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DEPT. OF GLOOM Aussie Hard Rock Supergroup Release, ‘I Dare You’.

DEPT. OF GLOOM Aussie Hard Rock Supergroup Release, ‘I Dare You’.

The musical pedigree and backstory of the members of Dept. Of Gloom would take hours to dissect. The sum of their collective parts reads like a short history of Australian rock! Created in 2016 from some pretty cool lineage, their members coming from bands such as The Candy Harlots, Genitorturers, JERK & Dead Inside The Chrysalis, Dept. Of Gloom is an unholy alliance between Australia and the […]

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GRETA VAN FLEET Announces “March Of The Peaceful Army” 2019 Australia Tour

GRETA VAN FLEET Announces “March Of The Peaceful Army” 2019 Australia Tour

GRETA VAN FLEET, one of the most buzzed-about new rock bands today, announces the March of the Peaceful Army World Tour and initial headline dates for 2019. These dates are in support of the band’s debut album, “Anthem of the Peaceful Army”, that is due out October 19 (Lava/Republic Records). As part of the itinerary, the band will visit Australia for the […]

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Jeff Pilson of Foreigner

Jeff Pilson of Foreigner

“So I’m feeling very confident coming to Australia that the show is going to be really together and that you guys are going to enjoy it way more than you even think.” From Release: Legendary rock band FOREIGNER will return to Australia this October to perform a series of newly envisaged orchestral concerts. Fans will be treated to a string […]

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Scott Ian

Scott Ian

“…I’ve been in a band for four decades I’ve done a lot, I’ve seen a lot, I’ve met a lot of people, I’ve done things, crazy things with a lot of the people I’ve met you know, if you know anything about my life and my time travelling the planet for the last thirty seven years then you know I […]

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ALICE IN CHAINS Release New Single, Never Fade – Duff McKagan Pens Band Bio

ALICE IN CHAINS Release New Single, Never Fade – Duff McKagan Pens Band Bio

With nine days to go before the arrival of new Alice In Chains album Rainier Fog (BMG), anticipation is ramping up with the release of new single Never Fade  Listen to it below- NEVER FADE Never Fade is the third Rainier Fog song release following So Far Under and  The One You Know.All three tracks are available as instant downloads by going to aliceinchains.lnk.to/RainierFog Recorded with producer Nick Raskulinecz (his 3rd consecutive album […]

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ALTER BRIDGE: To Release Live At The Royal Albert Hall – Sept 7

ALTER BRIDGE: To Release Live At The Royal Albert Hall – Sept 7

After 14 years performing together, five full-length studio albums, and countless sold-out shows around the globe, there aren’t many items left on a band’s bucket list. For Alter Bridge, one of the remaining list items was crossed off in October 2017 when the band performed two sold-out shows at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall backed by the 52-piece Parallax Orchestra led by […]

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ALICE COOPER To Release Brand New Live Album A Paranormal Evening At The Olympia Paris  On August 31

ALICE COOPER To Release Brand New Live Album A Paranormal Evening At The Olympia Paris On August 31

Following the release of the 2017 studio album “Paranormal”, which was the best chart-performing album by Alice Cooper in decades, the American rock legend took his exciting live show all over the world, accompanied by “the best band he has ever had.” After an entire year spent on the road, the “Paranormal tour” ended in Paris, on December 7th, 2017 at the […]

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Dez Fafara of DevilDriver

Dez Fafara of DevilDriver

“So I’ve always heard these songs heavy and outlaw country for me the lyrics, the stories are the most poignant on the planet, those guys are the Lemmy’s of their genre, they are the outlaws of their genre, and so it just made all the sense in the world to try to do something that has never really been done…” […]

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SCOTT IAN: Legendary Founding Father of Thrash, Author & Rock Royalty Announces One Man Riot! Spoken Word Tour – Australia, Sept 2018

SCOTT IAN: Legendary Founding Father of Thrash, Author & Rock Royalty Announces One Man Riot! Spoken Word Tour – Australia, Sept 2018

This is the story of a Jewish kid from Queens who started a heavy metal band… Thrash Metal inventor, metal/rap cross over initiator, non fiction & comic book author, horror movie expert, TV star, son-in-law to Meat Loaf… shall we go on? One of the metal worlds most recognisable, praised and iconic figures, Scott Ian, will be in Australia for a […]

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ALICE IN CHAINS To Release ‘Rainier Fog’ On August 24 – New Track ‘So Far Under’ Out Today

ALICE IN CHAINS To Release ‘Rainier Fog’ On August 24 – New Track ‘So Far Under’ Out Today

ALICE IN CHAINS (vocalist/guitarist Jerry Cantrell, drummer Sean Kinney, bassist Mike Inez and vocalist/guitarist William DuVall) have announced an August 24 release for the long awaited RAINIER FOG (BMG), their first album in five years. They’re giving fans another sneak preview of the album with today’s release of second track “So Far Under” Listen to it here! So Far Under follows the recent release of The One You Know and […]

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS Release New Single ‘Solara’

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS Release New Single ‘Solara’

GRAMMY® Award-winning, acclaimed alternative rock pioneers, The Smashing Pumpkins have released “Solara”, the first recording in over 18 years to feature founding members Billy Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin. Recorded in Malibu, CA at Shangri La Studios with producer Rick Rubin and longtime Smashing Pumpkins guitarist Jeff Schroeder, “Solara” is available now to stream and download on all digital music platforms […]

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BOBBY KIMBALL, the voice of TOTO announces Australian tour!

BOBBY KIMBALL, the voice of TOTO announces Australian tour!

Bobby Kimball, owner of the iconic voice of one of the highest selling rock acts of all time, TOTO, will be returning to Australia for the first time in a decade to perform all the band’s big hits and more.  Joining him as Special Guest will be one of Australia’s favourite sons of rock, Mark Gable from the legendary Choirboys. Fans can look forward to […]

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PRIMAL FEAR & SINNER: Apocalypse In Australia 2018 Tour

PRIMAL FEAR & SINNER: Apocalypse In Australia 2018 Tour

Teutonic power metallers, Primal Fear are returning in November to rip Australia apart, just as they did in 2016! With their new album, Apocalypse being released on August 10th 2018 via Frontier Records, Primal Fear will be performing tracks off their latest offering along with numerous fan favourites. Joining them, and for the very first time in Australia, will be Sinner! Sinner will perform all their fan favourites plus tracks off […]

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LENNY KRAVITZ: New Album Raise Vibration Coming Sept 7 via BMG. New Single Low, Out Now

LENNY KRAVITZ: New Album Raise Vibration Coming Sept 7 via BMG. New Single Low, Out Now

Lenny Kravitz will release his brand new studio album, Raise Vibration on September 7 via BMG It is available for pre-order now, HERE. STREAM NEW SINGLE LOW NOW ‘Low’ is a pulsating introspective composition dealing with the issue of preconceptions in the beginning of a relationship. It’s a funky cinematic groove layered with horns, strings and multi layered vocals with the help from the late great Michael Jackson. […]

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Europe – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – May 22, 2018

Europe – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – May 22, 2018

Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018 Venue: The Enmore Theatre, Sydney Presented by: Showcase Entertainment Group Photos by: Gwendolyn Lee – Gwendolyn Lee Photography Images should not be reproduced without consent of photographer and MTRBWY   Check out our review from the night HERE Check out our interview with Joey Tempest HERE  

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Europe – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – May 22, 2018

Europe – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – May 22, 2018

It kind of feels hard to believe that Europe have never toured Australia, but here we are in 2018 and they’re finally here to give us an evening with Europe, all Europe, all night and the crowd here are pumped and ready (even if a lot of them are here for one song.) Let’s see how converted they are after […]

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Sevendust – All I See Is War

Sevendust – All I See Is War

I’ve always been a Sevendust fan, there’s just something about the way they make music that works, the melodies, the tone, the whole damn package. So when it’s new Sevendust album time there’s always a bit of an internal fist pump as I know what I hear is going to be good! Here we have ‘All I see Is War’ […]

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DEE SNIDER signs with Napalm Records Worldwide! new album, ‘For The Love Of Metal’ to be released July 27!

DEE SNIDER signs with Napalm Records Worldwide! new album, ‘For The Love Of Metal’ to be released July 27!

We are thrilled to announce that legendary TWISTED SISTER frontman DEE SNIDER inked a deal with NAPALM RECORDS for his upcoming solo album! This opus is entitled FOR THE LOVE OF METAL and will deliver what its name promises: pure world class metal! Dee Snider needs no introduction anymore, right? Influential hard rock legend, reality TV star, Broadway alumni, horror movie director, radio host and as you all […]

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Joey Tempest of Europe

Joey Tempest of Europe

“…we do stuff together but we also try to dig deeper with each record and find the expression rather than copy ourselves from the past or anything, we think there’s room for nostalgia in the live concert but in the studio we don’t find any room for nostalgia like that.” From Release: Sweden’s legendary hard rock band EUROPE, best known […]

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SEVENDUST Release Video For ‘Dirty’ – From New Album ‘ All I See Is War’ May 11

SEVENDUST Release Video For ‘Dirty’ – From New Album ‘ All I See Is War’ May 11

Twenty-four years into their career and still with all original members, US heavy rockers Sevendust are set to release their 12th studio album, All I See Is War, on May 11 via a newly-inked deal with Rise Records! The band have just released the video for the albums first single. Watch Dirty here The clip is the first to feature the band in it since 2013’s Decay. Recorded last […]

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Jahred Gomes of (hed) p.e.

Jahred Gomes of (hed) p.e.

“I can’t just say whatever pops into my head these days because I have a ten year old son and it really does affect me. When there probably was a time I would write or sing anything just to shock people now I would not take that path artistically.” From Release: Fusing rock, punk, rasta, gansta rap and soul into […]

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FOREIGNER To Release ‘With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus’ On April 27

FOREIGNER To Release ‘With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus’ On April 27

I Want To Know What Love Is, Cold As Ice, Waiting For A Girl Like You, Hot Blooded, Juke Box Hero. FOREIGNER‘s timeless anthems continue to rock the charts with ten multi-platinum albums, sixteen Top 30 hits and album sales now exceeding 75 million copies. For the first time ever, FOREIGNER will present all their hits with a 58 -piece […]

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SEVENDUST Return With New Album ‘All I See Is War’ To Be Released May 11 Via Rise Records

SEVENDUST Return With New Album ‘All I See Is War’ To Be Released May 11 Via Rise Records

Twenty-four years into their career and still with all original members, US heavy rockers Sevendust are set to release their 12th studio album, All I See Is War, on May 11 via a newly-inked deal with Rise Records! Recorded last year at Studio Barbarosa in Florida, the new album was produced by Michael “Elvis” Baskette (Alter Bridge, Slash, Coldrain, Story Of The Year). All I See […]

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR: You Can’t Kill My Rock ’N’ Roll – Australian Tour June 2018

HARDCORE SUPERSTAR: You Can’t Kill My Rock ’N’ Roll – Australian Tour June 2018

Sweden’s premiere purveyors of thrash metal meets sleaze rock, Hardcore Superstar will be touring Australia this June! Having last toured Australia waaay back in 2008, HCSS are ready to make it up to their fans for a decade of lost time in a big way! Fusing a base of hard, aggressive heavy metal with the catchy, melodic and decadent hard rock of […]

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BULLETBOYS: Australian Tour May 2018 with special guests: Dellacoma + more

BULLETBOYS: Australian Tour May 2018 with special guests: Dellacoma + more

Los Angeles rock and rollers the Bulletboys will tour Australia for the very first time this May! Emerging from the LA glam rock scene at its zenith with more blues licks than lipstick, Bulletboys have been a mainstay of the rock scene for the past 30 years. Formed by frontman Marq Torien after stints in King Kobra and a then unsigned Ratt, Bulletboys hit the […]

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(hed) p.e. Worldwide Unity Tour Australia March 2018

(hed) p.e. Worldwide Unity Tour Australia March 2018

Genre melding masters, (hed) p.e. will be making their long overdue return to Australia this March as they embark on their Worldwide Unity Tour! Fusing rock, punk, rasta, gansta rap and soul into something truly unique (and affectionately known as G-Punk), (hed) p.e. have been a mainstay in the rock and metal community since forming in 1994. Over the course of their ten albums […]

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Legendary Aussie rock band, HORSEHEAD, signs with Golden Robot Records

Legendary Aussie rock band, HORSEHEAD, signs with Golden Robot Records

Legendary Australian rock band Horsehead have signed with powerhouse independent record label Golden Robot Records who will be re-releasing the band’s catalogue and previously unreleased material internationally throughout 2018. The band’s first two albums, Horsehead and Onism, will also be made available digitally for the first time ever! Also planned for release are an album of B-sides, the band’s 1999 Triple J Live At the Wirelessset, and The Lost Album, a collection of tracks never […]

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EUROPE To Tour Australia For The First Time Ever – May 2018!

EUROPE To Tour Australia For The First Time Ever – May 2018!

Sweden’s legendary hard rock band EUROPE, best known for their worldwide 1986 Smash Hit The Final Countdown, have announced a run of five Australian dates in May 2018.   This will be the first time the band has toured Australia in their 35 year career! The band recently entered the famed Abbey Road Studio’s in London to record their 11th Studio album entitled Walk […]

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Richie Kotzen

Richie Kotzen

“…if you look at putting out music as literally output at some point if all you’re doing is output you’re gonna run out, you’re gonna run dry so you need input, so for me I get the input on taking long breaks and doing other things with my time and then coming back to music or even not coming back […]

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GLENN HUGHES Performs Classic Deep Purple Live! Australian Tour Sept 2017

GLENN HUGHES Performs Classic Deep Purple Live! Australian Tour Sept 2017

Glenn Hughes, the Voice Of Rock, played his last concert with Deep Purple on March 15, 1976, at Liverpool’s Empire Theatre. On that night, the UK bassist and vocalist walked away from one of history’s truly game-changing rock phenomena and never looked back — until now. This September, Australia will witness one of the finest hard rock singer/musicians of his generation fronting a mighty handpicked band live in concert, as he […]

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