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Screamfeeder – New Single + 2 Huge Shows – July 2016

Robert Falcon Scott spent years of his life dragging his beleaguered team across the barren wastelands of Antarctica, just for the hell of it, and of course to prove that the endless miles of icy wilderness were no obstacle to his determination and willpower.

Screamfeeder spent the 90s and half of the noughties dragging their arses around Australia and the world, recording album after album with much the same mindset: What the hell, it was hard but it could be done, and it was worth doing.
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Reud Mood – EP Launch at The Zoo, Brisbane – August 29, 2015

Brisbane’s Reud Mood have recently hit the studio to record their second EP titled “Visions and Happenings”. An eclectic mix of heavy metal, blues rock, folk, and with a smattering of psychedelic tendencies, it is a truly delicious one. Accompanied by other local acts MessMess, Quazi Smith and Lismore’s Thundergod of the Multiverse, Reud Mood take to the Zoo’s stage on the 29th of August to send forth their sonic concoctions upon the world.
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Guards of May & Gatherer announce joint album release tour – August 2015


August 2015 will see two of Australia’s most promising rock/prog acts travel and perform together through Australia over 4 weekends, blazing their trail on a joint album release tour, presented by Killyourstereo.com.

Gatherer (Melbourne) and Guards of May (Brisbane) have joined forces to spread the word about their respective albums, both up for release in August. Gatherer’s ‘Heavy Hail’ drops first on August 7 and Guards of May’s ‘Future Eyes’ will see light of day on August 14, with the tour beginning on August 15.
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JEFF MARTIN ‘Returning From The Ocean’ Solo Acoustic Australian Tour 2015

jeff martinFollowing a mammoth year of recording and touring in Canada and Australia, JEFF MARTIN will hit the road in solo acoustic mode nationally from March through to May on his ‘Returning From The Ocean At The End’ tour.

Armed with a bunch of new material under his belt, don’t miss Jeff Martin as he performs around the country this Autumn. Expect to hear acoustic versions of tracks from ‘The Ocean At The End’, as well as some classic Tea Party…and the odd little surprise. Dates below:
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Thundamentals – Elephant In The Room Tour – 2015

‘Elephant in the Room’ – one of the centrepieces of So We Can Remember lashes out at 21st century ignorance and avarice and is about as challenging as any slice of rap music in this brave new post-Kendrick world. The Vine

Thundamentals are not stopping. Now announcing a tour that coincides with the 12-month anniversary of their 3rd LP So We Can Remember, the Blue Mountains crew have not had much time for visits home lately. Since first single ‘Smiles Don’t Lie’ went gangbusters the guys have been adopted, loved and championed all over the country.
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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!

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

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Every Time I Die + Touche Amore – Australian Tour – January 2015

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Every Time I Die / Touche Amore Australian Tour January 2015
Every Time I Die have never been an easy act to categorize and that’s one of the key reasons why their fans have never turned their back on this innovative act’s unique brand of music. While the band started out in the late ’90s hardcore scene, over the past decade they’ve continued to evolve and push the boundaries of heavy music, which is evident on their new album “From Parts Unknown”.
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J MASCIS – Tied To A Star / Australia 2015 Tour

Last here in early 2012 for The Falls Festival and multiple sold-out Sydney Festival performances, Dinosaur Jr frontman / guitar-guru J Mascis returns to Australia and New Zealand in February 2015 for Adelaide’s Garden Of Unearthly Delights Aurora Spiegeltent programme, as special guest to premier ambient / noise outfit Mogwai for two shows at Perth International Arts Festival, for headline performances along the Australian east coast (including first time solo appearances in Hobart and Canberra) and for three shows on the north island of New Zealand.

The 2015 tour follows the release of Tied To A Star, the second solo album from Mascis that picks up exactly where 2011’s debut Several Shades Of Why left off.
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