Category: Music News

Nine Sons Of Dan – Australian iTunes exclusive release on sale now & North America release

Nine Sons Of Dan – Australian iTunes exclusive release on sale now & North America release

Gold Coast rockers Nine Sons of Dan have, today, released “She’s So Fine” as an exclusive iTunes bundle packaging the single and a bonus never before released acoustic version of the track. The five-piece will also release their debut EP “Landslide” to radio and retail in North America on January 16 2012. In Australia, “She’s So Fine”, which features Paramore […]

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Big Day Out official iPhone App

Big Day Out official iPhone App

BIG DAY OUT 2012 OFFICIAL MOBILE APP IS HERE! NEW FEATURES INCLUDE SCHEDULE SYNC!   For release: Friday, 6 January, 2012: We’re celebrating the new year in style by giving Big Day Out fans with iPhones a gift – the super handy Big Day Out 2012 Mobile App is available to download NOW and it is set to enhance your festival experience by providing everything […]

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The Living End – update

The Living End – update

  Here’s the latest updates from the land of The Living End…. THE LIVING END not only performed at the 2011 ARIA Awards, they also walked away with two shiny new gongs. The band took out the Best Rock Album and Most Popular Australian Live Artist at the awards, the latter a publicly voted award. Last weekend the band took […]

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Aussie rockers BabyJane sign record deal with Sunset Records

Aussie rockers BabyJane sign record deal with Sunset Records

Australian hard rock band BabyJane signs a worldwide record deal with Sunset Records. Sunset signs hard rock act, BabyJane from Perth, Australia this week, Are You Listening? To hit stores January 24th, 2012. The debut BabyJane album entitled “Are You Listening?” is being up to be released on January 24, 2012, following its’ signing to Sunset Records this week. Multi […]

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Hatebreed, Cro-Mags, Biohazard, Hellyeah – Sidewaves announced!

Hatebreed, Cro-Mags, Biohazard, Hellyeah – Sidewaves announced!

As the Soundwave 2012 machine keeps on rolling, yet another monster Sidewave has just been announced!  Check out this one! HATEBREED. Respected by peers. Revered by fans. An unstoppable force. The hardcore legends have been annihilating mosh pits throughout the globe for over 17 brutal years. HATEBREED’S music is like a universal language that so many speak and comprehend. Architects […]

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Primal Rock Rebellion featuring Adrian Smith of Iron Maiden

Primal Rock Rebellion featuring Adrian Smith of Iron Maiden

IRON MAIDEN GUITARIST ADRIAN SMITH AND FORMER SikTh FRONT-MAN MIKEE GOODMAN HAVE JOINED FORCES FOR A BRAND NEW STUDIO PROJECT CALLED PRIMAL ROCK REBELLION. The forthcoming album fuses together two very different approaches to music – Mikee’s unique vocal tones and dark, yet colourful lyrics, and Adrian’s instantly recognisable guitar melodies and song writing prowess.  Adrian also plays bass throughout […]

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4ARM sign to Rising Records, ‘Submission For Liberty’ released Feb 6 2012

4ARM sign to Rising Records, ‘Submission For Liberty’ released Feb 6 2012

4ARM  SIGN TO RISING RECORDS Australian 4 piece thrash band 4ARM have signed a record deal with Rising Records. The band’s label debut which will be their third studio album overall is scheduled for a February 6, 2012 release. The title of the album is “Submission For Liberty” and is the bands finest work to date. The album contains 10 ferocious tracks, blending ear-splitting […]

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MxPx sign to El Shaddai Records for Australia and New Zealand

MxPx sign to El Shaddai Records for Australia and New Zealand

Mike Herrera, Tom Wisniewski, and Yuri Ruley who together make up legendary US punk rock trio, MxPx, have signed to El Shaddai Records for the Australian & New Zealand release of their next two projects. Label President Phil Kennedy commented “Having been fans of the band since the mid 90s we are super thrilled to be working with them.” El Shaddai Records will release […]

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Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for 2012!

Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for 2012!

To all our friends, likers, readers & followers…thanks for all your support during 2011 and May The Rock Be With You over the holiday season! Have yourself a Merry Christmas and best wishes for a rockin’ 2012!  

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Frontiers Records update – Crazy Lixx, Eclipse, Jeff Scott Soto, Hardline, Primal Fear…

Frontiers Records update – Crazy Lixx, Eclipse, Jeff Scott Soto, Hardline, Primal Fear…

JEFF SCOTT SOTO “Damage Control”, the new album by Jeff Scott Soto, is near completion and promises to deliver a one-two punch in the standard that is expected from the artist who has mastered the world of Melodic and Hard Rock music through the ages! The album is completed with appearances and co-writing by his current and former live line […]

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Lamb Of God release a 2nd trailer from forthcoming album ‘Resolution’ out January 20th

Lamb Of God release a 2nd trailer from forthcoming album ‘Resolution’ out January 20th

LAMB OF GOD FIRST SINGLE ‘GHOST WALKING’ TAKEN FROM THE FORTHCOMING ALBUM ‘RESOLUTION’ Ghost Walking is the hard-hitting first single from Resolution, Lamb Of God’s seventh studio album. Resolution is out on January 20 through Roadrunner Records Resolution is the follow up to their Grammy nominated album Wrath. Produced by Josh Wilbur, the album will feature 14 songs and will come in a digipak with artwork by longtime art director […]

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Joe Lynn Turner’s new SUNSTORM album pays tribute to his 80’s vocal sessions “Emotional Fire”

Joe Lynn Turner’s new SUNSTORM album pays tribute to his 80’s vocal sessions “Emotional Fire”

JOE LYNN TURNER’s NEW SUNSTORM album pays tribute to his 80’s vocal sessions “Emotional Fire” out on Frontiers on February 24th in Europe and February 28th in North America Joe Lynn Turner’s popular AOR side project with German/American producer Dennis Ward, SUNSTORM, will release the third album entitled “Emotional Fire” on February 24th 2012 in Europe (February 28th in North America) on Frontiers […]

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A Day To Remember, The Used, You Me At Six, Soundwave festival sidewaves announced

A Day To Remember, The Used, You Me At Six, Soundwave festival sidewaves announced

There is a new wave of artists that are constantly evolving and pushing the boundaries. A DAY REMEMBER are at the forefront of this uprising redefining a genre that was desperately seeking creativity, 2011 has been a monstrous year for the Florida quintet. From topping billboard charts and being crowned MTV’s breakthrough artist of 2011 to selling out arena’s across […]

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The Used new album ‘Vulnerable’ to be released March 2012

The Used new album ‘Vulnerable’ to be released March 2012

  THE USED FORMS NEW RECORD LABEL, ANGER MUSIC GROUP PARTNERS WITH HOPELESS RECORDS TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM VULNERABLE – OUT MARCH 2012 December 16, 2011 – Hopeless Records is excited to announce their partnership with The Used and their label, Anger Music Group to release the highly anticipated 5th studio album, Vulnerable. “The Used are proud to announce the birth of […]

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Dashboard Confessional, Jack’s Mannequin and Relient K sidwaves announced

Dashboard Confessional, Jack’s Mannequin and Relient K sidwaves announced

DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL has cultivated the kind of connection with fans that most songwriters spend a lifetime pursuing. Since the release of their breakthrough debut album ‘Swiss Army Romance’ Chris Carrabba’s fearless honesty has inspired fierce loyalty with his fans whilst inadvertently becoming the soundtrack to an entire generation. Returning with their 6th studio album ‘Alter The Ending’ their most confident […]

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Bush, Staind, Cherri Bomb sidewave announcement

Bush, Staind, Cherri Bomb sidewave announcement

The headline from a recent Billboard article says it all: “Like They Never Left.” Legendary British rockers BUSH, fronted by charismatic lead singer Gavin Rossdale, had more success in their first half dozen years of their career than most bands do in a lifetime. Forging a sound that would go on to characterize an entire decade releasing some of the […]

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Bad Religion sidewaves announced

Bad Religion sidewaves announced

From a suburban Los Angeles garage to becoming a worldwide institution of rebellion, few bands boast a history like BAD RELIGION. 30 years on, the worlds still a mess and BAD RELIGION’S fiery songs are more relevant and necessary than ever. On their 15th studio album ‘The Dissent Of Man’ BAD RELIGION pushes the boundaries of music as much today […]

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2012 Big Day Out artist additions and national timetables now online!

2012 Big Day Out artist additions and national timetables now online!

2012 BIG DAY OUT LOCAL ARTIST ADDITIONS! NATIONAL TIMETABLES NOW ONLINE! The Bronx and Mariachi El Bronx tag team in an Australian first on the Skate Stage in Perth and Adelaide! Hi everyone, The full picture of what’s in store is now reaching completion.    Of course there is always more to discover on the day.   The Big Day Out […]

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Trixter – firing up the engines for their comeback album!

Trixter – firing up the engines for their comeback album!

Give it to me good ! TRIXTER are firing up the engines for their comeback album ! Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the signing of TRIXTER for the worldwide release of the band’s reunion album in the spring of 2012 ! Formed in Paramus, New Jersey during 1983, TRIXTER would learn their chops playing live in the club circuit […]

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Sonic Station, the new AOR dream rising from Sweden

Sonic Station, the new AOR dream rising from Sweden

The new AOR dream rising from Sweden ! SONIC STATION to debut in February 2012 on Frontiers Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the signing to the label of a brand new Artist SONIC STATION for the release of their self titled debut album on February 24th 2012 in Europe and February 28th in North America. SONIC STATION is a new Westcoast-AOR Project put together […]

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Empires of Eden unleashes an epic Christmas special for 2011 – “We Three Kings”!

Empires of Eden unleashes an epic Christmas special for 2011 – “We Three Kings”!

Featuring the soaring vocals of Sean Peck (Cage), the arrangement of the classic Christmas anthem is taken into the epic realm of heavy metal. All proceeds from Itunes will go to the charity “Metal For Cancer” to support cancer research. This is available for a strictly limited time. Empires of Eden’s creator Stu Marshall comments: “This track came into being […]

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Vintage Trouble are heading to Australia for the first time

Vintage Trouble are heading to Australia for the first time

Vintage Trouble are bringing their live-wired, straight-shootin, dirty-mouth’d pelvis-pushin’ juke music to Australia for the first time East Coast show dates announced for January 2012 including 3 dates at Sydney Festival, Spiegeltent and the East Brunswick Club – Melbourne Hailing from Los Angeles, California Vintage Trouble put the soul back into rock. Vintage Trouble is a sensational, soulful four-man band […]

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THE LAZYS … ready to hit the road with a new EP

THE LAZYS … ready to hit the road with a new EP

THE LAZYS … ready to hit the road with a new EP, ‘Temptation Never Liked You’ Australian rock band The Lazys are hitting the road once again in support of their brand new EP, ‘Temptation Never Liked You’, with dates commencing mid January 2012. The Terrigal based five piece will also be joined by much-lauded Canadian rock band GrimSkunk at […]

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Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick returns to Australia

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick returns to Australia

Former Kiss guitarist Bruce Kulick returns to Australia after two years to celebrate his recording career with Kiss 1985-1997 Can you believe that it was 25 years ago in 2012 that Kiss’ top 3 single (UK) and biggest anthem since the 70s was released when Crazy, Crazy Nights ruled MTV? Can you believe that it also 20 years ago since […]

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Marilyn Manson, Coal Chamber, Wednesday 13 – Soundwave 2012 sidewaves announced

Marilyn Manson, Coal Chamber, Wednesday 13 – Soundwave 2012 sidewaves announced

“MARILYN MANSON reminds us what it’s like to see a rock star actually perform for his fucking fans” – NME Very rarely does an artist come along that defies the boundaries of convention and remains relevant in a storied career spanning over two decades selling in excess of 50 million albums. MARILYN MANSON has successfully pioneered ‘Shock Rock’ whilst redefining […]

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Pop Evil debut brand new song “Unstoppable”

Pop Evil debut brand new song “Unstoppable”

(NEW YORK, NY) – Michigan rock band POP EVIL have released a brand new song today called “Unstoppable.” ESPN has debuted the track HERE. “We are very excited to announce the addition of two new songs to our iTunes Deluxe Version of ‘War of Angels’: ‘Unstoppable’ and a new acoustic version of ‘Monster You Made,’” says front man Leigh Kakaty. […]

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SIXX:A.M. 7 EP released exclusively on ITUNES today!

SIXX:A.M. 7 EP released exclusively on ITUNES today!

SIXX:A.M. RELEASES 7 EP EXCLUSIVELY ON ITUNES; PREVIOUSLY UNAVAILABLE TRACK “CODEPENDENCE” IS ITUNES SINGLE OF THE WEEK  JAMES MICHAEL TO VIDEO CHAT WITH FANS TODAY AT 6PM EST/3PM PST – http://on.fb.me/vIM6XP (New York, NY) – Sixx:A.M. have released their first-ever acoustic EP entitled 7 today exclusively via iTunes (http://bit.ly/rK9tMp).  The EP, which premiered last week on AOL Music/Noisecreep, features seven acoustic versions of songs from the band’s recently released […]

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The Exploited announced Australian tour

The Exploited announced Australian tour

This April, riot starting, bouncer bashing, cop baiting, hotel trashing, foul talking, noise making, chaos causing, venue wrecking, government hating, rule breaking, piss taking, unrelenting, punk rock band THE EXPLOITED bring their politically charged live show to East Coast Australia and Auckland. The Exploited are not ‘punkers’ or any of the other cutesy, watered down, TV friendly names you might want to call […]

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DELAIN ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘WE ARE THE OTHERS’ OUT EARLY 2012 THROUGH ROADRUNNER RECORDS

DELAIN ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘WE ARE THE OTHERS’ OUT EARLY 2012 THROUGH ROADRUNNER RECORDS

DELAIN ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘WE ARE THE OTHERS’ OUT EARLY 2012 THROUGH ROADRUNNER RECORDS  Dutch symphonic rock outfit, DELAIN have set We Are The Others as the title of their third studio album, due out early 2012 on Roadrunner Records. The tracks were recorded at various studios in Stockholm, Sweden with producer Jacob Hellner, renowned for his work with Rammstein and […]

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KORN – NEW ALBUM ‘THE PATH OF TOTALITY’ OUT NOW

KORN – NEW ALBUM ‘THE PATH OF TOTALITY’ OUT NOW

KORN – NEW ALBUM ‘THE PATH OF TOTALITY’ OUT NOW Korn have released their tenth studio album, The Path of Totality. But this one is unlike any Korn record.  It’s even unlike any record released before. The Path of Totality is an experimental album which finds Korn shifting gears and exploring new territory. That should hardly come as a shock to […]

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