Legendary guitarist and songwriter, JEFF BECK, brings his revolutionary musicianship to Australia for headline shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth following a headlining Bluesfest performance.
Heralded as one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time, Jeff Beck began his career in 1966 as lead guitarist for iconic British rock group The Yardbirds, a band responsible for graduating Jeff, Jimmy Page and Eric Clapton into the world of rock’n’roll.
From these early days and throughout his career, Jeff Beck has helped redefine and influence the role of guitar in rock music. Departing The Yardbirds at the height of their success, he embarked on what has been nearly four- decades of musical exploration, leaving a distinctive mark on hard rock, jazz-fusion and the evolution of modern music.
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Fiend Fest, Australia’s only crowd funded and crowd led festival of gothic, industrial and alternative music, culture and fashion now expands with a Perth date just announced! Featuring three of the biggest international names in the worlds of industrial, electronic and darkwave; Front Line Assembly, Leaether Strip and Clan of Xymox – along with a stellar cast of locals including Snog , Cold Divide, Shiv-R, The Dark Shadows, Noveaux, Viral Milennium, Novakill, Keller Kinder and many more to be announced! – Fiendfest crosses the country Anzac weekend with shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. Tickets are now on sale!
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AUSTRALIA’S REGIONAL MUSICAL ODYSSEY GROOVIN THE MOO WELCOMES THE 2014 LINE-UP
OAKBANK | MAITLAND | CANBERRA | BENDIGO | TOWNSVILLE | BUNBURY
Produced nationally by Cattleyard Promotions and with Sunset Events in Oakbank and Bunbury
Presented nationally by triple j, Channel [V] and The Music
Team Groovin the Moo is in the highest of spirits to be welcoming a new bunch of Artists to take part in the regional Australian festival fun! With The Presets, Dizzee Rascal (UK), Vance Joy and Wave Racer to The Jezabels, Disclosure (UK), The Kite String Tangle, Violent Soho and Cults (USA) plus many more. The eclectic line up for 2014 is sure to provide another year of pure solid gold for the GTM community and all the new friends who will help to create GTM Oakbank South Australia for the very first time.
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In the 90’s the English town of Stourbridge became known for spawning three of the countries finest bands– Poppies aka Pop will Eat Itself, Neddies aka Ned’s Atomic Dustbin and of course the Stuffies aka The Wonder Stuff.
The Stuffies last played in Australia with Jesus Jones in 2011. They are returning for a headline tour in Feb/March 2014 performing their classic album “Never Loved Elvis” in it’s entirety!
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In a night guaranteed to make fans salivate, ROB ZOMBIE and KORN will take to the stage in Sydney and Melbourne with a feral, fiery and live ferocity that will be unmatchable!
A rock icon and auteur filmmaker with insight and unlimited vision, ROB ZOMBIE has continuously challenged audiences as he stretches the boundaries of music, film, and publishing. As a musician, ROB ZOMBIE has sold over fifteen million albums worldwide to date. Hellbilly Deluxe and Hellbilly Deluxe 2 were the albums that established Zombie as a solo artist after the breakup of multi-platinum group White Zombie. ROB ZOMBIE released his fifth solo album, Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor in April 2013 to world – wide critical acclaim!
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Travel through the career of American rock royalty, ED KOWALCZYK, as he pays tribute to the hits of his past – as the driving force of multi-platinum band Live – through to his solo career including the forthcoming album ‘The Flood and The Mercy’ featuring current single ‘Seven’ (out September 27 through Sony Music Australia).
“I wrote the songs for ‘Throwing Copper’ in a state of mind that was at once empty of any and all expectations, yet full of the potential and possibility that marked the ‘90s music scene in America. Being just 22-years-old at the time, I was literally learning to write songs as I went, feeling and fledgling my way into this probability cloud that had formed around bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Smashing Pumpkins.
Continue reading Ed Kowalczyk ‘Throwing Copper’ 20th Anniversary Australian Tour – February 2014
“Gang Of Four’s forthcoming Australian tour dates have been curtailed by some unforeseen family circumstances of a serious & personal nature. The decision has certainly not been taken lightly & we very much regret that we have to postpone the March tour. All tickets will be fully refunded & further tour dates will be rescheduled & announced soon. Apologies to all who have purchased tickets & all the inconvenience caused & a huge, huge thank you to everyone for their continued support. ” ~ Gang Of Four.
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KillRockStar Entertainment, Tombowler and Tone Deaf present post-punk instigators Gang of Four in Australia to celebrate the 35th anniversary of their classic album Entertainment! along with all the hits that followed!
Entertainment! was a rare bird for its time, an enthralling amalgam of punk, funk and angular rock that signalled a changing-of-the-guard ushering in of the post- punk era. Released in 1979, this spiky collection of danceable songs would go on to inspire a generation – stripped of excess flesh, it revealed a twitching skeleton rising against apathy and commodity. The influence of Entertainment! is still being felt in music today. To celebrate 35 years since its release, Gang of Four will perform the entire album in full and all the hits that followed across Australia in 2014.
Continue reading Gang Of Four announce Australian Tour – March 2014 – ** POSTPONED **
The John Butler Trio recently completed a quick stint of thrilling performances in capital cities selling out small capacity iconic venues around the country as they introduced new tunes and their new drummer, Grant Gerathy. With the trio’s sixth studio album ‘Flesh & Blood’ locked and loaded for a February 7th global release the band are pleased to announce a national tour, their first extensive Australian tour in 4 years. Tickets for the tour will go on sale Friday December 13th 2013.
The John Butler Trio’s ‘Flesh & Blood’ album tour will take in major capital cities and a host of regional centres throughout March and April 2014. Fans can expect a set list encompassing tracks from their new album ‘Flesh & Blood’ as well as crowd favourites from the breadth of the trio’s catalogue.
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Dark Tranquillity will finally be returning to tour Australia; it will be their first time back here since 2006. One of the pioneers of the Swedish Gothenburg Melodic Death Metal scene of the time, and, an iconic namesake in their own right, Dark Tranquillity has evolved into far more than a pigeon holed stereotype act akin to the region which has defined a genre of its own. Dark Tranquillity is the complete package; they have that emotional and captivating groove laden sound with enough melodic and crisp guitars which is nowadays filled with melancholic thought provoking hooks and music score; they have a charisma and aura uniquely defined and attached to everything they do; they are, in the true sense, standing alone yet leading the way for the evolution and continuation of acts that spawned from Sweden born of the Gothenburg Melodic Death Metal mould. Dark Tranquillity is entrenched in the hearts and souls of a gripping cross section demographic.
Continue reading Dark Tranquility announce Australian Tour – March 2014
Telstra customers will be among the first in Australia able to purchase tickets to the Australian leg of U.S rock legends Bon Jovi, Because We Can – Australian Tour.
From 9am on Monday, 13 May 2013 all Telstra customers will have access to a 48-hour pre-sale to purchase tickets. Telstra will also be offering its customers money can’t buy experiences including back stage tours, meet and greets with the band and the chance to be a Bon Jovi ‘roadie for a day’.
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Suzi Quatro legendary rocker, international superstar…icon…The Queen of Rock! There isn’t a better description when it comes to one of the most influential performers of all time.
Due to her popularity and solid fan base in Australia she returns to tour this September October.
Audiences can expect to experience 90 minutes of raw, rock-filled, energy, with Suzi playing all of her hits, including Can the Can, Devil Gate Drive, 48 Crash, and Stumblin’ In, plus tracks from her forthcoming album.
Suzi has toured the world many times over with her music and is more than a household name, she is a legend.
Continue reading Suzi Quatro – Touring Australia – Sept/Oct 2011 – Tour News and Tickets