Tag: Universal Music Australia

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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BON JOVI announces ‘This House Is Not For Sale’

BON JOVI announces ‘This House Is Not For Sale’

Iconic, Grammy Award-winning superstar band, Bon Jovi makes a massive return with “This House is Not for Sale,” the title-track from their upcoming new album THIS HOUSE IS NOT FOR SALE, slated for release on October 21 in partnership with Island/UMG.  The single is available here.   The music video can also be viewed on Vevo HERE. THIS HOUSE IS NOT […]

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ERIC CLAPTON Announces New Album ‘I Still Do’

ERIC CLAPTON Announces New Album ‘I Still Do’

Music legend Eric Clapton has reunited with famed producer Glyn Johns for his forthcoming 23rd studio album I Still Do,set for release on May 20, 2016 on his Bushbranch Records/Surfdog Records. Clapton and Johns – who has also produced albums for The Eagles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and The Who – most famously worked together on Clapton’s iconic Slowhand […]

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Dave Mustaine of Megadeth

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth

“I think probably the only thing that we try and do is not copy ourselves to make sure that we set the scales for our own self critiquing to high, not to unobtainable heights because obviously that would kill any project but just to make sure we don’t take the easy way out and that we don’t copy ourselves.” From […]

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Richie Lewis of Tumbleweed

Richie Lewis of Tumbleweed

“…it also takes you back to a time, you know, so it sort of unlocks the flood gates and all these other memories come out, so I suppose in relation to losing Jay last year, it was a really nice experience in I suppose having those wonderful memories again and I suppose remembering him as well as a part of […]

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WIN a copy of ‘Burning Bridges’ by Bon Jovi (CLOSED)

WIN a copy of ‘Burning Bridges’ by Bon Jovi (CLOSED)

Thanks to our very good friends at Universal Music Australia, we have TEN copies of the ‘new’ Bon Jovi album ‘Burning Bridges’ to give away to ten of our lucky readers. This special fan release features all unreleased songs from over the years as well as a couple of new ones. The track listing is as follows: 1. A Teardrop […]

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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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BON JOVI To Release Special Album For Fans On August 21st, In Conjunction With International Tour

BON JOVI To Release Special Album For Fans On August 21st, In Conjunction With International Tour

BURNING BRIDGES PRE-ORDER IS LIVE NOW WITH FIRST TWO INSTANT GRAT TRACKS: “WE DON’T RUN” AND “SATURDAY NIGHT GAVE ME SUNDAY MORNING” New Jersey rock icons and Grammy award winning band Bon Jovi will release a special album for their fans, BurningBridges, August 21st via Mercury Records, in conjunction with the band’s international tour kicking off in September.  Pre-orders for the release launched HERE  with two instant […]

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Gin Wigmore (Video Interview)

Gin Wigmore (Video Interview)

“I’ve really exposed myself in many ways musically, emotionally and I guess I’m at a point now, 28, and I’m kind of like you just can’t give less of a fuck at what people think, you get more self-aware, I feel like I’m just open and I’m at a place that I’m cool to write about that now you know…” […]

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Benjamin Burnley of Breaking Benjamin

Benjamin Burnley of Breaking Benjamin

“…I would rather if I do die from whatever this is, I would rather die on stage or doing something that I love rather than laying in a hospital bed waiting for them to give me another excuse as to why they can’t find the answers for me, so that’s what I decided to do. I love my fans and […]

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STEVEN TYLER releases his first country single ‘Love Is Your Name’

STEVEN TYLER releases his first country single ‘Love Is Your Name’

Iconic songwriter and prolific singer STEVEN TYLER has just debuted his first Country single ‘Love Is Your Name’ . Tyler, who was recently signed to Dot Records underneath the Big Machine Label Group umbrella (Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw), released the single across multiple media properties with exclusive interviews and a LIVE televised performance on the finale of American Idol. “Love Is Your Name” is […]

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Gin Wigmore’s Third Studio Album ‘BLOOD TO BONE’ Out June 26th | First Single ‘New Rush’ OUT NOW

Gin Wigmore’s Third Studio Album ‘BLOOD TO BONE’ Out June 26th | First Single ‘New Rush’ OUT NOW

Award winning NZ artist Gin Wigmore has announced her third studio album ‘Blood To Bone’ will be released Friday June 26th. Diving into a variety of unchartered musical avenues with her new album, the first single ‘New Rush’, a clear example that of exploration, is available today on all digital partners. Co-written with Charlie Andrews (Alt J & Laurel Collective) […]

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WIN tickets to see NICKELBACK in Australia (CLOSED)

WIN tickets to see NICKELBACK in Australia (CLOSED)

Would you like to see Nickelback live in Australia this coming May, for free? Well, thanks to our friends at Alpha Entertainment and Live Nation Australia we have 1 x double pass to give away for each of the below shows for Nickelback’s upcoming ‘No Fixed Address’ Australian tour. If that’s not enough, our friends at Universal Music Australia will […]

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IMAGINE DRAGONS returning to Australia & New Zealand this September

IMAGINE DRAGONS returning to Australia & New Zealand this September

Frontier Touring are thrilled to confirm that Las Vegas quartet Imagine Dragons will be returning to Australia and New Zealand this September for their biggest tour yet, including their first ever Christchurch show! Led by frontman Dan Reynolds, Imagine Dragons stormed into the ears and hearts of the world with their multi-platinum debut Night Visions. The album reached #4 on […]

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BRANDON FLOWERS New Solo Album ‘The Desired Effect’ Set For May 19 Release

Brandon Flowers has confirmed he will release his new album, The Desired Effect, on May 19th, 2015 on Island Records. Almost five years since the release of his critically acclaimed solo debut, Flamingo, Flowers’ solo return follows a time of continued huge success with his band The Killers, who released the global chart-topping album Battle Born in 2012, as well […]

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INCUBUS signs with Island Records – debut EP set for release March 24

INCUBUS signs with Island Records – debut EP set for release March 24

Multi-platinum alternative rock heavyweights Incubus have signed an exclusive worldwide recording contract with Island Records, and will debut on the label with a 4-song EP entitled “Trust Fall (Side A)” on March 24th. The EP’s digital pre-order is available here  on iTunes,  and the CD and vinyl versions of the EP can be pre-ordered now HERE. The first single from the EP“Absolution Calling” is available on iTunes (click HERE to purchase). After […]

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Black Veil Brides – IV

Black Veil Brides – IV

I like the works of Black Veil Brides. I like that they make rock and roll that has a major throwback feel to the metal of old, and by old I mean the 80’s with the look, the hooks and the imagery. It’s what I like and I’ve never had an issue with bands like this out there flying the […]

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SOUNDGARDEN to release ‘Echo of Miles: Scattered tracks across the path’

SOUNDGARDEN to release ‘Echo of Miles: Scattered tracks across the path’

LONG AWAITED 3-CD RARITIES COLLECTION INCLUDES NEW AND UNRELEASED TRACKS. Recognized as one of the world’s most influential bands in rock music, Grammy-winning multi-platinum selling band Soundgarden started a musical transformation that inspired a generation in its record-breaking career, leaving an indelible mark by helping redefine alternative and hard rock. Hard on the heels of the 20th anniversary deluxe re-release […]

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METALLICA announce release of 10-year anniversary 2-disc Blu-Ray edition of ‘Metallica – Some Kind of Monster’ Documentary out November 28

METALLICA announce release of 10-year anniversary 2-disc Blu-Ray edition of ‘Metallica – Some Kind of Monster’ Documentary out November 28

AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME DIGITALLY AND ON VIDEO ON DEMAND. Metallica will be releasing a ten-year anniversary 2-disc Blu-Ray and DVD of their out of print, groundbreaking movie, METALLICA: Some Kind of Monster on November 28, 2014. Originally released on July 9, 2004, METALLICA: Some Kind of Monster follows the band through three of the […]

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KISS’ ‘Love Gun’ Album Gets Deluxe Two-Cd Treatment

KISS’ ‘Love Gun’ Album Gets Deluxe Two-Cd Treatment

New version of 1977 studio recording contains previously unreleased demos, live tracks, 1977 Gene Simmons interview and liner notes by Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott. Legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees KISS continue to celebrate their 40th anniversary with the release of a deluxe two-CD version of their 1977 U.S. platinum-plus album, Love Gun, coming out October 31, 2014 via […]

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The Wolfe Brothers

The Wolfe Brothers

“I’d say our ‘chops’ came from playing rock and metal as teenagers, as is the case for a lot of people. We were exposed to a lot of country as youngsters, had our hi gain metal phase in high school, mellowed out a bit in college and eventually came back to country – but with rock ideals so thoroughly ingrained […]

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WIN a copy of JOHN MELLENCAMP performs Trouble No More – Live at Town Hall (CLOSED)

WIN a copy of JOHN MELLENCAMP performs Trouble No More – Live at Town Hall (CLOSED)

Thanks to our very good friends at Universal Music Australia, we have FIVE CD copies of the awesome new John Mellencamp release to give away to five of our lucky readers. This is a live recording from July 31, 2003 and is a must for any fan of Mr Mellencamp. So if you want to win one of the five copies, […]

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Introducing POISON THORN RECORDS

Introducing POISON THORN RECORDS

Possum Records CEO Philip Israel is proud to announce the formation of a new record label called Poison Thorn Records. Poison Thorn Records, distributed by Universal Music, is a subsidiary of Possum Records. The new Sydney based label will be genre specific, catering exclusively to both local and international alternative, rock and metal bands and artists. “There’s a wealth of […]

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Joe Principe of Rise Against

Joe Principe of Rise Against

“I think over the years bands can deviate from their sound and I feel like we haven’t. The sound of Rise Against is very present on ‘The Black Market’ and that just means the world to me, once we deviate from that sound, that’s when I start to worry *laughs*” From Bio: After 15 years, and six incendiary albums, Rise […]

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Rise Against – The Black Market

Rise Against – The Black Market

Let me start this by saying I’ve never been the hugest Rise Against fan, but that’s only because I’ve never truly taken the time to check out their work. I’m sure I’ve seen them live and dig what they do, but when time came for me to have a chat to Joe from the band, I got the chance to […]

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WIN a copy of BON JOVI’s ‘New Jersey’ Deluxe Edition 2CD version! (CLOSED)

WIN a copy of BON JOVI’s ‘New Jersey’ Deluxe Edition 2CD version! (CLOSED)

Thanks to our very good friends at Universal Music Australia, we have TEN copies of the newly reissued 2CD deluxe version of the CLASSIC Bon Jovi album ‘New Jersey’ to give away to ten of our lucky readers. You can read below all about the release, as there’s not much more to say when it comes to this follow up to […]

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METALLICA Announce new song ‘LORDS OF SUMMER – FIRST PASS VERSION’, Out Now

METALLICA Announce new song ‘LORDS OF SUMMER – FIRST PASS VERSION’, Out Now

Metallica have announced the release of a new song, titled ‘Lords Of Summer – First Pass Version’, out now via Blackened Recordings. The band first debuted the song in March this year at a concert in Bogotá, Colombia. The new recording dubbed the “the First Pass Version” clocks in at eight minutes and 20 seconds and recalls the group’s thrashier Eighties offerings, […]

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KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD is ‘Goin’ Home’

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD is ‘Goin’ Home’

Guitar hero revisits his roots to deliver a musical and personal landmark with a new collection of timeless blues classics due May 30 via Concord Records. “This is a homecoming in more ways than one,” Kenny Wayne Shepherd says of Goin’ Home, The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band’s May 30, 2014 debut on Concord Records. “I felt like I was retracing my steps and […]

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SOUNDGARDEN to celebrate 20th Anniversary of ‘Superunknown’ with multi-format reissue

SOUNDGARDEN to celebrate 20th Anniversary of ‘Superunknown’ with multi-format reissue

SOUNDGARDEN to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Superunknown LP Superunknown Reissue Package out May 30, 2014 via A&M Records/USM Two Deluxe Editions including Rare Demos and Rehearsal Recordings and More Limited Edition Five 10-inch Vinyl Set of Superunknown: The Singles Available on Record Store Day – April 19 “The best albums define their time, then transcend it. Superunknown is an honest monument to its era and birthplace. Superunknown is also […]

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Kram of Spiderbait

Kram of Spiderbait

“Don’t take things too personally as well, but just try and do the best you can, it really is about the work and that’s all we intended to do with this record is to make a truly great album, and anything beyond that is a bonus and that’s really always been our main motivation.” From Bio: Spiderbait are considered Australia’s […]

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