From the same fertile soil that has sprung some of the most ground-breaking acts in metal, rises the Australian progressive powerhouse CIRCLES. Combining djent influences with extreme metal, stadium-like riffs and soaring vocals, the band has always strived to expand their sound, placing them in a class of their own.
Continue reading Tour News : CIRCLES ‘The Last One’ Australian & European Tour 2018
Vocal powerhouse JORDAN SMITH releases the official music video for his new single “Only Love” today. Watch HERE. Over the weekend, JORDAN received praises from legendary music icon Sir Elton John, calling the single a “very great pop song” and “beautifully sung” on his Beats1 Rock Hour Radio show.
Three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning multiplatinum band MAROON 5 will bring their RED PILL BLUES WORLD TOUR to Australia in February 2019 for three exclusive concerts.
Continue reading Maroon 5 Announce ‘Red Pill Blues World Tour’ Is Heading To Australia!
Australian born, US based singer songwriter Clare Bowen will release her debut self-titled album on September 21 through BMG.
Continue reading CLARE BOWEN | AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2018
Global music legend Phil Collins is set to make his long-anticipated return to Australia with his Not Dead Yet: Live! tour, presented by TEG Dainty. The 5-date tour kicks off on Saturday 19 January at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium, followed by Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Monday 21 January, Adelaide Oval on Friday 25 January, RAC Arena (formerly known as Perth Arena) on Monday 28 January and Melbourne’s AAMI Park on Friday 1 February.
Continue reading Phil Collins – ‘Not Dead Yet: Live!’ Australian Tour
Following hot on the heels of last month’s exciting album reveal, Brisbane favourites Dead Letter Circus have now announced a huge summer tour and plans to drop a brand new piece of music.
Continue reading Dead Letter Circus Announce Headline Album Tour For Summer 2018
Levelling up with the addition of several new artists including DJ sets from some of the Sunshine State’s finest tastemakers, the massive Brisbane Festival Closing Party is growing to mammoth sized proportions.
Continue reading Brisbane Festival Closing Party Line-Up Gets Even Bigger!
Back for its 5th Anniversary and finest NYE celebration to date, Beyond The Valley announces its exciting first artist line-up for 2018.
Continue reading Beyond The Valley – 1st Line-Up Announcement
Something has entered the atmosphere.
Foretold through street posters, heralded through (not so) hushed murmurs of the people; Good Things Festival has once and for all emerged from the vast unknowns, bringing forth a new era for Australian alternative music fans, ushered in by an unstoppable army of some of the heaviest, and most alternative bands the universe has on offer.
Continue reading Good Things Festival Line Up Is Here!
Sun-soaked indies Caravãna Sun have today announced their spirited new single Come Back. Come Back is a heartfelt ode to a lost friend; a bridge between this world and the next. Come Back precedes Caravãna Sun’s sparkling new EP Silver Linings, a full body experience of a release that will encourage not only dancing and singalongs, but self-reflection as well, out September 14. To celebrate the EP, Caravãna Sun will be hitting the road on a massive tour across Australia, which includes some coveted festival slots at the renowned Wave Rock, Under The Trees and Celebrate Gold Coast festivals. The Silver Linings national tour will kick off at Denmark Civic Centre in WA on September 14, before moving through Margaret River, Broome, Fremantle, Byron Bay, Brisbane, Cairns, Airlie Beach, Sydney, Wollongong, Melbourne, and wrapping up at Torquay Hotel in Torquay, VIC, on October 27.
Continue reading Caravãna Sun – ‘Come Back’ (Soundcloud Stream) + ‘Silver Linings’ National Tour Dates
Following the announcement that Colin Hay will be performing at Byron Bay Bluesfest’s 30th birthday, Colin has today announced he will also be returning to Australia with his merry band of immigrants for shows in Thirroul, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra and Sydney in April 2019.
Continue reading Tour News : Colin Hay brings the Immigrants back Down Under!
The Jungle Giants · Mallrat · Psychedelic Porn Crumpets
Maddy Jane · Moaning Lisa · TOTTY · Fritz · Cry Club
Spit Chewy · Triple J Unearthed Winner
One for the kids! Yours & Owls Festival ALL AGES Sideshow will hit Waves at Towrodgi on September 29, welcoming music-lovers of all ages. This year’s all ages festival line-up does not disappoint, with big names and emerging Australian artists ready to make their mark on the Gong!
Continue reading Yours & Owls Festival 2018 Announces Huge All Ages Sideshow Line-Up!
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Newcastle’s Cambridge Hotel has been playing host to a run of great metal shows of late. The latest gig to warm up the cold winter nights is Perth’s Make Them Suffer and despite being a mid-week show, Hunter punters turned out in their masses to witness a strong international line up of modern heaviness.
Continue reading Live Review : Make Them Suffer + Silent Planet + Oceans Ate Alaska + Thornhill at Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – Wed, August 15, 2018
Photographer: Ben Hosking – www.hoskingindustries.com.au