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THE ANGELS and BABY ANIMALS Join Forces For National Tour This Nov/Dec

THE ANGELS and BABY ANIMALS Join Forces For National Tour This Nov/Dec

Two of Australia’s greatest rock bands, The Angels and Baby Animals will hit the road together this November and December for a string of shows nationally, ‘They Who Rock 2019’. Fronted by Dave Gleeson and Suze DeMarchi respectively, two of the country’s most dynamic performers, fans can look forward to an ultimate night of rock from these incredible live acts – complete with a massive set list. Songs such […]

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Ross Wilson of Mondo Rock

Ross Wilson of Mondo Rock

“…it’s going to be 100% Mondo Rock it’s not going to be any other stuff that I’ve done before…” From Release: In a career spanning five decades, few come close to delivering the catalogue of Australian classics that Mondo Rock boast. From ‘Come Said The Boy’, ‘Cool World’, ‘State Of The Heart’, to ‘Chemistry’, ‘No Time’, ‘The Queen & Me’, […]

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Dave Gleeson of The Screaming Jets

Dave Gleeson of The Screaming Jets

“…we just wanted to get out there and sweat and rock and play music to people and get them pumping, So that’s kind of where we’ve kind of hung our hat.” From Release: Celebrating 30 years The Screaming Jets are taking a step back in time and revisiting their musical history. Not much has changed since 1989 when nobody knew […]

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Ella Hooper of Killing Heidi

Ella Hooper of Killing Heidi

“I think that we are a band that really enjoys it and we’re a band that really loves giving the crowd a good time, I don’t think we take ourselves too seriously and I think that’s something I’m really proud of…” From Release: It’s been twenty years since Hooper Siblings Killing Heidi released their disarming folk pop song, ‘Kettle’ on triple j […]

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Noel Hogan of The Cranberries

Noel Hogan of The Cranberries

“I realised that that day that this was it, this was the last time we’d do this and it has been our entire lives really, it’s defined our lives in many ways, it’s been amazing but it’s kind of sad to let it go as well but I think it’s the best thing to do for now.” From Release: The […]

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THE SCREAMING JETS’ ‘Dirty Thirty Tour’ – 30th Anniversary 2019

THE SCREAMING JETS’ ‘Dirty Thirty Tour’ – 30th Anniversary 2019

Celebrating 30 years, The Screaming Jets are taking a step back in time and revisiting their musical history.  Songs like ‘Sister Tease’, ‘Stop The World’, ‘Blue Sashes’, ‘Think’, and many more gems are set to be unleashed onto fans in a select few shows.  With special guests in THE POOR, THE CELIBATE RIFLES and BOOM CRASH OPERA in tow, the Jets […]

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FLEETWOOD MAC Add Final Australian Shows Due To Overwhelming Demand

FLEETWOOD MAC Add Final Australian Shows Due To Overwhelming Demand

Legendary, GRAMMY-award winning band FLEETWOOD MAC today announced the final dates of their Australian tour. Due to overwhelming demand, new shows have been added today for Sydney – fourth and final date on Thursday, August 15, Brisbane – third and final date on Saturday, August 24 and Melbourne, fourth and final date on Monday, September 9.   Tickets for these new shows go […]

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BABY ANIMALS Announce 30th Anniversary National Tour With Special Guests KILLING HEIDI

BABY ANIMALS Announce 30th Anniversary National Tour With Special Guests KILLING HEIDI

They came blazing out of the radio with the aptly titled ‘Early Warning’. “Too young to know,” Suze DeMarchi sang, “Too old to listen.” Now, nearly three decades later, Baby Animals are all grown-up and ready to hit the road to celebrate their 30th anniversary, with special guests Killing Heidi and armed with their first best-of collection, simply titled Greatest Hits and brand new single ’How Do […]

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FLEETWOOD MAC announce 2019 Australian Tour

FLEETWOOD MAC announce 2019 Australian Tour

Legendary, GRAMMY-award winning FLEETWOOD MAC today announce their Australian tour, set to kick off on August 9 in Perth and taking in Brisbane on August 20, Sydney on August 27 and 29, and concluding with two shows in Melbourne on September 2 and 4. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will feature the new line-up of Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, […]

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THE CRANBERRIES Share New Single and Final Album ‘In The End’ out 26 April 2019

THE CRANBERRIES Share New Single and Final Album ‘In The End’ out 26 April 2019

“I can’t think of a more fitting way to commemorate the first anniversary of Dolores’ passing and to celebrate her life than to announce to the world the release of her final album with the band.”Eileen O’Riordan, Dolores O’Riordan’s mother. 30 years after forming in Limerick (initially as The Cranberry Saw Us) The Cranberries are set to release their 8th […]

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BOOM CRASH OPERA and TAXIRIDE Announce ‘Crazy Ride’ Tour Dates February – April 2019

BOOM CRASH OPERA and TAXIRIDE Announce ‘Crazy Ride’ Tour Dates February – April 2019

For the first time in 10 years, Boom Crash Opera and Taxiride will join musical forces for the‘Crazy Ride’ Tour in 2019. The tour will commence on February 24 at The Corner Hotel, Melbourne, followed by Revesby, Pittwater, Gaythorne, and winding up in Eagleby, QLD on April 13th, 2019. The ‘Crazy Ride’ tour delivers a line-up of 90’s Aussie pub-rock nostalgic setlists […]

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AVRIL LAVIGNE reveals new track and video ‘Tell Me It’s Over’ and Reveals Album Title, Track Listing & Release Date

AVRIL LAVIGNE reveals new track and video ‘Tell Me It’s Over’ and Reveals Album Title, Track Listing & Release Date

Today, Grammy-nominated, global superstar Avril Lavigne releases “Tell Me It’s Over” accompanied by the music video – watch here. Additionally, the singer has unveiled the album’s cover art, title and track listing for her highly anticipated sixth studio album: Head Above Water, due February 15 via BMG – available for preorder now. Of the album Lavigne states, “I feel like I’ve really opened up […]

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WIN a copy of ‘Traces’ the brand new album by STEVE PERRY

WIN a copy of ‘Traces’ the brand new album by STEVE PERRY

Thanks to our very good friends at RPM and Universal Music Australia, we have TEN copies of the brand new Steve Perry album ‘Traces’ to give away to ten of our lucky readers. It’s been a long time coming and now you can own a copy of it and enjoy Steve’s amazing voice once again! So to be a winner of […]

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – October 4, 2018

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – October 4, 2018

Lights go down and it’s all about the blues, baby. Kenny Wayne Shepherd and his band return to Australia after many years away and as take the stage they’re straight into it with ‘Somehow, Somewhere, Someway’, and with a solo that just looked effortless this band are on fire and some quality tambourine bashing make this the start you’d want […]

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New Solo Album From ZZ TOP Guitarist/Vocalist, BILLY F GIBBONS Set For Release September 21

New Solo Album From ZZ TOP Guitarist/Vocalist, BILLY F GIBBONS Set For Release September 21

ZZ Top legend Billy F Gibbons drops his second-ever solo release, The Big Bad Blueson September 21, 2018. This is the follow-up to his acclaimed 2015 Afro-Cuban-flavored solo album Perfectamundo. The Big Bad Blues, as the title suggests, focuses on Gibbons’ lifelong love of the blues and rock & roll, showcasing the blues-influenced vocals and guitar licks that have together served as the foundation […]

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Gene Simmons – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – August 31, 2018

Gene Simmons – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – August 31, 2018

There’s a first for everything with KISS members and tonight is one of those here in Australia, not only is it Gene Simmons’ first solo tour of Australia he has his old friend and original KISS member Ace Frehley supporting him. Bet you never saw that coming! The earlier start meant I made it in just as Ace Frehley took […]

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Who in ADELAIDE wants to WIN their chance to get up on stage with GENE SIMMONS? (CLOSED)

Who in ADELAIDE wants to WIN their chance to get up on stage with GENE SIMMONS? (CLOSED)

Thanks to our awesome friends at RPM and TEG Live we want to give someone in Adelaide the ultimate Rock Star Moment and get them up on stage alongside the legendary Gene Simmons at his upcoming show on Tuesday, 28 August at the Entertainment Centre Theatre, Adelaide! Not only will you win tickets for you and 3 of your best […]

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STEVE PERRY Returns: New Album ‘Traces’ Released Globally Oct 5, Featuring Lead Track “No Erasin’”

STEVE PERRY Returns: New Album ‘Traces’ Released Globally Oct 5, Featuring Lead Track “No Erasin’”

Legendary singer-songwriter and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Steve Perry makes his long-awaited return with Traces, his first new album in nearly a quarter century, out Friday October 5, 2018. The famed singer introduces Traces with lead track “No Erasin’” and reassuringly greets fans with the opening line “I know it’s been a long time comin’.” The track is an emotional […]

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WIN tickets to see GENE SIMMONS with special guest ACE FREHLEY in Australia (CLOSED)

WIN tickets to see GENE SIMMONS with special guest ACE FREHLEY in Australia (CLOSED)

Would you like to see GENE SIMMONS live at one of his Australian shows on us? Well, thanks to our friends at RPM and TEG Live we have two double passes for each of the below shows to give away to Gene’s first ever solo tour in Australia, oh and don’t forget he’s bringing his old friend Ace Frehley along for the shows too! […]

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KEITH URBAN’S ‘Graffiti U World Tour Australia’ Set For January / February 2019

KEITH URBAN’S ‘Graffiti U World Tour Australia’ Set For January / February 2019

GRAMMY and ARIA Award winner Keith Urban will return to Australia in January and February 2019 with his all-new “GRAFFITI U WORLD TOUR AUSTRALIA”, his first tour in more than two years.  The “GRAFFITI U WORLD TOUR 2018” is already underway in the U.S. and features a brand-new concert production – a two-hour plus show highlighted by the first live concert performances of new […]

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GENE SIMMONS With Special Guest Star ACE FREHLEY 40th Anniversary Solo Album Australian Tour – Melbourne Show – 30 August – Venue Change

GENE SIMMONS With Special Guest Star ACE FREHLEY 40th Anniversary Solo Album Australian Tour – Melbourne Show – 30 August – Venue Change

As Gene Simmons’ Australian tour with Ace Frehley looms ever closer, fans are advised that the Melbourne venue has changed. GENE SIMMONS and Ace Frehley will now perform live at Melbourne’s Festival Hall on 30 August. GENE SIMMONS, with Very Special Guest Ace Frehley 30 August Festival Hall – 300 Dudley St, West Melbourne, VIC 3003 Please note that existing ticket holders […]

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WIN a Meet and Greet with KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD (CLOSED)

WIN a Meet and Greet with KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD (CLOSED)

Thanks to our very good friends at RPM and TEG Live, we have an awesome opportunity for one lucky winner to meet Kenny Wayne Shepherd and his Band when they return to Australia this October! You and a friend will get to meet blues legend, Kenny and his band, as well as attend the show in your selected city being Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne! Yes, that’s right we have a […]

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Ace Frehley

Ace Frehley

“Well we came up with probably the biggest and best rock and roll show in history, and I don’t think anybody’s ever topped it. I think probably the best way KISS will be remembered is if Paul and Gene decide to take me back into the fold and we end up doing a bigger and better show and go out […]

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Suze DeMarchi of Baby Animals

Suze DeMarchi of Baby Animals

“…music is very powerful and you see it every time you do a show how people are affected by music, it’s just like an invisible thread that goes through every person in the crowd and connects everybody you know? That’s the best thing about it.” From Release: Hot on the heels of the scorching new single ‘Tonight’, their first new […]

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THE SCREAMING JETS to release new album GOTCHA COVERED on July 27

THE SCREAMING JETS to release new album GOTCHA COVERED on July 27

As they approach their 30th anniversary, one of Australia’s most loved and respected rock bands, The Screaming Jets, is gearing up for the release of a very special record – GOTCHA COVERED. Pre-order HERE Available from July 27, GOTCHA COVERED , the eighth full-length album from The Jets, was largely inspired by the band’s favourite radio hits of the last 50+ years, and songs that evoke […]

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KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD BAND Announces East Coast Tour in October 2018 With Special Guest Ash Grunwald

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD BAND Announces East Coast Tour in October 2018 With Special Guest Ash Grunwald

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band has today announced an East Coast tour of Australia in October 2018, his first visit in more than six years. Blues fans are in for a rare treat with Ash Grunwald supporting this legendary guitarist/singer/songwriter.   The tour commences at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on October 4, travels to Brisbane on October 5 at Eatons Hill Hotel, and concludes in […]

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Dave Gleeson of The Screaming Jets

Dave Gleeson of The Screaming Jets

“We were very lucky to come along when there was loyalty for bands and it was also the end of the pub rock era and yeah our live shows were probably second to none and we always put a lot into our live shows, the songs obviously play a huge part in that…” From Release: 2017 was a huge year […]

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DAVE GLEESON – THE SCREAMING JETS: Intimate Portrait Photos By Scott Kingman Limited Edition Auction Release

Sometimes, the creative partnership between two band members can crossover from music to other visual mediums. The Screaming Jets and Scott Kingman Photography have become synonymous with high quality live capture of the phenomenal Screaming Jets live shows for many years. If it’s a great photo of the Jets… it’s been taken by Scott Kingman! Only a small portion of […]

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GENE SIMMONS Announces ACE FREHLEY As Special Guest Star On 40th Anniversary Solo Album Australian Tour This August/ September

GENE SIMMONS Announces ACE FREHLEY As Special Guest Star On 40th Anniversary Solo Album Australian Tour This August/ September

Gene Simmons welcomes former KISS bandmate Ace Frehley as very special guest star on his forthcoming Australian tour, celebrating the milestone of 40 years since the release of his self-titled solo album. The two rock legends will deliver their individual sets backed by Gene’s smokin’ hot band, followed by an encore to blow your mind!   For the first time in 17 years, they will […]

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THE SCREAMING JETS & BOOM CRASH OPERA Announce ‘ROCK RADIO RIOT’ National Tour in August / September 2018

THE SCREAMING JETS & BOOM CRASH OPERA Announce ‘ROCK RADIO RIOT’ National Tour in August / September 2018

The Screaming Jets proudly announce a national tour, ROCK RADIO RIOT, with rock contemporaries and special guests, Boom Crash Opera. These two Australian radio favourites team up to deliver a powerhouse of high rotation hits in what is sure to be one of the rock events of the year! The tour commences in Sydney on August 3 and travels around Australia concluding on September […]

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