Tag: EMI Music Australia

Rick Springfield

Rick Springfield

“…the industry has always confused me I feel like I’ve always been in the opposite corner of the business, I’ve always just done what I felt was right and what I felt was good even when I came over here…” From Release: 50 years after their formation, Australian supergroup Zoot is proud to unveil career retrospective ‘Archaeology’ including new song ‘Life In A Northern […]

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Joe Principe of Rise Against (Video Interview)

Joe Principe of Rise Against (Video Interview)

“I always say our shows are kind of an interactive experience, we feed off the crowd and the crowd feeds off of us and we’re all kind of in it together, there’s no like up on a pedestal like this rock star band. We want to get down in the trenches with our fans and I love that.” From Release: […]

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Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg

“I’d just say that the most important this is the songs really, I’m not trying to take it from anyone else that could be an influence but sometimes there can be a fine line between inspiration and imitation so I think that’s something to watch out for, so just the good songs I think.” From release: Jake Bugg is set […]

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METALLICA ‘Now That We’re Live’ rehearsal event streamed on Facebook live from 11:00am AEST today

METALLICA ‘Now That We’re Live’ rehearsal event streamed on Facebook live from 11:00am AEST today

METALLICA ‘NOW THAT WE’RE LIVE’ REHEARSAL SPECIAL EVENT STREAMED LIVE FROM BALTIMORE EXCLUSIVELY ON FACEBOOK LIVE FROM 11:00 AM AEST TODAY – MAY 10th ACCESS HERE Metallica’s “Now That We’re Live,” a live rehearsal special from M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, will stream exclusively on Facebook Live TODAY FROM 11.00AM AEST, the eve of their inaugural show for the North […]

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RISE AGAINST’s new album,  WOLVES, set for June 9 release – First Single “The Violence” Out Now

RISE AGAINST’s new album, WOLVES, set for June 9 release – First Single “The Violence” Out Now

WOLVES, the new album from Rise Against, will be released on June 9 via EMI Australia. Today, the band unveiled the first single, “The Violence”, which can be purchased HERE. Los Angeles-based alternative radio station KROQ gave the song its U.S. broadcast premiere this morning. The pre-order for WOLVES begins today – PRE-ORDER HERE. Fans who pre-order the digital album will instantly receive “The […]

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Ryan Adams – Prisoner

Ryan Adams – Prisoner

Ryan Adams, you either know him, know of him, adore him, have no idea who he is, or are thinking you hate that ’69 song yeah well if you’re the later, shame on you because that song rules and also wrong Adams. OK now that that’s out of the way, Ryan Adams truly is a musical chameleon, this man can […]

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RYAN ADAMS to release new album ‘Prisoner’ on February 17

RYAN ADAMS to release new album ‘Prisoner’ on February 17

Pinball, comic book, black metal and hardcore enthusiast and multiple-Grammy-nominee-and-zero-winner Ryan Adams today confirmed details of his first album of all new original material since 2014’s Ryan Adams. Titled ‘Prisoner’, the new album will be released on February 17 and features the single “Do You Still Love Me?” which is available today for purchase and as an instant grat with […]

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KEITH URBAN’S New Album ‘Ripcord’ Set For Release May 6

KEITH URBAN’S New Album ‘Ripcord’ Set For Release May 6

As excitement mounts for Keith Urban’s May 6th release of RIPCORD, and for his subsequent June 2nd launch of his “ripCORD World Tour 2016,” details of his eighth studio album are revealed. RIPCORD features a virtual who’s who of creative collaborators for an album that Urban says was his “most exhilarating album to make, both musically and creatively.” “This album’s […]

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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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The Bohicas

The Bohicas

“All we’re doing is making an album honestly of what we’re capable of at the time, it’s not as if we have a message to tell anybody or we have this ethos or anything, it’s just the music, it’s the songs because there was a lot of writing and these songs were the ones that came most naturally to us…” […]

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KEITH RICHARDS announces ‘Crosseyed Heart’ – first solo album in 20 years

KEITH RICHARDS announces ‘Crosseyed Heart’ – first solo album in 20 years

Keith Richards will release his eagerly anticipated CROSSEYED HEART, his third solo album and his first in over 20 years out September 18th on Virgin EMI. CROSSEYED HEART, a fifteen track masterclass encompassing everything that makes Keith Richards one of the 20th century’s most celebrated talents, is a 5* musical journey that takes in reggae, rock, country and the blues. The first taste of […]

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Young Guns – Ones and Zeros

Young Guns – Ones and Zeros

The third album from any band can sometimes be the make or break, and honestly some bands these days don’t even get to three, so when I heard Young Guns were making their third, I was stoked as these guys have made a couple of killer records previously so I’m looking forward to checking out ‘Ones and Zeros’ and reviewing […]

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YOUNG GUNS To Release ‘Ones & Zeros’ June 5

YOUNG GUNS To Release ‘Ones & Zeros’ June 5

London’s YOUNG GUNS have ascended the ranks of rock rapidly over their two albums, and emerged as one of the most electrifying and successful acts to emerge from the UK’s crowded music market. In 2015, the band will continue their world domination with impressive third LP Ones & Zeros, out June 5. Gustav, John, Fraser, Simon and Ben have graced magazine covers, garnered heavy […]

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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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Jamie T

Jamie T

“I think I’ve grown up probably quite a lot in the interim period, I think that’s kind of made my music a bit more inward… the early stuff was more kind of outwardly looking at things and stuff, whereas this record was probably a bit more inward.” From release:  “Jamie T is releasing his third and much-anticipated new album Carry On The […]

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COUNTING CROWS Announce New Album & Release ‘Palisades Park’ Short Film!

COUNTING CROWS Announce New Album & Release ‘Palisades Park’ Short Film!

Counting Crows will release their highly-anticipated seventh studio album titled Somewhere Under Wonderland on the 5th of September on Capitol Records.  The short film of “Palisades Park,” directed by Bill Fishman, is available now and can be seen HERE Known for creating unique and innovative concerts and consistently ranked as one of the top live bands performing today, Counting Crows are in […]

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THE MADDEN BROTHERS Debut Album, ‘Greetings From California’ Now Set For Release September 12

THE MADDEN BROTHERS Debut Album, ‘Greetings From California’ Now Set For Release September 12

THE MADDEN BROTHERS DEBUT ALBUM, ‘GREETINGS FROM CALIFORNIA’ NOW SET FOR RELEASE SEPTEMBER 12 AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER FROM TODAY! PERFORMING ON THE VOICE & NRL STATE OF ORIGIN GAME III NEW VIDEO FOR GOLD SINGLE “WE ARE DONE”   The Madden Brothers, Joel and Benji Madden have made their debut album, Greetings From California, available for pre order here today. Those who pre-order the album […]

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THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM Announces new album ‘Get Hurt’

THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM Announces new album ‘Get Hurt’

New Jersey rockers The Gaslight Anthem return with their eagerly-anticipated new album Get Hurt – to be released in Australia on 15 August. Recorded at the legendary Blackbird Studios in Nashville with producer Mike Crossey (The 1975, Arctic Monkeys and Jake Bugg), ‘Get Hurt’ sees The Gaslight Anthem pushing their raw, stripped back rock ‘n’ roll into new territory, drawing on a fresh […]

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Introducing THE MADDEN BROTHERS – A new band from Joel and Benji Madden

Introducing THE MADDEN BROTHERS – A new band from Joel and Benji Madden

Global music stars Joel and Benji Madden — known for their band Good Charlotte as well as appearing on Australia’s highly rated The Voice on the Nine Network — have announced that they have formed a new band The Madden Brothers. Their debut album entitled Greetings From California…, is set for release on Capitol Records via EMI Music Australia October 3rd. The first single “We Are Done,” a soulful, ’60s-inspired tune that […]

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Hear PAPA VS PRETTY’s new single ‘Smother’ – Out December 6

Hear PAPA VS PRETTY’s new single ‘Smother’ – Out December 6

ARIA nominated Papa vs Pretty have unveiled their new single ‘Smother’ via a special hotline, ahead of its release this Friday 6th December.  Fans can call the Smother Hotline (1300-552-550) to hear the new single and in turn leave a message for the band. The video for ‘Smother’ will be revealed in the coming weeks. ‘Smother’ is the second single […]

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Bob Hardy of Franz Ferdinand

Bob Hardy of Franz Ferdinand

“…it’s an ongoing thing, I think having a break freshened things up, and then being able to go back out on tour and playing songs kind of gives you a hunger and wanting more, really.” From tour release: Following the release of the bands fourth studio album, ‘Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action’ in August, and the daring, defiant and […]

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FRANZ FERDINAND announce Australian tour dates!

FRANZ FERDINAND announce Australian tour dates!

Following the release of the bands fourth studio album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action in August, and the daring, defiant and unmistakable FRANZ FRANZ FERDINANDwill be hitting Australia for east coast shows this November. The follow-up to Tonight (2009), Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action is an exuberant, unencumbered record that sees the Glasgow band rediscovering the imagination, vitality […]

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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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King Cannons Say Goodbye

King Cannons Say Goodbye

It is with sadness that we announce that KING CANNONS have decided to call it a day. The last 6 years has been an incredible ride for the much loved Kiwi sextet. Born out of the New Zealand punk rock scene, KING CANNONS have been nothing if not ambitious since the start. Auckland, London, and Melbourne have been called home, […]

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Sammy Hagar to release ‘Sammy Hagar & Friends’, first solo album in five years

Sammy Hagar to release ‘Sammy Hagar & Friends’, first solo album in five years

“Sammy Hagar & Friends” is the highly anticipated new album from Sammy Hagar set for release in Australia on September 27. The album’s first single and video for the high voltage track “Knockdown Dragout” features Kid Rock, Joe Satriani and Denny Carmassi. Sammy Hagar has enlisted three legendary musicians – Toby Keith, Mickey Hart and Taj Mahal – to round […]

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PAUL DEMPSEY announces ‘Shotgun Karaoke’ solo tour and EP, October 2013

PAUL DEMPSEY announces ‘Shotgun Karaoke’ solo tour and EP, October 2013

Over the course of his career so far, Paul Dempsey has penned a multitude of songs (both as front man for Something for Kate and a solo artist) that have become part of the Australian musical landscape: ‘Captain’,‘Déjà Vu’, ‘Monsters ,‘Survival Expert’ and ‘Out The Airlock’ have become a part of people’s lives. As anyone who saw SFK’s recent set […]

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ARCTIC MONKEYS reveal new single ‘Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?”

ARCTIC MONKEYS reveal new single ‘Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?”

Watch the video for ‘Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?’ HERE Arctic Monkeys have revealed new single ‘Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?’ from their forthcoming album, the hugely anticipated AM – to be released on Friday September 6. The single is accompanied by a music video from award winning director Nabil Elderkin. AM was produced […]

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Arctic Monkeys Announce New Album Entitled ‘AM’

Arctic Monkeys Announce New Album Entitled ‘AM’

Arctic Monkeys will release their fifth album, entitled ‘AM’ on Friday September 6, 2013. ‘AM’ was produced by James Ford and co-produced by Ross Orton at Sage & Sound Recording, LA and Rancho De La Luna, Joshua Tree.  The album was engineered by Ian Shea and mixed by Tchad Blake. Josh Homme, Pete Thomas and Bill Ryder-Jones all make guest […]

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Thirty Seconds To Mars – Love Lust Faith + Dreams

Thirty Seconds To Mars – Love Lust Faith + Dreams

Genius isn’t a word I throw around much. I could simply review this album with that one simple word ‘Genius’, as I feel like it is. I’m now into my fifth listen through the album and not because I needed to get into it to review it, but because it’s simply THAT good. I don’t know what it is about […]

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Diesel / Tim Chaisson – The Vanguard, Newtown, Sydney – May 18, 2013

Diesel / Tim Chaisson – The Vanguard, Newtown, Sydney – May 18, 2013

Diesel has been a part of the Australian music scene for over twenty years now and tonight we get to see a special side of him was he gives us a solo & select show, and part of it involving a tailored set allowing the crowd to choose the set via fliers filled out before the show where you select […]

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