Scene News: Grinspoon Announce Extensive National Chemical Hearts Tour

Legendary Aussie rockers Grinspoon have today announced their epic Chemical Hearts national tour, set to make its way around the country in October and November, supported by The Hard AchesGooch Palms and Bugs.  In celebration of the tour, the band will be releasing a Chemical Hearts vinyl record on the day the tour kicks off, October 11, with a tracklist that will offer fans a nostalgic taste of what’s to come at the shows.

Presale tickets forGrinspoon’s Chemical Heartsnational tour will be available via Telstra Plus from 9am (local) Wednesday 5 June, before the general public on sale at 10am (local) Friday 7 June 2019 fromwww.grinspoon.com.au.

In 1997, the youthfulGrinspoonuploaded the trackSickfesttotriple j Unearthed, not knowing the life-changing success that was to come.WithSickfest,Grinspoonwon Unearthed’s national band comp in its first year – and for the next two months the track was the stations’ most request song.What followed was an illustrious career, with seven albums, Top Ten ARIA chart spots, ARIA Awards, 13 ARIA nominations, more than 1,000 gigs, tens of thousands of frequent flyer miles, 7 appearances at theBig Day Outas well as slots atHomebake, Falls Festival, Splendour In The Grass, anNRLGrand Finaland aCommonwealth GamesClosing Ceremonyin Melbourne.Despite these massive achievements,Grinspoondon’t have plans to wrap things up any time soon.

TheChemical Heartstour will be packed with hits and audience faves from the band’s festival performances over the years, but will also pay homage to their discography after the record that thrust them into the spotlight, Guide To Better Living.The tour will kick off in Fremantle on October 11 at Metropolis, then move through Perth, Melbourne, Canberra, Hobart, Adelaide, Wollongong, Newcastle, Sydney, Gold Coast, and wrap up in Brisbane on November 8 at The Fortitude Music Hall.

The accompanying vinyl record,Chemical Hearts, will contain some of the band’s favourite singles and a taste of the setlist from the tour.

It is with great delight that we announce a cute little sojourn around the country withGrinspoonvisiting (hopefully) all of you!We are going to be doing a little thing calledChemical Hearts.The tour comes with the crazy new vinyl record which features (arguably) some of our favourites on wax,”says lead vocalist Phil Jamieson.

“Joining us are absolute legends of the gameThe Hard Aches,Gooch PalmsandBugs.These concerts will have a very exciting atmos due to the individual scintillating performances by these amazing acts.We’re super excited to be doing this tour.We don’t get out much anymore and our last one focused primarily on our first record and this one will take a more broad approach to the little nuggets of songs that came between 1995 and 2013. Sooooooo…. long story short.TOUR – CHEMICAL HEARTS – OCTOBER / NOVEMBER ~ ripper time.Ripper bands.Great times.Classic hits.”

And if the 2017 20thAnniversaryGuide To Better Living touris anything to go by, tickets will disappear fast.

Tickets go on sale at 10.00am (local) Friday 7 June from www.grinspoon.com.au, with the exclusive 48-hour Telstra Plus presale running from 9.00am (local) Wednesday 5 June

TheChemical Heartsvinyl record will be available October 11

Grinspoon is Phil Jamieson on vocals, Pat Davern on guitar, Joe Hansen on bass and Kristian Hopes on drums.

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GRINSPOON ‘CHEMICAL HEARTS’ NATIONAL TOUR

FRI 11 OCT| METROPOLIS, FREMANTLE WA | 18+
Tickets available fromhttp://www.grinspoon.com.au/

SAT 12 OCT| METRO CITY, PERTH WA | 18+
Tickets available fromhttp://www.grinspoon.com.au/

WED 16 OCT| THE FORUM, MELBOURNE VIC| 18+
Tickets available fromhttp://www.grinspoon.com.au/

FRI 18 OCT| UC REFECTORY, CANBERRA ACT | 18+
Tickets available fromhttp://www.grinspoon.com.au/

WED 23 OCT| ODEON THEATRE, HOBART TAS | 18+
Tickets available fromhttp://www.grinspoon.com.au/

SAT 26 OCT| ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE THEATRE, ADELAIDE SA | AA
Tickets available fromhttp://www.grinspoon.com.au/

THURS 31 OCT| WAVES, WOLLONGONG NSW | 18+
Tickets available fromhttp://www.grinspoon.com.au/

FRI 1 NOV| ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE, NEWCASTLE NSW | AA
Tickets available fromhttp://www.grinspoon.com.au/

SAT 2 NOV| HORDERN PAVILION, SYDNEY NSW | AA
Tickets available fromhttp://www.grinspoon.com.au/

THURS 7 NOV| THE STAR BROADBEACH, GOLD COAST QLD | 18+
Tickets available fromhttp://www.grinspoon.com.au/

FRI 8 NOV| THE FORTITUDE MUSIC HALL, BRISBANE QLD | 18+
Tickets available fromhttp://www.grinspoon.com.au/

GRINSPOON ‘CHEMICAL HEARTS’ VINYL TRACKLIST

Side A
1. Chemical Heart
2. DC X 3
3. Champion
4. Just Ace
5. Pedestrian
6. Black Friday
7. Ready 1
8. Lost Control

Side B
1. Hard Act To Follow
2. No Reason
3. Sickfest
4. More Than You Are
5. 1000 Miles
6. Better Off Alone
7. Post Enebriated Anxiety

TICKETING INFORMATION
Telstra is offering their customers an exclusive Telstra Plus 48-hour presale from9am (local) Wednesday 5 June 2019. For more details regarding the presale, please visitwww.telstra.com/music

The general public will have the opportunity to purchase tickets from10.00am (local) Friday 7 June 2019 fromwww.grinspoon.com.au

For further information, head to www.grinspoon.com.au

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