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Fall Out Boy w/ Twin Atlantic & Emily’s Army announce Soundwave Sidewaves – February 2015

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Consistently striking a chord with their fans there’s no denying FALL OUT BOY’s status as one of the most recognised and loved rock acts of recent years. The new album American Beauty/American Psycho was released this month and stormed in at #1 on the Billboard Album Charts with Rolling Stone dubbing it “the group’s biggest, broadest, most unabashed pop smorgasbord yet.”
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Shifting Sands announce LP launch – February 2015

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Brisbane’s Shifting Sands first staggered bleary eyed into the down light 2 years ago and quickly burnt dive bars like bridges with their beautiful downbeat alco-core aesthetic.
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New Found Glory + Bayside + The Wonder Years announce Soundwave Sidewaves

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NEW FOUND GLORY continue their dominance in a genre they pioneered almost 20 years ago, providing a breath of fresh air and boasting a catalogue that contains some of the most memorable pop punk songs in history. NEW FOUND GLORY has never sounded more incredible, and as their legion of Australian fans can attest to, they have taken the genre by the throat and defined it with their sound. Paying homage to the bands that inspired them to pick up their instruments, NEW FOUND GLORY’s 8th studio album ‘Resurrection’ showcases a band at the top of their game and “is a powerhouse of a record, the brave onward steps of New Found Glory proving that hope–like pop-punk–is not dead.” – Kerrang!
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GodSmack + Papa Roach & Nonpoint announce Soundwave Sidewaves

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Not many alternative acts can claim to have a day officially named after them in their honour – GODSMACK can. In honour of their 20 million album sales and two decades of killer tunes, to mark the release of their new record 1000hp, the Mayor of Boston declared August 6 ‘Godsmack Day’.
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Falling In Reverse w/ Escape The Fate & The Color Morale announce Soundwave Sidewaves

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Australia, be prepared as it’s a rare occurrence when two heavyweights of any genre agree to tour together.

FALLING IN REVERSE and ESCAPE THE FATE join forces to bring two kick arse Sidewaves to Melbourne and Sydney ONLY with their BURY THE HATCHET tour. Joining them will be special guests THE COLOR MORALE.

BURY THE HATCHET tour sold out in North America in 2014 and here’s what the critics had to say:
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Groovin the Moo (GTM) 2015 Lineup Announced

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Roll along the open highway and let the scent of nature carry you away. Delve into an experimental landscape and be welcomed into the oasis of Groovin the Moo (GTM) 2015.
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JESSIE J – Australian Tour with special guest TIM OMAJI (aka Timomatic) – March 2015

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Frontier Touring is thrilled to announce Grammy award-nominated, pop and R&B superstar Jessie J will return to Australia in March 2015 for a series of headline shows.

With swag loads of songs spanning multiple genres, Jessie J’s musical styling has redefined pop music for a generation. Blending vintage and modern music, Jessie J has been making waves since the release of full-length debut album Who You Are.
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The Beards – The Strokin’ My Beard Tour – March-May 2015

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2014 was a busy year for the world’s most relentless beard-themed band. They managed to record yet another album of songs about beards (The Beard Album); embark on their biggest Australian tour to date; receive a second ARIA nomination; and play to packed rooms throughout Europe on two separate international tours.

Now, The Beards are back in their homeland and set to sternly reiterate their steadfast message on their upcoming “Strokin’ My Beard Tour”.
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XAVIER RUDD & THE UNITED NATIONS – New Album “NANNA” + National Album Tour

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Xavier Rudd is pleased to announce details of his new album Nanna, and the subsequent national Nanna Tour this March & April, 2015. Nanna is out in Australia independently on March 13th via Salt X/Universal. Internationally, Xavier Rudd & The United Nations are excited to announce their new home at Nettwerk for North America, the UK and Europe.

Xavier Rudd’s eighth studio album, Nanna, was mixed by living legend Errol Brown at the Tuff Gong Studios and follows the wildly successful #2 Gold-selling album Spirit Bird (2012). Spirit Bird was led by the huge single “Follow The Sun”, which went Gold in Australia, reached Platinum sales in Italy and led Xavier Rudd to his largest touring itinerary to date, covering every continent during a 30-month world tour.
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SUNNYBOYS – It’s A Sunny Day Tour – March 2015 *Updated*

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The Sunnyboys / Riptides show at Brisbane’s Tivoli has completely sold-out! Due to the clearly overwhelming demand, both bands have agreed to a second Brisbane show, this time at the cities latest hot-spot, the all-new The Triffid, in Newstead on Thursday 12th March. Tickets for this inspired pairing go on-sale Friday 12th December from www.thetriffid.com.au // www.feelpresents.com and all OzTix outlets.
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YELLE – Australian Tour – March 2015

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Electro pop French musicians YELLE are returning to tour Australia this March.

Co-founded by Yelle, nee Julie Budet, and producer Grand Marnier (Jean-Francois Perrier), the pair will play shows in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne in support of their brand new album, Complètement fou, Yelle.
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Marilyn Manson + Apocalyptica + Deathstars announce Soundwave Sidewaves

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Very rarely does an artist come along that defies the boundaries of convention and remains relevant in a storied career spanning over two decades selling in excess of 50 million albums. Blazing a trail of controversy and originality, MARILYN MANSON remains a complete spectacle delivering one of the most creative and entertaining live shows in the world today and something that should without question be on everyone’s “List of things to see and do before you die” – Sounds Magazine
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Lamb Of God with Killer Be Killed + Guests announce Soundwave Sidewaves

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There are metal bands and then there is LAMB OF GOD.

Hitting with the force of an invading apocalyptic army, LAMB OF GOD will be storming the stages on Soundwave this summer. The Virginian natives are back to inject Australia with a crippling dose of pure metal and will be performing two Sidewaves in Sydney and Melbourne. It’s the live arena where they truly become a force of nature though…
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Thundamentals – Elephant In The Room Tour – 2015

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‘Elephant in the Room’ – one of the centrepieces of So We Can Remember lashes out at 21st century ignorance and avarice and is about as challenging as any slice of rap music in this brave new post-Kendrick world. The Vine

Thundamentals are not stopping. Now announcing a tour that coincides with the 12-month anniversary of their 3rd LP So We Can Remember, the Blue Mountains crew have not had much time for visits home lately. Since first single ‘Smiles Don’t Lie’ went gangbusters the guys have been adopted, loved and championed all over the country.
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