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KEITH URBAN adds two dates to ‘ripCORD World Tour Australia 2016’ with Carrie Underwood

KEITH URBAN adds two dates to ‘ripCORD World Tour Australia 2016’ with Carrie Underwood

Keith Urban’s “ripCORD World Tour Australia 2016” has proved a resounding success with Australian fans as initial shows in Sydney and Melbourne sell out, and second shows are added in both cities to satisfy public demand. RIPCORD, Urban’s eighth studio album, is one of the standouts on this year’s ARIA Albums Chart. Debuting at Number One, the gold certified album […]

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PETER FARNAN launches Pesky Bones project – features guest vocalists Paul Kelly, Deborah Conway, Tim Rogers & more

PETER FARNAN launches Pesky Bones project – features guest vocalists Paul Kelly, Deborah Conway, Tim Rogers & more

Respected Australian composer, producer and performer, and founding member of Boom Crash Opera, Peter Farnan, has today lifted the covers off his new project, Pesky Bones, including details of the PledgeMusic campaign that will precede the release of the album, ‘Volume One’. Pesky Bones ‘Volume One’ is a collection of 12 songs, written, performed and produced by Farnan, with guest […]

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JAMES REYNE and MARK SEYMOUR join forces for a July – September national tour

JAMES REYNE and MARK SEYMOUR join forces for a July – September national tour

“When will you two play together again?” is the question both James Reyne and Mark Seymour have fielded many a time in the past nine years.  For fans of these iconic singer songwriters, the wait is nearly over, with a national tour “And The Rest Is History”, confirmed for the third quarter of this year. The live relationship between James […]

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BOOM CRASH OPERA announce Winter dates // 2017 marks 30 years since their debut release

BOOM CRASH OPERA announce Winter dates // 2017 marks 30 years since their debut release

With 2017 marking 30 years since their debut release, Boom Crash Opera announce Winter dates as a prelude to a big year ahead Boom Crash Opera have always had a reputation for exciting live shows that blend boisterous, angular rock with soulful singing and a sense surging of joy and camaraderie.  They have a classic repertoire of hit songs – Onionskin, […]

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KEITH URBAN is coming home for the Australian leg of his “ripCORD World Tour 2016” with CARRIE UNDERWOOD

KEITH URBAN is coming home for the Australian leg of his “ripCORD World Tour 2016” with CARRIE UNDERWOOD

Multi-Grammy and ARIA Award winning artist Keith Urban, who will release his eighth studio album RIPCORD on May 6th, has announced that he will be bringing his “ripCORD World Tour 2016”, home to Australia this December. The tour, which will feature the 7-time Grammy-award winning, multi-platinum superstar Carrie Underwood, will no doubt send Keith’s legion of fans here into a […]

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MOVING PICTURES Announce the ‘Days Of Innocence’ 35th Anniversary Celebration

MOVING PICTURES Announce the ‘Days Of Innocence’ 35th Anniversary Celebration

Following the success of their recent four month, 32 date National tour as ‘special guests’ of James Reyne, Moving Pictures return this May to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the classic Australian album ‘Days Of Innocence’. Often referenced within ‘Classic Australian Album’ countdowns, ‘Days Of Innocence’ spent seven weeks at the top of Australian Music charts and spawned the iconic […]

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BILLY IDOL releases new single and video for ‘Save Me Now’

BILLY IDOL releases new single and video for ‘Save Me Now’

NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO FROM BILLY IDOL’s ‘KINGS & QUEENS OF THE UNDERGROUND’ ALBUM VIEW HERE BILLY IDOL builds on the urgency of his last single “Can’t Break Me Down” with a dramatic and mysterious video: http://smarturl.it/savemenowYT .  The new video is set to “Save Me Now,” an electro-rocking highlight co-written by Idol, Twin Shadow, and Greg Kurstin, from IDOL’s […]

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Jason Wade of Lifehouse

Jason Wade of Lifehouse

“We spent two years working on this album and couple of times we thought we were finished we scrapped the whole thing and started over again, so we put really our heart and soul into this record and really came up with something that we’re really inspired by and we think something our fans will really appreciate…” From release: Out […]

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LIFEHOUSE ‘Out Of The Wasteland’ – Worldwide Digital release 26th May – Australian album physical release 19th June

LIFEHOUSE ‘Out Of The Wasteland’ – Worldwide Digital release 26th May – Australian album physical release 19th June

“Jason Wade, Lifehouse’s lead singer, has always been a sturdy purveyor of melody…” – New York Times “Tracks like ‘Hurricane’ show Lifehouse at their most engaging, paving the way for Out of the Wasteland to be remembered as their biggest and best yet.” – Artist Direct “…it’s refreshing to see a band ignore everything else and simply be the best them that they can be, putting […]

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PALACE OF THE KING announce ‘White Bird/Burn The Sky’ album release, European label deal and tour

PALACE OF THE KING announce ‘White Bird/Burn The Sky’ album release, European label deal and tour

Many doomsayers are writing rock’s obituary in 2015. But if you think rock is dead, ready yourself for the debut album from Melbourne’s Palace Of The King.  Titled White Bird/Burn The Sky, this is rock and roll that leaves a trail of denim-clad soldiers and converted non-believers in its wake. On June 19, 2015, it’s time for the White Bird […]

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Palace Of The King reveals new music release plans – Live shows confirmed for November and December

Palace Of The King reveals new music release plans – Live shows confirmed for November and December

Purveyors of quality rock’n’roll, Melbourne rock band Palace Of The King is set to release their debut album in April 2015.  Ahead of this, they will whet the appetite with their riff-heavy brand of psych-blues rock n’ roll, releasing a new track each month from November 2014 through to March 2015. Five months, five singles, all to be unleashed on […]

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The Kin

The Kin

“I think the live shows and the energy of the crowd and everything has sort of driven the direction of the songs, things have sort of got a different heartbeat to it and yeah I think that the way the live shows has been going has directing our song writing a bit.” From Release: The Kin have established themselves as […]

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BILLY IDOL To Release New Studio Album  ‘Kings & Queens Of The Underground’ On October 17

BILLY IDOL To Release New Studio Album ‘Kings & Queens Of The Underground’ On October 17

Rock icon BILLY IDOL will release Kings & Queens Of The Underground, his first new album in almost a decade, on October 17. The album will be released on Idol’s own BFI Records, via Kobalt Label Services. The track list for the new album is listed below. Kings & Queens Of The Underground was primarily produced by Trevor Horn, with Greg Kurstin also contributing […]

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Dan Wilson

Dan Wilson

“…I just kept writing and I probably ended up with forty or fifty songs, and a lot of the things that fit together had that kind of lonesome and mournful vibe, but there were some that were also like sunshine was coming in, and that’s how it all kind of came together, it was like the songs that fit together […]

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JAMES REYNE plays AUSTRALIAN CRAWL: The Crawl Files Live National tour confirmed for August 2014

JAMES REYNE plays AUSTRALIAN CRAWL: The Crawl Files Live National tour confirmed for August 2014

Australian Crawl is surely one of Australia’s most loved bands – revered in the same manner as their peers Midnight Oil, Cold Chisel and INXS, they played an integral part in the development of the Australian ‘sound’ and were one of the truly great rock groups of their time. From their inception in 1978, Australian Crawl existed for nearly nine […]

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DAN WILSON – New Album “LOVE WITHOUT FEAR” Released April 11th 2014

DAN WILSON – New Album “LOVE WITHOUT FEAR” Released April 11th 2014

Grammy winning Minnesotan singer-songwriter DAN WILSON releases his brand new solo album ‘LOVE WITHOUT FEAR’ via Kobalt Music on April 11th 2014. Recorded in Minneapolis and Los Angeles over the past 3 years, the album was produced by Wilson and includes guest vocalists Missy Higgins, Sara Bareilles, Natalie Maines (Dixie Chicks),  Lissie and Sara Watkins.  You can listen to the track featuring Missy Higgins, `Even The Stars Are Sleeping`, here. A man […]

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James Reyne announces ‘A Crawl To Now’ national tour: Dates confirmed for April and May

James Reyne announces ‘A Crawl To Now’ national tour: Dates confirmed for April and May

Late in 2013, James Reyne played two sold-out shows at The Basement in Sydney, exciting fans with a new live offering, A Crawl To Now.  Showcasing a broad selection of Australian Crawl tracks plus songs from his time with Company Of Strangers and his solo hits, the acoustic trio of James with Tracy and Brett Kingman, paid homage to an […]

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Sarah McLeod & Jeff Martin – The Basement, Sydney – February 6, 2014

Sarah McLeod & Jeff Martin – The Basement, Sydney – February 6, 2014

There are certain pairings in the world that just work, Peanut Butter and Jelly, Hall and Oates, Samson and Delilah, Batman and Robin and tonight, I’m hoping that Sarah McLeod and Jeff Martin can be added to that, as on paper this sounds just devine… Simon Meli is here to kick off the night and for those that have followed […]

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The Superjesus ready to rock 2014: Band will celebrate Australia Day with a special run of shows in NSW

The Superjesus ready to rock 2014: Band will celebrate Australia Day with a special run of shows in NSW

Respected Aussie rock outfit The Superjesus is hitting the road for the Australia Day long weekend, celebrating in fine style with three live shows.  They’ll kick off on 24th January at Waves Wollongong, then head to Bateau Bay Hotel on the 25th, with a massive Australia Day gig on 26th January at Garrison Point, Bankstown. Following their successful ‘Reformation’ tour […]

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James Reyne – ‘A Crawl To Now’ – The Basement, Sydney – November 1, 2013

James Reyne – ‘A Crawl To Now’ – The Basement, Sydney – November 1, 2013

In what is somewhat of a special evening and a test, Australian music legend James Reyne is here to perform the first of his two ‘A Crawl to Now’ shows which will see James split his show into two sets, a set of his solo material and a set of Australian Crawl songs, some of which haven’t seen the light […]

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James Reyne

James Reyne

“…you get to a certain point in your career, in your life, I’m always putting out records every couple of years, I had one out last year. I don’t know I think I just got to the point that enough people had said it to me over a enough amount of time and I said let me just think about […]

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‘A CRAWL TO NOW’ – James Reyne Live at The Basement – Sydney, November 1 and 2

‘A CRAWL TO NOW’ – James Reyne Live at The Basement – Sydney, November 1 and 2

The name James Reyne conjures up images of one of Australia’s most accomplished and revered performers – co-founder and front man of legendary Australian rock band Australian Crawl, one-time “super group” member with Company of Strangers circa 1992, and enormously successful solo artist with a string of hits under his belt. James’s output in recent years has been prolific, his […]

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Richard Clapton celebrates 40th Anniversary at the State Theatre!

Richard Clapton celebrates 40th Anniversary at the State Theatre!

Richard Clapton is a name that is synonymous with Australian Rock music and this year marks his 40th year as a recording artist. To mark this auspicious occasion, Richard is making his annual pilgrimage to Sydney’s State Theatre for a night of nostalgia, reminiscing and of course a generous serving of the latest and greatest hits of his illustrious career. […]

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THE BREAK load up their interstate tour cruiser, ready to take their SPACE FARM on the road in May & June

THE BREAK load up their interstate tour cruiser, ready to take their SPACE FARM on the road in May & June

Following an exceptional run of shows with Rodriguez on his recent national tour, including a star turn at Bluesfest, those fine surf rock gentlemen of The Break are donning their special issue tour space suits in readiness for a series of live dates.  The band’s first headline shows to celebrate the release of their second album SPACE FARM will take […]

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Evermore announces ‘Hero’ tour.

Evermore announces ‘Hero’ tour.

EVERMORE ANNOUNCES ‘HERO’ TOUR Presented by Today Network, Radar Radio, Channel V & MOG Band to take in more than 30 tour dates across Australia Tickets on sale 10am today Evermore have their music bus packed and are ready to roll out one of the biggest tours of their career – a troubadour’s journey around Australia to perform the songs […]

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Tim Chaisson returns with Australian tour dates for new album ‘The Other Side’

Tim Chaisson returns with Australian tour dates for new album ‘The Other Side’

TIM CHAISSON RETURNS WITH AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES FOR NEW ALBUM ‘THE OTHER SIDE’ Local shows kick off 13th December at Lizottes Newcastle Canadian singer-songwriter Tim Chaisson will return to our shores later next week for a month of tour dates to support his new album, The Other Side. It will be the third time in 18 months that Chaisson has […]

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The Trews – Notes at Newtown, Sydney – 25 October 2012

The Trews – Notes at Newtown, Sydney – 25 October 2012

In Summary: “If you’ve never seen The Trews before I implore you to do so at your earliest convenience as this is one of the best rock bands I’ve seen play in a long, long time.” The small crowd on a Thursday night in Newtown have gathered to see Canadian rockers The Trews on this their fourth visit to Australia […]

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Colin MacDonald of The Trews

Colin MacDonald of The Trews

“It’s funny, you can’t fly further away from Canada than coming here, but it just doesn’t feel like we’re far away, there is a certain kinship between Canadians and Australians I find.” From Tour Press Release: Since October 2011 The Trews have managed to build a solid fan base with 150 shows across the U.S, the U.K and Australia. They […]

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WIN tickets to see THE TREWS in Australia (CLOSED)

WIN tickets to see THE TREWS in Australia (CLOSED)

Canadian rockers, The Trews are back in Australia and thanks to our good friends at RPM we have two double passes to each of the below shows to give to you!  So all you need to do is shoot us an email with you name and which show you want to attend and we’ll let you know how you go!  […]

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The Trews announce new EP and Australian tour

The Trews announce new EP and Australian tour

‘The rock gods have again answered the prayers of rock fans Australia wide by blessing us with another tour from multi-award winning Canadian rockers, The Trews’ – Troy Culpan, May The Rock Be With You This October THE TREWS will be gracing our shores for a national tour in support of their highly anticipated new extended EP, “…thank you and […]

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