Category: Music News

U2: THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019

U2: THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019

Live Nation is excited to confirm that U2 will bring their acclaimed Joshua Tree Tour to New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Singapore and South Korea later this year. The band broke the news directly to fans this morning via Twitter. See https://twitter.com/U2 Following the highly successful 2017 tour in celebration of the band’s seminal album, The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 will […]

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DEAF HAVANA Announce First Ever Australian Headline Tour

DEAF HAVANA Announce First Ever Australian Headline Tour

Following the release of their fifth studio album ‘Rituals’, British alt rock turned ‘hard pop’ band Deaf Havana are returning to Australian shores in August – rejuvenated, rebooted and ready to go.Deaf Havana have been an enduring force in the British alt rock scene for almost a decade and a half, releasing five studio albums over 14 years. Their latest effort, ‘Rituals’, was released […]

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Final Ever Australian KISS Show Announced

Final Ever Australian KISS Show Announced

Rock n roll legends KISS have announced one final show for their farewell END OF THE ROAD Australian tour – their very last concert ever on our shores. The band will return to Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena at the end of the Australian tour for a third and final show on Saturday November 30.  Tickets will go on sale on Wednesday 29 May at 10.00am […]

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JIMMY BARNES announces Shutting Down Your Town tour!

JIMMY BARNES announces Shutting Down Your Town tour!

Jimmy Barnes has today announced his biggest headlining tour of this century – Shutting Down Your Town – playing all his classic hits plus highlights from his acclaimed new album, My Criminal Record, released Friday, 31 May 2019 on Bloodlines. The Shutting Down Your Town Tour will see Jimmy and his band heading across Australia and New Zealand in September, October and November with tickets to all shows going on sale to the General […]

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BIFFY CLYRO Share New Track & Video ‘Balance, Not Symmetry’ | Taken From The Band’s ‘Balance, Not Symmetry’ Soundtrack Out Now

BIFFY CLYRO Share New Track & Video ‘Balance, Not Symmetry’ | Taken From The Band’s ‘Balance, Not Symmetry’ Soundtrack Out Now

Biffy Clyro have shared a brand new track and video in the shape of Balance, Not Symmetry. It’s the title track from the film of the same name, which frontman Simon Neil co-wrote with director Jamie Adams. To accompany the film, Biffy Clyro wrote a full album of original material which is out now. The 17-song Balance, Not Symmetry explodes into life with the title track, which tightly packages Biffy’s angular […]

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SLIPKNOT Announce New Album ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ Out August 9 | Watch Video For ‘Unsainted’ Now

SLIPKNOT Announce New Album ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ Out August 9 | Watch Video For ‘Unsainted’ Now

SLIPKNOT has announced details of their long-awaited sixth LP, We Are Not Your Kind, which will be released August 9th on Roadrunner Records. The band has shared the album’s first single Unsainted, which is available at all DSPs here along with an official music video streaming on Slipknot’s YouTube channel.  Directed by the band’s own M. Shawn Crahan, the Unsainted video, and the track itself, offer a glimpse at […]

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BUCKCHERRY With Special Guests HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Announce Australian Tour

BUCKCHERRY With Special Guests HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Announce Australian Tour

Stand by for a double shot of dirty, gritty, sleazy, street wise Rock ‘n’ Roll as Los Angeles’ notorious, multi-platinum-selling rock band BUCKCHERRY team up with special guests Sweden’s Kings of thrashy sleaze rockHARDCORE SUPERSTAR thanks to Silverback Touring. “I wanna have fun blowing out your eardrums keep it rocking state to state.” Screams BUCKCHERRY frontman Josh Todd on the new album Warpaint and The Los Angeles-based line-up has been […]

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HALESTORM & BLACK STONE CHERRY to tour Australia in December

HALESTORM & BLACK STONE CHERRY to tour Australia in December

Hard rock juggernaut HALESTORM are delighted to announce plans for their December 2019 Australian headline tour, presented by MJR Presents by arrangement with UTA. Recently in Australia for the second annual Download Festival Australia, they will return down under with special guests Black Stone Cherry to bring the ruckus! Tickets go on Fan Pre-Sale 10:00am AEST Thursday 16 May at mjrpresents.com, with general on-sale for the tickets Friday […]

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SKILLET Announce Their Tenth Studio Album ‘Victorious’ Out August 2 | New Single ‘Legendary’ Out Now

SKILLET Announce Their Tenth Studio Album ‘Victorious’ Out August 2 | New Single ‘Legendary’ Out Now

Every victory merits a theme song, and victory is exactly what multi-platinum, two-time GRAMMY® nominee rockers Skillet hail as they partner with Billboard to announce the soundtrack to triumph on their tenth full-length album,Victorious out August 2nd (Atlantic).  The follow-up to the US RIAA Gold-certified Unleashed (their fourth consecutive album to receive either a US RIAA gold, platinum, or double-platinum certification), the new project continues to propel […]

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SKID ROW Sign Global Deal With Australia’s Golden Robot Records! New Music To Be Released Late 2019

SKID ROW Sign Global Deal With Australia’s Golden Robot Records! New Music To Be Released Late 2019

The world’s fastest growing independent rock label, Golden Robot Records, continues it’s upward trajectory into 2019. Starting the year off with a bang, the label recently welcomed guitar icons John Sykes and Gilby Clarke to the family as well as Alt Rockers, Trope, and is now thrilled to announce their latest signing!  Golden Robot Records is pleased to welcome hard rock legends Skid Row to their already impressive roster of artists!  The band […]

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THE STRUTS Announce Second Melbourne Show – First Show Sold Out!

THE STRUTS Announce Second Melbourne Show – First Show Sold Out!

Due to overwhelming demand, UK glam-rockers THE STRUTS have announced a second Melbourne show at The Corner Hotel on Thursday August 22. Currently on their Young & Dangerous world tour, the band return to Australia this August, with tickets completely sold out for their first Melbourne show at The Corner, and selling fast for their remaining shows at Sydney’s Factory Theatre and Brisbane’s The […]

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SNOW PATROL Return To Australia ‘Live And Acoustic’ This August

SNOW PATROL Return To Australia ‘Live And Acoustic’ This August

Irish rockers SNOW PATROL return to Australia this coming August 2019 on the ‘Live and Acoustic’ tour which visits Perth, Brisbane and Melbourne, and sees the band performing for the first time at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall. Tickets go on sale at 12pm Monday, May 13. Fan pre-sale from 11am Thursday, May 9 until 11am Monday, May 13. My Live […]

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OPETH Announce December 2019 Australian Tour

OPETH Announce December 2019 Australian Tour

OPETH are pleased to announce Australian headline shows for December 2019 There are few bands that can or will match Sweden’s Opeth. Since forming in the tiny Stockholm suburb of Bandhagen in 1990, the Swedes have eclipsed convention, defiantly crushed the odds, and, most importantly, crafted 12 stunningly beautiful, intrinsically intense albums, to become one of the best bands on the planet; […]

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SLASH Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Release New Video ‘Boulevard Of Broken Hearts’

SLASH Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Release New Video ‘Boulevard Of Broken Hearts’

The iconic, GRAMMY-winning guitarist SLASH and his band SLASH FT. MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS have released their brand new live video, Boulevard Of Broken Hearts. The Boulevard Of Broken Dreams video was recorded at Slash’s SOLD OUT live performance at The Eventim Apollo, London on Wednesday 20th February 2019. The stunning video features the album version of the song overlaid with intimate backstage footage and live footage from the […]

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ARCHITECTS Sell Out Sydney – New Show Added – Supports Announced

ARCHITECTS Sell Out Sydney – New Show Added – Supports Announced

Britain’s metalcore masters ARCHITECTS have officially SOLD OUT their show at Sydney’s Big Top on Saturday, August 10 and due to overwhelming demand have confirmed an additional date on Friday, August 9. As fans gear up for their arrival in just a few months, Architects have today confirmed that POLARIS and WHILE SHE SLEEPS will join them across their 5 date Australian tour, which kicks off […]

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Announces An Evening With Australian Acoustic Solo Tour

DEVIN TOWNSEND Announces An Evening With Australian Acoustic Solo Tour

Canadian progressive heavy music genius, Devin Townsend, is pleased to announce a very special Australian ‘An Evening With’ solo acoustic tour. The intimate evenings will feature Devin performing tracks from across his catalogue, as well as taking part in a Q&A where fans will get to know more about what Devin is up to at this stage in his career and […]

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NORTHLANE Announce New Album ‘Alien’ & Release New Single ‘Bloodline’. Australian National Headline Tour

NORTHLANE Announce New Album ‘Alien’ & Release New Single ‘Bloodline’. Australian National Headline Tour

Sydney metallers, Northlane, announce the upcoming release of their fifth studio album, Alien, out August 2 via UNFD. For a band that have traditionally focused on wider issues in the outside world, Alien is easily the most personal statement of their career. “I was raised in hell but I made it out,” says Northlane vocalist Marcus Bridge. “Raised in a place I shouldn’t have been, and no child […]

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ROB THOMAS Announces Massive “Chip Tooth Tour 2019” Australia Dates

ROB THOMAS Announces Massive “Chip Tooth Tour 2019” Australia Dates

Currently in Australia to promote of his brand-new album Chip Tooth Smile, multi-award-winning singer-songwriter ROB THOMAS today announced he will return for a massive national tour this November. As both a hugely successful solo artist and front man for Matchbox Twenty, Rob Thomas will make a welcome return to our shores for performances in Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne; an outdoor show at Perth’s […]

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THE STRUTS Make Their Triumphant Return To Australia This August

THE STRUTS Make Their Triumphant Return To Australia This August

UK glam-rockers THE STRUTS will make a triumphant return to Australian shores this August. Currently on their Young & Dangerous world tour, the band will play shows at Melbourne’s Corner Hotel, Sydney’s Factory Theatre, and Brisbane’s The Triffid. Recently in Australia as support for Greta Van Fleet, the band won over a whole legion of fans with their spectacular stage show, and they also […]

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ALEXISONFIRE release new video for “Familiar Drugs”

The band once again teamed up with Michael Maxxis who directed their personal favourite AOF video for “The Northern” and City and Colour’s “Fragile Bird”, “Thirst”, and “Lover Come Back”. “Everything came together really fast,” says Wade MacNeil. “Maxxis flew into Toronto with a crew of 4 people, found the plainest room he could and shot us on VHS tape […]

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KING’S X Rock Legends Enter the Studio to Record First New Album in Over a Decade. New Album Coming this Year via Golden Robot Records

KING’S X Rock Legends Enter the Studio to Record First New Album in Over a Decade. New Album Coming this Year via Golden Robot Records

Rock legends KING’S X are thrilled to announce that they are entering the studio to record their highly-anticipated new album – the first to be released in over a decade – scheduled to drop this year via Australia’s leading international independent record label, Golden Robot Records. The label announced their global signing of KING’S X in December. Today, KING’S X enters Blacksound Studio in Pasadena, California with renowned producer Michael Parnin […]

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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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