Category: Music News

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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Gyroscope – The Choose Your Own Adventure Tour

Gyroscope – The Choose Your Own Adventure Tour

GYROSCOPE have earned themselves an unshakable reputation over four albums as one of the most dependable and breathtaking live acts this wide brown land has to offer. So, it is with this in mind that Gyroscope announce their CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE TOUR, a novel concept and the bands only headline tour for 2011.  What does this mean exactly? Dare […]

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H.E.A.T signs with Gain/Sony Music

H.E.A.T signs with Gain/Sony Music

Gain has signed a record contract with H.E.A.T. The band broke through in the Swedish Eurovision Song Contest with the song “1000 miles” and is considered worldwide to be the new big band in the AOR genre. Classic Rock Magazine recently wrote the following about the band’s appearance at the Download Festival:  “A full-fledged homage to AOR that belies their […]

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Greenthief – Vultures Tour

Greenthief – Vultures Tour

G R E E N T H I E F – ‘Vultures Tour’ – September/October 2011   If big riffing acts like Muse and Silversun Pickups appeal, check these guys out. – Richard Kingsmill (Triple J) Greenthief are embarking on their third east coast tour of 2011 in support of their new film clip for Vultures. Greenthief is a 3-piece alternative […]

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Good Charlotte – Brisbane bound and Set to party

Good Charlotte – Brisbane bound and Set to party

GOOD CHARLOTTE – Brisbane Bound and Set to party!  With just over a week to go until the Good Charlotte boys hit Brissie with their own original take on the classic Weezer album Blue, The JD Set are pleased to announce that the party plans have just gone into overdrive with news that joining the line up  alongside the headliners and Amy Meredith are Melbourne rockers Trial Kennedy and […]

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Destruction – Australian Tour 2011

Destruction – Australian Tour 2011

  Strike Hard Bookings Presents – DESTRUCTION AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2011 with special guests MORTAL SIN 4ARM   Destruction are legendary in thrash circles, and the best news of all is that they are back. Not only with a new album, but thrash fans all over the country will be warming up their necks for some serious head-banging at the news thatDestruction will be touring […]

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Pearl Jam – PJ20, showing one night only

Pearl Jam – PJ20, showing one night only

PEARL JAM – PJ20, showing ONE NIGHT ONLY! SEE THE TRAILER AT WWW.PJ20.COM In celebration of their 20th Anniversary, Pearl Jam will release Pearl Jam Twenty, a definitive portrait of the band as told by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker and music journalist, Cameron Crowe. The documentary will debut at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 10, 2011 before opening worldwide on […]

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White Widdow – Serenade, new album details

White Widdow – Serenade, new album details

Founded in Melbourne Australia, White Widdow was formed in 2008 by front man Jules Millis , Bassist Trent Wilson and Guitarist Enzo Almanzi. Soon after, Jules brought in his brother Xavier Millis on the keyboards, a two time ARIA (Australian Record Industry Award) nominee. With Xavier onboard, the writing team was in place and the line-up was then completed with […]

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House Of Lords – Big Money, new album announced

House Of Lords – Big Money, new album announced

Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of the brand new HOUSE OF LORDS studio album Big Money on September 23rd in Europe and September 27th in North America. Following on the heels of the successful release of Cartesian Dreams, House of Lords are coming back with another amazingly strong release which presents again all the trademark elements of their Melodic Hard Rock […]

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Gasoline INC – Shedding their skin

Gasoline INC – Shedding their skin

Melbourne based rock band, Gasoline Inc are giving their fans the opportunity to download a free song to coincide with the launch of their new website. Gasoline Inc has recently relocated to Melbourne from Perth and has been busy over the past two months recording a number of songs at Base Studios in South Melbourne. “We’ve been out of the […]

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Hollywood Undead & Skindred Australian Tour

Hollywood Undead & Skindred Australian Tour

Hailing from Los Angeles, HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD first burst on the scene in 2008 with their signature brand of rap rock and furious energy. These masked maniacs will leave fans’ heads buzzing long after the clubs have let out and the hangover sets in. Their new album “Amercian Tragedy is a wildly fun, head-thumping, booze-chugging, 14 track-long hedonistic binge.” Revolver Magazine HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD will be bringing […]

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