Category: Music News

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE Add Shows To 2023 Australian Tour

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE Add Shows To 2023 Australian Tour

My Chemical Romance (aka MCR/My Chem) have today announced additional shows to their 2023 Australian arena tour. These shows will be the band’s first Australian shows since their appearance at Big Day Out festival in 2012. MCR are thrilled to announce new shows at Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Monday, March 13, followed by Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on Thursday, March […]

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Full Tilt Festival update & new Adelaide date

Full Tilt Festival update & new Adelaide date

Full Tilt Festival is thrilled to announce in line with the recent government announcement, the festival will be operating at 100% capacity with no restrictions in 2022. To coincide with this fantastic news, the Adelaide edition will now take place on Saturday 29 January at Adelaide Showground, Rose Tce, Wayville. Full Tilt Festival is a who’s who of the Australian Metal, Punk and Rock spectrums spearheaded by […]

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PLACEBO album announcement & new single

PLACEBO album announcement & new single

Placebo are today announcing news of their long-awaited 8th studio album. Nine years on from the release of their last outing Loud Like Love, Never Let Me Go is confirmed for release on 25th March 2022. Also announced today is a new track from the album, Surrounded By Spies. Pre-order Never Let Me Go here. In September, Placebo resurfaced from a long hibernation to release their first single in five years […]

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THE KILLERS announce Australia & New Zealand ‘Imploding The Mirage Tour’ 2022

THE KILLERS announce Australia & New Zealand ‘Imploding The Mirage Tour’ 2022

Frontier Touring are thrilled to welcome The Killers back to Australia and New Zealand for a massive nine-date mix of arena and outdoor shows on their Imploding The Mirage Tour 2022 in November-December.  Originally announced in 2020 when COVID first halted worldwide touring, this will be The Killers’ first time back on our shores since their 2018 Australasian tour which […]

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE – Art-Rock/Psych Force MOANA Releases New Project ‘Feet In The Ground, Eyes To The Sky’

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE – Art-Rock/Psych Force MOANA Releases New Project ‘Feet In The Ground, Eyes To The Sky’

MTRBWY have been asked to premiere the new EP from WA band Moana and we happily obliged! You can check out the stream below. Continuing a dance with the avant-garde and an exploration of a myriad of sonic and creative influences, Perth’s Moana return in 2021 with new EP, Feet In The Ground, Eyes To The Sky. The record: five […]

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DEVILSKIN With Guests SHEPHERDS REIGN Announce Re-Scheduled 2022 Australian Tour

DEVILSKIN With Guests SHEPHERDS REIGN Announce Re-Scheduled 2022 Australian Tour

In what seems like an eternal rollercoaster of close calls and postponements, Silverback Touring are pleased to re-announce the DEVILSKIN “RED” Tour with a new set of dates. The hard-hitting Kiwi band released their critically acclaimed third studio album RED in April 2020 and have been trying to make it to Australia to celebrate. Now, with borders finally opening and plenty of light at the end of the […]

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ARIA-Nominated YOURS TRULY Announce 2022 Headline Tour

ARIA-Nominated YOURS TRULY Announce 2022 Headline Tour

Rapidly rising Australian act Yours Truly announce their 2022 summer headline tour today, fresh from landing a coveted ARIA nomination for their debut record Self Care. With support from Towns and Eat Your Heart Out, Yours Truly will play major cities around the country from January – March, woven in between the band’s festival appearances including Full Tilt and UNIFY. Meanwhile, Yours Truly […]

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SLASH Ft Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Announce New Album ‘4’ To Be Released February 11, 2022

SLASH Ft Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Announce New Album ‘4’ To Be Released February 11, 2022

A decade and four albums into their career, Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators haven’t been deterred by any obstacles in their path–including a global pandemic. Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators have announced today they’ll release their new album titled 4 on February 11, 2022, via Gibson Records, in partnership with Sony Music Australia. 4 is Slash’s fifth solo album, and fourth overall with his band featuring Myles Kennedy (Vocals), Brent Fitz (Drums), Todd Kerns (Bass & […]

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UNCAGED Festival 2022 Line Up Announced

UNCAGED Festival 2022 Line Up Announced

Rock fans on a whole, rejoice. 2022 brings in a new summertime festival just in time for our lockdown shackles to be removed and for us to rediscover the simple joys of live music and community. Uncaged (Presented by Silverback Touring) is the newest rock festival on the Australian festival circuit and packs a punch of musical diversity catering to fans […]

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THE SCRIPT returning to Australia in September for ‘Greatest Hits Tour 2022’

THE SCRIPT returning to Australia in September for ‘Greatest Hits Tour 2022’

Frontier Touring are thrilled to welcome Dublin three-piece, The Script, back to Australia, four years since their last headline shows down under.  The group will touch down next September for four stellar performances in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth as part of their Greatest Hits Tour 2022. Kicking off on Thursday 15 September 2022 at Riverstage, Brisbane the tour will head to Sydney‘s Aware Super Theatre on […]

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GUNS N’ ROSES RESCHEDULED: NOW EVEN BIGGER IN SUMMER 2022!

GUNS N’ ROSES RESCHEDULED: NOW EVEN BIGGER IN SUMMER 2022!

What was to be the biggest stadium rock tour of 2021 is moving to Summer 2022! TEG DAINTY announced today that Guns N’ Roses massive Australian tour will move to new dates in November and December 2022 due to Covid-19. For all the fans who have purchased tickets to the highest grossing tour of 2021, it’s very simple, just hold onto your ticket and you will […]

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UNCAGED – Silverback Touring Announce New Festival Featuring All Australian and New Zealand Artists

UNCAGED – Silverback Touring Announce New Festival Featuring All Australian and New Zealand Artists

Silverback Touring is ecstatic to announce and introduce Australia’s newest rock festival: UNCAGED. Kicking off in 2022, UNCAGED is a new rock festival experience with a diversely curated line up of hard rock, punk, metal and more. The initial offering will be an all Australian and Kiwi affair and will play out in some of Australia’s best known festival spaces. Head of Silverback Touring, Danny Bazzi says of the festival, […]

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Announce DOOM CREW INC., Album – First Single And Video ‘Set You Free’ Out Now

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Announce DOOM CREW INC., Album – First Single And Video ‘Set You Free’ Out Now

Black Label Society announced their 11th studio album, Doom Crew Inc., out November 26 via Spinefarm. The album will be available digitally, on CD and on 2-disc vinyl via three limited colour variants (details below) Exclusive vinyl variants: – White x 2000 Silver x 2000 Grey/marble x 2000 Additionally, Spinefarm have created an extra-special loaded & limited box, including grey/marble vinyl, cassette, CD, t-shirt, pin badge, enamel badge […]

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HALESTORM Is “Back From The Dead” – Band Reveals First Single From Album Due Next Year

HALESTORM Is “Back From The Dead” – Band Reveals First Single From Album Due Next Year

Grammy-winning hard rock band Halestorm today revealed “Back From The Dead,” their first new song since 2018’s album Vicious, and the first single from an upcoming album due in 2022. The video of “Back From The Dead” is also streaming now via YouTube.  Directed by Dustin Haney (Noah Cyrus, Luke Combs) and produced by Revolution Pictures, the clip features Lzzy and the band in a morgue and cemetery somewhere between […]

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Fan Of Def Leppard?? Check this out! TEMPT Drop New Single “Living Dangerous”

Fan Of Def Leppard?? Check this out! TEMPT Drop New Single “Living Dangerous”

New York City band to watch, TEMPT, who are already getting buzz from the likes of Loudwire, just dropped their new, infectious single “Living Dangerous,” via Better Noise Music.  The track features Dorothy Martin, acclaimed lead singer of the female-led rock act Dorothy. The record was produced and mixed by the legendary Chris Lord-Alge, who has worked with iconic bands such as U2, Green Day, and My Chemical Romance. Bursting […]

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THE DARKNESS announce new release of Album MOTORHEART & title track single

THE DARKNESS announce new release of Album MOTORHEART & title track single

The Darkness have unleashed the first taste and title track of their forthcoming opus Motorheart out November 19th via Cooking Vinyl. Paying homage to a devoted sex robot, ‘Motorheart’ growls, pounds and stomps with Rufus Taylor’s drums, Frankie Poullain’s bass and Justin & Dan Hawkins’ guitars all turned up to 11, whilst Justin’s trademark vocals soar to ever more earthquaking levels. Regarding the […]

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IRON MAIDEN- 2021 Photo copyright by JOHN McMURTRIE

IRON MAIDEN Take Inspiration From The East For Their 17th Studio Album, ‘Senjutsu’ – Out September 3rd

Parlophone Records is thrilled to announce the release of IRON MAIDEN’s 17th studio album Senjutsu, their first in 6 years, on September 3rd. It was recorded in Paris with longstanding producer Kevin Shirley and co-produced by Steve Harris. It was preceded on Thursday 15th July by an already highly acclaimed animated video for the first single “The Writing On The Wall” made by BlinkInk based on a concept by Bruce […]

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IRON MAIDEN Reveal First New Music In 6 Years With Spectacular Animated Video “The Writing On The Wall”

IRON MAIDEN Reveal First New Music In 6 Years With Spectacular Animated Video “The Writing On The Wall”

IRON MAIDEN today revealed their brand-new track, “The Writing On The Wall“, with an eagerly anticipated global YouTube video premiere. The song was written by Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith & lead singer Bruce Dickinson, produced by Kevin Shirley and co-produced by Maiden bassist and founder-member Steve Harris. Bruce Dickinson initially had a concept for the video which came to fruition in collaboration with two Award-winning former Pixar executives […]

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TWELVE FOOT NINJA announces third album Vengeance, new single, graphic novel, high fantasy Novel and tour dates!

TWELVE FOOT NINJA announces third album Vengeance, new single, graphic novel, high fantasy Novel and tour dates!

Australia’s maniacal rock-fusioneers Twelve Foot Ninja snuck back into the world’s eyes and ears last month with the stealthy drop of their single Long Way Home, the first taste of new music since their album OUTLIER in 2016. That single came with a 2D platformer videogame. Fans who collected all 12 brick phones in the game discovered they could unlock the band’s music video for Long Way […]

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TREMONTI To Release Fifth Studio Album, Marching In Time, On Sept 24 via Napalm Records

TREMONTI To Release Fifth Studio Album, Marching In Time, On Sept 24 via Napalm Records

World-renowned guitarist/songwriter Mark Tremonti is back with his fifth album from his solo band, Tremonti. The new album, entitled Marching In Time, is scheduled for global release on September 24 via Napalm Records and is available for pre-order now. Mark Tremonti is no stranger to storytelling. Throughout his years with top-charting bands Alter Bridge and Creed, and most recently his solo band, Mark has never […]

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SHIHAD Announce 10th Studio Album ‘Old Gods’ Due For Release August 27th and Announce Australian Tour

SHIHAD Announce 10th Studio Album ‘Old Gods’ Due For Release August 27th and Announce Australian Tour

Kiwi rock icons Shihad have announced their new album ‘Old Gods’ will be released on August 27th, 2021. Alongside the announcement, the band have released a taste of the album with opening track “Tear Down Those Names“ and revealed they will also embark on their first Australian headline tour since 2018. They will be blasting around the country in October to deliver the new and classic songs […]

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Album & Single Announcement

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Album & Single Announcement

Today, Bullet For My Valentine announce their self-titled, seventh album Bullet For My Valentine. The record will be released on October 22 via Spinefarm / Search & Destroy and sees the band open a bold new chapter. It’s easily their heaviest, fiercest album so far. “This is the beginning of Bullet 2.0,” says vocalist and lead guitarist Matt Tuck. “It signifies where we are right now. The music is fresh, it’s aggressive, […]

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MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE Australian Tour Confirmed For 2022.

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE Australian Tour Confirmed For 2022.

My Chemical Romance (aka MCR/My Chem) have today announced an Australian arena tour for 2022, the band’s first Australian shows since their appearance at Big Day Out festival in 2012. MCR will perform their highly anticipated shows at Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Monday, March 14, followed by concerts at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on Thursday, March 17 and Qudos Bank […]

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Bad Moon Born Release Melodic Single ‘Reins’

Bad Moon Born Release Melodic Single ‘Reins’

Sydney heavy rock outfit, Bad Moon Born, show no signs of slowing down this year with the release of a moving new single, ‘Reins.’ The track delves into the experience of living with Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, told from the perspective of the group’s singer and lyricist, Jordan Von Grae, and is accompanied by an emotional and poignant music video. […]

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THE BLACK CARDINALS Release New Single and Video ‘Gravity’

THE BLACK CARDINALS Release New Single and Video ‘Gravity’

There is something special about rock ’n’ roll and the blues. Both unique in their own way and both ridiculously amazing when blended together. Don’t believe it? Ask Rival Sons, Black Stone Cherry and The Black Crowes. In 2021, what is old is new again, with a modern twist. They are calling it the New Wave of Classic Rock. Make of it what […]

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BLUESFEST RISES: New dates and additional Headliner announced!

BLUESFEST RISES: New dates and additional Headliner announced!

BLUESFEST RISES MIDNIGHT OIL TO HEADLINE OPENING NIGHT – FRI 1st OCT PAUL KELLY TO HEADLINE SAT 2ND OCT TASH SULTANA & JIMMY BARNES RETURN AS SATURDAY & SUNDAY HEADLINERS Festival Director, Peter Noble OAM today announced: Who would have thought after the cancellation of Bluesfest last Easter by a Public Health Order, less than 24 hours before our gates were due to open, due […]

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LOUDFEST – A TRIBUTE FESTIVAL – Sydney – Presented by SILVERBACK TOURING

LOUDFEST – A TRIBUTE FESTIVAL – Sydney – 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 local […]

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DEVILS IN HEAVEN will “Rise” on June 25th, 2021!

DEVILS IN HEAVEN will “Rise” on June 25th, 2021!

Devils in Heaven started out as a school covers band in Launceston, Tasmania during the mid-1980’s. After a couple of years of gigging around Tasmania, the boys left their comfy confines in March 1989 and joined the thriving Northern Queensland circuit of touring bands. It was a baptism by fire, but the boys learned to adapt to different type of […]

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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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