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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: 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: 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: 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: 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
Scene News Sharon Van Etten announces Remind Me Tomorrow Tour
US singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten is coming to Arts Centre Melbourne’s Hamer Hall on Tuesday 11 June as part of her world tour, following the release of her critically acclaimed fifth album, Remind Me Tomorrow. “It’s been so long since I’ve been on the road and I am so excited ... Read More
Scene News: Brunswick Music Festival Drops Epic 2019 Program
Often mistakenly recognised as merely the home of the Sydney Road Street Party, Brunswick Music Festival has decided to reevaluate priorities, reorganise the sock drawer, reassess what sparks joy and revive its entire format. Unexpected spaces and brand-new faces punctuate the progressive, and frankly, EPIC 2019 program ... Read More
Scene News: Castlemaine Festival reveals contemporary music line-up
A huge line-up of international, local and very local musicians will perform at the renowned Theatre Royal as part of the Castlemaine State Festival this March ... Read More
Scene News: Grampians Music Festival 2019 announce Playing Times
Grampians Music Festival (GMF) returns to the rolling hills of Halls Gap from Friday 15 – Sunday 17 February for its third annual instalment. Nestled in the heart of Victoria’s picturesque Grampians Mountain Ranges the anticipated 2019 Festival bill includes the likes of Sampa The Great, Angie McMahon, Wafia, Slum ... Read More
Scene News: Roady4Roadies - Celebrate and Support Australian Roadies
Roady4Roadies is a fun, family orientated event happening around the country on 10 and 24 March with the aim of bringing public awareness to the unseen backbones of every music event we all enjoy. These people are roadies, the unsung heroes of the Australian music industry ... Read More
Scene News: BMG To Reissue Keith Richards ‘Talk Is Cheap’  For Its 30th Anniversary on March 29
‘Talk Is Cheap’ 30th Anniversary Reissue of Stone Cold Classic Released As Super Deluxe Box Set, Deluxe Box Set, CD, LP, Digital March 29 on BMG ... Read More
Scene News: How The Hell Did That Happen? A weekly podcast with hosts Mary Lou Lord and Maryanne Window
How the hell did that happen? Well that’s a good question! We thought it was a good question anyway and we hope you, our good listeners do too, we being Boston based singer-songwriter Mary Lou Lord and Melbourne based musician and music writer Maryanne Window ... Read More
Scene News: Keith Urban “Graffiti U World Tour Australia” Begins
Keith Urban’s first world tour in more than two years, the “Graffiti U World Tour Australia”, began with a sold out show in Newcastle last night featuring an unprecedented large-scale visual production not seen before from the vocalist and virtuoso guitarist ... Read More
Scene News: Divinyls Announce February & March 2019 Australian Tour
Founding member, guitarist and co-songwriter Mark McEntee returns in 2019 with a talented new Divinyls line-up touring across the country in March. Long is the time since billboards across the country have lit up with the name Divinyls. A brand synonymous with raw, exciting, and above all uncompromising rock ‘n’ ... Read More
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Heart have revealed the second song from their upcoming live album “Live In Atlantic City”. The powerful live rendition of “Bébé Le Strange” with special guest Dave Navarro on guitar show why it is one of the most loved songs by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees ... Read More
Scene News: Painters And Dockers at Max Watts, Melbourne, Friday 8th February 2019
Early 2019 will see iconic local punk band THE PAINTERS DOCKERS celebrate the 30th anniversary of their classic and highest selling album, KISS MY ART. The band were due to do this in 2018 but a serious head injury saw singer Paulie Stewart hospitalised and unable to perform ... Read More
Scene News: The Wolfe Brothers kick off the 2019 run of their rockin’ Country Heart National Tour
The Wolfe Brothers kicked off 2019 in fine style, with shows packed to therafters. Now, the Tasmanian country rockers have announced the next stringof dates on their Country Heart National Tour as they continue to taketheir special style of country rock out on the road. With the TamworthCountry Music Festival ... Read More
Scene News: Girlschool, Venom Inc. and Raven Announce June 2019 Australian Tour
GIRLSCHOOL, VENOM INC. and RAVEN Announce June 2019 Australian Tour Hardline Media Proudly Presents GIRLSCHOOL are a British rock band that formed in the new wave of British heavy metal scene in 1978, frequently associated with contemporaries Motörhead. They are the longest-running all-female rock band, still active after almost 40 ... Read More
Scene News: Cherry Bar MOVING from AC/DC Lane in 2019
End of an Era. Cherry Bar MOVING from AC/DC Lane in 2019. Ten Week Party Announced! In our biggest news story ever, Cherry Bar co-owner and booker James Young reveals: THIS is how we are saving Cherry. By moving Cherry. Cherry has not been sold. Cherry is moving so that ... Read More
Scene News: The Sisters Of Mercy Announce Australian Tour
It howls. It's grindingly beautiful. It's dangerously sentient. It’s The Sisters of Mercyreturning to Australia this October and November for their first headline shows in over 7 years! ... Read More
Scene News: The Beasts New Album ‘Still Here’ Out 15th February 2019 Touring Nationally February & March 2019
Former Beasts of Bourbon Kim Salmon, Charlie Owen, Boris Sujdovic, Tony Pola and Tex Perkins reinvent themselves in a recorded project entitled ‘The Beasts Still Here’. Performing tracks from the new album ‘Still Here’ and the Beasts Of Bourbon classics. After an extremely emotional final performance with the Beasts of ... Read More
Scene News: Do Re Mi Announce Headline Shows Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney
Do Re Mi, arguably the most successful Australian act of the post-punk era, make their long overdue return this summer for the By The C Festival appearances (featuring Icehouse and Sunnyboys) and headline shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane ... Read More
Scene News: Australian singer-songwriter, KAREN CRAIGIE, releases new album 'Mountains of Gold'.
Originating from Sydney, international award-winning songwriter KAREN CRAIGIE has been writing, recording and singing since she was a child, releasing singles and albums under numerous monikers, writing and co-writing songs for her own catalogue and a number of other artists.  Her songs have featured in film and on TV (MTV Diary, Drew ... Read More
Scene News: Divinyls Announce February & March 2019 Australian Tour
Founding member, guitarist and co-songwriter Mark McEntee returns in 2019 with a talented new Divinyls line-up touring across the country in March. Divinyls Announce February & March 2019 Australian Tour ... Read More
Scene News: Yolanda Ingley ll releases powerful, soul-driven "Woman Got To Cry"
Yolanda Ingley ll is blessed with one of those voices – the type of voice that heard once, will for evermore be instantly recognisable to you. Powerful, knowing, and saturated with a life lived.  Her songs, with their heartfelt themes of “love, protest and other jive” have been described as a “massage for the soul” by one ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie HipHop legends BUTTERFINGERS announce 15 YEARS OF FATBOYS Australian Tour
After a massive 2018, which has already seen Aussie hiphop royalty Butterfingers release new music, head out on tour and play a string of killer showcases at BIGSOUND, the legendary group have today announced the 15 Years of Fatboys Australian tour. The epic run kicks off on March 1, 2019 ... Read More
Scene News: Be part of RED BEE's next video clip in Katoomba
Dirthouse Agency presents: Alt-hard rock heavyweights Red Bee will return to reign supreme at The Roxy Room in Katoomba's Hotel Gearin on Saturday, December 15! It is their first hometown show since the May release of their triumphant second album ‘Silent Enemy.’ This show will also double as a live music video shoot for their 3rd single ‘Chasing ... Read More
Scene News: SLAYER With Special Guests ANTHRAX And BEHEMOTH Announce Download Sideshows
United by their appearance on Download 2019, two of thrash metal’s Big Four SLAYER and ANTHRAX are joined by the Polish dark lords BEHEMOTH for two nights of absolute mayhem as they hit the unsuspecting folk of Brisbane at The Riverstage, and Adelaide’s AEC Arena this March. For complete tour ... Read More
Scene News: RUDIMENTAL are heading back to Australia in February to TOAST OUR DIFFERENCES
East London luminaries, Rudimental have today announced they’ll be heading back to Australia for a national tour in February 2019, as part of their Toast To Our Differences world tour to celebrate the release of their new album that’s set to drop globally on January 25, 2019. The tour will see Rudimental ... Read More
Scene News: A Day On The Green Launches 2018/19 Season This Weekend
On Saturday, a capacity crowd at South Australia’s picturesque Leconfield Wines, McLaren Vale will see the much-loved icon perform with a stellar cast of guests, Daryl Braithwaite, Richard Marx, Russell Morris and Bachelor Girl. The following weekend there are two sold-out shows in the Hunter Valley NSW and Mount Cotton ... Read More
Scene News: The Age Music Victoria Awards 2018 And The Winners Are….
The 2018 edition of The Age Music Victoria Awards was certainly one to remember. Settling into a new home at The Melbourne Recital Centre, the Victorian music industry gathered to recognize the outstanding achievements of our state’s music community and celebrate the best releases, performers, venues, and festivals of the ... Read More
Scene News: Toyah Cordingley R.I.P. - The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus ''Your Guardian Angel'' Toyah's Song
Toyah Cordingley a beautiful, highly popular 24 year old animal and music loving young lady. Ms Cordingley's body was discovered in the dunes at Wangetti Beach, north of Cairns, on October 22, a day after she was reported missing ... Read More
Scene News: Twelve Foot Ninja "Upload" Headline Tour March 2019
Get ready. Twelve Foot Ninja are coming for their first headline tour of Australia in two years. The hard rock outfit have cemented a cult following off the back of their brand of genre-fusing heavy music. One of Australia’s most innovative, and experimental rock bands,  #1 on the AIR album chart,  ARIA nomination for Best Hard Rock/Metal album, Winner of Best New Talent at the US Golden God Awards, and 16 million views of their clips on YouTube they have toured all over the USA, Canada, Europe and Australia. Joining Twelve Foot Ninja on this tour is Perth band Voyager who have more than earned their place on a rare national tour of Australia’s best prog metal. Saturday 2nd March will see Twelve Foot Ninja and Voyager kick off the tour at The Rosemount in Perth, then on to the ANU bar in Canberra on Friday 8th March, Saturday 9th March is Download Festival Sydney and Sunday 11th March Download Festival Melbourne, then kick on to Queensland on Friday 15th ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne Synth Festival this weekend - program details
Australia’s biggest pop-up synth & dj gear shop Saturday Nov 24 & Sunday Nov 25 Meat Market, North Melbourne ... Read More
Scene News: Good Things Festival Announce Timetables and Local Support Acts
As the anticipation arises and the count down begins, Australia's Good Things Festival is thrilled to announce the addition of local support acts added to the incredibly huge line up, reveal the timetables for the event and the launch of the Good Things Festival app for you to start preparing ... Read More
Scene News: NGV Friday Nights returns with late-night summer access to Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds
NGV Friday Nights returns for summer with a music line-up fusing classical and contemporary influences, exclusive late-night access to Escher X nendo / Between Two Worlds, plus bars and dining. This summer's headline electronic artists and DJs include songwriter and producer Andy Bull, Melbourne duo Confidence Man, Sydney's Nicole Millar, ... Read More
Scene News: REGURGITATOR ready to rock the inaugural CIVIC SOUNDS Laneway Party this Sunday @ ACDC Lane
Make sure you don't miss the incredible lineup joining us for in AC/DC Lane this Sunday 18th November. CIVIC SOUNDS Laneway Party 2018 Sunday 18 November – ACDC Lane, Melbourne 12pm – 10pm Across Two Stages – Laneway & Cherry Bar stages Civic Sounds laneway party brings together a diverse ... Read More
Scene News: Trailblazing Post-Punk Pop trio MOLER invite you to their one-off reformation party
The original members of Melbourne’s 1990’s dynamic post-punk pop trio, Moler, are celebrating 25 years since they first formed with a special one-off reunion show in Melbourne.  Gracing the stage of The Curtin Hotel in Carlton on Friday November 23 will be founding members Helen Cattanach (Helcat) on bass guitar/lead ...