After debuting at #1 on the Official NZ Album Chart and winning multiple accolades since their debut EP release in 2009, New Zealand rock n’ roll four-piece Clap Clap Riot are finally destined for Australian shores this September, while unleashing their new video ‘All About The Weather’.
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Newcastle band, The Owls. After the success of breakthrough singles Krakow and Oceans, the four-piece have released their highly anticipated third EP Own The Streets and to celebrate, announce a MAMMOTH 26-date tour around the country as well as unveiling their third track ‘Bad Side (Electrify)’
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FRNKIERO ANDTHE CELLABRATION, the new project from Frank Iero (My Chemical Romance) , will release STOMACHACHES on August 29, 2014 on Cooking Vinyl Records.
Here’s the lead single Weighted is taken from Stomachaches
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Today, a new documentary titled ‘The Truth About Money in Music’ has been released featuring a raft of Australia’s brightest music talent.
In a raw, honest and no holds barred look at life in music, artists including the likes of Kate Miller-Heidke, James from Violent Soho, The Cairos, Remi and KLP offer up their views on increased competition, the big bucks they make (or lack of) and what it means to be a ‘sell out’ in the modern music landscape.
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It’s an homage to the bands favourite distortion pedal plus a twisted, dark, raunchy, punk rock song about relationships. It arrives as the first single from The Vines’ forthcoming album “Wicked Nature”.
Like the guitar pedal namesake, there is a lot of psychotically soft-loud-soft dynamics happening in this new tune. “Metal Zone” is a straight up nightmare of freewheeling solos and screams from frontman Craig Nicholls, who jumps out of the song right before there is any time to get too familiar.
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After national radio success and an abundance of love from critics Australia-wide with singles ‘Highway’ and most recently ‘Lemonade’, Glass Skies are finally ready to release their self-titled debut EP.
Taking their cue from the likes of Beck, Canned Heat and Eagles of Death Metal, Glass Skies began as a duo of meticulous songcrafters in early 2013, and soon took their widescreen roadtripping sounds to the livestage. Their tumultuous live show has seen them share the stage with the likes of Pond, Regular John and Deep Sea Arcade.
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Since releasing his track “What About Me?” last week, Sydney’s Brave quickly received attention from key tastemakers around the country – with a truly unique voice that has elements of Prince with speckles of James Blake and The Weeknd, the track has powerful piano chords and raw-but-catchy vocals.
Now Brave releases the video to accompany the songwriters honest and captivating reflection – showcasing the song’s reaw melody and storytelling at its best.
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Central Coast songsmith Daniel Lee Kendall has returned with his deliciously dreamy new single that goes by the name of ‘Under A Spell’. Lifted from his long-awaited debut album titled “Daniel Lee Kendall Is Dead” which is set for release on September 12, this single also marks the beginning of a new relationship with his new found record label home, Create/Control.
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After successfully releasing his latest single ‘Mexico’, Byron Bay based Alternative/Folk songsmith Luke Morris has just announced a limited run of East Coast tour dates, and is gearing up for an appearance at the 2014 Splendour in the Grass.
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Melbourne-via-Perth quintet Splits Seconds have been nose down recording their next EP of late (watch for that announcement very soon) but are taking a little time out of the studio in very early-August to reconnect with fans from their comfortable environs onstage alongside the likes of Kav Temperley (Eskimo Joe), fellow-Westerners Emperors and Melbourne’s I, A Man.
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For a bunch Tassie punks called Captives, this crew are pretty insistent on not being kept in the one place. Slaves to the road, the 5 piece are hitting the tar again to deliver audiences a taste of their forthcoming EP, Butterflies, Diamonds & Lightning set to be released on October 3. Captives will revisit crowds in Hobart, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Adelaide and Tassie on their trans-seasonal jaunt, to issue a stern reminder of why they’re the new Australian band to watch.
Continue reading Captives Announce National Tour + Reveal New Video for ‘Insomnia’
Following on from last year’s “June Gloom” LP, London duo Big Deal have unveiled their latest single ‘Always Boys’
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Tim Fitz burst onto Sydney’s music scene in 2011 with two self-produced EPs that won him the hearts of Sydney radio institution FBi radio, and the attention of a slew of Australian and international music blogs. His third EP – 2013’s Unscene – saw Tim deliver an ecclectic string of twisted pop tracks, which received nods from triple j’s Home & Hosed and Unearthed, and a loyal following of live-loop enthusiasts.
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Russell Morris has been one of Australia’s best rock exports for the best part of fifty years. One of the most cited influences for today’s musicians; Morris continues to blaze a path with his latest albums becoming the most successful of his career.
Sharkmouth saw the ARIA Hall of Fame inductee return to the top 10, snare his first ever ARIA Award and receive a platinum award while his latest Van Diemen’s Land debuted at #4 in April, becoming his highest ever charting album. Recently listed in TheMusic’s top 25 albums of 2014 so far, the album is breaking new ground bringing a whole new generation of fans.
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Shihad have announced the release of their brand new album, FVEY (pronounced, Five Eyes), on Friday, August 15. Recorded in December last year at Auckland’s legendary York Street Studio with Killing Joke frontman, Jaz Coleman at the production helm, FVEY sounds unlike anything Shihad have done before.
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