Category: Music News

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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Pretty Maids – It Comes Alive (Maid In Switzerland)

Pretty Maids – It Comes Alive (Maid In Switzerland)

Frontiers Records is pleased to celebrate PRETTY MAIDS’ Thirtieth Anniversary with the release of the band’s first ever live 2CD/DVD package entitled “It Comes Alive (Maid in Switzerland)” on March 23rd in Europe and March 27th in North America. Following the highly acclaimed 2010 album “Pandemonium”, Danish melodic hard rockers, Pretty Maids have been touring more or less constantly throughout 2010/2011. They […]

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Cathedral, Paradise Lost & Turisas Sidewaves announced

Cathedral, Paradise Lost & Turisas Sidewaves announced

Don’t miss your chance to farewell one of metals’ greats! Closing the curtain on a stellar career spanning two decades, doom metal legends CATHEDRAL announce their last ever headline shows as part of two exclusive sidewaves in Sydney and Melbourne, giving Australian fans an opportunity to be a part of metal history. Twenty years, in which they’ve proved themselves to […]

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THE USED RELEASE FIRST SINGLE ‘I COME ALIVE’ ON ITUNES – OFF THE UPCOMING ALBUM VULNERABLE – OUT MARCH 30

THE USED RELEASE FIRST SINGLE ‘I COME ALIVE’ ON ITUNES – OFF THE UPCOMING ALBUM VULNERABLE – OUT MARCH 30

The first single off the highly anticipated new album from The Used has been released today via iTunes. The song originally premiered in Australia on January 11th on Triple J’s punk and hardcore show, Short. Fast. Loud. and Blunt Magazine said “’I Come Alive’ sees the one time kings of the emo movement returning for their crown.”With almost 3 Million albums sold worldwide, […]

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2012 The Year Of The Cannon – new drummer, new video and the Big Day Out!

2012 The Year Of The Cannon – new drummer, new video and the Big Day Out!

KING CANNONS spent 2011 fighting their way to the front of the line.  With their debut album almost complete, 2012 sees them ready to fulfil the promise that they have always been destined to deliver. The most significant move for KING CANNONS is the inclusion of their new drummer, none other than Dan McKay from THE NATION BLUE.  Dan is one of Australia’s most […]

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Jack’s Mannequin set to release new album on February 10

Jack’s Mannequin set to release new album on February 10

JACK’S MANNEQUIN SET TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM PEOPLE AND THINGS FEBRUARY 10 TOURING AUSTRALIA IN FEBRUARY / MARCH WITH SOUNDWAVE Jack’s Mannequin is back. Andrew McMahon and his crew return with a new record, People and Things available in Australia on February 10.  The album debuted in the USA at #1 on Billboard’s alternative rock albums chart and in the […]

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Katy Perry joins forces with The Sims

Katy Perry joins forces with The Sims

KATY PERRY JOINS CREATIVE FORCES WITH EA’S THE SIMS Exclusive Collaboration Kicks Off with Katy Perry-themed Collector’s Edition for The Sims 3 Showtime Expansion Pack* Available for Pre-order** Today SYDNEY, Australia, January 18, 2011 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced the beginning of an extensive and exclusive creative collaboration between Katy Perry, one of today’s biggest superstars, and […]

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The Getaway Plan announce ‘The Reckoning Tour’

The Getaway Plan announce ‘The Reckoning Tour’

THE GETAWAY PLAN ANNOUNCE THE RECKONING TOUR TO HIT EAST COAST SUBURBAN AND REGIONAL CENTRES It was a special start to 2012 as The Getaway Plan spent NYE playing their third slot on Pyramid Rock Festival. Now as they prepare for their second stint on the Big Day Out national touring bill, they will also take time out of their already […]

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Angels & Airwaves, Madina Lake & Framing Hanley Sidewaves announced

Angels & Airwaves, Madina Lake & Framing Hanley Sidewaves announced

Tom DeLonge needs no introduction. Forming ANGELS & AIRWAVES during Blink 182’s hiatus, they have gone on to reach critical success leading an army of die-hard fans. Combining epic melodies and monstrous arena rock choruses ANGELS & AIRWAVES debut album ‘We Don’t Need to Whisper’ had Kerrang! calling it “bold and brilliant…with some stunning moments of perfection…euphoric”. ANGELS & AIRWAVES […]

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THE MENZINGERS BEGIN TOUR WITH RISE AGAINST IN THE U.S  TOURING AUSTRALIA FOR THE FIRST TIME AS PART OF THE SOUNDAVE FESTIVAL

THE MENZINGERS BEGIN TOUR WITH RISE AGAINST IN THE U.S TOURING AUSTRALIA FOR THE FIRST TIME AS PART OF THE SOUNDAVE FESTIVAL

THE MENZINGERS BEGIN TOUR WITH RISE AGAINST IN THE U.S TOURING AUSTRALIA FOR THE FIRST TIME AS PART OF THE SOUNDAVE FESTIVAL New Track “Gates” Out Now Up and coming punk rock band The Menzingers are premiering a brand new song from their forthcoming Febuary 17th debut, On The Impossible Past as they begin a new tour in the U.S with Rise Against and A Day […]

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Dierks Bentley shares details about upcoming studio album ‘Home’

Dierks Bentley shares details about upcoming studio album ‘Home’

On the eve of his Australian shows, multi-PLATINUM singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley is sharing new details about his forthcoming sixth Capitol Nashville studio album, HOME; in stores February 3.  One of country music’s most distinguishable voices, Bentley returns with a mainstream country collection for the first time since 2009. “I definitely stepped away and explored some things that were more on the fringe of country […]

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Devin Townsend Project, Meshuggah & Dredg Sidewaves announced

Devin Townsend Project, Meshuggah & Dredg Sidewaves announced

DEVIN TOWNSEND; one of the most admired and lauded figures in the metal world will be bringing his astonishingly deep and varied catalogue of mind-blowing music to Sidewaves in Sydney and Melbourne. Devin Townsend has amazed, beguiled and occasionally baffled all comers in numerous incarnations spanning the extreme noise metal of Strapping Young Lad to the intricate melodies of Ocean […]

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WIN- My Chemical Romance – Australian Exclusive CD & Shirt pack (CLOSED)

WIN- My Chemical Romance – Australian Exclusive CD & Shirt pack (CLOSED)

My Chemical Romance fans, thanks to the kind folk at the Big Day Out, we have a few Australian Exclusive 6 track tour CD and T-shirt packs to give away for “The Kids From Yesterday” Just simply email us mtrbwy@maytherockbewithyou.com with your Name and Address and the first ones to do so will be sent one of the packs! You […]

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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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