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[NEWS] BLUESFEST: FIVE MORE FESTIVAL ACTS FOR AUSTRALIAN TOURS

[NEWS] BLUESFEST: FIVE MORE FESTIVAL ACTS FOR AUSTRALIAN TOURS

Adding to the excitement of Bluesfest Touring’s recent Bluesfest on-the-road announcement, comes the addition of five more festival acts to play shows around the country in 2019. Music lovers can expect a stellar selection of blues, roots, Celtic folk, punk, Americana and more from the five just announced acts. David Gray After scaling enormous heights...
[NEWS] ADELAIDE HEAVY UP-AND-COMERS 23/19 DROP CRUSHING NEW SINGLE/VIDEO ‘THOUSAND EYES (REGRET)’

[NEWS] ADELAIDE HEAVY UP-AND-COMERS 23/19 DROP CRUSHING NEW SINGLE/VIDEO ‘THOUSAND EYES (REGRET)’

Adelaide upstarts 23/19 have been causing a stir in the Australian heavy scene thanks to their raucous live show—nabbing massive support slots alongside Aussie treasures like Make Them Suffer and Polaris, and international heavyweights like The Acacia Strain and Counterparts. The band dropped their debut EP Broken at the start of 2018 which won over...
[NEWS] TEMTRIS RETURN TO ADELAIDE FOR RAPTURE TOUR

[NEWS] TEMTRIS RETURN TO ADELAIDE FOR RAPTURE TOUR

If you missed Temtris at Adelaide’s premier heavy metal festival, Churches of Steel, don’t sweat it! The New South Wales powerhouse will be back in support of their epic new album. Rapture is the band’s fifth release, dropping earlier this month. Musically akin to Judas Priest, Doro and the late Ronnie James Dio, this will...
[NEWS] TRAPT ANNOUNCE AUSSIE 2019 TOUR

[NEWS] TRAPT ANNOUNCE AUSSIE 2019 TOUR

Californian active hard rock favourites Trapt return Down Under to play highlights from their self-titled classic album Trapt, plus a selection of other favourites. Trapt was the band’s major-label debut; a perfect mix of hard rock with catchy hooks, dynamic choruses, and memorable lyrics. Fusing together propulsive guitars and unforgettable upbeat refrains, the guys are adept at producing empowering arena-worthy anthems. In...
[NEWS] ADELAIDE’S AS I DESTRUCT RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM, DROP MUSIC VIDEO AND EMBARK ON AUSSIE ALBUM TOUR

[NEWS] ADELAIDE’S AS I DESTRUCT RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM, DROP MUSIC VIDEO AND EMBARK ON AUSSIE ALBUM TOUR

As I Destruct continue Adelaide’s legacy for producing world class heavy music. Stepping forward from the shadows of obscurity, the five-piece have produced a near-flawless debut in From Fear To Oblivion—emerging as the next vital contender in the Australian metal scene. Led by brutal first single ‘Question of Faith,’ the album is an impressive assault of melodic, groove-laden death metal. For fans, From...
[NEWS] DAY OF THE DEAD CELEBRATION WITH MEXICAN WRESTLING IS COMING TO ADELAIDE

[NEWS] DAY OF THE DEAD CELEBRATION WITH MEXICAN WRESTLING IS COMING TO ADELAIDE

In an Adelaide first, Melbourne based Mexican entertainment Group, Lucha Fantastica, bring Mexican wrestling to HQ Complex for the ultimate Day of the Dead celebration on Friday, 26th October. Lucha Fantastica is Australia’s only Mexican performance company to bring not only the entertainment and music of Mexico to Australia, but also the Mexican culture. “Our Day of the Dead...
[NEWS] VAN MORRISON TO RELEASE 40TH STUDIO ALBUM

[NEWS] VAN MORRISON TO RELEASE 40TH STUDIO ALBUM

Van Morrison has announced details of a new album, The Prophet Speaks—his 40th studio album. The Prophet Speaks will be released on 7th December on CD, 2 x 12” and all digital platforms via Caroline Australia. The 14-track album follows a recent run of hugely acclaimed albums (Roll With The Punches, Versatile and You’re Driving Me Crazy), each of which have...
[NEWS] TIKI SAFARI TO ROCK MARRICKVILLE FACTORY THEATRE

[NEWS] TIKI SAFARI TO ROCK MARRICKVILLE FACTORY THEATRE

A supersonic eruption is about to rock Marrickville, raising more heat than Kilauea lava, as Factory Theatre goes troppo all over again in the rum-infused rock ‘n’ roll extravaganza—Tiki Safari! The Tiki Beach Fashion Parade is back to raise the temperature to hazardous heights, and off-stage, you’ll find all things exotic and tiki with: collectables, clothing, merch and...
[NEWS] BLUESFEST: FESTIVAL ACT SNARKY PUPPY TO TOUR AUSTRALIA

[NEWS] BLUESFEST: FESTIVAL ACT SNARKY PUPPY TO TOUR AUSTRALIA

New York quasi-collective, Snarky Puppy, have gone from the best kept secret to one of the most respected names in instrumental music. With a difficult-to-define genre, these guys seamlessly fuse a deep knowledge and respect for musical tradition with sonic and conceptual innovation. This convergence of musicians from white and black America have performed regularly...
[NEWS] DOWNLOAD 2019 IS SET TO BE HUGE WITH FIRST LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT

[NEWS] DOWNLOAD 2019 IS SET TO BE HUGE WITH FIRST LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT

2018 saw the Australian debut of the world’s premier rock and metal festival, Download! 30,000 heavy music fans descended on Flemington, christening Melbourne into the Download family alongside Donington (UK)—the spiritual home of rock—Paris (France), and Madrid (Spain). In 2019, Download returns to Melbourne and will head north to serve up a mammoth lineup of...
[NEWS] CALLING ALL CREATURES OF THE NIGHT: COME AS YOU AREN’T

[NEWS] CALLING ALL CREATURES OF THE NIGHT: COME AS YOU AREN’T

It’s almost that time of year again, when we can shed our responsible adult skins and dress up as whoever or whatever we want. ARMI (Australian Rock & Metal Institute) are hosting a ‘Come As You Aren’t’ Halloween party at Adelaide UniBar on Saturday 27th of October. Costumes are a must and the night will...
[NEWS] QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE CONCLUDE VILLAINS WORLD TOUR AND RAISE $20,000 TO SUPPORT ROYAL HOBART HOSPITAL PAEDIATRICS WARD

[NEWS] QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE CONCLUDE VILLAINS WORLD TOUR AND RAISE $20,000 TO SUPPORT ROYAL HOBART HOSPITAL PAEDIATRICS WARD

Leaving a trail of ecstatically exhausted fans in its wake—from Niagara Falls to Australia—Queens of the Stone Age’s world tour has careened to a triumphant finish in Perth with its 129th show. The band played for more than 1.7 million true believers, including: an all-day affair at London’s Finsbury Park for a crowd of nearly 50,000,...