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New Music : Harts ‘Queens, Kings & All Big Things’ Album + Tour

Harts is the nom de plume of Indian-born, Australian-based musician, singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and music producer Darren Hart, whose singular blend of funk, jazz, blues, psychedelic rock, and indie electronic has drawn comparisons to Prince, Jimi Hendrix, and Lenny Kravitz, among others. Queens Kings And All Big Things, the latest album from Harts is due to be released on the 9th of November.
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Festival News : Under the Southern Stars 2019 – Lineup

Under the Southern Stars – the Summer Festival is thrilled to announce Brisbane’s very own, Sheppard to the line-up for both Queensland shows.

The festival proudly continues to deliver music lovers the ultimate outdoor live music experience. This year’s 2019 concert event will be headlined by Australia’s legendary ARIA Hall Of Fame inductees, Hoodoo Gurus along with Australian rock royalty You Am I.

Also on this killer bill is Eskimo Joe, The Superjesus, British India, The Getaway Plan and Scott Darlow.
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They’re Back – Uncanny X-Men Reunite ‘Cos Life Still Hurts’ – National Tour!

80s pop/rock sensation Uncanny X-Men original lineup reunite, on their ‘Cos Life Still Hurts’ tour.

They can’t wait to get back on the road and perform for their loyal fans and play their chart-topping album ‘Cos Life Hurts’ Cover to Cover! The idea was spawned from a handful of performances earlier this year, when they realised the magic was still there and, it was like they had never stopped performing together.
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KYLIE MINOGUE To Bring Her Acclaimed GOLDEN TOUR To Australia In March 2019!

Frontier Touring is thrilled to announce that iconic Australian pop princess Kylie Minogue will bring her Golden Tour to Australia, performing a string of headline shows at arenas and outdoor venues across the country next March.
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Live Review : Parkway Drive and Killswitch Engage at NEX, Newcastle – 27 October 2018

Words and Photos by Ben Hosking – www.hoskingindustries.com.au

Parkway Drive at NEX, Newcastle – 27 October 2018
Photographer: Ben Hosking – Hosking Industries

First a word of advice: It can really pay to check the opening times for a gig on more than one website! Thanks to an erroneous door time listing on one ticket website, this humbled reviewer ended up missing the brutal Thy Art is Murder.

Thankfully I didn’t miss the mighty Killswitch Engage, who tonight were playing the role of main support. For some, that might seem like an odd place for a renowned international act. However, when you look out across the sold out room at NEX in Newcastle (the old Worker’s Club), it seems like a pretty shrewd move and one that will no doubt win the Massachusetts band plenty of new fans off the back of a typically super strong performance.
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Photo Gallery : Parkway Drive and Killswitch Engage at NEX, Newcastle – 27 October 2018

Photos: Ben Hosking – www.hoskingindustries.com.au

Parkway Drive at NEX, Newcastle – 27 October 2018
Photographer: Ben Hosking – Hosking Industries

Parkway Drive at NEX, Newcastle – 27 October 2018
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The Living End Announce First Ever Live Album On Limited Edition Vinyl

One of the greatest live bands this country has ever produced has today announced details for their very first live album release. As a special treat for their legion of fans (both local and overseas) The Living End will release a limited edition double LP on November 30. The LP set will feature the band’s recently released (ARIA # 3) album Wunderbar on purple vinyl plus the all-new Live In Europe 2018 LP on black & red vinyl.

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Grapevine 2018 Line-up!

The wine has come for Grapevine to uncork its bottler 2018 wine-up! Spilling across Victoria, and for the very first time NSW, Grapevine presents The Wombats, Client Liaison, The Jungle Giants, Tkay Maidza, MK, Miami Horror, Lovebirds, Dom Dolla, Young Franco, Joy and Arroyo! How grape is that? Not too Chablis!
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Emigrate – new album ‘A Million Dregrees’ + ‘1 2 3 4’ (Official Video)

If there’s a description that, personally and professionally, fits Richard Z. Kruspe like a Savile Row suit, ‘fired up’ would be it… and today, he is bringing news of the new Emigrate album to the world with single and video ‘1 2 3 4’ featuring Benjamin Kowalewicz! The new album ‘A Million Dregrees’ will see its release on Friday November 30th 2018, released in Australia through Caroline Australia and the rest of the world through Universal Germany!
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Tour Announcement | Slash Ft Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Touring Australia & New Zealand 2019!

SLASH FT. MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS
TOURING AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND 2019!

Grammy Award-winning, American rock guitarist Slash returns to Australian shores in January/February 2019 with Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators in tow.
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Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission Announce New EP & Christmas 2018 Dates

Treasured Australian alt-folk outlier Mick Thomas and his band The Roving Commission have just announced the forthcoming Boxing Day Drive EP and his traditional string of pre-Christmas dates across the country.
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SPLIT FEED release new single ‘Homesick’ + tour dates

Although the loveable punk rockers are still recovering from their string of sold out East Coast shows and opening set at this year’s revered Groovin’ The Moo festival, Newcastle’s Split Feed are not ones to slow down anytime soon. Premiering on triple j’s Home & Hosed this week and out today is arguably their heaviest release to date, ‘Homesick’ – joined by a selection of fresh live dates to close out the year.
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