Scene News: AMY SHEPPARD SHARES DEBUT SOLO SINGLE 'NOTHING BUT WILD'
Internationally acclaimed artist Amy Sheppard is packaging up her pop stylings and fusing them with country influences, today releasing her debut solo single Nothing But Wild. While definitely not her first official foray into the genre, previously already a Golden Guitar Award winner for her vocals on Lee Kernaghan’s Spirit of the Anzacs, Nothing But Wild offers ... Read More
Scene News: SUNNYBOYS - THE FAB FOUR RETURN IN JULY
There’s so much love and respect in the room its quite remarkable, and the four-piece return the favour with Love To Rule and the irrepressible Tunnel Of Love preceding the first true banger Happy Man, which prompts the euphoric crowd into a singalong frenzy from the very first note.” - ... Read More
Scene News: THE CHARLATANS Announce A Head Full Of Ideas' 32nd Anniversary 'Best Of' Australian Tour
METROPOLIS TOURING PRESENTS: THE CHARLATANS: A Head Full Of Ideas, 30th 32nd Anniversary ‘Best Of’ Australian Tour “A well and truly show-stopping, spectacular montage of brilliant, classic, passionate and innovative songs. It’s no wonder the Charlatans have stood the test of time.” Allmusic Magazine “We love playing Australia” Tim Burgess. ... Read More
Scene News: A Legendary Farewell ~Glenn Wheatley's Narrated Audiobook + Tim Wheatley's EP Both Released on May 19th 2022
AUSTRALIAN MUSIC ICON GLENN WHEATLEY’S AUDIOBOOK POSTHUMOUSLY RELEASING MAY 19 – PRE-ORDER NOW TIM WHEATLEY SHARES NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO SHINY TACOMA LIFTED FROM EP SHINY TACOMA OUT MAY 19 – PRE-ORDER NOW Eight weeks after the death of Australian music industry icon Glenn Wheatley comes the announcement today of a new edition and audiobook of his bestselling book, Paper Paradise—a ... Read More
Scene News: ANNOUNCING The All Australian Cast of Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical
Cruel Intentions: the '90s Musical CAST ANNOUNCEMENT @cruelintentionsau #cruelintentionsau Meet the Cast "Funny & Nostalgia fueled...the BEST of the '90s!" New York Times “Fun, sexy and seductive...a great time!” Huff Post "PERFECT... Sweet, Silly & Genuinely Joyous" Vanity Fair David Venn Enterprises (The Wedding Singer, Bring It On: The Musical) ... Read More
Scene News: A Curators' Guide to RISING 2022.
Tickets on sale now ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Time to bite the bullet folks. RISING 2022 tickets are moving quick. To help you navigate the program, we’ve got hot tips straight from the curators of RISING 2022. To round out their suggestions, The Wilds, MONOCHORD and Golden Square are essential RISING experiences designed to ... Read More
Scene News: Jack Daniel’S Live At Last Tour Announces Special Guests
To further celebrate the return of live music, Jack Daniel’s and Secret Sounds are thrilled to announce the exciting special guests joining the all-star lineup of acts playing across the country for the LIVE AT LAST tour, which kicks off tonight with energetic dance maker CLYPSO joining Pond in the ... Read More
Cene News: Joan as Policewoman Touring Australia May And June 2022
Joan Wasser – aka Joan as Police Woman - has been described as many things ‘The coolest woman in pop-The Times, Full of meditative beauty-Mojo, with a voice so wondrous and moving- The Guardian and producing “breathtakingly good music’ She can be identified with all these comments for both her albums and live concerts and ... Read More
Scene News: Zoot Cancel Australian Tour
It is with much sadness and disappointment that we must announce that the Zoot tour of Australia is cancelled ... Read More
Scene News: Kathryn Joseph Releases New Single 'the burning of us all'
Kathryn Joseph shares the hauntingly beautiful track 'the burning of us all' – the second single off her forthcoming studio album for you who are the wronged, due for release 22 April via Best & Fairest / Rock Action. ... Read More
Scene News: Hoodoo Gurus with The Dandy Warhols (US) announce rescheduled 40th Anniversary Tour dates for September 2022
Frontier Touring are excited to announce that after being forced to postpone their highly anticipated national tour earlier this month, Hoodoo Gurus with very special guests The Dandy Warhols (US) have officially rescheduled their 40th Anniversary Tour to September 2022. Opening proceedings in Brisbane and Sydney will be The Buoys, Even ... Read More
Scene News: Jenny Mitchell Announces Album ‘Tug Of War’, Releases New Single And Video, 'Lucy'
Singer/songwriter Jenny Mitchell is thrilled to announce her new album Tug of War, to be released on July 22 (with vinyl to arrive later on October 14) via Cooking Vinyl Australia, and unveil the latest offering from the record, the single and video, Lucy ... Read More
Scene News: Full Tilt Festival Returns In July With A Huge Line-Up!
Just when you thought Full Tilt was done and dusted for 2022, the team at Destroy All Lines have brought their A game to deliver a sequel of truly epic proportions, with an army of international and local alternative acts ready to descend on the East Coast this July ... Read More
Scene News: Hoodoo Gurus 40th Anniversary Tour with very special guests The Dandy Warhols has been postponed
HOODOO GURUSWITH THE DANDY WARHOLS POSTPONE 40th ANNIVERSARY TOUR Frontier Touring wish to advise that the Hoodoo Gurus 40th Anniversary Tourwith very special guests The Dandy Warhols is postponed. Hoodoo Gurus drummer, Nik Rieth tested positive to COVID-19 on Wednesday 30 March and is now self-isolating. With the band rehearsing ... Read More
Scene News: MADE IN THE '90S FESTIVAL: Coolio, Next, All-4-One, Zhané and H3rizon Hosted by Q Parker – Kicks Off This Week
Delta Bravo Presents MADE IN THE '90S FESTIVAL: Coolio, Next, All-4-One, Zhané and H3rizon Hosted by Q Parker – Kicks Off This Week With the easing of restrictions and the return of live music, Delta Bravo Presents is proud to present the first international tour featuring US based R&B artists ... Read More
Scene News: Full Tilt Melbourne this weekend!
Full Tilt Melbourne is taking place on Saturday 26 March at Reunion Park, Burnely! ... Read More
Scene News: Rush Guitarist Alex Lifeson's, ENVY OF NONE, Premiere Their New Video For Second Single “Look Inside” ~ Debut Album ‘Envy Of None’ Out April 8 on Kscope
(photo credit: Richard Sibbald)Following the announcement of their debut, self titled, album and first single “Liar”, Envy Of None, the new project featuring Alex Lifeson (Rush), Andy Curran (Coney Hatch), Alfio Annibalini and singer Maiah Wynne have revealed “Look Inside”, their next single and video featuring Envy Of None singer Maiah Wynne and directed by “Jaden D. “Maiah’s lilting vocal performance was an ... Read More
Scene News: Rich Webb Shares New Single & Video, ’Love Someone’
Rich Webb - photo credit Wilk SHARES NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO 'LOVE SOMEONE' Troubadour Rich Webb is back with a brand new single Love Someone, a heartfelt and vulnerable track inspired by the poor treatment of asylum seekers in Australia. The moving song is released today, and is accompanied by a stunning animated video that ... Read More
Scene News: More POP-UP Gigs in Melbourne CBD ~ Uncle Kutcha Edwards & GORDI
Uncle Kutcha Edwards Photo: Susan Carmody Today (Thu 3 Mar 2022) Uncle Kutcha Edwards will perform on the the forecourt of State Library Victoria. 1pm State Library Victoria forecourt 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne Tomorrow (Fri 4 Mar 2022) – Gordi will perform a free outside live music pop up gig ... Read More
Scene News: The HARD-ONS Announce Supports For MARCH/APRIL "I'M SORRY SIR, THAT RIFF'S BEEN TAKEN" Tour
FIRST TOUR WITH NEW SINGER TIM ROGERS FINALLY KICKS OFF IN JUST OVER TWO WEEKS AND FOLLOWS THE GROUP'S FIRST EVER TOP 5 ALBUM! The Hard-Ons have announced the supports for their soon-to-start I'm Sorry Sir, That Riff's Been Take tour - their first tour with their new line-up which features new singer Tim ... Read More
Scene News: MINISTRY featuring Jello Biafra Debut 'Sabotage Is Sex!' Music Video.
MINISTRY Featuring Jello Biafra Debut 'Sabotage Is Sex!' Music Video Punk-Inspired Art Piece Teems With Angst Over Gritty Reality Of 2022. Marking The First Time The DEAD KENNEDYS Icon Has Appeared In A Music Video While Re-Teaming Biafra And Al Jourgensen, Cohorts In The Hardcore Punk-Industrial Project LARD. 'Sabotage Is ... Read More
Scene News: Victorian Opera Presents presents Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht and Elisabeth Hauptmann’s anti-capitalist musical comedy, 'Happy End'
GANGSTERS AND THE SALVATION ARMY SETTLE SCORES IN VICTORIAN OPERA’S HAPPY END ‘A musical that needs no recommendation other than itself. It charms, it giggles and it moves.’ - New York Times Roaring with charisma, wit and a killer cast, Victorian Opera presents Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht and Elisabeth Hauptmann’s ... Read More
Scene News: Peter Sterling Announces New Album "The Winding Way"
I worked on this record for over one year during the time of the global pandemic and lock down. Tucked away from the world in my home studio, these songs came forth from my heart and soul during this difficult time for all of us. As in music so in ... Read More
Scene News: BOOGIE 2022 – FIRST ARTIST Announcement! And It’s FREAKING INCREDIBLE!
Ready? Of course you are. Hose out your mind, locate your tent pegs and pack your flannies; BOOGIE FESTIVAL is back on the farm, more fabulous than ever. It’ll be getting good weird in Tallarook, Victoria over the 2018 Easter weekend. The now cult three-day extravaganza will revel and shimmy ... Read More
Scene News: FOO FIGHTERS Set the Stage for Victoria’s Newest Major Event - ALWAYS LIVE
ONE NIGHT ONLY! PERFORMING IN GEELONG – FRIDAY 4 MARCH 2022 WITH SPECIAL GUESTS AMYL AND THE SNIFFERS& THE MEANIES Frontier Touring is thrilled to announce Rock & Roll Hall Of Famers Foo Fighters will return to Australia next month, with a history-making performance at Geelong’s (VIC) GMHBA Stadium on Friday 4 March. The 12-time ... Read More
Scene News: It’s happening! Here are the playing times for Under The Southern Stars Concert Series!
The Under the Southern Stars spectacular concert series featuring Cheap Trick, Bush and Stone Temple Pilots has regrettably and unfortunately been postponed. Again ... Read More
Scene News: Adam Blacksmith releases "Blind to the Sea"
Photo by Matt Weddi Few can claim that ghost-writing love letters for inmates behind bars in a maximum-security prison replete with longing, lust, and remorse are a regular part of their day job. To Adam Blacksmith, who has taught at Long Bay Gaol for more than a decade, the formidable ... Read More
Scene News: MAYDAY PARADE Shares Powerful New Video + Tour Dates for Australia This April
MAYDAY PARADE Shares Powerful "Angels Die Too" Music Video From New Album What It Means To Fall Apart Touring Australia This April With Special Guests, Real Friends & Those Who Dream Powerhouse Florida quintet Mayday Parade have shared the music video for single "Angels Die Too," taken from their new studio album What It Means To Fall Apart, ... Read More
Scene News: New Bluesfest Sideshows in Melbourne!
s in Melbourne have just been added for two of Bluesfest's International artists! You can now catch the catchy afro-beats of Amadou & Mariam, as well as the soulful sounds of husband-wife duo The War & Treaty at the Melbourne Recital Centre this April ... Read More
Scene News: Fleetwood Mac & Tom Petty Guitarist, Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs Return With New Album, External Combustion
External Combustion, the new album from Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs, is set for release on March 4 via BMG. Recorded in mid 2021, the record is Mike Campbell’s second as a band leader, following up Campbell & The Dirty Knobs’ 2020 critically acclaimed debut album, Wreckless Abandon. ... Read More
Scene News: Shannon & The Clams return to Australia! Presale starts 8am
Love Police Touring Presents SHANNON & THE CLAMS AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2022 Love Police Touring is a-buzz to announce the return of Oakland's Shannon & The Clams for appearances on the Love Police Stage at Splendour in the Grass and headline shows in Melbourne, Sydney and Wollongong. After six albums - the latest Year of ... Read More
Scene News: JEFF The Brotherhood Return to Australian Shores in July! Tickets on sale this Thursday 8am
Love Police Touring PresentsJEFF The BrotherhoodAUSTRALIAN TOUR 2022 Brotherly love abounds as Love Police Touring announces the long awaited return to Australia of Nashville's JEFF The Brotherhood for appearances on the Love Police Stage at Splendour in the Grass and headline shows in Melbourne, Torquay, Sydney and Wollongong. Having blown away crowds ... Read More
Scene News: Rescheduled KISS Australian Tour Dates
With the recent announcement that Western Australia’s borders will remain closed for an indefinite period of time, One World Entertainment and TEG Live have been forced to postpone the Kiss ‘End of the Road’ tour until August / September 2022. The band is passionate and determined to perform for all ... Read More
Scene News: THE WHO'S TOMMY Premieres 22nd February at The Palais Theatre in Melbourne
Victorian Opera is finally set to stage the Australian premiere of The Who’s Tommy from 22 February – 1 March 2022 at the Palais Theatre, St Kilda. Based on The Who’s legendary 1969 concept album Tommy, which sold over 20 million copies, the rock musical is set to supercharge Melbourne’s ... Read More
Scene News: SPRING LOADED Kicks Off In Melbourne Next Saturday! Check out the SET TIMES here!
ULTIMATE AUSSIE ROCK FESTIVAL SET TO ROCK HASTINGS FORESHORE RESERVE (MORNINGTON PENINSULA) NEXT SATURDAY "THIS IS A GOOD NEWS STORY ABOUT HOW THERE'S ACTUALLY A FESTIVAL GOING AHEAD" - PHIL JAMIESON, GRINSPOON Spring Loaded has well and truly declared a triumphant return to live music, with the iconic Aussie festival ... Read More
Scene News: Johnny Marr Former Guitarist for The Smiths Releases new single ‘Night and Day’ New Double Album ‘Fever Dreams Pts 1-4’ Due Feb 25 via BMG
JOHNNY MARR Releases new single ‘Night and Day’ New Double Album ‘Fever Dreams Pts 1-4’ Due Feb 25 via BMG Johnny Marr, one of the most influential songwriters and guitarists in British independent music will release Fever Dreams Pts 1-4, on February 25, 2022via BMG. The 16-track double LP is Marr’s fourth solo record ... Read More
Scene News: ASTEROID EKOSYSTEM Legends Alister Spence, Ed Kuepper, Lloyd Swanton and Toby Hall Announce Live Debut
ASTEROID EKOSYSTEM - ALISTER SPENCE, ED KUEPPER, LLOYD SWANTON, TOBY HALL - ANNOUNCE LIVE DEBUT Already confirmed for next years inspired Womadedaide line-up and appearing in Canberra next February at the Ainslie & Gorman Arts Centre Improvised Music Season, Asteroid Ekosystem are now excited to announce their debut Sydney show(s) ... Read More
Scene News: Seeking over 700 musicians for a live music city busking program
The Victorian Government and the City of Melbourne are seeking musicians of different genres, styles and sounds to be part of the ‘On The Road Again’ busking program. Over four weeks from 17 February, up to 720 performances will bring live music to the streets of the CBD, showcasing and ... Read More
Scene News: THE HELLACOPTERS Share The Title Track Of Their New Album ‘Eyes Of Oblivion’
Swedish high energy rock and roll band THE HELLACOPTERS will release their 8th studio album called Eyes Of Oblivion on April 1st, 2022! Produced by Nicke Andersson & Chips Kisbye (who has overseen every Hellacopters album since High Visibility in the year 2000), it will be the band's first full-length since the release of their temporary farewell ... Read More
Scene News: Indie Rock Legends, EVEN, remain on track with Melbourne shows this week
EVEN's Melbourne launches for REVERSE LIGHT YEARS this week remain on track Melbourne indie-rock legends EVEN have lconfirmed that their run of Melbourne shows to launch their massively acclaimed new album REVERSE LIGHT YEARS are all set to proceed this week, as is their Thursday night show in Macedon. The ... Read More
Scene News: BOBBY WEIR & WOLF BROS Unveil “WEST L.A. FADEAWAY”
BOBBY WEIR & WOLF BROS: LIVE IN COLORADO OUT FEBRUARY 18 ON THIRD MAN RECORDS Photo credit: Todd Michalek Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros have unveiled a new song from their highly anticipated first ever vinyl collection of recorded material. Listen/share “West L.A. Fadeaway” HERE. Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros: Live In ... Read More
Scene News: Coyle Girelli Shares Breathtaking New Single 'Here Comes My Baby' + Announces New Album 'Funland' Set For February 25 Release
NYC-based English troubadour Coyle Girelli is back with a breathtaking new single Here Comes My Baby, a song filled with sweet longing amidst a strange and confusing world ... Read More
Scene News: MONTANA SHARP Shares New Single 'WAY OF THE WHIFFLER' and ANNOUNCES DEBUT EP 'BLOOD MOON' OUT FEBRUARY 11 🔥
SHARES NEW SINGLE 'WAY OF THE WHIFFLER'+ ANNOUNCES DEBUT EP 'BLOOD MOON' OUT FEBRUARY 11 - PRE SAVE HERE Eccentric, unapologetic art-pop connoisseur Montana Sharp has today announced her breathtaking new single Way Of The Whiffler, a clever exploration of the Old English word whiffler as it pertains to the ... Read More
Scene News: World Trailer Awards 2022 Announces Inaugural Competition Honouring the World’s Top Creatives in Entertainment Marketing ~ CLOSING DATE 31st January 2022
The first-ever World Trailer Awards is open for entries! London, U.K. and Los Angeles, CA (August 24, 2021) -- Announcing the Call for Entry for the inaugural World Trailer Awards (WTA), honouring the world’s best creatives who are marketing the world’s best entertainment. WTAs celebrate outstanding entertainment marketing across Cinema, ... Read More
Scene News: Placebo Share New Single 'Try Better Next Time' From New Album 'Never Let Me Go' Out 25 March
PLACEBOSHARE NEW SINGLE, TRY BETTER NEXT TIME NEW ALBUM, NEVER LET ME GO OUT 25 MARCH, 2022 HI RES IMAGE PHOTO CREDIT: MADS PERCHHI RES COVER | TRY BETTER NEXT TIME COVER & WAV DOWNLOAD Placebo share brand-new single, Try Better Next Time. It follows recent new tracks Beautiful James ... Read More
Scene News: New Multidisciplinary Art Venue, THE MOTLEY BAUHAUS, Revitalises Melbourne's Independent Arts Sector
MELBOURNE TO GET A NEW MULTIDISCIPLINARY ART VENUE THE MOTLEY BAUHAUS OFFICIAL OPENING Thursday January 20 On January 20, The Motley Bauhaus (Melbourne’s premier independent art space dedicated to promoting skills based art practices) is launching a brand new 350 person capacity and uniquely independent arts venue right on the edge of ... Read More
Scene News: EVEN 'Reverse Light Years' album launches - Adelaide postponed, Sydney to proceed this Friday
EVEN postpone Adelaide launch for REVERSE LIGHT YEARS but confirm their Sydney launch - this Friday January 7 - will proceed, and their run of late January Melbourne launches remains on track Click to image to watch Even's latest single 'Cherry Afterglow' on YouTube and share Melbourne indie-rock legends EVEN, fresh from two rapturously received XMAS EVEN ... Read More
Scene News: NYE IN THE PARK is back for 2021 feat. PNAU, The Presets, What So Not, Spacey Jane, Illy and more....
NYE IN THE PARK IS BACK FOR 2021 Friday December 31 Victoria Park, City Road, Camperdown Sydney NSW Featuring: PNAU, The Presets, What So Not, Spacey Jane, Illy, Mashd N Kutcher, George Alice, Sumner, Jimmi The Kween, Yo! Mafia, Poof Doof Drag Jamboree and more.... Get ready Sydneysiders, your BEST.NEW ... Read More
Scene News: Secret Pop-Up Shows Headline Creative Summer In Melbourne
Secret Pop-Up Shows Headline Creative Summer In MelbourneThe Andrews Labor Government is delivering a creative summer like no other, with some of Australia’s biggest acts to deliver pop-up gigs at iconic outdoor locations around Melbourne’s CBD.Surprise free performances will electrify city streets with singing superstar Tones And I launched the ... Read More
Scene News: QUEEN’s Brian May tests positive for Coronavirus
Brian May’s Instagram post In a recent Instagram post, Brian May uploads photos of his results and states: “Yep. The shocking day finally came for me. The dreaded double red line. And yes - definitely NO sympathy please - it has been a truly horrible few days, but I’m OK ... Read More
Scene News: New home to amplify Victoria’s progressive music industry
Music Market is open – it’s the new home to support the Victorian music industry to come together to learn, collaborate and do business. Backed by the Victorian Government, Music Market is an accessible and flexible space that will sustain, develop and grow Victoria's contemporary music sector. Minister for Creative ... Read More
Scene News: Kuepper and White ride again!
Coinciding with the tour(s) has been a trio of retrospective releases from Kuepper including a first ever solo singles collection, a handpicked best of from Kuepper post-Saints outfit Laughing Clowns and a live release from Ed’s very own Saints tribute The Aints! ... Read More
Scene News: Midnight Oil Announce ‘Resist’: The New Album. The Final Tour.
Today Midnight Oil announced that this chapter of their career will come to a memorable close next year with the release of the other 12 new songs they recorded with Bones and a series of big gigs. Both are aptly titled Resist. The band also announced that this will be ... Read More
Scene News: By The C Heads To Hobart In 2022!
For the first time, By The C will head to Hobart and will present ICEHOUSE - Great Southern Land 2022 - The Concert Series and music lovers are set for a stellar line-up of artists with special guests JAMES REYNE & KILLING HEIDI ... Read More
Scene News: Steel Panther announce Re-Scheduled 'Heavy Metal Rules' Tour October 2022 with Sevendust
Originally announced in early 2020, Steel Panther's 'Heavy Metal Rules' tour alongside their good mates Sevendust has been re-scheduled a couple of times now - and though it has definitely felt like being edged for 18 months, they are now announcing when Fanthers will absolutely get to experience their release! ... Read More
Scene News: Third Man announce Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros' new live album & first ever vinyl collection
Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros—consisting of Bobby Weir, Don Was, Jay Lane and Jeff Chimenti—are set to release their first ever vinyl collection of recorded material. Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros: Live In Colorado is out February 18 on Third Man Records—their debut with the label ... Read More
Scene News: A Very TISMist Christmist
When was the last time a member of TISM stood on a stage? Ok… you could just about say that for anyone at the moment, but live music from TISM members doesn’t happen all that often. This December there are TWO shows featuring THREE ex-TISM members. Talk about all your ... Read More
Scene News: QV Club, a new Euro-summer inspired outdoor club at QV Melbourne
Greek Islands or Capri, the club comes complete with two pop-up bars, DJs and live music, and will run all the way until March ... Read More
Scene News: The Butterfly Effect Share Epic New Single 'So Tired'
Beloved Australian rockers The Butterfly Effect have today announced their commanding new single So Tired, a deep exploration of living life in the fast lane - offering a glimpse into the band’s hectic schedule and reckless partying back in the day, out today, November 17. ... Read More
Scene News: New guitarist for The Radiators
We're thrilled to welcome our new guitar player Martin Cilia (ex-Mental as Anything, Atlantics) to the fold. Martin has been a good friend of the band for many years and in the preparation for upcoming gigs, we've been blown away by Martin's playing style and we're sure you will be ... Read More
Scene News: Out on the Weekend Breaks Free This December in Williamstown
Melbourne’s much-loved OUT ON THE WEEKEND festival returns to Williamstown’s Seaworks on December 11 with a stellar All-Victorian line-up including Wagons, Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission, Liz Stringer, Lost Ragas, Warner Brothers, Sherry Rich & The Grievous Angels and more. ... Read More
Scene News: Songwriter Paula Standing shares previously unreleased material at the 2022 Tamworth Country Music Festival
After releasing her latest album The More I Give earlier in 2021, songwriter Paula Standing is excited to be showcasing some previously unreleased material at her performances at the 2022 Tamworth Country Music Festival ... Read More
Scene News: Slash Feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Announce New Album '4' to be released via GIBSON RECORDS
Slash and his band, Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators have released the new video for Driving Rain—which features a live-action, animated adventure with ragdoll puppets--the first single off their new album Living The Dream ... Read More
Scene News: UNCAGED - Silverback Touring Announce New Festival Featuring All Australian and New Zealand Artists
Silverback Touring is ecstatic to announce and introduce Australia’s newest rock festival: UNCAGED. Kicking off in 2022, UNCAGED is a new rock festival experience with a diversely curated line up of hard rock, punk, metal and more. The initial offering will be an all Australian and Kiwi affair ... Read More
Scene News: Peter Hood (The Atlantics) 1943 - 2021
Peter Hood of the Atlantics has passed away in Queensland after a long illness. The band had an international hit with Bombora in 1963 and continued to record and release new music up until this year ... Read More
Scene News: AMYL & THE SNIFFERS' Singer's Random Act of Kindness Is What Lockdown Needed Right Now
Amy Taylor, singer of AMYL and THE SNIFFERS posted her Random Act of Kindness on her Instagram account yesterday. Check your messages NOW to see if you're one of the lucky five! Amy's Instagram post: ATTN MELBOURNe : GIVE AWAY!! - I have purchased bouquets of flowers from @rosestudio.s to ... Read More
Scene News: World Trailer Awards 2022 Announces Inaugural Competition Honouring the World’s Top Creatives in Entertainment Marketing ~ OPEN FOR ENTRIES
The first-ever World Trailer Awards is open for entries! London, U.K. and Los Angeles, CA (August 24, 2021) -- Announcing the Call for Entry for the inaugural World Trailer Awards (WTA), honouring the world’s best creatives who are marketing the world’s best entertainment. WTAs celebrate outstanding entertainment marketing across Cinema, ... Read More
Scene News: New Release: Everest by Martin Cilia
Martin Cilia, Australia’s premier surf guitarist & member of legendary surf band, The Atlantics and Mental As Anything has spent his lockdown recording new music and finding old unreleased tracks. This has resulted in a new album, Everest ... Read More
Scene News: Perth's Eli Greeneyes Drops New Single and Video 'She Don't Care' ~ and Goes On The Road.
Eli Greeneyes is exactly the kind of artist we need in 2021 – eccentric, exciting, guitar-driven pop reminiscent of classics Oasis and Something For Kate but also modern pop rulers Yungblud and even Billie Eilish – and now he has announced his electric new single and video She Don’t Care ... Read More
Scene News: Former TISM Singer Launches New Web-Series, DAMIAN COWELL’S DISCO MACHINE
DAMIAN COWELL’S DISCO MACHINE Former TISM singer launches new web-series, ‘Only The Shit You Love’ https://www.youtube.com/c/DamianCowellDC Damian Cowell, with another name, in another life, used to be one of the brains behind TISM. Now he has just kicked off the most ambitious project of his life. ‘Only The Shit You ... Read More
Scene News: JACK WHITE and THIRD MAN RECORDS ANNOUNCE THE OPENING OF LONDON STORE, VENUE AND EUROPEAN HQ
JACK WHITE AND THIRD MAN RECORDS ANNOUNCE THE OPENING OF LONDON STORE, VENUE AND EUROPEAN HQ EXCLUSIVE THIRD MAN RELEASES FROM SOME OF THEIR FAVOURITE UK ARTISTS ANNOUNCED IN CELEBRATION OF THE STORE OPENING. 7" VINYL RELEASES BY PAUL WELLER, THE JESUS & MARY CHAIN, CORNERSHOP, GINA BIRCH (OF THE ... Read More
Scene News: DRAPHT Shares New Song 'PROBLEM HERE' featuring COMPLETE & ELI GREENEYES + NEW ALBUM 'SHADOWS AND SHININGS' OUT SEPT 10 + NATIONAL TOUR
Aussie hiphop king Drapht has shared his electrifying new track Problem Here, featuring fellow local Perth hypes Complete and Eli Greeneyes. Accompanied by a killer video, Problem Here is the second taste of the prolific artist’s brilliant new album Shadows and Shinings, an introspective and complex release demonstrative of Drapht’s ... Read More
Scene News: Lockdown Living ~ POLISH CLUB & BURGER HEAD TEAM UP TO CREATE A BURGER
“Polish Club have spent their time breaking new ground and subverting expectations with their blistering sound. Now We’re Cookin’ continues that thread, with their soulful, blues-rock sounding mixing with almost Nineties-like pop sensibilities at times, showcasing a truly understated versatility.” - ROLLING STONE | 4 STARS "...impossibly infectious." - TONE DEAF "David Novak’s voice ... Read More
Scene News: THE THE Announce new single ‘The Beat(en) Generation’ The Comeback Special album, film & book, out October 29
“When you combine the right songs with the right musicians and an audience that never forgot, it’s like coming home.” - Pete Paphides What started as an unforgettable live experience, and one of the band’s first performances after 16 years, now turns into an extraordinary live album, film & book as Matt ... Read More
Scene News: The Ugly Kings Release “The Devil Comes With A Smile” from new album, Strange, Strange Times, out Aug 13 via Napalm
Band Photo By Joel Adams Melbourne vintage rockers THE UGLY KINGS will release their highly anticipated new album, entitled Strange, Strange Times, on August 13, 2021 via Napalm Records. Following 2018’s Darkness Is My Home, which was lauded by the likes of Classic Rock Magazineand Loud Mag upon release, with Strange, Strange Times, the four- piece is poised to ... Read More
Scene News: ARCHIE ROACH Opens his Heart and Home for the ‘KITCHEN TABLE YARNS’ and Announces the Launch of the inaugural THE ARCHIE ROACH FOUNDATION STAGE at 2022 Port Fairy Folk Festival
National treasure, Archie Roach is thrilled to announce the launch of the inaugural THE ARCHIE ROACH FOUNDATION STAGE at 2022 Port Fairy Folk Festival. The stage will be curated by Archie Roach and the local Gunditjmara community of southwest Victoria, and will provide the opportunity to share the ancient knowledge of ... Read More
Scene News: BRIGITTE BARDINI Unveils Dreamy New Single and Video, Heartbreaker, Lifted from Debut Album Stellar Lights, Released August 30
Upcoming singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Brigitte Bardini has shared her wistful new single Heartbreaker, a hypothetical journey into the terrifying possibility of losing a loved one. Heartbreaker is the third taste of the self-produced forthcoming debut album from Brigitte Bardini, Stellar Lights, set for release on August 30. Heartbreaker is lush and sprawling, just like previous singles Aphrodite and Wild Ride, but ... Read More
Scene News: Victorian Opera To Reschedule THE WHO'S TOMMY
As Melbourne’s sixth lockdown continues, Victorian Opera is unable to present The Who’s Tommy as planned from 13 – 21 August at the Palais Theatre, St Kilda. Determined to stage the Australian premiere of this high-octane rock musical, the company is rescheduling the production to February 2022. Details of new ... Read More
Scene News: Tim Rogers Joins Hard-Ons Shock!! First Photo!
Iconic Aus Rock dandy joins favourite band from his teenage years! Ageless Sydney punk-rock heroes solve their lead singer problem by handing long-time fan-boy the mic! Could it really mean…?! YES, TIM ROGERS HAS JOINED THE HARD-ONS! Tim Rogers has joined record-breaking and trail-blazing Sydney punks the Hard-Ons as lead ... Read More
Scene News: Full Tilt Festival Reschedules The Brisbane Edition
FULL TILT FESTIVAL RESCHEDULES THE BRISBANE EDITION It’s another devastating blow, but due to the current Covid-19 lockdowns, restrictions and border closures, we have been left with no choice to reschedule the Brisbane edition of Full Tilt Festival. The new rescheduled date is Saturday 8 January, 2022 at Eaton’s Hill Outdoors. We are thrilled to announce ... Read More
Scene News: BUCKCHERRY and FOZZY Announce February 2022 Australian Tour
BUCKCHERRY and FOZZY Announce February 2022 Australian Tour It has been a tumultuous year and a half for Australian rock fans with no new international tour announcements but that changes now. With the governments four phase plan underway, which anticipates more flexible travel for internationals by ... Read More
Scene News: Victorian Opera Announces New Cast Members for THE WHO'S TOMMY Opening 13th August
VICTORIAN OPERA ANNOUNCES NEW CAST MEMBERS FOR THE WHO’S TOMMY A year after it was originally scheduled, Victorian Opera is finally set to present the Australian premiere of five-time Tony Award-winning musical The Who’s Tommy. Based on The Who’s legendary 1969 concept album Tommy, which sold over 20 million copies, the ... Read More
Scene News: Nick Barker To Release New Single‘Where I Wanna Be’, feat. Felicity Urquhart
Nick Barker has been a familiar painting hanging on the walls of the Australian music scene since the late 1980s. He further rose to prominence with his band The Reptiles, releasing the hit cover version of Steve Harley’s ‘Make Me Smile’. Now, Nick Barker has released a new track ‘Where I Wanna Be’ (feat. Felicity Urquhart) via Golden Robot ... Read More
Scene News: Iron Maiden Take Inspiration From The East For Their 17th Studio Album, ‘Senjutsu’ | Out September 3rd
Iron Maiden Take Inspiration From The East For Their 17th Studio Album, ‘Senjutsu’ Brand new double album shows band maintain razor sharp creative edge as Samurai Eddie unleashed after video debut Parlophone Records is thrilled to announce the release ofIRON MAIDEN’s 17th studio album Senjutsu, their first in 6 years, ... Read More
Scene News: LATE '70s SYDNEY PUNK/GARAGE-ROCK LEGENDS THE LIPSTICK KILLERS GET DEFINITIVE ANTHOLOGY RELEASE
‘STRANGE FLASH – STUDIO & LIVE ’78-81’ - TO BE RELEASED JUNE 25 ON 2LP, 2CD AND DIGITALLY - CONTAINS ALL THE GROUP'S PREVIOUSLY RELEASED RECORDINGS PLUS LOADS OF UNRELEASED TRACKS. INCLUDES DENIZ TEK- PRODUCED CLASSIC 45 "HINDU GODS OF LOVE", PREVIOUSLY UNHEARD, ALBUM-LENGTH LOBBY LOYDE-PRODUCED DEMO SESSION AND MORE “The Lipstick Killers were easily ... Read More
Scene News: 'Some of My Best Work' Podcast Launches About Artists' Own Fave Songs, presented by Music and Culture Journalist, Jane Rocca
Some of My Best Work is hosted by Jane Rocca, highly experienced music and culture journalist. Tune in to discover which songs top Australian & international artists view as their personal best Subscribe and listen to the trailer + episode one:Show website,Apple Podcasts,Spotify and all other podcast apps.https://pod.fo/e/d88c2 ... Read More
Scene News: DEE SNIDER Announces Live Stream Concert Event on July 29 ahead of his Fifth Full-Length Solo Album, Leave A Scar, out July 30 via Napalm Records
Legendary heavy metal vocalist and pop culture icon DEE SNIDER recently announced his triumphant fifth full-length album, Leave A Scar, out July 30, 2021 via Napalm Records. To commemorate the release of his new album, DEE SNIDER has announced a streaming event for his fans on Thursday, July 29. All ticket buyers will gain access to the ... Read More
Scene News: THIRTY YEARS OF TEN: Pearl Jam Tribute - Australian Shows Announced
‘’THIRTY YEARS OF TEN’’: PEARL JAM TRIBUTE From a Seattle basement, through to the rock ’n’ roll hall of fame, PEARL JAM have stood the test of time and stand alongside other iconic Seattle bands, Nirvana, Soundgarden and Alice in Chains, as a band that changed the face of music, ... Read More
Scene News: The Phantom of the Opera postponed to 2022 #supportartists #keepyourticket
Opera Australia is disappointed to announce the forced postponement of their production of ThePhantom of the Opera that was scheduled to open at the Sydney Opera House in September and Arts Centre Melbourne in November. The company has taken the incredibly difficult step to postpone both seasons due to the ... Read More
Scene News: SABATON Release New 2-Track Single ‘Kingdom Come / Metal Trilogy’
SABATON Release New 2-Track Single ‘Kingdom Come / Metal Trilogy’ Limited Vinyl already sold out! There is no rest for the wicked: After already releasing a set of fantastic singles once again proving the inexhaustible creativity of SABATON, the band releases a cover version of MANOWAR's 'Kingdom Come' - born as a ... Read More
Scene News: The Datsuns premiere Sci-Fi inspired, dystopian riff rockin' 'Dehumanise' video, directed by Sam Kristofski
THE DATSUNS Release 'Dehumanise' video + 'Suspicion' released as limited edition 7” + Limited edition white version of Eye To Eye album now available. 'Dehumanise' is the third single to be released from the new album EYE TO EYE from New Zealand's Lords of Loud, The Datsuns. Emotions railing against the system ... Read More
Scene News: Golden Robot Records To Give Away Free Albums On Cd & Vinyl To Aussies With Proof Of Covid Vaccination
In a world first, Golden Robot Records have today announced ROCK THE VAX, an initiative to unite music lovers and inspire the rock public of Australia to go and get vaccinated in exchange for a free album (vinyl or CD) from the extensive Golden Robot Records (GRR) back catalogue, while ... Read More
Scene News: SLOW CLAP launches new creative outsourcing service for the music industry, the Slow Clap Creative Connector Portal.
In an Australian first, Melbourne-based music promo and management company Slow Clap has announced the arrival of the Slow Clap Creative Connector Portal, a new digital resource and creative outsourcing service designed to connect local creatives with future campaign work and projects. The Slow Clap Creative Connector Portal, which was funded through ... Read More
Scene News: SPRING LOADED ADDS TWO MAMMOTH SHOWS - EATONS HILL OUTDOORS (BRIS) AND SIDNEY MYER MUSIC BOWL (MEL)
ULTIMATE AUSSIE ALT ROCK FESTIVAL ADDS TWO MAMMOTH SHOWS Off the back of the blockbuster success that was the sold out Bribie Island Spring Loaded event on the weekend and Sydney’s absolute crowd pleaser last month, Empire Touring is elated to announce two new mammoth Spring Loaded shows set to ... Read More
Scene News: King Parrot’s 10 Year Anniversary Tour tour starts this Friday!
King Parrots “10 Years Of The Grindin’ Frashin’ Punk Rock Wrecking Machine” tour starts this Friday! King Parrot is synonymous with hell-raising live shows of pure carnage, off the cuff shit-stirring commentary and just flat out laying a crowd completely to waste, leaving nothing behind. This weekend sees one of ... Read More
Scene News: Steve Kilbey New ALBUM In AIR Charts
The new Steve Kilbey and The Winged Heels double album 'The Hall of Counterfeits' is OUT NOW and has scored Top 20 chart positions in the AIR 100% Independent chart the past few weeks and a number 1 single on the soundslikecafe playlist charts. "That was a really beautiful journey - an ... Read More
Scene News: Phil Jamieson & Davey Lane play exclusive Melbourne show next week ~7th July~ at Brunswick Ballroom
In a rare treat for Melbourne Aussie rock lovers, Grinspoon frontman Phil Jamieson and band are playing a unique one off show with special guest Davey Lane of You Am I. The show is happening Wednesday July 7 at the Brunswick Ballroom. Phil and Davey's appearance together follows the release ... Read More
Scene News: LOUDFEST - A TRIBUTE FESTIVAL - is ready to rock Melbourne
LOUDFEST - A TRIBUTE FESTIVAL - Melbourne Presented by SILVERBACK TOURING. Tribute shows excite and polarise equally but there is no denying the thirst for nostalgia currently in Australia with the re-emergence of a vibrant tribute scene. Long gone is the stigma of “just a cover band” or as Danny ... Read More
Scene News: You're Invited to UNINVITED: THE SONGS OF ALANIS MORISSETTE AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2021
CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF THE GRAMMY AWARD WINNER PERFORMED BY KATIE WESTON UNINVITED celebrates the music of Grammy Award winning artist, Alanis Morissette in an unforgettable live show. The tour kicks off in Melbourne on July 9th before embarking on a 15-date tour across metro and regional Australia throughout 2021 ... Read More
Scene News: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA AUSTRALIAN CAST ANNOUNCED
Opera Australia and the Really Useful Group announce CAMERON MACKINTOSH’S Spectacular New Production of ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA FULL CAST ANNOUNCED SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE FROM SEPTEMBER 3RD ARTS CENTRE MELBOURNE FROM NOVEMBER 14TH TICKETS ON SALE NOW PHANTOMOFTHEOPERA.COM.AU Opera Australia in association with The Really Useful ... Read More
Scene News: SUNSET SOUNDS SET TO DELIGHT HASTINGS FORESHORE RESERVE ON NOVEMBER 28, 2021
Iconic mainstay festival Sunset Sounds is thrilled to get Victoria in on the action, set to delight music lovers at Hastings Foreshore Reserve on November 28. This epic Sunday session will kick off at 1pm (gates at 12pm) and will wrap by 8pm and will feature an impressive lineup of some of ... Read More
Scene News: NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS 36 bands to play HELLFEST 2022!
HELLFEST announced the almost complete line-up for their 15th anniversary edition and set the bar high with an XXL line-up shaking the grounds of Clisson, France, from June 17th to June 26th in 2022. NUCLEAR BLAST is proud to announce that not less than 36 bands from the label roster are under ... Read More
Scene News: AMY SHARK's 'CRY FOREVER' Tour News
NATIONAL CRY FOREVER TOUR TO KICK OFF IN NEWCASTLE TOMORROW NEWCASTLE, HOBART, GOLD COAST, ADELAIDE SOLD OUT ROD LAVER ARENA RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 4 MEDIA RELEASE:: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, THURSDAY JUNE 10 Armed with her ARIA #1 Cry Forever album, Amy Shark will kick off her Cry Forever national ... Read More
Scene News: THE THE Return with The Comeback Special album, film & book Out Oct 1st
“When you combine the right songs with the right musicians and an audience that never forgot, it’s like coming home.” - Pete Paphides What started as an unforgettable live experience, and one of the band’s first performances after 16 years, now turns into an extraordinary live album, film & ... Read More
Scene News: Bullet For My Valentine To Release Seventh Studio Album 'Bullet For My Valentine' Out October 22. New Single 'Knives' Out Now.
PHOTO CREDIT: FIONA GARDEN Today, Bullet For My Valentine announce their self-titled, seventh album Bullet For My Valentine. The record will be released on October 22 via Spinefarm / Search & Destroy and sees the band open a bold new chapter. It's easily their heaviest, fiercest album so far. Watch the video for the new single Knives, directed by Fiona Garden here: "This ... Read More
Scene News: The Atlantics - Flight of the Surf Guitar 21st Anniversary Edition
In 1963 The Atlantics were at the forefront of surf music in Australia, with their classic surf instrumental "Bombora" sitting for eight weeks at No. 1 in the Top 40 charts around Australia ... Read More
Scene News: Swedish trash glam metallers, ToxicRose, To Release New Single ‘Outta Time’
ToxicRose delivers that classic Swedish trash glam metal sound that they have become a world leader in. ToxicRose heavily appeals to fans of fellow Swedes Crazy Lixx, Hardcore Superstar, Crashdiet, and bands like Wildstreet, Black Veil Brides and Escape The Fate. Pre-Save/Pre-Order to 'Outta Time' HERE ABOUT TOXIC ROSE ToxicRose was formed in 2010, in Stockholm, Sweden. They instantly made a ... Read More
Scene News: ED KUEPPER & JIM WHITE Add More Shows!
KUEPPER WHITE - ROCK ’N’ ROLL IS FOREVER BABY!!! "Two week quarantine in Sydney ends tonight! Eva and I celebrating by going to hear Ed Kuepper and Jim White at a little place called the Sydney Opera House! Psyched because rock n roll is forever baby!!!!!” - Thurston Moore And ... Read More
Scene News: MONTANA SHARP Announces Daring New Single and Video, 'POWER'
After wowing audiences with her breathtaking debut single and video Greenhouse in 2020, Montana Sharp is back with her magnificent follow up single Power – a layered theatrical pop track about the pros and cons of wielding emotional power as a woman in a romantic relationship, released on May 7 ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie Glam Rockers TASTE Play LIVE For The First Time In Over 12 Months
TASTE PLAYING LIVE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN OVER 12 MONTHS AT THE OAKLEIGH CARNEGIE RSL – LIVE MUSIC VENUE FOR ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY SATURDAY AUGUST 7 TASTE the original Australian glam-rockers still have a loyal legion of fans dating back to their venue-packing beginnings in the 1970s when they ... Read More
Scene News: NYC blues-rockers JANE LEE HOOKER return with summer anthem 'Drive'
Jane Lee Hooker’s “grapevine” writing sessions result in new single Drive out now. Jane Lee Hooker received rave reviews from fans and music press around the globe when they released Jericho in January 2021 – the band’s first new music since 2017. Jane Lee Hooker follow up that track with ... Read More
Scene News: END OF THE LINE - The Music of The Traveling Wilburys - Supergroup covers Supergroup at The Athenaeum
The Traveling Wilburys is perhaps the world’s most iconic supergroup. The diversity of the singer-songwriters in the group, their tongue-in-cheek pseudonyms for each other, how they came together and of course their music, which lives on forever, will all be part of ‘End Of The Line - The Music of ... Read More
Scene News: FOZZY Drop Unprecedented Video For New Single 'Sane'
Photo credit: Adrienne Beacco FOZZY DROP UNPRECEDENTED VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE ‘SANE’ Powerhouse rockers Fozzy drop their breathtaking, unprecedented music video for ‘Sane’ filmed on the longest wooden rollercoaster on the planet today!! Get a first-hand view of the madness as the band literally defies gravity, by reaching top ... Read More
Scene News: The Datsuns new album 'EYE TO EYE" out today!
Seven years hath passed since the last release action from NewZild's most noted crafters of classic (as in some of sort of ‘70s-inspired grunge-metal meets garage) rock. And two whole decades are done and dusted since they took the Northern hemisphere by storm, leading the back-to-rock charge at the beginning ... Read More
Scene News: AUSSIE MADE: The Poor, Palace Of The King, Dead City Ruins and Black Cardinals East Coast Tour
AUSSIE MADE: The Poor, Palace Of The King, Dead City Ruins and Black Cardinals East Coast Tour SILVERBACK TOURING knows the importance of live music, the effect it has on us all and the fact it’s something we have been sadly missing due to a Global Event that none of ... Read More