Category: Music News

A NEW REVENGE – Rock Supergroup To Release Debut Album, Enemies & Lovers on March 29

A NEW REVENGE – Rock Supergroup To Release Debut Album, Enemies & Lovers on March 29

The LA Based outfit, A New Revenge, featuring an all star line up of classic rock players, will release their debut album, Enemies & Lovers on March 29th, 2019 via Golden Robot Records. Supergroup is a term that has been diluted over time. Throwing a bunch of people from other bands into a new project doesn’t automatically make them Super, but their bio’s will tell […]

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ARCHITECTS Announce “Holy Hell” Australian Tour

ARCHITECTS Announce “Holy Hell” Australian Tour

ARCHITECTS, the Brighton-based outfit Kerrang recently awarded the title of “Best British Live Band” today announce their return to Australia in support of their eighth album, “Holy Hell”. The tour kicks off at Adelaide’s Thebarton Theatre on Tuesday, August 6 before heading to Brisbane’s brand-new and soon-to-be-unveiled Fortitude Music Hall on Thursday, August 8, Sydney’s Big Top on Saturday August 10 and […]

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THE ANGELS Recharged – No Exit 40 years on – Performing the complete album No Exit plus all The Angels’ classics

THE ANGELS Recharged – No Exit 40 years on – Performing the complete album No Exit plus all The Angels’ classics

The year 2019 marks another auspicious occasion for The Angels, the 40th anniversary of their third album No Exit. The album, which spawned classic hits such as the title track No Exit and the still beloved show-stoppers Shadow Boxer and Mr Damage, peaked at No. 8 in the charts. It was an apt follow-on from the band’s seminal Face To Face album, demonstrating to fans in 1979 that The […]

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THE SCREAMING JETS’ ‘Dirty Thirty Tour’ – 30th Anniversary 2019

THE SCREAMING JETS’ ‘Dirty Thirty Tour’ – 30th Anniversary 2019

Celebrating 30 years, The Screaming Jets are taking a step back in time and revisiting their musical history.  Songs like ‘Sister Tease’, ‘Stop The World’, ‘Blue Sashes’, ‘Think’, and many more gems are set to be unleashed onto fans in a select few shows.  With special guests in THE POOR, THE CELIBATE RIFLES and BOOM CRASH OPERA in tow, the Jets […]

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TWELVE FOOT NINJA expand “Upload” Tour to Europe & invite Aussie bands to open Australian shows

TWELVE FOOT NINJA expand “Upload” Tour to Europe & invite Aussie bands to open Australian shows

Heavy fusion band Twelve Foot Ninja just expanded their Upload Tour of Australia by adding shows in Europe and a coveted slot at the UK’s largest heavy music festival, DownloadDonington. Today the band also calls out to local Aussie bands on Facebook to nominate themselves for opening slots on tour! The genr e shape-shifters from Melbourne have won several international awards including Best New Talent in the US (Golden […]

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GILBY CLARKE: Signs Global Deal with Golden Robot Records. Former Guns N Roses Guitarist To Release First Solo Album In 15 Years!

GILBY CLARKE: Signs Global Deal with Golden Robot Records. Former Guns N Roses Guitarist To Release First Solo Album In 15 Years!

The world’s fastest growing independent record label, Golden Robot Records, continues it’s upward trajectory into 2019.  Starting the year off with a bang, the label is honored to welcome to the family, the guitar icon Gilby Clarke! Gilby recently signed a GLOBAL deal with Golden Robot Records which will see a brand new solo album – The Gospel Truth – released this year. This will be […]

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FLEETWOOD MAC Add Final Australian Shows Due To Overwhelming Demand

FLEETWOOD MAC Add Final Australian Shows Due To Overwhelming Demand

Legendary, GRAMMY-award winning band FLEETWOOD MAC today announced the final dates of their Australian tour. Due to overwhelming demand, new shows have been added today for Sydney – fourth and final date on Thursday, August 15, Brisbane – third and final date on Saturday, August 24 and Melbourne, fourth and final date on Monday, September 9.   Tickets for these new shows go […]

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BABY ANIMALS Announce 30th Anniversary National Tour With Special Guests KILLING HEIDI

BABY ANIMALS Announce 30th Anniversary National Tour With Special Guests KILLING HEIDI

They came blazing out of the radio with the aptly titled ‘Early Warning’. “Too young to know,” Suze DeMarchi sang, “Too old to listen.” Now, nearly three decades later, Baby Animals are all grown-up and ready to hit the road to celebrate their 30th anniversary, with special guests Killing Heidi and armed with their first best-of collection, simply titled Greatest Hits and brand new single ’How Do […]

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POP EVIL Announce April 2019 First Ever Australian Tour

POP EVIL Announce April 2019 First Ever Australian Tour

U.S. Rockers POP EVIL are headed to Australia for the first time in support of their latest self-titled album this April presented by Silverback Touring. Simply put, POP EVIL is a larger-than-life true rock n’ roll band blending the earnestness of Pearl Jam and Soundgarden with the celebratory showmanship of Motley Crue and KISS, capable of empathizing with the daily struggles of their fans while simultaneously […]

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THE DOORS ALIVE Announce 2019 Australian Tour

THE DOORS ALIVE Announce 2019 Australian Tour

The Worlds #1 Tribute to The Doors THE DOORS ALIVE is not just a concert, it’s an experience. THE DOORS ALIVE celebrate the legendary music of THE DOORS taking great care and attention to re-create the true essence and magic of THE DOORS. Hailing from Britain, THE DOORS ALIVE are more than just a tribute act. Renowned and respected the world over, the band re-create the sound, look, […]

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Download 3rd Line Up Announcement

Download 3rd Line Up Announcement

Sydney Saturday March 9 || Parramatta Park Melbourne Monday March 11 || Flemington Racecourse Introducing the Ascension Stage to Download 2019 Featuring JUSTICE FOR THE DAMNED | AVERSIONS CROWN | DEVILSKIN EAT YOUR HEART OUT | THE BEAUTIFUL MONUMENT   OZZY OSBOURNE (Only Aus Shows) SLAYER (Final World Tour) | JUDAS PRIEST (Only Aus Shows) | ALICE IN CHAINS  GHOST […]

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New DANKO JONES Album ‘A Rock Supreme’ Due April 26 + ‘Dance Dance Dance’ Single Out Now

New DANKO JONES Album ‘A Rock Supreme’ Due April 26 + ‘Dance Dance Dance’ Single Out Now

It’s long been clear that the Canadian hard rock trio DANKO JONES lives and breathes – and even sweats and bleeds – rock n’ roll. The group’s namesake front man loves to talk about it (check out his long-running “The Official Danko Jones Podcast” for proof); he loves to write about it (as his new book, “I’ve Got Something To Say: 10 […]

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POND announce March National tour

POND announce March National tour

Fresh from sell-out dates across a pair of North American tours and a slew of festival appearances, POND today reveal national dates in March.  Beginning in their hometown at Perth’s Astor Theatre on Sunday 3 March the psych rock five-piece will continue through to Brisbane’s The Triffid on Tuesday 5 March, Sydney’s Metro Theatreon Wednesday 6 March, and Melbourne’s The Croxton Bandroom on Thursday 7 March.    Their first local headline jaunt since 2017, POND will tour in support […]

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Mark Hoppus (Blink-182) And Alex Gaskarth (All Time Low) Release Simple Creatures Debut Single ‘Drug’ – Ep Due March 2019

Mark Hoppus (Blink-182) And Alex Gaskarth (All Time Low) Release Simple Creatures Debut Single ‘Drug’ – Ep Due March 2019

Simple Creatures is Mark Hoppus (blink-182) and Alex Gaskarth (All Time Low). Their debut single “Drug” was written by Hoppus and Gaskarth in collaboration with their producer and friend, Zakk Cervini (blink-182, Yungblud,All Time Low, 5SOS) and is available via all digital services now available HERE. Additionally, watch the lyric video below or HERE Hoppus and Gaskarth are long-time friends who both found some downtime […]

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THE STRUTS will play a one-off headline show – on tour with GRETA VAN FLEET

THE STRUTS will play a one-off headline show – on tour with GRETA VAN FLEET

THE STRUTS, already announced as national support for Greta Van Fleet, will play a one-off headline show in Australia as part of their Australia Meet The Struts tour. The glam-rockers from Derby, England will bring their thrilling live show to Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory on January 31. Having opened for The Rolling Stones, The Who, Guns’n’Roses and Motley Crue, The […]

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DIVINYLS Rebooted Line-up Offer a Sneak Peek into Rehearsals for Upcoming Australian Tour

DIVINYLS Rebooted Line-up Offer a Sneak Peek into Rehearsals for Upcoming Australian Tour

Ahead of their upcoming Australian tour, the rebooted Divinyls featuring founding member, guitarist and songwriter Mark McEntee has introduced the band’s cracking new vocalist Lauren Ruth Ward and all Australian rhythm section via a sneak peek performance clip taken at recent rehearsals in Perth, Western Australia. The new combination featuring McEntee, Lauren Ruth Ward and Aussies J Cortez and Malcolm […]

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FLEETWOOD MAC announce 2019 Australian Tour

FLEETWOOD MAC announce 2019 Australian Tour

Legendary, GRAMMY-award winning FLEETWOOD MAC today announce their Australian tour, set to kick off on August 9 in Perth and taking in Brisbane on August 20, Sydney on August 27 and 29, and concluding with two shows in Melbourne on September 2 and 4. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will feature the new line-up of Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, […]

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THE CRANBERRIES Share New Single and Final Album ‘In The End’ out 26 April 2019

THE CRANBERRIES Share New Single and Final Album ‘In The End’ out 26 April 2019

“I can’t think of a more fitting way to commemorate the first anniversary of Dolores’ passing and to celebrate her life than to announce to the world the release of her final album with the band.”Eileen O’Riordan, Dolores O’Riordan’s mother. 30 years after forming in Limerick (initially as The Cranberry Saw Us) The Cranberries are set to release their 8th […]

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Eat Till You Pop… Shop Till You Drop!  Here Are The Food & Market Stalls Joining Download 2019!

Eat Till You Pop… Shop Till You Drop! Here Are The Food & Market Stalls Joining Download 2019!

OZZY OSBOURNE (Only Aus Shows) SLAYER (Final World Tour) | JUDAS PRIEST (Only Aus Shows) | ALICE IN CHAINS  GHOST | RISE AGAINST  (Only Aus Shows) | THE AMITY AFFLICTION (Only Aus Shows) SUM 41 (Only Aus Shows) | ANTHRAX | PENNYWISE (Only Aus Shows) HALESTORM (Only Aus Shows)| BEHEMOTH | ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES PREVAIL (Only Aus […]

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VOIVOD – 35th Anniversary Tour – AUSTRALIA JAN 2019 – Supports announced

VOIVOD – 35th Anniversary Tour – AUSTRALIA JAN 2019 – Supports announced

Sci-fi thrash metal prog-punks VOIVOD are celebrating thirty-five years on the warpath, and are rrröööaaarrring into 2019 in the best possible way for Australian fans with 4 big East Coast shows kicking off next week! Riding high on the critical success of this year’s compelling album The Wake, fans can look forward to a machine pummelling cruise on the VOIVOD spacecraft through career […]

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MAX & IGGOR CAVALERA Announce ‘Beneath The Remains And Arise’ Australian Tour

MAX & IGGOR CAVALERA Announce ‘Beneath The Remains And Arise’ Australian Tour

Announcing the MAX & IGGOR CAVALERA ‘BENEATH THE REMAINS AND ARISE’ tour – celebrating an incredible selection of the best tracks from the two albums each night! The legendary brotherly duo of MAX & IGGOR CAVALERA will be once again be looking to their past with an upcoming tour of Australia set for March 2019. The siblings, whose anniversary tour for Sepultura‘s “Roots“ sold […]

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SOILWORK Re-Schedule Australian Tour Dates

SOILWORK Re-Schedule Australian Tour Dates

“It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that our tour in Singapore, Australia and Japan will be postponed, due to circumstances beyond our control. We were very excited about performing songs from our new album ‘Verkligheten’, as well as songs from our entire career. It really hurts but at this point there’s really nothing we can do. […]

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FASTER PUSSYCAT Announce February 2019 Australian Tour

FASTER PUSSYCAT Announce February 2019 Australian Tour

When you think of Hollywood’s infamous ‘80s rock ‘n’ roll scene, it won’t take long before you turn your mind to Faster Pussycat. Led by the incomparable Taime Downe, Faster Pussycat was formed in Hollywood during its ‘80s glam metal boom. As a mainstay of the live L.A scene and featured on the Decline of Western Civilisation 2 – The Metal Years, the band […]

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LAMB OF GOD’S MARK MORTON Announces New Collaborative Project – Studio Album Anesthetic  Out On March 1, 2019

LAMB OF GOD’S MARK MORTON Announces New Collaborative Project – Studio Album Anesthetic Out On March 1, 2019

Mark Morton, the prolific guitarist of Lamb of God, has announced a new project that sees him further explore his creative drive for writing and collaboration. Joining forces with WPP Records and Spinefarm Records on a worldwide basis distributed via Caroline Australia, Morton will release a 10-track album under his own name and titled ANESTHETIC. It arrives on March 1, 2019 but CD and vinyl pre-order and merch bundles are available now […]

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BOOM CRASH OPERA and TAXIRIDE Announce ‘Crazy Ride’ Tour Dates February – April 2019

BOOM CRASH OPERA and TAXIRIDE Announce ‘Crazy Ride’ Tour Dates February – April 2019

For the first time in 10 years, Boom Crash Opera and Taxiride will join musical forces for the‘Crazy Ride’ Tour in 2019. The tour will commence on February 24 at The Corner Hotel, Melbourne, followed by Revesby, Pittwater, Gaythorne, and winding up in Eagleby, QLD on April 13th, 2019. The ‘Crazy Ride’ tour delivers a line-up of 90’s Aussie pub-rock nostalgic setlists […]

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MILLENCOLIN Announce Australian Tour With Special Guests GOLDFINGER

MILLENCOLIN Announce Australian Tour With Special Guests GOLDFINGER

MILLENCOLIN fans are always waging wars, pitting so many of their brilliant records against each other to see which comes out the victor. It’s a war that never will be won considering they are always shaking up their modus operandi and playing outside their comfort zone. The one consolation fans can take when the band tour here in March 2019 is […]

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AVRIL LAVIGNE reveals new track and video ‘Tell Me It’s Over’ and Reveals Album Title, Track Listing & Release Date

AVRIL LAVIGNE reveals new track and video ‘Tell Me It’s Over’ and Reveals Album Title, Track Listing & Release Date

Today, Grammy-nominated, global superstar Avril Lavigne releases “Tell Me It’s Over” accompanied by the music video – watch here. Additionally, the singer has unveiled the album’s cover art, title and track listing for her highly anticipated sixth studio album: Head Above Water, due February 15 via BMG – available for preorder now. Of the album Lavigne states, “I feel like I’ve really opened up […]

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JOYCE MANOR announce 2019 tour

JOYCE MANOR announce 2019 tour

Handsome Tours is excited to reveal that enigmatic Epitaph rockers Joyce Manor will return to Australia in February/March 2019, playing shows in Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne as well as Wollongong’s The Farmer & The Owl Festival.  The headline run follows a huge visit in 2017 which saw Joyce Manor play to sold out rooms supporting The Smith Street Band as well […]

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JOHN CORABI Announces 2019 Australian Tour Playing MOTLEY CRUE ’94 In Its Entirety

JOHN CORABI Announces 2019 Australian Tour Playing MOTLEY CRUE ’94 In Its Entirety

Rock ‘n’ roll journeyman, JOHN CORABI, is no stranger to hard rock fans as vocalist of THE SCREAM, ESP (the Eric Singer project), UNION (with ex-Kiss guitarist, Bruce Kulick), RATT and his current role as the front man of the DEAD DAISIES. Widely acclaimed as one of the great rock voices ever, Corabi’s hypnotic and charismatic live swagger also make him the consummate frontman. For many though, he really came to […]

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JOHN MAYER announces 2019 Australian tour dates

JOHN MAYER announces 2019 Australian tour dates

JOHN MAYER will be kicking off his 2019 World Tour on Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Auckland, New Zealand at Spark Arena, followed by three Australian concerts – one show only at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on March 25; Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on March 27; and Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Friday, March 29. The seven-time GRAMMY winner is known for numerous massive […]

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