SOUNDWAVE FESTIVAL – MASSIVE THIRD ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS have created one of the most acclaimed bodies of work in musical history having sold more than 30 million albums, and won multiple Grammy Awards in the process. Having recently released the first of 2 new albums (Monuments to an Elegy), fans can anticipate the release of the second album (Day For Night) in 2015, according to singer/guitarist Billy Corgan. In what promises to be an absolutely killer set from THE SMASHING PUMPKINS, Billy Corgan had this to say on joining the Soundwave 2015 line-up:
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Live Review – The Screaming Jets at Wyong Leagues Club – December 12, 2014

The Screaming Jets at Wyong Leagues Club
Loud, aggressive and proud from the time they hit the Wyong stage on Friday night. If you didn’t know The Screaming Jets were in town, get your hearing checked. The band consisting of originals Dave Gleeson and Paul Woseen who were joined by long-time members Jimi Hocking, Mickl Sayers and Scott Kingman, took to the stage blasting out four songs including the opener “Dream on” before lead singer Dave Gleeson drew breath. “It’s been 25 f#%king years, who would have believed we would make it”. The set turned into a best off collection including originals and covers. “C’mon” followed by the Woseen penned “helping hand” lead nicely into the Barry McGuire classic “Eve of destruction” (written by P.F. Sloan). Throughout the night each band member highlighted their craft, added to by Gleeson also picking up the acoustic guitar.
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Double Pass Giveaway | Catfish and The Bottlemen @ Oxford Art Factory, Sydney – January 19th, 2015

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Welsh indie rockers Catfish and The Bottlemen have announced headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne and we have 2 x double passes up for grabs.
Click Here for tour details.

For your chance to win 1 x Double Pass to Catfish and The Bottlemen @ Oxford Art Factory, Sydney on Monday 19th January 2015, just fill in the form below. (must be over 18)
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Double Pass Giveaway | Catfish and The Bottlemen @ The Hi-Fi, Melbourne – January 25th, 2015

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Welsh indie rockers Catfish and The Bottlemen have announced headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne and we have 2 x double passes up for grabs.
Click Here for tour details.

For your chance to win 1 x Double Pass to Catfish and The Bottlemen @ The Hi-Fi in Melbourne on Sunday 25th January 2015, just fill in the form below. (must be over 18)
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Interview with Phil Jamieson (Grinspoon)

Interview by Wezzy Crüze
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Friday mornings are always a great time of the day to hit the beach, at least that’s what Grinspoon’s very own Phil Jamieson believes. In the lead up to his acoustic solo tour around Australia, which sees the iconic front man team up with Unwritten Law’s Scott Russo, we managed to catch a moment to talk all things music, life and zucchini slice.

Hello Phil
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Live Review | King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard @ Howler, Melbourne – December 6, 2014

Review by Ben Connolly
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard @ Howler, Melbourne
As a King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard gig virgin, there’s one thing that immediately grips you – and surprisingly it’s not the cacophonous wall-of-sound that a seven-piece band delivers. Beneath that is the sense of deep confusion which comes from taking in all of what is happening on stage, and then being absolutely convinced that there is no logical way this should work.
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Live Review | Ben Ottewell @ Northcote Social Club, Melbourne – November 5, 2014

Review by Ben Connolly
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UK indie rock stalwarts Gomez have always been a study in human Tetris when it came to its live shows. With three singers and guitarists, keys, bass and drums (as well as a revolving array of touring musos), their stage show was a beautiful cacophonic mess.

Starkly contrasting with this is the sparse stage at the Northcote Social Club awaiting Ben Ottewell as he paraded his second solo effort since the indefinite hiatus of his band. Armed with just a couple of Gibson acoustics, a ripping yarn or two, and that booming voice, Ottewell proved that even stripped back, his music holds some sway.
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Lenny Kravitz confirms headline dates in Sydney and Melbourne

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Amassing a huge response from media and fans alike following the announcement that US rock legend, Lenny Kravitz, will appear on the 2015 Bluesfest lineup, Chugg Entertainment can now confirm that the unrivalled rock hero himself will also be appearing at two headline shows in both Sydney & Melbourne.
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SOUNDGARDEN announce Sidewaves Shows

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SOUNDGARDEN is internationally recognised as one of the world’s most influential rock bands. With an exemplary career and GRAMMY®-winning catalogue, SOUNDGARDEN started a musical transformation that inspired a generation and helped redefine alternative and hard rock. With Cornell’s absurd vocal range, from the rich and piercing to the guttural and buttery SOUNDGARDEN deliver live performances that can still leave fans absolutely floored by the sheer energy and complexity of their show.
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Catfish and The Bottlemen – Australian Headline Shows – January 2015

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Welsh indie rockers Catfish and The Bottlemen have announced headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne around their national tour supporting The Kooks.

This will be their first visit to Australia. With their current single Cocoon currently on high rotation on triple j, they’ve also had several of their singles premiered on Zane Lowe’s iconic “Hottest Record In The World” segment, and garnered play listing on Radio 1. In recent times they’ve performed at over thirty international festivals including Reading & Leeds, Latitude and Governors Ball in NYC gaining a high reputation for their explosive live shows.
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Switchfoot (USA) announce two exclusive Australian shows – 2015

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Metropolis Touring and Tombowler are proud to announce two intimate shows in Melbourne and Sydney for Switchfoot . Switchfoot’s incredible energetic live show hits 170 Russell in Melbourne and The Hi-Fi in Sydney. With hit songs like ‘Meant To Live’, ‘Dare You to Move’, ‘This Is Your Life’, ‘Dirty Second Hands’, ‘When We Come Alive’, ’Stars’ and ‘Mess Of Me’, these two shows are a must see for Switchfoot fans, who will relish the opportunity to witness a band of this calibre in such an intimate setting.
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