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SOUNDGARDEN announce Sidewaves Shows

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SOUNDGARDEN is internationally recognised as one of the world’s most influential rock bands. With an exemplary career and GRAMMY®-winning catalogue, SOUNDGARDEN started a musical transformation that inspired a generation and helped redefine alternative and hard rock. With Cornell’s absurd vocal range, from the rich and piercing to the guttural and buttery SOUNDGARDEN deliver live performances that can still leave fans absolutely floored by the sheer energy and complexity of their show.
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Catfish and The Bottlemen – Australian Headline Shows – January 2015

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Welsh indie rockers Catfish and The Bottlemen have announced headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne around their national tour supporting The Kooks.

This will be their first visit to Australia. With their current single Cocoon currently on high rotation on triple j, they’ve also had several of their singles premiered on Zane Lowe’s iconic “Hottest Record In The World” segment, and garnered play listing on Radio 1. In recent times they’ve performed at over thirty international festivals including Reading & Leeds, Latitude and Governors Ball in NYC gaining a high reputation for their explosive live shows.
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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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THE SMITH STREET BAND – MAMMOTH “GET HIGH, SEE EVERYONE” TOUR 2015

Smith Street Band“Every inch of me is always itching unless I’m on a stage,” sings The Smith Street Band front man Wil Wagner on the opening tracks to their new record Throw Me In The River.

Barely resting since having spent November touring the country to promote the album, which sold out shows in every city including three sold out Corner Hotel shows in their hometown of Melbourne, the band announce their first tour of 2015.

In what has been a stellar year for the group, in which Throw Me In The River has received universal praise, been crowned triple j’s album of the week and debuted in the top 20 of the ARIA chats, 2015 will be much of the same for the band, already filling their calendar with national and international tour dates, including a second appearance at Belgium’s Groezrock Festival.
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Tour News | Lisa Mitchell – ‘Wah Ha’ Acoustic Tour – March 2015

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Fresh off the plane from a dream-like jaunt to the UK for a pair of sold-out London shows, Lisa Mitchell is back on home-soil and proud to announce an acoustic tri-state tour to celebrate the success of ‘Wah Ha’.
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Tour News | Augie March 2015 National Tour

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In June 2014, one of Australia’s finest and most-loved bands Augie March announced their return from a six-year hiatus. This very welcome news was swiftly followed by the announcement that the band had quietly been creating a fifth studio album, Havens Dumb, in Hobart and Melbourne over the preceding three years. The band’s return to the live stage came in the form of playing at Howler, a few streets away from the scene of their first-ever show sixteen years earlier, in Brunswick Victoria. They ended up doing five nights in a row by popular demand. It was indeed a triumphant return, with the band in best-ever form, playing better than ever, and enjoying themselves for the first time in a long time.


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Tour News | ARCHITECTS (UK) – 2015 Australian Tour

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Architects will make their return to Australia in April 2015 for what will be their first national headline tour since 2010. In September 2014 they did two small capacity headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne, selling each of them out in less than 48 hours. Joining them for the ride will be Stick To Your Guns (USA), Being As An Ocean (USA) and Stories (AUS).
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Lenny Kravitz to headline opening night of Bluesfest – April 2, 2015

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Today, Bluesfest, the multi award winning five Day Festival, held annually over the Easter Long weekend just north of Byron Bay (EVENT DATES: Thu 2nd to Mon 6th of April, 2015) delivers to its audience and music lovers across the country a tremendous addition to what is currently being called one of the best festival bills announced anywhere in the world.

Regarded as one of the pre-eminent Rock musicians of our time, Lenny Kravitz will be making his long awaited Bluesfest debut in 2015 as part of his worldwide Strut tour. Lenny Kravitz will be at Bluesfest with his full band – 16 people on stage on the opening night, Thursday 2nd of April. This marks his only show north of Sydney, and only his third Australian tour in over 20 years!
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Tour News – Wayne ‘The Train’ Hancock Australian Tour – March 2015

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Following SOLD OUT shows in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, Nightmare Music are proud to announce the return of Bloodshot Records recording artist Wayne ‘The Train’ Hancock, this March 2015… just eight short months after his last successful visit to Australian shores!
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They’re Back! Scott Russo & Phil Jamieson Team Up For Christmas Shows

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They joined forces earlier this year for two SOLD OUT shows in Sydney and Melbourne, and now the rest of Australia will get the chance to experience Phil Jamieson and Scott Russo’s live show.
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Yngwie J. Malmsteen – Australian & New Zealand Tour – February 2015

YngwieYngwie J. Malmsteen has been blowing minds across the globe with his incredible guitar skills and showmanship for over 35 years and in February 2015, Yngwie and his band will be returning to Australia and New Zealand for the first time in a decade to strike awe into the legions of guitar fans.

The Swedish born, but now US based, guitar legend is venerated as one of the founders of the art of guitar shredding. His neo-classical style and the sheer speed of his playing made him the most notable musician in the genre, and he has influenced a new era of music and guitarists alike.
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Anastacia Resurrection Australia 2015 – Tour Announcment

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Lennard Promotions proudly presents the first ever Australian tour by international pop superstar Anastacia and her full band.

With 30 million albums sold and a string of massive worldwide hits including I’m Outta Love, Paid My Dues, Left Outside Alone and Pieces of A Dream, Anastacia has become a global icon in the world of pop music. With a steely resolve that has seen her overcome hardship and life-threatening illness, along with a golden voice far bigger than her diminutive stature may suggest, Anastacia has won a legion of fans worldwide attracted to her sublime talents as an entertainer and her inspirational story as one of modern music’s great survivors. With her brand new album Resurrection and a cannon of her classic pop hits Anastacia will reward her patient Australian fans with what is sure to be one of the most anticipated pop tours of 2015.
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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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Nickelback announce No Fixed Address Tour – Australia May 2015!

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FRIDAY NOVEMBER 14, 2014 – Billboard’s ‘Rock Group of the Decade’, NICKELBACK are powering up to kick off a massive May 2015 Australian tour in support of their eighth full-length studio album, No Fixed Address, unleashed today.

The decibels will rise as Nickelback fire up their trademark unmistakably huge sound, lifting the roof with anthems ‘Someday’, ‘Gotta Be Somebody’, ‘When We Stand Together’, ‘Burn It to the Ground’ and the classic ‘Figured You Out’ – plus new tracks ‘What Are You Waiting For?’ and ‘Edge of A Revolution’ – ringing out alongside all-time-classic power ballads such as: ‘Far Away’, ‘Lullaby’, ‘Trying Not to Love You’ plus ‘Photograph’, ‘Savin’ Me’ and ‘How You Remind Me’ from the historic All the Right Reasons (the album spent an incredible 112 consecutive weeks in Billboard’s Top 200 selling more than eleven million copies worldwide).
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Chet Faker Announces Homecoming National Tour – February 2015

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As his massive year draws to a close, Chet Faker (A.K.A. Melbournian native Nicholas Murphy) is pleased to announce details of his biggest Australian tour to date and the final tour of his award-winning breakthrough debut LP Built On Glass.

The homecoming national tour (featuring Chet as a three-piece band) will take in five capital cities this February. Chet will be ably supported by Melbourne wonder-producer Roland Tings and rising cosmic-funk revivalists GL.
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