Category: Music News

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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STATIC-X + WEDNESDAY 13 + DOPE Announce August 2019 Australian Tour

STATIC-X + WEDNESDAY 13 + DOPE Announce August 2019 Australian Tour

Ready for an old school throwdown? The remaining members of evil disco metal heavyweights STATIC-X intend on honouring the legacy of their classic breakout album, Wisconsin Death Trip, by reuniting the original line-up and performing music from the album. Joining STATIC-X will be the prince of horror punk WEDNESDAY 13 and industrial-esque, hard rocking veterans DOPE thanks to Metropolis Touring. Bassist Tony Campos, drummer Ken Jay and guitarist Koichi Fukuda will also use the Wisconsin […]

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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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BAD RELIGION Announce New Album ‘Age of Unreason’ Out May 3.

BAD RELIGION Announce New Album ‘Age of Unreason’ Out May 3.

Acclaimed Los Angeles punk rock band Bad Religion will release a new album entitled Age of Unreason via Epitaph Records on May 3. Since the group’s formative years they have steadfastly advocated for humanism, reason, and individualism. Now, when these values are in decline and nationalism and bigotry are on the rise, Bad Religion’s message has never been more essential. Age of Unreason delivers a powerful and inspired response […]

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THE SABOTEURS Announce First Ever Auckland, Melbourne & Sydney Headline Shows

THE SABOTEURS Announce First Ever Auckland, Melbourne & Sydney Headline Shows

Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce Grammy-winning Nashville band The Saboteurs – Jack White, Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence and Patrick Keeler (known outside of AU as The Raconteurs) – will perform three exclusive headline dates in Auckland, Melbourne and Sydney in April 2019. These will be The Saboteurs’ very first performances in Australia and New Zealand, and anywhere worldwide since 2011! Tickets are on sale Wednesday 6 March via frontiertouring.com/thesaboteurs. With […]

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LOUDNESS Announce May 2019 Thunder In The East Australian Tour

LOUDNESS Announce May 2019 Thunder In The East Australian Tour

The Rising Sun heads Down Under as legendary Japanese Metallers LOUDNESS hit Australia for the very first time thanks to Silverback Touring. Formed in 1981; LOUDNESS released their first album The Birthday Eve and it created a huge stir on the Japanese Metal scene. In 1983 LOUDNESS hit the west and toured the U.S. their stunning energetic live show caught the attention of Atlantic Records and became the first Japanese metal […]

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BRING ME THE HORIZON will be joined in Australia by YOU ME AT SIX, FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES and TROPHY EYES!

BRING ME THE HORIZON will be joined in Australia by YOU ME AT SIX, FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES and TROPHY EYES!

Sheffield based, multi-platinum selling, Grammy-nominated BRING ME THE HORIZON are pleased to announce YOU ME AT SIX, FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES and TROPHY EYES as the support acts for their ‘First Love’ Australian Tour in April. BRING ME THE HORIZON have been on a rocket of a journey over the last few years, selling over 4 Million albums globally to date and 2019 is already proving to be an incredible […]

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SUM 41 announce exclusive DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL kick-off show

SUM 41 announce exclusive DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL kick-off show

Canadian rock and skate-punk legends SUM 41 will perform an exclusive Download Festival kick-off show at Sydney’s Crowbar on Friday March 8. They’ll be joined by special guests in emo power punks Eat Your Heart Out, making this a rare and not-to-be-missed event. Tickets go on sale at 10am Monday, February 25 and will be available exclusively to all current Download Festival ticket holders […]

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Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul added to the Bluesfest 30th Anniversary Celebration this Easter

Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul added to the Bluesfest 30th Anniversary Celebration this Easter

Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul added to the Bluesfest 30th Anniversary Celebration this Easter Bluesfest are proud to welcome Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul to Byron Bay this Easter!! With just over eight weeks to go until our 30th Anniversary Celebration here in Byron Bay, we are thrilled to announce that musician, songwriter, producer, actor, director, activist, radio […]

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Ozzy Osbourne Cancellation – Airbourne Join Download 2019

Ozzy Osbourne Cancellation – Airbourne Join Download 2019

Sydney Saturday March 9 || Parramatta Park Melbourne Monday March 11 || Flemington Racecourse Ozzy Osbourne Cancellation Airbourne Join Download 2019   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 | AIRBOURNE  […]

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