Category Archives: Perth

Darren Middleton New Single ‘One Thing’ + Acoustic Tour

DarrenHistorically DARREN MIDDLETON is best known as the lead guitarist and songwriter from Australia’s most loved band POWDERFINGER.

His debut solo album “Translations” was released in November 2013 to an incredibly positive reception.

On Translations he presents that same knack for engaging melodies and driving motifs, but here couples it with homespun yarns amongst a loftier, intimate setting. – The Music
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Tour News – 360 Announce Supports for the UTOPIA Regional Dates – 2015

360tour Tickets on sale now from www.360music.com.au

Rising Perth star Coin Banks and Melbourne’s LEVA will be joining 360 as main supports on all dates on the Utopia Regional Tour, alongside Lane Harry x Ike Campbell, also 360’s only support for his forthcoming date at the Eaton’s Hill Hotel in Brisbane this month, KALE for all Northern NSW shows, Lee Monro x Ello C in Wollongong, Mistress of Ceremony in Victoria, and Creed Birch opening proceedings for all WA shows.
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The Decline announce new EP And National Tour

The DeclineRabble-rousing, good times WA skate-punks The Decline are stoked to announce they’ll be unleashing a fresh 5-track EP and kicking off a national tour real soon. Pee Records are proud to present the fully crowd-funded, fully sick ‘Can I Borrow A Feeling?’ EP.

More than 8 years in and two albums deep, The Decline are a respected and recognisable name amongst the international punk community. 2013 was a stand-out year for the local stalwarts; they supported long time heroes Descendents, undertook a month-long European outing, a Japanese tour with 90’s So-Cal super-band Implants (members of Strung Out, Pulley) and an epic Australian tour with Isreali punkers Useless ID. These efforts earned them a WAMi nomination in the punk/hardcore category and ensured they came out of the gates strong in 2014, nabbing a coveted afternoon slot at the Perth Soundwave festival. It’s clear that the force rages strong with these guys.
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Alison Wonderland presents the “Wonderland Warehouse Project”

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Never one to think inside the box, Alison Wonderland announces her most ambitious and original project to date – presenting the ‘Wonderland Warehouse Project’. Joined by shooting star Wave Racer and rising star Young Franco, the Sydney-based producer/DJ will turn a number of remarkable properties into temporary party temples as she embarks on a national tour of unique, secret Warehouse spaces.
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Tina Arena – Reset Tour – 2nd Melbourne show announced!

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Due to overwhelming demand a second Melbourne show on Thursday, 18 September, at the Palais Theatre has been added to Tina Arena’s National Reset Tour.

Tina said today “I’m overwhelmed and thrilled with the amazing reaction from fans for The Reset Tour, my first pop show in ten years. Thank you all!”

Tickets for the 2nd Melbourne concert will be on sale from 10.00 am, Monday 31 March, 2014, from www.Ticketmaster.com.au / 136100.
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Carcass announce Australian tour – June 2014 | Supports Announced

CarcassCARCASS are back and back at what they do best! Writing and releasing the choicest of cuts in their highly influential way. With ‘Surgical Steel’, CARCASS has risen to the occasion and given fans an album that holds up to their classic repertoire, delivering another milestone and is undoubtedly just what the doctor ordered! Everything a CARCASS fan could want is on this record, with every era of the band represented.
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The Acacia Strain | Announce National Tour for April/May 2014

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The Acacia Strain don’t like labels. Who does? Instead, they’re just an all encompassing ‘Heavy’ and heavy has no boundaries. Since forming in Massachusetts USA in 2001, the band have released six album, two splits, done an awesome cover of Slayer’s Seasons In The Abyss, toured with everyone from Hatebreed to Crowbar to The Casualties (and so many variously styled bands in between), played the Warped Tour and cracked the top 200 with two albums. Simply being ‘Heavy’ releases the shackles and truly lets a band do what they want. In 2012 they signed to Rise Records and released their latest and most crushing effort Death Is The Only Mortal. Later that same year they were involved in a rollover accident but it only slowed them down, it did not stop them.
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Russian Circles announce Australian Tour April/May 2014 – Local Supports Announced!

RCTOUR UPDATE

Joining the lineup in Brisbane will be the eclectic metal five-piece The Matador, whose live show is one of the best in the city. Rounding out that bill will be the lush and melancholic ambient duo theseashallnothavethem.
In Adelaide, support comes from fiery metal quartet Valiant Jones. They’ll be joined by the brooding, doom-tinged ambience of instrumental trio Last Days of Kali.
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Robyn Hitchcock & Steve Kilbey – ‘Insects & Stars’ Tour

unnamed-34ROBYN HITCHCOCK (The Soft Boys)
& STEVE KILBEY (The Church)
INSECTS AND STARS
With Special Guest Dave Mason (The Reels) in Melbourne & Sydney

“I thought: pity the poor in spirit who know neither the enchantment nor the beauty of language.” Muriel Barbery
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Kate Miller-Heidke’s O Vertigo! Tour selling out, second Brisbane show now added

 KMH Announced last October, Kate Miller-Heidke’s O Vertigo! Tour, named after her forthcoming first independently release album out March 14th, has received overwhelming interest from her fans. Today Kate is pleased to announce a second show at The Tivoli in Brisbane on Sunday April 6th.

The singer-songwriter from Brisbane is successfully using the direct-to-fan platform PledgeMusic to fund the release. As well as pre-orders and merchandise bundles, the campaign offers fans irresistible packages with personal experiences from Kate such as private house gigs and happy birthday phone calls. Pledgers instantly receive a download of a free 11-track live album recorded on Kate’s extraordinary ‘Heavenly Sounds’ tour conducted last year in churches and cathedrals around the country and will also receive a download of the new album ‘O Vertigo!’ on release day, Friday March 14th 2014.
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Lorde announces all-ages tour this April/May

lordeAustralia’s favourite artist/adopted daughter Lorde is pleased to announce a run of huge dates around the country next month.

Since emerging just 18 months ago, the 17 year old’s achievements have been numerous and significant, thanks to a string of instant-classic singles (Royals, Tennis Court, Team) and a classy debut, Pure Heroine: 350 million+ Youtube views; record-breaking chart results around the world; a couple of Grammys and a Brit Award; and critical praise from everyone from Kanye to Bowie, to name but a few.
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Tour News | Biffy Clyro are set to return to Australia in September!

Biffy-Clyro Scottish rock band, Biffy Clyro, have announced that they will return to Australia in September for a national headline tour. Having just finished touring on Soundwave Festival with two SOLD OUT headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne, punters should move quick to see the band in all major cities.

Biffy Clyro have firmly established themselves as one of the biggest bands in the UK following the amazing success of their current album Opposites – which debuted at #1 in the UK and #22 in Australia. The album features radio hits Black Chandelier, Biblical and Sounds Like Balloons. The band just released an exclusive Australian Tour Edition of Opposites to support their recent appearance on Soundwave 2014. The tour edition is a 2CD pack including the standard version of Opposites plus ‘Opposites – Live From Glasgow’ featuring tracks from Opposites as well as Biffy classics – Mountains, Many Of Horror and Living Is A Problem Because Everything Dies.
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Boris The Blade announce The Desolation Tour

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Melbourne’s BORIS THE BLADE are preparing to unleash their crushing debut album ‘The Human Hive’ on May 19, 2014.

‘The Human Hive’ is the eagerly anticipated debut full length that follows the devastating heavy EP ‘Tides Of Damnation’ which was released back in 2011.
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