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Stepson Announce Re-Scheduled Album Tour Dates

Stepson Announce Re-Scheduled Album Tour Dates

After finally releasing their highly anticipated debut album ‘Help Me, Help You’ via Label Sharptone Records, Brisbane Punk outfit STEPSON have faced a tumultuous year.    After multiple reschedules or cancellations of both Australian tours + their maiden European voyage due to the ongoing pandemic and Australian lockdown laws Stepson are eager to take ‘Help Me, Help You’ on the road and bring their eclectic album to life on stages all around the world.     While 2021 has been a write off...

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UNIFY Gathering 2022 Lineup Announced!

UNIFY Gathering 2022 Lineup Announced!

UNIFY Gathering  is set to return to Tarwin Lower, Victoria in January 2022 (from Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd) and this first lineup announcement is surely going to make up for lost time… Headlining Friday night’s festival is The Amity Affliction  who will be playing their first Victorian show in two years and this will be the band’s first Australian show since COVID hit so you know they’re read to tear up the stage and play songs fromEveryone...

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SPIDERBAIT to HEADLINE Day 1: CALOUNDRA MUSIC FESTIVAL 1 Oct

SPIDERBAIT to HEADLINE Day 1: CALOUNDRA MUSIC FESTIVAL 1 Oct

SPIDERBAIT to HEADLINE Day 1 of 3 : CALOUNDRA MUSIC FESTIVAL Friday 1st Oct 2021 SUNSHINE COAST QLD This will be SPIDERBAIT's first appearance anywhere near the Sunshine Coast since headlining the inaugural Spring Loaded Festival June 2019 which sold out months in advance to more than 7,000 enthusiastic fans at Sandstone Point.  Be quick to book. Go to the CMF event website for more information on daily line ups and ticket details. https://caloundramusicfestival.com/    

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Darwin Spring Loaded moves to next year Sat 16 July 2022

Darwin Spring Loaded moves to next year Sat 16 July 2022

Due to the restrictions around the current COVID outbreaks across Australia, Empire Touring have been left with no choice but to postpone the upcoming Spring Loaded show.  Spring Loaded will now hit Darwin on Saturday 16th July 2022! All acts are onboard and we can’t wait to hit the stage and blow everyone away!   Tickets for the original gig will be valid for the rescheduled date without taking further action. Patrons will receive information directly from their point of purchase...

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GRINSPOON HEADLINES 2 MORE SPRING LOADED FESTS:BRIS & MELB

GRINSPOON HEADLINES 2 MORE SPRING LOADED FESTS:BRIS & MELB

Off the back of the blockbuster success that was the sold out Bribie Island Spring Loaded event on the weekend and Sydney’s absolute crowd pleaser last month, Empire Touring is elated to announce two new mammoth Spring Loaded shows set to storm Eatons Hill Outdoors (Brisbane) on Saturday 13 November and the iconic Sidney Myer Music Bowl (Melbourne) on Saturday 4 December.  There will be an exclusive presale available from 10am AEST Monday 28 June at www.SpringLoadedFestival.com.au & tickets...

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Luca Brasi Announce Everything Is Tenuous Album Tour

Luca Brasi Announce Everything Is Tenuous Album Tour

Tasmanian heroes Luca Brasi  announce a tour of mainland Australia, showcasing their fifth album Everything is Tenuous, which debuted #7 on the ARIA chart when released in February 2021. Most of Australia spent the last 12 months suffering extreme FOMO as Luca Brasi played sold-out acoustic tours and headline shows across their home ‘island state’. But now, FINALLY, the time has come for mainlanders to get their fix of one of Australia’s most loved rock bands.Luca Brasi...

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MAMMAL ANNOUNCE FIRST TOUR SINCE 1st LOCKDOWN

MAMMAL ANNOUNCE FIRST TOUR SINCE 1st LOCKDOWN

        MAMMAL – ANNOUNCE FIRST AUSTRALIAN SHOWS SINCE LOCKDOWN #1                         Touring June & July 2021 with Special Guest - STERLING MOSS                 General Public On Sale: 9am Thurs 29 April Tickets from Oztix all shows.                                                                             https://mammal.oztix.com.au/ Hell yeah, we know what you’re thinking …. this caged tiger of a band MML is finally loose and coming for you. Face the ‘glare of the future’ together with the MML community on the band’s most anticipated return to East Coast Australia stages yet, with...

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Melb Spring Loaded venue announced -Grinspoon to headline #9

Melb Spring Loaded venue announced -Grinspoon to headline #9

Spring Loaded is coming to MORNINGTON , Victoria at Hastings Foreshore Reserve! Register for pre-sale tix now (if you haven’t already) Pre Sale Starts Wednesday 14th April 11am. GET READY to rock out with a haul of the 90's most celebrated acts, including Grinspoon, You Am I, Regurgitator, Jebediah, Magic Dirt, Frenzal Rhomb, Custard, The Meanies and MC Lindsay ‘The Doctor’ McDougall Saturday 27th November 2021 – Hastings Foreshore Reserve, Mornington.  General Public On Sale from Friday 16...

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MALLRAT and NO MONEY ENTERPRISE Nominated for APRA Awards

MALLRAT and NO MONEY ENTERPRISE Nominated for APRA Awards

In a roll call that celebrates songwriters spanning pop, rock, country, R&B, hip hop, rap, soul, blues & roots, and dance genres, today APRA is proud to announce the nominees for the  2021 APRA Music Awards. The peer-voted  APRA Song of the Year contenders are songwriters  Rob Hirst, Bunna Lawrie and Gadigal poet Joel Davison for Gadigal Land,  Midnight Oil’s first single in 17 years. Tim Minchin is nominated for  Carry You, the song performed by Missy Higgins...

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JK-47 Announced On BLUESFEST 2021

JK-47 Announced On BLUESFEST 2021

BLUESFEST have made a powerful final addition to their 2021 lineup with the uber-talented Bundjalung indigenous rapper, JK-47!    Whether you know him as the 2020 Triple J Unearthed Artist of the Year, or from his jaw-dropping Like A Version where he put a fantastic twist on 'Changes' by 2Pac, you would already know that JK-47, uber-talented Indigenous artist, is a force to be reckoned with. It's no surprise to see acts like Illy, ChillinIT, Briggs...

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PRIDELANDS Sign To Resist Records & Release New Single

PRIDELANDS Sign To Resist Records & Release New Single

Melbourne-based, five-piece metal band Pridelands are thrilled to announce their brand new single, Heavy Tongue  on their new label home, Resist Records."We’re insanely humbled to be working with Resist Records for this release. So many of the bands on their roster have influenced us in some way over the years. Some we consider good friends, and some played a massive part in shaping and inspiring us a decade ago when we were just kids jamming in a garage. Feels...

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MICHAEL DUNSTAN Announces Tour In Support Of New EP "PORCH"

MICHAEL DUNSTAN Announces Tour In Support Of New EP "PORCH"

Michael Dunstan has spent the last 12 months doing laps of his stomping ground in WA, playing almost every corner of his home state. But he’s now excited to announce he’s heading back on the road to head out east in celebration of his upcoming EP release entitled Porch.     Returning home mid tour in March of 2020 amidst a string of sold out shows, Michael is keen to get back to his audiences across the nullarbor.    Out MayIn...

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