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Scene News: NYC girl group cover The Angels' "Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again"!
New York female-fronted garage-punk power poppers cover The Angels’ Aussie classic “Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again” in DIY quarantine music video ... Read More
Scene News: The Casanovas new single ahead of new album "Reptilian Overlord"
Melbourne rockers The Casanovas’ new single and first album in five years – out August 26 – both produced by Oz Rock Architect Mark Opitz of AC/DC & The Angels fame ... Read More
Scene News: Online Worldwide REBETIKO ORCHESTRA Highlights How Music Can Bring People Together Creatively and Positively
A Rebetiko Symphony. Markos Vamvakaris "Bouzouki mou diplohordo". 54 Rebetes from around the world. Featuring Rebetiko Musicians from Melbourne includingPaddy Montgomery, George Kiriakidis, Dean Georgalas and Con Kalamaras. Don't forget: Greek Fringe Fest is thrilled to present an interhemispheric collaboration, bringing together two award-winning creative forces – the strikingly original ... Read More
Scene News: Bruce Hearn, Strange Tenants co-founder, returns to folk with two new albums!
Singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Bruce Hearn is a former student activist and union rep and now a Senior Lecturer in Industrial Relations who loves music with roots. Bruce came to prominence as a musician in the early ‘80s as a singer/song writer for iconic Melbourne ska band, Strange Tenants, but his ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie Troubadour Jack Bratt Announces New Single + Video 'THE OUTSIDER'
Vast storyteller, and rocking troubadour Jack Bratt has today announced the release of his ripping new single The Outsider, a song about self-identity and perception, complemented by an entertaining spaceman-themed video clip. A grand, existential exploration of fitting in when feeling like an outcast, The Outsider hits notes of timeless rock ... Read More
Scene News: Mick Thomas' new single with unreleased B-side
On the one hand, the new single by Mick Thomas' Roving Commission is a catchy, swinging roots country tune about watching Melbourne alt-country darling Sal Kimber perform. On the other, it is something much more. Something existential even ... Read More
Scene News: New album from Australian power pop great John Dowler and his Vanity Project out now
Australian cult power pop singer-songwriter John Dowler, best remembered for his groups Young Modern and the Zimmermen (and their classic 1985 single “Don’t Go to Sydney”), returns with his current outfit ... Read More
Scene News: Hoodoo Gurus' Trump-baiting new tune is out today!
“He’s offended us for years and now we’re giving some back. If he’s looking for songs to play at his rallies he’s welcome to this one!”– Dave Faulkner, Hoodoo GurusWith new song and video, Aussie rock legends Hoodoo Gurus take aim from lockdown at a bright orange target across the seas! ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie NATHAN CAVALERI is BACK!
Nathan Cavaleri is back and set to release his first solo album, Demons (out August 6) since being signed to Michael Jackson’s label at age twelve, today sharing his affecting new single, Before You Check Out, an introspective song with a deeply important message and a suitably poignant film clip.  ... Read More
Scene News: ARIA Winners Steve Kilbey & Gareth Koch LIVE & Streaming at Lizotte's Restaurant
And if you are stuck in another state or even overseas and can't make it to the show don't worry you can now stream it live - One of Australia’s most loved and award-winning Live Music Venue’s, Lizotte’s Newcastle, is not only LIVE, but also STREAMING! ... Read More
Scene News: The Rolling Stones release 'Criss Cross' and announce their massive Goats Head Soup release!
Another prized jewel in the Rolling Stones' unmatched catalogue is to be restored to its full glory and more, with the September 4 multi-format release of their 1973 classic Goats Head Soup. The album will be available in multiple configurations, including four-disc CD and vinyl box set editions, with a ... Read More
Scene News: SABATON Reveal ‘Devil Dogs’ Video Clip
SABATON recently released a new live version of the album track 'The Attack Of The Dead Men' featuring RADIO TAPOK, which was physically released on July, 10th ... Read More
Scene News: Martin Cilia collaborates with Pekka Tiilikainen & Beatmakers from Finland
Premier Australian guitarist Martin Cilia who has previously written music and also played on several albums of the Finnish premier guitar group Pekka Tiilikainen & Beatmakers once again collaborates with the band on their new fully instrumental album ´Guitar Town´. Last year Martin Cilia played on their album ´Salaperäinen´ and ... Read More
Scene News: Australian Promoters Pitch 'COVID Safe Plan' Under The Southern Stars To Be The First 'Test Case'
Australian Promoters Pitch 'COVID safe' Plan UNDER THE SOUTHERN STARS featuring +LIVE+, BUSH & STONE TEMPLE PILOTS To Be The First 'Test Case' A message from Ed, Gavin & Robert The Under The Southern Stars spectacular rock music festival series featuring +LIVE+, Bushand the Stone Temple Pilots recently announced the ... Read More
Scene News: The Hu Release Acoustic Version Of Shireg Shireg & Raise Thousands For Covid-19 Relief via Mongolian TV Concert. THE GEREG Deluxe Version is out today!
MONGOLIAN HUNNU ROCK BAND THE HU Releases Acoustic Version Of Shireg Shireg Raise Thousands For Covid-19 Relief via Mongolian TV Concert Deluxe Version Of Critically Acclaimed Album, The Gereg Out July 10 “THE HU’s unique style and traditional edge make them natural ambassadors for Mongolian culture.” – GQ “THE HU ... Read More
Scene News: Phil X &  The Drills Release Quarantine Fan Video for ‘Right On The Money’
PHIL X needs no introduction, having been an integral full-time member of Bon Jovi since 2016, after also filling in for Richie Sambora on the 2011, 2013 and 2015 Bon Jovi tours. Phil and his band THE DRILLS recently released their new single ‘Right On The Money’ via Golden Robot Records. Now Phil along with  Daniel Spree (bass/backing vocals) and Brent Fitz  (drums/ backing vocals) ... Read More
Scene News: MY MORNING JACKET Release Their New Album 'THE WATERFALL II'
TO RELEASE THE WATERFALL II THIS FRIDAY, JULY 10 ALBUM LISTENING PARTY ON RELEASE AT 11AM VIA YOUTUBE AND FACEBOOK ALBUM PRE-ORDERS AVAILABLE NOWPHYSICAL CD AND VINYL OF THE WATERFALL II OUT AUGUST 28 PERFORMING ON THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON JULY 15 My Morning Jacket are releasing their new album, this Friday July ... Read More
Scene News: 2021 BLUESFEST Releases Historical First Artist Announcement
2021 BLUESFEST RELEASES AN HISTORICAL FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT    ALL TICKET TYPES ON SALE NOW: https://www.bluesfest.com.au/tickets/   BON IVER – PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND – JIMMY BARNESGEORGE BENSON – THE TESKEY BROTHERSJOHN BUTLER – XAIVER RUDD – THE CAT EMPIREKOOL & THE GANG – THE GIPSY KINGSKASEY CHAMBERS – THE ... Read More
Scene News: Sydney's GRACE FARRISS Shares Uplifting Single 'ALL THE PEOPLE'
Boasting a rich musical pedigree, it’s no surprise that explosive newcomer Grace Farriss is sure to impress and set tongues wagging as she today shares her impressive debut single, All The People, a funky fireball of a track with a powerful and timely message - to celebrate the interconnection between ... Read More
Scene News: LAMB OF GOD's  Mark Morton Discusses The Guests Who Appear On The Band's New Album
Powerhouse groove metallers LAMB OF GOD are set to release their new self-titled album on June 19th. In a trailer released today, guitarist Mark Morton discusses why the band got Testament's Chuck Billy and Hatebreed's Jamey Jasta to contribute guest vocals on the new album. The new album is the ... Read More
Scene News: Ride's Mark Gardener and 2Square of France's Telepopmusik share 'Chained' single, unveil new video
Now that shoegaze kingpins Ride are in touring limbo, frontman Mark Gardener has been busy with recording, production, mixing and mastering work at his OX4 Sound Studio ... Read More
Scene News: PEROLAS Release 'Watercolours' Single and Video
'Watercolours' was written in 2017 by Liana Perillo after a meditation weekend in Byron Bay. She wrote the ostinato bassline first, as it replicated the drumming sounds she heard whilst meditating, and it brought a sense of groundedness to the piece. It was a time of change and transformation for ... Read More
Scene News: Pete Murray Shares New Single and Video for 'FOUND MY PLACE'
One of Australia’s most loved singer songwriters, Pete Murray has shared his driving new single Found My Place, a commanding song about offering wisdom to your kids. The contemplative track is accompanied by a video shot in isolation in Pete’s hometown of Byron Bay that fittingly features his wife and ... Read More
Scene News: Parker Shares Fierce New Single & Video Superhuman
Thrilling singer, songwriter and visual artist, PARKER has shared her fierce and empowering new single and video, Superhuman, a powerhouse indie electro track with an 80s wash and a commanding message about being brave and evolving, complemented by an extraordinarily cinematic video clip that could easily be mistaken for the ... Read More
Scene News: Stand Atlantic Announce New Album 'Pink Elephant'
Stand Atlantic have announced that their new album ‘Pink Elephant’ will be released on August 7, 2020 through Hopeless Records. The band premiered the music video for new single “Jurassic Park” live on YouTube this morning, giving fans the opportunity to chat with the band about the new song and ... Read More
Scene News: Seether Returns With First New Album In Three Years
Three years after releasing their critically acclaimed record Poison The Parish, multi-platinum selling rock band SEETHER announces their highly anticipated return with the new album, Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum out August 28th, 2020 via Fantasy Records ... Read More
Scene News: Brigitte Bardini releases atmospheric debut single Aphrodite
Exciting newcomer Brigitte Bardini schools us on ethereal wave with her atmospheric debut single, Aphrodite, released today. The track is accompanied by a dreamy video by Ayush Negi that was masterfully filmed through water to pull off a fittingly 90s alt indie vibe ... Read More
Scene News: New theremin album by Miles Brown 'The Gateway'
Australian thereminist and composer Miles Brown returns to Death Waltz Originals for his second solo LP of incredible theremin driven gothic sci-fi techno. Miles Brown is Australia’s leading proponent of the theremin – the oldest electronic instrument in the world, and the only instrument that is played without being touched ... Read More
Scene News: WAGONS 'Need A Ride?' EP Out June 26
Wagons bold psych-country voyage into space – ‘Need A Ride?’ Out June 26 ... Read More
Scene News: Media Announcement - Key Out Announce “Stray“ Single & Share Video
“Stray”, the second single from Key Out’s forthcoming album “Anthropomorphia” is available Friday 29th May on all digital platforms via Half A Cow Records ... Read More
Scene News: UKIYO Announces New Single and Video ‘GOOD ENOUGH’ featuring MARIBELLE
Photo credit: Matsu Thrilling multi-instrumentalist and producer, Perth’s Ukiyo returns today with his entrancing new single Good Enough featuring Maribelle - a modest change of pace from the lofi electronic records of his Mixtape series, Ukiyo has produced a sensational blend of ambient indie-tronica and synth-driven future pop.  The track is perfectly complemented by a ... Read More
Q&A Scene ~ Tim Walker
Tell us about your new single/ album/ tour? About the album (Bridge of Angels) : I had plenty of songs, but until I went over to Europe in 2018 I didn't have what I would call an album. The visit - especially to Rome to a tourist site called The ... Read More
Scene News: Hoodoo Gurus release their latest single - "Answered Prayers" - as a VERY limited edition 7"
Hoodoo Gurus release their latest single - "Answered Prayers" - as a VERY limited edition 7" ... Read More
Scene News: Help Get Cherry Back In Black
The Covid-19 Pandemic has hit the local live music sector hard. They were the first to be closed and will be the last to be allowed to re-open. Cherry Bar asks our beloved punters for help ... Read More
Scene News: 12,000 sign SAVE OUR SCENE petition in support of Victoria's live music venues as survey results confirm industry faces collapse
12,000 people have signed the Save Our Scene petition calling on the Victorian Government to support the state’s music venues as the results of a new survey confirm that the industry teeters on the brink of collapse and organisers urgently call for more people to get behind the campaign ... Read More
Scene News: Lamb Of God + In Flames - To Be Part Of Massive The Metal Tour Of The Year Streaming Event On June 13th (AU And NZ)
THE METAL TOUR OF THE YEAR announces massive streaming event on June 13th (AU and NZ) feat. LAMB OF GOD and IN FLAMES ... Read More
Scene News: Tim Wheatley's new single 'LYING LOW'  illuminates the alt folk rock singer's depth
Alt folk rock troubadour, Tim Wheatley is back with a unique dose of illuminatemelancholy and Australiana, today dropping his deeply personal single, Lying Low.  The song is complemented by a fittingly dark and manic video clip that showcases the private suffering and switching of personalities that inspired the song. Produced ... Read More
Scene News: Worldwide L.A. Guns Live Stream Broadcast
WORLDWIDE L.A. Guns LIVE STREAM BROADCAST from the monsters of rock CRUISE studios! ... Read More
Scene News: The Meanies announce new record ‘Desperate Measures’, share single and video for Cruel To Be Caned
Surprise! Australia’s momentous punk-rock heavyweights The Meanies have today lifted the lid on details of their forthcoming record, Desperate Measures, while also sharing ‘Cruel To Be Caned’, the lead single from the new album.  Desperate Measures, slated for release in July 2020 via Cheersquad Records and Tapes, marks the first studio album from the band since their victorious 2015 comeback ... Read More
Scene News: SPARTA Announces #11HOURWORLDTOUR ~ "TRUST THE RIVER" Online Album Release Shows This June
Sparta, the band featuring Jim Ward, released their long-awaited new album Trust The River via Dine Alone Records in April. Today, Sparta is excited to announce an online album release show to celebrate in the wake up their tour postponement. Sparta will do three separate shows to accommodate all time zones using the hashtag #11hourworldtour. Dates, ... Read More
Scene News: 'Spinning in Solidarity' Online Fundraising Event to Support Blak Community: Monday 8th June
Swerv & Soju Gang present SPINNING IN SOLIDARITY Online Fundraising Event to Support Blak Community Live from Twitch Monday 8th June 2.30pm-9pm AEST Swerv and Soju Gang present “Spinning in Solidarity”, a live Twitch event of DJ’s and artists coming together and sharing their passion for music to raise funds ... Read More
Scene News: BOB MOULD Returns with "Blue Hearts" - Legendary Singer-Songwriter Announces Volatile 14th Solo LP
Legendary singer-songwriter-guitarist-bandleader Bob Mould has announced the release of an explosive new album. BLUE HEARTS arrives via Merge Records on Friday, September 25th; pre-orders are available now on LP, CD, and tri-color Peak Vinyl in the Merge store, or your favourite independent record shop. PRE-ORDER BLUE HEARTS Mould’s 14th solo LP, BLUE HEARTS - which ... Read More
Scene News: Video Avail Now! THE HU - Releases “Song Of Women” Feat Lzzy Hale of Halestorm
Today THE HU releases “Song of Women” featuring Lzzy Hale of Halestorm and kicks off the pre-order for the album on which it can be found - the Deluxe edition of the band’s critically acclaimed album, THE GEREG ... Read More
Scene News: Drive-in Gigs needs your help
Drive-in Gigs has received vast support from artists, production crews, local venues, hospitality workers, producers, technologists and fans. Your contribution has been contagious and we thank you on behalf of everyone ready to get our Arts economy moving again ... Read More
Snap Scene: Lillye - Sydney Rockers Release Video For The Screaming Jets Classic - Better
Last week Sydney rockers Lillye released their incredible, scorching version of The Screaming Jets classic, Better ... Read More
Scene News: Jade Hairpins spark dance moves and conversation failures on “(Don’t Break My) Devotion”
Arriving on all shores today is “(Don’t Break My) Devotion,” the new single from Jade Hairpins’ forthcoming album Harmony Avenue(out May 29). As bandleader Jonah Falco will tell you, it’s a technicolor burst through the plastic age, outlying the exhaustion of bad decisions and failures to communicate, all wrapped up ... Read More
Scene News: Lamb of God - Mark Morton discusses the singles ‘Checkmate’ and 'Memento Mori' and new drummer Art Cruz
Powerhouse groove metallers LAMB OF GOD are set to release their new self-titled album on May 8th. In a trailer, guitarist Mark Morton discusses the first single ‘Checkmate’ and how it all came together ... Read More
Scene News: Milky Chance release the 'Stay Home Sessions' EP featuring reworked tracks from their 2019 album 'Mind The Moon'
Milky Chance have released an EP of acoustic tracks from their new album ‘Mind The Moon’ recorded whilst in isolation. The series of tracks – ‘Stay Home Sessions’ – which were originally released as videos on the band’s official Instagram over the last few weeks, feature the band members performing ... Read More
Scene News: Static-X & Dope Gear Stolen At Height Of Coronavirus Lock Down
Platinum selling International recording artists STATIC-X have filed a police report with the LAPD, siting that their warehouse space (which is also shared with the band Dope) was recently robbed of nearly 200K worth of touring equipment during the Corona Virus Lockdown ... Read More
Scene News: Michael Franti & Spearhead reveal 11th studio album 'Work Hard and Be Nice'
Michael Franti & Spearhead continue to foster their community both on and off stage with a wish granting non-profit, Do It For The Love, founded by Franti and his wife, Sara. Do It For The Love brings those with life threatening illnesses, veterans, and children with severe challenges to concerts ... Read More
Scene News: Gilby Clarke releases video for new single 'Rock n' Roll Is Getting Louder'
In the world of Rock, GILBY CLARKE needs no introduction. From crunching legendary chords on his beloved Gibson Guitar in the stadiums with Guns N’ Roses, to getting down into the Snakepit to with his GNR buddy Slash, gracing our TV Screens on the widely watched rock reality show Rockstar: ... Read More
Scene News: Indie icons The Dandy Warhols drop unprecedented 4-hour exploratory album Tafelmuzik Means More When You’re Alone
April was due to be the month beloved indie outfit The Dandy Warhols went back out on the road to play tour dates on the East Coast of the United States. Instead, like so many of us, they find themselves bunkered down in Portland and (in drummer Brent DeBoer’s case) ... Read More
Scene News: NIGHTWISH new album HUMAN. :II: NATURE. out now + release lyric videos for all songs on the album
NIGHTWISH new album HUMAN. :II: NATURE. out now + release lyric videos for all songs on the album ... Read More
Scene News: Steel Panther announce Re-Scheduled 'Heavy Metal Rules' Tour February 2020 with Sevendust
The wildest, wettest, dirtiest, hardest, heaviest most rocking heavy metal tour to hit Australia and New Zealand shores ever in the history of anything ever is coming….a little later than originally planned ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie Hip Hop Legends Butterfingersdrop New Album 'Bad News' Today + Announce New Oct/Nov/Dec Dates For Postponed National Album Tour
Australia’s favourite musical misfits and legends of noughties Aussie hip-hop, Butterfingers are back with their outrageous and fittingly titled new album Bad News, out today, April 8. Confident and with more rapturous energy and piercing lyrical wit than ever before, the band’s first album in 14 years is bold and ... Read More
Scene News: Ashenmoon (Feat. Garry Beers INXS) Sign to Golden Robot Records
Garry Beers is pure Rock Royalty there is no doubt about that. As a founding member and bassist of INXS and with over 50 million in worldwide album sales; Beers has returned to the scene with AshenMoon to continue his rock legacy. Alongside Garry is Toby Rand, a man with ... Read More
Scene News: National Indigenous Music Awards to go virtual amid COVID crisis
The National Indigenous Music Awards are pleased to announce in the face of the COVID19 pandemic, that they will continue in 2020, reacting to a climate where celebrating and shining a light on First Nations artists is even more important than ever. Opening their nominations today, the NIMAs are ready ... Read More
Scene News: THE CROOKS (U.K.) Sign to Golden Robot Records
THE CROOKS might just be the band to steal more than your attention they might just steal your soul, a case of grand larceny at its finest ... Read More
Scene News: BLUESFEST Announcement of Rescheduled Shows
Bluesfest Sideshows AnnouncementTour rescheduling is well under way!We have some much needed good news! The following shows are well on their way to being rescheduled. We are in discussions with agents and managers and will be announcing new dates very soon! Ticket-holders please hold your tickets as they will be ... Read More
Scene News: The Pretenders - Announce Brand New Album Hate For Sale, Out July 17 via BMG
If it aint broke, don’t fix it” - Chrissie Hynde ... Read More
Scene News: MAC SABBATH Announce RESCHEDULED 2020 Australian Tour Dates
Due to the Australian government regulations surrounding COVID-19, the MAC SABBATH tour scheduled for May has been postponed to December. All tickets purchased for the May shows remain valid. You do not need to do anything, please hold on to your ticket. We encourage you to not seek a refund ... Read More
Scene News: Violent Femmes Return To Aussie Shores ~ 2020 tour RESCHEDULED dates announced for December
Australia and New Zealand rescheduled. All current tickets remain valid for the new shows. Contact your local ticket outlet for full details. Hobart and more dates / cities to come! Stay safe and we will see you later in 2020! FEEL PRESENTS... VIOLENT FEMMES AUSTRALIA 2020 Thursday 19th November 2020 ... Read More
Scene News: Billy Bragg 'One Step Forward. Two Steps Back' Australian Tour ~ RESCHEDULED for Jan/Feb 2021
Billy Bragg will be returning for a very special tour entitled "One Step Forward. Two Steps Back." In each city Bragg will perform three unique shows on consecutive nights. The first night’s performance will feature Bragg’s current set, which ranges across his 35 year career. The second will see Bragg ... Read More
Scene News: Tones And I, Guy Sebastian, Thelma Plum and The Teskey Brothers among nominees for 2020 Virtual APRA Music Awards
With the 2020 APRA Music Awards now taking place as an online event on the evening of Tuesday 26 May, APRA AMCOS is prouder than ever to acknowledge the work of this year’s contenders. The 2020 collective features Australia’s most outstanding songwriting success stories of 2019 and we applaud them ... Read More
Scene News: TESTAMENT's 'Titans Of Creation' Album revealed
Despite the horrible news that Testament frontman Chuck Billy, his wife Tiffany and some crew tested positive to COVID-19 things are now looking up for them! To keep the good news rolling, the time has arrived for TESTAMENT to unleash new thunder to the masses and reveal their thirteenth studio ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne Rhythm & Blues legends The BREADMAKERS release new album!
Recorded by Mikey Young, The Breadmakers is the band's first album in over a decade, and their seventh album in a “career” that how lasted over three decades. It includes a version of The Marksmen's lost 1966 Australian classic "Moonshine". Rhythm’n’Blues ravers THE BREADMAKERS are a Melbourne institution and have an international ... Read More
Scene News: TSHITAKI release timely new album, WORLD KEEPS TURNING
TSHITAKI ANNOUNCE “WORLD KEEPS TURNING” NEW ALBUM OUT NOW! Barrelling out of the illustrious rock n’ roll crucible of Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Tshitaki are an unrelenting assault of choppy guitars offering up a groundswell of in your face, turbo charged surf rock n’ roll. Keeping it to the bare essentials ... Read More
Scene News: Ausmusic T-Shirt Day brought forward to Friday 17th April
A great excuse to show our love for Aus music during these strange times. We're bringing forward our annual Ausmusic T-Shirt Day for a special edition on Friday 17 April. It's the perfect reason to jump outta your PJs and dig a little deeper into your wardrobe (or buy some ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie hip hop legends, BUTTERFINGERS, release timely titled new album 'BAD NEWS' on March 30th
View Post Aussie hip hop legends, BUTTERFINGERS, release timely titled new album 'BAD NEWS' tomorrow, 30th March. National Album Tour Postponed Until Further Notice. Australias favourite musical misfits and auteurs of Aussie hip hop, Butterfingers are back, breaking hearts and bones (mostly their own) with a killer new single, Dancing ... Read More
Scene News: Kiwi powerhouse DEVILSKIN release their new album RED on April 3rd
Hard hitting Kiwi band DEVILSKIN are soon to release their third studio album RED!   Having stunned Australian crowds on tours with HALESTORM and SLASH Ft. Miles Kennedy and the Conspirators and appearing on Download Australian in 2019 DEVILSKIN are set to release their new album RED.   RED is ... Read More
Scene News: Australian Music Industry COVID-19 Relief Fund via Support Act #keepyourticket
Australian Music Industry COVID-19 Relief Fund& Support ActHelp The Industry That Gives Tirelessly#keepyourticket In times of crisis it is imperative that we stick together and help each other out in whatever ways we can. At present there are countless people across Australia that have fallen on hard times due to ... Read More
Scene News: JOHN 5 and The Creatures plus Jared James Nichols Announce Re-scheduled Australian Tour Dates
John 5 and The Creatures Plus special Guest Jared James Nichols Re-scheduled Dates  In light of the Australian Government COVID-19 directives, including the compulsory 14 day quarantine of all international travellers, the restriction on gatherings of over 500 people, together with the uncertainty of the time frames surrounding these directives, ... Read More
Scene News: PIXIES Postpone Remaining Australian Tour Dates
STATEMENT REGARDING PIXIES – COME ON PILGRIM… IT’S SURFER ROSA AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2020 MELBOURNE, AU (March 12, 2020) – We regret to announce that PIXIES will be postponing their remaining Australian tour dates. Please see the below statement from the band: “Out of caution for current public health concerns, Pixies ... Read More
Scene News: D*A*D Announce 35th Anniversary September 2020 Australian Tour
Welcome to the wildest R’n’R amusement park!  Danish rockers, D-A-D 35th Anniversary World Tour comes to Australia this September! For this special occasion and D-A-D’s first Australian Tour since 1990 they will perform all their Greatest Hits including Sleeping My Day Away, Girl Nation, Jihad, Laugh And 1/2, Bad Craziness, ... Read More
Scene News: Bad Friday Weekender Adds New Stage and 20 New Acts
After announcing their expansion to the two-day Bad Friday Weekender, the beloved Marrickville block party now reveal the OAF second stages and their crammed second line up, to really sully the Easter long weekend ... Read More
Scene News: The Drop Fest Manly Lineup Announcement 
Australia’s favourite party wave is back for a third turn around the country, with an expanded run of dates and one helluva team of 2020 in tow! ... Read More
Scene News: Tommy Stinson of The Replacements has announced an Australian Tour
Joining what would become one of the most revered American bands of all time at the tender age of 11 would be an impressive enough feat, let alone dropping out of high school to go on tour with the band in support of their third album Let It Be, now ... Read More
Scene News: 10CC Star Graham Gouldman To Release First Solo Album In Eight Years
10cc Star Graham Gouldman To Release First Solo Album in Eight Years plus On Tour In Australia and New Zealand from next month. On February 21 2020, 10cc’s Graham Gouldman released ‘Modesty Forbids’ here in Australia to coincide with the 10cc Australia / New Zealand Tour which was a good ... Read More
Scene News: MAC SABBATH Announce May 2020 Australian Tour
Is there any better combo than Black Sabbath and Burgers? Thanks to Silverback Touring you are about to get a taste! MAC SABBATH are headed our way for a tour with the lot! The founders of Drive-Thru Metal MAC SABBATH were founded in a franchise of a certain multinational fast ... Read More
Scene News: SARAH MCLEOD Announces New Single 'KILLIN IT TIL I’M DEAD'   + National Solo Electric Tour For April / May
Aussie rock royalty Sarah McLeod has announced her new single Killin It Til I’m Dead, an absolute firecracker of a song about undying, unwavering confidence, out now. Killin It Til I’m Dead is the product of an ingenious new songwriting podcast Hatjam from Eskimo Joe’s Kav Temperley, on which Sarah ... Read More
Scene News: BLACK VEIL BRIDES Announce Their Australian Headline Tour -  Earlybird Sales on today!
Early Bird pre-sale: Wednesday 26 February, 9am local time Sign up here to access: http://bit.ly/BVBAU20General Public on sale: Friday 28 February, 9am local. Tickets from www.destroyalllines.com Destroy All Lines are thrilled to announce the return of BLACK VEIL BRIDES for their Australian headline tour which sees them performing in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and ... Read More
Scene News: MILEY CYRUS To Headline “WORLD TOUR BUSHFIRE RELIEF” Charity Concert on 13th March in Melbourne Australia. TICKETS ON SALE TODAY AT 2pm AEST
Lil Nas X, The Veronicas, and DJ Seb Fontaine to Join Miley as Special Guests at One Night Benefit Concert.Proceeds From Ticket Sales will go to Australian Charities Working to Restore Forests, Wildlife, and Communities Affected by the Devastating Fires. Apollo World Touring, TEG Dainty and Jada Pinkett Smith and ... Read More
Scene News: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL extends Melbourne Season due to popular demand
MELBOURNE SEASON OF KURIOS – CABINET OF CURIOSITIES EXTENDED FROM 28 APRIL THROUGH 10 MAY New Shows on Sale now via cirquedusoleil.com/kurios KURIOS OPENS AT FLEMINGTON RACECOURSE ON 12 MARCH Due to the overwhelming demand for tickets for their upcoming Melbourne season, Cirque du Soleil have announced a Melbourne season ... Read More
Scene News: BUSH, +LIVE+ & STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Announce Intimate Indoor Show As Part Of Under The Southern Stars
UNDER THE SOUTHERN STARS EXPANDS! Due To Unrelenting Fan Demand UTSS Announces Intimate, Indoor Show At The Timber Yard, Port Melbourne featuring Bush, +Live+ & Stone Temple Pilots. Under The Southern Stars for 2020 has just gotten even bigger with the announcement of a special indoor show at The Timber Yard, in Port Melbourne for ... Read More
Scene News: SET TIMES for Kiwi Fest 2020, featuring Che-Fu, Israel Starr, Iva Lamkum, DJ SPELL, The Refugees + more!
Meet the newest Music, Culture, Arts, Food and Drinks festival on the block: Kiwi Fest is an All-Ages annual one-day celebration of NEW ZEALAND culture, bringing together Melbourne’s Kiwi communities for a diverse festival of all things AOTEAROA. Taking place Saturday 15 February Kiwi Fest at the Footscray Community Arts ... Read More
Scene News: Lucy Spraggan Announces Debut Australian tour for April 2020
English singer-songwriter LUCY SPRAGGAN heads to Australia for the very first time this April, where she will play a run of intimate venues in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.   With five albums under her belt including the 2019 “Today Was a Good Day” Lucy Spraggan is that rarest of things ... Read More
Scene News: GLITORIS announce a 16-DATE Australian National Tour & Release New Single ‘Slut Power’ Friday 14th February
GLITORIS have earned a reputation as one of Australia’s most fearlessly political, uncompromising and unforgettable live acts. After extensively played and widely received singles, ‘Trump Card’, ‘Spit Hood’ and ‘The Policy’, Glitoris were crowned ‘Queens of Australian Punk’ (The Brag) and the band have wasted no time in following up ... Read More
Scene News: The Offspring Sell Out National Australian Tour In 2 Hours! Limited Tickets Still Available For Auckland, With Sum 41
Australia, you're pretty fly! Due to huge demand, all Australian dates for THE OFFSPRING headline tour in April sold out within 2 hours! Auckland, there are strictly limited tickets still available with very special guests SUM 41. So come out and play! THE OFFSPRING, one of the world’s most exciting ... Read More
Scene News: BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Arrives in Melbourne in Two Weeks!
BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL ARRIVES IN MELBOURNE IN 2 WEEKS! Presented by Universal Theatrical Group, Working Title Films, Greene Light Stage, Michael Coppel Entertainments and Louise Withers Presents, the 10th Anniversary Australian tour has completed critically acclaimed Sydney and Adelaide seasons and now opens in Melbourne in just 2 weeks ... Read More
Scene News: Rock Icons GREEN DAY, FALL OUT BOY and WEEZER Announce the HELLA MEGA Australian Stadium Tour
MELBOURNE, AU (February 7, 2020)  –Today GREEN DAY, FALL OUT BOY, and WEEZER, three of the biggest acts in rock music, announced they will be heading to Australia to tour here together for the first time ever on The Hella Mega Tour, presented by Live Nation and Triple M. The stadium tour kicks off on November 8 at ... Read More
Scene News: Steve Kilbey & Gareth Koch's New Album ‘Chryse Planitia’ Out This Friday
STEVE KILBEY AND GARETH KOCH NEW ALBUM CHRYSE PLANITIA Release Dates; February 7 (Foghorn/MGM) Digital Platforms and CD Instore, April/May Vinyl LP Date TBA What unites the musical spheres of an Australian rock icon and a Viennese-trained classical musician? The answer lies in a shared aesthetic and approach to their ... Read More
Scene News: DEVILSKIN Release New Single And Video CORRODE And Announce New Album RED
The unstoppable DEVILSKIN unveil CORRODE, a monstrous new video, single and details of their long awaited fourth album. The New Zealand four piece - who have toured with the likes of Slash (National Australian Support, Halestorm, Motley Crue and Disturbed – and appearing on Download Australian 2019, have announced their ... Read More
Scene News: ALANIS MORISSETTE confirms Sydney and Melbourne Tour Dates - Celebrating 25 Years of "JAGGED LITTLE PILL" Check out the pre-sale details here
. ALANIS MORISSETTE is bringing her 2020 World Tour celebrating 25 years of “Jagged Little Pill” to Sydney and Melbourne. Alanis will play Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney on Saturday, April 11, followed by Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne on Wednesday, April 15. Tickets go on sale at 10am Friday, February 7 ... Read More
Scene News: ARTILLERY (Denmark) First Ever Australian Tour this February
McEwen M&T & Churches of Steel Fest presents ARTILLERY 'The Face Of Fear' Australian Tour February 2020 Denmark's ARTILLERY are easily appointed as one of Europe's earliest exponents of thrash metal, and the band's contribution to the classic genre is difficult to ignore. Delivering a sinister array of riffs, fusing ... Read More
Scene News: SUNNYBOYS' tour starts next week. One show already SOLD OUT. Be quick!
SUNNYBOYS RELEASE 'CAN'T YOU STOP' THE FIRST NEW SINGLE SINCE 1984 Sunnyboys release Can’t You Stop their first recording of all new music since Comes As No Surprise, their swan song 7” in 1984. Recorded in 2018 at Airlock Studios Brisbane and mixed by in demand engineer Konstatine Kerstin, Can’t ... Read More
Scene News: CHICAGO Sizzles for only FOUR more weeks in Melbourne. Highly recommended!
  NO EXTENSION POSSIBLE MUST CLOSE FEBRUARY 23 The multi-award winning, record breaking musical CHICAGO has razzle dazzled across Australia selling out in Sydney and Brisbane with now only 4 weeks to go in Melbourne! Audiences have been flocking to the State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne throughout the Summer and ... Read More
Scene News: ROCK N FOOD series added to Virgin inflight entertainment
Launching earlier this year, Golden Robot Global Entertainment film and TV production division’s, Rock N Food will be listed as part of Virgin Australia’s inflight entertainment, with the first seven episodes set to start airing in November, with the latest episode (#7) featuring Mark Gable, also now available to view ... Read More
Scene News: THE STRANGLERS Australian Tour starts next week. Tickets selling fast
THE STRANGLERS ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2020   WED 5 FEB – ASTOR THEATRE, PERTH FRI 7 FEB – THE FORUM, MELBOURNE SAT 8 FEB – ENMORE THEATRE, SYDNEY SUN 9 FEB – THE TIVOLI, BRISBANE TUE 11 FEB – THE GOV, ADELAIDE   Provocateurs and ultimate purveyors of Brit-punk THE STRANGLERS have announced their February 2020 ... Read More
Scene News: Superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS Confirmed to Headline the Inaugural World Tour
SUPERSTAR ROBBIE WILLIAMS CONFIRMED TO HEADLINE THE INAUGURAL WORLD TOUR MELBOURNE Saturday 14 March alongside the Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020 International superstar Robbie Williams, one of the world’s most magnetic and celebrated live performers will play the inaugural World Tour, headlining on Saturday 14 March – his ... Read More
Scene News: INKLINES Release New Single ‘WHEREVER YOU GO’
Inklines rounded out 2019 with the release of ‘Too Much’, the first offering from their mid-year recording sessions at the local Housefox Studios. Supporting the single with successful shows in both Sydney and Melbourne, the band also gained generous airplay across US/Canada. They aim to continue the momentum with the ... Read More
Scene News: ABBATH Announces September 2020 Australian Tour in Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart
HARDLINE MEDIA proudly presents the return down under of ABBATH!  Touring their most recent album, ‘Outstrider’, Australia get set for round two of purely ABBATH blackened mayhem. The legendary ex frontman of IMMORTAL returns to Australia with this highly acclaimed album and unforgettable stage show in September 2020. When ABBATH announced that ... Read More
Scene News: Lydia Lunch Retrovirus announces supports for Aust Tour Feb/March 2020
Following 2018's sold out shows around the country, American singer, poet, writer and actress Lydia Lunch returns to Australia with her all-star cast of sonic brutarians in a holds-barred survey of her musical output from 1977 to present FOR THE FINAL TIME EVER in Australia before she returns them to ... Read More
Scene News: Due to extreme demand SLEAFORD MODS tour has venue upgrades and shows added
Due to extreme demand, Sleaford Mods have announced a number of venue upgrades and second shows to their debut Australian tour through February and March 2020. As one of the most important, politically charged and thought-provoking bands in music today, Sleaford Mods have been running crass but clever commentary on ... Read More
Scene News: JUST ANNOUNCED: LP, Tori Kelly + EXTRA Patti Smith Dates this April -check out the pre-sale details
We're not done yet! Vocal powerhouses and internet sensations LP (Laura Pergolizzi) and Tori Kelly have just announced shows in Sydney and Melbourne this April. Plus, due to two sell-outs - Patti Smith and Her Band have announced a third and final Melbourne show - and one night in Newcastle! PRESALE: ... Read More
Scene News: JOHN GARCIA & THE BAND OF GOLD The Godfather Of Desert Rock Returns To Australia THIS WEEK! Check out the supports!
The voice that spawned an entire genre of imitators, John Garcia kicks off his Australian tour THIS WEEK in Adelaide!SUPPORTS are now locked and loaded!Melbourne fuzz meisters, Don Fernando will be on ALL SHOWS NationwideAdelaide’s doom metal stoners, Dirty Pagans will kick off proceedings there, while in Melbourne that honour goes to hard rockers, The Nicoteenagers.In Sydney 70’s infused psychedelic miscreants, Arrowhead will be channelling the riff ... Read More
Scene News: Violent Femmes Return To Aussie Shores ~ 2020 tour dates announced
Rumour has it that upon enrolment into Australian university students receive a copy of the Violent Femmes eponymous debut. Ten tracks and 36 minutes long, the album features the universal themes of alienation, isolation, sexual frustration and angst - perfect early adult fodder - via songs such as Gone Daddy ... Read More
Scene News: Bushfire Benefit Gig Guide
Bushfire Benefits Music Victoria have assembled a list of benefit concerts to support fire relief charities. We've added a few as well. From all of us at What's My Scene, thank you! Friday 17 January Greek Community of Melbourne : BushFire Fundraiser at Chasers Nightclub by Chasers Nightclub Bergy Bushfire ... Read More
Scene News: The 44th Port Fairy Folk Festival is selling fast!
From 6-9 March, thousands of music lovers will descend upon the Victorian 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. Program Director Caroline Moore said the 44th Port Fairy Folk Festival ... Read More
Scene News: Alice Cooper, QUEEN & Adam Lambert, and kd Lang amongst the first line-up of artists announced for FIRE FIGHT AUSTRALIA ~ tickets on sale at 12 noon today!
THE FIRST LINE-UP OF ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR FIRE FIGHT AUSTRALIA CONCERT FOR NATIONAL BUSHFIRE RELIEF ANZ STADIUM – SUNDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2020 TICKETS ON SALE AT 12 NOON TODAY (AEDT) ____________________________________________________________ With so many lives lost, countless homes destroyed, an estimated one billion animals killed and around 11 million hectares ... Read More
Scene News: Elvis-Themed Nirvana-Tribute Band Announce Australia Tour
The King Is Back, and he’s playing grunge! Fresh from sell out shows at The O2, Albert Hall and main-stage appearances at both the legendary Download Festival and the iconic Glastonbury Festival, the world’s best – and only – Elvis Themed Nirvana tribute act ‘ELVANA’ have today announced their debut ... Read More
Scene News: VENOM INC. With Special Guests EXCITER Announce 2020 Australian Tour
HARDLINE MEDIA proudly presents, a deadly double bill: VENOM INC. & EXCITER! After a testing yet triumphant 2019, Hardline are pleased to announce the return of VENOM INC. in 2020 and welcome, for their first time in Australia - EXCITER! Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide - GET READY - VENOM INC. & ... Read More
Scene News: Bill Callahan returns to Australia in March this time carrying a full band and Cretan-Australian duo Xylouris White with him.
"Intense, spellbinding singer at his deadpan best …Callahan is some kind of genius. Introduce yourself.” - The Guardian The 2020 tour follows successive sold out visits for the Sydney Vivid Festival in 2017 and 2015 plus extra-curricular shows in Melbourne including a sold-out six night at Howler. This time Callahan ... Read More
Scene News: Port Fairy Folk Festival announces 2020 Artists of the Year
Port Fairy Folk Festival announced duo Gina Williams & Guy Ghouse as the 2020 Artists of the Year and Ruby Gill as Emerging Artist of the Year. Caroline Moore, Program Director of the Port Fairy Folk Festival said that these three artists brought incredible strength and diversity to the Australian ... Read More
Scene News: Kim Salmon ~ The Aftermath National Australian Tour Announced
2019 ended momentously for Kim Salmon with a book launch for ’Nine Parts Water One Part Sand. Kim Salmon And The Formula For Grunge’, an Induction into the WA Music Hall Of Fame for his old band the Scientists, two new Kim Salmon singles – the US release Lets All ... Read More
Scene News: Black Monroe Sign With Riot Records
BLACK MONROE SIGN TO RIOT RECORDS LISTEN: Stream/purchase Black Monroe's debut EP HERE Black Monroe is a three-piece punk rock band formed in mid 2018 in Victoria, Australia. Black Monroe's eagerly awaited debut self-titled EP is now available across digital platforms via Riot Records  (part of the Golden Robot Global Entertainment Group) and is a killer example of Black Monroe's versatile, yet unapologetic sound ... Read More
Scene News: ABBARAMA Announce 2020 Australian Tour - pre-sale details included
Welcome to the future of 1973… ABBARAMA are Sweden’s super-stylish pop sensation touring the world with the Ultimate Celebration of ABBA. The 7-piece band create their own modern pop sound around the classic and timeless music of ABBA - Take a Chance On Me, Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!, Mamma Mia, Dancing ... Read More
Scene News: Anti-Flag Premiere New Song "Unbreakable, New Album 20/20 Vision Due Out January 17th via Spinefarm Records
PREMIERE NEW SONG "UNBREAKABLE" NEW ALBUM 20/20 VISION DUE OUT JANUARY 17TH VIA SPINEFARM RECORDS/CAROLINE AUSTRALIA Political punk icons, Anti-Flag,recently announced their upcoming album, 20/20 Vision, due out January 17th from Spinefarm Records/Caroline Australia, and today the band have teamed with Billboard to premiere another new single "Unbreakable" and its ... Read More
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
Scene News: Check out the FULL PROGRAM for Australian Music Week Conference
  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