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Graveyard – Headline Australian Tour Dates – March 2015

graveyardNordic metal longhairs Graveyard will return to Australia in March 2015 for Golden Plains Festival and have announced headline shows in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.

Before Gothenburg’s GRAVEYARD had their own brand of beer in Sweden, or won a Swedish Grammy for Best Hard Rock album, or landed on three Billboard charts and multiple “Best of 2011” lists with their album ‘Hisingen Blues’, they caught the attention of Rolling Stone’s David Fricke at SXSW in 2008. “They blew a few dozen minds,” Fricke said.
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Kim Churchill – Single Spark Tour – More Shows Added!

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ews of the mesmerising performances delivered at each and every Kim Churchill show is spreading fast!

It took just over a week for Kim’s second Melbourne show at The Corner Hotel to sell out, a third show slotted for Saturday February 14th is on sale now. It’s not only Melbournians who are tuning into this amazing multi-instrumentalist, his first Sydney show at the Oxford Arts Factory has sold out with a second show added on Thursday February 19th. These new additional shows are on sale now. Tickets are available at https://www.musicglue.com/kim-churchill/tickets/.

Boo Seeka will open proceedings at both additional shows. Tom Keating (from Thieves) will perform at the third Corner show with another support act to be advised for the second Sydney show.

See full tour info with supports and ticketing info for the ‘Single Spark’ tour below.

Of the incredible reception he is receiving in the live setting Kim Churchill said,
“I feel honoured to have received such a positive response from people around Australia for this tour. I’m in awe of both my touring buddies Boo Seeka and Pepa Knight whom I include in the most creative and unique electronic acts in the world right now. I guess I’m just thrilled that so many people want to come to the shows and that we get to extend the tour and have a lot more fun! “

The extension of his ‘Single Spark’ tour proves music fans are embracing this young 24 year old musician and why wouldn’t they? His live performances truly are astonishing.

The video for ‘Single Spark’ is available now and can be viewed here: http://youtu.be/kqBKG2IvZAU

Best get in quick to witness Australia’s true new virtuoso Kim Churchill!

KIM CHURCHILL – SINGLE SPARK – TOUR DATES 2015
Special guests Pepa Knight( front man from Jinja Safari) will open all shows except Perth and the newly added Melbourne and Sydney dates. Boo Seeka will open all shows except Maroochydore .

Tickets on sale now from: https://www.musicglue.com/kim-churchill/tickets/

Tickets cost $15.00 pre-sale and $20.00 on the night (except * and ** which is FREE)

Thurs 15 Jan – The Corner, Melbourne VIC – SOLD OUT

Fri 16 Jan – The Abbey, Canberra ACT

Sat 17 Jan – Karova Lounge, Ballarat VIC

Wed 21 Jan – Birdhouse Bar, Wagga Wagga NSW – *$15.00 door sales only

Thurs 22 Jan – Anita’s Theatre, Thirroul NSW

Fri 23 Jan – The Cambridge, Newcastle NSW
Sat 24 Jan – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney NSW- SOLD OUT

Thurs 29 Jan – The Beach Hotel, Byron Bay NSW ** – FREE ENTRY

Fri 30 Jan – The Zoo, Brisbane QLD

Sat 31 Jan – Solbar, Maroochydore QLD – Boo Seeka not performing at this show.

Sunday 1 Feb – Festival of King Island, TAS

Thurs 5 Feb – Jive, Adelaide SA

Fri 6 Feb – Amplifier Bar, Perth WA – Pepa Knight not performing at this show

Sat 7 Feb – City of Stirling Summerset Arts Festival at Stirling Civic Gardens, Scarborough WA

Friday 13 Feb – The Corner – SOLD OUT

Saturday 14 Feb – The Corner – THIRD SHOW ADDED & ON SALE NOW – supports Boo Seeka and Tom Keating (from Thieves)

Thur 19 Feb – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney NSW- SECOND SHOW ADDED & ON SALE NOW – supports Boo Seeka and another to be announced shortly

www.kimchurchill.com / www.facebook.com/kimchurchillmusic
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SLASH feat. Myles Kennedy + The Conspirators and Steel Panther announce Soundwave Sidewaves

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A rock god that needs no introduction, but we’ll well and truly give him one anyway.

SLASH has been churning out some of the most iconic guitar riffs and solos in modern rock for more than three decades. A member of the Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall Of Fame for his role in the classic line-up of Guns N’ Roses and the spine-tingling opening riff he penned for the band’s trademark hit Sweet Child O’ Mine topped the list of ‘The 100 Greatest Riffs’ as voted by readers of UK’s Total Guitar magazine.
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Incubus + Antemasque + Le Butcherettes announce Soundwave Sidewaves

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Iconic rock gods, INCUBUS are unparalleled in their ability to shift moods and textures at the drop of a dime, proving that they have become a rare thing: a modern rock band that actually grows and improves with each album. Through their double decade-long rise to the top, INCUBUS have notched up over 13 million album sales and have amassed an arsenal of sing-a-long hits including Drive, Nice To Know You, Wish You Were Here, Are You In?, Pardon Me, Megalomaniac, A Certain Shade Of Green… come on, you know you’re guilty of belting out any one of these tunes on a drunken Karaoke night!.
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BUCKCHERRY: Australian & New Zealand Tour 2016 *Supports Announced*

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One of rock’s great bands, Buckcherry will return to Australia and New Zealand this March.

Led by Josh Todd, a man who personifies rock n roll and anchored by guitarists Keith Nelson and Stevie D, drummer Xavier Muriel and bassist Kelly Lemieux, Buckcherry will deliver a night of straight up good time rock and roll.
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FUTURE SUMMER ’15 – introducing electronic main stage ‘Supernova’

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It’s been a big week of announcements at Future HQ, with the unveiling of two stage rundowns, brand new singles and line-up additions. Now, it’s time to reveal all the details of our most spectacular production set-up to date: introducing Supernova Stage, a mind-blowing, custom-built EDM experience headlined by the one and only biggest DJ on the planet, Avicii!
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BLUESFEST 2015 SIXTH ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT!

bf6Bluesfest, held over the 5 Day Easter Long Weekend from Thursday 2nd to Monday 6th of April 2015 adds another superb array of artists to its ever-growing festival bill. The 26th Annual Bluesfest will be held at its custom built event site at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm just outside Byron Bay.

BLUESFEST ANNOUNCE # 6 INCLUDES:
HOZIER
THE WATERBOYS
SWITCHFOOT • HUNTER HAYES
FLY MY PRETTIES
MUSIC MAKER PRESENTS SUPER CHIKAN AND VASTI JACKSON
DIESEL • JEFF LANG
PHIL WIGGINS & DOM TURNER
WATUSSI FINAL PERFORMANCES
NIKKI HILL • THE RUMJACKS
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JUDAS PRIEST + DRAGONFORCE announce Soundwave Sidewaves shows!

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There are few heavy metal bands that can match the sheer brilliance, aggression and stature that JUDAS PRIEST have in a career spanning nearly 40 years. With over 46 million album sales, a Grammy award and seventeen studio albums at their disposal – including last year’s brilliant ‘Redeemer Of Souls’ – there’s no doubt Birmingham’s most famous godfathers of metal remain at the peak of their powers after more than four decades.

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Interview – Guy Pearce

Interview by Meghan Player
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Following the release of his debut album ‘Broken Bones’ and with an upcoming tour with Powderfinger’s Darren Middleton kicking off on in January 2015, Guy Pearce took time out to chat with LifeMusicMedia.com

First of all, congratulations on the successful release of your debut album – Broken Bones. Is it a relief to, not only have the album out but see so many people enjoying it as well?

Thank you! Yes, absolutely . ‘Tis quite weird too as I’ve been making music my whole life really on some level or other.

Are you happy with the response the album has received?

Yes I think so. I know there are lots of people though, who still cringe at another actor releasing music so I still have to face that but generally the response has been one of positive surprise
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Tour News – Guy Pearce and Darren Middleton announce ‘Broken / Translations’ Tour

tourHot on the heels of his two sold out album launch shows, Guy Pearce will join forces with Powderfinger’s Darren Middleton for an upcoming ‘Broken / Translations’ double headline tour. The run of shows will kick off in Bendigo on Saturday 31 January and will see the travelling troubadours take on the east coast and Adelaide Fringe, finishing off in Guy’s old hometown at Geelong Performing Arts Centre on Saturday 28 February.

It’s an unexpected collaboration, yet it makes so much sense.

Two Aussie legends, each entering their own new career phase, Pearce and Middleton are set to hit the road in early 2015.
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NEEDTOBREATHE – ‘Make A Difference’ Tour – February 2015

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NEEDTOBREATHE are one of America’s finest modern rock exports after hitting #3 on the Billboard Albums Charts with their new album and they are heading down under for the very first time this February
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mewithoutYou return to Australia in January 2015

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After the band’s first national tour as part of Soundwave 2008, mewithoutYou head back to Australia for an east coast tour to perform tracks from their latest and self-released album Ten Stories and the rest of their huge back catalogue of favourites spanning over the last decade and beyond. mewithoutYou have also revealed that, they’ll be giving fans a taste of brand new material from their forthcoming untitled 6th studio album, due for release in Late Spring / Early Summer 2015.

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Double Pass Giveaway | Catfish and The Bottlemen @ Oxford Art Factory, Sydney – January 19th, 2015

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Welsh indie rockers Catfish and The Bottlemen have announced headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne and we have 2 x double passes up for grabs.
Click Here for tour details.

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For your chance to win 1 x Double Pass to Catfish and The Bottlemen @ Oxford Art Factory, Sydney on Monday 19th January 2015, just fill in the form below. (must be over 18)
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Double Pass Giveaway | Catfish and The Bottlemen @ The Hi-Fi, Melbourne – January 25th, 2015

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Welsh indie rockers Catfish and The Bottlemen have announced headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne and we have 2 x double passes up for grabs.
Click Here for tour details.

For your chance to win 1 x Double Pass to Catfish and The Bottlemen @ The Hi-Fi in Melbourne on Sunday 25th January 2015, just fill in the form below. (must be over 18)
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