Forming in Boston, Massachusetts in 1986, Pixies are often acclaimed as the most influential, pioneering alternative band of the late 80s, garnering extraordinary critical and popular acclaim. After five genre-defining studio albums, Pixies disbanded in 1993. The tide turned in 2004 – the band reunited and began touring, playing to sell-out crowds around the world including their first-ever Australian performances in 2007, later to be followed by a 13-show sold-out Doolittle tour in 2010 and again in 2017. […]
American power-pop glamsters Enuff Z’Nuff played The Croxton in Melbourne on Saturday 7 March 2020, as part of MelodicRock Fest. Since forming in Chicago during 1984, the prolific band has released fourteen studio albums, although none have repeated the commercial success of their self-titled debut from 1989 that saw hit singles Fly High Michelle and New Thing enjoy steady rotation on MTV. […]
American heavy metal vocalist and guitarist Ron Keel played The Croxton in Melbourne on Saturday 7 March 2020, as part of MelodicRock Fest. He moved from Tennessee to Los Angeles with his band Steeler in the early ’80s. […]
Former lead vocalist of the female rock band Vixen, Janet Gardner performed at The Croxton in Melbourne on Saturday 7 March 2020, as part of MelodicRock Fest. Vixen’s self-titled debut album from September 1988 included the lead single Edge of a Broken Heart that became their signature hit song. […]
Melodic hard rock band White Widdow played The Croxton in Melbourne on Saturday 7 March 2020, as part of MelodicRock Fest. Raised on a healthy diet of ’80s Arena Rock, White Widdow formed in Melbourne during 2008 and have released five albums over their journey to date, while regularly touring Europe. The current lineup is Jules Millis (Tigertailz) on vocals, his brother Xavier Millis on keyboards, Enzo Almanzi on guitar, Ben Webster (Spitfire Rain) on bass, and Gavin Hill on drums.
International superstar Robbie Williams, one of the world’s most magnetic and celebrated live performers will play the inaugural World Tour, headlining on Saturday 14 March – his only Australian public performance of 2020. […]