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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Australian Tour Announced for July-August 2010

  Delivering potent, intelligent, memorable melodies with a noisy cohesion and howling passion, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club have never succumbed to the safe path or released records to please the suits.

From the sparse, literate and deeply hypnotic killer tunes of ‘Howl’ to the simmering sexuality of ‘Baby 81’, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club have always sought to personify, celebrate, and finally eulogize the ravaged sound of bar-bred, blue-collar rock.

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EVERGREEN TERRACE: AUSTRALIAN TOUR – MAY 2010

Evergreen Terrace   After their incendiary performances on the 2009 Soundwave festival, Destroy All Lines, Blunt Magazine and Killyourstereo.com and are pleased to announce that Florida’s EVERGREEN TERRACE will be hitting our shores this May to celebrate the release of their latest record, Almost Home. Along for the ride will be fellow Floridian outfit CASEY JONES and local hard men DROPSAW.

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Jeff Martin (The Tea Party/The Armada) – “The Ground Cries Out” Australian National Tour April/May 2010

Following the success of his recent Australian tour with The Armada and exceptional performances at WOMADelaide and Canadian Music Week, JEFF MARTIN (formerly of The Tea Party) is set to embark on a national tour this April/May, bringing fellow Armada multi-instrumentalist J Cortez (ex-Sleepy Jackson) along for the ride.
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Birds Of Tokyo Partners with EMI Music Australia

EMI Music Australia announced the signing of Perth’s Birds Of Tokyo on the eve of their third album release.

It has been an epic journey, yielding epic results, and Birds Of Tokyo are back home from recording their new album, ready to hit the road again and pumped to be part of EMI Music; one of the world’s leading music companies. Continue reading Birds Of Tokyo Partners with EMI Music Australia

UNEARTH AND THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2010

Black Dahlia Murder   Get ready Australia – two of the world’s greatest Metal bands are hitting Australian shores this May/June! Together for the first time down under, Unearth and The Black Dahlia Murder co-headline a tour that will slaughter anything you have heard before. Combining the hardcore and extreme metal of Unearth and the Swedish-influenced blackened thrash of The Black Dahlia Murder, this double-hitter of American Metal muscle will be melting faces in a five-city tour of Australia.

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Jet Announce Promotional Visit April 13 – 16

Jet   As details were announced today that Melbourne’s own JET will join Brisbane’s Powderfinger on their upcoming national ‘Sunsets – The Farewell Tour’ throughout September and October, the million plus album selling rockers will be in Australia for a promotional tour from Tuesday April 13 to Friday April 16. Earlier this week, Jet’s She’s A Genius hit was announced as one of the nominated APRA ‘Song Of The Year’ Awards along with Empire Of The Sun, The Middle East, Temper Trap and others.

The 2010 winner will be announced at the APRA Awards on Monday 21st June.
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The Bats ANZAC weekend tour! April 2010

The Bats   The most antipodean of holidays, ANZAC Day is coming up & Mistletone is celebrating by bringing New Zealand pop royals The Bats back across the Tasman. Following last year’s sold-out (and long overdue!) Sydney and Melbourne shows, The Bats are now finally coming to Brissy!
The Bats play The Troubadour on Saturday, April 24 with support from Greg Brady & the Anchors and The Deadnotes with The Legend!

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BIFFY CLYRO Australian Tour Dates Announced – May 2010

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  Biffy Clyro have announced new tour dates for Brisbane 18th The Hi Fi, Melbourne 19th The Hi Fi and Sydney 20th Metro this May.

Coming after the mammoth success of fourth album ‘Puzzle’, ‘Only Revolutions’ is a further step-up for the Ayrshire trio in an album filled with joy, grit & absolute determination. The new album, ‘Only Revolutions’ includes Top 10 Singles ‘That Golden Rule, ‘Mountains’ & ‘The Captain”.

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Story Of The Year – Australian tour confirmed! June 2010

Known for their spectacular live shows and rapacious anthemic songs, Story of the Year has always been willing to push boundaries. Coupled with this an unflagging work ethic for touring its no wonder the bands fanatical Australian fans have long awaited their return.

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Old Man River Announces Headline Tour

Old Man River   Iconic American psych-folkster Daniel Johnston toured Australia for the first (and possibly only) time earlier this year and, as is his habit, he researched and then invited a local artist to join him on stage as his ‘backing-band’. Honoured, Old Man River took up the challenge and on that tour Australian audiences for the first time heard music from the forthcoming album, simply titled – ‘Trust’. The excitement and reaction was undeniable. Old Man River has returned with something very special.

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Powderfinger announce Sunsets – The Farewell Tour – Sep/Oct 2010

Australia’s biggest band, Powderfinger, announced details of their most extensive Australian tour to date at a press conference today together with the news that they will be disbanding following the tour.

This will be Powderfinger’s first major national tour since the hugely successful Across the Great Divide tour with Silverchair almost 3 years ago.
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News: THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS returning to rock Australia – July 2010

30 Seconds To Mars   With more than 3.5 million albums sold worldwide and a massive legion of devoted fans, Frontier confirmed the return of Thirty Seconds to Mars this July.

Following their impressive self titled debut, the band’s sophomore album A Beautiful Lie further launched the band to international fame with its chart topping title track and second hit single ‘The Kill’. Their latest release, titled This Is War, cements the American trio as a world class arena-crushing rock band.

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Audio Interview – Ben Weinman of The Dillinger Escape Plan

Interview by: Ben Hosking

THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLANIn the lead up to The Dillinger Escape Plan Australian Tour – May 2010 – we caught up with Dillinger founder and lead guitarist Ben Weinman.

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CD Review: The Dillinger Escape Plan – ‘Option Paralysis’
The Dillinger Escape Plan – Australian Tour – May 2010


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Tame Impala – InnerSpeaker Tour – May 2010

Modular have announced that West Coast sonic wanderers Tame Impala will unveil their debut album InnerSpeaker on May 21, and are taking to the road in May for a National Tour.

It will be the first time much of the record is played live to an unsuspecting public and will showcase the gloriously dazzling results of one of planet earth’s most exciting bands absolutely going to town on their debut long player. Continue reading Tame Impala – InnerSpeaker Tour – May 2010

Photo Gallery: Machine Head The Black Procession’ Tour @ The Hi-Fi, Brisbane 27 March 2010 w/ Hatebreed & Bleeding Through

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Machine Head The Black Procession’ Tour @ The Hi-Fi, Brisbane 27 March 2010 w/ Hatebreed & Bleeding Through

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