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After announcing an interstate expansion last week, the hotly anticipated line up for SCENE & HEARD has landed. Hitting three locations including Cairns, Brisbane and Newcastle this October and November, festival organisers have locked in three unique line ups worthy of an early noughties wet dream. Wolfmother lead the charge. Fresh from an international tour and a performance at this years Splendour in the Grass, the band will headline all three SCENE & HEARD locations. From the moment the
Legendary Aussie rockers Grinspoon have today announced their epic Chemical Hearts national tour, set to make its way around the country in October and November, supported by The Hard Aches, Gooch Palms and Bugs. In celebration of the tour, the band will be releasing a Chemical Hearts vinyl record on the day the tour kicks off (October 11) with a tracklist that will offer fans a nostalgic taste of what’s to come at the shows.
In 1997, the...
Sneaky Sound System, Slumberjack, Ceres, Bugs & The Lazy Susans announced yesterday that they'll joining this years massive Yours & Owls line up. Come October they'll be joining some of the biggest names in the country and abroad for two huge days at the festivals 6th instalment.
From a backyard gathering to a local institution, Yours & Owls Festival has escalated into a must-attend event on the national festival calendar. An event that showcases Wollongong at its...
Jade Imagine release their first new material in 2 years today: a single called 'Big Old House'!
Front person Jade McInally says, "We are so excited to finally share some new music with the world! The band and I had so much fun shooting the video with James Thomson, and can’t wait to hear what everyone thinks of it. We are also really stoked to be releasing this worldwide with the most amazing teams at Milk Records and Marathon...
Clea returns today with a candid and charming video accompaniment to ‘Insecurity’; a track about embracing vulnerability, lifted from Clea’s debut album ‘Vermillion’. The video comes hot on the heels of Clea’s single, ‘Dreaming’, being named the Song of the Year at the 2019 Queensland Music Awards.
From a lyrical perspective, Clea explains that the track is about “the realisation that honesty and vulnerability are crucial to any relationship. Self-defense is rendered unnecessary, all that’s needed is an acknowledgement...
Sydney’s independent instrumental progressive solo artist, PLINI, announces his Australia and New Zealand headline tour in October.
The shows are a rare and intimate live set that has been honed around the world since his last national Australian tour in September 2018. The Australian shows will be supported by JAKUB ZYTECKI (POLAND), DAVE MACKAY (UK) and NICK JOHNSTON (CANADA) who is also performing the New Zealand leg with HEAVY METAL NINJAS (NZ). DAVE MACKAY will also join PLINI’S set...
Renowned for making tender hit songs from his hybrid of hip hop, rap and pop, and then laying it all out on stage, today Allday announces a mammoth national Starry Night Over The Phone album tour set for August. Joining in for all tour dates are great friend and collaborator Mallrat, singer-songwriter E^ST and musician-on-the-rise JXN.
The national dates will follow on from his anticipated return to the Splendour in the Grass stage where he will bring a...
After revealing their sophomore record Aura in April, Brisbane metallers The Brave are amping up the momentum with the announcement of a national headline tour throughout August. The album garnered a whopping 9/10 rating from Discovered Magazine, nabbed compliments from Hysteria ("gritty, vulnerable and full of visceral emotion") and Wall of Sound ("a true demonstration of well-written music") and has amassed over half a million Spotify streams in its debut month.
Already a live force in their own right,...
These New South Whales are thrilled to share their new single, ‘Nerve 2 Reverse’ which premiered on Triple J. Unmistakably punk, the track is short, loud and dangerously catchy and comes ahead of the band's debut headline shows in London and performances at The Great Escape festival in Brighton this May. Listen HERE.
Of the track, lead vocalist Jamie Timony shares, "Nerve 2 Reverse is about deprogramming and overwriting bad code. Restore yourself to your factory settings—today!”
Brisbane's favourite misfit rap group Butterfingers wrapped up their huge 15 Years of Fatboys tour in Byron Bay this past weekend, marking 21 shows around the country celebrating the release of their renound debut album.
With some help from Melbourne rapper Fresh Violet, Butterfingers set out to remind audiences around the country that they're still one of the most entertaining and captivating live acts in Australia.
With 21 shows spanning from their hometown of Brisbane to Perth and everywhere...
Sydney metallers, Northlane, announce the upcoming release of their fifth studio album, Alien, out August 2 via UNFD.
For a band that have traditionally focused on wider issues in the outside world, Alien is easily the most personal statement of their career. “I was raised in hell but I made it out,” says Northlane vocalist Marcus Bridge. “Raised in a place I shouldn’t have been, and no child should have been. But I’ve been able to break free.”
It’s that time of year again… After a long hot summer we descend into the dark, cold and bitter months. There’s only one thing that can breathe life back into the Victorian heavy metal scene this winter… King Parrot’s Regional Rampage tour!
It’s the one thing you can depend on to get you out of the house, into the pit and moshing like the true metal moshing mad legend you are! After sold-out shows nationwide on their recent tour in...