Category: Music News

Lo! announce debut album and national tour

Lo! announce debut album and national tour

“A sludgy and abrasive (though delicious) stew, seasoned with all kinds of exotic time signatures and a hint of Mastodon” – Blunt Magazine For fans of: Breach, Converge, Mastadon, Baroness Akin to the way a volcano can lie dormant for years before unexpectedly unleashing it’s mighty wrath on everything within reach, Sydney band Lo! kept a pretty low profile, until […]

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‘God Bless Ozzy Osbourne’ released on DVD / Blu-Ray November 18th

‘God Bless Ozzy Osbourne’ released on DVD / Blu-Ray November 18th

Eagle Rock Entertainment are proud to announce the release on 18th November 2011 of the “God Bless Ozzy Osbourne” film on DVD and Blu-ray.  Produced by his son Jack, this touching and funny portrait is the first official in depth story of Ozzy Osbourne, and was made with the full co-operation and approval of Ozzy and his family and friends.  “God […]

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Yukon Blonde release Fire/Water EP ahead of Australian tour

Yukon Blonde release Fire/Water EP ahead of Australian tour

Yukon Blonde are one of Canada’s best kept secrets. Until now…. Vancouver’s acclaimed contribution to the world of enigmatic folk/country/indie-rock have amassed a loyal fan base in their home country, but their sun-drenched melodies (reminiscent of a far sunnier climate than from whence they sprung!) and lush harmonies have recently captured the attention of a much broader audience. Most recently […]

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Tyketto worldwide live webcast in November!

Tyketto worldwide live webcast in November!

For Tyketto fans world wide, especially those that were never able to see the band live, now’s your chance. On Saturday, November 26th at 3:00pm EST, we will be globally broadcasting a live webcast from the New York area. This show will feature the original line up of Danny Vaughn, Brooke St. James, Michael Clayton and Jimi Kennedy….onstage together for […]

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The Magnificent – Scandanavia’s finest secret?

The Magnificent – Scandanavia’s finest secret?

Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of the self-titled debut album from THE MAGNIFICENT on November 4th in Europe and November 1st in North America. With Scandinavia becoming more and more the promised land for quality Melodic Rock bands, it was just natural that Frontiers would dig deep in the scene to find and expose the best new talents around. Then imagine if […]

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Opeth announce Australian tour

Opeth announce Australian tour

“Opeth continually expands the definition of what metal can be” – Rolling Stone OPETH are Pioneers. OPETH continue to create epic and iconic music; inventing and reinventing the rules as they go along. With over Twenty years and Ten albums under their collective belt, OPETH’s legion of fans has grown as much as their kaleidoscopic sound has broadened. OPETH have […]

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Slash set to release first ever live solo CD / DVD / Blu-Ray

Slash set to release first ever live solo CD / DVD / Blu-Ray

Eagle Rock Entertainment are proud to announce the UK release of Slash’s first ever live solo album “Made In Stoke 24/7/11”.  The double-disc CD, DVD and Blu-ray format releases hit stores on 18 November 2011 The iconic, Grammy-winning rock guitarist and songwriter Slash has perfected the science of the six-string for over 20 years as an integral component of Guns […]

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Gotthard – “Homegrown – Alive In Lugano”

Gotthard – “Homegrown – Alive In Lugano”

GOTTHARD releases the previously announced and long-awaited live album entitled “Homegrown – Alive In Lugano“. “Homegrown – Alive In Lugano“ contains a live recording of the band’s concert on the 17th of July 2010 in Lugano, which was one of the last concerts with vocalist Steve Lee, who tragically died during a motorbike trip through the USA on the 5th […]

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Leviathan Of The Sea debut EP available as a free download

Leviathan Of The Sea debut EP available as a free download

Perth, Australia’s Leviathan Of The Sea has released its new, freely available self-titled EP via http://leviathanofthesea.com. Led by Matthew Leonard Rowe (formerly of Anime Fire), LOTS is as much a solo musical endeavour as it is a provocative philosophical platform. Taking issue with the modern music industry, the lack of serious subject matter in heavy music (and the way it […]

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Quiet Child to support Opeth on their Aussie tour

Quiet Child to support Opeth on their Aussie tour

Quiet Child are pleased to announce that they have been asked by Opeth to join them on their national tour of Australia. The tour will kick off on Dec 15 taking in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. This comes just months after the release of Quiet Child’s second album Thumper which saw the band tour the East Coast extensively. For […]

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Baby Animals return for spring tour dates

Baby Animals return for spring tour dates

BABY ANIMALS RETURN FOR SPRING TOUR DATES 2011 has already been jam-packed for one of Australia’s finest rock outfits, BABY ANIMALS. With a fearsome reputation for live shows, the band is preparing to showcase a selection of new songs alongside their much-loved crowd favourites, when they hit the road in October. Suze and the boys kicked off the year with […]

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The Angels with Dave Gleeson – Waiting For The Sun tour

The Angels with Dave Gleeson – Waiting For The Sun tour

August 18th, 2011 (Sydney, Australia).  Mid 2011 saw Rick Brewster’s Angels fronted by Dave Gleeson of The Screaming Jets perform two mind-blowing sell out shows in Sydney and Adelaide. They showcased the band’s new single “Waiting For The Sun” as well as performing all the classics, leaving fans screaming for more and excited at the prospect of a new revitalized […]

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MTRBWY rennovations & old website

MTRBWY rennovations & old website

Hey guys, Hopefully those of you who are regular readers have noticed, things around www.maytherockbewithyou.com have changed, with a brand spanking new website, a new look and hopefully a better viewing experience for you all. Have a look around and tell us what you think.  How do you want me to do that you ask?….well look below, you can leave comments now […]

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Mi-Sex announce their Blue Day – 20 years tour

Mi-Sex announce their Blue Day – 20 years tour

Mi-Sex emerged from New Zealand in 1977 as a collection of creative souls and forged a collaborative talent that broke the 80’s new sound. Powerful live performances and hit song’s like: ‘But You Don’t Care’, ‘Graffiti Crimes’ and the hit single ‘Computer Games’ very quickly established them on the touring circuit as a power to be reckoned with. “Compu-PU-pu-PU-pu-PU Computer […]

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Roger Waters brings The Wall live to Australia

Roger Waters brings The Wall live to Australia

Roger Waters will perform his masterpiece The Wall to Australia in 2012, continuing the sell-out success of his extensive 2010/2011 tour of North America and Europe. PERTH – BURSWOOD DOME FRIDAY JANUARY 27, SATURDAY JANUARY 28 BRISBANE – ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE  WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1, THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2, SATURDAY FEBRUARY 4 MELBOURNE – ROD LAVER ARENA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 7, WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 8, FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10, SATURDAY FEBRUARY 11 […]

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All Shall Perish announce Australian tour

All Shall Perish announce Australian tour

STRIKE HARD BOOKINGS & KILLYOURSTEREO Present ALL SHALL PERISH with special guest RESIST THE THOUGHT When people like Kirk Hammett and Rob Flynn cite your band as favourites, you know you’re onto a good thing. And for Oakland, California’s ALL SHALL PERISH that is precisely the case. With new album This Is Where It Ends newly unleashed on the world, the Californian quintet […]

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Tonight Alive – debut album, What Are You Scared Of?

Tonight Alive – debut album, What Are You Scared Of?

Sony Music Australia is excited to announce the debut album from pop-punk band  Tonight Alive, What Are You So Scared Of?,  which is set for release on October 14th  2011. Tonight Alive recorded the album in LA earlier this year with respected producer Mark Trombino (Blink 182, Jimmy Eat World) at LA’s infamous NRG Studios. The first single ‘Starlight’ is at radio […]

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Richie Kotzen – new album ’24 Hours’ and video

Richie Kotzen – new album ’24 Hours’ and video

“24 Hours”, the new video from guitar virtuoso and singer/songwriterRichie Kotzen, can be seen below. The song is the title track of Kotzen‘s new album, which is scheduled for release on November 11 viaHeadroom-Inc. “24 Hours” reflects the guitar style that has defined Kotzen‘s career as a virtuoso, while taking it to another level. “I feel like I have reached a new level […]

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Juke Kartel – Freeway OZ Tour

Juke Kartel – Freeway OZ Tour

Melbourne rockers Juke Kartel return home from their relocated base of USA in December for a bunch of shows in Victoria, NSW and South Australia.  The boys have been busy writing new material for the follow up to Levolution, so am sure there might be a new song or two included in these shows! Keep an eye on Juke Kartel […]

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Lou Reed & Metallica ‘Lulu’ due 31 October

Lou Reed & Metallica ‘Lulu’ due 31 October

In what is sure to be one of the most talked-about alliances of the year, New York king of avant-rock Lou Reed has teamed up with best-selling hard rock band Metallica to record a brand-new album, entitled Lulu, which will be released by Vertigo Records on October 31st 2011. The album was co-produced by Reed, Metallica, Hal Willner (who has produced albums for Reed, Marianne Faithfull, […]

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Rush sign to Roadrunner Records

Rush sign to Roadrunner Records

ROADRUNNER RECORDS is pleased to announce a new worldwide partnership with Anthem Records and rock trio RUSH. The band will remain on Anthem/Universal Music in Canada only. “We have tremendous respect for Roadrunner Records, and what Cees Wessels and Jonas Nachsin have built on a worldwide level. After years of Roadrunner pursuing the band, Tom Lipsky presented a deal that worked and […]

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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Australian Tour 2012

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Australian Tour 2012

    Country music’s reigning king and queen, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will tour Australia for the first time together next March, promoters Rob Potts Entertainment Edge and Chugg Entertainment announced today.   The Tim McGraw & Faith Hill / Australia 2012 tour will be the first time the country music superstars have toured together outside of North America, […]

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Kimball Jamison – the duo album

Kimball Jamison – the duo album

Vocal legends Bobby KIMBALL (Toto) and Jimi JAMISON (Survivor) team up for forthcoming album due out in October “Hold the Line”, “White Sister”, “English Eyes”, “Goodbye Elenore”, “Rosanna”, “Is This Love”, “Burning Heart”, “The Search Is Over”, “High on You”, “I Can’t Hold Back”… These songs from Toto and Survivor are true musical evergreens and are still played on radio […]

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ISSA – the melodic rock diva is back with second album!

ISSA – the melodic rock diva is back with second album!

Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the worldwide release of the second ISSA album entitled “The Storm” on October 14th in Europe and October 18th in North America. Since her debut “Sign of Angels”, the Norwegian Rock Diva has often been compared to such music stars as Celine Dion, Avril Lavigne and Amy Lee (Evanescence). Issa however has created her own style and approach to […]

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Fergie Frederiksen – Happiness Is The Road

Fergie Frederiksen – Happiness Is The Road

Frontiers Records is particularly pleased to announce the release of FERGIE FREDERIKSEN new album “Happiness is the Road” for a release on October 14thin Europe and October 18th in North America. Mostly known for being the former vocalist of TOTO (in the “Isolation” era), Fergie has been involved in a lot of other outstanding musical projects too. Trillion, LeRoux, Frederiksen/Philips, Mecca, Frederiksen/Denander and David London (solo […]

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New Found Glory – To release new album, Radiosurgery

New Found Glory – To release new album, Radiosurgery

The eternally endearing, always entertaining kings of pop punk NEW FOUND GLORY return this autumn with their brand new studio album Radiosurgery. The album’s exciting title track is available for download on iTunes NOW thanks to EPITAPH! Radiosurgery continues the band’s high energy musical journey while simultaneously paying homage to the bands that inspired them to first pick up instruments […]

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Jon Stevens – Changing Times,  new album

Jon Stevens – Changing Times, new album

Jon Stevens will release his brand new solo album Changing Times with a brand new label having just signed with Universal Music Australia. The new album is a labor of love that sees Jon opening up with an honest reflection. Changing Times will be made available to fans as a digital only release on September 9th. Jon Stevens has led a varied […]

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Alice Cooper – Welcome 2 My Nightmare, new album

Alice Cooper – Welcome 2 My Nightmare, new album

Alice Cooper’s widely anticipated new album, Welcome 2 My Nightmare, will be released September 13, 2011, by Universal Music Enterprises. Recorded with longtime collaborator Bob Ezrin, who produced the original multi-platinum Welcome To My Nightmare album in 1975, the album picks up right where they left off, with Alice trapped in his own warped mind.  The original release is an […]

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Nightwish – re-sign new deal with Nuclear Blast

Nightwish – re-sign new deal with Nuclear Blast

Nuclear Blast Records is proud to anounce, that the Finnish metal heroes NIGHTWISH have signed a new record deal with the German based label. The next big project will be the release of the new NIGHTWISH record Imaginarium, which will be released by the end of this year, in december 2011. Bandleader Tuomas Holopainen comments: ” We are very happy […]

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Pyramid Rock Festival

Pyramid Rock Festival

Are you ready to ROCK?  Are you ready to rock this New Year’s season? Because we here at the PYRAMID ROCK FESTIVAL sure as hell are! That’s right, from Thursday December 29 to Sunday January 1 Victoria’s beautiful Phillip Island will once again be overrun with more than 50 of your favourite international rock stars and home-grown heroes to provide the best New Year’s party atmosphere […]

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