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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
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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
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: Entries now open for the 2018 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition!
Songwriters worldwide are invited to enter the 2018 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition to go into the running for a first place cash prize of A$50,000, courtesy of APRA AMCOS, Alberts and BMG ... Read More
Scene news: Tank And The Bangas to play debut Australian shows in March
New Orleans collective, TANK AND THE BANGAS, have made a name for themselves in the US as musical innovators, sonic visionaries. Now, they are turning their sights to Australia. This March, for the first time ever, the five-piece will land in Australia to headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne along ... Read More
Scene News: UK Rock Band DON BROCO begin their first Australian tour tonight
Destroy All Lines, Chugg Entertainment, Don’t Bore Us and Hysteria in association with UTA present: DON BROCO's first ever Australian Tour. If you’re looking for sing-a-long summer floor filling anthems, more swagger than Jay Z and infectious pop rock alchemy then DON BROCO is your new favourite band!! To say DON BROCO is excited is a ... Read More
Scene News: La Vie Dans Une Marionette (Life In A Puppet)
Following critical success at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Yirramboi Festival, La Vie Dans Une Marionette (Life In A Puppet) - the gleeful, whimsical tale of a lonely pianist and the puppet he buys to keep him company, returns for a season at Arts Centre Melbourne from 16-20 January ... Read More
Scene News: The Chameleons (UK) Announce First-Ever Australian Tour
Iconic dream-pop/post-punk outfit THE CHAMELEONS (UK) have announced their First Ever Australian headline dates. Fronted by founding member, vocalist and bassist Mark Burgess, the tour will showcase the band's genre-defining body of work, instigated with their 1983 debut Script of the Bridge ... Read More
Scene news: Don Walker Announces Vinyl Box Set ‘Blacktop’ Of Entire Solo Catalogue
Don Walker is regarded as one of Australia’s best songwriters and his songs have been mapping Australia, from Kings Cross to regional towns and the spaces between, for more than thirty years, through solo albums and shows, with Catfish, three acclaimed albums with Tex, Don and Charlie and of course ... Read More
Scene News: Arch Enemy Announce Australian Headline Dates & Are Confirmed For Download Festival Australia 2018
Swedish metal juggernaut ARCH ENEMY are poised to attack. Having set social media and earbuds alight with their incendiary brand-new album ‘Will To Power’, the band are thrilled to announce a run of headline dates throughout Australia. Timed perfectly to allow an appearance at the inaugural Download Festival Australia, ARCH ENEMY are a band ever growing in ... Read More
Scene News: The Hunna With Special Guests Coasts Announce Australian Tour
The term 'Bursting on to the Scene' is a term thrown around way too liberally these days. That is unless you're talking about Indie rock sensation; THE HUNNA. Within the space of 12 months, they have gone from playing to 150 people, to touring with The 1975 and their current ... Read More
Scene News: Pianos Become The Teeth Announce New Album 'Wait For Love' Out February 16, 2018
Baltimore indie post-hardcore band Pianos Become the Teeth announce their new album Wait For Love, to be released on February 16, 2018 on Epitaph ... Read More
Scene News: December is Disco Fever time with KC & the Sunshine Band, Village People, Sister Sledge & Marcia Hines
Get set to put on your boogie shoes and party when disco legends KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND, VILLAGE PEOPLE and SISTER SLEDGE combine for a huge Australian tour this December. Disco fever will hit a day on the green with five shows nationally, plus in conjunction with Frontier Touring, indoor shows in Melbourne and Sydney. All ... Read More
Scene News: Saliva Announce First Ever Australian Tour!
Prophets of the rampant 90's Modern Rock movement SALIVA will be bringing their show to Australian stages for the first time ever. Fans can expect a crushing cross-section of the bands entire catalogue guaranteed to get your blood pumping! ... Read More
Scene News: Qty Unveil New Track 'New Beginnings' From Self Titled Debut Album
New York duo QTY have announced new track 'New Beginnings' taken from their self-titled debut album, set for release on Friday December 8th through Dirty Hit On Sony Music Entertainment Australia ... Read More
Scene News: Cold Chisel's biggest live release ever!
Legendary Australian rock band, Cold Chisel, release their biggest ever live album package, an almost-3 hour concert event called The 'Last Stand' of the Sydney Entertainment Centre - The Live Tapes - Vol 4 ... Read More
Scene News: Katy Christie at The Butterfly Club
Katy is heavily pregnant, red-headed, plays the French horn, stupidly short, and with all the odds stacked against her… she’s putting on a show. New to Australia from the U.K., there’s no time like the present to make your mark, even if that mark is an actual baby ... Read More
Scene News: Marlon Williams Touring Australia In May 2018 In Celebration Of New Album
Frontier Touring are pleased to announce a national tour in May 2018 by one of New Zealand’s most arresting songwriters and performers: Marlon Williams. Marlon will perform across Australia in celebration of his just-announced second album Make Way For Love, due for release on February 16, 2018 via Caroline Australia ... Read More
Scene News: Spook The Horses (NZ): Deliver Full Album Stream Ahead of Album Release
Imagine: if band members can rotate between instrument positions within the band, because every band member can play every instrument, then this must imply a seldom degree of freedom and mutual musical understanding… something that most bands could only dream of ... Read More
Scene News: Joy. Releases New Single 'Smoke Too Much'
JOY. Is a twenty year-old producer- singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who crafts ethereal and introspective electronic-pop songs anchored by sultry, hypnotic vocals, incisive song writing and a keen focus on production ... Read More
Scene News: Fear Is Dead "Dirtnap;" 'What Remains' EP Out Now!
New York based Heavy Rock / Metal band Fear Is Dead has released the Official Music Video for their single "Dirtnap" off of their August released EP, What Remains. Originally premiered on Tattoo.com, "Dirtnap" was directed and edited by Skila of Fear Is Dead ... Read More
Scene News: Jane N' The Jungle Release Official Music Video for "Wild Side"
Phoenix, AZ based Alternative Rock Band Jane N' The Jungle has released the Official Music Video for their newest energetic, wild, and contagiously addicting single"Wild Side". Originally premiered on AntiHero Magazine, "Wild Side" was directed and filmed by Will Goldstein ... Read More
Scene News: Sensational Line-Up of Australian Music Legends To Rock GO!! SHOW GOLD next Saturday night at the Palais, Melbourne
Dennis Smith Presents GO!! SHOW GOLD, THE ULTIMATE REUNION CONCERT, is back in 2017 and features the biggest ever line up!!!  G0!! Show Gold returns in 2017 with a sensational line up of Australian music legends to rock the Palais Theatre on Saturday 2 December. The anticipation for the return in 2017 of GO!! ... Read More
Scene News: On Tour Presents US singer/songwriter + YouTube sensation Kawehi in her debut AU tour
Kawehi (pronounced Kuh-vey-hee) is a new breed of musician - a Honolulu born, one-woman-band now based in Lawrence, Kansas who uses technology to carry the weight of a full band on her own. She describes herself as "Singer, Songwriter, Southpaw, Shit talker, Walks like a trucker," and her Facebook About ... Read More
Scene News: The General Assembly drop new single 'Cape Grim'
Melbourne 5-piece The General Assembly have dropped the second single 'Cape Grim' from their debut album Vanishing Point before they hit the road for four select shows to launch the album at The Toff In Town, Melbourne on (x-apple-data-detectors://10) 16 Nov, The Milk Factory, Brisbane on 22 Nov, The Bearded ... Read More
Scene News: Neil Hilborn announces Australian Tour in quest to Help Raise Mental Health Awareness Through Poetry
NEIL HILBORN is single-handedly bringing Poetry to the mainstream. The Viral poet has garnered critical acclaim with over 60 million views of his internationally successful poems including ‘OCD’, ‘Joey’, ‘The Future’ and author of Amazon bestseller ‘Our Numbered Days’. NEIL HILBORN is a poet of the people: his work is accessible, honest, and he has undoubtedly left a deep ... Read More
Scene News: Tonight Alive Release "Without You" Silverchair Tribute
Tonight Alive have released "Without You": the third single from Spawn (Again): A Tribute To Silverchair, set for release on November 17 via UNFD. Created with the blessing of Silverchair’s team, Tonight Alive join acts like The Amity Affliction, Northlane, In Hearts Wake and Ocean Grove putting their spin on ... Read More
Scene News: LA GUNS Announce - The Missing Peace Australian & NZ 2018 Tour
L.A. GUNS was formed in 1982 by guitar player Tracii Guns and, then unknown singer, Axl Rose on lead vocals. The "classic lineup" of Guns, former Girlsinger Phil Lewis, drummer Steve Riley, guitar player Mick Cripps and bassist Kelly Nickels have sold 6.5 million records, including 1988's L.A. Guns and 1990's Cocked and Loaded, both of which were certified Gold. Cocked and Loaded contained the ... Read More
Scene News: Progfest Announces Final Line Up For January 2018
The 2018 line up of Progfest will be the strongest yet with Norway's LEPROUS confirmed to headline all 3 Progfest festivals, plus headline their own sideshows in Perth and Adelaide! Some of Australia's finest acts including: Voyager, AlithiA, Orsome Welles, Meniscus and Dyssidia were confirmed for Progfest as part of ... Read More
Scene News: Icehouse announce release of free 40th Anniversary concert event!
With only 6 shows left on their epic 40 Years Live Tour, ICEHOUSE have announced today that they will be releasing the full concert video from their Red Hot Summer Tour show Roche Estate in the Hunter Valley in March, 2017 on their YouTube channel ... Read More
Scene News: Step Inside The Australian Music Vault This December
Created in collaboration with the music industry and funded by the Victorian Government, the ground-breaking new Australian music experience will include a free exhibition, education programs and a fully integrated digital program and will showcase items from the iconic people, events and places that define Australian music. Founding patrons include ... Read More
Scene News: Nadia Rose Reveals Video for Big Woman
One of the UK's hottest young hip-hop artists, Nadia Rose, has revealed a powerhouse video for her new single 'Big Woman', an anthem to all powerful females out there, no matter their size or background. The fierce video features award-winning vlogger and presenter Gracie Francesca, and the track was produced ... Read More
Scene News: A Christmas Country Revue with Raised By Eagles, Lost Ragas + The Ahern Brothers
It's said that Christmas comes but once a year. And often - that's enough for some. But someone - somewhere - has been very, very nice and Santa (in the form of Raised By Eagles' Luke Sinclair wearing a dodgy red onesie and hat) has repaid both the favour and ... Read More
Scene News: ACDC's Malcolm Young dead at 64
It is with deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of Malcolm Young, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother.  Malcolm had been suffering from Dementia for several years and passed away peacefully on Saturday with his family by his bedside ... Read More
Scene News: A rockin’ first night at A WEEKEND in the GARDENS!
In  a few years time those lucky enough to have gone to the first few A Weekend in the Gardens events will be comparing these Weekends to the first Big Day Outs, or the first Laneway Festivals. The smaller crowd numbers - even when Sold Out like last night’s event ... Read More
Scene News: Greta Stanley gives you new single "When January Comes" off debut album "Full Grown"
After a busy two years following the release of her Debut EP ‘Bedroom City’, 22-year-old songstress Greta Stanley is about to unpack a suitcase of brand new songs into the homes and ears of her adoring listeners ... Read More
Scene News: Iranian-Dutch Visionary Sevdaliza Announces Debut Australian Tour January 2018
Don't miss visionary Iranian-Dutch artist Sevdaliza as she visits Aus shores for the first time next year. Following the release of her debut LP ISON in April this year, Paradise and Mellum together with Collarts, FBi and i-D AUNZ are overjoyed to announce the first ever Australian tour of Iranian-born, ... Read More
Scene News: 2017 Heart Of St Kilda Concert
10TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT- Helping feed people in need Sacred Heart Mission has announced a dazzling line-up for the 10thanniversary of its annual fundraiser, The Heart of St Kilda Concert at the Palais Theatre St Kilda, on Tuesday 28 November. Performers will include Leo Sayer, Courtney Barnett, Jimeoin, James Reyne, Adalita, ... Read More
Scene News: Colin Hay announces Fierce Mercy East Coast tour!
Scottish born singer-songwriter Colin Hay has announced he is returning to Australia with his band for an East Coast tour commencing on 31 January at the Tivoli in Brisbane. Colin Hay, best known as the frontman for Australian hit makers Men at Work, has received renewed acclaim for his troubadour-style ... Read More
Scene News: Mick Thomas and the Roving Commission add a Christmas Eve Show at The Caravan Music Club!!!
Last Show of the Tour, Last Show at the Venue…. Mick Thomas and the Roving Commission add a Christmas Eve Show at The Caravan Music Club! Mick Thomas and the Roving Commission add a Christmas Eve Show at The Caravan Music Club!!! ... Read More
Scene News: Yothu Yindi And The Treaty Project Perform Only Melbourne Show
Hall of Fame inductees Yothu Yindi reunite with Gavin Campbell, founding member of Filthy Lucre in a bespoke formation featuring original Yothu Yindi members and special guests under the moniker Yothu Yindi & The Treaty Project, as a cross-generational celebration of cultural diversity ... Read More
Scene News: Wolf Alice release new album 'Visions Of A Life' + Announced For Laneway Festival 2018
Wolf Alice, one of the biggest breakthrough independent bands of recent years, released their new album Visions Of A Life this Friday 29 September via Dirty Hit/Liberator Music. In more exciting news, the UK outfit will return to Australia & New Zealand in January and February to play exclusively at Laneway ... Read More
Scene News: Gilby Clarke (Ex Guns ‘n’ Roses) tickets for Australian Shows selling fast.
Gilby Clarke needs no introduction to rock fans. He played in both Guns N’ Roses and the MC5. Who else can claim membership in two of the most life-altering rock ’n’ roll outfits to ever exist on the planet? Clarke hit the stage with his GN’R running buds at the 2012 Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame induction ... Read More
Scene News: Primal Scream return down under February 2018
Destroy All Lines and Chugg Entertainment present: Acid house hedonists, indie rock ‘n rollers; PRIMAL SCREAM are a band who have built a 30 year career on the art of reinvention and they are bringing their incendiary live show back to Australia, more powerful and engaged than ever. Bobby Gillespie is the consummate rock & ... Read More
Scene News: Billy Bragg releases new single, Why We Build The Wall
Billy Bragg has released his new single Why We Build The Wall out now on Cooking Vinyl. Why We Build The Wall was written by American singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell as part of her 2010 ‘folk opera’ ‘Hadestown’ (a retelling of the myth of Orpheus & Eurydice set in the Great ... Read More
Scene News: The Corner Announces Birthday Rooftop Session
The Corner Hotel is turning 21 this year and if you thought that the month-long celebrations couldn’t get any bigger, think again. Not only will the likes of The Vasco Era, Cosmic Psychos, Kylie Auldist + Public Opinion Afro Orchestra, Clare Bowditch + Adalita, Horrorshow and Archie Roach be jumping ... Read More
Scene News: Songstress Rachael Leahcar releases powerful single on the eve of tour
Stunning songstress Rachael Leahcar releases the title track from her fourth album - Shadows - to radio this week ahead of her forthcoming national tour. The powerful track is the perfect prelude to her tour and a chance for Rachael to share an insight into herself and her songwriting with ... Read More
Scene News: Summer just got sunnier: Due to popular demand, Sunnyboys announce three new shows on their Summer Tour.
Five years into their reformation and you could be forgiven for thinking the Sunnyboys revival was on the wane, however, with two Sydney shows selling out in just 4 days (faster than any time previous), setting a sales record at Sunshine Coast venue The Shed by selling 1/3rd of capacity in the ... Read More
Scene News: Face The Music Launches Final Program And Adds New Speakers
Melbourne’s annual music and creative arts summit Face The Music is just around the corner! Face The Music promised a party this year, a party celebrating the people behind some of 2017’s biggest music stories and creators of positive industry change ... Read More
Scene News: James Reyne’s Acoustic ‘A Crawl To Now’ Tour Heads To Regional Locations March – May 2018
Acclaimed singer songwriter James Reyne has today announced he’ll take his A CRAWL TO NOW Tour on a huge regional run from March through to May 2018. Commencing March 20, 2018, Reyne will tour widely across regional NSW and Vic, concluding with a date in Mount Gambier, SA on May ... Read More
Scene News: HANSAA Release New Single PRIMAVERA feat SOSO & A.CHAL
Following his massively successful debut single Need To Know featuring vocals from heavyweight Oliver Tank, Aussie born, LA-raised Hansaa is back with an elusive new single Primavera, produced alongside LA duo SOSO (30 Seconds To Mars, Anna Lunoe) and featuring the irresistible vocals of Peruvian, LA-based RnB star A.CHAL, out ... Read More
Scene News: Canadian Singer Songwriter Terra Lightfoot Releases Album “New Mistakes”, Touring November
Much lauded Canadian singer-songwriter Terra Lightfoot has just released her album New Mistakes (ABC Music) and will visit our shores for the first time in November for an extensive national tour with William Crighton ... Read More
Scene News: Pot of Gold - A Safe Space Yes! Party - Nov 15 at The Old Bar
Laura Imbruglia is putting her curation talents into throwing a Yes! party at The Old Baron the day the plebiscite results are announced (Wednesday Nov 15), with all proceeds going to Minus18 to support LGBTQI+ youth ... Read More
Scene News: Yothu Yindi And The Treaty Project Perform Only Melbourne Show
Hall of Fame inductees Yothu Yindi reunite with Gavin Campbell, founding member of Filthy Lucre in a bespoke formation featuring original Yothu Yindi members and special guests under the moniker Yothu Yindi & The Treaty Project, as a cross-generational celebration of cultural diversity ... Read More
Scene News: Primal Scream Announce National Tour Dates For February
Acid house hedonists, indie rock ‘n rollers; PRIMAL SCREAM are a band who have built a 30 year career on the art of reinvention and they are bringing their incendiary live show back to Australia, more powerful and engaged than ever ... Read More
Scene News: Incubus Announces Huge 2018 Australian East Coast Tour
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: Players Opposing Pokies
Players Opposing Pokies is a group of concerned musos who've had enough of quietly tacitly supporting the growing evil of pokies in our pubs and clubs. Frequently exposed through our livelihoods, we musicians have a role to play in advocating for change within the entertainment industry. Some will have made ... Read More
Scene News: Electric Mary: Release New Video For Woman, Sign with Dinner For Wolves, Touring with Baby Animals
Melbourne’s Electric Mary have released a killer new video for the track Woman, taking from their upcoming fourth album tentatively titled Better Days Are Coming. The band have signed with Melbourne rock label Dinner For Wolves who will release the album in March of 2018 ... Read More
Scene news: Freya Josephine Hollick announces brand new single and launch show at The Spotted Mallard, Saturday 11th November
Recently receiving nominations in three The Age Music Victoria Award categories, Freya Josephine Hollick  is unstoppable right now. Songs pour directly from her soul through her guitar - she’s released an album ('The Unceremonious Junking Of Me', 2016) and EP ('Don’t Mess With The Doyenne', 2017) – in quick succession and ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne shoegaze rockers, PRETTY CITY, set off on their first European Tour!
Sometimes, the music really does do the talking. Melbourne psych rockers, Pretty City started from an incredible SXSW appearance in 2016, which saw them gain critical acclaim.“…only a few more people were fortunate enough to squeeze in when the three from Melbourne started out their set. So much energy. So much talent.” ... Read More
Scene News: Ugly Kid Joe celebrate the 25th anniversary of "America's Least Wanted" by playing it in its entirety!
It was September 1992. Millions of snot faced skate - surfers worldwide were cracking a few brews in their bedrooms, on beaches and in their garages listening to one album… "America's Least Wanted" by UGLY KID JOE. "America's Least Wanted" was a double platinum phenomenon selling over 2 Million albums catapulting UGLY KID JOE to headlining Arenas ... Read More
Scene News: Bryan Adams - A Day On The Green Announces Two Victorian Shows This January
Frontier Touring and Roundhouse Entertainment are delighted to welcome BRYAN ADAMS back to Australia for four very special regional shows in January 2018. BRYAN ADAMS will appear at two Victorian a day on the green events, playing for the first time in both Geelong and Nagambie. Performing at Mt Duneed ... Read More
Scene News: Laneway Festival Headline Shows Announced - Mac DeMarco, Slowdive, The Intenet Presents The Internet Tour.
Details of Sydney and Melbourne Laneway Festival sideshows revealed. Read on for more information ... Read More
Scene News: The Original Wailers (Featuring Al Anderson) Add Seven New Shows!
Performing BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS "LEGEND" in Full + Encore of Greatest Hits Is This Love, Could You Be Loved, Three Little Birds, One Love, No Woman No Cry, Buffalo Soldier, I Shot The Sheriff, Jamming, Get Up Stand Up, Redemption Song and many more. Due to Overwhelming demand, ... Read More
Scene News: Slipknot Co-Founder Joey Jordison Unleashes New Band, Vimic
VIMIC, the acclaimed heavy rock band founded by GRAMMY AwardR-winning Slipknot co-founder and heavy music luminary Joey Jordison, has signed a global deal with Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) and T-Boy Records, UMe's label partnership (Via Caroline Australia) with veteran rock manager Andy Gould ... Read More
Scene News: Tonight! Scarecrow The Mellencamp Show - The Union Club - The Richmond Bowls
Scarecrow delivers the Mellencamp experience and even the man himself Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee “John Mellencamp” agrees!Scarecrow delivers the Mellencamp experience and even the man himself Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee “John Mellencamp” agrees! ... Read More
Scene News: Shani Kimelman Reveals Cover of Mysterious Paul Gilbert Solo with Guitar Player
Israeli born and LA Based has made a name as one of the top emerging Metal guitarists, with a rapidly growing, enthusiastic base of YouTube followers and hundreds of thousands of plays. She recently revealed her cover of an obscure Paul Gilbert ( Mr. Big ,Racer X ) solo, entitled ... Read More
Scene News: Rudely Interrupted 'Love You Till I Die'
Come and celebrate the bands new record, meet the guys and see why the band have achieved so much over the past 11 years, Rudely Interrupted return from their 14th international tour promoting ‘Love You Till I Die’. The unique rockers took their entertainment explosion to Europe in October 2017 ... Read More
Scene News: Dita Von Teese announces The Art Of Teese 2018 Australian tour
The Art of the Teese tour brings a number of brand new acts never before seen in Australia including “Lazy”, an act only ever performed at The Crazy Horse Paris (including new costumes from British designer Jenny Packham) and an all-new ballet-themed act “Swan Lake Stripteese”. It also features four ... Read More
Scene News: It's Ausmusic T-Shirt Day - what are you wearing?
This Ausmusic T-Shirt day, you can help the very people on your threads. Ausmusic T-Shirt Day has become a staple of Ausmusic Month, a way to show support for your fave local artists and share the love in your feed and on your torso. But we can do even more ... Read More
Scene News: The Corner Award Shortlist 2017 Announced!
The Corner Hotel is extremely excited to announce the shortlist for this year’s Corner Award accolade. A small group of experts from across various facets of the music industry came together earlier in the year to compile a long-list of artists kicking goals in the business and have now unveiled ... Read More
Scene News: New Year’s Eve at MEMO Music Hall featuring The Black Sorrows with Vika and Linda Bull
The Black Sorrows continue to be one of Australia’s most enduring touring bands. From humble beginnings playing inner-city cafes around Melbourne and selling albums from the boot of a car, Joe Camilleri transformed the band into one of the most sophisticated ensembles in the country. For 30 years, the glorious ... Read More
Scene News: The inaugural Missing Link mini-fest
On 5 November 2005, legendary guitarist (not to mention the coolest man ever to set foot onstage) Link Wray swaggered off this mortal coil. Twelve years later, on the anniversary of his passing, five of Melbourne's most rockin' guitar bands will join forces at Cherry Bar to celebrate the man ... Read More
Scene News: Shelley Segal Returns To Australia To Promote New Single Somebody Like You
LA-based songwriter Shelley Segal has announced that she will be returning to Australia to promote her latest single Somebody Like You, a rock-infused, in-your-face song about a relationship interrupted. Somebody Like You is a heavy track, and not just in sound; it details the trauma of being told by family ... Read More
Scene News: Upcoming Culture Club tour also sees Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey plays hits live for the first time in 27 years.
International superstars Culture Club will be touring Australia later this year. Culture Club are led by front man, Boy George, currently endearing himself to new Australian audiences as their favourite coach on TV’s top rated show The Voice. Thus, this tour is bound to take Culture Club to a large ... Read More
Scene News: Paul Kelly - Making Gravy - Ushering In Christmas At Sidney Myer Music Bowl
“Gravy’s been around a long, long time. Maybe humans came up with it even before they came up with beer and wine. I don’t know. But I do know Raymond Carver wrote a poem about it. And I like to make it. And it’s different all over the world. So, ... Read More
Scene News: Due to popular demand 80s pop legends, The Human League, add sixth Australian show
Due to overwhelming demand, The Human League have announced a new show to their forthcoming Australian tour – they’ll be performing at Eatons Hill Hotel in Brisbane on 17th December with support acts Pseudo Echo and Wa Wa Nee. David Bowie famously said of The Human League "I have seen ... Read More
Scene News: John Barrowman to make Australian debut at Arts Centre Melbourne
In his first Australian concert, John Barrowman, accompanied by a live band, will perform a repertoire that ranges from Sting to Sondheim, Cole Porter to Barry Manilow and Big Band to Motown, with a few surprises in between. John will also share stories and anecdotes from his life and career ... Read More
Scene News: Gene Simmons Heading To Australia In February 2018
Legendary Rock n’ Roll God Gene Simmons has today announced he will bereturning to Australia with his band to treat the Australian KISS Army to a special run of concerts in February 2018. Gene’s tour dates will kick off in Adelaide on 1st February at the Entertainment Centre Theatre, followed ... Read More
Scene News: Rick Price And Jack Jones Announce California Dreaming National Tour
Following on the back of their recent ARIA Chart success with CALIFORNIA DREAMING - No. 7 on the Albums Chart and No. 1 on the Australian Album Chart - acclaimed singer songwriters Rick Price and Jack Jones are thrilled to announce they’ll embark on a national tour in May 2018 ... Read More
Scene News: Mark Seymour & The Undertow Encore Tour Postponed
It is with regret that Frontier Touring advise that the recently announced Mark Seymour & The Undertow encore dates are unable to proceed due to changed circumstances. New tour dates within a revised time period are currently being put together, and when complete will be announced along with new on ... Read More
Scene News: Grunge-infused rock duo, Elegant Shiva, sign to Peer Music
As two-piece rock bands go, there’s something outside the box about Elegant Shiva. It’s not just the dirty, grunge-infused vibrations that sets them apart from the duo-rock movement. Nor is it the enormity of lead singer Josh Swans 7ft status, or drummer Matt Swans explosive antics behind the drumkit. There’s ... Read More
Scene News: Timi Temple announces psychedelic video for Sands of Time
You might have seen him playing alongside Kilter in his live band, but now it’s time for TIMI TEMPLE to unleash his own intoxicating music, today announcing the release of his new single Sands of Time, set for release on October 27.  The nostalgic track is accompanied by an artistic, ... Read More
Scene News: Howlite release haunting single ‘Saviour’ and announce tour
Melbourne trio Howlite brought us their soft slow burn single ‘Gothic Romance’ in mid 2017 garnering rave reviews from all corners of the Industry, “Glimmers of hope slip through the cracks of the brooding, border-line-folk, but inches-from-pop, as vocalist Alison Thom lifts us up by our all black boots amidst ... Read More
Scene News: Doug Anthony Allstars Announce 2nd Melbourne Show in November
Sex. Death. Horror. Legendary musical comedy trio Doug Anthony Allstars (DAAS) are back with all the ingredients for a great night of comedy. Following their record-breaking reformation world tour, Paul McDermott, Tim Ferguson, and Paul ‘Flacco’ Livingston are back in Melbourne ... Read More
Scene News: Rifleman release blistering debut album ‘Silver and Gold’
Rifleman is the new solo project from Superheist songwriter founder and guitarist, Richie “dw” Norton and breath of fresh air for fans of the heavy rock icon. With almost 30 years of ripping up the Aussie heavy rock scene this first solo effort is long overdue. But Rifleman leave nothing ... Read More
Scene News: Award winning Finnish rockers, Von Hertzen Brothers, release 'War Is Over' through Music Theories Recordings - Mascot Label Group
Music Theories Recordings / Mascot Label Group are thrilled to announce the release of the brand new studio album War Is Over from the award winning cinematic Finnish rockers Von Hertzen Brothers which will be out on 3rd November 2017.  It’s the band’s debut release with the label after signing with them in July of this ... Read More
Scene News: The Red Hot Summer Tour Announces Massive Line-Up For Third Leg Of Tour
The Red Hot Summer Tour is smashing it out in 2018 with a swag of sell-out shows and two incredible line-ups touring the width and breadth of Australia. Now, the iconic summer festival announces its third and final leg for 2018 - and what a stellar line-up organisers have in ... Read More
Scene News: Grinding Eyes release their first full length album today and announce launch dates
Grinding Eyes combine Psychedelic, Shoegaze, Drone-Rock and ambient Garage-Punk in a uniquely dark soundscape. "With members hailing from The Mess Hall and Treatment you might call Grinding Eyes somewhat of a local supergroup, and with the unity of Krautrock, Shoegaze, grunge and 60s acid-flashback – psychedelia, you could very well ... Read More
Scene News: The Used Announce Upcoming Album The Canyon
The Used have announced they will be releasing their seventh studio album titled, The Canyon due out October 27th on Hopeless Records. Produced by Ross Robinson (The Cure, At The Drive In), the 17-track album is the most raw, unadulterated and personal piece of art the band has ever released ... Read More
Scene News: SUPERSONIC BLUES MACHINE release new album CALIFORNISOUL today, featuring an All-Star cast including: BILLY GIBBONS, STEVE LUKATHER, ERIC GALES, ROBBEN FORD + WALTER TROUT
SUPERSONIC BLUES MACHINE announce new album CALIFORNISOUL, featuring an All-Star cast including: BILLY GIBBONS, STEVE LUKATHER, ERIC GALES, ROBBEN FORD + WALTER TROUT - arriving on MASCOT LABEL GROUP / PROVOGUE today, 20th October 2017. “CALIFORNISOUL! That’s exactly what it is. It’s the missing soundtrack to a summertime drive from Los Angeles ... Read More
Scene News: Gene Simmons is Heading To Australia In February 2018 - First Ever Solo Tour Away From Kiss
Legendary Rock n’ Roll God Gene Simmons has today announced he will bereturning to Australia with his band to treat the Australian KISS Army to a special run of concerts in February 2018. Gene’s tour dates will kick off in Adelaide on 1st February at the Entertainment Centre Theatre, followed ... Read More
Scene News: GBH Announce New Album Momentum Out November 17 On Hellcat Records
On November 17 punk stalwarts GBH will release a new album Momentum on Hellcat Records. “We’re always looking forward,” says Colin Abrahall (vocals), next gig, next tour, next album. For us, it is all about momentum. At this point if we stopped moving forward we’d just fall over” ... Read More
Scene News: Anvil Announce Australian Tour
The demigods of Canadian Metal ANVIL return to Australia this November to celebrate their 40th Anniversary! It's time for a heavy metal celebration! ... Read More
Scene News: Wintersun Australian Tour - Brisbane venue change
Due to the recent announcement that the Max Watt's Brisbane venue will close it's doors in late October, the scheduled Wintersun show for November 4th has been moved to an alternative venue in THE BRIGHTSIDE ... Read More
Scene News: Shane Nicholson Releases New Video For ‘I Don’t Dance’
Triple ARIA award winning singer songwriter Shane Nicholson returns with ‘I Don’t Dance’, the second single from his brilliant new album ‘Love and Blood’. The rocking centre piece to the album was conceived on a country music cruise last year when the singer offered to pay a friend to dance ... Read More
Scene News: Deep Purple: Premiere Official Video For The Surprising
The official video for “The Surprising”, one of the fan favourites from the international success “inFinite”, takes the viewer on a journey through the magical fifty year history of the band. With high attention to detail, the animated masterpiece follows the five heroes of our story – Ian Gillan, Ian ... Read More
Scene News: Andrea Marr releases soulful NATURAL and announces tour dates.
Andrea Marr’s first full length soul album Natural is a joyous celebration of the music she has always loved – harking back to the glorious sounds of Stax and Motown-era soul, delivered with her own distinctive voice and style. Natural, Andrea’s 7th release, is an album that gives you the ... Read More
Scene News: A Weekend In The Gardens ~ Music, Food and Cocktails!
SECOND EVENT NOVEMBER 17-19: Featuring Paul Kelly, Illy, Missy Higgins … and a Bush Coffee Cocktail! The announcement of the second A WEEKEND In The Gardens received an overwhelming reception, with tickets selling out pronto to the first show headlined by Paul Kelly. Paul Kelly, Illy and Missy Higgins will headline the three evening concerts, with final tickets now available for the ... Read More
Scene News: Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters lead the first Bluesfest Touring announcement.
Hot off the heels of winning the hotly contested Best International Contemporary Concert at the Helpmann Awards for Patti Smith’s final Australian Tour; Bluesfest Touring has announced they will bring Robert Plant the beloved former lead singer of Led Zeppelin to Australia for his first Theatre tour in 2018. Plant ... Read More
Scene News: Shannon Bennett (Vue de Monde) and Ben Shewry (Attica) battle it out, racing up the 1642 stairs of the Eureka Tower, to launch the annual Eureka Climb
Eureka Climb is Australia’s biggest vertical race held at one of the world’s tallest residential buildings, Eureka Tower in Southbank, Melbourne. The event raises much needed funds via donations for our charity partners Interplast & Whitelion, who are both committed to helping disadvantaged people. Our motto is ‘Every step you take changes lives.’  ... Read More
Scene News: THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS embark on their ‘Learn Yourself / Morning Sun XV’ 15th Anniversary Tour
It was 2002 when Australian roots rock trio The Beautiful Girls made their debut release Morning Sun - a melting pot of sunny surf sounds and refreshing reggae undertones – which established the band's unique aesthetic. The title track quickly became a staple on Australia’s National Youth Radio station Triple J and, with the ... Read More
Scene News: Evanescence announce new album and upcoming Australian Tour: Synthesis Live
 Two-time GRAMMY award-winners Evanescence are touring the Australian east coast with Synthesis Live With Orchestras - presented by TEG Live and Sony Music Entertainment - to celebrate the band’s fourth studio album Synthesis, out November 10. Set to deliver a truly transcendent experience, Synthesis Live will see the band collaborate with ... Read More
Scene News: DIRTY LAUNDRY and WIRED head down to Tiger town this Saturday
Celebrations are still happening in Richmond after the Tigers won the AFL Premiership two weeks ago. The suburb is still decorated in yellow and black, celebrating the glorious win from fine Aussie sporting talent. Richmond's football fever is lasting longer than this year's flu. What better way to keep the ... Read More
Scene News: Lucinda Williams reimagines her 92' classic Sweet Old World with 25th Anniversary re-recording
Three-time Grammy Award winner Lucinda Williams will release This Sweet Old World (Highway 20/ThirtyTigers), a re-recording of her beloved 1992 album Sweet Old World to celebrate the 25^th anniversary of its release. Produced by Williams and Tom Overby, This Sweet Old World features fresh updated interpretations of songs such as ... Read More
Scene News: The Darkness release video for new song 'Southern Trains'
The Darkness have released a brand new song, entitled Southern Trains. Delivering rip-roaring riffs that soar much faster than the lamented train service, England’s most distinctive, multiple award-winning, platinum-selling rock gods have once again created an important anthem for the nation, replete with spirited invective (a.k.a lots of swearing) ... Read More
Scene News: Lawdy, Miss Clawdy! Parkes Elvis Festival Announce Huge 2018 Program
Primp that pompadour, start swiveling those hips, and get ready to rock'n'roll -PARKES ELVIS FESTIVAL is back! From WEDNESDAY 10 – SUNDAY 14 JANUARY 2018, over 25,000 people will shake, rattle and roll into Parkes for the biggest tribute to the King in the Southern Hemisphere ... Read More
Scene News: Brian Taranto and Kasey Chambers honoured in the first Australian Americana Music Honours Night
The first annual AUSTRALIAN AMERICANA HONOURS NIGHT has today been announced, with the inaugural event set to take place at Melbourne’s stunning Thornbury Theatre on Monday 2nd October. Presented by Michael Chugg, Nash Chambers and the international Americana Music Association, the Australian Americana Honours Night is a celebration of Americana ... Read More
Scene News: Ministry sign to Nuclear Blast!
Groundbreaking industrial-metal pioneers, MINISTRY, have signed a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band recently wrapped up recording their new album »AmeriKKKant«, which is tentatively scheduled for release the first quarter of 2018. More details to be announced shortly ... Read More
Scene News: Andrea Marr announces first soul album "Natural"
Andrea Marr's first full length soul album Natural is a joyous celebration of the music she has always loved - harking back to the glorious sounds of Stax and Motown-era soul, delivered with her own distinctive voice and style ... Read More
Scene News: The Kooks Announce ‘Best Of’ Headline Sideshows for Falls Festival.
The Kooks are returning to Australia to celebrate their ‘Best Of’ album, a collection of greatest hits, including such classics as Naive, She Moves In Her Own Way and Ooh-La. Playing just two Falls Festival sideshows in Melbourne at Festival Hall, Wednesday 3rd January and Sydney at Hordern Pavilion, Friday ... Read More
Scene News: The Best New Year’s Eve Party That Ever Fucking Existed With Frenzal Rhomb & The Bennies
If you already have New Year’s Eve plans - cancel them!! FRENZAL RHOMB and THE BENNIES are joining forces and throwing “The Best New Years Eve Party That Ever Existed...Extreme” at Melbourne’s Max Watts ... Read More
Scene News: Ben Folds Adds Second & Final Brisbane Show + Anticipated First Melbourne Show To National Tour
Pop-piano virtuoso, BEN FOLDS, today announces the addition of a second and final Brisbane show, after the first Brisbane sold out in a matter of days. Having already sold out one Brisbane show on Sunday 4th February, Folds will play a second show at Brisbane’s The Tivoli on Friday 2nd ... Read More
Scene News: Midnight Oil Announce Reef Benefit Show As Great Circle Tour Kicks Off
The iconic rock group has spent the last six months playing more than 50 gigs in 16 countries across six continents. They have played nearly 100 different songs including at least half a dozen that they have never performed onstage before. However the band has clearly still got more surprises ... Read More
Scene News: Brooke Russell and The Mean Reds announce launch date for new album and release the new single 'Take A Little Time'
With the launch of their second full-length album approaching on October 18, Brooke Russell and The Mean Reds have a new single releasing digitally on 29th September. A tale of love found amongst pretty bad circumstances, 'Take A Little Time' is about letting go of someone in order to do ... Read More
Scene News: The Bronx Release Fifth Album V Today, Touring Australia In October And November
Los Angeles band, The Bronx have released their fifth album V today. The new album released via White Drugs/Cooking Vinyl Australia was produced by Rob Schnapf (Elliot Smith, Beck, FIDLAR). The Bronx will be touring Australia in October and November with Pennywise on their Full Circle tour and performing two headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne. BUY V HERE Earlier in the week they ... Read More
Scene News: Pop-Up Globe GALA OPENING TONIGHT at Shakespeare Gardens, Melbourne.
Pop-up Globe comes to life after six astonishing weeks of construction. It will be a spectacle the likes of which Melbourne has not seen before. Pop-up Globe, the world’s first full-scale temporary working replica of one of the greatest theatres in history, Shakespeare’s theatre, the second Globe, is ready for ... Read More
Scene News: BLACK STONE CHERRY release ‘Black To Blues’ EP: a tribute to the band’s blues roots and their heroes.
On the heels of their well-received 2016 album ‘Kentucky, US rockers Black Stone Cherry issue their long awaited 6-song EP, Black To Blues -  a collection of blues classics and obscurities reimagined with the meaty moxie of classic BSC. “I know it’s crazy for four rock n’ roll dudes to make a blues EP, but ... Read More
Scene News: THE CLOUDS Announce Headline National Tour this November, with Falling Joys as special guests!
The Clouds announce today that they are hitting the road on a national tour in November to support the release of a brand new single ‘Beautiful Nothingness’ and to answer the call from fans around the country. Following the recent resurgence in interest for Clouds’ music and the great success touring ... Read More
Scene News: Alternative metal band, 10 Years, release new album (how to live) AS GHOSTS!
American alternative metal band 10 Years return with a new studio album and welcome back band members Brian Vodinh (guitar / drums) and Matt Wantland (guitar).  (how to live) AS GHOSTS is the band’s eighth studio album  - and their first with Mascot Records – and was produced by Grammy Award winning ... Read More
Scene News: Bootsy Collins brings the funk back with World Wide Funk, his first release in six years
BOOTSY COLLINS is back with his 1st studio album in 6 years. WORLD WIDE FUNK to be released October 27 on Mascot Records.  The funk runs deep and rich on ‘World Wide Funk,’ Bootsy Collins' first studio album since 2011's Tha Funk Capital of the World. Populated with musical friends old and new, ... Read More
Scene News: Playing Times for FUZZFEST 2017: this Friday and Saturday at Cherry Bar, ACDC Lane, Melbourne
 FUZZFEST returns bigger, louder and hairier than ever, and back at Cherry Bar this year with a kick ass lineup of Local and National touring acts from Australia, including our first International guest from Spain, Los Labios. Yet again, FUZZFEST is set over 2 days of High Octane Rock n ... Read More
Scene News: PWEI are back, with Jim Bob (Carter USM). Plus CALIGULA reform for the tour!
England’s Finest, POP WILL EAT ITSELF return! With a very special International Guest, JIM BOB best known as the singer of indie cult heroes CARTER USM. Plus our own electro rock bandits CALIGULA who reform especially for this tour! Get My Tickets Now  Get ready for a setlist chock full of Poppies fan favourites – Everything’s Cool, Wise Up Sucker, ... Read More
Scene News: Unsound Adelaide returns in 2017
One of the world's most exciting and progressive experimental music festivals - Unsound - will return to Adelaide on 16-19 November ... Read More
Scene News: Darebin Music Feast Announces 2017 Program
Darebin Music Feast is back in 2017, this time charged with a spirit and lustre for live music, inclusion and inspiration like never before.Spanning eleven consecutive days in October, the Feast will showcase the incredible breadth of talent thriving in Melbourne’s North ... Read More
Scene News: Almighty Monster Rock Line-Up Comes To A Day On The Green!
Prepare for iconic indie rock anthems in the great outdoors when THE LIVING END, SPIDERBAIT, VERUCA SALT, THE LEMONHEADS, TUMBLEWEED and THE FAUVES combine for an almighty a day on the green national tour next February/March. It’s a bill bursting with bands who were part of the alternative heyday of ... Read More
Scene news: The Stories and Songs Record Club hosted by Brian Nankervis with Lisa Miller and Charles Jenkins
The second Stories and Songs Record Club, hosted by Brian Nankervis, is back at MEMO Music Hall on Wednesday 20 September. Special guests Charles Jenkins and Lisa Miller will share their personal stories and songs and play live, there'll be giveaways, surprise guests, and a 'last person standing' game. If ... Read More
Scene News: Reservoir Stomp - Sun 22 Oct at Preston-Reservoir Bowls Club
Reservoir is daggy. That’s why we love it. It’s one of the few Melbourne suburbs that still oozes character and charm. Out here, there are more balustrades and breeze blocks than you can poke a stick at. Out here, concrete lawns reign supreme. And if you stroll around the streets, ... Read More
Scene News: The Bronx announce exclusive headline Sydney show
With the PENNYWISE + THE BRONX Sydney show at the Enmore Theatre on Sunday 29 October on the verge of selling out it is with absolute sheer bloody delight that we can announce an exclusive headline show for THE BRONX. Taking place at Oxford Art Factory on Monday 30 October this will be an absolute ... Read More
Scene News: MANE is back with What If The Love Dies and tour dates!
Dramatic and ferocious, the elusive MANE is back with her impressively bold new single What If The Love Dies that is accompanied by an astounding, mind-bending clip that is sure to gather all the right attention.  To celebrate the release, MANE is set to hit the road later this year, stopping by The Gasometer (Melbourne) on October ... Read More
Scene News: Manchester Orchestra Announce Headline Australian Tour for Feb 2018
Atlanta based indie rock band, Manchester Orchestra make their anticipated return in support of their brand new album ‘A Black Mile To The Surface’. The album is the band’s fifth, following on from the release of 2014’s “Cope”. A Black Mile to the Surface is a bold record of vision ... Read More
Scene News: SARAH MCLEOD announces extended tour dates & releases video for Wild Hearts
Aussie rock royalty Sarah McLeod has today announced her new single Wild Hearts, a laid-back, content ode to finding fulfillment through creative endeavours. Lifted from her self-produced new album, Rocky’s Diner – her first solo album in 12 years - released on August 18, the talented vocalist, guitarist and songwriter, ... Read More
Scene News: SORORITY NOISE add extra date for Melbourne!
Connecticut-based quartet, Sorority Noise will be headlining shows in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne this September/October, following the announcement of their inclusion on the Yours And Ours Festival 2017 line-up. Sorority Noise formed in 2013 and consists of Cameron Boucher (guitar/vocals), Adam Ackerman (guitar/vocals), Charlie Singer (drums) and Ryan McKenna (bass/vocals) ... Read More
Scene News: The First Annual Australian Americana Music Honours Night Launches In Melbourne This October
The first annual AUSTRALIAN AMERICANA HONOURS NIGHT has today been announced, with the inaugural event set to take place at Melbourne’s stunning Thornbury Theatre on Monday 2nd October. Presented by Michael Chugg, Nash Chambers and the international Americana Music Association, the Australian Americana Honours Night is a celebration of Americana ... Read More
Scene News: Water Child
Jeannie and Mark are dynamic, intelligent and capable. Their marriage is happy and balanced, their careers bloom. They are successful, confident, fulfilled. Or that’s how it appears. But unlike family and friends, who have effortlessly brought children into the world, they have not ... Read More
Scene News: Painters & Dockers play Seaman's Mission tonight!
Soon to host and be featured in the ABC’S new Classic Countdown series long time Melbourne punks The Painters And Dockers will play the 100th anniversary of the iconic Spanish flavoured Seaman’s Mission in Flinders Street on Monday 11th September ... Read More
Scene News: Icehouse announce special Melbourne show!
It’s been a year of celebrations at ICEHOUSE HQ as they’ve criss-crossed the country on their 40 Years Live! Tour and today the band announce an unexpected new show for 2017 at The Palms at Crown on Friday, 10 November. With 25 shows already under their collective belts, and sold out shows at thePalais Theatre on 17 November and 1 December, ... Read More
Scene News: Niall Horan To Bring The Flicker World Tour 2018 To Australia
Global superstar Niall Horan will bring his Flicker World Tour 2018 to Australia next June, with arena shows confirmed for Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. It is his first solo Arena tour, and will see him perform smash hits ‘Slow Hands’ and ‘This Town’, plus tracks off his forthcoming debut album, ... Read More
Scene News: The Killers to perform in the Virgin Australia Pre-Game Show and Virgin Australia Premiership Party on the 2017 Toyota AFL Grand Final Day
AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan announced in Sydney that The Killers will perform in the Virgin Australia Pre-Game Show and Virgin Australia Premiership Party on the 2017 Toyota AFL Grand Final Day ... Read More
Scene News: Tim Rogers "Detour-Ing” in November & December
"DETOUR-ING” in November & December Following the LP release of 'An Actor Repairs’, a pile of You Am I touring, and the release of his first book ‘Detours’ to critical acclaim; Tim Rogers will wrap it all up, drop it in this bundle and play a series of solo shows ... Read More
Scene News: Lindi Ortega Announces November 2017 Australian Tour
On the back of the recently released EP, “Til The Goin’ Gets Gone”, Lindi Ortega has announced her return to Australia with a string of shows and festival dates in November ... Read More
Scene News: FOO FIGHTERS announce Australian tour, with support WEEZER!
CONCRETE AND GOLD WORLD TOUR RETURNING TO AU & NZ STADIUMS IN JAN-FEB 2018 WITH VERY SPECIAL GUESTS WEEZER PLUS LOCAL SUPPORTS IN EACH CITY Hearts, minds and attendance records are set to be blown in January and February 2018 as Foo Fighters return to rock stadiums across Australia and New Zealand in support ... Read More
Scene News: God of Carnage
A 90 minute thrill ride to the most dangerous place on earth: Parenthood. From Yarra Valley's own redfox3, who brought you the acclaimed The Woman In Black, comes the hilarious Tony and Olivier award winning play GOD OF CARNAGE ... Read More
Scene News: TINA ARENA's Innocence to Understanding Tour starts in Brisbane tonight!
Tina Arena's Innocence to Understanding Tour starts in Brisbane tonight. Due to popular demand, Tina Arena has added more shows, including a 2nd show in Melbourne at the Plenary. Her show on Saturday, 16 September has sold out. Tickets for Friday 15th September are selling fast. Tina Arena’s Innocence To Understanding Tour is proving to ... Read More
Scene News: Aunty Donna - New Show: World Tour Edition & Big Boys.
Fresh from sell-out shows in the US and the UK, Aunty Donna has returned home and will perform two of their hit shows in one night at Melbourne’s Athenaeum Theatre on Saturday 28 October ... Read More
Scene News: Mi-Sex announce new show in Newcastle.
Holding an important place in the heart of Australian and New Zealand music, Mi-Sex are remembered as true pioneers in the down-under new-wave scene, transforming the turntables of Australia and New Zealand as music grew up into the 80s. And now they are back with some new games—reformatted, rebooted and ... Read More
Scene News: Japanese punk rockers Shonen Knife are READY and all SET to GO on their Australia Adventure Tour.
Ready… set… go! The ever adventuring Naoko-powered wonderbeast of Japanese sugar coated rockin’ fun SHONEN KNIFE return to Australia for the fourth time in 30 years since their debut visit to this far away land on the Big Day Out back in 1997... where they also played a string of ... Read More
Scene News: The Wizard of Oz to partner with official charity RSPCA Victoria
Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones today announced their canine stars who will play the role of Toto in the upcoming Australian tour of the world’s favourite musical, The Wizard of Oz. Taking on the role of Dorothy’s loyal companion will be Australian Cairn Terriers Flick and Trouble, who will ... Read More
Scene News: The Great Rock'N'Roll Pie Night with Dallas Crane & special guests - Grand Final Holiday Eve, Sept 28th, Corner Hotel
Bringing in the 2017 AFL Grand Final weekend with boisterous acclaim will be none other than Aus rock warriors Dallas Crane joined by a very illustrious cast coming together at The Corner Hotel for The Great Rock’n Roll Pie Night! ... Read More
Scene News: Tex Perkins - the man in black extra shows announced
Tickets to the two special Melbourne shows of the reprisal of The Man In Black went on sale this morning and already additional shows are being added, by popular demand. Tex Perkins and Johnny Cash fans alike now have more opportunities to see The Man In Black during its limited ... Read More
Scene News: New album from The Nature Strip
Beetle Bones is the culmination of nearly ten years of pop and roll exploration and the third full-length album from Sydney’s The Nature Strip. Their sound might be best summed up as a collision between 1960s guitar jangle on the cusp of psychedelia and the concise, assertive, and sometimes experimental ... Read More
Scene News: Mammal Announce First Performance in 7 Years
It's been 7 years and 9 months since Mammal collectively drove their raw brand of Lamborghini rock 'n’ roll straight off a cliff, but today the flaming fireball of visceral energy and groove known as Mammal have announced they will reform to play one show at Melbourne’s Max Watt’s on ... Read More
Scene News: Comedy4Karma - 16 Sept Daylesford Town Hall
Comedy 4 Karma, the annual fundraiser for the Daylesford Dharma School on Saturday 16th September at Daylesford Town Hall is set to host a stellar bill of comedians including Bob Franklin, and MC Dave Callan, plus more to be announced soon ... Read More
Scene News: Heartaches & Hangovers - new monthly country rock night at the Thornbury Theatre
Heartaches and Hangovers is a new regular honky-tonk night in the Thornbury Theatre’s Velvet Room on the *second Saturday of every month*. Unique to this night is the pairing of community radio legends Denise Hylands (Twang -Triple R FM, Saturdays 2pm - 4pm) with Dave Heard (Acid Country - PBS ... Read More
Scene News: Slutwalk Melbourne March - Saturday September 2nd
SlutWalk is a global movement and public protest that rallies against the notion of "victim blaming"- the concept that people who have been assaulted or raped made themselves a target through the way they dressed or acted. On September 2nd, 2017 at 1pm, we will be peacefully assembling at the ... Read More
Scene News: New Album From The Woodland Hunters
“Same old bullshit, different bar. Hey, what’s your poison?” Well, yes, Woodland Hunters, that’s about it. There’s a recognition here in the only half humorous cliché that you choose your methods of (slow, not always quiet) death. It’s an adult choice: when you’re old enough to know yourself, to know ... Read More
Scene News: Washington Announces National Tour with Australia's Symphony Orchestras
Much-loved songwriter Washington will join forces with Australia’s premiere Orchestras for a unique collaboration this September through November. Kicking off in Sydney with three back-to-back dates at the iconic Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, Washington will perform her anticipated forthcoming fourth studio album in full, accompanied by the Sydney Symphony ... Read More
Scene News: Ben Folds Adds Second & Final Hobart Show to National Aeroplane Request Tour
Celebrated piano-pop virtuoso BEN FOLDS expands his national Paper Aeroplane Request Tour this February, announcing the addition of a second show at Hobart’s Theatre Royal on Wednesday 14th February, after the first Hobart show sold out in a matter of days ... Read More
Scene news: King Parrot Release Kinky New Vid And New Album Details
Melbourne metal monsters KING PARROT have revealed yet another corker video for brand spanking new track 'TEN POUNDS OF SHIT IN A FIVE POUND BAG' alongside details of their forthcoming third LP 'UGLY PRODUCE'. 'Ugly Produce' is heading for your earholes on September 22 thanks to EVP Recordings and fans ... Read More
Scene News: Killing Heidi Announce Massive 11 Date Regional Tour
Killing Heidi will be hitting stages in Darwin, Ipswich, Gold Coast, Caloundra, Wollongong, Newcastle, Chelsea Heights, Mulgrave, Albury, Redland Bay and Toowoomba. "I can't believe it's been twenty years since we started this band, I was thirteen, (Jesse) was fifteen. We are loving getting back into playing these songs again ... Read More
Scene News: Marlon Williams Returns With New Single - Vampire Again
Marlon Williams returns with “Vampire Again,” his first new material since releasing his acclaimed debut album of 2015 via Caroline Australia and touring relentlessly around the world, including performances on CONAN, Later…with Jools Holland, opening for Bruce Springsteen and picking up both an ARIA Award nomination and two New Zealand ... Read More
Scene News: Alex Lahey Announces Debut Album & Album Tour
Alex Lahey announced herself to the world in 2016 with her debut EP ‘B-Grade University’. The EP saw the Melbourne singer songwriter catapulted into popularity with fans and critics alike. Pitchfork, Brooklyn Vegan, Rolling Stone, Sterogum all got on board as she scored spots on festival bills from SXSW to ... Read More
Scene News: Severed Heads + Snog Announce Exclusive Melbourne Show
SEVERED HEADS make a rare Melbourne live appearance with special guests SNOG making an equally rare live appearance on Sunday 5th November at the Corner Hotel. This promises to be a most excellent evening of electronic goodness! ... Read More
Scene News: Led Zeppelin Masters: Announce Shows At Sydney Opera House & Hamer Hall Melbourne
Led Zeppelin Masters - the all Australian production featuring Adelaide’s Zep Boys and The Black Dog Orchestra – will mark the 50th anniversary of Led Zeppelin when they once again rock bring their show to Sydney and Melbourne in early 2018 ... Read More
Scene News: A Day On The Green Announces Stevie Nicks' 24 Karat Gold Tour With Very Special Guests - Pretenders
Roundhouse Entertainment, in conjunction with Live Nation, is thrilled to announce that superstar singer-songwriter STEVIE NICKS will return to Australia for an exclusive run of her 24 Karat Gold shows this November, including three shows for a day on the green. Joining Stevie for these special concerts are the legendary ... Read More
Scene News: The Wizard Of Oz Melbourne Season Announcement
Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones today announced that the world’s favourite musical, The Wizard of Oz, will be coming to Melbourne as part of the upcoming Australian tour. It will play from 15 May 2018 at the Regent Theatre. If you’re an Optus customer you can beat the rush ... Read More
Scene News: Mama Alto at The National Theatre
National Theatre Melbourne presents “EXQUISITE: AN EVENING WITH MAMA ALTO” September 2nd 2017 at 7pm, National Theatre (20 Carlisle St, corner Barkly St, St Kilda) THE EVENING: Two Melbourne icons meet: the beaux arts theatre of old world glamour hosts the consummate jazz cabaret diva. This is the only full ... Read More
Scene News: “A Taste Of Americana” Old Crow Medicine Show Return To Australia In September/October Performing “Blonde On Blonde” With Special Guest Valerie June
“The young men in the hard-driving Nashville band Old Crow Medicine Show deliver old-time country music as it’s seldom been heard.” - The New Yorker “Old-timey, my arse, these boys rock hard.” - MOJO Valerie June is as one of America’s “most intriguing, fully formed new talents.” - The New ... Read More
Scene News: Unpainted Prospects at the Wesley Anne: Sun 27 Aug.
Evolving from the inner northern pubs and bedrooms of Melbourne Unpainted Prospects are an intimate alt-folk band who weave keenly observed tales from the personal to the political. Set in the musical world visited by explorer-songwriters such as Paul Simon, Glenn Richards (Augie March) and Joni Mitchell, they are excited ... Read More
Scene News: GZA - The Genius Announces Australian and New Zealand Tour
WU-TANG CLAN founding member, GZA returns this November to grace Australian & NZ fans with his electrifying live shows. His thought-provoking and street-bred raw lyricism layered over catchy beats has created plethora of anthems that shaped the hip-hop world. He has earned the honorary title of ‘The Genius’. “There was ... Read More
Scene news: The Red Hot Summer Tour announces second series with massive Aussie line-up for 2018
The Red Hot Summer Tour is one of the biggest touring festivals on the circuit today, a reputation it will further cement with the announcement of the 2018 second leg featuring a massive all-Aussie line-up. Headlined by the 'voice' of Australian music, John Farnham, with special guests Daryl Braithwaite, Baby ... Read More
Scene News: Tumbleweed Announce Headline Show at Melbourne's The Gasometer
Tumbleweed may disappear here and there for a while, the hiatus was nearly two years this time & it felt like it may have lasted forever, but when friends twisted our arm to pull ourselves together to do a few shows in May, we had to think about a bass ... Read More
Scene News: Van Morrison: New album ‘Roll With The Punches’ to be released September 22
New album ‘Roll With The Punches’ to be released September 22 Hear Bring It On Home To Me - the first track from the album here Pre-order album ‘Roll With The Punches’ here [https://caroline.lnk.to/RollWithThePunches] Van Morrison – one of music’s few true legends – releases a new 15 track album ... Read More
Scene News: 7 Nights With The Jezabels
In an unprecedented move, the Jezabels are set to perform 7 shows in 7 nights – back to back - at the Lansdowne this month. Running from Monday 21^st to Sunday 27^th, The Jezabels will take fans on a journey of tunes from throughout their back catalogue and may even ... Read More