Scene News: Justin Townes Earle Cancels 2018 Australia Tour

June 29, 2018 Scene News

Love Police Touring release the following statement from Justin Townes Earle’s management regarding the tour proposed to start next Wednesday in Melbourne.

“We regret to inform you that due to unforeseen personal reasons, our Justin Townes Earle Australian tour is cancelled. Our deepest apologies, thank you for understanding, and he looks forward to coming back soon.”

All ticket buyers for Justin Townes Earles solo shows will be notified by venues or relevant ticketing outlets for a full refund in due course, and we apologise for any inconvenience caused.

The tour was to take in various venues in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Tasmania as well as an appearance at Bello Winter Music. […]

Snap Scene: THEORY (of a Deadman) – Prince Bandroom – 26th June 2018

June 29, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

“Complacency is such a disease when you’re in a band,” says Tyler Connolly, singer and guitarist for Vancouver, Canada’s THEORY (Of A Deadman). “People are so afraid to progress, but you have to change—you can’t just write the same song over and over. So when I saw where this record was going, I said to the other guys, ‘We’re in a car and it’s going off a cliff. Do you want to jump out or ride it to the bottom?’’ […]

Snap Scene: Bad Moon Born – Prince Bandroom – 26th June 2018

June 29, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Hailing from the Sydney rock scene, Bad Moon Born are an undeniably talented five-piece rock band with a captivating sound that is self-described as “girth rock”. They are a new wave of hard rock, with influences from Guns ‘N’ Roses, Alter Bridge, Avenged Sevenfold and Audioslave.

Their debut EP, Chemical Lullabies, has received positive reviews and had tracks added to rotation on the largest rock stations in New Zealand and Australia, gaining traction both nationally and internationally. […]

Snap Scene: Chasing Lana – Prince Bandroom – 26th June 2018

June 29, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Chasing Lana are known for their raw and grungy sound, with loud, aggressive style mix, powerful melodic guitar’s, dynamic and solid rhythm sections and catchy vocal chorus’s.
When you see Chasing Lana play live, what you see is what you get. No fancy gimmicks or tricks, no computer generated effects, just a pure raw sound.
The band has two huge notable International supports now under their belts with P.O.D and Saliva and multiple successful headlining show’s around Australia in support of their E.P, Suffocate / Medicate’. […]

Scene News: These Four Walls release new single/video Over & Over

June 29, 2018 Scene News

Gold Coast-via New Zealand rock crew These Four Walls are returning to the fray today with a brand new single ‘Over & Over’ – an ode to the wish that humans would connect more genuinely and more often – talking  about the true feelings in their mind. Accompanying it is a video – an passionate performance of a song that pushes people to connect. Eager to carry on this success throughout 2018, These Four Walls are proud to release their latest single, Over & Over, with further releases planned in the coming months. […]

Scene News: The Summers Night Project – Performances in WA, SA & VIC from 2-6 July

June 28, 2018 Scene News

Inspired by Anne Summers’ ‘Women’s Manifesto’ released in 2017, which is intended as a blueprint for equality for women in Australia, Tura New Music, Monash University, Soundstream and Decibel New Music Ensemble have launched The Summers Night Project. The project has been established to support and mentor emerging composers who identify as women to create a composition for performances in Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne, with the aim of growing the gender diversity of composers in music programs Australia-wide. […]

Review Scene: Paul Capsis – Memo Music Hall, 23rd June 2018

June 28, 2018 Karen Pepper

What a talent Paul Capsis is. Within the confines of one season you might catch him in a cabaret, on the box in an award-winning movie or like us, singing his heart out in one of Melbourne’s best venues. Who could fail to find intrigue in seeing and hearing Capsis performing some of his most loved songs? Beginning with the Skyhooks ‘Ego is not a dirty word’ then moving into a synthesis of the Eurythmics ‘Sweet Dreams’ and The Doors ‘People are strange’, we immediately know that while the songs might be as comfortable as our old flannelette pyjamas, the execution of them would leave us gasping. […]

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