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The Darkness Melbourne Headline Show SOLD OUT – 2nd show announced!

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Well THE DARKNESS fans are standing up and putting their hands in their pocket as the first Melbourne Show on Wednesday 3rd May at 170 Russell, Melbourne sold out in less than 30 minutes!! We are now able to announce a second and final Melbourne show on Friday 5th May @170 Russell, Melbourne (18+). Tickets for this show are ON SALE NOW! Just go to: http://selecttouring.com.au/tours/the-darkness/
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The Living End Announce Regional Supports + Special Guests For Upcoming 2017 Tour Shows

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The Living End’s 2017 run of Australian shows has received a high-octane injection today, with the announcement that a huge line-up of incredible local talent is set to guest alongside the Aussie punk rock legends for their upcoming Staring Down The Highway regional tour.
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Aaron Keylock: Cut Against The Grain

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Touted as one of the UKs hottest acts by Kerrang!, Total Guitar, Metal Hammer & Classic Rock, 19 year old Aaron Keylock has received rave reviews in advance of his highly anticipated debut album Cut Against The Grain – out today. The young gunslinger headed to LA to record Cut Against The Grain in 2016 with producer Fabrizio Grossi who has previously worked with Alice Cooper, Dave Navarro, Slash and Zakk Wylde. The album highlights a prodigious young British rock talent completely at one with his guitar, blasting out his first songs with a raw and powerful attitude.
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Live Review : Falls Festival, Byron Bay 2017 – Day 3 (2 January 2017)

By Wanda Hill
Photo (Bernard Fanning playing at Falls Festival 2016 – Lorne) by Ruby Boland
Bernard Fanning playing at Falls Festival - Lorne 2016 Photographer: Ruby Boland

Falls Festival Byron Bay – Day 3

Searing heat and a dry dusty walk into the festival site felt like a pilgrimage to a holy land where hardship must first be endured to prepare the mind for revelation. Seeing people with various states of epic sunburn prepared me for what would be my skins fate at the end of this 3rd and final day of Falls festival.
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Halestorm – 2017 Australian Tour Dates Announced!

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Halestorm, the Grammy-Award winning rock outfit from Red Lion, Pennsylvania in the USA are today announcing their Australian East Coast tour dates for January 2017 – and they are bringing their good friends Devilskin from New Zealand along for the party. MJR Presents are bringing out the four-piece fronted by Lzzy Hale for their second run of shows in Australia on the back of their 2014 release “Into the Wild Life”.
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Falls Festival & Falls Downtown Set Times & Maps Are Here!

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Hopefully by now you’re starting to prep your travel, time and friends for an adventure on the tranquil banks of Lorne, Marion Bay, Byron Bay and Fremantle this summer. To help you plan your daze and nights, the set times have been released! Start mapping out your time at Falls and lock in your planners now – download for iPhone and Android.
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Interview with Scott Russo of Unwritten Law

Interview by Meghan Player
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Unwritten Law are in Australia for their ‘Elva’ 15th Anniversary tour (December 2016). We caught up with the Scott Russo (vocals) for a chat…

You’re no stranger to Australian shores – what are you looking forward to most about coming back?

We love Australia! I’m a beach kid, I grew up on the beach, so I wanna be close to the beach. If there’s surfing and we are close to the beach, it’s perfect. So for me, Australia is perfect!
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The Restarts (Uk) First ever NZ + OZ Tour!

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The Restarts are a tight, three piece, multi-genre punk outfit based in East London. Formed in 1995 they play thrashy, anarcho, power chord punk laced with Ska breaks and pogo inducing basslines, earning them a loyal following of punk lovers of all ages. The Restarts have been hammering their way through the squats of Europe and DIY house shows across North America with reckless abandon.
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Highly Suspect – “The Boy Who Died Wolf” out now!

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300 Entertainment and In De Goot Entertainment are pleased to announce the arrival of 2x Grammy nominated act, Highly Suspect‘s sophomore LP, The Boy Who Died Wolf. The album premiered on NPR Music last week, who noted that “Stevens and the Meyer twins have taken a big step toward fine-tuning their retro-grunge attack into something far more dynamic, soulful and alluring.” The album is available now for streaming and purchase on iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, and Google Play.

http://www.highlysuspect.net/

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Beth Brown – Signs to Gretsch Guitar USA – Announces Australian Tour

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Australian born indie-pop songstress Beth Brown is the first Australian female to sign to the Gretsch Guitar USA family, captivating international audiences with her earthy and infectiously joyful tunes, trailblazing pathways to the U.S.
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Falls Festival Announces 2016 Arts Line-Up….A Festival After Your Own Art

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The Falls 2016 Arts program is here and it’s bursting with magical show stoppers, interpretive dance routines, circus acrobatics, trippy games, interactive installations and enough activities and performances to amuse you all fest long! Keep your eyes peeled whilst onsite at Falls this year for the party inside the party, including…
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Bluesfest 2017 Seventh Blues Artist Announcement!

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Bluesfest Byron Bay is proud to welcome even more of the greatest guitar players on the planet to the 2017 festival with Eric Gales, Mud Morganfield, Devon Allman and Experience Jimi Hendrix joining the line up. Bluesfest is renowned for bringing the world’s best Blues artists to the Tyagarah Tea Tree farm, just outside Byron Bay on the east coast of Australia every Easter. This year the festival begins Thursday April 13 and finishes on Monday 17 April.
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