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Grinspoon, JK-47 and 1300 announced on Splendour 2022!

Grinspoon, JK-47 and 1300 announced on Splendour 2022!

SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS 2022FULL LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENTFriday 22 to Sunday 24 July 2022Pre-loved tickets onsale from 9am AEDT Monday 6 December via Moshtix    It’s finally here! The news we’ve all been waiting for… the complete lineup for Splendour in the Grass 2022 is now signed, sealed and set to be delivered to the festival faithful from Friday 22 to Sunday 24 July 2022. It’s been quite a ride and we can’t wait to welcome you all back...

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Stepson Claim 2021 Triffid QLD Album Of The Year

Stepson Claim 2021 Triffid QLD Album Of The Year

Brissy hardcore five-piece Stepson have beat out some tough competition to claim this year’s Triffid Qld Album Of The Year honour with their newest LP, Help Me, Help You.    Revealed this evening at the beloved Queensland venue, this year’s winners will be immortalised on the coveted Triffid Hero Wall, joining the likes of The Go Betweens, Powderfinger, The Chats and many more.    Also nominated this year was Tia Gostelow, who was up for a second year with Chrysalis,...

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Northlane announce Australian Tour for new album Obsidian

Northlane announce Australian Tour for new album Obsidian

Australia’s heavy trailblazers Northlane have revealed their daring new single, “Echo Chamber”, lifted from their forthcoming album, Obsidian, set for release on April 1, 2022 via Believe. To celebrate the release of their sixth album, Northlane will embark on a national tour in June. “Have you tried turning it off?”  A bold expansion of the ever-evolving Northlane sound, “Echo Chamber” is a fully immersive futuristic Matrix rave built around a compulsive beat that marries their signature bottom-heavy groove with dark...

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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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