Tag: Metropolis Touring

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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Sebastian Bach – The Manning Bar, Sydney – October 27, 2017

Sebastian Bach – The Manning Bar, Sydney – October 27, 2017

Date: Friday October 27, 2017 Venue: The Manning Bar, Sydney Presented by: MetropolisTouring 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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Sebastian Bach – The Manning Bar, Sydney – October 27, 2017

Sebastian Bach – The Manning Bar, Sydney – October 27, 2017

It’s been a couple of years but he’s Bach in Sydney and tonight a sold out Manning Bar is ready to Bach and Roll all Nite. OK no more Bach puns. Let’s get to the show! Oh wow this is different. Wait. Where’s the kaboom?! This is ‘Little Wing’ holy shit, but as the arms start waving and with a […]

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Sebastian Bach

Sebastian Bach

“You know if your purpose or your goal is just to pretend you’re a teenager the rest of your career then your career is not going to be interesting, it’s going to be boring.” From release: The Original Voice of SKID ROW, Musical Royalty SEBASTIAN BACH returns to Australia this October! Hailed as one of the finest front men to […]

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ANVIL Announce Australian Tour

ANVIL Announce Australian Tour

The demigods of Canadian Metal ANVIL return to Australia this November to celebrate their 40th Anniversary! It’s time for a heavy metal celebration! “the honesty and passion that this trio conveys through its music is absolutely priceless” – Get Ready To Rock With 16 albums under their belt and their 17th one on the way, ANVIL pride themselves as being one of the most hardworking bands on […]

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Brett Scallions of Fuel

Brett Scallions of Fuel

“It’s like sometimes songs are just done right when it comes to the writing and the performance and the people that are involved, it just all comes together in a proper way and the beauty of having something like that happen you get very lucky when you become part of songs that dare I say become timeless to where they […]

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FUEL Announce Australian and NZ “The Sunburn 20th Celebration Tour”

FUEL Announce Australian and NZ “The Sunburn 20th Celebration Tour”

American alternative rockers FUEL finally return to Australia this December as part of the “The Sunburn 20th Celebration Tour”. And for the first time ever FUEL perform an exclusive show in New Zealand. Renowned for their un-paralleled streak of melodic post-grunge hard rock songs, it is time to re-live their Classic album ‘Sunburn’ which included – “Shimmer”, “Sunburn”, “Jesus Or A Gun”, “Bittersweet”. Plus a special encore of Fuel’s anthems including […]

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BIG COUNTRY Announce Australian and New Zealand Tour

BIG COUNTRY Announce Australian and New Zealand Tour

80’s Celtic rockers BIG COUNTRY bring their energy infused, foot tapping vibes back to Australia & New Zealand in March 2018. As an extra treat for their fans down under they will perform their classic debut ‘The Crossing’ in full, plus a Special Encore of Greatest Hits. “The audience were singing their hearts out, jumping around and living every moment to its fullest” – The […]

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TRAPT – The Bald Faced Stag, Sydney – July 7, 2017

TRAPT – The Bald Faced Stag, Sydney – July 7, 2017

One of my favourite things is when a band hasn’t toured Australia before, well by that I mean there’s so much excitement, anticipation and uncertainty about what to expect. So tonight TRAPT make their debut in Sydney and let’s see if these songs fans have been listening to for years come across as good as we hope they will on […]

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MINISTRY with Special Guests FILTER * Sydney Show Sold Out, Second Show On Sale Now

MINISTRY with Special Guests FILTER * Sydney Show Sold Out, Second Show On Sale Now

Sydney has spoken first and loudest, the Industrial juggernaut  rolls on and the Show on Wednesday 27th September at the Metro Theatre has SOLD OUT.We are extremely happy to announce a second show on Friday 29th September at the Metro Theatre, tickets for this show are on sale NOW from: http://metropolistouring.com/ministry-filter Once again the mighty FILTER will be joining MINISTRY. […]

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Les McKeown of The Bay City Rollers

Les McKeown of The Bay City Rollers

“I think the thing is about The Bay City Rollers and the kind of thing that we did was such a brilliant thing, it was like a crazy thing we stopped traffic over there in Australia, we had hundreds of thousands of fans follow us regularly and they’re special memories for me that’s for sure…” From Release: Scotland’s greatest pop […]

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ACCEPT Announce Exclusive Melbourne Show

ACCEPT Announce Exclusive Melbourne Show

Following their First Ever Australian Tour in 2014, German Metal Legends ACCEPT return this September for one show only in Melbourne. With multiple Sold Out shows on their last visit, ACCEPT reward fans with One Special Exclusive Performance at 170 Russell on 17th September! THIS SHOW WILL SELL OUT. ACCEPT’s 15th studio album, ‘The Rise of Chaos’, is set for […]

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Chris Taylor Brown of Trapt

Chris Taylor Brown of Trapt

“… it’s just a place to release emotions and deal with all the negative stuff going on in your life and celebrating all the good stuff you’ve got going on in your life, and that’s what our shows are all about. I’ll say it’s a big release you know, release of tension and just taking the power back in your […]

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SEBASTIAN BACH Announces Australian Tour

SEBASTIAN BACH Announces Australian Tour

The Original Voice of SKID ROW, Musical Royalty SEBASTIAN BACH returns to Australia this October! Hailed as one of the finest front men to come out of the late 80’s / early 90’s with one hell of a voice, he is the personification of pure rock and roll at its finest! “Bach doesn’t just sing; Bach howls, Bach yells, Bach […]

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Richard Patrick of Filter

Richard Patrick of Filter

“Filter is a band that looks at the worst things in society and says why and what is that and let’s talk about this strange phenomenon that is humanity. You know, a guy holds a press conference and blows his head off I want to understand that and I want to sing it from a perspective of his perspective.” From […]

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MINISTRY with Special Guests FILTER * Announce Australian Tour

MINISTRY with Special Guests FILTER * Announce Australian Tour

First Ever Headline Australian Tour for MINISTRY, the American Industrial Metal Juggernaut led by Al Jourgensen as they take over Australia for 5 shows this September! This will only the second time ever MINISTRY have toured Australia – Big Day Out in 1995 and Soundwave in 2015! More vicious, aggressive and ferocious than ever before, get ready to lose your […]

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TRAPT Announce First Ever Australian Tour!

TRAPT Announce First Ever Australian Tour!

‘Headstrong’, ‘Bring It’, ‘Who’s Going Home With You tonight?’, ‘Echo’s’, ‘These Walls’, ’Still Frame’ plus More! “Headstrong they’ll take you on”, American rock band TRAPT are heading down under for their first ever Tour this July. Since forming in 1997 TRAPT have released 7 studio Albums and sold over 2.5 million records worldwide including platinum selling single ‘Headstrong’. With a […]

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Mike Portnoy

“Not only is it closure for me as an artist wanting to do it, but I think there’s some closure for the fans as well because there was a fear that once I left Dream Theater this would never actually happen, so there’s a sense of unfinished business in finally getting to do it.” From Release: MIKE PORTNOY is a […]

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Mike Portnoy’s Shattered Fortress Announces Australian And New Zealand Tour

Mike Portnoy’s Shattered Fortress Announces Australian And New Zealand Tour

Drum Wizard MIKE PORTNOY (ex-Dream Theater, The Winery Dogs, Flying Colors) brings the SHATTERED FORTRESS to Australia and New Zealand this November! The SHATTERED FORTRESS is MIKE PORTNOY and an all-star Prog lineup (Eric Gillette, Richard Henshall & Charlie Griffiths on Guitar,Connor Green on Bass & Diego Tejeida on Keyboards) performing Mike Portnoy’s 12 Step Suite live in its entirety! […]

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KREATOR With Special Guests VADER Announce Australian & New Zealand Tour

KREATOR With Special Guests VADER Announce Australian & New Zealand Tour

Hit the extreme aggression button metal fans – The Gods Of Violence return to tear the top of your head off and crush you into submission.   “The encore was filled to the brim with really old-school material with songs like “Flag of Hate”, “Under the Guillotine” and “Pleasure to Kill”. Needless to say, the crowd went crazy.” Metal Wani   Three years after […]

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Fredrik Åkesson of Opeth

Fredrik Åkesson of Opeth

“Some shows are more special than others like in Australia they’re energetic shows and people are getting into it and you can tell that they’re enjoying listening to the music you know. So it’s a great feeling walking on stage, adrenaline. It’s a treat really.” From Release: The evolution of OPETH as a band is wondrous, witnessing spine-tingling music which […]

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Kim Wilde

Kim Wilde

“Well I think a lot of people who were around in the 80’s see it with rose tinted spectacles and it was a time before they got a mortgage most people or a divorce, or children *laughs* and I think people associate it with a sort of more carefree time in their lives… From release: Mention KIM WILDE and people’s […]

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Chris Britton of The Troggs

Chris Britton of The Troggs

“The say to see the world join the army or the navy, but it’s even better when you join a rock band because you don’t have to fight. It’s a great way of seeing the world and we actually enjoy playing to a new audience because we get a buzz back from the audience.” From Release: THE TROGGS first entered the […]

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L7 – The Metro Theatre, Sydney – October 15, 2016

L7 – The Metro Theatre, Sydney – October 15, 2016

Date: Saturday October 15, 2016 Venue: The Metro Theatre, Sydney Supported By: The Mis-Made 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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L7 – The Metro Theatre, Sydney – October 15, 2016

L7 – The Metro Theatre, Sydney – October 15, 2016

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen L7 in Australia, over twenty years in fact, so when they were announced as part of Soundwave 2016 people were excited, unfortunately that didn’t eventuate, nor did their first scheduled tour, but third time lucky as they say and here I am with a whole lot of people at The Metro tonight […]

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Donita Sparks of L7

Donita Sparks of L7

“I feel now that we’ve already proved ourselves, we’re playing material that people have been waiting years for us to play live and it’s already a given that they like us *laughs* and like the music that they’re gonna hear because they’ve already bought the stuff twenty years ago you know what I mean?” From release: One of the most […]

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OPETH Announce 2017 Australian and New Zealand tour dates.

OPETH Announce 2017 Australian and New Zealand tour dates.

The evolution of OPETH as a band is wondrous, witnessing spine-tingling music which bestrides genres, and an exponential growth in an ever diversifying fan base. OPETH performances are without peer – their live show is a deeply emotional, yet exhilarating experience. From centre stage they create an atmospheric utopia; theirs is truly a unique concert experience, and one not to […]

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OPETH To Perform At The Sydney Opera House On February 6th 2017

OPETH To Perform At The Sydney Opera House On February 6th 2017

Sweden’s musical alchemists, OPETH, will be releasing their bewitching, 12th studio album, Sorceress, on September 30th via the band’s imprint label Moderbolaget Records with Nuclear Blast Entertainment. In celebration of the release the band has planned special shows at historic venues around the world in support of the record, including Radio City Music Hall in New York on October 1st, […]

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THE TROGGS Announce – Wild Thing 50th Anniversary Australian Tour

THE TROGGS Announce – Wild Thing 50th Anniversary Australian Tour

“Wild thing, you make my heart sing!”… 60’s British Rock Legends THE TROGGS finally return to Australia this November to celebrate the Wild Thing’s 50thAnniversary by performing all their Greatest Hits – Wild Thing, With a Girl Like You, I Can’t Control Myself, Love is All Around plus More! Teenage lust never sounded so good!”  (Ultimate Classic Rock) THE TROGGS […]

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