Category: Music News

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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ALEXISONFIRE unleash brand new song “Familiar Drugs”

ALEXISONFIRE unleash brand new song “Familiar Drugs”

Iconic rock band ALEXISONFIRE debuted a brand new song, “Familiar Drugs” today. Produced by AOF, long-time friend Karl Bareham (City and Colour), and mixed by Grammy-award winning Jacquire King (Tom Waits, Kings of Leon, Modest Mouse), the impassioned banger marks the first time the band has released new music as Alexisonfire in almost 10 years. A special vinyl pressing is available for pre-order […]

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LITTLE STEVEN AND THE DISCIPLES OF SOUL announce Summer Of Sorcery Tour Melbourne & Sydney – April 2019

LITTLE STEVEN AND THE DISCIPLES OF SOUL announce Summer Of Sorcery Tour Melbourne & Sydney – April 2019

Musician, songwriter, producer, actor, director, activist, radio DJ, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, and one of the founding members of Bruce Springsteen’s iconic E Street Band:Steven Van Zandt brings his infectious, rousing Rock & Soul band Little Steven and the Disciples Of Soul to Australia for two life-affirming headline live shows in April 2019, proudly presented by Frontier Touring. ‘The best bands, like […]

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STEREOPHONICS Unveil Brand New Song ‘Chaos From The Top Down’

STEREOPHONICS Unveil Brand New Song ‘Chaos From The Top Down’

Stereophonics bring a surprise release with their brand-new song, Chaos from the Top Down today. The official video for the single is also available now. Listen HERE. Of the song, Kelly says – “Chaos from the Top Down’ is a song sung from the imagined perspective of a fifteen-year-old boy laying in the road after being shot.  He’s reflecting in his time of dying about […]

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GRETA VAN FLEET confirm their return to Australia this September

GRETA VAN FLEET confirm their return to Australia this September

2019 US Grammy Award winning rockers, GRETA VAN FLEET, have rescheduled their recently postponed Australian shows for September! The band were unable to perform their Brisbane and Melbourne shows of their “March of the Peaceful Army” World Tour in January due to front man Josh Kiszka falling ill and receiving medical advice to rest his voice. Drawing rave reviews for their two sold out Sydney shows, Greta Van Fleet totally lived up to […]

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JON STEVENS kicks off 2019 with a massive Raining Hits tour playing hits from Noiseworks & INXS

JON STEVENS kicks off 2019 with a massive Raining Hits tour playing hits from Noiseworks & INXS

Kicking off what is set to be a massive 2019, Jon Stevens is back on the road with his aptly named Raining Hits tour, featuring not only all the greatest hits from his extensive back catalogue, but also the iTunes Australian Rock and Indie Rock #1 track Rain Down On Me. The tour, which runs through until April, features highly anticipated headline shows, […]

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SUN KIL MOON announces Australian East Coast tour

SUN KIL MOON announces Australian East Coast tour

“The Sun Kil Moon manifesto is one for angular obscurity with a certain cerebral whimsy. Delivered with such a deadpan manner, Kozelek sounds like he has lost the pan… Somehow it also instils sparkling colour into the playful doom.” – Beat Sun Kil Moon announces he will be returning to Australia in May for a very special tour which will be taking […]

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HELLIONS Announce 2019 Australian Tour With Special Guest Yours Truly, Dregg & More!

HELLIONS Announce 2019 Australian Tour With Special Guest Yours Truly, Dregg & More!

Genre-melding rock outfit Hellions are gearing up for their biggest run of Australian headline shows to date this May, stopping off in Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, with special guests Yours Truly and Dregg lending their support nationally. The band have handpicked some of their favourite Aussie bands to join them along the way including Sleep Talk, The Beautiful Monument,Nautical Mile, Young Lions and Between You & Me. The Sydney four-piece have come off the back of a massive 2018, […]

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A NEW REVENGE – Rock Supergroup To Release Debut Album, Enemies & Lovers on March 29

A NEW REVENGE – Rock Supergroup To Release Debut Album, Enemies & Lovers on March 29

The LA Based outfit, A New Revenge, featuring an all star line up of classic rock players, will release their debut album, Enemies & Lovers on March 29th, 2019 via Golden Robot Records. Supergroup is a term that has been diluted over time. Throwing a bunch of people from other bands into a new project doesn’t automatically make them Super, but their bio’s will tell […]

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ARCHITECTS Announce “Holy Hell” Australian Tour

ARCHITECTS Announce “Holy Hell” Australian Tour

ARCHITECTS, the Brighton-based outfit Kerrang recently awarded the title of “Best British Live Band” today announce their return to Australia in support of their eighth album, “Holy Hell”. The tour kicks off at Adelaide’s Thebarton Theatre on Tuesday, August 6 before heading to Brisbane’s brand-new and soon-to-be-unveiled Fortitude Music Hall on Thursday, August 8, Sydney’s Big Top on Saturday August 10 and […]

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THE ANGELS Recharged – No Exit 40 years on – Performing the complete album No Exit plus all The Angels’ classics

THE ANGELS Recharged – No Exit 40 years on – Performing the complete album No Exit plus all The Angels’ classics

The year 2019 marks another auspicious occasion for The Angels, the 40th anniversary of their third album No Exit. The album, which spawned classic hits such as the title track No Exit and the still beloved show-stoppers Shadow Boxer and Mr Damage, peaked at No. 8 in the charts. It was an apt follow-on from the band’s seminal Face To Face album, demonstrating to fans in 1979 that The […]

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