Artist News

Catch up on the latest news about New World Artists and see what our artists are up to.

Tired Lion win J Award - Unearthed Artist Of The Year

The Perth four-piece have had a hell of a year. They’ve toured the country twice – once with British India and once as headliners themselves – and released an second EP in I Don’t Think You Like Me. They crushed a Violent Soho / Smashing Pumpkins mashup for Like A Version on triple j Breakfast with Matt & Alex. Then they opened up Splendour In The Grass as our Unearthed comp winners in July, and then they headlined our showcase...

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Tina Arena announces One Night Only concerts

Australian pop icon, and our newest ARIA Hall of Fame inductee, Tina Arena has today announced a series of ONE NIGHT ONLY shows in Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and the Gold Coast in February and March, 2016,  in support of her latest album, Eleven.   These shows are in additional to the previously announced A Day on the Green concerts with Simply Red and follow dates currently scheduled in Dubai, London and Beirut in January.    Tina Arena really needs no introduction –...

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Tina Arena to be inducted into the Aria Hall Of Fame 2015

One of the greatest Australian voices of all time,  TINA ARENA to be inducted in the ARIA Hall Of Fame One of the greatest Australian voices of all time, the iconic and inspirational Tina Arena, with an extraordinary career spanning 40 years and 10 studio albums, will be inducted into the ARIA Hall Of Fame at the 2015 ARIA Awards Connected By Telstra, held at The Star Event Centre on Thursday, November 26, 2015.    ARIA Chief Executive Officer, Dan Rosen,...

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In Hearts Wake

8 Aria Award Nominations For NWA Acts In 2015

Congratulations to Daniel Johns, Dead Letter Circus, In Hearts Wake, King Parrot, Northlane, The Meeting Tree & Thy Art Is Murder!   Daniel Johns - Best Male Artist & Best Video  Dead Letter Circus - Best Rock Album In Hearts Wake - Best Hard Rock Album  King Parrot - Best Hard Rock Album  Northlane - Best Hard Rock Album  The Meeting Tree - Best Urban Album  Thy Art Is Murder - Best Hard Rock Album

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Party In The Paddock 2016 Line Up Announced

Tasmania’s all-ages camping festival Party In The Paddock has unveiled its impressively eclectic 2016 lineup, packing the likes of Aussie rockers Violent Soho, Spiderbait and The Preatures, along with rising stars such as Tkay Maidza and producer Roland Tings. Other acts on this year’s lineup include alt-rock outfit British India, electronic duo Vallis Alps, Adelaide rock dog legends Bad//Dreems, guitar master Harts and Perth band Tired Lion. Catch the festival’s full first lineup announcement, below. Party In The Paddock began...

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Illy Joins Van Fest 2015

VANFEST returns with a stellar line-up to hit Forbes, NSW . ILLY just announced Sat 5th Dec 2015 with John Butler Trio, Birds Of Tokyo , Sticky Fingers, Sheppard and more. 

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Grinspoon Coaxed Out Of Hiatus By Cold Chisel

Iconic rock band Cold Chisel have unveiled a handful of extra shows on their highly-anticipated One Night Stand tour and are excited to announce they have coaxed Grinspoon out of an indefinite hiatus to be their special guests on 7 shows.  After seven Top 10 albums, 13 ARIA nominations, over half a million records sold and a back catalogue that’s etched into Aussie rock history, Grinspoon made the decision to take an indefinite hiatus. “We’re excited to see what our...

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Feki Signs With New World Artists

Brisbane producer Feki is onto a good thing of late dropping a stunning run of originals and remixes after featuring on 'Volume 3' of our free compilation series. The latest news for the young upstart is getting picked up by Australian booking agency New World Artists that already boast a number of frontal producers including Slumberjack, Willow Beats, LUCIANBLOMKAMP, The Meeting Tree and more. With Edwin Tehrani of NWA positive about the signing; “We are constantly looking for the leaders...

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Sydney Guitarist Plini Signs With New Word Artists

Sydney 23-year-old guitar virtuoso Plini has announced a big step in his career today — he's signing to booking agents New World Artists, home to such heavyweights as Dead Letter Circus, Illy, Daniel Johns and British India. The bright guitarist and composer has already piqued the interest of prog-maestro Marco Minnemann, the drummer for Joe Satriani, with Plini already having conquered stages in the UK, Japan and back home in Australia on his own headlining tour. Plini's Australian tour with...

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Thy Art Is Murder

Thy Art Is Murder Announce Holy War Album Tour

Thy Art Is Murder released their highly anticipated album Holy War on Friday and to celebrate have announced a brief run of Australian headline shows. These will be their first home land shows since appearing at the inaugural UNIFY Gathering in January.    Produced and mixed by Will Putney (Northlane, The Amity Affliction, Suicide Silence) Holy War is the band's first release for UNFD and is already receiving favourable reviews.     "Thy Art Is Murder have pulled themselves far more than one...

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Drapht Announces Dancing John Doe Tour

Ever since Jimmy Recard hit top 10 in the 2008 Triple J Hottest 100 , it's like everything Drapht touches turns to gold. His proceeding fourth album (and first as an Obese Records alumni), 2011's The Life Of Riley produced some of the best singles in Australian hip hop history, earning a staggering seven ARIA nominations, and a win for Best Urban Album . Establishing Drapht for both his honesty and his ability to pen a hook, it was a...

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