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Robin Williams “Weapons of Self Destruction” Australian Tour – November 2010

ROBIN WILLIAMS – AWARD-WINNING ACTOR AND COMEDIAN TO EMBARK ON HIS FIRST-EVER STAND-UP COMEDY TOUR OF AUSTRALIA!

This November, Robin Williams will bring his critically acclaimed new stand-up comedy tour, entitled “Weapons of Self Destruction”, to Australia. The high-energy show will highlight Williams’ trademark free associations and riffs on social and political absurdities. The show, which toured the US in 2008 and 2009, sold out venues across the country as well as in the UK and Canada and earned the comedian spectacular reviews. Williams last American comedy tour was in 2002 when he returned to the stand-up scene after a sixteen year hiatus.
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U2 360° TO END YEAR DOWN UNDER – December 2010

  U2 360° TO END YEAR DOWN UNDER
TOUR DATES IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND

Live Nation Global Touring and Michael Coppel have confirmed that U2 will end the year with live dates in New Zealand and Australia. The U2 360° Tour will visit Auckland, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, and the tour also includes U2’s first Perth date since Popmart in 1998.

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Architects with Comeback Kid & This Is Hell – Australian tour – December 2010

***** TOUR UPDATE *****
Rolo Tomassi has joined the already bustling tour that features Architects, Comeback Kid and This Is Hell set to invade our shores this December. There has also been an Under 18’s show added to the tour for you Melbourne kids. That will happen in the afternoon of December 5th at Billboard The Venue, prior to the 18+ show that night. Tickets for the U18 show will be on sale Friday 8th October, tickets for all other shows are on sale now. — Visit Soundwave Touring for full details.


  Championed by critics, fans and peers alike as one of the finest UK metal/hardcore acts of their generation, Brighton, England quintet ARCHITECTS have got the moves and the riffs. Syncopated to a sickeningly tight level of perfection delivered with precision and absolute gut-wrenching rage, their live show is a force to be reckoned with.

Vocalist Sam Carter leaps around the stage like a man possessed, roaring, shrieking

and splicing brutality with sublime melody within the space of a single song. No gimmicks here.” – Rock Metal Music Continue reading Architects with Comeback Kid & This Is Hell – Australian tour – December 2010

Ben Kweller returns to Australia in October for National Tour

  Singer/Songwriter, Ben Kweller was born in San Francisco, CA in 1981. Kweller was exposed to music at a very early age.

By his teenage years, Kweller had released two albums and EP with his band Radish, not beginning his solo career until the age of 19. His heartland hooks and folksy flourishes made fans out of several artists, and Kweller soon found himself touring with the likes of Juliana Hatfield, Guster, Kristin Hersh, and Evan Dando.

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Spit Syndicate Join Cypress Hill Australian Tour – Sep/Oct 2010

  Since bursting onto the local music scene in 2007, ARIA nominated duo Spit Syndicate have established themselves as one of the country’s most exciting new hip-hop groups. Hailing from Sydney’s Inner West, rappers Nick Lupi and Jimmy Nice have steadily developed an electric buzz and loyal following across the country.

In September, they will join legendary USA collective Cypress Hill on their Australian tour.

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Cancer Bats – more Australian dates added!

BRACE YOURSELF CANCER BATS FANS, YOU’RE IN FOR A TREAT WITH MORE AUSTRALIAN SHOWS ANNOUNCED!

  They’ve birthed a grimy hardcore giant and hailed a more metal-centric destroyer, but in 2010, CANCER BATS dropped their heaviest and deadliest offering to date with’ Bears, Mayors, Scraps & Bones’. Not only will they be bringing their rhythmic ferocity on stage alongside heavy weights Bullet for My Valentine and Bring Me the Horizon in September, but Cancer Bats are treating their fans with additional shows added to the Australian leg of the tour.

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Michael Paynter ‘Love The Fall’ EP Launch – September 2010

  Michael Paynter ‘Love The Fall’ EP Launch

2 Sept 2010 – Prince Bandroom VIC
9 Sept 2010 – Notes Newtown NSW

The musical evolution of Michael Paynter has been a series of obsessive love affairs. At the age of 7 it was the piano, at age 12 it was the guitar, and by the age of 15 he was crashing through a set of drums.

It’s a natural progression that, at the age of 24, the Melbourne-born singer, lyricist, and multi-instrumentalist has harnessed his talents to release his debut EP Love The Fall.

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Scott Mellis to perform only Melbourne show for 2010 at The Toff in Town

  Following his 2009 #1 placing of over 10,000 acts competing in the Triple J Unearthed Competition Scott Mellis has been busy opening for Jason Mraz and Tom Morello in Los Angeles after being spotted playing an impromptu acoustic set at a clothing store in Austin while in town for the SXSW music festival. Now he returns to Melbourne for his first (and last) show in the city for 2010 at The Toff on August 24.

Scott Mellis is a 23 year old singer/songwriter from Caloundra originally, moving to Melbourne at 19. Scott Mellis caught the attention of the local music community quickly on his arrival earning a reputation as an eclectic songwriter and performer. This reputation led to Mellis opening for visiting acts including UK folk-rock legend Richard Thompson, as well as Serena Ryder, Brett Dennen, Jeff Martin (Canada), Fink (UK,) and Joseph Arthur (US).

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Crowded House ‘Intriguer’ Tour – November 2010

Crowded House, some of Australasia’s favourite sons and one of the most exceptional and enduring bands worldwide, will embark on a national tour this November, celebrating and enjoying the release of the new album ‘Intriguer’.

Returning to Australia following tours of the UK, Europe and US, where the live reviews have been incredible and performances tearing the house down at every venue, the band have been touring in support of their new album ‘Intriguer’. The Crowdies will be on stage for two hours… and more, delivering music the way no other band can with charismatic, hit-fuelled shows for which they are renowned for around the globe. Continue reading Crowded House ‘Intriguer’ Tour – November 2010

Lloyd Spiegel @ East Brunswick Club, Melbourne 30/7/10 “Album Launch Tangled Brew” – Photo Gallery

Photographer: Amy Skinder
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Lloyd Spiegel @ East Brunswick Club 30/7/10 “Album Launch Tangled Brew”
With support Shaun Kirk

Photos | Echuca-Moama Winter Blues Festival 2010

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Artists: Dan Dinnen , Collard Greens & Gravy , Brian Fraser , Jeff lang , Grant Cummerford , Liz Stringer , Andrea Marr
Event: Echuca-Moama Winter Blues Festival 2010 – July 2010

Stereosonic 2010 – Venue and Lineup Announcement

 

Saturday 27th Nov – SYDNEY – Sydney Showgrounds – Main Arena & Surrounds
12pm-11pm (Gates open 11:45am) – Buy Tickets

Sunday 28th Nov – PERTH* – Claremont Showground
12pm-10pm (Gates open 11:30am) – Buy Tickets

Saturday 4th Dec – ADELAIDE – Bonython Park
12pm-10pm (Gates open 11:45am) – Buy Tickets

Saturday 4th Dec – MELBOURNE – Melbourne Showgrounds
12pm-10pm (Gates open 11:45am)- Buy Tickets

Sunday 5th Dec – BRISBANE – RNA Showgrounds
12pm-10pm (Gates open 11:45am) – Buy Tickets

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Band Of Horses @ Palace, Melbourne – 27th July 2010 with Mike Noga & The Gentlemen Of Fortune – Photo Gallery

Photographer: Nikki Williams for CARBIEWARBIE PHOTOGRAPHY
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Band of Horses is Ben Bridwell, Creighton Barrett, Ryan Monroe, Tyler Ramsey and Bill Reynolds. Though the band formed in Seattle, the gents hail from the southeastern United States, specifically the Carolinas. ‘Infinite Arms’ is the follow up to the critically acclaimed ‘Everything All The Time’ (2006) and ‘Cease to Begin’ (2007), and marks the recording debut of Ramsey and Reynolds, both long time touring members of the group. The band have become a

cohesive force with all members making invaluable contributions to the unmistakable sound that Bridwell has crafted since the band’s inception. As Bridwell himself concedes, “in many ways, this is the first Band of Horses record.”
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ROBIN GIBB WITH SPECIAL GUEST BONNIE TYLER – Oct/Nov 2010

Robin Gibb, the voice that set alight a million romances and as many dance floors, returns to Australia for an unforgettable evening of Bee Gees’ Greatest Hits. Accompanied by full band and a Symphony Orchestra, Australian audiences will experience a show like none other! In Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne Robin will be accompanied by the Australian Metropolitan Orchestra. In Perth the West Australian Symphony Orchestra will take to the stage with him. With a massive production promised, fans can expect to hear all the biggest songs – “Massachusetts”, “How Deep is Your Love”, “Stayin Alive”, “Night Fever”, “You Win Again”, “Nights on Broadway”, “Jive Talking”, “I Started A Joke”, “Words”, “To Love Somebody”, “New York Mining Disaster” and many more! Continue reading ROBIN GIBB WITH SPECIAL GUEST BONNIE TYLER – Oct/Nov 2010