Category: Music News

Jakob Samuel of The Poodles set to release solo album

Jakob Samuel of The Poodles set to release solo album

This news just in from the Official headquarters of The Poodles (www.poodles.se) “As some of you may already have heard Jakob will be releasing his first solo album “Pastpresent” this spring. On the 20th of February the first single “Stars and Grace” will be out BUT if you can’t wait for that, he promised to have a preview for you on his Facebook […]

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Outloud set to release new EP ‘More Catastrophe’

Outloud set to release new EP ‘More Catastrophe’

OUTLOUD, the international rock band featuring Bob Katsionis (Firewind), Chandler Mogel (ex-Talon) and Mark Cross (ex-Firewind, Helloween) who stirred things up on the hard rock circuit with its powerful self-titled debut in 2009 and fiery follow-up Love Catastrophe in 2011, announce the release of More Catastrophe, a six-song EP which contains three brand new songs plus the aforementioned Christmas single, […]

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Dragonforce reveal details of new album ‘The Power Within’

Dragonforce reveal details of new album ‘The Power Within’

London based metal superstars DRAGONFORCE have revealed details of their forthcoming new album. Entitled “The Power Within”, the ten track monster is the bands fifth studio album, and first with new singer Marc Hudson in the fold. DragonForce guitarist Herman Li said, “The last two years have been the most fun we ever had making an album. Through writing, jamming and touring […]

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WIN a copy of the new VAN HALEN album! (CLOSED)

WIN a copy of the new VAN HALEN album! (CLOSED)

It’s finally here… Thanks to our friends at Universal Music Australia, we have five copies of the new VAN HALEN album ‘A Different Kind Of Truth’  to give away to five of our lucky readers.  First single ‘Tattoo’ has the fans divided, you can hear it for yourself below but from what we hear, the album is a huge rocker!  […]

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WIN THE CHANCE TO PERFORM AT PUSH OVER 2012

WIN THE CHANCE TO PERFORM AT PUSH OVER 2012

WIN THE CHANCE TO PERFORM AT PUSH OVER 2012  Thanks to triple j unearthed your band could win the opportunity to play at this year’s Push Over and join the stellar line up of Parkway Drive, 360, Tonight Alive, Yacht Club DJs, Dangerous!, Snakadaktal, Mantra, Redcoats, Eagle and The Worm, Glass Towers, 8 Bit Love, Northlane, Skyway, Hands Like Houses, Mindset, Hallower, […]

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AVATAR RELEASES FIRST SINGLE, “LET IT BURN” NEW RECORD DUE OUT IN U.S. February 14, 2012

AVATAR RELEASES FIRST SINGLE, “LET IT BURN” NEW RECORD DUE OUT IN U.S. February 14, 2012

AVATAR RELEASES FIRST SINGLE, “LET IT BURN” NEW RECORD DUE OUT IN U.S. February 14, 2012 AVATAR have released the first single from their upcoming new release, “Black Waltz”. NOISECREEP has the exclusive HERE. The band recently signed a record deal with eOne Music for North America. Their latest full length “Black Waltz” will reach US shores on February 14th, 2012. […]

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Kentucky Bridgeburners ‘Hail Jesus’, Nashville Pussy’s  Blaine Cartwright’s inspired new CD

Kentucky Bridgeburners ‘Hail Jesus’, Nashville Pussy’s Blaine Cartwright’s inspired new CD

Kentucky Bridgeburners Hail Jesus, Blaine Cartwright’s inspired new CD In the winter of 2011, Grammy-nominated songwriter and Nashville Pussy frontman Blaine Cartwright found himself snowed in, as a freak winter storm slammed his home town of Atlanta. “I suddenly had a lot of unexpected time on my hands. Alone.” Cartwright had just returned from a successful, if odd, tour of Europe with his […]

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On Top brings it hot ‘n sleazy with ‘Top Heavy’

On Top brings it hot ‘n sleazy with ‘Top Heavy’

A modern day answer to vintage metal, ON TOP are a hard-hitting power trio who deliver dirty rock n’ roll with an authentic 80’s metal flare! Top Heavy is the sleazy debut album from these Philadelphia rockers who rip it up with edgy vocals, hard hitting drums, dominating riffs and killer leads that will leave you begging for more. Guitarist […]

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Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot Australian Tour – second Melbourne show announced!

Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot Australian Tour – second Melbourne show announced!

Brian Setzer Unleashes Thrilling Line-up for ‘Rockabilly Riot’ Australian Tour 2012 – 2nd Melbourne show announced for TUESDAY APRIL 3, tickets on sale Friday, February 3rd through Ticketek! Featuring a special set with Slim Jim Phantom! Brian Setzer, rockabilly’s most iconic ambassador, has unleashed a brand new line-up for his upcoming Australian tour. Dubbed ‘Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot!’ this new look […]

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SHINEDOWN Reveal Album Cover and Exclusive Track Snippets

SHINEDOWN Reveal Album Cover and Exclusive Track Snippets

Following the announcement that multi-platinum rock band Shinedown have joined the Roadrunner Record family, the band have revealed the cover art for their new album Amaryllis, as well as a new website offering snippets of the albums tracks. Amaryllis will arrive in stores and at all digital retailers on March 23, 2012. You can hear the snippets and pre order […]

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SOULFLY – New single ‘World Scum’ released

SOULFLY – New single ‘World Scum’ released

NEW SINGLE ‘WORLD SCUM’ RELEASED, FROM ‘ENSLAVED’ OUT ON MARCH 9 2012 will see the release of Enslaved, a brand new Soulfly album which will be their eighth overall. While many bands barely make it to a third album, the Max Cavalera-led collective is still going strong two decades deep. 2012 also marks the band’s 15th anniversary of making a […]

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MASTODON Release ‘Dry Bone Valley’ – New Single and Video Clip

MASTODON Release ‘Dry Bone Valley’ – New Single and Video Clip

MASTODON TEAM UP WITH NOTED FINE ARTIST ON VIDEO FOR ‘DRY BONE VALLEY’, THE FOLLOW-UP TO GRAMMY-NOMINATED ‘CURL OF THE BURL’ FROM BAND’S ACCLAIMED ALBUM THE HUNTER To create the video for their new single ‘Dry Bone Valley’, Atlanta rock icons Mastodon have teamed up with noted fine artist Tim Biskup a long-time friend who has amassed a cadre of […]

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Black Veil Brides sidewaves announced

Black Veil Brides sidewaves announced

With their dark-edged punk attitude and cock-rock swagger BLACK VEIL BRIDES are ready to take their place among the most popular young rock bands in the world today. The hard rock industry is beyond saturation so anything that steers away from the norm seems like a blessing. Their sophomore album ‘Set the World on Fire’ has alternative press declaring it […]

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Ripple Music to Invade Europe for the Festival Season; Trucker Diablo, Grifter, and Stone Axe set to Lay Waste to a Town Near You

Ripple Music to Invade Europe for the Festival Season; Trucker Diablo, Grifter, and Stone Axe set to Lay Waste to a Town Near You

Ripple Music to Invade Europe for the Festival Season; Trucker Diablo, Grifter, and Stone Axe set to Lay Waste to a Town Near You Building upon a year that found Ripple Music garnering accolades across the board and album of the year releases by Grifter,Iron Claw, and Trucker Diablo, Ripple is about to invade the European festivals headlong and bring their hard-driving […]

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THE CULT to release new album ‘CHOICE OF WEAPON’ on May 25

THE CULT to release new album ‘CHOICE OF WEAPON’ on May 25

One of the finest British rock acts to have enjoyed worldwide success over the last few decades, The Cult has wrapped up recording ‘Choice of Weapon’, the group’s first studio album in five years.  Released in Australia on 25th May 2012 on Cooking Vinyl via Shock Records, its 10 tracks reveal the band at its rawest and most visceral, encapsulating […]

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Jack White’s debut album ‘Blunderbuss’ to be released April 20

Jack White’s debut album ‘Blunderbuss’ to be released April 20

“Love Interruption,” the first taste of Jack White’s forthcoming debut album, Blunderbuss, is currently available to the public as a free stream at www.jackwhiteIII.com . The digital version of “Love Interruption” will be available to purchase on February 1. Blunderbuss will be released April 20. Both will be released through Third Man Records/Columbia/Sony Music in Australia. A vinyl version of the “Love Interruption” single featuring exclusive non-LP B-side “Machine […]

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August Burns Red & Blessthefall Australian Tour

August Burns Red & Blessthefall Australian Tour

Destroy All Lines, Blue Murder, Blunt Magazine & Kill Your Stereo present… August Burns Red & Blessthefall Australian Tour With special guests Northlane Tickets on sale 9am Friday Feb 10 RSVP ON FACEBOOK HERE! When August Burns Red unleashed their 2009 breakout album, Constellations, they became a band that could no longer be ignored. They debuted in the Top 25, co-headlined the AP Tour, headlined Warped […]

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EVANESCENCE Australian Tour 2012

EVANESCENCE Australian Tour 2012

Evanescence are finally set to make a long overdue return to Australia presented by Michael Coppel. These shows will be their first in Australia since their sold out seven date national tour of 2007, and their third tour overall. Evanescence, with special guests Blaqk Audio, launch the tour in the nation’s capital on March 23, travelling onto Melbourne, Brisbane and […]

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JOHN FOGERTY – National Tour – Playing CREEDENCE hits

JOHN FOGERTY – National Tour – Playing CREEDENCE hits

Chugg Entertainment and Bluesfest Touring are today thrilled to announce that legendary rocker, John Fogerty,  has confirmed an unprecedented series of live shows in Australia this March/April.  Looking Out My Back Door:  John Fogerty Performs Live! The Albums of Creedence Clearwater Revival will see Fogerty performing classic albums ‘GREEN RIVER’ and ‘COSMO’S FACTORY’ in their entirety.  In addition, Fogerty will […]

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Yukon Blonde unleash ‘Tiger Talk’ on March 23rd

Yukon Blonde unleash ‘Tiger Talk’ on March 23rd

“[the] sound of a track that’s been played on your favorite bar’s jukebox for years.” – MTV Hive “gorgeous heat seeking harmonies…your new favorite Pacific Northwest obsession.” – Alternative Press “a wonderful mix of guitar-led intrigue, where Paul McCartney meets Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.” – Billboard  Yukon Blonde Unleash Tiger Talk on March 23.  The chatter has been non-stop about Yukon Blonde since they played a […]

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Cancer Bats to release Dead Set On Living, April 20th through Shock Records

Cancer Bats to release Dead Set On Living, April 20th through Shock Records

Two-time JUNO-nominated CANCER BATS will release their fourth full-length album Dead Set On Living, on April 20, 2012 through Shock Records in Australia and NZ. Once again utilizing the legendary Vespa Studios and producers Eric Ratz and Kenny Luong, Dead Set On Living brings yet another dimension to the Bats’ menacing style of thrash-tinged hardcore rock.  “We really strived for that raw, off-the-floor vibe this […]

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Calling All Cars have a SMASHING good time at Sydney BDO

Calling All Cars have a SMASHING good time at Sydney BDO

“It’s all fun and games until someone gets knocked out!” Growing up on the NSW south Coast CALLING ALL CARS’ front man Haydn Ing, and man-machine drumming brother James, had heard the same line from their parents on an almost daily basis. And so it was that the first voice that Haydn heard when he came to after a Spinal Tap type incident at yesterday’s Sydney Big Day […]

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A Rocket To The Moon, The Ready Set, The Summer Set, The Dangerous Summer Sidewaves announced

A Rocket To The Moon, The Ready Set, The Summer Set, The Dangerous Summer Sidewaves announced

A ROCKET TO THE MOON has never had an interest in pigeonholing themselves into one genre. With a penchant for monstrous sing-along choruses A ROCKET TO THE MOON has firmly established themselves as one of pop rocks most exciting acts. A ROCKET TO THE MOON’s debut album “On Your Side” showcases their versatility from heartfelt piano ballads to dance floor […]

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HALESTORM Sign to Roadrunner Records, Announce New EP and Album

HALESTORM Sign to Roadrunner Records, Announce New EP and Album

NEW EP ‘HELLO, IT’S MZ. HYDE’ TO BE RELEASED DIGITALLY ON FEBRUARY 3 NEW ALBUM ‘THE STRANGE CASE OF…’ TO BE RELEASED APRIL 13 Roadrunner Records is delighted to welcome Pennsylvania-based hard rockers Halestorm to the family and announce the release of their brand new album! Formed by frontwoman Lzzy Hale and her brother, drummer Arejay Hale, Halestorm has been […]

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Shannon Noll announces “A Million Suns” tour this February through June!

Shannon Noll announces “A Million Suns” tour this February through June!

Shannon Noll announces “A Million Suns” tour this February through June! Extensive Australian tour showcases new album, ‘A Million Suns’ One of Australia’s best-loved musicians, Shannon Noll, returns to the road this February to take his new record ‘A Million Suns’ to fans all over Australia. Taking in thirty+ dates across six States and Territories, the ‘A Million Suns’ tour […]

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Soundwave Pirate Radio

Soundwave Pirate Radio

Soundwave Festival is thrilled to announce the launch of ‘SOUNDWAVE PIRATE RADIO’. An online radio station streaming 24/7 packed with exclusive interviews, daily news updates and fist pumping tracks from all your favourite Soundwave artists. Exclusive to Soundwave Pirate radio will be ‘HAUGMETAL’ a weekly 2-hour metal show hosted by none other than Andrew Haug, every Thursday night from 8pm […]

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UK’s Seven Deadly premiere new music video…

UK’s Seven Deadly premiere new music video…

New UK metal 5 piece SEVEN DEADLY have just released their debut music video ‘From This Darkness’. The track has just been featured as Classic Rock Magazines Track Of The Day.  The music video can be viewed below. From This Darkness is available as a free mp3 download* on the band’s website http://www.sevendeadly1.com. The song was produced by Will Maya (The Answer/Breed […]

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The Sisters Of Mercy Sidewaves

The Sisters Of Mercy Sidewaves

Custom-Made Touring Proudly Presents  THE SISTERS OF MERCY **First Headline Show Sold Out** Second Headline Australian Show March 1, Corner Hotel, Melbourne “There was no place for us then, and there’s no place for us now. It didn’t stop us then, and it doesn’t stop us now. We’re everywhere.” Andrew Eldritch Following the announcement that their first show at the Corner Hotel […]

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Hydo Da Hero Sidewave announced

Hydo Da Hero Sidewave announced

“HYRO DA HERO Is an undoubted star in the waiting” – Kerrang! “Traditional rap fare bumps against raging Bad Brains-esque hardcore with a power few are currently harnessing” – 4/5 Rolling Stone There are cycles in everything.  Seasons come and go. Trends pop and deflate. Careers rise and fall. Genres of music live and die. Once in a while, an […]

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Rick Price – ‘The Waters Edge’ CD launch tour

Rick Price – ‘The Waters Edge’ CD launch tour

RICK PRICE “THE WATER’S EDGE” CD LAUNCH TOUR AUSTRALIA & SE ASIA TOUR – 2012  Australian singer/songwriter Rick Price has walked the journey many musicians’ dreams are made of. From the very beginning, as a nine year old and the youngest member of his family’s band, music was Rick’s passion. Since those humble yet defining days, set amongst the backdrop of country […]

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