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DEVILS IN HEAVEN will “Rise” on June 25th, 2021!

DEVILS IN HEAVEN will “Rise” on June 25th, 2021!

Devils in Heaven started out as a school covers band in Launceston, Tasmania during the mid-1980’s. After a couple of years of gigging around Tasmania, the boys left their comfy confines in March 1989 and joined the thriving Northern Queensland circuit of touring bands. It was a baptism by fire, but the boys learned to adapt to different type of […]

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LOUDFEST – A TRIBUTE FESTIVAL – Melbourne – Presented by SILVERBACK TOURING.

LOUDFEST – A TRIBUTE FESTIVAL – Melbourne – Presented by SILVERBACK TOURING.

Tribute shows excite and polarise equally but there is no denying the thirst for nostalgia currently in Australia with the re-emergence of a vibrant tribute scene. Long gone is the stigma of “just a cover band” or as Danny Bazzi, from Silverback Touring, puts it, “tribute shows are now far from those which you would just catch, conveniently, while hitting your […]

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POLARIS Vagabond Tour announcement & release new video

POLARIS Vagabond Tour announcement & release new video

Sydney metalcore outfit Polaris are stoked to announce the Vagabond Tour which will see the band hit regional spots on the east coast throughout June with special guests, Deadlights. “It’s turned out to be kind of ironic that the lyrics of “Vagabond” mention this idea that “nowhere feels like home”, which was originally a reference to constantly being on the move when we were […]

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BEARTOOTH Announce New Album ‘Below’ out June 25 Via Red Bull Records

BEARTOOTH Announce New Album ‘Below’ out June 25 Via Red Bull Records

After thrilling their legion of fans by surprise dropping the blistering and brand new track Devastation —see above for early press praise— gold-selling, Columbus, Ohio-based rock band Beartooth have announced details regarding their fourth studio album Below. Fans can pre-order the album, which will arrive on June 25 via Red Bull Records, here. “Below is by far my favourite album I’ve made to date,” says frontman Caleb Shomo. “It covers the dark side of […]

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Silverback Touring Presents ”Home Brewed” Festival 2021

Silverback Touring Presents ”Home Brewed” Festival 2021

Australia has long held a reputation as a breeding ground for world class bands across the entire rock spectrum. In 2021, this continues to ring true. Silverback Touring are proud to announce “Home Brewed”, a series of festival style shows across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane showcasing some of the best local talent each city has to offer. Whether you’re a fan of straight […]

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THE LAST KISS AUSTRALIAN TOUR ANNOUNCED

THE LAST KISS AUSTRALIAN TOUR ANNOUNCED

Promoters One World Entertainment and TEG Live today announced that rock n roll legends KISS will bring their spectacular ‘End Of The Road’ tour to Australia later this year. In news that will thrill their legions of Aussie fans, the tour will commence in Perth on 14 November before playing Adelaide, two Melbourne shows, Sydney, Brisbane and a huge outdoor […]

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BABY ANIMALS Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of Award Winning Debut Album With East Coast Tour

BABY ANIMALS Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of Award Winning Debut Album With East Coast Tour

It has been 30 years since one of Australia’s most revered rock bands, BABY ANIMALS burst onto the scene with the release of their 8x Platinum, ARIA Award winning, self-titled debut album, featuring iconic hits ‘Rush You’, ‘Early Warning’, ‘Painless’  and  ‘One Word’.   The band celebrates this significant milestone with the announcement of their 30th Anniversary Tour, presented by Triple M, with special guests, KINGSWOOD. Tickets are on […]

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COOPERS & LIVE NATION return once again with LIVE, LOUD AND LOCAL

COOPERS & LIVE NATION return once again with LIVE, LOUD AND LOCAL

Coopers Brewery and Live Nation are today excited to announce the next round of artists to feature in the popular Live, Loud and Local gig series by today adding Client Liaison (Melbourne), Baker Boy (Melbourne), and Birds of Tokyo (Perth). On Thursday March 11 new jack swingers Client Liaison bring their multisensory experience to Melbourne’s The Tote. Then on Thursday […]

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ICONS & LEGENDS – A Tribute To The Legacy Of Eddie Van Halen Australian Tour

ICONS & LEGENDS – A Tribute To The Legacy Of Eddie Van Halen Australian Tour

There are not many iconic and legendary guitarists who hold the same esteem, respect and legacy as Eddie Van Halen. A guitarist who shaped generations, shaped genres and blew our minds with the heights he took his instrument to. The death of Eddie Van Halen on 6 October 2020 will forever be a date etched into the collective memories of […]

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Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith & The Winery Dogs’ Richie Kotzen Announce Smith/Kotzen. Debut First Single

BMG are thrilled to announce that two of rock’s most admired musicians have joined forces for an exciting new side-project. Smith/Kotzen is the electrifying collaboration between guitarists & vocalists Adrian Smith & Richie Kotzen. Part-time LA neighbours, full time friends with a healthy mutual respect. Both artists are seasoned performers on the global stage, having honed their skills throughout their careers to create […]

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RICKY WARWICK Releases New Single ‘You Don’t Love Me’ (ft. Luke Morley of THUNDER)

RICKY WARWICK Releases New Single ‘You Don’t Love Me’ (ft. Luke Morley of THUNDER)

RICKY WARWICK (Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy, The Almighty) has released the second single from his first studio album in five years, When Life Was Hard And Fast (out February 19, 2021, via NUCLEAR BLAST). The new single is titled ‘You Don’t Love Me‘ and features a guest guitar solo from the inimitable Luke Morley of Thunder who also makes an appearance in the video. It’s a direct song with […]

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STEEL PANTHER ‘Heavy Metal Rules’ tour with SEVENDUST re-scheduled until October 2021

STEEL PANTHER ‘Heavy Metal Rules’ tour with SEVENDUST re-scheduled until October 2021

Steel Panther’s Heavy Metal Rules Australian and New Zealand tour dates (with special guests Sevendust on the Australian dates) are now officially re-scheduled until October 2021! MJR Presents are bringing the Metal Mayhem down under later than expected, but better late than pregnant, ahem, never! Don’t think of it as being let down by a lover, think of it as […]

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Good Things Festival Announces Its Return In December 2021. Dates & Venues Are Revealed!

Good Things Festival Announces Its Return In December 2021. Dates & Venues Are Revealed!

It is with a heavy heart that Australia’s favourite alternative music festival, Good Things Festival won’t be rockin’ up the East Coast this year. To our Good Things family, we know you love your mosh pits sweaty, your t-shirts black and the live shows spectacular. We know Parkway Drive delivered this in spades as our headliner last year, but just wait to see what […]

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KEITH URBAN Announces December 2021 Shows For His “The Speed Of Now World Tour 2021”

KEITH URBAN Announces December 2021 Shows For His “The Speed Of Now World Tour 2021”

Five-time ARIA and four-time GRAMMY Award winner Keith Urban today announced 11 Australian concerts to take place in December 2021, the first of those revealed for his ‘THE SPEED OF NOW WORLD TOUR 2021.’  It marks Urban’s first concerts in Australia in more than two years and will be the first chance that fans will have to see him perform songs from […]

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SILVERBACK TOURING’s Danny Bazzi Launches THE SILVERBACK AGENCY

SILVERBACK TOURING’s Danny Bazzi Launches THE SILVERBACK AGENCY

THE SILVERBACK AGENCY is a full-service artist and talent agency offering artist services in management, booking, touring, artist development, digital distribution, merchandise, publicity and media. The agency was developed as the next phase in the evolution of SILVERBACK TOURING, the touring agency, which was established in 2018 and has established itself, in a short time, as a serious player in rock touring […]

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GUNS N’ ROSES Announce Australian Stadium Tour

GUNS N’ ROSES Announce Australian Stadium Tour

Guns N’ Roses made our collective rock’n’roll dreams come true with 2017’s Not In This Lifetime tour and now Paul Dainty AM, President & CEO of TEG DAINTY is thrilled to announce one of the greatest bands of all time will return to tour our shores in NOVEMBER 2021.  As the first stadium tour announcement since the advent of COVID-19 and border closures pressed pause on touring, it’s fair to say our […]

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Icons & Legends – A Tribute To The Music of BON JOVI Announce 2021 Australian Tour Dates

Icons & Legends – A Tribute To The Music of BON JOVI Announce 2021 Australian Tour Dates

Silverback Touring is ecstatic to announce the launch of their new brand, Icons & Legends, a nod to the artists which have shaped our lives and popular culture as we know it. On the concept, Danny Bazzi, head of Silverback, says: “We wanted to bring the music of some of these iconic and legendary acts to the forefront. This is not a dress […]

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ALICE COOPER Announces New Studio Album ‘Detroit Stories’ – A Homage To His Hometown, To Be Released On Feb 26, 2021

ALICE COOPER Announces New Studio Album ‘Detroit Stories’ – A Homage To His Hometown, To Be Released On Feb 26, 2021

Alice Cooper has announced the release of his brand new studio album “Detroit Stories” will be out on February 26, 2021 via earMUSIC! Fans will get a first taste of the upcoming album this Friday, November 13, when the first song “Rock ‘n’ Roll” will be available everywhere. Named for the city that launched the original Alice Cooper group on the road to success, “Detroit Stories” follows last year’s “Breadcrumbs” EP as a modern-day homage […]

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DEVILSKIN Announce February 2021 Australian Tour With Special Guests Shepherds Reign

DEVILSKIN Announce February 2021 Australian Tour With Special Guests Shepherds Reign

Hard hitting Kiwi band DEVILSKIN released their critically acclaimed third studio album RED in April. Having stunned Australian crowds on tours with HALESTORM and SLASH Ft. Miles Kennedy and the Conspirators and appearing on Download Australia in 2019 DEVILSKIN are on their way for a headline tour in February thanks to Silverback Touring. DEVILSKIN have garnered a formidable reputation and a solid fan-base worldwide from their relentless touring schedule. A swathe of brilliant live reviews […]

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AC/DC Announce New Album ‘Power Up’ And Debut New Single ‘Shot In The Dark’

AC/DC Announce New Album ‘Power Up’ And Debut New Single ‘Shot In The Dark’

AC/DC will release their seventeenth full-length album POWER UP on November 13, 2020 through Columbia Records/Sony Music Entertainment Australia. This marks the legendary band’s first new music since 2014. POWER UP is available for pre-order HERE. To set the stage, they just unleashed a new single entitled ’Shot In The Dark’. The song sees the lineup of Angus Young [lead guitar], Brian Johnson [lead vocals], Cliff Williams [bass guitar], Phil Rudd [drums], and Stevie Young [rhythm guitar] firing […]

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ALL TIME LOW Announce ‘Basement Noise Concert Series’. Band To Stream Performance Of ‘Wake Up Sunshine’ In Its Entirety.

ALL TIME LOW Announce ‘Basement Noise Concert Series’. Band To Stream Performance Of ‘Wake Up Sunshine’ In Its Entirety.

Platinum-selling Fueled By Ramen band All Time Low have announced their Basement Noise Concert Series which Destroy All Lines is proud to be the exclusive Australian partner for. The five-night streaming event, which was filmed in Nashville, TN in July, will kick off on October 10 at 8pm AEDT time, and see the band perform their new album Wake Up, Sunshine in its entirety for the very first […]

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ASHTON IRWIN Announces Debut Solo Album ‘SUPERBLOOM’

ASHTON IRWIN Announces Debut Solo Album ‘SUPERBLOOM’

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ashton Irwin has announced his solo debut album ‘Superbloom’, to be released October 23rd via EMI Music Australia. Pre-order HERE now. Alongside the announcement, Ashton has shared the first single from the record – the deeply evocative and personal ‘Skinny Skinny’. It was back at the beginning of lockdown in February 2020 as Ashton saw his touring schedule empty and no recording planned […]

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H.E.A.T and CRAZY LIXX Announce 2021 Australian Tour

H.E.A.T and CRAZY LIXX Announce 2021 Australian Tour

Scandinavia heads down under as Silverback Touring bring you two of Sweden’s finest Hard Rock exports H.E.A.T and CRAZY LIXX. This will be the first Australian Tour for both bands and the action takes place in April / May 2021. Over the last several years H.E.A.T have established themselves as one of the leading bands in the melodic rock scene, both in their homeland Sweden and internationally. They have […]

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ORIANTHI Announces New Album, “O” Coming Nov 6 via Frontiers. New Single + Video, Sinners Hymn Out Now

ORIANTHI Announces New Album, “O” Coming Nov 6 via Frontiers. New Single + Video, Sinners Hymn Out Now

Australian born, Platinum-selling recording artist and world class guitarist, Orianthi has announced the release of her new album, “O” on November 6, 2020 via Frontiers Music Srl. This will be Orianthi’s first new studio album in seven years and her first new music as a solo artist in six years. The first single, ‘Sinners Hymn‘ is out today. Watch the lyric video   “The […]

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SIXX:A.M. Presents: Artists For Recovery ‘Maybe It’s Time’  (feat. Corey Taylor, Joe Elliott, Brantley Gilbert, Ivan Moody, Slash, AWOLNATION & Tommy Vext)

SIXX:A.M. Presents: Artists For Recovery ‘Maybe It’s Time’ (feat. Corey Taylor, Joe Elliott, Brantley Gilbert, Ivan Moody, Slash, AWOLNATION & Tommy Vext)

The song is the cornerstone of an industry-wide initiative to draw attention to the opioid crisis and raise funds to serve the recovery community and save lives. Timed to launch the USA National Recovery Month in September, this campaign leverages all manners of entertainment to send an important message of hope for recovery, starting on International Overdose Awareness Day, August […]

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THE CASANOVAS announce new album “Reptilian Overlord”

THE CASANOVAS announce new album “Reptilian Overlord”

Melbourne rockers The Casanovas’ announce first album in five years – out August 28 – both produced by Oz Rock Architect Mark Opitz of AC/DC & The Angels fame. With Mark Opitz at the helm, the Casanovas have recorded their best album yet. “Reptilian Overlord”, which will be released August 28, blends layers of old with layers of new. It […]

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LINKIN PARK Celebrate ‘Hybrid Theory 20th Anniversary Edition’ By Dropping Previously Unreleased Song “She Couldn’t”

LINKIN PARK Celebrate ‘Hybrid Theory 20th Anniversary Edition’ By Dropping Previously Unreleased Song “She Couldn’t”

Celebrating one of the most influential, inimitable, and impactful albums of the past two decades, LINKIN PARK announce the release of Hybrid Theory: 20th Anniversary Edition on October 9, 2020. Fans may pre-order/pre-save HERE via Warner Records. HYBRID THEORY, “the best-selling debut of the 21st century,” will be the centerpiece of this new collection, complete with never-before-heard demos from the time, rarities, B-sides, DVDs, 95+ minutes of never-before-seen footage, and other […]

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BAD MOON BORN Release Dark Rock Take on ‘Bad Guy’ (Billie Eilish Cover)

BAD MOON BORN Release Dark Rock Take on ‘Bad Guy’ (Billie Eilish Cover)

Alternative rock band Bad Moon Born have spent the last four years tearing up stages in their home country of Australia and the US, as well as on playlists and radio.  The band showed no sign of slowing down with the release of self-produced single, ‘Noxa’ earlier this year, stepping away from their 90s rock/metal sound of previous EPs and […]

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AMERICAN HI-FI – Unveil Anthemic New Covers EP ‘Anywhere Else But Here’

AMERICAN HI-FI – Unveil Anthemic New Covers EP ‘Anywhere Else But Here’

Pop-punk luminaires American Hi-Fi have just revelaed their new covers EP ‘Anywhere Else But Here‘. This follows on from the release of ‘Another Nail in My Heart‘, their third cover release this winter, following recent reimaginings of Madness‘ ‘Our House‘ and Joe Jackson‘s ‘Steppin’ Out‘. Frontman Stacy Jones shares: “We chose them because this is the music that we grew up on. These are the artists that made us […]

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blink-182 Drop Timely Song & Video ‘Quarantine’

blink-182 Drop Timely Song & Video ‘Quarantine’

Grammy nominated California rock heavyweights, blink-182, have dropped their brand-new track Quarantine – listen HERE. This relevant and timely song features strong drums and killer guitars matched with angsty vocals to stress just how hard we all have been hit by this time spent in isolation and social distancing. Alongside the song comes a music video that intermixes the lyrics and raw footage of […]

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