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BOYZ II MEN announce ”THE HITS TOUR” Australian Tour 2015

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The 4-Time Grammy Award-winners, BOYZ II MEN make their long-awaited return to the Australian shores this October. The group redefined popular R&B and continues to create timeless hits that appeal to fans across all generations. Their previous Australian tours resulted in sold out shows across the country– and this one will be no different. The Boyz may have aged, but their performances still remain youthful, vibrant and iconic as ever. Their soulful a cappella and vocal harmonies are something that everyone needs to experience in a live setting.
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CANNED HEAT 50th Anniversary Australia Tour – October/November 2015

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Think of blues and boogie, one of the first names that come to mind is none other than CANNED HEAT. The band has been around for 50 years now – an incredible achievement – and the best part is : they’ve still got it. Still vibrant, energetic and as tight as they were back in the day, CANNED HEAT have worked hard and created their own legacy. As a part of this landmark achievement, CANNED HEAT will make their long awaited return to Australian shores in October 2015
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Andrew McMahon – ”IN THE WILDERNESS” Australian Tour – August 2015

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Performing songs from his critically acclaimed solo release alongside favourites from JACK’S MANNEQUIN and SOMETHING CORPORATE

ANDREW MCMAHON needs no introduction fronting the seminal rock band SOMETHING CORPORATE and JACK’S MANNIQUIN, his introspective lyrics and dazzling voice has amassed a reverent and dedicated fan base across the world.
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SEBASTIAN BACH – Australian & New Zealand Tour – September 2015

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Known as the Original Voice of SKID ROW, SEBASTIAN BACH is one of the finest front men to come out of the late 80’s / early 90’s with one hell of a voice; he is considered musical royalty and a personification of pure rock and roll at its finest!

For the first time since 2008, Bach will be returning to Australian shores as well as his very first headlining shows ever in New Zealand in September 2015!
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HELLYEAH – Australian and New Zealand Tour – August 2015

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Brace yourself for full on METAL assault when HELLYEAH return to our shores after long 5 years for a headline tour of Australia & NZ this coming August! – This will be their first tour of NZ since 2007 too!!
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MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK announce Australian & New Zealand Tour – 2015

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MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK will be hitting our shores this August celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their critically acclaimed and fan favourite sophomore album ‘Commit This To Memory’.
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Tour News : SEETHER – ‘Isolate And Medicate’ Australian Tour 2015

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Multi-platinum alt-rock trio SEETHER will be returning to Australia to celebrate the release of their 6th album ‘Isolate And Medicate’.

Having sold over 5 million albums, SEETHER is the biggest rock act to come out of South Africa ever! From headline runs to festival appearances all across the globe, the band has amassed an exceptionally loyal fan base, and this is a band that ensures every single performance delivers their fans all they could possibly want.
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Anathema announce Australian & New Zealand Acoustic Tour – October/November 2015

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Following an incredibly successful first tour of Australia in August 2014, Anathema are set to return in October 2015 for a series of acoustic concerts. On this second trip Down Under, Anathema will also perform in New Zealand, Adelaide and Perth for the first time ever!
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Opeth – ‘Pale Communion’ Australian Tour – May 2015

opethSwedish progressive metal heroes Opeth are set to return to Australia in 2015 in support of their 11th album ‘Pale Communion’. Hailed as one of the most influential progressive metal bands in the world, Opeth have an ever-growing fanatically loyal fan base in Australia and are returning for a headline run after their highly successful ‘Heritage’ tour in 2013.

One factor which makes Opeth’s live shows second to none is that their concerts are always filled with surprises and you never know what their setlist is going to be! Featuring songs from their earlier death-metal material, up to their later symphonic prog-rock, an Opeth live show is like no other and is a must see for all die-hard fans.
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Machine Head announce Australian Tour – June 2015

image001Hailing from Oakland, California, Machine Head are one of the biggest names in Metal. Every worthwhile musical subculture needs its heroes and Machine Head have been just that for the past 20 years. Starting with the earth-shattering prescience of 1994’s “Burn My Eyes” and continuing up to 2014’s “Bloodstone & Diamonds”, they have constantly redefined the very notion of heaviness and are one of the few in modern times that can boast an unbreakable connection with the hearts and minds of the metal faithful.

Now Machine Head are bringing their phenomenal live performance to Australia, on a headline run all across the country. It is sure to be one of the best shows ever to come Down Under!
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Ingrid Michaelson – Australian Tour – March 2015

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With her latest album Lights Out still causing quite a stir, NYC songstress Ingrid Michaelson is excited to announce her return to Australia. After selling out her previous two tours, Michaelson returns for a string of endearingly quirky live shows in major cities.
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Switchfoot (USA) announce two exclusive Australian shows – 2015

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Metropolis Touring and Tombowler are proud to announce two intimate shows in Melbourne and Sydney for Switchfoot . Switchfoot’s incredible energetic live show hits 170 Russell in Melbourne and The Hi-Fi in Sydney. With hit songs like ‘Meant To Live’, ‘Dare You to Move’, ‘This Is Your Life’, ‘Dirty Second Hands’, ‘When We Come Alive’, ’Stars’ and ‘Mess Of Me’, these two shows are a must see for Switchfoot fans, who will relish the opportunity to witness a band of this calibre in such an intimate setting.
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British Rock Legends URIAH HEEP Return To Australia in March 2015!

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Metropolis Touring have announced the return of legendary rockers URIAH HEEP to Australia. Considered one of the ‘Big Four’ pioneers of hard rock and heavy metal in the late ‘60’s and early ‘70’s along with BLACK SABBATH, DEEP PURPLE & LED ZEPPELIN – URIAH HEEP still enjoy legendary status.

URIAH HEEP’s unique, progressive, hard sound has made them a mainstay of the rock circuit for four decades. Famed for their accomplished musical talents, diverse song writing and powerful live performances, the band has released some of the most popular and defining music of their genre. With a catalogue of 23 studio albums that includes ‘Demons and Wizards’ (1972), ‘Abominog’ (1982), and their most recent release, 2011’s ‘Into The Wild’ (their highest charting album since the ‘70’s) it’s no surprise that the band has sold over 40 million records worldwide.
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JESUS JONES announce Australian Tour – March 2015

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Select Touring and Metropolis Touring are proud to present the return of UK indie heroes JESUS JONES to Australia. Part of the now legendary GREBO and ALT/DANCE movement of the ‘90’s alongside POP WILL EAT ITSELF, EMF, THE SHAMEN, CARTER USM and NEDS ATOMIC DUSTBIN – JESUS JONES have long been considered one of the breakout alternative bands of that time thanks to massive hits ‘Right Here, Right Now’, ‘Real Real Real’ and ‘International Bright Young Thing’.
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Photo Gallery + Review | Anathema @ Metro Theatre, Sydney – August 22, 2014

Words and Pics: Ben Hosking
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Spiritual. Transcendental. Spellbinding. Miraculous. That’s the best way to describe Anathema’s first Sydney concert in their 25-year history. There’s electricity in the air and from the first bars of Untouchable Part 1, everyone can feel it – including the band themselves who are visibly stoked at the reception.
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