Category Archives: Melbourne

Godskitchen 3D :: October 2010

To celebrate the return of Godskitchen 3D, we’re excited to offer a Double-Pass giveaway! … See below for details.

  It’s time to go to Heaven and back in 3D!

After blowing tens of thousands of minds with last year’s superb Boombox Tour, Australia’s favourite dance brand, Trance beacon and superclub, Godskitchen, is headed back to deliver yet another monumental, worlds-first party experience.

Globally renowned for pushing the envelope to deliver partygoers truly unique, once in a lifetime events, this year sees Godskitchen throw the doors wide open to a whole new dimension, literally.

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The Amity Affliction – Anchors Away Tour! Aug/Sept 2010


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  It’s been a busy, tiring and rewarding month for Brisbane hardcore kids The Amity Affliction. Their new album Youngbloods was released on June 18 and debuted at #6 on the National Aria charts, gate-crashing the mainstream and rubbing shoulders with the likes of Eminem, Jack Johnson and Justin Bieber at the top of the pops!

Currently in the home stretch of a gruelling national tour launching Youngbloods at predominantly capital city venues across Australia, The Amity Affliction are looking to

spread the pandemonium to regional fans hungry to see the Brisbane six piece, and are proud to announce The Anchors Tour!
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NAPALM DEATH & Dying Fetus Tour – September 2010


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  September 1st – Amplifier Bar, Perth
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September 2nd – Fowler’s Live, Adelaide
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September 3rd – The Hifi, Brisbane
Disentomb – www.myspace.com/disentomb

September 4th – The Factory, Sydney
Daemon Foetal Harvest – www.myspace.com/daemonfoetalharvest

September 5th – The Hifi, Melbourne
Rotten Chop – www.myspace.com/rottenchop

GORILLAZ Announce PLASTIC BEACH Tour for December 2010


In May 2010, Plastic Beach arrived in Camden, UK as the music of Gorillaz was performed over two stunning nights to critical acclaim.

Chugg Entertainment has announced that in the wake of these Camden shows and headline performances at this year’s Coachella and Glastonbury festivals, Gorillaz will be making their long awaited live debut in Australia & New Zealand in December 2010. With headline performances so far this year featuring appearances from the full Gorillaz entourage including Bashy, De La Soul, Mick Jones & Paul Simonon (The Clash), Kano, Little Dragon, Mos Def, National Orchestra for Arabic Music, Gruff Rhys, Shaun Ryder and Bobby Womack, we can’t wait to see who’ll be making the journey to Australia… Continue reading GORILLAZ Announce PLASTIC BEACH Tour for December 2010

THE HOLIDAYS August Tour & Debut Album Release

Double-Pass Giveaway! We have double passes up for grabs to the ‘Hazy Shade Of Winter’ tour – Sydney and Melbourne shows! … See below for details.

The Holidays   Following the release of their new single ‘Golden Sky’, Sydney’s The Holidays will be hitting the road again this August for a series of East Coast shows.

The line up for the ‘Hazy Shade Of Winter’ tour also consists of Brisbane’s Hungry Kids of Hungary and New Zealand’s Artisan Guns.

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6s & 7s Announce Album Launch Tour

Following a huge album launch in hometown Perth, 6s & 7s will launch their acclaimed debut album Choose The Sentinel Blooze in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide next month.

Catch 6s & 7s on Thursday 26 August at Melt Bar in Sydney, Friday 27 August at The Workers Club in Melbourne, Saturday 28 August at Pure Pop Records in Melbourne, and Sunday 29 August at the Grace Emily Hotel in Adelaide. Continue reading 6s & 7s Announce Album Launch Tour

Pat Benatar with Special Guests The Bangles – Touring October 2010

Four-time Grammy Award winning rocker PAT BENATAR is confirmed to tour Australia in October with special guests THE BANGLES. Also available for a limited time is the option to purchase BENATER’s live DVD “Summer Vacation” which never been released in Australia. Continue reading Pat Benatar with Special Guests The Bangles – Touring October 2010

THE BLOODPOETS TO DANCE THEIR WAY AROUND THE COUNTRY!


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  Brisbane five-piece, The Bloodpoets, are once again hitting the road to take their new single ‘Dance’ to the masses – the first taste of the band’s forthcoming album due to be released later this year.

The Bloodpoets – Tom Murphy (Vocals & Guitars), Jason Marles (Lead Guitar), Jake Parker (Bass), Todd Orchard (Drums) and Bec Plath (Keys & Backing Vocals) – will tour the east coast: Brisbane, Melbourne, Gold Coast and Sydney but not before playing to over 25,000 people at Suncorp Stadium with a performance to open the Brisbane Roar game on August 27 ? a major coup for the band.

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SIMPLY RED: 2nd and final shows for Melbourne and Sydney

Simply Red have added two extra shows to their final Australian ‘Farewell Tour’. This will be fans’ last opportunity to be swept up in the superb live performances of one of the UK’s most successful and enduring bands, playing the hits and classic songs from their remarkable 25-year career. Continue reading SIMPLY RED: 2nd and final shows for Melbourne and Sydney

Mark Lanegan @ Bakehouse Studios, Richmond – 10th July 2010 [Photo Gallery]

Photographer: CARBIE WARBIE
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Mark Lanegan took a detour from his Australian tour to play for the special 50th birthday celebrations for Andrew McGee, one of the founders of Shock Records. The place was hosted by Quincy McLean (Blue Ruin) and Helen Marcou at the famous Bakehouse Recording Studios in Richmond. The people were the who’s who of the Melbourne Music Scene, everybody from former Bad Seed, Mick Harvey, Myf Warhurst, Brian Hooper (Beasts Of Burbon) Mick Turner (Dirty Three), Julian Wu (Triffids), Bruce Milne (former Tote licencess), Paul Elliott (Polyester), Linda J, Bean & Gus of The Dacios, Penny Ikinger, Emily Ulman, Rui Pereira, James Young (Cherry Bar), Patrick Donovan (The Age) and lots more. The oriental theme was ENTER THE DRAGON with everybody dressed up as geishas, ninjas, grand masters, kill bill, etc. With 21 courses of food and amazing array of live music! Kicking off with Kim Salmon’s Precious Jules, known for inventing grunge with his former band, The Scientists. Following on was Joel Silbersher & The Baggage Handlers of GOD and Hoss fame. Headlining was international act, Mark Lanegan with David Rosser on guitar. To close off the splendid event, we had The Silver City Highway, while everybody danced the night away.
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Barb Jungr to Tour Australia – September 2010

Critical praise for Barb Jungr’s live performances and 2010 studio album, The Men I Love: The New American Songbook:

“Barb Jungr’s voice has established her as a superlative interpreter of the great song-books”
Independent on Sunday

“A quiet revelation… her sensual performance casts the songs in a fresh light” The Times

“Magnificent …Jungr’s voice is truly a thing of wonder.” The Daily Express

Barb Jungr, the much-revered vocalist, composer and songwriter arrives in Australia for a September 2010 national tour taking in the Noosa Jazz Festival, The Salon at the Melbourne Recital Centre, The Basement in Sydney, and many more dates. Continue reading Barb Jungr to Tour Australia – September 2010

The Art of The Nightmare Before Christmas : ACMI, Melbourne from July 18th 2010 [Free event]

  The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) launches a free Sunday Talks program to coincide with Tim Burton: The Exhibition, beginning with an insight into a Burton favourite, The Nightmare Before Christmas, on Sunday 18 July.

The program brings together artists and composers whose work has a particular relationship to the work of Tim Burton with commentators who will lead discussion about Burton’s work.

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VIOLENT SOHO Supports announced!


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  Brisbane-reared, Brooklyn-based noise merchants Violent Soho are back in Australia this month, playing long awaited homecoming dates to celebrate the release of their self titled new album.

Lead single ‘Jesus Stole My Girlfriend’ has won some solid support on Australian radio and has reached the Billboard Top 40 rock songs chart and the Canadian Top 20 airplay chart.

Violent Soho’s already famed, explosive live shows have been further honed on back to back US & UK tours with Dinosaur Jr, Built to Spill, AFI and The Bronx. If these shows weren’t already going to be loud enough, Scul Hazzards and Butcher Birds will be joining the guys on all dates, which is set to make them some of the most talked about and raucous in 2010.

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Kids In Glass Houses join You Me At Six and The Audition Tour

  In the last two years, it’s impossible to think of another British band who have emerged with more force than Kids In Glass Houses.

The charismatic quintet has found accolades and an ever growing legion of fans wherever they turn.

On the back of European tours with Paramore, New Found Glory and Fall Out Boy, Kids In Glass Houses were also named as one of The Hottest New Bands On The Planet’ by Kerrang! Magazine and won the Welsh Music Award for ‘Best New Band. However it’s their sophomore album ‘Dirt’ that has catapulted them on to the world stage…”’Dirt’ is an absolute monster of an album. If there’s any justice, this will be the album where the world sits up and takes notice.” – Punktastic Continue reading Kids In Glass Houses join You Me At Six and The Audition Tour