Category: Music News

RICHARD MARX brings ‘The Songwriter Tour’ to AU/NZ in Feb/Mar 2023

RICHARD MARX brings ‘The Songwriter Tour’ to AU/NZ in Feb/Mar 2023

Frontier Touring and Arena Touring are delighted to announce Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, producer and best-selling author Richard Marx as he brings his 12-date The Songwriter Tour to New Zealand for the very first time and returning to Australia in February and March 2023. Having last toured Australia in 2018 and playing New Zealand for the first time, The Songwriter Tour will play Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland before Brisbane, Tweed Heads, Newcastle, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, Wollongong, Penrith and Perth. Frontier Members pre-sale kicks off Tuesday […]

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JIMMY EAT WORLD announced as guests on MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE 2023 Australian Tour

JIMMY EAT WORLD announced as guests on MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE 2023 Australian Tour

My Chemical Romance (aka MCR/My Chem) has announced Arizona’s finest Jimmy Eat World as support for their 2023 Australian arena tour. Celebrating nearly three decades and ten albums, lead vocalist and lead guitarist Jim Adkins, rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist Tom Linton, bassist Rick Burch, and drummer Zach Lind, will return to Australian shores for the first time in six […]

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Paramore - L-R: Taylor York, Hayley Williams, Zac Farro.

Photo Credit: Zachary Gray

PARAMORE Announce New Album ‘This Is Why’ For February 10th

Paramore are back with their first new music since 2017. The beloved Nashville-based trio of Zac Farro, Hayley Williams & Taylor York have returned from their hiatus – and the global pandemic – with “This Is Why“, one of the best songs of their already impressive repertoire. In what’s widely recognized as one of the most exciting musical returns of the year, the band have also announced […]

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DISTURBED Return With New Album ‘Divisive’ On November 18, Unveil New Single “Unstoppable”

DISTURBED Return With New Album ‘Divisive’ On November 18, Unveil New Single “Unstoppable”

Gearing up for another era, multi-platinum rock band Disturbed will release their eighth full-length album, Divisive, on November 18, 2022 via Reprise Records. Pre-order/Pre-save Divisive HERE. Bulldozing the way for the record, the group have unleashed an unpredictable and undeniable new single entitled “Unstoppable”. Listen to “Unstoppable” HERE and watch the lyric video HERE. About Divisive, Draiman noted, “Partisan tribal warfare has become a part of our regular existence nowadays. It’s one big battle […]

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THE RETALIATORS Film Opens World Wide Today! OST Feat. The Hu, Motley Crue, Papa Roach, FFDP & many more

THE RETALIATORS Film Opens World Wide Today! OST Feat. The Hu, Motley Crue, Papa Roach, FFDP & many more

Horror-thriller feature THE RETALIATORS, from Better Noise Films, co-producers of The Dirt, and US distributor CineLife Entertainment, alongside international distributor Trafalgar Releasing, are releasing the independent feature film in an unprecedented 445 screens in the USA and over 500 theaters internationally simultaneously. Including all Australian capital cities. Garnering a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes during its film festival run across the most prestigious […]

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STING: My Songs – Australian Tour Dates Confirmed For February 2023

STING: My Songs – Australian Tour Dates Confirmed For February 2023

Sting will return to Australia in February 2023 for the first time in nearly 7 years, on his critically acclaimed My Songs tour.  Sting’s My Songs concert is an exuberant and dynamic show featuring his most beloved songs, written throughout the 17-time Grammy Award winner’s illustrious career both with The Police and as a solo artist. Fans can expect to hear ‘Englishman In New York,’ ‘Every […]

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NICKELBACK Announce New Album Get Rollin’ To Be Released On November 18th

NICKELBACK Announce New Album Get Rollin’ To Be Released On November 18th

Today, diamond certified multi-platinum selling Canadian rock band Nickelback officially announced their highly anticipated new album Get Rollin’, releasing November 18th via BMG. Led by brand new single “San Quentin,” which is available today, Nickelback’s newest body of work will be their 10th studio album and first release in five years. Anchored by a heart thumping beat, “San Quentin” is an edgy, rock adventure, […]

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ORIANTHI New Album, ‘Rock Candy’, Out October 14. New Single, Light It Up, Out Now

ORIANTHI New Album, ‘Rock Candy’, Out October 14. New Single, Light It Up, Out Now

Platinum-selling recording artist and world class guitarist, Orianthi has announced the upcoming release of her new studio album, “Rock Candy” on October 14, 2022. The release follows 2020’s studio album, “O”, which, at the time, was her first new studio album in seven years and her first new music as a solo artist in six years. Sonically, “Rock Candy” is a hard […]

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blackbear to release new album ‘in loving memory’ on August 26

blackbear to release new album ‘in loving memory’ on August 26

blackbear is set to release new album ‘in lobing memory’ on Friday August 26 through Sony Music Australia. While gearing up for its release, blackbear teamed up with multi-platinum selling superstar Machine Gun Kelly for the lead single ‘gfy’ which is accompanied by the star-studded video featuring Kelly, Aisha Mian, Benny Blanco, Mike Posner and August Maturo. ‘the idea’ serves as a preview of blackbear‘s latest metamorphosis. It was in the studio after recording ‘the […]

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SOCIAL DISTORTION & BAD RELIGION Announce Australia & New Zealand Co-Headline Tour.

SOCIAL DISTORTION & BAD RELIGION Announce Australia & New Zealand Co-Headline Tour.

Punk rockers of Australia and New Zealand unite! For the first time in history two of the most influential and enduring punk bands of all time are heading down under together. Fans never thought they would see the day so get ready to tick this off your bucket list as LA heavyweights Social Distortion and Bad Religion team up and hit our shores in […]

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DEL AMITRI Announce First Aussie Shows In 30 Years For February 2023

DEL AMITRI Announce First Aussie Shows In 30 Years For February 2023

Who said Nothing Ever Happens? Del Amitri, one of Scotland’s finest exports, has announced their long-awaited return this summer. Not seen on our shores since the heady days of the 1990s, Del Amitri, will play theatres in Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney through February 2023. My Live Nation members can be among the first to secure tickets during the pre-sale […]

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HALESTORM Announce THEORY As Australia / NZ Tour Support

HALESTORM Announce THEORY As Australia / NZ Tour Support

Due to high demand, Grammy-winning hard rock band HALESTORM will perform a second show at Auckland’s Powerstation on January 30. The band are also excited to announce Canadian rockers THEORY (Theory of a Deadman) will be supporting them on all Australia & New Zealand dates next January. Tickets for the new show go on sale at 12pm (local), Thursday July 28. For complete tour […]

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ALTER BRIDGE New Album Pawns & Kings Out Oct 14. Lyric Video For Epic Title Track Out Now

ALTER BRIDGE New Album Pawns & Kings Out Oct 14. Lyric Video For Epic Title Track Out Now

Since 2004, acclaimed rockers Alter Bridge have been known for their memorable riffs, infectious vocal melodies and dueling guitar attack that has garnered them critical and fan acclaim around the globe. Now the quartet comprised of Myles Kennedy on vocals/guitars, Mark Tremonti on guitars/vocals, Brian Marshall on bass and Scott Phillips on drums are back with their most-aggressive collection of songs to […]

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YOURS TRULY Announce Acoustic Tour With Special Guests Grenade Jumper

YOURS TRULY Announce Acoustic Tour With Special Guests Grenade Jumper

Following the release of their new EP is this what i look like? via UNFD last week, Sydney rising stars Yours Truly have today announced some special intimate performances this August, with three acoustic shows lined up to celebrate the new EP’s release. Already scoring acclaim at home and abroad with the likes of Kerrang!, Distorted Sound, Wall Of Sound, Hysteria Magazine and Heavy Magazine, is this […]

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SLIPKNOT Announce New Album The End, So Far Arriving Worldwide September 30th

SLIPKNOT Announce New Album The End, So Far Arriving Worldwide September 30th

GRAMMY Award-winning Iowan icons SLIPKNOT have announced details of their widely anticipated new album, THE END, SO FAR, which will be released September 30th on Roadrunner Records. Today the band has shared the album’s lead single “The Dying Song” (Time To Sing), which is available on all streaming platforms with an official music video streaming on Slipknot’s YouTube channel HERE.  Directed by the band’s own M. Shawn ‘clown’ […]

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CLUTCH Announce New Album ‘Sunrise On Slaughter Beach’

CLUTCH Announce New Album ‘Sunrise On Slaughter Beach’

Clutch shares more in common with The Grateful Dead, Rush, and the Allman Brothers than their heavy riffs and heady twists-of-phrase might suggest. Because like those bands, the supporters who adore Clutch are there for the experience, community, and authentic connection. To love Clutch is to feel a sense of ownership, membership, and belonging. Seneca Valley High School classmates Neil Fallon (vocals), Tim Sult (guitar), Dan Maines (bass), and Jean-Paul Gaster (drums) share […]

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CROSSFAITH Australian Tour With Special Guests DREGG

CROSSFAITH Australian Tour With Special Guests DREGG

Japanese genre-blenders CROSSFAITH are thrilled to announce their return to Australian shores. That’s right, their Atlas Of Faith Would tour will be hitting the east coast in October with special guests DREGG. “We had so many great memories from festivals such as UNIFY, Soundwave and als supporting ‘The Amity Affliction’ to ‘Bring Me The Horizon’ and ‘In Hearts Wake’, but the only thing […]

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THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT Share New Single ‘Visiting Hours’ + Announce New Album ‘Iv’ For Release September 2

THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT Share New Single ‘Visiting Hours’ + Announce New Album ‘Iv’ For Release September 2

Fusing smouldering intensity with existential exploration, the latest track Visiting Hours from Aussie rock legends The Butterfly Effect continues the quartet’s passionate journey towards the release of their long-awaited fourth studio album: the aptly titled IV, with the official release date today unveiled to be September 2. An emphatic anthem that harks back to earlier Butters territory while staunchly showcasing the group’s ongoing evolution, Visiting Hours is another […]

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DISTURBED Share New Single & Video “Hey You” | New Album Coming Later This Year

DISTURBED Share New Single & Video “Hey You” | New Album Coming Later This Year

Today, Disturbed, share their new single “Hey You“ via Reprise Records alongside the official video, directed by Josiahx. “Hey You” is the multi-platinum selling band’s first new music since their chart-topping 2018 album Evolution, and David Draiman of the band shares, “it’s a wake up call. We’ve become our own worst enemies. Civil discourse has become the exception instead of the norm. People have lost themselves in outrage addiction.” Listen to […]

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Better Noise Films Drops “The Retaliators” Trailer, Film to Feature On-Screen Appearances by Tommy Lee, Jacoby Shaddix, and Several Others

Better Noise Films Drops “The Retaliators” Trailer, Film to Feature On-Screen Appearances by Tommy Lee, Jacoby Shaddix, and Several Others

Better Noise Films and Better Noise Music will release the upcoming horror-thriller THE RETALIATORS on September 14 in theatres worldwide. It stars Michael Lombardi (FX’s ‘Rescue Me,’ ‘The Deuce’), Marc Menchaca (‘Ozark,’ ‘Black Mirror’ ) and Joseph Gatt (‘Ray Donovan,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Thor’) alongside appearances from some of the biggest names in rock music including Tommy Lee (Motley Crue), Ivan Moody (Five Finger Death Punch), Jacoby Shaddix (Papa Roach), Spencer Charnas (Ice Nine Kills) and more. THE RETALIATORS tells the based on real […]

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SKID ROW Release New Track – Tear It Down. Album Out Oct 14, Touring Australia This December!

SKID ROW Release New Track – Tear It Down. Album Out Oct 14, Touring Australia This December!

Skid Row have released a new song and video from their upcoming Nick Raskulinecz produced album “The Gang’s All Here” available everywhere October 14, 2022. “‘Tear It Down’ is about breaking down barriers, because coexisting isn’t about building walls, it’s about getting rid of them.” – Rachel Bolan “Tear It Down” is everything fans ever loved about Skid Row all in one – swaggering vocals, a signature guitar riff, groove to burn and a call to action. […]

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ARCHITECTS Announce New Album “the classic symptoms of a broken spirit”

ARCHITECTS Announce New Album “the classic symptoms of a broken spirit”

Today, UK act Architects announce a brand new studio album entitled the classic symptoms of a broken spirit, which will be out via Epitaph on October 21st. The announcement comes with the release of lead single “tear gas”, an arena ready anthem packed with industrial stomp. the classic symptoms of a broken spirit will be the band’s 10th studio album and is the follow-up to last year’s critically acclaimed ARIA […]

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Announce November 2022 Australian Tour

HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Announce November 2022 Australian Tour

They are Sweden’s premiere purveyors of thrash metal meets sleaze rock; they are HARDCORE SUPERSTAR and due to popular demand they are bringing the party back to Australia in November thanks to Silverback Touring for their 3rd consecutive tour in four years previously headlining in 2018 and with Buckcherry in 2019! Australia has certainly shown their love for HCSS! Fusing a base of hard, aggressive heavy metal with […]

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AMARANTHE Release Stunning Music Video For ‘Crystalline’

AMARANTHE Release Stunning Music Video For ‘Crystalline’

This song surely gave the one or another listener goosebumps when being performed on one of AMARANTHE‘s breathtaking liveshows, and now a transition of the feelings has been created by releasing a remarkable music video for: ‘Crystalline’. The majestic interplay of orchestral arrangements and in turn distorted guitars is visually underlined in the new stunning music video and not least by the vocal […]

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RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS ANNOUNCE Australian Stadium Tour Dates For January And February 2023, With Post Malone

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS ANNOUNCE Australian Stadium Tour Dates For January And February 2023, With Post Malone

Legendary rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers have today announced their return to Australia for 4 massive stadium shows in early 2023. The tour will commence in Brisbane at Suncorp Stadium on January 29 before heading to Accor Stadium, Sydney on February 2, followed by Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium on February 7and concluding in Perth at Optus Stadium on February 12. Red Hot […]

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TOBIAS SAMMET’S AVANTASIA Announce Brand New Studio Album A PARANORMAL EVENING WITH THE MOONFLOWER SOCIETY

TOBIAS SAMMET’S AVANTASIA Announce Brand New Studio Album A PARANORMAL EVENING WITH THE MOONFLOWER SOCIETY

Welcome to a new era in the fantastical universe of AVANTASIA! Tobias Sammet is back with passion and magnificent energy and a musical monument with epical deepness. A Paranormal Evening with the Moonflower Society marks AVANTASIA’s ninth album and will be released on October 21st, 2022 via Nuclear Blast. Pure magic, fascinating the listeners with the artistry combined of Metal, Classic Rock and any other ingredient that […]

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SXSW Announces New Event in Australia

SXSW Announces New Event in Australia

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals is expanding beyond Austin, Texas to bring its famed celebration of the technology, film and music industries to Sydney, Australia across seven days and nights from October 15 to October 22, 2023. SXSW Sydney will gather the world’s most inspired thinkers, creators and innovators for an exploration of the best in Music, Screen, […]

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STATE CHAMPS (USA) Announce Australian Tour With Very Special Guests The Maine (USA), Hot Milk (UK) & PAPERWEIGHT (AUS)

STATE CHAMPS (USA) Announce Australian Tour With Very Special Guests The Maine (USA), Hot Milk (UK) & PAPERWEIGHT (AUS)

Australia, we hope you are ready for what promises to be the biggest pop-punk tour of the year with an ultimate line-up. That’s right folks, New York pop-rockers STATE CHAMPS are returning to Australia this September with very special guests THE MAINE, HOT MILK & PAPERWEIGHT. Starting in bedrooms and basements in 2010, STATE CHAMPS quickly ascended as leaders of a new scene owing as much to […]

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OZZY OSBOURNE announces new album ‘Patient Number 9’

OZZY OSBOURNE announces new album ‘Patient Number 9’

Ozzy is back. Mark September 9 on your calendar as the release date for Patient Number 9, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter Ozzy Osbourne’s new album and the first since his critically acclaimed, worldwide, chart-topping 2020 Ordinary Man release. The album’s self-titled first single has been released today. Listen to Patient Number 9 here. “Having worked with Ozzy in the past, I jumped at another opportunity […]

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ONE ELECTRIC DAY Returns In 2022 With Five Massive Shows Across Australia

ONE ELECTRIC DAY Returns In 2022 With Five Massive Shows Across Australia

Over the past decade, One Electric Day has solidified its reputation as one of Victoria’s favourite one-day music festivals. Every year the show at Werribee Park sells out in a matter of minutes. This year, organisers are not only excited to be able to take the popular event interstate again for a run of shows, but have also announced an international headliner […]

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