Music News — August 21, 2013 at 9:31 am

The Maine Announce Back Catalogue Releases and Australian In-Store Signing Appearances


Arizona rock band, THE MAINE has announced the release of previously unreleased back catalogue titles and a limited first pressing of their new album, Forever Halloween on vinyl in Australia and New Zealand. THE MAINE will also be making a string of in-store signing appearances along the east coast, during their Australian tour with Anberlin and William Beckett, which kicks off in two weeks! 

You can check out our interview with Kennedy from The Maine HERE


2011’s Pioneer & The Good LoveThe album features singles “Don’t Give Up On Us”, “Misery” and “Some Days” as well as 6 brand new tracks, which were previously unreleased. It sold over 12,000 copies in its first week debuting at number 90 on the Billboard 200 charts.

2012’s Anthem For A Dying Breed – The Maine’s first full length DVD, is a Documentary that follows the band through the writing, recording, and struggles surrounding the release of Pioneer & The Good Love (self-released album).

2013’s Forever Halloween LP – The Maine’s fourth (current) album, and second consecutive self-funded release. The album was recorded live through analog tape without the use of computer editing techniques, which have become the standard in modern recordings, is now available as a double-album vinyl package in orange and black.

THE MAINE’s back catalogue titles and Vinyl will be released on Friday August 30, 2013 via Rude Records / Newmarket Music in Australia and New Zealand. Fans can pre-order titles at

Dedicated fans will have the opportunity to meet THE MAINE for special in-store signing appearances in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Guests will be admitted on a first come basis and at capacity in which the store permits, on the following dates:

Wednesday 4 September, 4:00pm
Level 1, 161 Elizabeth Street, BRISBANE

Saturday 7 September, 2:00pm
Lower Ground Floor, 511 Kent Street, SYDNEY

Sunday 9 September, 2:00pm
146 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood, EAST MELBOURNE

For more info visit


In only two weeks time, THE MAINE will be in the country with fellow rockers Anberlin and William Beckett.
Visit for tour and ticketing info.

Wednesday 4 September – The Hifi, Brisbane – 18+
Tickets from or 1300 843 443

Thursday 5 September – The Coolangatta Hotel, Gold Coast – 18+
Tickets from or 1300 438 849

Friday 6 September – Panthers, Newcastle – Lic AA
Tickets from, Moshtix outlets, The Venue or 02 4926 620

Saturday 7 September – The Hifi, Sydney – Lic AA
Tickets from or 1300 843 443

Sunday 8 September – The Palace, Melbourne – 18+
Tickets from, or 13 28 49

Tuesday 10 September – The Gov, Adelaide – Lic AA
Tickets from,, The Venue or 8340 0744

Wednesday 11 September – Metropolis, Fremantle – 18+
Tickets from, Heatseeker outlets or 1300 762 545

THE MAINE is John O’Callaghan (guitar), Garrett Nickelsen (bass), Pat Kirch (drums), Kennedy Brock (guitar), and Jared Monaco (lead guitar).


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