Tag: Bullet Proof AU

Lorraine McIntosh of Deacon Blue

Lorraine McIntosh of Deacon Blue

“…it has to be the best night of their life and that is what we strive for, whether we achieve that or not is not for us to say but we really strive, these gigs are important…” From Release: DEACON BLUE are one of Scotland’s most famous and successful bands, from their million selling debut album ‘Raintown’ (with classic singles ‘Dignity’ & ‘Chocolate Girl’), […]

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THE IRON MAIDENS Announce 2020 Australian Tour

THE IRON MAIDENS Announce 2020 Australian Tour

Silverback Touring would like to welcome back THE IRON MAIDENS to Australia in April 2020. THE IRON MAIDENS are the world’s best (and only all-female) IRON MAIDEN tribute act and have proven this for a solid 19 years gaining international recognition as well as approval from Iron Maiden legends, Steve Harris and Bruce Dickinson. Following a sell-out debut Australian tour in 2018, the Maidens are back to satisfy Australia’s […]

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Michael Sweet of Stryper

Michael Sweet of Stryper

“…I’m gonna really try to make it unique and one of a kind for Australia because I’ve been out doing these solo acoustic shows but I want to make this very special.” From Release: With a successful 2018 tour with STRYPER under his belt, MICHAEL SWEET is heading back to Australia, thanks to Silverback Touring for his first ever solo […]

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Frankie Poullain of The Darkness

Frankie Poullain of The Darkness

“…we don’t want the wishy washy stuff, we just want the stuff that has the visceral impact and that doesn’t make you over think and just makes you feel good or feel bad, it’s stuff that makes you feel.” From Release: The Darkness will be spreading their Easter Is Cancelled message across the land with an Australian and New Zealand […]

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Fredrik Åkesson of Opeth

Fredrik Åkesson of Opeth

“…we really put a lot of time in testing different sounds because every song has a frame of frequencies you can put in it and it works differently in each song…” From Release: Sweden’s OPETH are preparing to release their most important record to date with »In Cauda Venenum«. Certainly, fans and critics will have their opinion, but few records […]

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Michael Schenker of Michael Schenker Fest

Michael Schenker of Michael Schenker Fest

 “…my number one priority and passion is pure self-expression and that does not come from a robot, pure self-expression comes from spirit and that is Michael Schenker.” From Release: Michael Schenker is a legendary figure in rock, one of the most gifted and influential guitarists of all time. His work with Scorpions, UFO and the Michael Schenker Group made him […]

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JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES plus Jared James Nichols Announce April 2020 Australian Tour

JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES plus Jared James Nichols Announce April 2020 Australian Tour

JOHN 5 is one of the most influential guitarists of our generation. Best known for his time in Marilyn Manson and as the current guitarist for Rob Zombie, JOHN 5 has been a guitar player for some of the biggest headlining rock bands in the world as well as playing session with Paul Stanley, Rod Stewart, Lynyrd Skynyrd and more. Now JOHN 5 is heading to Australia, for his first ever […]

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Nicke Borg of Backyard Babies

Nicke Borg of Backyard Babies

“We’ve been doing it basically as you said for our whole lives at the moment and I wouldn’t be surprised if this is what I’m gonna do for the rest of my life.” From Release: For 30 years, BACKYARD BABIES has delivered top of the line dirty rock ‘n’ roll, both live and recorded. The fact that the original four […]

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THE CASANOVAS to Join BACKYARD BABIES On Upcoming Australian Tour

THE CASANOVAS to Join BACKYARD BABIES On Upcoming Australian Tour

It’s been over two years since THE CASANOVAS have played on home soil but the beloved Aussie rockers are back and hitting the road with Swedish rock n’ roll outfit BACKYARD BABIES. Following their packed-out European tour in 2017, THE CASANOVAS have spent the past two years writing and recording their fourth studio album which is due to be released in 2020. Earlier this year, THE CASANOVAS welcomed the newest member […]

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Danko Jones – Crowbar, Sydney – September 7, 2019

Danko Jones – Crowbar, Sydney – September 7, 2019

It’s been far too long since Danko Jones has graced Australian shores, and finally after six years they return and are ready to melt some faces! Intro plays as the band take to the stage and within seconds this three piece band get things rockin’. ‘I Gotta Rock’ starts things off and if this is what sets the scene for […]

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GEOFF TATE’S ‘OPERATION MINDCRIME’ Announces 2020 Australian Shows

GEOFF TATE’S ‘OPERATION MINDCRIME’ Announces 2020 Australian Shows

HARDLINE MEDIA proudly present GEOFF TATE’S OPERATION MINDCRIME! The legendary frontman returns to Australia with his band to perform the classic concept album “Operation Mindcrime” in its entirety, and much more! BRISBANE, SYDNEY and MELBOURNE get ready! Multi-platinum selling, Grammy nominated singer/songwriter GEOFF TATE is regarded as one of the most skilled and iconic vocalists in the rock and metal genres. His soaring vocals combined with his complex, lyrical content […]

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Scott Gorham of Black Star Riders

Scott Gorham of Black Star Riders

“Being in a rock band there’s always going to be roadblocks, there’s always going to be hard times or somethings always going to happen and you’ve gotta be able to rise above it, and keep your head above ground and keep going.” From Release: BLACK STAR RIDERS are back – with a new album, a new line-up, and what frontman […]

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GET YA ROCKS OFF New Monthly Melbourne Rock Club Event Presented by Silverback Touring To Open!

GET YA ROCKS OFF New Monthly Melbourne Rock Club Event Presented by Silverback Touring To Open!

GET YA ROCKS OFF by name and by nature, it is just what we want you to do as Silverback Touring presents its first ever club event on Friday 30th August in Melbourne at Globe Alley. After a bumper 18 months, the Silverback team want to bring back the party atmosphere of yesteryear and you’re invited! The monthly event will provide a platform for local, and interstate, live […]

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THE DARKNESS Announce ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ Australia and New Zealand Tour 2020

THE DARKNESS Announce ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ Australia and New Zealand Tour 2020

The Darkness will be spreading their Easter Is Cancelled message across the land with an Australian and New Zealand headline tour in March 2020. On a mission to lead us to the sunlit uplands of inclusivity, togetherness and rock’ n’ roll fellowship, The Darkness will play shows in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Auckland. These performances promise to be incredibly special, reflecting the grand scope and vision […]

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Wednesday 13

Wednesday 13

“We may have started this fifteen years ago but it’s just now the monster is complete, it’s ready.” From Release: The Duke of Spook has returned once more from beyond the grave to reveal the ‘Necrophaze’! This latest, full length offering from the ghouls of WEDNESDAY 13 will be available on September 27th, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Heavily influenced […]

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Nirvana Tribute (UK) Announce Australian Tour

Nirvana Tribute (UK) Announce Australian Tour

NIRVANA, put simply, changed the course of music, over a few short years, defined a genre, and maintains an unscarred legacy with their biggest hits being a staple of rock radio all over the world. Whilst the band may no longer exist, they are firmly entrenched in the history books of pop and rock culture as one of the most […]

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Stevie D of Buckcherry

Stevie D of Buckcherry

“…it’s high energy, high octane, maybe low IQ *laughs* but at the end of the day we’re there to have a good time and entertain.” From release: BUCKCHERRY staunchly uphold the commandments of rock music with an arsenal of anthems primed to explode on impact live on stage and teeming with riotous energy, sexy swagger, and primal chops intact.  It’s something […]

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Dani Filth of Cradle of Filth

Dani Filth of Cradle of Filth

“It was a challenge, it was a big mountain to climb because it was a difficult album to play and to sing when we recorded it let alone twenty one years later…” From Release: In 1998 Cruelty and the Beast was released and showcased the band’s hybrid of brutality and macabre romanticism, crafting a concept album based on the life […]

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ROSS THE BOSS Announces – 35th anniversary of MANOWAR’S ‘HAIL TO ENGLAND’album played in its entirety Australian and NZ Tour

ROSS THE BOSS Announces – 35th anniversary of MANOWAR’S ‘HAIL TO ENGLAND’album played in its entirety Australian and NZ Tour

Ross The Boss, Manowar’s co-founder and definitive guitar god, takes no prisoners when he and his earth shattering band pounds out “Hail to England” in all its decibel meter destroying glory. Formed in 1980, Manowar launched an all-out assault on complacent boring metal. Bombastic, epic and above all exhilaratingly LOUD, Manowar sought to destroy all who stood in their path. Led by Joey […]

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ORCHESTRA OF DOOM (Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe) Announce Exclusive Australian Shows

ORCHESTRA OF DOOM (Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe) Announce Exclusive Australian Shows

When the finest modern-day musical genre unites with the world’s most refined and revered stylistic approach to music, it is inevitable that the outcome will be nothing short of stunning. Ladies and gentlemen, if you will, imagine a scenario whereby the music of Black Sabbath – the originators of the entire heavy metal genre – has been turned on its head and lovingly reimagined […]

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MICHAEL SWEET (Stryper) Announces Australian Solo Acoustic Shows

MICHAEL SWEET (Stryper) Announces Australian Solo Acoustic Shows

With a successful 2018 tour with STRYPER under his belt, MICHAEL SWEET is heading back to Australia, thanks to Silverback Touring for his first ever solo shows down under this November. Expect to hear the STRYPER hits, his solo material, plus a few surprises, and a story or two, in a series of intimate acoustic shows along the East Coast. He’s fronted one of the most trailblazing groups […]

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Jeff Burrows of The Tea Party

Jeff Burrows of The Tea Party

“…when you’re a band that’s been around for over twenty five years you don’t kind of really expect that…” From Release: The one constant at a THE TEA PARTY show is how deeply Jeff Martin, Jeff Burrows and Stuart Chatwood connect with their audience, you really feel; not just hear them during their performances. Complex and provocative THE TEA PARTY […]

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BACKYARD BABIES Announce October 2019 Australian Tour

BACKYARD BABIES Announce October 2019 Australian Tour

For 30 years, BACKYARD BABIES has delivered top of the line dirty rock ‘n’ roll, both live and recorded. The fact that the original four guys that started the band still are playing together, is next to unique. Now for the first time in over a decade, BACKYARD BABIES are touring Australia thanks to Silverback Touring. In 1989 childhood friends […]

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Graham Bonnet

Graham Bonnet

“…everybody thinks I’m this heavy rock singer and there’s more to me than that, I’m a singer, not particularly a heavy metal singer I’m a singer and I like to do other stuff but this has taught me a lot being in this band…” From Release: The James Dean of Heavy Metal is set to grace our shores in June […]

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BUCKCHERRY With Special Guests HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Announce Australian Tour

BUCKCHERRY With Special Guests HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Announce Australian Tour

Stand by for a double shot of dirty, gritty, sleazy, street wise Rock ‘n’ Roll as Los Angeles’ notorious, multi-platinum-selling rock band BUCKCHERRY team up with special guests Sweden’s Kings of thrashy sleaze rockHARDCORE SUPERSTAR thanks to Silverback Touring. “I wanna have fun blowing out your eardrums keep it rocking state to state.” Screams BUCKCHERRY frontman Josh Todd on the new album Warpaint and The Los Angeles-based line-up has been […]

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Avantasia – Metro Theatre, Sydney – May 12, 2019

Avantasia – Metro Theatre, Sydney – May 12, 2019

Essential Information Venue: Metro Theatre – Sydney Date: May 12, 2019 Photos by:  Peter Coates – Inside Edge Photography Presented by: Overdrive Touring Images should not be reproduced without consent of photographer and MTRBWY Check out our review of the night HERE  

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Avantasia – Metro Theatre, Sydney – May 12, 2019

Avantasia – Metro Theatre, Sydney – May 12, 2019

Another first for Australia gets ticked off the list tonight as Tobias Sammet finally makes it Down Under with Avantasia! Here with a who’s who of rock and metal and this is going to be nothing short of Avantamazing, no wait, Amazitasia, nope, ooh Avamazia, better but just read on. As the seven piece band take to the stage, and […]

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Eric Martin of Mr. Big / Avantasia

Eric Martin of Mr. Big / Avantasia

“…it’s epic tunes about fantasy and heaven and hell and all points in between, it’s probably like ten concerts in one, you’re gonna go away and you’re gonna be stunned at the end of it and you’ll be like what the hell just happened?” As the AVANTASIA dates, inch closer and closer to Australia, set for impact this May, the cast of […]

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OPETH Announce December 2019 Australian Tour

OPETH Announce December 2019 Australian Tour

OPETH are pleased to announce Australian headline shows for December 2019 There are few bands that can or will match Sweden’s Opeth. Since forming in the tiny Stockholm suburb of Bandhagen in 1990, the Swedes have eclipsed convention, defiantly crushed the odds, and, most importantly, crafted 12 stunningly beautiful, intrinsically intense albums, to become one of the best bands on the planet; […]

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Minoru Niihara of Loudness

Minoru Niihara of Loudness

“Live is everything, well how can I describe this, it’s kind of hard to describe in English, we love playing music, we want to share happy times with our audience. Live is everything for us.” From Release: Formed in 1981; LOUDNESS released their first album The Birthday Eve and it created a huge stir on the Japanese Metal scene. In 1983 LOUDNESS hit the west and […]

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