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American Idiot

The Australian production of Green Days American Idiot, the high-octane rock musical, has announced a national tour in 2018. Following critical and audience acclaim at its [...]

The Script to return to Australia

Dublin three-piece  band The Script is coming back to Australian shores in 2018 – three years overdue since their last headline shows Down Under. Following the release of [...]

This one’s for Ted

It has been 18 years since the Ted Mulry Gang (TMG) performed in the suburbs of Melbourne and regional Victoria. Now, with Ted’s brother Steve Mulry at the helm, and former [...]

Marysville Jazz and Blues Weekend

Situated in the foothills of the Yarra Valley in the beautiful township of Marysville, the annual Marysville Jazz and Blues Weekend is just a 90min drive from Melbourne with [...]

Limbo Unhinged

They Sydney Opera House has announced an acclaimed new circus cabaret experience will arrive this summer. Limbo Unhinged will unleash pyrotechnics, sword-swallowing and [...]

Echo and Deathgate for Gravemind

Gravemind are rolling out the second single from the EP, Echo, which continues the story of the astronaut who journeyed through The Deathgate. The track also features [...]

Killing Heidi announce regional tour

Twenty years after their Australian classics Weir and Mascara catapulted them to top of the national charts, Killing Heidi are back on the road celebrating their 20 [...]

Exquisite: An Evening with Mama Alto

Two Melbourne icons meet: the beaux arts theatre of old world glamour hosts the consummate jazz cabaret diva. Enjoy soaking in the luxurious atmosphere of the plush foyer and [...]

Final program for Due West

City of Maribyrnong has announced the final program for Melbourne’s Due West: Immersive Arts Festival showcasing local creatives, organisations and venues from 10 – 27 [...]

Think Twice Mojo Juju

To mark the release of Think Twice, Mojo kicks off her tour on Thursday August 10th at the Woolly Mammoth in Brisbane followed by a string of dates across Australia in [...]

Assassins co-cast announced

Hayes Theatre Co has announced the remaining cast and creative team for their production of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning musical Assassins to play for a limited [...]

Endowment Awards launched

The 2017 Rob Guest Endowment Awards have been launched and applications for all awards are now open. The Rob Guest Endowment is Australia’s most exciting scholarship [...]

Free gig for Melbournians

After the massive success of their first creative collaboration in Brisbane – Tkay Maidza and Ego have announced a surprise second show for their fusion of art and live [...]

Andy Ward shares ‘Gun Shy’.

Following the success of Andy Ward’s single, ‘Let Me Down’, ‘Gun Shy’ is a bold protest song wrapped in the allegory of an upbeat love song. A [...]

Gravity by Jemma Rix

Musical theatre star Jemma Rix has released her much anticipated debut album, Gravity. To launch her new album, Jemma Rix will also perform three ‘one night only’ [...]

San Mei gains Necessary momentum

Following the success of single releases, ‘Rewind’, ‘Until You Feel Good’ and ‘Necessary’, a music video and  an east coast tour, San [...]

Fed Square Live – Winter 2017

Following on from the phenomenal success of River Rink, the city’s most iconic open-air ice skating experience, the winter fun continues at Fed Square.  Fed Square Live [...]

Break Away for Wild Honey

Fiercely independent and at risk of blowing a fuse, Sydney’s Wild Honey have released Break Away, the first track off their upcoming debut full-length album. Recorded [...]

August Burns Red announces new album

August Burns Red is back with the announcement of new album Phantom Anthem, the follow-up to 2015’s Found In Far Away Places that took the band to new heights and [...]

Lighten Up After Dark

The winter darkness is spectacularly illuminated during the Glow Winter Arts Festival, across the City of Stonnington, from twilight until after-dark, 10 – 20 August 2017. [...]

OKBadlands present Mineral

Over the past 12 months, Brisbane Duo ‘OKBadlands’ have wowed listeners time and time again with their special brand of jazz-infused electronic pop. After receiving 5/5 [...]

MCKC release Moneymouth

Following its premiere with WildnFree, Brisbane’s Max Chillen + the Kerbside Collective share new single, ‘Moneymouth’.  Inherently a break up [...]

Trails release IOU

Combining hypnotic vocals, ethereal synths, intricate instrumental layerings and driving rhythms Trails delivers a powerfully distinctive signature sound. Drawing inspiration [...]

Melvins add extra shows

Fresh from the release of their first ever double album A Walk with Love and Death (out now via label Ipecac Recordings), the Melvins return to Australia this November, [...]

New single for Saskwatch

Melbourne indie-soul outfit Saskwatch follow up the success of singles December Nights and Then There’s You, and selling out their two album preview shows in Melbourne and [...]

Manu Crook$ releases mood forever

Ridin’ is the first single off upcoming EP mood forever – a six track EP of brand new material from Sydney-based artist and producer Manu Crooks.Crooks exploded [...]

LIVE head to Australia

One of the world’s biggest rock acts LIVE has reunited and is heading to Australia for a series of massive shows under the stars this November, including a [...]

TMG birthday bash

Saturday September 2 is a special day for Australian music fans – it marks what would have been the 70th birthday of iconic musician Ted Mulry. The day prior – September [...]

Ugly Kings feature Promised Land

Melbourne rockers The Ugly Kings recently sold out their Promised Land single launch show at Melbourne’s Cherry Bar. Now after the success of the Melbourne show, The [...]

News from Nucleust

Perth cerebral metallers, Nucleust, have recently completed recording their full length debut album which will be called Terra Cerebral and released on July 28 via Rockpit [...]

Ball and Boe together

Following the phenomenal success of their double-platinum selling Christmas #1 UK album, Together, and major sold out tours of the UK, Live Nation have announced that musical [...]

Mew seize the moment

Recorded and self-produced in Copenhagen, MEW’s latest album and the reason for this new tour, Visuals was completed in under a year and sees Mew at their most concise, [...]

Dead Message as Paradise Falls

As Paradise Falls’ new full-length album Digital Ritual will be out July 21, 2017 via Eclipse Records. Brisbane’s AS PARADISE FALLS have premiered their new music [...]

Swinging Like I’m Bowie

Psych-pop wunderkind Pluto Jonze has unveiled his first taste of new music in three years, in the form of ‘Swinging Like I’m Bowie’ – a tribute to [...]

Miles and Simone reveal new video

 Grab your lover and run towards the shore, as Miles and Simone return with the perfect soundtrack to cure the winter blues, and now with heart-tugging visuals to boot. The [...]

New Single for Carmouflage Rose

Having recently signed to Brisbane’s alternative label Bedlam Records and off the back off the success of his last single ‘Grime Joint Part 1’ – Brisbane based artist [...]

BIGSOUND announces first 64 live acts

BIGSOUND Festival 2017’s first artist announcement has exploded, with over 60 acts making up the initial list of Australia’s hottest musicians heading to Brisbane’s [...]

Another Century for The Church

ARIA Hall of Fame Members, The Church need no introduction. After over three decades of making music in various formats, line-ups, places and cognitive states, this is a band [...]

Manual Override with Saskwatch

Melbourne indie-soul outfit Saskwatch follow up the massive success of single “December Nights”, with the announcement of new track “Then There’s You”, the [...]

Dealbreaker for Mecha Mecha

Newcomers to the Brisbane scene Mecha Mecha have burst out of the stable at a sprint with the music video for their sinister single Dealbreaker. Neo Classical-Alt rock [...]

Dear Seattle announce EP and tour

Sydney’s Dear Seattle have been shaking up the live music scene and crowd surfing their way across Australia all year, and now they are here to serve you a new dose [...]

Indie-Folk Singer reveals debut single

Melbourne singer songwriter Dan Vogl is no newcomer to the music scene, having worked under various musical endeavours since early 2010, but his latest piece of work ‘If I [...]

Migos to tour Australia & New Zealand

Global rap and pop culture icons, Migos, have announced that they will tour Australia and New Zealand. Migos will bring their live show our way this October hitting stages [...]

Bad Boy OOZE

Rap’s resident bad boy, IVAN OOZE is an anomaly who’s short career thus far can be likened to that of an organized whirlwind. When we first learnt of the [...]

Swan Lake / Loch na hEala

The Sydney Opera House has announced that the acclaimed Irish work, Swan Lake / Loch na hEala, will make its Australian debut at the Sydney Opera House in August, direct from [...]

Sydney Opera House presents Lorde

New Zealand pop artist, Lorde, will become the youngest artist to headline the Sydney Opera House Forecourt this November. Wrapping a huge summer-festival tour of her native [...]

Rise Against – Wolves

Recorded with GRAMMY®-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, Deftones), WOLVES is Rise Against’s follow-up to 2014’s The Black Market, [...]

Harry Styles expands world tour

Due to overwhelming demand, Harry Styles has added 56 new show dates for 2018 to his sold-out world tour. The first leg of Harry Styles Live On Tour will kick off in [...]

Big news for Husky fans

Liberation has released release Husky’s third studio record, Punchbuzz. Recorded in Melbourne with producer Matt Redlich, the captivating sound of Punchbuzz is of a band [...]

London Grammar for Concert Hall

The Sydney Opera House today announced it had secured celebrated English trio London Grammar for two grand Concert Hall performances on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 September [...]

Brit-punk expands tour

The Stranglers have announced that they’ll be joined on their recently announced 2018 Australian tour by fellow UK punk icons Ruts DC. Known for their 1979 classic [...]

Alice Cooper to tour Australia

earMUSIC has announced the worldwide signing of legendary shock-rocker Alice Cooper. Paranormal, Alice Cooper’s new studio album, his first in six years, will be released [...]

Playing it Forward

Music industry mates John Farnham, Jimmy Barnes, Noiseworks and Diesel will band together for one night only with the Playing It Forward benefit concert at Hisense Arena on [...]

Justin Finch set to release debut EP

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Sydney musician Justin Finch will release his debut EP Shadows Of The Dying under the moniker of Burden Man tomorrow (May 27). The record is best described [...]

Downsyde drop new single

PERTH, AUSTRALIA: Western Australian based hip hop trio Downsyde have released their new single Richman, which has been plucked from the upcoming full-length album [...]

The Baio Philosophy

Baio has unveiled ‘PHILOSOPHY!’, the debut single from his forthcoming sophomore solo album, Man of the World. Set for release on Friday 30 June, the album was [...]

Off the Grid album debuts at #1

With the debut of their hugely anticipated sixth album Off the Grid, Australian trio Bliss n Eso have knocked the seemingly invincible superpower Ed Sheeran off his 8-week [...]

Feel free to Over-React!

Melbourne’s Over-Reactor are back after a prolonged absence from the Australian music scene with their brand new single BACKBONE and have announced their brand new [...]

÷ World Tour Tickets

Two Grammy Awards, six billion YouTube views, 70 million online followers, hundreds of thousands of tickets sold across four Australian and New Zealand tours, and a firm [...]

Green Buzzard announce East Coast Tour

Off the back of their much praised recent release Space Man Rodeo EP Green Buzzard have announced that the band will be hitting the road next month making their way down the [...]

Laugh, sing and dance at The National

Great classic and contemporary stories await to be told at The National Theatre in 2017. The National Theatre has been a major social, theatrical and architectural landmark [...]

TAKE ME BACK tour announced

Melbourne-based, 70’s rock’n’roll inspired misfits The Velvet Addiction have released their debut single Take Me Back; a swaggering, classic-rock [...]

$40 Lottery Ticket Policy Announced

Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, the Grammy for Best Musical Theatre album and four Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, The Book of Mormon has [...]

Chicane at The Ivy

Rodd Richards Presents and Genesis Events are excited to present Chicane, for one exclusive Sydney show, on Sunday 30th October 2016. The English born talent is one of the [...]

Singing for your supper

Coming from humble beginnings, world famous pizza chef, Johnny Di Francesco has become one of the most respected chefs in the country. Knowing just how hard it is to start [...]

Garbage release new album

Garbage’s sixth studio album Strange Little Birds is now available in stores and at all digital retailers. The album was recorded and produced by the band (Shirley Manson, [...]

Rik meets Maisie

by Rik Barnett Today I had the chance to sit down with the magnificent English, singer/songwriter Maisie Johnson. She delightfully answered all of my questions and did so [...]

‘Hoofers’ set to sing in the rain

Melbourne, Australia: Rehearsals are well underway for the opening of the splash-hit West End stage production Singin’ in the Rain, which premieres in May at Melbourne’s [...]

Young, loud and smug

Lille, France: Youthful French blues rockers, The Arrogants, have released the video for the tite track from their debut Album, No Time To Wait. The Arrogants, are part of a [...]

Good Life ’16 about to explode

The biggest party of the Australian summer, Good Life ’16, kicks off in just two days’ time. Since launching in 2010, Good Life has been the hottest festival ticket in [...]

Do yourself a favour

Melbourne, Australia: Molly: Do Yourself A Favour – the 3-disc soundtrack, to the hit Channel Seven TV mini-series MOLLY, has reached number one on the national ARIA [...]

Jesse Hooper appointed head of music

Melbourne, Australia: Four-time ARIA-award-winning songwriter and performer, Jesse Hooper, has taken the position of Head Of Music at boutique music and entertainment [...]

Violent Soho’s new release

Brisbane, Australia: Violent Soho’s have released the single Viceroy, the second offering from the from the band’s fourth LP, Waco, Viceroy was finished during the [...]

A Bowie tribute

The Foundry & Mucho Bravado presents ‘ZIGGY PLAYED GUITAR’: DAVID BOWIE TRIBUTE NIGHT FOR CANCER CHARITY Ziggy played guitar Jamming good with Weird and Gilly [...]

ILLUMI RUN set to light up Australia

Long gone are the days when working out was purely at the gym. 2015 saw a rise in workout trends from HIIT to gymnastic strength training to trampoline fitness and aerial [...]

Sounds from PlanetSOL

Sounds of PlanetSOL is an uplifting and exhilarating musical adventure about feeling, connection and the power of music that will be showing at The Butterfly Club – Carson [...]

The world celebrates Lemmy

Hollywood, USA: The world will come together on Saturday January 9 to celebrate the life of rock legend, Ian ‘Lemmy’ Kilmister. Family and close friends will observe a [...]

Mallets at the ready

Melbourne, Australia: Croquet is a game in which balls are knocked round a course of hoops. The game as we know it now appears to have started in England in the 1850s and [...]

Troye Sivan up close and personal

Sydney, Australia: Troye Sivan has announced two new performances for Sydney and Perth fans in January. His first Australian show will be a homecoming performance at the [...]

More top talent for the AACTA Awards

Sydney, Australia: With just one week to go until Australia’s biggest film and television Awards, more local and international actors and music acts have been announced for [...]

DMA’s debut album out soon

Sydney, Australia: DMA’s is set to release its much anticipated debut album, Hills End, with the record’s international launch date scheduled for February 26. In mid-2013 [...]

Comfort releases Roses

Brisbane’s The Comfort are releasing their brand new single ‘Roses’ on Tuesday December 1. The Comfort are a heartfelt, passionate and genuine trio of guys [...]

R.W. Grace’s EP out soon

Sydney, Australia: Having dropped two game-changing singles, ‘Pluto’ and ‘Shell’, over the past year, Perth-born, Sydney-based artist R.W. Grace is about to release [...]

Jesse Hooper nominated for APRA board

Melbourne, Australia: Jesse Hooper has been nominated to represent Australia’s songwriters and performers as a Writer Director on the APRA board this year. The four-time [...]

Rudimental announce special DJ sets

Sydney, Australia: Alongside their announced Australian headline performances this December, genre-bending UK quartet Rudimental have firmly set their sights on Australian [...]

Straight from the heart

The best music comes from the heart and no better music comes than when our heart is full. This is exactly where Falls new album Omaha was born. It’s been a complicated [...]

Palms’ release new album

Sydney, Australia: Sydney’s Palms will their new album, titled Crazy Track, on October 30. Crazy Rack boasts all the hallmarks of Palms’ melodic, fuzzy and charming 2012 [...]

NZ Villainy heads to Australia

Brisbane, Australia: One of New Zealand’s finest, most lauded and rewarded bands, Villainy, are set to release their new single Syria, into Australia. The filmclip for [...]

When the passion ignites

“When I left school I started college, but being me I didn’t just go to any old college, instead I went to the Ballyfermot Rock School in Dublin. I met loads of great [...]

Lucinda Williams’ new shows

Sydney, Australia: Australia’s love affair with Lucinda Williams continues, with the news that her performance on Monday 7 December at Melbourne’s Forum Theatre is [...]

Father John Misty adds new shows

Melbourne, Australia: With both Meredith Festival and his December 10 sideshow date at The Forum now sold out, Secret Sounds has announced Father John Misty will play a [...]

CHVRCHES drop new single and album

Glasgow, Scotland: CHVRCHES today premiered a new song Clearest Blue, the latest track to be lifted from the band’s forthcoming second album Every Open Eye, due for release [...]

Your invitation to White Night

Brisbane, Australia: In his early days, Hayden Calnin was one of triple j’s next crop artists and has refused to conform to convention and genre. Exploring everything from [...]

The Wrath are here to stay

Sydney, Australia: Tommy Creeper the mic maniac, Spectre Deano and Carina Hellbunny Deluxe on guitar, Jase Hand on drums and The Count on double bass, form the band that is [...]

Bigsound announces new participants

Brisbane, Australia: The full Bigsound picture has been revealed with 101 industry leaders rounding out a massive line-up of talent who will be both sharing knowledge on the [...]

Teramaze signs new album deal

Melbourne, Australia: Progressive Metal ensemble, Teramaze, has signed to Music Theories Recordings (which is a part of the Mascot Label Group), with the band’s first [...]

RW Grace reveals ‘Shell’ video

Sydney, AUSTRALIA: Following the release of new single Shell, RW Grace has revealed the hypnotic video for the track. Premiered by Clash UK, the video takes RW Grace on a [...]

An evening with Mark Seymour

Frontier Touring celebrates Mark Seymour’s 30-year career with three special live performances in August at Sydney’s Factory Theatre, Melbourne’s National Theatre and [...]

The Creases release video for Point

Brisbane, AUSTRALIA: Following the release of their new single Point, The Creases now reveal the video for the catchy track. Created by the band with the help of some trusted [...]

Debut album for Les Mis star

Simon Gleeson is currently starring as Jean Valjean in the acclaimed new production of Cameron Mackintosh’s Les Misérables, which has earned him a 2015 Helpmann Award [...]

Senses Fail to release new album

Influential post-hardcore band Senses Fail will release their sixth studio album titled Pull The Thorns From Your Heart on June 30 via Pure Noise Records/Sony Music [...]

Wolf Alice’s new video

  London, ENGLAND: Following the news of their debut album My Love Is Cool, London’s Wolf Alice has now unveiled the new video to new single Giant Peach – along with [...]

Guards Of May set to release album

Brisbane, AUSTRALIA: Guards of May are at the forefront of the new wave of exciting, pulsing, all-encompassing Australian rock music. Their debut album Future Eyes is due for [...]

Music Victoria inductees nominated

  Olivia Newton-John & John Farnham Melbourne, AUSTRALIA: The Age and Music Victoria have revealed details of The Age Music Victoria tenth Anniversary Hall of Fame [...]

Conrad Sewell tickets go onsale

Brisbane, AUSTRALIA: With a smash hit single in Start Again – currently the #1 track on iTunes in Australia – there’s just no stopping Conrad Sewell, the 25-year-old [...]