Posted Jan. 16, 2020, 10:22 p.m.
Australia is burning and ravaged by blazing bushfires that have left more than a billion animals killed and around eleven million hectares of bushland scorched ... read more
Posted Jan. 7, 2020, 8:05 a.m.
Despite coverage constantly touring, it has been quite a while since the never not stage diving inducing energetic hardcore force of nature that is Terror has held court in the Southern Hemisphere. While their Sydney incarnation sees them headlining the eclectic Invasion Fest in Sydney, the rest of the tour sees them ... read more
Posted Nov. 10, 2019, 12:36 p.m.
With what is touted to be their biggest production to date - which is quite something if you are familiar with the spectacle that is ... read more
Posted Oct. 13, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
A tour with “mandatory” in its title. No really. Tim and Eric, AKA creators of Adult Swim’s best shows (Tom Goes to the Mayor, Tim ... read more
Posted May 16, 2019, 5:20 p.m.
Steve Martin is known for many things with his musical prowess being just one of them – not least he is known for establishing that ... read more
Posted April 10, 2019, 3:53 p.m.
Showcasing music from every corner of this earthround – not at all merely limited to Blues - on the Easter long weekend close to the ... read more
Posted Feb. 26, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
One of Australian’s more prominent exports apart from vegemite and Crocodile Dundee is everyone’s darling and accomplished entertainer Mr Hugh Jackman. Needless to say that ... read more
Posted Feb. 2, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
Eddie Izzard is a conferencier par excellence and apart from that a veritable renaissance man. Not only being a cunning linguist and marathon runner, his ... read more
Posted Jan. 8, 2019, 9:39 p.m.
Talking of hard to the core: Stick To Your Guns will be incarnating in Australia alongside the mighty Terror. It would be surprising if anyone ... read more
Posted Jan. 8, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
The evolution of Harms Way is quite something. Not that they were not a veritable heavyweight in the realms of hardcore to begin with, but ... read more
Posted Nov. 10, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
This January, Launceston will bear witness to its first-ever Mona Foma—with its signature brand of unexpected, unpredictable and curious programming descending on the state’s second-largest ... read more
Posted Oct. 11, 2018, 8:08 p.m.
The extravaganza that has firmly established itself as a highlight on the festival calendar in the Southern hemisphere, i.e. Electric Gardens has announced its descent onto ... read more
Posted Sept. 10, 2018, 7:13 p.m.
Hooray! Known from a myriad of late night show residences and his own endeavours, vocal phenomenon, musician and comedic enfant terrible Reggie Watts returns to ... read more
Posted Aug. 6, 2018, 5:44 p.m.
After postponing his first ever Australian solo tour, Maestro Simmons a.k.a. the long tongued 4-string demon of the legendary KISS, will incarnate down under in ... read more
Posted Aug. 5, 2018, 10:01 a.m.
If Andrew W.K.’s empowering message is not inspiring enough to become a more ambitious being that is trying to escape the confines of fate, the following ... read more
Posted Aug. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
It is official: The riddle hidden inside an enigma, i.e. Andrew W.K., will hit the shores of Australia to incarnate with the one-man fireworks that ... read more
Posted April 15, 2018, 3:43 p.m.
Australia has to offer a myriad of festivals. Good ones. Big ones. Genre specific ones. Overarching ones transcending labels and scenes. Boutique-y ones. Splendour in ... read more
Posted April 8, 2018, 9:48 a.m.
Right. For the upcoming sixth annual DARK MOFO festival from 3–24 June 2018 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia from 13-24 of June I was going to ... read more
Posted March 28, 2018, 10:17 p.m.
Coinciding with Wu Tang Clan’s 25th anniversary, hip hop super group channels its alchemy in liquid form: With H2O sources from the mountain glacier springs ... read more
Posted Jan. 22, 2018, 6:54 p.m.
Ex-Kyuss and Unida frontman -- and stoner rock royalty par excellence -- John Garcia will acoustically perform tracks from his catalogue acoustically for the first ... read more
Posted Dec. 15, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
The maverick innovator Goldie - who rewrote the future of the jungle scene with landmark releases that still sound like they were kidnapped from tomorrow - has ... read more
Posted Nov. 10, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Today, New York City post-hardcore band Quicksand have released their new album, Interiors -- their first album in 22 years on Epitaph. Interiors features the band’s lineup of drummer Alan Cage, frontman/guitarist Walter ... read more
Posted Oct. 11, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Liam Gallagher has announced his first headline shows in Australia as a solo act. The ex-Oasis frontman will play Falls Festival between 2017 and 2018, but he’s ... read more
Posted Oct. 7, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
American rap duo Run The Jewels have announced a pair of Falls Festival sideshows for 2018. Killer Mike and El-P will hit up venues in Melbourne and Sydney while ... read more
Posted Oct. 6, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Miguel Migs of Salted Music fame is slated to hit Sydney for a one-off show on 4 November, performing an intimate Rooftop set. Migs emerged from the ... read more
Posted Oct. 1, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Electro legend Fatboy Slim is returning to Australia next year to headline EDM superfest Electric Gardens, after giving birth to the inaugural event on Australian turf back in 2016. ... read more
Posted Sept. 24, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Melbourne’s genre-defying Ecca Vandal reveals the release date of her self-titled, debut album alongside her new single and official video "Future Heroine." Ecca Vandal, the album, will be unleashed into the world on October 20 via Dew Process / UMA and to mark its release Ecca today announces she will be heading out across ... read more
Posted Sept. 16, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
The teasing and the waiting is over — Drake has announced that he will tour Australia in 2017. Drizzy is set to play some huge all-ages arena ... read more
Posted Sept. 13, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
With the Pennywise + The Bronx Sydney show at the Enmore Theatre on Sunday October 29 on the verge of selling out, an exclusive headline show ... read more
Posted Aug. 27, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
Singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks announced her return to Australia for an exclusive run of her 24 Karat Gold shows this November. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, August ... read more
Posted July 31, 2017, 10 p.m.
2017 sees the 20th anniversary of the album that helped define a genre. Full Circle is the emotional and pivotal album that followed the tragic ... read more
Posted July 31, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
The legendary founders of Sepultura performing their classic album Roots in its entirety. Max Cavalera says: “Metalheads. It's time. Twenty years ago, we released the ... read more
Posted July 31, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
The blood, sweat, tears and thousands of sold out shows have morphed AFI into one of the most ferocious live acts in the world today. ... read more
Posted July 15, 2017, 11:34 a.m.
Three years after they successfully pulverized the nation, Kreator are back to thrash and grind Australian audiences into sheer bloodlusting ecstasy. Since the 1980’s Kreator have been unleashing powerful slabs of Teutonic thrash-metal upon their fans, and 2017 sees no letup in the onslaught, with the band’s latest opus“Gods Of Violence” receiving ... read more
Posted July 13, 2017, 8:16 a.m.
Iowa rockers Stone Sour have announced their return to down under for a new headline tour in support of their upcoming fifth album, Hydrograd. Corey Taylor (also of Slipknot fame), ... read more
Posted July 12, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
Pop punkers New Found Glory will celebrate two decades as a band by bringing their 20 Years Of Pop Punk tour to Australia this August, where they’ll ... read more
Posted May 19, 2017, 8:14 a.m.
First Ever Headline Australian Tour for Ministry, the American industrial metal juggernaut led by Al Jourgensen as they take over Australia for 5 shows this ... read more
Posted May 6, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
Early last year At The Drive In fans were delivered the news they had been longing for… the band had reunited, announcing plans to release ... read more
Posted May 2, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
V.E.G.A.S. has announced two upcoming split 7-inches. One with Long Gone, the other with Broken Cross. V.E.G.A.S. / Long Gone split 7” A taste of ... read more
Posted April 20, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
The Dillinger Escape Plan are calling it quits after 20 years of mayhem, metal and mathcore. The upside is that Australia is getting a chance ... read more
Posted April 9, 2017, 10:09 a.m.
The official lineup for the annual festival hosted by Tasmania’s Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) has now officially been announced and taking their ... read more
Posted April 7, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
Queens Of The Stone Age will return to Australia and New Zealand in July 2017, performing four visceral headline shows, apart from their Splendour in ... read more
Posted March 27, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Against Me! will be heading out this May for a run of Australian headline dates to celebrate the release of their new album, Shape Shift With Me. ... read more
Posted March 25, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
From 26 May to 17 June, Sydney Opera House will welcome some an eclectic mix of innovative local and international artists for Vivid LIVE – a ... read more
Posted March 24, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Atlanta Georgia Southern Rock n’ Roll legends Nashville Pussy are set to blaze a trail through Australia and New Zealand in May 2017 with their high-octance ... read more
Posted March 23, 2017, 10:33 a.m.
Canadian "Moroccan rock" (due to their own melange of blues, prog rock, Indian and Middle Eastern influences) The Tea Party come down under frequently to tour ... read more
Posted March 19, 2017, 11:01 a.m.
US post hardcore alumni, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus will be returning to Australia this May for a national headline tour as part of their Don’t ... read more
Posted March 14, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
ENTOMBED A.D.’s legacy goes way back into the year 1987 when the band originally formed under the name Nihilist. In 1989, the group changed its name ... read more
Posted Feb. 28, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Following their online success, Hang Massive, will perform in Australia for the first time as part of a global tour this year. From 11th to 22nd March, Hang Massive will ... read more
Posted Feb. 6, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
Celebrated American rock band Against Me! have announced they will be heading out this May for a run of Australian headline dates to celebrate the ... read more
Posted Jan. 18, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
Aurora Aksnes, known mononymously as AURORA, is a Norwegian singer-songwriter that released her debut full-length All My Demons Greeting Me as a Friend (featuring hit ... read more
Posted Oct. 26, 2016, 8:14 a.m.
Currently touring the USA, The Cult return to Australia in November for headline shows down the East Coast, with a trio of dates locked in for ... read more
Posted Aug. 16, 2016, 1:37 p.m.
The Amity Affliction have announced a run of Australian headline shows taking them back to venues they haven’t played in more than four years. After a massive ... read more
Posted July 7, 2016, 8:43 a.m.
This July Life Is Noise will bring the US Southern sludge trio Weedeater, known for their cough syrup swilling and hot sauce snorting antics, to Oceania, ... read more
Posted May 27, 2016, 2:50 p.m.
Blasting out of Byron Bay, Australia almost as an affront to the serenity of their surrounds, Parkway Drive quickly established themselves as the most formidable force ... read more
Posted April 19, 2016, 7:49 p.m.
In an age of government surveillance and data retention, individual privacy is threatened and swift justice is dealt to those who interfere with the workings of national security and intelligence. Few who risk their freedom exposing the secrets of the government dodge the repercussions, and for their own survival are forced to flee to ... read more
Posted April 18, 2016, 7:53 p.m.
No rest. Wicked. Dark Mofo, Mona's midwinter festival, is an annual pilgrimage celebrating all things dark through large scale public art, feasts and sonic enlightenment. ... read more
Posted Nov. 16, 2015, 10:21 a.m.
Soundwave festival in Australia has announced it's full line-up for the multi-venue, multi-city annual showcase taking place on Jan. 23, 24, and 26 in Australia. Soundwave ... read more
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