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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.
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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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LINDSEY STIRLING – Australian & New Zealand Tour – February 2015

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Global social media phenomenon LINDSEY STIRLING is returning to Australia this summer and will also perform in New Zealand for the first time.

One of the biggest artist development breakthrough stories in recent years, in February Stirling will return to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, where she played sell out shows in 2013, and will play debut shows in Perth, Adelaide and Auckland.
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Lenny Kravitz confirms headline dates in Sydney and Melbourne

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Lenny Kravitz Tickets Available at Viagogo

Amassing a huge response from media and fans alike following the announcement that US rock legend, Lenny Kravitz, will appear on the 2015 Bluesfest lineup, Chugg Entertainment can now confirm that the unrivalled rock hero himself will also be appearing at two headline shows in both Sydney & Melbourne.
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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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