Tag: Frank Turner

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, CROWDED HOUSE, PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND, and others announced in Bluesfest’s first line-up announcement for 2020!

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, CROWDED HOUSE, PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND, and others announced in Bluesfest’s first line-up announcement for 2020!

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, CROWDED HOUSE, PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND and many more will ensure our 31st Bluesfest Byron Bay rocks next Easter! The 31st annual Byron Bay Bluesfest is taking place from 9th – 13th April 2020 and is set to be the best festival yet! The first of many line up announcements also includes the legend GEORGE BENSON and BRANDI CARLILE, both making their Bluesfest debuts. The Bluesfest 2020 […]

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Frank Turner – Positive Songs for Negative People

Frank Turner – Positive Songs for Negative People

Straight off the bat I have to say how much I dig Frank Turner, there’s just something about his music, his attitude and his all-round being that makes him what he is, that being an artist you should all listen to if you have no idea who he is, plus with my musical hero Butch Walker at the producer helm and […]

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FRANK TURNER To Release New Album  ‘Positive Songs For Negative People’ on August 7

FRANK TURNER To Release New Album ‘Positive Songs For Negative People’ on August 7

The utterly insatiable, much loved UK troubadour FRANK TURNER has returned to fix grins firmly on faces with his anticipated sixth album ‘Positive Songs For Negative People’. Out August 7 via Xtra Mile Recordings / Universal Music Australia, Turner has revealed the album track listing, announced the LP’s accompanying deluxe acoustic album. He’s also launched the video for single ‘The Next Storm’, which sees the man himself literally on the ropes, taking […]

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NOFX & FRIENDS ‘Home Street Home’ – original songs from the Shit musical- out Friday 13th February

NOFX & FRIENDS ‘Home Street Home’ – original songs from the Shit musical- out Friday 13th February

Shock Records are thrilled to announce the details of HOME STREET HOME, a new punk rock musical concept album that will be released in Australia/New Zealand via Shock Records February 13th in advance of the theatrical production. HOME STREET HOME tells a story of survival and love among runaway teenagers living on the streets, and features music written by Fat […]

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BLUESFEST launch 2015, first artist announcement!

BLUESFEST launch 2015, first artist announcement!

Bluesfest has added Industry powerhouse TRAIN to their sensational first artist announcement! BLUESFEST FESTIVAL DIRECTOR PETER NOBLE SAYS: “We told you we aint gonna stop now, and guess what we are not going to stop now! We are delighted to add US Roots based Pop band Train to our first artist announcement who will be coming to Bluesfest for the […]

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James Johnston of Biffy Clyro

James Johnston of Biffy Clyro

“Things have been so natural as we’ve gone along, we’ve never really had to force many changes, it’s always been, whether there’s been harmony or not it’s always kind of created a good sort of relationship together and we’re really strong after all this time together.” From Bio: The story of Biffy Clyro is as romantic as it is archetypal. […]

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The Smith Street Band Announce Huge North American Tour With Frank Turner

The Smith Street Band Announce Huge North American Tour With Frank Turner

In their grand spirit of never ever ever slowing down, Melbourne’s beloved THE SMITH STREET BAND have announced that they’ll be venturing overseas to explore lands unknown off the back of their new EP. They’ll take off just days after wrapping up their August headline tour in support of new 5-track EP/10″ ‘Don’t Fuck With Our Dreams’, and hit the UK, […]

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Frank Turner – Tape Deck Heart

Frank Turner – Tape Deck Heart

Frank Turner in the last few years has grown in popularity to become one of England’s hottest artists and has become renowned for not only his amazing song writing but also for his amazing live performances that are now captivating fans worldwide. With this, his newest album Tape Deck Heart, Frank has moved away from his usual ‘England’ based content […]

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Frank Turner Reveals His Tape Deck Heart

Frank Turner Reveals His Tape Deck Heart

ENGLAND’S FAVOURITE PUNK ROCK TROUBADOUR RELEASES NEW ALBUM TAPE DECK HEART ON APRIL 19 Following a year that saw a headline sold out Wembley Arena and a performance at the London Olympics Opening Ceremony, Winchester-born folk/punk hero Frank Turner will release Tape Deck Heart, his highly anticipated fifth studio album on April 19, 2013.   Produced and mixed by Rich […]

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Dropkick Murphys, Frank Turner & Swingin’ Utters – The Big Top, Sydney – April 1, 2013

Dropkick Murphys, Frank Turner & Swingin’ Utters – The Big Top, Sydney – April 1, 2013

Easter Monday, and with yet another Bluesfest sideshow hitting Sydney. This time it’s an all-out party with the likes of The Dropkick Murphy’s, Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls and the Swingin’ Utters. I’ve made it here in time to catch The Swingin’ Utters, as has the moderate crowd, so let’s see how they go! Immediately the band inflict their […]

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Ken Casey of Dropkick Murphys

Ken Casey of Dropkick Murphys

“As a matter of fact I think the secret to our success is never looking to new, modern music because we’re never trying to change with the times or even from an engineering, sound standpoint, say well all the current albums sound like this. I think we want to sound as old and out dated as possible, that usually means […]

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Frank Turner

Frank Turner

“I wanted to make a record that sort of was a little bit more ambitious sonically, a big kind of guiding record for me was Weezer’s ‘Pinkerton’ which has always been one of my favourite records, but I was really pushing for that sort of vibe this time around.” After hitting the studio for the best part of 2012, recording […]

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Frank Turner & Dropkick Murphy’s Australian tour….

Frank Turner & Dropkick Murphy’s Australian tour….

Already revealed to be representing the folk punk genre on the epic  2013 Byron Bay Bluesfest lineup, Dropkick Murphys and Frank Turner And The Sleeping Souls will team up and take to the road next March/April, bringing with them Californian punks, Swingin’ Utters. Dropkick Murphys will come out swinging on the back of their new album SIGNED and SEALED in BLOOD, due out […]

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Frank Turner

Frank Turner

“It’s supposed to have a communal atmosphere, I’m not going to turn up and play music to a bunch of heads staring at me and then just have a disconnect, I just want everyone to be involved you know?  It’s a party I want everyone to be a part of.” If you’ve never heard of Frank Turner, now’s a perfect […]

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Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls – Announce Australian Tour

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls – Announce Australian Tour

Frank Turner has just added solo shows in Darwin and Cairns to his already packed itinerary this May, and will also perform at the Wide Open Space Festival in Alice Springs, and Groovin’ The Moo festival in Townsville. This will be Frank’s first visit to each of these places, having already completed 2 sold out tours of Australia. The shows […]

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