Category: Live

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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EIGHTIES ON SUNSET 2020 AUSTRALIAN TOUR Announced – The Ultimate ’80s Rock ‘n’ Roll Party

EIGHTIES ON SUNSET 2020 AUSTRALIAN TOUR Announced – The Ultimate ’80s Rock ‘n’ Roll Party

What are you planning to do once restrictions ease? Silverback Touring will tell you their plan. They are throwing one hell of a loud, loose and rowdy rock ’n’ roll party. The Eighties. When music was fun, loud, not so serious and encouraged massive sing-along’s. The Sunset Strip. The epicentre of debauchery and good times and the birthplace to the last bastion of […]

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PARKWAY DRIVE reschedule Australian headline tour

PARKWAY DRIVE reschedule Australian headline tour

Parkway Drive have rescheduled their upcoming Australian Tour. The Viva The Underdogs Australian Revolution Tour, originally scheduled for June 2020, will now take place in July 2021 with special guests Hatebreed and Every Time I Die. Message from Parkway Drive To all our Aussie fans,  It may come as no surprise to you that the Viva The Underdogs Australian Revolution Tour […]

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STEEL PANTHER announce Re-Scheduled ‘Heavy Metal Rules’ Tour February 2021 with SEVENDUST

STEEL PANTHER announce Re-Scheduled ‘Heavy Metal Rules’ Tour February 2021 with SEVENDUST

The wildest, wettest, dirtiest, hardest, heaviest most rocking heavy metal tour to hit Australia and New Zealand shores ever in the history of anything ever is coming….a little later than originally planned. For obvious reasons, the ‘HEAVY METAL RULES TOUR’ re-scheduled dates are as follows with Sevendust only playing the Australian dates: Sunday 14th February at Powerstation in Auckland Tuesday 16th […]

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HELMET – 30 YEARS – 30 SONGS – Rescheduled Shows Announced!

HELMET – 30 YEARS – 30 SONGS – Rescheduled Shows Announced!

Due to the current and ongoing global health crisis Helmet’s touring schedule has been updated and sees their Australian tour now scheduled for November, 2020. All currently held tickets are valid for the new dates. Page Hamilton and Helmet have spent three decades juxtaposing the rich complexity of jazz with a singular brutal sonic assault, providing the well-thumbed blueprint for heavy music […]

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KARNIVOOL reschedule ‘The Decade of Sound Awake’ tour

KARNIVOOL reschedule ‘The Decade of Sound Awake’ tour

Karnivool have rescheduled their upcoming Australian tour. The Decade of Sound Awake Tour originally slated for April 2020 will now take place in September 2020. Tickets on sale now at Karnivool.comAll tickets for the April 2020 tour dates are valid for the new rescheduled shows. For those who can no longer attend, refunds are available from point of purchase until April 30.Karnivool […]

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UTSS feat +LIVE+, BUSH & Stone Temple Pilots Announce Rescheduled Dates For Feb 2021

UTSS feat +LIVE+, BUSH & Stone Temple Pilots Announce Rescheduled Dates For Feb 2021

In great news for Under The Southern Stars fans and patrons, the rescheduled dates of +LIVE+, Bush and Stone Temple Pilots tour are announced today! Despite the unprecedented fall-out from COVID-19, all three bands were resolute in their decision to postpone rather than cancel the tour, determined not to disappoint fans and determined to support the Australian live music scene. Promoter One World Entertainment has been working hard behind […]

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FAITH NO MORE Rescheduled dates announced Touring February/March 2021

FAITH NO MORE Rescheduled dates announced Touring February/March 2021

Friends… Due to the spread of the COVID-19 we have no choice but to postpone the FNM concerts we had planned in New Zealand and Australia in May.   The circumstances that have forced this decision are well beyond our control but not being able to play for you all stings like a motherf*^ker. We wanted to figure out how to […]

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CITY AND COLOUR announces rescheduled Australian dates for October-November 2020

CITY AND COLOUR announces rescheduled Australian dates for October-November 2020

After recently announcing the postponement of his April Australian tour due to the current COVID-19 crisis and subsequent Government directives, Canadian singer-songwriter Dallas Green today reveals rescheduled national dates for October and November 2020.  City and Colour will take in cities across Australia, beginning on Saturday 31 October at Fremantle Arts Centre and continuing through Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane and […]

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MAC SABBATH Announce Rescheduled 2020 Australian Tour Dates

MAC SABBATH Announce Rescheduled 2020 Australian Tour Dates

Due to the Australian government regulations surrounding COVID-19, the MAC SABBATH tour scheduled for May has been postponed to December. All tickets purchased for the May shows remain valid. You do not need to do anything, please hold on to your ticket. We encourage you to not seek a refund as this will greatly assist the artists, promoters, venues and everyone involved […]

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THE IRON MAIDENS Announce Rescheduled 2020 Australian Tour Dates

THE IRON MAIDENS Announce Rescheduled 2020 Australian Tour Dates

In light of the Australian Government COVID-19 directives, including the compulsory 14 day quarantine of all international travellers, and the closing of all live venues, together with the uncertainty of the time frames surrounding these directives, we have decided to postpone the The Iron Maidens tour scheduled for April.. More importantly, we are also mindful of the safety and well-being of ticket holders, artists, our staff and venue staff. We encourage ticket holders to retain their […]

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CRASHDIET With Special Guest Jizzy Pearl’s Love Hate Announce Rescheduled Australian Tour Dates

CRASHDIET With Special Guest Jizzy Pearl’s Love Hate Announce Rescheduled Australian Tour Dates

In light of the Australian Government COVID-19 directives, including the compulsory 14 day quarantine of all international travellers, and the closing of all live venues, together with the uncertainty of the time frames surrounding these directives, we have decided to postpone the Crashdiet & Jizzy Pearl’s Love/Hate tour scheduled for May. More importantly, we are also mindful of the safety and well-being of ticket holders, artists, our staff and venue staff. We encourage ticket holders […]

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