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METAL CHURCH Announce First Ever Australian Tour

METAL CHURCH Announce First Ever Australian Tour

American Heavy Metal Titans METAL CHURCH tour Australia for the First Time Ever this August thanks to Metropolis Touring Born out of the West Coast metal scene of the 80’s, METAL CHURCH quickly became one of the standout talents of the genre. After signing a deal with Elektra Records, they released two critically acclaimed albums. Their self-titled release ‘Metal Church’ established the band as one of the […]

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EAGLE-EYE CHERRY Announces September 2019 Australian Tour

EAGLE-EYE CHERRY Announces September 2019 Australian Tour

It’s been a long time coming, but the wait is finally over as EAGLE-EYE CHERRY finally announces his Australian tour. EAGLE-EYE CHERRY (so named because of his steely stare) is the son of the legendary jazz trumpeter Don Cherry, and half-brother of Neneh Cherry. Cherry almost considered giving up his artistic career, however new management after 18 years and a move to Nashville thankfully changed […]

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Jim Reid of The Jesus and Mary Chain

Jim Reid of The Jesus and Mary Chain

“…this time around I mean personally I just enjoy it more now because we’re still here, whatever it was we were doing we’re doing it right because we’re still here and you just chill out more now.” From Release: Brothers William and Jim Reid led THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN to become pioneers of the post-punk notion. Like mad scientists, the brothers would concoct formulas of […]

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Chris Taylor Brown of TRAPT

Chris Taylor Brown of TRAPT

“I think that’s the main thing that makes me want to keep doing Trapt is the fans and how they react to it.” From Release: Formed in 1997 TRAPT and have sold over 2.5 million records worldwide. It was their eponymous major-label debut, the self-titled ‘Trapt’ album that really got things going for them. The album was a perfect mix […]

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THE DOORS ALIVE Announce 2019 Australian Tour

THE DOORS ALIVE Announce 2019 Australian Tour

The Worlds #1 Tribute to The Doors THE DOORS ALIVE is not just a concert, it’s an experience. THE DOORS ALIVE celebrate the legendary music of THE DOORS taking great care and attention to re-create the true essence and magic of THE DOORS. Hailing from Britain, THE DOORS ALIVE are more than just a tribute act. Renowned and respected the world over, the band re-create the sound, look, […]

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Skillet – The Big Top, Sydney – November 15, 2018

Skillet – The Big Top, Sydney – November 15, 2018

Essential Information Venue: The Big Top – Sydney Date: November 15, 2018 Photos by:  Peter Coates – Inside Edge Photography Presented by: Metropolis Touring Supported by: RedHook and Red Gazelle Images should not be reproduced without consent of photographer and MTRBWY Check out our review of the night HERE

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Skillet – The Big Top, Sydney – November 15, 2018

Skillet – The Big Top, Sydney – November 15, 2018

It’s been seven long years since Skillet graced Australian shores and tonight with a growing catalogue in tow, they’re here for their faithful and seeing how long the line was for people waiting to get in, those faithful are ready to rock. RedHook are bang on time and first up tonight and for a newish band on the scene it’s […]

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KODALINE Announce 2019 Australian Tour

KODALINE Announce 2019 Australian Tour

Dublin’s anthemic indie-rockers, KODALINE return for the first time since their Sold Out 2014 Tour Best described as a sonic hybrid of mainstream American rock fused with British pop, KODALINE possess an inherently lush catalogue of songs, which spans three albums and mix pure energy and emotional meaning together into a romantic blend of power and relatability. KODALINE specialize in soaring, radio-ready guitar rock. Kodaline released […]

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Tim Wheeler of ASH

Tim Wheeler of ASH

“…the commitment of everyone has been really strong of a three piece, me, Mark and Rick like we started jamming together when we were fifteen and we still get the same buzz whenever we’re working on new stuff…” From release: Inspired by Nirvana, Sonic Youth, Pixies they are known worldwide for their energetic and incredibly fun live shows that continue to delight […]

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John Cooper of Skillet

John Cooper of Skillet

“…we always have some surprises like a song people didn’t expect us to play and we do something differently live, I don’t know, I like the live experience to be different from just listening to the record if possible.” From Release: SKILLET lets their music speak the loudest. That’s how the quartet has cemented its place as one of the […]

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Vernon Reid of Living Colour

Vernon Reid of Living Colour

“We’ve had gigs, we’re human beings, the band took a hiatus or broke up for a while and done gigs where we’re sick of each other but we recently felt in the last few years and reconnected as to how special it is to even be alive, how special it is to share these moments…” From Release: The ground-breaking American […]

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John Steel of The Animals

John Steel of The Animals

“I’ve got to say this quite honestly, everything we’ve done I’ve thought there’s nothing wrong with that, I still love to do it, I still love playing these songs.” From Release: THE ANIMALS are one of the most influential and admired bands to emerge from the British Invasion. THE ANIMALS will return to Australian stages this November, bringing with them […]

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TRAPT Announce 2019 Australian Tour

TRAPT Announce 2019 Australian Tour

Californian Active Hard Rock favourites TRAPT return down under to Play Highlights from their self-titled classic album ‘Trapt’ including Headstrong, Echo, Still Frame, These Walls, Made of Glass Plus they will perform a selection of their other Hits including Bring It, It’s Over, Who’s Going Home With You Tonight? and Contagious Formed in 1997 TRAPT and have sold over 2.5 million records worldwide. It was their eponymous major-label debut, the self-titled ‘Trapt’ album that […]

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ASH Announce November 2018 Australian Tour

ASH Announce November 2018 Australian Tour

“Ash rule. They are geniuses. Gods maybe” (NME) Northern Ireland’s indie legends ASH finally return down under this November for a headline tour. Inspired by Nirvana, Sonic Youth, Pixies they are known worldwide for their energetic and incredibly fun live shows that continue to delight fans. Ash are truly a band that no matter how many times you have seen you can never get bored […]

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SKILLET Announce November 2018 Australian Tour

SKILLET Announce November 2018 Australian Tour

SKILLET lets their music speak the loudest. That’s how the quartet has cemented its place as one of the 21st century’s most successful rock bands. Selling over 11 million units worldwide, the Wisconsin quartet have received two GRAMMY® Award nominations and won a Billboard Music Award for the platinum-certified Awake. Their double-platinum single “Monster” was “the 8th most streamed rock song of 2015” with a total of 57 million […]

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LIVING COLOUR Announce Australian Tour

LIVING COLOUR Announce Australian Tour

LIVING COLOUR return to Australia to perform highlights from their debut album ‘Vivid’ in plus they will be armed with all their other classic tunes. The ground-breaking American rock band from New York City, formed in 1984. Led by guitarist Vernon Reid, the bands lineup solidified in the mid-80’s w/ Corey Glover (vocals), Will Calhoun (drums) and Muzz Skillings (bass). Stylistically, the band’s music is a creative fusion influenced by free […]

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Jeff Martin

Jeff Martin

“I just want to do something different, and it’ll be the same with Michael Stipe, the way he sang the R.E.M. songs I can’t do it like him so I need to do what I do to my strengths but at the same time going back to what we said earlier I’ve got to maintain the soul and the integrity […]

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The Ones We Love: Celebrating R.E.M. (1982 – 1992) Announce Australian Shows (Jeff Martin, Steve Kilbey and more!)

The Ones We Love: Celebrating R.E.M. (1982 – 1992) Announce Australian Shows (Jeff Martin, Steve Kilbey and more!)

THE ONES WE LOVE is a unique series of concerts in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne Celebrating R.E.M. featuring an All-Star line-up of singers – Jeff Martin (The Tea Party) Steve Kilbey (The Church) Ron S. Peno (Died Pretty) Trish Young (The Clouds) Alannah Russack (The Hummingbirds) Ashley Naylor (Even) Greg Atkinson (Ups & Downs) Peter Fenton (Crow) With special guest Amanda Brown (The Go-Betweens) Together they will pay tribute to R.E.M. by performing songs from R.E.M’s rich […]

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Andrew Strong

Andrew Strong

“…it’s a great thing and it’s not that often that you can be a part of something where you can talk about, actually it’s been more than twenty five years, it’s been twenty seven years since the movie so yeah it’s great, great that it stood the test of time.” From Release: In 1991, Strong was introduced to the world […]

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MACHINE HEAD Announce Catharsis 2018 Australian Tour

MACHINE HEAD Announce Catharsis 2018 Australian Tour

  After a completely SOLD OUT Australian Tour of epic proportions in 2015, Heavy Metal Icons MACHINE HEAD are set to make their triumphant return in 2018 and this time around they will be armed with their new album ‘Catharsis’ which entered the Australian ARIA Charts at Number 10. MACHINE HEAD have flown the flag for truth, integrity and creative desire in metal, starting with the earth-shattering […]

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CIRCA SURVIVE Announce 2018 Australian Tour

CIRCA SURVIVE Announce 2018 Australian Tour

CIRCA SURVIVE will be returning to Australian shores in May 2018 in support of their latest album The Amulet. After a successful run of shows in 2015 the Philadelphia alt-rock outfit are here to prove once again why they’re one of the most exhilarating live bands that alternative music has to offer. “The greatest chemistry with the crowd all night” – The Lantern “the […]

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Announce 2018 Australian Tour

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Announce 2018 Australian Tour

Southern California crossover thrash/hardcore punk/skate punk legends SUICIDAL TENDENCIES announce much anticipated DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL sideshows. Judging from their name, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES were never afraid of a little controversy. Formed in Venice, California, during the early ’80s, the group’s leader from the beginning was outspoken vocalist Mike Muir. The outfit specialized in vicious hardcore early on — building a huge following among skateboarders, lending a major hand in […]

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Fuel – The Manning Bar, Sydney – December 8, 2017

Fuel – The Manning Bar, Sydney – December 8, 2017

Date: Friday December 8, 2017 Venue: The Manning Bar, Sydney Presented by: Metropolis Touring Supports: Hurst & Red Gazelle Photos by:  Gwendolyn Lee – Gwendolyn Lee Photography Images should not be reproduced without consent of photographer and MTRBWY   Check out our review of the show HERE  

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Fuel – The Manning Bar, Sydney – December 8, 2017

Fuel – The Manning Bar, Sydney – December 8, 2017

Reviewing one of your favourite bands is tough, even more so when you have their logo tattooed on your wrist but tonight I have accepted the mission to review the return of Fuel to Sydney after a very, very long time away while they’re here to celebrate 20 years since ‘Sunburn’. Hurst open up the show with a good selection […]

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P.O.D. Announce 2018 Australian Tour

P.O.D. Announce 2018 Australian Tour

Boom! Here comes the Boom! With over 12 Million Records sold Worldwide American hard rockers P.O.D. make their triumphant return to Australia for their first headline tour since 2002 to perform highlights from their hugely successful album Satellite – “Alive”, “Youth Of The Nation”, “Boom”, “Satellite” and plus other Hits After forming in 1992 in San Diego, California, high school friends Vocalist Sonny Sandoval, Drummer Wuv Benardo and Guitarist Marcos Curiel began Jamming sessions. […]

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ANDREW STRONG Performs The Commitments Soundtrack In Full Australian Tour 2018

ANDREW STRONG Performs The Commitments Soundtrack In Full Australian Tour 2018

The gritty underground scene of Northside Dublin in the 1980s, the social unrest of the time…THE COMMITMENTS was a film which captured many a phenomena, though none more resounding than the talents of ANDREW STRONG. In 1991, Strong was introduced to the world through his portrayal of Declan “Deco” Cuffe, lead vocalist of fictional Irish soul band THE COMMITMENTS from the film of the same […]

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SEPULTURA (With Special Guests DEATH ANGEL) Announce 2018 Australian Tour

SEPULTURA (With Special Guests DEATH ANGEL) Announce 2018 Australian Tour

The Sepulnation is alive and well! Following their crushingly successful 2014 Australian Tour, Brazilian Metal Icons SEPULTURA unleash a heavy metal hurricane upon the Sepulnation in May 2018. “one of my absolute favourite shows; one that I only wish I could relive time and time again” – Metal Obsession (Melbourne Review 2014) Armed with their finest album in decades ‘Machine Messiah’, SEPULTURA emerge into a troubled world with […]

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SALIVA Announce First Ever Australian Tour

SALIVA Announce First Ever Australian Tour

Prophets of the rampant 90’s Modern Rock movement SALIVA will be bringing their show to Australian stages for the first time ever.  Fans can expect a crushing cross-section of the bands entire catalogue guaranteed to get your blood pumping! “heavy riffs, powerful choruses, and frenetic live performances.” – NationalRockReview.com After acquiring front man Bobby Amaru in 2011 (replacing original frontman Josey Scott), Saliva became infused with […]

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OVERKILL Announce 2018 Australian Tour

OVERKILL Announce 2018 Australian Tour

The self-proclaimed “Wrecking Crew” OVERKILL are set to destroy Australia in 2018. If you thought after 4-decades and 18 studio albums,OVERKILL would be losing steam, you don’t know OVERKILL. Throughout their existence, the New Jersey Thrash Metal forefathers shapeshifted, and evolved, keeping fans on their feet the whole time. Today, the band announced they will be bringing ‘The Grinding Wheel’tour to our shores, allowing us sufficient […]

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Steve ‘Lips’ Kudlow of Anvil

Steve ‘Lips’ Kudlow of Anvil

“I mean you always want more, you just don’t want it to end, I just want continuance, ultimately to me I’m happy with continuance as long as I can continue it’s all good, man. That’s all you can ask for is more of being able to.” With 16 albums under their belt and their 17th one on the way, ANVIL […]

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