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RICHIE KOTZEN ‘Salting Earth’ – Australian Tour – August 2017

RICHIE KOTZEN ‘Salting Earth’ – Australian Tour – August 2017

Guitar virtuoso, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Richie Kotzen will tour Australia’s east coast for the first time this August. The current Winery Dogs axeman and former member of Poison and Mr Big has just released his 22nd solo album, Salting Earth via his own label, Headroom-Inc. From deep bluesy grooves to balls-out hard rock; burning sky harmonic glory to funk-jazz and […]

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Jessica Pimentel of Alekhine’s Gun (Video Interview)

Jessica Pimentel of Alekhine’s Gun (Video Interview)

“We just really want everything to mean something and we want it all to connect and be fluid, so it’s kind of like the most fitting name for us and we wanted to be taken seriously, serious like a chess game. So yeah, something that’s concentrated and focused…” In Sydney, Australia on holidays while her partner Tomas of Meshuggah is […]

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DEF FX: Announce Australian Tour for July: with guests My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult

DEF FX: Announce Australian Tour for July: with guests My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult

DEF FX, Australia’s own electronic surf rock band of the 90s is returning to Australia in 2017 for a national tour! Fronted by the enigmatic Fiona Horne and joined by the original line-up, including founding guitarist Blake Gardiner – this is a show not to be missed! “This 20 year reunion tour is a dream come true for the band […]

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DRAGONFORCE New Album ‘Reaching Into Infinity’ Coming May 19

DRAGONFORCE New Album ‘Reaching Into Infinity’ Coming May 19

International metal superstars DRAGONFORCE have revealed details of their forthcoming, brand new studio album! Reaching Into Infinity will be released via EarMUSIC/Sony Music Australia on May 19. Formats are, Digital, CD, LP and a special edition CD and DVD. Recording the bulk of the album at Fascination Street Studios, Sweden, with producer Jens Bogren, the band also laid down tracks […]

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DEEP PURPLE: To Release New Album InFinite, April 7 via EarMusic/Sony Music Australia

One of the most influential rock bands of all time, Deep Purple, will release their brand new studio album inFinite on April 7 via earMUSIC/Sony Music Australia InFinite is the highly anticipated follow up to their most recent worldwide chart topping album 2013’s NOW What?!, The tour that followed sold over a million tickets worldwide. InFinite is classic Purple, 70’s swagger, roaring guitar […]

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Mark Holcomb of Periphery

Mark Holcomb of Periphery

“…we’ve always had a superb comradery as far as touring and hanging out, we’ve never been a band to go at each other’s throats just from being around each other, but being creative especially as every single band member is a song writer which we are and we all contribute greatly, being creative in a group environment can be pretty […]

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Paul Mahon of The Answer

Paul Mahon of The Answer

“It is seen as a ‘departure’ but for us it is a ‘progression’. There are certainly much darker themes and arrangements on Solas and the production and playing is very different to our normal rock n roll approach. We used our home studio much more and embarked on a journey of experimentation without being necessarily too worried about following the […]

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NE OBLIVISCARIS: The World Their Canvas – Australian Tour 2016 with special guests The Ocean (Germany) & Jack The Stripper

NE OBLIVISCARIS: The World Their Canvas – Australian Tour 2016 with special guests The Ocean (Germany) & Jack The Stripper

After another year touring all over the world, Australian fans are finally getting to see the nation’s leading progressive metal exports NE OBLIVISCARIS on home soil! It’s becoming an increasingly rare chance. NeO are a band truly unlike any other in the international metal scene right now, whom NoCleanSinging.com described as “One of the absolute best live performances I’ve seen in […]

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES releases new record ‘World Gone Mad’. Features Dave Lombardo on drums!

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES releases new record ‘World Gone Mad’. Features Dave Lombardo on drums!

On September 30 the legendary punk/thrash icons SUICIDAL TENDENCIES will release the follow up to their latest effort ’13’. The new record entitled WORLD GONE MAD will be the band’s first studio album featuring the legendary drummer Dave Lombardo (Slayer, Phantomas, GripInc, Dead Cross) and the new members Ra Diaz on Bass and Jeff Pogan on guitar. Dave Lombardo first joined […]

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ALTER BRIDGE: Launch Preorders For New Album, ‘The Last Hero’, out Oct 7

ALTER BRIDGE have announced their fifth studio album, The Last Hero, will be released in Australia on October 7 through Napalm Records/Rocket. The Last Hero is the follow up to 2013’s critically acclaimed Fortress, which swept into album charts worldwide – including a #6 slot in the UK, #12 in the US (Billboard 200), #7 in Germany and #4 in Austria. The band worked […]

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PERIPHERY: Periphery III: Select Difficulty Australia, February 2017

PERIPHERY: Periphery III: Select Difficulty Australia, February 2017

Six piece progressive metal juggernaut, Periphery will be returning to Australia next February in support of their new album Periphery III: Select Difficulty which is released today! Representing the vanguard of addictive, chaotic, challenging and cathartically inviting heavy music for the modern era, Periphery’s triple-guitar attack and rhythmic dexterity has won them a dedicated fanbase that encompasses subcultures ranging from […]

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Falling In Reverse: Announce Count Rockula Tour – October 2016

Falling In Reverse: Announce Count Rockula Tour – October 2016

One of the most talked about, controversial, ground breaking and adored, rock bands of the modern age, FALLING IN REVERSE are bringing their Count Rockula Tour to Australia this October! This will be the band’s first visit back to Australia since early 2015 and their first ever headline tour. Tickets go on sale 10am Thursday, July 21. My Live Nation […]

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Mötley Crüe: The End – Global Digital Stream Kicks Off at motley.com on July 16/17

Mötley Crüe: The End – Global Digital Stream Kicks Off at motley.com on July 16/17

Beginning on Saturday, July 16 (Sunday, July 17 in Australia) music fans can experience the final performance from iconic rock band Mötley Crüe during a month-long run of “Mötley Crüe: The End.” The once-in-a-lifetime event was held at the sold-out Staples Center in Los Angeles on New Year’s Eve 2015. Watch the trailer here Fans around the world will be […]

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REFUSED + Sick Of It All & High Tension – Australian Tour, January 2017

REFUSED + Sick Of It All & High Tension – Australian Tour, January 2017

“The time has come…there’s no escape“  Legendary Swedish hardcore punks, Refused will return to Australia in January 2017 along with hardcore icons Sick Of It All (celebrating their 30th anniversary) and High Tension! In 1998 a boundary exploding album was released that has since been elevated to all-time legendary status…’The Shape Of Punk To Come’. Their iconic status grew exponentially in […]

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ESCAPE THE FATE Announce Australian Tour, October 2016. With special guests: Dream On, Dreamer

ESCAPE THE FATE Announce Australian Tour, October 2016. With special guests: Dream On, Dreamer

Las Vegas natives Escape The Fate have been slaying it on their current world tour and Australian fans will finally get their chance to witness a full headline tour this October… “We‘re coming for everyone and we aren’t taking any prisoners,”  says vocalist Craig Mabbitt  They’ve always done it their way and now Hate Me sees them coming together as a […]

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Rival Fire – Riot (EP)

Rival Fire – Riot (EP)

When a song starts instantly with vocals, I always get intrigued, and the opener ‘Riot’ from Rival Fire’s debut EP is surely one that intrigues me, I’ve had this track for a while now and I’ll be fucked if I can get the damn chorus out of my head! This track is a perfect introduction for a band, its groove […]

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Rival Fire

Rival Fire

“If you are interested in something new, energetic and from the heart i would say there is a song on this Ep for you. The Riot Ep is very diverse and we wanted it to be so you have light shades and dark shades. The full album has all that and more.” With plenty of excitement and energy throughout their […]

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HELLYEAH: Release Music Video For ‘Human’ New Album ‘Undeniable’ out June 3

HELLYEAH: Release Music Video For ‘Human’ New Album ‘Undeniable’ out June 3

HELLYEAH gave fans the first taste of their forthcoming 5th studio album UNDEN!ABLE  nine weeks ago with their lead single and lyric video, “Human”, (currently residing at #11 on the  US Media base Active Rock radio chart) and #8 on the iTunes Metal tracks chart.    Today, HELLYEAH unleash the first official music video from UNDEN!ABLE, for “HUMAN”. The video is directed by frequent collaborator Robert Sexton, who previously produced videos […]

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APOCALYPTICA Announce Australian Tour: September 2016

APOCALYPTICA Announce Australian Tour: September 2016

After blowing away crowds with their dynamic and heart stopping shows on Soundwave 2015, Finnish classical-metal maestros Apocalyptica will be returning for a Headline tour this September! If there is one abiding truism that pervades art of every creed and style, it is that those with a unique vision are invariably the most likely to prevail. And as far as the […]

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LACUNA COIL Announce National Tour For October

LACUNA COIL Announce National Tour For October

Destroy All Lines and Chugg Entertainment in association with UTA Present LACUNA COIL Australian Tour, October 2016 There is an old sanatorium up in the hills of Northern Italy. An old, abandoned, and decayed fortress whose corridors are filled with the ghosts of a thousand tortured minds and souls.   A place where every wall still bares the scars of countless […]

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Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath

Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath

“WE ALL FEEL THE TIME IS RIGHT TO FINISH WHILE WE ARE ALL AT THE TOP OF OUR GAME. TONY’S CANCER DIAGNOSIS MADE US REALISE WE WON’T BE AROUND FOREVER, AND WE’VE HAD MORE THAN A GOOD RUN. AFTER ALL, WE THOUGHT WE’D LAST FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS WHEN WE FIRST STARTED. WE NEVER DREAMED WE’D BE AROUND NEARLY […]

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MOTORHEAD: To Release Clean Your Clock Live DVD / CD. Their last recorded live concert

MOTORHEAD: To Release Clean Your Clock Live DVD / CD. Their last recorded live concert

DVD/CD/Vinyl UDR/Motörhead Music & Warner Music Australia Released: May 27  2016 They were the Kings of the Road. They lived on it. They loved it and the fans loved them! Never was the spirit of Motörhead more alive than when they were on tour, shake, rattle and rolling audiences to within an inch of their lives thanks to that indomitable cocktail […]

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Cancel Australian Appearances

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Cancel Australian Appearances

Last Thursday, Five Finger Death Punch singer Ivan Moody was hospitalized in his hometown of Denver. He is expected to make a full recovery but it is with deep regret that Five Finger Death Punch will be forced to cancel their appearances in Australia, both with Black Sabbath and as headliners in Sydney and in Melbourne. It is especially disappointing […]

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Buckcherry – The Metro Theatre, Sydney – March 18, 2016 

Buckcherry – The Metro Theatre, Sydney – March 18, 2016 

Date: Friday March 18, 2016 Venue: The Metro Theatre Presented by: Killrockstar & Soundworks Touring Photos by:  Annette Geneva – Every Day Is Saturday Images should not be reproduced without consent of photographer and MTRBWY   Check out our review of the show HERE  

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Josh Todd of Buckcherry

Josh Todd of Buckcherry

“Isn’t it bazaar that all we are is a band, two guitars, drums, bass and a vocalist and we just write about our experiences and our lives around us and what we did and we’re like this thing, and I don’t know one other band that’s making new, traditional rock and roll records and this has been going on since […]

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KATATONIA Announce Details Of New Album ‘The Fall Of Hearts’. Coming May 20

KATATONIA Announce Details Of New Album ‘The Fall Of Hearts’. Coming May 20

Katatonia, the Swedish purveyors of dark progressive rock/metal, have revealed details of their eagerly awaited 10th studio album. The new album, entitled The Fall of Hearts is set for release on May 20 through their long-time home of Peaceville Records + Rocket Distribution in Australia. “This album is probably everything we unknowlingly ever dreamed of to release. It’s a bleak […]

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Hawthorne Heights & Mest: Announce National Tour for April

Hawthorne Heights & Mest: Announce National Tour for April

The Artists Entertainment Group presents The Two Headed MonsTour featuring Hawthorne Heights & Mest After much anticipation and rave reviews, The Two Headed MonsTour will be hitting Australian shores this April! Featuring mid 00’s Emo/power pop icons Hawthorne Heights and Chicago’s original pop punk poster boys Mest this tour is destined to bring back memories for old fans and deliver an educational insight to new […]

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: Launch New Video For My Nemesis. King Parrot Announced as support for side shows

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: Launch New Video For My Nemesis. King Parrot Announced as support for side shows

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has partnered with VEVO to exclusively debut the much-anticipated official music video for their new single My Nemesis. The video concept was conceived by the band and realized by renowned director Nick Peterson who previously directed the band’s award winning videos for “Coming Down” (2012) and “Wrong Side Of Heaven” (2014). “My Nemesis” is the third […]

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Announce Australian Headline Shows

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Announce Australian Headline Shows

As they prepare to thrill Australian audiences alongside BLACK SABBATH in April, American heavy metal giants FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH announce two exclusive all-ages shows in Melbourne and Sydney. Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday, February 26. Telstra Thanks is bringing an exciting 48-hour pre-sale just for Telstra customers from 2pm Monday, February 22 until 2pm Wednesday, February 24. […]

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James Brown of Pulled Apart By Horses

James Brown of Pulled Apart By Horses

“…it’s mainly about performing and the atmosphere when you do perform and one of the most important things for us is to have this sense of well almost community, we want everyone to be involved and we don’t want anyone to feel left out and it’s more about everyone in the room than it is us…” From Bio: Pulled Apart […]

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