Tag: Universal Music Australia

THE WHO – ‘Who’ – Brand New Album From The Legendary Rock Band Released 22nd November 2019

THE WHO – ‘Who’ – Brand New Album From The Legendary Rock Band Released 22nd November 2019

The Who has one of the greatest rock legacies in music history, they’re one of the all-time great live bands, have sold over 100 million records world including 9 US & 10 UK top ten albums and 14 UK top ten singles in a career spanning six decades. Now Fifty-five years after they made their first recordings, The Who is […]

Read more ›
FALL OUT BOY Release New Single “Dear Future Self (Hands Up)” – Announce Greatest Hits: Believers Never Die Vol 2

FALL OUT BOY Release New Single “Dear Future Self (Hands Up)” – Announce Greatest Hits: Believers Never Die Vol 2

Following a mysterious countdown on their socials, multi-platinum selling, Grammy-nominated Fall Out Boy have released a new single “Dear Future Self (Hands Up)” ft. Wyclef Jean – Listen Here. “Dear Future Self (Hands Up)” ft. Wyclef Jean will be featured on their forthcoming record Greatest Hits: Believers Never Die – Volume Two, out November 15th via Island Records. The song marks the band’s first new […]

Read more ›
THE STRUTS (Video Interview)

THE STRUTS (Video Interview)

“That’s what makes the perfect show, it’s like a combination of us doing what we normally do but then when we’re mat half way by the audience that’s when real magic kind of starts to happen.” From Release: Hailed as the next Queen, with singer Luke Spiller drawing favourable comparisons to Freddie Mercury, The Struts have opened for The Rolling […]

Read more ›
The Struts – The Factory Theatre, Sydney – August 24, 2019

The Struts – The Factory Theatre, Sydney – August 24, 2019

Sydney, tonight you are in for a treat. The Struts are back and well, if you saw them last time you know what we’re in for, if it’s your first time this is going to be fun. J3 comes out to warm up the crowd and opens with the Bon Jovi classic ‘Wanted Dead or Alive’ which is a surprise […]

Read more ›
The Struts (Video Interview)

The Struts (Video Interview)

“To be honest all of our biggest opportunities to date have been as a result of people seeing us. It’s one of those funny things where I look on it and I’ve kind of like created a monster.” From Release: Having opened for The Rolling Stones, The Who, Guns’n’Roses and Motley Crue, The Struts are a band you don’t want […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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…” […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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) […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
Photo: Williams + Hirakawa

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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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, […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›