TROY REDFERN Wings of Salvation Released – September 23rd
Blues-rock guitarist, singer- songwriter and
dubbed Britain’s “King of Slide Guitar” Troy Redfern has followed up the
excellent 2021 release The Fire Cosmic with a new record in The
Wings of Salvation. This record
was crowd-funded through a Kickstarter campaign, and I am happy to say I added
my name to the supporting cast for this.
Elvis Costello & The Imposters will return to Australia in 2023, headlining shows in Sydney and Melbourne, following their appearance at the 34th Annual Bluesfest in Byron Bay over the Easter Long Weekend.
Kings of Leon announced today that Australian band The Temper Trap will join them as very special guests on their national tour of Australia this year. The tour commences in Mildura on Saturday 29 October and then travels to Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth.
DEAD CITY RUINS SHOCKWAVE Released – Sept 16th AFM Records
Melbourne hard rockers Dead City Ruins had developed a reputation in that City in particular as a full-on, flat-out, classic rock band in the Casanovas / Airbourne / AC/DC mould, and released their first album in 2011 which had more of an Ozzy / DIO-era Sabbath feel to it, and instantly broadened their appeal!
BLUESFEST 2023 – FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT – OVER 40 ARTISTS WITH MORE TO COME
The 34th Annual Bluesfest’s gates will open for what promises to be the most exciting Bluesfest ever.
Some of the finest contemporary and legendary Blues, Roots, Soul, Rock, Hip Hop, R&B, World and Americana music artists (and more) are confirmed to appear for the first original style Bluesfest since the world’s borders re-opened.
Carving their way through the Australian metal scene like a viking longship through tempestuous seas, Brisbane’s Epic Folk Metal powerhouse, VALHALORE have been announced as the main support for ALESTORM’s upcoming Australian tour. Drawing upon elements of Melodic Death, Power, and Symphonic Metal, as well as folk music and cinematic scores, VALHALORE weaves a musical tapestry that is both breathtaking and awe-inspiring. With haunting melodic passages, crushing riffs, and heartfelt lyrical journeys, VALHALORE awakens a sense of majesty within all who hear them.
Byron Bay metallers In Hearts Wake have today released their official soundtrack for their groundbreaking feature documentary Green Is The New Black, with the special 20-song collective out now on UNFD.