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Scene News: Australian singer-songwriter, KAREN CRAIGIE, releases new album 'Mountains of Gold'.
Originating from Sydney, international award-winning songwriter KAREN CRAIGIE has been writing, recording and singing since she was a child, releasing singles and albums under numerous monikers, writing and co-writing songs for her own catalogue and a number of other artists.  Her songs have featured in film and on TV (MTV Diary, Drew ... Read More
Scene News: Divinyls Announce February & March 2019 Australian Tour
Founding member, guitarist and co-songwriter Mark McEntee returns in 2019 with a talented new Divinyls line-up touring across the country in March. Divinyls Announce February & March 2019 Australian Tour ... Read More
Scene News: Yolanda Ingley ll releases powerful, soul-driven "Woman Got To Cry"
Yolanda Ingley ll is blessed with one of those voices – the type of voice that heard once, will for evermore be instantly recognisable to you. Powerful, knowing, and saturated with a life lived.  Her songs, with their heartfelt themes of “love, protest and other jive” have been described as a “massage for the soul” by one ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie HipHop legends BUTTERFINGERS announce 15 YEARS OF FATBOYS Australian Tour
After a massive 2018, which has already seen Aussie hiphop royalty Butterfingers release new music, head out on tour and play a string of killer showcases at BIGSOUND, the legendary group have today announced the 15 Years of Fatboys Australian tour. The epic run kicks off on March 1, 2019 ... Read More
Scene News: Be part of RED BEE's next video clip in Katoomba
Dirthouse Agency presents: Alt-hard rock heavyweights Red Bee will return to reign supreme at The Roxy Room in Katoomba's Hotel Gearin on Saturday, December 15! It is their first hometown show since the May release of their triumphant second album ‘Silent Enemy.’ This show will also double as a live music video shoot for their 3rd single ‘Chasing ... Read More
Scene News: SLAYER With Special Guests ANTHRAX And BEHEMOTH Announce Download Sideshows
United by their appearance on Download 2019, two of thrash metal’s Big Four SLAYER and ANTHRAX are joined by the Polish dark lords BEHEMOTH for two nights of absolute mayhem as they hit the unsuspecting folk of Brisbane at The Riverstage, and Adelaide’s AEC Arena this March. For complete tour ... Read More
Scene News: RUDIMENTAL are heading back to Australia in February to TOAST OUR DIFFERENCES
East London luminaries, Rudimental have today announced they’ll be heading back to Australia for a national tour in February 2019, as part of their Toast To Our Differences world tour to celebrate the release of their new album that’s set to drop globally on January 25, 2019. The tour will see Rudimental ... Read More
Scene News: A Day On The Green Launches 2018/19 Season This Weekend
On Saturday, a capacity crowd at South Australia’s picturesque Leconfield Wines, McLaren Vale will see the much-loved icon perform with a stellar cast of guests, Daryl Braithwaite, Richard Marx, Russell Morris and Bachelor Girl. The following weekend there are two sold-out shows in the Hunter Valley NSW and Mount Cotton ... Read More
Scene News: The Age Music Victoria Awards 2018 And The Winners Are….
The 2018 edition of The Age Music Victoria Awards was certainly one to remember. Settling into a new home at The Melbourne Recital Centre, the Victorian music industry gathered to recognize the outstanding achievements of our state’s music community and celebrate the best releases, performers, venues, and festivals of the ... Read More
Scene News: Toyah Cordingley R.I.P. - The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus ''Your Guardian Angel'' Toyah's Song
Toyah Cordingley a beautiful, highly popular 24 year old animal and music loving young lady. Ms Cordingley's body was discovered in the dunes at Wangetti Beach, north of Cairns, on October 22, a day after she was reported missing ... Read More
Scene News: Twelve Foot Ninja "Upload" Headline Tour March 2019
Get ready. Twelve Foot Ninja are coming for their first headline tour of Australia in two years. The hard rock outfit have cemented a cult following off the back of their brand of genre-fusing heavy music. One of Australia’s most innovative, and experimental rock bands,  #1 on the AIR album chart,  ARIA nomination for Best Hard Rock/Metal album, Winner of Best New Talent at the US Golden God Awards, and 16 million views of their clips on YouTube they have toured all over the USA, Canada, Europe and Australia. Joining Twelve Foot Ninja on this tour is Perth band Voyager who have more than earned their place on a rare national tour of Australia’s best prog metal. Saturday 2nd March will see Twelve Foot Ninja and Voyager kick off the tour at The Rosemount in Perth, then on to the ANU bar in Canberra on Friday 8th March, Saturday 9th March is Download Festival Sydney and Sunday 11th March Download Festival Melbourne, then kick on to Queensland on Friday 15th ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne Synth Festival this weekend - program details
Australia’s biggest pop-up synth & dj gear shop Saturday Nov 24 & Sunday Nov 25 Meat Market, North Melbourne ... Read More
Scene News: Good Things Festival Announce Timetables and Local Support Acts
As the anticipation arises and the count down begins, Australia's Good Things Festival is thrilled to announce the addition of local support acts added to the incredibly huge line up, reveal the timetables for the event and the launch of the Good Things Festival app for you to start preparing ... Read More
Scene News: NGV Friday Nights returns with late-night summer access to Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds
NGV Friday Nights returns for summer with a music line-up fusing classical and contemporary influences, exclusive late-night access to Escher X nendo / Between Two Worlds, plus bars and dining. This summer's headline electronic artists and DJs include songwriter and producer Andy Bull, Melbourne duo Confidence Man, Sydney's Nicole Millar, ... Read More
Scene News: REGURGITATOR ready to rock the inaugural CIVIC SOUNDS Laneway Party this Sunday @ ACDC Lane
Make sure you don't miss the incredible lineup joining us for in AC/DC Lane this Sunday 18th November. CIVIC SOUNDS Laneway Party 2018 Sunday 18 November – ACDC Lane, Melbourne 12pm – 10pm Across Two Stages – Laneway & Cherry Bar stages Civic Sounds laneway party brings together a diverse ... Read More
Scene News: Trailblazing Post-Punk Pop trio MOLER invite you to their one-off reformation party
The original members of Melbourne’s 1990’s dynamic post-punk pop trio, Moler, are celebrating 25 years since they first formed with a special one-off reunion show in Melbourne.  Gracing the stage of The Curtin Hotel in Carlton on Friday November 23 will be founding members Helen Cattanach (Helcat) on bass guitar/lead ... Read More
Scene News: Sydney Band BIG MERINO Release New Single, Black Cockatoos
Big Merino - New Single - Black Cockatoos The second single to be lifted from the current Surburban Wildlife album (MGM) is called Black Cockatoos. Released in a 3-track format, the lead song is accompanied by another album track "Sometimes" as well as a brand new, previously unreleased tune "A Day Without You" ... Read More
Scene News: Alana Wilkinson to put a smile on a face with single 'Closer'
A fresh single named 'Closer' from Melbourne singer-songwriter Alana Wilkinson, a name spread across the media the past couple of months having been added to the Queenscliff Music Festival and Woodford Folk Festival line up for the upcoming summer season. Described by family and friends as a smiling assassin, this ... Read More
Scene News: Nothing But Thieves Release Music Video For Latest Single ‘Forever & Ever More’
UK rockers Nothing But Thieves revealed the video to their current single ‘Forever & Ever More’ taken from their forthcoming EP WHAT DID YOU THINK WHEN YOU MADE ME THIS WAY? set for release on October 19 via RCA Records and Sony Music Entertainment Australia. The moody and mystic visual ... Read More
Scene News: A Day On The Green With Kylie Minogue | March 2019
Frontier Touring and Roundhouse Entertainment are thrilled to announce that iconic Australian pop princess KYLIE MINOGUE will bring her Golden Tour to Australia, performing a string of headline shows at arenas and outdoor venues across the country next March. The tour will include playing a day on the green concerts ... Read More
Scene News: Billy Bragg announces Australian EXCLUSIVE event this November!
Avenue Bookstore is delighted to present an Australian exclusive event with the celebrated folk rock musician, political activist, and author Billy Bragg reading from and talking about his recent book: Roots, Radicals & Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World. Against a backdrop of Cold War politics, rock and roll riots and a newly assertive generation ... Read More
Scene News: Mick Harvey & The Letter String Quartet release "The Journey" in support of #KidsOffNauru
These pieces of music have been made available by Mick Harvey and the Letter String Quartet for anyone wishing to use them in conjunction with the #KidsOffNauru campaign. You might want to create your own video ... Read More
Scene News: RUFINO & THE COCONUTS - shows this week AND new songs
Sydney Town’s Rufino and the Coconuts really just can’t decide: Are they the good guys, or the bad guys? The smooth movers or the rough around the edges types? The Voodoo rockers or the Caribbean crooners. They’ve concluded they’re both - and have put it all together on one single ... Read More
Scene News: Alice In Chains - Release Video For Never Fade. Appearing On Download Festival 2019
Back in May, Alice In Chains introduced new album Rainier Fog (BMG) by releasing The One You Know”  a video directed by Adam Mason that featured an electrifying performance interspersed with cryptic cinematic scenes. Three months and a No. 1 album later, the band and Mason are furthering the storyline with ... Read More
Scene News: Just announced - free DJ set tonight - Melbourne Cup Day Eve - by UK punk legend Don Letts
Don Letts plays an iconic DJ set at MPavilion on Monday 5th November (Cup Eve). Expect a selection of heavy dub, punk, reggae, roots, and good vibes. Letts will be joined by Sista BB (RRR FM). Entry is free and all ages are welcome.  Don Letts DJ set with Sista BB (RRR FM)  Monday 5th November  MPavilion ... Read More
Scene News: Bakehouse Studios presents UK punk legend and iconic dub and reggae DJ Don Letts
As part of the Why Punk? series, Bakehouse Studios presents UK punk legend and iconic dub and reggae DJ Don Letts in conversation. Letts managed The Slits, formed the group Big Audio Dynamite with Mick Jones (ex-The Clash), and using the punk DIY ethic has directed videos for artists including The Clash, Elvis Costello, ... Read More
Scene News: Ms. 45 play every Thursday at the TOTE in support of new EP, Neuromancer.
New to the Melbourne music scene, Ms.45 is the brainchild and alter ego of arcane pop chanteuse Ella Jackson. Having been described as everything from "Massive Attack meets Patti Smith" to "the goth Taylor Swift", Ms.45's set is genre-defying yet familiar, sometimes hypnotic and sometimes abrasive. Despite only being around ... Read More
Scene News: Chrissy Amphlett announced as The Age Music Victoria 2018 Hall Of Fame Inductee
Co-presented by vital community radio stations Triple R 102.7FM and PBS 106.7FM, The Age Music Victoria Awards 2018 will take over their new home at Melbourne Recital Centre on Wednesday 21 November as part of Melbourne Music Week. Hosted by beloved radio presenters Lyndelle Wilkinson and Chris Gill, this year’s ... Read More
Scene News: Rufus Wainwright Returns To Australia For Headline Dates This February
RUFUS WAINWRIGHT, one of the great male vocalists and songwriters of his generation, announces his return to Australia in February 2019. With special shows at LA’s Orpheum Theatre and Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame later this year, Rufus will begin celebrating the 20th Anniversary of his 1998 self-titled debut ... Read More
Scene News: Duffo At Birds Basement tonight & tomorrow - 26 & 27 Oct
January of 2018 will mark two years since the world lost one of its most influential and best loved musicians in David Bowie. In that period of time there have been numerous tribute concerts, both big and small and a worldwide recognition of the wonderful legacy that Bowie left behind ... Read More
Scene News: 🔥 The PRODIGY are starting fires with Australian & New Zealand Tour Announcements! 🔥
🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 The FIRESTARTERS are returning! 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 RSVP // THU 24 JAN - RAC ARENA - PERTH RSVP // SAT 26 JAN - BONYTHON PARK - ADELAIDE RSVP // MON 28 JAN - RIVERSTAGE - BRISBANE RSVP // SAT 1 FEB - MELBOURNE ARENA - MELBOURNE RSVP // SAT 2 FEB - QUDOS ... Read More
Scene News: Jodi Phillis releases new solo album BECOMING and announces national tour!
JODI PHILLIS ‘BECOMING’ NEW ALBUM OUT FRIDAY 19TH OCTOBER & SOLO TOUR After leaving her mark on the Australian cultural landscape with The Clouds, Jodi Phillis has returned to her default mode of acoustic singer songwriter, mining the deep seem of neo-romantic folk pop. Successfully crowdfunded and produced by Tim ... Read More
Scene News: The Beautiful Girls announce Beautiful World tour
THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS ANNOUNCE “BEAUTIFUL WORLD”  23-DATE NATIONAL AUSTRALIAN SUMMER TOUR Fresh from another successful month-long European tour hitting the UK, Germany and The Netherlands, including shows at London’s legendary O2 Academy, Boardmasters Festival and Holland’s infamous Zandstock, The Beautiful Girls are pumped to bring their Beautiful World tour back home for the ... Read More
Scene News: Legendary John Kennedy releases his Second Best Greatest Bits Vol. 2
The release of the album Second Best by Sydney musician John Kennedy. A second "best of" compilation featuring key album tracks from 8 albums. Released on Foghorn Records October 19 2018.  Distributed by MGM. Available on CD and digital.Released in 2001, John Kennedy’s Inner West album brought together the early ... Read More
Scene News: EMINEM brings his RAPTURE Tour to Australia next year!
IT’S OFFICIAL: EMINEM IS TOURING AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND IN 2019! The wait is finally over! Eminem will grace our shores for four massive Australian stadium shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and for the very first time Perthin February 2019.  Eminem will also travel to New Zealand performing for the ... Read More
Scene News: All You Need Is Love - returns to Sydney and Melbourne in Jan & Feb 2019
Due to popular demand and over 50 years since The Beatles first started to play and record together, their music is as popular as ever. ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE celebrates the songs that captivated a generation and continue to inspire music fans across the world, brilliantly performed live by ... Read More
Scene News: Chain – 50th Anniversary Show - Memo Music Hall TONIGHT!
The originators of Oz-Blues, CHAIN, will celebrate 50 years since forming in the wonderful crazy times of 1968, with 2 shows in Melbourne in October 2018 following huge attendances for shows in March this year ... Read More
Scene News: Reservoir Stomp - second line up announcement..
The biggest suburban shindig of the year is back on Sunday 4 November and this time it’s better than ever. For one day only, across two glorious stages at the Preston-Reservoir Bowls Club, over 15 of Reservoir’s best local bands, dance troupes, poets and performers will throw down sounds that ... Read More
Q&A Scene: Ships Piano
Described by Triple J’s Dave Ruby Howe as “one of the most charming bands in the country” you’d be forgiven if you were wondering whatever happened to Melbourne four piece Ships Piano. Well wonder no more, as they emerge from a two year hiatus, the band are about to launch their brand spanking new ... Read More
Scene News: Kids In The Kitchen & Real Life  Play Chasers Nightclub 40th Birthday Bash  - Friday 26Th October
Two iconic, 80s New Wave bands each playing a 50 min+ set of all their chart-topping hits @Chasers Nightclub 40th birthday bash! Led by energetic frontmen Scott Carne and David Sterry, Kids in the Kitchen boasting all original line up and Real Life premiering a new one! Remember Kids in ... Read More
Scene News: Diana Anaid- the Leaving Town tour announcement
Diana's new single "Leaving Town', the third from the My Queen album, was released earlier this month and has inspired her upcoming East Coast Tour which kicks off not far from home in Kingscliff NSW, takes in her current home town of Nimbin, then after some Festival spots including Airlie Beach and Healesville finishes ... Read More
Scene News: Andrew Stockdale TONIGHT at Northcote Social Club
Head along to the Northcote Social Club tonight to see Wolfmother's Andrew Stockdale launch his new album ... Read More
Scene News: Copperline Release Debut Single 'Woman's Touch'
Copperline have released their debut single, 'Woman's Touch', off their upcoming album 'Rusty Fords and Weatherboards'. A new Sydney-based four piece, Copperline are the troubadours and travellers sharing the stories you never knew you needed to hear. Made up of Brad Christmas (vocals, guitar, piano), Richie Gosling (bass, guitar, vocals), ... Read More
Scene News: The Coming Back Out Ball – Coming back out by popular demand!
A spectacular social event for LGBTI elders The second Coming Back Out Ball returns this October – it’s a spectacular social event at the Melbourne Town Hall celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) elders aged 65+ ... Read More
Scene News: The Animals Greatest Hits Australian Tour
THE ANIMALS are one of the most influential and admired bands to emerge from the British Invasion. THE ANIMALS will return to Australian stages this November, bringing with them more than 50 years of iconic rhythm and blues rock ... Read More
Scene News: Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Release New Live-Action Animated Video
Slash and his band, Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators have released the new video for Driving Rain—which features a live-action, animated adventure with ragdoll puppets--the first single off their new album Living The Dream ... Read More
Scene News: Tash Sultana's Highly Anticipated Debut Album 'Flow State' Out Now
In Australia, FLOW STATE debuted at #1 on the Australian Artist Album Chart and #2 on the overall ARIA Album Chart. In the US, it cracked the top 10 on the Top Current Albums Chart at #8 and an impressive #51 on the Billboard Hot 200. In Canada, it debuted top 10 ... Read More
Scene News: The Wolfe Brothers get ready to take their Country Heart show to Tamworth Country Music Festival in 2019
By popular demand, The Wolfe Brothers have announced they will take their Country Heart - three artists, three nations, one massive night of country music - tour to the Tamworth Country Music Festival in 2019. Get ready country music fans - this is going to be huge! With special guests, ... Read More
Scene News: ANTI-FLAG Announce Acoustic Record American Reckoning and release Music Video For "The Debate Is Over (If You Want It)''
Pittsburgh political punk band ANTI-FLAG have just announced a new acoustic album American Reckoning, set to be released on Spinefarm Records / Caroline Australia on September 28th. The album features acoustic versions of songs from their past two albums, as well as covers of songs that inspired them. Pre-orders for ... Read More
Scene News: THE THE this Thursday at the Melbourne International Arts Festival
POST-PUNK ROYALTY THE THE TO PERFORM AT MELBOURNE FESTIVAL    Melbourne International Arts Festival today announced post-punk royalty, The The will return to Melbourne for the first time in almost thirty years to perform in this year’s event. Following sold out performances in London in June, singer and songwriter Matt Johnson and his ... Read More
Scene News: Bendigo Autumn Music Festival Reveals First Line Up Announcement
Today we announce the absolutely huge first line-up for the inaugural Bendigo Autumn Music (BAM) festival, set to take place in venues in and around Bendigo’s arts precinct in April 2019. Following in the tradition of Red Square Music’s sell out boutique music festivals, in Mullumbimby and Bellingen, BAM delivers ... Read More
Scene News: Fundraiser this Saturday for Director at Eastern Suburbs School of Music, Rhys Lett.
“Hope is grief’s best music.” Rhys Lett, one of Melbourne's most talented and hard-working musicians, has been diagnosed in Stage IV of a rare and aggressive cancer. To assist him and his young family through this difficult time, friends are staging a fun and family-friendly fundraising afternoon, filled with live ... Read More
Scene News: Natural Born Hippies wants us all to be together under the sun!
Natural Born Hippies wants us all to be together under the sun! The song "Mandela Under The Sun", written by the Danish band Natural Born Hippies, has been chosen to be the official support song for the Mandela family's charity brand "Long Walk to Freedom" as well as all brands ... Read More
Scene News: Progfest 2019 - 10th Anniversary Edition First Line Up Announced
Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, Progfest is the ultimate annual gathering for progressive music fans and prog as a genre is one of the nation's fastest growing. Featuring progressive bands of all styles and genres, from prog, post, psychedelic, art rock, metal and everything in between, PROGFEST is about showcasing bands ... Read More
Scene News: Reservoir Stomp 2018 - First Line Up Announcement....
Reservoir Stomp is happening again at Preston-Reservoir Bowls Club on Sun 4 Nov. Performing will be Adalita, Kutcha Edwards and Sugar Fed Leopards, with more to be announced soon. The suburban music circuit in Victoria used to be a fertile training ground for generations of bands who cut their teeth ... Read More
Scene News: Shannon Bennett & Lorenz Grollo announce cool new LIVE venue for Melbourne
SHANNON BENNETT & LORENZ GROLLO ANNOUNCE GEDDES LANE BALLROOM NEW LIVE MUSIC VENUE FOR MELBOURNE Thanks to Shannon Bennett and Lorenz Grollo, a unique project is underway to launch a brand new pop-up project restoring live music to an iconic location. The 400+ capacity venue, encompassing a ground floor bar and first floor ... Read More
Scene News: Phil Collins Brings Sold-Out Not Dead Yet: Live! Tour to Australia  in  January  and February 2019 
Global music legend Phil Collins is set to make his long-anticipated return to Australia with his Not Dead Yet: Live! tour, presented by TEG Dainty. The 5-date tour kicks off on Saturday 19 January at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium, followed by Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Monday 21 January, Adelaide Oval ... Read More
Scene News: Neko Case & Hollow Coves confirmed to perform at Port Fairy Folk Festival 2019
 American songstress Neko Case will perform at the Port Fairy Folk Festival in March 2019. Fresh off the back of her 2018 release Hell-On, Case will play two shows at the annual festival plus an intimate performance as part of the Women Out Loud event. From small town punk groups to country music ... Read More
Scene News: One Trick Pony - Paul Simon in the 1970s’ – featuring Simon Starr, Rebecca Barnard, Troy McMillin, Janine Maunder and Paul Williamson  - MEMO Music Hall Sunday 7 October – 3pm
In 1980 Paul Simon crafted an album that has become a cult obsession for many musicians and music fans around the world, called 'One Trick Pony'. 'One Trick Pony' was born on the back of his Grammy award winning album 'Still Crazy After All These Years'. It was the soundtrack ... Read More
Scene News: Queenscliff Music Festival 2018 third line up announcement
Now playing between Friday 23 - Sunday 25 November will be the likes of Australian music legends The Black Sorrows with Vika & Linda Bull, festival favourite Vince Peach, singer-songwriter Al Parkinson, duos The Twoks and This Way North, bluegrass five-piece The Collingwood Casanovas, hip-hop-rock trio The Cool Calm, Sydney ... Read More
Scene News: Beloved children’s entertainer Peter Combe brings his adored Christmas Album to life for a special festive tour
With a career that spans more than three decades, it's fair to say that beloved children's entertainer Peter Combe has more than a few favourite albums under his belt. He has released 15 albums of all original children's material (not including greatest hits or live CDs) throughout his career, and ... Read More
Scene News: Tiki Safari at the Factory
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 ... Read More
Scene News: Good Things Festival Line Up Is Here
Foretold through street posters, heralded through (not so) hushed murmurs of the people; Good Things Festival has once and for all emerged from the vast unknowns, bringing forth a new era for Australian alternative music fans, ushered in by an unstoppable army of some of the heaviest, and most alternative ... Read More
Scene News: Virtuoso Steven Wilson tours "To The Bone" this November!
David Roy Williams Presents: An evening with: Acclaimed Modernist Art-Rock architect Steven Wilson returns to Australia and New Zealand to present his most spectacular show yet, with four astonishing audio-visual extravaganzas. Following the release of ‘To The Bone’, his most successful album to date, Steven will perform 3hrs of mesmerising music drawn from both ... Read More
Scene News: Dee Snider Spoken And Shouted! Australian Shows
He is one of the most recognisable and notorious frontmen of all time and DEE SNIDER ascended to hard rock royalty in the early 1980s as the lead singer for New York-based heavy rockers, the multi-platinum sellers TWISTED SISTER. The charismatic and outspoken SNIDER in 1985, alongside  John Denver and Frank ... Read More
Scene News: TOM THUM will beatbox you away in his latest TEDX Talk
TOM THUM RETURNS TO THE TEDX TALKS STAGE AS HE EXPLORES ‘WHAT HAPPENS IN YOUR THROAT WHEN YOU BEATBOX’. Tom Thum’s reputation long precedes him when it comes to his world class talent behind the mic. The beatboxer has become more than just a popular name in Australia but abroad too; his debut performance ... Read More
Scene News: It's Australia's turn for FOZZY's Judas Rising Tour!
Following their most successful US & UK tours EVER, FOZZY is bringing the Judas Rising Tour to Australia for their first headline run since 2010 & their first Aussie appearance since 2013! Armed with two top 10 US Active Rock hits off their monster record ‘Judas’, the band is ready to turn the country into Fozztralia once again this ... Read More
Scene News: Elvis Costello & The Imposters’ New Album ‘Look Now’ Will Be Released October 12
Elvis Costello and The Imposters – Steve Nieve (keyboards), Davey Faragher (bass), Pete Thomas (drums) – have made a sensational new album that ranks alongside the best work this singularly great artist has ever produced ... Read More
Scene News: Natasha England - New Single & Album Announced
Natasha England is set to make her eagerly awaited return with a new single release on Platform Records in September 2018. ‘Somehow’ will be available digitally at all major outlets and was recorded over the last few months with legendary producer Tom Newman (‘Tubular Bells’) and Steve Fearnley on the Isle Of Wight ... Read More
Scene News: DOWNLOAD Tickets on sale TODAY at 9am!
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 ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne Music Week Reveals 2018 Hub Plus First Round Of Programming 
City of Melbourne has today revealed the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) as the official Hub for Melbourne Music Week (MMW) 2018 and announced its first round of programming on sale ... Read More
Scene News: Avril Lavigne Releases First New Music In Five Years “Head Above Water”
With more than 40 million albums sold and eight Grammy nominations, global recording superstar Avril Lavigne released her first new music in five years today. Preceded by a heartfelt letter to her fans on social media last week, “Head Above Water” details the personal side of Avril’s journey through her ... Read More
Scene News: Skid Row full Australian tour this October
Multi-platinum selling band SKID ROW will embark on a full Australian tour this October whilst also hitting Auckland New Zealand. It will be the first time Australian fans get to see former Dragonforce singer ZP Theart up front and he will be joined by guitarists Snake Sabo & Scotti Hill, ... Read More
Scene News: James Reyne Announces His Annual Cup Eve Show The Corner Hotel, Richmond, Monday 5Th November
Now into its fourth year and somewhat of a Melbourne institution, James Reyne’s highly anticipated annual Cup Eve staple has been locked in for Monday November 5 at the Corner Hotel in Richmond. Every year Reyne’s Melbourne Cup Eve show has grown – with sell out shows and tickets in ... Read More
Scene News: 💥 CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF SHIHAD 💥
Picture this… 1988, Bob Hawke is Prime Minister, Australia dumps $600 million bucks of tax payer cash on Expo 88, Home and Away hits our tellies for the first time, triple j launch the Hottest 100, Nintendo release the Game Boy, free University education is no longer an option, and ... Read More
Scene News: Teenage Fanclub announce February 2019 Australia & New Zealand shows
Frontier Touring is delighted to welcome back Glasgow five-piece Teenage Fanclub, returning to Australia and New Zealand in February 2019. The iconic ‘What You Do To Me’ rockers will perform four headline dates in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland, with tickets to all shows going on sale Monday 27 August ... Read More
Scene News: Indigenous rock band BLACKFIRE are back after a 10 year break and are ready to rock at MEMO on SAT 15 SEP! With Guests  - Hip Hop Act  - Yung Warriors and Indigenous Comedian Kevin Kropinyeri
Indigenous rock band BLACKFIRE are back after a 10 year break and are ready to rock at MEMO on SAT 15 SEP! Blackfire, one of the Big Indigenous Bands of the '90s released two successful albums, A Time to Dream and Night Vision, produced by former Crowded House drummer Paul ... Read More
Scene News: Dogapalooza’s Second Artist Announcement...
Lay about with every friendly doggo in Melbourne whilst sampling Melbourne’s finest artists, food trucks Hamsa Hummus Vegan Shawarma, Jerry’s Vegi Burgers, Bondi’s Funky Pies, Babajis Indian, Waffle & Shake Icecream and beer purveyors Moon Dog Brewery ... Read More
Scene News: SAM PERRY invites you to be The VOICE during his upcoming live shows!
Sam Perry is a name thousands of Australians have fallen in love with through 2018. The young vocal loop artist struck a chord with Australian music fans and viewers of The Voice, where Perry took out the winner’s title for 2018. Shifting the goalposts of what was considered the norm ... Read More
Scene News: Benefit - Join Paulie Stewart this Saturday - raising awareness and funds for Alma Nuns and the disabled children in Timor Leste and Indonesia
BENEFIT CONCERT FOR ALMA NUNS WHO TEND TO DISABLED CHILDREN IN TIMOR LESTE AND INDONESIA "ALMA NUNS VISIT AGAIN’’ Caring for a disabled child in Australia is a tough and stressful task but in a third world country like Timor Leste, with its lack of basic care programs, specialized equipment ... Read More
Scene News: Primal Scream  Give Out But Don’t Give Up:  The Original Memphis Recordings To Be Released October 12th
Following the recent discovery of these tracks in a box lurking in Andrew Innes’ basement, Primal Scream will release the original studio recordings from Memphis of the tracks that eventually became their 1994 album GIVE OUT BUT DON’T GIVE UP October 12th on Sony Music Commercial Group ... Read More
Scene News: Lynyrd Skynyrd Pay Tribute
There is no other true American rock band quite like Lynyrd Skynyrd. The iconic Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees are one of the most influential rock and roll legends of our time. “Live In Atlantic City”, the band’s brand new live release, pays tribute to and celebrates the ... Read More
Scene News: ✨ Tash Sultana  releases Video For 'Free Mind' ✨
FLOW STATE – the highly-anticipated debut album from global sensation and multi-instrumentalist Tash Sultana – has impacted charts across the globe since its release on August 31st via Lonely Lands Records and Sony Music Entertainment Australia ... Read More
Scene News: The Screaming Jets Announce “Gotcha Covered - The Tour” This December And January
On the back of the sold-out Rock Radio Riot tour, The Screaming Jets announce Summer dates for December 2018 and January 2019 Due to popular demand, The Jets will take their extensive catalogue of classic hits and the new covers album Gotcha Covered back on the road for the Summer ... Read More
Scene News: Steve Perry Releases New Single And Video "No More Cryin'" - Album "Traces" Released October 5
Following the release of his first new music in nearly a quarter of a century, today iconic singer-songwriter Steve Perry offers another glimpse into his highly-anticipated album Traces sharing the brand-new single “No More Cryin’”. Co-written by Perry and Dan Wilson (Semisonic, Adele), the track is a soulful reflection on ... Read More
Scene News: Xylouris White Add New Shows!
… in faraway places; MONA, Hobart (sold out), Alice Springs Desert Festival and the Wave Rock Weekender in Hyden W.A join Darwin Entertainment Centre and the Blue Mountains Theatre on the-road-less-travelled. They join Sydney’s Camelot Lounge and shows at Melbourne’s Caravan Music Club and The Tote representing the big smoke ... Read More
Scene News: Kav Temperley of ESKIMO JOE announces debut solo new album ALL YOUR DEVOTION and National Tour.
Best known as the frontman of the Australian rock n roll luminaires, Eskimo Joe, acclaimed songwriter Kav Temperley is stepping out solo.  The first taste of his upcoming album dropped today in the form of new single, Pollyanna - an ominous reflection on the relativity of happiness – the single ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie Rock Collective launch new band, ECHO DEL TUSKER, with new single 'Can’t Keep Your Man'!
Aussie Rock Collective Launch New Band With Single Can’t Keep Your Man When you’ve spent a healthy amount of years honing your craft as a musician, making records, playing shows and touring Australia and the world, it’s normal to feel a sense of immense pride in your accomplishments.  So when three ... Read More
Scene News: THE FIX UPS self-titled album debut is a genre mashing pop freakout!
THE FIX UPS debut self titled album is a genre mashing pop freakout! Like an 80s Trans Am sports car through the French Riviera this is opulent pop with a sense of style. 2000s indie dancefloor bangers, and new wave synths is just the beginning as the gentle lead vocals lure ... Read More
Scene News: OUTLAW HARDʽnʼFAST 30TH reunion @ CHASERS - Friday 5th October
Outlaw HARDʽnʼFAST was one of the most iconic Melbourne club nights which gathered rockers, punks, goths, mods, headbangers, hippies, groovers, drag queens and musicians under one roof. The weekly hard rock night Outlaw HARDʽnʼFAST was a Wednesday night ritual for many from 1988 through to 1998, often attracting more than 1500 ... Read More
Scene News: Western Russia's Wildways deliver "Day X" - Metalcore with a message
Known as one of the biggest metalcore bands from Western Russia, Wildways is currently a force to be reckoned with. The band released their sophomore album, Day X earlier this year, exclusively in Russia, which debuted at number 2 on the Apple rock charts and has since garnered over 3.7 million ... Read More
Scene News: Red Hot Summer Tour 2019 adds more sizzle!
The 2019 RED HOT SUMMER TOUR is going to be huge, shows are already selling out and now, due to popular demand, promoters have announced additional dates on Series Three of the summer touring festival, headlined by John Farnham. Two dates – on April 13 and 27 – have been ... Read More
Scene News: Dan Parsons continues his Sunday Morning Cinema Album Launch Tour
Sunday Morning Cinema is the new album from singer/songwriter and multi –instrumentalist  Dan Parsons, whose highly regarded talents have seen him in high demand for some fine artists including Marlon Williams, Kate Miller-Heidke, Ella Hooper and Tracy McNeil & The GoodLife.   Recorded live and straight to tape in 3 ... Read More
Scene News: See You Tonight - A Benefit for Stewy 'Leadfinger' Cunningham
Team Leadfinger - Melbourne Branch are stoked to announce that with the assistance of the Tote Hotel that we are hosting (See You Tonight - A benefit gig for Stewy Leadfinger Cunningham). This will be one heck of a night to remember with some of Melbourne)s finest musicians coming together ... Read More
Scene News: Greta Stanley drops new single "Come Undone" before BIGSOUND and tour with WOODES
After a hectic three years touring, writing, and releasing music, 23 year-old Greta Stanley has secured herself as one to watch on the Australian music scene. Releasing her debut album 'Full Grown'late last year, including break out singles "When January Comes" and "Heavy Heat" which received widespread praise and rotation ... Read More
Scene News: Tom Morello Releases New Track 'Rabbit's Revenge' Ft. Bassnectar, Big Boi & Killer Mike. Video Available Exclusively On Apple Music.
Tom Morello Releases New Track, Rabbit's Revenge Ft. Bassnectar, Big Boi & Killer Mike. Music Video Available Exclusively On Apple Music. Providing another glimpse into his highly anticipated forthcoming album The Atlas Underground this fall, the track & music video for Rabbit’s Revenge is available now. The song finds legendary ... Read More
Scene News: Paul Kelly - Making Gravy Kicking Off The Festive Season With Three Very Special Outdoor Concerts This December
After debuting with a sold-out show for 12,000 lucky fans last December, Frontier Touring are delighted to confirm that due to overwhelming public demand, Paul Kelly’s Making Gravy will once again kick off the festive season, extending in 2018 with an east coast trio of unmissable outdoor concerts. Making Gravy ... Read More
Scene News: VB Hard Yards 2018 Tour - Full  Line Up Announced
Victoria Bitter are excited to announce the winners of VB Hard Yards 2018. Being Jane Lane, Paper Thin and Claws & Organs have all scored a spot in the VB Hard Yards tour van, and will play a series of FREE gigs with Alex Lahey, Tired Lion, WAAX, and RAAVE ... Read More
Scene News: Dirty rockers THE KITE MACHINE release rifftastic single ‘Sinister Sound’
Like a brick wrapped in silk THE KITE MACHINE’s new ‘Sinister Sound’ takes heavy rock riffage and delivers it with such a sweet groove that you’ll gladly take the brain hemorrhage for it. The verses are gooey and sticky like a kids lolly pop, expertly building up the anticipation to ... Read More
Scene News: Transgender Comedian Chloe Black in her Melbourne Premiere
TRANSISTOR SISTER is the new stand up show by Tasmanian comedian Chloe Black. Chloe began her stand-up career in Adelaide (at the famed Rhino Room) over 17 years ago. She was a Raw Comedy National Finalist in 2001 although she may have performed back then under another name.She is a ... Read More
Scene News: Gaz Coombes, formerly of SUPERGRASS, announces Australian Tour
Gaz Coombes has announced a series of East Coast dates in support of his third solo album, World’s Strongest Man. Gaz has evolved from ‘former Supergrass frontman’ to hugely respected Mercury nominated solo artist, with last album, Matador, nominated for the U.K.’s prestigious Mercury Prize. Tickets are ON SALE NOW DATES THURSDAY 13 SEPTEMBER, OXFORD ART ... Read More
Scene News: Elle King Unveils Lead Single ‘Shame’  And Accompanying Video From Second Studio Album
Three-time Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum-selling artist Elle King has released her brand new single ‘Shame’ alongside an accompanying video. Watch/Listen here . ‘Shame’ is the first track from revealed from Elle’s forthcoming second studio album via RCA Records and Sony Music Entertainment Australia. Elle co-wrote ‘Shame’ with Tim Pagnotta who also produced ... Read More
Scene News: Soilwork Announce Australian Tour
Visionary Swedish metallers SOILWORK announce 2019 Australian tour in promotion of their eleventh studio album. SOILWORK are currently wrapping up the recordings of the follow-up to 2015's â€˜The Ride Majestic’ at Nordic Sound Lab studios in Skara, Sweden with producer Thomas "Plec" Johansson (The Panic Room). The as of yet untitled album is due ... Read More
Scene News: Check Out Fear Is Dead's "Bliss," off of 'Omnicidal'
New York based Heavy Rock / Metal band FEAR IS DEAD has released the first single, "Bliss," off of their fifth EP, _Omnicidal_. _Omnicidal_ is available to download via bandcamp . The band has also announced that they will be hitting the road in support of the EP having begun ... Read More
Scene News: Food, Wine And Good Times Return To East Malvern
The 3rd annual EAST MALVERN FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL will return to East Malvern's picturesque CENTRAL PARK, boasting a vast range of exquisite wineries from all across Victoria on SUNDAY 18 NOVEMBER 2018, from 10:30am to 5:30pm. Last year saw over 3,000 + Melbourne food and wine lovers flock to ... Read More
Scene News: Son of a Bitch - Melbourne Fringe
Son Of A Bitch: Emerging comic has Melbourne Fringe show hijacked by overbearing audience member (his mother). In what could be the strangest example of audience heckling in 2018, comedian Felix Castaner (22) has capitulated, allowing his own mother to hijack his Melbourne Fringe premiere. Castaner suggests that he merely ... Read More
Scene News: Elvis Presley – Where No One Stands Alone Released Via Rca Records And Legacy Recordings
Produced by Joel Weinshanker, Lisa Marie Presley, and Andy Childs, WHERE NO ONE STANDS ALONE introduces newly-recorded instrumentation and backing vocal contributions from music legends who previously had performed with Elvis. Also included is a reimagined duet with Elvis and his daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, on the album’s title track ... Read More
Scene News: Pink Matter release debut EP 'Human Error' 
If there was a door at the back of your head, Pink Matter are the soundtrack to you walking through it; seeing yourself look at the world. That door is now wide open. Having just been announced as support to Unknown Mortal Orchestra in Brisbane, the quartet today release their ... Read More
Scene News: Cam Giles - A Jazz Tribute to INXS - album out now
It’s a brave musician who dares to take a masterwork and reinterpret it. It’s a long-standing tradition, of course, particularly in the world of jazz, but it takes a stout heart and loads of talent to step up to the plate and throw one’s fate to the wind when the ... Read More
Scene News: Triple R's annual Radiothon starts today with a star-studded guest list! Subscribe and Stay Curious!
All manner of on-air shenanigans will be happening from Friday 17 August till Sunday 26 August. Special guests on Breakfasters (Monday to Friday from 6am to 9am) will include: * RVG (performing live at 8.45am on Friday 17 August) * Comedian Anne Edmonds (having a chinwag at 7.45am Monday 20 ... Read More
Scene News: Queens Of The Stone Age Announce Exclusive Hobart Acoustic Show At Mona's Nolan Gallery + Touring Australia In Two Weeks!
Queens Of The Stone Age’s hugely anticipated Australian tour kicks off in two weeks – the final stop on the band’s Villains World Tour, following 13 months of epic shows worldwide. Joshua Homme, Troy Van Leeuwen, Dean Fertita, Jon Theodore and Michael Shuman are no strangers to Australia. As Homme ... Read More
Scene News: Alice Skye & friends at The Gasometer Hotel
Since the release of her debut album Friends with Feelings in April 2018, things have really taken off for Melbourne based singer-songwriter and proud Wergaia / Wemba Wemba woman Alice Skye. The album has been popular with the media and listeners alike, premiering on ABC Local Radio programs across the ... Read More
Scene News: The Doors Show, 'Strange Days - 50th Anniversary'
The success of The Doors kept the band in-demand and on the road in early 1967. When they weren’t playing live, they recorded Strange Days at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, the same studio they used to record their classic debut ... Read More
Scene News: BIGSOUND Festival Announces New Artists, Speakers, Parties and More
BIGSOUND has done its final reveal, with its full program, over 70 new buyers and speakers from all over the world and some surprise last-minute artist additions making the pilgrimage for four days and nights of musical celebrations from September 4-7 in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley Live Music Precinct ... Read More
Scene News: Triple R urges listeners to Stay Curious as their annual Radiothon starts this Friday
Triple R is at the heart of Melbourne's music community. It's that time of year that the music community can return the love. Volunteers are the heart and soul of Triple R FM. The iconic community media organisation has over 800 dedicated volunteers, who together with a small staff have kept ... Read More
Scene News: The Prodigy Share Friction 'Need Some1' Remix
Speaking on the new album Liam Howlett said: “to us, the idea of ‘No Tourists’ is ultimately about escapism and wanting to be derailed. Not to be a tourist, not to follow the set path. If you want something, you have to reach out a bit further, a bit deeper ... Read More
Scene News: Cookin’ On 3 Burners unleash their new soulful dancefloor banger ‘Warning’ featuring Kaiit + East Coast shows
Sydney-based indie rock aficionado and prolific storyteller Thomas Keating is no newcomer to the local music scene. Having crafted intimate tales of home and country life since he first broke onto the scene back in 2012 with his band Thieves who later morphed into Good Counsel. At the end of ... Read More
Scene News: Minetta release evocative video for single '&' from EP 'Separation & Growth'
The Victorian Peninsula is an isolated and off the beaten track for most touring and releasing bands, but Minetta are putting the Peninsula on the map and are today bringing their evocative and passionate filmclip for single '&' to the world ... Read More
Scene News: As It Is Release New Album 'The Great Depression'
Walters says of the album: "The Great Depression’ is about the societal romanticisation of depression, the disrepair of present-day human connection, told through the story of a man who finds himself face-to-face with Death. This album is about asking questions rather than offering answers, exploring the lines where consolation and ... Read More
Scene News: Ace Frehley Releases "Rockin' With The Boys" Single, New Solo LP Details
Founding KISS guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame member ACE FREHLEY has released a new song today called "Rockin' With The Boys." This is the second song Frehley has released this year, from his forthcoming all-new Spaceman album, due October 19, 2018, via Entertainment One (eOne). Frehley previously ... Read More
Scene News: Deni Ute Muster announces Day Stage Line-Up for 20th birthday celebration!
The Deni Ute Muster announced the full program of music and entertainment in store when the gates open in two months to celebrate 20 years of mateship on Friday, 28 and Saturday, 29 September 2018. Tickets to the 20th birthday celebration have been selling like proverbial hotcakes with our Muster ... Read More
Scene News: New release from Dave Graney
A new digital single from Dave Graney. The third for 2018. This time it’s a breakout keys driven groover called Gloria Grahame (fuck or die). Its vintage Graney. In the 90s there was the paen to the laconic and beat actor Warren Oates, the instrumental Confessions Of Serge Gainsbourg, and ... Read More
Scene News: RADIO BIRDMAN Announce Second Sydney Show, 5th October!
Tickets for the previously announced Radio Birdman Sydney Manning Bar show (6th October) are selling fast, with a sell out expected, so today the band have announced a second show at Sydney’s Manning Bar on Friday 5th October 2018.  Following Radio Birdman's immensely successful double headline tour with Died Pretty ... Read More
Scene News: GLITORIS share blistering new single and video 'Spit Hood' ahead of Regurgitator tour 
Canberra four-piece Glitoris unleash politically-charged sonic and visual hit of punk rock fury, 'Spit Hood' ahead of upcoming tour with Regurgitator and announce debut album ... Read More
Scene News: The Pretty Things (UK) - a Psychedelic Extravaganza - Sat Oct 6 at the Thornbury Theatre
Special announcement – to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the album’s release, The Pretty Things will be performing their landmark Abbey Rd. psych classic, S. F. Sorrow on Saturday Oct 6th at the Thornbury  Theatre, with special guests Sand Pebbles and The Electric Guitars. This is a one-off performance and should not be missed ... Read More
Scene News: By popular demand, Tex Perkins reprises his award-winning role for a special performance in Melbourne this December
After a sell-out run of shows in early 2018, Tex Perkins has announced a special event in After a sell-out run of shows in early 2018, Tex Perkins has announced a special event in December at Melbourne's Palms at Crown for his revered The Man In Black show with the ... Read More
Scene News: The Screaming Jets New Album ‘Gotcha Covered’ Out Now
GOTCHA COVERED was largely inspired by the band’s favourite radio hits of the last 50+ years, and songs that evoke nostalgic reference to the past. The Screaming Jets salute an eclectic collection of Aussie artists with their own trademark interpretation of songs from The Easybeats, Men At Work, Paul Kelly, ... Read More
Scene News: Richard Marx will return to our shores for a string of national headline shows this November and December
Frontier Touring and Arena Touring are delighted to announce US multi-talented singer/songwriter, performer Richard Marx will return to our shores for a string of national headline shows this November and December. An icon in the industry, Marx celebrates a 3 decade long career with 11 glorious albums. Having sold 30 ... Read More
Scene News: Diesel, Harts, Bec Sandridge & More Added To Melbourne Guitar Show
As we draw closer to the 2018 Melbourne Guitar Show (August 4&5 Caulfield Racecourse), exhibitors are beginning to announce their on-stand talent and finalise their clinic sessions and some of the names which have been added to the show are huge. Since the second announcement a month or so ago, ... Read More
Scene News: The Prodigy Unveil New Single 'Need Some1'
Scorching times demand scorching tracks. Hardcore temperatures sizzle sweetly with hardcore beats – and maybe a bit of acid squelch. Who better, then, to roar in than the original electronic music trailblazers? Presenting ‘Need Some1’, the frankly pounding first single from The Prodigy’s forthcoming album. It is, if you like, ... Read More
Scene News: Amy Shark Debuts At #1 On The Aria Album Chart
Amy Shark’s highly anticipated album, LOVE MONSTER has debuted at #1 on the ARIA Album Chart. Upon release LOVE MONSTER instantly hit #1 on the Australian & New Zealand iTunes charts, peaking in the top 10 in 30 countries including the US, Canada, Sweden, Argentina and Singapore. Amy commented, “I ... Read More
Scene News: Legendary UK band, The Pretty Things, announce Farewell Tour
A Psychedelic Extravaganza with Special Guests SAND PEBBLES & THE ELECTRIC GUITARS To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the album’s release, The Pretty Things will be performing their landmark Abbey Rd. psych classic, S. F. Sorrow on Saturday Oct 6th at the Thornbury Theatre, with special guests Sand Pebbles and The Electric Guitars. This is a one-off performance and should not be missed. After ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne Guitar Show is ready to shred again the first weekend of August
Australian Music Association announced the 2018 return of the Melbourne Guitar Show, set to rock Caulfield Racecourse on August 4 and 5 – and this year, it’ll be bigger than ever. Proudly presented by Triple M and Australian Musician, the lineup boasts an impressive haul of both local and international artists, ... Read More
Scene News: A Hitch To The Sticks
If you ever dreamed of being in a band on your own tour bus, then here's your chance! The world first sensation - A Hitch To The Sticks Festival - is baaack! ... Read More
Scene News: Youngcare Team Up With Brisbane Act To Launch 'Brick By Brick' Campaign For Disability Housing
Brisbane Band Join Forces With Youngcare To Launch ‘Brick by Brick’ Campaign To Help Fill Disability housing shortage National not-for-profit Youngcare have teamed up with Brisbane post-alternative rock outfit Between Kings to ask Australians to ‘buy a brick’ and help build a home for young people with high care needs ... Read More
Scene News: By popular demand the Red Hot Summer tour announces a special run of dates featuring John Farnham in 2019
With two massive announcements already made for the RED HOT SUMMER TOUR in 2019, festival promoters have organised an incredible line-up for the highly anticipated Series Three. Headlined by the legendary John Farnham, with special guests Daryl Braithwaite, Jon Stevens, Vanessa Amorosi, Thirsty Merc and Dragon, these select shows were ... Read More
Scene News: The Sydney Rock N Roll & Alternative Market: Returns On July 29
The red-hot line-up of stalls and entertainment at the July 29 Sydney Rock ‘n’ Roll & Alternative Market will melt off the winter blues. The July market is a shopping treasure trove of unique goods and the monster record fair is back, with thousands of vinyl offerings crossing all genres ... Read More
Scene News: Linda Bull announces Stardust shows at the Arts Centre!
Linda Bull, one half of the luminous Bull Sisters, has today announced a new, collaborative show featuring the songs of the Red Headed Stranger – Stardust: The Songs of Willie Nelson - set to play at the Arts Centre Melbourne (Playhouse) from 29 August to 1 September, 2018 ... Read More
Scene News: Redro Redriguez & His Inner Demons: New Album & Melbourne Mini Fest!
No one is sure just whats in the water (or other substances) in Melbourne but whatever it is, long may it continue to flow. Especially if it keeps leading to the cities stellar rock n roll output. Known globally as the rock capital of the nation, Melbourne has always been ... Read More
Scene News: Due to popular demand, THE THE announce second Melbourne show
Post-punk royalty, The The will return to Melbourne for the first time in almost thirty years to perform in this year’s event. Following sold out performances in London in June, singer and songwriter Matt Johnson and his band The The are back performing songs that haven’t been heard or witnessed ... Read More
Scene News: Sydney's Medusa's Wake release debut album 'Rascals & Rogues'
Sydney Celtic Folk Rockers Medusa’s Wake’s release their debut album Rascals & Rogues with a very uptempo and energetic style of music that will have you raising your beer glasses and showing off your skills on the dance floor. Rooted very much in a Celtic Rock style based on Australian and Old Ireland ... Read More
Scene News: Dogapalooza 2018 - Melbourne's dog friendly music festival
After a sold out festival last year, Melbourne’s Coachella for dogs is back for 2018. Sunday 11th November 2018, Oscar's Law & One Little Indian Enterprises present Dogapolooza! Lay about with every friendly doggo in Melbourne whilst sampling Melbourne’s finest artists, food trucks, and beer purveyors Moon Dog Brewery. Featuring ... Read More
Scene News: Justin Townes Earle Cancels 2018 Australia Tour
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 ... Read More
Scene News: These Four Walls release new single/video Over & Over
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 ... Read More
Scene News: Alice In Chains To Release 'Rainier Fog' On August 24 - New Track 'So Far Under' Out Today
ALICE IN CHAINS (vocalist/guitarist Jerry Cantrell, drummer Sean Kinney, bassist Mike Inez and vocalist/guitarist William DuVall) have announced an August 24 release for the long awaited RAINIER FOG (BMG), their first album in five years. They’re giving fans another sneak preview of the album with today’s release of second track ... Read More
Scene News: The Summers Night Project - Performances in WA, SA & VIC from 2-6 July
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 ... Read More
Scene News: Regurgitator - Headroxx Your Way August 1
Driving you to the brink… in comes album #9 - the augmentally named HEADROXX ... Read More
Scene News: Words Fail - the latest release from Australian guitarist, Shannon Bourne
"A guitarist who can play the birds from the trees and the storms from the sky. A musician who really listens". ~ Jeff Lang ... Read More
Scene News: Bill Bailey The Earl Of Whimsy National Tour October - November 2018
After the 2016 sell-out tour, Larks in Transit, the UK's very own straggle-haired polymath, Bill Bailey, returns to Australia with his new comedy and music extravaganza, Earl of Whimsy. This tour will also feature Bill as one of the headline comedians for the Just For Laughs Sydney Comedy Festival at ... Read More
Scene News: Carl & Eric's 'Mobile Disco' 2018
After the success of the very first overseas ‘Mobile Disco’ in Bali recently, Carl and Eric are excited to announce the Australian & New Zealand tour dates for November 2018 ... Read More
Scene News: The Ones We Love: Celebrating R.E.M. (1982 - 1992)
THE ONES WE LOVE is a unique series of concerts in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne Celebrating R.E.M. featuring an All-Star line-up of singers - Jeff Martin (The Tea Party) Steve Kilbey (The Church) Ron S. Peno (Died Pretty) Trish Young (The Clouds) Alannah Russack (The Hummingbirds) Ashley Naylor (Even) Greg Atkinson ... Read More
Scene News: Silver Jubilee Rockdogs Take Home The 2018 Melbourne Reclink Community Cup!
The huge crowd of music lovers, Megahertz, Rockdogs and community radio supporters began to trickle in from 11am, packing out the grandstands by the time Uncle Jack Charles opened the game at the pre-game ceremony. This was the second year the game has taken place in it's new northside home ... Read More
Scene News: The Red Hot Summer Tour is back in 2019 and ready to rock
The RED HOT SUMMER TOUR is back in 2019 and the Series One announcement is nothing short of massive! Featuring Australia's favourite son Jimmy Barnes, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, The Living End, Diesel, Richard Clapton and Chocolate Starfish, the run of eight dates takes in South Australia, Western Australia, ... Read More
Scene News: Northeast Party House to launch Chasers' Three Eight Six on Friday July 6
High-energy party starters *Northeast Party House* have moved on from warehouse parties in Melbourne’s inner city to national festival closers. Northeast have built a loyal fan base around two self-produced, guitar-driven, dance-heavy LPs “Any Given Weekend” and “Dare” which has seen the band tour constantly in their home country as ... Read More
Scene News: The Animals Announce Greatest Hits Australian Tour
THE ANIMALS are one of the most influential and admired bands to emerge from the British Invasion. THE ANIMALS will return to Australian stages this November, bringing with them more than 50 years of iconic rhythm and blues rock ... Read More
Scene News: The Superjesus Celebrate 20th Anniversary Re-Release Of Iconic Album Sumo With Massive National Tour
Twenty years on from their platinum selling album Sumo hitting number two on the ARIA Chart (and with a few ARIA Awards in the trophy cabinet), The Superjesus are back with an anniversary edition of their celebrated 1998 debut, set for release on August 17. As well as seeing the ... Read More
Scene News: Marilyn Manson Releases “Cry Little Sister,” A Cover Of The Theme Song From 1987 Film The Lost Boys
Marilyn Manson follows up his “career defining” (Consequence of Sound) 2017 album ‘Heaven Upside Down’ with the release of “Cry Little Sister.” The cover of the theme song from the 1987 film, The Lost Boys, was produced by Manson’s longtime collaborator Tyler Bates ... Read More
Scene News: Kingswood Announce Australian Headline Dates
After months spent locked away in studios in Melbourne, Sydney and Nashville cooking their new LP, Kingswood are vacating Melbourne winter to tour nationally this August and September, with Unearthed starlet MANE along for the ride! This will be your one and only chance to see them live in 2018… ... Read More
Scene News: Legends In Concert
"Legends in Concert is thrilled to be back at the Palms for another fantastic summer engagement, especially with so many visitors in Melbourne during January", said Mark Kogan, General Manager Legends in Concert Limited Engagements. "The past two years of our engagements have been so successful and well received by ... Read More
Scene News: Sydney Guitar Fest 3rd Line Up Announce + Tommy Emmanuel To Include Tribute To Honour His Brother Phil - Aug 9-19
The Sydney Guitar Festival announces its 3rd and final round of artists and events, adding to an already massive line up, this years event is the biggest and most ambitious yet. The inaugural SGF Gala, taking place on Thursday, August 9 at the Concourse in Chatswood promises to be an ... Read More
Scene News: 18th Annual Helpmann Awards Nominations in 42 categories announced
The Helpmann Awards are the premier celebration of Australia's vibrant live performance industry. The Awards recognise distinguished achievement and excellence in Australia's live performance sectors including musicals, contemporary music, comedy, opera and classical music, theatre, ballet, dance and physical theatre, presentations for children, regional touring and cabaret. Live Performance Australia ... Read More
Scene News: Metal band FLYNN EFFECT go on tour ahead of their July 6th release of MONUMENT.
Powerful metal outfit Flynn Effect have announced the Friday July 6 release of their new EP Monument! The Brisbane-based band are celebrating this release with a first taste of the EP, a new single and video entitled "Believer" - AND announcing single release tour dates in June! Pre-orders for the EP are ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne indie darlings, BABY BLUE, reveal Do What You Like EP, Tour Dates, and  ‘I Like You’ video
Baby Blue are conquering left, right and center. The Melbourne four-piece sped to the frontline of the local indie scene with back-to-back hits on their first EP In My Mind last year and have been leading the way ever since. Charging forward, the group is excited to today reveal their highly anticipated yet barely awaited ... Read More
Scene News: Mayday Parade release lyric video for "Never Sure" ahead of their upcoming album release, SUNNYLAND
MAYDAY PARADE has released "Never Sure," the second song from their upcoming album, SUNNYLAND. Set for a June 15th release, SUNNYLAND is the band’s 6th studio album and first with Rise Records. Fans who pre-order the album by clicking HERE will receive "Piece Of Your Heart" and "Never Sure" as an instant ... Read More
Scene News: Mammal takes "Community" up a level with new track "Virtue Signalling"
Mammal - one of Australia's most fierce, outspoken & storied rock artists, shook off the hibernation sickness of their hiatus in late 2017 to make a ferociously triumphant return to the Australian live music scene. May 2018 saw them release their first music and video in 8 years, a dance-able track ... Read More
Scene News: Shepparton Airplane Announce New Album 'Almurta'
Wing Sing Records announces the release of Almurta, the second album by Melbourne band Shepparton Airplane. Due out June 1, Almurta follows up the band’s 2016 self-titled debut and serves up another frenetic blend of jagged melody, pithy punk rock discourse and screaming feedback. Featuring past and present members of ... Read More
Scene News: Live Music at Chasers' Three Eight Six, South Yarra
Melbourne’s status as the live music capital of the world is set to receive a boost with the announcement today that Chasers nightspot in Chapel St South Yarra will be hosting international and national live touring acts, stand-up comedy and cabaret under the live brand Three Eight Six. Chasers located ... Read More
Scene News: Nu-Metal band Serene's new track 'Stay Awake' is no lullaby.
Brisbane new-nu-metal outfit Serene have put a new track out into the world - a bone-achingly hard-hitting track entitled Stay Awake. The new track is out now in iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify and all good digital outlets. Offering a Post-Hardcore vibe infused with catchy melodies and brutal breakdowns, Serene blend beautifully constructed ... Read More
Scene News: Serene - new single Stay Awake - out now
Brisbane new-nu-metal outfit Serene are today putting a new track out into the world - a bone-achingly hard-hitting track entitled Stay Awake. The new track is out now in iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify and all good digital outlets. Offering a Post-Hardcore vibe infused with catchy melodies and brutal breakdowns, Serene ... Read More
Scene News: BROTHER BE release new single ‘Nine Dollars’ independently this Friday!
After five years together, Canberra indie-rock group Brother Be decided to explore their sound further, shifting from upbeat party jams to brooding and epic rock. The first result of this shift is their latest single Nine Dollars. The song sees frontman Michael Rhydderch entertaining those feelings of doubt that play in ... Read More
Scene News: Tkay Maidza and six Australian musicians fly to London for Nando’s Music Exchange
The Nando’s Music Exchange provides a platform where young, emerging artists meet across great distances to make music together. Budding musicians aged 18 to 25 from the UK, Canada, South Africa and Australia are encouraged to take the next step in their career, being inspired by their international peers and ... Read More
Scene News: American newcomer ELEON set to wow with If It Ain’t Me!
American newcomer Eleon is thrilled to announce the Australian release of his debut single, If It Ain’t Me, following the global success of the modern electro-soul track. If It Ain’t Me is a heady track, evocative of the cool pop sounds of ZAYN, but it also harks back to a classic ... Read More
Scene News: SKID ROW Announce Australian and NZ Tour
Multi-platinum selling band SKID ROW will embark on a full Australian tour this October whilst also hitting Auckland New Zealand. It will be the first time Australian fans get to see former Dragonforce singer ZP Theart up front and he will be joined by guitarists Snake Sabo & Scotti Hill, ... Read More
Scene News: Leaps and Bounds Music Festival Unveil More Details of 2018 Program 
Leaps and Bounds Music Festival has revealed the first details of the 2018 program, set to take place from July 13 - 22. The much adored festival celebrates the live music venues of Yarra and the people who have made the area the heart of the live music capital of ... Read More
Scene News: Sainthill Melb Album Launch at the Gaso 27 May
Sainthill is the project of Melbourne-based musician Tom Larkey whose music is shoegazing dream-pop referencing the post-punk romantics. Folk Romantic is his third album and is set to be released in May. He will be taking to the stage of The Gasometer on the afternoon of Sun 27 May to ... Read More
Scene News: To Kill A Hummingbird
On Tuesday May 8th, The Hummingbird was served with a cease and desist notice to stop using its venue name by lawyers for Bird’s Basement Pty Ltd, owned by property developer Mr  Albert Dadon.  The letter states that Bird’s Basement is the only jazz venue in Australia that can claim ... Read More
Scene News: Nine Inch Nails Announce New Ep 'Bad Witch'
Nine Inch Nails will release Bad Witch on June 22, completing the trilogy that began with 2016’s Not The Actual Events and 2017’s ADD VIOLENCE. Today, the band revealed the album cover and track listing across its social media platforms ... Read More
Scene News: One Electric Day (2018)
There is no doubt ONE ELECTRIC DAY is one of Melbourne's favourite festivals. Celebrating its sixth annual event in 2018, the day at Werribee Park has sold-out every year, with ticket allocations exhausted within minutes in 2017. Sporting one of the biggest line-ups yet, the 2018 ONE ELECTRIC DAY will certainly follow suit ... Read More
Scene News: BIGSOUND - First Speaker Announcement
BIGSOUND's first announcement hits today, with the first three forums, two keynotes and a host of buyers and influencers added to the brand-new program which will be focused on participation from delegates in the unpacking of important industry issues ... Read More
Scene News: Reclink Community Cup Returns To Victoria Park On June 24 
Reclink Australia is thrilled to announce that tickets are now on sale for Melbourne’s favourite annual fundraising event of the year. The Reclink Community Cup will return to Collingwood’s Victoria Park on Sunday 24th June, 2018. Music and footy come together in perfect harmony once again at the 2018 Reclink ... Read More
Scene News: Blood, Sweat and Beers: The Final Chapter ft. The Bennies, Gooch Palms and more...
Way back in early 2009 three friends agreed on the logo and line up for a little one day soiree they called Blood, Sweat & Beers. Now nine years later, they're doing it one last time at The Factory Theatre. That's right folks, there won’t be another after this, so ... Read More
Scene News: Jesus Christ Superstar 45 Years On
On 4 May 1972, when the Australian production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR opened at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney, it was the most anticipated and lavish theatre event in Australian musical theatre history ... Read More
Scene News: DIZZY REED drops new single from Rock 'n Roll Ain't Easy
Launching his debut solo album in Sydney in February, Dizzy Reed, has signed a further deal with independent record label, Golden Robot Records, to take the physical release of Rock ‘n Roll Ain’t Easy to the rest of the world on June 1. Currently available for pre-order outside of Australia ... Read More
Scene News: New show added as LYDIA LUNCH RETROVIRUS' first Melbourne show SOLD OUT!
American Singer, poet, writer and actress, Lydia Lunch returns to Australia with her all-star cast of sonic brutarians in a no-holds-barred survey of her musical output from 1977 to the present. Including music from Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, 8 Eyed Spy, Queen of Siam, 1313 and Shotgun Wedding, Lydia ... Read More
Scene News: The SWORD set to slash and sludge down under this September!
Pre-sales start Thursday 3rd May @ 10am - ticket link provided below Basking in the glow of the outstanding 5 star reviews for their latest album Used Future, The Sword bring their sonic journey in from the outer reaches of the galaxy to a city near you.“If you get the chance ... Read More
Scene News: Intrepid Blues & Roots man Daxton releases new album "In Verses" and scores Amrap Chart Spot.
The new album, In Verses, from NSW Central Coast Blues and Roots Songwriter and Performer Daxton has instantly struck a chord with National Community Radio with first single Sanctuary sitting at number two on the Amrap/Airit Regional Chart for this week. In Verses starts off with a colourful up-tempo song track named ... Read More
Scene News: Alternative Folk Rocker, Suzanne Vega, announces Australian Tour this July / August, with full band!
Suzanne Vega has just announced that she will continue her world Anniversary Tour and return to Australia with her full band, for a special run of theatre shows.  Last year, the singer-songwriter celebrated the 30th and 25th anniversaries, respectively, of her albums Solitude Standing and 99.9F. Widely regarded as one of the most brilliant songwriters of ... Read More
Scene News:  JIMMY WEBB is back ~ this time with friends and an orchestra!
PRE-SALE STARTS TUESDAY 1st MAY @ 10am. Details here! It is with the greatest of pleasure that we announce the return of Jimmy Webb to our shores for two exclusive shows.  The legendary songwriter (“Wichita Lineman”, “MacArthur Park”, “Up, Up and Away”) with an evolving career spanning genres and generations, will perform his ... Read More
Scene News: Join the VIP Party this Wednesday to welcome newest Melbourne venue, The Hummingbird, in St Kilda.
Did you know that a hummingbird’s heart is relatively the largest of all animals, at 2.5% of its body weight? Heart and soul has gone into planning this new St Kilda entertainment venue – aptly dubbed “The Hummingbird.”  Venue operator Heather Para worked in collaboration with the Newmarket Hotel to ... Read More
Scene News: Tim Burgess of THE CHARLATANS loves Australia ~ and the feeling is mutual!
Metropolis Touring are thrilled to announce that one of the most widely-loved British bands, THE CHARLATANS are returning to Australia this August.  “We love playing in Australia” Tim Burgess   The group found initial success in 1990 with their debut record 'Some Friendly'. The album charted at #1 in the UK and featured the indie anthem The ... Read More
Scene News: Def Leppard Playing The Epic “Hysteria” Album In Full Plus Other Songs From Their Catalogue This November
THURSDAY APRIL 26, 2018 – Rock icons, DEF LEPPARD, have extended their 70-plus US and UK tour to run riot Down Under, finally playing their landmark, longest recording in full - 1987’s seminal Hysteria LIVE! German rock legends, special guests SCORPIONS join the tour for the first-ever multi-city tour of ... Read More
Scene News: Former GUNS N’ ROSES Drummer STEVEN ADLER reveals tour band members - and they're a Rock N Roll dream!
Following the announcement last month of his Australian Tour, Ex-Guns n’ Roses drummer Steven Adler today unveiled the members of the band that will be playing alongside him to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Guns N’ Roses’ classic debut album by performing Appetite For Destruction in its entirety! Constantine MAROULIS (Vocalist): ... Read More
Scene News: Don't miss CRADLE OF FILTH's Cryptoriana Australian Tour next month!
CRADLE OF FILTH are a monstrous tour-de-force of utterly distinctive but reassuringly destructive heavy metal. Currently enjoying a collective creative renaissance that is driving them to new heights of elegant fury, the band  are more potent and devastating than ever before as they approach the release of their latest and perhaps ... Read More
Scene News: FLOW release ethereal self-titled album Flow 
Forty years after Windham Hill became a catalyst for the global musical phenomenon, its bountiful legacy of best-selling solo works (George Winston, Liz Story, Alex DeGrassi, Michael Hedges) and Grammy-winning ensembles (Shadowfax) – extends into a truly new age with FLOW – a new four-piece ensemble comprised of Windham Hill ... Read More
Scene News: Courtney Barnett is hitting the road this August!
One of the most unique Australian voices to emerge this century, Courtney Barnett will be tearing up the stage with whiplash wit and a full band! Being apart of the Secret Sounds family means you have first dibs to purchase pre-sale tickets. Pre-sale begins 9am today until 7.59am Monday 23 April AEST (or until pre-sale allocation ... Read More
Scene News: Record Store Day - This Coming Saturday 21 April
This coming Saturday, 21 April Record Stores across the country will celebrate the 11th Record Store Day with lots of special in-store activity, special releases, in-store appearances, parties, DJs spinning vinyl, treasure hunts, parties, barbecues, coffee carts, face painting and some stores partying into the night. This annual event reiterates ... Read More
Scene News: Australian Tour supports for Lydia Lunch Retrovirus' Australian Tour revealed
American Singer, poet, writer and actress, Lydia Lunch returns to Australia with her all-star cast of sonic brutarians in a no-holds-barred survey of her musical output from 1977 to the present. Including music from Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, 8 Eyed Spy, Queen of Siam, 1313 and Shotgun Wedding, Lydia ... Read More
Scene News: Black Stone Cherry drop "Bad Habit" video before Friday's "FAMILY TREE" album release
With their new album FAMILY TREE scoring rave reviews from Australia’s rock media, BLACK STONE CHERRY have upped both the ante and the fun factor with the release of the video for BAD HABIT, the second single from their upcoming 6th studio album just ahead of the album release. The clip sees the band transported back ... Read More
Mistletone Records is honoured to share "Better Than That", the mighty first single from the forthcoming Cash Savage and the Last Drinks album, Good Citizens. Cash Savage and the Last Drinks have announced single launch shows in Melbourne and Sydney, details below! ... Read More
Scene News: Mark Seymour & The Undertow Returning In Spring For Encore Tour By Popular Demand
After sold out shows around the country last winter, Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce Mark Seymour & The Undertow will return to capital cities in October and November for a hotly-anticipated and requested encore tour. Mark and his ‘tight as a fist’ band The Undertow return to the stages ... Read More
Scene News: ARIA Award Winning Slide guitarist Dave Hole announces new album and tour
Dave Hole is an Australian Blues Rock slide guitarist who burst onto the international scene in 1991 with his first album, “Short Fuse Blues”, which was picked up by America’s most prestigious blues label, the Chicago based Alligator Records.  He has since released a further eight albums; all of which ... Read More
Scene News: AUTECHRE (UK) announce first Australian tour in 8 years
"Autechre’s discography is quite the feat of immaculate sustain"- Pitchfork Astral People, Handsome Tours & Resident Advisor are excited to announce the return of English electronic duo Autechre this June - their first Australian tour in 8 years. One of the most prominent acts signed with Warp Records. Alongside Aphex Twin, μ-Ziq, Black Dog & LFO, Autechre came to define the ... Read More
Scene News: THEORY (Of A Deadman) Announce Australian Tour
Silverback Touring Proudly Presents (Of A Deadman) 2018 Australian Tour “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 ... Read More
Scene News: Billy Elliot the Musical will return to Australia in 2019 for its 10thAnniversary Tour.
Universal Theatrical Group, Working Title Films, Greene Light Stage, Michael Coppel Entertainment and Louise Withers Presents are delighted to announce that Billy Elliot the Musical will return to Australia in 2019 for its 10thAnniversary Tour. The hugely successful West End musical premiered in Australia in 2007 as the first international ... Read More
Scene News: Rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY announce the release of FAMILY TREE on 20th April.
Family comes first—you never forget who was there with you from the start. The Edmonton, Kentucky-based rock quartet BLACK STONE CHERRY was raised on musical forefathers such as Cream, Led Zeppelin, Muddy Waters, and the Faces, among other 1970s staples.  With their new LP Family Tree BSC salute their classic rock heritage and honour its legacy ... Read More
Scene News: WYE OAK 'The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs’ Album Out Today
For 'The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs’, Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack flew to one another’s cities – she in Durham, North Carolina, he in Marfa, Texas – for a week or so at a time, hunkering in home studios to sort through and combine their separate ... Read More
Scene News: WONDERLAND down the rabbit hole at ACMI Melbourne
ACMI presents the World Premiere of WONDERLAND on Thursday 5 April 2018.  A Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition beginning today.  ACMI invites you to venture down the rabbit hole into an enchanted world, where expectations are upended and curiosity is rewarded. A world premiere as part of the Victorian Government’s Melbourne Winter ... Read More
Scene News: Former GUNS N’ ROSES Drummer STEVEN ADLER brings ADLER’S APPETITE to Australia in May!
AUSTRALIA!! PREPARE YOUR APPETITE FOR ADLER! Former GUNS N’ ROSES drummer & co-writer STEVEN ADLER ignites his ADLER'S APPETITE band and has today announced that he is to embark on a tour of AUSTRALIA this May. Steven and his esteemed guests will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Guns N’ ... Read More
Scene News: Guitar virtuoso Bruce Mathiske returns with Six String Anthology album and tour
World acclaimed guitar virtuoso and composer Bruce Mathiske is back with a new album Six String Anthology and Australian tour booked. Mathiske, one of this country’s most adventurous, creative and dazzlingly skilled guitarists, has been off the road since 2013. Taking a well-deserved break from the sometimes creatively stifling album release and tour cycle, ... Read More
Scene News: Pre-Sale tickets for IRON & WINE available now from Handsome Tours
Handsome Tours is proud to announce headline shows from Sam Beam aka Iron & Wine, who brings his soul-infused folk rock to Australian shores with his full band this May/June. Through the course of six studio albums, numerous EPs and singles, Iron & Wine has captured the emotion and imagination of listeners with distinctly cinematic songs. With a live ... Read More
Scene News: The Mezcaltones announce their latest album "Second"
Sydney is a long way from Mexico but The Mezcaltones still know a thing or two about sultry nights and dangerous days - not to mention sultry man and dangerous woman.  Inspired by tunes from Tito and Tarantula, Dick Dale, Link Wray, Los Lobos, Santana and other artists with a ... Read More
Scene News: British India announce 'Midnight Homie' national single tour
Less than a year since the release of their latest album, the explosive Forgetting The Future, British India are thrilled to announce they’ll be returning to stages around the country in May and June on the Midnight Homie Tour that will kick off in Bendigo on May 11 and continue ... Read More
Scene News: SOPHISTICATED DINGO release anthem against smashed avo with new single, ‘YUPPIES’
SOPHISTICATED DINGO are sick of your smashed avo, craft beer and buzzfeed articles about the yoof and their inability to save money. And they’re telling you where to go in their trash punk single, ‘Yuppies’. Yuppies make inner city living a drag. They push up the prices of avocado let ... Read More
Scene News: German thrashers, DESTRUCTION, hit Australian shores this April
German thrash veterans DESTRUCTION return to Australia for a 2018 tour next month in support of their latest album Under Attack. The band, which now consists of Schmier, Mike Sifringer and Wawrzyniec ‘Vaaver’ Dramowicz, will be destroying venues in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane in April next year, backed ... Read More
Scene News: HEAPS GOOD FRIENDS' national tour for debut EP HUG ME, has begun brilliantly, with two sold out shows.
Heaps Good Friends are stoked to hit the road for a national tour across March and April in support of their debut EP Hug Me. "There's just no one doing what they do in Australian music at the moment” – Pilerats 2017 was a massive year for the trio known for delivering ... Read More
Scene News: BLACK SUMMER releases new single, SADNESS, featuring Chloe Campell.
Musical wunderkind Black Summer, otherwise known as Rhys Toms, is back with a luminescent new song Sadness, featuring Bahamian vocalist Chloe Campbell, set for release on March 23.  The perfect followup to 2017’s Young Like Me, which has racked up over three million streams across multiple platforms, Sadness is an ... Read More
Scene News: Teen idol Reece Mastin has grown up, and so has his sound, with new EP, Suitcase of Stories, and upcoming Australian Tour.
Mastin delivers with new sound on NOT THE MAN FOR YOU and announces EP SUITCASE OF STORIES and Australian Tour. The teenage bad-boy Reece Mastin, who stole hearts across the country back in 2011, is no longer.  In his place stands Mastin, a full-grown man; someone contemplative, and earnest – a man ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne psychedelic indie rockers Shiva and The Hazards launch their debut EP Future Cult Classics
Melbourne indie rockers, Shiva And The Hazards announced their dreamy new single East India Empress, a mesmerising modern throwback track out now.  The group have also dropped a spellbinding clip to accompany the song, painstakingly pieced together from vintage Bollywood footage.  East India Empress is the first taste of Shiva ... Read More
Scene News: EXCLUSIVE Lydia Lunch Retrovirus Announces Aust. Tour June 2018
American Singer, poet, writer and actress, Lydia Lunch returns to Australia with her all-star cast of sonic brutarians in a no-holds-barred survey of her musical output from 1977 to the present. Including music from Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, 8 Eyed Spy, Queen of Siam, 1313 and Shotgun Wedding, Lydia ... Read More
Scene News: Diana Anaid announces The Better Girl Tour
Following on from the release of the Better Girl Single via MGM March 2, Diana Anaid announces her upcoming April / May East Coast Tour presented by TheMusic. The Better Girl Tour takes in venues from Brisbane, Sydney, Newcastle, Canberra, Sunshine Coast and more.(see dates below) Openers include Ben Camden, Rosie Burgess, Kristy Coote, Meg ... Read More
Scene News: Jeremy Loops new album 'Critical As Water' out now global tour kicks off March 31st
‘Critical As Water’, the new album from Jeremy Loops is out now. The follow up to his critically acclaimed debut ‘Trading Change’- which won MTV Africa’s Alternative Album of the Year, and iTunes SA’s Album of the Year - is produced by Will Hicks (Ed Sheeran’s ‘Perfect’, Lilly Allen, Bastille), with ... Read More
Scene News: DONNARUMMA release angst filled single ‘Alien’ and announce headline tour
Following on from the release of their 2017 EP which featured exalted single ‘Love Your Man’ Donnarumma have well and truly departed from their previous roots sound. The Adelaide trio come out swinging  with the supercharged indie single ‘Alien’. Full of angst and desperation, lyrics of a lonely soul desperate ... Read More
Scene News: The MONTREALS drop dreamy indie pop single ‘Sardines’ and announce headline tour
Coming in hot off the back of the release of their debut EP ‘Indigo Club’ and beloved single ‘Deadheads’, which garnered national radio play, saw the band tour nationally, land support slots with the likes of Andy Bull, The Last Dinosaurs, Alpine and amass rave reviews. “It's hard to wrap ... Read More
Scene News: PRETTY CITY release 'Simone' ahead of SXSW + European Tour dates and  announce sophomore album 'Cancel The Future'
Melbourne’s Pretty City are soon bound for the wild vibes of Texas and SXSW but before the band departs, they’re leaving fans with a sneaky parting gift in new single, ‘Simone’. Taken from the band’s forthcoming record Cancel the Future (out this March), ‘Simone’ is a strong starter for this ... Read More
Scene News: BAY CITY ROLLERS Featuring Les McKeown Announce Australian and NZ Tour!
"I'll be giving a little love, to my yesterday's hero's as I only wanna be with you Australia" Les McKeown Are you ready for more Australia? Keep that tartan pressed and your dancing shoes polished as those sexy Scottish exports, the Bay City Rollers Featuring Les McKeown, return in 2018 ... Read More
Scene News: The SWORD announce the release of their sixth album offering, USED FUTURE.
With a name as absurdly iconic as The Sword, it’s easy to see why this band might be held up to some subjective and unrealistic ideals. Icons are fixed representations after all. Eternal and unchanging. And in this case, the intended symbolism at one time seemed obvious. How could any ... Read More
Scene News: Media Release: The biggest band in the world launches today!
EveryOneBand already has over 500 members including Midnight Oil (Peter Garrett, Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey, Bones Hillman), Izzy Manfredi and The Preatures, Cold Chisel (Jimmy Barnes, Ian Moss, Don Walker, Phil Small), Powderfinger (Bernard Fanning, Ian Haug, John Collins), Murray Cook, Anthony Field, Jeff Fatt from The Wiggles, ... Read More
Scene News: Evelyn Ida Morris announces self titled album + shares single 'The Body Appears'
Milk! Records and Remote Control Records are thrilled to announce the new self-titled album by Evelyn Ida Morris, to be released on Friday 20th April. To celebrate the occasion, they have released new single 'The Body Appears' alongside a stunning video shot by Geoffrey O'Connor and performed by Deanne Butterworth.  ... Read More
Scene News: Stereophonics Primed To Make Their Long-Awaited Return This April - May
Stereophonics are heading out in support of their latest album, Scream Above The Sounds, launching with a show at the Sydney Opera House on April 26, then onto Brisbane's Tivoli on April 28, Melbourne's Forum on April 30 and HQ in Adelaide on May 3 before wrapping up the tour ... Read More
Scene News: Sydney quintet BAD PONY reveal SxSW dates
Off the back of the successful release of their new single ‘Knife’, Sydney quintet Bad Pony continue to strive forward - eyes firmly set on returning to the international arena, announcing their official US dates for SXSW. Bad Pony’s foray into this, the biggest music festival of its kind in ... Read More
Scene News: Kevin Bloody Wilson hits the road again in 2018 with his hilarious politically incorrect Almost Awesome tour
Aussie comedian Kevin Bloody Wilson is hitting the road again in 2018 on his hilarious politically incorrect Almost Awesome tour. As one of few funny-men who totally embody the spirit of Australian humour, Kev is revered around the globe for his Aussie larrikin take on life. He's performed everywhere throughout ... Read More
Scene News: ChillOut - Australia's premier queer country pride festival starts Thursday!
Australia’s premier celebration of Queer Country Pride, ChillOut Festival will transform regional Victoria’s LGBTI mecca of Daylesford in the idyllic Hepburn Shire, for a five-day 21^st birthday party starts this Thursday March 8 through to Monday March 12 ... Read More
Scene News: GODSMACK announce the release of WHEN LEGENDS RISE, their first studio album in four years
20 years since the release of their debut album and 20 million worldwide sales later, GODSMACK are an even stronger animal than before. “It was just about evolving as a songwriter,” says singer / songwriter Erna. “I wanted to stretch my wings even further, to use all of the experiences I’ve had writing different types ... Read More
Scene News: WILD MEADOWS' single ‘First Exit’ and debut self-titled LP, released today, are a shoegaze dream!
Wild Meadows present ‘First Exit’, the opening track from their forthcoming debut self-titled LP.  A dark, foreboding tune built on a rollicking rhythm section and atmospheric vocals, it offers an intriguing counterpoint to the album’s more shoegaze-oriented lead single ‘Feel the Noise’, which has received regular airplay and favourable reviews across ... Read More
Scene News: THE AVENUE releases anthemic stadium rocker ‘LOVE’ and announce tour dates!
Alternative new wave rockers THE AVENUE, release their driving, synth pop anthem, LOVE ahead of their sophomore EP. Drawing from  synth new wave bands of the 80s and modern post-rock bands THE AVENUE’S new single, Love, jumps out of the speakers with all the ferocity of a panther, pouncing on ... Read More
Scene News: Funk pranksters THUNDER FOX release new cheeky single ‘Two For One’ and announce tour dates!
If you miss a time when funk was sexy and almost exclusively soundtracked porn movie sets then you’re in luck. THUNDER FOX have emerged fully formed from the womb of funk, pop, hip hop and party to bring you good times. The band are releasing a brand new single to ... Read More
Scene News: The LuWOW Returns! A Hipshaking Tiki Party
The LuWOW returns with a Hipshakin' Tiki Party for 1 night in April 2018. Abandon yourself to the The LuWOW's Lure of the Tropics and potent concoctions of Forbidden Jungle Rum. Stomp with the Gogo Goddesses to the wylde Throbbing Beats of ancient Platters of Wax spun by Jumpin Josh ... Read More
Scene News: Incubus Huge 2018 Australian East Coast Tour starts next week
In 2018 INCUBUS will return to Australia for their first headline tour in six years to play three shows along the east coast in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. These shows will be the first chance for fans to hear new tracks like 'Nimble Bastard' and 'Glitterbomb' from their aptly titled ... Read More
Scene News: The Ugly Kings: Release Video For Promised Land
Release Video For Promised Land Debut Album, Darkness Is My Home To Be Released Friday, April 13. Pre Orders Available Now ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne's Arcane Saints Release New single ''Something Real'' and Announce Launch Show!
Melbourne's Arcane Saints are releasing their brand new Britpop and classic rock inspired single "Something Real." Never a band to shy away from change, the song is a step in a different musical direction from their previous heavier, grunge inspired sound ... Read More
Scene News: GROUPLOVE exit the bus, and The Ruminaters continue their ‘Boys Off Work’ tour
The Ruminaters told the boss to shove it and dropped banger ‘Boys Off Work’.  2017 saw ‘The Rumies’ holed up in London's infamous RAK Studios (David Bowie, Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson, The Arctic Monkeys, Radiohead) recording their AA side release which included lauded singles ‘I Wanna Fight’ and a super ... Read More
Scene News: Jens Lekman returns to Australia for East Coast dates in March 2018
Swedish singer-songwriter Jens Lekman will return to Australia in March 2018, for a run of shows including dates with Grizzly Bear, headline dates in solo and band mode, plus an already announced appearance at Tasmania’s A Festival called Panama (http://panamafestival.com.au/) . Kicking off at Melbourne Zoo’s famed Zoo Twilights on ... Read More
Scene News: Augie March Shares New Lyric Video ‘Fake Jive’
Augie March unveils new music today, providing a taste of what is to come from their forthcoming album ‘Bootkins’. The lyric video for ‘Fake Jive’ was created by Glenn Richards, “the auteur of truth”, lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist from the band ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie rock icon, Sarah McLeod launches fashion label, BAD VALENTINE, on Saint Valentine's Day!
ST VALENTINE’S DAY, 2018: Aussie rock icon, Sarah McLeod, announces the launch of her fashion label, BAD VALENTINE. The range will debut with a small selection of T-Shirts that project bold statements for the brave at heart. McLeod’s single of the same name will also launch with a video clip ... Read More
Scene News: ELEANOR FRIEDBERGER's latest release, REBOUND, inspired by a Greek gothic club, is set for release 4th May.
Acclaimed artist Eleanor Friedberger will release her new album, Rebound, on Frenchkiss Records on May 4, 2018. The album’s first song, “In Between Stars,” which Eleanor calls an homage to 80’s dark goth pop, is out now. In contrast to her 2016 lauded album New View, which Eleanor arranged and recorded with her touring band, Rebound was recorded mostly by Eleanor ... Read More
Scene News: Lo Moon Announces Self-Titled Debut Album To Be Released On February 23
Los Angeles trio Lo Moon, is thrilled to announce their self-titled debut album, set for release via Columbia Records and Sony Music Entertainment Australia on February 23, 2018. The album, produced by Chris Walla (Death Cab For Cutie) and Francois Tetaz (Gotye), features previously released songs 'Loveless', 'This Is It', ... Read More
Scene News: The Smith Street Band Announce First Line Up For Pool House Party
Late last year The Smith Street Band announced the inaugural Pool House Party set to take over two stages at Coburg Velodrome on March 17th. Today The Smith Street Band share with you a bunch of their favourite bands that will join them for the festivities. First up, Gareth Liddiard’s latest project, *Tropical ... Read More
Scene News: Above & Beyond release stunning new single 'Always feat. Zoë Johnston'
Above & Beyond is one of dance music’s most versatile acts. In fact, the trio’s deft songwriting ability and skill with traditional instruments has enabled them to step out from behind the DJ decks and perform their songs in an acoustic format. The not so secret weapon has been an ... Read More
Scene News: DIZZY REED announces Australian album launch and digital worldwide release of album
Launching his album in Sydney with one Australian show only, Dizzy Reed will be performing at Frankie’s Pizza on Sunday, 18 February, with support from local artists including The Kids, who will launch their debut single, School, that night. Due to popular demand globally, Guns N’ Roses keyboardist, Dizzy Reed, ... Read More
Scene News: Singer-songwriter Jess Holland releases career defining third album – ‘Miss Demeanour’
Formidable country artist Jess Holland has recorded what is arguably the album that will define her career. Her third long-player - the sassy titled Miss Demeanour - has been a labour of love to bring to fruition and the proverbial ‘blood, sweat and tears' behind the release is evident in ... Read More
Scene News: Pure 2018 Line-Up Announcement
One of Australia and New Zealand’s most loved techno event, returns for its third year, to announce another huge lineup. PURE, presented and curated by: Carl Cox, Eric Powell of Bush Records and Richie McNeill of Hardware, will see Paco Osuna (Spain), Nastia (Ukraine) and Fabio Neural (Italy) take PURE to the ... Read More
Scene News: DIANA RADAR announce the first of their tour dates to launch ’Sex Sells’
Diana Radar’s new single builds, tornado like, twisting from a proto-post-punk opening into a forceful, grinding, garage back-end, creating a single that’s loaded with grit, ‘realness’ and emotion. Diana Radar’s new sound follows a twelve month hiatus and major line-up change. In that time the four piece wrote an albums ... Read More
Scene News: Complex Indie Folk Artist Mary Webb Announces New Single + Video
Captivating and unique, Mary Webb has today announced her new single Gecko Fingers, a stirring ode to the relationship shared between sisters, out January 26, accompanied by an eerie video, directed by Aaron Schuppan (West Thebarton, Nakatomi). Gecko Fingers is the first taste of Mary’s new album Love Like Planets, ... Read More
Scene News: John McAll's "Black Money" show at Bird's Basement, April 22nd
Taking a break from Producing The latest Black Sorrows album and an ever increasingly International touring schedule John McAll will release his latest Album " Secular". The third in a trilogy. "Black Money" the first was recorded in NYC at Bennetts Studios and was released in Australia to sold out ... Read More
Scene news: Alex Lahey Announces Huge and True Tour
In Al’s own words 2017 was a “bloody ripper”. She's released her debut album, sold out her Australian tour and that was just the tip of it. She's played to sold-out shows in the UK and US, landed her mug on US television with a spot on Late Night With ... Read More
Scene News: By popular demand, Tex Perkins reprises his role as The Man In Black in 2018 for an Australian tour
After a sell-out stint with The Man In Black in Melbourne's Athenaeum Theatre at the end of 2017, Tex Perkins is once again reprising his Helpmann Award-winning role - this time for a massive Australian tour. Tex, along with the Tennessee Four and Rachael Tidd, will hit the road throughout May and June, taking ... Read More
Scene News: Check Out TOARN'S "Jonah" Music Video!
Christian Metal Band TOARN has released the official music video for the single, "Jonah," off of their upcoming debut LP, The Dying Flame, due out February 23 via Luxor Records. Filmed and Directed by Jericho Media, "Jonah" was originally premiered on HM Magazine ... Read More
Scene News: Shapeshifter Announce 2018 Australian Tour Dates & Supports
After a winter cooking up new treats for their fans, as well as festival appearances in Europe and Canada, Shapeshifter are returning to Australia for 2 special shows this February. The lads will be at peak match fitness after powering their way across the New Zealand festival circuit in December and January, bringing ... Read More
Scene News: Werewolves of Melbourne launch 'Close To Me' at The Gasometer Hotel, 7 February
Werewolves of Melbourne's 1st single 'Close To Me' is here just in time for the 1st new moon of the year! From their forthcoming album 'Crossing The River', 'Close To Me' is a blues infused psychedelic guitar trip with soul vocals & a heavy groove back beat. Launching at The ... Read More
Scene News: Freya Josephine Hollick Australian tour....
Freya Josephine Hollick finished 2017 with her new E.P. Don't Mess With The Doyenne, a new single Pearly Gates Of The Landfill, recorded with Robert Ellis and The Perfect Strangers, received three Age Music Victoria Award nominations, a grant from Creative Victoria and toured with Justin Townes Earle, plus festival ... Read More
Scene News: By The Meadow...
Freya Josephine Hollick Australian tour ... Read More
Scene News: SUMNER announce new single PICTURES and EP ALL THAT I AM
There’s something very special about the enigmatic electronic duo Sumner, consisting of Jack McLaine and Chloe Wilson.  The underground newcomers have already played alongside Vera Blue, The Smith Street Band, Montaigne, graced the Falls Festival stage and are a part of the upcoming Party In The Paddock…but in 2018, it’s ... Read More
Scene News: PURE GOLD LIVE Hits Melbourne again this March!
 PURE GOLD LIVE IS BACK WITH MORE OF YOUR FAVOURITE ARTISTS! Get ready Melbournians – PURE GOLD LIVE is coming back right at you!  After three massive sold out Melbourne shows across the previous few years, GOLD104.3 and Empire Touring are thrilled to announce the next of the PURE GOLD ... Read More
Scene News: A HITCH TO THE STICKS Special: Australian rock legend Dallas Frasca announces first-of-its-kind music Festival on wheels.
 "If you find yourself at the same party as Dallas, make sure you’re match fit.” Sarah McLeod, The Superjesus  Ever wanted to hitch a ride onboard your favourite band’s tour bus? Fantasised about starring in the next Almost Famous film? Well, listen up, because Dallas Frasca is about to give you precisely ... Read More
Scene News: Jack White Set Releases New Track 'Corporation'
Jack White has unveiled another new track from his eagerly anticipated third solo album, BOARDING HOUSE REACH (Third Man, Columbia and Sony Music Entertainment Australia). ‘Corporation’ arrived digitally worldwide on Friday, January 26 ... Read More
Scene News: 🎊 Happy Mother day to Xylouris White 🎊
Xylouris White, the ruggedly visionary duo formed of Cretan lute player George Xylouris and legendary Australian drummer Jim White, have today released their new album Mother on ABC Music, with limited vinyl release through Kasumuen Records; stream/purchase here. Critical praise has been lavish for Mother, which is this week's Album ... Read More
Scene News: Kate Miller-Heidke- Announces Speigeltent performance for Newcastle fans
Kate Miller-Heidi will bring her classically trained vocals and unique alternative pop to Newcastle for a special performance with a string quartet at The Spiegeltent in Civic Park on April 15. Tickets for the show are on sale now. Straddling the worlds of pop, folk and opera, Kate Miller-Heidke is ... Read More
Scene News: Australia´s premier surf guitarist Martin Cilia collaborates with a premier Finnish guitar group
Australia´s premier surf guitarist Martin Cilia collaborates with a premier Finnish guitar group Pekka Tiilikainen & Beatmakers on their new album which will be released on their 30th anniversary in April. Cilia also plays lead guitar with legendary Australian group 'The Atlantics' ... Read More
Scene News: Elton John Announces 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' World Tour 
After more than half a century on the road and an unparalleled career that has redefined the cultural landscape and seen Elton John claim his place as a true global icon, the superstar today announced via an exclusive VR180 live stream on YouTube, details of his final ‘Farewell Yellow Brick ... Read More
Scene News: LA. FAITHFULL announces new single and video ‘HEART BACK’
Colourful and unique, LA. Faithfull has today announced her new single Heart Back, a gut-wrenching pop smash with a clear, vulnerable message, available now.  This exciting newcomer has also released a raw, expressive video that conveys the truth behind the song through dance and visuals, and this effective clip has ... Read More
Scene News: The Studio’s In The City celebrates 10 year anniversary and brand spankin' new name: Homesurgery Recordings
Since its inception in 2007 ‘The Studio’s In The City’ has been home to some of Australia’s finest acts, producers and engineers.  Located in Melbourne’s iconic suburb of Brunswick (which appropriately hosts the highest concentration of songwriters in the Southern Hemisphere according to APRA) the recording studio has been responsible ... Read More
Scene News: Swamp Rock Kings, Junior Danger, release self-titled album
2017 saw Brisbane swamp rock kings Junior Danger unleash their blues brothers esc thumper ‘Dirt and Grime’ upon the world to rave reviews; “The perfect partnership of blues and stoner rock that countless fans of heavy tunes have been hanging out for” Tonedeaf, “The stompy march of the bass kick and murky, fuzz-laden hooks ... Read More
Scene News: Kylie Minogue Announces New Album 'Golden' + Releases New Single 'Dancing'
Kylie Minogue will release her new album Golden on 6 April worldwide via BMG and Mushroom Group label Liberator Music in Australia and New Zealand. The album’s lead single ‘Dancing’ is out now, and available to stream on all digital streaming platforms ... Read More
Scene News: Peter Cupples - Aussie lead singer and songwriter of 'Stylus' - first all-white band to be signed by the US Motown label - Celebrating the music of Stevie Wonder
PETER CUPPLES is the former lead singer and songwriter of ˜STYLUS“ the Australian blue-eyed soul band who became the first all white band to be signed by the US Motown label, Tamala. Peter first came to prominence with Stylus in 1975, releasing four albums with hits such as ˜Summer Breeze" ... Read More
Scene News: Dizzy Reed announces Australian album launch and digital worldwide release of album
Launching his album in Sydney with one Australian show only, Dizzy Reed will be performing at Frankie’s Pizza on Sunday, 18 February, with support from local artists including The Kids, who will launch their debut single, School, that night ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne Pop-Punks STUCK OUT Sign To Greyscale Records. Announce EP "You Won't Come Home"
After putting in the hard work over the past two years, supporting bands such as Moose Blood, Real Friends, and The Getaway Plan, Melbourne's Stuck Out are stepping into the spotlight with the track Fade Away, the first single off their upcoming EP You Won't Come Home, which is to ... Read More
Scene News: The Angels announce their Face To Face Anniversary Tour for 2018 - 40 Years On
It's hard to believe, but it has been four decades since the release of The Angels sophomore album Face to Face. The seminal release firmly put the band on the map - both in Australia and internationally - spawning tracks that still hold an iconic place in Aussie music history ... Read More
Scene News: Vince Jones at Jazzlab, 9 & 10 February
Australia’s best loved jazz man Vince Jones returns to Melbourne for two rare club appearances at Melbourne’s premier jazz venue, Jazzlab. He will perform with full band, featuring Matt McMahon, Ben Robertson and Danny Fischer, plus a special guest performer at each show, February 9 and 10! ... Read More
Scene News: Boogie 2018 Lineup Announced!
Ready? Of course you are. Hose out your mind, locate your tent pegs and pack your flannies; BOOGIE FESTIVAL is back on the farm, more fabulous than ever. It’ll be getting good weird in Tallarook, Victoria over the 2018 Easter weekend. The now cult three-day extravaganza will revel and shimmy ... Read More
Scene News: Jack White Set To Release Forthcoming Album Boarding House Reach On March 23!
Jack White has announced the release of his eagerly anticipated new album, BOARDING HOUSE REACH (Third Man/Columbia and Sony Music Entertainment Australia). The 12 time GRAMMY® Award-winner's third solo LP and first all-new album in nearly four years, BOARDING HOUSE REACH will be released everywhere on Friday, March 23, 2018 ... Read More
Scene News: THE GYPSY SCHOLARS take their single, Cold Hands, on the road.
If you check your rear vision mirror this summer don’t be surprised if you see an over flowing hatchback rolling up and down the coastal highways. The Gypsy Scholars are taking the first song from their debut EP, ‘Cold Hands’, on the road. Bringing with them their well known light ... Read More
Scene News: FULL SCALE back in Full Force with New Music & National Tour!
Aussie rock legends Full Scale caught the attention of the American major labels in the early 2000s, signing a record deal with Columbia Records, releasing 2 full-length studio albums, 2 critically-acclaimed EPs, a feature-length documentary produced in New York City, international recording and touring and are now releasing new music ... Read More
Scene News: GWAR Announce April 2018 Australian Tour
Attention Human Scum!!!! Earth's favourite interplanetary warriors, GWAR, are returning to conquer and destroy Australia in APRIL 2018! “The Blood of Gods Tour” continues on into Australia, as your masters and supreme overlords take their one of a kind carnival of blood-drenched death and destruction Down Under. The last time GWAR visited Australia in 2014, they upset ... Read More
Scene News: The Rocky Horror Show: Adam Rennie Confirmed As Frank N Furter
Producers Howard Panter, John Frost and GWB Entertainment today announced that Adam Rennie will perform the role of Frank N Furter for the forthcoming Brisbane and Perth seasons of The Rocky Horror Show ... Read More
Scene News: Havana Meets Kingston: debut international tour
Mista Savona, Destroy All Lines, ABC Music and The Wildfire Agency are thrilled to announce that the HAVANA MEETS KINGSTON 15 piece 'Super Group' will make their debut live appearances in Australia and New Zealand in March 2018. Playing dates at WOMADelaide, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and WOMAD NZ, this is ... Read More
Scene News: Myles Kennedy + Monster Magnet
Myles Kennedy, one of rock music’s most distinct voices, is set to release his debut solo album, Year Of The Tiger on March 9, 2018. The album will be released worldwide via Napalm Records ... Read More
Scene News: Essie Holt - Unveils Accompanying Music Video For Debut Single 'Underwater'
After releasing her warmly received debut single ‘Underwater’, Melbourne-based indie-pop artist, Essie Holt, has just revealed the accompanying music video – directed by Tegan Crowley (Drifters Productions), filmed by Bonnie Moir and edited by Sarah Jo Fraser ... Read More
Scene News: Garage Rockers, The Naysayers, launch their debut album 'Hellfire Sing Sing' this week!
Known for their frantic and energetic live shows as much as their infectious recorded output The Naysayers came to life in 2011 in Melbourne from the members’ shared love of garage rock, melody and psychedelia. The group was founded by Gordon Holland (guitar/vocals) and Nathaniel Parbery (bass/vocals) in Perth with ... Read More
Scene News: Ooh La La ... So Frenchy So Chic SET TIMES released
SO FRENCHY SO CHIC 2018 ADELAIDE: FRIDAY 12TH JANUARY, MELBOURNE: SUNDAY 14TH JANUARY, SYDNEY: SATURDAY 20TH JANUARY SET TIMES HAVE BEEN RELEASED:   ADELAIDE: FRIDAY 12TH JANUARY, PINKY FLAT 5:30PM – 6:40PM – JUNIORE 7:10PM – 8:20PM – L.E.J. 8:50PM – 10:10PM – FEFE 10:40PM – 11:45PM – GENERAL ELEKTRIKS                                                 MELBOURNE: SUNDAY 14TH JANUARY, WERRIBEE PARK ... Read More
Scene News: Emperor's IHSAHN makes his live debut in Australia this May!
IHSAHN is a name that is synonymous with the Worldwide metal scene; a musical visionary who's creativity is unparalleled and influence is far reaching. IHSAHN will, after all these years, make his live debut in Australia this May. Quite possibly one of the most important, influential and creative forces within ... Read More
Scene News: Ooh La La ... So Frenchy So Chic is back this January!
SO FRENCHY SO CHIC 2018 MORE FUN. MORE FRENCHY.  GET READY TO WINE, DINE AND DANCE AGAIN WHEN SO FRENCHY SO CHIC RETURNS FOR ANOTHER SUMMER FESTIVAL OF PLEASURES. IN 2018 THE BELOVED PARTY, PICNIC AND CELEBRATION OF JOIE DE VIVRE SPREADS THE LOVE TO ADELAIDE ALONGSIDE MELBOURNE  AND SYDNEY, ... Read More
Scene News: Sugar Mountain 2018 | A.B. Original Joins The Line-Up!
In exciting news today, organisers are pleased to announce the addition of one of Australia’s hottest rising acts: A.B. Original! They pull no punches on stage or on record: indigenous hip-hop duo A.B. Original – (Adam) Briggs and Trials (Daniel Rankine), who respectively come from the Yorta Yorta and Ngarrindjeri ... Read More
Scene News: Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge - April 2018
TEG LIVE is proud to announce two of the most successful female American singer/songwriters, Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge, will perform in a double headlining tour across Australia in 2018. Tickets on will go on sale 10.00am, Monday, 18 December through Ticketek. In a worldwide exclusive, this is the first ... Read More
The song has a special meaning; it is in fact the first song that Alice Cooper wrote entirely on his own back in 1967. The song was forgotten until Dennis Dunaway, the bass player of the original Alice Cooper band, rediscovered it and played it to Alice, after which the ... Read More
Scene News: Gaytimes Australia's Queer Music Festival 2018....
Gaytimes, Australia’s queer music festival is back in 2018 and with Le1f (USA), Alex The Astronaut, and Bec Sandridge headlining and it’s set to be the camping music festival of your big gay dreams! Perched on the picturesque mountaintop in Victoria’s Lake Mountain Alpine Resort, Gaytimes takes place from 16 ... Read More
Scene News: The Church share new video for I Don't Know How I Don't Know Why
The Church share trippy live video for 'I Don't Know How I Don't Know Why', the third single from their acclaimed 26th album Man Woman Life Death Infinity, out now. Premiering via Tone Deaf, the video is spliced live footage utilising sharp editing to evoke a mind warping experience. A ... Read More
Scene News: A Foreign Affair Release Official Music Video for "Passing Through"
Sacramento Alternative Rock Band A Foreign Affair has released the Official Music Video for their single, "Passing Through." Originally premiered on Tattoo.com, "Passing Through" is the first single off of their forthcoming LP, _Empty Houses_, due out November 25th ... Read More
Scene News: 'Santa Is Coming To Mansfield' Featuring Violent Soho With Waax & Aaron Gocs As Santa
Queensland’s proudest sons Violent Soho have today announced a special Christmas-themed show in their hometown (4122) to be held at the Mansfield Tavern on Saturday 23 December – Santa Is Coming To Mansfield ... Read More
Scene News: Kelela Announces Exclusive Melbourne Headline Show In January
Frontier Touring and Handsome Tours are thrilled to confirm a Melbourne headline performance from one of America’s most talked about singer-songwriters Kelela, playing 170 Russell on Monday 15 January – tickets on sale now and already selling quickly. The show comes off the back of the announcement that Kelela, alongside ... Read More
Scene News: Australian Music Vault Announces APRA AMCOS Partnership
Arts Centre Melbourne and the Australian Music Vault are proud to announce a partnership with APRA AMCOS, the Australian Performing Rights Association, ahead of opening to the public on Tuesday December 19 2017. This partnership is based on the shared vision that reflects and supports practicing and aspiring composers and ... Read More
Scene News: Lydia Can't Breathe Release NSFW Claymation Video For "Tastes New"
Florida rockers, Lydia Can't Breathe has unveiled their new NSFW claymation video for the title track off their new album, Tastes New. The video showcases the band's creativity as it comes in claymation form and tells the tale of two lovers meeting and growing old together ... Read More
Scene news: Wolfmother Release Brand New Single - Freedom Is Mine
Released independently and produced by Wolfmother main man Andrew Stockdale in his Byron Bay studio, the track evokes the DIY aesthetic and raw intensity present when the band hit ground running and changed the rock ‘n’ roll landscape with their debut E.P. way back in the year 2000. Dropped without ... Read More
Scene News: Arts Centre Melbourne announces 2018 Summer Autumn Families program
Families have the opportunity to embark on an array of heart-warming, hilarious and inventive theatrical adventures and interactive experiences as part of Arts Centre Melbourne's 2018 Summer Autumn Families program. The exciting and extensive line-up features new stage adaptations of the popular books Emily Brown and the Thing and The ... Read More
Scene News: Ian Moss Announces First Studio Album In 8 Years & 2018 National Theatre Tour!
Australian guitar icon Ian Moss has announced the release of his first studio album in eight years. The self-titled album – to be released on 2 March 2018 – is Mossy’s first solo album in nine years and his first of all original material in 22 years ... Read More
Scene News: Joe Satriani: New Album 'What Happens Next' January 12 Featuring Glenn Hughes on Bass & Chad Smith on Drums
World-renowned guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani, announces the release of his 16th solo album, WHAT HAPPENS NEXT, set for release, January 12, 2018 on Sony/Legacy Recordings. The new, instrumentally electrifying album features a power trio of legendary status; Satriani on guitar and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee bassist Glenn ... Read More
Scene News: Adam Eckersley & Brooke Mcclymont Announce 2018 Album Tour
Hot on the heels of the release of their acclaimed debut duo single “Train Wreck”, much loved Australian country music couple Adam Eckersley and Brooke McClymont will hit the road next year to tour their self-titled Album “Adam & Brooke”, which will be released on February 9 through Lost Highway ... Read More
Scene News: Kid Congo & The Monkey Birds announce Australian Tour
PRESS PLAY & PBS FM PRESENTS  Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds ARE BACK!!! After two sell-out Australian tours, legendary voodoo guitarist for seminal sexy bands like The Cramps, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds and The Gun Club, Kid Congo Powers returns to Australia in May 2018 ... Read More
Scene News: UNWRITTEN LAW Announce -The Black Album: 20th Anniversary Australian Tour
SoCal punk legends, UNWRITTEN LAW, are returning to Australia in February 2018 to perform their most celebrated record, The Black Album in its entirety from start to finish. UNWRITTEN LAW considers Australia be their 2nd home, so it’s fitting that they return to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the album that rocketed their careers from the ... Read More
Scene News: The Robert Cray Band Australian Tour 2018
Nightmare Music announce an Australian headline tour by US Blues legend Robert Cray. The Robert Cray Band will headline shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide in addition to headlining the Blues On Broadbeach Festival on the Gold Coast in May 2018. Robert Cray has created a sound that rises from ... Read More
Scene News: Former Money For Rope guitarist, Lou Scarrs, releases What We Do to rave reviews.
Lou Scarrs' schedule for his former musical project looked like a young musician's dream come true: Glastonbury in the UK, check. SXSW in the States, check. Aussie Festivals: Splendour In The Grass, Big Day Out and Golden Plains, check. With all this, spurred on by substantial airplay on Triple J, ... Read More
Scene News: Andrew W.K. Reveals New Album Title, Cover Art & Track Listing. 'You're Not Alone' out March 2, 2018
Andrew W.K. presents the title, cover art, and track list of his upcoming LP, You're Not Alone. The album is scheduled for release on March 2, 2018 via RED MUSIC/SONY MUSIC worldwide, with its front cover image painted by legendary artists, Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell. These two masters of ... Read More
Scene News: Leftfield Playing 'Leftism' Live & In Full This February In AU & NZ
Frontier Touring are pumped to confirm that Leftfield - one of electronic music's all-time greatest acts - is returning to Australia and New Zealand with their incredible Leftism In Its Entirety show which has been selling out venues and causing a mass break-out of smiling faces across Europe ... Read More