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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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Keith Urban debuts new single “Little Bit Of Everything”

Keith Urban debuts new single “Little Bit Of Everything”

Four-time Grammy Award winner and American Idol judge Keith Urban today released his brand new single “Little Bit Of Everything”, which will see its broadcast television premiere this Friday, May 17th on the Season 12 finale of “American Idol”, 8.30pm on Channel 10. The song, which will be available on iTunes from Wednesday, May 15th, is the first from his forthcoming […]

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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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‘Up In The Air’ new single from Thirty Seconds To Mars rockets into space tomorrow… literally…

‘Up In The Air’ new single from Thirty Seconds To Mars rockets into space tomorrow… literally…

“UP IN THE AIR” – FIRST SINGLE FROM THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS NEW ALBUM ROCKETS INTO SPACE TOMORROW – First Copy Of Single Travels From Cape Canaveral To International Space Station In SpaceX Dragon Cargo Capsule  – “Up In The Air” Set For March 19 Release Thirty Seconds To Mars new single “Up In The Air” will be launched into […]

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Alice In Chains Announce May 2013 Release For New Album

Alice In Chains Announce May 2013 Release For New Album

Alice In Chains have announced a May 2013 release for their highly anticipated new album, THE DEVIL PUT DINOSAURS HERE. Fueling excitement is the first track “Hollow,” which was initially released as a lyric video but has taken on a life of its own, hitting No. 1 on the US Mainstream Rock radio chart and closing in on No. 1 on […]

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Iron Maiden – Maiden England Tour released on DVD

Iron Maiden – Maiden England Tour released on DVD

EMI are proud to announce the highly anticipated release of the Double Disc DVD MAIDEN ENGLAND ‘88 on 25 March. Now available for the very first time on DVD, this live show was filmed across two sold-out nights at Birmingham N.E.C Arena, UK in November 1988 during the band’s “Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son World Tour”. Disc one contains […]

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Bob Evans set to release ‘Familiar Stranger’ on March 15

Bob Evans set to release ‘Familiar Stranger’ on March 15

Australia’s ever charming and charismatic Bob Evans today announces March 15 for the release of his fourth studio album titled ‘Familiar Stranger’.  ‘Familiar Stranger’ follows the recent release of ‘The Double Life’ EP which spawned the first single ‘Don’t Wanna Grow Up Anymore’ and saw Bob Evans hit the road for a string of unique acoustic shows around the country […]

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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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Hungry Kids Of Hungary to release second album ‘You’re a Shadow’, out February 22, 2013

Hungry Kids Of Hungary to release second album ‘You’re a Shadow’, out February 22, 2013

Their debut was described as “a meticulously crafted, stunningly accomplished endeavour…” by Brisbane’s Time Off Magazine and went on to receive critical acclaim from fans and media alike. So where does a band go from there? Fast-forward a couple of years and Hungry Kids Of Hungary deliver the eagerly awaited second album ‘You’re A Shadow’, to be released on February […]

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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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Something For Kate ‘Leave Your Soul To Science’ New album September 28

Something For Kate ‘Leave Your Soul To Science’ New album September 28

After taking a hiatus while frontman Paul Dempsey released his highly successful and acclaimed solo album, Something for Kate return with album number six and what is truly an adventurous, eclectic and inspired set of songs which demonstrate once again why they are one of Australia’s most respected and enduring acts. Having spent the past few months recording the new […]

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King Cannons ‘The Brightest Light’ tour dates announced

King Cannons ‘The Brightest Light’ tour dates announced

KING CANNONS are flying high right now, just returning from sell out shows on their exclusive album launch tour across the East Coast.  “This is what rock n roll is all about.” TIME OFF – July 2012 The new single is the title track from their debut album and is the defining moment of KING CANNONS formative years.  KING CANNONS […]

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The Go-Betweens release ‘Quiet Heart: The Best Of The Go-Betweens’ on August 31

The Go-Betweens release ‘Quiet Heart: The Best Of The Go-Betweens’ on August 31

To be released on August 31, ‘Quiet Heart: The Best Of The Go-Betweens’ is an eighteen-track compilation curated by past band members Robert Forster, Lindy Morrison, Amanda Brown and Robert Vickers to celebrate the work of the group. The album is the first retrospective to span The Go-Between’s entire working life. It is coupled with a bonus live disc, Vienna Burns, which captures The Go-Betweens on stage in […]

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King Cannons – The Brightest Light

King Cannons – The Brightest Light

In 25 words or less:  ‘The Brightest Light’ is fresh, it’s new, it’s diverse, it’s rockin’ and King Cannons may just be your new favourite band. I’ve been excited about this pending release from the second I heard ‘Take The Rock’ from King Cannons’ debut EP back in 2010… yeah, that long I personally have been waiting for this debut […]

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Luke Yeoward of King Cannons

Luke Yeoward of King Cannons

“We’ve been busting our ass the whole time, but when you want to do something properly and there’s a bunch of other people, like a major record label involved, they’ve got things they have to work around as well in order for it to be timed right, so there you go, long story short, well as short as I can […]

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Train & Matt Nathanson – Sydney Opera House – June 7

Train & Matt Nathanson – Sydney Opera House – June 7

Sydney couldn’t have been more beautiful tonight, with the Vivid festival lighting up Circular Quay and people flocking to watch the lights covering the buildings, there were even more people in the area this evening to head in to the iconic Sydney Opera House to catch Train and Matt Nathanson in probably my favourite pairing of the year so far. […]

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Matt Nathanson returns to Australia. ‘Modern Love’ special edition released on June 1

Matt Nathanson returns to Australia. ‘Modern Love’ special edition released on June 1

Modern Love – Special Edition features 3 new acoustic tracks! This June sees the release of a Special Edition version of Matt Nathanson’s American Top 20 album Modern Love, timed to coincide with the star’s arrival on Australian shores. Kicking off a series of East Coast dates at The Sydney Opera House on 7 June with pop-rock superstars Train, Nathanson will […]

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Lenny Kravitz ‘Mama Said’ remastered and expanded for deluxe edition to be released June 1

Lenny Kravitz ‘Mama Said’ remastered and expanded for deluxe edition to be released June 1

2CD & Digital Album Adds 21 Bonus Tracks to Original 1991 Album, Including 15 Previously Unreleased Recordings from Kravitz’s Personal Archive Lenny Kravitz’s 1991 album, Mama Said, has been digitally remastered and expanded for a special Deluxe Edition to be released on June 1st by Virgin/EMI.  The 2CD and digital album adds 21 bonus tracks to the album’s original line-up, […]

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The Legendary Lil’ Band O’ Gold – Touring June 2012

The Legendary Lil’ Band O’ Gold – Touring June 2012

LOVE POLICE PROUDLY ANNOUNCE THE RETURN OF THE LEGENDARY LIL’ BAND O’ GOLD TOURING JUNE 2012 with New Album ‘Lil’ Band O’ Gold Play Fats’ Released June 8  Calling all good time groovers!! It’s time to move your feet in a swamp and soul groove as the legendary Louisiana Swamp Pop, Country, Cajun, Blues and Rock n Roll Supergroup Lil’ […]

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The Beach Boys launch new single & announce new album details: ‘That’s Why God Made The Radio’ to be released 1 June

The Beach Boys launch new single & announce new album details: ‘That’s Why God Made The Radio’ to be released 1 June

LEAD SINGLE ‘THAT’S WHY GOD MADE THE RADIO’ OUT FRIDAY 27 APRIL Legendary Band’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Includes new Album, International Tour dates, & Commemorative Catalog Releases The founding members of The Beach Boys, one of the world’s most legendary bands, have reunited for a global 50th Anniversary celebration, including a new album release, a major international tour, and commemorative […]

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Thirty Seconds To Mars announce plans for fourth album

Thirty Seconds To Mars announce plans for fourth album

FANS TO PARTICIPATE IN A UNIQUE VIRTUAL EVENT. BROADCAST LIVE IN AN ONLINE SOCIAL THEATER, THE EVENT INLCUDES AN INTIMATE LIVE PERFORMANCE, PREVIEW OF THE UPCOMING LIVE TOUR FILM, SNEAK PEEK AT THE MARS DOCUMENTARY ‘ARTIFACT’ AND AN INTERACTIVE Thirty Seconds To Mars have announced that they are currently working on their 4th studio album, the follow-up to 2009’s global […]

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King Cannons to release debut album ‘The Brightest Light’ on June 22nd

King Cannons to release debut album ‘The Brightest Light’ on June 22nd

Some bands talk their way into opportunities or use algorithms to feign blog hype.  Others drag themselves up by the teeth. Dubbed by The Daily Telegraph’s Kathy McCabe as “heirs apparent to The Living End”, electrified rock n rollers King Cannons are currently in the throws of launching their career in Europe via a 17 date tour spanning across Germany, […]

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Joel and Benji Madden to release ‘Duo’ album as The Madden Brothers

Joel and Benji Madden to release ‘Duo’ album as The Madden Brothers

Twin rockers and honourary Aussies, Joel and Benji Madden, are set to announce an album under the moniker The Madden Brothers, slated for release later this year. The Maddens are in the studio recording music for the new project, which sees them work with iconic producer and sometime hip hop star Pharrell Williams. Good Charlotte co-frontman, Joel Madden, has of […]

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JET issue a message to their fans

JET issue a message to their fans

“After many successful years of writing, recording and touring we wish to announce our discontinuation as a group. From the many pubs, theatres, stadiums and festivals all across the world it was the fans that made our amazing story possible and we wish to thank them all. Thank you, and goodnight.” www.jettheband.com  

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David Bowie 40th anniversary 2012 remaster of ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars’

David Bowie 40th anniversary 2012 remaster of ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars’

DAVID BOWIE 40TH ANNIVERSARY 2012 REMASTER OF ‘THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS’ RELEASE DATE: 1st JUNE 2012 CD AND VINYL/HI-RESOLUTION AUDIO & 5.1 MIX DVD EDITIONS DVD (HI-RESOLUTION AUDIO & 5.1 MIX) INCLUDING PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED 5.1 MIX & STEREO BONUS TRACKS EMI are excited to announce the release of a 40th anniversary edition […]

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IRON MAIDEN ‘En Vivo!’ Live DVD / Blu-ray & double album released March 23

IRON MAIDEN ‘En Vivo!’ Live DVD / Blu-ray & double album released March 23

IRON MAIDEN release a new live Blu-Ray, 2DVD Set and Double Soundtrack Album on Friday March 23rd. “EN VIVO!” was filmed on 10th April 2011 in front of over 50,000 ecstatic fans at the Estadio Nacional, Santiago during the Round The World In 66 Days leg of The Final Frontier World Tour, and captures a magnificent performance by the band, […]

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Dale Stewart of Seether

Dale Stewart of Seether

“We kept going back and writing new songs and throwing them out and writing new songs and throwing those out and writing new one and working on the ones we had.  It was really a work in progress; we had four or five actual recording sessions where we went in at different times to record tracks for the album.” Seether […]

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Seether – The Metro Theatre, Sydney – February 5th

Seether – The Metro Theatre, Sydney – February 5th

It’s been almost four years since the South African rockers Seether have graced our shores and judging by the line to get into the Metro thirty minutes before the doors opened that was stretched half way up the block, these people were extremely eager to  get their dose of Seether. Support Numbers Radio were an interesting choice for the opening […]

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Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson announces 40th anniversary sequel to 1972 album

Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson announces 40th anniversary sequel to 1972 album

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of ‘Thick As A Brick’, Ian Anderson will release a sequel to the original album, titled ‘Thick As A Brick 2’ on March 30th. In 1972, Ian Anderson wrote and recorded the Jethro Tull Progressive Rock classic album ‘Thick As A Brick’. The lyrics were credited at the time to the fictitious child character, Gerald […]

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EVANESCENCE Australian Tour 2012

EVANESCENCE Australian Tour 2012

Evanescence are finally set to make a long overdue return to Australia presented by Michael Coppel. These shows will be their first in Australia since their sold out seven date national tour of 2007, and their third tour overall. Evanescence, with special guests Blaqk Audio, launch the tour in the nation’s capital on March 23, travelling onto Melbourne, Brisbane and […]

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