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Scene News: Video Avail Now! THE HU - Releases “Song Of Women” Feat Lzzy Hale of Halestorm
Today THE HU releases “Song of Women” featuring Lzzy Hale of Halestorm and kicks off the pre-order for the album on which it can be found - the Deluxe edition of the band’s critically acclaimed album, THE GEREG ... Read More
Scene News: Drive-in Gigs needs your help
Drive-in Gigs has received vast support from artists, production crews, local venues, hospitality workers, producers, technologists and fans. Your contribution has been contagious and we thank you on behalf of everyone ready to get our Arts economy moving again ... Read More
Snap Scene: Lillye - Sydney Rockers Release Video For The Screaming Jets Classic - Better
Last week Sydney rockers Lillye released their incredible, scorching version of The Screaming Jets classic, Better ... Read More
Scene News: Jade Hairpins spark dance moves and conversation failures on “(Don’t Break My) Devotion”
Arriving on all shores today is “(Don’t Break My) Devotion,” the new single from Jade Hairpins’ forthcoming album Harmony Avenue(out May 29). As bandleader Jonah Falco will tell you, it’s a technicolor burst through the plastic age, outlying the exhaustion of bad decisions and failures to communicate, all wrapped up ... Read More
Scene News: Lamb of God - Mark Morton discusses the singles ‘Checkmate’ and 'Memento Mori' and new drummer Art Cruz
Powerhouse groove metallers LAMB OF GOD are set to release their new self-titled album on May 8th. In a trailer, guitarist Mark Morton discusses the first single ‘Checkmate’ and how it all came together ... Read More
Scene News: Milky Chance release the 'Stay Home Sessions' EP featuring reworked tracks from their 2019 album 'Mind The Moon'
Milky Chance have released an EP of acoustic tracks from their new album ‘Mind The Moon’ recorded whilst in isolation. The series of tracks – ‘Stay Home Sessions’ – which were originally released as videos on the band’s official Instagram over the last few weeks, feature the band members performing ... Read More
Scene News: Static-X & Dope Gear Stolen At Height Of Coronavirus Lock Down
Platinum selling International recording artists STATIC-X have filed a police report with the LAPD, siting that their warehouse space (which is also shared with the band Dope) was recently robbed of nearly 200K worth of touring equipment during the Corona Virus Lockdown ... Read More
Scene News: Michael Franti & Spearhead reveal 11th studio album 'Work Hard and Be Nice'
Michael Franti & Spearhead continue to foster their community both on and off stage with a wish granting non-profit, Do It For The Love, founded by Franti and his wife, Sara. Do It For The Love brings those with life threatening illnesses, veterans, and children with severe challenges to concerts ... Read More
Scene News: Gilby Clarke releases video for new single 'Rock n' Roll Is Getting Louder'
In the world of Rock, GILBY CLARKE needs no introduction. From crunching legendary chords on his beloved Gibson Guitar in the stadiums with Guns N’ Roses, to getting down into the Snakepit to with his GNR buddy Slash, gracing our TV Screens on the widely watched rock reality show Rockstar: ... Read More
Scene News: Indie icons The Dandy Warhols drop unprecedented 4-hour exploratory album Tafelmuzik Means More When You’re Alone
April was due to be the month beloved indie outfit The Dandy Warhols went back out on the road to play tour dates on the East Coast of the United States. Instead, like so many of us, they find themselves bunkered down in Portland and (in drummer Brent DeBoer’s case) ... Read More
Scene News: NIGHTWISH new album HUMAN. :II: NATURE. out now + release lyric videos for all songs on the album
NIGHTWISH new album HUMAN. :II: NATURE. out now + release lyric videos for all songs on the album ... Read More
Scene News: Steel Panther announce Re-Scheduled 'Heavy Metal Rules' Tour February 2020 with Sevendust
The wildest, wettest, dirtiest, hardest, heaviest most rocking heavy metal tour to hit Australia and New Zealand shores ever in the history of anything ever is coming….a little later than originally planned ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie Hip Hop Legends Butterfingersdrop New Album 'Bad News' Today + Announce New Oct/Nov/Dec Dates For Postponed National Album Tour
Australia’s favourite musical misfits and legends of noughties Aussie hip-hop, Butterfingers are back with their outrageous and fittingly titled new album Bad News, out today, April 8. Confident and with more rapturous energy and piercing lyrical wit than ever before, the band’s first album in 14 years is bold and ... Read More
Scene News: Ashenmoon (Feat. Garry Beers INXS) Sign to Golden Robot Records
Garry Beers is pure Rock Royalty there is no doubt about that. As a founding member and bassist of INXS and with over 50 million in worldwide album sales; Beers has returned to the scene with AshenMoon to continue his rock legacy. Alongside Garry is Toby Rand, a man with ... Read More
Scene News: National Indigenous Music Awards to go virtual amid COVID crisis
The National Indigenous Music Awards are pleased to announce in the face of the COVID19 pandemic, that they will continue in 2020, reacting to a climate where celebrating and shining a light on First Nations artists is even more important than ever. Opening their nominations today, the NIMAs are ready ... Read More
Scene News: THE CROOKS (U.K.) Sign to Golden Robot Records
THE CROOKS might just be the band to steal more than your attention they might just steal your soul, a case of grand larceny at its finest ... Read More
Scene News: BLUESFEST Announcement of Rescheduled Shows
Bluesfest Sideshows AnnouncementTour rescheduling is well under way!We have some much needed good news! The following shows are well on their way to being rescheduled. We are in discussions with agents and managers and will be announcing new dates very soon! Ticket-holders please hold your tickets as they will be ... Read More
Scene News: The Pretenders - Announce Brand New Album Hate For Sale, Out July 17 via BMG
If it aint broke, don’t fix it” - Chrissie Hynde ... Read More
Scene News: MAC SABBATH Announce RESCHEDULED 2020 Australian Tour Dates
Due to the Australian government regulations surrounding COVID-19, the MAC SABBATH tour scheduled for May has been postponed to December. All tickets purchased for the May shows remain valid. You do not need to do anything, please hold on to your ticket. We encourage you to not seek a refund ... Read More
Scene News: Violent Femmes Return To Aussie Shores ~ 2020 tour RESCHEDULED dates announced for December
Australia and New Zealand rescheduled. All current tickets remain valid for the new shows. Contact your local ticket outlet for full details. Hobart and more dates / cities to come! Stay safe and we will see you later in 2020! FEEL PRESENTS... VIOLENT FEMMES AUSTRALIA 2020 Thursday 19th November 2020 ... Read More
Scene News: Billy Bragg 'One Step Forward. Two Steps Back' Australian Tour ~ RESCHEDULED for Jan/Feb 2021
Billy Bragg will be returning for a very special tour entitled "One Step Forward. Two Steps Back." In each city Bragg will perform three unique shows on consecutive nights. The first night’s performance will feature Bragg’s current set, which ranges across his 35 year career. The second will see Bragg ... Read More
Scene News: Tones And I, Guy Sebastian, Thelma Plum and The Teskey Brothers among nominees for 2020 Virtual APRA Music Awards
With the 2020 APRA Music Awards now taking place as an online event on the evening of Tuesday 26 May, APRA AMCOS is prouder than ever to acknowledge the work of this year’s contenders. The 2020 collective features Australia’s most outstanding songwriting success stories of 2019 and we applaud them ... Read More
Scene News: TESTAMENT's 'Titans Of Creation' Album revealed
Despite the horrible news that Testament frontman Chuck Billy, his wife Tiffany and some crew tested positive to COVID-19 things are now looking up for them! To keep the good news rolling, the time has arrived for TESTAMENT to unleash new thunder to the masses and reveal their thirteenth studio ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne Rhythm & Blues legends The BREADMAKERS release new album!
Recorded by Mikey Young, The Breadmakers is the band's first album in over a decade, and their seventh album in a “career” that how lasted over three decades. It includes a version of The Marksmen's lost 1966 Australian classic "Moonshine". Rhythm’n’Blues ravers THE BREADMAKERS are a Melbourne institution and have an international ... Read More
Scene News: TSHITAKI release timely new album, WORLD KEEPS TURNING
TSHITAKI ANNOUNCE “WORLD KEEPS TURNING” NEW ALBUM OUT NOW! Barrelling out of the illustrious rock n’ roll crucible of Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Tshitaki are an unrelenting assault of choppy guitars offering up a groundswell of in your face, turbo charged surf rock n’ roll. Keeping it to the bare essentials ... Read More
Scene News: Ausmusic T-Shirt Day brought forward to Friday 17th April
A great excuse to show our love for Aus music during these strange times. We're bringing forward our annual Ausmusic T-Shirt Day for a special edition on Friday 17 April. It's the perfect reason to jump outta your PJs and dig a little deeper into your wardrobe (or buy some ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie hip hop legends, BUTTERFINGERS, release timely titled new album 'BAD NEWS' on March 30th
View Post Aussie hip hop legends, BUTTERFINGERS, release timely titled new album 'BAD NEWS' tomorrow, 30th March. National Album Tour Postponed Until Further Notice. Australias favourite musical misfits and auteurs of Aussie hip hop, Butterfingers are back, breaking hearts and bones (mostly their own) with a killer new single, Dancing ... Read More
Scene News: Kiwi powerhouse DEVILSKIN release their new album RED on April 3rd
Hard hitting Kiwi band DEVILSKIN are soon to release their third studio album RED!   Having stunned Australian crowds on tours with HALESTORM and SLASH Ft. Miles Kennedy and the Conspirators and appearing on Download Australian in 2019 DEVILSKIN are set to release their new album RED.   RED is ... Read More
Scene News: Australian Music Industry COVID-19 Relief Fund via Support Act #keepyourticket
Australian Music Industry COVID-19 Relief Fund& Support ActHelp The Industry That Gives Tirelessly#keepyourticket In times of crisis it is imperative that we stick together and help each other out in whatever ways we can. At present there are countless people across Australia that have fallen on hard times due to ... Read More
Scene News: JOHN 5 and The Creatures plus Jared James Nichols Announce Re-scheduled Australian Tour Dates
John 5 and The Creatures Plus special Guest Jared James Nichols Re-scheduled Dates  In light of the Australian Government COVID-19 directives, including the compulsory 14 day quarantine of all international travellers, the restriction on gatherings of over 500 people, together with the uncertainty of the time frames surrounding these directives, ... Read More
Scene News: PIXIES Postpone Remaining Australian Tour Dates
STATEMENT REGARDING PIXIES – COME ON PILGRIM… IT’S SURFER ROSA AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2020 MELBOURNE, AU (March 12, 2020) – We regret to announce that PIXIES will be postponing their remaining Australian tour dates. Please see the below statement from the band: “Out of caution for current public health concerns, Pixies ... Read More
Scene News: D*A*D Announce 35th Anniversary September 2020 Australian Tour
Welcome to the wildest R’n’R amusement park!  Danish rockers, D-A-D 35th Anniversary World Tour comes to Australia this September! For this special occasion and D-A-D’s first Australian Tour since 1990 they will perform all their Greatest Hits including Sleeping My Day Away, Girl Nation, Jihad, Laugh And 1/2, Bad Craziness, ... Read More
Scene News: Bad Friday Weekender Adds New Stage and 20 New Acts
After announcing their expansion to the two-day Bad Friday Weekender, the beloved Marrickville block party now reveal the OAF second stages and their crammed second line up, to really sully the Easter long weekend ... Read More
Scene News: The Drop Fest Manly Lineup Announcement 
Australia’s favourite party wave is back for a third turn around the country, with an expanded run of dates and one helluva team of 2020 in tow! ... Read More
Scene News: Tommy Stinson of The Replacements has announced an Australian Tour
Joining what would become one of the most revered American bands of all time at the tender age of 11 would be an impressive enough feat, let alone dropping out of high school to go on tour with the band in support of their third album Let It Be, now ... Read More
Scene News: 10CC Star Graham Gouldman To Release First Solo Album In Eight Years
10cc Star Graham Gouldman To Release First Solo Album in Eight Years plus On Tour In Australia and New Zealand from next month. On February 21 2020, 10cc’s Graham Gouldman released ‘Modesty Forbids’ here in Australia to coincide with the 10cc Australia / New Zealand Tour which was a good ... Read More
Scene News: MAC SABBATH Announce May 2020 Australian Tour
Is there any better combo than Black Sabbath and Burgers? Thanks to Silverback Touring you are about to get a taste! MAC SABBATH are headed our way for a tour with the lot! The founders of Drive-Thru Metal MAC SABBATH were founded in a franchise of a certain multinational fast ... Read More
Scene News: SARAH MCLEOD Announces New Single 'KILLIN IT TIL I’M DEAD'   + National Solo Electric Tour For April / May
Aussie rock royalty Sarah McLeod has announced her new single Killin It Til I’m Dead, an absolute firecracker of a song about undying, unwavering confidence, out now. Killin It Til I’m Dead is the product of an ingenious new songwriting podcast Hatjam from Eskimo Joe’s Kav Temperley, on which Sarah ... Read More
Scene News: BLACK VEIL BRIDES Announce Their Australian Headline Tour -  Earlybird Sales on today!
Early Bird pre-sale: Wednesday 26 February, 9am local time Sign up here to access: Public on sale: Friday 28 February, 9am local. Tickets from Destroy All Lines are thrilled to announce the return of BLACK VEIL BRIDES for their Australian headline tour which sees them performing in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and ... Read More
Scene News: MILEY CYRUS To Headline “WORLD TOUR BUSHFIRE RELIEF” Charity Concert on 13th March in Melbourne Australia. TICKETS ON SALE TODAY AT 2pm AEST
Lil Nas X, The Veronicas, and DJ Seb Fontaine to Join Miley as Special Guests at One Night Benefit Concert.Proceeds From Ticket Sales will go to Australian Charities Working to Restore Forests, Wildlife, and Communities Affected by the Devastating Fires. Apollo World Touring, TEG Dainty and Jada Pinkett Smith and ... Read More
Scene News: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL extends Melbourne Season due to popular demand
MELBOURNE SEASON OF KURIOS – CABINET OF CURIOSITIES EXTENDED FROM 28 APRIL THROUGH 10 MAY New Shows on Sale now via KURIOS OPENS AT FLEMINGTON RACECOURSE ON 12 MARCH Due to the overwhelming demand for tickets for their upcoming Melbourne season, Cirque du Soleil have announced a Melbourne season ... Read More
Scene News: BUSH, +LIVE+ & STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Announce Intimate Indoor Show As Part Of Under The Southern Stars
UNDER THE SOUTHERN STARS EXPANDS! Due To Unrelenting Fan Demand UTSS Announces Intimate, Indoor Show At The Timber Yard, Port Melbourne featuring Bush, +Live+ & Stone Temple Pilots. Under The Southern Stars for 2020 has just gotten even bigger with the announcement of a special indoor show at The Timber Yard, in Port Melbourne for ... Read More
Scene News: SET TIMES for Kiwi Fest 2020, featuring Che-Fu, Israel Starr, Iva Lamkum, DJ SPELL, The Refugees + more!
Meet the newest Music, Culture, Arts, Food and Drinks festival on the block: Kiwi Fest is an All-Ages annual one-day celebration of NEW ZEALAND culture, bringing together Melbourne’s Kiwi communities for a diverse festival of all things AOTEAROA. Taking place Saturday 15 February Kiwi Fest at the Footscray Community Arts ... Read More
Scene News: Lucy Spraggan Announces Debut Australian tour for April 2020
English singer-songwriter LUCY SPRAGGAN heads to Australia for the very first time this April, where she will play a run of intimate venues in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.   With five albums under her belt including the 2019 “Today Was a Good Day” Lucy Spraggan is that rarest of things ... Read More
Scene News: GLITORIS announce a 16-DATE Australian National Tour & Release New Single ‘Slut Power’ Friday 14th February
GLITORIS have earned a reputation as one of Australia’s most fearlessly political, uncompromising and unforgettable live acts. After extensively played and widely received singles, ‘Trump Card’, ‘Spit Hood’ and ‘The Policy’, Glitoris were crowned ‘Queens of Australian Punk’ (The Brag) and the band have wasted no time in following up ... Read More
Scene News: The Offspring Sell Out National Australian Tour In 2 Hours! Limited Tickets Still Available For Auckland, With Sum 41
Australia, you're pretty fly! Due to huge demand, all Australian dates for THE OFFSPRING headline tour in April sold out within 2 hours! Auckland, there are strictly limited tickets still available with very special guests SUM 41. So come out and play! THE OFFSPRING, one of the world’s most exciting ... Read More
Scene News: BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Arrives in Melbourne in Two Weeks!
BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL ARRIVES IN MELBOURNE IN 2 WEEKS! Presented by Universal Theatrical Group, Working Title Films, Greene Light Stage, Michael Coppel Entertainments and Louise Withers Presents, the 10th Anniversary Australian tour has completed critically acclaimed Sydney and Adelaide seasons and now opens in Melbourne in just 2 weeks ... Read More
Scene News: Rock Icons GREEN DAY, FALL OUT BOY and WEEZER Announce the HELLA MEGA Australian Stadium Tour
MELBOURNE, AU (February 7, 2020)  –Today GREEN DAY, FALL OUT BOY, and WEEZER, three of the biggest acts in rock music, announced they will be heading to Australia to tour here together for the first time ever on The Hella Mega Tour, presented by Live Nation and Triple M. The stadium tour kicks off on November 8 at ... Read More
Scene News: Steve Kilbey & Gareth Koch's New Album ‘Chryse Planitia’ Out This Friday
STEVE KILBEY AND GARETH KOCH NEW ALBUM CHRYSE PLANITIA Release Dates; February 7 (Foghorn/MGM) Digital Platforms and CD Instore, April/May Vinyl LP Date TBA What unites the musical spheres of an Australian rock icon and a Viennese-trained classical musician? The answer lies in a shared aesthetic and approach to their ... Read More
Scene News: DEVILSKIN Release New Single And Video CORRODE And Announce New Album RED
The unstoppable DEVILSKIN unveil CORRODE, a monstrous new video, single and details of their long awaited fourth album. The New Zealand four piece - who have toured with the likes of Slash (National Australian Support, Halestorm, Motley Crue and Disturbed – and appearing on Download Australian 2019, have announced their ... Read More
Scene News: ALANIS MORISSETTE confirms Sydney and Melbourne Tour Dates - Celebrating 25 Years of "JAGGED LITTLE PILL" Check out the pre-sale details here
. ALANIS MORISSETTE is bringing her 2020 World Tour celebrating 25 years of “Jagged Little Pill” to Sydney and Melbourne. Alanis will play Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney on Saturday, April 11, followed by Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne on Wednesday, April 15. Tickets go on sale at 10am Friday, February 7 ... Read More
Scene News: ARTILLERY (Denmark) First Ever Australian Tour this February
McEwen M&T & Churches of Steel Fest presents ARTILLERY 'The Face Of Fear' Australian Tour February 2020 Denmark's ARTILLERY are easily appointed as one of Europe's earliest exponents of thrash metal, and the band's contribution to the classic genre is difficult to ignore. Delivering a sinister array of riffs, fusing ... Read More
Scene News: SUNNYBOYS' tour starts next week. One show already SOLD OUT. Be quick!
SUNNYBOYS RELEASE 'CAN'T YOU STOP' THE FIRST NEW SINGLE SINCE 1984 Sunnyboys release Can’t You Stop their first recording of all new music since Comes As No Surprise, their swan song 7” in 1984. Recorded in 2018 at Airlock Studios Brisbane and mixed by in demand engineer Konstatine Kerstin, Can’t ... Read More
Scene News: CHICAGO Sizzles for only FOUR more weeks in Melbourne. Highly recommended!
  NO EXTENSION POSSIBLE MUST CLOSE FEBRUARY 23 The multi-award winning, record breaking musical CHICAGO has razzle dazzled across Australia selling out in Sydney and Brisbane with now only 4 weeks to go in Melbourne! Audiences have been flocking to the State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne throughout the Summer and ... Read More
Scene News: ROCK N FOOD series added to Virgin inflight entertainment
Launching earlier this year, Golden Robot Global Entertainment film and TV production division’s, Rock N Food will be listed as part of Virgin Australia’s inflight entertainment, with the first seven episodes set to start airing in November, with the latest episode (#7) featuring Mark Gable, also now available to view ... Read More
Scene News: THE STRANGLERS Australian Tour starts next week. Tickets selling fast
Scene News: Superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS Confirmed to Headline the Inaugural World Tour
SUPERSTAR ROBBIE WILLIAMS CONFIRMED TO HEADLINE THE INAUGURAL WORLD TOUR MELBOURNE Saturday 14 March alongside the Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020 International superstar Robbie Williams, one of the world’s most magnetic and celebrated live performers will play the inaugural World Tour, headlining on Saturday 14 March – his ... Read More
Scene News: INKLINES Release New Single ‘WHEREVER YOU GO’
Inklines rounded out 2019 with the release of ‘Too Much’, the first offering from their mid-year recording sessions at the local Housefox Studios. Supporting the single with successful shows in both Sydney and Melbourne, the band also gained generous airplay across US/Canada. They aim to continue the momentum with the ... Read More
Scene News: ABBATH Announces September 2020 Australian Tour in Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart
HARDLINE MEDIA proudly presents the return down under of ABBATH!  Touring their most recent album, ‘Outstrider’, Australia get set for round two of purely ABBATH blackened mayhem. The legendary ex frontman of IMMORTAL returns to Australia with this highly acclaimed album and unforgettable stage show in September 2020. When ABBATH announced that ... Read More
Scene News: Lydia Lunch Retrovirus announces supports for Aust Tour Feb/March 2020
Following 2018's sold out shows around the country, American singer, poet, writer and actress Lydia Lunch returns to Australia with her all-star cast of sonic brutarians in a holds-barred survey of her musical output from 1977 to present FOR THE FINAL TIME EVER in Australia before she returns them to ... Read More
Scene News: Due to extreme demand SLEAFORD MODS tour has venue upgrades and shows added
Due to extreme demand, Sleaford Mods have announced a number of venue upgrades and second shows to their debut Australian tour through February and March 2020. As one of the most important, politically charged and thought-provoking bands in music today, Sleaford Mods have been running crass but clever commentary on ... Read More
Scene News: JUST ANNOUNCED: LP, Tori Kelly + EXTRA Patti Smith Dates this April -check out the pre-sale details
We're not done yet! Vocal powerhouses and internet sensations LP (Laura Pergolizzi) and Tori Kelly have just announced shows in Sydney and Melbourne this April. Plus, due to two sell-outs - Patti Smith and Her Band have announced a third and final Melbourne show - and one night in Newcastle! PRESALE: ... Read More
Scene News: JOHN GARCIA & THE BAND OF GOLD The Godfather Of Desert Rock Returns To Australia THIS WEEK! Check out the supports!
The voice that spawned an entire genre of imitators, John Garcia kicks off his Australian tour THIS WEEK in Adelaide!SUPPORTS are now locked and loaded!Melbourne fuzz meisters, Don Fernando will be on ALL SHOWS NationwideAdelaide’s doom metal stoners, Dirty Pagans will kick off proceedings there, while in Melbourne that honour goes to hard rockers, The Nicoteenagers.In Sydney 70’s infused psychedelic miscreants, Arrowhead will be channelling the riff ... Read More
Scene News: Violent Femmes Return To Aussie Shores ~ 2020 tour dates announced
Rumour has it that upon enrolment into Australian university students receive a copy of the Violent Femmes eponymous debut. Ten tracks and 36 minutes long, the album features the universal themes of alienation, isolation, sexual frustration and angst - perfect early adult fodder - via songs such as Gone Daddy ... Read More
Scene News: Bushfire Benefit Gig Guide
Bushfire Benefits Music Victoria have assembled a list of benefit concerts to support fire relief charities. We've added a few as well. From all of us at What's My Scene, thank you! Friday 17 January Greek Community of Melbourne : BushFire Fundraiser at Chasers Nightclub by Chasers Nightclub Bergy Bushfire ... Read More
Scene News: The 44th Port Fairy Folk Festival is selling fast!
From 6-9 March, thousands of music lovers will descend upon the Victorian coastal town of Port Fairy for the 44th annual Folk Festival, featuring a joyful line-up of international and local artists representing folk music from around the world. Program Director Caroline Moore said the 44th Port Fairy Folk Festival ... Read More
Scene News: Alice Cooper, QUEEN & Adam Lambert, and kd Lang amongst the first line-up of artists announced for FIRE FIGHT AUSTRALIA ~ tickets on sale at 12 noon today!
THE FIRST LINE-UP OF ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR FIRE FIGHT AUSTRALIA CONCERT FOR NATIONAL BUSHFIRE RELIEF ANZ STADIUM – SUNDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2020 TICKETS ON SALE AT 12 NOON TODAY (AEDT) ____________________________________________________________ With so many lives lost, countless homes destroyed, an estimated one billion animals killed and around 11 million hectares ... Read More
Scene News: Elvis-Themed Nirvana-Tribute Band Announce Australia Tour
The King Is Back, and he’s playing grunge! Fresh from sell out shows at The O2, Albert Hall and main-stage appearances at both the legendary Download Festival and the iconic Glastonbury Festival, the world’s best – and only – Elvis Themed Nirvana tribute act ‘ELVANA’ have today announced their debut ... Read More
Scene News: VENOM INC. With Special Guests EXCITER Announce 2020 Australian Tour
HARDLINE MEDIA proudly presents, a deadly double bill: VENOM INC. & EXCITER! After a testing yet triumphant 2019, Hardline are pleased to announce the return of VENOM INC. in 2020 and welcome, for their first time in Australia - EXCITER! Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide - GET READY - VENOM INC. & ... Read More
Scene News: Bill Callahan returns to Australia in March this time carrying a full band and Cretan-Australian duo Xylouris White with him.
"Intense, spellbinding singer at his deadpan best …Callahan is some kind of genius. Introduce yourself.” - The Guardian The 2020 tour follows successive sold out visits for the Sydney Vivid Festival in 2017 and 2015 plus extra-curricular shows in Melbourne including a sold-out six night at Howler. This time Callahan ... Read More
Scene News: Port Fairy Folk Festival announces 2020 Artists of the Year
Port Fairy Folk Festival announced duo Gina Williams & Guy Ghouse as the 2020 Artists of the Year and Ruby Gill as Emerging Artist of the Year. Caroline Moore, Program Director of the Port Fairy Folk Festival said that these three artists brought incredible strength and diversity to the Australian ... Read More
Scene News: Kim Salmon ~ The Aftermath National Australian Tour Announced
2019 ended momentously for Kim Salmon with a book launch for ’Nine Parts Water One Part Sand. Kim Salmon And The Formula For Grunge’, an Induction into the WA Music Hall Of Fame for his old band the Scientists, two new Kim Salmon singles – the US release Lets All ... Read More
Scene News: Black Monroe Sign With Riot Records
BLACK MONROE SIGN TO RIOT RECORDS LISTEN: Stream/purchase Black Monroe's debut EP HERE Black Monroe is a three-piece punk rock band formed in mid 2018 in Victoria, Australia. Black Monroe's eagerly awaited debut self-titled EP is now available across digital platforms via Riot Records  (part of the Golden Robot Global Entertainment Group) and is a killer example of Black Monroe's versatile, yet unapologetic sound ... Read More
Scene News: ABBARAMA Announce 2020 Australian Tour - pre-sale details included
Welcome to the future of 1973… ABBARAMA are Sweden’s super-stylish pop sensation touring the world with the Ultimate Celebration of ABBA. The 7-piece band create their own modern pop sound around the classic and timeless music of ABBA - Take a Chance On Me, Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!, Mamma Mia, Dancing ... Read More
Scene News: Anti-Flag Premiere New Song "Unbreakable, New Album 20/20 Vision Due Out January 17th via Spinefarm Records
PREMIERE NEW SONG "UNBREAKABLE" NEW ALBUM 20/20 VISION DUE OUT JANUARY 17TH VIA SPINEFARM RECORDS/CAROLINE AUSTRALIA Political punk icons, Anti-Flag,recently announced their upcoming album, 20/20 Vision, due out January 17th from Spinefarm Records/Caroline Australia, and today the band have teamed with Billboard to premiere another new single "Unbreakable" and its ... Read More
Scene News: Hoodoo Gurus release Answered Prayers and Announce Tour Dates
Since forming in 1981, Hoodoo Gurus boast 9 x ARIA Top 20 albums, 9 x ARIA Top 40 singles and a host of multi-platinum albums – they’re mainstays on the live scene, and influential to a new generation of artists that have arrived after them.  Never a band to rest ... Read More
Scene News: The Godfather Of Desert Rock, John Garcia, Returns to Australia in January 2020 with The Band Of Gold
The voice that spawned an entire genre of imitators, John Garcia, is returning to Australia in January 2020. Over the last two-plus decades, Garcia has set the standard for the sound of the California desert. His work in genre-progenitors Kyuss speaks for itself; loudly, and with much fuzz, as do ... Read More
Scene News: Download 2020 - Official Au Sideshows Announcement!
DEFTONES || MINISTRY || IN FLAMES TESTAMENT || THE HU Ticket on-sale details are below & MELBOURNE, AU – With Christmas only weeks away, we have the perfect stocking fillers for you and all your heavy music loving mates… write those letters to Santa and request your tickets ... Read More
Scene News: mclusky* Announce Australian Tour Supports
Acclaimed alt-rockers mclusky* return to Australia this January and today Handsome Tours  announce the tour supports (see below for local supports in each city).According to Double J, "If reports from overseas shows are to be believed, they remain one of the great live propositions 15 years after breaking up. No matter what, you won't want ... Read More
Scene News: Polish Club Release 'NYE_2020_MEGAMIX.EXE' EP - Includes A New Track 'Countdown + NYE Megamix
POLISH CLUB EXPLOIT YET ANOTHER HOLIDAY CELEBRATION WITH THE RELEASE OF NYE_2020_MEGAMIX.EXE EP Features New Single 'Countdown' & A Megamix Of Their Favourite Party Starter Songs 5th ANNIVERSARY SYDNEY SHOW SOLD OUT Three weeks out until the annual countdown, guitar-drum duo Polish Club today release NYE_2020_Megamix.exe, which includes their original new ... Read More
Scene News: Andrew "Greedy" Smith's farewell to be live streamed today at 2:30pm AEST. Link and code provided.
Mental As Anything co-founder Andrew ‘Greedy’ Smith passed away on the 2nd December after suffering a heart attack. He was aged 63. Family, friends and fans are invited to attend what will be a celebration of the life of Greedy. They are asked to wear their brightest and loudest, just ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne's iconic Cherry Bar returns this week ~ just a short gallop away from AC/DC lane!
CHERRY RETURNS!Announcing our first run of shows at the new Cherry 🍒 Carving up our next chapter (at 68 Little Collins Street, Melbourne) from Thursday December 12th! Details and ticket info below... Soul In The Attic w/ Soulsham Thursday 12th December, 8pm Soulsham (Members from The Bamboos, Saskwatch, GL, Jacky ... Read More
Scene News: Nirvana Tribute (UK) Announce Australian Tour
 Nirvana Tribute (UK) Australian Tour   NIRVANA, put simply, changed the course of music, over a few short years, defined a genre, and maintains an unscarred legacy with their biggest hits being a staple of rock radio all over the world.   Whilst the band may no longer exist, they are firmly ... Read More
Scene News: Mongolian Hunnu Rock Band THE HU Release New Video For 'Yuve Yuve Yu' Feat. From Ashes To New’s Danny Case 
Mongolian rock sensation THE HU will take their self-proclaimed brand of “hunnu rock” to a new level as they further embellish their blend of traditional Eastern instrumentation and throat singing mixed with Western rock music by adding in some of today’s top rock acts to guest on the viral singles from their debut album THE GEREG (Eleven Seven ... Read More
Scene News: KADAVAR Announce 2020 Australian and NZ Tour
There are few bands who’ve had more of an effect on the course of classic heavy retro rock this decade than Germany's and Nuclear Blast’s KADAVAR, having never sounded so much in command of their music.   Arguably the hardest working band in European rock, KADAVAR have established themselves quite simply in a different league form ... Read More
Scene News: To Hell With Good Intentions! mclusky* do Australia in 2020 - tour nearly SOLD OUT!
mclusky* were a band between 1999 and 2005, in which time they made a few friends and three albums. Slow-forward 14 years and, thanks to the uncanny pull of nostalgia and gravity, they have made more friends but no more albums. originally persuaded to reform - like ham - to ... Read More
Scene News:⭐️Celebrate the end of the year at Milk! Records' Pop-up Shop! ⭐️
We are celebrating the end of the year by opening our doors for a special Pop-up Shop over four weekends in November & December at the Milk! Records warehouse on Sydney Road, Coburg. Here you will find all the releases & merch from your favourite Milk! artists including some hard-to-come-by gems plus ... Read More
Scene News: BIGGER THAN JESUS Release Video For Let's Be Frank ahead of landmark Melbourne show this Friday
Melbourne hard rock icons, Bigger Than Jesus will be playing a special show at Chasers in Melbourne on November 29! The band have just released a new video for Let's Be Frank: PLAYING THIS FRIDAY! Friday, November 29 Chasers 386 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC Joining Bigger Than Jesus will be Envy Marshall ... Read More
Scene News: MÖTLEY CRÜE Is Back! Most Notorious Rock Band Destroys Cessation Of Touring Agreement
#MotleyCrueIsBackAlmost 6 years after signing a Cessation of Touring agreement, the contract is off the table because a whole new generation of Crüeheads are relentlessly demanding for the band to come back together. Following the huge success of their NETFLIX biopic THE DIRT, Mötley Crüe has seen a massive surge ... Read More
Scene News: SIX THE MUSICAL’S Australian Queens Confirmed!
MICHAEL COPPEL & LINDA BEWICK PRESENT   BY ARRANGEMENT WITH KENNY WAX, WENDY & ANDY BARNES AND GEORGE STILES DIVORCED. BEHEADED. LIVE! SIX THE MUSICAL’S AUSTRALIAN QUEENS CONFIRMED! The Australian producers of critically acclaimed West End hit musical SIX are thrilled to announce the Australian Queens set to join SIX as it embarks on ... Read More
Scene News: Superb new album from The Gadflys due next week
Out of the badlands of faded dreams, between the brutalist piles and suburban seams the Gadflys headed up the Hume from Canberra to Newtown in the days when songs came in mix tapes and every day brought a new band and a different sound. Their music was as fresh then ... Read More
Scene News: APOCALYPTICA Finland’s Cello-Rockers Release Spellbinding New Video “Rise”
Finland’s multi-Platinum cello-rock band Apocalyptica announce a spectacular new music video for “Rise” Integrated with the achingly beautiful new song from the band’s upcoming studio album Cell-0, due out January 10, 2020 (Silver Lining Music), “Rise" is an impressionistic painting come to life, which enacts the humanity that we all ... Read More
Scene News: SEBADOH Announce Long Awaited Return To Australia
Some bands can argue that they’re seminal, and some have no need to say anything, letting their name speak for itself. Sebadoh must fit in to the latter category. Nearly six years since their last Australian tour, they’re finally dragging their lo-fi slacker genius back to our shores. With the release this ... Read More
Scene News: The Bluetones Return To Australia For The First Time In 20 Years! Performing 'Expecting To Fly' In Full + Greatest Hits - May 2020
Britpop luminaries THE BLUETONES are returning to Australia and New Zealand in May 2020! The band will be performing their breakthrough debut album Expecting To Fly IN FULL along with a set of their greatest hits! Expecting To Fly was a sensation upon it’s release knocking Oasis’ What’s The Story (Morning Glory) off the #1 spot ... Read More
Scene News: Artists and industry get behind Ausmusic T-Shirt Day in support of their own!
Artists and industry fundraise in support of Ausmusic T-Shirt Day! This Friday - 15 November 2019 Music industry charity, Support Act, is thrilled with the response to this week’s Ausmusic T-Shirt Day with over 170 promoters, record companies, venues, fan clubs, corporations and artists pledging support to raise funds for ... Read More
Scene News: Bigger Than Jesus To Play Landmark Melbourne Show on November 29!
Melbourne hard rock icons, Bigger Than Jesus will be playing a special show atChasers in Melbourne on November 29! Back in the 90s, Bigger Than Jesus’ gigs were a sight to behold. Fronted by Steve Lucas, (frontman of Aussie legendary punks, X), the band knew how to do rock hard put on ... Read More
Scene News: KISS tour changes unavoidable. Get well soon Paul!
KISS today announced unavoidable changes to their upcoming Australian and New Zealand tour schedule. The legendary rockers were due to leave the U.S. tomorrow to kick off their eagerly awaited ‘End Of The Road’ tour in Perth this Saturday November 16. Due to a bad case of Influenza, doctors have ... Read More
Scene News: IRON MAIDEN confirm a return to Australia on their spectacular LEGACY OF THE BEAST tour - check out PRE-SALE details here!
Scene News Rod Stewart Returns To Australia - The Hits! Tour | A Day On The Green, Oct/Nov 2020
ROD STEWART RETURNING TO AUSTRALIA IN 2020 WITH THE HITS! TOUR  INCLUDING THREE A DAY ON THE GREEN EVENTS A 50-YEAR CELEBRATION OF HIS STELLAR CAREER SIR ROD STEWART returns to Australia for an eight-date tour across the country, playing both arenas and a day on the green winery dates. Roundhouse Entertainment, in ... Read More
Scene News: 25th Anniversary Edition of R.E.M. Monster is out now
When Monster was released in September 1994, the members of R.E.M. were at a crossroads in their career. Singer Michael Stipe, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist Mike Mills and drummer Bill Berry were decompressing from the massive commercial and critical success of 1991's Out of Time and 1992's Automatic for the People. In just a few years, the ... Read More
Scene News: Lydia Lunch Retrovirus return for last ever Australian shows in 2020
Following 2018's sold out shows around the country, American singer, poet, writer and actress Lydia Lunch returns to Australia with her all-star cast of sonic brutarians in a holds-barred survey of her musical output from 1977 to present FOR THE FINAL TIME EVER in Australia before she returns them to ... Read More
Scene News: MUNRO MELANO drops new single CANNONBALLS ahead of debut album
MUNRO MELANO drops new single CANNONBALLS ahead of debut album release. After almost four years of balancing a day-job as a social worker, a night job composing for film ([CENSORED], Paper Trails, Doing it in Public), and a weekend job as a session musician, Munro Melano has finally finished his ... Read More
 Name: Rufino (a.k.a. Rufino the Catalan Casanova)   Member of Band: Rufino and the Coconuts   When did you first start playing music? The moment I came screaming into the world from my mother’s womb next to a river in the Catalan hills. They are alive with music.   Which artist influenced your music? What! Rufino is not influenced, he does the influencing … but having said that I do quite ... Read More
Scene News: Elton’s AU & NZ tour kicks off this month! ?
Elton's last Australian & New Zealand tour starts this month!  Check out which shows you can go to below and see this musical legend one last time! LIMITED TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR SELECT SHOWS Perth WA HBF Park Nov 30 & Dec 1, 2019 Tickets Bathurst NSW Carrington Park Jan 22, ... Read More
Scene News: The Butterfly Effect return with first new track in ten years with iconic lineup ahead - and announce TBE Beer!
'UNBROKEN' IS THE FIRST NEW MUSIC FROM ICONIC LINEUP IN OVER 10 YEARS SINGLE OUT FRIDAY AUGUST 16 ON ALL PLATFORMS TBE 'AMPLIFIED ALE' IS A COLLABORATION WITH GREEN BEACON BREWING The Butterfly Effect return! Clint, Kurt, Ben and Glenn have not released new music together for 10 years - since the release of their 2008 album Final ... Read More
Scene News: THE LEMONHEADS Announce Tour Supports
THE LEMONHEADS ANNOUNCE TOUR SUPPORTS Beloved alt-rockers The Lemonheads return to Australia this December and today Handsome Tours  announce the tour supports. Special guests for the tour are The Restless Age with local supports in each city.Since they were formed in Boston, Mass, in 1986 by Evan Dando, the family tree of The Lemonheads has ... Read More
Q&A Scene: Australian Music Week Special ~ Alannah Russack
Alannah Russack’s Entropy Band When did you first start playing music? As soon as I could talk. I sang and started classical guitar at age 7   Which artist influenced your music? Too many to mention. Lately I have been listening to Wye Oak, Gillian Welsh,  Laura Veirs, Sun Kil Moon, XXX Tentacion From age 4 I fell ... Read More
Scene News: REILLY STAPLETON announces new single and video for IMPULSE with some intimate Victorian shows
Empowered songwriter Reilly Stapleton has today announced her enthralling new single Impulse, an unsettling, eclectic rock ballad about the fine line between our morals and our devilish impulses, out October 31. The intriguingly dark song is accompanied by a brilliant, slasher-style clip, directed by Michael Sadler (Teenage Dads).  To celebrate ... Read More
Scene News: JINJER Add Adelaide and Canberra Shows To Their Australian Tour
Hardline Media proudly presents, for the first time in Australia JINJER. The Ukrainian Progressive Groove Metal wrecking machine known as JINJER caused a huge stir with the announcement of their Australian tour that due to popular demand 2 new shows have been added to the run! Adelaide at the Lion ... Read More
Scene News: RUFINO AND THE COCONUTS launch Rhythm Rich, Tropical Pop Debut Album CENTROTURIST  and Announce Tour
A tropical musical explosion awaits when Sydney’s Rufino and the Coconuts launch their debut album Centroturist this October, setting audiences on an island jungle quest for summer.  Inspired by classic surf music, with a touch of 80s post-punk, smooth jungle disco and pinch of B-Grade thriller soundtracks, the rocksteady rhythms ... Read More
Scene News: Get your thrills and chills this Halloween when MSO performs Evil Dead in Concert
This Halloween, get your fill of thrills and chills when musicians from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra perform Evil Dead in Concert, a live-to-film event featuring a special guest appearance by original score composer Joe LoDuca. The legendary eighties cult classic will be screened in a newly restored format at the ... Read More
Tell us about your new single/ album/ tour?  ‘The Day I Thought About Dying’ came about over a year ago. It was then I formed a friendship with producer Devin Abrams (Drax Project, Shapeshifter, Pacific Heights, The Adults). We decided to work on the track together and this is what ... Read More
Scene News: AIRBOURNE Release New Album 'Boneshaker' and Australian Tour Dates
Some buildings have a soul. They breathe and sweat and pulsate, holding memories and stories and songs and laughter in their walls. RCA Studio A in Nashville, Tennessee, is such a place… The photos on the walls of the ‘Music City’ recording facility testify to its illustrious history, with Elvis ... Read More
Scene News: Check out the FULL PROGRAM for Australian Music Week Conference
  MUSIC INDUSTRY PANEL ANNOUNCED: THE OPEN FORUM (STATE OF PLAY)BOB LEFSETZ PODCAST INTERVIEWS WITH MICHAEL GUDINSKI, JOHN WATSON & PETER GARRETT AUSTRALIAN MUSIC WEEK 2019 welcomes Music Industry heavy weights Michael Chugg (Chugg Entertainment), Roger Field (Live Nation), Jaddan Comerford (Unified Music Group),  Sahara Herald (Frontier Touring), Tim Worton ... Read More
Scene News: Good Things Festival Announce Sideshows
Good Things come to those who wait and Good Things Festival are thrilled to announce headline sideshows from some of the artists on the huge festival line up. TICKETS FOR ALL SHOWS ARE ON SALE WEDNESDAY 30 OCTOBER @ 9AM LOCAL TIME TICKETS.DESTROYALLLINES.COM Destroy All Lines Presents SIMPLE PLAN WITH SPECIAL GUESTS  ... Read More
Scene News: Solid Rock ~ Sacred Ground and the Uluru walk closure
To mark the occasion of this week’s Uluru Walk closure, Razor Recordings proudly presents a unique Yothu Yindi & The Treaty Project music video, featuring a rare, collaborative performance of Solid Rock, the iconic 1982 Goanna anthem. Filmed at Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, as part of Yirramboi Festival 2019, ... Read More
Scene News: Zoo Twilights 2020 ~ Tickets on sale now!
Zoo Twilights On Sale Now! Melbourne Zoo, VIC // 24 Jan - 7 Mar 2020 Buy Zoo Twilights Tickets Zoo Twilights returns this summer to Melbourne Zoo from 24 January to 7 March 2020 with a massive roster of local and international artists banding together for the same goal: one ... Read More
Scene News: The Mark of Cain Release 30th Anniversary Vinyl For Iconic Album 'Battlesick'
To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of one of the most iconic Australian Releases of all time THE MARK OF CAIN’s ‘Battlesick’, Golden Robot Records are honoured to be releasing it as a limited edition remastered 30th Anniversary vinyl. This is also the first time the album will be released in ... Read More
Scene News: 3XY Top 40 - Live at MEMO Music Hall - this Sunday 27 Rocktober 3:00pm
MONIQUE BRUMBY, BILLY MILLER, NINA FERRO, GRANT HANSON, BRIAN MANNIX, EUGENE HAMILTON & more! In the 70s and early 80s, 3XY dominated Melbourne’s radio airwaves. On Friday each week the Top 40 hits were announced – our amazing line-up of artists will perform the TOP 20 from Oct 26 1979 ... Read More
Scene News: Bluesfest Touring announce Patti Smith and Her Band Tour! Presale details here!
JUST ANNOUNCED Legendary Icon, Patti Smith and Her Band to tour in 2020 Presale Starts this Thursday 24th October 10am AEDT / 12pm NZDT On Sale to the public NZ: Friday 25th Oct 12pm NZDT Aus: Monday 28th Oct 10am AEDT "I really thought that I wouldn't be able to ... Read More
Scene News: The NATIONAL return in 2020 ~ with support Phoebe Bridgers
Handsome Tours is thrilled to announce that The National will return to Australia in March and April 2020. They will be supported on all dates by Phoebe Bridgers. The tour will celebrate the release of The National’s eighth studio album I Am Easy To Find – out now via Remote ... Read More
Scene News: 2019 Screen Music Awards Nominees Announced
It’s three times a charm for Bryony Marks, Caitlin Yeo, Antony Partos, Brett Aplin and David Bridie. Today we pay tribute to our leading lights of Australian screen music with the announcement of nominees for the 2019 SCREEN MUSIC AWARDS. Representing 12 award categories are 40 composers, and 36 works ... Read More
Scene News: Japanese avant-garde rock trio Kukangendai make their Australian debut tonight as part of the Melbourne International Arts Festival
Ryuichi Sakamoto claims that Kukangendai are his favourite Japanese band of the times – so much so, that the renowned musician and composer collaborated with the three-piece Kyoto-based band on an album. Kukangendai make their Australian debut at The SUBSTATION this week for three nights only (16-18 October). For more ... Read More
Scene News: SCENE & HEARD Festival Set Times Announced 
The line up for SCENE & HEARD Festival has had the whole country talking for months and today with just under four weeks to go, punters get the lowdown on when it's all throwing down with the release of the festival set times.With one main stage across all three locations there's ... Read More
Scene News: Warner Music Australia Launches Exclusive Range of Australian Music T-Shirts for AUSMUSIC T-SHIRT DAY on 15th November.
$5 FROM EACH SALE WILL BE DONATED TO SUPPORT ACT AVAILABLE NOW VIA THE WARNER MUSIC AUSTRALIA STORE HERE Warner Music Australia has today launched their exclusive collection of Australian Music T-Shirts ahead of Ausmusic T-Shirt Day on November 15. As part of Ausmusic Month, Ausmusic T-Shirt Day began as ... Read More
Scene News: THE EXPLOITED Announce 40 Years Of Chaos 2020 Australian And NZ Tour
David Roy Williams Presents THE EXPLOITED: 40 YEARS OF CHAOS AUSTRALIAN AND NZ TOUR THE EXPLOITED ARE punk rock!! Sex and Violence, Army Life, Fuck The USA, Troops Of Tomorrow, UK ‘82and Cop Cars represent just a taste of the anarchy that the Exploited bring to every show. The first ... Read More
Scene News: Sam Pang grills Kitty Flanagan about her 488 Rules for Life
Kitty Flanagan & Sam Pang Present IN CONVERSATION ABOUT 488 RULES FOR LIFE 29TH - 30TH OCTOBER Join Kitty and Sam live on stage as they discuss her long awaited new book, 488 Rules for Life. There used to be only twelve rules for life but Kitty Flanagan changed all ... Read More
Scene News: Exciting full program for 2020 Port Fairy Folk Festival announced
Port Fairy Folk Festival | 6-9 March 2020   This March long weekend, thousands of music lovers will descend upon the Victorian scenic coastal town of Port Fairy for the 44th annual Folk Festival, featuring a joyful line-up of international and local artists representing folk music from around the world ... Read More
Scene News: MELBOURNE ~ Get ready for OUT ON THE WEEKEND!
Love Police have outdone themselves! What a line-up! And side shows too ... OUT ON THE WEEKEND, now in its sixth shiny year ready for you to enjoy all things Americana, alt-country and definitely good time. Too many great acts to mention, amazing food and booze, good stuff going on ... Read More
Scene News: YEASAYER Announce First Australian Headline Tour in 7 Years ~ PRE-SALE details here!
Brooklyn’s finest experimental rockers, YEASAYER, are returning to Australia for their first headline tour in over seven years, performing fan favourites from their stellar discography as well as tracks from their latest album, ‘Erotic Reruns’.  Led by singer-songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Chris Keating, Anand Wilder and bassist Ira Wolf Tuton, YEASAYER ... Read More
Scene News: The Ugly Kings - Release Little Suzie From Forthcoming 7 Inch EP. Completes The Darkness Is My Home Sessions
Melbourne rockers The Ugly Kings have just released Little Suzie, a brand new track from the forthcoming Gypsy Queen two track 7 inch vinyl set for release on November 1.Little Suzie is about an ending relationship where both people are too scared to pull the trigger. If you’re going to ... Read More
Scene News: Lake Minnetonka Presents Gotham City Gangster Glam
Lake Minnetonka presents Gotham City Gangster Glam at The Spotted Mallard, 31 October Lake Minnetonka Presents Gotham City Gangster Glam on Halloween – Thursday 31st October at Spotted Mallard, 314 Sydney Rd, Brunswick ... Read More
Scene News: Nick Lowe Returns To Australia For The First Time In Seven Years
Nick Lowe, producer, songwriter, author and pop culture icon, will return to Australia in 2020 for his first tour in seven years. Lowe will be touring with Los Straitjackets, a band known for channelling the peak years of the guitar instrumental, and for performing in the famous Lucha Libre fighting ... Read More
Scene News: KID CONGO and THE NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCE add second and final Melbourne show
Legendary guitarist for Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, The Cramps & The Gun Club, KID CONGO POWERS is back in Australia for a surprise visit and has just added a 2nd and FINAL Melbourne show. With his appearance at River Rocks Rehab and Memo Music Hall already sold out, ... Read More
Scene News: Chinese Underground band Birdstriking Tour Melbourne in October
Birdstriking are one of the pioneers of the current Chinese Underground scene. Formed in 2009 in Beijing, they were one of the first bands on the Beijing scene to draw their influences as much from the Chinese scene around them as well Western influences and creating their own unique sound ... Read More
Scene News: “Zevon – Accidentally Like A Martyr” Starring Henry Wagons Opens In Melbourne On 16th October
Henry Wagons and the hottest band in the known universe are pleased and excited to announce that, due to strong initial ticket sales and the enjoyment of all concerned during rehearsals, plans for Sydney and Brisbane in 2020 are being finalised now ... Read More
Scene News: Pop Will Eat Itself Announce 2020 Australian and NZ Tour
Pioneering genre-blenders POP WILL EAT Itself aka PWEI return to play their classic album “This Is the Day...This Is the Hour...This Is This!” in FULL plus an Encore of Classics - Ich Bin Ein Auslander, Everything's Cool, There is no Love Between Us Anymore, Their Law, Dance of the Mad, ... Read More
Scene News: The Angels & Baby Animals Team Up For Split Single & Co-Headline Tour
It’s a great trivia question: what was Baby Animals’ first release? It was a song called ‘Break My Heart’, released as a B Side on The Angels’ single ‘Dogs Are Talking’ in 1990. Following the release of the single, Baby Animals went on to support The Angels on their ‘Dogs ... Read More
Scene News: Iggy Pop Premieres Music Video For "Loves Missing"
Following his electrifying performance of “James Bond” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon [WATCH] and fascinating conversation with Jim Jarmusch [WATCH], Iggy Pop has now unveiled the video for “Loves Missing” from his new album Free ... Read More
Scene News: Metallica Announce That Their 2019 Australian &Amp; New Zealand Tour Will Not Go Ahead
Live Nation regrets to announce that Metallica’s 2019 Australia & New Zealand tour will not go ahead ... Read More
Scene News: (Greek) Girls To The Front
(Greek) Girls To The Front (Greek) Girls To The Front Join us for a night of Greek girl power! Live Music : Bandidas + DJ Pazz & DJ Randy Lipz XXX Words : Koraly Dimitriadis Women from all backgrounds welcome, especially those from migrant communities. We also welcome men who ... Read More
Scene News: Mystery Jets Announce New Album ‘A Billion Heartbeats’
Mystery Jets announce that their sixth studio album ‘A Billion Heartbeats’ will be released on September 27 via Caroline Australia. Fresh from Annie Mac's "Hottest Record In The World", new single 'Screwdriver' is released; joining street track 'Hospital Radio' as the first taste of the new album ... Read More
Scene News: Swans Announce New Album Leaving Meaning, Share New Song "It's Coming It's Real"
SWANS Leaving Meaning is the band’s fifteenth studio album, the follow up to 2016’s The Glowing Man and due for release by Mute / Young God Records (N America) via Inertia Australia on 25 October 2019. Leaving Meaning will be released on double vinyl in a brown chipboard sleeve, double ... Read More
Scene News: Bauhaus' David J announces 'Missives and Miles Euro/UK tour' & video for new single with BJM's Anton Newcombe & Asia Argento
One of the more fascinating personalities of the music scene already for four decades, once described by Perry Farrell (Jane's Addiction) as "the Avant of the Avant-garde", DAVID J has been many things in his life - a founding father of BAUHAUS and then LOVE AND ROCKETS, an author, and a ... Read More
Scene News: SWERVEDRIVER's Australian Tour Begins Tonight ~ with RAD Supports
Hot off the heels of the release of their latest album Future Ruinsearlier this year, which saw them stamp their authority as the OG purveyors of widescreen psychedelic shoegaze, Swervedriver are ready to land back Down Under this September brandishing their latest long player full of molten riffs and a ... Read More
Scene News: All things Rebetika in Melbourne!
Rebetiko Jam night happening, every Wednesday Night at Triakosia -300 Queens Parade, Fitzroy North 7 pm onwards, it's a great supportive and inclusive event! , all are welcome and BYO instrument! Hosted by me and Wayne Simmons ... Read More
Scene News: Fourth Annual Reservoir Stomp announces line-up of locals and legends
e Fourth annual Reservoir Stomp returns to the Preston-Reservoir Bowls Club on Sunday 17 November with a jam-packed program featuring local artists from all walks of life, ranging from established musicians to newbies, to members of the community that often struggle to have their voices heard ... Read More
Scene News: Santas  Magical Kingdom Returns To Melbourne
Santa’s Magical Kingdom has become a Christmas tradition for countless Victorian families. Now in its 8th year, this much-loved family event marks the start of the festive season for many ... Read More
Scene News: Ringo Starr Announces His 20th Studio Album - What's My Name
ingo Starr has announced his 20th studio record, What’s My Name, to be released on UMe October 25, 2019. What’s My Name is the latest in a series of heartfelt and homespun records that Starr has produced in his home studio and a distinguished, ever-changing yet often repeating cast of ... Read More
Scene News: Damo The Musical - The Celibate Rifles (Ft Jello Biafra) Now At The Enmore
Due to overwhelming demand we are pleased to announce Damo the Musical - the life-size tribute to Damien Lovelock - has been upgraded from The Factory Theatre to the Enmore Theatre. Same date, same times: Sunday 22nd September 4pm- 8pm ... Read More
Scene News: GET YA ROCKS OFF New Monthly Melbourne Rock Club Event Presented by Silverback Touring To Open This Friday!
GET YA ROCKS OFF by name and by nature, it is just what we want you to do as Silverback Touring presents its first ever club event on Friday 30th August in Melbourne at Globe Alley. After a bumper 18 months, the Silverback team want to bring back the party ... Read More
Scene News: Kid Congo Powers Returns To Australia For One Melbourne Show Only
Kid Congo will be in Australia this November in support of the launch of the definitive Kim Salmon biography written by Douglas Galbraith titled "Nine Parts Water, One Part Sand. Kim Salmon and the Formula for Grunge" as well as the new Kim Salmon/Scientists split single ‘The Poison Pen/Dissonance’ ... Read More
Scene News: Rock Legend George Thorogood Is Bringing The "Good To Be Bad / 45 Years Of Rock" Tour To Australia This January
GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS announce the continuation of their “Rock Party Tour” into 2020 with two very special Australian shows, starting Monday, January 20 at Melbourne’s iconic Forum Theatre and in Sydney at the Enmore Theatre on Wednesday, January 22. Having toured extensively across North America, with more than ... Read More
Scene News: Australian Music Week Conference is back November 6 - 10 2019
AUSTRALIAN MUSIC WEEK is set to kick off the Summer with its biggest conference yet when it hits Sydney’s Cronulla Beach this November 6-10. Now in its fifth year, the annual Music Industry Conference will see national & international industry professionals and artists converge on the beachside town for a ... Read More
Scene News: The Necks to receive the Distinguished Services to Australian Music honour at 2019 Art Music Awards!
Legendary experimental jazz trio The Necks will receive the Richard Gill Award for Distinguished Services to Australian Music at the 2019 Art Music Awards on Monday 19 August. They are the first band to receive this honour ... Read More
Scene News: PAL by Julianna Riolino
“PAL” is a rollercoaster of thoughts, trying to make sense of multiple personalities and your own insanity. This song always brings me back to multiple places and experiences throughout my youth/young adulthood ... Read More
Scene News: Killswitch Engage Release Powerful 'I Am Broken Too' Video
"The video is a reflection of real-life events that loved ones have gone through," says singer Jesse Leach. "Kyle Cogan and Zack Stauffer did an amazing job of bringing it all to life. The result is a powerful video that captures the essence and desperation of the song." ... Read More
Scene News: Sum 41 Drop New Single '45 (A Matter Of Time)'
Sum 41 has dropped a fervent rock anthem today with “45 (A Matter of Time)”. An honest statement from front man Deryck Whibley, the song is his way of expressing how he feels about the current state of the world in the aftermath of the latest Presidential election ... Read More
Scene News: Lacuna Coil Announce New Album 'Black Anima'
Italian Metal icons Lacuna Coil are excited to announce the release of their new album, Black Anima, on October 11, worldwide through Century Media Records / Sony Music Australia ... Read More
Scene News: Arts Centre Melbourne's Supersense Festival Of The Ecstatic
Set within Supersense, Art Centre Melbourne’s three-day festival of ecstatic performance curated by Sophia Brous, sits Supersense MINIMAL - a program of master artists from across 20th century performance mining worlds of intense sonic beauty, contemplation and sublime minimalism ... Read More
Scene News: Billy Bragg 'One Step Forward. Two Steps Back' Australian Tour
Billy Bragg will be returning for a very special tour entitled "One Step Forward. Two Steps Back." In each city Bragg will perform three unique shows on consecutive nights. The first night’s performance will feature Bragg’s current set, which ranges across his 35 year career. The second will see Bragg ... Read More
Scene News: Bombay Bicycle Club Celebrate Ten Years Of Debut Album With Rare Demos Ep
Bombay Bicycle Club are excited to share a new EP of rare, early demo recordings in celebration of ten years since the release of their debut album, ‘I Had The Blues But I Shook Them Loose’ ... Read More
Scene News: The Soul Movers Melbourne shows and ongoing Bona Fide Tour
The cool chill of winter has set in. People seek shelter in their soup bowls and coffee cups, cigarettes and any pub with an open fire… but wait… A street posters’ flash of colour in the rain beckons… Sustenance for the body, mind AND soul? In three different soulful flavours? ... Read More
Scene News: Lloyd Spiegel Fires Off New Song ‘Track Her Down’
Aussie acoustic guitarist extraordinaire Lloyd Spiegel is pleased to unveil a brand spanking new song ‘Track Her Down’ - a deep and soulful blues number about the fleeting, yet precious nature of connections he makes with people on the road and the fragility of personal relationships for a travelling musician ... Read More
Scene News: The Wolfe Brothers continue their country music dream with more dates on the Country Heart National Tour
The Wolfe Brothers are having a stellar 2019, easily one of their biggest years to date. Currently on tour in Canada as special guests of Canadian superstar Gord Bamford, and taking part in the iconic Calgary Stampede, they are living their country music dream. The year kicked off with the ... Read More
Scene News: Laser Beak Man at Arts Centre Melbourne,  September 2019
World renowned awarding-winning Australian artist Tim Sharp’s colourful superhero Laser Beak Man will be brought to life on stage in an eye-popping theatrical extravaganza described as “part puppet show, part pop rock concert” at Arts Centre Melbourne from 19 - 21 September, 2019 ... Read More
Scene News: Alice Ivy And Ecca Vandal Drop Dreamy New Collab ‘In My Mind’
With the effervescent electro-bop ‘Close To You’ Feat. Flint Eastwood still ringing around our brains, Melbourne producer Alice Ivy is already back with a new killer collaboration for us to soak up. Having teamed up with fellow Melbourne artist, Ecca Vandal, the duo has delivered the hypnotic new single, ‘In ... Read More
Scene News: End of an era - DYLANesque announce Two Final Shows
DYLANesque play two more shows before they move on to new musical ventures! Last chance to come and see DYLANEsque's shows! SAT 31 AUG - OAKLEIGH LOUNGE SAT 7 SEP - THE MEMO, HEALESVILLE 'True Confessions Revisited' - The Bob Dylan Tom Petty Show CLICK HERE TO BOOK The musicians ... Read More
Scene News: Alex Lloyd - Announces Black The Sun 20th Anniversary Tour
Beloved Australian singer-songwriter and multi ARIA winning artist Alex Lloyd has announced he will commemorate the 20th anniversary of his 1999 debut masterwork Black The Sun with a series of National shows this October & November featuring the album’s original line-up, and for the first time ever, the entire double ... Read More
Scene News: Swan (Ex-Royal Blood) releases brand new track and video "Sweat Baby Sweat"
Swan is the brainchild of Matt Swan. A founding member of genuine worldwide rock phenomenon Royal Blood, "Swanny" is today announcing his debut release, an absolute hip-swinger of a single and video entitled "Sweat Baby Sweat" ... Read More
Scene News: Love Fame Tragedy unveil Two New Tracks from Debut Ep 'I Don't Want To Play The Victim, But I'm Really Good At It' + Backflip video
Debut EP I Don’t Want To Play The Victim, But I'm Really Good At Itout September 27th via Good Soldier Songs / AWAL Recordings+ Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane Live Shows In October (photo credit: Shervin Lavez) Love Fame Tragedy have released two brand new tracks into the world. ‘Backflip’ sees ... Read More
Scene News: Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Opens This Month In Melbourne
The spectacular new musical Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is coming to Melbourne in August this year, playing at Her Majesty’s Theatre, following a hugely successful season in Sydney. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday 15 March at 1pm ... Read More
Scene News: Out On The Weekend Tour Dates
Hot on the heels of being announced at Out On The Weekend in Melbourne, Love Police are taking some of the superstar artists around the country for special performances in October ... Read More
Scene News: The Music Victoria Awards Returning To Melbourne Recital Centre For 2019
The Music Victoria Awards is excited to be returning to the Melbourne Recital Centre in November 2019 for its 14th year. The Awards is one of the most anticipated music industry events on the Melbourne Music Week calendar, and has been a long-running feature of Melbourne Music Week, which is ... Read More
Scene News: Pixies Announce New Album & Come On Pilgrim...It's Surfer Rosa Australian Tour 2020
PIXIES, one of the most influential alternative rock bands of all time, are bringing their mammoth world tour to Australia and New Zealand in 2020 – Come On Pilgrim… It’s Surfer Rosa. Pixies’ debut releases - the electrifying 1987 EP Come On Pilgrim and 1988’s debut full-length album, Surfer Rosa ... Read More
Scene News: Matt Corby and Tash Sultana Release New Single 'Talk It Out'
Matt Corby has joined forces with fellow multi-instrumentalist Tash Sultana, for brand new single ‘Talk It Out’ released today via Island Records ... Read More
Scene News: Greta Van Fleet Announce Golf Alpha Bravo As Special Guest Across All Australian Tour Dates
2019 US Grammy Award winning rockers, GRETA VAN FLEET, are touring Australia this September on their “March of the Peaceful Army” World Tour. Today, the band have announced that GOLF ALPHA BRAVO, the new solo moniker of Jagwar Ma singer-guitarist Gab Winterfield, will join the tour and appear at all ... Read More
Scene News: To Hell With Good Intentions! mclusky* do Australia in 2020
mclusky* were a band between 1999 and 2005, in which time they made a few friends and three albums. Slow-forward 14 years and, thanks to the uncanny pull of nostalgia and gravity, they have made more friends but no more albums. originally persuaded to reform - like ham - to ... Read More
Scene News: Bob "Bongo" Starkie's returns to The Yarraville Club with his Skyhooks show
BOB ’BONGO’ STARKIE - guitarist with the legendary SKYHOOKS - performs the classic songs and a few more that need to be heard, in a personal celebration of one of Australia’s most beloved bands ton Saturday, August 10 at The Yarraville Club ... Read More
Scene News: Michael Sweet (Stryper) Announces Australian Solo Acoustic Shows
With a successful 2018 tour with STRYPER under his belt, MICHAEL SWEET is heading back to Australia, thanks to Silverback Touring for his first ever solo shows down under this November. Expect to hear the STRYPER hits, his solo material, plus a few surprises, and a story or two, in ... Read More
Scene News: Moira Finucane’s The Rapture Chapter II: Art vs Extinction | Finucane & Smith Unlimited
Following globally acclaimed premiere seasons in Miami, Slovenia, Denmark, Berlin and Prague, Finucane & Smith presents the stunning sequel to their 2017 award-winning art event, The Rapture ... Read More
Scene News: The Red Hot Summer Tour Celebrates 10 Years Of Red Hot Rock In 2020 with Hunters & Collectors
The RED HOT SUMMER TOUR celebrates 10 years of Red Hot Rock in 2020 and in true style, organisers have put together an incredible all Australian line-up for a massive four-month series of dates. In an incredible coup for music-fans, ARIA Hall of Fame inductees Hunters & Collectors are reuniting ... Read More
Scene News: Celebrate 40th Anniversary of The Nips are Getting Bigger with Mental As Anything this Sunday at MEMO Music Hall St Kilda
Yes folks it’s been forty years since Festival Records released a remix of ‘The Nips Are Getting Bigger’ and the rest is history.  ... Read More
Scene News: Ross The Boss Announces - 35th Anniversary Of Manowar's 'Hail To England' Album Played In Its Entirety Australian And NZ Tour
Ross The Boss, Manowar’s co-founder and definitive guitar god, takes no prisoners when he and his earth shattering band pounds out “Hail to England” in all its decibel meter destroying glory ... Read More
Scene News: BATUSHKA Polish Mystic Black Metal Titans Announce Australian Pilgrimage Tour Oct/Nov 2019
As civilisation continues to eat itself, heavy music’s dark spiritual quest has never seemed more vital. Emerging from the shadows of eastern Poland back in 2015, BATUSHKA have already established themselves as one of the modern era’s most powerful and evocative bands. Harnessing the fire and fury of arcane black metal and ... Read More
Scene News: Romantic, contemporary, international and Aust music in 'exquisite' afternoon recital in Sydney this Sunday
Romantic, contemporary, international & Aussie in exquisite gorgeous chamber recital Acacia Quartet’s “Fratres” at the Independent Theatre Sunday 21 July "Acacia Quartet at times seem like only one instrument, such is their clarity and unison." – City News Internationally acclaimed Australian ensemble the ACACIA QUARTET return to the Independent Theatre ... Read More
Scene News: a-ha's First Australian Tour in 34 Years With Special Guest Rick Astley at A Day On The Green + Indoor Shows in February-March 2020
Roundhouse Entertainment and Frontier Touring are excited to announce the return of pop icons a-ha for their first Australian tour in 34 years next February and March. a-ha will also tour New Zealand in what will be the band’s first ever visit to the country, and also mark the return of ... Read More
Scene News: Video Alert ~ Frank Iero And The Future Violents Explodes With Confetti In Surfbort Starring 'Great Party' Video
Hot off the heels of a whirlwind European festival run that saw the band headline major stages in the UK, Russia, Ukraine, and Czech Republic, and ahead of the West Coast leg of their headlining tour in North America, Frank Iero And The Future Violents have just released a video ... Read More
Scene News: Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON release their new album "The Great War" today on Nuclear Blast
Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON release their new album "The Great War", on Friday July 19th, 2019 on Nuclear Blast. It promises to be one of the biggest Metal albums of 2019. The release of SABATON’s ninth full-length record perfectly coincides with the band’s 20th anniversary and the concept album ... Read More
Scene News: BLACK STAR RIDERS release video for their politically charged love song "Aint The End of the World'
BLACK STAR RIDERS are back – with a new album, a new line-up, and what frontman Ricky Warwick calls “a new energy and chemistry”. In the seven years since Warwick and legendary guitarist Scott Gorham put BLACK STAR RIDERS together, they have made three of the finest hard rock albums of modern times. In 2013 came the debut »All Hell Breaks Loose«, praised by AllMusic for ... Read More
Scene News: BLACK STAR RIDERS are back with 'Another State of Grace'
BLACK STAR RIDERS are back – with a new album, a new line-up, and what frontman Ricky Warwick calls “a new energy and chemistry”. In the seven years since Warwick and legendary guitarist Scott Gorham put BLACK STAR RIDERS together, they have made three of the finest hard rock albums of modern times. In 2013 came the debut »All Hell Breaks Loose«, praised by AllMusic for ... Read More
Scene News: ORCHESTRA OF DOOM with Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe Announce Exclusive Australian Shows
BIG DEAL TOURING WORLD EXCLUSIVE When the finest modern-day musical genre unites with the world’s most refined and revered stylistic approach to music, it is inevitable that the outcome will be nothing short of stunning. Ladies and gentlemen, if you will, imagine a scenario whereby the music of Black Sabbath ... Read More
Scene News: Winners of the 2019 HELPMANN AWARDS - ACT II announced
The 2019 Helpmann Awards Act II tonight was a star studded black-tie gala event hosted by the fabulous dynamic duo of comedian, writer and actor, Susie Youssef, and Artistic Director of State Theatre SA, Mitchell Butel. Saluting artistic excellence and achievement on Australian stages over the past year, twenty three ... Read More
Scene News: Catfish and the Bottlemen announce new show due to popular demand
Returning to Australia for the annual Splendour In The Grass festival, Catfish And The Bottlemen have announced they will play headline shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, along with being recently announced on Adelaide’s Spin Off festival. The tour comes in support of the band’s forthcoming new album, The Balance, due ... Read More
Scene News: Steel Panther return with Fifth Studio Album "Heavy Metal Rules"
California’s greatest export and renowned feminist supporters Steel Panther recently took a break from working with NASA scientists on a multiple orgasm-inducing guitar pedal to record their fifth studio album. The band is excited to announce that their new album Heavy Metal Rules is finished and scheduled for release on ... Read More
Scene News: Ed Kuepper Sold Out - More Shows Added
Down in Victoria Ed’s first time appearance at Red Hill has also sold-out while there are minimal tickets left for his debut Castlemaine appearance his debut performance at Melbourne’s The Tote - believe it or not, Ed's first time at the iconic Melbourne venue ... Read More
Scene News: Dallas Frasca's initiative A Hitch To The Sticks Festival returns with Tex Perkins, Magic Dirt, Stonefield, Ella Hooper + more
A HITCH TO THE STICKS FESTIVAL RETURNS Look out, Wangaratta! The world-first of its kind festival A Hitch To The Sticks returns in 2019, bringing Tex Perkins & His Fat Rubber Band, Magic Dirt, Stonefield, Ella Hooper, Dallas Crane and more to stages across the Wangaratta region. Bachelor Girl, Cookin' ... Read More
Scene News: Chris O'Brien And Joshua Smith Announce Open Door Management
“Our joint roster includes Northlane, Void Of Vision, Introvert and Stateside. We are so excited to announce that our first signings for Open Door Management are Make Them Suffer and Windwaker who will be joining our growing family and we couldn’t be happier. We are looking to shake things up ... Read More
Scene News: Kirk Fletcher (USA) 2020 Australian Tour announced
Considered one of the finest modern blues guitarists in the world and a bonafide can’t-miss live performer, Gerard Allman Events are proud to announce that Kirk Fletcher will make a welcome return to Australia in February 2020 - and this time he’s bringing his European band – Jonny Henderson on ... Read More
Scene News: Sleeper release their first album in 21 years 'The Modern Age
In 2019, Sleeper release their first album in 21 years, The Modern Age. It wasn’t meant to happen. In fact, the band had promised each other it never would. ‘I sold my drum kit two months before we reformed,’ Andy Maclure says, ruefully. ‘It was taking up too much space ... Read More
Scene News: Win tickets to Splendour, Falls and every Secret Sounds tour for a year!
Secret Sounds are giving away the chance to score big, with one lucky winner taking home a fistful of festival passes and a bunch of gig tickets for the next year ... Read More
Scene News: Swervedriver Australian Tour September 2019
Hot off the heels of the release of their latest album Future Ruins earlier this year, which saw them stamp their authority as the OG purveyors of widescreen psychedelic shoegaze, Swervedriver are ready to land back Down Under this September brandishing their latest long player full of molten riffs and ... Read More
Scene News: MIFF Record Slate of Premiere Fund Films
The MIFF Premiere Fund delivers seven world and Australian premieres to the 68th Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), including Paul Ireland’s gritty reimagining of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure staring Hugo Weaving and Maziar Lahooti’s highly anticipated directorial debut, Below ... Read More
Scene News: Stephen 'The Ghost' Walker passes away
Legendary radio personality and Melbourne underground music icon, Stephen “The Ghost” Walker passed away on Wednesday, July 3rd after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis and a short one with cancer ... Read More
Scene News: Vera Blue Announces 'The Way That You Love Me Tour'
As she continues making her mark on the live stage, Vera Blue today has delighted fans with the announcement of a 13-date tour, returning the artist to some of her favourite places in Australia as well as taking her to new regions never visited before ... Read More
Scene News: The Countdown is on to the 19th Annual Helpmann Awards
Live Performance Australia (LPA) announced a very special addition to the 2019 Helpmann Awards at Arts Centre Melbourne.   Along with previously announced live entertainment for the 2019 Helpmann Awards, a special performance will be beamed direct from The Princess Theatre for the delight of audiences, on Monday 15th July ... Read More
Scene News: Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited 2020
Steve Hackett, as the powerhouse guitarist for one of the most important progressive rock bands ever, has been a guiding influence for musicians and guitarists for over 40 years ... Read More
Scene News: Elton John Adds New Dates Including A Day On The Green, Geelong
FAREWELL YELLOW BRICK ROAD ELTON JOHN ADDS NEW DATES DUE TO DEMAND INCLUDING A DAY ON THE GREEN MT DUNEED ESTATE, GEELONG - SATURDAY DECEMBER 7 In response to enormous demand, and hot on the heels of the incredible global success of the Rocketman epic musical fantasy, Elton-mania has reached ... Read More
Scene News: Dark Angel Announce September 2019 Australian Tour
For the first time in Australia and for a very rare run of shows, DARK ANGEL has reformed and hit Australian shores for a very limited number of appearances ... Read More
Scene News: The Production Company - Thoroughly Modern Millie
The Production Company announce the full cast of the Broadway smash Thoroughly Modern Millie along with an increased allocation of affordable seats ... Read More
Scene News: THE SUPERJESUS Announce Double Live Album 'SUMO 20 LIVE'  and National Tour
Australian rock legends The Superjesus have today announced a new recording, The Superjesus SUMO 20 LIVE – a double live album recorded during their massive 20th anniversary tour of their celebrated debut album SUMO, set for release on September 6 and available to preorder from July 4. And not only will fans be able ... Read More
Scene News: Backyard Babies Announce October 2019 Australian Tour
For 30 years, BACKYARD BABIES has delivered top of the line dirty rock 'n' roll, both live and recorded. The fact that the original four guys that started the band still are playing together, is next to unique. Now for the first time in over a decade, BACKYARD BABIES are ... Read More
Scene News: Montaigne announces new single Ready out now, new album Complex out August 30, and a national tour in November
Following on from her national For Your Love single tour in April, Montaigne has today released her new single Ready, and confirmed details of her forthcoming LP and national tour. Ready is undoubtedly Montaigne’s most anthemic single to date, and is lifted from her soon to be released second album ... Read More
Scene News: My Elephant Ride's new release 'Beyond the Skin' is pure cosmic soul
MY ELEPHANT RIDE's ‘BEYOND THE SKIN’ ALBUM album and ‘DIAMOND EYES’ single are out now! My Elephant Ride make cosmic and soulful indie pop. They return with the second taste off forthcoming sophomore album 'Beyond the Skin' released on the 21st of June. In late 2016 the Melbourne three-piece released ... Read More
Scene News: Tarja New Album In The Raw To Be Released On August 30
Matching the stunning power of Tarja’s voice with a thunderous guitar, the aggression she speaks of is brought to the front, not threatening to shatter something fragile, but reinforcing its power. “I really like how the guitar sounds: in your face,” she says. “If I’m singing powerfully, I need something ... Read More
Scene News: The Beautiful Monument Announce Australian Tour
Australia's alt-rock queens The Beautiful Monument have announced they will be heading out on a headline tour around Australia in August to showcase their brand new album, I’m The Reaper (out June 28 via Greyscale Records). The Music has aptly declared, I’m The Reaper, as “a major contestant for heavy ... Read More
Scene News: Emma Garell Releases Official Music Video for "Destination Anaheim"
Richmond, VA based THE EMMA GARELL BAND has released the official music video for "Destination Anaheim." ... Read More
Scene News: Yorke Announces Her First Headline Shows and Releases Single 'Thought I Could’
Fresh from supporting Ruel on his national tour and days until she joins Jack Gray on his East Coast tour, Yorke releases her new single ‘Thought I Could’ as well as announces her first ever headline shows ... Read More
Scene News: David J (Bauhaus, Love & Rockets) and actress Rose McGowan debunk sexual harrassment on new single
David J (Bauhaus, Love and Rockets) presents 'The Auteur (Redux / The Starlet's Cut)', a digital-only single featuring actress, activist and writer Rose McGowan. This release serves as a taster for his forthcoming double album ‘Missive To An Angel From The Halls Of Infamy And Allure’, which is set for ... Read More
Scene News: MANNEQUIN DEATH SQUAD release video for new single 'San Fran'
Melbourne punk rock duo Mannequin Death Squad released a music video to accompany their incendiary new single San Fran which was unleashed on Friday 14 June, 2019. The single itself was a product of a highly productive recording stint with legendary Australian producer Mark Opitz, the single is a perfect ... Read More
Scene News: White Polar Bears in "Orange County"
The lyrics that make up “Orange County” are a mix of field notes written during a vacation in Florida, and ideas that came as a consequence of turning 30-years-old – wanting simplicity, but realizing that you sowed intricacies all throughout your 20s. We composed the music by trying to picture ... Read More
Scene News:Youthfire shares intimate and powerful new video for ‘Nice Boys’
Off the back of their recent release, ‘Nice Boys’, indie producer, Youthfire is excited to release its visual component. Stephen Carmichael, the brainchild behind the Melbourne project has previously garnered adoration with songs ‘Emerging’, Puppet, ‘Lift Me Up’, and now latest single ‘Nice Boys’ is proving to be no exception ... Read More
Scene News: NEW YEARS DAY announce "UNBREAKABLE" debut headline Australian Tour
MELBOURNE, AU (June 24, 2019) – One year on from the success of their potent performance at Download Festival Australia, NEW YEARS DAY will touch down for their first-ever Australian headline tour in March 2020.New Years Day, the U.S. metal five-piece lead by powerhouse Ash Costello, made their debut Aussie appearances hitting Download’s ... Read More
Scene News: Katie Noonan And Australian String Quartet Announce Album ‘The Glad Tomorrow’
Katie Noonan is thrilled to unveil her new album project and national tour, ‘The Glad Tomorrow’with Australian String Quartet (ASQ). It marks the first time that the powerhouse vocalist and 5-time ARIA Award Winner Noonan will perform with the brilliant ASQ ... Read More
Scene News: Ballarat International Foto Biennale unveils 2019 program
The Ballarat International Foto Biennale announces its 2019 Program No. 2 Suo Jia Village - Liu Bolin The Ballarat International Foto Biennale (BIFB) returns in 2019 from August 23 - October 20, this year shifting its focus to photographers who present the world in unconventional ways and in unpredictable circumstances ... Read More
Scene News: Dana Crowe 'Not Broken' Single & Video
Dana Crowe is ready to deliver her latest single Not Broken. A striking song of confidence and durability, it’s driving classicism is set to carry you to the highway interchange of hope and hardiness ... Read More
Scene News: Michael Waugh unveils new single & video for 'This Song Reminds Me'
‘This Song Reminds Me’ is the first single from Michael Waugh’s forthcoming album, due for release later this year. It follows 2018’s The Asphalt & The Oval (winner of 2018’s The Age Music Victoria Awards ‘Best Folk and Roots Album’) and 2016’s What We Might Be and is Michael’s third ... Read More
Scene News: Joe Satriani  Announces The Release Of “Squares”
JOE SATRIANI has had a long and acclaimed solo career, his awards and accolades from fans and the industry alike are unending. Yet, through all of that, SATRIANI has often mentioned in interviews the musical trio that launched the next step in his musical career, his first band, the Squares, formed ... Read More
Scene News: Hiss Golden Messenger 'Terms of Surrender' Album To Be Released Sept 20 on Merge Records
Critically acclaimed North Carolina indie band Hiss Golden Messenger has announced the September 20th release of its highly anticipated new album Terms of Surrender (Merge Records). Pre-order the album on CD, LP, and coke-bottle clear Peak Vinyl in the Merge store, from participating independent record stores, or digitally ... Read More
Scene News: The Hollywood Vampires  Are Back
Fresh off a triumphant seven-city North America tour, which included a stop at the famous Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, the Hollywood Vampires have unveiled the brand new song “The Boogieman Surprise.” At the aforementioned L.A. performance, Steven Tyler, the Aerosmith frontman and long-time musical partner of Joe Perry, turned ... Read More
Scene News: The Australian Women In Music Awards returns for dynamic second year!
Following a wildly successful inaugural year in 2018, the Australian Women in Music Awards will return on 8 and 9 October, shining a light once more on the incredible accomplishments of women across the Australian music industry. This year’s AWMAs are better and stronger, with three new award categories – ... Read More
Scene News: Dizzy Reed and the case of the...Forgotten Cases animated music video
Dizzy Reed has dropped another music video from his 2018 solo debut album, Rock ‘n Roll Ain’t Easy album, which was released globally through independent record label, Golden Robot Records, on digital, CD and purple vinyl ... Read More
Scene News: Boy George - Australian Dj Tour Shows Update
Culture Club front-man & POP icon Boy George is one of the most recognised and in demand House Music DJs of all time.  DJing in more than 70 countries around the world, Boy George has headlined super-brands such as: Godskitchen, Cream and Manumission ... Read More
Scene News: New single from Lucille: Best of Me
With Lucille’s single ‘The Killing Season’ hitting #7 on debut with AMRAP’s regional charts, plus supporting airplay from Triple J’s Roots N All, Double J’s Stir It Up, CRN’s Playback and Dirt Music, the My Country Australia network, the feedback was overwhelmingly positive for Melbourne based independent artist debut into ... Read More
Scene News: Tim Ferguson: A Fast Life on Wheels Tour
Comedy legend Tim Ferguson rips the lid off his extraordinary life. In a hair-raising show of comic daring, Tim reveals the terrors and tears of his worldwide escapades ... Read More
Scene News: Lachy Doley Group ‘Make or Break’ album debuting at #1 on the ARIA Jazz and Blues Albums Chart
Lachy Doley moved from Adelaide as a teenager and found himself working with the cream of inner-city Sydney’s soul-funk-blues-whatever scene - which very quickly led to sideman stints with some of Australia’s biggest artists such as Powderfinger, Wolf Mother, Jimmy Barnes, Billy Thorpe and Bernard Fanning to name a few ... Read More
Scene News: The Great Barrier Reef To Be Saved By 12 Piece Post-Rock Orchestra - Selfless
The Great Barrier Reef is under threat… … and in response a new collaboration of artists, musicians, film-makers and performers have united to create a poetic statement on the future of the natural wonder that is the great barrier reef ... Read More
Scene News: Ceberano and Grabowsky taking their Tryst on the road
The Tryst tour is a very personal and intimate journey into words and music by two of Australia’s most respected musicians reinterpreting of some of the great love songs of our time. Kate and Paul deliver stripped back, soulful renditions of songs that have influenced both of them at some ... Read More
Scene News: Ed Kuepper: New And Old Dreams (Unedited / Unhinged) - Solo Tour
In addition to his just announced shows with The Aints!Ed Kuepper will also take to the road for a series of regional dates as he starts preparing material for a new solo album ... Read More
Scene News: Kenny Wayne Shepherd 'The Traveler' album
On May 31, Concord Records Via Caroline Australia released The Traveler, an album of experience and profound resonance by the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. The album was recorded in Los Angeles, while on a break from their uncompromising tour schedule that left them road-tested and ready to rock, The Traveler ... Read More
Scene News: CJ Ramone is coming back!
One of the last few surviving punk rockers blessed with famous Ramones sobriquet (and the only who wasn’t behind the drumkit), CJ is bringing his killer band of cretins for a guitar crushing session of psychotherapy! ... Read More
Scene News: August Burns Red Add Alpha Wolf To The 10 Years Of Constellations Australian Tour
Pennsylvanian metalcore quintet August Burns Red will be returning to Australia in October to celebrate their 10 year anniversary of their third studio album 'Constellations' as part of their worldwide tour and today, they've announced Melbourne's Alpha Wolf as the support act on all Australian dates ... Read More
Scene News: Legendary female composer honoured with new opera
Dutch-Australian composer Meta Overman honoured with new opera Research revives music by legendary female composer Sydney Conservatorium of Music Associate Professor Jeanell Carrigan has dedicated years researching women composers of Australia. Her research into Dutch-Australian composer, Meta Overman results in a new performance of Overman’s opera Psyche on 17 August ... Read More
Scene News: Tex Perkins celebrates the 10th Anniversary of The Man In Black – The Songs & Story Of Johnny Cash
This year marks an auspicious anniversary for Tex Perkins, it is a decade since he first took to the stage with his award-winning The Man In Black – The Songs & Story of Johnny Cash show. Since its inception, The Man In Black show has been lauded by critics and ... Read More
Scene News: Rings Of Saturn Debut Australian Tour Kicks Off This Month
Self proclaimed Alien Death Core Texans,Rings Of Saturn have announced their long awaited and well over due first tour of Australia and New Zealand! ... Read More
Scene News: Samsaruh shares new single 'Powerlines', announces August tour
Cited in the class of new Australian artists as 'one to watch', rock-penchant Samsaruh has today shared her new single 'Powerlines', taken from her debut EP due for release later this year. Back with a vengeance, 'Powerlines' is fierce and frenetic, a driving and determined statement of intent from the ... Read More
Scene News: Jason Donovan To Star As Billy Flynn In Chicago The Musical - Exclusively In Melbourne
Australian producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones are thrilled to announce that Australian superstar Jason Donovan will be joining the cast of the multi-award winning, record breaking musical CHICAGO this December in Melbourne. Playing the role of the cunning and charismatic lawyer Billy Flynn, this will be the first time ... Read More
Scene News: Changes Reveals Massive Line-Up Of Speakers For Talks Program, And Artists For Live Music Showcases
On July 3 and 4, the contemporary music summit and live music program will together spark discussions across the realms of MUSIC, TECH, TALKS and IDEAS ... Read More
Scene News: I'm Talking Announce Shows In Melbourne & Sydney
Following the reunion of five of the original seven members of I’m Talking in February for a series of A Day On The Green shows, the band are back again for two very special club shows this July. The incredible February shows, which saw the band receive rave reviews, renewed ... Read More
Scene News: Richard Clapton celebrates four decades of hits in Sydney this September – Past Hits & Previews
In what has become a highly anticipated event for Australian music fans, Richard Clapton is excited to announce his yearly Sydney party, a show packed to the rafters with hit after hit. Aptly titled Past Hits & Previews, the evening showcases four decades of hits and will see the iconic ... Read More
Scene News: Queenscliff Music Festival 2019 first lineup announcement
After selling out its last three years, the music jewel of the Bellarine the Queenscliff Music Festival is back for its 23rd year with a killer first round line up of local and global artists ... Read More
Scene News: The LuWOW Fantastic Island
The LuWOW is back for their first extravaganza of this year. Starring the way out sounds of Intoxica: Melbourne's suave rockin surf kings and The Fanging’ Felines: four Trash Women from Woolongong playing 60s girl-garage rock ’n’ roll. Plus those gyrating jungle queens The Gogo Goddesses & disc jocks Barbara ... Read More
Scene News: Deacon Blue 30 Years and Counting Australian Tour!
DEACON BLUE return to Australia for the first time in 30 years, fittingly to celebrate their 30th Anniversary, a tour which started in 2018 and has seen them play their biggest ever headline show in Glasgow to over 12,000 people.  ... Read More
Scene News: Hayley Jensen releases latest music video
Next Big Thing, written by Jensen, is a song about consumerism, hype and fleeting fame in today’s disposable society. Not a stranger to the reality of the situation having been part of Australian Idol and more recently, The Voice, Jensen points out that the track and music video isn’t just ... Read More
Scene News: Grapevine Gathering announces 2019 lineup featuring Two Door Cinema Club, Flight Facilities & more
GRAPEVINE GATHERING ANNOUNCES 2019 LINEUP FEATURING TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB, FLIGHT FACILITIES & MORE  IMAGES | SPOTIFY PLAYLIST    We can’t keep this bottled up any longer! Grapevine Gathering is back and just as full-bodied as ever before with a lineup featuring:   Two Door Cinema Club | Flight Facilities | Crooked Colours | ... Read More
Scene News: Leaps And Bounds Music Festival Returns!
Yarra City Council is excited to announce the return of Leaps and Bounds Music Festival, set to celebrate the sounds of winter from July 5 - 14, hot on the heels of the CHANGES Music Summit & Festival. The City of Yarra is home to some of Melbourne’s most iconic ... Read More
Scene News: Tour Update: U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 - Second And Final Sydney Show Announced
Due to demand, Live Nation is excited to confirm that a 2nd and final show for U2 THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019 has now been confirmed for Saturday, November 23 at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The announcement follows confirmation earlier today that a second and final show had been added ... Read More
Scene News: Tania Kernaghan releases new single about self-acceptance & ageing positively
Country music sweetheart Tania Kernaghan is 100 per cent comfortable within her own skin. The singer-songwriter, who recently celebrated her 50th birthday, has never felt more secure within herself, and with her direction in life –and it shows. Embracing that infectious positivity, Tania is sharing her message of self-acceptance with ... Read More
Scene News: Eaglemont launches new single 'Hound' at The Old Bar
Melbourne jangle rock project, Eaglemont, is the brainchild of Bridgitte Jessop, who’s back and baring all in her angsty new rumbler, ‘Hound’. It’s been a year and a half since Eaglemont cut her teeth on Melbourne’s live scene with the release of her debut 7” ‘Mediocre at Best/Uppercut’, plus two ... Read More
Scene News: Yumi Stynes and Dr. Melissa Kang release Welcome to Your Period, a frank, funny and age-appropriate guide for pre-teens about getting your period
Yumi Stynes and Dr. Melissa Kang release Welcome to Your Period, a frank, funny and age appropriate guide for pre-teens about getting your period  ... Read More
Scene News: Lydia Lunch announces Aust. spoken word shows - 2 Shows Only!
American singer, poet, writer and actress, LYDIA LUNCH returns for TWO SHOWS ONLY of spoken word, visuals and soundscapes ... Read More
Video Scene: Exclusive behind the scenes of Apache by Martin Cilia
Today we have an new release from our own Martin Cilia - his version of Apache from the album Shadowman. We also have an exclusive behind the scenes gallery of the video in progress ... Read More
Scene News: New Release - Shadowman by Martin Cilia
Australia’s King of the Surf Guitar takes on the inspiration of Hank Marvin and The Shadows in this new release ... Read More
Scene News: Sammy Hagar & The Circle Supergroup feat Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham
“Sammy Hagarhas always pursued a degree of "enlightenment" with his music... But onSpace Between, the new concept album by his all-star bandThe Circle, Hagar is going deeper.”– Billboard Sammy Hagar & The Circlereleased their debut album of original material,Space Betweenon May 10 through BMG. The album debuted in the US ... Read More
Scene News: U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2019
Following the highly successful 2017 tour in celebration of the band’s seminal album, The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 will see the band make a much anticipated return to New Zealand and Australia for the first time since the record-shattering U2 360° Tour in 2010, as well as the first Tokyo ... Read More
Scene News: Psychic Medium John Edward  Tour For October November Tour
He is the world's foremost psychic medium and author of numerous critically acclaimed New York Times best sellers. Australian fans have embraced John since his first tour. The feeling is mutual – he loves Australia and doesn't need an excuse to keep coming back. John returns to Australia in October ... Read More
Scene News: Grinspoon Announce Extensive National Chemical Hearts Tour
Legendary Aussie rockers Grinspoon have today announced their epic Chemical Hearts national tour, set to make its way around the country in October and November, supported by The Hard Aches, Gooch Palms and Bugs. In celebration of the tour, the band will be releasing a Chemical Hearts vinyl record on ... Read More
Scene News: 19th annual Helpmann Awards Arts Centre Melbourne - Presenters and Performers announced
Live Performance Australia (LPA) today announced the details of the 2019 Helpmann Awards which, for the very first time in Melbourne, will see the stars of the Australian live theatre and entertainment industry come together for two remarkable nights. Forty-two prestigious Helpmann Awards will be presented at the Victorian home ... Read More
Scene News: Charlie Collins Unveils Debut Album ‘Snowpine’
Tamworth-born singer-songwriter Charlie Collins is proud to release her emotive and enchanting debut album ‘Snowpine’, out now on Mirror Records ... Read More
Scene News: Blink-182 Premiere New Single 'Blame It On My Youth'
Since their humble beginnings in 1992 in San Diego, blink-182 have sold over fifty million albums worldwide and rocked audiences around the globe, becoming one of the defining and inspirational rock bands of their generation ... Read More
Scene News: Dinosaur Beard debuts new slice of experimental folk with new single, ‘Dialect Drum'
Melbourne’s Dinosaur Beard has returned with a new slice of glossed out sounds in ‘Dialect Drum’; as the first release from the artist - aka songwriter Adam Finnegan - for 2019, ‘Dialect Drum’ carries the listener along in comfort, dripping with charm and hazy flair. A slow burner that garners ... Read More
Scene News: The Clouds Announce New Single ‘Check Us Out’ Out Now
Elemental dream rockers The Clouds strike again with the release of their latest single, Check Us Out. Underpinned by Raph Whittingham’s rock-solid beat, and layered with driving power chords, it’s an emphatic attention-grabber. Jodi Phillis and Trish Young weave their always symbiotic voices around lyrics celebrating self-belief, determination and perseverance ... Read More
Scene News: Man VS Synth Announce ‘Self-titled’ EP Out 14th June
Melbourne-based Indie Synth Pop outfit Man Vs Synth have written, recorded, and produced this ambitious debut EP themselves. Man vs Synth, frontman Mathew Farry has engrossed himself in the project for over a year and half with the inspiration for the EP emerging from personal experiences, proclaiming stories of love ... Read More
Scene News: Of Monsters And Men Announce New Album Fever Dream
Released just last week “Alligator” has already turned heads with NME praising it as having “a bombastic and driving sound” and Line of Best Fit calling it “undeniably catchy.” In addition, “Alligator” song was the #1 greatest gainer at alternative and #1 most added at Triple A radio - receiving ... Read More
Scene News: AVICII: Tough Love feat. Agnes, Vargas & Lagola
Avicii’s “Tough Love” from the upcoming album TIM, is out now. Produced and written by Tim Bergling, Vincent Pontare and Salem Al Fakir (Vargas & Lagola), the track stays true to the infectious nature of Avicii’s dance smashes and his desire to discover new sounds ... Read More
Scene News: Kaiser Chiefs Announce New Album 'Duck'
Duck is the sound of one of the most successful British guitar bands of the millennium reclaiming the creative swagger that underpins their strongest work. “It’s undeniably fantastic and undeniably Kaiser Chiefs,” says frontman RickyWilson.Their seventh record will be preceded byRecord Collection, the first piece of new musictaken from the ... Read More
Scene News: The Struts Announce Second Melbourne Show - First Show Sold Out!
Due to overwhelming demand, UK glam-rockers THE STRUTS have announced a second Melbourne show at The Corner Hotel on Thursday August 22. Currently on their Young & Dangerous world tour, the band return to Australia this August, with tickets completely sold out for their first Melbourne show at The Corner, ... Read More
Scene News: Devin Townsend Adds 2nd Melbourne Show To His Australian Acoustic Solo Tour
Devin Townsend's Melbourne show at the Thornbury Theatre sold out within 2 days and due to popular demand, the Canadian progressive heavy music genius has added a 2nd and final Melbourne show to his very special Australian ‘An Evening With’ solo acoustic tour on Sunday 8 September at the Thornbury ... Read More
Scene News: Plini Announces Australia & New Zealand Tour
Sydney’s independent instrumental progressive solo artist, PLINI, announces his Australia and New Zealand headline tour in October ... Read More
Scene News: Icon For Hire Announce Summer Dates For The Icon Army Tour
Even as they continue to create more music to reveal over the coming months, Nashville, TN based Alternative Rock Duo ICON FOR HIRE has revealed Summer dates for THE ICON ARMY TOUR. Launching July 19th in Atlanta, GA, the tour winds through the Mid and Southwest before finishing up on ... Read More
Scene News: Polaris Announce North Queensland & Western Australia Tour Dates
Polaris, arguably Australia’s fastest rising, elite heavy music exports announce a string of shows in August through out North Queensland and Western Australia. Brisbane's Stepson will support the Sydney five-piece on the North Queensland dates while Melbourne's Pridelands join the Westen Australia shows. Tickets are on sale now ... Read More
Scene News: The Insufferable Paul Scott releases Album Surrender To Robots
Surrender to Robots is a solo album by the insufferable Paul Scott (The Likes of You, Montana, John Kennedy’s 68 Comeback Special andThe Bad Machines.The album was written, recorded, performed and produced by Scott. "So really,there’s no-one else to blame," he says ... Read More
Scene News:  The Who classic album "TOMMY" 50th anniversary
Tim Rogers, Davey Lane and Ashley Naylor have put together an all-star band to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Who’s break through album of 1969, “Tommy”, which they will perform in June as “Captain Walker’s Unborn Children” ... Read More
Scene News: One Electric Day Expands Nationally In 2019 | John Farnham Headlines
As it heads into its seventh year, one of Melbourne’s favourite one-day festivals, ONE ELECTRIC DAY, is going national. In an exciting coup for music-lovers, the all-Aussie rock festival, which has sold out annually since its inception, will be also heading to Launceston, Sydney, Brisbane and the Barossa in November ... Read More
Scene News: Final Ever Australian KISS Show Announced
Rock n roll legends KISS have announced one final show for their farewell END OF THE ROAD Australian tour – their very last concert ever on our shores ... Read More
Scene News: Guitarists' Special ~ Melbourne Guitar Show Back And Rocking At Caulfield Racecourse On August 3 & 4 
The Australian Music Association is excited to announce the 2019 return of the Melbourne Guitar Show, set to rock Caulfield Racecourse on August 3 and 4 – and this year’s show is set to be colossal ... Read More