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The Smith Street Band Announce Huge Australian Tour!

Photo Credit: Ian Laidlaw

Last week The Smith Street Band announced the first round of artist for the inaugural Pool House Party and today the band announce they are also heading off around the country on their first headline tour in nearly a year. It is their biggest and furthest reaching tour yet, taking in every state and territory of Australia and will include a bunch of all ages and under 18 only shows.
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The Stevenson Experience … Spot The Difference Tour


Listed as one of the Top Five Acts at 2017’s Falls Festival by the Herald Sun, nominated for a third year for Best Comedy at Perth Fringe World with sell out shows in Perth and Melbourne Comedy Festival and after recording their first live DVD at the iconic Sydney Comedy Store, the Stevenson Experience take on the country with a national tour THE STEVENSON EXPIERIENCE: SPOT THE DIFFERENCE staring in Perth in February with new songs, new jokes… same rivalries. Because this time, it’s personal.

Who are we kidding? It’s always personal.
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Deer Tick Announce Australian Headline Shows In March

After the announcement their headline appearance at Victoria’s favourite boutique festival, Boogie, and opening slots for Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, the hell-raising rockers Deer Tick are coming back to Australia to play headline shows in , BRISBANE, SYDNEY and MELBOURNE for the first time since 2013. On their last visit to Australia John McCauley told The Music Magazine – “I mean we always try to put on a good show, and when we don’t we generally feel pretty bad about it. But I think seeing us live makes our records make a little bit more sense. There’s not a lot of bands around now that do what we do, which is anything that we fucking want”
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Benjamin Booker announces Sydney and Melbourne Bluesfest sideshows


Bluesfest Touring, FBi Radio and RRR are proud to announce that Benjamin Booker will play Sydney and Melbourne around his highly anticipated Bluesfest appearances. Based in New Orleans Booker draws his influence from post-War electric Blues, and garage punk. In 2017 he released ‘Witness’ an album that he created in response to the racial tensions facing America in 2017. The title track features civil rights icon and Bluesfest favourite Mavis Staples and is an anthem which demands listeners to answer the question: “Am I going to be a Witness?” and in today’s world, “Is that enough?” Booker creates powerful music, that is as exhilarating and well-crafted as it is significant.
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LANY Announces 2018 Tour


Riding high on an unstoppable wave of recent success, LANY, LA’s finest purveyors of inter generational alternative music, return to Australia for three huge capital city shows in 2018. Their debut self-titled album, released in June last year, was the highest charting debut album on the Billboard Charts in 2017, and if last year’s Splendour in the Grass set is anything to go by, these will be some of the hottest tickets around.
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Breabach announces Australian national tour with new award winning album – March/April 2018


Scottish five-piece Breabach deliver a thrilling and unique brand of contemporary folk music that has earned them international recognition on the world and roots music scene as one of the UK’s most dynamic and exciting bands.
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The Aints Play The Saints (’73 – ’78) – Sydney and Melbourne Shows – March 2018


The Aints, the powerhouse vehicle of singer / guitarist Ed Kuepper, bassist Peter Oxley and drummer Paul Larsen, encore in Sydney & Melbourne (only) this March performing the material of Kuepper’s adolescent band The Saints (’73 – ’78). Keyboardist Alister Spence and a 3-piece brass section complete the 2018 Aints with underground legends feedtime joining the undercard in Sydney and Melbourne psychedelic five-piece Sand Pebbles completing the line-up in the southern capital. Tickets for both shows are on-sale 9.00am Thursday 21st December.
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Tour News : LIMP BIZKIT – Australian Headline Shows – March 2018


LIMP BIZKIT, what can we say, still one of the most fun and entertaining live bands from America. After 22 years and going stronger than ever, Limp Bizkit will carry their rap-rock torch loud and proud all the way to Australia 2018. Songs like Rollin, My Generation, and Break Stuff will have everyone going full throttle. You are not going to want to miss these special appearances
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Tour News : ARCH ENEMY 2018 Australian Tour


Swedish metal juggernaut ARCH ENEMY are poised to attack. Having set social media and earbuds alight with their incendiary brand-new album ‘Will To Power’, the band are thrilled to announce a run of headline dates throughout Australia. Timed perfectly to allow an appearance at the inaugural Download Festival Australia, ARCH ENEMY are a band ever growing in stature with a devouring compulsion to make the ultimate statement of heavy metal supremacy.
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Download Melbourne 2018 Line Up Is Here!

Melbourne Saturday March 24, 2018
Flemington Racecourse
Optus Perks Presale: 9am (AEDT), Monday 13 November – 9am (AEDT), Tuesday 14 November
GP On Sale: 9am (AEDT), Thursday 16 November
www.downloadfestival.com.au Download is an 18+ fully licensed event

Korn (Only Australian Show)
Prophets of Rage | Limp Bizkit
Mastodon | Good Charlotte | NOFX
Suicidal Tendencies | Gojira | Amon Amarth
Arch Enemy | Falling In Reverse | Neck Deep | Sabaton
Hot Water Music| Of Mice & Men | The Story So Far
Northlane | Trophy Eyes | Nails | Issues | Bad Cop / Bad Cop
Ocean Grove | Psycroptic | King Parrot| Clowns
Chase Atlantic | Cursed Earth | Alpha Wolf

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Gomez – Australian headline shows announced for 2018 (Bluesfest Touring)


Bluesfest Touring welcomes Gomez back to Australia for their first tour in 6 years and the 20th anniversary of their breakthrough album ‘Bring It On’ that featured the hits “78 Stone Wobble” and “Get Myself Arrested”. With so much to celebrate their Perth, Sydney and Melbourne sideshows are not to be missed. The group stood apart from other bands in the Brit-Pop era in their attitude and sound. Typical of this was the comment from the panel of judges for the Mercury Music Prize who described the album as “an intriguing blend of swamp blues, bar-room rock and eerie power.”
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Chelsea Wolfe : Australian + New Zealand Tour – March 2018


Seamlessly fusing elements of gothic-rock, folk, and doom metal, Wolfe will be performing in Wellington, Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, and finally Perth throughout March of 2018.

Wolfe’s music offers a combination of the delicate and the crushing, brooding and visceral, lyrically steeped in introspective dread. The end product is a winning formula that has earned Wolfe critical commendation for the best part of a decade. Her latest release, Hiss Spun, unveiled in September this year, is receiving similar praise.

Wolfe has garnered a considerably larger audience since her 2012 shows. With the release of the critically acclaimed Hiss Spun, it’s expected that these shows will sell out quickly. Grab your tickets early – don’t miss out.

Catch Chelsea Wolfe on the following dates:

San Fran, Wellington – Friday, March 9
Whammy Bar, Auckland – Saturday, March 10 *SOLD OUT
Whammy Bar, Auckland – Sunday, March 11 **NOW ON SALE

Crowbar, Brisbane – Wednesday, March 14
Manning Bar, Sydney – Thursday, March 15
Max Watt’s, Melbourne – Friday, March 16
Badlands, Perth – Saturday, March 17

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The Black Angels Announce Sydney & Melbourne Headline Shows – March 2018

Austin, Texas experimental rock majesties THE BLACK ANGELS will return to our shores next March. They’ve announced just two intimate headline dates to complement their appearance at the Golden Plains Festival.

Much loved locally for their commitment to balancing psych-rock with rock’n’roll dedication and fearless experimentation, the quintet will be drawing on their fifth studio album ‘Death Song’.
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