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.
Continue reading LANY Announces 2018 Tour
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.
Continue reading Breabach announces Australian national tour with new award winning album – March/April 2018
Kesha is bringing her critically acclaimed ‘Rainbow Tour’ to Australia and New Zealand in early 2018, kicking off in Perth on 26th March at Metro City and hitting Sydney, Auckland and Adelaide, before ending on 5th April in Melbourne at Margaret Court Arena.
Continue reading Tour News : KESHA Rainbow Tour – Australia + New Zealand 2018
Toni and the Stonehearts hit the ground running with 100% full throttle single ‘No Turning Back’.
Continue reading Toni and the Stonehearts – ‘No Turning Back’ (Official Music Video) + Tour Dates
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.
Continue reading The Aints Play The Saints (’73 – ’78) – Sydney and Melbourne 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
Continue reading Tour News : LIMP BIZKIT – Australian Headline Shows – March 2018
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.
Continue reading Tour News : ARCH ENEMY 2018 Australian Tour
Melbourne Saturday March 24, 2018
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
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
Continue reading Download Melbourne 2018 Line Up Is Here!
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.”
Continue reading Gomez – Australian headline shows announced for 2018 (Bluesfest Touring)
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
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’.
Continue reading The Black Angels Announce Sydney & Melbourne Headline Shows – March 2018
BLUESFEST DELIVERS ANOTHER 16 WORLD CLASS ARTISTS FOR THEIR 2018 FESTIVAL
MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD
JASON ISBELL AND THE 400 UNIT
RAG ‘N’ BONE MAN
THE ORIGINAL BLUES BROTHERS BAND
HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF
THE TESKEY BROTHERS
Continue reading BLUESFEST DELIVERS ANOTHER 16 WORLD CLASS ARTISTS FOR THEIR 2018 FESTIVAL
In 2018, INCUBUS will return to Australia for their first headline tour in six years to play three shows along the east coast in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. These shows will be the first chance for fans to hear new tracks like ‘Nimble Bastard’ and ‘Glitterbomb’ from their aptly titled eighth studio album, 8. As well as a plethora of hits from their expansive back catalogue spanning the past 20 years.
Continue reading INCUBUS – Returning For Headline Shows March 2018
Zoo Twilights at Melbourne Zoo 2018
Friday 26 January – Saturday 10 March 2018
Zoo Twilights at Melbourne Zoo today announce their full lineup for their annual summer concert series. Running every weekend in 2018 from Friday 26 January until Saturday 10 March, Zoo Twilights is the ultimate destination for music lovers of all ages, offering the unparalleled thrill of live music set within the Zoo’s world-class grounds, with every ticket sold going back into Zoos Victoria’s ongoing commitment to fight extinction.
Continue reading Zoo Twilights at Melbourne Zoo announces 2018 lineup
Jimmy Barnes’ highly anticipated new memoir Working Class Man will be accompanied by a special 30-date national tour.
Continue reading Jimmy Barnes Announces ‘Working Class Man: An Evening Of Stories & Songs’ National Tour 2018