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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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GOJIRA Share Standalone Single “Another World”

GOJIRA Share Standalone Single “Another World”

2x Grammy® nominated band Gojira have shared a new standalone single entitled “Another World.” Produced by the band’s own Joe Duplantier and mixed by Andy Wallace, the new track is available today HERE and is joined by an animated official music video directed by Maxime Tiberhgien and Sylvain Favre, which is streaming now on Gojira’s YouTube channel HERE. The release marks the group’s first original music since the release of their  Grammy® nominated LP MAGMA in 2016. […]

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KARNIVOOL Reschedule ‘The Decade Of Sound Awake’ Tour To March 2021

Karnivool have nudged their upcoming Australian tour to March 2021. Due to the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, The Decade of Sound Awake Tour – originally scheduled for April 2020 then pushed to September 2020 – will now take place in March 2021 with the addition of three new shows in Kingscliff, Newcastle and Wollongong.  All tickets remain valid for the new […]

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SEVENDUST Announce Lucky Album #13 Blood & Stone To Be Release On October 23

SEVENDUST Announce Lucky Album #13 Blood & Stone To Be Release On October 23

On the heels of the current single The Day I Tried To Live moving up the global radio charts, heavy music legends Sevendust are announcing their 13th studio album Blood & Stone. The new album is scheduled for release on October 23 via BMG/Rise Records (the second for the band on the label). The latest release also marks a return for the band with producer Michael “Elvis” Baskette, known for his work with Alter Bridge; […]

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MARILYN MANSON Returns With New Album ‘WE ARE CHAOS’ Out September 11 Via Loma Vista & Release First Single/Video ‘WE ARE CHAOS’

MARILYN MANSON Returns With New Album ‘WE ARE CHAOS’ Out September 11 Via Loma Vista & Release First Single/Video ‘WE ARE CHAOS’

Marilyn Manson announces the release of his eleventh studio album WE ARE CHAOS out September 11 via Loma Vista Recordings. Produced by GRAMMY® Award winner Shooter Jennings [Brandi Carlile, Tanya Tucker] and Manson, the ten-track opus was written, recorded, and finished before a pandemic blanketed us all. Manson heralds the record’s arrival with the title track and lead single, WE ARE CHAOS, released today. The accompanying video is directed, […]

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2021 BLUESFEST Releases An Historical First Artist Announcement

2021 BLUESFEST Releases An Historical First Artist Announcement

Today on Wednesday July 8th Byron Bay Bluesfest releases the largest FIRST Artist Announcement made in the history of the festival. This highly anticipated release includes many of the artists intended for this year’s event and features a total of 50 artists including the Bluesfest Busking Competition and the debut appearance of The Australian Americana Music Honours.    New additions to the […]

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AUSSIE MADE: Electric Mary, Palace Of The King and Dead City Ruins Announce Australian Tour

AUSSIE MADE: Electric Mary, Palace Of The King and Dead City Ruins Announce Australian Tour

SILVERBACK TOURING knows the importance of live music, the effect it has on us all and the fact it’s something we have been sadly missing due to a Global Event that none of us would ever had predicted. Now it’s time to get the live industry back and firing. ‘’The local scene has always been high on our agenda. Our bands […]

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Simple Minds ’40 Years Of Hits Tour’ with special guests OMD announce rescheduled AU + NZ dates for Dec 2021

Simple Minds ’40 Years Of Hits Tour’ with special guests OMD announce rescheduled AU + NZ dates for Dec 2021

Frontier Touring wishes to advise that it is necessary to reschedule the SIMPLE MINDS Australian and New Zealand tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Federal and State Government directives. The 40 Years of Hits Tour, originally scheduled for November and December 2020, will now take place in December 2021. Jim Kerr of Simple Minds said: “The frustration of seeing yet more live shows being […]

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Bluesfest announces 2021 Early Bird Tickets are now open

Bluesfest announces 2021 Early Bird Tickets are now open

In what will be regarded as an incredible act of bravery Bluesfest has announced Early Bird tickets to its 2021 festival will go on sale today. This announcement comes one week ahead of what is said to be an historical First Artist Announcement next week on July 8th. “Right now the only constant is change, and we are ready for […]

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