Category: Tours – Australian

We Built Atlantis ‘Tidal Waves’ Australian Tour!

We Built Atlantis ‘Tidal Waves’ Australian Tour!

WE BUILT ATLANTIS – TIDAL WAVES AUSTRALIAN TOUR KICKS OFF THIS WEEK  WE BUILT ATLANTIS is firmly cementing themselves as one of the most exciting bands in heavy music scene. Forming in the summer of 2011, Newcastle’s  ‘WE BUILT ATLANTIS’ have wasted no time. A fiercely DIY work ethic has seen the band spend their early inception locked away in the […]

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Wheatus are coming to Australia to prove they are “still a teenage dirtbag”!

Wheatus are coming to Australia to prove they are “still a teenage dirtbag”!

Wheatus’ debut single ‘Teenage Dirtbag’ cracked the Top 40 BBC Official Sales Chart for a second time in March 2011 and again this year in April – TEN YEARS after its debut at #2 on the same chart. To date their first record has sold more than five million copies worldwide. Any manager or record label would be happy to tout those […]

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Strangers – showcase events in Melbourne and Sydney

Strangers – showcase events in Melbourne and Sydney

Strangers – Got R.O.C.K. if you want it! After doing the hard yards whilst growing up at venues in hometown Sydney’s Southern Beaches STRANGERS are ready to bust out! Having spent the better part of 2012 crafting their debut album with Shihad’s Tom Larkin at the controls Strangers are recording what will be one of 2012s heaviest and melodic local albums.  Recently signed to Shock’s new imprint label Permanent Records Strangers will escape the […]

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Shannon Noll…. On the mend and preparing for his “A Million Suns” album tour

Shannon Noll…. On the mend and preparing for his “A Million Suns” album tour

Shannon Noll  …. On the mend and preparing for his “A Million Suns” album tour Following his recent dramatic withdrawal from 7’s Dancing With The Stars with a back injury, Shannon Noll has been resting up, intent on being in the best possible shape for his forthcoming ‘A Million Suns’ album tour.  With four weeks until the tour swings into […]

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The Rubens announce album release & July tour dates

The Rubens announce album release & July tour dates

THE RUBENS ANNOUNCE ALBUM RELEASE + JULY TOUR DATES Following a spate of sold-out shows across the country, Sydney four-piece THE RUBENS will play four very special shows in July in support of their new single DON’T EVER WANT TO BE FOUND. The band will perform headline shows in Melbourne and Sydney before heading to Adelaide for Spin Off Festival […]

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Billy Talent announce Australian tour

Billy Talent announce Australian tour

BILLY TALENT announced their arrival by crashing a Mac Truck full of complex riffs and fret board wizardry into the lounge room of 3 chord pop punk. Their debut was a phenomenon: “endlessly anthemic, bursting with hooks, impeccably played and thrillingly heavy where it counts” –Toronto Star. Three albums full of big-rock structures and powerful chorus hooks have propelled BILLY […]

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Everclear announce Australian tour 2012

Everclear announce Australian tour 2012

After a 14 year absence KillRockStar Big Dog Entertainment are proud to present power pop sensations Everclear live in Australia in 2012. Lead by founder and mastermind Art Alexakis and armed with his swag of catchy, guitar driven pop gems, Everclear were an ubiquitous presence on the world’s airwaves and TV feeds from the early part of the 90’s onwards. Alexakis’ […]

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Set Sail announce national tour and new release

Set Sail announce national tour and new release

After a turbulent start to 2012, Sydney-based folk/indie-pop trio SET SAIL are ready to once again make their mark on the Australian music scene embarking on a mammoth 18-date tour of the country parading a new collection of heartfelt rhythms in the form of their new six-track “Hey!”, due for release on June 15, 2012. “Hey!” features six formidable, yet […]

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Paul Gilbert Masterclass tour – Australia

Paul Gilbert Masterclass tour – Australia

Thump Music is proud to present our next Master Class tour in October 2012. Paul Gilbert is here to carryout for the first time a full Master Class tour in 6 states around Australia. Paul is known in the trade as being a high profile guitarist and clinician. Paul is currently recording his latest CD which will be released on […]

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Steel Panther change venue for Melbourne show!

Steel Panther change venue for Melbourne show!

STEEL PANTHER are “Crude, rude, filthy, and more infectious than a bad case of herpes”. – Revolver Mag. For STEEL PANTHER, bringing the halcyon days of metal back to the world is not a job…it’s a mission statement, a modus operandi, and a way of life. In their first ever headline tour of Australia, Steel Panther are primed for an […]

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Rock N Load Festival – Melbourne May 26

Rock N Load Festival – Melbourne May 26

  ROCK N LOAD This Saturday May 26, the inaugural ROCK N’ LOAD festival hits The Espy in St Kilda, featuring 32 rock & grunge acts across the venue’s three stages. Catch Electric Mary, Bugdust, King Of The North, Ten Thousand, Heaven The Axe, I Am Duckeye, The Charge, Anna Salen, Hailmary (WA), Arcane Saints, The Morrisons, Beggars Orchestra (NSW), […]

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Xavier Rudd: Spirit Bird national album tour announced

Xavier Rudd: Spirit Bird national album tour announced

SPIRIT BIRD NATIONAL ALBUM TOUR ANNOUNCED! One of our nation’s most iconic voices, Xavier Rudd, is excited to announce the  SPIRIT BIRD Australian Tour – his most extensive tour yet! To celebrate the anticipated release of his striking seventh studio album, the tour will take Xavier Rudd to 28 cities and regional centers around the country, from Airlie Beach to […]

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Pennywise Australian tour announced!

Pennywise Australian tour announced!

PENNYWISE are one of the most significant bands to emerge from SoCal A thriving, ground-breaking punk rock band for two decades, the Hermosa Beach group’s relentless, in-your-face, middle finger in the air, anthem-chanting sound has never wavered. In fact, they have just created their most ferocious, engaging and career defining album to date in All Or Nothing. And just to […]

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Cock rockin’ with Jackson Firebird

Cock rockin’ with Jackson Firebird

 AUSTRALIAN TWO PIECE TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM ON JUNE 8 – PAPER SCISSORS ROCK TOUR ANNOUNCED Fire up your engines, Mildura garage rockers Jackson Firebird are ready to launch their high-octane debut album Cock Rockin’ on June 8, 2012.  Known for their brutally energetic live sets it seems fitting that Jackson Firebird should mark such a momentous occasion with the Paper Scissors Rock tour in Victoria and NSW.   […]

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King Cannons announce album launch shows for ‘The Brightest Light’

King Cannons announce album launch shows for ‘The Brightest Light’

“THE BRIGHTEST LIGHT” ALBUM LAUNCH DATES THIS JUNE… KING CANNONS don’t much care for what is supposedly cool. Since day one, their manifesto has been to be a band for the people. The type of band that actually means something. A band with a career that is based on substance over style. KING CANNONS’ debut album “The Brightest Light” will be […]

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Slash announces Australian tour

Slash announces Australian tour

Check out our interview with Slash right here… Check out our review of Apocalyptic Love right here… Check out our recent interview with Myles Kennedy right here… “This is unquestionably an exercise in rock & roll excellence” – 4/5 Rolling Stone Recent Rock n Roll Hall of Fame inductee and one of the greatest exponents of the electric guitar, SLASH, returns […]

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Buried In Verona announce regional dates and release new video

Buried In Verona announce regional dates and release new video

As anticipation for Buried In Verona’s third album Notorious builds, further ammunition has been added to the band’s cannon in order to secure an explosive release on June 1, 2012. Today, the Sydney six-piece not only reveal a collection of solid supports for their existing capital city tour, they also add extensive regional dates to extend the run throughout the winter. This July will […]

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The Smashing Pumpkins announce Australian tour dates

The Smashing Pumpkins announce Australian tour dates

Secret Sounds are excited to announce that Splendour headliner THE SMASHING PUMPKINSwill be playing some very special sideshows in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Aukland, NZ. For these performances, as well as playing plenty of classic Pumpkins catalogue THE SMASHING PUMPKINSwill be debuting a unique stage design in Australia created to reflect the visual themes of their new album, “Oceania”. Alt rock’n’rollers WOLFMOTHER will join THE […]

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I AM GIANT – Australian tour announced

I AM GIANT – Australian tour announced

I Am Giant are returning to Australia in late June for their second headline tour this year. The 5 date tour is in support of the UK based bands’ latest single ‘Purple Heart’ taken from their critically acclaimed debut album produced by Forrester Savell and released via Sony Records. ‘like the best bits of DLC, Birds of Tokyo, and Shihad, […]

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Carrie Underwood confirms first Australian tour

Carrie Underwood confirms first Australian tour

From London’s Royal Albert Hall on June 21 to Sydney’s Opera House on July 2 – the 14-million album-selling, five-time Grammy Award-winning, 14 US #1 hit-scoring dynamo – CARRIE UNDERWOOD will tour outside North America for the first time and include Australia, promoter Chugg Entertainment confirmed today. Chairman of Chugg Entertainment, Michael Chugg, said it was fitting Underwood would end […]

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The Maccabees Australian Tour TICKET GIVEAWAYS (CLOSED)

The Maccabees Australian Tour TICKET GIVEAWAYS (CLOSED)

THE MACCABEES TO TOUR AUSTRALIA presented by Chugg Entertainment Thanks to our friends at Chugg Entertainment, we’ve got a double pass to give away to each of the upcoming headline shows (details below).  Simply email us with your name and preferred show, winners will simply be those who enter first! Email to enter: mtrbwy@maytherockbewithyou.com 09/05/12 THE MACCABEES in BRISBANE at THE HI FI 10/05/12 THE MACCABEES in SYDNEY at METRO THEATRE […]

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Tim Chaisson returns to Australia for live dates

Tim Chaisson returns to Australia for live dates

TIM CHAISSON RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA FOR LIVE DATES ABC Music to release new single ‘Broken Hearted Beat’ Canada’s Tim Chaisson will return to our shores in May for an extensive run of live shows, playing with the likes of Tim Freedman, Diesel, Matt Andersen and Morgan Joanel, as he continues to work his album Broken Hearted Beat. To co-incide with […]

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David Myles returns to Australia

David Myles returns to Australia

DAVID MYLES RETURNS FOR FOLLOW UP HEADLINE TOUR Canadian singer songwriter joins forces with Aussie duo Camille & Stuie David Myles is set to return to Australian shores in May for an extensive run of live shows to further showcase his stunning album Into The Sun, hitting the road with Independent Country Duo of The Year, Camille and Stuie, who […]

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Jimmy Barnes announces exclusive Victorian shows

Jimmy Barnes announces exclusive Victorian shows

JIMMY BARNES ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE VICTORIAN SHOWS! JIMMY BARNES has been there and back. He’s tasted glory as Australia’s favourite rock & roll singer for more than 3 decades. His career as both a solo performer and as the lead vocalist with the legendary COLD CHISEL has made JIMMY one of the most popular and bestselling AUSTRALIAN music artists of all time. Taking […]

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The Big Exo Day 2012

The Big Exo Day 2012

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Dune Rats – New single and headline tour announced!

Dune Rats – New single and headline tour announced!

F U C K   I T! With a one-two sucker punch that beats the word count of the Ramones call to arms Hey Ho, Let’s Go by two words, DUNE RATS new single ‘Fuck It’ is set to become the anthem of a new rock generation!  Already sounding suspiciously like a classic ‘Fuck It’ storms the barricades and does the business in two minutes flat, leaving even an ADHD affected generation in no doubt […]

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The Legendary Lil’ Band O’ Gold – Touring June 2012

The Legendary Lil’ Band O’ Gold – Touring June 2012

LOVE POLICE PROUDLY ANNOUNCE THE RETURN OF THE LEGENDARY LIL’ BAND O’ GOLD TOURING JUNE 2012 with New Album ‘Lil’ Band O’ Gold Play Fats’ Released June 8  Calling all good time groovers!! It’s time to move your feet in a swamp and soul groove as the legendary Louisiana Swamp Pop, Country, Cajun, Blues and Rock n Roll Supergroup Lil’ […]

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Jack White Australian shows in July

Jack White Australian shows in July

Rock luminary JACK WHITE will be performing two headline shows in Melbourne and Sydney this July to showcase material from his much anticipated solo debut Blunderbuss (out 20 April through Sony). Undoubtedly one of the world’s most prolific artists to emerge in the past fifteen years, Jack White has helmed some of the world’s most venerable musical outfits including The […]

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Experience Jimi Hendrix – Melbourne, 23rd June 2012

Experience Jimi Hendrix – Melbourne, 23rd June 2012

Sat 23rd June 2012, Forum, Melbourne, Australia For more information visit the EXPERIENCE JIMI HENDRIX website. The guitar concert event of the year.  Australia’s hottest guitarists together on one stage for one night only to pay tribute to Jimi Hendrix.   Inspired by Jimi Hendrix’s unparalleled creative and musical influence ‘Experience Jimi Hendrix’ was originally conceived in Sydney by Empire Touring in […]

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Hanson Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney Shows Sell Out, More Shows Added!

Hanson Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney Shows Sell Out, More Shows Added!

Shout It Out World Tour 2012 – Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Shows Sell Out, New Dates Added!!! Australia has shown that its love for the brothers Hanson is as strong as ever with the sibling trio’s Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane shows in September selling out shortly after they were announced. The rest of the country isn’t far behind with all […]

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