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
Scene News: Ian Moss Announces The ‘Two Night Only’ Tour
Ian Moss is thrilled to announce his first full band shows in Sydney in 18 months at The Factory Theatre in Marrickville on Thursday 20 May and Friday 21 May 2021 ... Read More
Scene News: Hoodoo Gurus return to stages across Australia for '40th Anniversary Tour' this December with very special guests The Dandy Warhols
Click here to download editorial images, media release + tour artwork HOODOO GURUS RETURN TO STAGES ACROSS AUSTRALIA FOR 40th ANNIVERSARY TOUR THIS DECEMBER WITH VERY SPECIAL GUESTS THE DANDY WARHOLS Hoodoo Gurus announce five-date Australian tour this December playing Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth The iconic Australian rock ... Read More
Scene News: BUCKCHERRY Announce New Album HELLBOUND 'So Hott' Single and Video Out Now
BUCKCHERRY ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM HELLBOUND ‘SO HOTT’ SINGLE and VIDEO OUT NOW WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXkpd5ciP9s Buckcherry will release their 9th studio album Hellbound on June 25th. The 10-track record was produced by Marti Frederiksen, who previously produced the band's 4th album, Black Butterfly, and co-wrote one of their biggest hits ‘Sorry.’ ... Read More
Scene News: Jack Ladder - 'Hurtsville' 10 Year Re-Issue + Demos Out Now
JACK LADDER 'HURTSVILLE' RE-ISSUE, DEMOS & 'HURT BOOK' ESSAYS OUT NOW VIA ENDLESS RECORDINGS PURCHASE HERE LAUNCH SHOWS IN MELBOURNE & SYDNEY IN MAY W/ SPECIAL GUEST SARAH MARY CHADWICK Photo: Mclean Stephenson Today, Jack Ladder shares the reissue of his 2011 magnum opus Hurtsville, out to the world now on limited edition vinyl ... Read More
Scene News: WHAT SO NOT Releases New Single 'THE CHANGE' Featuring DMA'S
What So Not (Chris Emerson) returns from a yearlong hiatus by releasing 'The Change', a striking, thunderous collaboration with fellow Australians DMA’S HERE. If the response to the then-unreleased song at recent Australian What So Not live shows is an indication of what’s to come - then we’re in for ... Read More
Scene News: Starset release new transmission 'Infected'
STARSET have released a new transmission "INFECTED." The song was assembled to celebrate the two-year anniversary of the globally-renowned Arknights video game, which is set in a dystopian, post-apocalyptic future. STREAM/PURCHASE HERE Read Mary Boukouvalas' STARSET Snap Scene here Snap Scene: Starset – Max Watt’s House of Music, 12th August 2017 Check out Mary Boukouvalas' ... Read More
Review Scene: April Sun You Am I, Magic Dirt, Dallas Crane, The Casanovas ~ St Kilda Triangle, 22nd April 2021
Great idea, the April Sun gigs. Impressive venue incorporating quality food, awesome stage vision and most importantly class acts. Distant views of the docks in Melbourne were on show, framed by St Kilda’s famous palm trees, fairy lights providing solace on a chilly night. Thursday night’s show started early which suited some. The Casanovas ... Read More
Scene News: The Offspring Release 10th Studio Album 'Let The Bad Times Roll'
ICONIC ROCK BAND THE OFFSPRING RELEASE 10TH STUDIO ALBUM, LET THE BAD TIMES ROLL ... GRAB ... Read More
Scene News: TEENAGE FANCLUB Share New Single 'I'm More Inclined' From New Album 'Endless Arcade' To Be Released April 30 via PeMa
Teenage Fanclub’s Endless Arcade, already a hotly-anticipated release this year according to Pitchfork and The Guardian, arrives on its new release date of April 30, 2021. The band have just shared the next single from the album, the Norman Blake-penned 'I’m More Inclined’ The band’s Raymond McGinley says: “When we first starting talking about getting songs together for a ... Read More
Scene News: The Screaming Jets Announce 30tTh Anniversary Of 'All For One' With Re Release And National Tour
THE SCREAMING JETS ANNOUNCE 30TH ANNIVERSARY RE-RELEASE OF DEBUT ALBUM ‘ALL FOR ONE’ ON AUGUST 13 PRE SAVE HERE PLUS NATIONAL TOUR DATES JULY TO OCTOBER ‘ALL FOR ONE’ SHOWCASES SOME OF THE BAND’S MOST LOVED SONGS – ‘BETTER’, ‘C’MON’, ‘NEEDLE’ AND MORE The Screaming Jets are: Dave Gleeson (Vocals), Paul ... Read More
Scene News: POSTPONED. Under The Southern Stars Concert Series To Move to 2022
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: Jack Daniel’s LIVE AT LAST - Brisbane show announced. Presented by Secret Sounds.
Jack Daniel’s & Secret Sounds present LIVE AT LAST Last Dinosaurs & Dear Seattle at The Triffid, Brisbane | Wednesday 28 April Head to secretsounds.com now to enter for your chance to win tickets Following the recent announce of national initiative, LIVE AT LAST, Jack Daniel’s is thrilled to announce thatLast Dinosaurs and Dear Seattle will ... Read More
Scene News: DRUMMER QUEENS Don't Miss A Beat As They Set to explode in Melbourne on April 28 + Then Tour Nationally!
On April 28, the new must-see original Australian theatrical experience DRUMMER QUEENS will open at the Comedy Theatre in a powerful explosion of female rhythm and movement-the season runs until May 8. The show recently had its hugely successful World Premiere season in Sydney at the Lyric Theatre. Following Melbourne, ... Read More
Scene News: ARIA Award Winner and National Hero, NORMIE ROWE, is SHAKIN' ALL OVER at MEMO Music Hall on ANZAC DAY EVE
The Normie Rowe Show – “Shakin’ All Over” – MEMO Music Hall - Sat 24 Apr 2021, 6:30pm NORMIE ROWE & The Playboys Make no mistake, Normie Rowe & The Playboys were huge! The nearest to them was The Easybeats. They’ve never sounded better – and they’ve never had more ... Read More
Scene News: HEART of BONE Salutes AC/DC With A Rockin' Collection, Proudly Presented By Custom Creed
HEART OF BONE SALUTES AC/DC PROUDLY PRESENTED BYCUSTOM CREED For those about to rock… Almost two years in the making, this incredible collection fuses technology and traditional craftsmanship, HEART OF BONE SALUTES AC/DC. A high voltage unisex collection inspired by the band’s rock n’ roll legacy. There is something for ... Read More
Scene News: CANNON return with new single 'Light In The Fog' + announce debut album CONNEXION out Friday 4 June
Beloved noughties indie rock outfit Cannon return with their first single of the year, ‘Light In The Fog’ lifted from their anticipated debut album Connexion. Following on from last year’s long-awaited track and instant fan favourite ‘Enemy’, the Melbourne three-piece are thrilled to share this second taste of Connexion and reveal that the debut LP will finally be ... Read More
Scene News: THE DATSUNS Release New Digital Single 'SUSPICION'
New Zealand’s Lords of Loud are back! THE DATSUNS RELEASE NEW DIGITAL SINGLE 'SUSPICION' Taken from the bands seventh studio album EYE TO EYE Out Friday May 28th LP, CD & digital on Hellsquad Records Pre order the album here // www.thedatsuns.com 'Suspicion' is the second serving from the latest batch of DATSUNS tunes, now ready to ... Read More
Scene News: CANNIBAL CORPSE Reveal Details For New Album, Violence Unimagined, Out April 16
On April 16, Cannibal Corpse will release their fifteenth studio album, Violence Unimagined, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of the record, the new single "Inhumane Harvest" can be heard at:metalblade.com/cannibalcorpse where Violence Unimagined is also available for pre-order. Comprised of eleven tracks, Violence Unimagined is state of the ... Read More
Scene News: CrewCare announce Roady4Roadies' performers NATIONALLY this SUNDAY 11th April
CREWCARE ANNOUNCE SPECIAL PERFORMANCES AT NATIONAL ROADY4ROADIES EVENTS TOUR PROMOTERS JOIN TOGETHER TO ENSURE NO ROADIE MISSES OUT #Roady4Roadies With under a week to go until we celebrate the unsung heroes of every music event you’ve ever been to, CrewCare are pleased to announce the special guest performers at each of the Roady4Roadies events ... Read More
Scene News: DEVIL SOLD HIS SOUL Release New Album LOSS On April 9th!
UK based Ambient Post hardcore outfit DEVIL SOLD HIS SOUL will release their new album Loss on April 9th: - their first release under the wings of Nuclear Blast Records. Adding a little bit more fuel to the fire of excitement, the band releases a new earsplitting excellent single today ... Read More
Scene News: GORILLAZ TURNZ 20!
Last Friday marked 20 years since four outsiders were drawn together to seize the title of biggest virtual band in the world with the release of their eponymous debut album Gorillaz on 26th March 2001. Created by musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett, singer 2D, bassist Murdoc Niccals, drummer Russel Hobbs and Japanese guitar prodigy Noodle were formed following a collision of ... Read More
Scene News: Kim Salmon and Stu Thomas present The Surrealists' Exhibition
Kim Salmon and Stu Thomas play in a band called Kim Salmon and The Surrealists. Now they have taken up the challenge of a joint exhibition of their visual art. Their works are wildly divergent from each other, yet they are both drawn to Surrealism as an art form and ... Read More
Scene News: RocKwiz’s Really Really Good Friday makes its way to Live at the Bowl
It was 12 years ago that RocKwiz saluted the Sidney Myer Music Bowl as part of its 50th anniversary celebration but now RocKwiz’s Really Really Good Friday makes its triumphant debut at the iconic venue as part of Live at the Bowl on Friday 2 April. “We’re all flooded with ... Read More
Scene News: BLUESFEST IS CANCELLED FOR TWO YEARS IN A ROW
BLUESFEST IS CANCELLED FOR TWO YEARS IN A ROW After consultations with NSW Health and the NSW Minister for Health, Brad Hazzard, sadly they have arrived at the decision that it is in the interests of the safety of everyone the festival be cancelled over the Easter period and re-scheduled to ... Read More
Scene News: BILLY F GIBBONS Releases 'West Coast Junkie', The First Track From Forthcoming HARDWARE Album
Hardware, the third solo album from ZZ Top front man Billy Gibbons, has wrapped recording and post-production and is set for release June 4th by Concord Records. The album was recorded at Escape Studio in California’s high desert, near Palm Springs, and was produced by Gibbons along with Matt Sorum and Mike Fiorentino with engineer Chad Shlosser providing additional production. The album’s ... Read More
Scene News: LAMB OF GOD Premieres New Lyric Video for 'Hyperthermic/Accelerate' and 'Routes' Quarantine Session video feat. Chuck Billy
LAMB OF GOD Premieres New Lyric Video for 'Hyperthermic/Accelerate' and 'Routes' Quarantine Session video feat. Chuck Billy Lamb Of God Live In Richmond, VA Is Out NOW! LAMB OF GOD is celebrating the release of the live edition of last year’s critically acclaimed self-titled album with a new lyric video ... Read More
Snap Scene: Michael Gudinski's State Memorial, Rod Laver Arena 24th March 2021
Photos from the state memorial of Michael Gudinski. The gallery will be updated throughout the night ... Read More
Scene News: The Order of Service for the State Memorial of Michael Solomon Gudinski
The Order of Service has been released for tonight's State Memorial for music mogul Michael Gudinski ... Read More
Scene News: Ultimate Aussie Alt Rock Festival 'SPRING LOADED' Set To Thrill Australia with NINE Colossal Shows in 2021!
After the blockbuster success of the inaugural festival in Queensland pre-covid, Empire Touring is elated to announce Spring Loaded is back and larger than ever, declaring a triumphant return to live music with nine festival dates set to rock around Australia in a bid to pay homage to some of the country’s most beloved festivals gone by including Big Day Out and Homebake. With a colossal lineup dripping in 90s Aussie altrock nostalgia, 2021’s shows ... Read More
Scene News: Pete Murray Added To Bluesfest 2021 Lineup
The quiet achiever of Australian music, Pete Murray has today released his anticipated new EP, The Night, and this week announced he’ll be joining the Bluesfest 2021 lineup alongside Tash Sultana, The Teskey Brothers, Ocean Alley and more. After impressing with Found My Place, his driving song about offering wisdom ... Read More
Scene News: Private Function reveal national run of shows with 'Whose Tour Is It Anyway?'
Private Function announce huge national run, 'Whose Tour Is It Anyway?' "Private Function might just be strong contenders for the title of the best band in Australia right now... a group who use their platform to succeed in the rock world while simultaneously turning the genre back on itself and laughing ... Read More
Scene News: Mental As Anything's Reg & Pete congratulate Rangers on Scottish Premiership win
In December last year Australians became aware that the Glasgow Rangers Football Club had adopted Mental As Anything's "Live It Up" as their unofficial anthem. The song shot to the top of the UK iTunes charts over Christmas - no mean feat. This was a bittersweet moment for Mental As ... Read More
Scene News: THE DATSUNS Release Mind-Melding New Single 'BRAIN TO BRAIN' & Announce New Album 'EYE TO EYE'
THEY’RE BACK! THE DATSUNS, TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY RETURN-TO-ROCK RIFF-MEISTERS, RELEASE MIND-MELDING NEW SINGLE “BRAIN TO BRAIN” AND ANNOUNCE MAY 28 RELEASE OF SEVENTH STUDIO ALBUM EYE TO EYE! New Zealand’s Lords of Loud return with first new music in 7 years, and a crazed ‘70s science documentary-styled video! Seven years hath passed since the last release action from NewZild's most noted crafters ... Read More
Scene News: Brunswick Ballroom Opening Gala and David Parker's Photo Exhibition
Check out the message from Will Ewing, the Brunswick Ballroom Venue Director: BRUNSWICK BALLROOM OPENING G’day! From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank everyone that has supported the Brunswick Ballroom, be that with their labour, their counsel or their patronage. The team at the ‘BB’ enjoyed a ... Read More
Scene News: HARD-ONS Doco In Production And Part of Documentary Australia Foundation's Support Program
HARD-ONS: THE MOST AUSTRALIAN BAND EVER! FEATURE-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY NOW IN PRODUCTION AND ACCEPTING TAX-DEDUCTABLE DONATIONS.DONATE NOW VIA DOCUMENTARY AUSTRALIA FOUNDATION AND FORCE THE ATO AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO SUPPORT AUSTRALIA’S MOST INFLUENTIAL PUNK BAND OF THE ‘80’S AND BEYOND! “I fucken love the Hard-Ons!” - Eamon (The Chats) “(The Hard-Ons) opened my eyes ... Read More
Scene News: The Last Kiss Australian Tour Announced
FINAL AUSTRALIAN TOUR SET FOR NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2021! Promoters One World Entertainment and TEG Live today announced that rock n roll legends KISS will bring their spectacular ‘End Of The Road’ tour to Australia later this year. In news that will thrill their legions of Aussie fans, the tour will commence ... Read More
Scene News: Rescheduled shows for the HARD-ONS' Peter Black
Photo by Alec Smart Photos Rescheduled Dates in VIC: Thursday 4th March - Barwon Club Hotel , Geelong Friday 5th March - The Taproom , Castlemaine Saturday 6th March - the Tote & Sunday 7th March - The Eastern in Ballarat Tickets have been transferred to the new dates ... Read More
Scene News: The Offspring Release First New Music In Almost A Decade. 'Let The Bad Times Roll' Set for April 16 Release
ICONIC ROCK BAND THE OFFSPRINGRELEASE FIRST NEW MUSIC IN ALMOST A DECADE LET THE BAD TIMES ROLLSET FOR RELEASE APRIL 16 ON CONCORD RECORDSFIRST SINGLE AVAILABLE NOWPHOTO CREDIT: DAVEED BENITO One of the best-selling punk rock bands of all time, THE OFFSPRING have set a release date for their first ... Read More
Scene News: The Casanovas To Finally Launch Acclaimed “Reptilian Overlord“ Album!!
Better late than never, Melbourne’s the Casanovas will get back to doing what they do best – rock’n’rolling under lights, on a stage, in front of an audience – when they launch their much-acclaimed fourth album REPTILIAN OVERLOARD at Richmond’s Corner Hotel on March 6 ... Read More
Scene News: Bob Evans Announces New Single And Video 'Concrete Heart'
Renowned Australian singer songwriter, Bob Evans has today announced his new single Concrete Heart, a stunning, sunny track featuring harmonies from Stella Donnelly, out today, February 18 ... Read More
Scene News: Gippsland Country Music Festival’s inaugural event looks set for a sell-out
The inaugural Gippsland Country Music Festival looks set to sell-out well in advance of the event. Organisers have been overwhelmed by the support by country music fans, with pre-sale allocation, as well as first and second release tickets all selling out. Third and final release tickets are now on sale, ... Read More
Scene News: Crowded House: Band Set To Release First New Album In Over A Decade, "Dreamers Are Waiting"
Iconic band CROWDED HOUSE reveal a new single “To The Island” and announce their forthcoming album Dreamers Are Waiting will be available June 4 from EMI Music Australia ... Read More
Scene News: Midnight Oil to play 'Makarrata Live' intimate warm-up show on 25 Feb at Sydney's Enmore Theatre with First Nations collaborators
Frontier Touring are excited to announce that as part of preparations for the WOMADelaide world premiere of Makarrata Live, Midnight Oil & First Nations Collaborators – Dan Sultan, Alice Skye, Troy Cassar-Daley, Tasman Keith and Leah Flanagan – will perform a special warm-up show on Thursday 25 February at the ... Read More
Scene News: LOUD: A life in rock’n’roll by the world’s first female roadie
TANA DOUGLAS is a trailblazer. A gamechanger. Groundbreaker. An Australian legend. Tana is the first women roadie in the world. LOUD (ABC Books, 11 February 2021) is a memoir of a massive life, toured large and wide, lived on the road, off stage, from AC/DC to Elton John. Volume cranked ... Read More
Scene News: Eddie Perfect & Margot Tanjutco To Co Host Brunswick Ballroom Opening Gala - March 4th & 5th
Melbourne’s most dynamic and exciting new performance venue, the BRUNSWICK BALLROOM is thrilled to announce the Opening Gala will be hosted by one of Australia’s most prolific and multi-talented performing artists Eddie Perfect alongside hilarious and captivating newcomer Margot Tanjutco ... Read More
Scene News: Midnight Oil announce 'Makarrata Live' collaborators – Dan Sultan, Alice Skye, Troy Cassar-Daley, Tasman Keith, Leah Flanagan & Bunna Lawrie
Midnight Oil, Frontier Touring and Roundhouse Entertainment are excited to announce leading First Nations vocalists Dan Sultan, Alice Skye, Troy Cassar-Daley, Tasman Keith & Leah Flanagan will join the band for all Makarrata Live dates ... Read More
Scene News:Thrashville adds more acts to line up
Live music lovers can rejoice today as postponed heavy music event Thrashville releases full line-up for its rescheduled date of February 13th 2021 ... Read More
Scene News: CHRIS WILSON’S Landmark "LIVE AT THE CONTINENTAL" Album To Be Expanded, and Released On Vinyl, For The First Time Ever!
Melbourne's Cheersquad Records & Tapes are extremely proud & very excited to announce the long-deserved re-release - and first-ever vinyl release - of the classic Chris Wilson live album, Live At the Continental. Originally recorded and released in 1994 after Chris had released his first solo album on Mushroom's Aurora ... Read More
Scene News: DEVILSKIN Announce Australian Tour in February 2021
Hard hitting Kiwi band DEVILSKIN released their critically acclaimed third studio album RED in April. Having stunned Australian crowds on tours with HALESTORM and SLASH Ft. Miles Kennedy and the Conspirators and appearing on Download Australia in 2019 DEVILSKIN are on their way for a headline tour in February thanks to Silverback Touring. DEVILSKIN have garnered a formidable reputation and a solid ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne pop/rock masters EVEN collect covers from B-sides, tribute albums and elsewhere!
EVEN GO DOWN THE SHOPSNew compilation from Melbourne pop/rock masters includes covers of Sunnyboys, Hoodoo Gurus, Stems, Meanies and Master's Apprentices as well as Blondie, MC5, Beatles, Kinks, even The Sex Pistols, and much more! Following the 2018 release of their seventh album Satin Returns, Melbourne’s masters of pop’n’roll, EVEN ... Read More
Scene News: Things Are About To Go Full Tilt...Meet Your Newest Festival, FULL TILT Brisbane Edition Is Here!
THINGS ARE ABOUT TO GO FULL TILT… MEET YOUR NEWEST FESTIVAL, FULL TILT BRISBANE EDITION IS HERE HI RES POSTER ART | ARTIST ASSETS The Australian Alternative music scene is set to fire back up in a massive way and Brisbane fans will get to experience it first as we ... Read More
Scene News: MEMO Music Hall is back from Lockdown with a new PA, MEMO TV and a great line up of talent this January!
MEMO Music Hall is back from Lockdown with a new PA, MEMO TV and a great line up of talent this January! Tex Perkins & Matt Walker, Mick Harvey, Ella Hooper, Fanny Lumsden and Debra Byrne are just some of the artists performing throughout January. Co-Manager of MEMO Music Hall Simon Myers said, ... Read More
Scene News: Full Tone Generator & Nick Oliveri Release New Double A Single & Video 'Without A Sound'
Australia Desert Rockers FULL TONE GENERATOR have signed to Golden Robot / Coffin & Bolt Records and have teamed up with OG Californian Desert Legend Nick Oliveri (QOTSA, Kyuss, Mondo Generator) for a double A side single that has enough attitude to rip the balls of a low flying bald eagle.Without ... Read More
Scene News: COG headlines first ever The Other Festival at Brisbane's Fortitude Music Hall February 13 - Tickets ONSALE this Friday
COG & WOLF & CUB TO HEADLINE FIRST EVER 'THE OTHER FESTIVAL' - February 13th TWO STAGES, SIXTEEN BANDS, THE FACTION DJS & ROCK N ROLL YOGAAT BRISBANE'S THE FORTITUDE MUSIC HALLTICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY DECEMBER 18 THROUGH TICKETMASTER With dance floors back on the cards, the green light has ... Read More
Scene News: 2020 Can Frick Off! Good Things Festival Announces Its Return In December 2021. Dates & Venues Are Revealed!
2020 CAN FRICK OFF! GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ITS RETURN IN DECEMBER 2021DATES & VENUES ARE REVEALED It is with a heavy heart that Australia’s favourite alternative music festival, Good Things Festival won’t be rockin’ up the East Coast this year. To our Good Things family, we know you love your mosh pits sweaty, ... Read More
Scene News: INTRODUCING THE 2020 MUSIC VICTORIA AWARD WINNERS!
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - Image by Martin Philbey. Instagram @mphilbey INTRODUCING THE 2020 MUSIC VICTORIA AWARD WINNERS + WATCH BACK THE AWARDS ON YOUTUBE Last night, the 16th edition of the annual Music Victoria Awards honoured Victoria’s best acts, albums, songs and musicians of the year in another exceptional ... Read More
Scene News: WARPED sign with Golden Robot Records & Release New Single 'Raised By Goats'
Hailing from Geelong, Australia WARPED are a 3-piece band that have been around the traps for 30 years and are highly respected scene veterans. WARPED have earned a deal with Golden Robot Records and have now released their new single Raised By Goats. WARPED bring you a crunchy hard garage ... Read More
Scene News: EVANESCENCE Announce New Song, Yeah Right, Ahead of their New Album, The Bitter Truth, out 26th March 2021
Evanescence’s first album of original music in a decade, The Bitter Truth, will be released on March 26, 2021 via Sony Music Australia. Starting now, fans in Australia can pre-order a digital version, CD or 2LP vinyl here. A limited edition deluxe fan box set featuring a bonus CD, journal, poster and special cassette of exclusive audio ... Read More
Scene News: Silverback Touring presents pre Christmas Sunday sessions with Melbourne icons The CASANOVAS
There are not many bands like The Casanovas in Australia. Built on a foundation of both riff driven rock ’n’ roll and punk influences, think Kiss meets AC/DC with dashes of The Stooges, MC5, Turbonegro and then back to The Rolling Stones, The Casanovas have been flying the flag for ... Read More
Scene News: Midnight Oil Makarrata Live tour announcement
In early 2021 Midnight Oil will perform a handful of special outdoor concerts called MAKARRATA LIVE ... Read More
Scene News: WOMADELAIDE & MIDNIGHT OIL pre-sale information
WOMADELAIDE PRE-SALE INFO Event pre-sale starts 9:00am local time Wednesday 9 December and lasts for 24 hours or until allocation exhausted. Head to www.womadelaide.com.au/tickets for more info. Band pre-sale starts 9:00am local time Thursday 10 December and lasts for 24 hours or until allocation exhausted. Click on the link below to access pre-sale ... Read More
Scene News: PUSCIFER: TOOL Frontman's Alter Ego, Premiere “Fake Affront” Video & Announce Record Store Day Exclusive 7 Inch!
PUSCIFER Premiere Video For “Fake Affront” Video “Apocalyptical” Limited Edition 7-Inch Available For Record Store Day’s Black Friday Event Tool Frontman's Alter Ego To Release New Album, Existential Reckoning, Out Now via BMG Photo credit for above: Travis Shinn Puscifer, who recently released the critically-acclaimed album, Existential Reckoning (Alchemy Recordings/Puscifer Entertainment/BMG), have ... Read More
Scene News: Waterparks share "I Miss Having Sex But At Least I Don't Wanna Die Anymore (LIVE IN THE UK)"
WATERPARKS SHARE I MISS HAVING SEX BUT AT LEAST I DON'T WANNA DIE ANYMORE: LIVE IN THE UK FROM FORTHCOMING LIVE ALBUM AND CONCERT FILM FANDOM: LIVE IN THE UK Waterparks have released the live video for “I Miss Having Sex But At Least I Don't Wanna Die Anymore” from their ... Read More
Scene News: FRANK IERO Announces New EP Out January 2021 via UNFD
FRANK IERO AND THE FUTURE VIOLENTS ANNOUNCE NEW EP 'HEAVEN IS A PLACE, THIS IS A PLACE' + STREAM COVER OF 'LOSING MY RELIGION' NOW + FULL EP OUT JANUARY 15 VIA UNFD Image: Mitchell Wojcik Frank Iero and the Future Violence aka The Future Violents have announced that their ... Read More
Scene News: Mick Thomas adds Corner Hotel Xmas shows
Mick Thomas and his Roving Commission have added a short run of Xmas shows at one of their favourite old haunts, the Corner Hotel in Richmond, to their National Tour of Victoria. There will be two shows on Saturday December 19 - one at 5PM and one at 8:30 PM ... Read More
Scene News: SCENE & HEARD FESTIVAL returns to Newcastle February 2021 feat. Grinspoon, Regurgitator, Ratcat, Frenzal Rhomb and more...
This summer in Newcastle is set to get hotter as Scene & Heard Festival returns with another epic line-up, featuring the cream of the Australian 90s/noughties alternative music scene. Following up its successful 2018/19 events, with Covid putting a stop to live music throughout most of 2020, Scene & Heard had ... Read More
Scene News: RUFF MAJIK - South African Stoner Rockers Release Video For Gregory. New Album, The Devil's Cattle Out Now!
South African Stoner Rockers Release Video For Gregory New Album, The Devil's Cattle Out Now! South African powerhouse Ruff Majik have shared the lyric video for the track Gregory. Taken from the band’s latest full length album The Devils Cattle, the track is a fuzzed-out bass driven sonic dirge about addiction as vocalist and guitarist Johni Holiday explains, "This ... Read More
Scene News: Music Victoria Partners on Isol-Aid #36 This Saturday 28th November
Music Victoria Presents Isol-Aid #36 this Saturday 28th November This week, the J-Award-winning instagram music festival Isol-Aid is rolling out the red carpet to highlight some of Victoria’s finest musicians as it partners with the MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS to present a lineup jam packed with nominees. The awards celebrate the ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne is Back. Cherry Bar announces New Shows this Week - Immigrant Union & Mick Harvey
Open again Thu-Sat 6pm-2am Strictly limited to 50 people per 2 1/2 hour session Bookings essential Book table now Upcoming live shows at Cherry Bar Immigrant Union Thursday 26th November at 7.30pm (AEDT) Live Stream also available Join the venue audience (spots limited!) OR live stream it from home! ▸ ... Read More
Scene News: DAVEY LANE Releases New Album 'DON'T BANK YOUR HEART ON IT'
Davey Lane has released his brand new solo album Don’t Bank Your Heart On It, an LP that truly signals his arrival as a songwriter and singer to match his musical skills… and he has done so with some of his greatest musical allies from Jimmy Barnes, Todd Rundgren, Vika ... Read More
Scene News: Courtney Barnett: Live from the Royal Exhibition Building 🎉 Presale code for Museum Victoria Members
Courtney Barnett: From Where I’m Standing: Live from the Royal Exhibition Building 🎉 Presale 9AM 25 November 2020 Event 8PM 17 December 2020 BREAKING NEWS: Courtney Barnett is coming to the Royal Exhibition Building, and Museum Members get presale access including 20% off! In her first full band show since ... Read More
Scene News: KINGSWOOD announce new shows to meet demand at Melbourne’s CORNER HOTEL
KINGSWOOD announce new shows to meet demand at Melbourne’sCORNER HOTEL Tickets for the new dates are ON SALE NOW KINGSWOOD have risen to meet the demands of their fans today, announcing two new dates at Melbourne’s Corner Hotel in addition to the six SOLD OUT shows currently lined up to go down this week. Patiently waiting ... Read More
Scene News: TEENAGE FANCLUB Announce New Album Endless Arcade, Out March 5. First Single & Video, HOME, Out Now
TEENAGE FANCLUB Announce New Album Endless Arcade To Be Released March 5, 2021 via PeMa. First Single & Video, Home Out Now Teenage Fanclub have announced news of their tenth studio album, 'Endless Arcade’, to be released on March 5 via their own label PeMa. To mark the occasion the band have shared a video ... Read More
Scene News: More SUMMERSALT Dates!
Following the huge success of the SummerSalt concert series across Australia over past Summer seasons, taking place in some of the most picturesque locations around the country, Zaccaria Concerts & Touring are thrilled to announce a second show at The Briars Mornington on Sunday 21st February, 2021. SummerSalt has continued to deliver cream of the ... Read More
Scene News: HEART OF ST KILDA CONCERT 2020 - Supporting Sacred Heart Mission's Meals Program
LIVE STREAMED FROM THE PALAIS TO YOUR PLACE TICKETS ON SALE AT 10AM ON MONDAY 16 NOVEMBER Despite restrictions … THE SHOW MUST GO ON! The curtain is set to go up on one of Melbourne’s most-loved charity events, albeit a little differently. Sacred Heart Mission’s 13th annual Heart of St ... Read More
Scene News: Online Concert Series “STREAM THE CREEK” Starting Weekly from November 18th.
MERRI CREEK TAVERN ANNOUNCES ONLINE CONCERT SERIES “STREAM THE CREEK” The Merri Creek Tavern is launching “Stream The Creek”, a series of ten summer livestreams featuring a diverse array of fantastic musical artists, some of them Tavern favourites, others new to the Tavern’s intimate band-room. ARIA Award-winners such Rob Snarski, ... Read More
Scene News: ORIANTHI Releases New Album 'O' This Friday.
Australian born, Platinum-selling recording artist and world class guitarist, Orianthi will release her new album, "O" on Friday, November 6, 2020 via Frontiers Music Srl. This will be Orianthi's first new studio album in seven years and her first new music as a solo artist in six years. The first single, 'Sinners Hymn' ... Read More
Scene News: PASSENGER shares his love for the planet and his new release, A Song for the Drunk and Broken Hearted.
PASSENGER’S NEW ALBUM, SONGS FOR THE DRUNK AND BROKEN HEARTED, SET FOR RELEASE JANUARY 8, 2021 Passenger Invites Fans to Tune-In to a Special Evening from the Iconic Royal Albert Hall London on January 10, 2021 Partners with Ecologi and the Eden Project to plant one tree for every physical product sold ... Read More
Scene News: PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS Release New Single And Lyric Video For ‘Bite My Tongue’ + Launch ‘’We're The Bastards’’ Crew Shirt'
PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS Release New Single And Lyric Video For ‘Bite My Tongue’ + Launch ‘’We're The Bastards’’ Crew Shirt' The Hard Rock powerhouse PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS from Wales have released a music video for their brand-new single ‘Bite My Tongue’ from the upcoming ... Read More
Scene News: South African Stoner Rockers, RUFF MAJIK, Announce Live Stream On Halloween To Celebrate The Release Of Their New Album, The Devil's Cattle.
South African Stoner Rockers Release Fiery New Album, The Devil's Cattle Today! The Devil’s Cattle is the highly anticipated, full-length album release from South African rock and rollers Ruff Majik, and the first with their new label Mongrel Records. The album is a 13-song firecracker filtered through the colorfully twisted lens of lead vocalist, guitarist, ... Read More
Scene News: The HARD-ONS' Peter Black Releases Two New Singles “SAFETY NET” & “IS THAT A HINT OF A COUGH”
Photo by Alec Smart Photos Legendary Hard-Ons guitarist Peter Black presents the first singles from each of his forthcoming two solo albums. "Safety Net" is the obvious hit - a great pop song with '60s inspired melody and a bit of '70s-style crunch. "Is That A Hint of a Cough" shows off ... Read More
Scene News: 📣 Ausmusic T-Shirt Day 2020 is coming 🎸
2020 has been struck down by COVID-19. It's driven a wipe-out of tours and festivals cancelled, venues closed and careers put on hold. Practically everyone working in live music - that’s artists, crew and music workers - have lost their jobs and income, and the future is anything but certain ... Read More
Scene News: The Sky Ball Concert Series Round Two this Weekend!
SKY BALL ANNOUNCES MORE ACTS, MORE CONCERTS AND MORE TICKETS. Wow, it's been a wild six-month ride to get to the Sky Ball. Testimate to the mighty Pie in the Sky, Dashville has held on, riding the rollercoaster all the way through to today, where we can finally be proud to share with you ... Read More
Scene News: Tommy Lee's 'Andro' to be released 16th October on Better Noise Music
Tommy Lee's new solo album, Andro, will be released on October 16. In conversation with Tommy Lee about his new music, his abject joy over his new album, Andro, is infectious. The mastermind behind this compelling collection of songs has conquered TikTok amassing 560k followers in the past couple of ... Read More
Scene News: The State Government announce $13 million funding package for the Victorian music sector
The State Government this morning announced a $13 million funding package for the Victorian music sector, and groundbreaking new planning controls that will support venues and set the foundation for the establishment of Live Music Precincts. These first announcements of the Victorian Live Music Grants and the planning recognition for ... Read More
Scene News: Supanova Comic Con Gaming Cancels Its Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth November 2020 Events
The Supanova Team have worked tirelessly to create an opportunity for our fans to gather together and celebrate their fandoms as a community. Unfortunately, COVID-19 restrictions across the country have not eased to the point where we can viably guarantee our originally scheduled and rescheduled November 2020 events. Therefore, we ... Read More
Scene News: Die! Die! Die! Return With 'I Seek Misery' Single and 7" and announce tour dates in New Zealand
Tāmaki Makaurau-based noise-punks Die! Die! Die! return with the announcement of new single ‘I Seek Misery’, lifted from the band’s upcoming 7’’, set for release October 23rd. The double A side ‘I Seek Misery’ backed with '450’ is the second release from the band since they reformed their original line-up of guitarist/vocalist Andrew Wilson, drummer Michael Prain and newly returned bassist Lachlan ... Read More
Scene News: San Cisco Release 4th Studio Album
Two years and at least one sadly remembered love affair in the making, Fremantle trio Jordi Davieson, Scarlett Stevens and Josh Biondillo aka San Cisco have released Between You And Me, a painstakingly effortless record that can only be derived from experiencing the throes of life together ... Read More
Scene News: BIGSOUND announces 2020 keynotes: Tom Morello, Kev Carmody, Tones And I, Amy Shark, Nat's What I Reckon + more!
BIGSOUND 2020 has dropped the mic on its first (and hopefully last) ever 100% virtual program on October 21 and 22, bringing together a stacked first announcement of keynote presenters to lead a program to re-future a challenged industry with positivity, connection and reality ... Read More
Performer Scene: Clare Moore - Dave Graney and Clare Moore, the Dames
Clare Moore started out in the Moodists. Then there was Dave Graney ‘n’ the Coral Snakes. Now Dave Graney and the mistLY and Dave Graney and Clare Moore. Along the way there was the Dames. and Harry Howard and the NDE. Also the Routines ... Read More
Scene News: Dream Theater Re-Schedule Australian Theatre Tour dates into 2021
Twice Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans DREAM THEATER have today released a statement about the Australian leg of their "Evening With" touring cycle. The dates, which were to happen in November 2020, will now be taking place in 2021, presented by MJR TEG - with re-scheduled dates in the ... Read More
Scene News: Anti-Flag announce feature length documentary "Beyond Barricades" / premier tickets on sale now!
We are incredibly excited to announce the premier of "Beyond Barricades," a feature length documentary film spanning the lifetime of Anti-Flag from their inception to present day. "Beyond Barricades" will be premiering on October 3rd on veeps.com at 5pm EST and will be immediately followed by a live Q&A with ... Read More
Scene News: RACKETT releases new electronic single “Everywhere You’re Not” featuring NY rapper Dante Knows
DIY Australian indie-pop artist RACKETT drops new electronic single “Everywhere You’re Not” featuring NY rapper Dante Knows, co-written, produced and mixed by Dave Hammer (Lime Cordiale, Mia Rodriguez), and mastered by Andrew Edgeston (Amy Shark, Tia Gostelow). Beat driven and bass-heavy, the single punches into a huge dance drop out ... Read More
Scene News: PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS Announce New Album - We're The Bastards – Plus New Single ‘Son Of A Gun’ on Nuclear Blast
PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS are back in town! The Hard Rock powerhouse from Wales announce their new album ‘We're The Bastards’ today, to be released on November 13th via Nuclear Blast! Singer Neil Starr on the new album: "It’s definitely great to know that we have an audience now ... Read More
Scene News: PRIVATE FUNCTION storm ARIA charts, landing at #1 in vinyl charts, #2 in Australian album charts and #9 in album charts
"Private Function might just be strong contenders for the title of the best band in Australia right now... a group who use their platform to succeed in the rock world while simultaneously turning the genre back on itself and laughing at it." - Rolling Stone Australia’s irreverent pub-punk outfit Private Function are stoked to announce their ... Read More
Scene News: "You Don't Have to Stay Lost", the debut album by The ELECTORATE, to be released 18th September
"A killer sound I can't get enough of" AUSTIN TOWN HALL "contemporary indie of the highest order" BACKSEAT MAFIA THE ELECTORATE are set to unleash their impressive debut album You Don't Have Time To Stay Lost on September 18 through Templebear Records / MGM. Laden with melodic choruses and bent-pop hooks, this dynamic indie-pop trio ... Read More
Scene News: KILLER BE KILLED Return With RELUCTANT HERO On Nov. 20 Via Nuclear Blast Records – New single ‘Deconstructing Self-Destruction’ Out Now
KILLER BE KILLED RETURN WITH RELUCTANT HERO ON NOV. 20 VIA NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS MAX CAVALERA, BEN KOLLER, GREG PUCIATO & TROY SANDERS FOLLOW-UP 2014 DEBUT WITH BLISTERING 11-SONG ALBUM “After 6 years, the magic is back! Reluctant Hero, full of riffs and catchy melodies.” – Max Cavalera ... Read More
Scene News: THE STOOGES’ JAMES WILLIAMSON And RADIO BIRDMAN’S DENIZ TEK release second single "Jet Pack Nightmare" from upcoming album "TWO TO ONE"
Album Two To One out September 18. Los Angeles, CA - Legendary punk/proto-punk guitar heroes, Rock’n’Roll Hall of Famer James Williamson of Iggy & The Stooges, and ARIA Hall of Famer Deniz Tek of Radio Birdman, have joined forces for a brand new, odds-defying studio album, Two To One, set ... Read More
Scene News: Renowned Indigenous soul singer Emma Donovan returns, with The Putbacks, and new single "Pink Skirt"
The first single from forthcoming sophomore album Renowned Indigenous soul singer and powerhouse vocalist Emma Donovan and critically-acclaimed rhythm combo The Putbacks have released Pink Skirt, the first single from their much-anticipated new album, defining a new flavour in the feast of Australian music. With nostalgic songwriting delving into Emma’s ... Read More
Scene News: Adam Blacksmith releases New Single, "I Hope I'm Wrong"
A casual loan of a classic Fender Jaguar Guitar inspires this heartfelt new single from Sydney Songman Adam Blacksmith Adam Blacksmith is a thought provoking songwriter from Sydney, Australia. He is a talented wordsmith and a storyteller. He draws his influences from far and wide, from his contemporaries Augie March ... Read More
Scene News: Psychedelic Porn Crumpets share twisted fairytale claymation video for Mr. Prism, Second Perth show announced to meet demand!
Following the release of ‘Mr. Prism’ earlier this month, their first single of 2020, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets today share an adventure-filled clay animation video for the song. Created by Oliver Jones, who the band have collaborated with previously on their similarly kaleidoscopic videos, the video for ‘Mr. Prism’ takes us on a colourful journey ... Read More
Scene News: Evanescence Unveil Video For Empowering New Single 'Use My Voice'
Evanescence have released the video for Use My Voice, their new single that “captures the current socio-political zeitgeist of advocacy and activism” (MTV) - the visuals follow frontwoman Amy Lee, her bandmates, and a diverse group of citizens as they unite for change and justice. Watch the video for Use My Voice, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Eric ... Read More
Scene News: Martin Cilia & Joe Matera debut new instrumental singles Sunday Island & St Kilda Bay
A shared love of instrumental music and The Shadows has brought two of Australia’s popular guitarists together. Against a backdrop of a world pandemic that’s caused the cancellation of all live music and touring, the two guitarists; Sydney based guitarist Martin Cilia and Melbourne based guitarist Joe Matera, have joined ... Read More
Scene News: Jack Howard launches his musical memoir, "Small Moments of Glory", from Hunters to the Oils! PLUS new release "Dogs Songs" with the Long Lost Brothers ~and a sister or two!
Jack Howard plays trumpet with Hunters and Collectors and for the last fifteen years, he's been releasing his own highly- regarded CDs. Along the way, he's also played with The Living End, The Violent Femmes, Rodriguez, The Break, You Am I, Little Red, Pete Murray and a host of others ... Read More
Scene News: NYC's BABY SHAKES, cover The ANGELS' "Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again"
When NY rockers Baby Shakes decided to record their version of The Angels’ “Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again?”, the band could not have imagined how relevant those words would become almost a year later. As featured on the female fronted quartet’s new album Cause a Scene, the ... Read More
Scene News: BON BUT NOT FORGOTTEN dates announced for October / November 2020 Australian Tour
It will definitely be a High Voltage event when Silverback Touring bring you BON BUT NOT FORGOTTEN, the ultimate AC/DC Tribute Act as they head out on a Nation-Wide run of shows this October and November. BON BUT NOT FORGOTTEN assembles some of the world’s greatest rockers to perform ... Read More
Scene News: "The Winged Heels" Perform "SONGS FROM ANOTHER LIFE: (MUSIC OF ANTIQUITY)" LIVE, Saturday 29th August, at Paddington RSL
Following their acclaimed sold out show at Lizottes last month Steve & Gareth are joined onstage by music legends Barton Price (The Models) & Roger Mason (Icehouse) to render their unique musical creation. It is an entirely new and esoteric body of work, evoking a living connection to the past ... Read More
Scene News: Mick Hart, the ARIA nominated Australian singer songwriter, has passed away
Mick's debut album, Still the Flowers Bloom (March 2001), reached the ARIA Albums Chart top 100. It had been recorded in late 2000 with Jim Moginie (of Midnight Oil) producing ... Read More
Scene News: Sarah Mcleod Shares Song For Chachi 'Chachi’s Theme' + Announces National ‘One Electric Lady’ Tour For Feb / March
Aussie rock royalty Sarah McLeod has today shared her touching new single, Chachi’s Theme, an ode to her recently-passed, beloved and iconic pooch that regularly shared stages with her over the last 15 years ... Read More
Scene News: Nikki Sixx, Corey Taylor, Joe Elliott, Slash & more, Lead Initiative To Save Lives via Artists For Recovery
The song is the cornerstone of an industry-wide initiative to draw attention to the opioid crisis and raise funds to serve the recovery community and save lives. Timed to launch the USA National Recovery Month in September, this campaign leverages all manners of entertainment to send an important message of ... Read More
Scene News: Justin Townes Earle dies aged 38
Justin Townes Earle was an American singer-songwriter and musician. He was a son of alternative country artist Steve Earle and was named after Townes Van Zandt ... Read More
Scene News: JOSH PYKE Shares New Single 'DON’T LET IT WAIT', New Album ‘ROME’ Set For August 28 Release, and National Fans First Tour Through October
One of Australia’s favourite storytellers, Josh Pyke has today shared his affecting new single Don’t Let It Wait, a bittersweet song written to inspire us all to enjoy every moment. This is the fourth single to be shared from Pyke’s impending album Rome, set for release on August 28, with ... Read More
Scene News: Van Walker releases hauntingly beautiful "Ghosting" 28th August
It’s been a long time, a decade in fact, since much admired singer-songwriter Van Walker released an album under his own name. Thankfully, that’s about to change with the release of ‘Ghosting’, out August 28. From the first lines of opening track ‘Above As Below’ – you realise how ... Read More
Scene News: JEFFERSON STARSHIP release new album, "Mother Of The Sun" on Golden Robot Records
Legendary rock band Jefferson Starship (featuring David Freiberg, Donny Baldwin, Cathy Richardson, Chris Smith, and Jude Gold) has announced the release of their new EP, Mother of the Sun, their first collection of new songs in 12 years. Mother of the Sun will be released via Golden Robot Records and will hit stores and streaming platforms on August 21 ... Read More
Scene News: Pressing Plant Lockdown for Cheersquad Records & Tapes
Cheersquad Records & Tapes products received news that their manufacturer's pressing plant had to go in to lockdown. The fine folk at Cheersquad sent out the following email today: Although the pressing plant was initially under the impression that they could continue to operate in these Covid times, they have ... Read More
Scene News: Steve Kilbey releases new album, ELEVEN WOMEN
Steve Kilbey has created a fine new album for 2020. His first solo release for an astoundingly creative year reveals a dazzling array of songs brimming with ideas, personality & effervescence. The collection is at once whimsical yet personal, and in a masterful sleight of hand Kilbey’s Eleven Women are ... Read More
Scene News: Painters and Dockers release new album "You Know You Want To"
The Painters And Dockers have released a new live album YOU KNOW THAT YOU WANT TO. Recorded on a February national tour with The Sunnyboys it's the Dockers gig you get when you can't go to a Dockers gig during these COVID times. Formed in 1983 and Inducted into The ... Read More
Scene News: A letter from WOLF & CUB announcing their new single and video, Blue State
Photo by Jos EastwoodHowdy! Long time no hear/speak/see; how're you going navigating through the murky seas that we're all currently trying to swim through? Are you coping ok? From COVID to Black lives Matter to the never ending threat of climate change, its definitely an unprecedented time in all our ... Read More
Scene News: NYC girl group cover The Angels' "Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again"!
New York female-fronted garage-punk power poppers cover The Angels’ Aussie classic “Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again” in DIY quarantine music video ... Read More
Scene News: The Casanovas release new single, Lost And Lonely Dreams, ahead of new album "Reptilian Overlord"
Melbourne rockers The Casanovas’ new single and first album in five years – out August 26 – both produced by Oz Rock Architect Mark Opitz of AC/DC & The Angels fame ... Read More
Scene News: Online Worldwide REBETIKO ORCHESTRA Highlights How Music Can Bring People Together Creatively and Positively
A Rebetiko Symphony. Markos Vamvakaris "Bouzouki mou diplohordo". 54 Rebetes from around the world. Featuring Rebetiko Musicians from Melbourne includingPaddy Montgomery, George Kiriakidis, Dean Georgalas and Con Kalamaras. Don't forget: Greek Fringe Fest is thrilled to present an interhemispheric collaboration, bringing together two award-winning creative forces – the strikingly original ... Read More
Scene News: James Williamson of the Stooges & Deniz Tek of Radio Birdman announce album!
Los Angeles, CA - Legendary punk/proto-punk guitar heroes, Rock’n’Roll Hall of Famer James Williamson of Iggy & The Stooges, and ARIA Hall of Famer Deniz Tek of Radio Birdman, have joined forces for a brand new, odds-defying studio album, Two To One, set to be released September 18 by Cleopatra ... Read More
Scene News: Bruce Hearn, Strange Tenants co-founder, returns to folk with two new albums!
Singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Bruce Hearn is a former student activist and union rep and now a Senior Lecturer in Industrial Relations who loves music with roots. Bruce came to prominence as a musician in the early ‘80s as a singer/song writer for iconic Melbourne ska band, Strange Tenants, but his ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie Troubadour Jack Bratt Announces New Single + Video 'THE OUTSIDER'
Vast storyteller, and rocking troubadour Jack Bratt has today announced the release of his ripping new single The Outsider, a song about self-identity and perception, complemented by an entertaining spaceman-themed video clip. A grand, existential exploration of fitting in when feeling like an outcast, The Outsider hits notes of timeless rock ... Read More
Scene News: Mick Thomas' new single with unreleased B-side
On the one hand, the new single by Mick Thomas' Roving Commission is a catchy, swinging roots country tune about watching Melbourne alt-country darling Sal Kimber perform. On the other, it is something much more. Something existential even ... Read More
Scene News: New album from Australian power pop great John Dowler and his Vanity Project out now
Australian cult power pop singer-songwriter John Dowler, best remembered for his groups Young Modern and the Zimmermen (and their classic 1985 single “Don’t Go to Sydney”), returns with his current outfit ... Read More