Category: Music News

DASHBBOARD CONFESSIONAL Announce Australian and New Zealand 2019 Shows

DASHBBOARD CONFESSIONAL Announce Australian and New Zealand 2019 Shows

Playing ‘The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most’ in full, new material from ‘Crooked Shadows’ and fan favourites from their storied career. For the first time in Australia and New Zealand Dashboard Confessional will play their breakthrough album ‘The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most’ in full. For these special performances, fans can revel in the sounds that first struck a chord and connected […]

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MAYDAY PARADE Announce Australian and New Zealand 2019 Shows

MAYDAY PARADE Announce Australian and New Zealand 2019 Shows

Mayday Parade are thrilled to announce ‘Welcome To Sunnyland’ Australia and New Zealand headline shows alongside their already announced appearances at Good Things Festival! 13 years ago, a group of friends from Tallahassee, FL formed a band and travelled the U.S to sell their CD to anyone that would listen. Through their DIY mantra, Mayday Parade went on to sell 50,000 copies that summer without any label support.  In their evolution from hard-working local […]

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Releases Music Video For ”The Reckoning” Feat. PAPA ROACH’s JACOBY SHADDIX

WITHIN TEMPTATION Releases Music Video For ”The Reckoning” Feat. PAPA ROACH’s JACOBY SHADDIX

Dutch metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION have released the official video for “The Reckoning”, the first single from their forthcoming studio album, Resist. The track features a guest appearance by PAPA ROACH frontman Jacoby Shaddix. ‘’We’re super excited to finally share with you the music video of ‘’The Reckoning’’. We know the wait was long, but we are extremely psyched to share our new music with you and we truly hope […]

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HANSON Bring String Theory World Tour to Australia!

HANSON Bring String Theory World Tour to Australia!

Following a sold out 25th Anniversary World Tour and Greatest Hits release, Grammy-nominated multi-platinum pop-rock trio HANSON is beginning the next 25 years with a musical project unmatched in their history. HANSON’s String Theory Symphonic Tour will land in Australia in February-March 2019, stopping for all-ages shows in Melbourne, Canberra, Gold Coast, Brisbane and a night at the iconic Sydney Opera House Concert Hall on Monday 4 March. See full tour […]

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BIRDS OF TOKYO unveil brand new single ‘Unbreakable’

BIRDS OF TOKYO unveil brand new single ‘Unbreakable’

“Unbreakable” is a summer anthem from the five time winners of APRA’s “Rock Work Of The Year” Award – Birds Of Tokyo. Download / stream HERE Appropriately this epic song of resilience has been chosen as the theme for ABC TV’s Invictus Games Sydney 2018 coverage. The internationally televised event, which happens in Sydney next month, will celebrate competitors from eighteen nations around the world who have served and been wounded in […]

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Download 2019 1st Line Up Announcement

Download 2019 1st Line Up Announcement

Sydney Saturday March 9 || Parramatta Park Melbourne Monday March 11 || Flemington Racecourse DOWNLOAD 2019  OZZY OSBOURNE SLAYER | JUDAS PRIEST | ALICE IN CHAINS GHOST | RISE AGAINST | THE AMITY AFFLICTION | ANTHRAX  HALESTORM | BEHEMOTH | ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES  I PREVAIL | CONVERGE | FRENZAL RHOMB | LUCA BRASI  CODE ORANGE | ANDY BLACK | THE FEVER 333  […]

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THE RED JUMPSUIT APPARATUS Announce Australian and NZ 2018 Tour

THE RED JUMPSUIT APPARATUS Announce Australian and NZ 2018 Tour

US post hardcore heroes THE RED JUMPSUIT APPARATUS returns to Australia this November/December and this time they are armed with their recent album ‘The Awakening’, their first studio album in 4 years. Expect to hear tracks from the ‘The Awakening’ and the band will also delve into their extensive bag of hits. ‘’With their new songs, the band has brought about a special maturity that has […]

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Good Things Festival Upgrades Melbourne Venue To Flemington Racecourse

Good Things Festival Upgrades Melbourne Venue To Flemington Racecourse

Due to overwhelming response for tickets, the organisers have made the decision to move Good Things Festival from Melbourne Showgrounds to it’s new home at Flemington Racecourse. With ticket sales being stronger than anticipated, Good Things Festival wants to ensure everyone gets the opportunity to see this incredible line up. The new venue with increased capacity guarantees the best experience for our patrons with space, sound and […]

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ARCHITECTS Return With New Album Holy Hell

ARCHITECTS Return With New Album Holy Hell

Architects, the Brighton-based outfit Kerrang recently awards the title of “Best British Live Band” andThe Guardian said feature “gloriously crafted anthems of defiance,” return with their eighth album, Holy Hell, on Nov. 9 via UNFD. The band has simultaneously debuted the song and video for “Hereafter”, which was directed by Jeb Hardwick. Holy Hell marks the band’s first release since the untimely passing of Tom […]

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WHITE WIDDOW aim for ‘Victory’ from October 18th, 2018!

WHITE WIDDOW aim for ‘Victory’ from October 18th, 2018!

Formed in Melbourne, Australia in 2008 and centered around the Millis brothers Jules (Vocals – ex Tigertailz) & Xavier (Keyboards – 2 x Aria Nominee) and guitar virtuoso Enzo Almanzi. Raised on a healthy diet of 80’s Arena Rock and influenced by artists such as Survivor, Foreigner, Journey, Night Ranger, Starship, Dokken and Australia’s own Rick Springfield. In 2010 White Widdow […]

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MIDNITE CITY return with new album; first video released!

MIDNITE CITY return with new album; first video released!

Following on from their explosive self-titled debut album last year, MIDNITE CITY return all guns blazing on 19th of October 2018 via AOR Heaven with their sophomore release ‘THERE GOES THE NEIGHBOURHHOOD’ – eleven tracks of fist pumping, high energy, feel-good, hair metal of the highest order! The lush melodies, huge choruses and gargantuan hooks found on their debut album are all here in abundance alongside […]

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RICK PRICE ‘Heaven Knows’ album cover to cover tour

RICK PRICE ‘Heaven Knows’ album cover to cover tour

‘Heaven Knows’ was first released through Sony Music in July 1992 and spawned five singles, ‘What’s Wrong With That Girl’, ‘Not A Day Goes By’, ‘A House Divided’, ‘Walk Away Renee’ and ‘Heaven Knows’.  The Album peaked at #3 in Australia and spent 23 weeks in the ARIA Top 40 charts.  The second single and title track ‘Heaven Knows’ charted […]

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TENACIOUS D Release New Album and Video Series Post-Apocalypto

TENACIOUS D Release New Album and Video Series Post-Apocalypto

Acclaimed rock duo and basically everyone’s favourite band ever Tenacious D — comprised of Jack Black and Kyle Gass — will release not one but TWO incredible works this fall.  Both are called Post-Apocalypto.  Both are amazing.  Here’s what you need to know: Post-Apocalypto – THE SERIES – is an original, six-part animated video series from the minds of Tenacious D.  Each frame of every episode was hand-drawn […]

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ASH Announce November 2018 Australian Tour

ASH Announce November 2018 Australian Tour

“Ash rule. They are geniuses. Gods maybe” (NME) Northern Ireland’s indie legends ASH finally return down under this November for a headline tour. Inspired by Nirvana, Sonic Youth, Pixies they are known worldwide for their energetic and incredibly fun live shows that continue to delight fans. Ash are truly a band that no matter how many times you have seen you can never get bored […]

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New Solo Album From ZZ TOP Guitarist/Vocalist, BILLY F GIBBONS Set For Release September 21

New Solo Album From ZZ TOP Guitarist/Vocalist, BILLY F GIBBONS Set For Release September 21

ZZ Top legend Billy F Gibbons drops his second-ever solo release, The Big Bad Blueson September 21, 2018. This is the follow-up to his acclaimed 2015 Afro-Cuban-flavored solo album Perfectamundo. The Big Bad Blues, as the title suggests, focuses on Gibbons’ lifelong love of the blues and rock & roll, showcasing the blues-influenced vocals and guitar licks that have together served as the foundation […]

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Red Hot Summer Tour Series Three

Red Hot Summer Tour Series Three

The 2019 RED HOT SUMMER TOUR is going to be huge, shows are already selling out and now, due to popular demand, promoters have announced additional dates on Series Three of the summer touring festival, headlined by John Farnham. Two dates – on April 13 and 27 – have been announced for Queensland audiences, a Noosa show, and the RED […]

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MUSE Announces New Album ‘Simulation Theory’ Out November 9

MUSE Announces New Album ‘Simulation Theory’ Out November 9

Muse have today announced that their eighth studio album, Simulation Theory, will be released on November 9 through Warner Music. The eleven-track record was produced by the band, along with several award-winning producers, including Rich Costey, Mike Elizondo, Shellback and Timbaland. Each of the album’s songs will be accompanied by a video. The album is available to pre-order now. Recent singles Something Human, Thought Contagion and Dig Down, as well as brand new track The Dark Side, are […]

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UNCANNY X-MEN Reunite,‘Cos Life Still Hurts’

UNCANNY X-MEN Reunite,‘Cos Life Still Hurts’

80s pop/rock sensation Uncanny X-Men original lineup reunite, on their ‘Cos Life Still Hurts’, kicking off in Queensland in September, 2018.  They can’t wait to get back on the road and perform for their loyal fans and play their chart-topping album ‘Cos Life Hurts’ Cover to Cover!  The idea was spawned from a handful of performances earlier this year, when they realised the magic was […]

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THE BREEDERS announce Australian tour

THE BREEDERS announce Australian tour

Following the announcement of prime festival slots at Victoria’s Meredith Music Festival & New South Wales’ Fairground Festival, The Breeders today announce they will also be visiting Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Melbourne & Canberra on a six-date Australian tour – kicking off Wednesday 28th November 2018. Earlier this year The Breeders released All Nerve, the group’s first record in a decade and their first in 25 years reuniting the iconic Last Splash line-up […]

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SKILLET Announce November 2018 Australian Tour

SKILLET Announce November 2018 Australian Tour

SKILLET lets their music speak the loudest. That’s how the quartet has cemented its place as one of the 21st century’s most successful rock bands. Selling over 11 million units worldwide, the Wisconsin quartet have received two GRAMMY® Award nominations and won a Billboard Music Award for the platinum-certified Awake. Their double-platinum single “Monster” was “the 8th most streamed rock song of 2015” with a total of 57 million […]

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ATREYU Announce New Album ‘In Our Wake’, Drop Video For Title Track + A Second Single

ATREYU Announce New Album ‘In Our Wake’, Drop Video For Title Track + A Second Single

Orange County mainstays Atreyu are pleased to announce their upcoming seventh studio albumIn Our Wake. The record is due out October 12 via Spinefarm / Caroline Australia. The band has shared two brand new songs from the album — the title track, which is also a video, and “Anger Left Behind.” “With this music video, we wanted our long time director friend Sean Stiegemeier and have him […]

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Beyond The Valley 1st Line-Up Announce

Beyond The Valley 1st Line-Up Announce

Back for its 5th Anniversary and finest NYE celebration to date, Beyond The Valley announces its exciting first artist line-up for 2018. Taking place across 4 days from the 28th of December, 2018 through to the tiny hours of January 1st 2019, amongst the lush and rolling, emerald hills of Lardner Park, Lardner, Beyond The Valley has over the past […]

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GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL LINE UP IS HERE!

GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL LINE UP IS HERE!

Something has entered the atmosphere. Something positive; Something…Good. Something….Different. Foretold through street posters, heralded through (not so) hushed murmurs of the people; Good Things Festival has once and for all emerged from the vast unknowns, bringing forth a new era for Australian alternative music fans, ushered in by an unstoppable army of some of the heaviest, and most alternative bands the universe […]

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PHIL COLLINS Brings Sold-Out Not Dead Yet: Live! Tour To Australia In January And February 2019

PHIL COLLINS Brings Sold-Out Not Dead Yet: Live! Tour To Australia In January And February 2019

Global music legend Phil Collins is set to make his long-anticipated return to Australia with his Not Dead Yet: Live! tour, presented by TEG Dainty. The 5-date tour kicks off on Saturday 19 January atBrisbane’s Suncorp Stadium, followed by Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Monday 21 January,Adelaide Oval on Friday 25 January, RAC Arena (formerly known as Perth Arena) on Monday 28 January and Melbourne’s AAMI Park on Friday 1 February. Tickets […]

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BRING ME THE HORIZON Announce 2019 Australian Dates For Their World Tour

BRING ME THE HORIZON Announce 2019 Australian Dates For Their World Tour

Sheffield based, multi-platinum selling BRING ME THE HORIZONare set to release a new album entitled “amo” via RCA/Sony on 11 January 2019.  Debut track, ‘MANTRA’ was Annie Mac’s Hottest Record on Radio 1 UK and has already received its first spin on triple j. To tie in with this announcement, the band announce the First Love Australian live dates in April 2019 as part of […]

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BUTCH WALKER 2019 Australian Tour

BUTCH WALKER 2019 Australian Tour

BUTCH WALKER is a singer, songwriter, and producer whose skills run from radio-friendly pop to high-attitude hard rock. Walker launched his public career with the band SOUTHGANG, who inked a contract with Virgin Records. The hard rock band group released two albums before splitting up, and Walker eventually resurfaced with MARVELOUS 3. Walker gained a brief taste of major-label success […]

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Who in ADELAIDE wants to WIN their chance to get up on stage with GENE SIMMONS? (CLOSED)

Who in ADELAIDE wants to WIN their chance to get up on stage with GENE SIMMONS? (CLOSED)

Thanks to our awesome friends at RPM and TEG Live we want to give someone in Adelaide the ultimate Rock Star Moment and get them up on stage alongside the legendary Gene Simmons at his upcoming show on Tuesday, 28 August at the Entertainment Centre Theatre, Adelaide! Not only will you win tickets for you and 3 of your best […]

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SHIHAD 30th Anniversary Tour and Vinyl release of The General Electric

SHIHAD 30th Anniversary Tour and Vinyl release of The General Electric

Picture this… 1988, Bob Hawke is Prime Minister, Australia dumps $600 million bucks of tax payer cash on Expo 88, Home and Away hits our tellies for the first time, triple j launch the Hottest 100, Nintendo release the Game Boy, free University education is no longer an option, and over in Wellington NZ, the Southernmost capital city in the world, Jon Toogood and Tom […]

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AMARANTHE Release New Single “365” And Announce New Studio Album

AMARANTHE Release New Single “365” And Announce New Studio Album

Four albums into their career, Amaranthe have racked up north of 118 million YouTube views and half-a-billion song streams, have landed at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart three times, and possess a panoply of gold and platinum discs for albums and singles alike. With their electrifying fifth album Helix due out October 19 through Spinefarm Records / Caroline Australia and armed with new singer Nils Molin, Amaranthe take another leap forward […]

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UNIFY 2019 Lineup Update: Four New Acts Announced

UNIFY 2019 Lineup Update: Four New Acts Announced

triple j & 24HUNDRED PRESENT UNIFY GATHERING 2019 FRIDAY JANUARY 11 UNDERØATH [Exclusive Australian Performance] KARNIVOOL [First East Coast Show since 2016] IN HEARTS WAKE HELLIONS [Very special return set] OCEAN GROVE WHILE SHE SLEEPS [Exclusive Australian Performance] CROSSFAITH [Exclusive Australian Performance] DREAM ON DREAMER THE PLOT IN YOU [Exclusive Australian Performance] HAND OF MERCY [Exclusive Reunion Show] DREAM STATE [Exclusive Australian […]

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