Category Archives: Newcastle

Tour News : Grinspoon ‘Chemical Hearts’ National Tour : Oct-Nov 2019

Legendary Aussie rockers Grinspoon have today announced their epic Chemical Hearts national tour, set to make its way around the country in October and November, supported by The Hard Aches, Gooch Palms and Bugs. In celebration of the tour, the band will be releasing a Chemical Hearts vinyl record on the day the tour kicks off (October 11) with a tracklist that will offer fans a nostalgic taste of what’s to come at the shows.
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Tour News : DIESEL – Sunset Suburbia Australian Tour : Oct-Dec 2019

Australian hit machine Diesel has today announced the Sunset Suburbia project: a trilogy of EPs leading into an album in 2020. And to coincide with the release of new music, Diesel will hit the road once again this October. With his powerhouse band, Diesel will showcase songs from all three Sunset Suburbia EPs, plus hits and fan favourites spanning 30 years of music making.
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Tour News : THE DANDY WARHOLS – 25th Anniversary Australian Shows

Get Ready For A Massive Concussion of Rock and Roll with The Dandy Warhols as they’ve just announced they’ll be heading to Australia to perform a special run of shows to celebrate their 25th Year Anniversary. The band will be performing in Melbourne at the Forum on Sunday 3rd November and in Sydney at The Enmore Theatre on Wednesday 6th November.
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Live Review : Karnivool + Southeast Desert Metal at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 30 May 2019

Words and Pics: Ben Hosking – www.hoskingindustries.com.au

This reviewer hadn’t had the pleasure of seeing the mighty Karnivool live since 2012 and 2013 on the Asymmetry tour. Both of those gigs were held at Sydney’s Metro and the Big Top respectively – much larger venues than Newcastle’s Cambridge Hotel.
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Photo Gallery : KARNIVOOL at The Cambridge, Newcastle – 30 May 2019

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

KARNIVOOL at The Cambridge, Newcastle – 30 May 2019
Photographer: Ben Hosking

KARNIVOOL at The Cambridge, Newcastle – 30 May 2019

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Tour News : The Pinheads ‘Is This Real’ Album Tour – August 2019

The Pinheads
‘Is This Real’ Album Tour
Tickets On Sale at thepinheads.net
New Album Out Tomorrow via Farmer & The Owl / Inertia

With their second studio LP, ‘Is This Real’, exploding onto the airwaves tomorrow Wollongong weirdos The Pinheads have today announced an east coast album tour this August.
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Tour News : Jimmy Barnes announces Shutting Down Your Town tour – Sep-Nov 2019

JIMMY BARNES
IS SHUTTING DOWN YOUR TOWN!
ROCKER’S BIGGEST TOUR THIS CENTURY
– WITH SPECIAL GUESTS JET & ESKIMO JOE

Jimmy Barnes has today announced his biggest headlining tour of this century –Shutting Down Your Town – playing all his classic hits plus highlights from his acclaimed new album, My Criminal Record, released Friday, 31 May 2019 on Bloodlines.

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Tour News : THE TEA PARTY Announce Black River Australian Tour – June 2019

Announcing THE TEA PARTY to tour Australia for the first time in intimate venues!

Canadian iconic rockers THE TEA PARTY are heading back to Australia and bringing their genre-defying career to selected intimate venues across Australia this June.
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Lizotte’s Birthday Bash – Newcastle – Saturday 2nd June 2019

10 years ago the bones of a beautiful old art deco theatre stood dormant in Morehead Street, Lambton. For decades prior, generations of people had passed through it’s doors. The spaces has had many incarnations, such as a picture theatre, a restaurant and even a roller rink. Once filled with laughter and sound but in 2009 it stood silent.

90 mins down the freeway was a legendary music venue called Lizotte’s. The kind of place that as a music fan, even if you hadn’t been there, you had heard about. The stories of moments that you wished you had been there when huge named artist played an intimate show to just over 100 people. Owned by Brian and Jo Lizotte’s and frequented by the who’s who of the music industry including brother Diesel.
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Born of Osiris + Chelsea Grin – Co-headline Australian Tour – June 2019

BORN OF OSIRIS + CHELSEA GRIN
Co-headline Australian Tour 2019
with special guests DIAMOND CONSTRUCT

Prepare yourselves as two of the finest international heavy exports, BORN OF OSIRIS & CHELSEA GRIN team up for a huge national co-headline Australian tour joined by homegrown talent DIAMOND CONSTRUCT this June.
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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

Words and Pics: www.hoskingindustries.com.au

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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