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DEAF HAVANA Announce First Ever Australian Headline Tour

DEAF HAVANA Announce First Ever Australian Headline Tour

Following the release of their fifth studio album ‘Rituals’, British alt rock turned ‘hard pop’ band Deaf Havana are returning to Australian shores in August – rejuvenated, rebooted and ready to go.Deaf Havana have been an enduring force in the British alt rock scene for almost a decade and a half, releasing five studio albums over 14 years. Their latest effort, ‘Rituals’, was released […]

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ALEXISONFIRE release new video for “Familiar Drugs”

The band once again teamed up with Michael Maxxis who directed their personal favourite AOF video for “The Northern” and City and Colour’s “Fragile Bird”, “Thirst”, and “Lover Come Back”. “Everything came together really fast,” says Wade MacNeil. “Maxxis flew into Toronto with a crew of 4 people, found the plainest room he could and shot us on VHS tape […]

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ALEXISONFIRE unleash brand new song “Familiar Drugs”

ALEXISONFIRE unleash brand new song “Familiar Drugs”

Iconic rock band ALEXISONFIRE debuted a brand new song, “Familiar Drugs” today. Produced by AOF, long-time friend Karl Bareham (City and Colour), and mixed by Grammy-award winning Jacquire King (Tom Waits, Kings of Leon, Modest Mouse), the impassioned banger marks the first time the band has released new music as Alexisonfire in almost 10 years. A special vinyl pressing is available for pre-order […]

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JOYCE MANOR announce 2019 tour

JOYCE MANOR announce 2019 tour

Handsome Tours is excited to reveal that enigmatic Epitaph rockers Joyce Manor will return to Australia in February/March 2019, playing shows in Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne as well as Wollongong’s The Farmer & The Owl Festival.  The headline run follows a huge visit in 2017 which saw Joyce Manor play to sold out rooms supporting The Smith Street Band as well […]

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RED CITY RADIO and NO TRIGGER announce 2019 Australian Tour

RED CITY RADIO and NO TRIGGER announce 2019 Australian Tour

Oklahoma City punk underdogs are bringing their latest and potentially greatest release ‘SkyTigers’ down under in 2019, accompanied by the ever-dedicated melodic hardcore outfit No Trigger. If the name doesn’t instantly ring a bell, fear not – you probably know who Red City Radio are. The Heartland punk band has flourished and grown in popularity without having any real help from the usual […]

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KARNIVOOL Announce The Road To UNIFY Tour

KARNIVOOL Announce The Road To UNIFY Tour

Karnivool are happy to announce an intimate run of shows in the lead up to Unify Gathering, to help dust off the guitars, make sure all the pedals are working, and to kick out the jams as only Karnivool can! It’s been a murky few years in the world of Karnivool, with the band hunkered down with various projects whilst […]

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Victoria Bitter Reveals Details of 2018 Hard Yards Program

Victoria Bitter Reveals Details of 2018 Hard Yards Program

Victoria Bitter has proudly confirmed the return of VB HARD YARDS for 2018. Staunchly backing live Aussie rock, Hard Yards will head on tour this year, inviting bands to earn a spot in the tour van for four massive gigs throughout October.  Bands from Queensland, ACT, New South Wales and Victoria are offered the opportunity to be paired with massive local […]

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THY ART IS MURDER Announce Death Dealers Regional Tour

THY ART IS MURDER Announce Death Dealers Regional Tour

Following the release of their crushing fourth LP ‘Dear Desolation’ which spurred a SOLD OUT Australian tour in February this year, Thy Art Is Murder will bring their relentless aggression to a regional venue near you this August. Melbourne’s Alpha Wolf (with new vocalist Lochie Keogh) will come along for the ride, as well as two acts from across the ditch; metalcore stalwarts Antagonist A.D and kiwi/euro hardcore inspired Xile. ‘Dear Desolation’ debuted […]

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PARKWAY DRIVE announce Australian tour with special guests KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and THY ART IS MURDER

PARKWAY DRIVE announce Australian tour with special guests KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and THY ART IS MURDER

Byron Bay’s Parkway Drive have announced an Australian tour in support of their sixth studio LP,  Reverence. Accompanying them on the seven date run will be American metalcore giants Killswitch Engage and fellow countrymen Thy Art Is Murder.  Today’s tour announcement follows news that Reverence achieved #1 position on the ARIA chart  – their fifth ARIA top ten debut and second consecutive #1- placing them […]

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Ross Knight of The Cosmic Psychos

Ross Knight of The Cosmic Psychos

“I’m not quite your Axl Rose who sits down for six months to just find two words, mine just falls out of my ass really quickly and if I don’t write it down quick I’ll forget about it, so I think for every eleven albums I’ve written songs for I’ve probably forgotten fifty albums.” From Release: The Psychos are back, […]

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PARKWAY DRIVE Announce New Album ‘Reverence’

PARKWAY DRIVE Announce New Album ‘Reverence’

Resist Records is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Reverence,the sixth studio album from Australian metal band Parkway Drive. Due out May 4, Reverence is the most sonically adventurous and emotionally intense effort yet from the Byron Bay-based five-piece. “Reverence represents the most honest and personal record we have ever created,” says Parkway Drive frontman Winston McCall. “It has been born though pain, sacrifice, […]

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PARKWAY DRIVE Premiere New Song and Video ‘WISHING WELLS’

PARKWAY DRIVE Premiere New Song and Video ‘WISHING WELLS’

Today Byron Bay metal band Parkway Drive share their new single ‘Wishing Wells’ and its accompanying video with the world. Opening with ominous vocals and haunting acoustic guitar, ‘Wishing Wells’ soon erupts into a furious and full-throttle metal assault. Captured in one shot, its starkly filmed video marks a deep departure from Parkway Drive’s usual high-production aesthetic. The video features front man Winston McCall giving […]

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THE LEMONHEADS Announce 2018 Headline Dates

THE LEMONHEADS Announce 2018 Headline Dates

Beloved US alt-rockers THE LEMONHEADS will bring their cult live show back to our shores in February and March 2018, thanks to Handsome Tours. Having graced us with his ‘Baby I’m Bored’ LP reissue tour earlier this year, there’s no denying that Evan Dando has achieved music-lover legend status down here in Australia. The Lemonheads, a vehicle since the mid-eighties for […]

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce 2018 Sydney Show

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce 2018 Sydney Show

Handsome Tours proudly presents enigmatic post-rock outfit Godspeed You! Black Emperor, returning to Sydney in January 2018, to perform at The Metro Theatre. The tour follows the release of their sixth album ‘Luciferian Towers’. Godspeed You! Black Emperor began with Efrim Menuck, Mauro Pezzente and Mike Moya in Montréal in the early 90s, playing a handful of shows and recording a self-released cassette as a trio before beginning […]

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THE BLACK ANGELS Announce Sydney & Melbourne Headline Shows

THE BLACK ANGELS Announce Sydney & Melbourne Headline Shows

Austin, Texas experimental rock majesties THE BLACK ANGELS will return to our shores next March. They’ve announced just two intimate headline dates to complement their appearance at the Golden Plains Festival. Much loved locally for their commitment to balancing psych-rock with rock’n’roll dedication and fearless experimentation, the quintet will be drawing on their fifth studio album ‘Death Song’. While The Black […]

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GRENADIERS To Release New LP on November 10

GRENADIERS To Release New LP on November 10

Adelaide’s proudest rock’n’roll flag bearers GRENADIERS are primed to release their hard-won third LP ‘Find Something You Love And Let It Kill You’ on November 10.  This news follows the release of driving single ‘Suburban Life’ earlier this year, which The Music described as “a big buoyant song with a vintage sheen.”  Lovers of straight-up, honest Australian rock can pre-order this red hot independent LP now at grenadiersband.com. This record has been a long time coming. A series […]

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Vinnie Fiorello of Less Than Jake

Vinnie Fiorello of Less Than Jake

“…considering that Less Than Jake has surpassed my first marriage, Less Than Jake has survived rap metal, Less Than Jake has survived like three versions of pop punk being popular, I mean we’re cool, twenty five years in, man, it feels great.” From release: Twenty five years and over three hundred releases since their original formation in small town Florida, […]

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COSMIC PSYCHOS Release Ripper New Tune & Tour Dates

COSMIC PSYCHOS Release Ripper New Tune & Tour Dates

Australia’s thirstiest rock dogs, the legendary COSMIC PSYCHOS, have got it into their heads to batter your earholes with more beer smashing tunes. They’ve announced an east coast tour with AMYL & THE SNIFFERS and released the video for ripper new single ‘Better in the Shed’. Ross Knight of the band tells us more, “I was up in the shed doing my nightly […]

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THY ART IS MURDER announce 2018 headline tour

THY ART IS MURDER announce 2018 headline tour

Following the success of their latest album Dear Desolation and a string of SOLD OUT launch shows, Thy Art is Murder have just announced that they will tear up the homeland once more in February 2018. For this momentous lap of the country, Thy Art bring two huge international supports, the new-look EMMURE, Jersey’s FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY, as well as local heroes JUSTICE […]

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KING PARROT Announce ‘Ugly Produce’ Australian Tour Dates

KING PARROT Announce ‘Ugly Produce’ Australian Tour Dates

Australia’s unhinged extreme metal villains KING PARROT return with Ugly Produce, their third and finest long player to date, on September 22. To top it off, the boys are announcing an Australia tour this December. They’ll be bringing Brisbane’s sloom metal kings DISENTOMB along for the ride, along with freshly signed EVP Recordings label mates PAGAN. King Parrot’s latest venture is ten tracks […]

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INTRODUCING VB HARD YARDS

INTRODUCING VB HARD YARDS

Calling all hard working musos. Victoria Bitter and FBi Radio are teaming up to bring you VB Hard Yards – an opportunity for local bands to play with rock heroes Cosmic Psychos this November. The VB Hard Yards initiative will lend a helping hand to the Sydney rock community who are hard up for places to play following a decline […]

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FUTURE OF THE LEFT Announce Australian Tour

FUTURE OF THE LEFT Announce Australian Tour

On their fifth tour of Australia, Future of the Left will forge a deluge of tense, confrontational and bloody furious rock music for eager Australian ears. Crackling with animosity, Future of the Left’s live appearances are typically driven by frontman Andrew ‘Falco’ Falkous’s salient social commentary and nihilistic humour. It’s addictive suff. The evidence is in a string of sold […]

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LESS THAN JAKE – 25 Years of Punk Rock Australian Tour!

LESS THAN JAKE – 25 Years of Punk Rock Australian Tour!

The Gainesville punks responsible for fashioning a generation’s suburban discontent, social isolation and ‘plastic cup politics’ into irresistibly tasty punk ska hooks are returning to Australia in 2017. 25 years and more than 300 releases since their original formation in small town Florida, the inimitable LESS THAN JAKE return to a loyal local audience to play five headlining dates this […]

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VERSUS ZINE #2 – Photographer Kane Hibberd On Tour With The Living End

VERSUS ZINE #2 – Photographer Kane Hibberd On Tour With The Living End

Following a wildly enthusiastic response to Issue 1 of his VERSUS ZINE, Australia’s pre-eminent music photographer KANE HIBBERD is proud to launch Issue 2, following Australian rock royalty THE LIVING END on tour, thanks to Melbourne Bitter. Barely stopping to draw breath following the debut of his high-quality photographic print zine, Kane packed his gear and hit the pavement again. A […]

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DIRECT HIT Announce First Australian Tour

DIRECT HIT Announce First Australian Tour

GET PUMPED. Hotly tipped Milwaukee punk quartet DIRECT HIT! are headed to Australia for the first time ever. Still giddy from the international pick up of their 2016 Fat Wreck Chords LP WASTED MIND, these mind-bending giggos are going to be some of the year’s best. As PunkNews so succinctly declared upon the release of Direct Hit’s WASTED MIND LP […]

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Grenadiers

Grenadiers

“You’ve got to just put your own thoughts down in the least corny/lame way possible, decide you hate them, screw them up and throw them in the bin, hit yourself in the face a few times, and start again. At its best, writing lyrics is like doing a massive, satisfying burp. At its worst it’s more like cutting out a […]

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GRENADIERS Fire Back Up With New Single, Tour & Video

GRENADIERS Fire Back Up With New Single, Tour & Video

Everybody knows that GRENADIERS are the real deal. The Adelaide rock warriors have returned, with acerbic new single and video ‘Suburban Life’, and a high volume east coast tour. Premiered on radio by triple j’s Home & Hosed last week, ‘Suburban Life’ is a driving justification of why Australian rock music is firmly back on the up and up. Taken from new recordings for […]

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EVAN DANDO Announces Intimate Shows in Perth, Sydney & Melbourne

EVAN DANDO Announces Intimate Shows in Perth, Sydney & Melbourne

Handsome tours are thrilled to announce that ever-engaging Lemonheads frontman EVAN DANDO will perform a run of intimate shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth this May. Tickets are on sale now via handsometours.com The scruffy, haphazard Peter Pan-like presence that is Evan Dando has achieved music-lover legend status down here in Australia. Possessing just the perfect knack for irony, barefaced talent and undeniable […]

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Sydney Hardcore Outfit ‘VICES’ To Release New LP on March 17

Sydney Hardcore Outfit ‘VICES’ To Release New LP on March 17

Righteous Sydney melodic hardcore quintet VICES are stoked to announce they’ll release their anticipated third LP “Now That I Have Seen I Am Responsible” via Resist Records on March 17. Sonically and thematically crushing first single ‘Broken’ recently premiered on triple j’s Short Fast Loud… LISTEN HERE VICES is not your typical hardcore party band. There has always been a socially conscious, […]

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MARIACHI EL BRONX Add Surprise Melbourne Cup Day Show!

MARIACHI EL BRONX Add Surprise Melbourne Cup Day Show!

This week amigos! MARIACHI EL BRONX have pressed their snappy charro suits and will play just two Australian headline dates. Just announced, Melbourne fans can catch them this Tuesday (Cup Day) at Collingwood’s The Gasometer. Tickets on sale now via thegasometerhotel.com.au The always dapper, unfailiningly entertaining LA octet will be fresh off today’s appearance at Victoria’s Lost Lands Festival. These shows come […]

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