Category: Music News

Tumbleweed return to the road ahead of new album sessions

Tumbleweed return to the road ahead of new album sessions

TUMBLEWEED return to the studio in Sydney on June 9th with Paul McKercher (ARIA award winning these days mind you!) who last worked with the band on the last album the original Tumbleweed line-up recorded; the Galactaphonic LP back in 1994 – a nice complete of the circle. After the success of the recent headline reformation shows which saw the […]

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Airbourne to release forthcoming album on Roadrunner Records

Airbourne to release forthcoming album on Roadrunner Records

AIRBOURNE TO RELEASE FORTHCOMING ALBUM ON ROADRUNNER IN AUSTRALIA ALL ROADS LEAD TO Roadrunner Records for Airbourne, as Warrnambool’s favourite prodigal sons announce their new album will be released on the label worldwide – this time including Australia! Born and raised in the rural Victorian town of Warrnambool – population: 32,000 – frontman Joel O’Keeffe, says his only interest was devouring […]

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WIN: double passes to the Boris Australian tour (CLOSED)

WIN: double passes to the Boris Australian tour (CLOSED)

Handsome Tours and Deathproof PR have been mighty kind enough to offer up 2 x double passes for each of the Sydney and Brisbane shows for the upcoming BORIS Australian tour. Simply send us an email to: mtrbwy@maytherockbewithyou.com with your name and which show you would be attending.  (Eg. Brisbane or Sydney).  Competition closes March 15th! Want to know more […]

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SHINEDOWN Release Offical ‘Bully’ Video Clip

SHINEDOWN Release Offical ‘Bully’ Video Clip

Multi-platinum rock band Shinedown have unleashed the official video clip for ‘Bully’ – the first single from their fourth studio album, Amaryllis which will arrive in stores and at all digital retailers on March 23, 2012 through Roadrunner Records. ‘Bully’ – which is currently at radio – is Shinedown’s first new music since seeing all six singles from 2008’s ‘The […]

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Kee Marcello – The ‘Rockstar God Forgot’ tour

Kee Marcello – The ‘Rockstar God Forgot’ tour

Following up his autobiography, Kee Marcello hit the road with a dramatized rock’n’roll show, 30 years of rock history seen through the eyes of the Rockstar God forgot! Swedish dates feature hits and stars from Noice, Easy Action, Europe and special guests Deep Purple’s Don Airey and Alannah Myles. March 23 Umeå, Aula Nordica (/w TNT) 25 Sundsvall, Tonhallen 28 Västerås, […]

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Sabaton – album details revealed for ‘Carolus Rex’

Sabaton – album details revealed for ‘Carolus Rex’

Swedish epic power metallers SABATON have revealed a bunch of details for the bands upcoming album Carolus Rexwhich will be released late May via Nuclear Blast Records. Swedish epic power metallers SABATON have just unveiled exciting details on their upcoming new studio record “Carolus Rex” – that will actually be a two-in-one-album – through the following update: “We can now […]

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New Europe album ‘Bag Of Bones, set for release late April…

New Europe album ‘Bag Of Bones, set for release late April…

earMUSIC, rock leg of the Hamburg, Germany, based full entertainment company Edel, is thrilled to announce the new album of THE Swedish rock supergroup, EUROPE. The long player, set for UK release on Monday 30th April 2012, is entitled Bag of Bones. The new record was produced by one of the world’s most prestigious producers, Kevin Shirley. No stranger to the crème de la […]

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Diamond Dawn, introducing new Swedish melodic rock band

Diamond Dawn, introducing new Swedish melodic rock band

Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the signing of the swedish Melodic Rock newcomers DIAMOND DAWN. The band was formed in early 2011 in Gothenburg and released digitally the song “Standing As One” which caused a great buzz in the underground scene in Melodic Rock. It is possible to stream the track following this link on Youtube: The sound of the group […]

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Pink Cream 69 announce new drummer, Chris Schmidt

Pink Cream 69 announce new drummer, Chris Schmidt

Kosta Zafiriou, drummer and original member of PINK CREAM 69 left the band. He will be replaced by his good friend and long time drum tech Chris Schmidt, who played drums for Sunstorm, Harry Hess’ First Signal and more. Kosta: “It was a very hard decision to leave the band I co-founded back in 1987, but I am sure this is the […]

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Pennywise To Release New Album ‘All Or Nothing’ out April 27 on Epitaph Records

Pennywise To Release New Album ‘All Or Nothing’ out April 27 on Epitaph Records

  Notorious Southern California punk rockers Pennywise are back in full force and swinging harder than ever. The band who have inspired many throughout the world with their hard charging songs of self-reliance and perseverance, prove themselves once again with All Or Nothing, one of their most powerful and heartfelt albums to date. The album will hit the streets this April 27 care […]

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Hoodlum Shouts announce debut album and East Coast Tour

Hoodlum Shouts announce debut album and East Coast Tour

Hoodlum Shouts deliver their first full-length dose of brooding sing-alongs with the debut album Young Man Old Man set for joint release on Poison City and HelloSquare Recordings on March 28. Recorded by Matt Voigt (The Dirty Three, Midnight Oil, The Nation Blue), Canberra’s Hoodlum Shouts continue down the path of bold simplicity and lush melodies, while balancing the needle somewhere between melancholy and uplifting. […]

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Young Guns announce Australian tour with Closure In Moscow

Young Guns announce Australian tour with Closure In Moscow

Strength comes from our bones – the knowledge that, deep down, nothing is impossible. ‘Bones’, the stunning new album from Young Guns, captures exactly that: it’s a hymn to bravery and boldness, the defining statement so far from one of our finest bands. http://youtu.be/qk3vjIDuy9w Celebrated U.K outfit YOUNG GUNS hit Australian stages this May/June in support of their highly praised landmark new release […]

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Tenacious D’s – ‘Rize Of The Fenix’ set for release May 11th – Tracklisting revealed

Tenacious D’s – ‘Rize Of The Fenix’ set for release May 11th – Tracklisting revealed

Sony Music Entertainment Australia announced today the May 11, 2012 release of Tenacious D’s widely-anticipated RIZE OF THE FENIX, the band’s first studio album in over six years. RIZE OF THE FENIX is the third album from the group and is the follow-up to 2006’s gold THE PICK OF DESTINY and 2001’s platinum debut album TENACIOUS D. Produced by the brilliant John Kimbrough, RIZE OF THE […]

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SLASH reveals track listing for ‘Apocalyptic Love’

SLASH reveals track listing for ‘Apocalyptic Love’

REVEALS TRACK LISTING FOR ‘APOCALYPTIC LOVE’ NEW SOLO STUDIO ALBUM FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS RELEASED MAY 18, 2012 Off the back of his Australian visit last week, where we were lucky enough to hear nine tracks from it and to talk to SLASH about this upcoming album (look for that interview closer to release), SLASH has revealed the […]

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The ‘Metal For Cancer’ Dragon Slayer All Star Project

The ‘Metal For Cancer’ Dragon Slayer All Star Project

THE METAL FOR CANCER  DRAGON SLAYER ALL STAR PROJECT Announcing the release of the new digital single ‘Lets Unite in Rock’ featuring an all star cast exclusively written and produced by Henrik Flyman to raise funds for cancer research. Available exclusively now from www.metalforcancer.com Cancer is a disease that touches every people from all walks of life and the heavy […]

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The Dandy Warhols premiere ‘Well They’re Gone’

The Dandy Warhols premiere ‘Well They’re Gone’

Dandy Warhols Premiere “Well They’re Gone” On Rolling Stone This Machine Out April 24th On The End Records mp3 for download | “Well They’re Gone” This Machine is the Dandy’s 8th official studio album and was recorded over the course of 2011 at The Dandy Warhols rock clubhouse/ entertainment megaplex/studio The Odditorium. The band recorded the album with their longtime […]

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Cold Chisel announce plans for NO PLANS

Cold Chisel announce plans for NO PLANS

Cold Chisel announced today that their first new studio album in 14 years will be launched at Bluesfest – where Cold Chisel are headlining on Thursday April 5 – ahead of its official release in stores on Friday April 6 through Warner Music Australia. The album is titled No Plans and features 13 songs drawn from recording sessions across 2010 […]

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Falling In Reverse release new video ‘Raised By Wolves’

Falling In Reverse release new video ‘Raised By Wolves’

Exhilarating front man Ronnie Radke and his blistering young rock n’ roll band Falling In Reverse continue their meteoric rise with the release of their brand new video for the song “Raised By Wolves” from their smash debut album The Drug In Me Is You. This clip shows the band in an electrifying live performance and offers a sweat drenched window into life on […]

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Bruce Springsteen to release new studio album ‘Wrecking Ball’ – new song stream!

Bruce Springsteen to release new studio album ‘Wrecking Ball’ – new song stream!

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN TO RELEASE NEW STUDIO ALBUM ‘WRECKING BALL’ ON MARCH 6; EUROPEAN DATES AND SXSW KEYNOTE SPEECH CONFIRMED As reported on www.brucespringsteen.net, Bruce Springsteen’s new album Wrecking Ball has been set for March 6 release on Columbia Records. Marking his 17th studio album, ‘Wrecking Ball’ features 11 new Springsteen songs and was produced by Ron Aniello with Bruce Springsteen […]

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Stonefield to release new single ‘Bad Reality’ and announce new tour dates!

Stonefield to release new single ‘Bad Reality’ and announce new tour dates!

STONEFIELD are at it again…hands off the handlebars, feet in the air, full speed ahead! And since when has it been any different for these four siblings from rural Victoria? Their last 12 months has resembled a downhill speed?race that encompassed three continents, appearances at the biggest music festivals in the UK and Australia, a cast that includes The Foo Fighters, Kaiser Chiefs and […]

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Strangers – Signed, sealed, delivered!

Strangers – Signed, sealed, delivered!

SIGNED; SEALED; DELIVERED…they want more! Sydney rock&roll miscreants STRANGERS emerged from the depths of Melbourne’s The Studios In The City recording studio this week to a bright new day. Currently recording their debut album under the Terminator-like gaze of producer/manager Tom Larkin the band emerged for a scheduled smoke and found time to become the latest artist directly signed to Shock Records’ new imprint label PERMANENT RECORDS! Armed with […]

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Radiohead return to Australia in November

Radiohead return to Australia in November

“Taking the plunge into this band’s mysteries is one of rock’s true pleasures.” Rolling Stone (on The King Of Limbs) “Yorke sidled into his terse but radiant falsetto, his voice glowing over the room like a chandelier.”  New York Times (Roseland Ballroom NYC September 2011) “Yorke never, ever stopped moving. Neither did the crowd.”  Spin (Roseland Ballroom NYC September 2011) Admirers […]

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Make Them Suffer sign to Roadrunner Records Australia

Make Them Suffer sign to Roadrunner Records Australia

PERTH’S MAKE THEM SUFFER SIGN TO ROADRUNNER RECORDS AUSTRLIA Perth’s Deathcore, Black Metal hybrid Make Them Suffer have signed to Roadrunner Records Australia. On the back of the bands stunning Lord Of Woe EP, Make Them Suffer were brought to the attention of Roadrunner A&R execs after posting their tracks on Roadrunner’s Sign Me To site: A destination for unsigned bands to have their music reviewed […]

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THE CULT to headline Auditorium Shores Stage at SXSW on March 17th

The Cult will make its 2012 concert debut when the band plays the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival next month, headlining the Auditorium Shores Stage on Saturday, March 17. The Auditorium Shores Stage show will be free and open to the public, and The Cult will take the stage at 8:00PM. “SXSW is thrilled that The Cult is returning […]

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Soulfly release video for ‘World Scum’

Soulfly release video for ‘World Scum’

NEW VIDEO FOR ‘WORLD SCUM’ RELEASED – THE FIRST SINGLE FROM ENSLAVED OUT MARCH 9 Watch the new video for ‘World Scum’ here-   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 […]

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Zeroking is set on ‘Self Destruction’

Zeroking is set on ‘Self Destruction’

(Huntington, WVa – 20 February 2012) Rising West Virginia hard rockers, Zeroking have just released their first full length album (and third effort overall), Kings of Self Destruction via new upstart label, Vanity Music Group. Equal parts classic metal ala Guns N’ Roses and Motley Crue and modern hard rock in the vein of Hinder and Buckcherry, Kings Of Self Destruction covers all the […]

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Calling All Cars – tea, sympathy and a national tour!

Calling All Cars – tea, sympathy and a national tour!

Rewind to August last year – CALLING ALL CARS released their second album, the ARIA charting “Dancing with a Dead Man”, and set off on a tour cycle around the country. Taking their triple j featured album to the masses on the back of national airplay and hot supporting cast that introduced Redcoats and Boy In A Box they played to sold out rooms and stamped […]

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Dangerous! announce Teenage Rampage Tour

Dangerous! announce Teenage Rampage Tour

Artist Voice, Bombshellzine, Afends Clothing, Macbeth Shoes and Monster Energy Drink Present – Dangerous! “ Teenage Rampage” Tour. Raucous Australian Rock Band Hit The Road In Support Of Their Debut Album. There aren’t many bands left these days who embody rock n’ roll’s raucous spirit, which is why the music of Dangerous! is more vital now than ever. This Australian act […]

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Tyketto – to release new album ‘Dig In Deep’

Tyketto – to release new album ‘Dig In Deep’

NEW JERSEY ROCKERS TYKETTO TO RELEASE FIRST NEW ALBUM IN 18 YEARS: “DIG IN DEEP” Frontiers Records is proud to announce the release of the first new album in 18 years from New Jersey rockers Tyketto: DIG IN DEEP is due out on April 20th in Europeand April 24th in North America and features the original line-up. With recent appearances at Sweden Rock, Download, Firefest, Hard Rock […]

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TWELVE FOOT NINJA, JERICCO & CIRCLES JOIN FORCES FOR ‘SWARM TOUR’

TWELVE FOOT NINJA, JERICCO & CIRCLES JOIN FORCES FOR ‘SWARM TOUR’

TWELVE FOOT NINJA, JERICCO & CIRCLES JOIN FORCES FOR ‘SWARM TOUR’ Melbourne’s progressive heavy music scene is in fine form in 2012 and how better to celebrate than to combine the force of three of its finest on an impressive triple bill. This March, longstanding genre leaders Twelve Foot Ninja and Jericco will be joined by newcomers, Circles on the […]

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