Category Archives: Sydney

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

WICKED THE MUSICAL – Sydney till September 26, 2010

WICKED, the untold story of the witches of Oz, features music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, Academy Award winner for Pocahontas and The Prince of Egypt) and book by Winnie Holzman (‘My So Called Life,”Once And Again’ and ‘thirtysomething’), and is based on the best-selling novel by Gregory Maguire. With musical staging by Tony Award winner Wayne Cilento (Aida, The Who’s Tommy, How To Succeed…), WICKED is directed by 2003 and 2004 Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Assassins, Take Me Out, Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune). Continue reading WICKED THE MUSICAL – Sydney till September 26, 2010

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

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

Rock legends Guns n’ Roses to play the 2010 Sydney Telstra 500!

  Global rock legends Guns N’ Roses will join the high octane charged V8 Supercar Championship Series to combine for a one-off East Coast concert at New South Wales’ premier sporting and entertainment event, the Sydney Telstra 500, at Sydney Olympic Park this December.

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That’s Cool But Can You Make It More Sh*t?

To coincide with LCD Soundsystem’s Australian tour this month, LCD Soundsystem and DFA present a visual retrospective of their inspired artwork. The exhibition, titled “That’s Cool But Can You Make It More Sh*t?” will be open to the public from Wednesday July 28 until Tuesday August 3, 11am to 6pm daily, at the Tom Dunne Gallery, 11 Little Burton Street, Darlinghurst. On display will be the works by BUREAU and DFA Art Director, Michael Vadino (NYC) as well as work by other contributing artists. Continue reading That’s Cool But Can You Make It More Sh*t?

CHEMICAL TRANSPORT to support US Rockers SENSES FAIL!

Chemical Transport have unleashed their brand new video clip for the single ‘Down, Down’, which was filmed by Gareth McGilvray (Calling All Cars, Closure in Moscow, Attack Attack) which is sparking public attention and just ahead of the band supporting US rockers Senses Fail on their Sydney date. Continue reading CHEMICAL TRANSPORT to support US Rockers SENSES FAIL!

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

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

Midnight Juggernauts make their Lifeblood Flow

  Midnight Juggernauts return with their next single ’Lifeblood Flow’ from their highly acclaimed second album, The Crystal Axis. A dazzling lesson in how electronic-pop should be made, ’Lifeblood Flow’ is like something out of a 70s sci-fi epic – walls of sound and all. With a chorus so immediately affecting, it’s the track that will shape 2010 as Midnight Juggernauts’ biggest year yet.

In just a few week’s time, audiences can catch Midnight Juggernauts at venues across the country supported by Dappled Cities, Canyons and Kirin J Callinan. They’ll play Thursday 12 August at The Gov in Adelaide, Saturday 14 August at The Capitol in Perth, Thursday 19 August at The Forum in Melbourne, Friday 20 August at The Forum in Sydney, and Saturday 21 August at the Hi Fi in Brisbane.

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Soilwork – Australian Tour October 2010

“Soilwork are one of the 25 most important bands in Metal” – Alternative Press Magazine


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  Sweden’s melodic death metal masters Soilwork will be ripping up Aussie shores for only the third time in October this year. Touring on the back of the release of their eighth studio album, The Panic Broadcast, which drummer Dirk Verbeuren has described as “the true musical path of Soilwork”, the band will be bringing their killer live shows that The Metal Observer have dubbed “Metal with the fun factor in the driving seat”.

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Giveaway: “Drawn From Bees” double pass and CD box set!

To celebrate the Drawn from Bees “Fear Not” National Tour, we’re excited to offer a fantastic Drawn From Bees giveaway! … See below for details.

  Arriving back to Australia after showcase performances for Musexpo and Music Matters across the UK, USA and Hong Kong, Drawn from Bees are about to jump right back on a plane to Sydney to embark on a national tour in support of their May 21 released album Fear Not The Footsteps Of The Departed.

Fear Not… is the band’s most multi-layered and complex release to date, juxtaposing Drawn from Bees’ most heartbreakingly beautiful songs with their most intellectual rock concepts and experimental soundscapes – sampling choirs and iPhones alike amongst almost spiritual laments of loss and love.

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