Scene News: Radical Son Shares New Single YULUWIRRI WANDABAA (THE RAINBOW DREAMING)
Featuring Emma Donovan and Frank Yamma New Album BILAMBIYAL(THE LEARNING) Due Out July 12 A celebration of ceremony and culture, the brand new single Yuluwirri Wandabaa (The Rainbow Dreaming) from Kamilaroi and Tongan artist Radical Son combines powerful storytelling with driving delivery, with Radical Son also joined on this magnetic ... Read More
Scene News: Gavin Mac Shares New Single 'Sideswiped'
A swaggering alt country ode to misadventures, the brand new single Sideswiped out today from Sydney-based country sensation Gavin Mac is a slick follow up from Mac’s 2023 trio of singles, Bushfire, Live Your Life and Getaway. Also marking a further glimpse into Mac’s impending debut album, Make You Feel ... Read More
Scene News: Isla Noon Shares Glimmering New Single & Video 'Her'
An introspective yet expansive alt-pop gem, the brand new single Her from Aotearoa New Zealand artist Isla Noon is a driving new outing, also fittingly accompanied today by an intimate and energetic music video. Opening with wavering synths and the ethereal vocal stylings of Isla Noon, Her buoyantly builds into ... Read More
Scene News: Ahead of their Australian tour, THE THE Announce First Album in 25 Years, Ensoulment. First Single ‘Cognitive Dissident’, out now!
THE THE, one of the most acclaimed and cherished bands of the last few decades, have announced details of the release of Ensoulment, their first studio album of new songs in a quarter century. This 12-song album will be released on Cinéola / earMUSICon Friday, September 6. Encompassing characteristic topics ranging from love & ... Read More
Scene News: FROSTED – A Winter Spectacular! - CHRISTMAS IN JULY
  Melbourne, get ready to Frost yourselves, celebrating a Traditional Christmas in July!! Friday June 21 – Sunday July 21 ON SALE NOW!! Embark on a magical winter journey at FROSTED – A Winter Spectacular, celebrating Christmas in July! During the months of June and July 2024, the big field ... Read More
Snap Scene: Jungle Rot (US), The Gasometer, 6th May 2024 by Mary Boukouvalas
Jungle Rot is an American death metal band from Kenosha, Wisconsin, formed in 1992 ... Read More
Scene News: SWEET  Announce ''The Farewell Tour - Greatest Hits'' Australia November 2024 - Presale Details included.
A Metropolis Touring Presentation SWEET ‘’The Farewell Tour – Greatest Hits’’ Australia November 2024 The SWEET Farewell Tour performing all their timeless Greatest Hits including Ballroom Blitz, Fox of the Run, Love is Like Oxygen, Wig Wam Bam, Blockbuster, Teenage Rampage, Hell Raiser, Action + More Few bands typified the ... Read More
Scene News: Belle And Sebastian announce national Australian Tour with special guest Badly Drawn Boy ~ Presale details included!
BELLE AND SEBASTIAN announce national Australian tour with special guest BADLY DRAWN BOYTICKETS With their twelfth studio album 'Late Developers' adding to an already beloved catalogue of music, Scottish indie-rock icons Belle & Sebastianwill be bringing it all to Australian fans on a long-awaited tour of the country this August.The ... Read More
Scene News: DREW BARRYMORE IS FEELING ‘WANDERFUL’ ABOUT HER TRUE NORTH TRIP DOWN UNDER.
DREW BARRYMORE IS FEELING ‘WANDERFUL’ ABOUT HER TRUE NORTH TRIP DOWN UNDER. Hollywood star, talk show queen, spiritual sister and proud Mum Drew Barrymore is coming to Australia this August to share her personal journey in finding her True North at two special shows presented by Wanderlust. Barrymore will take ... Read More
Scene News: Alice Cooper & Hollywood Vampires Tommy Henriksen's Crossbone Skully Releases Video For “I Am The Wolf”
Alice Cooper/Hollywood Vampires Tommy Henriksen's CROSSBONE SKULLY Releases Video For “I Am The Wolf”  Touring Australia With Alice Cooper at Pandemonium Festival Now! To celebrate tonight’s full moon, the rising new rock outfit Crossbone Skully has unleashed the howling and eerie track “I Am The Wolf”  Watch “I Am The Wolf’’ crossboneskully.ffm.to/iamthewolfvideo  ... Read More
Snap Scene: Dead City Ruins, Stay Gold, 4th April 2024 by Mary Boukouvalas
Dead City Ruins don’t just have a penchant for songwriting, but also arrangements and the right energy ... Read More
Scene News: THE DREGGS DROP NEW SINGLE, ANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUM and TOUR
Photo credit: Jordy Wydra Disarming, charming and sonically warm as a summer breeze, the new single Peeps With The Goods from beloved indie-folk The Dreggs draws on the pair’s trademark vivacity, while also unfurling a fresh new direction as the band sit poised on the release of their debut album Caught In A Reverie, due out on Friday ... Read More
Scene News: GRETA VAN FLEET Announce Australia & NZ Tour ~ presale ticket details included
Photo credit: Neil Krug MELBOURNE, AU (16 April, 2024) Grammy Award Winning U.S. Rock act GRETA VAN FLEET are set to make their highly anticipated return to Australian and New Zealand shores this August for the first time since 2019. GRETA VAN FLEET will open their tour at Fortitude Music ... Read More
Scene News: JEBEDIAH TODAY RELEASE FIRST ALBUM IN 13 YEARS, 'OIKS' + ANNOUNCE NATIONAL 22 DATE ALBUM TOUR SUPPORTED BY MAGIC DIRT
RELEASE FIRST NEW ALBUM IN 13 YEARS, OIKS OUT TODAY ANNOUNCE NATIONAL 22 DATE ALBUM TOUR SUPPORTED BY MAGIC DIRT FOR JULY MEDIA RELEASE:: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, FRIDAY APRIL 12 Praise for OIKS “..Swinging between the no-frills, propulsive rock that fans expect and a newer, more experimental sound” Guardian Australia ... Read More
Scene News: Pandemonium Festival Update
The Pandemonium Around Pandemonium. Festival Update THE PANDEMONIUM AROUND PANDEMONIUM The Pandemonium Around Pandemonium It will be Pandemonium this April! Recently pandemonium, it seems, has ensued. Pandemonium Rocks Australia this April for the first time! We have been hard at work ensuring we deliver events that provide fans with the best possible ... Read More
Scene News: Steve Kilbey & Martin Kennedy Release Album 'Premonition K' Today!
With the third album in less than 3 years things are gaining momentum with Premonition K Vinyl pre-orders sold out and a repress underway. Plus 5000 spotify followers can’t be wrong.  Building on the success of Jupiter 13 (2021) and The Strange Life of Persephone Nimbus (2022), Steve and Martin ... Read More
Scene News: Discover the art of the do-si-do as Dan Brodie unveils his latest single and accompanying found footage music video, 'Here We Go Again'.
    HERE WE GO AGAIN - DAN BRODIE Discover the art of the do-si-do as Dan Brodie unveils his latest single and accompanying found footage music video, 'Here We Go Again'. Brodie crafted the new music video using footage originally filmed by Joan Lockhart Bennett as part of her ... Read More
Scene News: GLENN HUGHES Announces 50th Anniversary of the album BURN Australian Tour
Glenn Hughes Performs Classic Deep Purple Live - Celebratingthe 50th Anniversary of thealbum BURN Hardline Media are thrilled to present 'Glenn Hughes Performs Classic Deep Purple Live -Celebrating the 50th Anniversaryof the album BURN’, set for a runof shows in Australia in October 2024.Glenn Hughes, the former bassist, and singer ... Read More
Scene News: BLUESFEST 2024: WHAT A TRIUMPH!
BLUESFEST 2024: WHAT A TRIUMPH! A word from our Festival Director, Peter Noble OAM Arts' presenter Peter Noble, Festival Director of Bluesfest, who won the Keeping the Blues Alive Award presented in Memphis, Tennessee, in 2018 by the Blues Foundation, had the following to say about Bluesfest 2024.    “I have ... Read More
Scene News: PIERCE BROTHERS UNVEIL SUBLIME NEW ALBUM 'EVERYTHING IS BIGGER THAN ME' NATIONAL ALBUM TOUR KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND AT BLUESFEST
Photo credit: Dara Munnis UNVEIL SUBLIME NEW ALBUM EVERYTHING IS BIGGER THAN ME NATIONAL ALBUM TOUR KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND AT BYRON BAY BLUESFEST MEDIA RELEASE:: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, FRIDAY MARCH 29 “With stagecraft honed on Melbourne's Bourke Street, Pierce Brothers have perfected a rollicking brand of indie folk that wins ... Read More
Scene News: CHARLIE LANE Shares Indie-Pop Rock Single, Gold Drips
CHARLIE LANE SHARES DRIVING NEW SINGLE + VIDEO GOLD DRIPS Image: Marcus Coblyn   An edgy and propulsive new sonic delight from Melbourne singer-songwriter Charlie Lane, the single Gold Drips out today meshes layers of indie pop and rock edges with some new wave charm alongside Lane’s trademark self-aware lyricism. Also accompanied by an aptly gold-themed music video today, Gold Drips is a shimmering return from Lane ahead ... Read More
Scene News:  MOTHER MOTHER ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR ~ find presale details here
MOTHER MOTHER RETURNING TO AUSTRALIA PLAYING BIGGER VENUESMELBOURNE, AU (Tuesday 19 March 2024) – Canada’s biggest alt-rock export Mother Mother are thrilled to announce they will be returning to Australia and finally making their debut in New Zealand this November for their largest tour here yet!Kicking off in Auckland on ... Read More
Scene News: The Dandy Warhols' New Album is out today. Australian April Tour SOLD OUT
THE DANDY WARHOLSDebbie Harry Adds her brilliance on I Will Never Stop Loving YouTaken from New Album, Rockmaker, out todayApril Tour SOLD OUT - Low Tix For NZ"I Will Never Stop Loving You” is the only true ‘love song’ I have ever written,” admits Courtney Taylor-Taylor of THE DANDY WARHOLS ... Read More
Scene News: EMMA YUE SHARES INTIMATE BALLAD LONELY LOVER AND ANNOUNCES SINGLE LAUNCH AT THE GASO UPSTAIRS ON MARCH 28
A glistening yet gritty journey into self-reflection, the brand new single Lonely Lover(out today) is the ultimate indie rock ode to independence and the pursuit of connection from Melbourne singer-songwriter Emma Yue, who will be celebrating the track’s release with a gig at The Gaso Upstairs on March 28.   Continuing Emma’s knack for weaving addictive hooks with ... Read More
Scene News: KIM WILDE Announces 2024 Greatest Hits Australian Tour ~ presale details included.
A David Roy Williams and Metropolis Touring Presentation KIM WILDE 2024 Greatest Hits Australian Tour Since the 1980’s UK pop icon KIM WILDE has thrilled fans across the globe with her infectious hits and engaging live performances. WILDE makes her long awaited return to Australian shores with her first tour in eight years and will ... Read More
Scene News: Pandemonium approaching this April with Alice Cooper, Blondie, Placebo & Deep Purple Leading The All Star Festival Line-up!
Grab your tickets here before they sell out! Some of the most iconic acts in rock and roll will make history at the inauguralPandemonium festival as it sweeps across Australia’s east coast this April! Pandemonium is a rock fans dream come true, with an unparalleled lineup of rock legends including: Alice ... Read More
Scene News: Ville Valo - Melbourne Act Dark Water Confirmed As Special Guests On All Australian Shows For March Tour
Ville Valo is here in 2 week's time, marking his first visit in over 10 years. VV and his band will be delivering a comprehensive and career spanning set taking in the greatest hits from his band HIM as well as material from his highly acclaimed VV album, Neon Noir ... Read More
Scene News: The Damned choose The Hard~Ons to support them on their final Australian tour
THE HARD ONS Join The Damned On Their Final Australian Tour When it came time to find an Australian support to share the stage with them on their final tour, The Damned sent a list of potential bands. That "list" only had one name on it: The Hard Ons. No ... Read More
Scene News: The Struts Announce Sydney & Melbourne Headline Shows
British rockers, THE STRUTS are thrilled to announce two headline shows at Crowbar in Sydney on Wednesday 21 February and Max Watts in Melbourne on Wednesday 28 February. Tickets on sale Thursday 25 January @ 12pm AEDT time. THE STRUTS will be returning to Australia next month supporting SLASH FEAT. MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS as ... Read More
Scene News: Alice Cooper, Blondie, Placebo & Deep Purple Lead The All Star Pandemonium Festival Line-up Coming To Australia In April!
Some of the most iconic acts in rock and roll will make history at the inauguralPandemonium festival as it sweeps across Australia’s east coast this April! Pandemonium is a rock fans dream come true, with an unparalleled lineup of rock legends including: Alice CooperBlondiePlaceboDeep PurpleWheatusThe Psychedelic FursDead KennedysGang Of Four ... Read More
Scene News: Greek Metal Band INK Drops The Video For “Rebel Yell”
INK the alternative Greek metal band just released a video for their cover of Billy Idol’s classic “Rebel Yell” in a very gothic and acoustic vibe. The song is from their album Whispers of Calliope available by WormholeDeath. Connect: inkmusic5.bandcamp.com www.facebook.com/INKbandgr www.youtube.com/@inkbandgr Spotify: spotify.com/INK ... Read More
Scene News: The Dandy Warhols - Release The Summer Of Hate with A.I Created Music Video. Touring Australia & NZ in April
“Musically, ‘The Summer of Hate’ became our homage to the sounds of The Damned, The MC5, and probably a bit of the Stooges in there as well,” says Courtney Taylor-Taylor of The Dandy Warhols. He adds, “The record was the manifestation of our desire to hear a record of heavy raw punk and ... Read More
Scene News: Mr. Bungle Announce 'The Raging Wrath Of Australia & New Zealand' With Fellow Pop Stars Melvins
Experimental metal band MR. BUNGLE today announce Australia and New Zealand dates for March 2024 as part of the The Raging Wrath of Australia & New Zealand with fellow pop stars MELVINS. Back in all of their teenage-angst glory, Mr Bungle will kick off the tour at Auckland’s Town Hall ... Read More
Scene News: KNOTFEST RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA IN 2024 & THE LINE-UP IS HERE! Plus pre-sale links!
 In 2024, music, art and culture will collide once more in unforgettable fashion. Following its entirely sold out inaugural Australian run in 2023,KNOTFEST, the destination festival brand, will officially make its monumental return down under in 2024 ... Read More
Scene News: Lydia Lunch & Joseph Keckler "Tales of Lust & Madness" Australian Tour announced
Lydia Lunch & Joseph Keckler"Tales of Lust & Madness"“A truly extraordinary artist” – Anthony Bourdain (on Lydia Lunch)PRIVATE MEDIA LINK to download 320 kbps MP3's of Lydia Lunch & Rowland S. Howard "Burning Skulls" (from Shotgun Wedding, 1991)Rowland S Howard & Lydia Lunch "Some Velvet Morning" (single, 1982)Lydia Lunch "Lady ... Read More
Scene News: Maria Callas: A Concert In Hologram
Maria Callas, one of the greatest sopranos that ever lived, returns to the stage with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra this December. In her 100th anniversary year, the European Union is proud to bring Maria Callas – La Divina – back to the stage using original vocal tracks of some of the arias for ... Read More
Scene News: Scar Symmetry - Swedish Metal Powerhouse Announce Debut Australian Tour April 2024
For the very first time in Australia, Overdrive Touring presents Swedish melodic Death Metal powerhouse, Scar Symmetry! With the release of the long-awaited second album of their transhumanist Singularity trilogy, Phase II – The Xenotaph, Scar Symmetry continue to tap into one of the most profound evolutions over the course of humanity – that ... Read More
Scene News: Renowned Greek American Comedian, EMMY-Nominated, BASILE is in Australia now with his  ‘Blame it on the Greek’ tour.
Greek American Comedian BASILE is heading to Australian Stages Explosive, Dynamic, and completely Original, are just some of the words that have described one of the most powerful Entertainers in the Comedy World today! The EMMY nominated Basile has entertained millions of comedy fans in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Africa.  Basile’s unique blend ... Read More
Scene News: Cherry Bar Rocks Art ‘Live On The Wall’ Exhibition by Claire Bradley this Saturday
Cherry Bar, Melbourne's iconic hub for music lovers, presents its first-ever art exhibition. Portrait paintings of rock 'n' roll greats on stage! On November 11, from 2pm to 5pm, Cherry Bar unveils the electrifying Live On The Wall by up and coming local artist, Claire Bradley. Live On The Wall ... Read More
Scene News: The Weeknd postpones Australian tour
Citing “unforeseen circumstances”, the Canadian hitmaker (real name Abel Tesfaye) shocked punters with the news this afternoon. The highly anticipated tour was due to begin in just three weeks. Tickets bought for his November tour dates will be valid for the rescheduled dates, which will be announced in 2024. Refunds will ... Read More
Scene News: LAGERFEST 2023 Australia: THE HALO EFFECT, LAGERSTEIN, BEYOND THE BLACK, DEVILSKIN and more!
  LAGERFEST 2023 Australia: THE HALO EFFECT, LAGERSTEIN, BEYOND THE BLACK, DEVILSKIN and more!   Get ready to rock and roll at LAGERFEST 2023, the ultimate fusion of heavy metal and Oktoberfest revelry! Presented by Kegstand Productions, Music Management Inc., and Wall of Sound, this extraordinary music festival is set to ... Read More
Scene News: The Radiators are returing to Victoria this week!
Australia's hardest working band The Radiators are finally heading back down to Victoria after a long break ... Read More
Scene News: SLASH FEAT. MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS THE RIVER IS RISING - REST OF THE WORLD TOUR ‘24 with SPECIAL GUESTS THE STRUTS & ROSE TATTOO
Get ready for a monumental rock experience! 🎸 SLASH FEAT. MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS are embarking on their first headline tour in almost five years, and it's making a thunderous stop in Australia in February 2024 as part of The River Is Rising-Rest of the World Tour '24, featuring ... Read More
Scene News: Dublin’s Indie Rockers, The CORONAS, are back with a new single, One Last Time, and back in Australia this November
Dublin’s finest, The Coronas, return today armed with a new single; a previously unheard song One Last Time, which was recorded in 2009 when the band were just getting going. With sweeping strings, acoustic guitar and the magnetic vocal stylings of Danny O’Reilly, One Last Time also heralds the upcoming ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne is in for a Treat Along The Eighty-Six Tramline this Super Saturday
Your Guide to Super Saturday Super Saturday ~ a day featuring 65+ venues, 220+ acts, 50+ curators, 50+ record labels at the Independent Music Exchange, 20+ Vendors at the 1800 Street Party food-bev-market-dog-music festival in the Croxton Carpark, 1 Dog Show, Parade and Costume Contest, 3 suburbs, 1 tramline, 1 ... Read More
Scene News: Metal Forces Feat. Ross The Boss, Anvil & The Rods Australian Tour - March 2024
METAL FORCESFeaturingRoss The Boss, Anvil & The RodsAustralian Tour - March 2024Three greats of Heavy Metal are joining together for Metal Forces, a spectacular celebration of balls to the wall rock next March! Featuring Ross “The Boss” Friedman, Anvil and The Rods, this is one tour you definitely do not ... Read More
Scene News: MY THERAPIST GHOSTED ME - AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2023
AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2023 PERTH RIVERSIDE THEATRE SATURDAY 11 NOVEMBER  BRISBANE THE FORTITUDE MUSIC HALL MONDAY 13 NOVEMBER  SYDNEY STATE THEATRE 15 & 16 NOVEMBER  MELBOURNE HAMER HALL SATURDAY 18 NOVEMBER TICKETS ON SALE NOW – BOOK AT BOHMPRESENTS.COM Vogue Williams and Joanne McNally are bringing their hilarious, chart-topping and award-winning ... Read More
Scene News: The National Announce Second Sydney & Melbourne Shows With Very Special Guest Fleet Foxes & Annie Hamilton
Live Nation and Double J are excited to announce, due to overwhelming demand, second shows for The National featuring their very special guest Fleet Foxes in Sydney on Saturday March 2 at Aware Super Theatre, and Melbourne on Wednesday March 6 at Sidney Myer Music Bowl. Tickets for new shows ... Read More
Scene News: INCUBUS and +LIVE+ Add Second & Final Sydney Show
 Due to huge and popular demand, a second and final show for INCUBUS and +LIVE+ has been added for Sydney fans on Wednesday 10th April at Hordern Pavilion.  These global concert juggernauts are coming together for some gigantic shows in 2024.    Since first coming together in 1991, the Grammy nominated band, Incubus, have consistently ... Read More
Scene News: Tent Pole: A Musical Jamboree returns to Geelong | Dinosaur Jr., Mogwai, Calexico & more | February 2024
TENT POLE: A MUSICAL JAMBOREERETURNS IN 2024 FEATURING DINOSAUR JR., MOGWAI, CALEXICO AND MORE! SATURDAY 17 FEBRUARY 2024MT DUNEED ESTATE, WADAWURRUNG (GEELONG) PRESALE STARTS MONDAY 9 OCTOBER – EARLY BIRD TICKETS AVAILABLE! Mark your calendars and get ready to turn the festival experience on its head once again because the ... Read More
Scene News: Tent Pole: A Musical Jamboree returns to Geelong | Dinosaur Jr., Mogwai, Calexico & more | February 2024 - Presale info included
TENT POLE: A MUSICAL JAMBOREERETURNS IN 2024 FEATURING DINOSAUR JR., MOGWAI, CALEXICO AND MORE! SATURDAY 17 FEBRUARY 2024MT DUNEED ESTATE, WADAWURRUNG (GEELONG) PRESALE STARTS MONDAY 9 OCTOBER – EARLY BIRD TICKETS AVAILABLE! Mark your calendars and get ready to turn the festival experience on its head once again because the Surf Coast’s ... Read More
Scene News: Much loved indie singer and songwriter, Katie Wighton, has released her new single, Dear John, via ABC Music
Katie is the much-loved vocalist/guitarist from the ARIA Award-winning group All Our Exes Live in Texas.   She has been releasing quality singles under her own guise since 2020.   Of her new single, Dear John, Katie said “It was a labour of love – 5 years in the writing. It is ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne Fringe Festival announces Over 470 Events, from 3rd to 22nd October!
THE MELBOURNE FRINGE FESTIVAL OPENS THIS WEEK Here is the essential, unmissable and best new art  for the first two weeks of October The 2023 Melbourne Fringe Festival kicks off this week and sprinting out of the gates there’s a jam-packed line-up of bold and playful independent art filling up ... Read More
Scene News: KISS, THE FINAL CURTAIN | FINAL TICKETS ON SALE NOW
FINAL TICKETS ON SALE NOW! BUY TICKETS   After delivering AFL's best pre-game performance ever! This is your final chance to secure tickets to KISS in their final show!    SYDNEY | Saturday 7 October | Accor Stadium   Get ready Australia, as rock legends KISS are back by fan ... Read More
Scene News: STEVEN WILSON Releases New Album THE HARMONY CODEX
    Out now via Virgin on CD/2x12”/Deluxe boxset/BluRay/DL/streaming. Buy The Harmony Codex here.   Watch the videos for WHAT LIFE BRINGS,  ECONOMIES OF SCALE, IMPOSSIBLE TIGHTROPE, ROCK BOTTOM and THE HARMONY CODEX.     “For the first time in Wilson's career, to these ears, he has made a record to be loved rather than admired. If ... Read More
Scene News: Edinburgh Festival's Smash Hit Mythos: Ragnarök Arrives in Australia This October
MYTHOS: RAGNARÖK ANNOUNCES AUSTRALIAN DEBUTPhil McIntyre Live is thrilled to announce that following its phenomenal success in the UK, Mythos: Ragnarök will be making its international debut at Melbourne Fringe Festival this October.The Mythological Theatre’s show is unique in the world. Dexterously weaving ancient myths and legends into an original ... Read More
Scene News: Heaps Good Festival, with Foals, Flume, The Avalanches and more, announced! Presale details included 🔥
HEAPS GOOD LINEUP JUST DROPPED + PRESALE NOW LIVE! GET ACCESS TO FIRST RELEASE TIX HEAPS GOOD IS BACK FOR ROUND TWO! After a stellar debut earlier this year in Adelaide, our friends at Heaps Good are back again, bigger and better than ever! Round two of the festival is set to ... Read More
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Mistletone proudly presents the first Australian show by travelling Pan-Asian musical family, TENGGER 텐거/天郷. Catch mother / father / child team ITTA, MARQIDO and RAII at THE CURTINthis FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22with special guests YL Hooi + DJ Noise In My Head. Tickets on sale here. You can also hear TENGGER perform live to air on Triple Rthis Thursday with ... Read More
Scene News: BLACK FLAG Announce December 2023 Australian Tour
Legendary Punk Band Black Flag Announces First Australian Tour in 10 years.   Get ready to unleash the fury as the iconic punk rock pioneers, BLACK FLAG, are set to storm Australia for their first tour since 2013 presented by Silverback Touring.   With a blistering lineup and an unparalleled live performance, Black Flag promises ... Read More
Scene News: WATAIN Announce Live Album DIE IN FIRE - LIVE IN HELL For Their 25th Anniversary
WATAIN Announce Live Album DIE IN FIRE - LIVE IN HELL For Their 25th Anniversary To commemorate their 25th anniversary as a band, ruthless Swedish black metal collective WATAIN has announced the release of a live album titled Die In Fire - Live In Hell (Agony And Ecstasy Over Stockholm) which will be ... Read More
Scene News: Renee Ruin Presents X Shotkickers Event on 29th September
Shotkickers have joined forces with the formidable Renee Ruin to chuck on some chunky bands for her birthday this year! Featuring: * The Black Heart Death Cult  - https://www.instagram.com/the_black_heart_death_cult/ * DEAD - https://www.instagram.com/dead_sounds/ * SERPETTE (on at 8:30pm) - Free entry II 8:00 pm Shotkickers will be slinging limited edition ... Read More
Scene News: Mudvayne + Coal Chamber - Australian Tour February 2024. Presale details here!
Australian Tour February 2024 "Wriggled between nu-metal, alt-metal, prog and hard rock in a way that remains completely unrivalled to this day. No one else has or ever will sound quite like Mudvayne” Revolver Magazine Mudvayne have sold more than six million albums worldwide with 3 Platinum albums in Australia ... Read More
Scene News: KISS TO LAUNCH SUPPORT FOR VETERANS APPEAL
As the legendary band conclude their stellar live career in this country, KISS will leave an enduring legacy for both their legion of fans and now also for our military veterans and their families by launching the SUPPORT OUR VETERANS APPEAL, raising important charitable donations and public awareness to support ... Read More
Review Scene: Bravo Bellini, Palais Theatre, 2nd September 2023 by Michael Greenwood
On the 2nd September 2023, Victorian Opera presented a single concert of a blend of operas of Vincenzio Bellini performed under “Bravo Bellini" at the Palais Theatre, St. Kilda. Bellini produced 12 operas in his short lifetime. He died in 1835 and was born in 1801. People often died young ... Read More
Scene News: 'THE BALLAD OF COWBOY DAN' THE NEW ALBUM BY DAN BRODIE - OUT NOW!
THE STORY OF COWBOY DAN Dan Brodie is a renowned Australian singer-songwriter, and double ARIA Award nominee. With a career spanning multiple Album releases and tours and a hard earned reputation as an incredible live performer, Dan Brodie has gained a loyal following across Australia, the US, and Europe, performing at ... Read More
Scene News: Introducing The Write Drop
Journalist, author and podcaster Jane Rocca teams with editor and drinks critic Mel Parker to create The Write Drop. This is your pitstop for all things drink, wanderlust and culture related - where wine reviews, cocktails and spirited stories plus interviews with some of the biggest names in the biz ... Read More
Scene News: HAPPY MONDAYS Announce 2nd Melbourne Show
HAPPY MONDAYS 2nd Melbourne Show Announced! Due to phenomenal demand, one of the most beloved and influential British bands of all time, HAPPY MONDAYS announce a 2nd and final show at Forum Melbourne on Sunday 22nd October! Tickets for this new show and for the rest of Australia & NZ shows can be ... Read More
Scene News: Music Icon CHAKA KHAN Headlines Mammoth Melbourne International Jazz Festival Line-Up for her Only Australian Performance
Chaka Khan Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF) has today dropped its stacked 2023 program, breaking records for its 26th festival with their biggest ever line-up of artists, led by global music icon and ten-time Grammy winner Chaka Khan as she celebrates 50 years in music at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl with Nile Rodgers & ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2023 Drops Early Announcement of Four Dynamo International Jazz Acts
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL 2023 DROPS MAJOR EARLY ANNOUNCEMENT OF FOUR DYNAMO INTERNATIONAL JAZZ ACTS Ahead of the full 2023 program launch, Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF) gives music fans a taste of what’s to come this October, today revealing four critically acclaimed international artists, collaborations and collectives who will head to ... Read More
Scene News: The Casanovas new album 'Backseat Rhythms' out today, album launch announced!
The Casanovas - The Lover (Official Audio) "The Casanovas' AC/DC-infused sound is keeping the tradition of Aussie rock alive." - Joe Matera *** Melbourne's rock'n'roll kings The Casanovas today release their fifth album, Backseat Rhythms, on Rubber Records. Backseat Rhythms was mixed by legendary US producer Ron Nevison - a man who made his mark working on an ... Read More
Scene News: Ring! Ring! Hello this is MARCIA HINES! Preorder the New Album for your chance to WIN a 30-minute phone call from Marcia!
One of the country's most iconic voices, Ms Marcia Hines, has announced the release of a brand-new album, The Gospel According to Marcia Hines, on Friday 3rd November, featuring a selection of her favourite gospel songs. The extraordinary Marcia Hines has reconnected with her musical roots celebrating memories from her childhood in Boston and her early experiences ... Read More
Scene News: Beep! Beep! Don’t miss The Good Things Festival 2023! Sign up for early bird Pre-sales!
SUFFERIN SUCCOTASH...GOOD THINGS IS HERE!THE GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL 2023 HUGE LINE-UP IS HERE We interrupt your regular viewing to announce that Good Things season is upon us - and if you thought 2022 was huge, that’s not all folks! Australia’s largest and favourite travelling music festival, Good Things Festival, returns ... Read More
Scene News: Swedish Metal Band AVATAR Are Set to Make the Devil Dance Down Under
Not long now until AVATAR's Australian shows! The pace of the band's ascendency has not bated since the tour was announced. As well as a sold out European arena tour with friends, Gojira and a tour of South America with the mighty Iron Maiden, the band have delivered stunning sets across Europe's ... Read More
Scene News: Australia’s most awarded music festival, has revealed the first wave of headlining artists set to grace the stages at Bluesfest 2024.
Over 20 Artists Announced, with More to Come Jack Johnson I Tom Jones The Teskey Brothers I Matt Corby I L.A.B Elvis Costello & The Imposters Peter Garrett & The Alter Egos Tommy Emmanuel The Dead South I The Paper Kites Drive-by Truckers I Newton Faulkner I Steve Poltz 19-Twenty ... Read More
Snap Scene: Remembering Ron Peno 1955 - 2023
For the 40 years Ron entertained us as Died Pretty's frontman he was never less than always charismatic. He has provided warm and enduring memories for those who shared the stage with him and for his audience. For many he is the soundtrack of their lives. He leaves us a ... Read More
Scene News: Game Changer Wrestling vs Renegades of Wrestling Australian Tour August 2023
Game Changer Wrestling vs Renegades of Wrestling Australian Tour August 2023 Attention, Australia! Get ready to witness an explosive clash like never before as Game Changer Wrestling (GCW) storms the shores for the first time ever to take on the fierce Renegades of Wrestling (ROW). Game Changer Wrestling is a ... Read More
Fwd: PAUL McCARTNEY – 2nd & Final Sydney show added due to overwhelming demand!
Paul Mccartney – 2nd & final sydney show added due to overwhelming demand!  ... Read More
Scene News: Wolfgang Van Halen's Mammoth WVH  Releases I'm Alright. New Album, Mammoth II Out Aug 4 via BMG
With two days to go until his second album Mammoth II is available worldwide via BMG, Mammoth WVH – the brainchild of Wolfgang Van Halen – is releasing a music video for another song from the album. The next single “I’m Alright” is another rocker featuring a driving drumbeat, a hypnotic piano riff and a blistering guitar ... Read More
Scene News: PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT Playing Both The Joy Division and New Order Albums Substance In Full 2024 Australian Tour - Get your presale links here
PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT make a triumphant return to Australia to perform both New Order and Joy Division’s famed Substance compilations, sequentially and in their entirety in Australia and New Zealand in May 2024.  The bassist and co-founder of Joy Division and New Order has carved a loyal and inimitable following globally, as he brings both the Joy Division and New Order canons to ... Read More
Fwd: Paul McCartney brings his phenomenal 'Got Back' tour to Australia this October/November!
Paul McCartney will bring his acclaimed Got Back Tour to Australia this October/November!  ... Read More
Scene News: The Casanovas release new Ron Nevison-mixed single "The Lover" from forthcoming album 'Backseat Rhythms'
THE CASANOVAS RELEASE NEW SINGLE "THE LOVER" FROM FORTHCOMING FIFTH ALBUM BACKSEAT RHYTHMS, WHICH IS OUT AUGUST 25 NEW RECORDINGS MIXED BY LEGENDARY US ENGINEER/PRODUCER RON NEVISON (THE WHO, LED ZEP, THIN LIZZY, KISS) Melbourne's rock'n'roll kings The Casanovas have today released another killer single, "The Lover", from their forthcoming fifth album Backseat Rhythms, which is out August 25 ... Read More
Scene News: Nirvana Tribute (from the UK) to perform “In Utero” in full, as part of its 30th-anniversary celebrations!
“After a few songs, the audience seems to have forgotten this is not the real Nirvana”. Silverback Touring is thrilled to announce the return of Nirvana Tribute (from the UK)  for the highly-anticipated performance of Nirvana's iconic album, “In Utero”, in full, as part of its 30th-anniversary celebrations.  The band, which ... Read More
Scene News: The Eighty-Six festival major program announcement, featuring the 1800 STREET PARTY ~ Food, Beverage, Music & Dog Pop-Up: SUPER SATURDAY on October 28th
Super Saturday venues include: Capers • Hard Out • Merri Creek Tavern • Shotkickers • Northcote Theatre • Bar 303 • Thornbury Bowls Club • The Thorn • 24 Moons • Thornbury Theatre • Croxton Bandroom • Cactus • Swill • Cafe Gummo • Thornbury Local • Franklins • Moon ... Read More
Scene News: MIFF reveals plentiful 2023 program including Cannes highlights, Music on Film line-up and Closing Night Gala
The big reveal has happened: the program for the festival’s 71st edition is live! It’s ready to be discovered, highlighted, colour-coded, scheduled – the inevitable clashes debated, favourites selected. 2023 will also see the second year of our Bright Horizons competition, supported by VicScreen, presenting incredible breakthrough films and filmmakers to Melbourne ... Read More
Scene News: Jody Stephens, of Big Star, brings THOSE PRETTY WRONGS, with Luther Russel, back to Australia this August
Jody Stephens is the sole surviving member of iconic early '70s power pop legends BIG STAR, and the only man other than Alex Chilton to play on all three of their peerless original albums. He was also a member of pioneering alt-country supergroup Golden Smog, alongside members of Wilco and the Jayhawks ... Read More
Scene News: More Exciting Acts Announced for The Eighty-Six
New acts, allocations exhausted, and second shows announced.   Theo Parrish (Detroit/Sound Signature) – All Day Long  Few DJs command as much awe and respect as Detroit’s Theo Parrish.  His first trip to town in 5 years will be at The Eighty-Six, opening and closing his own party. Sunday, 29 October, ... Read More
Scene News: SXSW Sydney 2023 Announces New Speakers, Session Select Panels
The 2023 SXSW Sydney Conference is coming together very, very quickly. We’ve already announced a whole bunch of speakers who’ll be joining us in October from all over the globe, from a range of industries and areas of expertise. Think environmental biologists, futurists, AI experts, sporting legends, advertising gurus, entrepreneurs ... Read More
Scene News: Creature Bar is holding a Launch Party on July 8th and invite you to dress up and win!
If you nerd out over Lynch, Raimi and Carpenter, love craft beer and fun cocktails, enjoy a good board game or listening to great tunes; CREATURE is the bar for you! CREATURE is a neighbourhood dive bar with a B-movie skin and a love for great booze. After quietly emerging just ... Read More
Scene News: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA TO PUBLISH LOVE & PAIN BY BEN GILLIES AND CHRIS JOANNOU
Hachette Australia announces the upcoming publication of Love & Pain by Ben Gillies and Chris Joannou. This is the powerful, untold story of two of the three members of Silverchair, Australia’s most awarded musical act. ‘Fundamentally, our story is a great one. An extraordinary one. Some of it may seem ... Read More
Scene News: Wolfgang Van Halen's Mammoth WVH Releases 'Take A Bow' From New Album Mammoth II Out 4th August Via BMG
With the band in the middle of an extensive European tour and their debut single “Another Celebration at the End of the World” in the Top 10 at Active Rock radio in the US, Mammoth WVH – the brainchild of Wolfgang Van Halen – is releasing another song from the ... Read More
Scene News: Interpol and Bloc Party announce Australian co-headline tour ~ presale details included!
Indie rock heavyweights Interpol and Bloc Party are reuniting with cult fans down under, today announcing a mammoth co-headline tour hitting Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane this November. SIGN UP FOR PRESALE Marking their first return to Australia since 2019, revered New York rock-outfit Interpol will bring their magnetic stage presence ... Read More
Scene News: D.R.I. Announce 40th Anniversary Australian Tour with special guests HIRAX
  D.R.I. 40th Anniversary Australian Tour with special guests HIRAX HARDLINE MEDIA proudly presents, a deadly double, crossover thrash bill. DRI & HIRAX in Australia. Hardline are pleased to announce the return of DRI and welcome, for their first time in Australia HIRAX. Canberra, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney - Get ready - DRI & ... Read More
Scene News: RISING WRAPS FOR 2023
RISING WRAPS FOR 2023 HAVING CAPTIVATED MORE THAN 630,000 ATTENDEES AND COUNTING. After 12 exhilarating nights of artistic exploration and cultural immersion, RISING, the city's premier winter festival, has come to a close for 2023. Over the past two weeks, RISING has transformed Melbourne into a vibrant playground of music, ... Read More
Scene News: MARCIA HINES Announces the Release of her Greatest Hits, TWO new Songs, and a National Tour.
Australia’s beloved musical treasure, Marcia Hines (AM), has announced the release of her greatest hits STILL SHINING: The 50th Anniversary Ultimate Collection, scheduled for release on Friday 7th July through ABC Music. The album contains 20 career defining tracks (22 Digital which include the two brand new tracks), featuring ‘Fire and Rain’, ‘From The ... Read More
Scene News: Adalita, Mick Harvey & Andrew Duffield cover Michael Hutchence to raise funds for Australian artist Ollie Olsen
 'Roomsfor the Memory’ taken from the 1987 Australian cult film Dogs in Space, (directed by Richard Lowenstein), has been reworked to raise funds for the song’s composer Ollie Olsen. Olsen penned the song around 1978, but it was INXS frontman Michael Hutchence who took it Top 10 nationally in January ... Read More
Scene News: Deville Touring Nationally this week!
“Offering clever dynamics and evincing broader emotions, Sweden's Deville are well above the mediocre Orange Cabinet-abusing masses out there.”  - BLABBERMOUTH Swedish riff lords Deville make their first trip to Australia this June after Covid halted their plans in 2020, today having again announced plans for an extensive national tour on the ... Read More