Category: Music News

DON FELDER Legendary ex-Eagles Guitarist Releases New Album ‘American Rock N’ Roll’ featuring an All Star line up of guests!

DON FELDER Legendary ex-Eagles Guitarist Releases New Album ‘American Rock N’ Roll’ featuring an All Star line up of guests!

Legendary former lead guitarist and songwriter of the Eagles, Rock and Roll Hall of FameInductee, and New York Times bestselling author DON FELDER, has just released his highly anticipated all-new album AMERICAN ROCK ‘N’ ROLL. Fans can pick up the album on all digital formats here. https://ffm.to/donfelder The album features some of the biggest names in music including Sammy Hagar (vocals on “Rock You”), Slash (a wicked guitar solo on the title […]

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(hed) p.e. With Special Guests NONPOINT Announce Australian Tour

(hed) p.e. With Special Guests NONPOINT Announce Australian Tour

(hed) p.e. return to Australia for an encore run of shows following their successful tour in 2018 (their first in 5 years), thanks to Silverback Touring. The demand from fans was overwhelming. This time they are bringing Florida’s dynamic crossover metallers NONPOINT with them. Fusing rock, punk, rasta, gansta rap and soul into something truly unique (and affectionately known as G-Punk), (hed) p.e. have been a […]

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L7 Release New Album ’Scatter The Rats’ Friday 3rd May on Joan Jett’s Blackheart Records

L7 Release New Album ’Scatter The Rats’ Friday 3rd May on Joan Jett’s Blackheart Records

The first L7 album in 20 years, Scatter the Rats embodies everything that made the band so iconic in the first place – the distortion-heavy riffs and head-banging rhythms, sludgy grooves and indelible melodies. And in their lyrics, L7 achieve a direct transmission of raw feeling, often spiked with biting commentary on the chaos of the world today. Scatter The Rats was produced by Norm […]

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POLISH CLUB announce new album + national tour + release official video for ‘We Don’t Care’

POLISH CLUB announce new album + national tour + release official video for ‘We Don’t Care’

With one foot dragging through the hazy past and the other dangling over the precipice of bad decisions, Polish Club welcomes you to their second album, Iguana. The long-awaited follow-up to their dashing debut arrives June 7, armed with some surprisingly different sonic weaponry.  To commemorate,  Polish Club will tour the nation on a series of capital city and regional dates this June and July.   Named in part […]

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RICK PRICE ‘Rarities’ Tour

RICK PRICE ‘Rarities’ Tour

Chart-topping album ‘Heaven Knows’ was released through Sony Music in July 1992.  Due to it’s massive success in 1993, Sony/Columbia Records released ‘Heaven Knows’ with a special limited edition bonus disc – ‘Rarities’.  ‘Rarities’, an acoustic CD, with tracks, ‘Listen To Your Heart’, ‘If You Were My Baby’’, ‘Wishin’, ‘We’ve Got Each Other’,  ‘Not A Day Goes By’, ‘Where Are […]

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QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT Heading to Australian Stadiums in February 2020!

QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT Heading to Australian Stadiums in February 2020!

The soaring success of the film Bohemian Rhapsody, the highest grossing music biopic of all time, has proven that the love for Queen remains as strong as ever. Lifelong Australian fans and new converts will be thrilled with the news that Queen original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor are teaming up once more with longtime frontman Adam Lambert on lead vocals and returning to Australia in February 2020 for 6 giant stadium shows with abrand-new, spectacular production. Produced […]

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THE DARKNESS Announce New Album ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ Out October 4

THE DARKNESS Announce New Album ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ Out October 4

In the Year of Our Lord, 2019, while turmoil and chaos beset the world, a mighty force is about to be unleashed. As the spartan time of Lent unfolds, and society looks set to implode, it’s time to put away your chocolate eggs, say goodbye to the festive bunny and prepare for the sonic apocalypse… for Darkness spreads across the […]

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METALLICA – Worldwired Tour – Second Melbourne show added

METALLICA – Worldwired Tour – Second Melbourne show added

Cementing their reputation as the powerhouse of hard rock, all tickets for METALLICA‘s WorldWired Tour Melbourne show have now sold out. Due to continued overwhelming demand a 2nd & final Melbourne show has been added, to be played at Marvel Stadium on Thursday, October 24. Last here in 2013, Metallica’s long-awaited return Down Under will now extend to six Australian stadium shows on their WorldWired […]

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FLOGGING MOLLY Announce Second Melbourne Show

FLOGGING MOLLY Announce Second Melbourne Show

Due to high demand, catch quintessential Irish-American Celtic Folk/Punk band Flogging Molly are playing a SECOND Melbourne show at The Croxton this April! Known for their distinctive fusion of traditional Irish music and hard-hitting Punk Rock, their impassioned live show has won the hearts of many Aussies over the past two decades. A limited number of tickets remain on the […]

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DANKO JONES Announces Australian Tour

DANKO JONES Announces Australian Tour

Rock ‘n’ roll ain’t no luxury item. It’s essential. It’s the blood in our veins and the fire in our hearts. And nobody does it better than DANKO JONES. Danko Jones is headed back to Australia for the first time since 2013’s Soundwave Festival thanks to Silverback Touring. Danko totally blew the crowds away at the festival and at sideshows earning rave reviews form […]

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THE TEA PARTY Announce Black River Australian Tour

THE TEA PARTY Announce Black River Australian Tour

Announcing THE TEA PARTY to tour Australia for the first time in intimate venues! Canadian iconic rockers THE TEA PARTY are heading back to Australia and bringing their genre-defying career to selected intimate venues across Australia this June. The one constant at a THE TEA PARTY show is how deeply Jeff Martin, Jeff Burrows and Stuart Chatwood connect with their audience, you really feel; not just hear them during their […]

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SCOTT STAPP Releases First Single, ‘Purpose For Pain’ From New Album, ‘The Space Between The Shadows’ Out July

SCOTT STAPP Releases First Single, ‘Purpose For Pain’ From New Album, ‘The Space Between The Shadows’ Out July

Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum songwriter, vocalist, and frontman Scott Stapp has announced his upcoming album, The Space Between The Shadows, is set for July release by unleashing a bombastic 1st single, “Purpose For Pain.” With a new outlook after the biggest fight of his life – five years and counting – one of rock’s biggest names roars with a driving, introspective new single. “Purpose […]

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APOCALYPTICA announce massive Sydney Opera House and Melbourne Hamer Hall shows September 2019!

APOCALYPTICA announce massive Sydney Opera House and Melbourne Hamer Hall shows September 2019!

Arguably one of the most unique and captivating metal bands on earth, Apocalyptica have today announced their anticipated return to Australian shores! Presented by MJR Presents, the four-piece cello outfit are returning to play the biggest rooms they have ever played in Australia. Tickets for Apocalyptica’s Australian tour go on sale at 10:00am AEDT, April 1, 2019 at MJRPresents.com. Having previously sold out solo runs […]

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THE AMITY AFFLICTION – Announce Australian Tour with Underøath, Crossfaith & Pagan

THE AMITY AFFLICTION – Announce Australian Tour with Underøath, Crossfaith & Pagan

THE AMITY AFFLICTION, arguably Australia’s most successful heavy music exports have announced their huge Australian Tour in September with the support of UNDERØATH, CROSSFAITH and PAGAN. For all the Brisbane fans, you’ll be treated with the “Heaven And Hell” as part of Brisbane Festival’s 30th anniversary of Riverstage celebration on Saturday 14 September. This show includes additional performances by SOUTHEAST […]

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METAL CHURCH Announce First Ever Australian Tour

METAL CHURCH Announce First Ever Australian Tour

American Heavy Metal Titans METAL CHURCH tour Australia for the First Time Ever this August thanks to Metropolis Touring Born out of the West Coast metal scene of the 80’s, METAL CHURCH quickly became one of the standout talents of the genre. After signing a deal with Elektra Records, they released two critically acclaimed albums. Their self-titled release ‘Metal Church’ established the band as one of the […]

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FRANK IERO  Signs With UNFD  New Album, ‘Barriers’ TO Be Released On May 31

FRANK IERO Signs With UNFD New Album, ‘Barriers’ TO Be Released On May 31

Frank Iero has signed with UNFD and is readying his third solo album BARRIERS for release on May 31, 2019. Adopting the moniker, Frank Iero and the Future Violents, his latest band features longtime collaborator Evan Nestor, Matt Armstrong (ex-Murder by Death), Tucker Rule (Thursday) and Kayleigh Goldsworthy (Golds, Dave Hause, The Mermaid). “Super excited to be joining the UNFD family,” […]

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SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE Supergroup feat Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham & Vic Johnson To Release Space Between On May 10

SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE Supergroup feat Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham & Vic Johnson To Release Space Between On May 10

Sammy Hagar & The Circle will release their debut album of original material, Space Between on May 10 through BMG. The album, written by Hagar, unfolds like a novel with each song exploring a different chapter in a saga about money, greed, enlightenment and truth. The video for “Trust Fund Baby,” directed by ZZ Satriani (son of Hagar’s longtime collaborator and friend Joe Satriani) is an extreme […]

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Release “Spoke In The Wheel” Music Video

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Release “Spoke In The Wheel” Music Video

Black Label Society have released a new music video today for their song“Spoke In The Wheel” from their upcoming LP due out this spring. Directed by long-time director and collaborator Justin Reich, this is the first music video we’ve seen from the band since “Trampled Down Below” was released last year from the Grimmest Hits LP. Black Label Society will release Sonic Brew – 20th Anniversary […]

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AVANTASIA Announce Cast For May 2019 Australian Tour

AVANTASIA Announce Cast For May 2019 Australian Tour

As it was announced late last year that the world’s biggest Metal opera was finally coming to Australia. 20 years after the release of the original Metal Operas, Musical mastermind Tobias Sammet decided to bring the full AVANTASIA stage show to Australia! As the AVANTASIA dates, inch closer and closer to Australia, set for impact this May, the cast of this once-in-a-lifetime event has been announced! Amidst […]

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DEVILDRIVER Return To Australia In August with very special guests All That Remains

DEVILDRIVER Return To Australia In August with very special guests All That Remains

After what seems like an eternity, US metal icons Devildriver are finally returning to Australia to appease their rabid legions. It’s been five long years since the band last headlined here and Dez and the boys are primed and ready to make up for lost time! Armed with their latest release, Outlaws ‘Til The End: Vol. 1, and a back catalogue of face melting, […]

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THE BEATLES’ ABBEY ROAD LIVE Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Iconic Album Live in Concert

THE BEATLES’ ABBEY ROAD LIVE Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Iconic Album Live in Concert

In celebration of Abbey Road’s 50th anniversary, some of Australia’s most respected musicians and members of iconic groups, collectively known as ARC — Kram (SPIDERBAIT), Mark Wilson (JET), Davey Lane (YOU AM I) and Darren Middleton (POWDERFINGER) — all self-confessed Beatles tragics, will faithfully and lovingly bring The Beatles’ most audacious creation to life on stage, performing Abbey Road in […]

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EAGLE-EYE CHERRY Announces September 2019 Australian Tour

EAGLE-EYE CHERRY Announces September 2019 Australian Tour

It’s been a long time coming, but the wait is finally over as EAGLE-EYE CHERRY finally announces his Australian tour. EAGLE-EYE CHERRY (so named because of his steely stare) is the son of the legendary jazz trumpeter Don Cherry, and half-brother of Neneh Cherry. Cherry almost considered giving up his artistic career, however new management after 18 years and a move to Nashville thankfully changed […]

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ANBERLIN Announces May 2019 Australian Tour

ANBERLIN Announces May 2019 Australian Tour

Australia holds a special place in the hearts of ANBERLIN and fans similarly embrace the band with open arms.  This coming May 2019, the love affair continues with the band returning to play shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth for the first time since announcing their break up in 2014. At these incredibly special shows, ANBERLIN will be performing songs from their classic […]

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Original SURVIVOR Singer DAVE BICKLER Returns with Solo Debut, ‘Darklight’

Original SURVIVOR Singer DAVE BICKLER Returns with Solo Debut, ‘Darklight’

The voice on one of the most instantly recognizable and celebrated rock anthems of all-time is back with his first-ever solo album – with the arrival of former Survivor singer Dave Bickler’s ‘Darklight.’ Released on March 15, 2019 via Deko Music, the ten-track album recalls the singer’s classic rock roots with a modern sound – and features contributions by the […]

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FORCES & FURY align strong in debuting brand new single, ‘Stormy Weather’!

FORCES & FURY align strong in debuting brand new single, ‘Stormy Weather’!

Pulsating rhythm and production meet strong vocal melodies; a stirring debut single, ‘Stormy Weather’ is the perfect introduction to exciting new duo, FORCES & FURY. As the new project of Astrid Holz and Kat Ayala of Rackett fame, Forces & Fury is the culmination of a shared desire to explore the textured sonic soundscape of alternative electronica and rock music. The duo’s talent and musicianship has been proven through years […]

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JACK JONES Announces Special Shows At Sydney Opera House – May 2019

JACK JONES Announces Special Shows At Sydney Opera House – May 2019

After more than a decade in America Jack Jones is back in Australia!  And for the first time ever he will be playing all the hits of the SOUTHERN SONS including their debut album, to be performed in its entirety, up close and intimate – in the Sydney Opera House Studio Theatre on the 3rd and 4th May. Tickets on general sale from the 18th March. Jack was still […]

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METALLICA – WORLDWIRED TOUR HEADS TO AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

METALLICA – WORLDWIRED TOUR HEADS TO AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

METALLICA has confirmed its long-awaited return to Australia and New Zealand. The band’s first dates in Australia since 2013, and first show in New Zealand since 2010, will be: October 17      Perth AUS                    Optus Stadium October 20      Adelaide AUS              Adelaide Oval October 22      Melbourne AUS           Marvel Stadium October 26      Sydney AUS                ANZ Stadium October 29      Brisbane AUS              QSAC October 31      Auckland NZ                Mt. Smart Stadium     The newly announced shows are Metallica’s […]

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SEVENDUST announce REDHOOK as Australian support & Meet-and-Greet Packages

SEVENDUST announce REDHOOK as Australian support & Meet-and-Greet Packages

Sevendust’s return to Australia just got even better with the announcement of national support – the red-hot REDHOOK! On top of that, they are today announcing Meet-and-Greet packages are now available at mjrpresents.com. New Zealand’s support act will be announced very soon. The Meet and Greet packages are limited to 100 per show (but does NOT include a ticket) and include a Sevendust T-Shirt, a VIP laminate […]

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YOU AM I Announce ‘The Majesty of Tap’ Returns

YOU AM I Announce ‘The Majesty of Tap’ Returns

Back by popular demand ..You Am I performing the songs of Spinal Tap. From You Am I: Tappers, Our band desired to play a tribute to one of Britain’s loudest, for no other reason than blind devotion. Since the shows last year, we have individually and collectively shouted at from many a window “When ya gunna do Tap again”?. Often […]

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I PREVAIL announce ‘Trauma’ album out March 29, drop two singles ‘Bow Down’ & ‘Breaking Down’

I PREVAIL announce ‘Trauma’ album out March 29, drop two singles ‘Bow Down’ & ‘Breaking Down’

After generating nearly half-a-billion streams, going gold in the US, in a climate where that achievement is becoming more and more rare, and launching a two-year whirlwind of sold out shows (including an entirely sold-out Australian tour in 2017!), Detroit’s I Prevail return with their second full-length and one of the year’s most anticipated releases with Trauma. The album will be released through Caroline Australia & Fearless […]

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