SHARE NEW SONG, I AM BROKEN TOO BAND PARTNERS WITH MENTAL HEALTH NON-PROFIT
HOPE FOR THE DAY. NEW ALBUM “ATONEMENT” TO BE RELEASED AUGUST 16
ON SONY MUSIC AUSTRALIA
Roundhouse Entertainment and Frontier Touring are excited to announce the return of pop icons a-ha for their first Australian tour in 34 years next February and March. a-ha will also tour New Zealand in what will be the band’s first ever visit to the country, and also mark the return of a day on the green to New Zealand. They’ll be joined by very special guest Rick Astley at all their Australian and New Zealand shows.
The Australian Music Association is excited to today announce the 2019 return of the Melbourne Guitar Show, set to rock Caulfield Racecourse on August 3 and 4 – and this year’s show is set to be colossal. Proudly presented by Triple M and Australian Musician, the lineup boasts an impressive haul of both local and international artists.
Australian Country Music fans have less than 100 days to go before Country to Country (C2C) Australia lands in Sydney and Brisbane! With the countdown clock ticking, TEG Live and AEG Presents are proud to announce the final list of artists that will be appearing at C2C Australia in September 2019.
As civilisation continues to eat itself, heavy music’s dark spiritual quest has never seemed more vital. Emerging from the shadows of eastern Poland back in 2015, BATUSHKA have already established themselves as one of the modern era’s most powerful and evocative bands.
I feel really lucky that when I am writing, I feel like I am just writing for myself. I am writing because I need to get something out, or whatever is coming to me that day.
Within the four walls of The Fortitude Music Hall, lies The Outpost. Brisbane’s newest 300 capacity multipurpose venue that will feature a diverse program of artists, an impressive drinks menu featuring a cocktail list curated by the talented team at Proof & Company, and a 3am licence.
Whether it is up front as the recognisable voice of Stryper, co-leading classic rock act Boston, writing chart topping hits, rocking venues all over the world for over 35 years or releasing ten solo albums, Michael Sweet undoubtedly has a story to share.
Todd “Dammit” Kerns (Slash Ft Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators) is offering fans a once in a lifetime chance to…
Black Anima is the follow up to Lacuna Coil’s Delirium (2016), which entered the charts in the US (#16 Current Album Chart, #2 Hard Rock Chart) and all over Europe and The 119 Show – Live In London, which was released in late 2018 to celebrate the band’s 20th anniversary.
The name for the company came quite easily and it was truly a light bulb moment when we were discussing what we want the business to stand for. We want to create an Open Door policy where our artists feel free to be part of the process and not be in the dark with anything happening in their careers
California’s greatest export and renowned feminist supporters Steel Panther recently took a break from working with NASA scientists on a multiple orgasm-inducing guitar pedal to record their fifth studio album. The band is excited to announce that their new album Heavy Metal Rules is finished and scheduled for release on Friday September 27th. The album showcases the band’s musical and lyrical growth and is destined to become an instant classic in the band’s impressive catalog.
Australian rock legends The Superjesus have today announced a new recording, The Superjesus SUMO 20 LIVE – a double live album recorded during their massive 20th anniversary tour of their celebrated debut album SUMO, set for release on September 6 and available to preorder from July 4.
Launched in 2000, the Punk Goes series embodies each ebb and flow of popular culture for nearly 20 years — with a twist. As such, the Fearless Records staple holds the distinction of being “the top-selling compilation in the alternative genre,” tallying cumulative album sales in excess of 2.5 million and nearly a-quarter-of-a-billion streams to date.
Alter Bridge have released the video for “Wouldn’t You Rather” from their upcoming release “Walk The Sky”, which is out October 18th. You can watch the video below. Get the single & Pre-order today: smarturl.it/WalkTheSky
INTERNATIONAL BURLESQUE QUEEN AND FASHION ICON
DITA VON TEESE
ANNOUNCES HER RETURN TO AUSTRALIA WITH THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE “GLAMONATRIX” TOUR
Elton John Adds Second & Final Shows In Coffs Harbour & Sunshine Coast To Satisfy Huge Demand
THE AMITY AFFLICTION, arguably Australia’s most successful heavy music exports have announced the addition of TROPHY EYES and MAKE THEM SUFFER to the huge “Heaven And Hell’ line up as part of Brisbane Festival’s 30th anniversary of Riverstage celebration which is part of their Australian Tour in September supported by UNDERØATH, CROSSFAITH andPAGAN. This show also includes additional performances by SOUTHEAST DESERT METAL, VOID OF VISION, ENDLESS HEIGHTS, THORNHILL.
Welcome Home, the eagerly anticipated new album featuring the late Vinnie Paul’s final recordings, will unleash 10 tracks, driven by their love, loyalty, reverence and respect for their fallen brother
Look, I am not 20 anymore. I am going to play the stuff I want to play. Thats just the way that it is. Here in the US, a lot of people have been hitting up social media, and have been extremely happy that I have embraced that, finally.
ELTON JOHN’S FAREWELL YELLOW BRICK ROAD TOUR
BY DEMAND! STADIUM SHOWS ANNOUNCED IN MELBOURNE, COFFS HARBOUR, TOWNSVILLE,
SUNSHINE COAST & SYDNEY
PLUS A DAY ON THE GREEN, MT DUNEED ESTATE, GEELONG
– ROCKETMAN TO PLAY 32 AUSTRALIAN & 6 NZ DATES IN 2019-2020
Katie Noonan is thrilled to unveil her new album project and national tour, ‘The Glad Tomorrow’ with Australian String Quartet (ASQ). It marks the first time that the powerhouse vocalist and 5-time ARIA Award Winner Noonan will perform with the brilliant ASQ.
Spider Love might just be the 6 songs that give the metal scene the BLKLST stamp that might be hard to ignore, amongst a lot of competition. Get this one when its out June 7th
Of course Santana is known for his guitar prowess, and this album is filled with timeless, classic riffs, fulled with emotion and energy. The opening and title track, begins with spoken word , and then transcends into Carlos’ guitar and the vocals flowing between each other. It is like the opening scene of an epic movie.
Legendary Aussie rockers Grinspoon have today announced their epic Chemical Hearts national tour, set to make its way around the country in October and November, supported by The Hard Aches, Gooch Palms and Bugs. In celebration of the tour, the band will be releasing a Chemical Hearts vinyl record on the day the tour kicks off, October 11, with a tracklist that will offer fans a nostalgic taste of what’s to come at the shows.
As it heads into its seventh year, one of Melbourne’s favourite one-day festivals, ONE ELECTRIC DAY, is going national. In an exciting coup for music-lovers, the all-Aussie rock festival, which has sold out annually since its inception, will be also heading to Launceston, Sydney, Brisbane and the Barossa in November and December this year. Headlined by the incomparable John Farnham with special guests James Reyne, Jon Stevens, Vanessa Amorosi, The Black Sorrows, and a special reformation by Southern Sons, these are shows that no music fan should miss.
A night with Australian Rock Royalty, Baby Animals and Killing Heidi! Two amazing bands with female powerhouses front and centre! The Tivoli was a buzz with people for the sold out Final show of their tour. Everyone excited t see these 2 bands kick into their sets with everything they had.
Following the highly successful 2017 tour in celebration of U2’s seminal album, The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 will see U2 make a much anticipated return to New Zealand and Australia for the first time since the record-shattering U2 360° Tour in 2010. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds last toured Australia in 2016 alongside their performance at Bluesfest.
U2: THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019 DATES ANNOUNCED FOR NEW ZEALAND, AUSTRALIA, JAPANAND – FOR THE FIRST TIME – SINGAPORE &…
Motörhead and their music are part of the very fabric of rock n roll. It’s in the DNA that spawned countless sub-genres and inspired everyone from Metallica to the Foo Fighters.
In a career spanning over 40 years Motörhead became synonymous with pure excess. Sex, drugs and rock n roll. There was no ‘off stage’ with these guys, they lived it 24/7.
Crooked Colours really took their live soundscape to a higher level. They moved between the differing emotions in their songs with ease, and left a sold out Forum crowd feeling they had completed the journey with the band, even though they seemed to struggle with a connection at points, but that may be just their 100% commitment to bringing the songs to life
Gene Simmons “This is a bittersweet moment. We love Australia. And Aussies have been so kind to us over the years. But now is the time. We want to go out on top. And we promise to give you the show of shows, and appreciation for all the love you’ve shown us for so many years. We love you, Australia.”
The album is one of survival, one of pain, but most of all one of hope. It’s not an album you can cherry pick a few songs, you need to listen to the whole thing, you should listen to the whole thing. Immerse yourself and walk a mile in someone else’s shoes through the power of music, and you might feel something you have never allowed yourself to feel before.
Don’s new solo album “American Rock ‘N’ Roll”, which features guest spots from Slash, Richie Sambora, Sammy Hagar, Orianthi, Chad Smith, Joe Satriani and Mick Fleetwood among others.
Slipknot have announced the details for their new album “ We Are Not Your Kind” which is due out August 9th through Roadrunner Records / Universal Music Australia.
Artist: Don Felder Album: American Rock ‘ N Roll Reviewer: Rod Strachan The release of Don Felder’s new album titled “American…
TEG Live and AEG Presents today announced that superstar Tim McGraw will perform two massive headline shows at the hugely-popular weekend destination, Hope Estate in the Hunter Valley on Friday 4 October and Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 6 October.
Hard rock juggernaut HALESTORM are delighted to announce plans for their December 2019 Australian headline tour, presented by MJR Presents by arrangement with UTA. Recently in Australia for the second annual Download Festival Australia, they will return down under with special guests Black Stone Cherry to bring the ruckus
Grammy nominated California punk pop heavyweights, blink-182, premiere highly anticipated new music with their single, Blame It On My Youth, out via Columbia Records / Sony Music Australia and produced by Tim Pagnotta
We just did it for fun, and to go out and play shows, and get free beers (laughs), that was pretty much the goal in the band from the start
Many people say Amon Amarth are predictable maybe so, maybe they just do what they do, and do it well. You can’t say anything against a band with a proven formula that sells albums and fills concert halls
The world’s fastest growing independent rock label, Golden Robot Records, continues it’s upward trajectory into 2019. Starting the year off with a bang, the label recently welcomed guitar icons John Sykes and Gilby Clarke to the family as well as Alt Rockers, Trope, and is now thrilled to announce their latest signing!
Irish rockers SNOW PATROL return to Australia this coming August 2019 on the ‘Live and Acoustic’ tour which visits Perth, Brisbane and Melbourne, and sees the band performing for the first time at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall.
Combining garage rock crunch with driving dance groove, Los Angeles rock band NEXT CItY is making their sonic assault on the world with the release of their debut single “Blue Star”.
Canadian progressive heavy music genius, Devin Townsend, is pleased to announce a very special Australian ‘An Evening With’ solo acoustic tour. The intimate evenings will feature Devin performing tracks from across his catalogue, as well as taking part in a Q&A where fans will get to know more about what Devin is up to at this stage in his career and the newly released album, Empath. This will prove to be a unique & special experience for all in attendance.
For a band that have traditionally focused on wider issues in the outside world, Alien is easily the most personal statement of their career. “I was raised in hell but I made it out,” says Northlane vocalist Marcus Bridge. “Raised in a place I shouldn’t have been, and no child should have been. But I’ve been able to break free.”
ROB THOMAS is one of the most distinctive artists of this or any other era – a gifted vocalist, spell-binding performer and an acclaimed songwriter known worldwide as the lead singer and primary composer with Matchbox Twenty, as well as for his multi-platinum solo work and chart-topping collaborations. As a songwriter and collaborator, Thomas has racked up global sales of more than 80 million records.
Fans can expect a dynamic show of huge hits and favourites plucked from Thomas’s 30+ year career, as well as a tasting of new tracks lifted from Chip Tooth Smile. Among his numerous hits are solo classics like Lonely No More, This Is How A Heart Breaks, and Streetcorner Symphony; Matchbox Twenty favourites Push, 3AM, If You’re Gone and Bent, as well as Smooth, his worldwide smash hit Santana collaboration.
Miss Velvet & the Blue Wolf, we don’t know you very well yet in Australia but we should. Looking forward to the next time you rock Melbourne’s socks off!
Young & Dangerous has taken the band to new heights, with Elton John spinning it on his BBC1 show, streams topping 20 million a month, and invitations to play The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live, America’s Got Talent and the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show rolling in. Foo Fighter Dave Grohl has declared them “the best opening band we’ve ever had”