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Dark New Day to release new album on Goomba Music

Dark New Day to release new album on Goomba Music

CHICAGO, IL – Goomba Music is proud to announce a partnership with hard rock veterans Dark New Day. The band’s sophomore album (title to be determined) is scheduled for a February 2012 release. This album mark’s the follow up to their highly successful debut “Twelve Year Silence” which was released in 2005. The new album will feature some of the […]

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Byron Bay Bluesfest 2012 – lineup so far!

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2012 – lineup so far!

COLD CHISEL to headline Bluesfest! Bluesfest is excited to announce that COLD CHISEL will headline the 2012 event, with the legendary Australian band’s exclusive festival appearance closing the main stage on Thursday 5th of April 2012.  It will be the first time that an Australian artist has ever headlined this iconic musical event. Bluesfest’s announcement is testament to the special place Cold Chisel’s music […]

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Nickelback new album stream – Here And Now

Nickelback new album stream – Here And Now

Love them or hate them, but Canadian rockers Nickelback are about to release their new album ‘Here And Now’ through Roadrunner Records this Friday the 18th November, and if you’re in Australia, you can be one of the lucky ones to check it out first as it currently streams in its entirety on the MMM website! You can check out […]

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Black Sabbath – Reunited, 33 years in the making

Black Sabbath – Reunited, 33 years in the making

Well the news that most had anticipated, but has now been made official…today in Los Angeles at the Whiskey A Go-Go where exactly 41 years ago to the day, where the band played their first ever Los Angeles show, one of the worlds most iconic heavy metal bands, Black Sabbath announced their reunion – OZZY OSBOURNE, TONY IOMMI, GEEZER BUTLER […]

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Gojira signs with Roadrunner Records

Gojira signs with Roadrunner Records

ROADRUNNER RECORDS ANNOUNCES THE SIGNING OF GOJIRA Roadrunner Records announced today the addition of French metal behemoths Gojira to the label. The band is universally recognized as one of the most talented and extreme art-metal acts on the scene today. Gojira are one of those rare bands that come along every couple of years and take everything you know about […]

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Sounds like, looks like, is…Monster Truck.

Sounds like, looks like, is…Monster Truck.

For fans of: Swords, Stoner Rock, Beards.  http://ilovemonstertruck.com There’s something comforting about a band name that delivers exactly what you are expecting to hear… In 2009, these four Canadians came together as Monster Truck, as somewhat of a side project for their other more serious bands (The Reason, Saint Alvia), but their original plans of getting wasted and playing sloppy […]

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FURYON sign management deal with Rock N Growl!

FURYON sign management deal with Rock N Growl!

UK’s best new metal band “FURYON“, feat. vocalist Matt Mitchell, guitarist Chris Green, guitarist Pat Heath, bass guitarist Alex “Nickel” Bowen and drummer Lee Farmery have signed a management deal with Germany’s “ROCK N GROWL“! ROCK N GROWL & FURYON are currently shopping the recording “GRAVITAS” produced by Rick Beato (Shinedown, Fozzy), securing a record deal very soon, with the […]

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WIN – a copy of ‘The Lost Children’ by Disturbed (CLOSED)

WIN – a copy of ‘The Lost Children’ by Disturbed (CLOSED)

Thanks to our good friends at Warner Music, they know we love some Disturbed, so much so they wanted to give us some copies of their newest album to give away to you guys!  Aren’t they lovely?! This is a collection of rarities and B-sides all made available in one perfect little package just for you all to enjoy, which […]

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Split Seconds – Battling The Big Time, supporting Jebediah

Split Seconds – Battling The Big Time, supporting Jebediah

Forget Hercules, the only supermen of mythical proportions you need to worry about this summer is Perth quintet SPLIT SECONDS. The power pop protagonists are suiting up, saying their prayers and getting ready for an almighty battle against…the month of November? That’s right, Split Seconds have been chosen to support fellow West Australians JEBEDIAH as they lead the charges on their Battle For November Tour. The pair […]

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Lamb Of God to release ‘Resolution’ on January 20th 2012

Lamb Of God to release ‘Resolution’ on January 20th 2012

LAMB OF GOD TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM RESOLUTION JANUARY 20TH 2012. Lamb of God has set 20th January 2012 as the release date for Resolution, the follow up to their Grammy nominated album Wrath.  Resolution, produced by Josh Wilbur, will feature 14 songs and will come in a digipak with artwork by longtime art director Ken Adams.  The album was […]

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BUSH to release new album ‘The Sea Of Memories’ on November 25

BUSH to release new album ‘The Sea Of Memories’ on November 25

Multi-platinum rock band BUSH are set to release their highly anticipated new album THE SEA OF MEMORIES November 25th via Shock Records. Recorded with legendary producer Bob Rock (Aerosmith, Metallica), THE SEA OF MEMORIES is the seminal band’s first studio release in 10 years and the first to be released via their own imprint, Zuma Rock Records. THE SEA OF […]

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Antiskeptic – Goodbye, Goodnight, Live at the HiFi 2008 (CD&DVD)

Antiskeptic – Goodbye, Goodnight, Live at the HiFi 2008 (CD&DVD)

The Melbourne power trio formed in the back of a record store in 1999, the band quickly rose to prominence through the strength of their energetic live shows and acclaimed recorded material. Hard working and independent, the band self financed numerous EP’s and albums, including the classics ‘Memoirs of a Common Man,’ ‘Aurora’ and ‘Monuments’ as well as playing nearly […]

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The Pogues announce Australian tour

The Pogues announce Australian tour

Blue Murder and Destroy All Lines present. The Pogues Australian Tour 2012 Shane MacGowan, Jem Finer, Spider Stacy, James Fearnley, Darryl Hunt, Andrew Ranken, Philip Chevron, Terry Woods The Pogues have been an indelible high watermark on the fickle tide of popular music for the last 30 years. Lead by the charismatic Shane MacGowan, The Pogues command an army of die-hard fans […]

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Urge Overkill – ‘Rock & Roll Submarine’ – Australian Tour 2012

Urge Overkill – ‘Rock & Roll Submarine’ – Australian Tour 2012

URGE OVERKILL – ROCK & ROLL SUBMARINE They have no right to be this good, really they don’t. Fifteen years since their last release Chicago-born hep-cats Urge Overkill return with a brand new album Rock & Roll Submarine – and no better way to celebrate than a welcome return visit to Australia this coming March. “From Mason Dixon’s struttin’ Southern boogie and the […]

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Northlane – announce tour dates and new album “Discoveries”

Northlane – announce tour dates and new album “Discoveries”

Australian Hardcore is officially out of the bag. Once the nation’s best kept secret, the mainstream has been forced to take notice of the massive underground scene that has been taken to new heights both locally and internationally with the success of bands like Parkway Drive, The Amity Affliction and Dream On Dreamer. And as the music industry struggles to […]

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Kee Marcello – “The Rock Star God Forgot”

Kee Marcello – “The Rock Star God Forgot”

Former EUROPE guitarist Kee Marcello has just released his controversial autobiography, “The Rock Star God Forgot”, in Sweden on October 19. Marcello just made headlines in the biggest Swedish newspaper with a painfully honest interview about the memoir, which is said to be “the first sex, drugs and rock and roll book ever written by a Swede. “The Rock Star God Forgot” […]

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Tegan And Sara to release DVD/CD – ‘Get Along’ – November 18

Tegan And Sara to release DVD/CD – ‘Get Along’ – November 18

Package Includes Two Mini-Documentaries That Give Viewers A Rare And Intimate Look At The Canadian Duo’s Lives, Plus DVD and CD Of Live Concert Recorded in Vancouver Beloved Canadian pop-rock icons Tegan and Sara will release a very special DVD/CD package, entitled Get Along, on Warner Bros. Records on November 18th, 2011. Get Along is a collection of three films and a live album […]

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Beggars & Thieves announce new album “We Are The Brokenhearted”

Beggars & Thieves announce new album “We Are The Brokenhearted”

Frontiers Records is excited to announce the release of the anticipated new BEGGARS & THIEVES album entitled We Are the Brokenhearted on November 29th in North America and December 2nd in Europe. Beggars & Thieves debuted on Atlantic Records in 1990 with their self-titled album, a record that was critically acclaimed with the first single appearing in the top 40 Billboard Magazine Album Rock […]

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Tim Chaisson showcase giveaway – Sydney – Wednesday 26th October (CLOSED)

Tim Chaisson showcase giveaway – Sydney – Wednesday 26th October (CLOSED)

Sydney music fans, we know it’s only a few days away but we’ve just been given 3 double passes to see a showcase by Tim Chaisson in Sydney on Wednesday night at Kit & Kaboodle in Kings Cross.  This will be a very special, rare opportunity to see Tim showcase music from his newest album ‘Broken Hearted Beat’ to a […]

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Soundwave 2012 – 2nd line up announced

Soundwave 2012 – 2nd line up announced

The line up was already huge but lo and behold, a second announcement of bands for Soundwave 2012.  Joining the already amazing line up are the following bands: BAD RELIGION / STRUNG OUT / STAIND / WEDNESDAY 13 / UNEARTH / THE PRETTY RECKLESS / CATHEDRAL / SHADOWS FALL / TONIGHT ALIVE / MOTIONLESS IN WHITE / BREAK EVEN / […]

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Disturbed to release B-Sides album — “The Lost Children”, on November 11

Disturbed to release B-Sides album — “The Lost Children”, on November 11

Multi-Platinum-selling hard rock band Disturbed will release its first ever B-sides collection, entitled The Lost Children, on November 11th on Reprise Records. The set includes a previously unreleased track, “Mine,” and “3,” which was released exclusively on the band’s website in April with all proceeds donated to the Damien Echols Defense Fund benefiting the West Memphis Three. A single from The […]

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Jon Stevens to release ‘Testify!’ on 11/11/11

Jon Stevens to release ‘Testify!’ on 11/11/11

Jon Stevens is set to release his second album for the year TESTIFY! –a collection of songs including rare 60s soul tunes, plus new originals, injected with the same down-home ‘bluesy’ feel. TESTIFY! is a culmination of the many and varied musical influences that have been with him since his childhood. Growing up in a small town in New Zealand, the youngest […]

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Project X offers free download from forthcoming album

Project X offers free download from forthcoming album

Western Australian traditional/power metallers Project X are offering a free download of the song ‘Last Man Standing’ in advance of the Halloween release of their second album “D Generation”. Project X features vocalist Matt Williams (Black Steel), drummer Richard Lovett (Glamnation), bassist Gareth Hughes (The Siren Tower, Graphic Fiction Heroes) and guitarists Jamie Page (Trilogy, Brian May, Black Steel, Black Alice), Sandy Calvezzi (Countdown), Leon […]

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WIN – New Empire Tickets – Melbourne 22nd October (CLOSED)

WIN – New Empire Tickets – Melbourne 22nd October (CLOSED)

Thanks to our good friends at RPM and New Empire we have two double passes to give away to the evening New Empire show in Melbourne on the 22nd October at the Royal Melbourne Hotel – this is an 18+ event.  This is your chance to check out an amazing band live for free, all you have to do is […]

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The Damned –  Australian Tour 2012

The Damned – Australian Tour 2012

Select Touring, Big Apachee, Street Press Australia and Sludge Factory proudly present The Damned Australian Tour 2012. Celebrating 35 years of living dead, UK gothic punk rockers, the Damned, make a triumphant return to Australia in January 2012. Lead by original members, guitarist/singer Captain Sensible and theatrical singer Dave Vanian, as well as long time members Monty Oxy Moron, Pinch […]

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The Cranberries return with new studio album “Roses” and offer up free track from October 19th!

The Cranberries return with new studio album “Roses” and offer up free track from October 19th!

The Cranberries will released the new song “Show Me,” as a free download on Wednesday October 19th via the band’s official Facebook page located at  facebook.com/TheCranberries.  The track will be available from 10:00pm TONIGHT! “Show Me” is the first new music heard from the band’s forthcoming album, Roses, which will be released in time for Valentine’s Day 2012 Shock Records on February 10th. […]

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Monsters of Rock Cruise – February 2012

Monsters of Rock Cruise – February 2012

Metal Blade Recording Artists DC4 have been invited to participate in the first annual Monsters Of Rock cruise from February 25 – 28, 2012. Named after the legendary hard rock festival held at Donington Raceway near Birmingham, England, this time the Monsters Of Rock will wreak havoc on the high seas from Ft. Lauderdale, FL to Nassau, Bahamas and (hopefully!) […]

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Guvera.com offers exclusive Nirvana prize pack (CLOSED)

Guvera.com offers exclusive Nirvana prize pack (CLOSED)

GUVERA.COM OFFERS NIRVANA FANS OPPORTUNITY TO WIN EXCLUSIVE PRIZE PACK INCLUDING THE NEVERMIND DELUXE EDITION 2-CD SET AND MORE Prize Pack Includes CD’s, a DVD, Collectible Artwork, Rare Apparel and other Collectibles Running Now through November 11, 2011; Entry is a Simple 2-Step Process by Going toGuvera.com/nirvana, then Clicking through to the Guvera Facebook Site and Hitting “LIKE”   Guvera.com, a […]

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Royal Hunt – the neoclassical metal kings are back!

Royal Hunt – the neoclassical metal kings are back!

Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of ROYAL HUNT 11th studio album entitled Show me How to Live  on November 29th in North America and December 2nd in Europe. Royal Hunt have been recently rejoined by DC Cooper, the American singer that marked the two most successful releases of the band in the 90’s :  Moving Target and the concept […]

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Jeff Scott Soto – new album news ‘Damage Control’

Jeff Scott Soto – new album news ‘Damage Control’

Here’s a latest update from Jeff Scott Soto…  “Hello all, Jeff Scott Soto here reporting in as I am contently at the halfway stages of completing my new solo album, Damage Control! I am 2 vocals away from wrapping up 14 new masterpieces for you…its been over 3 years since I completed Beautiful Mess which was a departure from what […]

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