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POP WILL EAT ITSELF announce Australian tour for September

POP WILL EAT ITSELF announce Australian tour for September

Pop Will Eat Itself are set to return to Australia for the first time in 20 years!! POP WILL EAT ITSELF, aka PWEI, aka the Poppies stormed on to the late 80’s UK scene with their high energy, industrial tinged dance / rock anthems. They shared many a stage with such musical contemporaries as Ned’s Atomic Dustbin, Jesus Jones, and The Wonder Stuff. However, […]

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JOHN GARCIA (Kyuss & Slo-Burn) Australian Tour: September 2014

JOHN GARCIA (Kyuss & Slo-Burn) Australian Tour: September 2014

JOHN GARCIA (Kyuss & Slo-Burn) Australian Tour: September 2014 – with Waxy (USA) and Mammoth Mammoth (Melb) John Garcia is instantly recognisable as the voice of a genre. Single handedly bringing the California Desert Rock sound to the world via his works with Kyuss, Slo Burn, Unida, Hermano and Vista Chino and spawning a million copycats in the process His […]

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Mid Year Mayhem tour featuring: Buried In Verona, Antagonist AD and Stories Announced!

Mid Year Mayhem tour featuring: Buried In Verona, Antagonist AD and Stories Announced!

2014 has been a big year for Buried in Verona. Album number four,Faceless, debuted at #15 on the ARIA charts and was followed by a national tour in April, with Brisbane and Perth shows selling out. The band is currently treating European crowds to their brand of relentless riffage and in your face lyrics. Hot on the heels of their Euro jaunt […]

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Introducing ARMS ATTRACTION, new single free download and dates supporting Cartel nationally during May

Introducing ARMS ATTRACTION, new single free download and dates supporting Cartel nationally during May

Local Sydney four piece punk rock band Arms Attraction maybe relatively unknown BUT they are about to kick of a national tour with Will Pugh vocalist from US Pop Punkers Cartel after he handpicked them for the job! ‘We have been pinching ourselves since we got the call from our management’ comments lead singer Mikaila Delgado ‘we have almost finished our debut EP and it will be released […]

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Corrosion of Conformity: Tour Canceled

Corrosion of Conformity: Tour Canceled

It is with much regret that the July 2014 Australian and New Zealand tour by US punk/metal pioneers Corrosion Of Conformity with special guests Weedeater has to be canceled. Unfortunately the promoters financial backers and former employer, Redline Music have as of Wednesday, May 14 gone into litigation and will cease operations as of Saturday, May 17. All tickets are […]

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VERUCA SALT National Tour Announced for September

VERUCA SALT National Tour Announced for September

Featuring All Four Original Members For The First Time Since 1998 Finally! The news Veruca Salt fans have been waiting yeeeears for! The original members of Veruca Salt, Nina Gordon, Louise Post, Steve Lack and Jim Shapiro recently announced an epic reunion tour that seems them playing their first shows together since 1998, and we are stoked to say Australia […]

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Devin Shidaker of The Acacia Strain

Devin Shidaker of The Acacia Strain

“We take the songs that we have played in the past that do really well, we usually put those in there and then we just take depending on what type of crowd we’re playing for, with more metal shows we try to get some of our most faster paced stuff in there and then if we’re playing more of a […]

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Andre Anderson & D.C. Cooper of Royal Hunt

Andre Anderson & D.C. Cooper of Royal Hunt

AMENDMENT – CANCELLATION NOTICE At the 11th hour a critical impasse culminated between the parties involved with the Royal Hunt tour. This irreconcilable impasse made the tour and the shows itself untenable, as such, the tour is cancelled. We are disappointed in light of these events all the while remaining steadfast in the fact that we did everything to try and […]

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Dave Brockie Lead Singer and Founder of Metal Band GWAR Passes Away Sunday March 23rd, 2014

Dave Brockie Lead Singer and Founder of Metal Band GWAR Passes Away Sunday March 23rd, 2014

It’s always sad when this kind of news comes through, particularly when you’d just seen the band a month ago and had previously had one of the funniest interviews I’d ever done, so to get this news is surreal. Rumours spread yesterday of his death but below is the statement from Gwar’s manager confirming his passing. R.I.P. Oderus Urungus… Thanks […]

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Whitechapel Announce Brand New Album

Whitechapel Announce Brand New Album

Track listing and album artwork revealed! First single streaming now! Returning with the fifth full-length of their decimating career, there is no stopping the juggernaut that is WHITECHAPEL. Our Endless War is the culmination of everything the Knoxville, Tennessee sextet have worked toward since their inception. A ruthlessly honed album that refuses to compromise on brutality, it is also by far their most […]

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Lord: Parts Way With Drummer, Release Video For ‘Final Seconds’ & 25th Dungeon Anniversary Details

Lord: Parts Way With Drummer, Release Video For ‘Final Seconds’ & 25th Dungeon Anniversary Details

Aussie heavy metaller’s LORD have announced that they have mutually parted ways with drummer Damo Costas, released a video for ‘Final Seconds’ and announced plans to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Dungeon. Full press release can be found HERE The band commented – “Damo has reached a point where as much as he loved being in the band, losing that job he worked so hard to get […]

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GUTHRIE GOVAN Master Class Clinic tour July 2014

GUTHRIE GOVAN Master Class Clinic tour July 2014

Thump Music would like to welcome you to a once in a lifetime opportunity to attend a never before seen Masterclass by Guthrie Govan in Australia. With over 2 hours of solid teaching, Q&A, playing and empowering you as a guitarist and musician. ABOUT GUTHRIE Guthrie Govan has been playing guitar for as long as he can remember. He played […]

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Brett Anderson of Buried In Verona

Brett Anderson of Buried In Verona

“Do what you want no matter what anyone says or does to sabotage you. Take action as just thinking positive does not cut it in this life, you want to achieve life goals etc. you have to work for it and a lot of the time sacrifice many things. But the end result is always worth it.” From release: Since […]

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CROSSON

CROSSON

“The future of our planet is dominated by ‘Boy Bands’ and ‘Hip Hop Artists” and CROSSON has been sent back in time from Earth’s decadent future to save the future of Rock and Metal. Our goal – to Spread The Rock N Roll Disease.” From Bio: Transported back in time from our decedent future, post apocalyptic rock warriors CROSSON, have […]

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Alex Wade of Whitechapel

Alex Wade of Whitechapel

“… Australia is just a beautiful country to begin with and a great place to be, and the shows are just so massive and it’s just a tonne of fun being there with so many great bands, and being able to say that we’re on the Soundwave line-up as well.” From Bio: Having spent several years lauded as one of […]

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Eyehategod announce 25th Anniversary Australian Tour for January 2014

Eyehategod announce 25th Anniversary Australian Tour for January 2014

Hailing from the dark lands of the deep South, better known as New Orleans, North America’s most uncompromising band EYEHATEGOD came to be In the year 1988, and have since created a 25 year legacy of sheer unadulterated, no holds bared, musical brutality. Their vision was pure and their approach was hostile, through the course of their four studio albums, […]

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Behemoth Announces New Video And Single Off The Satanist!

Behemoth Announces New Video And Single Off The Satanist!

EVP Recordings Sign BEHEMOTH For Australia! – First Release to be ‘Blow Your Trumpets Gabriel’ – iTunes single on Dec 4 2013 Polish metal titans Behemoth have inked a deal with EVP Recordings to release their new album The Satanist in 2014. The band will premiere the first of their new unholy incantations to their disciples to worship them digitally […]

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Scott Kelly and Jarboe

Scott Kelly and Jarboe

“It’s a whole other experience for the listener from what I did last time through. Playing with these guys brings in layers and dynamic possibilities that just aren’t possible with me and an acoustic guitar, and these guys are great players we have killer chemistry. I’m excited to bring this.” From tour press release: Scott Kelly is a man that […]

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Dan Briggs of Between the Buried and Me

Dan Briggs of Between the Buried and Me

“It’s what we’ve been doing in America and what we’ve wanted to do since we wrote and recorded the album over a year ago. It was written as a theatrical piece to be performed in its entirety, so we’re trying to do it all over the world now.” From tour release: Between The Buried And Me are returning to Australia […]

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Gus G of Firewind

Gus G of Firewind

“The first time could be the last time, so I just want to make sure this is going to be the most kick ass show ever, not that I don’t do that for the other shows, but this one I think we’re going to add a couple of songs we haven’t done for quite a while to spice things up […]

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Lauri Porra of Stratovarius

Lauri Porra of Stratovarius

“I think Stratovarius has played a major part in the power metal genre or melodic metal or whatever you say it, I also like the fact it’s a band with a positive vibe, I think it’s a unit band, I think there’s a little slot in the history of heavy metal, I think the legacy can be found on the […]

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Tomi Jousten of Amorphis

Tomi Jousten of Amorphis

“For our Australian fan base it’s great because it is the first time they are going to hear Amorphis songs and we’re going to play stuff you know, not only the latest songs, we’re going to play as much songs of the history as we can.” From Tour Release: Amorphis  has been at the forefront of the scene for well […]

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Bjorn ‘Speed’ Strid of Soilwork

Bjorn ‘Speed’ Strid of Soilwork

“In coming together it will always sound like Soilwork, but there’s always something, so for that it’s really exciting for me. So I’m grateful that I’m still excited about creating music and having to make that same damn album over again to be able to stay above the surface.” From Tour Release: Sweden’s SOILWORK have long been regarded by many […]

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As Angels Bleed

As Angels Bleed

From Bio: Having survived the Mayan Apocalypse of 2012 and with the bands line-up finalized, As Angels Bleed really had no choice but to abandon the sanctuary of Hell’s Gate and bring their brand of symphonic vampiric metal to the stages of the world. Joining Valhallian vocalist Avelina De Moray and shred guitarist Von Lehmann on their odyssey will be […]

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Daniel Estrin of Voyager

Daniel Estrin of Voyager

“I remember us starting out being a band as well, we would sort of jump at the opportunity of having a touring band have us play, and some of the bigger acts are doing that already with some of the more established acts like us around Australia, so definitely something we want to consider and maybe the next big run […]

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Between The Buried And Me: Announce National Tour For November

Between The Buried And Me: Announce National Tour For November

Destroy All Lines and Australian Guitar Magazine Present Between The Buried And Me Performing ‘The Future Sequence’ In Its Entirety – Plus Special Guests The Contortionist November 2013 Between The Buried And Me have confirmed they will be returning to Australia this November! The band will play their ambitious release The Parallax II: Future Sequence in it’s entirety. The critically […]

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Gus G’s Firewind Announce Australian Tour for Oct/Nov 2013

Gus G’s Firewind Announce Australian Tour for Oct/Nov 2013

“GUS G’s FIREWIND always put on a balls-out and exciting show, and with the girls drooling over the dashing Greeks and the guys drooling over Gus G’s flashing fingers, it’s a good combo!”   Metal-Rules.com Keep your heads high and don’t go falling to pieces, Greek power metallers GUS G’s FIREWIND are hitting Australia for the very first time in […]

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VOYAGER are coming to Brisbane – Tour Support slots open for application… wanna play?

VOYAGER are coming to Brisbane – Tour Support slots open for application… wanna play?

Perth’s most brilliant metallers of the progressive kind, Voyager are bringing their much anticipated live show to Brisbane in support of their heralded new album. The Meaning Of I. They came with Children of Bodom, they came with Alestorm and now they are coming for you. They will be officially launching The Meaning Of I at Brisbane’s Crowbar in Fortitude […]

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Sameer Bhattacharya of Flyleaf

Sameer Bhattacharya of Flyleaf

“The word that keeps coming up is rejuvenation, it’s just fresh and feels like something, it is new, she’s not Lacey, but there is this freshness and rejuvenation in the music and in her voice and really enchants you and it’s an amazing experience.” From tour release: Flyleaf’s style of hard rock is reminiscent of Deftones, Evanescence and Chevelle. Heavy […]

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The Amenta

The Amenta

From tour release: For the past eleven years, the institution known as The Amenta has steadfastly refused to do anything by the book. With a strong desire for experimentation and the avant-garde, and a sadistic pre-occupation with all things ugly, decayed and rotten, the band have consistently released challenging and ground breaking material beginning with Occasus, through to nOn, the […]

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