Melbourne’s The Smith Street Band have announced they’ll hit the road this November to support their upcoming third full length, Throw Me in the River. No strangers to hosting international guests, this time they’ll bring along New Jersey’s indie-folk-punk sweethearts The Front Bottoms and English comrades Apologies, I Have None to round out a triple threat tour de force.
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Gossling’s vocal quirkiness has set her apart from other contemporary artists, underpinned by music that has moved with the times; transitioning from a folky leaning to include elements of electronic synths and textures. Her debut album, “Harvest Of Gold” was undoubtedly one of 2013’s best Australian releases, (“Joyous, honest and dreamy” – Harper’s Bazaar). To celebrate her national tour she will release a special digital only edition of “Harvest of Gold” featuring a bonus EP of new and previously unreleased music, including her stunning covers of Everclear’s 90’s anthem ‘Santa Monica’ and Vance Joys’ hit single ‘Riptide’ [Video Below].
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KillRockStar Big Dog Entertainment presents the elated Australian return of dance pop icons AQUA!
Danish pop stars AQUA return with their amazing live band to deliver all the massive hits that have made them a household name across the globe. With rave reviews and a string of 11 sold out shows across the country in 2012, Australian lovers of 90’s pop have another chance to relive some of the biggest moments in pop history!
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Love Police Touring have announced the return of UK’s, Ben Ottewell for a national Australian tour throughout October/November with special guest from LA, Buddy.
As a singer and lead guitarist in rock band Gomez, Ben Ottewell is well known for his unmistakable voice and talent for blistering and inspired guitar work. Rolling Stone declared, “Gomez’s not-so- secret weapon is Ben Ottewell.” And as GQ Magazine once wrote and anyone listening can attest, “[his] voice is not of this world.”
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Frontier Touring have announced they are bringing Jimmy Eat World back to Australia and New Zealand this November in celebration of the ten year anniversary of their iconic album Futures’ release.
After the band’s appearance Down Under earlier this year for a run of very successful festival sets, fans have been hanging for more.
The Australian and New Zealand leg of the tour immediately follows a massive run of US dates in commemoration of the pivotal album. The Futures 10 Year Anniversary Tour will kick off in Auckland before crossing the ditch to visit all Australian capital cities and sees the band performing their pivotal album from front to back.
Continue reading JIMMY EAT WORLD are returning to Australia and New Zealand (November 2014) to celebrate 10 year anniversary of ‘Futures’
The response to the return of Augie March has been overwhelming. Demand for tickets to the special hometown shows has been intense – a week after going on sale, three shows are now sold out. In response, special fourth, fifth (and final) shows have just been added, and are on sale now.
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THE MADDEN BROTHERS have taken Australia by storm with their platinum certified smash single ‘We Are Done’, from their debut album Greetings From California to be released on September 12. Joel and Benji Madden will bring the live experience of their album straight to Australian fans when The Madden Brothers tour nationally in Australia kicking off in Melbourne on October 31, 2014.
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Iconic Australian rockers Thirsty Merc mark a 10-year milestone since the release of their self-titled double platinum debut LP with the announcement of their Acoustic Anniversary Album. Dubbed AAA the album is a collection of acoustic interpretations of fan favourites including ‘20 Good Reasons’, ‘In The Summertime’, ‘Someday Someday’, and ‘Mousetrap Heart’. These new recordings showcase the band’s exemplary level of musicianship and hearing these well-known tunes with acoustic production highlights the world-class song writing ability of Rai Thistlethwayte.
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US metal favourites PRONG will tour Australia and New Zealand for the first time ever this coming November for Nightmare Music. Founded by singer/guitarist Tommy Victor in 1986, the band has never made it to Australian shores at any point in their 28-year long career. But all that is about to change…
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The second annual ONE ELECTRIC DAY has announced another massive line-up to rock the great lawn of Werribee Park this November. With the likes of Hoodoo Gurus, James Reyne playing Australian Crawl, Mondo Rock, Diesel, Daryl Braithwaite and Boom Crash Opera, this is set to be the ultimate day of Aussie Rock. Last year’s inaugural event sold out well in advance and it’s anticipated that the 2014 festival of rock will be no different.
Event organiser Duane McDonald says he has already had many enquiries about the ONE ELECTRIC DAY show prior to announcing this year’s event, all based around the popularity of the 2013 show. “Last year’s show sold out a couple of months in advance,” he says. “It was a fantastic family event and we had great reviews from patrons and media alike. We have a commitment to continue to give music fans outside of the city a chance to see the calibre of concerts and festivals that patrons attending shows in metro centres have. ONE ELECTRIC DAY is an event that we will continue to grow every year and we’re excited about the fantastic line-up of legendary Australian artists on this year’s bill. I am excited to bring this event to Werribee for a second year, it is a fantastic venue with the magnificent backdrop of the iconic Werribee Mansion.”
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Lennard Promotions and Max TV present the return of the incomparable Rick Astley on his Together Forever Australian 2014 Tour.
After thrilling Australian crowds in 2012 Rick Astley is back with his amazing band to deliver another run of shows across the country featuring all the massive global hits that have made him a household name and a few musical surprises along the way.
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Canadian metal visionaries GORGUTS will tour Australia for the first time this November.
Few extreme bands have the pedigree of GORGUTS. During their early days as part of death metal’s first wave, they created a legacy of legendary releases including their 1991 debut album “Considered Dead” and its followup 93’s “Erosion of Sanity”. The latter saw them becoming more experimental and technical.
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Sometimes s#%t happens…Unfortunately the Toxic Holocaust & Skeletonwitch tour slated for April was cancelled at last minute due to Joel Grind from Toxic being diagnosed with a serious throat condition which required immediate action lest he lose his voice for good.
He is currently in recovery and sharpening the blades with his sights set on a November reschedule which will see the Holocaust back in our lands ready to rip them apart with their old school nuclear thrash attack. Their latest and greatest album, Chemistry Of Consciousness will be just over a year old by then so the songs will be refined into lethal weapons and the band will be a fine tuned wrecking machine.
Continue reading **CANCELLED ** Toxic Holocaust & Iron Reagan | ‘Venomous Infestation’ Australia & NZ Tour | November 2014