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Tour News : He Danced Ivy – Cutting It Fine – 2019 National Tour

He Danced Ivy are setting out on their first ever national tour with dates seven dates across May and June with dates in Brisbane, Coffs Harbour, Bellingen, Sydney, Port Macquarie, Toowoomba and Melbourne.

To celebrate, He Danced Ivy have released a music video for their track Cutting It Fine. Filmed during the launch of their EP ‘Optimistic Cynic’ at Crowbar in Brisbane, the video gives a good indicator for the wild times that are ahead on their first national tour.
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Splendour in the Grass Sideshows 2019

Back for another glorious lap around North Byron Parklands, Splendour in the Grass never fails to act as the exploding Supernova star, scattering dazzling sideshows all over Australian venues for a few sweet weeks in July every year.
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Tour News : 80s Mania returns to Australia in November 2019!!

The best of the 80s is coming back to Australia in November 2019!

GO WEST * WANG CHUNG * CUTTING CREW
PSEUDO ECHO * A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS

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Live Review : 36 CrazyFists + Superheist + From Crisis to Collapse + BLKLST + Take My Soul @ The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 7 April 2019

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Another Sunday gig at the Cambridge Hotel and another early start. Not a huge issue in and of itself, when the venue fails to list the correct start time on its own website until late into the afternoon of the show and you aren’t surprised when the bands on show tonight are playing to far fewer people than they would normally.
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Photo Gallery : HEISTFEST 2019 at The Cambridge, Newcastle – 7 April 2019

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

Superheist at The Cambridge, Newcastle – 7 April 2019
Photographer: Ben Hosking – www.hoskingindustries.com.au

Superheist at The Cambridge, Newcastle – 7 April 2019
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Live Review : Philip H. Anselmo and The Illegals + King Parrot + Palm at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 31 March 2019

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Philip H. Anselmo and The Illegals at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 31 March 2019
Photographer: Ben Hosking

It’s not every Sunday that you get to experience some of the crustiest, filthiest metal the scene has to offer while the sun is still shining (festivals being the exception). But here we are on a perfect Autumnal day, walking into the iconic Cambridge Hotel in Newcastle before 5pm to witness just that.
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Photo Gallery : Philip H. Anselmo and The Illegals + King Parrot + Palm at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 31 March 2019

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

Philip H. Anselmo and The Illegals at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 31 March 2019
Photographer: Ben Hosking

Live review of the night – click here!
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Tour News : KARNIVOOL ANNOUNCE THE PRAXIS TOUR 2019

Photo credit: Kane Hibberd

Karnivool, Fidelity Corporation & Billions Australia are very happy to announce The Praxis Tour 2019.

Praxis definition: the process of using a theory or something that you have learned in a practical way.
Karnivool was a sleeping giant in 2018, but the beast stirred in January of this year with a short run of dates in WA and SA leading into a headlining slot at the Unify Gathering festival in regional VIC. This jaunt was so well received (all shows sold out) and more importantly so much damn fun for the band that it only seems fair that they should visit the rest of Australia and remind their fans how unique the atmosphere is in the temple of Vool – the band were a little overwhelmed by how many messages they got from other cities in Australia asking for a visit – it had been awhile!
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Tour News : August Burns Red Announce 10 Years Of Constellations 2019 Australian Tour

Pennsylvanian metalcore quintet August Burns Red will be returning to Australia this October to celebrate their 10 year anniversary of their third studio album ‘Constellations’ as part of their worldwide tour.
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Tour News : ADAPTORS – ‘Out Of This World’ Tour 2019

Sydney based Pop Rock outfit Adaptors have just released their new single ‘Pulse’.

The band have also announced their forthcoming EP release (out March 15th) and East Coast tour dates.
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Tour News : Good Doogs announce “Nobody/Alone” 2019 National Tour

2018 was a massive year for WA’s Good Doogs. They released three singles (“Nothing To Do”, “So Dumb” and “Want That”) which all received significant radio airplay on triple j, triple j unearthed, and community radio around the country, a few hundred thousand streams, as well as packed up the van for four (yes, FOUR) laps of the country.
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COG – ‘Drawn Together’ Single & 2019 Tour

Following the releases of 2018, The Middle and Altered States, progressive trio Cog are set to release their third single as they redefine their practice within the modern music landscape. In succession of 2008’s album Sharing Space, the Australian underground icons are running into 2019 with a track that will bring them closer to their followers, Drawn Together.
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Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission Coldwater DFU Album and Tour

Coldwater DFU -the album Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission made in Memphis last year is finally ready for release and the band are keen to get around the country and play it to people. Like its predecessor The Big Don’t Argue – the album Mick and Wally recorded with WPA in Memphis thirty years ago – this is shaping up to be a record that will find its identity on the live stage.
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BIG COUNTRY Announce 2019 Australian and NZ Tour

Legendary Scottish indie rockers Big Country return down under to Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of their classic album Steeltown. As an added Bonus they will play an Encore of Greatest Hits (In A Big Country, Fields of Fire, Chance, Look Away, Wonderland and more)
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Live Review : Keith Urban at Newcastle Entertainment Centre – 23rd January 2019

Review and photos by Peter Coates

The opening night of the Australian leg of Keith Urban’s GRAFFITI U tour followed the special one-off show supporting the farmers in Tamworth, and it was clear from the start that the good vibes were still very much in play!
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