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BIRDS OF TOKYO Announced As Special Guests On BON JOVI’S December Tour

BIRDS OF TOKYO Announced As Special Guests On BON JOVI’S December Tour

Global rock icons and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018 inductees Bon Jovicommence their massive stadium tour of Australia in just five weeks! It was confirmed today that ARIA Award winning band Birds of Tokyo have been confirmed as special guests on the tour which kicks off in Melbourne at the iconic MCG on Saturday 1st December, followed by Adelaide’s Botanic Park on Tuesday 4th December, Suncorp Stadium […]

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BIRDS OF TOKYO unveil brand new single ‘Unbreakable’

BIRDS OF TOKYO unveil brand new single ‘Unbreakable’

“Unbreakable” is a summer anthem from the five time winners of APRA’s “Rock Work Of The Year” Award – Birds Of Tokyo. Download / stream HERE Appropriately this epic song of resilience has been chosen as the theme for ABC TV’s Invictus Games Sydney 2018 coverage. The internationally televised event, which happens in Sydney next month, will celebrate competitors from eighteen nations around the world who have served and been wounded in […]

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BIRDS OF TOKYO new album ‘Brace’ to be released November 4

BIRDS OF TOKYO new album ‘Brace’ to be released November 4

Birds Of Tokyo unveiled their forthcoming album – “Brace” – last night by playing all their new songs in a special gig at Carriageworks in Sydney’s inner west for a few hundred fans. “When we were writing and recording we kept talking about how we wanted to make a really dark and intense rock record that would be great to play live”, explains group […]

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Ian Kenny of Karnivool

Ian Kenny of Karnivool

“You know, for us it’s a very fun thing and we’re other people up there and because of what it is we get to live this other thing up there, this other animal that we can’t get anywhere else. Probably that’s what keeps us semi-sane I think.” From Release: It is well-known that Karnivool records take a long time to […]

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Adam Spark of Birds of Tokyo

Adam Spark of Birds of Tokyo

“The idea mainly spawned from when we were away a lot over the last couple of years.  We always have to introduce ourselves and say here have a listen prior to going in and giving them sampler things and all that stuff. I don’t know, it kind of dawned on us that when you’re doing that sort of stuff how […]

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BIRDS OF TOKYO announce new ‘Anchor’ EP and tour

BIRDS OF TOKYO announce new ‘Anchor’ EP and tour

During 2014 Birds of Tokyo based themselves in America; taking their music overseas for the first time. In between all the U.S. gigs and interviews they wrote and recorded four songs. Four songs about being a long way from home. Four songs about perspective being gained from distance. Four songs about trying to find connection in a strange new world. Now those […]

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Muse – Allphones Arena, Sydney – December 13, 2013

Muse – Allphones Arena, Sydney – December 13, 2013

Muse are back in Australia, tonight Sydney, and I’ve only seen Muse once before and it was at the Big Day Out back in 2007. I was so far back that all I saw were little dots on stage and lasers, even then I was hooked, they sounded tight and some six now close to seven years on since then […]

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Birds of Tokyo – Allphones Arena, Sydney – December 13, 2013

Birds of Tokyo – Allphones Arena, Sydney – December 13, 2013

Date: Friday December 13, 2013 Venue: Allphones Arena, Sydney Photos by: Gwendolyn Lee Images should not be reproduced without consent of photographer and MTRBWY Check out our review of the night HERE Check out our Muse photo gallery HERE  

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BIRDS OF TOKYO Announce New Shows In November & December

BIRDS OF TOKYO Announce New Shows In November & December

Due to popular demand, Birds of Tokyo have announced an additional run of live shows for fans in November and December. As they make their way around Australia performing shows with Muse in capital cities, the band will also return to Coolangatta, Fremantle, Newcastle and Wollongong, with the full list of dates and venues listed below. Tickets for all new […]

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Welcome to Homebake’s 18th Birthday Celebration!

Welcome to Homebake’s 18th Birthday Celebration!

Ladies and Gents …. Homebake – A Special Birthday Edition It’s 2013 and Homebake has come of age!  Eighteen years can virtually be regarded as a lifetime in any event lifecycle – and it’s especially true when the focus is entirely based on local artistic talent alone. Throughout the course of those 18 years, Homebake has witnessed many up and […]

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HUNTERS & COLLECTORS announced to perform at 2013 Toyota AFL Grand Final entertainment

HUNTERS & COLLECTORS announced to perform at 2013 Toyota AFL Grand Final entertainment

The AFL today announced that iconic Australian band Hunters & Collectors, along with current Australian chart-toppers Birds Of Tokyo, will headline the 2013 Toyota AFL Grand Final entertainment at the MCG on Saturday, September 28. The biggest day of the year for Australia’s Game will once again feature Australian music with Hunters & Collectors, one of this country’s most successful […]

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CRUCIBLE – THE SONGS OF HUNTERS & COLLECTORS album featuring 15 stunning tributes and original recordings | out 27 September

CRUCIBLE – THE SONGS OF HUNTERS & COLLECTORS album featuring 15 stunning tributes and original recordings | out 27 September

Whether you’ve worshipped at their altar in the past or were too young to have witnessed them live, Crucible – The Songs of Hunters & Collectors is a revelation and a proud tribute to this great and important band. Formed in Melbourne in 1981, Hunters & Collectors became an integral part of Australian music culture through their unique songs and sounds and […]

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MUSE rocking arenas across Australia this summer with special guest BIRDS OF TOKYO

MUSE rocking arenas across Australia this summer with special guest BIRDS OF TOKYO

The Frontier Touring Company are thrilled to confirm that Muse, the band voted Best Act In The World Today at 2012’s Q Awards, will be returning to Australia this summer for a run of electrifying arena shows. A long way from their humble roots as a Devon-born band of school friends, Muse has now sold more than 15 million copies […]

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Photo by KANE HIBBERD

WIN Birds Of Tokyo tickets to see them in Melbourne and Sydney – NEXT WEEK (CLOSED)

Have you got ‘Plans’ for next week Melbourne and Sydney? Would you like to see Birds Of Tokyo live, for free? Well, thanks to our amazing friends at EMI Music Australia we have a double passes to give away for each of the below shows next week.  So all you need to do is shoot us an email with your name, […]

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Ian Berney of Birds of Tokyo

Ian Berney of Birds of Tokyo

“The whole idea of this record is like a very communal based thing like engaging people as listeners and it’s a record for a listener rather than a record for musicians or about a singer in the band or the band itself.  The idea of being able to read it as a headline sort of connected the community to the […]

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Birds Of Tokyo announce new album details plus first concert tour in 18 months

Birds Of Tokyo announce new album details plus first concert tour in 18 months

Australia’s epic Birds of Tokyo announced today that their fourth full-length studio album will be called ‘March Fires’. Appropriately, the highly anticipated work will land on March 1, 2013. The band will kick start the release with the ‘March Fires Tour’ crisscrossing the nation from late February onwards presented by triple j and Channel [v]. It will be Birds of […]

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Homebake – The Domain, Sydney – December 8, 2012

Homebake – The Domain, Sydney – December 8, 2012

So, this is my first Homebake, and in its inception since 1996 I stand here and I’m somewhat disappointed in myself that I’ve taken so long to come out and support this event which over its years has featuring some of Australia’s best acts. This year though is slightly different in the first International edition featuring US legends Blondie. So […]

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Homebake 2nd Artist Announcement!

Homebake 2nd Artist Announcement!

HOMEBAKE Music, Film & Arts Festival 2012 – The Global Edition … But wait, there’s more! For Release – Thursday, 11 October, 2012:  Not that long ago, we heralded our big announcement of Homebake Music, Film & Arts Festival 2012 with a ‘Global Edition’ theme devoted to a mega array of fine talent celebrating the predicted December doomsday (of course, […]

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Birds Of Tokyo announce ‘This Fire’ EP October 5

Birds Of Tokyo announce ‘This Fire’ EP October 5

What do you do if your band spends five years growing from acclaimed indie artists into having its name up in lights? Well if you’re Birds Of Tokyo you burn it all down and you start all over again. It’s therefore apt that the group’s first new music in over two years is a four song EP called “This Fire”.  It […]

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Welcome to Homebake Music Film Comedy Arts Festival 2012 – The Global edition!

Welcome to Homebake Music Film Comedy Arts Festival 2012 – The Global edition!

“It’s the end of the world and we know it, and I feel fine” – REM A famous line from a (in)famous song and yet if only the Mayans could have chosen it as a theme for their much hyped Doomsday prophecies.  And so Ladies and Gentlemen, like the Mayans, we here at HOMEBAKE HQ have been planning and preparing for quite some […]

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