Category: Music News

SOILWORK Re-Schedule Australian Tour Dates

SOILWORK Re-Schedule Australian Tour Dates

“It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that our tour in Singapore, Australia and Japan will be postponed, due to circumstances beyond our control. We were very excited about performing songs from our new album ‘Verkligheten’, as well as songs from our entire career. It really hurts but at this point there’s really nothing we can do. […]

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FASTER PUSSYCAT Announce February 2019 Australian Tour

FASTER PUSSYCAT Announce February 2019 Australian Tour

When you think of Hollywood’s infamous ‘80s rock ‘n’ roll scene, it won’t take long before you turn your mind to Faster Pussycat. Led by the incomparable Taime Downe, Faster Pussycat was formed in Hollywood during its ‘80s glam metal boom. As a mainstay of the live L.A scene and featured on the Decline of Western Civilisation 2 – The Metal Years, the band […]

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LAMB OF GOD’S MARK MORTON Announces New Collaborative Project – Studio Album Anesthetic  Out On March 1, 2019

LAMB OF GOD’S MARK MORTON Announces New Collaborative Project – Studio Album Anesthetic Out On March 1, 2019

Mark Morton, the prolific guitarist of Lamb of God, has announced a new project that sees him further explore his creative drive for writing and collaboration. Joining forces with WPP Records and Spinefarm Records on a worldwide basis distributed via Caroline Australia, Morton will release a 10-track album under his own name and titled ANESTHETIC. It arrives on March 1, 2019 but CD and vinyl pre-order and merch bundles are available now […]

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BOOM CRASH OPERA and TAXIRIDE Announce ‘Crazy Ride’ Tour Dates February – April 2019

BOOM CRASH OPERA and TAXIRIDE Announce ‘Crazy Ride’ Tour Dates February – April 2019

For the first time in 10 years, Boom Crash Opera and Taxiride will join musical forces for the‘Crazy Ride’ Tour in 2019. The tour will commence on February 24 at The Corner Hotel, Melbourne, followed by Revesby, Pittwater, Gaythorne, and winding up in Eagleby, QLD on April 13th, 2019. The ‘Crazy Ride’ tour delivers a line-up of 90’s Aussie pub-rock nostalgic setlists […]

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MILLENCOLIN Announce Australian Tour With Special Guests GOLDFINGER

MILLENCOLIN Announce Australian Tour With Special Guests GOLDFINGER

MILLENCOLIN fans are always waging wars, pitting so many of their brilliant records against each other to see which comes out the victor. It’s a war that never will be won considering they are always shaking up their modus operandi and playing outside their comfort zone. The one consolation fans can take when the band tour here in March 2019 is […]

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AVRIL LAVIGNE reveals new track and video ‘Tell Me It’s Over’ and Reveals Album Title, Track Listing & Release Date

AVRIL LAVIGNE reveals new track and video ‘Tell Me It’s Over’ and Reveals Album Title, Track Listing & Release Date

Today, Grammy-nominated, global superstar Avril Lavigne releases “Tell Me It’s Over” accompanied by the music video – watch here. Additionally, the singer has unveiled the album’s cover art, title and track listing for her highly anticipated sixth studio album: Head Above Water, due February 15 via BMG – available for preorder now. Of the album Lavigne states, “I feel like I’ve really opened up […]

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JOYCE MANOR announce 2019 tour

JOYCE MANOR announce 2019 tour

Handsome Tours is excited to reveal that enigmatic Epitaph rockers Joyce Manor will return to Australia in February/March 2019, playing shows in Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne as well as Wollongong’s The Farmer & The Owl Festival.  The headline run follows a huge visit in 2017 which saw Joyce Manor play to sold out rooms supporting The Smith Street Band as well […]

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JOHN CORABI Announces 2019 Australian Tour Playing MOTLEY CRUE ’94 In Its Entirety

JOHN CORABI Announces 2019 Australian Tour Playing MOTLEY CRUE ’94 In Its Entirety

Rock ‘n’ roll journeyman, JOHN CORABI, is no stranger to hard rock fans as vocalist of THE SCREAM, ESP (the Eric Singer project), UNION (with ex-Kiss guitarist, Bruce Kulick), RATT and his current role as the front man of the DEAD DAISIES. Widely acclaimed as one of the great rock voices ever, Corabi’s hypnotic and charismatic live swagger also make him the consummate frontman. For many though, he really came to […]

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JOHN MAYER announces 2019 Australian tour dates

JOHN MAYER announces 2019 Australian tour dates

JOHN MAYER will be kicking off his 2019 World Tour on Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Auckland, New Zealand at Spark Arena, followed by three Australian concerts – one show only at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on March 25; Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on March 27; and Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Friday, March 29. The seven-time GRAMMY winner is known for numerous massive […]

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GRETA VAN FLEET adds second Sydney show – Announces THE STRUTS as special guests

GRETA VAN FLEET adds second Sydney show – Announces THE STRUTS as special guests

GRETA VAN FLEET, one of the most buzzed-about new rock bands today, will play Australia for the first time early next year on their “March of the Peaceful Army” World Tour. The band’s first foray into Australian music venues has been met with an overwhelming response from their local fans with news that shows at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on January […]

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SEVENDUST Announce Australia & New Zealand Tour April 2019

SEVENDUST Announce Australia & New Zealand Tour April 2019

The legendary Sevendust returns to Australia and New Zealand in April 2019 – presented by MJR Presents and 24/7 Metal and Rock station/app The Faction! Sevendust are coming to celebrate their 2018 Rise Records release All I See Is War – a record that has energised fans all over the world. Pre-Sale tickets for the Sevendust AU/NZ tour go on sale 10AM AEST Thursday December 6 and General Tickets go on Sale […]

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DIVINYLS Announce February & March 2019 Australian Tour

DIVINYLS Announce February & March 2019 Australian Tour

Long is the time since billboards across the country have lit up with the name Divinyls. A brand synonymous with raw, exciting, and above all uncompromising rock ‘n’ roll. A band that won the heart of a nation and then eventually the world. That time has come again as founding member, guitarist and co-songwriter Mark McEntee returns in 2019 with […]

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STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN – LED ZEPPELIN MASTERS returns to the Sydney Opera House in 2019

STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN – LED ZEPPELIN MASTERS returns to the Sydney Opera House in 2019

Led Zeppelin Masters – the all Australian production featuring Adelaide’s Zep Boys and The Black Dog Orchestra – returns to the Sydney Opera House in January 2019 before heading off to tour UK and Europe. Now in its 4th year, Led Zeppelin Masters has gone from strength to strength and has become an international touring juggernaut.   Having played across all Australian capital cities […]

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THE BEASTS Announce New Album ‘Still Here’ Out 15th February & 2019 National Australian Tour

THE BEASTS Announce New Album ‘Still Here’ Out 15th February & 2019 National Australian Tour

After an extremely emotional final performance with the Beasts of Bourbon, Tex Perkins hit upon the idea of getting all of the band’s members, past and present into a recording studio with no particular agenda other than to do just that. It was more of a celebratory thing he had in mind than anything. Sadly, bassist Brian Hooper didn’t make it […]

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BUCKCHERRY Announces March 8th 2019 Release Of ‘Warpaint’. Watch The Video For ‘Head Like A Hole’.

BUCKCHERRY Announces March 8th 2019 Release Of ‘Warpaint’. Watch The Video For ‘Head Like A Hole’.

Buckcherry will release their new studio album, Warpaint, on March 8, 2019. The 12 song album, featuring 11 new Buckcherry songs along with their cover of the Nine Inch Nails track Head like a Hole, was produced by Mike Plotnikoff, whose last collaboration with the band was the platinum certified album, 15. Preorders for Warpaint will begin on January 11. Singer Josh Todd comments, “Good things come to those who wait and […]

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THRASH BLAST GRIND Philip H Anselmo & The Illegals, King Parrot, Palm, Potion Australian & NZ Tour March 2019

THRASH BLAST GRIND Philip H Anselmo & The Illegals, King Parrot, Palm, Potion Australian & NZ Tour March 2019

THRASH BLAST GRIND TOUR is back to appease the eyes and ears of metalheads all over Australia and New Zealand in March 2019! This new edition will be headlined by none other than the legendary Philip H. Anselmo and The Illegals on his first visit to Australia in over 5 years. He’ll be blasting powerhouse anthems from his days in […]

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RED CITY RADIO and NO TRIGGER announce 2019 Australian Tour

RED CITY RADIO and NO TRIGGER announce 2019 Australian Tour

Oklahoma City punk underdogs are bringing their latest and potentially greatest release ‘SkyTigers’ down under in 2019, accompanied by the ever-dedicated melodic hardcore outfit No Trigger. If the name doesn’t instantly ring a bell, fear not – you probably know who Red City Radio are. The Heartland punk band has flourished and grown in popularity without having any real help from the usual […]

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THE ANGELS Bring Their Highly Acclaimed Show Symphony Of Angels To Sydney & Melbourne In 2019

THE ANGELS Bring Their Highly Acclaimed Show Symphony Of Angels To Sydney & Melbourne In 2019

Hot off the heels of their sold-out performance with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, The Angels have announced two special dates of their highly acclaimed show Symphony Of Angels for Sydney and Melbourne in 2019. Under the musical direction of conductor and composer Rob John, the legendary band – featuring brothers Rick and John Brewster, Nick Norton, Sam Brewster and charismatic frontman Dave […]

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Sydney Good Things Festival Can No Longer Cater To Patrons Under The Age Of 18

Sydney Good Things Festival Can No Longer Cater To Patrons Under The Age Of 18

A message to our Sydney Under 18 ticket holders, Good Things Festival has some bad news for you. Patrons under the age of 18 will no longer be able to attend the Sydney event. Good Things Festival believes that live music and festivals are for everyone but unfortunately the NSW state government does not share the same view. Even though it is not […]

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The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus ”Your Guardian Angel” Toyah’s Song – TOYAH CORDINGLEY R.I.P.

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus ”Your Guardian Angel” Toyah’s Song – TOYAH CORDINGLEY R.I.P.

Toyah Cordingley a beautiful, highly popular 24 year old animal and music loving young lady. Ms Cordingley’s body was discovered in the dunes at Wangetti Beach, north of Cairns, on October 22, a day after she was reported missing. Toyah was taken from us way too early. A young lady just walking her dog on a beach was murdered, in a […]

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SLAYER With Special Guests ANTHRAX And BEHEMOTH Announce Download Sideshows

SLAYER With Special Guests ANTHRAX And BEHEMOTH Announce Download Sideshows

United by their appearance on Download 2019, two of thrash metal’s Big Four SLAYER and ANTHRAX are joined by the Polish dark lords BEHEMOTH for two nights of absolute mayhem as they hit the unsuspecting folk of Brisbane at The Riverstage, and Adelaide’s AEC Arena this March. Tickets for the just announced Brisbane and Adelaide shows go on sale at 11am Wednesday, November 21. My Live […]

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TWELVE FOOT NINJA announce March 2019 “Upload” Headline Tour with VOYAGER in support

TWELVE FOOT NINJA announce March 2019 “Upload” Headline Tour with VOYAGER in support

Get ready. Twelve Foot Ninja are coming for their first headline tour of Australia in two years. The hard rock outfit have cemented a cult following off the back of their brand of genre–fusing heavy music. One of Australia‘s most innovative, and experimental rock bands, #1 on the AIRalbum chart, ARIA nomination for Best Hard Rock/Metal album, Winner of Best New Talent at the US Golden God Awards, and 16 million views of their clips on YouTube they have toured all over the USA, Canada, Europe and Australia. Joining Twelve Foot Ninja on this tour is Perth band Voyager who have more than earned their place on a rare national tour of Australia‘s best prog metal. Saturday 2nd March will see Twelve Foot Ninja and Voyager kick off the tour at The Rosemount in Perth, then on to the ANU bar in Canberra on Friday 8th March, Saturday 9th March is Download Festival Sydney and Sunday 11th March Download Festival Melbourne, then kick on to Queensland on Friday 15th March at Miami Shark Bar, Gold Coast and Saturday 16th March in Brisbane at The […]

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SLASH Ft Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Announce DEVILSKIN As Support Act For Australia & New Zealand 2019 Tours!

SLASH Ft Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Announce DEVILSKIN As Support Act For Australia & New Zealand 2019 Tours!

Grammy Award-winning, American rock guitarist SLASH and his band Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators are thrilled to announce New Zealand rock royalty Devilskin as the support act for their January/February 2019 tour, playing Baypark Arena in Tauranga and Spark Arena, Auckland in New Zealand, and arenas throughout Australia in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth. “Devilskin have conquered their home territory New Zealand. Now it’s the rest of the world’s turn to surrender” – METAL HAMMER One of New […]

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RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS Return to Australia for a Nationwide tour

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS Return to Australia for a Nationwide tour

Live Nation is thrilled to announce that RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS will make a long-overdue and highly-anticipated return Down Under in 2019. Playing their first Australian headline tour in twelve long years, Red Hot Chili Peppers will bring their unique funk-rock sound and high-energy performances to Australia and New Zealand for arena and outdoor shows this coming February – March. Ticket pre-sales […]

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KODALINE Announce 2019 Australian Tour

KODALINE Announce 2019 Australian Tour

Dublin’s anthemic indie-rockers, KODALINE return for the first time since their Sold Out 2014 Tour Best described as a sonic hybrid of mainstream American rock fused with British pop, KODALINE possess an inherently lush catalogue of songs, which spans three albums and mix pure energy and emotional meaning together into a romantic blend of power and relatability. KODALINE specialize in soaring, radio-ready guitar rock. Kodaline released […]

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GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL Announce Timetables and Local Support Acts

GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL Announce Timetables and Local Support Acts

As the anticipation arises and the count down begins, Australia’s Good Things Festival is thrilled to announce the addition of local support acts added to the incredibly huge line up, reveal the timetables for the event and the launch of the Good Things Festival app for you to start preparing your day. Hailing from Melbourne, Stuck Out are the local support act for the Melbourne leg of the festival. After putting […]

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DOWNLOAD 2019 2nd Line Up Announcement

DOWNLOAD 2019 2nd Line Up Announcement

Sydney Saturday March 9 || Parramatta Park Melbourne Monday March 11 || Flemington Racecourse SUM 41 (Only Aus Shows) PENNYWISE (Only Aus Shows) THY ART IS MURDER || POLARIS TWELVE FOOT NINJA || SLAVES || VOYAGER Are set to join OZZY OSBOURNE (Only Aus Shows) SLAYER (Final World Tour) | JUDAS PRIEST (Only Aus Shows) | ALICE IN CHAINS   GHOST | RISE AGAINST  (Only Aus Shows) | THE AMITY AFFLICTION (Only Aus Shows) | ANTHRAX  HALESTORM (Only Aus Shows)| […]

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GRETA VAN FLEET Announces 2nd Show In Melbourne – Syd & Melb 1st Shows Sell Out!

GRETA VAN FLEET Announces 2nd Show In Melbourne – Syd & Melb 1st Shows Sell Out!

GRETA VAN FLEET, one of the most buzzed-about new rock bands today, will play Australia for the first time early next year on their “March of the Peaceful Army” World Tour Fans in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Auckland have been quick to secure their seats, and the shows at both Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on January 29 and Melbourne’s The Forum […]

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BRYAN ADAMS Is Returning To Australia In March 2019!

BRYAN ADAMS Is Returning To Australia In March 2019!

Following a limited run of regional shows in January, Frontier Touring is thrilled to announce the return of Canadian rock icon Bryan Adams to Australia next March for his Shine A Light Tour! The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter will perform for Melbourne audiences on Thursday 21 March at Rod Laver Arena before heading up the coast to perform at Wollongong’s WIN Entertainment Centre on Friday 22 […]

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SLIPKNOT return with single and video for ‘All Out Life’

SLIPKNOT return with single and video for ‘All Out Life’

SLIPKNOT has returned with a brand new track, All Out Life.  The unrelenting new track is joined by an official music video – directed by the band’s own M. Shawn Crahan – which is streaming now on Slipknot’s official YouTube channel – watch here.  All Out Life is available now at all DSPs. SLIPKNOT’s Corey Taylor explained “All Out Life is a song that is trying to […]

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