Category: Music News

MIDNITE CITY return with new album; first video released!

MIDNITE CITY return with new album; first video released!

Following on from their explosive self-titled debut album last year, MIDNITE CITY return all guns blazing on 19th of October 2018 via AOR Heaven with their sophomore release ‘THERE GOES THE NEIGHBOURHHOOD’ – eleven tracks of fist pumping, high energy, feel-good, hair metal of the highest order! The lush melodies, huge choruses and gargantuan hooks found on their debut album are all here in abundance alongside […]

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RICK PRICE ‘Heaven Knows’ album cover to cover tour

RICK PRICE ‘Heaven Knows’ album cover to cover tour

‘Heaven Knows’ was first released through Sony Music in July 1992 and spawned five singles, ‘What’s Wrong With That Girl’, ‘Not A Day Goes By’, ‘A House Divided’, ‘Walk Away Renee’ and ‘Heaven Knows’.  The Album peaked at #3 in Australia and spent 23 weeks in the ARIA Top 40 charts.  The second single and title track ‘Heaven Knows’ charted […]

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TENACIOUS D Release New Album and Video Series Post-Apocalypto

TENACIOUS D Release New Album and Video Series Post-Apocalypto

Acclaimed rock duo and basically everyone’s favourite band ever Tenacious D — comprised of Jack Black and Kyle Gass — will release not one but TWO incredible works this fall.  Both are called Post-Apocalypto.  Both are amazing.  Here’s what you need to know: Post-Apocalypto – THE SERIES – is an original, six-part animated video series from the minds of Tenacious D.  Each frame of every episode was hand-drawn […]

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ASH Announce November 2018 Australian Tour

ASH Announce November 2018 Australian Tour

“Ash rule. They are geniuses. Gods maybe” (NME) Northern Ireland’s indie legends ASH finally return down under this November for a headline tour. Inspired by Nirvana, Sonic Youth, Pixies they are known worldwide for their energetic and incredibly fun live shows that continue to delight fans. Ash are truly a band that no matter how many times you have seen you can never get bored […]

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New Solo Album From ZZ TOP Guitarist/Vocalist, BILLY F GIBBONS Set For Release September 21

New Solo Album From ZZ TOP Guitarist/Vocalist, BILLY F GIBBONS Set For Release September 21

ZZ Top legend Billy F Gibbons drops his second-ever solo release, The Big Bad Blueson September 21, 2018. This is the follow-up to his acclaimed 2015 Afro-Cuban-flavored solo album Perfectamundo. The Big Bad Blues, as the title suggests, focuses on Gibbons’ lifelong love of the blues and rock & roll, showcasing the blues-influenced vocals and guitar licks that have together served as the foundation […]

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Red Hot Summer Tour Series Three

Red Hot Summer Tour Series Three

The 2019 RED HOT SUMMER TOUR is going to be huge, shows are already selling out and now, due to popular demand, promoters have announced additional dates on Series Three of the summer touring festival, headlined by John Farnham. Two dates – on April 13 and 27 – have been announced for Queensland audiences, a Noosa show, and the RED […]

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MUSE Announces New Album ‘Simulation Theory’ Out November 9

MUSE Announces New Album ‘Simulation Theory’ Out November 9

Muse have today announced that their eighth studio album, Simulation Theory, will be released on November 9 through Warner Music. The eleven-track record was produced by the band, along with several award-winning producers, including Rich Costey, Mike Elizondo, Shellback and Timbaland. Each of the album’s songs will be accompanied by a video. The album is available to pre-order now. Recent singles Something Human, Thought Contagion and Dig Down, as well as brand new track The Dark Side, are […]

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UNCANNY X-MEN Reunite,‘Cos Life Still Hurts’

UNCANNY X-MEN Reunite,‘Cos Life Still Hurts’

80s pop/rock sensation Uncanny X-Men original lineup reunite, on their ‘Cos Life Still Hurts’, kicking off in Queensland in September, 2018.  They can’t wait to get back on the road and perform for their loyal fans and play their chart-topping album ‘Cos Life Hurts’ Cover to Cover!  The idea was spawned from a handful of performances earlier this year, when they realised the magic was […]

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THE BREEDERS announce Australian tour

THE BREEDERS announce Australian tour

Following the announcement of prime festival slots at Victoria’s Meredith Music Festival & New South Wales’ Fairground Festival, The Breeders today announce they will also be visiting Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Melbourne & Canberra on a six-date Australian tour – kicking off Wednesday 28th November 2018. Earlier this year The Breeders released All Nerve, the group’s first record in a decade and their first in 25 years reuniting the iconic Last Splash line-up […]

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SKILLET Announce November 2018 Australian Tour

SKILLET Announce November 2018 Australian Tour

SKILLET lets their music speak the loudest. That’s how the quartet has cemented its place as one of the 21st century’s most successful rock bands. Selling over 11 million units worldwide, the Wisconsin quartet have received two GRAMMY® Award nominations and won a Billboard Music Award for the platinum-certified Awake. Their double-platinum single “Monster” was “the 8th most streamed rock song of 2015” with a total of 57 million […]

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ATREYU Announce New Album ‘In Our Wake’, Drop Video For Title Track + A Second Single

ATREYU Announce New Album ‘In Our Wake’, Drop Video For Title Track + A Second Single

Orange County mainstays Atreyu are pleased to announce their upcoming seventh studio albumIn Our Wake. The record is due out October 12 via Spinefarm / Caroline Australia. The band has shared two brand new songs from the album — the title track, which is also a video, and “Anger Left Behind.” “With this music video, we wanted our long time director friend Sean Stiegemeier and have him […]

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Beyond The Valley 1st Line-Up Announce

Beyond The Valley 1st Line-Up Announce

Back for its 5th Anniversary and finest NYE celebration to date, Beyond The Valley announces its exciting first artist line-up for 2018. Taking place across 4 days from the 28th of December, 2018 through to the tiny hours of January 1st 2019, amongst the lush and rolling, emerald hills of Lardner Park, Lardner, Beyond The Valley has over the past […]

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GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL LINE UP IS HERE!

GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL LINE UP IS HERE!

Something has entered the atmosphere. Something positive; Something…Good. Something….Different. Foretold through street posters, heralded through (not so) hushed murmurs of the people; Good Things Festival has once and for all emerged from the vast unknowns, bringing forth a new era for Australian alternative music fans, ushered in by an unstoppable army of some of the heaviest, and most alternative bands the universe […]

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PHIL COLLINS Brings Sold-Out Not Dead Yet: Live! Tour To Australia In January And February 2019

PHIL COLLINS Brings Sold-Out Not Dead Yet: Live! Tour To Australia In January And February 2019

Global music legend Phil Collins is set to make his long-anticipated return to Australia with his Not Dead Yet: Live! tour, presented by TEG Dainty. The 5-date tour kicks off on Saturday 19 January atBrisbane’s Suncorp Stadium, followed by Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Monday 21 January,Adelaide Oval on Friday 25 January, RAC Arena (formerly known as Perth Arena) on Monday 28 January and Melbourne’s AAMI Park on Friday 1 February. Tickets […]

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BRING ME THE HORIZON Announce 2019 Australian Dates For Their World Tour

BRING ME THE HORIZON Announce 2019 Australian Dates For Their World Tour

Sheffield based, multi-platinum selling BRING ME THE HORIZONare set to release a new album entitled “amo” via RCA/Sony on 11 January 2019.  Debut track, ‘MANTRA’ was Annie Mac’s Hottest Record on Radio 1 UK and has already received its first spin on triple j. To tie in with this announcement, the band announce the First Love Australian live dates in April 2019 as part of […]

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BUTCH WALKER 2019 Australian Tour

BUTCH WALKER 2019 Australian Tour

BUTCH WALKER is a singer, songwriter, and producer whose skills run from radio-friendly pop to high-attitude hard rock. Walker launched his public career with the band SOUTHGANG, who inked a contract with Virgin Records. The hard rock band group released two albums before splitting up, and Walker eventually resurfaced with MARVELOUS 3. Walker gained a brief taste of major-label success […]

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Who in ADELAIDE wants to WIN their chance to get up on stage with GENE SIMMONS? (CLOSED)

Who in ADELAIDE wants to WIN their chance to get up on stage with GENE SIMMONS? (CLOSED)

Thanks to our awesome friends at RPM and TEG Live we want to give someone in Adelaide the ultimate Rock Star Moment and get them up on stage alongside the legendary Gene Simmons at his upcoming show on Tuesday, 28 August at the Entertainment Centre Theatre, Adelaide! Not only will you win tickets for you and 3 of your best […]

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SHIHAD 30th Anniversary Tour and Vinyl release of The General Electric

SHIHAD 30th Anniversary Tour and Vinyl release of The General Electric

Picture this… 1988, Bob Hawke is Prime Minister, Australia dumps $600 million bucks of tax payer cash on Expo 88, Home and Away hits our tellies for the first time, triple j launch the Hottest 100, Nintendo release the Game Boy, free University education is no longer an option, and over in Wellington NZ, the Southernmost capital city in the world, Jon Toogood and Tom […]

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AMARANTHE Release New Single “365” And Announce New Studio Album

AMARANTHE Release New Single “365” And Announce New Studio Album

Four albums into their career, Amaranthe have racked up north of 118 million YouTube views and half-a-billion song streams, have landed at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart three times, and possess a panoply of gold and platinum discs for albums and singles alike. With their electrifying fifth album Helix due out October 19 through Spinefarm Records / Caroline Australia and armed with new singer Nils Molin, Amaranthe take another leap forward […]

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UNIFY 2019 Lineup Update: Four New Acts Announced

UNIFY 2019 Lineup Update: Four New Acts Announced

triple j & 24HUNDRED PRESENT UNIFY GATHERING 2019 FRIDAY JANUARY 11 UNDERØATH [Exclusive Australian Performance] KARNIVOOL [First East Coast Show since 2016] IN HEARTS WAKE HELLIONS [Very special return set] OCEAN GROVE WHILE SHE SLEEPS [Exclusive Australian Performance] CROSSFAITH [Exclusive Australian Performance] DREAM ON DREAMER THE PLOT IN YOU [Exclusive Australian Performance] HAND OF MERCY [Exclusive Reunion Show] DREAM STATE [Exclusive Australian […]

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DEE SNIDER Announces SPOKEN and SHOUTED! Australian Shows

DEE SNIDER Announces SPOKEN and SHOUTED! Australian Shows

He is one of the most recognisable and notorious frontmen of all time and DEE SNIDER ascended to hard rock royalty in the early 1980s as the lead singer for New York-based heavy rockers, the multi-platinum sellers TWISTED SISTER. The charismatic and outspoken SNIDER in 1985, alongside John Denver and Frank Zappa, testified against censorship in regard to the Tipper Gore led PMRC (Parents Music Resource Center) — SNIDER and company topped the charts […]

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DISTURBED Return With Seventh Full-Length Album ‘Evolution’ On October 19 | Available To Pre-Order Now

DISTURBED Return With Seventh Full-Length Album ‘Evolution’ On October 19 | Available To Pre-Order Now

GRAMMY® Award-nominated multi-platinum hard rock leaders Disturbed will unleash their seventh full-length album, Evolution, via Reprise Records on October 19. The album is available to pre-order now. Disturbed said: “It is with tremendous pride, joy, and anticipation that we look forward to sharing the next chapter in the creative life of Disturbed with the world. This record is truly unique, and very special to us, and we can only hope that […]

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ESKIMO JOE’s KAV TEMPERLEY Drops New Single ‘Pollyanna’ + Announces Debut Solo Album ‘All Your Devotion’ + National Tour

ESKIMO JOE’s KAV TEMPERLEY Drops New Single ‘Pollyanna’ + Announces Debut Solo Album ‘All Your Devotion’ + National Tour

Best known as the frontman of the Australian rock n roll luminaires, Eskimo Joe, acclaimed songwriter Kav Temperley is stepping out solo.  The first taste of his upcoming album dropped today in the form of new single, Pollyanna – an ominous reflection on the relativity of happiness – the single will be received instantly with all digital album pre-orders.  Pollyanna precedes Kav Temperley’s highly anticipated debut solo […]

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Australia…Save The Date Because Good Things Are Coming in December 2018. Dates And Venues Are Revealed.

Australia…Save The Date Because Good Things Are Coming in December 2018. Dates And Venues Are Revealed.

We’re about to put you out of your misery and share some information on what’s behind those mysterious street posters that have been spotted on the streets of Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. We’re thrilled to announce Good Things Festival, Australia’s newest music festival that will hit the east coast of Australia in December 2018. Save the date as we reveal the dates and […]

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BEYOND THE VALLEY returns for fifth anniversary with THE KOOKS!

BEYOND THE VALLEY returns for fifth anniversary with THE KOOKS!

Beyond The Valley is getting set for a huge return in 2018 as it celebrates its 5th Anniversary and its greatest NYE celebration to date. With another amazingly crafted and considered line-up due to drop later this month, festival director Michael Christidis shares, “Beyond The Valley has really found its place within the market and punters hearts over the last […]

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STEVE PERRY Returns: New Album ‘Traces’ Released Globally Oct 5, Featuring Lead Track “No Erasin’”

STEVE PERRY Returns: New Album ‘Traces’ Released Globally Oct 5, Featuring Lead Track “No Erasin’”

Legendary singer-songwriter and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Steve Perry makes his long-awaited return with Traces, his first new album in nearly a quarter century, out Friday October 5, 2018. The famed singer introduces Traces with lead track “No Erasin’” and reassuringly greets fans with the opening line “I know it’s been a long time comin’.” The track is an emotional […]

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Iconic Australian band ‘MOTOR ACE’ announce 20th anniversary – A Five Star Reunion Tour

Iconic Australian band ‘MOTOR ACE’ announce 20th anniversary – A Five Star Reunion Tour

It’s 2001, you’re driving home from work, flicking through the radio stations, and Five Star Laundry by Motor Ace is being played on triple j, Triple M and a bunch of other stations in between.  Then, as you walk in the door, the television is blaring and it’s Motor Ace again, with their iconic track Death Defyreaching an even wider audience as the theme song […]

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ALICE IN CHAINS Release New Single, Never Fade – Duff McKagan Pens Band Bio

ALICE IN CHAINS Release New Single, Never Fade – Duff McKagan Pens Band Bio

With nine days to go before the arrival of new Alice In Chains album Rainier Fog (BMG), anticipation is ramping up with the release of new single Never Fade  Listen to it below- NEVER FADE Never Fade is the third Rainier Fog song release following So Far Under and  The One You Know.All three tracks are available as instant downloads by going to aliceinchains.lnk.to/RainierFog Recorded with producer Nick Raskulinecz (his 3rd consecutive album […]

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Download 2019 Dates and Venues Announcement

Download 2019 Dates and Venues Announcement

“Saturday’s event packed in the fans and sent them home happy…Download was the festival Melbourne’s hard-rock tribes had been waiting three years for.” The Age “Consider Download’s first trip Down Under a success. Same again in 2019 please.” Kerrang! In late March 2018, nearly 30,000 heavy music fans descended on Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne to attend Australia’s first ever Download Festival. Four […]

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LIVING COLOUR Announce Australian Tour

LIVING COLOUR Announce Australian Tour

LIVING COLOUR return to Australia to perform highlights from their debut album ‘Vivid’ in plus they will be armed with all their other classic tunes. The ground-breaking American rock band from New York City, formed in 1984. Led by guitarist Vernon Reid, the bands lineup solidified in the mid-80’s w/ Corey Glover (vocals), Will Calhoun (drums) and Muzz Skillings (bass). Stylistically, the band’s music is a creative fusion influenced by free […]

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