Scene News: CHRIS WILSON’S Landmark "LIVE AT THE CONTINENTAL" Album To Be Expanded, and Released On Vinyl, For The First Time Ever!
Melbourne's Cheersquad Records & Tapes are extremely proud & very excited to announce the long-deserved re-release - and first-ever vinyl release - of the classic Chris Wilson live album, Live At the Continental. Originally recorded and released in 1994 after Chris had released his first solo album on Mushroom's Aurora ... Read More
Scene News: DEVILSKIN Announce Australian Tour in February 2021
Hard hitting Kiwi band DEVILSKIN released their critically acclaimed third studio album RED in April. Having stunned Australian crowds on tours with HALESTORM and SLASH Ft. Miles Kennedy and the Conspirators and appearing on Download Australia in 2019 DEVILSKIN are on their way for a headline tour in February thanks to Silverback Touring. DEVILSKIN have garnered a formidable reputation and a solid ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne pop/rock masters EVEN collect covers from B-sides, tribute albums and elsewhere!
EVEN GO DOWN THE SHOPSNew compilation from Melbourne pop/rock masters includes covers of Sunnyboys, Hoodoo Gurus, Stems, Meanies and Master's Apprentices as well as Blondie, MC5, Beatles, Kinks, even The Sex Pistols, and much more! Following the 2018 release of their seventh album Satin Returns, Melbourne’s masters of pop’n’roll, EVEN ... Read More
Scene News: Things Are About To Go Full Tilt...Meet Your Newest Festival, FULL TILT Brisbane Edition Is Here!
THINGS ARE ABOUT TO GO FULL TILT… MEET YOUR NEWEST FESTIVAL, FULL TILT BRISBANE EDITION IS HERE HI RES POSTER ART | ARTIST ASSETS The Australian Alternative music scene is set to fire back up in a massive way and Brisbane fans will get to experience it first as we ... Read More
Scene News: MEMO Music Hall is back from Lockdown with a new PA, MEMO TV and a great line up of talent this January!
MEMO Music Hall is back from Lockdown with a new PA, MEMO TV and a great line up of talent this January! Tex Perkins & Matt Walker, Mick Harvey, Ella Hooper, Fanny Lumsden and Debra Byrne are just some of the artists performing throughout January. Co-Manager of MEMO Music Hall Simon Myers said, ... Read More
Scene News: Full Tone Generator & Nick Oliveri Release New Double A Single & Video 'Without A Sound'
Australia Desert Rockers FULL TONE GENERATOR have signed to Golden Robot / Coffin & Bolt Records and have teamed up with OG Californian Desert Legend Nick Oliveri (QOTSA, Kyuss, Mondo Generator) for a double A side single that has enough attitude to rip the balls of a low flying bald eagle.Without ... Read More
Scene News: COG headlines first ever The Other Festival at Brisbane's Fortitude Music Hall February 13 - Tickets ONSALE this Friday
Scene News: 2020 Can Frick Off! Good Things Festival Announces Its Return In December 2021. Dates & Venues Are Revealed!
2020 CAN FRICK OFF! GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ITS RETURN IN DECEMBER 2021DATES & VENUES ARE REVEALED It is with a heavy heart that Australia’s favourite alternative music festival, Good Things Festival won’t be rockin’ up the East Coast this year. To our Good Things family, we know you love your mosh pits sweaty, ... Read More
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - Image by Martin Philbey. Instagram @mphilbey INTRODUCING THE 2020 MUSIC VICTORIA AWARD WINNERS + WATCH BACK THE AWARDS ON YOUTUBE Last night, the 16th edition of the annual Music Victoria Awards honoured Victoria’s best acts, albums, songs and musicians of the year in another exceptional ... Read More
Scene News: WARPED sign with Golden Robot Records & Release New Single 'Raised By Goats'
Hailing from Geelong, Australia WARPED are a 3-piece band that have been around the traps for 30 years and are highly respected scene veterans. WARPED have earned a deal with Golden Robot Records and have now released their new single Raised By Goats. WARPED bring you a crunchy hard garage ... Read More
Scene News: EVANESCENCE Announce New Song, Yeah Right, Ahead of their New Album, The Bitter Truth, out 26th March 2021
Evanescence’s first album of original music in a decade, The Bitter Truth, will be released on March 26, 2021 via Sony Music Australia. Starting now, fans in Australia can pre-order a digital version, CD or 2LP vinyl here. A limited edition deluxe fan box set featuring a bonus CD, journal, poster and special cassette of exclusive audio ... Read More
Scene News: Silverback Touring presents pre Christmas Sunday sessions with Melbourne icons The CASANOVAS
There are not many bands like The Casanovas in Australia. Built on a foundation of both riff driven rock ’n’ roll and punk influences, think Kiss meets AC/DC with dashes of The Stooges, MC5, Turbonegro and then back to The Rolling Stones, The Casanovas have been flying the flag for ... Read More
Scene News: WOMADELAIDE & MIDNIGHT OIL pre-sale information
WOMADELAIDE PRE-SALE INFO Event pre-sale starts 9:00am local time Wednesday 9 December and lasts for 24 hours or until allocation exhausted. Head to for more info. Band pre-sale starts 9:00am local time Thursday 10 December and lasts for 24 hours or until allocation exhausted. Click on the link below to access pre-sale ... Read More
Scene News: PUSCIFER: TOOL Frontman's Alter Ego, Premiere “Fake Affront” Video & Announce Record Store Day Exclusive 7 Inch!
PUSCIFER Premiere Video For “Fake Affront” Video “Apocalyptical” Limited Edition 7-Inch Available For Record Store Day’s Black Friday Event Tool Frontman's Alter Ego To Release New Album, Existential Reckoning, Out Now via BMG Photo credit for above: Travis Shinn Puscifer, who recently released the critically-acclaimed album, Existential Reckoning (Alchemy Recordings/Puscifer Entertainment/BMG), have ... Read More
Scene News: Waterparks share "I Miss Having Sex But At Least I Don't Wanna Die Anymore (LIVE IN THE UK)"
WATERPARKS SHARE I MISS HAVING SEX BUT AT LEAST I DON'T WANNA DIE ANYMORE: LIVE IN THE UK FROM FORTHCOMING LIVE ALBUM AND CONCERT FILM FANDOM: LIVE IN THE UK Waterparks have released the live video for “I Miss Having Sex But At Least I Don't Wanna Die Anymore” from their ... Read More
Scene News: FRANK IERO Announces New EP Out January 2021 via UNFD
FRANK IERO AND THE FUTURE VIOLENTS ANNOUNCE NEW EP 'HEAVEN IS A PLACE, THIS IS A PLACE' + STREAM COVER OF 'LOSING MY RELIGION' NOW + FULL EP OUT JANUARY 15 VIA UNFD Image: Mitchell Wojcik Frank Iero and the Future Violence aka The Future Violents have announced that their ... Read More
Scene News: Mick Thomas adds Corner Hotel Xmas shows
Mick Thomas and his Roving Commission have added a short run of Xmas shows at one of their favourite old haunts, the Corner Hotel in Richmond, to their National Tour of Victoria. There will be two shows on Saturday December 19 - one at 5PM and one at 8:30 PM ... Read More
Scene News: SCENE & HEARD FESTIVAL returns to Newcastle February 2021 feat. Grinspoon, Regurgitator, Ratcat, Frenzal Rhomb and more...
This summer in Newcastle is set to get hotter as Scene & Heard Festival returns with another epic line-up, featuring the cream of the Australian 90s/noughties alternative music scene. Following up its successful 2018/19 events, with Covid putting a stop to live music throughout most of 2020, Scene & Heard had ... Read More
Scene News: RUFF MAJIK - South African Stoner Rockers Release Video For Gregory. New Album, The Devil's Cattle Out Now!
South African Stoner Rockers Release Video For Gregory New Album, The Devil's Cattle Out Now! South African powerhouse Ruff Majik have shared the lyric video for the track Gregory. Taken from the band’s latest full length album The Devils Cattle, the track is a fuzzed-out bass driven sonic dirge about addiction as vocalist and guitarist Johni Holiday explains, "This ... Read More
Scene News: Music Victoria Partners on Isol-Aid #36 This Saturday 28th November
Music Victoria Presents Isol-Aid #36 this Saturday 28th November This week, the J-Award-winning instagram music festival Isol-Aid is rolling out the red carpet to highlight some of Victoria’s finest musicians as it partners with the MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS to present a lineup jam packed with nominees. The awards celebrate the ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne is Back. Cherry Bar announces New Shows this Week - Immigrant Union & Mick Harvey
Open again Thu-Sat 6pm-2am Strictly limited to 50 people per 2 1/2 hour session Bookings essential Book table now Upcoming live shows at Cherry Bar Immigrant Union Thursday 26th November at 7.30pm (AEDT) Live Stream also available Join the venue audience (spots limited!) OR live stream it from home! ▸ ... Read More
Scene News: DAVEY LANE Releases New Album 'DON'T BANK YOUR HEART ON IT'
Davey Lane has released his brand new solo album Don’t Bank Your Heart On It, an LP that truly signals his arrival as a songwriter and singer to match his musical skills… and he has done so with some of his greatest musical allies from Jimmy Barnes, Todd Rundgren, Vika ... Read More
Scene News: Courtney Barnett: Live from the Royal Exhibition Building 🎉 Presale code for Museum Victoria Members
Courtney Barnett: From Where I’m Standing: Live from the Royal Exhibition Building 🎉 Presale 9AM 25 November 2020 Event 8PM 17 December 2020 BREAKING NEWS: Courtney Barnett is coming to the Royal Exhibition Building, and Museum Members get presale access including 20% off! In her first full band show since ... Read More
Scene News: KINGSWOOD announce new shows to meet demand at Melbourne’s CORNER HOTEL
KINGSWOOD announce new shows to meet demand at Melbourne’sCORNER HOTEL Tickets for the new dates are ON SALE NOW KINGSWOOD have risen to meet the demands of their fans today, announcing two new dates at Melbourne’s Corner Hotel in addition to the six SOLD OUT shows currently lined up to go down this week. Patiently waiting ... Read More
Scene News: TEENAGE FANCLUB Announce New Album Endless Arcade, Out March 5. First Single & Video, HOME, Out Now
TEENAGE FANCLUB Announce New Album Endless Arcade To Be Released March 5, 2021 via PeMa. First Single & Video, Home Out Now Teenage Fanclub have announced news of their tenth studio album, 'Endless Arcade’, to be released on March 5 via their own label PeMa. To mark the occasion the band have shared a video ... Read More
Scene News: More SUMMERSALT Dates!
Following the huge success of the SummerSalt concert series across Australia over past Summer seasons, taking place in some of the most picturesque locations around the country, Zaccaria Concerts & Touring are thrilled to announce a second show at The Briars Mornington on Sunday 21st February, 2021. SummerSalt has continued to deliver cream of the ... Read More
Scene News: HEART OF ST KILDA CONCERT 2020 - Supporting Sacred Heart Mission's Meals Program
LIVE STREAMED FROM THE PALAIS TO YOUR PLACE TICKETS ON SALE AT 10AM ON MONDAY 16 NOVEMBER Despite restrictions … THE SHOW MUST GO ON! The curtain is set to go up on one of Melbourne’s most-loved charity events, albeit a little differently. Sacred Heart Mission’s 13th annual Heart of St ... Read More
Scene News: Online Concert Series “STREAM THE CREEK” Starting Weekly from November 18th.
MERRI CREEK TAVERN ANNOUNCES ONLINE CONCERT SERIES “STREAM THE CREEK” The Merri Creek Tavern is launching “Stream The Creek”, a series of ten summer livestreams featuring a diverse array of fantastic musical artists, some of them Tavern favourites, others new to the Tavern’s intimate band-room. ARIA Award-winners such Rob Snarski, ... Read More
Scene News: ORIANTHI Releases New Album 'O' This Friday.
Australian born, Platinum-selling recording artist and world class guitarist, Orianthi will release her new album, "O" on Friday, November 6, 2020 via Frontiers Music Srl. This will be Orianthi's first new studio album in seven years and her first new music as a solo artist in six years. The first single, 'Sinners Hymn' ... Read More
Scene News: PASSENGER shares his love for the planet and his new release, A Song for the Drunk and Broken Hearted.
PASSENGER’S NEW ALBUM, SONGS FOR THE DRUNK AND BROKEN HEARTED, SET FOR RELEASE JANUARY 8, 2021 Passenger Invites Fans to Tune-In to a Special Evening from the Iconic Royal Albert Hall London on January 10, 2021 Partners with Ecologi and the Eden Project to plant one tree for every physical product sold ... Read More
Scene News: PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS Release New Single And Lyric Video For ‘Bite My Tongue’ + Launch ‘’We're The Bastards’’ Crew Shirt'
PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS Release New Single And Lyric Video For ‘Bite My Tongue’ + Launch ‘’We're The Bastards’’ Crew Shirt' The Hard Rock powerhouse PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS from Wales have released a music video for their brand-new single ‘Bite My Tongue’ from the upcoming ... Read More
Scene News: South African Stoner Rockers, RUFF MAJIK, Announce Live Stream On Halloween To Celebrate The Release Of Their New Album, The Devil's Cattle.
South African Stoner Rockers Release Fiery New Album, The Devil's Cattle Today! The Devil’s Cattle is the highly anticipated, full-length album release from South African rock and rollers Ruff Majik, and the first with their new label Mongrel Records. The album is a 13-song firecracker filtered through the colorfully twisted lens of lead vocalist, guitarist, ... Read More
Scene News: The HARD-ONS' Peter Black Releases Two New Singles “SAFETY NET” & “IS THAT A HINT OF A COUGH”
Photo by Alec Smart Photos Legendary Hard-Ons guitarist Peter Black presents the first singles from each of his forthcoming two solo albums. "Safety Net" is the obvious hit - a great pop song with '60s inspired melody and a bit of '70s-style crunch. "Is That A Hint of a Cough" shows off ... Read More
Scene News: 📣 Ausmusic T-Shirt Day 2020 is coming 🎸
2020 has been struck down by COVID-19. It's driven a wipe-out of tours and festivals cancelled, venues closed and careers put on hold. Practically everyone working in live music - that’s artists, crew and music workers - have lost their jobs and income, and the future is anything but certain ... Read More
Scene News: The Sky Ball Concert Series Round Two this Weekend!
SKY BALL ANNOUNCES MORE ACTS, MORE CONCERTS AND MORE TICKETS. Wow, it's been a wild six-month ride to get to the Sky Ball. Testimate to the mighty Pie in the Sky, Dashville has held on, riding the rollercoaster all the way through to today, where we can finally be proud to share with you ... Read More
Scene News: Tommy Lee's 'Andro' to be released 16th October on Better Noise Music
Tommy Lee's new solo album, Andro, will be released on October 16. In conversation with Tommy Lee about his new music, his abject joy over his new album, Andro, is infectious. The mastermind behind this compelling collection of songs has conquered TikTok amassing 560k followers in the past couple of ... Read More
Scene News: The State Government announce $13 million funding package for the Victorian music sector
The State Government this morning announced a $13 million funding package for the Victorian music sector, and groundbreaking new planning controls that will support venues and set the foundation for the establishment of Live Music Precincts. These first announcements of the Victorian Live Music Grants and the planning recognition for ... Read More
Scene News: Supanova Comic Con Gaming Cancels Its Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth November 2020 Events
The Supanova Team have worked tirelessly to create an opportunity for our fans to gather together and celebrate their fandoms as a community. Unfortunately, COVID-19 restrictions across the country have not eased to the point where we can viably guarantee our originally scheduled and rescheduled November 2020 events. Therefore, we ... Read More
Scene News: Die! Die! Die! Return With 'I Seek Misery' Single and 7" and announce tour dates in New Zealand
Tāmaki Makaurau-based noise-punks Die! Die! Die! return with the announcement of new single ‘I Seek Misery’, lifted from the band’s upcoming 7’’, set for release October 23rd. The double A side ‘I Seek Misery’ backed with '450’ is the second release from the band since they reformed their original line-up of guitarist/vocalist Andrew Wilson, drummer Michael Prain and newly returned bassist Lachlan ... Read More
Scene News: San Cisco Release 4th Studio Album
Two years and at least one sadly remembered love affair in the making, Fremantle trio Jordi Davieson, Scarlett Stevens and Josh Biondillo aka San Cisco have released Between You And Me, a painstakingly effortless record that can only be derived from experiencing the throes of life together ... Read More
Scene News: BIGSOUND announces 2020 keynotes: Tom Morello, Kev Carmody, Tones And I, Amy Shark, Nat's What I Reckon + more!
BIGSOUND 2020 has dropped the mic on its first (and hopefully last) ever 100% virtual program on October 21 and 22, bringing together a stacked first announcement of keynote presenters to lead a program to re-future a challenged industry with positivity, connection and reality ... Read More
Performer Scene: Clare Moore - Dave Graney and Clare Moore, the Dames
Clare Moore started out in the Moodists. Then there was Dave Graney ‘n’ the Coral Snakes. Now Dave Graney and the mistLY and Dave Graney and Clare Moore. Along the way there was the Dames. and Harry Howard and the NDE. Also the Routines ... Read More
Scene News: Dream Theater Re-Schedule Australian Theatre Tour dates into 2021
Twice Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans DREAM THEATER have today released a statement about the Australian leg of their "Evening With" touring cycle. The dates, which were to happen in November 2020, will now be taking place in 2021, presented by MJR TEG - with re-scheduled dates in the ... Read More
Scene News: Anti-Flag announce feature length documentary "Beyond Barricades" / premier tickets on sale now!
We are incredibly excited to announce the premier of "Beyond Barricades," a feature length documentary film spanning the lifetime of Anti-Flag from their inception to present day. "Beyond Barricades" will be premiering on October 3rd on at 5pm EST and will be immediately followed by a live Q&A with ... Read More
Scene News: RACKETT releases new electronic single “Everywhere You’re Not” featuring NY rapper Dante Knows
DIY Australian indie-pop artist RACKETT drops new electronic single “Everywhere You’re Not” featuring NY rapper Dante Knows, co-written, produced and mixed by Dave Hammer (Lime Cordiale, Mia Rodriguez), and mastered by Andrew Edgeston (Amy Shark, Tia Gostelow). Beat driven and bass-heavy, the single punches into a huge dance drop out ... Read More
Scene News: PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS Announce New Album - We're The Bastards – Plus New Single ‘Son Of A Gun’ on Nuclear Blast
PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS are back in town! The Hard Rock powerhouse from Wales announce their new album ‘We're The Bastards’ today, to be released on November 13th via Nuclear Blast! Singer Neil Starr on the new album: "It’s definitely great to know that we have an audience now ... Read More
Scene News: PRIVATE FUNCTION storm ARIA charts, landing at #1 in vinyl charts, #2 in Australian album charts and #9 in album charts
"Private Function might just be strong contenders for the title of the best band in Australia right now... a group who use their platform to succeed in the rock world while simultaneously turning the genre back on itself and laughing at it." - Rolling Stone Australia’s irreverent pub-punk outfit Private Function are stoked to announce their ... Read More
Scene News: "You Don't Have to Stay Lost", the debut album by The ELECTORATE, to be released 18th September
"A killer sound I can't get enough of" AUSTIN TOWN HALL "contemporary indie of the highest order" BACKSEAT MAFIA THE ELECTORATE are set to unleash their impressive debut album You Don't Have Time To Stay Lost on September 18 through Templebear Records / MGM. Laden with melodic choruses and bent-pop hooks, this dynamic indie-pop trio ... Read More
Scene News: KILLER BE KILLED Return With RELUCTANT HERO On Nov. 20 Via Nuclear Blast Records – New single ‘Deconstructing Self-Destruction’ Out Now
KILLER BE KILLED RETURN WITH RELUCTANT HERO ON NOV. 20 VIA NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS MAX CAVALERA, BEN KOLLER, GREG PUCIATO & TROY SANDERS FOLLOW-UP 2014 DEBUT WITH BLISTERING 11-SONG ALBUM “After 6 years, the magic is back! Reluctant Hero, full of riffs and catchy melodies.” – Max Cavalera ... Read More
Scene News: THE STOOGES’ JAMES WILLIAMSON And RADIO BIRDMAN’S DENIZ TEK release second single "Jet Pack Nightmare" from upcoming album "TWO TO ONE"
Album Two To One out September 18. Los Angeles, CA - Legendary punk/proto-punk guitar heroes, Rock’n’Roll Hall of Famer James Williamson of Iggy & The Stooges, and ARIA Hall of Famer Deniz Tek of Radio Birdman, have joined forces for a brand new, odds-defying studio album, Two To One, set ... Read More
Scene News: Renowned Indigenous soul singer Emma Donovan returns, with The Putbacks, and new single "Pink Skirt"
The first single from forthcoming sophomore album Renowned Indigenous soul singer and powerhouse vocalist Emma Donovan and critically-acclaimed rhythm combo The Putbacks have released Pink Skirt, the first single from their much-anticipated new album, defining a new flavour in the feast of Australian music. With nostalgic songwriting delving into Emma’s ... Read More
Scene News: Adam Blacksmith releases New Single, "I Hope I'm Wrong"
A casual loan of a classic Fender Jaguar Guitar inspires this heartfelt new single from Sydney Songman Adam Blacksmith Adam Blacksmith is a thought provoking songwriter from Sydney, Australia. He is a talented wordsmith and a storyteller. He draws his influences from far and wide, from his contemporaries Augie March ... Read More
Scene News: Psychedelic Porn Crumpets share twisted fairytale claymation video for Mr. Prism, Second Perth show announced to meet demand!
Following the release of ‘Mr. Prism’ earlier this month, their first single of 2020, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets today share an adventure-filled clay animation video for the song. Created by Oliver Jones, who the band have collaborated with previously on their similarly kaleidoscopic videos, the video for ‘Mr. Prism’ takes us on a colourful journey ... Read More
Scene News: Evanescence Unveil Video For Empowering New Single 'Use My Voice'
Evanescence have released the video for Use My Voice, their new single that “captures the current socio-political zeitgeist of advocacy and activism” (MTV) - the visuals follow frontwoman Amy Lee, her bandmates, and a diverse group of citizens as they unite for change and justice. Watch the video for Use My Voice, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Eric ... Read More
Scene News: Martin Cilia & Joe Matera debut new instrumental singles Sunday Island & St Kilda Bay
A shared love of instrumental music and The Shadows has brought two of Australia’s popular guitarists together. Against a backdrop of a world pandemic that’s caused the cancellation of all live music and touring, the two guitarists; Sydney based guitarist Martin Cilia and Melbourne based guitarist Joe Matera, have joined ... Read More
Scene News: Jack Howard launches his musical memoir, "Small Moments of Glory", from Hunters to the Oils! PLUS new release "Dogs Songs" with the Long Lost Brothers ~and a sister or two!
Jack Howard plays trumpet with Hunters and Collectors and for the last fifteen years, he's been releasing his own highly- regarded CDs. Along the way, he's also played with The Living End, The Violent Femmes, Rodriguez, The Break, You Am I, Little Red, Pete Murray and a host of others ... Read More
Scene News: NYC's BABY SHAKES, cover The ANGELS' "Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again"
When NY rockers Baby Shakes decided to record their version of The Angels’ “Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again?”, the band could not have imagined how relevant those words would become almost a year later. As featured on the female fronted quartet’s new album Cause a Scene, the ... Read More
Scene News: BON BUT NOT FORGOTTEN dates announced for October / November 2020 Australian Tour
It will definitely be a High Voltage event when Silverback Touring bring you BON BUT NOT FORGOTTEN, the ultimate AC/DC Tribute Act as they head out on a Nation-Wide run of shows this October and November. BON BUT NOT FORGOTTEN assembles some of the world’s greatest rockers to perform ... Read More
Scene News: "The Winged Heels" Perform "SONGS FROM ANOTHER LIFE: (MUSIC OF ANTIQUITY)" LIVE, Saturday 29th August, at Paddington RSL
Following their acclaimed sold out show at Lizottes last month Steve & Gareth are joined onstage by music legends Barton Price (The Models) & Roger Mason (Icehouse) to render their unique musical creation. It is an entirely new and esoteric body of work, evoking a living connection to the past ... Read More
Scene News: Mick Hart, the ARIA nominated Australian singer songwriter, has passed away
Mick's debut album, Still the Flowers Bloom (March 2001), reached the ARIA Albums Chart top 100. It had been recorded in late 2000 with Jim Moginie (of Midnight Oil) producing ... Read More
Scene News: Sarah Mcleod Shares Song For Chachi 'Chachi’s Theme' + Announces National ‘One Electric Lady’ Tour For Feb / March
Aussie rock royalty Sarah McLeod has today shared her touching new single, Chachi’s Theme, an ode to her recently-passed, beloved and iconic pooch that regularly shared stages with her over the last 15 years ... Read More
Scene News: Nikki Sixx, Corey Taylor, Joe Elliott, Slash & more, Lead Initiative To Save Lives via Artists For Recovery
The song is the cornerstone of an industry-wide initiative to draw attention to the opioid crisis and raise funds to serve the recovery community and save lives. Timed to launch the USA National Recovery Month in September, this campaign leverages all manners of entertainment to send an important message of ... Read More
Scene News: Justin Townes Earle dies aged 38
Justin Townes Earle was an American singer-songwriter and musician. He was a son of alternative country artist Steve Earle and was named after Townes Van Zandt ... Read More
Scene News: JOSH PYKE Shares New Single 'DON’T LET IT WAIT', New Album ‘ROME’ Set For August 28 Release, and National Fans First Tour Through October
One of Australia’s favourite storytellers, Josh Pyke has today shared his affecting new single Don’t Let It Wait, a bittersweet song written to inspire us all to enjoy every moment. This is the fourth single to be shared from Pyke’s impending album Rome, set for release on August 28, with ... Read More
Scene News: Van Walker releases hauntingly beautiful "Ghosting" 28th August
It’s been a long time, a decade in fact, since much admired singer-songwriter Van Walker released an album under his own name. Thankfully, that’s about to change with the release of ‘Ghosting’, out August 28. From the first lines of opening track ‘Above As Below’ – you realise how ... Read More
Scene News: JEFFERSON STARSHIP release new album, "Mother Of The Sun" on Golden Robot Records
Legendary rock band Jefferson Starship (featuring David Freiberg, Donny Baldwin, Cathy Richardson, Chris Smith, and Jude Gold) has announced the release of their new EP, Mother of the Sun, their first collection of new songs in 12 years. Mother of the Sun will be released via Golden Robot Records and will hit stores and streaming platforms on August 21 ... Read More
Scene News: Pressing Plant Lockdown for Cheersquad Records & Tapes
Cheersquad Records & Tapes products received news that their manufacturer's pressing plant had to go in to lockdown. The fine folk at Cheersquad sent out the following email today: Although the pressing plant was initially under the impression that they could continue to operate in these Covid times, they have ... Read More
Scene News: Steve Kilbey releases new album, ELEVEN WOMEN
Steve Kilbey has created a fine new album for 2020. His first solo release for an astoundingly creative year reveals a dazzling array of songs brimming with ideas, personality & effervescence. The collection is at once whimsical yet personal, and in a masterful sleight of hand Kilbey’s Eleven Women are ... Read More
Scene News: Painters and Dockers release new album "You Know You Want To"
The Painters And Dockers have released a new live album YOU KNOW THAT YOU WANT TO. Recorded on a February national tour with The Sunnyboys it's the Dockers gig you get when you can't go to a Dockers gig during these COVID times. Formed in 1983 and Inducted into The ... Read More
Scene News: A letter from WOLF & CUB announcing their new single and video, Blue State
Photo by Jos EastwoodHowdy! Long time no hear/speak/see; how're you going navigating through the murky seas that we're all currently trying to swim through? Are you coping ok? From COVID to Black lives Matter to the never ending threat of climate change, its definitely an unprecedented time in all our ... Read More
Scene News: NYC girl group cover The Angels' "Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again"!
New York female-fronted garage-punk power poppers cover The Angels’ Aussie classic “Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again” in DIY quarantine music video ... Read More
Scene News: The Casanovas release new single, Lost And Lonely Dreams, ahead of new album "Reptilian Overlord"
Melbourne rockers The Casanovas’ new single and first album in five years – out August 26 – both produced by Oz Rock Architect Mark Opitz of AC/DC & The Angels fame ... Read More
Scene News: Online Worldwide REBETIKO ORCHESTRA Highlights How Music Can Bring People Together Creatively and Positively
A Rebetiko Symphony. Markos Vamvakaris "Bouzouki mou diplohordo". 54 Rebetes from around the world. Featuring Rebetiko Musicians from Melbourne includingPaddy Montgomery, George Kiriakidis, Dean Georgalas and Con Kalamaras. Don't forget: Greek Fringe Fest is thrilled to present an interhemispheric collaboration, bringing together two award-winning creative forces – the strikingly original ... Read More
Scene News: James Williamson of the Stooges & Deniz Tek of Radio Birdman announce album!
Los Angeles, CA - Legendary punk/proto-punk guitar heroes, Rock’n’Roll Hall of Famer James Williamson of Iggy & The Stooges, and ARIA Hall of Famer Deniz Tek of Radio Birdman, have joined forces for a brand new, odds-defying studio album, Two To One, set to be released September 18 by Cleopatra ... Read More
Scene News: Bruce Hearn, Strange Tenants co-founder, returns to folk with two new albums!
Singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Bruce Hearn is a former student activist and union rep and now a Senior Lecturer in Industrial Relations who loves music with roots. Bruce came to prominence as a musician in the early ‘80s as a singer/song writer for iconic Melbourne ska band, Strange Tenants, but his ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie Troubadour Jack Bratt Announces New Single + Video 'THE OUTSIDER'
Vast storyteller, and rocking troubadour Jack Bratt has today announced the release of his ripping new single The Outsider, a song about self-identity and perception, complemented by an entertaining spaceman-themed video clip. A grand, existential exploration of fitting in when feeling like an outcast, The Outsider hits notes of timeless rock ... Read More
Scene News: Mick Thomas' new single with unreleased B-side
On the one hand, the new single by Mick Thomas' Roving Commission is a catchy, swinging roots country tune about watching Melbourne alt-country darling Sal Kimber perform. On the other, it is something much more. Something existential even ... Read More
Scene News: New album from Australian power pop great John Dowler and his Vanity Project out now
Australian cult power pop singer-songwriter John Dowler, best remembered for his groups Young Modern and the Zimmermen (and their classic 1985 single “Don’t Go to Sydney”), returns with his current outfit ... Read More
Scene News: Hoodoo Gurus' Trump-baiting new tune is out today!
“He’s offended us for years and now we’re giving some back. If he’s looking for songs to play at his rallies he’s welcome to this one!”– Dave Faulkner, Hoodoo GurusWith new song and video, Aussie rock legends Hoodoo Gurus take aim from lockdown at a bright orange target across the seas! ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie NATHAN CAVALERI is BACK!
Nathan Cavaleri is back and set to release his first solo album, Demons (out August 6) since being signed to Michael Jackson’s label at age twelve, today sharing his affecting new single, Before You Check Out, an introspective song with a deeply important message and a suitably poignant film clip. ... Read More
Scene News: ARIA Winners Steve Kilbey & Gareth Koch LIVE & Streaming at Lizotte's Restaurant
And if you are stuck in another state or even overseas and can't make it to the show don't worry you can now stream it live - One of Australia’s most loved and award-winning Live Music Venue’s, Lizotte’s Newcastle, is not only LIVE, but also STREAMING! ... Read More
Scene News: The Rolling Stones release 'Criss Cross' and announce their massive Goats Head Soup release!
Another prized jewel in the Rolling Stones' unmatched catalogue is to be restored to its full glory and more, with the September 4 multi-format release of their 1973 classic Goats Head Soup. The album will be available in multiple configurations, including four-disc CD and vinyl box set editions, with a ... Read More
Scene News: SABATON Reveal ‘Devil Dogs’ Video Clip
SABATON recently released a new live version of the album track 'The Attack Of The Dead Men' featuring RADIO TAPOK, which was physically released on July, 10th ... Read More
Scene News: Martin Cilia collaborates with Pekka Tiilikainen & Beatmakers from Finland
Premier Australian guitarist Martin Cilia who has previously written music and also played on several albums of the Finnish premier guitar group Pekka Tiilikainen & Beatmakers once again collaborates with the band on their new fully instrumental album ´Guitar Town´. Last year Martin Cilia played on their album ´Salaperäinen´ and ... Read More
Scene News: Australian Promoters Pitch 'COVID Safe Plan' Under The Southern Stars To Be The First 'Test Case'
Australian Promoters Pitch 'COVID safe' Plan UNDER THE SOUTHERN STARS featuring +LIVE+, BUSH & STONE TEMPLE PILOTS To Be The First 'Test Case' A message from Ed, Gavin & Robert The Under The Southern Stars spectacular rock music festival series featuring +LIVE+, Bushand the Stone Temple Pilots recently announced the ... Read More
Scene News: The Hu Release Acoustic Version Of Shireg Shireg & Raise Thousands For Covid-19 Relief via Mongolian TV Concert. THE GEREG Deluxe Version is out today!
MONGOLIAN HUNNU ROCK BAND THE HU Releases Acoustic Version Of Shireg Shireg Raise Thousands For Covid-19 Relief via Mongolian TV Concert Deluxe Version Of Critically Acclaimed Album, The Gereg Out July 10 “THE HU’s unique style and traditional edge make them natural ambassadors for Mongolian culture.” – GQ “THE HU ... Read More
Scene News: Phil X & The Drills Release Quarantine Fan Video for ‘Right On The Money’
PHIL X needs no introduction, having been an integral full-time member of Bon Jovi since 2016, after also filling in for Richie Sambora on the 2011, 2013 and 2015 Bon Jovi tours. Phil and his band THE DRILLS recently released their new single ‘Right On The Money’ via Golden Robot Records. Now Phil along with Daniel Spree (bass/backing vocals) and Brent Fitz (drums/ backing vocals) ... Read More
Scene News: MY MORNING JACKET Release Their New Album 'THE WATERFALL II'
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Scene News: Sydney's GRACE FARRISS Shares Uplifting Single 'ALL THE PEOPLE'
Boasting a rich musical pedigree, it’s no surprise that explosive newcomer Grace Farriss is sure to impress and set tongues wagging as she today shares her impressive debut single, All The People, a funky fireball of a track with a powerful and timely message - to celebrate the interconnection between ... Read More
Scene News: LAMB OF GOD's Mark Morton Discusses The Guests Who Appear On The Band's New Album
Powerhouse groove metallers LAMB OF GOD are set to release their new self-titled album on June 19th. In a trailer released today, guitarist Mark Morton discusses why the band got Testament's Chuck Billy and Hatebreed's Jamey Jasta to contribute guest vocals on the new album. The new album is the ... Read More
Scene News: Ride's Mark Gardener and 2Square of France's Telepopmusik share 'Chained' single, unveil new video
Now that shoegaze kingpins Ride are in touring limbo, frontman Mark Gardener has been busy with recording, production, mixing and mastering work at his OX4 Sound Studio ... Read More
Scene News: PEROLAS Release 'Watercolours' Single and Video
'Watercolours' was written in 2017 by Liana Perillo after a meditation weekend in Byron Bay. She wrote the ostinato bassline first, as it replicated the drumming sounds she heard whilst meditating, and it brought a sense of groundedness to the piece. It was a time of change and transformation for ... Read More
Scene News: Pete Murray Shares New Single and Video for 'FOUND MY PLACE'
One of Australia’s most loved singer songwriters, Pete Murray has shared his driving new single Found My Place, a commanding song about offering wisdom to your kids. The contemplative track is accompanied by a video shot in isolation in Pete’s hometown of Byron Bay that fittingly features his wife and ... Read More
Scene News: Parker Shares Fierce New Single & Video Superhuman
Thrilling singer, songwriter and visual artist, PARKER has shared her fierce and empowering new single and video, Superhuman, a powerhouse indie electro track with an 80s wash and a commanding message about being brave and evolving, complemented by an extraordinarily cinematic video clip that could easily be mistaken for the ... Read More
Scene News: Stand Atlantic Announce New Album 'Pink Elephant'
Stand Atlantic have announced that their new album ‘Pink Elephant’ will be released on August 7, 2020 through Hopeless Records. The band premiered the music video for new single “Jurassic Park” live on YouTube this morning, giving fans the opportunity to chat with the band about the new song and ... Read More
Scene News: Seether Returns With First New Album In Three Years
Three years after releasing their critically acclaimed record Poison The Parish, multi-platinum selling rock band SEETHER announces their highly anticipated return with the new album, Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum out August 28th, 2020 via Fantasy Records ... Read More
Scene News: Brigitte Bardini releases atmospheric debut single Aphrodite
Exciting newcomer Brigitte Bardini schools us on ethereal wave with her atmospheric debut single, Aphrodite, released today. The track is accompanied by a dreamy video by Ayush Negi that was masterfully filmed through water to pull off a fittingly 90s alt indie vibe ... Read More
Scene News: New theremin album by Miles Brown 'The Gateway'
Australian thereminist and composer Miles Brown returns to Death Waltz Originals for his second solo LP of incredible theremin driven gothic sci-fi techno. Miles Brown is Australia’s leading proponent of the theremin – the oldest electronic instrument in the world, and the only instrument that is played without being touched ... Read More
Scene News: WAGONS 'Need A Ride?' EP Out June 26
Wagons bold psych-country voyage into space – ‘Need A Ride?’ Out June 26 ... Read More
Scene News: Media Announcement - Key Out Announce “Stray“ Single & Share Video
“Stray”, the second single from Key Out’s forthcoming album “Anthropomorphia” is available Friday 29th May on all digital platforms via Half A Cow Records ... Read More
Scene News: UKIYO Announces New Single and Video ‘GOOD ENOUGH’ featuring MARIBELLE
Photo credit: Matsu Thrilling multi-instrumentalist and producer, Perth’s Ukiyo returns today with his entrancing new single Good Enough featuring Maribelle - a modest change of pace from the lofi electronic records of his Mixtape series, Ukiyo has produced a sensational blend of ambient indie-tronica and synth-driven future pop. The track is perfectly complemented by a ... Read More
Q&A Scene ~ Tim Walker
Tell us about your new single/ album/ tour? About the album (Bridge of Angels) : I had plenty of songs, but until I went over to Europe in 2018 I didn't have what I would call an album. The visit - especially to Rome to a tourist site called The ... Read More
Scene News: Hoodoo Gurus release their latest single - "Answered Prayers" - as a VERY limited edition 7"
Hoodoo Gurus release their latest single - "Answered Prayers" - as a VERY limited edition 7" ... Read More
Scene News: Help Get Cherry Back In Black
The Covid-19 Pandemic has hit the local live music sector hard. They were the first to be closed and will be the last to be allowed to re-open. Cherry Bar asks our beloved punters for help ... Read More
Scene News: 12,000 sign SAVE OUR SCENE petition in support of Victoria's live music venues as survey results confirm industry faces collapse
12,000 people have signed the Save Our Scene petition calling on the Victorian Government to support the state’s music venues as the results of a new survey confirm that the industry teeters on the brink of collapse and organisers urgently call for more people to get behind the campaign ... Read More
Scene News: Lamb Of God + In Flames - To Be Part Of Massive The Metal Tour Of The Year Streaming Event On June 13th (AU And NZ)
THE METAL TOUR OF THE YEAR announces massive streaming event on June 13th (AU and NZ) feat. LAMB OF GOD and IN FLAMES ... Read More
Scene News: Tim Wheatley's new single 'LYING LOW' illuminates the alt folk rock singer's depth
Alt folk rock troubadour, Tim Wheatley is back with a unique dose of illuminatemelancholy and Australiana, today dropping his deeply personal single, Lying Low. The song is complemented by a fittingly dark and manic video clip that showcases the private suffering and switching of personalities that inspired the song. Produced ... Read More
Scene News: Worldwide L.A. Guns Live Stream Broadcast
WORLDWIDE L.A. Guns LIVE STREAM BROADCAST from the monsters of rock CRUISE studios! ... Read More
Scene News: The Meanies announce new record ‘Desperate Measures’, share single and video for Cruel To Be Caned
Surprise! Australia’s momentous punk-rock heavyweights The Meanies have today lifted the lid on details of their forthcoming record, Desperate Measures, while also sharing ‘Cruel To Be Caned’, the lead single from the new album. Desperate Measures, slated for release in July 2020 via Cheersquad Records and Tapes, marks the first studio album from the band since their victorious 2015 comeback ... Read More
Scene News: SPARTA Announces #11HOURWORLDTOUR ~ "TRUST THE RIVER" Online Album Release Shows This June
Sparta, the band featuring Jim Ward, released their long-awaited new album Trust The River via Dine Alone Records in April. Today, Sparta is excited to announce an online album release show to celebrate in the wake up their tour postponement. Sparta will do three separate shows to accommodate all time zones using the hashtag #11hourworldtour. Dates, ... Read More
Scene News: 'Spinning in Solidarity' Online Fundraising Event to Support Blak Community: Monday 8th June
Swerv & Soju Gang present SPINNING IN SOLIDARITY Online Fundraising Event to Support Blak Community Live from Twitch Monday 8th June 2.30pm-9pm AEST Swerv and Soju Gang present “Spinning in Solidarity”, a live Twitch event of DJ’s and artists coming together and sharing their passion for music to raise funds ... Read More
Scene News: BOB MOULD Returns with "Blue Hearts" - Legendary Singer-Songwriter Announces Volatile 14th Solo LP
Legendary singer-songwriter-guitarist-bandleader Bob Mould has announced the release of an explosive new album. BLUE HEARTS arrives via Merge Records on Friday, September 25th; pre-orders are available now on LP, CD, and tri-color Peak Vinyl in the Merge store, or your favourite independent record shop. PRE-ORDER BLUE HEARTS Mould’s 14th solo LP, BLUE HEARTS - which ... Read More
Scene News: Video Avail Now! THE HU - Releases “Song Of Women” Feat Lzzy Hale of Halestorm
Today THE HU releases “Song of Women” featuring Lzzy Hale of Halestorm and kicks off the pre-order for the album on which it can be found - the Deluxe edition of the band’s critically acclaimed album, THE GEREG ... Read More
Scene News: Drive-in Gigs needs your help
Drive-in Gigs has received vast support from artists, production crews, local venues, hospitality workers, producers, technologists and fans. Your contribution has been contagious and we thank you on behalf of everyone ready to get our Arts economy moving again ... Read More
Snap Scene: Lillye - Sydney Rockers Release Video For The Screaming Jets Classic - Better
Last week Sydney rockers Lillye released their incredible, scorching version of The Screaming Jets classic, Better ... Read More
Scene News: Jade Hairpins spark dance moves and conversation failures on “(Don’t Break My) Devotion”
Arriving on all shores today is “(Don’t Break My) Devotion,” the new single from Jade Hairpins’ forthcoming album Harmony Avenue(out May 29). As bandleader Jonah Falco will tell you, it’s a technicolor burst through the plastic age, outlying the exhaustion of bad decisions and failures to communicate, all wrapped up ... Read More
Scene News: Lamb of God - Mark Morton discusses the singles ‘Checkmate’ and 'Memento Mori' and new drummer Art Cruz
Powerhouse groove metallers LAMB OF GOD are set to release their new self-titled album on May 8th. In a trailer, guitarist Mark Morton discusses the first single ‘Checkmate’ and how it all came together ... Read More
Scene News: Milky Chance release the 'Stay Home Sessions' EP featuring reworked tracks from their 2019 album 'Mind The Moon'
Milky Chance have released an EP of acoustic tracks from their new album ‘Mind The Moon’ recorded whilst in isolation. The series of tracks – ‘Stay Home Sessions’ – which were originally released as videos on the band’s official Instagram over the last few weeks, feature the band members performing ... Read More
Scene News: Static-X & Dope Gear Stolen At Height Of Coronavirus Lock Down
Platinum selling International recording artists STATIC-X have filed a police report with the LAPD, siting that their warehouse space (which is also shared with the band Dope) was recently robbed of nearly 200K worth of touring equipment during the Corona Virus Lockdown ... Read More
Scene News: Michael Franti & Spearhead reveal 11th studio album 'Work Hard and Be Nice'
Michael Franti & Spearhead continue to foster their community both on and off stage with a wish granting non-profit, Do It For The Love, founded by Franti and his wife, Sara. Do It For The Love brings those with life threatening illnesses, veterans, and children with severe challenges to concerts ... Read More
Scene News: Gilby Clarke releases video for new single 'Rock n' Roll Is Getting Louder'
In the world of Rock, GILBY CLARKE needs no introduction. From crunching legendary chords on his beloved Gibson Guitar in the stadiums with Guns N’ Roses, to getting down into the Snakepit to with his GNR buddy Slash, gracing our TV Screens on the widely watched rock reality show Rockstar: ... Read More
Scene News: Indie icons The Dandy Warhols drop unprecedented 4-hour exploratory album Tafelmuzik Means More When You’re Alone
April was due to be the month beloved indie outfit The Dandy Warhols went back out on the road to play tour dates on the East Coast of the United States. Instead, like so many of us, they find themselves bunkered down in Portland and (in drummer Brent DeBoer’s case) ... Read More
Scene News: NIGHTWISH new album HUMAN. :II: NATURE. out now + release lyric videos for all songs on the album
NIGHTWISH new album HUMAN. :II: NATURE. out now + release lyric videos for all songs on the album ... Read More
Scene News: Steel Panther announce Re-Scheduled 'Heavy Metal Rules' Tour February 2020 with Sevendust
The wildest, wettest, dirtiest, hardest, heaviest most rocking heavy metal tour to hit Australia and New Zealand shores ever in the history of anything ever is coming….a little later than originally planned ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie Hip Hop Legends Butterfingersdrop New Album 'Bad News' Today + Announce New Oct/Nov/Dec Dates For Postponed National Album Tour
Australia’s favourite musical misfits and legends of noughties Aussie hip-hop, Butterfingers are back with their outrageous and fittingly titled new album Bad News, out today, April 8. Confident and with more rapturous energy and piercing lyrical wit than ever before, the band’s first album in 14 years is bold and ... Read More
Scene News: Ashenmoon (Feat. Garry Beers INXS) Sign to Golden Robot Records
Garry Beers is pure Rock Royalty there is no doubt about that. As a founding member and bassist of INXS and with over 50 million in worldwide album sales; Beers has returned to the scene with AshenMoon to continue his rock legacy. Alongside Garry is Toby Rand, a man with ... Read More
Scene News: National Indigenous Music Awards to go virtual amid COVID crisis
The National Indigenous Music Awards are pleased to announce in the face of the COVID19 pandemic, that they will continue in 2020, reacting to a climate where celebrating and shining a light on First Nations artists is even more important than ever. Opening their nominations today, the NIMAs are ready ... Read More
Scene News: THE CROOKS (U.K.) Sign to Golden Robot Records
THE CROOKS might just be the band to steal more than your attention they might just steal your soul, a case of grand larceny at its finest ... Read More
Scene News: BLUESFEST Announcement of Rescheduled Shows
Bluesfest Sideshows AnnouncementTour rescheduling is well under way!We have some much needed good news! The following shows are well on their way to being rescheduled. We are in discussions with agents and managers and will be announcing new dates very soon! Ticket-holders please hold your tickets as they will be ... Read More
Scene News: The Pretenders - Announce Brand New Album Hate For Sale, Out July 17 via BMG
If it aint broke, don’t fix it” - Chrissie Hynde ... Read More
Scene News: MAC SABBATH Announce RESCHEDULED 2020 Australian Tour Dates
Due to the Australian government regulations surrounding COVID-19, the MAC SABBATH tour scheduled for May has been postponed to December. All tickets purchased for the May shows remain valid. You do not need to do anything, please hold on to your ticket. We encourage you to not seek a refund ... Read More
Scene News: Violent Femmes Return To Aussie Shores ~ 2020 tour RESCHEDULED dates announced for December
Australia and New Zealand rescheduled. All current tickets remain valid for the new shows. Contact your local ticket outlet for full details. Hobart and more dates / cities to come! Stay safe and we will see you later in 2020! FEEL PRESENTS... VIOLENT FEMMES AUSTRALIA 2020 Thursday 19th November 2020 ... Read More
Scene News: Billy Bragg 'One Step Forward. Two Steps Back' Australian Tour ~ RESCHEDULED for Jan/Feb 2021
Billy Bragg will be returning for a very special tour entitled "One Step Forward. Two Steps Back." In each city Bragg will perform three unique shows on consecutive nights. The first night’s performance will feature Bragg’s current set, which ranges across his 35 year career. The second will see Bragg ... Read More
Scene News: Tones And I, Guy Sebastian, Thelma Plum and The Teskey Brothers among nominees for 2020 Virtual APRA Music Awards
With the 2020 APRA Music Awards now taking place as an online event on the evening of Tuesday 26 May, APRA AMCOS is prouder than ever to acknowledge the work of this year’s contenders. The 2020 collective features Australia’s most outstanding songwriting success stories of 2019 and we applaud them ... Read More
Scene News: TESTAMENT's 'Titans Of Creation' Album revealed
Despite the horrible news that Testament frontman Chuck Billy, his wife Tiffany and some crew tested positive to COVID-19 things are now looking up for them! To keep the good news rolling, the time has arrived for TESTAMENT to unleash new thunder to the masses and reveal their thirteenth studio ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne Rhythm & Blues legends The BREADMAKERS release new album!
Recorded by Mikey Young, The Breadmakers is the band's first album in over a decade, and their seventh album in a “career” that how lasted over three decades. It includes a version of The Marksmen's lost 1966 Australian classic "Moonshine". Rhythm’n’Blues ravers THE BREADMAKERS are a Melbourne institution and have an international ... Read More
Scene News: TSHITAKI release timely new album, WORLD KEEPS TURNING
TSHITAKI ANNOUNCE “WORLD KEEPS TURNING” NEW ALBUM OUT NOW! Barrelling out of the illustrious rock n’ roll crucible of Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Tshitaki are an unrelenting assault of choppy guitars offering up a groundswell of in your face, turbo charged surf rock n’ roll. Keeping it to the bare essentials ... Read More
Scene News: Ausmusic T-Shirt Day brought forward to Friday 17th April
A great excuse to show our love for Aus music during these strange times. We're bringing forward our annual Ausmusic T-Shirt Day for a special edition on Friday 17 April. It's the perfect reason to jump outta your PJs and dig a little deeper into your wardrobe (or buy some ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie hip hop legends, BUTTERFINGERS, release timely titled new album 'BAD NEWS' on March 30th
View Post Aussie hip hop legends, BUTTERFINGERS, release timely titled new album 'BAD NEWS' tomorrow, 30th March. National Album Tour Postponed Until Further Notice. Australias favourite musical misfits and auteurs of Aussie hip hop, Butterfingers are back, breaking hearts and bones (mostly their own) with a killer new single, Dancing ... Read More
Scene News: Kiwi powerhouse DEVILSKIN release their new album RED on April 3rd
Hard hitting Kiwi band DEVILSKIN are soon to release their third studio album RED! Having stunned Australian crowds on tours with HALESTORM and SLASH Ft. Miles Kennedy and the Conspirators and appearing on Download Australian in 2019 DEVILSKIN are set to release their new album RED. RED is ... Read More
Scene News: Australian Music Industry COVID-19 Relief Fund via Support Act #keepyourticket
Australian Music Industry COVID-19 Relief Fund& Support ActHelp The Industry That Gives Tirelessly#keepyourticket In times of crisis it is imperative that we stick together and help each other out in whatever ways we can. At present there are countless people across Australia that have fallen on hard times due to ... Read More
Scene News: JOHN 5 and The Creatures plus Jared James Nichols Announce Re-scheduled Australian Tour Dates
John 5 and The Creatures Plus special Guest Jared James Nichols Re-scheduled Dates In light of the Australian Government COVID-19 directives, including the compulsory 14 day quarantine of all international travellers, the restriction on gatherings of over 500 people, together with the uncertainty of the time frames surrounding these directives, ... Read More
Scene News: PIXIES Postpone Remaining Australian Tour Dates
STATEMENT REGARDING PIXIES – COME ON PILGRIM… IT’S SURFER ROSA AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2020 MELBOURNE, AU (March 12, 2020) – We regret to announce that PIXIES will be postponing their remaining Australian tour dates. Please see the below statement from the band: “Out of caution for current public health concerns, Pixies ... Read More
Scene News: D*A*D Announce 35th Anniversary September 2020 Australian Tour
Welcome to the wildest R’n’R amusement park! Danish rockers, D-A-D 35th Anniversary World Tour comes to Australia this September! For this special occasion and D-A-D’s first Australian Tour since 1990 they will perform all their Greatest Hits including Sleeping My Day Away, Girl Nation, Jihad, Laugh And 1/2, Bad Craziness, ... Read More
Scene News: Bad Friday Weekender Adds New Stage and 20 New Acts
After announcing their expansion to the two-day Bad Friday Weekender, the beloved Marrickville block party now reveal the OAF second stages and their crammed second line up, to really sully the Easter long weekend ... Read More
Scene News: The Drop Fest Manly Lineup Announcement
Australia’s favourite party wave is back for a third turn around the country, with an expanded run of dates and one helluva team of 2020 in tow! ... Read More
Scene News: Tommy Stinson of The Replacements has announced an Australian Tour
Joining what would become one of the most revered American bands of all time at the tender age of 11 would be an impressive enough feat, let alone dropping out of high school to go on tour with the band in support of their third album Let It Be, now ... Read More
Scene News: 10CC Star Graham Gouldman To Release First Solo Album In Eight Years
10cc Star Graham Gouldman To Release First Solo Album in Eight Years plus On Tour In Australia and New Zealand from next month. On February 21 2020, 10cc’s Graham Gouldman released ‘Modesty Forbids’ here in Australia to coincide with the 10cc Australia / New Zealand Tour which was a good ... Read More
Scene News: MAC SABBATH Announce May 2020 Australian Tour
Is there any better combo than Black Sabbath and Burgers? Thanks to Silverback Touring you are about to get a taste! MAC SABBATH are headed our way for a tour with the lot! The founders of Drive-Thru Metal MAC SABBATH were founded in a franchise of a certain multinational fast ... Read More
Scene News: SARAH MCLEOD Announces New Single 'KILLIN IT TIL I’M DEAD' + National Solo Electric Tour For April / May
Aussie rock royalty Sarah McLeod has announced her new single Killin It Til I’m Dead, an absolute firecracker of a song about undying, unwavering confidence, out now. Killin It Til I’m Dead is the product of an ingenious new songwriting podcast Hatjam from Eskimo Joe’s Kav Temperley, on which Sarah ... Read More
Scene News: BLACK VEIL BRIDES Announce Their Australian Headline Tour - Earlybird Sales on today!
Early Bird pre-sale: Wednesday 26 February, 9am local time Sign up here to access: Public on sale: Friday 28 February, 9am local. Tickets from Destroy All Lines are thrilled to announce the return of BLACK VEIL BRIDES for their Australian headline tour which sees them performing in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and ... Read More
Scene News: MILEY CYRUS To Headline “WORLD TOUR BUSHFIRE RELIEF” Charity Concert on 13th March in Melbourne Australia. TICKETS ON SALE TODAY AT 2pm AEST
Lil Nas X, The Veronicas, and DJ Seb Fontaine to Join Miley as Special Guests at One Night Benefit Concert.Proceeds From Ticket Sales will go to Australian Charities Working to Restore Forests, Wildlife, and Communities Affected by the Devastating Fires. Apollo World Touring, TEG Dainty and Jada Pinkett Smith and ... Read More
Scene News: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL extends Melbourne Season due to popular demand
MELBOURNE SEASON OF KURIOS – CABINET OF CURIOSITIES EXTENDED FROM 28 APRIL THROUGH 10 MAY New Shows on Sale now via KURIOS OPENS AT FLEMINGTON RACECOURSE ON 12 MARCH Due to the overwhelming demand for tickets for their upcoming Melbourne season, Cirque du Soleil have announced a Melbourne season ... Read More
Scene News: BUSH, +LIVE+ & STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Announce Intimate Indoor Show As Part Of Under The Southern Stars
UNDER THE SOUTHERN STARS EXPANDS! Due To Unrelenting Fan Demand UTSS Announces Intimate, Indoor Show At The Timber Yard, Port Melbourne featuring Bush, +Live+ & Stone Temple Pilots. Under The Southern Stars for 2020 has just gotten even bigger with the announcement of a special indoor show at The Timber Yard, in Port Melbourne for ... Read More
Scene News: SET TIMES for Kiwi Fest 2020, featuring Che-Fu, Israel Starr, Iva Lamkum, DJ SPELL, The Refugees + more!
Meet the newest Music, Culture, Arts, Food and Drinks festival on the block: Kiwi Fest is an All-Ages annual one-day celebration of NEW ZEALAND culture, bringing together Melbourne’s Kiwi communities for a diverse festival of all things AOTEAROA. Taking place Saturday 15 February Kiwi Fest at the Footscray Community Arts ... Read More
Scene News: Lucy Spraggan Announces Debut Australian tour for April 2020
English singer-songwriter LUCY SPRAGGAN heads to Australia for the very first time this April, where she will play a run of intimate venues in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. With five albums under her belt including the 2019 “Today Was a Good Day” Lucy Spraggan is that rarest of things ... Read More
Scene News: GLITORIS announce a 16-DATE Australian National Tour & Release New Single ‘Slut Power’ Friday 14th February
GLITORIS have earned a reputation as one of Australia’s most fearlessly political, uncompromising and unforgettable live acts. After extensively played and widely received singles, ‘Trump Card’, ‘Spit Hood’ and ‘The Policy’, Glitoris were crowned ‘Queens of Australian Punk’ (The Brag) and the band have wasted no time in following up ... Read More
Scene News: The Offspring Sell Out National Australian Tour In 2 Hours! Limited Tickets Still Available For Auckland, With Sum 41
Australia, you're pretty fly! Due to huge demand, all Australian dates for THE OFFSPRING headline tour in April sold out within 2 hours! Auckland, there are strictly limited tickets still available with very special guests SUM 41. So come out and play! THE OFFSPRING, one of the world’s most exciting ... Read More
Scene News: BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Arrives in Melbourne in Two Weeks!
BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL ARRIVES IN MELBOURNE IN 2 WEEKS! Presented by Universal Theatrical Group, Working Title Films, Greene Light Stage, Michael Coppel Entertainments and Louise Withers Presents, the 10th Anniversary Australian tour has completed critically acclaimed Sydney and Adelaide seasons and now opens in Melbourne in just 2 weeks ... Read More
Scene News: Rock Icons GREEN DAY, FALL OUT BOY and WEEZER Announce the HELLA MEGA Australian Stadium Tour
MELBOURNE, AU (February 7, 2020) –Today GREEN DAY, FALL OUT BOY, and WEEZER, three of the biggest acts in rock music, announced they will be heading to Australia to tour here together for the first time ever on The Hella Mega Tour, presented by Live Nation and Triple M. The stadium tour kicks off on November 8 at ... Read More
Scene News: Steve Kilbey & Gareth Koch's New Album ‘Chryse Planitia’ Out This Friday
STEVE KILBEY AND GARETH KOCH NEW ALBUM CHRYSE PLANITIA Release Dates; February 7 (Foghorn/MGM) Digital Platforms and CD Instore, April/May Vinyl LP Date TBA What unites the musical spheres of an Australian rock icon and a Viennese-trained classical musician? The answer lies in a shared aesthetic and approach to their ... Read More
Scene News: Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR) Releases Debut Solo LP, 'Dream in Motion'
He’s a man VICE calls “an institution” with a voice recognized by Rolling Stone as the sound of resilience. Now, Kirk Windstein, the highly respected sludge metal pioneer and unmistakable earthmoving bellow of Crowbar, stomps forward as a solo artist for the very first time. On January 24, 2020, Entertainment One (eOne) proudly released 'Dream in Motion', Windstein's ... Read More
Scene News: DEVILSKIN Release New Single And Video CORRODE And Announce New Album RED
The unstoppable DEVILSKIN unveil CORRODE, a monstrous new video, single and details of their long awaited fourth album. The New Zealand four piece - who have toured with the likes of Slash (National Australian Support, Halestorm, Motley Crue and Disturbed – and appearing on Download Australian 2019, have announced their ... Read More
Scene News: ALANIS MORISSETTE confirms Sydney and Melbourne Tour Dates - Celebrating 25 Years of "JAGGED LITTLE PILL" Check out the pre-sale details here
. ALANIS MORISSETTE is bringing her 2020 World Tour celebrating 25 years of “Jagged Little Pill” to Sydney and Melbourne. Alanis will play Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney on Saturday, April 11, followed by Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne on Wednesday, April 15. Tickets go on sale at 10am Friday, February 7 ... Read More
Scene News: ARTILLERY (Denmark) First Ever Australian Tour this February
McEwen M&T & Churches of Steel Fest presents ARTILLERY 'The Face Of Fear' Australian Tour February 2020 Denmark's ARTILLERY are easily appointed as one of Europe's earliest exponents of thrash metal, and the band's contribution to the classic genre is difficult to ignore. Delivering a sinister array of riffs, fusing ... Read More
Scene News: SUNNYBOYS' tour starts next week. One show already SOLD OUT. Be quick!
SUNNYBOYS RELEASE 'CAN'T YOU STOP' THE FIRST NEW SINGLE SINCE 1984 Sunnyboys release Can’t You Stop their first recording of all new music since Comes As No Surprise, their swan song 7” in 1984. Recorded in 2018 at Airlock Studios Brisbane and mixed by in demand engineer Konstatine Kerstin, Can’t ... Read More
Scene News: CHICAGO Sizzles for only FOUR more weeks in Melbourne. Highly recommended!
NO EXTENSION POSSIBLE MUST CLOSE FEBRUARY 23 The multi-award winning, record breaking musical CHICAGO has razzle dazzled across Australia selling out in Sydney and Brisbane with now only 4 weeks to go in Melbourne! Audiences have been flocking to the State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne throughout the Summer and ... Read More
Scene News: ROCK N FOOD series added to Virgin inflight entertainment
Launching earlier this year, Golden Robot Global Entertainment film and TV production division’s, Rock N Food will be listed as part of Virgin Australia’s inflight entertainment, with the first seven episodes set to start airing in November, with the latest episode (#7) featuring Mark Gable, also now available to view ... Read More
Scene News: THE STRANGLERS Australian Tour starts next week. Tickets selling fast
Scene News: Superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS Confirmed to Headline the Inaugural World Tour
SUPERSTAR ROBBIE WILLIAMS CONFIRMED TO HEADLINE THE INAUGURAL WORLD TOUR MELBOURNE Saturday 14 March alongside the Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020 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 ... Read More
Scene News: INKLINES Release New Single ‘WHEREVER YOU GO’
Inklines rounded out 2019 with the release of ‘Too Much’, the first offering from their mid-year recording sessions at the local Housefox Studios. Supporting the single with successful shows in both Sydney and Melbourne, the band also gained generous airplay across US/Canada. They aim to continue the momentum with the ... Read More
Scene News: ABBATH Announces September 2020 Australian Tour in Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart
HARDLINE MEDIA proudly presents the return down under of ABBATH! Touring their most recent album, ‘Outstrider’, Australia get set for round two of purely ABBATH blackened mayhem. The legendary ex frontman of IMMORTAL returns to Australia with this highly acclaimed album and unforgettable stage show in September 2020. When ABBATH announced that ... Read More
Scene News: Lydia Lunch Retrovirus announces supports for Aust Tour Feb/March 2020
Following 2018's sold out shows around the country, American singer, poet, writer and actress Lydia Lunch returns to Australia with her all-star cast of sonic brutarians in a holds-barred survey of her musical output from 1977 to present FOR THE FINAL TIME EVER in Australia before she returns them to ... Read More
Scene News: Due to extreme demand SLEAFORD MODS tour has venue upgrades and shows added
Due to extreme demand, Sleaford Mods have announced a number of venue upgrades and second shows to their debut Australian tour through February and March 2020. As one of the most important, politically charged and thought-provoking bands in music today, Sleaford Mods have been running crass but clever commentary on ... Read More
Scene News: JUST ANNOUNCED: LP, Tori Kelly + EXTRA Patti Smith Dates this April -check out the pre-sale details
We're not done yet! Vocal powerhouses and internet sensations LP (Laura Pergolizzi) and Tori Kelly have just announced shows in Sydney and Melbourne this April. Plus, due to two sell-outs - Patti Smith and Her Band have announced a third and final Melbourne show - and one night in Newcastle! PRESALE: ... Read More
Scene News: JOHN GARCIA & THE BAND OF GOLD The Godfather Of Desert Rock Returns To Australia THIS WEEK! Check out the supports!
The voice that spawned an entire genre of imitators, John Garcia kicks off his Australian tour THIS WEEK in Adelaide!SUPPORTS are now locked and loaded!Melbourne fuzz meisters, Don Fernando will be on ALL SHOWS NationwideAdelaide’s doom metal stoners, Dirty Pagans will kick off proceedings there, while in Melbourne that honour goes to hard rockers, The Nicoteenagers.In Sydney 70’s infused psychedelic miscreants, Arrowhead will be channelling the riff ... Read More
Scene News: Violent Femmes Return To Aussie Shores ~ 2020 tour dates announced
Rumour has it that upon enrolment into Australian university students receive a copy of the Violent Femmes eponymous debut. Ten tracks and 36 minutes long, the album features the universal themes of alienation, isolation, sexual frustration and angst - perfect early adult fodder - via songs such as Gone Daddy ... Read More