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Scene News: THE MEAN TIMES launch their pumping new single BE STILL MY BLEEDING HEART
T The Mean Times create infectious, high-energy rock and roll with a let-loose-and-party attitude. Their sound is a pastiche of indie cool with sharp, scuzzy riffs and catchy pop choruses, all delivered with tongue-in-cheek lyrics and a hell of a lot of swagger.While the Melbourne-based band has spent the past ... Read More
Scene News: Ricki-Lee Announces Australian Tour + Her Greatest Hits
Initially a one-off event at The Palms at Crown in Melbourne on May 24 – demand for tickets has been so strong that the chart-topping songstress is taking the show on tour ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne Rebetiko Festival is back at next week!
The Festival presents international musicians from Greece, USA and Japan as well as some of the finest Rebetiko musicians from Australia.Artist List:Rebetien, (Athens, Greece)Atsushi Tookaya, (Osaka, Japan)PolyXeni(San Diego, USA and Melbourne, Australia)Meyhané(Melbourne, Australia)George Doukas and the D Strings(Sydney, Australia)Mandolins of Smyrna, (Melbourne, Australia)The Bouzouki Orchestra, (Melbourne, Australia)Melbourne Rebetiko Ensemble(Melbourne, Australia)Rebetiko ... Read More
Scene News: Not A Boys Name Shares New Single & Video 'Cut It Off'
‘Cut It Off’ was written and produced by NOT A BOYS NAME, aka Dave Jenkins Jr, with additional recording from Simon Berkelman (Philadelphia Grand Jury) and Chris Collins (Tigertown, Skeggs, Gang Of Youths) on mix duties. A well-known and sort after multi-instrumentalist, Dave recorded all the instruments on his second ... Read More
Scene News: Record Store Day 2019
For an incredible 12th time, Record Store Day will be once again celebrated on the same date around the world. Set for Saturday 13 April more than 180 indie music stores around Australia will throw open their doors to live music, DJs spinning the vinyl, treasure hunts, parties, barbecues, coffee ... Read More
Scene News: Rosie Tucker Releases 'Lauren' The Third Single From Forthcoming Album
Just a week out from the release of their album, ‘Never Not Never Not Never Not’, LA songwriter and poet, Rosie Tucker has gifted us with one last sneak peek releasing their new single ‘Lauren’– out everywhere now via Dew Process and New Professor Music ... Read More
Scene News: Spring Loaded At Sandstone Point Hotel 22 June 2019
In honour of the what the 90s delivered to the soundtrack of our lives Empire Touring are proud to announce SPRING LOADED 2019! The inauguralSpring Loaded festival takes place on Saturday 22nd June at Sandstone Point Hotel, Bribie Island, Queensland, undoubtedly one of this country’s truly outstanding locations! ... Read More
Scene News: Stephen Cummings New Album 'Prisoner Of Love' Out Now + Tickets On Sale Now For Final Band Tour
Stephen Cummings has all of his ducks in a row! Armed with his first taste of music in a few years courtesy of brand new (and 20th overall) solo album Prisoner Of Love, it’s as if Stephen Cummings has turned full circle ... Read More
Scene News: Sevendust announce Redhook as Australian support & Meet-and-Greet Packages
Sevendust's return to Australia just got even better with the announcement of national support - the red-hot REDHOOK! On top of that, they are today announcing Meet-and-Greet packages are now available at mjrpresents.com. New Zealand's support act will be announced very soon ... Read More
Scene News: Setmeonfire - Futurist Metallers Release Cyber Themed Video For 'Nerve' New Album, Lowtech
Sydney's future metallists, SETMEONFIRE have released their brand new album of cyber fuelled progressive tech metal, Lowtech!To mark the event, the band have released another incredible music video ... Read More
Scene News: Russell Morris - Legendary Australian Musician Announces New Album 'Black And Blue Heart'
With a staggering 50 year career and counting, Russell Morris returns with his brand new album, Black And Blue Heart.Produced by the very highly regarded Nick DiDia (Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Powderfinger) alongside co-producer Bernard Fanning, Russell continues to find unique ways to challenge himself creatively ... Read More
Scene News: The Amity Affliction's Joel Birch stops mid-song at Download in Melbourne!
Joel Birch at Download Festival Melbourne. Photo: Mary Boukouvalas Joel Birch, vocalist of Brisbane's The Amity Affliction, stopped mid way through the second song of their set at the Download Festival in Melbourne yesterday. On stage, Birch stopped singing when he witnessed a fan about twenty rows from the front, ... Read More
Scene News: You will be HEXED by Children of Bodom!
Formed in Espoo, Finland in 1993 originally under the moniker Inearthed,CHILDREN OF BODOMhad an extraordinary start to their career. Their ‘90s take off was so impressive that many new metal bands still look up to it today – almost all of their albums earned platinum or gold status in Finland ... Read More
Scene News: Seims release gorgeous dance video for single 'Translucence'
Sydney's instrumental math-rock band SEIMS is set to release their EP '3.1', a follow-up to 2017's math-rock masterpiece '3', on March 29th. In anticipation the band will be dropping their first single, 'Translucence', on Friday March 1st which will give fans their first taste of the luminance-inspired EP. '3.1' will see its release ... Read More
Snap Scene: ‘Its only rock’n’roll but I like it’ The Music Photography of Wendy McDougall
Thanks to Canon Australia, Wendy will be presenting a retrospective styled exhibition of her work as a Music Photographer. EXHIBITION DATES 3rd – 19th April 2019 - SUNSTUDIOS SYDNEY – 42 Maddox St Alexandria 2015 ph: [02] 9641 5568 9th – 24th May 2019 - Sky Light Gallery MELBOURNE – ... Read More
Scene News: Grace Vanderwaal Releases New Single And Video For ‘Stray’
Award-winning singer/songwriter Grace VanderWaal has returned with brand new music for 2019. The multi-talented artist has released her new single 'Stray' via Columbia Records and Sony Music Entertainment Australia ... Read More
Scene News: Slaves bring Acts of Love & Hate to Download
HIGHLY ACCLAIMED THIRD ALBUM ACTS OF FEAR AND LOVE OUT NOW Fresh from the release of their third UK top ten album acclaimed third album, Acts of Fear and Love, Kent punks Slaves will bring their explosive live show to Australia for the first time ever, announced today for Download Festival in March 2019.   Since first bursting out ... Read More
Scene News: Four Tet sells out Enmore show in record time!
Four Tet’s Australian tour kicks off tonight with a sell out performance for his only headline show of the tour. The show at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre is the fastest selling show at the venue for Feel Presents taking just 54 minutes to exhaust it’s allocation. It follows similar sold out success in ... Read More
Scene News: Catch Slayer Repentlessly end their final world Tour, right here in Australia!
There aren’t many bigger names in metal than SLAYER and Australia is extremely lucky they get to experience one last time and to farewell this legendary band as they hit Download Festival and sideshows in Brisbane and Adelaide with fellow Big Four brothers ANTHRAX and the Polish Hammer of BEHEMOTH. What can be said about SLAYER that already ... Read More
Scene News: Ethical Ticket Resale Platform 'Tixel' Launches Ticket Sheriff 🤠
Trapped outside Tame Impala, Tixel’s founders fought back by creating an ethical ticket resale platform. Today, Tixel launches https://www.ticketsheriff.com/ Ticket Sheriff, as part of a string of measures the innovative company is employing to protect music fans from suffering the same fate as their founders, who mistakenly purchased counterfeit Tame ... Read More
Scene News: Dream Theater Release 14th Studio Album 'Distance Over Time'
Two-time Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans Dream Theater have released of their 14th studio album, Distance Over Time today. Distance Over Time showcases a newfound creativity for Dream Theater while maintaining the elements that have garnered them devoted fans around the globe. The album also marks the first for ... Read More
Scene News: Kim Petras Adds Shows and Bigger Venues on AUS Tour
Having sold out both headline shows in Australia within just hours of going on sale, Kim Petras announces additional Australian shows and increases venues sizes to keep up with ticket demand. Fans in Brisbane will now have the chance to catch Kim Petras at Eatons Hill Hotel, where she will be ... Read More
Scene News: The Prince Estate Announce Next Wave Of Physical Titles In Definitive Catalogue Re-Release Project With Prince's Ultimate Rave
The Prince Estate and Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, are pleased to announce the next round of physical titles set for release as part of the ongoing and definitive Prince catalogue project. Next up will be Prince's Ultimate Rave on Friday, April 26 ... Read More
Scene News: Mark Morton (Lamb Of God) Releases New Song "Save Defiance" Featuring Myles Kennedy
DEBUT ALBUM ANESTHETIC OUT MARCH 1 Via Caroline Australia Mark Morton, the prolific guitarist of Lamb of God, has released the song "Save Defiance." The track features Slash and Alter Bridge vocalist Myles Kennedy, with Alice in Chains' Mike Inez on bass and Korn's Ray Luzier on drums ... Read More
Scene News: John Mayer New Track “I Guess I Just Feel Like”
Mayer's 2019 World Tour launches in March in New Zealand and Australia and then heads to Asia through April. Known for numerous massive hits, such as last year''New Light' Gravity 'Love on the Weekend''Heartbreak Warfare''Daughters''Waiting on the World to Change''Your Body Is a Wonderland' and many more, these 'Evening with ... Read More
Scene News: Central Station Records Groundbreaking Virtual Reality Music Experiences
NextVR, the leader in broadcasting live events in virtual reality and Central Station Records have announced a new partnership. Bringing fans unprecedented music experiences, providing up-close-and-personal access to some of the hottest electronic music artists and internationally acclaimed venues ... Read More
Scene News: Hatchie Releases Single 'Without A Blush' & Video
Ivy League Records are elated to announce that Brisbane artist Hatchie, aka Harriette Pilbeam, will release her highly anticipated debut album, Keepsake (http://smarturl.it/keepsake) , on Friday, 21 June. Keepsake is available to pre-order now on digital, CD and vinyl formats ... Read More
Scene News: Broods Share Remixes For 'Hospitalized' + Touring Australia MayJune +  'Don't Feed The Pop Monster' Out Now
Sibling pop-duo Broods have shared two pulsating and enchanting remixes for their bright and shimmering track “Hospitalized,” from their latest album, Don’t Feed The Pop Monster (Island Records/UMA). The original version of “Hospitalized” was heralded as “infectious, bass-driven pop perfection” by Uproxx and the remixes come courtesy of electropop duo ... Read More
Scene News: Carla Geneve signs to Dot Dash + shares new single '2001'
Remote Control Records is proud to welcome Perth artist Carla Geneve to the Dot Dash Recordings roster. Today she releases new single '2001' premiered this week on triple j's Good Nights. See her take the new single on the road this March with headline dates in Fremantle, Melbourne and Sydney ... Read More
Scene News Lachy Doley Group ‘Make or Break’ New Album and Tour Dates
Back when Sydney had a thriving music scene, the pubs and bars fostered a heap of talent who often went on to bigger and better things. Lachy Doley moved from Adelaide as a teenager and found himself working with the cream of inner-city Sydney’s soul-funk-blues-whatever scene - which very quickly ... Read More
Scene News: Pussy Riot Live Line Up Announced
For one night only RCC Fringe presentsan Australian premiere and exclusive event SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER Pussy Riot, Yothu Yindi, Ecca Vandal & MC Reverend Billy with The Stop Shopping Choir Thursday March 7, RCC Fringe, Adelaide  ... Read More
Scene News: Hugh Jackman’s The Man. The Music. The Show. Australian Shows Announced.
Academy Award® nominated, Golden Globe, Grammy and Tony Award-winning performer, Hugh Jackman, announced the Australian leg of his The Man. The Music. The Show. WORLD TOUR which commences in August this year ... Read More
Scene News: Alice Ivy Drops New Single ‘Close To You’ Feat. Flint Eastwood + Announces Tour
In March 2018, while thousands of the world’s musical hopefuls descended on Austin for SXSW, Melbourne-based artist and producer Alice Ivy took leave from Rainey Street (where her showcase later in the week would draw a capacity crowd) in favour of a deserted studio in the Texas foothills ... Read More
Scene News: Jess Cornelius (Teeth & Tongue) shares new single video No Difference
Jess Cornelius, the New Zealand-born, Australian-raised, and now Los Angeles-based singer and songwriter, has an intense desire for personal authenticity, which is reflected in her songs as they explore womanhood, relationships, ageing and existence, all delivered through her startling voice. Today, Cornelius is proud to share with us her gorgeously ... Read More
Scene News: Foxing's first Australian tour starts today!
FOXING ANNOUNCE FIRST AUSTRALIAN SHOWS Missouriindie rock bandFoxinghave announced their first Australian tour. Following the news that they will be performing at Farmer & The Owl Festival, eager Australian fans will be able to catch the very first shows atThe Revin Melbourne,Factory Floorin Sydney andCrowbarin Brisbane. Foxing recently released their ... Read More
Scene News: Deni Ute Muster 21st Birthday Full Artist Announcement!
International Superstar Tim McGraw confirmed to headline with Lee Kernaghan, John Williamson, Beccy Cole Ross Wilson, Travis Collins, Adam Harvey Sunny Cowgirls, Ben Ransom, Aleyce Simmonds and more! ... Read More
Scene News: Mick Hart releases new single: The Way It Is!
Mick Hart - New Single - The Way It Is Australian singer/songwriter Mick Hart has a brand new album on the way and its first offering is calledThe Way It Is - (Out NOW released via MGM Feb 22)A “you done me wrong” break-up song with a catchy blues groove, ... Read More
Scene News: Introducing Serina Pech with her new single Take A Look Around
Introducing Serina Pech, a fresh voice from the Northern Territory, with her new single Take A Look Around; a song about finding your own truth through honestly experiencing life and owning that truth. Growing up in the isolated nature of rural Northern Territory town Katherine, Serina Pech has soaked in the influence of ... Read More
Scene News Julia Jacklin 'Crushing' Out Today + Touring Australia In March
Liberation Records are today honoured to be releasing Julia Jacklin’s devastatingly brilliant sophomore album Crushing into the world. Born from feelings of heartbreak, infatuation and loss, Crushing embodies all meanings of its title delivered in a 10-track masterpiece ... Read More
Scene News: She Cries Wolf release new single 'Magdalene' featuring Ahren Stringer of The Amity Affliction
Brisbane's She Cries Wolf are today rolling out their razor-sharp new single 'Magdalene ' featuring guest vocals from The Amity Affliction vocalist Ahren Stringer! The new single is live and available now at iTunes & Apple Music/Spotify/Google Play and all good online stores and streaming outlets ... Read More
Scene News: Roady4Roadies venues and artists confirmed!
Roady4Roadies are fun, family orientated events happening around the country on Sunday, 10 March (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth) and Sunday, 24 March (Adelaide). Roadies are amongst the most essential figures in the entertainment world. The reality is, no roadies = no show ... Read More
Scene News: P!NK Releases Highly Anticipated New Single 'Walk Me Home'!
International pop icon P!NK releases her highly anticipated new single "Walk Me Home" today via RCA Records through Sony Music Entertainment Australia. The anthemic new track was written by Nate Reuss, Scott Harris and P!NK and produced by Peter Thomas and Kyle Moorman. Listen to "Walk Me Home" NOW ! ... Read More
Scene News: Hot Pink Satan Release Official Music Video for Breathe
Dark Electronic Duo HOT PINK SATAN has released a seductively enticing official music video for their single, "Breathe." Directed/Filmed/Edited by allinaline , "Breathe" is the pair's second single off of their October 2018 released LP, Spells ... Read More
Scene News: Baker Boy Unveils New Video for Single 'Cool As Hell' + Announces Headline Tour
What an explosive start to 2019 it’s been for indigenous hip-hop artist Baker Boy. Fresh from being awarded 2019 Young Australian Of The Year, nominated for the 2019 APRA Song Of The Year award, voted #51 in triple j Hottest 100 for ‘Mr La Di Da Di’ and killer performances ... Read More
Scene News: New album from Cilla Jane
Cilla Jane writes and sings about the big stuff – life, death, beauty, sex, loss, hell and violence. With a highly personalised approach to writing, Cilla Jane’s songs come from a bed of distress and there is a genuine sadness surrounding her examination of these key themes ... Read More
Scene News: Harts Plays Hendrix - Special Live Performance Celebrating the Music of Jimi Hendrix
Award winning multi-instrumentalist and producer, Harts, presents special live HARTS PLAYS HENDRIX performance celebrating the musical legacy of Jimi Hendrix ... Read More
Scene News: Jon Stevens kicks off 2019 with a massive Raining Hits tour playing hits from Noiseworks & INXS
Kicking off what is set to be a massive 2019, Jon Stevens is back on the road with his aptly named Raining Hits tour, featuring not only all the greatest hits from his extensive back catalogue, but also the iTunes Australian Rock and Indie Rock #1 track Rain Down On Me. The tour, ... Read More
Scene News: Bonnie Tyler to Release Brand New Album with some incredible guests
Marking no less than the complete reinvention of a wonderful and much-loved talent this - her 17th studio album - is a collection of brand new recordings. As befits an artist of Bonnie’s undoubted stature, ‘Between The Earth And The Stars’ also features collaborations and contributions from some of her ... Read More
Scene News: The Original Wailers Announce ''All The Hits'' June 2019 Australian Tour
Reggae Royalty, Jamaica's THE ORIGINAL WAILERS return to perform all the BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS Hits as only they can. Whenever they perform live the energy is incredible, people are swaying and singing along surrounded by love and happiness ... Read More
Scene News Pet Shop Boys Release Four-Track Ep ‘Agenda’
Pet Shop Boys have released their ‘Agenda’ EP, four brand new songs which were streamed one per day from Tuesday to Friday last week. The four-track EP on CD is also now available to pre-order exclusively with this year’s issue of Annually, Pet Shop Boys’ once-a-year hardback publication. Annually is ... Read More
Scene News: 2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition is now open!
Songwriters from around the world are invited to enter the 2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition to go in the running for a career-changing first-place cash prize of A$50,000, courtesy of APRA AMCOS, Alberts and BMG. Gold Coast singer-songwriter Amy Shark won the 2018 first-place prize with her song ... Read More
Scene News Kacey Musgraves Wins Four Grammy Awards Including Album Of The Year - Australian Tour In May
It has been a monumental year for critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves, who took home four GRAMMY Awards including Album of The Year and Best Country Album for her #1 third studio album Golden Hour [https://UMA.lnk.to/GoldenHour], Best Country Solo Performance for “Butterflies”, and Best Country Song for “Space Cowboy”. Kacey has ... Read More
Scene News Brunswick Music Festival Introduces Sound Sessions
Sound Sessions is a series of panels, workshops and events - along with an artist in residence and mentorship program - all geared towards women, trans and non-binary artists working in, or wanting to crack into, the music industry. Supported by Creative Victoria the program also features an extensive range ... Read More
Scene News Billy Ocean - All The Hits Australian Tour
Following his sold out 2018 UK tour, Billy Ocean has announced he is coming to Australia in June. This is part of his world tour, where he will perform his greatest hits and favourite tracks. He will be joined on stage by his super band to put on a show that will ... Read More
Scene News_ Live At The Foreshore - 30 years of The Screaming Jets
Original ‘The Screaming Jets’ band members Grant Walmsley, Brad Heaney and Richie Lara will reunite at Live at the Foreshore for the first time in 26 years to commemorate the 30-year anniversary of the founding of The Screaming Jets. To celebrate this milestone, the trio have formed JETSPLAYJETS, with two ... Read More
Scene News Big Country Announce 2019 Australian and NZ Tour
Legendary Scottish indie rockers Big Country return down under to Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of their classic album Steeltown. As an added Bonus they will play an Encore of Greatest Hits (In A Big Country, Fields of Fire, Chance, Look Away, Wonderland and more) ... Read More
Scene News: ENSIFERUM Announce Path To Glory 2019 Australian Tour
ENSIFERUM Path To Glory 2019 Australian Tour You can’t talk about the true greats of folk-inspired melodic death metal without reverent mention of ENSIFERUM, and with their recent album Two Paths they once more affirm their place in the pantheons of the genre. Further building upon the thrilling metallic hybrid honed across six full-lengths, Two Paths is simultaneously the ... Read More
Scene News: Perth's Ormsby Guitars Welcomes Guitar Virtuoso Rusty Cooley
Ormsby Guitars, a pioneer in multiscale electric guitars, welcomes guitar virtuoso Rusty Cooley to its family of artists. Cooley is always pushing the boundaries of what the guitar can do, and he needs an instrument that can keep up with his creativity and technique. “A good friend of mine turned ... Read More
Scene News I'm Talking Announce New Live Album 'Dyin' To Be Dancin' With Live Recordings From 1984-86
Dyin’ To Be Dancin’ is a document of I’m Talking as a live entity. “These recordings were never really planned as commercial releases and their existence after so long is partly sheer luck and also a reflection of the excellence of independent broadcasters like Melbourne’s 3RRR in preserving our musical ... Read More
Scene News Herbie Hancock to headline the Melbourne International Jazz Festival
Herbie Hancock is the master of modern jazz – he is innovative, influential, a living legend and will close the 2019 Melbourne International Jazz Festival at Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall. Melbourne International Jazz Festival Artistic Director, Michael Tortoni, said, “We are excited to make this early announcement and extremely ... Read More
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For the first time in Australia and New Zealand HAPPY MONDAYS will be playing their seminal album ‘Pills ’n’ Thrills and Bellyaches’ in full! HAPPY MONDAYS formed in 1980 in Salford, Greater Manchester: the original line-up included Shaun Ryder on lead vocals, with brother Paul Ryder on bass, lead guitarist Mark Day who are all still with the current line ... Read More
Scene News Apia Good Times Celebrate Their 7th Anniversary with 7 Allstars
The highly acclaimed Apia Good Times Tour returns for its 7th anniversary with a line-up of 7 of our all-time favourite Oz music Allstars taking to stages from Bunbury (16 May) to Canberra (16 June), with stops in Perth, Adelaide, Geelong, Melbourne, Bendigo, Toowoomba, Brisbane, Tweed Heads, Hobart, Launceston, Newcastle, ... Read More
Scene News: Perth's ORMSBY GUITARS Welcomes Metal Icon DINO CAZARES
Ormsby Guitars, a pioneer in multiscale electric guitars, announces the addition of legendary metal guitarist Dino Cazares to its family of artists. You know Dino from Fear Factory, Asesino, Divine Heresy and Brujeria, and from posessing one of the fastest and most precise picking hands in metal history. Dino requires ... Read More
Scene News: Paul McDermott and Gatesy Go Solo
Two of Australia’s most adored singer-songwriters will lock harmonies and minds in unmissable shows in Adelaide and Melbourne this year. Paul McDermott (Doug Anthony All Stars) and Steven Gates (Tripod) have been friends for 18 years, and singing together in private for five years. It’s time for them to share ... Read More
Scene News: ‘Its only rock’n’roll but I like it’ Photographic Exhibition by Wendy McDougall
The classic ‘Jagger/Richards’ song ‘It’s only rock’n’roll but I like it’ – perfectly sums up the life and working career of music photographer Wendy McDougall, so it is fitting that she has chosen this as the title for her new exhibition. Thanks to Canon Australia, Wendy will be presenting a ... Read More
Scene News: Trans comedian brings her hit show to Melbourne Comedy Festival
“I’ve been getting into dating, I’m on Tinder, and I get it, ladies, I get it. I’ve got my own fair share of dick pics as well. Um you know, they never seem very keen when you send one back” ... Read More
Scene News: Yothu Yindi and the Treaty Project at Arts Centre Melbourne May 4
Featuring original Yothu Yindi members, along with emerging First Nations artists and special guests performing new remixes of classic Yothu Yindi hits with an electronic twist, Yothu Yindi & the Treaty Project will make its Arts Centre Melbourne debut at Hamer Hall on Saturday 4 May ... Read More
Scene News: The Sisters of Mercy Add Perth, Adelaide And Auckland To Their 2019 Tour!
Due to demand, The Sisters Of Mercy will be adding Perth, Adelaide and Auckland to their tour in 2019. It howls. It's grindingly beautiful. It's dangerously sentient. It's The Sisters of Mercy returning to Australia and New Zealand this October and November for their first headline shows in over 7 years! ... Read More
Scene News: Joan As Police Woman adds encore show in Melbourne
Stop the presses! After the break-neck-speed sell out of her full band show at the Northcote Social Club on Thursday 2 May, American alt-rock legend Joan As Police Woman has added a special solo concert at the same venue for Friday 10 May ... Read More
Scene News: John Power Memorial Concert - Jo Jo Zep And The Falcons And Rock Doctors
Jo Jo Zep and the Falcons and the Rock Doctors join forces for a memorial concert celebration for their much loved friend and bass player John Power. The concert will feature the original lineups of both bands,- Joe CAMILLERI, Jeff BURSTIN, Wayne BURT, Wilbur WILDE, Tony FAEHSE, Gary YOUNG, Chris ... Read More
Scene News: All You Need Is Love - Hamer Hall
ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE celebrates the songs that captivated a generation and continue to inspire music fans across the world. A selection of The Beatles’ great songs are brilliantly performed live by Jack Jones, Ciaran Gribbin, Rai Thistlethwayte and Jackson Thomas and accompanied by the 35 piece Strawberry Fields ... Read More
Scene News: New album from Stephen Cummings - Bloodlines
From The Sports to a remarkable solo career, Stephen Cummings is one of Australia’s most loved and respected singers and songwriters. February 2019 sees the Bloodlines release of Stephen’s 20th solo album, Prisoner Of Love. It’s Stephen’s first album in five years ... Read More
Scene News 23 bands, 8 venues, one Brunswick night - all for free
Brunswick's best venues join forces for a Brunswick Music Festival first.  Venues 3056, set to take place on Wednesday March 6, gives music fans a chance to weave their way through the suburb to catch a tonne of gigs for nix. With the program/map available to grab at all the participating venues, ... Read More
Scene News Call Me Karizma Releases Music Video For New Single 'Monster'
Monster is the latest single off his forthcoming EP, The Gloomy Tapes Vol. 2 out this spring. The cinematic video sees Karizma struggling as a test subject in a crooked government-issued experiment. The video is a representation of those who are alienated from the rest of the world for their ... Read More
Scene News: New Tickets on Sale for The Melbourne Season of Muriel’s Wedding The Musical
The highly acclaimed new Australian musical produced by Carmen Pavlovic, CEO of Global Creatures, Muriel’s Wedding The Musical, commences in Melbourne in March at Her Majesty’s Theatre with previews from March 12 and opening night on March 23 ... Read More
Scene News: Elton Johns Australia & NZ Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour Dates Announced
Between December 2019 and February 2020, Elton John will traverse Australia and New Zealand, in what will be the legendary music icon’s most extensive tour of the region to date. The tour will kick off with record breaking back-to-back appearances at Perth’s HBF Park (formerly nib Stadium) on Saturday 30^th ... Read More
Scene News: Red Hot Chili Peppers Tour Support Announcement - A Day On The Green
Joining RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS on their instantly sold out Australian 2019 tour will be the one and only Grandfather of Funk, GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC. By arrangement with the Byron Bay Bluesfest, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic will be very special guests at Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Australian ... Read More
Scene News: Kiss Kicks Off ‘End Of The Road’ World Tour
Rock n roll legends KISS kicked off their final and biggest global tour to date with three back-to-back sold out concerts of the END OF THE ROAD WORLD TOUR, starting in Vancouver, Canada on January 31. KISS delivered a massive event each night thrilling the fans and critics alike. The ... Read More
Scene News: Tom Morello Releases Music Video For 'Every Step That I Take
Legendary guitar-god Tom Morello has released the music video for Every Step That I Take featuring Portugal. The Man & Whethan off his recently released collaborative album, The Atlas Underground. The album – available everywhere here – marks the most ambitious artistic effort of Morello’s storied career, which includes being ... Read More
Scene News: Marty Willson-Piper presents Noctorum 'The Moon Drips' off 'The Afterlife' LP + UK tour
MARTY-WILLSON-PIPER is best known for his decades-long involvement with THE CHURCH, but also decade with ALL ABOUT EVE and as a collaborator with Grace Slick, Aimee Mann, Susannah Hoffs and Linda Perry,but also through his current involvement in MOAT and Anekdoten. You also know Noctorum-mate producer DARE MASON through his ... Read More
Scene News: Luka Bloom Returns To Australia
The very embodiment of the folk singer, Luka Bloom has that deep sense of social justice with an uncanny ability to distil contemporary life into the pithiest and most alluring combinations of lyrics and melody lines. His latest album, Refuge, put a finger on the fractured nature of so much of what's happening in ... Read More
Scene News: David Bowie Alumni Announce Australian Concerts In May 2019
To mark 25 years since David Bowie’s Space Oddity was unleashed on the world, The Thin White Duke’s band today announces AUSTRALIAN dates for its “A BOWIE CELEBRATION: THE DAVID BOWIE ALUMNI TOUR”. This extraordinary group of musicians will tour Australia commencing May 7 at Perth Concert Hall, May 8 ... Read More
Scene News: Dido - New Single ‘Give You Up’ Out Now
Dido Releases her stunning new single ‘Give You Up’, taken from her first album in five years, ‘Still On My Mind’, out March 8, 2019 on BMG ... Read More
Scene News: Eluveitie Announce May 2019 Australian Tour
Extraordinary 2 Hour show from the kings and queens of Pagan Folk Metal Mythology, pagan belief and spirituality combine with brutally melodic metal to provide a concert experience like no other. ELUVEITIE have long found their very own trademark sound, a sonic adventure based in Celtic visions of a Gaulish past, and the ... Read More
Scene News: Canned Heat To Tour Australia
One of the unsung heroes of 60's rock, famed as one of its best live bands and one of its most enduring forces, Canned Heat, are on their way down under. They come back to Australia in May to share their unique blend of boogie-blues with audiences in Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle, Gold Coast, ... Read More
Scene News: Baby Animals Announce 30th Anniversary National Tour with Special Guests Killing Heidi
They came blazing out of the radio with the aptly titled ‘Early Warning’. “Too young to know,” Suze DeMarchi sang, “Too old to listen.” Now, nearly three decades later, Baby Animals are all grown-up and ready to hit the road to celebrate their 30th anniversary, with special guests Killing Heidi ... Read More
Scene News Divinyls Australian Tour Cancelled
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the forthcoming Divinyls Australian tour has been cancelled. All tickets will be refunded at point of purchase. We apologise to existing ticket-buyers for any inconvenience ... Read More
Scene News: HÆLOS Announce New Album 'Any Random Kindness' Out 10 May
Any Random Kindness examines the search for connection in an increasingly fractured world. It speaks of the different facets that affect the modern world – the isolating nature of technology and social media, looming climate change, and corrupt politics ... Read More
Scene News: Elton John To Perform Farewell Concert At Victoria's Iconic Hanging Rock
Sir Elton John today revealed that a Hanging Rock concert for Saturday 25 January 2020 will be included in his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour.   ... Read More
Scene News Epic - Deborah Conway, Willy Zygier and The Men
Australian music power couple Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier will perform an epic concert like no other when they launch their latest album, Words of Men and honour one of their greatest, Bitch Epic at Arts Centre Melbourne’s Hamer Hall on 16 June, 2019. Performing across the country with the ... Read More
Scene News: Bob Evans Announces Regional Tour For March 2019
After a massive 2018, which saw one of Australia’s most loved troubadours Bob Evans receiving the Best Of treatment via new album Full Circle alongside a hugely successful national tour to boot, the distinguished artist has today announced an intimate run of regional shows for March 2019. Kicking off at ... Read More
Scene News: Electric Mary - 'Mother' to Be Released on Feb 15
While on writing trip to New York, vocalist & songwriter, Rusty Brown, visited the Jimi Hendrix founded Electric Lady Recording Studios.It was there that the infamous studio manager "Electric Mary Campbell" entered his life .. story afterstory of the rock history that wandered through the studio's had Rusty's head spinning, ... Read More
Scene News: Elton John's Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour - A Day On The Green Dates Announced
Elton John will deliver his famed songbook to spellbound audiences, on his very last tour, playing across a mammoth run that includes capital city concerts, along with stops at some of Australia’s finest outdoor venues including three a day on the green shows – Sirromet Wines, Mount Cotton, QLD on ... Read More
Scene News: The Doors Alive Announce 2019 Australian Tour
Direct from the UK THE DOORS ALIVE The Worlds #1 Tribute to The Doors  THE DOORS ALIVE is not just a concert, it's an experience. THE DOORS ALIVE celebrate the legendary music of THE DOORS taking great care and attention to re-create the true essence and magic of THE DOORS ... Read More
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Legendary, GRAMMY-award winning band Fleetwood Mac today announced additional concert dates for Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne as part of their Australian tour. Due to exceptional demand during the current pre-sale period, new shows have been added for Sydney on Saturday, August 17, Brisbane on Thursday, August 22 and Melbourne on ... Read More
Scene News: Introducing Self Esteem
Self Esteem is Rebecca Lucy Taylor, and a project which began with painting and prints and video alongside her day job writing and performing as one half of Slow Club. Since her musical divergence from the band, Rebecca has revelled in unleashing a whole version of herself with no compromises, ... Read More
Scene News: Glenn Shorrock Sings Little River Band available for pre-order now
Since announcing his brand new album, Glenn Shorrock Sings Little River Band, in December, which saw the first single, The Night Owls, also released, the second single, It’s A Long Way There, has also dropped and is available at radio now and across digital platforms ... Read More
Scene News: Bob Dylan Revisited Sydney And Melbourne Only – May 2019
Five of Australia’s most distinctive and celebrated voices will come together in May 2019 to celebrate the music of singer, songwriter, musician, poet and literary genius Bob Dylan. This musical event will take place on the 10^th May at The Palais, Melbourne and the 24th May at State Theatre, Sydney ... Read More
Scene News: Jess Riberio Melbourne single launch - Feb 2 at Geddes Lane
Jess Ribeiro has released her new track ‘Love Is The Score Of Nothing’. Out now via Barely Dressed / Remote Control Records, it’s the first taste of new music in more than 3 years from one of Melbourne’s most beloved and acclaimed musicians ... Read More
Scene News: Rose Tattoo & Hard-Ons ‘Still Never Too Loud’ Tour 2019
Rose Tattoo’s - ‘Never Too Loud’, released in 1997 through Repertoire Records Germany, was a ‘Popumentary’ Series, spanning the band's career at the time. Now, 22 years on, the Hard-Ons, join Rose Tattoo on their ‘Still Never To Loud’ tour heading out nationally in March, April and May. Thirty-five years ... Read More
Scene News Tex Perkins and Fat Rubber Band - Memo Music Hall – Saturday 2 February 2019
From the hard edged pub rock of the Beasts Of Bourbon’s, a snarling slice of filthy pub rock to the evocative soundscapes of The Cruel Sea, whose extraordinary 1991 single ‘This Is Not The Way Home’ placed Perkins’ world-weary growl in a new musical context and heralded the emergence of ... Read More
Scene News Do Re Mi Sydney Show Now Sold Out - Tickets for Brisbane and Melbourne selling fast!
Do Re Mi Sydney Show Now Sold Out - Tickets for Brisbane and Melbourne selling fast! ... Read More
Scene News: D Henry Fenton tour and new EP
D Henry Fenton is an Australian musician who has been based in the USA for a number of years, and has opened for for acts including John Mayer, Lissie, The Corrs, Keith Urban and Colbie Caillat ... Read More
Scene News Jimmy Barnes Releases New Single + New Album 'My Criminal Record' Out May
‘My Criminal Record’ is the first new original Jimmy Barnes recording to be released in almost a decade.  ‘My Criminal Record’ is the first new original Jimmy Barnes recording to be released in almost a decade. Co-written with legendary Cold Chisel keyboardist Don Walker, this gritty song is the title ... Read More
Scene News: Gang Of Four Australian and NZ Tour
"Entertainment! is one of those records where germs of influence can be traced through many genres and countless bands" (Allmusic) One of the most influential and groundbreaking bands to rise from the British punk scene in the late '70s was GANG OF FOUR. To Celebrate the 40th Anniversary since the ... Read More
Scene News Sharon Van Etten announces Remind Me Tomorrow Tour
US singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten is coming to Arts Centre Melbourne’s Hamer Hall on Tuesday 11 June as part of her world tour, following the release of her critically acclaimed fifth album, Remind Me Tomorrow. “It’s been so long since I’ve been on the road and I am so excited ... Read More
Scene News: Brunswick Music Festival Drops Epic 2019 Program
Often mistakenly recognised as merely the home of the Sydney Road Street Party, Brunswick Music Festival has decided to reevaluate priorities, reorganise the sock drawer, reassess what sparks joy and revive its entire format. Unexpected spaces and brand-new faces punctuate the progressive, and frankly, EPIC 2019 program ... Read More
Scene News: Castlemaine Festival reveals contemporary music line-up
A huge line-up of international, local and very local musicians will perform at the renowned Theatre Royal as part of the Castlemaine State Festival this March ... Read More
Scene News: Grampians Music Festival 2019 announce Playing Times
Grampians Music Festival (GMF) returns to the rolling hills of Halls Gap from Friday 15 – Sunday 17 February for its third annual instalment. Nestled in the heart of Victoria’s picturesque Grampians Mountain Ranges the anticipated 2019 Festival bill includes the likes of Sampa The Great, Angie McMahon, Wafia, Slum ... Read More
Scene News: Roady4Roadies - Celebrate and Support Australian Roadies
Roady4Roadies is a fun, family orientated event happening around the country on 10 and 24 March with the aim of bringing public awareness to the unseen backbones of every music event we all enjoy. These people are roadies, the unsung heroes of the Australian music industry ... Read More
Scene News: BMG To Reissue Keith Richards ‘Talk Is Cheap’  For Its 30th Anniversary on March 29
‘Talk Is Cheap’ 30th Anniversary Reissue of Stone Cold Classic Released As Super Deluxe Box Set, Deluxe Box Set, CD, LP, Digital March 29 on BMG ... Read More
Scene News: How The Hell Did That Happen? A weekly podcast with hosts Mary Lou Lord and Maryanne Window
How the hell did that happen? Well that’s a good question! We thought it was a good question anyway and we hope you, our good listeners do too, we being Boston based singer-songwriter Mary Lou Lord and Melbourne based musician and music writer Maryanne Window ... Read More
Scene News: Keith Urban “Graffiti U World Tour Australia” Begins
Keith Urban’s first world tour in more than two years, the “Graffiti U World Tour Australia”, began with a sold out show in Newcastle last night featuring an unprecedented large-scale visual production not seen before from the vocalist and virtuoso guitarist ... Read More
Scene News: Divinyls Announce February & March 2019 Australian Tour
Founding member, guitarist and co-songwriter Mark McEntee returns in 2019 with a talented new Divinyls line-up touring across the country in March. Long is the time since billboards across the country have lit up with the name Divinyls. A brand synonymous with raw, exciting, and above all uncompromising rock ‘n’ ... Read More
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Heart have revealed the second song from their upcoming live album “Live In Atlantic City”. The powerful live rendition of “Bébé Le Strange” with special guest Dave Navarro on guitar show why it is one of the most loved songs by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees ... Read More
Scene News: Painters And Dockers at Max Watts, Melbourne, Friday 8th February 2019
Early 2019 will see iconic local punk band THE PAINTERS DOCKERS celebrate the 30th anniversary of their classic and highest selling album, KISS MY ART. The band were due to do this in 2018 but a serious head injury saw singer Paulie Stewart hospitalised and unable to perform ... Read More
Scene News: The Wolfe Brothers kick off the 2019 run of their rockin’ Country Heart National Tour
The Wolfe Brothers kicked off 2019 in fine style, with shows packed to therafters. Now, the Tasmanian country rockers have announced the next stringof dates on their Country Heart National Tour as they continue to taketheir special style of country rock out on the road. With the TamworthCountry Music Festival ... Read More
Scene News: Girlschool, Venom Inc. and Raven Announce June 2019 Australian Tour
GIRLSCHOOL, VENOM INC. and RAVEN Announce June 2019 Australian Tour Hardline Media Proudly Presents GIRLSCHOOL are a British rock band that formed in the new wave of British heavy metal scene in 1978, frequently associated with contemporaries Motörhead. They are the longest-running all-female rock band, still active after almost 40 ... Read More
Scene News: Cherry Bar MOVING from AC/DC Lane in 2019
End of an Era. Cherry Bar MOVING from AC/DC Lane in 2019. Ten Week Party Announced! In our biggest news story ever, Cherry Bar co-owner and booker James Young reveals: THIS is how we are saving Cherry. By moving Cherry. Cherry has not been sold. Cherry is moving so that ... Read More
Scene News: The Sisters Of Mercy Announce Australian Tour
It howls. It's grindingly beautiful. It's dangerously sentient. It’s The Sisters of Mercyreturning to Australia this October and November for their first headline shows in over 7 years! ... Read More
Scene News: The Beasts New Album ‘Still Here’ Out 15th February 2019 Touring Nationally February & March 2019
Former Beasts of Bourbon Kim Salmon, Charlie Owen, Boris Sujdovic, Tony Pola and Tex Perkins reinvent themselves in a recorded project entitled ‘The Beasts Still Here’. Performing tracks from the new album ‘Still Here’ and the Beasts Of Bourbon classics. After an extremely emotional final performance with the Beasts of ... Read More
Scene News: Do Re Mi Announce Headline Shows Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney
Do Re Mi, arguably the most successful Australian act of the post-punk era, make their long overdue return this summer for the By The C Festival appearances (featuring Icehouse and Sunnyboys) and headline shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane ... Read More
Scene News: Australian singer-songwriter, KAREN CRAIGIE, releases new album 'Mountains of Gold'.
Originating from Sydney, international award-winning songwriter KAREN CRAIGIE has been writing, recording and singing since she was a child, releasing singles and albums under numerous monikers, writing and co-writing songs for her own catalogue and a number of other artists.  Her songs have featured in film and on TV (MTV Diary, Drew ... Read More
Scene News: Divinyls Announce February & March 2019 Australian Tour
Founding member, guitarist and co-songwriter Mark McEntee returns in 2019 with a talented new Divinyls line-up touring across the country in March. Divinyls Announce February & March 2019 Australian Tour ... Read More
Scene News: Yolanda Ingley ll releases powerful, soul-driven "Woman Got To Cry"
Yolanda Ingley ll is blessed with one of those voices – the type of voice that heard once, will for evermore be instantly recognisable to you. Powerful, knowing, and saturated with a life lived.  Her songs, with their heartfelt themes of “love, protest and other jive” have been described as a “massage for the soul” by one ... Read More
Scene News: Aussie HipHop legends BUTTERFINGERS announce 15 YEARS OF FATBOYS Australian Tour
After a massive 2018, which has already seen Aussie hiphop royalty Butterfingers release new music, head out on tour and play a string of killer showcases at BIGSOUND, the legendary group have today announced the 15 Years of Fatboys Australian tour. The epic run kicks off on March 1, 2019 ... Read More
Scene News: Be part of RED BEE's next video clip in Katoomba
Dirthouse Agency presents: Alt-hard rock heavyweights Red Bee will return to reign supreme at The Roxy Room in Katoomba's Hotel Gearin on Saturday, December 15! It is their first hometown show since the May release of their triumphant second album ‘Silent Enemy.’ This show will also double as a live music video shoot for their 3rd single ‘Chasing ... Read More
Scene News: SLAYER With Special Guests ANTHRAX And BEHEMOTH Announce Download Sideshows
United by their appearance on Download 2019, two of thrash metal’s Big Four SLAYER and ANTHRAX are joined by the Polish dark lords BEHEMOTH for two nights of absolute mayhem as they hit the unsuspecting folk of Brisbane at The Riverstage, and Adelaide’s AEC Arena this March. For complete tour ... Read More
Scene News: RUDIMENTAL are heading back to Australia in February to TOAST OUR DIFFERENCES
East London luminaries, Rudimental have today announced they’ll be heading back to Australia for a national tour in February 2019, as part of their Toast To Our Differences world tour to celebrate the release of their new album that’s set to drop globally on January 25, 2019. The tour will see Rudimental ... Read More
Scene News: A Day On The Green Launches 2018/19 Season This Weekend
On Saturday, a capacity crowd at South Australia’s picturesque Leconfield Wines, McLaren Vale will see the much-loved icon perform with a stellar cast of guests, Daryl Braithwaite, Richard Marx, Russell Morris and Bachelor Girl. The following weekend there are two sold-out shows in the Hunter Valley NSW and Mount Cotton ... Read More
Scene News: The Age Music Victoria Awards 2018 And The Winners Are….
The 2018 edition of The Age Music Victoria Awards was certainly one to remember. Settling into a new home at The Melbourne Recital Centre, the Victorian music industry gathered to recognize the outstanding achievements of our state’s music community and celebrate the best releases, performers, venues, and festivals of the ... Read More
Scene News: Toyah Cordingley R.I.P. - The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus ''Your Guardian Angel'' Toyah's Song
Toyah Cordingley a beautiful, highly popular 24 year old animal and music loving young lady. Ms Cordingley's body was discovered in the dunes at Wangetti Beach, north of Cairns, on October 22, a day after she was reported missing ... Read More
Scene News: Twelve Foot Ninja "Upload" Headline Tour March 2019
Get ready. Twelve Foot Ninja are coming for their first headline tour of Australia in two years. The hard rock outfit have cemented a cult following off the back of their brand of genre-fusing heavy music. One of Australia’s most innovative, and experimental rock bands,  #1 on the AIR album chart,  ARIA nomination for Best Hard Rock/Metal album, Winner of Best New Talent at the US Golden God Awards, and 16 million views of their clips on YouTube they have toured all over the USA, Canada, Europe and Australia. Joining Twelve Foot Ninja on this tour is Perth band Voyager who have more than earned their place on a rare national tour of Australia’s best prog metal. Saturday 2nd March will see Twelve Foot Ninja and Voyager kick off the tour at The Rosemount in Perth, then on to the ANU bar in Canberra on Friday 8th March, Saturday 9th March is Download Festival Sydney and Sunday 11th March Download Festival Melbourne, then kick on to Queensland on Friday 15th ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne Synth Festival this weekend - program details
Australia’s biggest pop-up synth & dj gear shop Saturday Nov 24 & Sunday Nov 25 Meat Market, North Melbourne ... Read More
Scene News: Good Things Festival Announce Timetables and Local Support Acts
As the anticipation arises and the count down begins, Australia's Good Things Festival is thrilled to announce the addition of local support acts added to the incredibly huge line up, reveal the timetables for the event and the launch of the Good Things Festival app for you to start preparing ... Read More
Scene News: NGV Friday Nights returns with late-night summer access to Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds
NGV Friday Nights returns for summer with a music line-up fusing classical and contemporary influences, exclusive late-night access to Escher X nendo / Between Two Worlds, plus bars and dining. This summer's headline electronic artists and DJs include songwriter and producer Andy Bull, Melbourne duo Confidence Man, Sydney's Nicole Millar, ... Read More
Scene News: REGURGITATOR ready to rock the inaugural CIVIC SOUNDS Laneway Party this Sunday @ ACDC Lane
Make sure you don't miss the incredible lineup joining us for in AC/DC Lane this Sunday 18th November. CIVIC SOUNDS Laneway Party 2018 Sunday 18 November – ACDC Lane, Melbourne 12pm – 10pm Across Two Stages – Laneway & Cherry Bar stages Civic Sounds laneway party brings together a diverse ... Read More
Scene News: Trailblazing Post-Punk Pop trio MOLER invite you to their one-off reformation party
The original members of Melbourne’s 1990’s dynamic post-punk pop trio, Moler, are celebrating 25 years since they first formed with a special one-off reunion show in Melbourne.  Gracing the stage of The Curtin Hotel in Carlton on Friday November 23 will be founding members Helen Cattanach (Helcat) on bass guitar/lead ... Read More
Scene News: Sydney Band BIG MERINO Release New Single, Black Cockatoos
Big Merino - New Single - Black Cockatoos The second single to be lifted from the current Surburban Wildlife album (MGM) is called Black Cockatoos. Released in a 3-track format, the lead song is accompanied by another album track "Sometimes" as well as a brand new, previously unreleased tune "A Day Without You" ... Read More
Scene News: Alana Wilkinson to put a smile on a face with single 'Closer'
A fresh single named 'Closer' from Melbourne singer-songwriter Alana Wilkinson, a name spread across the media the past couple of months having been added to the Queenscliff Music Festival and Woodford Folk Festival line up for the upcoming summer season. Described by family and friends as a smiling assassin, this ... Read More
Scene News: Nothing But Thieves Release Music Video For Latest Single ‘Forever & Ever More’
UK rockers Nothing But Thieves revealed the video to their current single ‘Forever & Ever More’ taken from their forthcoming EP WHAT DID YOU THINK WHEN YOU MADE ME THIS WAY? set for release on October 19 via RCA Records and Sony Music Entertainment Australia. The moody and mystic visual ... Read More
Scene News: A Day On The Green With Kylie Minogue | March 2019
Frontier Touring and Roundhouse Entertainment are thrilled to announce that iconic Australian pop princess KYLIE MINOGUE will bring her Golden Tour to Australia, performing a string of headline shows at arenas and outdoor venues across the country next March. The tour will include playing a day on the green concerts ... Read More
Scene News: Billy Bragg announces Australian EXCLUSIVE event this November!
Avenue Bookstore is delighted to present an Australian exclusive event with the celebrated folk rock musician, political activist, and author Billy Bragg reading from and talking about his recent book: Roots, Radicals & Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World. Against a backdrop of Cold War politics, rock and roll riots and a newly assertive generation ... Read More
Scene News: Mick Harvey & The Letter String Quartet release "The Journey" in support of #KidsOffNauru
These pieces of music have been made available by Mick Harvey and the Letter String Quartet for anyone wishing to use them in conjunction with the #KidsOffNauru campaign. You might want to create your own video ... Read More
Scene News: RUFINO & THE COCONUTS - shows this week AND new songs
Sydney Town’s Rufino and the Coconuts really just can’t decide: Are they the good guys, or the bad guys? The smooth movers or the rough around the edges types? The Voodoo rockers or the Caribbean crooners. They’ve concluded they’re both - and have put it all together on one single ... Read More
Scene News: Alice In Chains - Release Video For Never Fade. Appearing On Download Festival 2019
Back in May, Alice In Chains introduced new album Rainier Fog (BMG) by releasing The One You Know”  a video directed by Adam Mason that featured an electrifying performance interspersed with cryptic cinematic scenes. Three months and a No. 1 album later, the band and Mason are furthering the storyline with ... Read More
Scene News: Just announced - free DJ set tonight - Melbourne Cup Day Eve - by UK punk legend Don Letts
Don Letts plays an iconic DJ set at MPavilion on Monday 5th November (Cup Eve). Expect a selection of heavy dub, punk, reggae, roots, and good vibes. Letts will be joined by Sista BB (RRR FM). Entry is free and all ages are welcome.  Don Letts DJ set with Sista BB (RRR FM)  Monday 5th November  MPavilion ... Read More
Scene News: Bakehouse Studios presents UK punk legend and iconic dub and reggae DJ Don Letts
As part of the Why Punk? series, Bakehouse Studios presents UK punk legend and iconic dub and reggae DJ Don Letts in conversation. Letts managed The Slits, formed the group Big Audio Dynamite with Mick Jones (ex-The Clash), and using the punk DIY ethic has directed videos for artists including The Clash, Elvis Costello, ... Read More
Scene News: Ms. 45 play every Thursday at the TOTE in support of new EP, Neuromancer.
New to the Melbourne music scene, Ms.45 is the brainchild and alter ego of arcane pop chanteuse Ella Jackson. Having been described as everything from "Massive Attack meets Patti Smith" to "the goth Taylor Swift", Ms.45's set is genre-defying yet familiar, sometimes hypnotic and sometimes abrasive. Despite only being around ... Read More
Scene News: Chrissy Amphlett announced as The Age Music Victoria 2018 Hall Of Fame Inductee
Co-presented by vital community radio stations Triple R 102.7FM and PBS 106.7FM, The Age Music Victoria Awards 2018 will take over their new home at Melbourne Recital Centre on Wednesday 21 November as part of Melbourne Music Week. Hosted by beloved radio presenters Lyndelle Wilkinson and Chris Gill, this year’s ... Read More
Scene News: Rufus Wainwright Returns To Australia For Headline Dates This February
RUFUS WAINWRIGHT, one of the great male vocalists and songwriters of his generation, announces his return to Australia in February 2019. With special shows at LA’s Orpheum Theatre and Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame later this year, Rufus will begin celebrating the 20th Anniversary of his 1998 self-titled debut ... Read More
Scene News: Duffo At Birds Basement tonight & tomorrow - 26 & 27 Oct
January of 2018 will mark two years since the world lost one of its most influential and best loved musicians in David Bowie. In that period of time there have been numerous tribute concerts, both big and small and a worldwide recognition of the wonderful legacy that Bowie left behind ... Read More
Scene News: 🔥 The PRODIGY are starting fires with Australian & New Zealand Tour Announcements! 🔥
🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 The FIRESTARTERS are returning! 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 RSVP // THU 24 JAN - RAC ARENA - PERTH RSVP // SAT 26 JAN - BONYTHON PARK - ADELAIDE RSVP // MON 28 JAN - RIVERSTAGE - BRISBANE RSVP // SAT 1 FEB - MELBOURNE ARENA - MELBOURNE RSVP // SAT 2 FEB - QUDOS ... Read More
Scene News: Jodi Phillis releases new solo album BECOMING and announces national tour!
JODI PHILLIS ‘BECOMING’ NEW ALBUM OUT FRIDAY 19TH OCTOBER & SOLO TOUR After leaving her mark on the Australian cultural landscape with The Clouds, Jodi Phillis has returned to her default mode of acoustic singer songwriter, mining the deep seem of neo-romantic folk pop. Successfully crowdfunded and produced by Tim ... Read More
Scene News: The Beautiful Girls announce Beautiful World tour
THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS ANNOUNCE “BEAUTIFUL WORLD”  23-DATE NATIONAL AUSTRALIAN SUMMER TOUR Fresh from another successful month-long European tour hitting the UK, Germany and The Netherlands, including shows at London’s legendary O2 Academy, Boardmasters Festival and Holland’s infamous Zandstock, The Beautiful Girls are pumped to bring their Beautiful World tour back home for the ... Read More
Scene News: Legendary John Kennedy releases his Second Best Greatest Bits Vol. 2
The release of the album Second Best by Sydney musician John Kennedy. A second "best of" compilation featuring key album tracks from 8 albums. Released on Foghorn Records October 19 2018.  Distributed by MGM. Available on CD and digital.Released in 2001, John Kennedy’s Inner West album brought together the early ... Read More
Scene News: EMINEM brings his RAPTURE Tour to Australia next year!
IT’S OFFICIAL: EMINEM IS TOURING AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND IN 2019! The wait is finally over! Eminem will grace our shores for four massive Australian stadium shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and for the very first time Perthin February 2019.  Eminem will also travel to New Zealand performing for the ... Read More
Scene News: All You Need Is Love - returns to Sydney and Melbourne in Jan & Feb 2019
Due to popular demand and over 50 years since The Beatles first started to play and record together, their music is as popular as ever. ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE celebrates the songs that captivated a generation and continue to inspire music fans across the world, brilliantly performed live by ... Read More
Scene News: Chain – 50th Anniversary Show - Memo Music Hall TONIGHT!
The originators of Oz-Blues, CHAIN, will celebrate 50 years since forming in the wonderful crazy times of 1968, with 2 shows in Melbourne in October 2018 following huge attendances for shows in March this year ... Read More
Scene News: Reservoir Stomp - second line up announcement..
The biggest suburban shindig of the year is back on Sunday 4 November and this time it’s better than ever. For one day only, across two glorious stages at the Preston-Reservoir Bowls Club, over 15 of Reservoir’s best local bands, dance troupes, poets and performers will throw down sounds that ... Read More
Q&A Scene: Ships Piano
Described by Triple J’s Dave Ruby Howe as “one of the most charming bands in the country” you’d be forgiven if you were wondering whatever happened to Melbourne four piece Ships Piano. Well wonder no more, as they emerge from a two year hiatus, the band are about to launch their brand spanking new ... Read More
Scene News: Kids In The Kitchen & Real Life  Play Chasers Nightclub 40th Birthday Bash  - Friday 26Th October
Two iconic, 80s New Wave bands each playing a 50 min+ set of all their chart-topping hits @Chasers Nightclub 40th birthday bash! Led by energetic frontmen Scott Carne and David Sterry, Kids in the Kitchen boasting all original line up and Real Life premiering a new one! Remember Kids in ... Read More
Scene News: Diana Anaid- the Leaving Town tour announcement
Diana's new single "Leaving Town', the third from the My Queen album, was released earlier this month and has inspired her upcoming East Coast Tour which kicks off not far from home in Kingscliff NSW, takes in her current home town of Nimbin, then after some Festival spots including Airlie Beach and Healesville finishes ... Read More
Scene News: Andrew Stockdale TONIGHT at Northcote Social Club
Head along to the Northcote Social Club tonight to see Wolfmother's Andrew Stockdale launch his new album ... Read More
Scene News: Copperline Release Debut Single 'Woman's Touch'
Copperline have released their debut single, 'Woman's Touch', off their upcoming album 'Rusty Fords and Weatherboards'. A new Sydney-based four piece, Copperline are the troubadours and travellers sharing the stories you never knew you needed to hear. Made up of Brad Christmas (vocals, guitar, piano), Richie Gosling (bass, guitar, vocals), ... Read More
Scene News: The Coming Back Out Ball – Coming back out by popular demand!
A spectacular social event for LGBTI elders The second Coming Back Out Ball returns this October – it’s a spectacular social event at the Melbourne Town Hall celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) elders aged 65+ ... Read More
Scene News: The Animals Greatest Hits Australian Tour
THE ANIMALS are one of the most influential and admired bands to emerge from the British Invasion. THE ANIMALS will return to Australian stages this November, bringing with them more than 50 years of iconic rhythm and blues rock ... Read More
Scene News: Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Release New Live-Action Animated Video
Slash and his band, Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators have released the new video for Driving Rain—which features a live-action, animated adventure with ragdoll puppets--the first single off their new album Living The Dream ... Read More
Scene News: Tash Sultana's Highly Anticipated Debut Album 'Flow State' Out Now
In Australia, FLOW STATE debuted at #1 on the Australian Artist Album Chart and #2 on the overall ARIA Album Chart. In the US, it cracked the top 10 on the Top Current Albums Chart at #8 and an impressive #51 on the Billboard Hot 200. In Canada, it debuted top 10 ... Read More
Scene News: The Wolfe Brothers get ready to take their Country Heart show to Tamworth Country Music Festival in 2019
By popular demand, The Wolfe Brothers have announced they will take their Country Heart - three artists, three nations, one massive night of country music - tour to the Tamworth Country Music Festival in 2019. Get ready country music fans - this is going to be huge! With special guests, ... Read More
Scene News: ANTI-FLAG Announce Acoustic Record American Reckoning and release Music Video For "The Debate Is Over (If You Want It)''
Pittsburgh political punk band ANTI-FLAG have just announced a new acoustic album American Reckoning, set to be released on Spinefarm Records / Caroline Australia on September 28th. The album features acoustic versions of songs from their past two albums, as well as covers of songs that inspired them. Pre-orders for ... Read More
Scene News: THE THE this Thursday at the Melbourne International Arts Festival
POST-PUNK ROYALTY THE THE TO PERFORM AT MELBOURNE FESTIVAL    Melbourne International Arts Festival today announced post-punk royalty, The The will return to Melbourne for the first time in almost thirty years to perform in this year’s event. Following sold out performances in London in June, singer and songwriter Matt Johnson and his ... Read More
Scene News: Bendigo Autumn Music Festival Reveals First Line Up Announcement
Today we announce the absolutely huge first line-up for the inaugural Bendigo Autumn Music (BAM) festival, set to take place in venues in and around Bendigo’s arts precinct in April 2019. Following in the tradition of Red Square Music’s sell out boutique music festivals, in Mullumbimby and Bellingen, BAM delivers ... Read More
Scene News: Fundraiser this Saturday for Director at Eastern Suburbs School of Music, Rhys Lett.
“Hope is grief’s best music.” Rhys Lett, one of Melbourne's most talented and hard-working musicians, has been diagnosed in Stage IV of a rare and aggressive cancer. To assist him and his young family through this difficult time, friends are staging a fun and family-friendly fundraising afternoon, filled with live ... Read More
Scene News: Natural Born Hippies wants us all to be together under the sun!
Natural Born Hippies wants us all to be together under the sun! The song "Mandela Under The Sun", written by the Danish band Natural Born Hippies, has been chosen to be the official support song for the Mandela family's charity brand "Long Walk to Freedom" as well as all brands ... Read More
Scene News: Progfest 2019 - 10th Anniversary Edition First Line Up Announced
Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, Progfest is the ultimate annual gathering for progressive music fans and prog as a genre is one of the nation's fastest growing. Featuring progressive bands of all styles and genres, from prog, post, psychedelic, art rock, metal and everything in between, PROGFEST is about showcasing bands ... Read More
Scene News: Reservoir Stomp 2018 - First Line Up Announcement....
Reservoir Stomp is happening again at Preston-Reservoir Bowls Club on Sun 4 Nov. Performing will be Adalita, Kutcha Edwards and Sugar Fed Leopards, with more to be announced soon. The suburban music circuit in Victoria used to be a fertile training ground for generations of bands who cut their teeth ... Read More
Scene News: Shannon Bennett & Lorenz Grollo announce cool new LIVE venue for Melbourne
SHANNON BENNETT & LORENZ GROLLO ANNOUNCE GEDDES LANE BALLROOM NEW LIVE MUSIC VENUE FOR MELBOURNE Thanks to Shannon Bennett and Lorenz Grollo, a unique project is underway to launch a brand new pop-up project restoring live music to an iconic location. The 400+ capacity venue, encompassing a ground floor bar and first floor ... Read More
Scene News: Phil Collins Brings Sold-Out Not Dead Yet: Live! Tour to Australia  in  January  and February 2019 
Global music legend Phil Collins is set to make his long-anticipated return to Australia with his Not Dead Yet: Live! tour, presented by TEG Dainty. The 5-date tour kicks off on Saturday 19 January at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium, followed by Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Monday 21 January, Adelaide Oval ... Read More
Scene News: Neko Case & Hollow Coves confirmed to perform at Port Fairy Folk Festival 2019
 American songstress Neko Case will perform at the Port Fairy Folk Festival in March 2019. Fresh off the back of her 2018 release Hell-On, Case will play two shows at the annual festival plus an intimate performance as part of the Women Out Loud event. From small town punk groups to country music ... Read More
Scene News: One Trick Pony - Paul Simon in the 1970s’ – featuring Simon Starr, Rebecca Barnard, Troy McMillin, Janine Maunder and Paul Williamson  - MEMO Music Hall Sunday 7 October – 3pm
In 1980 Paul Simon crafted an album that has become a cult obsession for many musicians and music fans around the world, called 'One Trick Pony'. 'One Trick Pony' was born on the back of his Grammy award winning album 'Still Crazy After All These Years'. It was the soundtrack ... Read More
Scene News: Queenscliff Music Festival 2018 third line up announcement
Now playing between Friday 23 - Sunday 25 November will be the likes of Australian music legends The Black Sorrows with Vika & Linda Bull, festival favourite Vince Peach, singer-songwriter Al Parkinson, duos The Twoks and This Way North, bluegrass five-piece The Collingwood Casanovas, hip-hop-rock trio The Cool Calm, Sydney ... Read More
Scene News: Beloved children’s entertainer Peter Combe brings his adored Christmas Album to life for a special festive tour
With a career that spans more than three decades, it's fair to say that beloved children's entertainer Peter Combe has more than a few favourite albums under his belt. He has released 15 albums of all original children's material (not including greatest hits or live CDs) throughout his career, and ... Read More
Scene News: Tiki Safari at the Factory
A supersonic eruption is about to rock Marrickville, raising more heat than Kilauea lava as Factory Theatre goes troppo all over again in the rum-infused rock’n’roll extravaganza TIKI SAFARI ... Read More
Scene News: Good Things Festival Line Up Is Here
Foretold through street posters, heralded through (not so) hushed murmurs of the people; Good Things Festival has once and for all emerged from the vast unknowns, bringing forth a new era for Australian alternative music fans, ushered in by an unstoppable army of some of the heaviest, and most alternative ... Read More
Scene News: Virtuoso Steven Wilson tours "To The Bone" this November!
David Roy Williams Presents: An evening with: Acclaimed Modernist Art-Rock architect Steven Wilson returns to Australia and New Zealand to present his most spectacular show yet, with four astonishing audio-visual extravaganzas. Following the release of ‘To The Bone’, his most successful album to date, Steven will perform 3hrs of mesmerising music drawn from both ... Read More
Scene News: Dee Snider Spoken And Shouted! Australian Shows
He is one of the most recognisable and notorious frontmen of all time and DEE SNIDER ascended to hard rock royalty in the early 1980s as the lead singer for New York-based heavy rockers, the multi-platinum sellers TWISTED SISTER. The charismatic and outspoken SNIDER in 1985, alongside  John Denver and Frank ... Read More
Scene News: TOM THUM will beatbox you away in his latest TEDX Talk
TOM THUM RETURNS TO THE TEDX TALKS STAGE AS HE EXPLORES ‘WHAT HAPPENS IN YOUR THROAT WHEN YOU BEATBOX’. Tom Thum’s reputation long precedes him when it comes to his world class talent behind the mic. The beatboxer has become more than just a popular name in Australia but abroad too; his debut performance ... Read More
Scene News: It's Australia's turn for FOZZY's Judas Rising Tour!
Following their most successful US & UK tours EVER, FOZZY is bringing the Judas Rising Tour to Australia for their first headline run since 2010 & their first Aussie appearance since 2013! Armed with two top 10 US Active Rock hits off their monster record ‘Judas’, the band is ready to turn the country into Fozztralia once again this ... Read More
Scene News: Elvis Costello & The Imposters’ New Album ‘Look Now’ Will Be Released October 12
Elvis Costello and The Imposters – Steve Nieve (keyboards), Davey Faragher (bass), Pete Thomas (drums) – have made a sensational new album that ranks alongside the best work this singularly great artist has ever produced ... Read More
Scene News: Natasha England - New Single & Album Announced
Natasha England is set to make her eagerly awaited return with a new single release on Platform Records in September 2018. ‘Somehow’ will be available digitally at all major outlets and was recorded over the last few months with legendary producer Tom Newman (‘Tubular Bells’) and Steve Fearnley on the Isle Of Wight ... Read More
Scene News: DOWNLOAD Tickets on sale TODAY at 9am!
2018 saw the Australian debut of the world’s premier rock and metal festival Download! 30,000 heavy music fans descended on Flemington christening Melbourne into the Download family alongside Donington UK, (the spiritual home of rock), Paris France and Madrid Spain. In 2019, Download returns to Melbourne and will head north to serve ... Read More
Scene News: Melbourne Music Week Reveals 2018 Hub Plus First Round Of Programming 
City of Melbourne has today revealed the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) as the official Hub for Melbourne Music Week (MMW) 2018 and announced its first round of programming on sale ... Read More
Scene News: Avril Lavigne Releases First New Music In Five Years “Head Above Water”
With more than 40 million albums sold and eight Grammy nominations, global recording superstar Avril Lavigne released her first new music in five years today. Preceded by a heartfelt letter to her fans on social media last week, “Head Above Water” details the personal side of Avril’s journey through her ... Read More
Scene News: Skid Row full Australian tour this October
Multi-platinum selling band SKID ROW will embark on a full Australian tour this October whilst also hitting Auckland New Zealand. It will be the first time Australian fans get to see former Dragonforce singer ZP Theart up front and he will be joined by guitarists Snake Sabo & Scotti Hill, ... Read More
Scene News: James Reyne Announces His Annual Cup Eve Show The Corner Hotel, Richmond, Monday 5Th November
Now into its fourth year and somewhat of a Melbourne institution, James Reyne’s highly anticipated annual Cup Eve staple has been locked in for Monday November 5 at the Corner Hotel in Richmond. Every year Reyne’s Melbourne Cup Eve show has grown – with sell out shows and tickets in ... Read More
Scene News: 💥 CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF SHIHAD 💥
Picture this… 1988, Bob Hawke is Prime Minister, Australia dumps $600 million bucks of tax payer cash on Expo 88, Home and Away hits our tellies for the first time, triple j launch the Hottest 100, Nintendo release the Game Boy, free University education is no longer an option, and ... Read More
Scene News: Teenage Fanclub announce February 2019 Australia & New Zealand shows
Frontier Touring is delighted to welcome back Glasgow five-piece Teenage Fanclub, returning to Australia and New Zealand in February 2019. The iconic ‘What You Do To Me’ rockers will perform four headline dates in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland, with tickets to all shows going on sale Monday 27 August ... Read More
Scene News: Indigenous rock band BLACKFIRE are back after a 10 year break and are ready to rock at MEMO on SAT 15 SEP! With Guests  - Hip Hop Act  - Yung Warriors and Indigenous Comedian Kevin Kropinyeri
Indigenous rock band BLACKFIRE are back after a 10 year break and are ready to rock at MEMO on SAT 15 SEP! Blackfire, one of the Big Indigenous Bands of the '90s released two successful albums, A Time to Dream and Night Vision, produced by former Crowded House drummer Paul ... Read More
Scene News: Dogapalooza’s Second Artist Announcement...
Lay about with every friendly doggo in Melbourne whilst sampling Melbourne’s finest artists, food trucks Hamsa Hummus Vegan Shawarma, Jerry’s Vegi Burgers, Bondi’s Funky Pies, Babajis Indian, Waffle & Shake Icecream and beer purveyors Moon Dog Brewery ... Read More
Scene News: SAM PERRY invites you to be The VOICE during his upcoming live shows!
Sam Perry is a name thousands of Australians have fallen in love with through 2018. The young vocal loop artist struck a chord with Australian music fans and viewers of The Voice, where Perry took out the winner’s title for 2018. Shifting the goalposts of what was considered the norm ... Read More
Scene News: Benefit - Join Paulie Stewart this Saturday - raising awareness and funds for Alma Nuns and the disabled children in Timor Leste and Indonesia
BENEFIT CONCERT FOR ALMA NUNS WHO TEND TO DISABLED CHILDREN IN TIMOR LESTE AND INDONESIA "ALMA NUNS VISIT AGAIN’’ Caring for a disabled child in Australia is a tough and stressful task but in a third world country like Timor Leste, with its lack of basic care programs, specialized equipment ...