Category: Music News

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS Return to Australia for a Nationwide tour

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS Return to Australia for a Nationwide tour

Live Nation is thrilled to announce that RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS will make a long-overdue and highly-anticipated return Down Under in 2019. Playing their first Australian headline tour in twelve long years, Red Hot Chili Peppers will bring their unique funk-rock sound and high-energy performances to Australia and New Zealand for arena and outdoor shows this coming February – March. Ticket pre-sales […]

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KODALINE Announce 2019 Australian Tour

KODALINE Announce 2019 Australian Tour

Dublin’s anthemic indie-rockers, KODALINE return for the first time since their Sold Out 2014 Tour Best described as a sonic hybrid of mainstream American rock fused with British pop, KODALINE possess an inherently lush catalogue of songs, which spans three albums and mix pure energy and emotional meaning together into a romantic blend of power and relatability. KODALINE specialize in soaring, radio-ready guitar rock. Kodaline released […]

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GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL Announce Timetables and Local Support Acts

GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL Announce Timetables and Local Support Acts

As the anticipation arises and the count down begins, Australia’s Good Things Festival is thrilled to announce the addition of local support acts added to the incredibly huge line up, reveal the timetables for the event and the launch of the Good Things Festival app for you to start preparing your day. Hailing from Melbourne, Stuck Out are the local support act for the Melbourne leg of the festival. After putting […]

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DOWNLOAD 2019 2nd Line Up Announcement

DOWNLOAD 2019 2nd Line Up Announcement

Sydney Saturday March 9 || Parramatta Park Melbourne Monday March 11 || Flemington Racecourse SUM 41 (Only Aus Shows) PENNYWISE (Only Aus Shows) THY ART IS MURDER || POLARIS TWELVE FOOT NINJA || SLAVES || VOYAGER Are set to join 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) | ANTHRAX  HALESTORM (Only Aus Shows)| […]

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GRETA VAN FLEET Announces 2nd Show In Melbourne – Syd & Melb 1st Shows Sell Out!

GRETA VAN FLEET Announces 2nd Show In Melbourne – Syd & Melb 1st Shows Sell Out!

GRETA VAN FLEET, one of the most buzzed-about new rock bands today, will play Australia for the first time early next year on their “March of the Peaceful Army” World Tour Fans in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Auckland have been quick to secure their seats, and the shows at both Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on January 29 and Melbourne’s The Forum […]

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BRYAN ADAMS Is Returning To Australia In March 2019!

BRYAN ADAMS Is Returning To Australia In March 2019!

Following a limited run of regional shows in January, Frontier Touring is thrilled to announce the return of Canadian rock icon Bryan Adams to Australia next March for his Shine A Light Tour! The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter will perform for Melbourne audiences on Thursday 21 March at Rod Laver Arena before heading up the coast to perform at Wollongong’s WIN Entertainment Centre on Friday 22 […]

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SLIPKNOT return with single and video for ‘All Out Life’

SLIPKNOT return with single and video for ‘All Out Life’

SLIPKNOT has returned with a brand new track, All Out Life.  The unrelenting new track is joined by an official music video – directed by the band’s own M. Shawn Crahan – which is streaming now on Slipknot’s official YouTube channel – watch here.  All Out Life is available now at all DSPs. SLIPKNOT’s Corey Taylor explained “All Out Life is a song that is trying to […]

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BIRDS OF TOKYO Announced As Special Guests On BON JOVI’S December Tour

BIRDS OF TOKYO Announced As Special Guests On BON JOVI’S December Tour

Global rock icons and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018 inductees Bon Jovicommence their massive stadium tour of Australia in just five weeks! It was confirmed today that ARIA Award winning band Birds of Tokyo have been confirmed as special guests on the tour which kicks off in Melbourne at the iconic MCG on Saturday 1st December, followed by Adelaide’s Botanic Park on Tuesday 4th December, Suncorp Stadium […]

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KARNIVOOL Announce The Road To UNIFY Tour

KARNIVOOL Announce The Road To UNIFY Tour

Karnivool are happy to announce an intimate run of shows in the lead up to Unify Gathering, to help dust off the guitars, make sure all the pedals are working, and to kick out the jams as only Karnivool can! It’s been a murky few years in the world of Karnivool, with the band hunkered down with various projects whilst […]

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KISS Announce End Of The Road World Tour For Australia 2019

KISS Announce End Of The Road World Tour For Australia 2019

After an epic and storied 45-year career that launched an era of rock n roll legends, KISS announced that they will launch their final tour ever in 2019, appropriately named END OF THE ROAD. The initial tour announcement was made a month ago on the US America’s Got Talent, which sent the internet into overdrive with fans hoping their city would get […]

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Queensrÿche Announce New Album ‘The Verdict’

Queensrÿche Announce New Album ‘The Verdict’

Rock icons Queensrÿche have just announced their newest album The Verdict out March 1st via Century Media Records. The band’s forthcoming release was produced, mixed, and mastered by Zeuss (Rob Zombie, Iced Earth, Hatebreed) at Uberbeatz in Lynwood, WA, Planet-Z in Wilbraham, MA and Watershed Studio in Seattle, WA. Pre-orders and formats will be announced soon. In the meantime, the band has a Pledge pre-order campaign currently running HERE. […]

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AFI announce new song ‘Get Dark’ and EP ‘The Missing Man’ out Dec 7

AFI announce new song ‘Get Dark’ and EP ‘The Missing Man’ out Dec 7

It’s a morning of surprises for AFI fans, beginning with the release of new track “Get Dark”. The second surprise is that “Get Dark” is the first track from a special EP titled The Missing Man (Ex Noctem Nacimur), which was produced and mixed by AFI guitarist Jade Puget and is slated for a Friday December 7th release. “Get Dark” is available as an instant download […]

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REDHOOK Unveil New Single ‘Turn Up The Stereotype’ and Live Shows

REDHOOK Unveil New Single ‘Turn Up The Stereotype’ and Live Shows

After their 2018 debut single ‘Minute On Fire‘ exploded on YouTube with 1.8 million streams (largely thanks to fan-generated content) Sydney-based screaming rap-rock-electro-pop mutants RedHook have returned with their new single, ‘Turn Up The Stereotype‘. “I might be a fuck up, but at least my fuck ups are original,” roars vocalist Emmy Mack in the song’s psychotic two-step glitch breakdown, in a loud and furious […]

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ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS New Album Upside Down Flowers produced by Butch Walker out on November 16th

ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS New Album Upside Down Flowers produced by Butch Walker out on November 16th

When Andrew McMahon went “into the wilderness” he started a transformative journey that was both introspective and imaginative. That journey comes full circle with the release of his third full length album Upside Down Flowers available worldwide on November 16th, 2018 via Fantasy Records / Caroline Australia and available for pre-order now. Upside Down Flowers’ 11 songs are slice-of-life vignettes animated by McMahon’s vivid lyrics and […]

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LIZ PHAIR Announces East Coast Headline Dates, March 2019!

LIZ PHAIR Announces East Coast Headline Dates, March 2019!

“The cult of Liz Phair is a wonderful place” – SF Weekly “Phair was ahead of her time with Exile In Guyville … and she knows it. Bringing these songs back isn’t just for nostalgia’s sake. They’ve never been more relevant.” ?– Stereogum “Ms. Phair was defiant and sexual and unapologetic and vulnerable at once — a kind of girl-next-door casually swinging a […]

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HANDS LIKE HOUSES Announce National Tour Dates New Album -Anon. Debuts At #4 On Aria Chart

HANDS LIKE HOUSES Announce National Tour Dates New Album -Anon. Debuts At #4 On Aria Chart

Canberra rockers Hands Like Houses are thrilled to announce a national album tour in February, unleashing their latest full-length –Anon. live to the masses, joined by special guests Ocean Grove. Making its ARIA debut this week at #4, the acclaimed record, featuring massive singles ‘Monster’ and ‘Overthinking’, was awarded the highly coveted triple j Feature Album, and was supported by […]

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SLASH Ft Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Touring Australia & New Zealand 2019!

SLASH Ft Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Touring Australia & New Zealand 2019!

Grammy Award-winning, American rock guitarist Slash returns to Australian shores in January/February 2019 with Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators in tow. The Australian Tour will support the release of Slash’s fourth solo album, Living The Dream released on Slash’s own label Snakepit Records in partnership with Sony Music Australia which debuted at #4 on the ARIA Album Chart. Slash Ft Myles […]

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DEPT. OF GLOOM Aussie Hard Rock Supergroup Release, ‘I Dare You’.

DEPT. OF GLOOM Aussie Hard Rock Supergroup Release, ‘I Dare You’.

The musical pedigree and backstory of the members of Dept. Of Gloom would take hours to dissect. The sum of their collective parts reads like a short history of Australian rock! Created in 2016 from some pretty cool lineage, their members coming from bands such as The Candy Harlots, Genitorturers, JERK & Dead Inside The Chrysalis, Dept. Of Gloom is an unholy alliance between Australia and the […]

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+LIVE+ | New EP ‘Local 717’ Out Now + Performing Live At Supercars Vodafone Gold Coast 600 Next Week

+LIVE+ | New EP ‘Local 717’ Out Now + Performing Live At Supercars Vodafone Gold Coast 600 Next Week

Ahead of their appearance at the Supercars Vodafone Gold Coast 600 next week, +LIVE+have today released a new EP, Local 717. Local 717 is the first new collection of new music from the original line up of the band in over a decade. Produced by +LIVE+ guitarist Chad Taylor and recorded at Think Loud Studios in the band’s hometown, with additional recording completed in […]

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GRETA VAN FLEET Announces “March Of The Peaceful Army” 2019 Australia Tour

GRETA VAN FLEET Announces “March Of The Peaceful Army” 2019 Australia Tour

GRETA VAN FLEET, one of the most buzzed-about new rock bands today, announces the March of the Peaceful Army World Tour and initial headline dates for 2019. These dates are in support of the band’s debut album, “Anthem of the Peaceful Army”, that is due out October 19 (Lava/Republic Records). As part of the itinerary, the band will visit Australia for the […]

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AT THE GATES, THE HAUNTED and WITCHERY Announce The Ultimate Triple Bill Kill Australian Tour

AT THE GATES, THE HAUNTED and WITCHERY Announce The Ultimate Triple Bill Kill Australian Tour

AT THE GATES are innovators. From debut album, The Red In The Sky Is Ours, through comeback stunner, At War With Reality, the Gothenburg-based death metal act have always traversed the left-hand path on their own terms. The Swedes are keenly aware of who they are, where they come from, and how they got to where they are today. In the ’90s, AT THE […]

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TAKING BACK SUNDAY Announce 20 Year Anniversary Tour with double album plays in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane

TAKING BACK SUNDAY Announce 20 Year Anniversary Tour with double album plays in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane

Celebrating twenty years since their formation back in 1999, American alt-rock/emo heroes TAKING BACK SUNDAY are hitting the road showcasing their prolific recording career performing select double album plays, including their iconic debut “Tell All Your Friends”, sophomore smash hit “Where You Want To Be” and fan favourite “Louder Now” along with a couple of other favourites and quite possibly a new […]

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Take Me To… Bluesfest 2019! 19 Artists Added for Bluesfest’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

Take Me To… Bluesfest 2019! 19 Artists Added for Bluesfest’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

Take Me To… Bluesfest 2019! 19 Artists Added for Bluesfest’s 30th Anniversary Celebration With 189 days to go until we swing open the gates to the beautiful Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm just outside Byron Bay, we have our second artist announcement for our 30th Anniversary Celebration, taking place over the Easter long weekend (Thursday 18th April to Monday 22nd April 2019). Bluesfest has captured […]

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PAUL LAINE to rock Melbourne for one night only!

PAUL LAINE to rock Melbourne for one night only!

Canadian singer & songwriter Paul Laine will play a one off electric show in Melbourne, Australia at the Northcote Social Club on Thursday 17th of January 2019. Paul Laine is one of the best vocalists in the melodic heavy rock genre, having released solo material, albums with US hard rockers Danger Danger, Dark Horse and The Defiants – one of the best hard rock albums of the […]

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WIN a copy of ‘Traces’ the brand new album by STEVE PERRY

WIN a copy of ‘Traces’ the brand new album by STEVE PERRY

Thanks to our very good friends at RPM and Universal Music Australia, we have TEN copies of the brand new Steve Perry album ‘Traces’ to give away to ten of our lucky readers. It’s been a long time coming and now you can own a copy of it and enjoy Steve’s amazing voice once again! So to be a winner of […]

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HANSON Add Second & Final Sydney Opera House Show

HANSON Add Second & Final Sydney Opera House Show

Tickets for Grammy-nominated trio HANSON‘s String Theory Symphonic Tour Australian shows went on sale this week to huge demand, completely selling out the band’s anticipated Sydney Opera House performance. Due to overwhelming demand, a second and final Sydney Opera House show has been added, the band taking in back-to-back performances at the iconic venue on Monday 4th March and Tuesday 5th of March along with shows in Melbourne, Canberra, Gold Coast, Brisbane. All […]

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NICKELBACK return to Australia for three shows only

NICKELBACK return to Australia for three shows only

Multi-platinum, chart-topping rock band, NICKELBACK, has announced their massive Feed The Machine Tour will land in Australia this summer, bringing their biggest production yet for three shows only. Touring in support of their ARIA #3 album, Feed The Machine (out now through BMG), these will be Nickelback’s first Australian shows since May 2015. The multi-platinum-selling powerhouse will hit the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on February 13, Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena […]

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TRAPT Announce 2019 Australian Tour

TRAPT Announce 2019 Australian Tour

Californian Active Hard Rock favourites TRAPT return down under to Play Highlights from their self-titled classic album ‘Trapt’ including Headstrong, Echo, Still Frame, These Walls, Made of Glass Plus they will perform a selection of their other Hits including Bring It, It’s Over, Who’s Going Home With You Tonight? and Contagious Formed in 1997 TRAPT and have sold over 2.5 million records worldwide. It was their eponymous major-label debut, the self-titled ‘Trapt’ album that […]

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JORDAN RUDESS Announces – Bach To Rock: A Musician’s Journey 2018 Australian and NZ Tour

JORDAN RUDESS Announces – Bach To Rock: A Musician’s Journey 2018 Australian and NZ Tour

Dream Theater’s extraordinary keyboard wizard announces solo shows. Voted “Best Keyboardist of All Time” (Music Radar Magazine), virtuoso musician/composer Jordan Rudess, will embark on an Australian & New Zealand tour this November performing his solo piano performance, FROM BACH TO ROCK: A MUSICIAN’S JOURNEY. “Calling Jordan Rudess a legend is an understatement” — Keyboard Magazine Rudess’ solo concert will travel through his fascinating musical journey […]

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EAGLES Bring Their Acclaimed World Tour to Australia & New Zealand in February & March 2019

EAGLES Bring Their Acclaimed World Tour to Australia & New Zealand in February & March 2019

Frontier Touring are delighted to confirm that seminal American rock band Eagles will bring their critically-acclaimed Eagles World Tour to Australia and New Zealand in February and March. The best-selling American band of the 70s and one of the top-selling acts of all time, Eagles’ appeal continues to transcend both generation and genre. Since forming in Los Angeles in 1971, the band have sold more […]

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