NOFX formed in Los Angeles back in 1983, a helluva year for new bands and one that gave birth to Alcatrazz, Trixter, White Lion, and any number of bands that are completely defunct and irrelevant in this day and age. That alone says something about NOFX‘s enduring popularity. Maybe they lasted this long because they were forged in the same fiery furnaces of the L.A. hardcore scene that gave us Bad Religion, Suicidal Tendencies, Germs and Descendents. NOFX sharpened their teeth in that tumultuous talent pool until they joined forces with Epitaph in 1989 and went on to release a string of crucial punk records. Their first major breakthrough came in the form of 1990’s Ribbed, still a fan favorite, followed up by now-classics White Trash, Two Heebs and a Bean and Punk in Drublic, the latter selling well over a million copies. That was a wildly successful decade for NOFX as the band popularized the Warped Tour and was the flagship band for the skate/surf/snow culture of the 1990’s.
Continue reading NOFX Announce Australian Tour – November 2014 – Supports Announced
Little May have already earned a nation-wide reputation for their emotionally connective, charged lyrics and smoldering hooks that have set them apart from many emerging bands. For their debut headline tour beginning in November, the trio are set to bring to life the haunting tracks that have captured many fans from around the globe and celebrate their debut self-titled EP (out October 10th) – making Australian audiences the first to hear the yet unreleased songs spun live.
Continue reading Little May – Announce National Tour – November/December 2014
Off the back of their Reimagine Acoustic tour, which was sold out a month in advance, and their stunning “acoustic and strings” Stand Apart EP, which dropped out of the blue into #24 on the ARIA Charts, Dead Letter Circus are pleased to announce a national tour for December, with 7 shows reaching all capital cities, plus a couple of regional jaunts.
Continue reading Dead Letter Circus Announce National Tour – December 2014
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.
Continue reading Thirsty Merc Announce New Album and National tour – Oct/Nov 2014
Newcastle band, The Owls. After the success of breakthrough singles Krakow and Oceans, the four-piece have released their highly anticipated third EP Own The Streets and to celebrate, announce a MAMMOTH 26-date tour around the country as well as unveiling their third track ‘Bad Side (Electrify)’
Continue reading THE OWLS Announce Massive National Tour, Unveil New Track + Release New EP
Sydney based Alt/Rock 4-piece CREO have just released their brand new single ‘Afterglow’, and are preparing to take the East Coast by storm with a run of tour dates.
Continue reading CREO – Afterglow (Official Video) + Tour Dates
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“I have been touring in Australia regularly since 1974, and have actually lost count of how many times I have been here, but I think this tour will be number 29. It is my second home and I love it dearly. This year I celebrated my 50th year in the business and it just felt like the right time to take my final bow. It’s a daunting prospect and one I am preparing seriously for. I want this to be a night to remember in every way….tears, laughter and lots of rock and roll. This has been my life. Nobody in the world rocks as hard as the Aussies….and from me that’s what they’re gonna get….foot on the gas and go. So looking forward to this tour” ~ Suzi Quatro
Continue reading SUZI QUATRO – FINAL AUSTRALIAN TOUR
Following on from their successful national album tour in March, The Holidays have announced an east coast run of new show dates. The dates coincide with the release of ‘Tongue Talk’ – the third single from the band’s popular sophomore LP, Real Feel.
Real Feel has received solid radio support and media attention since its release in late Feb. It was triple J’s feature album upon release, with singles ‘All Time High’ and’ Home’ receiving high rotation on the station.
Continue reading The Holidays “Tongue Talk” East Coast Tour | May-July 2014
Tickets on sale now from www.360music.com.au
Rising Perth star Coin Banks and Melbourne’s LEVA will be joining 360 as main supports on all dates on the Utopia Regional Tour, alongside Lane Harry x Ike Campbell, also 360’s only support for his forthcoming date at the Eaton’s Hill Hotel in Brisbane this month, KALE for all Northern NSW shows, Lee Monro x Ello C in Wollongong, Mistress of Ceremony in Victoria, and Creed Birch opening proceedings for all WA shows.
Continue reading Tour News – 360 Announce Supports for the UTOPIA Regional Dates – 2015
||There are few self-managed independent Australian acts that can state, they’ve toured with the likes of Santana & Lauryn Hill, been broadcast live worldwide performing at Al Gore’s 2007 Live Earth and toured across the world captivating crowds, filling rooms & rocking festivals, from Sydney to LA, NY to London, Tokyo to Montreal, Berlin to Melbourne.
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Angus and Julia Stone’s sophomore album ‘Down The Way’ is the highest selling Australian Artist album for 2010.
The album debuted No. 1 upon release in March, holding for 2 consecutive weeks and has maintained a position at the top of the charts, this week moving back inside the top 10 and notching up sales of over 70,000 copies in the last two months, certifying it platinum.
The siblings return home next month from playing sell out shows across the UK and USA to headline the ‘Go Between Bridge’ concert in Brisbane. They then jet back to Europe to play festivals in Belgium, Holland and France and Latitude and Cornbury Festivals in the UK. Returning home to Australia again in July to play the ‘On The Bright Side’ Festival in Perth followed by ‘Splendour In the Grass’ and then into their headline national tour commencing in August and running through September. Tickets are selling fast with additional shows being added in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to cope with the high demand! Continue reading Angus and Julia Stone – ‘Down The Way’ Notches Up Platinum Sales
||Joey Cape and Tony Sly are two names synonymous with modern punk rock, frontmen for leading Californian pop punk bands Lagwagon and No Use For A Name respectively. With each having accumulated over two decades worth of credibility and a burgeoning fan base around the globe, this dream team is set to tour Australia this May!
Continue reading JOEY CAPE & TONY SLY SUPPORTS ANNOUNCED!
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||The last few months have seen brother and sister duo Angus and Julia Stone go from strength to strength. With a #1 Gold album (fast approaching platinum) and a national SOLD OUT tour under their belts the pair have since been touring the UK, Europe, USA and Canada, gathering further accolades. ‘Down the Way’ came in at #19 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart in the USA, #40 in France and have just completed their sold out UK dates,
with The Times saying about the pairs shepherds bush empire show – ‘triumphant’. Angus & Julia go on to tour Europe then a headline spot at the UK’s biggest Music Convention/Festival – The Great Escape. Continue reading ANGUS & JULIA STONE August-September 2010 Tour!