Category: Music News

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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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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