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Frontier Touring have announced they are bringing Jimmy Eat World back to Australia and New Zealand this November in celebration of the ten year anniversary of their iconic album Futures’ release.
After the band’s appearance Down Under earlier this year for a run of very successful festival sets, fans have been hanging for more.
The Australian and New Zealand leg of the tour immediately follows a massive run of US dates in commemoration of the pivotal album. The Futures 10 Year Anniversary Tour will kick off in Auckland before crossing the ditch to visit all Australian capital cities and sees the band performing their pivotal album from front to back.
Continue reading JIMMY EAT WORLD are returning to Australia and New Zealand (November 2014) to celebrate 10 year anniversary of ‘Futures’
The video is a visual extension of the single’s sonic journey that seamlessly flows from quiet and contemplative to a controlled and intricate brutality. Displaying the band’s rigorous stage presence, the video twists and turns through alternative galaxies and light formations, masterfully creating an electrifying performance video.
Continue reading Breaking Orbit – ‘Become the Light’ (Official Music Video)
Danielle Whalebone has returned with her band Animal Hands to Birdland Studio to record with Lindsay Gravina (Rowland.S Howard,Cosmic Psychos, Magic Dirt). After the successful release of her debut EP at the Cherry Bar last year(2013) her band Animal Hands received international reviews and airplay on Triple R PBS, FBI and on Triple M. As well as LA Talkback radio, college and community radio stations in Australia and across the world including KGRG the station that launched the Seattle sound.
Continue reading Animal Hands new single “Roaring Girle” | (Stream)
Essick began life as a bedroom solo project for Ravi in 2011, and Freddy needed a bass player for his band. The two friends found common musical ground and began working together on Ravi’s bedroom tunes, unaware that these songs would become Essick’s first release.
Continue reading Essick release video for ‘Ghost Towns’
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’.
Continue reading Clap Clap Riot | Release ‘All About The Weather’ + Announce East Coast Tour Dates
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)’
Continue reading THE OWLS Announce Massive National Tour, Unveil New Track + Release New EP
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
Continue reading Frnkiero andthe Cellabration – ‘Weighted’ (Streamed Here)
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.
Continue reading The Vines – “Metal Zone” (Official Video)
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.
Continue reading Glass Skies release their self-titled debut EP
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.
Continue reading Brave – “What About Me?” (Official Video)
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.
Continue reading Daniel Lee Kendall Unveils First Single From Debut Album – ‘Under A Spell’ (Listen Here)
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.
Continue reading LUKE MORRIS – Announces East Coast Tour
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.
Continue reading Split Seconds announce August dates with Kav Temperley, Emperors and I, A Man
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’