Category: Music News

4ARM sign to Rising Records, ‘Submission For Liberty’ released Feb 6 2012

4ARM sign to Rising Records, ‘Submission For Liberty’ released Feb 6 2012

4ARM  SIGN TO RISING RECORDS Australian 4 piece thrash band 4ARM have signed a record deal with Rising Records. The band’s label debut which will be their third studio album overall is scheduled for a February 6, 2012 release. The title of the album is “Submission For Liberty” and is the bands finest work to date. The album contains 10 ferocious tracks, blending ear-splitting […]

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MxPx sign to El Shaddai Records for Australia and New Zealand

MxPx sign to El Shaddai Records for Australia and New Zealand

Mike Herrera, Tom Wisniewski, and Yuri Ruley who together make up legendary US punk rock trio, MxPx, have signed to El Shaddai Records for the Australian & New Zealand release of their next two projects. Label President Phil Kennedy commented “Having been fans of the band since the mid 90s we are super thrilled to be working with them.” El Shaddai Records will release […]

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Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for 2012!

Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for 2012!

To all our friends, likers, readers & followers…thanks for all your support during 2011 and May The Rock Be With You over the holiday season! Have yourself a Merry Christmas and best wishes for a rockin’ 2012!  

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Frontiers Records update – Crazy Lixx, Eclipse, Jeff Scott Soto, Hardline, Primal Fear…

Frontiers Records update – Crazy Lixx, Eclipse, Jeff Scott Soto, Hardline, Primal Fear…

JEFF SCOTT SOTO “Damage Control”, the new album by Jeff Scott Soto, is near completion and promises to deliver a one-two punch in the standard that is expected from the artist who has mastered the world of Melodic and Hard Rock music through the ages! The album is completed with appearances and co-writing by his current and former live line […]

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Lamb Of God release a 2nd trailer from forthcoming album ‘Resolution’ out January 20th

Lamb Of God release a 2nd trailer from forthcoming album ‘Resolution’ out January 20th

LAMB OF GOD FIRST SINGLE ‘GHOST WALKING’ TAKEN FROM THE FORTHCOMING ALBUM ‘RESOLUTION’ Ghost Walking is the hard-hitting first single from Resolution, Lamb Of God’s seventh studio album. Resolution is out on January 20 through Roadrunner Records Resolution is the follow up to their Grammy nominated album Wrath. Produced by Josh Wilbur, the album will feature 14 songs and will come in a digipak with artwork by longtime art director […]

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Joe Lynn Turner’s new SUNSTORM album pays tribute to his 80’s vocal sessions “Emotional Fire”

Joe Lynn Turner’s new SUNSTORM album pays tribute to his 80’s vocal sessions “Emotional Fire”

JOE LYNN TURNER’s NEW SUNSTORM album pays tribute to his 80’s vocal sessions “Emotional Fire” out on Frontiers on February 24th in Europe and February 28th in North America Joe Lynn Turner’s popular AOR side project with German/American producer Dennis Ward, SUNSTORM, will release the third album entitled “Emotional Fire” on February 24th 2012 in Europe (February 28th in North America) on Frontiers […]

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A Day To Remember, The Used, You Me At Six, Soundwave festival sidewaves announced

A Day To Remember, The Used, You Me At Six, Soundwave festival sidewaves announced

There is a new wave of artists that are constantly evolving and pushing the boundaries. A DAY REMEMBER are at the forefront of this uprising redefining a genre that was desperately seeking creativity, 2011 has been a monstrous year for the Florida quintet. From topping billboard charts and being crowned MTV’s breakthrough artist of 2011 to selling out arena’s across […]

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The Used new album ‘Vulnerable’ to be released March 2012

The Used new album ‘Vulnerable’ to be released March 2012

  THE USED FORMS NEW RECORD LABEL, ANGER MUSIC GROUP PARTNERS WITH HOPELESS RECORDS TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM VULNERABLE – OUT MARCH 2012 December 16, 2011 – Hopeless Records is excited to announce their partnership with The Used and their label, Anger Music Group to release the highly anticipated 5th studio album, Vulnerable. “The Used are proud to announce the birth of […]

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Dashboard Confessional, Jack’s Mannequin and Relient K sidwaves announced

Dashboard Confessional, Jack’s Mannequin and Relient K sidwaves announced

DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL has cultivated the kind of connection with fans that most songwriters spend a lifetime pursuing. Since the release of their breakthrough debut album ‘Swiss Army Romance’ Chris Carrabba’s fearless honesty has inspired fierce loyalty with his fans whilst inadvertently becoming the soundtrack to an entire generation. Returning with their 6th studio album ‘Alter The Ending’ their most confident […]

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Bush, Staind, Cherri Bomb sidewave announcement

Bush, Staind, Cherri Bomb sidewave announcement

The headline from a recent Billboard article says it all: “Like They Never Left.” Legendary British rockers BUSH, fronted by charismatic lead singer Gavin Rossdale, had more success in their first half dozen years of their career than most bands do in a lifetime. Forging a sound that would go on to characterize an entire decade releasing some of the […]

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Bad Religion sidewaves announced

Bad Religion sidewaves announced

From a suburban Los Angeles garage to becoming a worldwide institution of rebellion, few bands boast a history like BAD RELIGION. 30 years on, the worlds still a mess and BAD RELIGION’S fiery songs are more relevant and necessary than ever. On their 15th studio album ‘The Dissent Of Man’ BAD RELIGION pushes the boundaries of music as much today […]

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2012 Big Day Out artist additions and national timetables now online!

2012 Big Day Out artist additions and national timetables now online!

2012 BIG DAY OUT LOCAL ARTIST ADDITIONS! NATIONAL TIMETABLES NOW ONLINE! The Bronx and Mariachi El Bronx tag team in an Australian first on the Skate Stage in Perth and Adelaide! Hi everyone, The full picture of what’s in store is now reaching completion.    Of course there is always more to discover on the day.   The Big Day Out […]

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Trixter – firing up the engines for their comeback album!

Trixter – firing up the engines for their comeback album!

Give it to me good ! TRIXTER are firing up the engines for their comeback album ! Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the signing of TRIXTER for the worldwide release of the band’s reunion album in the spring of 2012 ! Formed in Paramus, New Jersey during 1983, TRIXTER would learn their chops playing live in the club circuit […]

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Sonic Station, the new AOR dream rising from Sweden

Sonic Station, the new AOR dream rising from Sweden

The new AOR dream rising from Sweden ! SONIC STATION to debut in February 2012 on Frontiers Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the signing to the label of a brand new Artist SONIC STATION for the release of their self titled debut album on February 24th 2012 in Europe and February 28th in North America. SONIC STATION is a new Westcoast-AOR Project put together […]

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Empires of Eden unleashes an epic Christmas special for 2011 – “We Three Kings”!

Empires of Eden unleashes an epic Christmas special for 2011 – “We Three Kings”!

Featuring the soaring vocals of Sean Peck (Cage), the arrangement of the classic Christmas anthem is taken into the epic realm of heavy metal. All proceeds from Itunes will go to the charity “Metal For Cancer” to support cancer research. This is available for a strictly limited time. Empires of Eden’s creator Stu Marshall comments: “This track came into being […]

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Vintage Trouble are heading to Australia for the first time

Vintage Trouble are heading to Australia for the first time

Vintage Trouble are bringing their live-wired, straight-shootin, dirty-mouth’d pelvis-pushin’ juke music to Australia for the first time East Coast show dates announced for January 2012 including 3 dates at Sydney Festival, Spiegeltent and the East Brunswick Club – Melbourne Hailing from Los Angeles, California Vintage Trouble put the soul back into rock. Vintage Trouble is a sensational, soulful four-man band […]

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THE LAZYS … ready to hit the road with a new EP

THE LAZYS … ready to hit the road with a new EP

THE LAZYS … ready to hit the road with a new EP, ‘Temptation Never Liked You’ Australian rock band The Lazys are hitting the road once again in support of their brand new EP, ‘Temptation Never Liked You’, with dates commencing mid January 2012. The Terrigal based five piece will also be joined by much-lauded Canadian rock band GrimSkunk at […]

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Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick returns to Australia

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick returns to Australia

Former Kiss guitarist Bruce Kulick returns to Australia after two years to celebrate his recording career with Kiss 1985-1997 Can you believe that it was 25 years ago in 2012 that Kiss’ top 3 single (UK) and biggest anthem since the 70s was released when Crazy, Crazy Nights ruled MTV? Can you believe that it also 20 years ago since […]

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Marilyn Manson, Coal Chamber, Wednesday 13 – Soundwave 2012 sidewaves announced

Marilyn Manson, Coal Chamber, Wednesday 13 – Soundwave 2012 sidewaves announced

“MARILYN MANSON reminds us what it’s like to see a rock star actually perform for his fucking fans” – NME Very rarely does an artist come along that defies the boundaries of convention and remains relevant in a storied career spanning over two decades selling in excess of 50 million albums. MARILYN MANSON has successfully pioneered ‘Shock Rock’ whilst redefining […]

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Pop Evil debut brand new song “Unstoppable”

Pop Evil debut brand new song “Unstoppable”

(NEW YORK, NY) – Michigan rock band POP EVIL have released a brand new song today called “Unstoppable.” ESPN has debuted the track HERE. “We are very excited to announce the addition of two new songs to our iTunes Deluxe Version of ‘War of Angels’: ‘Unstoppable’ and a new acoustic version of ‘Monster You Made,’” says front man Leigh Kakaty. […]

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SIXX:A.M. 7 EP released exclusively on ITUNES today!

SIXX:A.M. 7 EP released exclusively on ITUNES today!

SIXX:A.M. RELEASES 7 EP EXCLUSIVELY ON ITUNES; PREVIOUSLY UNAVAILABLE TRACK “CODEPENDENCE” IS ITUNES SINGLE OF THE WEEK  JAMES MICHAEL TO VIDEO CHAT WITH FANS TODAY AT 6PM EST/3PM PST – http://on.fb.me/vIM6XP (New York, NY) – Sixx:A.M. have released their first-ever acoustic EP entitled 7 today exclusively via iTunes (http://bit.ly/rK9tMp).  The EP, which premiered last week on AOL Music/Noisecreep, features seven acoustic versions of songs from the band’s recently released […]

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The Exploited announced Australian tour

The Exploited announced Australian tour

This April, riot starting, bouncer bashing, cop baiting, hotel trashing, foul talking, noise making, chaos causing, venue wrecking, government hating, rule breaking, piss taking, unrelenting, punk rock band THE EXPLOITED bring their politically charged live show to East Coast Australia and Auckland. The Exploited are not ‘punkers’ or any of the other cutesy, watered down, TV friendly names you might want to call […]

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DELAIN ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘WE ARE THE OTHERS’ OUT EARLY 2012 THROUGH ROADRUNNER RECORDS

DELAIN ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘WE ARE THE OTHERS’ OUT EARLY 2012 THROUGH ROADRUNNER RECORDS

DELAIN ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘WE ARE THE OTHERS’ OUT EARLY 2012 THROUGH ROADRUNNER RECORDS  Dutch symphonic rock outfit, DELAIN have set We Are The Others as the title of their third studio album, due out early 2012 on Roadrunner Records. The tracks were recorded at various studios in Stockholm, Sweden with producer Jacob Hellner, renowned for his work with Rammstein and […]

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KORN – NEW ALBUM ‘THE PATH OF TOTALITY’ OUT NOW

KORN – NEW ALBUM ‘THE PATH OF TOTALITY’ OUT NOW

KORN – NEW ALBUM ‘THE PATH OF TOTALITY’ OUT NOW Korn have released their tenth studio album, The Path of Totality. But this one is unlike any Korn record.  It’s even unlike any record released before. The Path of Totality is an experimental album which finds Korn shifting gears and exploring new territory. That should hardly come as a shock to […]

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Bluesfest sideshows announced

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Bluesfest sideshows announced

The guitar driven, blues prodigy, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD, is coming to Australia. There are few artists whose names are synonymous with one instrument and how it’s played in service to an entire genre. This is one such artist. KENNY WAYNE was given his first guitar at 3 years old, was playing by 7 after meeting Stevie Ray Vaughan and sharing […]

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Jeffrey Nothing (Mushroomhead) ‘The New Psychodalia’ – January 20, 2012 (Suburban Noize/Shock) + Aussie tour

Jeffrey Nothing (Mushroomhead) ‘The New Psychodalia’ – January 20, 2012 (Suburban Noize/Shock) + Aussie tour

JEFFREY NOTHING The New Psychodalia January 20, 2012 (Suburban Noize/Shock) +Debut solo album from Mushroomhead front man+ +Touring Australia with (hed) p.e. February 2012+ For more than a decade JEFFREY NOTHING has been the haunting voice behind Cleveland’s pioneering alterna-metal collective Mushroomhead. His distinctive vocals have driven Mushroomhead’s frightening extreme performance style, which has garnered them an enormously devoted cult following and […]

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Sheffield 5-piece While She Sleeps signs to Shock Records to release debut mini-album ‘The North Stands For Nothing

Sheffield 5-piece While She Sleeps signs to Shock Records to release debut mini-album ‘The North Stands For Nothing

UK’s WHILE SHE SLEEPS signs to Shock Records to release debut mini-album: ‘The North Stands For Nothing’ Full-length album coming early 2012 We are thrilled to announce that Shock has inked a deal with UK’s WHILE SHE SLEEPS. Hailing from Sheffield (a.k.a. ‘Steel City’), these 5 metallers are off to the best start any band could ask for. Over the last year alone WHILE SHE […]

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Chickenfoot nominated for a Grammy

Chickenfoot nominated for a Grammy

CHICKENFOOT EARNS GRAMMY NOMINATION FOR 3D PACKAGING OF CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED “CHICKENFOOT III” ALBUM FROM eONE MUSIC and earMUSIC/Edel Chickenfoot Scheduled to Play The Mark & Brian Christmas Show at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre on December 15th Before  January 2012 European Tour LOS ANGELES, CA—December 9, 2011—Chickenfoot –the supergroup featuring guitarist Joe Satriani, drummer Chad Smith, former Van Halen bassist Michael […]

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TRENT REZNOR / ATTICUS ROSS ‘THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO’ SOUNDTRACK

TRENT REZNOR / ATTICUS ROSS ‘THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO’ SOUNDTRACK

For the last fourteen months Atticus Ross and Trent Reznor have been hard at work on David Fincher’s ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’. “We laughed, we cried, we lost our minds and in the process made some of the most beautiful and disturbing music of our careers” notes Trent Reznor. The result is a sprawling three-hour opus that is […]

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Zappa Plays Zappa returns to Australia in 2012

Zappa Plays Zappa returns to Australia in 2012

From a mysterious research facility in California to the stages of theatres and festivals across the globe, Zappa Plays Zappa is prepared once again to respectfully expose Australian fans to Frank Zappa’s extraordinary achievements in music! Blue Murder presents: ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA Accept No Substitutes DweezilZappaWorld.com Tickets on sale 9am Monday 19th December Friday 6th April Palace Theatre Melbourne Tickets […]

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