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Scene News: Hoodoo Gurus release Answered Prayers and Announce Tour Dates
Since forming in 1981, Hoodoo Gurus boast 9 x ARIA Top 20 albums, 9 x ARIA Top 40 singles and a host of multi-platinum albums – they’re mainstays on the live scene, and influential to a new generation of artists that have arrived after them.  Never a band to rest ... Read More
Scene News: The Godfather Of Desert Rock, John Garcia, Returns to Australia in January 2020 with The Band Of Gold
The voice that spawned an entire genre of imitators, John Garcia, is returning to Australia in January 2020. Over the last two-plus decades, Garcia has set the standard for the sound of the California desert. His work in genre-progenitors Kyuss speaks for itself; loudly, and with much fuzz, as do ... Read More
Scene News: DOWNLOAD 2020 - OFFICIAL AU SIDESHOWS ANNOUNCEMENT!
DEFTONES || MINISTRY || IN FLAMES TESTAMENT || THE HU Ticket on-sale details are below downloadfestival.com.au & livenation.com.au MELBOURNE, AU – With Christmas only weeks away, we have the perfect stocking fillers for you and all your heavy music loving mates… write those letters to Santa and request your tickets ... Read More
Scene News: mclusky* Announce Australian Tour Supports
Acclaimed alt-rockers mclusky* return to Australia this January and today Handsome Tours  announce the tour supports (see below for local supports in each city).According to Double J, "If reports from overseas shows are to be believed, they remain one of the great live propositions 15 years after breaking up. No matter what, you won't want ... Read More
Scene News: Polish Club Release 'NYE_2020_MEGAMIX.EXE' EP - Includes A New Track 'Countdown + NYE Megamix
POLISH CLUB EXPLOIT YET ANOTHER HOLIDAY CELEBRATION WITH THE RELEASE OF NYE_2020_MEGAMIX.EXE EP Features New Single 'Countdown' & A Megamix Of Their Favourite Party Starter Songs 5th ANNIVERSARY SYDNEY SHOW SOLD OUT Three weeks out until the annual countdown, guitar-drum duo Polish Club today release NYE_2020_Megamix.exe, which includes their original new ... Read More
Scene News: Andrew "Greedy" Smith's farewell to be live streamed today at 2:30pm AEST. Link and code provided.
Mental As Anything co-founder Andrew ‘Greedy’ Smith passed away on the 2nd December after suffering a heart attack. He was aged 63. Family, friends and fans are invited to attend what will be a celebration of the life of Greedy. They are asked to wear their brightest and loudest, just ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne's iconic Cherry Bar returns this week ~ just a short gallop away from AC/DC lane!
CHERRY RETURNS!Announcing our first run of shows at the new Cherry 🍒 Carving up our next chapter (at 68 Little Collins Street, Melbourne) from Thursday December 12th! Details and ticket info below... Soul In The Attic w/ Soulsham Thursday 12th December, 8pm Soulsham (Members from The Bamboos, Saskwatch, GL, Jacky ... Read More
Scene News: Nirvana Tribute (UK) Announce Australian Tour
 Nirvana Tribute (UK) Australian Tour   NIRVANA, put simply, changed the course of music, over a few short years, defined a genre, and maintains an unscarred legacy with their biggest hits being a staple of rock radio all over the world.   Whilst the band may no longer exist, they are firmly ... Read More
Scene News: Mongolian Hunnu Rock Band THE HU Release New Video For 'Yuve Yuve Yu' Feat. From Ashes To New’s Danny Case 
Mongolian rock sensation THE HU will take their self-proclaimed brand of “hunnu rock” to a new level as they further embellish their blend of traditional Eastern instrumentation and throat singing mixed with Western rock music by adding in some of today’s top rock acts to guest on the viral singles from their debut album THE GEREG (Eleven Seven ... Read More
Scene News: KADAVAR Announce 2020 Australian and NZ Tour
There are few bands who’ve had more of an effect on the course of classic heavy retro rock this decade than Germany's and Nuclear Blast’s KADAVAR, having never sounded so much in command of their music.   Arguably the hardest working band in European rock, KADAVAR have established themselves quite simply in a different league form ... Read More
Scene News: To Hell With Good Intentions! mclusky* do Australia in 2020 - tour nearly SOLD OUT!
mclusky* were a band between 1999 and 2005, in which time they made a few friends and three albums. Slow-forward 14 years and, thanks to the uncanny pull of nostalgia and gravity, they have made more friends but no more albums. originally persuaded to reform - like ham - to ... Read More
Scene News:⭐️Celebrate the end of the year at Milk! Records' Pop-up Shop! ⭐️
We are celebrating the end of the year by opening our doors for a special Pop-up Shop over four weekends in November & December at the Milk! Records warehouse on Sydney Road, Coburg. Here you will find all the releases & merch from your favourite Milk! artists including some hard-to-come-by gems plus ... Read More
Scene News: BIGGER THAN JESUS Release Video For Let's Be Frank ahead of landmark Melbourne show this Friday
Melbourne hard rock icons, Bigger Than Jesus will be playing a special show at Chasers in Melbourne on November 29! The band have just released a new video for Let's Be Frank: PLAYING THIS FRIDAY! Friday, November 29 Chasers 386 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC Joining Bigger Than Jesus will be Envy Marshall ... Read More
Scene News: MÖTLEY CRÜE Is Back! Most Notorious Rock Band Destroys Cessation Of Touring Agreement
#MotleyCrueIsBackAlmost 6 years after signing a Cessation of Touring agreement, the contract is off the table because a whole new generation of Crüeheads are relentlessly demanding for the band to come back together. Following the huge success of their NETFLIX biopic THE DIRT, Mötley Crüe has seen a massive surge ... Read More
Scene News: SIX THE MUSICAL’S Australian Queens Confirmed!
MICHAEL COPPEL & LINDA BEWICK PRESENT   BY ARRANGEMENT WITH KENNY WAX, WENDY & ANDY BARNES AND GEORGE STILES DIVORCED. BEHEADED. LIVE! SIX THE MUSICAL’S AUSTRALIAN QUEENS CONFIRMED! The Australian producers of critically acclaimed West End hit musical SIX are thrilled to announce the Australian Queens set to join SIX as it embarks on ... Read More
Scene News: Superb new album from The Gadflys due next week
Out of the badlands of faded dreams, between the brutalist piles and suburban seams the Gadflys headed up the Hume from Canberra to Newtown in the days when songs came in mix tapes and every day brought a new band and a different sound. Their music was as fresh then ... Read More
Scene News: APOCALYPTICA Finland’s Cello-Rockers Release Spellbinding New Video “Rise”
Finland’s multi-Platinum cello-rock band Apocalyptica announce a spectacular new music video for “Rise” Integrated with the achingly beautiful new song from the band’s upcoming studio album Cell-0, due out January 10, 2020 (Silver Lining Music), “Rise" is an impressionistic painting come to life, which enacts the humanity that we all ... Read More
Scene News: SEBADOH Announce Long Awaited Return To Australia
Some bands can argue that they’re seminal, and some have no need to say anything, letting their name speak for itself. Sebadoh must fit in to the latter category. Nearly six years since their last Australian tour, they’re finally dragging their lo-fi slacker genius back to our shores. With the release this ... Read More
Scene News: The Bluetones Return To Australia For The First Time In 20 Years! Performing 'Expecting To Fly' In Full + Greatest Hits - May 2020
Britpop luminaries THE BLUETONES are returning to Australia and New Zealand in May 2020! The band will be performing their breakthrough debut album Expecting To Fly IN FULL along with a set of their greatest hits! Expecting To Fly was a sensation upon it’s release knocking Oasis’ What’s The Story (Morning Glory) off the #1 spot ... Read More
Scene News: Artists and industry get behind Ausmusic T-Shirt Day in support of their own!
Artists and industry fundraise in support of Ausmusic T-Shirt Day! This Friday - 15 November 2019 Music industry charity, Support Act, is thrilled with the response to this week’s Ausmusic T-Shirt Day with over 170 promoters, record companies, venues, fan clubs, corporations and artists pledging support to raise funds for ... Read More
Scene News: Bigger Than Jesus To Play Landmark Melbourne Show on November 29!
Melbourne hard rock icons, Bigger Than Jesus will be playing a special show atChasers in Melbourne on November 29! Back in the 90s, Bigger Than Jesus’ gigs were a sight to behold. Fronted by Steve Lucas, (frontman of Aussie legendary punks, X), the band knew how to do rock hard put on ... Read More
Scene News: KISS tour changes unavoidable. Get well soon Paul!
KISS today announced unavoidable changes to their upcoming Australian and New Zealand tour schedule. The legendary rockers were due to leave the U.S. tomorrow to kick off their eagerly awaited ‘End Of The Road’ tour in Perth this Saturday November 16. Due to a bad case of Influenza, doctors have ... Read More
Scene News: IRON MAIDEN confirm a return to Australia on their spectacular LEGACY OF THE BEAST tour - check out PRE-SALE details here!
IRON MAIDEN CONFIRMS A RETURN TO AUSTRALIA ON THEIR SPECTACULAR LEGACY OF THE BEAST TOUR  GET READY TO SEE MAIDEN DELIVER THEIR BIGGEST PRODUCTION EVER WITH FIVE ARENA SHOWS ANNOUNCED FOR MAY 2020 GLOBAL RAVE REVIEWS HAIL IT AS THE MUST-SEE SHOW OF THE YEAR - TICKETS ON SALE 12NOON THURSDAY 14 NOVEMBER ... Read More
Scene News Rod Stewart Returns To Australia - The Hits! Tour | A Day On The Green, Oct/Nov 2020
ROD STEWART RETURNING TO AUSTRALIA IN 2020 WITH THE HITS! TOUR  INCLUDING THREE A DAY ON THE GREEN EVENTS A 50-YEAR CELEBRATION OF HIS STELLAR CAREER SIR ROD STEWART returns to Australia for an eight-date tour across the country, playing both arenas and a day on the green winery dates. Roundhouse Entertainment, in ... Read More
Scene News: 25th Anniversary Edition of R.E.M. Monster is out now
When Monster was released in September 1994, the members of R.E.M. were at a crossroads in their career. Singer Michael Stipe, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist Mike Mills and drummer Bill Berry were decompressing from the massive commercial and critical success of 1991's Out of Time and 1992's Automatic for the People. In just a few years, the ... Read More
Scene News: Lydia Lunch Retrovirus return for last ever Australian shows in 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: MUNRO MELANO drops new single CANNONBALLS ahead of debut album
MUNRO MELANO drops new single CANNONBALLS ahead of debut album release. After almost four years of balancing a day-job as a social worker, a night job composing for film ([CENSORED], Paper Trails, Doing it in Public), and a weekend job as a session musician, Munro Melano has finally finished his ... Read More
Q&A Scene: Pip Branson ~  RUFINO AND THE COCONUTS
 Name: Rufino (a.k.a. Rufino the Catalan Casanova)   Member of Band: Rufino and the Coconuts   When did you first start playing music? The moment I came screaming into the world from my mother’s womb next to a river in the Catalan hills. They are alive with music.   Which artist influenced your music? What! Rufino is not influenced, he does the influencing … but having said that I do quite ... Read More
Scene News: Elton’s AU & NZ tour kicks off this month! ?
Elton's last Australian & New Zealand tour starts this month!  Check out which shows you can go to below and see this musical legend one last time! LIMITED TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR SELECT SHOWS Perth WA HBF Park Nov 30 & Dec 1, 2019 Tickets Bathurst NSW Carrington Park Jan 22, ... Read More
Scene News: The Butterfly Effect return with first new track in ten years with iconic lineup ahead - and announce TBE Beer!
'UNBROKEN' IS THE FIRST NEW MUSIC FROM ICONIC LINEUP IN OVER 10 YEARS SINGLE OUT FRIDAY AUGUST 16 ON ALL PLATFORMS TBE 'AMPLIFIED ALE' IS A COLLABORATION WITH GREEN BEACON BREWING The Butterfly Effect return! Clint, Kurt, Ben and Glenn have not released new music together for 10 years - since the release of their 2008 album Final ... Read More
Scene News: THE LEMONHEADS Announce Tour Supports
THE LEMONHEADS ANNOUNCE TOUR SUPPORTS Beloved alt-rockers The Lemonheads return to Australia this December and today Handsome Tours  announce the tour supports. Special guests for the tour are The Restless Age with local supports in each city.Since they were formed in Boston, Mass, in 1986 by Evan Dando, the family tree of The Lemonheads has ... Read More
Q&A Scene: Australian Music Week Special ~ Alannah Russack
Alannah Russack’s Entropy Band When did you first start playing music? As soon as I could talk. I sang and started classical guitar at age 7   Which artist influenced your music? Too many to mention. Lately I have been listening to Wye Oak, Gillian Welsh,  Laura Veirs, Sun Kil Moon, XXX Tentacion From age 4 I fell ... Read More
Scene News: REILLY STAPLETON announces new single and video for IMPULSE with some intimate Victorian shows
Empowered songwriter Reilly Stapleton has today announced her enthralling new single Impulse, an unsettling, eclectic rock ballad about the fine line between our morals and our devilish impulses, out October 31. The intriguingly dark song is accompanied by a brilliant, slasher-style clip, directed by Michael Sadler (Teenage Dads).  To celebrate ... Read More
Scene News: JINJER Add Adelaide and Canberra Shows To Their Australian Tour
Hardline Media proudly presents, for the first time in Australia JINJER. The Ukrainian Progressive Groove Metal wrecking machine known as JINJER caused a huge stir with the announcement of their Australian tour that due to popular demand 2 new shows have been added to the run! Adelaide at the Lion ... Read More
Scene News: RUFINO AND THE COCONUTS launch Rhythm Rich, Tropical Pop Debut Album CENTROTURIST  and Announce Tour
A tropical musical explosion awaits when Sydney’s Rufino and the Coconuts launch their debut album Centroturist this October, setting audiences on an island jungle quest for summer.  Inspired by classic surf music, with a touch of 80s post-punk, smooth jungle disco and pinch of B-Grade thriller soundtracks, the rocksteady rhythms ... Read More
Scene News: Get your thrills and chills this Halloween when MSO performs Evil Dead in Concert
This Halloween, get your fill of thrills and chills when musicians from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra perform Evil Dead in Concert, a live-to-film event featuring a special guest appearance by original score composer Joe LoDuca. The legendary eighties cult classic will be screened in a newly restored format at the ... Read More
Q&A Scene: SOLOMON CROOK
Tell us about your new single/ album/ tour?  ‘The Day I Thought About Dying’ came about over a year ago. It was then I formed a friendship with producer Devin Abrams (Drax Project, Shapeshifter, Pacific Heights, The Adults). We decided to work on the track together and this is what ... Read More
Scene News: AIRBOURNE Release New Album 'Boneshaker' and Australian Tour Dates
Some buildings have a soul. They breathe and sweat and pulsate, holding memories and stories and songs and laughter in their walls. RCA Studio A in Nashville, Tennessee, is such a place… The photos on the walls of the ‘Music City’ recording facility testify to its illustrious history, with Elvis ... Read More
  MUSIC INDUSTRY PANEL ANNOUNCED: THE OPEN FORUM (STATE OF PLAY)BOB LEFSETZ PODCAST INTERVIEWS WITH MICHAEL GUDINSKI, JOHN WATSON & PETER GARRETT AUSTRALIAN MUSIC WEEK 2019 welcomes Music Industry heavy weights Michael Chugg (Chugg Entertainment), Roger Field (Live Nation), Jaddan Comerford (Unified Music Group),  Sahara Herald (Frontier Touring), Tim Worton ... Read More
Scene News: Good Things Festival Announce Sideshows
Good Things come to those who wait and Good Things Festival are thrilled to announce headline sideshows from some of the artists on the huge festival line up. TICKETS FOR ALL SHOWS ARE ON SALE WEDNESDAY 30 OCTOBER @ 9AM LOCAL TIME TICKETS.DESTROYALLLINES.COM Destroy All Lines Presents SIMPLE PLAN WITH SPECIAL GUESTS  ... Read More
Scene News: Solid Rock ~ Sacred Ground and the Uluru walk closure
To mark the occasion of this week’s Uluru Walk closure, Razor Recordings proudly presents a unique Yothu Yindi & The Treaty Project music video, featuring a rare, collaborative performance of Solid Rock, the iconic 1982 Goanna anthem. Filmed at Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, as part of Yirramboi Festival 2019, ... Read More
Scene News: Zoo Twilights 2020 ~ Tickets on sale now!
Zoo Twilights On Sale Now! Melbourne Zoo, VIC // 24 Jan - 7 Mar 2020 Buy Zoo Twilights Tickets Zoo Twilights returns this summer to Melbourne Zoo from 24 January to 7 March 2020 with a massive roster of local and international artists banding together for the same goal: one ... Read More
Scene News: The Mark of Cain Release 30th Anniversary Vinyl For Iconic Album 'Battlesick'
To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of one of the most iconic Australian Releases of all time THE MARK OF CAIN’s ‘Battlesick’, Golden Robot Records are honoured to be releasing it as a limited edition remastered 30th Anniversary vinyl. This is also the first time the album will be released in ... Read More
Scene News: 3XY Top 40 - Live at MEMO Music Hall - this Sunday 27 Rocktober 3:00pm
MONIQUE BRUMBY, BILLY MILLER, NINA FERRO, GRANT HANSON, BRIAN MANNIX, EUGENE HAMILTON & more! In the 70s and early 80s, 3XY dominated Melbourne’s radio airwaves. On Friday each week the Top 40 hits were announced – our amazing line-up of artists will perform the TOP 20 from Oct 26 1979 ... Read More
Scene News: Bluesfest Touring announce Patti Smith and Her Band Tour! Presale details here!
JUST ANNOUNCED Legendary Icon, Patti Smith and Her Band to tour in 2020 Presale Starts this Thursday 24th October 10am AEDT / 12pm NZDT On Sale to the public NZ: Friday 25th Oct 12pm NZDT Aus: Monday 28th Oct 10am AEDT "I really thought that I wouldn't be able to ... Read More
Scene News: The NATIONAL return in 2020 ~ with support Phoebe Bridgers
Handsome Tours is thrilled to announce that The National will return to Australia in March and April 2020. They will be supported on all dates by Phoebe Bridgers. The tour will celebrate the release of The National’s eighth studio album I Am Easy To Find – out now via Remote ... Read More
Scene News: 2019 Screen Music Awards Nominees Announced
It’s three times a charm for Bryony Marks, Caitlin Yeo, Antony Partos, Brett Aplin and David Bridie. Today we pay tribute to our leading lights of Australian screen music with the announcement of nominees for the 2019 SCREEN MUSIC AWARDS. Representing 12 award categories are 40 composers, and 36 works ... Read More
Scene News: Japanese avant-garde rock trio Kukangendai make their Australian debut tonight as part of the Melbourne International Arts Festival
Ryuichi Sakamoto claims that Kukangendai are his favourite Japanese band of the times – so much so, that the renowned musician and composer collaborated with the three-piece Kyoto-based band on an album. Kukangendai make their Australian debut at The SUBSTATION this week for three nights only (16-18 October). For more ... Read More
Scene News: SCENE & HEARD Festival Set Times Announced 
The line up for SCENE & HEARD Festival has had the whole country talking for months and today with just under four weeks to go, punters get the lowdown on when it's all throwing down with the release of the festival set times.With one main stage across all three locations there's ... Read More
Scene News: Warner Music Australia Launches Exclusive Range of Australian Music T-Shirts for AUSMUSIC T-SHIRT DAY on 15th November.
$5 FROM EACH SALE WILL BE DONATED TO SUPPORT ACT AVAILABLE NOW VIA THE WARNER MUSIC AUSTRALIA STORE HERE Warner Music Australia has today launched their exclusive collection of Australian Music T-Shirts ahead of Ausmusic T-Shirt Day on November 15. As part of Ausmusic Month, Ausmusic T-Shirt Day began as ... Read More
Scene News: THE EXPLOITED Announce 40 Years Of Chaos 2020 Australian And NZ Tour
David Roy Williams Presents THE EXPLOITED: 40 YEARS OF CHAOS AUSTRALIAN AND NZ TOUR THE EXPLOITED ARE punk rock!! Sex and Violence, Army Life, Fuck The USA, Troops Of Tomorrow, UK ‘82and Cop Cars represent just a taste of the anarchy that the Exploited bring to every show. The first ... Read More
Scene News: Sam Pang grills Kitty Flanagan about her 488 Rules for Life
Kitty Flanagan & Sam Pang Present IN CONVERSATION ABOUT 488 RULES FOR LIFE 29TH - 30TH OCTOBER Join Kitty and Sam live on stage as they discuss her long awaited new book, 488 Rules for Life. There used to be only twelve rules for life but Kitty Flanagan changed all ... Read More
Scene News: Exciting full program for 2020 Port Fairy Folk Festival announced
Port Fairy Folk Festival | 6-9 March 2020   This March long weekend, thousands of music lovers will descend upon the Victorian scenic coastal town of Port Fairy for the 44th annual Folk Festival, featuring a joyful line-up of international and local artists representing folk music from around the world ... Read More
Scene News: MELBOURNE ~ Get ready for OUT ON THE WEEKEND!
Love Police have outdone themselves! What a line-up! And side shows too ... OUT ON THE WEEKEND, now in its sixth shiny year ready for you to enjoy all things Americana, alt-country and definitely good time. Too many great acts to mention, amazing food and booze, good stuff going on ... Read More
Scene News: YEASAYER Announce First Australian Headline Tour in 7 Years ~ PRE-SALE details here!
Brooklyn’s finest experimental rockers, YEASAYER, are returning to Australia for their first headline tour in over seven years, performing fan favourites from their stellar discography as well as tracks from their latest album, ‘Erotic Reruns’.  Led by singer-songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Chris Keating, Anand Wilder and bassist Ira Wolf Tuton, YEASAYER ... Read More
Scene News: The Ugly Kings - Release Little Suzie From Forthcoming 7 Inch EP. Completes The Darkness Is My Home Sessions
Melbourne rockers The Ugly Kings have just released Little Suzie, a brand new track from the forthcoming Gypsy Queen two track 7 inch vinyl set for release on November 1.Little Suzie is about an ending relationship where both people are too scared to pull the trigger. If you’re going to ... Read More
Scene News: Lake Minnetonka Presents Gotham City Gangster Glam
Lake Minnetonka presents Gotham City Gangster Glam at The Spotted Mallard, 31 October Lake Minnetonka Presents Gotham City Gangster Glam on Halloween – Thursday 31st October at Spotted Mallard, 314 Sydney Rd, Brunswick ... Read More
Scene News: Nick Lowe Returns To Australia For The First Time In Seven Years
Nick Lowe, producer, songwriter, author and pop culture icon, will return to Australia in 2020 for his first tour in seven years. Lowe will be touring with Los Straitjackets, a band known for channelling the peak years of the guitar instrumental, and for performing in the famous Lucha Libre fighting ... Read More
Scene News: KID CONGO and THE NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCE add second and final Melbourne show
Legendary guitarist for Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, The Cramps & The Gun Club, KID CONGO POWERS is back in Australia for a surprise visit and has just added a 2nd and FINAL Melbourne show. With his appearance at River Rocks Rehab and Memo Music Hall already sold out, ... Read More
Scene News: Chinese Underground band Birdstriking Tour Melbourne in October
Birdstriking are one of the pioneers of the current Chinese Underground scene. Formed in 2009 in Beijing, they were one of the first bands on the Beijing scene to draw their influences as much from the Chinese scene around them as well Western influences and creating their own unique sound ... Read More
Scene News: “Zevon – Accidentally Like A Martyr” Starring Henry Wagons Opens In Melbourne On 16th October
Henry Wagons and the hottest band in the known universe are pleased and excited to announce that, due to strong initial ticket sales and the enjoyment of all concerned during rehearsals, plans for Sydney and Brisbane in 2020 are being finalised now ... Read More
Scene News: Pop Will Eat Itself Announce 2020 Australian and NZ Tour
Pioneering genre-blenders POP WILL EAT Itself aka PWEI return to play their classic album “This Is the Day...This Is the Hour...This Is This!” in FULL plus an Encore of Classics - Ich Bin Ein Auslander, Everything's Cool, There is no Love Between Us Anymore, Their Law, Dance of the Mad, ... Read More
Scene News: The Angels & Baby Animals Team Up For Split Single & Co-Headline Tour
It’s a great trivia question: what was Baby Animals’ first release? It was a song called ‘Break My Heart’, released as a B Side on The Angels’ single ‘Dogs Are Talking’ in 1990. Following the release of the single, Baby Animals went on to support The Angels on their ‘Dogs ... Read More
Scene News: Iggy Pop Premieres Music Video For "Loves Missing"
Following his electrifying performance of “James Bond” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon [WATCH] and fascinating conversation with Jim Jarmusch [WATCH], Iggy Pop has now unveiled the video for “Loves Missing” from his new album Free ... Read More
Scene News: Metallica Announce That Their 2019 Australian &Amp; New Zealand Tour Will Not Go Ahead
Live Nation regrets to announce that Metallica’s 2019 Australia & New Zealand tour will not go ahead ... Read More
Scene News: (Greek) Girls To The Front
(Greek) Girls To The Front (Greek) Girls To The Front Join us for a night of Greek girl power! Live Music : Bandidas + DJ Pazz & DJ Randy Lipz XXX Words : Koraly Dimitriadis Women from all backgrounds welcome, especially those from migrant communities. We also welcome men who ... Read More
Scene News: Mystery Jets Announce New Album ‘A Billion Heartbeats’
Mystery Jets announce that their sixth studio album ‘A Billion Heartbeats’ will be released on September 27 via Caroline Australia. Fresh from Annie Mac's "Hottest Record In The World", new single 'Screwdriver' is released; joining street track 'Hospital Radio' as the first taste of the new album ... Read More
Scene News: Swans Announce New Album Leaving Meaning, Share New Song "It's Coming It's Real"
SWANS Leaving Meaning is the band’s fifteenth studio album, the follow up to 2016’s The Glowing Man and due for release by Mute / Young God Records (N America) via Inertia Australia on 25 October 2019. Leaving Meaning will be released on double vinyl in a brown chipboard sleeve, double ... Read More
Scene News: Bauhaus' David J announces 'Missives and Miles Euro/UK tour' & video for new single with BJM's Anton Newcombe & Asia Argento
One of the more fascinating personalities of the music scene already for four decades, once described by Perry Farrell (Jane's Addiction) as "the Avant of the Avant-garde", DAVID J has been many things in his life - a founding father of BAUHAUS and then LOVE AND ROCKETS, an author, and a ... Read More
Scene News: SWERVEDRIVER's Australian Tour Begins Tonight ~ with RAD Supports
Hot off the heels of the release of their latest album Future Ruinsearlier this year, which saw them stamp their authority as the OG purveyors of widescreen psychedelic shoegaze, Swervedriver are ready to land back Down Under this September brandishing their latest long player full of molten riffs and a ... Read More
Scene News: All things Rebetika in Melbourne!
Rebetiko Jam night happening, every Wednesday Night at Triakosia -300 Queens Parade, Fitzroy North 7 pm onwards, it's a great supportive and inclusive event! , all are welcome and BYO instrument! Hosted by me and Wayne Simmons ... Read More
Scene News: Fourth Annual Reservoir Stomp announces line-up of locals and legends
e Fourth annual Reservoir Stomp returns to the Preston-Reservoir Bowls Club on Sunday 17 November with a jam-packed program featuring local artists from all walks of life, ranging from established musicians to newbies, to members of the community that often struggle to have their voices heard ... Read More
Scene News: Santas  Magical Kingdom Returns To Melbourne
Santa’s Magical Kingdom has become a Christmas tradition for countless Victorian families. Now in its 8th year, this much-loved family event marks the start of the festive season for many ... Read More
Scene News: Ringo Starr Announces His 20th Studio Album - What's My Name
ingo Starr has announced his 20th studio record, What’s My Name, to be released on UMe October 25, 2019. What’s My Name is the latest in a series of heartfelt and homespun records that Starr has produced in his home studio and a distinguished, ever-changing yet often repeating cast of ... Read More
Scene News: Damo The Musical - The Celibate Rifles (Ft Jello Biafra) Now At The Enmore
Due to overwhelming demand we are pleased to announce Damo the Musical - the life-size tribute to Damien Lovelock - has been upgraded from The Factory Theatre to the Enmore Theatre. Same date, same times: Sunday 22nd September 4pm- 8pm ... Read More
Scene News: GET YA ROCKS OFF New Monthly Melbourne Rock Club Event Presented by Silverback Touring To Open This Friday!
GET YA ROCKS OFF by name and by nature, it is just what we want you to do as Silverback Touring presents its first ever club event on Friday 30th August in Melbourne at Globe Alley. After a bumper 18 months, the Silverback team want to bring back the party ... Read More
Scene News: Kid Congo Powers Returns To Australia For One Melbourne Show Only
Kid Congo will be in Australia this November in support of the launch of the definitive Kim Salmon biography written by Douglas Galbraith titled "Nine Parts Water, One Part Sand. Kim Salmon and the Formula for Grunge" as well as the new Kim Salmon/Scientists split single ‘The Poison Pen/Dissonance’ ... Read More
Scene News: Rock Legend George Thorogood Is Bringing The "Good To Be Bad / 45 Years Of Rock" Tour To Australia This January
GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS announce the continuation of their “Rock Party Tour” into 2020 with two very special Australian shows, starting Monday, January 20 at Melbourne’s iconic Forum Theatre and in Sydney at the Enmore Theatre on Wednesday, January 22. Having toured extensively across North America, with more than ... Read More
Scene News: Australian Music Week Conference is back November 6 - 10 2019
AUSTRALIAN MUSIC WEEK is set to kick off the Summer with its biggest conference yet when it hits Sydney’s Cronulla Beach this November 6-10. Now in its fifth year, the annual Music Industry Conference will see national & international industry professionals and artists converge on the beachside town for a ... Read More
Scene News: The Necks to receive the Distinguished Services to Australian Music honour at 2019 Art Music Awards!
Legendary experimental jazz trio The Necks will receive the Richard Gill Award for Distinguished Services to Australian Music at the 2019 Art Music Awards on Monday 19 August. They are the first band to receive this honour ... Read More
Scene News: PAL by Julianna Riolino
“PAL” is a rollercoaster of thoughts, trying to make sense of multiple personalities and your own insanity. This song always brings me back to multiple places and experiences throughout my youth/young adulthood ... Read More
Scene News: Killswitch Engage Release Powerful 'I Am Broken Too' Video
"The video is a reflection of real-life events that loved ones have gone through," says singer Jesse Leach. "Kyle Cogan and Zack Stauffer did an amazing job of bringing it all to life. The result is a powerful video that captures the essence and desperation of the song." ... Read More
Scene News: Sum 41 Drop New Single '45 (A Matter Of Time)'
Sum 41 has dropped a fervent rock anthem today with “45 (A Matter of Time)”. An honest statement from front man Deryck Whibley, the song is his way of expressing how he feels about the current state of the world in the aftermath of the latest Presidential election ... Read More
Scene News: Lacuna Coil Announce New Album 'Black Anima'
Italian Metal icons Lacuna Coil are excited to announce the release of their new album, Black Anima, on October 11, worldwide through Century Media Records / Sony Music Australia ... Read More
Scene News: Arts Centre Melbourne's Supersense Festival Of The Ecstatic
Set within Supersense, Art Centre Melbourne’s three-day festival of ecstatic performance curated by Sophia Brous, sits Supersense MINIMAL - a program of master artists from across 20th century performance mining worlds of intense sonic beauty, contemplation and sublime minimalism ... Read More
Scene News: Billy Bragg 'One Step Forward. Two Steps Back' Australian Tour
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: Bombay Bicycle Club Celebrate Ten Years Of Debut Album With Rare Demos Ep
Bombay Bicycle Club are excited to share a new EP of rare, early demo recordings in celebration of ten years since the release of their debut album, ‘I Had The Blues But I Shook Them Loose’ ... Read More
Scene News: The Soul Movers Melbourne shows and ongoing Bona Fide Tour
The cool chill of winter has set in. People seek shelter in their soup bowls and coffee cups, cigarettes and any pub with an open fire… but wait… A street posters’ flash of colour in the rain beckons… Sustenance for the body, mind AND soul? In three different soulful flavours? ... Read More
Scene News: Lloyd Spiegel Fires Off New Song ‘Track Her Down’
Aussie acoustic guitarist extraordinaire Lloyd Spiegel is pleased to unveil a brand spanking new song ‘Track Her Down’ - a deep and soulful blues number about the fleeting, yet precious nature of connections he makes with people on the road and the fragility of personal relationships for a travelling musician ... Read More
Scene News: The Wolfe Brothers continue their country music dream with more dates on the Country Heart National Tour
The Wolfe Brothers are having a stellar 2019, easily one of their biggest years to date. Currently on tour in Canada as special guests of Canadian superstar Gord Bamford, and taking part in the iconic Calgary Stampede, they are living their country music dream. The year kicked off with the ... Read More
Scene News: Laser Beak Man at Arts Centre Melbourne,  September 2019
World renowned awarding-winning Australian artist Tim Sharp’s colourful superhero Laser Beak Man will be brought to life on stage in an eye-popping theatrical extravaganza described as “part puppet show, part pop rock concert” at Arts Centre Melbourne from 19 - 21 September, 2019 ... Read More
Scene News: Alice Ivy And Ecca Vandal Drop Dreamy New Collab ‘In My Mind’
With the effervescent electro-bop ‘Close To You’ Feat. Flint Eastwood still ringing around our brains, Melbourne producer Alice Ivy is already back with a new killer collaboration for us to soak up. Having teamed up with fellow Melbourne artist, Ecca Vandal, the duo has delivered the hypnotic new single, ‘In ... Read More
Scene News: End of an era - DYLANesque announce Two Final Shows
DYLANesque play two more shows before they move on to new musical ventures! Last chance to come and see DYLANEsque's shows! SAT 31 AUG - OAKLEIGH LOUNGE SAT 7 SEP - THE MEMO, HEALESVILLE 'True Confessions Revisited' - The Bob Dylan Tom Petty Show CLICK HERE TO BOOK The musicians ... Read More
Scene News: Alex Lloyd - Announces Black The Sun 20th Anniversary Tour
Beloved Australian singer-songwriter and multi ARIA winning artist Alex Lloyd has announced he will commemorate the 20th anniversary of his 1999 debut masterwork Black The Sun with a series of National shows this October & November featuring the album’s original line-up, and for the first time ever, the entire double ... Read More
Scene News: Swan (Ex-Royal Blood) releases brand new track and video "Sweat Baby Sweat"
Swan is the brainchild of Matt Swan. A founding member of genuine worldwide rock phenomenon Royal Blood, "Swanny" is today announcing his debut release, an absolute hip-swinger of a single and video entitled "Sweat Baby Sweat" ... Read More
Scene News: Love Fame Tragedy unveil Two New Tracks from Debut Ep 'I Don't Want To Play The Victim, But I'm Really Good At It' + Backflip video
Debut EP I Don’t Want To Play The Victim, But I'm Really Good At Itout September 27th via Good Soldier Songs / AWAL Recordings+ Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane Live Shows In October (photo credit: Shervin Lavez) Love Fame Tragedy have released two brand new tracks into the world. ‘Backflip’ sees ... Read More
Scene News: Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Opens This Month In Melbourne
The spectacular new musical Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is coming to Melbourne in August this year, playing at Her Majesty’s Theatre, following a hugely successful season in Sydney. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday 15 March at 1pm ... Read More
Scene News: Out On The Weekend Tour Dates
Hot on the heels of being announced at Out On The Weekend in Melbourne, Love Police are taking some of the superstar artists around the country for special performances in October ... Read More
Scene News: The Music Victoria Awards Returning To Melbourne Recital Centre For 2019
The Music Victoria Awards is excited to be returning to the Melbourne Recital Centre in November 2019 for its 14th year. The Awards is one of the most anticipated music industry events on the Melbourne Music Week calendar, and has been a long-running feature of Melbourne Music Week, which is ... Read More
Scene News: Pixies Announce New Album & Come On Pilgrim...It's Surfer Rosa Australian Tour 2020
PIXIES, one of the most influential alternative rock bands of all time, are bringing their mammoth world tour to Australia and New Zealand in 2020 – Come On Pilgrim… It’s Surfer Rosa. Pixies’ debut releases - the electrifying 1987 EP Come On Pilgrim and 1988’s debut full-length album, Surfer Rosa ... Read More
Scene News: Matt Corby and Tash Sultana Release New Single 'Talk It Out'
Matt Corby has joined forces with fellow multi-instrumentalist Tash Sultana, for brand new single ‘Talk It Out’ released today via Island Records ... Read More
Scene News: Greta Van Fleet Announce Golf Alpha Bravo As Special Guest Across All Australian Tour Dates
2019 US Grammy Award winning rockers, GRETA VAN FLEET, are touring Australia this September on their “March of the Peaceful Army” World Tour. Today, the band have announced that GOLF ALPHA BRAVO, the new solo moniker of Jagwar Ma singer-guitarist Gab Winterfield, will join the tour and appear at all ... Read More
Scene News: To Hell With Good Intentions! mclusky* do Australia in 2020
mclusky* were a band between 1999 and 2005, in which time they made a few friends and three albums. Slow-forward 14 years and, thanks to the uncanny pull of nostalgia and gravity, they have made more friends but no more albums. originally persuaded to reform - like ham - to ... Read More
Scene News: Bob "Bongo" Starkie's returns to The Yarraville Club with his Skyhooks show
BOB ’BONGO’ STARKIE - guitarist with the legendary SKYHOOKS - performs the classic songs and a few more that need to be heard, in a personal celebration of one of Australia’s most beloved bands ton Saturday, August 10 at The Yarraville Club ... Read More
Scene News: Michael Sweet (Stryper) Announces Australian Solo Acoustic Shows
With a successful 2018 tour with STRYPER under his belt, MICHAEL SWEET is heading back to Australia, thanks to Silverback Touring for his first ever solo shows down under this November. Expect to hear the STRYPER hits, his solo material, plus a few surprises, and a story or two, in ... Read More
Scene News: Moira Finucane’s The Rapture Chapter II: Art vs Extinction | Finucane & Smith Unlimited
Following globally acclaimed premiere seasons in Miami, Slovenia, Denmark, Berlin and Prague, Finucane & Smith presents the stunning sequel to their 2017 award-winning art event, The Rapture ... Read More
Scene News: The Red Hot Summer Tour Celebrates 10 Years Of Red Hot Rock In 2020 with Hunters & Collectors
The RED HOT SUMMER TOUR celebrates 10 years of Red Hot Rock in 2020 and in true style, organisers have put together an incredible all Australian line-up for a massive four-month series of dates. In an incredible coup for music-fans, ARIA Hall of Fame inductees Hunters & Collectors are reuniting ... Read More
Scene News: Celebrate 40th Anniversary of The Nips are Getting Bigger with Mental As Anything this Sunday at MEMO Music Hall St Kilda
Yes folks it’s been forty years since Festival Records released a remix of ‘The Nips Are Getting Bigger’ and the rest is history.  ... Read More
Scene News: Ross The Boss Announces - 35th Anniversary Of Manowar's 'Hail To England' Album Played In Its Entirety Australian And NZ Tour
Ross The Boss, Manowar’s co-founder and definitive guitar god, takes no prisoners when he and his earth shattering band pounds out “Hail to England” in all its decibel meter destroying glory ... Read More
Scene News: BATUSHKA Polish Mystic Black Metal Titans Announce Australian Pilgrimage Tour Oct/Nov 2019
As civilisation continues to eat itself, heavy music’s dark spiritual quest has never seemed more vital. Emerging from the shadows of eastern Poland back in 2015, BATUSHKA have already established themselves as one of the modern era’s most powerful and evocative bands. Harnessing the fire and fury of arcane black metal and ... Read More
Scene News: Romantic, contemporary, international and Aust music in 'exquisite' afternoon recital in Sydney this Sunday
Romantic, contemporary, international & Aussie in exquisite gorgeous chamber recital Acacia Quartet’s “Fratres” at the Independent Theatre Sunday 21 July "Acacia Quartet at times seem like only one instrument, such is their clarity and unison." – City News Internationally acclaimed Australian ensemble the ACACIA QUARTET return to the Independent Theatre ... Read More
Scene News: a-ha's First Australian Tour in 34 Years With Special Guest Rick Astley at A Day On The Green + Indoor Shows in February-March 2020
Roundhouse Entertainment and Frontier Touring are excited to announce the return of pop icons a-ha for their first Australian tour in 34 years next February and March. a-ha will also tour New Zealand in what will be the band’s first ever visit to the country, and also mark the return of ... Read More
Scene News: Video Alert ~ Frank Iero And The Future Violents Explodes With Confetti In Surfbort Starring 'Great Party' Video
Hot off the heels of a whirlwind European festival run that saw the band headline major stages in the UK, Russia, Ukraine, and Czech Republic, and ahead of the West Coast leg of their headlining tour in North America, Frank Iero And The Future Violents have just released a video ... Read More
Scene News: Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON release their new album "The Great War" today on Nuclear Blast
Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON release their new album "The Great War", on Friday July 19th, 2019 on Nuclear Blast. It promises to be one of the biggest Metal albums of 2019. The release of SABATON’s ninth full-length record perfectly coincides with the band’s 20th anniversary and the concept album ... Read More
Scene News: BLACK STAR RIDERS release video for their politically charged love song "Aint The End of the World'
BLACK STAR RIDERS are back – with a new album, a new line-up, and what frontman Ricky Warwick calls “a new energy and chemistry”. In the seven years since Warwick and legendary guitarist Scott Gorham put BLACK STAR RIDERS together, they have made three of the finest hard rock albums of modern times. In 2013 came the debut »All Hell Breaks Loose«, praised by AllMusic for ... Read More
Scene News: BLACK STAR RIDERS are back with 'Another State of Grace'
BLACK STAR RIDERS are back – with a new album, a new line-up, and what frontman Ricky Warwick calls “a new energy and chemistry”. In the seven years since Warwick and legendary guitarist Scott Gorham put BLACK STAR RIDERS together, they have made three of the finest hard rock albums of modern times. In 2013 came the debut »All Hell Breaks Loose«, praised by AllMusic for ... Read More
Scene News: ORCHESTRA OF DOOM with Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe Announce Exclusive Australian Shows
BIG DEAL TOURING WORLD EXCLUSIVE When the finest modern-day musical genre unites with the world’s most refined and revered stylistic approach to music, it is inevitable that the outcome will be nothing short of stunning. Ladies and gentlemen, if you will, imagine a scenario whereby the music of Black Sabbath ... Read More
Scene News: Winners of the 2019 HELPMANN AWARDS - ACT II announced
The 2019 Helpmann Awards Act II tonight was a star studded black-tie gala event hosted by the fabulous dynamic duo of comedian, writer and actor, Susie Youssef, and Artistic Director of State Theatre SA, Mitchell Butel. Saluting artistic excellence and achievement on Australian stages over the past year, twenty three ... Read More
Scene News: Catfish and the Bottlemen announce new show due to popular demand
Returning to Australia for the annual Splendour In The Grass festival, Catfish And The Bottlemen have announced they will play headline shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, along with being recently announced on Adelaide’s Spin Off festival. The tour comes in support of the band’s forthcoming new album, The Balance, due ... Read More
Scene News: Steel Panther return with Fifth Studio Album "Heavy Metal Rules"
California’s greatest export and renowned feminist supporters Steel Panther recently took a break from working with NASA scientists on a multiple orgasm-inducing guitar pedal to record their fifth studio album. The band is excited to announce that their new album Heavy Metal Rules is finished and scheduled for release on ... Read More
Scene News: Ed Kuepper Sold Out - More Shows Added
Down in Victoria Ed’s first time appearance at Red Hill has also sold-out while there are minimal tickets left for his debut Castlemaine appearance his debut performance at Melbourne’s The Tote - believe it or not, Ed's first time at the iconic Melbourne venue ... Read More
Scene News: Dallas Frasca's initiative A Hitch To The Sticks Festival returns with Tex Perkins, Magic Dirt, Stonefield, Ella Hooper + more
A HITCH TO THE STICKS FESTIVAL RETURNS Look out, Wangaratta! The world-first of its kind festival A Hitch To The Sticks returns in 2019, bringing Tex Perkins & His Fat Rubber Band, Magic Dirt, Stonefield, Ella Hooper, Dallas Crane and more to stages across the Wangaratta region. Bachelor Girl, Cookin' ... Read More
Scene News: Chris O'Brien And Joshua Smith Announce Open Door Management
“Our joint roster includes Northlane, Void Of Vision, Introvert and Stateside. We are so excited to announce that our first signings for Open Door Management are Make Them Suffer and Windwaker who will be joining our growing family and we couldn’t be happier. We are looking to shake things up ... Read More
Scene News: Kirk Fletcher (USA) 2020 Australian Tour announced
Considered one of the finest modern blues guitarists in the world and a bonafide can’t-miss live performer, Gerard Allman Events are proud to announce that Kirk Fletcher will make a welcome return to Australia in February 2020 - and this time he’s bringing his European band – Jonny Henderson on ... Read More
Scene News: Sleeper release their first album in 21 years 'The Modern Age
In 2019, Sleeper release their first album in 21 years, The Modern Age. It wasn’t meant to happen. In fact, the band had promised each other it never would. ‘I sold my drum kit two months before we reformed,’ Andy Maclure says, ruefully. ‘It was taking up too much space ... Read More
Scene News: Win tickets to Splendour, Falls and every Secret Sounds tour for a year!
Secret Sounds are giving away the chance to score big, with one lucky winner taking home a fistful of festival passes and a bunch of gig tickets for the next year ... Read More
Scene News: Swervedriver Australian Tour September 2019
Hot off the heels of the release of their latest album Future Ruins earlier this year, which saw them stamp their authority as the OG purveyors of widescreen psychedelic shoegaze, Swervedriver are ready to land back Down Under this September brandishing their latest long player full of molten riffs and ... Read More
Scene News: MIFF Record Slate of Premiere Fund Films
The MIFF Premiere Fund delivers seven world and Australian premieres to the 68th Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), including Paul Ireland’s gritty reimagining of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure staring Hugo Weaving and Maziar Lahooti’s highly anticipated directorial debut, Below ... Read More
Scene News: Stephen 'The Ghost' Walker passes away
Legendary radio personality and Melbourne underground music icon, Stephen “The Ghost” Walker passed away on Wednesday, July 3rd after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis and a short one with cancer ... Read More
Scene News: Vera Blue Announces 'The Way That You Love Me Tour'
As she continues making her mark on the live stage, Vera Blue today has delighted fans with the announcement of a 13-date tour, returning the artist to some of her favourite places in Australia as well as taking her to new regions never visited before ... Read More
Scene News: The Countdown is on to the 19th Annual Helpmann Awards
Live Performance Australia (LPA) announced a very special addition to the 2019 Helpmann Awards at Arts Centre Melbourne.   Along with previously announced live entertainment for the 2019 Helpmann Awards, a special performance will be beamed direct from The Princess Theatre for the delight of audiences, on Monday 15th July ... Read More
Scene News: Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited 2020
Steve Hackett, as the powerhouse guitarist for one of the most important progressive rock bands ever, has been a guiding influence for musicians and guitarists for over 40 years ... Read More
Scene News: Elton John Adds New Dates Including A Day On The Green, Geelong
FAREWELL YELLOW BRICK ROAD ELTON JOHN ADDS NEW DATES DUE TO DEMAND INCLUDING A DAY ON THE GREEN MT DUNEED ESTATE, GEELONG - SATURDAY DECEMBER 7 In response to enormous demand, and hot on the heels of the incredible global success of the Rocketman epic musical fantasy, Elton-mania has reached ... Read More
Scene News: Dark Angel Announce September 2019 Australian Tour
For the first time in Australia and for a very rare run of shows, DARK ANGEL has reformed and hit Australian shores for a very limited number of appearances ... Read More
Scene News: The Production Company - Thoroughly Modern Millie
The Production Company announce the full cast of the Broadway smash Thoroughly Modern Millie along with an increased allocation of affordable seats ... Read More
Scene News: THE SUPERJESUS Announce Double Live Album 'SUMO 20 LIVE'  and National Tour
Australian rock legends The Superjesus have today announced a new recording, The Superjesus SUMO 20 LIVE – a double live album recorded during their massive 20th anniversary tour of their celebrated debut album SUMO, set for release on September 6 and available to preorder from July 4. And not only will fans be able ... Read More
Scene News: Backyard Babies Announce October 2019 Australian Tour
For 30 years, BACKYARD BABIES has delivered top of the line dirty rock 'n' roll, both live and recorded. The fact that the original four guys that started the band still are playing together, is next to unique. Now for the first time in over a decade, BACKYARD BABIES are ... Read More
Scene News: Montaigne announces new single Ready out now, new album Complex out August 30, and a national tour in November
Following on from her national For Your Love single tour in April, Montaigne has today released her new single Ready, and confirmed details of her forthcoming LP and national tour. Ready is undoubtedly Montaigne’s most anthemic single to date, and is lifted from her soon to be released second album ... Read More
Scene News: My Elephant Ride's new release 'Beyond the Skin' is pure cosmic soul
MY ELEPHANT RIDE's ‘BEYOND THE SKIN’ ALBUM album and ‘DIAMOND EYES’ single are out now! My Elephant Ride make cosmic and soulful indie pop. They return with the second taste off forthcoming sophomore album 'Beyond the Skin' released on the 21st of June. In late 2016 the Melbourne three-piece released ... Read More
Scene News: Tarja New Album In The Raw To Be Released On August 30
Matching the stunning power of Tarja’s voice with a thunderous guitar, the aggression she speaks of is brought to the front, not threatening to shatter something fragile, but reinforcing its power. “I really like how the guitar sounds: in your face,” she says. “If I’m singing powerfully, I need something ... Read More
Scene News: The Beautiful Monument Announce Australian Tour
Australia's alt-rock queens The Beautiful Monument have announced they will be heading out on a headline tour around Australia in August to showcase their brand new album, I’m The Reaper (out June 28 via Greyscale Records). The Music has aptly declared, I’m The Reaper, as “a major contestant for heavy ... Read More
Scene News: Emma Garell Releases Official Music Video for "Destination Anaheim"
Richmond, VA based THE EMMA GARELL BAND has released the official music video for "Destination Anaheim." ... Read More
Scene News: Yorke Announces Her First Headline Shows and Releases Single 'Thought I Could’
Fresh from supporting Ruel on his national tour and days until she joins Jack Gray on his East Coast tour, Yorke releases her new single ‘Thought I Could’ as well as announces her first ever headline shows ... Read More
Scene News: David J (Bauhaus, Love & Rockets) and actress Rose McGowan debunk sexual harrassment on new single
David J (Bauhaus, Love and Rockets) presents 'The Auteur (Redux / The Starlet's Cut)', a digital-only single featuring actress, activist and writer Rose McGowan. This release serves as a taster for his forthcoming double album ‘Missive To An Angel From The Halls Of Infamy And Allure’, which is set for ... Read More
Scene News: MANNEQUIN DEATH SQUAD release video for new single 'San Fran'
Melbourne punk rock duo Mannequin Death Squad released a music video to accompany their incendiary new single San Fran which was unleashed on Friday 14 June, 2019. The single itself was a product of a highly productive recording stint with legendary Australian producer Mark Opitz, the single is a perfect ... Read More
Scene News: White Polar Bears in "Orange County"
The lyrics that make up “Orange County” are a mix of field notes written during a vacation in Florida, and ideas that came as a consequence of turning 30-years-old – wanting simplicity, but realizing that you sowed intricacies all throughout your 20s. We composed the music by trying to picture ... Read More
Scene News:Youthfire shares intimate and powerful new video for ‘Nice Boys’
Off the back of their recent release, ‘Nice Boys’, indie producer, Youthfire is excited to release its visual component. Stephen Carmichael, the brainchild behind the Melbourne project has previously garnered adoration with songs ‘Emerging’, Puppet, ‘Lift Me Up’, and now latest single ‘Nice Boys’ is proving to be no exception ... Read More
Scene News: NEW YEARS DAY announce "UNBREAKABLE" debut headline Australian Tour
MELBOURNE, AU (June 24, 2019) – One year on from the success of their potent performance at Download Festival Australia, NEW YEARS DAY will touch down for their first-ever Australian headline tour in March 2020.New Years Day, the U.S. metal five-piece lead by powerhouse Ash Costello, made their debut Aussie appearances hitting Download’s ... Read More
Scene News: Katie Noonan And Australian String Quartet Announce Album ‘The Glad Tomorrow’
Katie Noonan is thrilled to unveil her new album project and national tour, ‘The Glad Tomorrow’with Australian String Quartet (ASQ). It marks the first time that the powerhouse vocalist and 5-time ARIA Award Winner Noonan will perform with the brilliant ASQ ... Read More
Scene News: Ballarat International Foto Biennale unveils 2019 program
The Ballarat International Foto Biennale announces its 2019 Program No. 2 Suo Jia Village - Liu Bolin The Ballarat International Foto Biennale (BIFB) returns in 2019 from August 23 - October 20, this year shifting its focus to photographers who present the world in unconventional ways and in unpredictable circumstances ... Read More
Scene News: Dana Crowe 'Not Broken' Single & Video
Dana Crowe is ready to deliver her latest single Not Broken. A striking song of confidence and durability, it’s driving classicism is set to carry you to the highway interchange of hope and hardiness ... Read More
Scene News: Michael Waugh unveils new single & video for 'This Song Reminds Me'
‘This Song Reminds Me’ is the first single from Michael Waugh’s forthcoming album, due for release later this year. It follows 2018’s The Asphalt & The Oval (winner of 2018’s The Age Music Victoria Awards ‘Best Folk and Roots Album’) and 2016’s What We Might Be and is Michael’s third ... Read More
Scene News: Joe Satriani  Announces The Release Of “Squares”
JOE SATRIANI has had a long and acclaimed solo career, his awards and accolades from fans and the industry alike are unending. Yet, through all of that, SATRIANI has often mentioned in interviews the musical trio that launched the next step in his musical career, his first band, the Squares, formed ... Read More
Scene News: Hiss Golden Messenger 'Terms of Surrender' Album To Be Released Sept 20 on Merge Records
Critically acclaimed North Carolina indie band Hiss Golden Messenger has announced the September 20th release of its highly anticipated new album Terms of Surrender (Merge Records). Pre-order the album on CD, LP, and coke-bottle clear Peak Vinyl in the Merge store, from participating independent record stores, or digitally ... Read More
Scene News: The Hollywood Vampires  Are Back
Fresh off a triumphant seven-city North America tour, which included a stop at the famous Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, the Hollywood Vampires have unveiled the brand new song “The Boogieman Surprise.” At the aforementioned L.A. performance, Steven Tyler, the Aerosmith frontman and long-time musical partner of Joe Perry, turned ... Read More
Scene News: The Australian Women In Music Awards returns for dynamic second year!
Following a wildly successful inaugural year in 2018, the Australian Women in Music Awards will return on 8 and 9 October, shining a light once more on the incredible accomplishments of women across the Australian music industry. This year’s AWMAs are better and stronger, with three new award categories – ... Read More
Scene News: Dizzy Reed and the case of the...Forgotten Cases animated music video
Dizzy Reed has dropped another music video from his 2018 solo debut album, Rock ‘n Roll Ain’t Easy album, which was released globally through independent record label, Golden Robot Records, on digital, CD and purple vinyl ... Read More
Scene News: Boy George - Australian Dj Tour Shows Update
Culture Club front-man & POP icon Boy George is one of the most recognised and in demand House Music DJs of all time.  DJing in more than 70 countries around the world, Boy George has headlined super-brands such as: Godskitchen, Cream and Manumission ... Read More
Scene News: New single from Lucille: Best of Me
With Lucille’s single ‘The Killing Season’ hitting #7 on debut with AMRAP’s regional charts, plus supporting airplay from Triple J’s Roots N All, Double J’s Stir It Up, CRN’s Playback and Dirt Music, the My Country Australia network, the feedback was overwhelmingly positive for Melbourne based independent artist debut into ... Read More
Scene News: Tim Ferguson: A Fast Life on Wheels Tour
Comedy legend Tim Ferguson rips the lid off his extraordinary life. In a hair-raising show of comic daring, Tim reveals the terrors and tears of his worldwide escapades ... Read More
Scene News: Lachy Doley Group ‘Make or Break’ album debuting at #1 on the ARIA Jazz and Blues Albums Chart
Lachy Doley moved from Adelaide as a teenager and found himself working with the cream of inner-city Sydney’s soul-funk-blues-whatever scene - which very quickly led to sideman stints with some of Australia’s biggest artists such as Powderfinger, Wolf Mother, Jimmy Barnes, Billy Thorpe and Bernard Fanning to name a few ... Read More
Scene News: The Great Barrier Reef To Be Saved By 12 Piece Post-Rock Orchestra - Selfless
The Great Barrier Reef is under threat… … and in response a new collaboration of artists, musicians, film-makers and performers have united to create a poetic statement on the future of the natural wonder that is the great barrier reef ... Read More
Scene News: Ceberano and Grabowsky taking their Tryst on the road
The Tryst tour is a very personal and intimate journey into words and music by two of Australia’s most respected musicians reinterpreting of some of the great love songs of our time. Kate and Paul deliver stripped back, soulful renditions of songs that have influenced both of them at some ... Read More
Scene News: Ed Kuepper: New And Old Dreams (Unedited / Unhinged) - Solo Tour
In addition to his just announced shows with The Aints!Ed Kuepper will also take to the road for a series of regional dates as he starts preparing material for a new solo album ... Read More
Scene News: Kenny Wayne Shepherd 'The Traveler' album
On May 31, Concord Records Via Caroline Australia released The Traveler, an album of experience and profound resonance by the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. The album was recorded in Los Angeles, while on a break from their uncompromising tour schedule that left them road-tested and ready to rock, The Traveler ... Read More
Scene News: CJ Ramone is coming back!
One of the last few surviving punk rockers blessed with famous Ramones sobriquet (and the only who wasn’t behind the drumkit), CJ is bringing his killer band of cretins for a guitar crushing session of psychotherapy! ... Read More
Scene News: August Burns Red Add Alpha Wolf To The 10 Years Of Constellations Australian Tour
Pennsylvanian metalcore quintet August Burns Red will be returning to Australia in October to celebrate their 10 year anniversary of their third studio album 'Constellations' as part of their worldwide tour and today, they've announced Melbourne's Alpha Wolf as the support act on all Australian dates ... Read More
Scene News: Legendary female composer honoured with new opera
Dutch-Australian composer Meta Overman honoured with new opera Research revives music by legendary female composer Sydney Conservatorium of Music Associate Professor Jeanell Carrigan has dedicated years researching women composers of Australia. Her research into Dutch-Australian composer, Meta Overman results in a new performance of Overman’s opera Psyche on 17 August ... Read More
Scene News: Tex Perkins celebrates the 10th Anniversary of The Man In Black – The Songs & Story Of Johnny Cash
This year marks an auspicious anniversary for Tex Perkins, it is a decade since he first took to the stage with his award-winning The Man In Black – The Songs & Story of Johnny Cash show. Since its inception, The Man In Black show has been lauded by critics and ... Read More
Scene News: Rings Of Saturn Debut Australian Tour Kicks Off This Month
Self proclaimed Alien Death Core Texans,Rings Of Saturn have announced their long awaited and well over due first tour of Australia and New Zealand! ... Read More
Scene News: Samsaruh shares new single 'Powerlines', announces August tour
Cited in the class of new Australian artists as 'one to watch', rock-penchant Samsaruh has today shared her new single 'Powerlines', taken from her debut EP due for release later this year. Back with a vengeance, 'Powerlines' is fierce and frenetic, a driving and determined statement of intent from the ... Read More
Scene News: Jason Donovan To Star As Billy Flynn In Chicago The Musical - Exclusively In Melbourne
Australian producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones are thrilled to announce that Australian superstar Jason Donovan will be joining the cast of the multi-award winning, record breaking musical CHICAGO this December in Melbourne. Playing the role of the cunning and charismatic lawyer Billy Flynn, this will be the first time ... Read More
Scene News: Changes Reveals Massive Line-Up Of Speakers For Talks Program, And Artists For Live Music Showcases
On July 3 and 4, the contemporary music summit and live music program will together spark discussions across the realms of MUSIC, TECH, TALKS and IDEAS ... Read More
Scene News: I'm Talking Announce Shows In Melbourne & Sydney
Following the reunion of five of the original seven members of I’m Talking in February for a series of A Day On The Green shows, the band are back again for two very special club shows this July. The incredible February shows, which saw the band receive rave reviews, renewed ... Read More
Scene News: Richard Clapton celebrates four decades of hits in Sydney this September – Past Hits & Previews
In what has become a highly anticipated event for Australian music fans, Richard Clapton is excited to announce his yearly Sydney party, a show packed to the rafters with hit after hit. Aptly titled Past Hits & Previews, the evening showcases four decades of hits and will see the iconic ... Read More
Scene News: Queenscliff Music Festival 2019 first lineup announcement
After selling out its last three years, the music jewel of the Bellarine the Queenscliff Music Festival is back for its 23rd year with a killer first round line up of local and global artists ... Read More
Scene News: The LuWOW Fantastic Island
The LuWOW is back for their first extravaganza of this year. Starring the way out sounds of Intoxica: Melbourne's suave rockin surf kings and The Fanging’ Felines: four Trash Women from Woolongong playing 60s girl-garage rock ’n’ roll. Plus those gyrating jungle queens The Gogo Goddesses & disc jocks Barbara ... Read More
Scene News: Deacon Blue 30 Years and Counting Australian Tour!
DEACON BLUE return to Australia for the first time in 30 years, fittingly to celebrate their 30th Anniversary, a tour which started in 2018 and has seen them play their biggest ever headline show in Glasgow to over 12,000 people.  ... Read More
Scene News: Hayley Jensen releases latest music video
Next Big Thing, written by Jensen, is a song about consumerism, hype and fleeting fame in today’s disposable society. Not a stranger to the reality of the situation having been part of Australian Idol and more recently, The Voice, Jensen points out that the track and music video isn’t just ... Read More
Scene News: Grapevine Gathering announces 2019 lineup featuring Two Door Cinema Club, Flight Facilities & more
GRAPEVINE GATHERING ANNOUNCES 2019 LINEUP FEATURING TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB, FLIGHT FACILITIES & MORE  IMAGES | SPOTIFY PLAYLIST    We can’t keep this bottled up any longer! Grapevine Gathering is back and just as full-bodied as ever before with a lineup featuring:   Two Door Cinema Club | Flight Facilities | Crooked Colours | ... Read More
Scene News: Leaps And Bounds Music Festival Returns!
Yarra City Council is excited to announce the return of Leaps and Bounds Music Festival, set to celebrate the sounds of winter from July 5 - 14, hot on the heels of the CHANGES Music Summit & Festival. The City of Yarra is home to some of Melbourne’s most iconic ... Read More
Scene News: Tour Update: U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 - Second And Final Sydney Show Announced
Due to demand, Live Nation is excited to confirm that a 2nd and final show for U2 THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019 has now been confirmed for Saturday, November 23 at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The announcement follows confirmation earlier today that a second and final show had been added ... Read More
Scene News: Tania Kernaghan releases new single about self-acceptance & ageing positively
Country music sweetheart Tania Kernaghan is 100 per cent comfortable within her own skin. The singer-songwriter, who recently celebrated her 50th birthday, has never felt more secure within herself, and with her direction in life –and it shows. Embracing that infectious positivity, Tania is sharing her message of self-acceptance with ... Read More
Scene News: Eaglemont launches new single 'Hound' at The Old Bar
Melbourne jangle rock project, Eaglemont, is the brainchild of Bridgitte Jessop, who’s back and baring all in her angsty new rumbler, ‘Hound’. It’s been a year and a half since Eaglemont cut her teeth on Melbourne’s live scene with the release of her debut 7” ‘Mediocre at Best/Uppercut’, plus two ... Read More
Scene News: Yumi Stynes and Dr. Melissa Kang release Welcome to Your Period, a frank, funny and age-appropriate guide for pre-teens about getting your period
Yumi Stynes and Dr. Melissa Kang release Welcome to Your Period, a frank, funny and age appropriate guide for pre-teens about getting your period  ... Read More
Scene News: Lydia Lunch announces Aust. spoken word shows - 2 Shows Only!
American singer, poet, writer and actress, LYDIA LUNCH returns for TWO SHOWS ONLY of spoken word, visuals and soundscapes ... Read More
Video Scene: Exclusive behind the scenes of Apache by Martin Cilia
Today we have an new release from our own Martin Cilia - his version of Apache from the album Shadowman. We also have an exclusive behind the scenes gallery of the video in progress ... Read More
Scene News: New Release - Shadowman by Martin Cilia
Australia’s King of the Surf Guitar takes on the inspiration of Hank Marvin and The Shadows in this new release ... Read More
Scene News: Sammy Hagar & The Circle Supergroup feat Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham
“Sammy Hagarhas always pursued a degree of "enlightenment" with his music... But onSpace Between, the new concept album by his all-star bandThe Circle, Hagar is going deeper.”– Billboard Sammy Hagar & The Circlereleased their debut album of original material,Space Betweenon May 10 through BMG. The album debuted in the US ... Read More
Scene News: U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2019
Following the highly successful 2017 tour in celebration of the band’s seminal album, The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 will see the band make a much anticipated return to New Zealand and Australia for the first time since the record-shattering U2 360° Tour in 2010, as well as the first Tokyo ... Read More
Scene News: Psychic Medium John Edward  Tour For October November Tour
He is the world's foremost psychic medium and author of numerous critically acclaimed New York Times best sellers. Australian fans have embraced John since his first tour. The feeling is mutual – he loves Australia and doesn't need an excuse to keep coming back. John returns to Australia in October ... Read More
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 Aches, Gooch Palms and Bugs. In celebration of the tour, the band will be releasing a Chemical Hearts vinyl record on ... Read More
Scene News: 19th annual Helpmann Awards Arts Centre Melbourne - Presenters and Performers announced
Live Performance Australia (LPA) today announced the details of the 2019 Helpmann Awards which, for the very first time in Melbourne, will see the stars of the Australian live theatre and entertainment industry come together for two remarkable nights. Forty-two prestigious Helpmann Awards will be presented at the Victorian home ... Read More
Scene News: Charlie Collins Unveils Debut Album ‘Snowpine’
Tamworth-born singer-songwriter Charlie Collins is proud to release her emotive and enchanting debut album ‘Snowpine’, out now on Mirror Records ... Read More
Scene News: Blink-182 Premiere New Single 'Blame It On My Youth'
Since their humble beginnings in 1992 in San Diego, blink-182 have sold over fifty million albums worldwide and rocked audiences around the globe, becoming one of the defining and inspirational rock bands of their generation ... Read More
Scene News: Dinosaur Beard debuts new slice of experimental folk with new single, ‘Dialect Drum'
Melbourne’s Dinosaur Beard has returned with a new slice of glossed out sounds in ‘Dialect Drum’; as the first release from the artist - aka songwriter Adam Finnegan - for 2019, ‘Dialect Drum’ carries the listener along in comfort, dripping with charm and hazy flair. A slow burner that garners ... Read More
Scene News: The Clouds Announce New Single ‘Check Us Out’ Out Now
Elemental dream rockers The Clouds strike again with the release of their latest single, Check Us Out. Underpinned by Raph Whittingham’s rock-solid beat, and layered with driving power chords, it’s an emphatic attention-grabber. Jodi Phillis and Trish Young weave their always symbiotic voices around lyrics celebrating self-belief, determination and perseverance ... Read More
Scene News: Man VS Synth Announce ‘Self-titled’ EP Out 14th June
Melbourne-based Indie Synth Pop outfit Man Vs Synth have written, recorded, and produced this ambitious debut EP themselves. Man vs Synth, frontman Mathew Farry has engrossed himself in the project for over a year and half with the inspiration for the EP emerging from personal experiences, proclaiming stories of love ... Read More
Scene News: Of Monsters And Men Announce New Album Fever Dream
Released just last week “Alligator” has already turned heads with NME praising it as having “a bombastic and driving sound” and Line of Best Fit calling it “undeniably catchy.” In addition, “Alligator” song was the #1 greatest gainer at alternative and #1 most added at Triple A radio - receiving ... Read More
Scene News: AVICII: Tough Love feat. Agnes, Vargas & Lagola
Avicii’s “Tough Love” from the upcoming album TIM, is out now. Produced and written by Tim Bergling, Vincent Pontare and Salem Al Fakir (Vargas & Lagola), the track stays true to the infectious nature of Avicii’s dance smashes and his desire to discover new sounds ... Read More
Scene News: Kaiser Chiefs Announce New Album 'Duck'
Duck is the sound of one of the most successful British guitar bands of the millennium reclaiming the creative swagger that underpins their strongest work. “It’s undeniably fantastic and undeniably Kaiser Chiefs,” says frontman RickyWilson.Their seventh record will be preceded byRecord Collection, the first piece of new musictaken from the ... Read More
Scene News: The Struts Announce Second Melbourne Show - First Show Sold Out!
Due to overwhelming demand, UK glam-rockers THE STRUTS have announced a second Melbourne show at The Corner Hotel on Thursday August 22. Currently on their Young & Dangerous world tour, the band return to Australia this August, with tickets completely sold out for their first Melbourne show at The Corner, ... Read More
Scene News: Devin Townsend Adds 2nd Melbourne Show To His Australian Acoustic Solo Tour
Devin Townsend's Melbourne show at the Thornbury Theatre sold out within 2 days and due to popular demand, the Canadian progressive heavy music genius has added a 2nd and final Melbourne show to his very special Australian ‘An Evening With’ solo acoustic tour on Sunday 8 September at the Thornbury ... Read More
Scene News: Plini Announces Australia & New Zealand Tour
Sydney’s independent instrumental progressive solo artist, PLINI, announces his Australia and New Zealand headline tour in October ... Read More
Scene News: Icon For Hire Announce Summer Dates For The Icon Army Tour
Even as they continue to create more music to reveal over the coming months, Nashville, TN based Alternative Rock Duo ICON FOR HIRE has revealed Summer dates for THE ICON ARMY TOUR. Launching July 19th in Atlanta, GA, the tour winds through the Mid and Southwest before finishing up on ... Read More
Scene News: Polaris Announce North Queensland & Western Australia Tour Dates
Polaris, arguably Australia’s fastest rising, elite heavy music exports announce a string of shows in August through out North Queensland and Western Australia. Brisbane's Stepson will support the Sydney five-piece on the North Queensland dates while Melbourne's Pridelands join the Westen Australia shows. Tickets are on sale now ... Read More
Scene News: The Insufferable Paul Scott releases Album Surrender To Robots
Surrender to Robots is a solo album by the insufferable Paul Scott (The Likes of You, Montana, John Kennedy’s 68 Comeback Special andThe Bad Machines.The album was written, recorded, performed and produced by Scott. "So really,there’s no-one else to blame," he says ... Read More
Scene News:  The Who classic album "TOMMY" 50th anniversary
Tim Rogers, Davey Lane and Ashley Naylor have put together an all-star band to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Who’s break through album of 1969, “Tommy”, which they will perform in June as “Captain Walker’s Unborn Children” ... Read More
Scene News: One Electric Day Expands Nationally In 2019 | John Farnham Headlines
As it heads into its seventh year, one of Melbourne’s favourite one-day festivals, ONE ELECTRIC DAY, is going national. In an exciting coup for music-lovers, the all-Aussie rock festival, which has sold out annually since its inception, will be also heading to Launceston, Sydney, Brisbane and the Barossa in November ... Read More
Scene News: Final Ever Australian KISS Show Announced
Rock n roll legends KISS have announced one final show for their farewell END OF THE ROAD Australian tour – their very last concert ever on our shores ... Read More
Scene News: Guitarists' Special ~ Melbourne Guitar Show Back And Rocking At Caulfield Racecourse On August 3 & 4 
The Australian Music Association is excited to announce the 2019 return of the Melbourne Guitar Show, set to rock Caulfield Racecourse on August 3 and 4 – and this year’s show is set to be colossal ... Read More
Scene News: Sydney indie songwriter Oly Sherman is at his melodic best on new single ‘Bones’
Oly Sherman voices engages from the onset. The indie folk songwriter has already been captivating audiences since his 2017 debut with a charming stage presence and approach to his craft; now he returns, with a beautiful new single, ‘Bones’ ... Read More
Scene News: San Diego trio, The Schizophonics, bring their wild Rock N Roll to Australia this June
The wild, gyrating, and down-right gymnastic, guitarist Pat Beers is joined by his wife Lety on drums and bass player Blake Lindquist ... and yes, Beers is their real name. By day Pat teaches music but at night once strapping on that guitar he becomes a man possessed .The Schizophonics ... Read More
Scene News: Mick Hart releases new album, Awake, and announces tour dates
Mick Hart's new album, 'Awake'has just been released. 'Awake' is the Sydney-based singer-songwriter'sfirst recording in five years and features 16 brand new songs -a brilliant and epic mix of soulful indie folk rock, beautiful and intimate acoustic songs to blistering blues.It has already spawned the two popular singles 'The Way ... Read More
Scene News: Tash Sultana, Regan Lethbridge, Jaddan Comerford Launch Lonely Lands Booking Agency
onely Lands Agency – abrand newbooking agency venture founded byTash Sultanaandher co-managersRegan LethbridgeandJaddan Comerford–officially launches today. Based atUNIFIED's Head Office in Richmond, the Lonely Lands team is rounded out by well known and respected Australian bookerHarry Moorewho joins as Senior Agent, as well as UNIFIED's ownDesiree Venuto, who will stepintothe ... Read More
Scene News: Bring Me The Horizon Release New Single/Video 'Mother Tongue'
The Sheffield 5 piece have been making their mark globally over the past few years with an ever growing army of fans and supporters behind them.  They have performed to over 4 million fans worldwide and also sold over 4 million albums to date. Bring Me The Horizon have also ... Read More
CROOKED COLOURS release new album LANGATA + kick off their national tour
Crooked Colours have today released their second album Langata, an atmospheric new world overflowing with addictive beats and soft, hook-laden vocals. Featuring singles I’ll Be There, Do It Like You, Hold On, and the latest fan favourite Never Dance Alone featuring Ladyhawke, Langata is sure to impress from start to ... Read More
Scene News: SOUTHERN SLAUGHTER FESTIVAL September 2019 Melbourne and Sydney Shows with headliners BLOODBATH (UK)
OVERDRIVE TOURING PRESENTS THE FIRST EVER SOUTHERN SLAUGHTER FESTIVAL featuring Inaugural Headliners BLOODBATH (UK) For two exclusive Australian dates only, classic UK Death Metal institution Bloodbath will annihilate Sydney and Melbourne audiences as they headline the very first Southern Slaughter Festival. Brought to you by Overdrive Touring, Southern Slaughter features ... Read More
? Win A Led Zeppelin Trip Of A Lifetime To London?
Our friends over at I LIKE YOUR OLD STUFF want you to fly to London for the ultimate Led Zeppelin adventure!I Like Your Old Stuff are giving you the opportunity toWIN the ultimate Led Zeppelin crusadeincluding return flights to London, hotel accommodation and a guided tour to some of the ... Read More
Scene News: OPETH Announce December 2019 Australian Tour
OPETH are pleased to announce Australian headline shows for December 2019 There are few bands that can or will match Sweden’s Opeth. Since forming in the tiny Stockholm suburb of Bandhagen in 1990, the Swedes have eclipsed convention,defiantly crushed the odds, and, most importantly, crafted 12 stunningly beautiful, intrinsically intense ... Read More
Scene News: Retirement? I Was Only Kidding Possums! Dame Edna My Gorgeous Life Tour Announced
The grand dame of world theatre, Dame Edna Everage, has been forced out of retirement by the demands of her adoring “Precious Possums”, announcing a surprise tour of Australia in September and October ... Read More
Scene News: Melissa Black's The Eden Project EP
Melissa Black is a musician and songwriter with a strong connection to nature, as evident on her new release, The Eden Project EP ... Read More
Scene News: Kylie wants you to Step Back In Time
Celebrating 30+ years. This definitive collection of Kylie’s most beloved tracks to date serves as a reflection of her record-breaking career, from the global number one smash hit ‘I Should Be So Lucky’ in 1987 through to her most recent album, the chart-topping ‘Golden’ released last year ... Read More
Scene News: Bush Gothic's new album and Mel tour dates
The history of Australia is littered with murder, sadistic commanders, cross-dressing gold diggers, gay bushrangers, riches, poverty, bizarre rituals and terrible gallows humour.Australian history - boring? Not at all ... Read More
Scene News: The Damned Announce Australian Tour
THE DAMNED are the greatest surviving British punk band, bar none, still firing on all cylinders and breaking all the rules. This most spiritually chaotic of all punk groups have never been away, never surrendered their ideals, always forged onwards and when Lemmy of Motörhead famously referred to them as ... Read More
Scene News: Woes Announce Debut Album 'Awful Truth', Drop New Single And Video 'Money Shoe'
Woes are set to release their most ambitious effort to date in the form of their hotly-anticipated debut album Awful Truth,due on Friday June 28 on UNFD. As a taster of what to expect from the record, the band have lifted the lid on new single 'Money Shoe', which sees ... Read More
Scene News: California Soul Collective Allensworth Drop New Album and Hit the East Coast
Hailing from Southern California,Jamie Allensworth and his eponymous musical collective fuse rock and soul with true-life anthemic song writing. His playbook dives deeply into the soul tradition of James Brown, Otis Redding, and Curtis Mayfield, and updates that tradition along the lines of Alabama Shakes, Michael Kiwanuka, with an added ... Read More
Scene News: Full Stop Fest - Sat, May 11. Stopping Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence, Full Stop
Saturday, May 11 BENDIGO HOTEL, COLLINGWOOD Stopping Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence, Full Stop Live music entertainment is a great love for Marianna Bouyiouris & Olivia Reppas. They have come together and founded The Muses,running niche music festivals that have a solid imprint on Victoria’s annual music calendar. This coming ... Read More
Scene News: Suzi Quatro - It's Only Rock N Roll 2019
A new album “No Control” charting world-wide, a career documentary “Suzi Q” in the can and sold out shows around the world, now, Suzi has added 8 special Australian shows to her “pedal to the floor” year.  ... Read More
Scene News: L7 Release Video For 'Stadium West'
The first L7 album in 20 years, Scatter the Rats embodies everything that made the band so iconic in the first place - the distortion-heavy riffs and headbanging rhythms, sludgy grooves and indelible melodies. And in their lyrics, L7 achieve a direct transmission of raw feeling, often spiked with biting ... Read More
Snap Scene: Wendy McDougall Exhibition Opening, SunStudios Alexandria, 3rd April 2019
Melbourne, Australia, 12 April 2019 – Canon Australia and SUNSTUDIOS are proud to present ‘It’s only rock ‘n’ roll but I like it…’ – an exhibition featuring the who’s who of Australian music from the past 40 years captured by award-winning photographer Wendy McDougall, “one of Australia’s best-known rock photographers” ... Read More
Scene News: Land of Plenty Is Coming to Shepparton! A New Festival Featuring Bands, DJs, Rides, Stalls, Food and More.
Land of Plenty is a destination festival that will see some of Australia's hottest bands and DJs as well as talented upcoming local artists hit Shepparton for a day of live music, art displays, market stalls, gourmet food vans and carnival rides. Land of Plenty has something for everyone and ... Read More
Scene News: Martin Cilia collaborates with a premier Finnish guitar group
The premier Australian guitarist Martin Cilia once again collaborates with a premier Finnish guitar group Pekka Tiilikainen & Beatmakers on their new album. Last year Martin Cilia wrote several tunes to the group´s album ´Used Guitars Etc.´, this time he features with baritone guitar, Fender VI and Stratocaster on three band originals. Cilia ... Read More
Scene News: Frank Iero And The Future Violents worked with Steve Albini on BARRIERS, to be released via UNFD on May 31st
Frank Iero has signed with UNFD and is readying his third solo album BARRIERS for release on May 31, 2019. Adopting the moniker, Frank Iero and the Future Violents, his latest band features longtime collaborator Evan Nestor, Matt Armstrong (ex-Murder by Death), Tucker Rule(Thursday) and Kayleigh Goldsworthy (Golds, Dave Hause, The Mermaid).Recorded and mixed by Steve Albini, the 14-track album is not only a ... Read More
Scene News: The Chemical Brothers To Bring Their World-Renowned Live Show To Australia This October
Frontier Touring are thrilled to confirm that The Chemical Brothers will bring their No Geography Live 2019 show — widely praised as one of the best in the world — to Australia later this year. In their first visit to our shores since 2013, the all-conquering electronic duo will perform ... Read More
Scene News: Now You See Them, Soon You Wont - Steve Martin And Martin Short Australian Tour In November
Adrian Bohm Presents is proud to announce that Steve Martin and Martin Short will bring their critically acclaimed comedy tour Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t for the first time to Australian and New Zealand audiences in November.  This celebrated comedy show redefines the form in unexpected and profound ... Read More
Scene News: Laura Imbruglia - 'Scared of You' National album tour
Resurfacing jack of all trades, Laura Imbruglia is set to hit the road Friday 3 May to tour her recently released album Scared of You. Following from 2013’s What A Treat and breaking a five-year radio silence, Scared of You delves deep into the mind and listening habits of Laura’s ... Read More
Scene News: L7 Release New Album ’Scatter The Rats’ today on Joan Jett’s Blackheart Records
L7 Release New Album ’Scatter The Rats’ Friday 3rd May  on Joan Jett’s Blackheart Records   The first L7 album in 20 years, Scatter the Rats embodies everything that made the band so iconic in the first place - the distortion-heavy riffs and head-banging rhythms, sludgy grooves and indelible melodies ... Read More
Scene News: Amon Amarth's 'Berserker' released today through Sony Music Australia
Amon Amarth have released their 11th full-length, Berserker, viaSony Music Australia today. Comprising 12 monstrous heavy metal anthems that bulge with irresistible melodic hooks, bursts of thrilling savagery and moments of spine-tingling dynamic drama, Berserker is the result of the huge surge of creativity and a collective desire to keep moving forward with ... Read More
Scene News: Don't miss BARNUM THE CIRCUS MUSICAL
STEP RIGHT UP, STEP RIGHT UP TO THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH! NEW AUSTRALIAN PRODUCTION OF BARNUM THE CIRCUS MUSICAL STARRING TODD MCKENNEY AND RACHAEL BECK COMEDY THEATRE MELBOURNE FROM APRIL 27. The new Australian production of Barnum The Circus Musical makes its premiere at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre tonight starring ... Read More
Scene News: A Day On The Green With Rob Thomas
Currently in Australia to promote his brand new album Chip Tooth Smile, the hugely successful solo artist and frontman for Matchbox Twenty makes a welcome return to our shores for performances including three a day on the green events – Rochford Wines in Victoria’s Yarra Valley on Saturday November 9, ... Read More
Scene News: The 2019 Reclink Community Cup Announces 25th Anniversary
Reclink Australia is thrilled to announce that the 25th Anniversary of the most talked about and iconic event on the community calendar – The Reclink Community Cup – will take place in Melbourne this year on Sunday June 23.  ... Read More
Scene News: KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD BAND To Release New Album 'The Traveler' on May 31st via Concord Records
On May 31, Concord Records Via Caroline Australia will release The Traveler, an album of experience and profound resonance by the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. The album was recorded in Los Angeles, while on a break from their uncompromising tour schedule that left them road-tested and ready to rock, The ... Read More
Scene News: Mark Seymour & The Undertow – Two Exclusive Melbourne Shows at MEMO Music Hall
As the frontman for one of Australia’s most seminal bands, the mighty Hunters & Collectors, Mark Seymour is one of Australia’s most gifted and respected musicians. He delivered rock classics that immediately etched their way into our national consciousness, including ‘Holy Grail’, ‘Throw Your Arms Around Me’, ‘When The River ... Read More
Scene News: Palace Of The King - Release Live Version Of Get Right With Your Maker
Melbourne rockers Palace Of The King are saying goodbye to the album cycle surrounding last years scorcher of a record, Get Right With You Maker, (released a year ago in April 2018 via Golden Robot Records) with a special LIVE version of the albums title track recorded at The Corner ... Read More
Scene News: Am I Dead Yet? Mary Byker (Pop Will Eat Itself) and Noko (Apollo 440, Magazine) Release Debut, Self-Titled Lp
Retro-Cinematic, Noir Electronic duo AM I DEAD YET?, made up of POP WILL EAT ITSELF and GAYE BYKER ON ACID frontman MARY BYKER with APOLLO 440 and MAGAZINE guitarist and long-time collaborator NOKO, has released their stunning, debut, self-titled LP. Out Now via Wire-Sound and worldwide via Cargo, the 11 ... Read More
Scene News: Rammstein: New Single & Video For Radio Official Album Cover Art
Rammstein have just released Radio, the second single taken from the band’s long awaited seventh album, due out on May 17! ... Read More
Scene News: UK Indie-Pop duo, Sacred Paws, release new album 'Run Around The Sun' on May 31st via Rock Action
Glasgow based indie-pop duo have released their vibrant new single ‘The Conversation’, taken from their forthcoming album Run Around The Sun. The follow-up to Strike A Match their SAY Award winning debut, Run Around The Sun is due for released May 31st via Rock Action.  ‘The Conversation’ is the explosive ... Read More
Scene News: L.A. Mood announces his new EP Breakfast At Sassy's, to be released May 10th.
This kind of effortless, vintage authenticity, can only really be achieved by someone who has well and truly mastered their craft". Deafen County Photo by Jo Syme L.A. Mood announces his new EP Breakfast At Sassy's, which will be released May 10th. First track off the rank is the woozy, sun-ravaged jam "Highway ... Read More
Scene News: Nominations open for 2019 National Indigenous Music Awards
Nominations are now open for the 2019 National Indigenous Music Awards (NIMAs) signaling the beginning of the sixteenth year of the event providing a well-deserved platform for First Nation’s talent in Australia, raising Indigenous music to grand new heights. The awards will return to Darwin’s iconic Amphitheatre on Saturday, August ... Read More
Scene News: Rufino & The Coconuts new music
Rufino and the Coconuts mastermind their bold and ingenious Escape and invite you along for the getaway! A brand new 5 track EP and a show of bone rattling voodoo rock, tropical punk, jungle funk, cinematic storytelling and ratbag rocksteady reggae at classic Inner West venue Marrickville Bowling Club ... Read More
Scene News: THE VIEW frontman KYLE FALCONER (UK) To Tour Australia Solo In July For The Very First Time
THE VIEW FRONTMAN KYLE FALCONER (UK) TO TOUR AUSTRALIA SOLO IN JULY FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME. LATEST ALBUM ‘NO THANK YOU’ RECEIVED BEST REVIEWS OF KYLE’S CAREER,  WINNING HIM ‘BEST ALBUM’ AT SCOTTISH MUSIC AWARDS. After five hit albums, a Mercury Prize nomination and countless sold-out shows with The View, the band’s frontman Kyle Falconer ... Read More
Scene News: RIDE Announces 2019 Australian and New Zealand Tour
Seminal Shoegaze legends RIDE return to Australia and New Zealand for their first headline tour in over 25 years thanks to SBM Presents!Forming in Oxford, England in 1988, RIDE set the blueprint for the shoegaze scene with the release of their landmark debut album ‘Nowhere’- a timeless classic which spurred the emergence of a new generation ... Read More
Scene News: APRA Awards highlights ~ Sarah Aarons takes home four APRA Music Awards and Amy Shark says Hi to the Peer-Voted APRA Song of the Year!
2019 APRA Songwriter of the Year Sarah Aarons! Image by Tony Mott. Two of Australia’s highest-profile female songwriters have dominated the 2019 APRA Music Awards, held last night atMelbourne Town Hall. Melbourne-born, LA-based songwriting superstarSarah Aaronsis the2019 APRA Songwriter of the Year,a strong follow-up to her Breakthrough Songwriter of the ... Read More
Scene News: Devin Townsend Announces An Evening With Australian Acoustic Solo Tour
Canadian progressive heavy music genius, Devin Townsend, is pleased to announce a very special Australian ‘An Evening With’ solo acoustic tour. The intimate evenings will feature Devin performing tracks from across his catalogue, as well as taking part in a Q&A where fans will get to know more about what ... Read More
Scene News: New video from Alexandria Maillot "Messed It Up"
it’s funny how you can't see the full picture until you're removed from it. only then are you able to internalize everything in retrospect. after pursuing music for nearly a decade in Vancouver, I was working three jobs, living paycheck-to-paycheck and had very little in terms of both time and ... Read More
Scene news: The Cranberries: Their Final Album ‘In The End’ Out Now
THE CRANBERRIES THEIR FINAL ALBUM ‘IN THE END’ OUT NOW 30 years after forming in Limerick (initially as The Cranberry Saw Us) The Cranberries release their eighth and final album ‘In The End’. With Stephen Street once again taking producer duties, the eleven-track record brings a remarkable career to a ... Read More
Scene News: Danko Jones album 'A Rock Supreme' out now
The hard rock group DANKO JONES - whose music was recently hailed by Ghost Cult for "mix[ing] the bite of AC/DC and the swagger of Thin Lizzy with an impressive Clutch-like ferocity" - have released their new album "A Rock Supreme"! Danko's current single "Dance Dance Dance" just climbed to ... Read More
Scene News: Joe Bonamassa announces East Coast tour!
Joe Bonamassa is one of the most celebrated performing musicians of today. As a two-time GRAMMY-nominated artist who recently achieved his 21st #1 album on the Billboard Blues Chart, Redemption, Joe is only in his early 40s and has already become a living legend with an astounding multi-genre catalogue of ... Read More
Scene News Premiere: Brisbane’s Harry Phillips Previews Second Single To Community
Having reached No. 1 on the AMRAP Airit regional charts with his debut release, "Emma" in late 2018, Brisbane-based singer/songwriter Harry Phillips is poised to launch a new track, "Unexpected" on Friday, April 26. Produced by ARIA Award-winner Govinda Doyle (Angus & Julia Stone), it is the second single taken ... Read More
Scene News: DANKO JONES head back to Australia for their first headline tour in 15 years!
Rock ‘n’ roll ain’t no luxury item. It’s essential. It’s the blood in our veins and the fire in our hearts. And nobody does it better thanDANKOJONES. DankoJones is headed back to Australia for the first time since 2013’s Soundwave Festival thanks to Silverback Touring. Danko totally blew the crowds ... Read More
Scene News: QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT – THE RHAPSODY TOUR Heading to Australian Stadiums in February 2020!
TICKETS ON SALE FROMMonday 15 April From 10.30am AESTALL SHOWS RESERVED SEATINGThe soaring success of the film Bohemian Rhapsody, the highest grossing music biopic of all time, has proven that the love for Queen remains as strong as ever. Lifelong Australian fans and new converts will be thrilled with the news that Queen original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor are teaming up ... Read More
Scene News: Nuclear Blast launches Australian and New Zealand A&R Division!
Nuclear Blast launches Australian and New Zealand A&R Division. Nuclear Blast; the powerhouse Record Label with the most prestigious roster of hard rock and metal artists in the world, has announced a new A&R venture into the Australian and New Zealand Market! Home to bands such as Opeth, Machine Head, Slayer, ... Read More
Scene News: GRAHAM BONNET with ALCATRAZZ, touring down under, playing RAINBOW’s album ‘DOWN TO EARTH’
HARDLINE MEDIA proudly presents GRAHAM BONNET with ALCATRAZZ! Playing RAINBOW’s album ‘DOWN TO EARTH’ in full, plus hits from ALCATRAZZ, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP and more!!! The James Dean of Heavy Metal is set to grace our shores in June 2019, nonetheless withALCATRAZZin tow! Renowned for his suave stage presence heading ... Read More
Scene News: Cool ideas for Mother's Day @ MEMO Music Hall & Eureka 89
Mother’s Day High Tea at MEMO Music Hall – Sun 12 May A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong Featuring The Syncopators Iconic Melbourne Band Puts on A High Tea with a Twist of Jazz A treat for all Mothers this Mother’s Day as The Syncopators take you on ... Read More
Scene News: Electronic masters CROOKED COLOURS announce new single, new album, national and international tour!
Ahead of their highly anticipated second albumLangata, electronic dance trioCrooked Colourshave released another cut from the record,Hold On, out now. The simmering track follows previous hit singlesI’ll Be ThereandDo It Like You, and is another piece of the enigmatic puzzle that isLangata. The trio, consisting of membersPhilip Slabber,Leon De BaughnandLiam ... Read More
Scene News: Jazz it up with CHICAGO this summer in Melbourne!
It has been confirmed today that the multi-award winning, record breaking musicalCHICAGOis coming to Melbourne next summer! Produced in Australia byJohn FrostandSuzanne Jones, this Australian production will premiere at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in August before the Brisbane season in November at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre and culminating in a season at ... Read More
Scene News: The ROLLING STONES have something to HONK about!
The Rolling Stonestoday announced the release of a brand-new Best Of compilation album,Honk. Featuring the biggest hits and classic cuts from every Rolling Stones studio album from 1971 to 2016’s Blue & Lonesome, Honk is out on19 April 2019. Pre-orderhere. Released via Polydor on 2xCD, 3xLP vinyl and digital,Honkcollects 36 ... Read More
Scene News: Keith Richards releases "Talk is Cheap"
In 1988, on a break from his band the Rolling Stones,Keith Richards released his first ever solo album, Talk Is Cheap. This universally respected debutisan eleven track masterclass in everything that’s good about rock ‘n roll and features guest appearances from an all-star cast including Sarah Dash, Bootsy Collins, Maceo ... Read More
Scene News: RAMMSTEIN release first new music in a decade!
Rammstein have just released Deutschland, the first single taken from the band’s long awaited seventh album, due out on May 17!Pre-Order the new Album now: https://lnk.to/Rammstein_PreOrder10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RAMMSTEIN1. RAMMSTEIN are releasing their first studio-album in 10 years2. The band has sold more than 20 million records in their artist ... Read More
Scene News: US Rockers POP EVIL touring down under for the first time!
U.S. Rockers POP EVIL are headed to Australia for the first time in support of their latest self-titled album this April presented by Silverback Touring.Simply put,POPEVILis a larger-than-life true rock n’ roll band blending the earnestness of Pearl Jam and Soundgarden with the celebratory showmanship of Motley Crue and KISS, ... Read More
Scene News: Zo Damage presents JOHN ZURBO's solo exhibition: 'Mine'Field
'MINE'FIELDAn exhibition of drawings on paper by illustrator and storyteller John Zurbo. Born in Maramaros Sziget, Transylvania in 1936 to Hungarian parents, Zurbo spent his early childhood in Rakos Csaba, near Budapest. Before the end of WWII the family moved to Wolfratshaousen, south of Munchen in Germany. From there they ... Read More
Scene News: Greek Rockers 1000MODS add extra shows to their First Ever Australian Tour!
Tagged by International music mag The Obeliskas being"at the head of the pack of European heavy Rock and Roll", Greece's1000modsbring their psychedelic onslaught to Australia this April, touring nationally on the back of aMojo Burningfestival appearance. Having risen from smokey basements to packed arenas, leaders of the now-legendary Greekheavy rock ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne band, SECOND PRIZE, release new album ‘THE HEEL TURN’ today!
    The new album from Melbourne band Second Prize takes its name from the world of Pro Wrestling. The Heel Turn is the moment when a good guy (or a “face”) becomes a bad guy (or a “heel”). Many of the songs on the debut album inhabit that space – the grey area ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie legend Brian Cadd joins Woodstock 50 line-up!
Woodstock 50 Music and Arts Fairannounced the official line-up of its three-day 50th anniversary celebration today including our very ownBrian Cadd, one of only two Australian artists on the bill.Taking place on its 50th anniversary weekend,16 to 18 August 2019in Watkins Glen, NY, the most iconic music festival in American ... Read More
Scene News: Cherry Bar parties through the night as it says goodbye to AC/DC Lane
Cherry Bar Farewell AC/DC Lane Party -Saturday March 30th!On Saturday the 30th of MarchCherry Bar will trade for the last time in AC/DC Lane Melbourne, before moving to a new and as yet undisclosed location. Trust us, it’s going to be good!To celebrate nearly 20 partying and rockin’ years in ... Read More
Scene News: THE MEAN TIMES launch their pumping new single BE STILL MY BLEEDING HEART
T The Mean Times create infectious, high-energy rock and roll with a let-loose-and-party attitude. Their sound is a pastiche of indie cool with sharp, scuzzy riffs and catchy pop choruses, all delivered with tongue-in-cheek lyrics and a hell of a lot of swagger.While the Melbourne-based band has spent the past ... Read More
Scene News: Devildriver Return To Australia In August with very special guests All That Remains
After what seems like an eternity, US metal iconsDevildriver are finally returning to Australia to appease their rabid legions. It’s been five long years since the band last headlined here and Dez and the boys are primed and ready to make up for lost time! ... Read More
Scene News: Ricki-Lee Announces Australian Tour + Her Greatest Hits
Initially a one-off event at The Palms at Crown in Melbourne on May 24 – demand for tickets has been so strong that the chart-topping songstress is taking the show on tour ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne Rebetiko Festival is back at next week!
The Festival presents international musicians from Greece, USA and Japan as well as some of the finest Rebetiko musicians from Australia.Artist List:Rebetien, (Athens, Greece)Atsushi Tookaya, (Osaka, Japan)PolyXeni(San Diego, USA and Melbourne, Australia)Meyhané(Melbourne, Australia)George Doukas and the D Strings(Sydney, Australia)Mandolins of Smyrna, (Melbourne, Australia)The Bouzouki Orchestra, (Melbourne, Australia)Melbourne Rebetiko Ensemble(Melbourne, Australia)Rebetiko ... Read More
Scene News: Not A Boys Name Shares New Single & Video 'Cut It Off'
‘Cut It Off’ was written and produced by NOT A BOYS NAME, aka Dave Jenkins Jr, with additional recording from Simon Berkelman (Philadelphia Grand Jury) and Chris Collins (Tigertown, Skeggs, Gang Of Youths) on mix duties. A well-known and sort after multi-instrumentalist, Dave recorded all the instruments on his second ... Read More
Scene News: Record Store Day 2019
For an incredible 12th time, Record Store Day will be once again celebrated on the same date around the world. Set for Saturday 13 April more than 180 indie music stores around Australia will throw open their doors to live music, DJs spinning the vinyl, treasure hunts, parties, barbecues, coffee ... Read More
Scene News: Rosie Tucker Releases 'Lauren' The Third Single From Forthcoming Album
Just a week out from the release of their album, ‘Never Not Never Not Never Not’, LA songwriter and poet, Rosie Tucker has gifted us with one last sneak peek releasing their new single ‘Lauren’– out everywhere now via Dew Process and New Professor Music ... Read More
Scene News: Spring Loaded At Sandstone Point Hotel 22 June 2019
In honour of the what the 90s delivered to the soundtrack of our lives Empire Touring are proud to announce SPRING LOADED 2019! The inauguralSpring Loaded festival takes place on Saturday 22nd June at Sandstone Point Hotel, Bribie Island, Queensland, undoubtedly one of this country’s truly outstanding locations! ... Read More
Scene News: Stephen Cummings New Album 'Prisoner Of Love' Out Now + Tickets On Sale Now For Final Band Tour
Stephen Cummings has all of his ducks in a row! Armed with his first taste of music in a few years courtesy of brand new (and 20th overall) solo album Prisoner Of Love, it’s as if Stephen Cummings has turned full circle ... Read More
Scene News: Sevendust announce Redhook as Australian support & Meet-and-Greet Packages
Sevendust's return to Australia just got even better with the announcement of national support - the red-hot REDHOOK! On top of that, they are today announcing Meet-and-Greet packages are now available at mjrpresents.com. New Zealand's support act will be announced very soon ... Read More
Scene News: Setmeonfire - Futurist Metallers Release Cyber Themed Video For 'Nerve' New Album, Lowtech
Sydney's future metallists, SETMEONFIRE have released their brand new album of cyber fuelled progressive tech metal, Lowtech!To mark the event, the band have released another incredible music video ... Read More
Scene News: Russell Morris - Legendary Australian Musician Announces New Album 'Black And Blue Heart'
With a staggering 50 year career and counting, Russell Morris returns with his brand new album, Black And Blue Heart.Produced by the very highly regarded Nick DiDia (Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Powderfinger) alongside co-producer Bernard Fanning, Russell continues to find unique ways to challenge himself creatively ... Read More
Scene News: The Amity Affliction's Joel Birch stops mid-song at Download in Melbourne!
Joel Birch at Download Festival Melbourne. Photo: Mary Boukouvalas Joel Birch, vocalist of Brisbane's The Amity Affliction, stopped mid way through the second song of their set at the Download Festival in Melbourne yesterday. On stage, Birch stopped singing when he witnessed a fan about twenty rows from the front, ... Read More
Scene News: You will be HEXED by Children of Bodom!
Formed in Espoo, Finland in 1993 originally under the moniker Inearthed,CHILDREN OF BODOMhad an extraordinary start to their career. Their ‘90s take off was so impressive that many new metal bands still look up to it today – almost all of their albums earned platinum or gold status in Finland ... Read More
Scene News: Seims release gorgeous dance video for single 'Translucence'
Sydney's instrumental math-rock band SEIMS is set to release their EP '3.1', a follow-up to 2017's math-rock masterpiece '3', on March 29th. In anticipation the band will be dropping their first single, 'Translucence', on Friday March 1st which will give fans their first taste of the luminance-inspired EP. '3.1' will see its release ... Read More
Snap Scene: ‘Its only rock’n’roll but I like it’ The Music Photography of Wendy McDougall
Thanks to Canon Australia, Wendy will be presenting a retrospective styled exhibition of her work as a Music Photographer. EXHIBITION DATES 3rd – 19th April 2019 - SUNSTUDIOS SYDNEY – 42 Maddox St Alexandria 2015 ph: [02] 9641 5568 9th – 24th May 2019 - Sky Light Gallery MELBOURNE – ... Read More
Scene News: Grace Vanderwaal Releases New Single And Video For ‘Stray’
Award-winning singer/songwriter Grace VanderWaal has returned with brand new music for 2019. The multi-talented artist has released her new single 'Stray' via Columbia Records and Sony Music Entertainment Australia ... Read More
Scene News: Slaves bring Acts of Love & Hate to Download
HIGHLY ACCLAIMED THIRD ALBUM ACTS OF FEAR AND LOVE OUT NOW Fresh from the release of their third UK top ten album acclaimed third album, Acts of Fear and Love, Kent punks Slaves will bring their explosive live show to Australia for the first time ever, announced today for Download Festival in March 2019.   Since first bursting out ... Read More
Scene News: Four Tet sells out Enmore show in record time!
Four Tet’s Australian tour kicks off tonight with a sell out performance for his only headline show of the tour. The show at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre is the fastest selling show at the venue for Feel Presents taking just 54 minutes to exhaust it’s allocation. It follows similar sold out success in ... Read More
Scene News: Catch Slayer Repentlessly end their final world Tour, right here in Australia!
There aren’t many bigger names in metal than SLAYER and Australia is extremely lucky they get to experience one last time and to farewell this legendary band as they hit Download Festival and sideshows in Brisbane and Adelaide with fellow Big Four brothers ANTHRAX and the Polish Hammer of BEHEMOTH. What can be said about SLAYER that already ... Read More
Scene News: Ethical Ticket Resale Platform 'Tixel' Launches Ticket Sheriff ?
Trapped outside Tame Impala, Tixel’s founders fought back by creating an ethical ticket resale platform. Today, Tixel launches https://www.ticketsheriff.com/ Ticket Sheriff, as part of a string of measures the innovative company is employing to protect music fans from suffering the same fate as their founders, who mistakenly purchased counterfeit Tame ... Read More
Scene News: Dream Theater Release 14th Studio Album 'Distance Over Time'
Two-time Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans Dream Theater have released of their 14th studio album, Distance Over Time today. Distance Over Time showcases a newfound creativity for Dream Theater while maintaining the elements that have garnered them devoted fans around the globe. The album also marks the first for ... Read More
Scene News: Kim Petras Adds Shows and Bigger Venues on AUS Tour
Having sold out both headline shows in Australia within just hours of going on sale, Kim Petras announces additional Australian shows and increases venues sizes to keep up with ticket demand. Fans in Brisbane will now have the chance to catch Kim Petras at Eatons Hill Hotel, where she will be ... Read More
Scene News: The Prince Estate Announce Next Wave Of Physical Titles In Definitive Catalogue Re-Release Project With Prince's Ultimate Rave
The Prince Estate and Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, are pleased to announce the next round of physical titles set for release as part of the ongoing and definitive Prince catalogue project. Next up will be Prince's Ultimate Rave on Friday, April 26 ... Read More
Scene News: Mark Morton (Lamb Of God) Releases New Song "Save Defiance" Featuring Myles Kennedy
DEBUT ALBUM ANESTHETIC OUT MARCH 1 Via Caroline Australia Mark Morton, the prolific guitarist of Lamb of God, has released the song "Save Defiance." The track features Slash and Alter Bridge vocalist Myles Kennedy, with Alice in Chains' Mike Inez on bass and Korn's Ray Luzier on drums ... Read More
Scene News: John Mayer New Track “I Guess I Just Feel Like”
Mayer's 2019 World Tour launches in March in New Zealand and Australia and then heads to Asia through April. Known for numerous massive hits, such as last year''New Light' Gravity 'Love on the Weekend''Heartbreak Warfare''Daughters''Waiting on the World to Change''Your Body Is a Wonderland' and many more, these 'Evening with ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie legends, CHAIN, are back this weekend!
CHAIN return to Yarraville Live Saturday, March 9 at The Yarraville ClubThe originators of Oz-Blues, CHAIN will return to The Yarraville Club on Saturday, March 9, having last year celebrated their 50thanniversary.Chain rekindle the spirit of the sixties and seventies plus bring a thoroughly modern approach to the blues with the ... Read More
Scene News: Central Station Records Groundbreaking Virtual Reality Music Experiences
NextVR, the leader in broadcasting live events in virtual reality and Central Station Records have announced a new partnership. Bringing fans unprecedented music experiences, providing up-close-and-personal access to some of the hottest electronic music artists and internationally acclaimed venues ... Read More
Scene News: Tiana Khasi Releases Defiant Single 'They Call Me' 
Following her celestial yet commanding debut single 'Nuketown', released to praise from Complex UK, BBC1Xtra, Worldwide FM, Gilles Peterson and more, Tiana Khasi unleashes a rhythmic, robust statement in the form of new single 'They Call Me', and announces her debut EP MEGHALAYA, to be released on March 29 via ... Read More
Scene News: Hatchie Releases Single 'Without A Blush' & Video
Ivy League Records are elated to announce that Brisbane artist Hatchie, aka Harriette Pilbeam, will release her highly anticipated debut album, Keepsake (http://smarturl.it/keepsake) , on Friday, 21 June. Keepsake is available to pre-order now on digital, CD and vinyl formats ... Read More
Scene News: Broods Share Remixes For 'Hospitalized' + Touring Australia MayJune +  'Don't Feed The Pop Monster' Out Now
Sibling pop-duo Broods have shared two pulsating and enchanting remixes for their bright and shimmering track “Hospitalized,” from their latest album, Don’t Feed The Pop Monster (Island Records/UMA). The original version of “Hospitalized” was heralded as “infectious, bass-driven pop perfection” by Uproxx and the remixes come courtesy of electropop duo ... Read More
Scene News: Carla Geneve signs to Dot Dash + shares new single '2001'
Remote Control Records is proud to welcome Perth artist Carla Geneve to the Dot Dash Recordings roster. Today she releases new single '2001' premiered this week on triple j's Good Nights. See her take the new single on the road this March with headline dates in Fremantle, Melbourne and Sydney ... Read More
Scene News Lachy Doley Group ‘Make or Break’ New Album and Tour Dates
Back when Sydney had a thriving music scene, the pubs and bars fostered a heap of talent who often went on to bigger and better things. Lachy Doley moved from Adelaide as a teenager and found himself working with the cream of inner-city Sydney’s soul-funk-blues-whatever scene - which very quickly ... Read More
Scene News: Pussy Riot Live Line Up Announced
For one night only RCC Fringe presentsan Australian premiere and exclusive event SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER Pussy Riot, Yothu Yindi, Ecca Vandal & MC Reverend Billy with The Stop Shopping Choir Thursday March 7, RCC Fringe, Adelaide  ... Read More
Scene News: Hugh Jackman’s The Man. The Music. The Show. Australian Shows Announced.
Academy Award® nominated, Golden Globe, Grammy and Tony Award-winning performer, Hugh Jackman, announced the Australian leg of his The Man. The Music. The Show. WORLD TOUR which commences in August this year ... Read More
Scene News: Alice Ivy Drops New Single ‘Close To You’ Feat. Flint Eastwood + Announces Tour
In March 2018, while thousands of the world’s musical hopefuls descended on Austin for SXSW, Melbourne-based artist and producer Alice Ivy took leave from Rainey Street (where her showcase later in the week would draw a capacity crowd) in favour of a deserted studio in the Texas foothills ... Read More
Scene News: Jess Cornelius (Teeth & Tongue) shares new single video No Difference
Jess Cornelius, the New Zealand-born, Australian-raised, and now Los Angeles-based singer and songwriter, has an intense desire for personal authenticity, which is reflected in her songs as they explore womanhood, relationships, ageing and existence, all delivered through her startling voice. Today, Cornelius is proud to share with us her gorgeously ... Read More
Scene News: Foxing's first Australian tour starts today!
FOXING ANNOUNCE FIRST AUSTRALIAN SHOWS Missouriindie rock bandFoxinghave announced their first Australian tour. Following the news that they will be performing at Farmer & The Owl Festival, eager Australian fans will be able to catch the very first shows atThe Revin Melbourne,Factory Floorin Sydney andCrowbarin Brisbane. Foxing recently released their ... Read More
Scene News: Deni Ute Muster 21st Birthday Full Artist Announcement!
International Superstar Tim McGraw confirmed to headline with Lee Kernaghan, John Williamson, Beccy Cole Ross Wilson, Travis Collins, Adam Harvey Sunny Cowgirls, Ben Ransom, Aleyce Simmonds and more! ... Read More
Scene News: Mick Hart releases new single: The Way It Is!
Mick Hart - New Single - The Way It Is Australian singer/songwriter Mick Hart has a brand new album on the way and its first offering is calledThe Way It Is - (Out NOW released via MGM Feb 22)A “you done me wrong” break-up song with a catchy blues groove, ... Read More
Scene News: Introducing Serina Pech with her new single Take A Look Around
Introducing Serina Pech, a fresh voice from the Northern Territory, with her new single Take A Look Around; a song about finding your own truth through honestly experiencing life and owning that truth. Growing up in the isolated nature of rural Northern Territory town Katherine, Serina Pech has soaked in the influence of ... Read More
Scene News Julia Jacklin 'Crushing' Out Today + Touring Australia In March
Liberation Records are today honoured to be releasing Julia Jacklin’s devastatingly brilliant sophomore album Crushing into the world. Born from feelings of heartbreak, infatuation and loss, Crushing embodies all meanings of its title delivered in a 10-track masterpiece ... Read More
Scene News: She Cries Wolf release new single 'Magdalene' featuring Ahren Stringer of The Amity Affliction
Brisbane's She Cries Wolf are today rolling out their razor-sharp new single 'Magdalene ' featuring guest vocals from The Amity Affliction vocalist Ahren Stringer! The new single is live and available now at iTunes & Apple Music/Spotify/Google Play and all good online stores and streaming outlets ... Read More
Scene News: Roady4Roadies venues and artists confirmed!
Roady4Roadies are fun, family orientated events happening around the country on Sunday, 10 March (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth) and Sunday, 24 March (Adelaide). Roadies are amongst the most essential figures in the entertainment world. The reality is, no roadies = no show ... Read More
Scene News: P!NK Releases Highly Anticipated New Single 'Walk Me Home'!
International pop icon P!NK releases her highly anticipated new single "Walk Me Home" today via RCA Records through Sony Music Entertainment Australia. The anthemic new track was written by Nate Reuss, Scott Harris and P!NK and produced by Peter Thomas and Kyle Moorman. Listen to "Walk Me Home" NOW ! ... Read More
Scene News: Hot Pink Satan Release Official Music Video for Breathe
Dark Electronic Duo HOT PINK SATAN has released a seductively enticing official music video for their single, "Breathe." Directed/Filmed/Edited by allinaline , "Breathe" is the pair's second single off of their October 2018 released LP, Spells ... Read More
Scene News: Baker Boy Unveils New Video for Single 'Cool As Hell' + Announces Headline Tour
What an explosive start to 2019 it’s been for indigenous hip-hop artist Baker Boy. Fresh from being awarded 2019 Young Australian Of The Year, nominated for the 2019 APRA Song Of The Year award, voted #51 in triple j Hottest 100 for ‘Mr La Di Da Di’ and killer performances ... Read More
Scene News: New album from Cilla Jane
Cilla Jane writes and sings about the big stuff – life, death, beauty, sex, loss, hell and violence. With a highly personalised approach to writing, Cilla Jane’s songs come from a bed of distress and there is a genuine sadness surrounding her examination of these key themes ... Read More
Scene News: Harts Plays Hendrix - Special Live Performance Celebrating the Music of Jimi Hendrix
Award winning multi-instrumentalist and producer, Harts, presents special live HARTS PLAYS HENDRIX performance celebrating the musical legacy of Jimi Hendrix ... Read More
Scene News: Jon Stevens kicks off 2019 with a massive Raining Hits tour playing hits from Noiseworks & INXS
Kicking off what is set to be a massive 2019, Jon Stevens is back on the road with his aptly named Raining Hits tour, featuring not only all the greatest hits from his extensive back catalogue, but also the iTunes Australian Rock and Indie Rock #1 track Rain Down On Me. The tour, ... Read More
Scene News: Bonnie Tyler to Release Brand New Album with some incredible guests
Marking no less than the complete reinvention of a wonderful and much-loved talent this - her 17th studio album - is a collection of brand new recordings. As befits an artist of Bonnie’s undoubted stature, ‘Between The Earth And The Stars’ also features collaborations and contributions from some of her ... Read More
Scene News: The Original Wailers Announce ''All The Hits'' June 2019 Australian Tour
Reggae Royalty, Jamaica's THE ORIGINAL WAILERS return to perform all the BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS Hits as only they can. Whenever they perform live the energy is incredible, people are swaying and singing along surrounded by love and happiness ... Read More
Scene News Pet Shop Boys Release Four-Track Ep ‘Agenda’
Pet Shop Boys have released their ‘Agenda’ EP, four brand new songs which were streamed one per day from Tuesday to Friday last week. The four-track EP on CD is also now available to pre-order exclusively with this year’s issue of Annually, Pet Shop Boys’ once-a-year hardback publication. Annually is ... Read More
Scene News: 2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition is now open!
Songwriters from around the world are invited to enter the 2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition to go in the running for a career-changing first-place cash prize of A$50,000, courtesy of APRA AMCOS, Alberts and BMG. Gold Coast singer-songwriter Amy Shark won the 2018 first-place prize with her song ... Read More
Scene News Kacey Musgraves Wins Four Grammy Awards Including Album Of The Year - Australian Tour In May
It has been a monumental year for critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves, who took home four GRAMMY Awards including Album of The Year and Best Country Album for her #1 third studio album Golden Hour [https://UMA.lnk.to/GoldenHour], Best Country Solo Performance for “Butterflies”, and Best Country Song for “Space Cowboy”. Kacey has ... Read More
Scene News Brunswick Music Festival Introduces Sound Sessions
Sound Sessions is a series of panels, workshops and events - along with an artist in residence and mentorship program - all geared towards women, trans and non-binary artists working in, or wanting to crack into, the music industry. Supported by Creative Victoria the program also features an extensive range ... Read More
Scene News Billy Ocean - All The Hits Australian Tour
Following his sold out 2018 UK tour, Billy Ocean has announced he is coming to Australia in June. This is part of his world tour, where he will perform his greatest hits and favourite tracks. He will be joined on stage by his super band to put on a show that will ... Read More
Scene News_ Live At The Foreshore - 30 years of The Screaming Jets
Original ‘The Screaming Jets’ band members Grant Walmsley, Brad Heaney and Richie Lara will reunite at Live at the Foreshore for the first time in 26 years to commemorate the 30-year anniversary of the founding of The Screaming Jets. To celebrate this milestone, the trio have formed JETSPLAYJETS, with two ... Read More
Scene News Big Country Announce 2019 Australian and NZ Tour
Legendary Scottish indie rockers Big Country return down under to Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of their classic album Steeltown. As an added Bonus they will play an Encore of Greatest Hits (In A Big Country, Fields of Fire, Chance, Look Away, Wonderland and more) ... Read More
Scene News: ENSIFERUM Announce Path To Glory 2019 Australian Tour
ENSIFERUM Path To Glory 2019 Australian Tour You can’t talk about the true greats of folk-inspired melodic death metal without reverent mention of ENSIFERUM, and with their recent album Two Paths they once more affirm their place in the pantheons of the genre. Further building upon the thrilling metallic hybrid honed across six full-lengths, Two Paths is simultaneously the ... Read More
Scene News: Perth's Ormsby Guitars Welcomes Guitar Virtuoso Rusty Cooley
Ormsby Guitars, a pioneer in multiscale electric guitars, welcomes guitar virtuoso Rusty Cooley to its family of artists. Cooley is always pushing the boundaries of what the guitar can do, and he needs an instrument that can keep up with his creativity and technique. “A good friend of mine turned ... Read More
Scene News I'm Talking Announce New Live Album 'Dyin' To Be Dancin' With Live Recordings From 1984-86
Dyin’ To Be Dancin’ is a document of I’m Talking as a live entity. “These recordings were never really planned as commercial releases and their existence after so long is partly sheer luck and also a reflection of the excellence of independent broadcasters like Melbourne’s 3RRR in preserving our musical ... Read More
Scene News Herbie Hancock to headline the Melbourne International Jazz Festival
Herbie Hancock is the master of modern jazz – he is innovative, influential, a living legend and will close the 2019 Melbourne International Jazz Festival at Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall. Melbourne International Jazz Festival Artistic Director, Michael Tortoni, said, “We are excited to make this early announcement and extremely ... Read More
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For the first time in Australia and New Zealand HAPPY MONDAYS will be playing their seminal album ‘Pills ’n’ Thrills and Bellyaches’ in full! HAPPY MONDAYS formed in 1980 in Salford, Greater Manchester: the original line-up included Shaun Ryder on lead vocals, with brother Paul Ryder on bass, lead guitarist Mark Day who are all still with the current line ... Read More
Scene News Apia Good Times Celebrate Their 7th Anniversary with 7 Allstars
The highly acclaimed Apia Good Times Tour returns for its 7th anniversary with a line-up of 7 of our all-time favourite Oz music Allstars taking to stages from Bunbury (16 May) to Canberra (16 June), with stops in Perth, Adelaide, Geelong, Melbourne, Bendigo, Toowoomba, Brisbane, Tweed Heads, Hobart, Launceston, Newcastle, ... Read More
Scene News: Perth's ORMSBY GUITARS Welcomes Metal Icon DINO CAZARES
Ormsby Guitars, a pioneer in multiscale electric guitars, announces the addition of legendary metal guitarist Dino Cazares to its family of artists. You know Dino from Fear Factory, Asesino, Divine Heresy and Brujeria, and from posessing one of the fastest and most precise picking hands in metal history. Dino requires ... Read More
Scene News: Paul McDermott and Gatesy Go Solo
Two of Australia’s most adored singer-songwriters will lock harmonies and minds in unmissable shows in Adelaide and Melbourne this year. Paul McDermott (Doug Anthony All Stars) and Steven Gates (Tripod) have been friends for 18 years, and singing together in private for five years. It’s time for them to share ... Read More
Scene News: ‘Its only rock’n’roll but I like it’ Photographic Exhibition by Wendy McDougall
The classic ‘Jagger/Richards’ song ‘It’s only rock’n’roll but I like it’ – perfectly sums up the life and working career of music photographer Wendy McDougall, so it is fitting that she has chosen this as the title for her new exhibition. Thanks to Canon Australia, Wendy will be presenting a ... Read More
Scene News: Trans comedian brings her hit show to Melbourne Comedy Festival
“I’ve been getting into dating, I’m on Tinder, and I get it, ladies, I get it. I’ve got my own fair share of dick pics as well. Um you know, they never seem very keen when you send one back” ... Read More
Scene News: Yothu Yindi and the Treaty Project at Arts Centre Melbourne May 4
Featuring original Yothu Yindi members, along with emerging First Nations artists and special guests performing new remixes of classic Yothu Yindi hits with an electronic twist, Yothu Yindi & the Treaty Project will make its Arts Centre Melbourne debut at Hamer Hall on Saturday 4 May ... Read More
Scene News: The Sisters of Mercy Add Perth, Adelaide And Auckland To Their 2019 Tour!
Due to demand, The Sisters Of Mercy will be adding Perth, Adelaide and Auckland to their tour in 2019. It howls. It's grindingly beautiful. It's dangerously sentient. It's The Sisters of Mercy returning to Australia and New Zealand this October and November for their first headline shows in over 7 years! ... Read More
Scene News: Joan As Police Woman adds encore show in Melbourne
Stop the presses! After the break-neck-speed sell out of her full band show at the Northcote Social Club on Thursday 2 May, American alt-rock legend Joan As Police Woman has added a special solo concert at the same venue for Friday 10 May ... Read More
Scene News: John Power Memorial Concert - Jo Jo Zep And The Falcons And Rock Doctors
Jo Jo Zep and the Falcons and the Rock Doctors join forces for a memorial concert celebration for their much loved friend and bass player John Power. The concert will feature the original lineups of both bands,- Joe CAMILLERI, Jeff BURSTIN, Wayne BURT, Wilbur WILDE, Tony FAEHSE, Gary YOUNG, Chris ... Read More
Scene News: All You Need Is Love - Hamer Hall
ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE celebrates the songs that captivated a generation and continue to inspire music fans across the world. A selection of The Beatles’ great songs are brilliantly performed live by Jack Jones, Ciaran Gribbin, Rai Thistlethwayte and Jackson Thomas and accompanied by the 35 piece Strawberry Fields ... Read More
Scene News: New album from Stephen Cummings - Bloodlines
From The Sports to a remarkable solo career, Stephen Cummings is one of Australia’s most loved and respected singers and songwriters. February 2019 sees the Bloodlines release of Stephen’s 20th solo album, Prisoner Of Love. It’s Stephen’s first album in five years ... Read More
Scene News 23 bands, 8 venues, one Brunswick night - all for free
Brunswick's best venues join forces for a Brunswick Music Festival first.  Venues 3056, set to take place on Wednesday March 6, gives music fans a chance to weave their way through the suburb to catch a tonne of gigs for nix. With the program/map available to grab at all the participating venues, ... Read More
Scene News Call Me Karizma Releases Music Video For New Single 'Monster'
Monster is the latest single off his forthcoming EP, The Gloomy Tapes Vol. 2 out this spring. The cinematic video sees Karizma struggling as a test subject in a crooked government-issued experiment. The video is a representation of those who are alienated from the rest of the world for their ... Read More
Scene News: New Tickets on Sale for The Melbourne Season of Muriel’s Wedding The Musical
The highly acclaimed new Australian musical produced by Carmen Pavlovic, CEO of Global Creatures, Muriel’s Wedding The Musical, commences in Melbourne in March at Her Majesty’s Theatre with previews from March 12 and opening night on March 23 ... Read More
Scene News: Elton Johns Australia & NZ Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour Dates Announced
Between December 2019 and February 2020, Elton John will traverse Australia and New Zealand, in what will be the legendary music icon’s most extensive tour of the region to date. The tour will kick off with record breaking back-to-back appearances at Perth’s HBF Park (formerly nib Stadium) on Saturday 30^th ... Read More
Scene News: Red Hot Chili Peppers Tour Support Announcement - A Day On The Green
Joining RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS on their instantly sold out Australian 2019 tour will be the one and only Grandfather of Funk, GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC. By arrangement with the Byron Bay Bluesfest, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic will be very special guests at Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Australian ... Read More
Scene News: Kiss Kicks Off ‘End Of The Road’ World Tour
Rock n roll legends KISS kicked off their final and biggest global tour to date with three back-to-back sold out concerts of the END OF THE ROAD WORLD TOUR, starting in Vancouver, Canada on January 31. KISS delivered a massive event each night thrilling the fans and critics alike. The ... Read More
Scene News: Tom Morello Releases Music Video For 'Every Step That I Take
Legendary guitar-god Tom Morello has released the music video for Every Step That I Take featuring Portugal. The Man & Whethan off his recently released collaborative album, The Atlas Underground. The album – available everywhere here – marks the most ambitious artistic effort of Morello’s storied career, which includes being ... Read More
Scene News: Marty Willson-Piper presents Noctorum 'The Moon Drips' off 'The Afterlife' LP + UK tour
MARTY-WILLSON-PIPER is best known for his decades-long involvement with THE CHURCH, but also decade with ALL ABOUT EVE and as a collaborator with Grace Slick, Aimee Mann, Susannah Hoffs and Linda Perry,but also through his current involvement in MOAT and Anekdoten. You also know Noctorum-mate producer DARE MASON through his ... Read More
Scene News: Luka Bloom Returns To Australia
The very embodiment of the folk singer, Luka Bloom has that deep sense of social justice with an uncanny ability to distil contemporary life into the pithiest and most alluring combinations of lyrics and melody lines. His latest album, Refuge, put a finger on the fractured nature of so much of what's happening in ... Read More
Scene News: David Bowie Alumni Announce Australian Concerts In May 2019
To mark 25 years since David Bowie’s Space Oddity was unleashed on the world, The Thin White Duke’s band today announces AUSTRALIAN dates for its “A BOWIE CELEBRATION: THE DAVID BOWIE ALUMNI TOUR”. This extraordinary group of musicians will tour Australia commencing May 7 at Perth Concert Hall, May 8 ... Read More
Scene News: Dido - New Single ‘Give You Up’ Out Now
Dido Releases her stunning new single ‘Give You Up’, taken from her first album in five years, ‘Still On My Mind’, out March 8, 2019 on BMG ... Read More
Scene News: Eluveitie Announce May 2019 Australian Tour
Extraordinary 2 Hour show from the kings and queens of Pagan Folk Metal Mythology, pagan belief and spirituality combine with brutally melodic metal to provide a concert experience like no other. ELUVEITIE have long found their very own trademark sound, a sonic adventure based in Celtic visions of a Gaulish past, and the ... Read More
Scene News: Canned Heat To Tour Australia
One of the unsung heroes of 60's rock, famed as one of its best live bands and one of its most enduring forces, Canned Heat, are on their way down under. They come back to Australia in May to share their unique blend of boogie-blues with audiences in Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle, Gold Coast, ... Read More
Scene News: Baby Animals Announce 30th Anniversary National Tour with Special Guests Killing Heidi
They came blazing out of the radio with the aptly titled ‘Early Warning’. “Too young to know,” Suze DeMarchi sang, “Too old to listen.” Now, nearly three decades later, Baby Animals are all grown-up and ready to hit the road to celebrate their 30th anniversary, with special guests Killing Heidi ... Read More
Scene News Divinyls Australian Tour Cancelled
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the forthcoming Divinyls Australian tour has been cancelled. All tickets will be refunded at point of purchase. We apologise to existing ticket-buyers for any inconvenience ... Read More
Scene News: HÆLOS Announce New Album 'Any Random Kindness' Out 10 May
Any Random Kindness examines the search for connection in an increasingly fractured world. It speaks of the different facets that affect the modern world – the isolating nature of technology and social media, looming climate change, and corrupt politics ... Read More
Scene News: Elton John To Perform Farewell Concert At Victoria's Iconic Hanging Rock
Sir Elton John today revealed that a Hanging Rock concert for Saturday 25 January 2020 will be included in his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour.   ... Read More
Scene News Epic - Deborah Conway, Willy Zygier and The Men
Australian music power couple Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier will perform an epic concert like no other when they launch their latest album, Words of Men and honour one of their greatest, Bitch Epic at Arts Centre Melbourne’s Hamer Hall on 16 June, 2019. Performing across the country with the ... Read More
Scene News: Bob Evans Announces Regional Tour For March 2019
After a massive 2018, which saw one of Australia’s most loved troubadours Bob Evans receiving the Best Of treatment via new album Full Circle alongside a hugely successful national tour to boot, the distinguished artist has today announced an intimate run of regional shows for March 2019. Kicking off at ... Read More
Scene News: Electric Mary - 'Mother' to Be Released on Feb 15
While on writing trip to New York, vocalist & songwriter, Rusty Brown, visited the Jimi Hendrix founded Electric Lady Recording Studios.It was there that the infamous studio manager "Electric Mary Campbell" entered his life .. story afterstory of the rock history that wandered through the studio's had Rusty's head spinning, ... Read More
Scene News: Elton John's Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour - A Day On The Green Dates Announced
Elton John will deliver his famed songbook to spellbound audiences, on his very last tour, playing across a mammoth run that includes capital city concerts, along with stops at some of Australia’s finest outdoor venues including three a day on the green shows – Sirromet Wines, Mount Cotton, QLD on ... Read More
Scene News: The Doors Alive Announce 2019 Australian Tour
Direct from the UK THE DOORS ALIVE The Worlds #1 Tribute to The Doors  THE DOORS ALIVE is not just a concert, it's an experience. THE DOORS ALIVE celebrate the legendary music of THE DOORS taking great care and attention to re-create the true essence and magic of THE DOORS ... Read More
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Legendary, GRAMMY-award winning band Fleetwood Mac today announced additional concert dates for Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne as part of their Australian tour. Due to exceptional demand during the current pre-sale period, new shows have been added for Sydney on Saturday, August 17, Brisbane on Thursday, August 22 and Melbourne on ... Read More
Scene News: Introducing Self Esteem
Self Esteem is Rebecca Lucy Taylor, and a project which began with painting and prints and video alongside her day job writing and performing as one half of Slow Club. Since her musical divergence from the band, Rebecca has revelled in unleashing a whole version of herself with no compromises, ... Read More
Scene News: Glenn Shorrock Sings Little River Band available for pre-order now
Since announcing his brand new album, Glenn Shorrock Sings Little River Band, in December, which saw the first single, The Night Owls, also released, the second single, It’s A Long Way There, has also dropped and is available at radio now and across digital platforms ... Read More
Scene News: Bob Dylan Revisited Sydney And Melbourne Only – May 2019
Five of Australia’s most distinctive and celebrated voices will come together in May 2019 to celebrate the music of singer, songwriter, musician, poet and literary genius Bob Dylan. This musical event will take place on the 10^th May at The Palais, Melbourne and the 24th May at State Theatre, Sydney ... Read More
Scene News: Jess Riberio Melbourne single launch - Feb 2 at Geddes Lane
Jess Ribeiro has released her new track ‘Love Is The Score Of Nothing’. Out now via Barely Dressed / Remote Control Records, it’s the first taste of new music in more than 3 years from one of Melbourne’s most beloved and acclaimed musicians ... Read More
Scene News: Rose Tattoo & Hard-Ons ‘Still Never Too Loud’ Tour 2019
Rose Tattoo’s - ‘Never Too Loud’, released in 1997 through Repertoire Records Germany, was a ‘Popumentary’ Series, spanning the band's career at the time. Now, 22 years on, the Hard-Ons, join Rose Tattoo on their ‘Still Never To Loud’ tour heading out nationally in March, April and May. Thirty-five years ... Read More
Scene News Tex Perkins and Fat Rubber Band - Memo Music Hall – Saturday 2 February 2019
From the hard edged pub rock of the Beasts Of Bourbon’s, a snarling slice of filthy pub rock to the evocative soundscapes of The Cruel Sea, whose extraordinary 1991 single ‘This Is Not The Way Home’ placed Perkins’ world-weary growl in a new musical context and heralded the emergence of ... Read More
Scene News Do Re Mi Sydney Show Now Sold Out - Tickets for Brisbane and Melbourne selling fast!
Do Re Mi Sydney Show Now Sold Out - Tickets for Brisbane and Melbourne selling fast! ... Read More
Scene News: D Henry Fenton tour and new EP
D Henry Fenton is an Australian musician who has been based in the USA for a number of years, and has opened for for acts including John Mayer, Lissie, The Corrs, Keith Urban and Colbie Caillat ... Read More
Scene News Jimmy Barnes Releases New Single + New Album 'My Criminal Record' Out May
‘My Criminal Record’ is the first new original Jimmy Barnes recording to be released in almost a decade.  ‘My Criminal Record’ is the first new original Jimmy Barnes recording to be released in almost a decade. Co-written with legendary Cold Chisel keyboardist Don Walker, this gritty song is the title ... Read More
Scene News: Gang Of Four Australian and NZ Tour
"Entertainment! is one of those records where germs of influence can be traced through many genres and countless bands" (Allmusic) One of the most influential and groundbreaking bands to rise from the British punk scene in the late '70s was GANG OF FOUR. To Celebrate the 40th Anniversary since the ... Read More