Category: Music News

Jeff Scott Soto – Damage Control, new album due March 23rd

Jeff Scott Soto – Damage Control, new album due March 23rd

Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of JEFF SCOTT SOTO’s fifth studio album “Damage Control” on March 23rd in Europe and March 27th in North America. Extraordinary performer and amazing vocalist throughout, Jeff Scott Soto blasts through these hard rocking tracks with energy and masters the transition smoothly from heavy rock to a delicate ballad. For his new album “Damage Control”, Jeff […]

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Furyon set to release “Gravitas” on Frontiers Records, March 23rd

Furyon set to release “Gravitas” on Frontiers Records, March 23rd

Frontiers Records is excited to announce the Worldwide release of FURYON’s debut album “Gravitas” on March 23rd in Europe and March 27th in North America. FURYON is a new band from the UK who like nothing more than to challenge expectations. Raised on a diet of heavy metal, prog, and classic rock, FURYON mix all these components for a truly unique and contemporary sound. Delivering […]

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Nada Surf sign with independent label Stop Start

Nada Surf sign with independent label Stop Start

            It is with much excitement that Stop Start welcome US indie rock legends Nada Surf to the label. The bands brand new studio album ‘The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy’ will be released February 24, and for the first time in Australia their entire back catalogue will also be re-released at a special price. Nada Surf formed in New York in 1994 but […]

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The Poor hit the road in March

The Poor hit the road in March

March 2012 will see The Poor bring the beast out of the garage and clear the cobwebs for a handful of select shows to kick start the year with their No Bullshit, Straight Up, Rock N Fucken Roll approach. After some well received shows with ZZ Top and Rose Tattoo in 2011 the band is keen to get out and […]

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Deathproof PR presents Australia Day at The Tote

Deathproof PR presents Australia Day at The Tote

DEATHPROOF PR PRESENTS – AUSTRALIA DAY AT THE TOTE – January 26, 2012  Entering its second year as a non-profit fundraiser for The Refugee Council of Australia, over 20 bands from all over the country will come together at Melbourne’s live music hub, The Tote, for another year of heat, noise, friends and good times! Running from midday to midnight on Thursday January 26, […]

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L.A Guns (featuring Phil Lewis) to release new album…

L.A Guns (featuring Phil Lewis) to release new album…

  This news from the L.A Guns Facebook page… www.laguns.net & www.facebook.com/officialLAGuns L.A. Guns featuring Phil Lewis, Steve Riley, Stacey Blades and Scotty Griffin are pleased to announce the signing of their new record deal with Cleopatra Records. The band are currently in pre-production and expect to start tracking in early February with legendary producer, and old friend, Andy Johns (Led Zeppelin, Rolling […]

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Screaming Bikini bring their radical manouveurs to the Beresford Hotel during February!

Screaming Bikini bring their radical manouveurs to the Beresford Hotel during February!

Sarah McLeod’s smokin’ hot 3-piece girl band Screaming Bikini will bring their slick rock show to the Beresford Hotel every Saturday night throughout February. Recent shows for the Hard Rock Café opening, City Of Sydney’s Art and About festival, and Brisbane’s pop-up show for ‘Room For Thought’, proved these girls bring it up to the highest notch when it comes […]

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Gasoline Inc. back with a new single “The Wanted One”

Gasoline Inc. back with a new single “The Wanted One”

BRAND NEW SINGLE “THE WANTED ONE” AVAILABLE DIGITALLY TODAY! TAKEN FROM THE BANDS FORTHCOMING EP DUE FOR RELEASE FEBRUARY 3 2012  Brace yourself for Gasoline Inc! The band storm into 2012 with a dynamic new single THE WANTED ONE. With powerful melodies and driving guitar riffs, THE WANTED ONE proves again the bands ability to write and produce well-crafted insatiable rock songs with universal appeal. GASOLINE […]

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Big Day Out 2012 – special guest additions!

Big Day Out 2012 – special guest additions!

2012 BIG DAY OUT SPECIAL GUEST ADDITIONS!   Brand new sets added from Das Racist, Grinspoon, Grind Time Now Australia and The Living End! There’s just under a week to go! The 2012 BIG DAY OUT will kick off its 20th Anniversary trek on Friday, 20 January, making its very first pit stop in Auckland, New Zealand. Maps and playing times for each […]

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Soundwave Festival – Dragonforce out, Paradise Lost & Switchfoot in

Soundwave Festival – Dragonforce out, Paradise Lost & Switchfoot in

It is with great disappointment that we announce DragonForce has been forced to cancel their scheduled appearance due to the delay in completing their new album. DragonForce guitarist Sam Totman comments:  “It’s bitterly disappointing for us not to be able to play our debut Soundwave in 2012 because we were so looking forward to it and were going to kick […]

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Alter Bridge to release AB 3.5

Alter Bridge to release AB 3.5

ALTER BRIDGE TO RELEASE INTIMATE DOCUMENTARY & BONUS SONGS OUT ON ROADRUNNER RECORDS ON FEBRUARY 10 ALTER BRIDGE are pleased to unveil a limited edition of their October 2010 album AB III – to be titled AB 3.5. The special release will be available in Australia from February 10 to coincide with band’s appearance at the national Soundwave Festival and […]

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Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society, Hellyeah, Black Tide & Holy Grail Sidewaves announced

Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society, Hellyeah, Black Tide & Holy Grail Sidewaves announced

“Zakk Wylde, One of the 100 greatest living rockstars” – Revolver Magazine A heavy metal immortal, Zakk Wylde has ridden the rock and roll rollercoaster having played alongside Ozzy Osbourne for more than 2 decades conquering the world’s biggest stages and releasing multi-platinum albums. Founding  ZAKK WYLDE’s LACK LABEL SOCIETY in 1999, the band has gone on to achieve phenomenal success […]

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Unwritten Law, Zebrahead & Royal Republic Sidewaves announced

Unwritten Law, Zebrahead & Royal Republic Sidewaves announced

UNWRITTEN LAW inhabits the upper echelon of successful punk bands, bands whose substance and longevity overshadow the countless hordes of imitation, fly-by-night pop-punk operations riding a one-way train to anonymity.  UNWRITTEN LAW have reached unprecedented heights amassing a passionately loyal fan base and releasing 6 critically acclaimed albums including their genre defying breakthrough self titled album which spawned the hits […]

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Fools For Rowan launch Kickstarter campaign

Fools For Rowan launch Kickstarter campaign

Nashville band to release new album and music video in 2012 Los Angeles, CA –   Fools for Rowan, the Nashville based rock band, is set to release a new album and music video in 2012. It has been almost two years since the band has released new material. Fools For Rowan has written most of their record while on tour […]

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New Found Glory + Taking Back Sunday Australian tour announced

New Found Glory + Taking Back Sunday Australian tour announced

NEW FOUND GLORY are continuing their dominance in a genre they pioneered well over a decade ago, providing a breath of fresh air in a scene starved of creativity.  Paying homage to the bands that inspired them to pick up their instruments NEW FOUND GLORY’S new studio album ‘Radiosurgery’ showcases a band at the top of their game and “proves […]

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Hard Rock Rising – Global Battle Of The Bands commences in Australia – winner to play Hyde Park in London

Hard Rock Rising – Global Battle Of The Bands commences in Australia – winner to play Hyde Park in London

HARD ROCK RISING – GLOBAL BATTLE OF THE BANDS COMMENCES IN AUSTRALIA Winner to Play Live at Hyde Park London – YOUR BAND could be playing on that stage above! January 2012 – Hard Rock Australia is offering unsigned bands an unprecedented, chance of a lifetime to hit the big-time globally and play live at Hyde Park London at Hard […]

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Casablanca, featuring Ryan Roxie, set to release Apocalyptic Youth on March 16th

Casablanca, featuring Ryan Roxie, set to release Apocalyptic Youth on March 16th

The Swedish rock band Casablanca release their debut album entitled Apocalyptic Youth on March 16, 2012. Casablanca is a Swedish/American five-piece band featuring well known members guitarist Ryan Roxie (of Alice Cooper and Electric Angels), drummer Josephine Forsman (of Sahara Hotnights), bass player Mats Rubarth (Swedish national team football player), guitarist Erik Stenemo (of Melody Club) and front man Anders […]

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REFUSED NOT F***ING DEAD

REFUSED NOT F***ING DEAD

Groundbreaking Band To Play Coachella and Way Out West Festival The groundbreaking, highly influential Swedish hardcore band Refused have announced a series of shows scheduled for summer 2012. This is the band’s first appearance since their breakup in the late ‘90s and will include performances at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 13th and 20th and the […]

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Lit in the studio working on new album with Butch Walker

Lit in the studio working on new album with Butch Walker

Lit are back and are currently holed up in the studio of Butch Walker in Santa Monica recording a bunch of new material that is scheduled for an as yet untitled album release during 2012.  It has been over 7 years since their last album release, the self titled “Lit” and in that time,  the band tragically lost drummer, Allen […]

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Van Halen announces Australian release details for new album “A Different Kind Of Truth”

Van Halen announces Australian release details for new album “A Different Kind Of Truth”

VAN HALEN ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF THEIR NEW ALBUM,  A DIFFERENT KIND OF TRUTH Van Halen, Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inductees and one of the most important and influential rock bands of all time, confirmed their new album, A Different Kind Of Truth, will be released in the Australia on February 3, 4 days ahead of the U.S. which releases […]

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Shinedown sign to Roadrunner and announce new album ‘Amaryllis’ released March 23

Shinedown sign to Roadrunner and announce new album ‘Amaryllis’ released March 23

ROADRUNNER RECORDS WELCOME FLORIDA ROCKERS SHINEDOWN AND ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘AMARYLLIS’ TO BE RELEASED MARCH 23 Roadrunner Records is delighted to welcome multi-platinum rock band Shinedown to the family. In addition, Roadrunner and Shinedown are excited to announce the much anticipated release of their new album, titled Amaryllis.  Amaryllis will arrive in stores and at all digital retailers on March […]

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AOL NOISECREEP PREMIERES DEUCE, ‘AMERICA’+ VEVO VIDEO PREMIERE 1/10

AOL NOISECREEP PREMIERES DEUCE, ‘AMERICA’+ VEVO VIDEO PREMIERE 1/10

AOL NOISECREEP PREMIERES DEUCE, ‘AMERICA’+ VEVO VIDEO PREMIERE 1/10 AOL’s Noisecreep premiered Deuce’s his new single “America,” which will be featured on his debut solo album Nine Lives via Five Seven Music on March 27, 2012 worldwide. Deuce, ‘America’ Song Premiere: http://aol.it/z35Djp VEVO will premiere Deuce’s second video, ‘America’ January 10th, which is the follow-up to “Let’s Get It Crackin’” – http://bit.ly/deucelgic Deuce is also releasing his Nine […]

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4ARM release trailer for new album “Submission For Liberty”

4ARM release trailer for new album “Submission For Liberty”

Australian 4 piece thrash band 4ARM have released an official web trailer for their much antisipated new album scheduled for a February 6, 2012 release through Rising Records. Now you have the opportunity to hear a little of what to expect on “Submission For Liberty”.   http://vimeo.com/34757864 “SUBMISSION FOR LIBERTY” OUT FEB 6 2012 WORLD WIDE www.4arm.net www.risingrecords.org

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Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi diagnosed with lymphoma

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi diagnosed with lymphoma

Official release below via www.tonyiommi.com “With the news that Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with the early stages of lymphoma, his bandmates would like everyone to send positive vibes to the guitarist at this time.  Iommi is currently working with his doctors to establish the best treatment plan–the “IRON MAN” of Rock & Roll remains upbeat and determined to make a full and successful […]

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Deathproof PR presents Australia Day at The Tote

Deathproof PR presents Australia Day at The Tote

DEATHRPROOF PR PRESENTS – AUSTRALIA DAY AT THE TOTE- January 26, 2012  Fear Like Us | Arrows | The Smith Street Band | Anchors  Darren Gibson | Quiet Steps | Lincoln Le Fevre | Foxtrot | Daybreak | The Union Pacific | Palisades | Toy Boats | Milestones | Nuclear Summer | Make More | Mr DNA | Cavalcade | Waiting […]

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Nine Sons Of Dan – Australian iTunes exclusive release on sale now & North America release

Nine Sons Of Dan – Australian iTunes exclusive release on sale now & North America release

Gold Coast rockers Nine Sons of Dan have, today, released “She’s So Fine” as an exclusive iTunes bundle packaging the single and a bonus never before released acoustic version of the track. The five-piece will also release their debut EP “Landslide” to radio and retail in North America on January 16 2012. In Australia, “She’s So Fine”, which features Paramore […]

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Big Day Out official iPhone App

Big Day Out official iPhone App

BIG DAY OUT 2012 OFFICIAL MOBILE APP IS HERE! NEW FEATURES INCLUDE SCHEDULE SYNC!   For release: Friday, 6 January, 2012: We’re celebrating the new year in style by giving Big Day Out fans with iPhones a gift – the super handy Big Day Out 2012 Mobile App is available to download NOW and it is set to enhance your festival experience by providing everything […]

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The Living End – update

The Living End – update

  Here’s the latest updates from the land of The Living End…. THE LIVING END not only performed at the 2011 ARIA Awards, they also walked away with two shiny new gongs. The band took out the Best Rock Album and Most Popular Australian Live Artist at the awards, the latter a publicly voted award. Last weekend the band took […]

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Aussie rockers BabyJane sign record deal with Sunset Records

Aussie rockers BabyJane sign record deal with Sunset Records

Australian hard rock band BabyJane signs a worldwide record deal with Sunset Records. Sunset signs hard rock act, BabyJane from Perth, Australia this week, Are You Listening? To hit stores January 24th, 2012. The debut BabyJane album entitled “Are You Listening?” is being up to be released on January 24, 2012, following its’ signing to Sunset Records this week. Multi […]

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Hatebreed, Cro-Mags, Biohazard, Hellyeah – Sidewaves announced!

Hatebreed, Cro-Mags, Biohazard, Hellyeah – Sidewaves announced!

As the Soundwave 2012 machine keeps on rolling, yet another monster Sidewave has just been announced!  Check out this one! HATEBREED. Respected by peers. Revered by fans. An unstoppable force. The hardcore legends have been annihilating mosh pits throughout the globe for over 17 brutal years. HATEBREED’S music is like a universal language that so many speak and comprehend. Architects […]

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