Category: Music News

Chimaira share rehearsal footage for upcoming Soundwave shows!

Chimaira share rehearsal footage for upcoming Soundwave shows!

(NEW YORK, NY) – CHIMAIRA have released a behind the scenes video of the band rehearsing for their upcoming appearance on Australia’s Soundwave Festival and European/UK dates to follow after. View the video below! The band released their most recent record, “The Age Of Hell” over the summer to much critical praise. “Despite being conceived in the face of such […]

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4ARM releases new video clip for Submission For Liberty

4ARM releases new video clip for Submission For Liberty

4ARM Posts New Video “SUBMISSION FOR LIBERTY” Online  Australian metal outfit 4ARM  have posted their new music video online for the song “Submission For Liberty.” You can check it via the YouTube link listed below. The song comes from the bands recently released third studio album, “Submission For Liberty.” The video was shot 5 hours out of Melbourne over two days in […]

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Slash to release second studio solo album on May 18, 2012

Slash to release second studio solo album on May 18, 2012

SLASH TO RELEASE SECOND STUDIO SOLO ALBUM ON MAY 18, 2012  All photos: Travis Shinn.  SLASH–the iconic, Grammy-winning rock guitarist and songwriter–is currently in a Los Angeles studio putting the finishing touches on his second solo album.  The as-yet-untitled disc is due out May 18 on SLASH’s own label Dik Hayd International via Sony Music Australia and will follow his […]

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Teenage Casket Company release new single ‘Without You’

Teenage Casket Company release new single ‘Without You’

TEENAGE CASKET COMPANY, described as ‘Cheap Trick on overdrive’, are set to release their new single ‘WITHOUT YOU’ on Valentine’s Day, February 14th 2012. A brand new promo video for ‘WITHOUT YOU’ has been released to coincide with the single and was produced and directed by TAYLOR / WINTER FILMS. The song, which is a teaser track for a brand […]

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Get Ready For A “Curve” – Our Lady Peace Announces New Album & US Tour Dates

Get Ready For A “Curve” – Our Lady Peace Announces New Album & US Tour Dates

OUR LADY PEACE THROWS YOU A CURVE WITH NEW ALBUM IN APRIL BAND’S EIGHTH STUDIO ALBUM PRECEDED BY NEW SINGLE “HEAVYWEIGHT” HEADLINING TOUR OF NORTH AMERICA BEGINS MARCH 29th Our Lady Peace have proven to be fighters in the two decades since they formed in Toronto, a fitting theme for “Heavyweight,” the first single (available now) from their eighth studio […]

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Overkill release new album details and studio footage, ‘The Electric Age’

Overkill release new album details and studio footage, ‘The Electric Age’

  OVERKILL have revealed a behind the scenes video that outlines the recording process they used for their upcoming new record “The Electric Age.” Recorded at GEAR Studios, owned and operated by bassist D.D. Verni, the video outlines specific gear and techniques used and how it had shaped the bands raw unfiltered sound over the last few releases. View the […]

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Unearth, In This Moment Kittie & Heaven Shall Burn Sidewaves announced

Unearth, In This Moment Kittie & Heaven Shall Burn Sidewaves announced

UNEARTH proudly stand at the forefront of modern metal leaving a trail of mosh pit devastation in their wake. UNEARTH have delivered their most compelling statement with their 5th full length ‘Darkness In Light’ driving a fist into the collective gut of every image-obsessed wannabe metal band currently cluttering up the landscape. UNEARTH set the new standard with Revolver magazine […]

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The Butterfly Effect part ways with singer Clint Boge

The Butterfly Effect part ways with singer Clint Boge

The Butterfly Effect wish to inform their fans and media that singer Clint Boge is officially leaving the band to pursue other musical interests. The remaining members of the band, Ben Hall, Kurt Goedhart and Glenn Esmond will continue to work together and will announce their intentions in the not too distant future. Clint’s departure is an amicable one and […]

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Music Managers Forum Online 2012

Music Managers Forum Online 2012

Music Managers Forum Online 2012 Now in it’s 15th Year, Music Managers Forum Australia celebrates the occasion by presenting its Annual St. Kilda Festival February 7 – 11, 2012 Events and Forums. Music Manager’s Forum Australia* is the founding member of the Global IMMF who represent artists and artist music managers. These featured artists are the source of over 95% […]

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Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson announces 40th anniversary sequel to 1972 album

Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson announces 40th anniversary sequel to 1972 album

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of ‘Thick As A Brick’, Ian Anderson will release a sequel to the original album, titled ‘Thick As A Brick 2’ on March 30th. In 1972, Ian Anderson wrote and recorded the Jethro Tull Progressive Rock classic album ‘Thick As A Brick’. The lyrics were credited at the time to the fictitious child character, Gerald […]

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H.E.A.T to release new album ‘Address The Nation’ on March 28th

H.E.A.T to release new album ‘Address The Nation’ on March 28th

Swedish melodic rock monsters H.E.A.T have just released first single Living on the Run from the upcoming album Address the Nation. The single is OUT NOW and the album will be released 28/3-2012.  Address The Nation is the third album from H.E.A.T and will be the first to feature new singer, Erik Gronwall. Check more details over at www.heatsweden.com  

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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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