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GANG OF YOUTHS – Announce 2016 National Tour

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After a highly successful 26-date album release tour, Sydney rockers GANG OF YOUTHS are set to embark on their most ambitious run of shows to date, announcing a national Australian headline tour for April 2016.
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HALESTORM announce their debut Australian Tour – December 2015

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At long last, Grammy Award-winning American hard rock band HALESTORM have confirmed their debut visit to Australian shores.

In celebration of their third studio album, Into The Wild Life, Halestorm will take their electrifying live show on an extensive summer tour this December including Newcastle and Canberra shows.
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SEBASTIAN BACH – Australian & New Zealand Tour – September 2015

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Known as the Original Voice of SKID ROW, SEBASTIAN BACH is one of the finest front men to come out of the late 80’s / early 90’s with one hell of a voice; he is considered musical royalty and a personification of pure rock and roll at its finest!

For the first time since 2008, Bach will be returning to Australian shores as well as his very first headlining shows ever in New Zealand in September 2015!
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HELLYEAH – Australian and New Zealand Tour – August 2015

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Brace yourself for full on METAL assault when HELLYEAH return to our shores after long 5 years for a headline tour of Australia & NZ this coming August! – This will be their first tour of NZ since 2007 too!!
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MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK announce Australian & New Zealand Tour – 2015

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MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK will be hitting our shores this August celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their critically acclaimed and fan favourite sophomore album ‘Commit This To Memory’.
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BIRDS OF TOKYO – ‘ANCHOR’ 2015 TOUR

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Birds are back!

During 2014 Birds of Tokyo based themselves in America; taking their music overseas for the first time. In between all the U.S. gigs and interviews they wrote and recorded four songs. Four songs about being a long way from home. Four songs about perspective being gained from distance. Four songs about trying to find connection in a strange new world.
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Tour News : SEETHER – ‘Isolate And Medicate’ Australian Tour 2015

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Multi-platinum alt-rock trio SEETHER will be returning to Australia to celebrate the release of their 6th album ‘Isolate And Medicate’.

Having sold over 5 million albums, SEETHER is the biggest rock act to come out of South Africa ever! From headline runs to festival appearances all across the globe, the band has amassed an exceptionally loyal fan base, and this is a band that ensures every single performance delivers their fans all they could possibly want.
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Anathema announce Australian & New Zealand Acoustic Tour – October/November 2015

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Following an incredibly successful first tour of Australia in August 2014, Anathema are set to return in October 2015 for a series of acoustic concerts. On this second trip Down Under, Anathema will also perform in New Zealand, Adelaide and Perth for the first time ever!
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Karnivool – The THEMATA DECADE Tour – May 2015 **More Shows Added**

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10 years ago an unknown band from Perth, Western Australia pooled their very limited resources and questionable facial hair, and got to work on their debut album. Recorded in various spaces, in various ways, with a slightly varying line-up, they borrowed gear, they borrowed money, they borrowed space and they used some tunings that perhaps haven’t been heard again. The band were KARNIVOOL and the album that had so much blood, sweat, tears (and god knows what else) expended on it in those early hours was THEMATA.
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Opeth – ‘Pale Communion’ Australian Tour – May 2015

opethSwedish progressive metal heroes Opeth are set to return to Australia in 2015 in support of their 11th album ‘Pale Communion’. Hailed as one of the most influential progressive metal bands in the world, Opeth have an ever-growing fanatically loyal fan base in Australia and are returning for a headline run after their highly successful ‘Heritage’ tour in 2013.

One factor which makes Opeth’s live shows second to none is that their concerts are always filled with surprises and you never know what their setlist is going to be! Featuring songs from their earlier death-metal material, up to their later symphonic prog-rock, an Opeth live show is like no other and is a must see for all die-hard fans.
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Machine Head announce Australian Tour – June 2015

image001Hailing from Oakland, California, Machine Head are one of the biggest names in Metal. Every worthwhile musical subculture needs its heroes and Machine Head have been just that for the past 20 years. Starting with the earth-shattering prescience of 1994’s “Burn My Eyes” and continuing up to 2014’s “Bloodstone & Diamonds”, they have constantly redefined the very notion of heaviness and are one of the few in modern times that can boast an unbreakable connection with the hearts and minds of the metal faithful.

Now Machine Head are bringing their phenomenal live performance to Australia, on a headline run all across the country. It is sure to be one of the best shows ever to come Down Under!
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SUNNYBOYS – It’s A Sunny Day Tour – March 2015 *Updated*

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The Sunnyboys / Riptides show at Brisbane’s Tivoli has completely sold-out! Due to the clearly overwhelming demand, both bands have agreed to a second Brisbane show, this time at the cities latest hot-spot, the all-new The Triffid, in Newstead on Thursday 12th March. Tickets for this inspired pairing go on-sale Friday 12th December from www.thetriffid.com.au // www.feelpresents.com and all OzTix outlets.
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Seth Sentry Announce Second Melbourne Show for National Run Tour!

Seth Sentry MEL-SO Tour PosterDue to overwhelming demand, Seth Sentry has confirmed a second Melbourne show for his upcoming Run Tour in February and March. Seth will be bringing Canberra’s, Citizen Kay and Perth’s Coin Banks along as supports on his national headline tour.

Melbourne fans who missed out on tickets to the sold out Hi-Fi show on Saturday 7 March now have a second chance to attend on Sunday 8 March. Punters are advised to pre-book now to avoid disappointment. Tickets for the second Melbourne show and all other shows are on sale now at www.sethsentry.com.
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British Rock Legends URIAH HEEP Return To Australia in March 2015!

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Metropolis Touring have announced the return of legendary rockers URIAH HEEP to Australia. Considered one of the ‘Big Four’ pioneers of hard rock and heavy metal in the late ‘60’s and early ‘70’s along with BLACK SABBATH, DEEP PURPLE & LED ZEPPELIN – URIAH HEEP still enjoy legendary status.

URIAH HEEP’s unique, progressive, hard sound has made them a mainstay of the rock circuit for four decades. Famed for their accomplished musical talents, diverse song writing and powerful live performances, the band has released some of the most popular and defining music of their genre. With a catalogue of 23 studio albums that includes ‘Demons and Wizards’ (1972), ‘Abominog’ (1982), and their most recent release, 2011’s ‘Into The Wild’ (their highest charting album since the ‘70’s) it’s no surprise that the band has sold over 40 million records worldwide.
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Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires – Australian + NZ Shows Announced – March/April 2015

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Charles Bradley will be bringing Funk, Soul and his remarkable story to Australia and New Zealand next March/April. Along for the ride will be his all-star band, comprising of members of The Dap Kings, The Menahan St Band, Budos Band and others.
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