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ALEXISONFIRE ANNOUNCES FIRST NATIONAL AUSTRALIAN HEADLINE TOUR SINCE 2010 – JANUARY 2017

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Alexisonfire is coming together to play a string of national all-ages headline dates across Australia in January 2017. It will be the first non-festival headline dates since the band played its sold-out 10th Anniversary Australian shows in 2012.
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Live Review : Soundwave Festival 2015 – Day 2 – Sydney

By Scott Singh
Fall Out Boy at Soundwave Festival 2015 - Sydney

After an explosive day 1, it was time for punters to prepare themselves with another offering of head banging, arm swinging, all round chaos that Soundwave always ensues. Remarkably the grounds were spotless as rejuvenated faces filled the area once more.
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Photo Gallery : Soundwave Festival 2015 – Brisbane – Day 2

Photos by Josh Woning and Stuart Blythe
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Live Review : Soundwave Festival 2015 – Day 1 – Sydney

By Scott Singh
Gerard Way at Soundwave Festival 2015 - Sydney
Soundwave Day 1

With a new format and a festival spanning the entirety of a weekend, it was time for day 1 of Sydney’s Soundwave to kick off. Being Australia’s premier rock experience, Sydney Olympic Park was filled with black cladded fans and an assortment of coloured hair and accessories. It was from the moment the gates opened that fans rushed in with pure excitement as they scoped out the grounds and prepared themselves for the intensity of the weekend.
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Photo Gallery : Soundwave Festival 2015 – Sydney – Day 1

Photographer: Alicia Stephenson
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FAITH NO MORE return with their first new album since 1997 | North American tour sold out

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Sol Invictus, Faith No More’s highly anticipated follow-up to Album of the Year, arrives on May 15 via Reclamation Recordings/Ipecac Recordings/ [PIAS].

“What I can say is that I think through our experience as musicians over the years, I think what we’re doing reflects where we’ve gone since we made our last record as Faith No More. I think this kicks things up a notch,” explained Bill Gould in a recent Rolling Stone interview. “And I think there’s parts that are very powerful and there’s parts that have a lot of “space.” Everything we do, with our chemistry, the way we play; it’s always going to sound like us. It’s just what we do, that makes us feel good. “
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SOUNDWAVE FESTIVAL – MASSIVE THIRD ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS have created one of the most acclaimed bodies of work in musical history having sold more than 30 million albums, and won multiple Grammy Awards in the process. Having recently released the first of 2 new albums (Monuments to an Elegy), fans can anticipate the release of the second album (Day For Night) in 2015, according to singer/guitarist Billy Corgan. In what promises to be an absolutely killer set from THE SMASHING PUMPKINS, Billy Corgan had this to say on joining the Soundwave 2015 line-up:
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Live Review | Soundwave Festival 2014 – Brisbane

Review by Brandon Blythe
Green Day - photo by stuart blytheThe streets leading into Brisbane’s RNA Showgrounds were flooded with excited fans eagerly waiting for the gates to open to this years Soundwave festival. As far as the eye can see were show goers of all age’s shapes and sizes proudly wearing their favourite band moniker or dressed in attention seeking costumes. The gates open, the crowd spills in and the day begins.

Our first stop was Amon Amarth who had been slated the very early 11am spot on Stage 4. The early start didn’t stop a league of loyal fans from packing the stage to see the Swedish melodic death metal band blasting out their best… Viking ship and all.

“Mon the Biff” – On Stage 1, Biffy Clyro gave everything they had and more! The shirtless, tattooed Scots rocking out a frantic set of favourites, fuelling the audience and setting a standard for the day ahead. Frontman Simon Neil captivatingly plays and sings and connects with the crowd. Ending on a high “We are Biffy f**king Clyro!“.
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ROB ZOMBIE – sidewave announced! with MURDERDOLLS, MONSTER MAGNET & DOMMIN

  ROB ZOMBIE is hands down the most creative frontman in contemporary music. Sonically and visually, he has reshaped alternative rock, whilst simultaneously delivering one of the most exciting live shows in the world today.

ROB ZOMBIE truly knows no bounds and breaks down every barrier in his way. A 7 time Grammy-nominated artist selling over 15 million albums worldwide, ROB ZOMBIE is

as vibrant and demonic as ever. The gates of hell will be opened with one of the most exhilarating live shows you have ever witnessed so prepare for“an evening of rock and roll madness with metal’s resident spooky man, Rob Zombie…leave the kids at home…”- Rockworld.com
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