Category: Music News

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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BOB MOULD Returns with “Blue Hearts” – Legendary Singer-Songwriter Announces Volatile 14th Solo LP

BOB MOULD Returns with “Blue Hearts” – Legendary Singer-Songwriter Announces Volatile 14th Solo LP

Legendary singer-songwriter-guitarist-bandleader Bob Mould has announced the release of an explosive new album. BLUE HEARTS arrives via Merge Records on Friday, September 25th; pre-orders are available now on LP, CD, and tri-color Peak Vinyl in the Merge store, or your favourite independent record shop. PRE-ORDER BLUE HEARTS Mould’s 14th solo LP, BLUE HEARTS – which follows last year’s critically acclaimed SUNSHINE ROCK – is heralded by […]

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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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EVANESCENCE Announces First New Album In Nine Years, Shares First Song & Video ‘Wasted On You’.

EVANESCENCE Announces First New Album In Nine Years, Shares First Song & Video ‘Wasted On You’.

Evanescence will release their first album of new original music in nine years, The Bitter Truth (Sony Music Australia) over the course of this year, beginning with the first song and video, Wasted on You today. The video for Wasted on You was shot by each band member – lead singer-songwriter and pianist Amy Lee, bassist Tim McCord, drummer Will Hunt, lead guitarist Troy McLawhorn, and guitarist […]

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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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THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT drop video clip for first new musical offering in over a decade, ‘Unbroken’

THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT drop video clip for first new musical offering in over a decade, ‘Unbroken’

Off the back of a sold out tour, a towering new single, and killer sets at Good Things festival, Australia’s favourite rockers The Butterfly Effect have today served up the video for their first new musical offering in over a decade, Unbroken – giving viewers a AAA pass to life on stage and backstage.  Featuring behind the scenes footage and on-stage rampaging from their performances at Good […]

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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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