TAS, SA, NSW & QLD TICKETS ON SALE 10AM AEST THURSDAY 6THJUNE 2019 As it heads into its seventh year, one of Melbourne’s favourite one-day festivals, ONE ELECTRIC DAY, is going national. In an exciting coup for music-lovers, the all-Aussie rock festival, which has sold out annually since […]

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U2: THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019

U2: THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019

Live Nation is excited to confirm that U2 will bring their acclaimed Joshua Tree Tour to New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Singapore and South Korea later this year. The band broke the news directly to fans this morning via Twitter. See https://twitter.com/U2 Following the highly successful 2017 tour in celebration of the band’s seminal album, The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 will […]

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DEAF HAVANA Announce First Ever Australian Headline Tour

DEAF HAVANA Announce First Ever Australian Headline Tour

Following the release of their fifth studio album ‘Rituals’, British alt rock turned ‘hard pop’ band Deaf Havana are returning to Australian shores in August – rejuvenated, rebooted and ready to go.Deaf Havana have been an enduring force in the British alt rock scene for almost a decade and a half, releasing five studio albums over 14 years. Their latest effort, ‘Rituals’, was released […]

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Final Ever Australian KISS Show Announced

Final Ever Australian KISS Show Announced

Rock n roll legends KISS have announced one final show for their farewell END OF THE ROAD Australian tour – their very last concert ever on our shores. The band will return to Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena at the end of the Australian tour for a third and final show on Saturday November 30.  Tickets will go on sale on Wednesday 29 May at 10.00am […]

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JIMMY BARNES announces Shutting Down Your Town tour!

JIMMY BARNES announces Shutting Down Your Town tour!

Jimmy Barnes has today announced his biggest headlining tour of this century – Shutting Down Your Town – playing all his classic hits plus highlights from his acclaimed new album, My Criminal Record, released Friday, 31 May 2019 on Bloodlines. The Shutting Down Your Town Tour will see Jimmy and his band heading across Australia and New Zealand in September, October and November with tickets to all shows going on sale to the General […]

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BIFFY CLYRO Share New Track & Video ‘Balance, Not Symmetry’ | Taken From The Band’s ‘Balance, Not Symmetry’ Soundtrack Out Now

BIFFY CLYRO Share New Track & Video ‘Balance, Not Symmetry’ | Taken From The Band’s ‘Balance, Not Symmetry’ Soundtrack Out Now

Biffy Clyro have shared a brand new track and video in the shape of Balance, Not Symmetry. It’s the title track from the film of the same name, which frontman Simon Neil co-wrote with director Jamie Adams. To accompany the film, Biffy Clyro wrote a full album of original material which is out now. The 17-song Balance, Not Symmetry explodes into life with the title track, which tightly packages Biffy’s angular […]

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SLIPKNOT Announce New Album ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ Out August 9 | Watch Video For ‘Unsainted’ Now

SLIPKNOT Announce New Album ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ Out August 9 | Watch Video For ‘Unsainted’ Now

SLIPKNOT has announced details of their long-awaited sixth LP, We Are Not Your Kind, which will be released August 9th on Roadrunner Records. The band has shared the album’s first single Unsainted, which is available at all DSPs here along with an official music video streaming on Slipknot’s YouTube channel.  Directed by the band’s own M. Shawn Crahan, the Unsainted video, and the track itself, offer a glimpse at […]

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BUCKCHERRY With Special Guests HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Announce Australian Tour

BUCKCHERRY With Special Guests HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Announce Australian Tour

Stand by for a double shot of dirty, gritty, sleazy, street wise Rock ‘n’ Roll as Los Angeles’ notorious, multi-platinum-selling rock band BUCKCHERRY team up with special guests Sweden’s Kings of thrashy sleaze rockHARDCORE SUPERSTAR thanks to Silverback Touring. “I wanna have fun blowing out your eardrums keep it rocking state to state.” Screams BUCKCHERRY frontman Josh Todd on the new album Warpaint and The Los Angeles-based line-up has been […]

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HALESTORM & BLACK STONE CHERRY to tour Australia in December

HALESTORM & BLACK STONE CHERRY to tour Australia in December

Hard rock juggernaut HALESTORM are delighted to announce plans for their December 2019 Australian headline tour, presented by MJR Presents by arrangement with UTA. Recently in Australia for the second annual Download Festival Australia, they will return down under with special guests Black Stone Cherry to bring the ruckus! Tickets go on Fan Pre-Sale 10:00am AEST Thursday 16 May at mjrpresents.com, with general on-sale for the tickets Friday […]

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SKILLET Announce Their Tenth Studio Album ‘Victorious’ Out August 2 | New Single ‘Legendary’ Out Now

SKILLET Announce Their Tenth Studio Album ‘Victorious’ Out August 2 | New Single ‘Legendary’ Out Now

Every victory merits a theme song, and victory is exactly what multi-platinum, two-time GRAMMY® nominee rockers Skillet hail as they partner with Billboard to announce the soundtrack to triumph on their tenth full-length album,Victorious out August 2nd (Atlantic).  The follow-up to the US RIAA Gold-certified Unleashed (their fourth consecutive album to receive either a US RIAA gold, platinum, or double-platinum certification), the new project continues to propel […]

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SKID ROW Sign Global Deal With Australia’s Golden Robot Records! New Music To Be Released Late 2019

SKID ROW Sign Global Deal With Australia’s Golden Robot Records! New Music To Be Released Late 2019

The world’s fastest growing independent rock label, Golden Robot Records, continues it’s upward trajectory into 2019. Starting the year off with a bang, the label recently welcomed guitar icons John Sykes and Gilby Clarke to the family as well as Alt Rockers, Trope, and is now thrilled to announce their latest signing!  Golden Robot Records is pleased to welcome hard rock legends Skid Row to their already impressive roster of artists!  The band […]

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THE STRUTS Announce Second Melbourne Show – First Show Sold Out!

THE STRUTS Announce Second Melbourne Show – First Show Sold Out!

Due to overwhelming demand, UK glam-rockers THE STRUTS have announced a second Melbourne show at The Corner Hotel on Thursday August 22. Currently on their Young & Dangerous world tour, the band return to Australia this August, with tickets completely sold out for their first Melbourne show at The Corner, and selling fast for their remaining shows at Sydney’s Factory Theatre and Brisbane’s The […]

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SNOW PATROL Return To Australia ‘Live And Acoustic’ This August

SNOW PATROL Return To Australia ‘Live And Acoustic’ This August

Irish rockers SNOW PATROL return to Australia this coming August 2019 on the ‘Live and Acoustic’ tour which visits Perth, Brisbane and Melbourne, and sees the band performing for the first time at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall. Tickets go on sale at 12pm Monday, May 13. Fan pre-sale from 11am Thursday, May 9 until 11am Monday, May 13. My Live […]

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