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INTERVIEW: DON AIREY, DEEP PURPLE – March 2024

INTERVIEW: DON AIREY, DEEP PURPLE – March 2024

| 15 April 2024 | Reply

INTERVIEW: DON AIREY, DEEP PURPLE – March 2024 By Shane Pinnegar Sadly, rock legends DEEP PURPLE have been dropped from the revised lineup for next week’s PANDEMONIUM FESTIVAL, but we’re not going to let that waste this interview with keyboard legend DON AIREY. Airey is in fine spirits at 8am on a brisk Cambridge morning, […]

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SAMANTHA FISH & JESSE DAYTON SUPPORT ACTS ANNOUNCED

SAMANTHA FISH & JESSE DAYTON SUPPORT ACTS ANNOUNCED

| 11 April 2024 | Reply

SAMANTHA FISH & JESSE DAYTON SUPPORT ACTS ANNOUNCED With just five weeks to go until Samantha Fish & Jesse Dayton hit our shores for the Death Wish Blues tour, Gerrard Allman Events is delighted to announce some amazing Australian artists who will be opening the duo’s headline shows. SYDNEY: Three-time Australian Blues Music Award winners […]

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THE PANDEMONIUM AROUND PANDEMONIUM (FESTIVAL)

THE PANDEMONIUM AROUND PANDEMONIUM (FESTIVAL)

| 8 April 2024 | Reply

THE PANDEMONIUM AROUND PANDEMONIUM (FESTIVAL) Pandemonium Festival – The show WILL go on.  Despite shonky news reporting and uninformed keyboard warrior outcry, a revised version of the festival is confirmed to be all systems go. This press release from the organisers was issued a short while ago:   It will be Pandemonium this April! Recently […]

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LIVE: SIMPLE PLAN – Perth, Western Australia, 6 April 2024

LIVE: SIMPLE PLAN – Perth, Western Australia, 6 April 2024

| 8 April 2024 | Reply

LIVE: SIMPLE PLAN – Perth, Western Australia, 6 April 2024 With Jax, We The Kings & Boys Like Girls – Club Metropolis Review & Photography by Luke Baker Simple Plan kicked off their Australian tour at Metro City in Perth for the first of two back-to-back sold-out shows. It would seem that Pop Punk is […]

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MAHALIA ANNOUNCES BECCA HATCH AS SPECIAL GUEST ON IN REAL LIFE AUSTRALIAN TOUR THIS APRIL & MAY

MAHALIA ANNOUNCES BECCA HATCH AS SPECIAL GUEST ON IN REAL LIFE AUSTRALIAN TOUR THIS APRIL & MAY

| 2 April 2024 | Reply

MAHALIA ANNOUNCES BECCA HATCH AS SPECIAL GUEST ON IN REAL LIFE AUSTRALIAN TOUR THIS APRIL & MAY Grammy-nominated UK singer-songwriter Mahalia has today announced she will bring local music sensation Becca Hatch on the road for her In Real Life Australian tour this April and May. ​ Delivering soul well beyond her years, Becca Hatch […]

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Parkway Drive Sell Out Brisbane, Melbourne & Perth 20 Year Anniversary Tour Shows

Parkway Drive Sell Out Brisbane, Melbourne & Perth 20 Year Anniversary Tour Shows

| 2 April 2024 | Reply

Parkway Drive Sell Out Brisbane, Melbourne & Perth 20 Year Anniversary Tour Shows Australian metal juggernauts PARKWAY DRIVE continue their domination with their upcoming 20 Year Anniversary Tour shows in Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth sold out within 1 hour. Fans who missed out can sign up to the official waitlist for each city for further […]

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Announces May 2024 Australian Tour

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Announces May 2024 Australian Tour

| 2 April 2024 | Reply

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Announces May 2024 Australian Tour Legendary Guitar Virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen to Embark on Highly Anticipated Australian Tour in May 2024 Australian fans of guitar virtuoso YNGWIE MALMSTEEN are in for an electrifying treat as the maestro announces his long-awaited return to Australia for a series of shows in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney. This […]

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TWENTY ONE PILOTS ANNOUNCE MASSIVE GLOBAL HEADLINE TOUR

TWENTY ONE PILOTS ANNOUNCE MASSIVE GLOBAL HEADLINE TOUR

| 2 April 2024 | Reply

TWENTY ONE PILOTS ANNOUNCE MASSIVE GLOBAL HEADLINE TOUR GRAMMY Award winning duo Twenty One Pilots have announced details of their massive global headline The Clancy World Tour and shared “Next Semester,” a new song from their highly anticipated forthcoming album, Clancy, which will be released May 17th via Fueled By Ramen. Twenty One Pilots will […]

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AMARANTHE Announce August and September 2024 First Ever Australian Tour

AMARANTHE Announce August and September 2024 First Ever Australian Tour

| 2 April 2024 | Reply

AMARANTHE Announce August and September 2024 First Ever Australian Tour After conquering stages across the globe and on the back of their stunning new album The Catalyst, Swedish metal virtuosos AMARANTHE are finally set to embark on their first ever tour of Australia. AMARANTHE have walked their own unique path from the start. With a […]

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POND ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR FOR JUNE & JULY 2024!

POND ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR FOR JUNE & JULY 2024!

| 2 April 2024 | Reply

POND ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR FOR JUNE & JULY 2024! Prolific and beloved psychedelic rock band Pond have announced they will take their Stung! Tour around Australia this June and July, coinciding with the release of the band’s tenth studio album Stung! on 21st June, Pond will tour nationally through winter, for the first time since […]

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THE PAPER KITES ANNOUNCE HOMECOMING HEADLINE SHOWS FOR JUNE 2024

THE PAPER KITES ANNOUNCE HOMECOMING HEADLINE SHOWS FOR JUNE 2024

| 2 April 2024 | Reply

THE PAPER KITES ANNOUNCE HOMECOMING HEADLINE SHOWS FOR JUNE 2024 Australia’s biggest indie-folk band, The Paper Kites, are hitting home soil in 2024. Frontier Touring today announce the Melbourne-born band will return to Australia for a series of special headline shows this June. Performing alongside The Roadhouse Band in what will be their first Australian […]

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ICONIC SAHARAN DESERT ROCK BAND, TINARIWEN, ANNOUNCES FULL AUSTRALIAN TOUR

ICONIC SAHARAN DESERT ROCK BAND, TINARIWEN, ANNOUNCES FULL AUSTRALIAN TOUR

| 2 April 2024 | Reply

ICONIC SAHARAN DESERT ROCK BAND, TINARIWEN, ANNOUNCES FULL AUSTRALIAN TOUR Iconic Tuareg Saharan desert rock band, Tinariwen, is thrilled to return to Australia this May and June for a national run of dates, adding to their highly anticipated performances at Sydney’s Vivid and Rising in Melbourne. Evolving from exiled rebels to global music icons, the […]

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WALLOWS (USA) ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND MODEL TOUR 2024

WALLOWS (USA) ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND MODEL TOUR 2024

| 2 April 2024 | Reply

WALLOWS (USA) ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND MODEL TOUR 2024   The LA trio return this December – bringing their biggest global headline tour thus far to arenas in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Wellington and Auckland this December – the Model Tour 2024.   ‘We played some of our favourite shows to date on […]

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Accusefive (告五人) Australia & New Zealand Dates As Part Of First Live Tour: Around The New World – “Amusement Of The Universe”

Accusefive (告五人) Australia & New Zealand Dates As Part Of First Live Tour: Around The New World – “Amusement Of The Universe”

| 2 April 2024 | Reply

Accusefive (告五人) Australia & New Zealand Dates As Part Of First Live Tour: Around The New World – “Amusement Of The Universe” Mandarin Pop rock band Accusefive (告五人) will bring their First Live Tour: Around The New World – “Amusement of the Universe” to Australia and New Zealand in June 2024. Their first ever live […]

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DORO Unleashes Animated Video From Balázs Gróf For ‘Lean Mean Rock Machine’

DORO Unleashes Animated Video From Balázs Gróf For ‘Lean Mean Rock Machine’

| 2 April 2024 | Reply

DORO Unleashes Animated Video From Balázs Gróf For ‘Lean Mean Rock Machine’ Legendary heavy metal icon DORO is back with a thunderous new single, ´Lean Mean Rock Machine,´ which comes accompanied by an electrifying animated video crafted by acclaimed visual artist Balázs Gróf. This adrenaline-fueled anthem, taken from her latest album Conqueress- Forever Strong and […]

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LIVE: THE DAMNED with Nick Sheppard’s Yung Pomerians – Perth, 26 March 2024

LIVE: THE DAMNED with Nick Sheppard’s Yung Pomerians – Perth, 26 March 2024

| 28 March 2024 | Reply

LIVE: THE DAMNED with Nick Sheppard’s Yung Pomerians – Perth, 26 March 2024 Astor Theatre, Perth Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Pete Gardner Let’s start with a spoiler: The Damned were everything a great rock band should be, tonight: tight as a sofa wedged up a flight of stairs, as ‘business up front and […]

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Australian Garage Rock legends THE STEMS are set to tour nationally for 40th Anniversary

Australian Garage Rock legends THE STEMS are set to tour nationally for 40th Anniversary

| 26 March 2024 | Reply

Australian Garage Rock legends THE STEMS are set to tour nationally for 40th Anniversary West Australian garage rock legends The Stems are making a triumphant return to the live stage for a series of dates in August 2024. Having last toured in 2019, original members, Dom Mariani, Julian Matthews, and Dave Shaw are set to […]

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HEAD OF CLAY RELEASE NEW SINGLE & VIDEO FOR GO LET’S GO

HEAD OF CLAY RELEASE NEW SINGLE & VIDEO FOR GO LET’S GO

| 26 March 2024 | Reply

HEAD OF CLAY RELEASE NEW SINGLE & VIDEO FOR GO LET’S GO Rock Dogs and Party Peeps rejoice!! Because Head of Clay are driving a good time, old school, rock’n’roll ’66 Caddy straight to your door with their brand new single!! Go Let’s Go is jammed with tasty guitar licks, a dash of blues and […]

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Canada’s biggest alt-rock export Mother Mother are thrilled to announce they will be returning to Australia

Canada’s biggest alt-rock export Mother Mother are thrilled to announce they will be returning to Australia

| 26 March 2024 | Reply

Canada’s biggest alt-rock export Mother Mother are thrilled to announce they will be returning to Australia Canada’s biggest alt-rock export Mother Mother are thrilled to announce they will be returning to Australia and finally making their debut in New Zealand this November for their largest tour here yet! “We are beyond thrilled to be returning […]

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Parkway Drive Announce 20 Year Anniversary Tour With Special Guests I Prevail (USA), The Ghost Inside (USA) & Void Of Vision

Parkway Drive Announce 20 Year Anniversary Tour With Special Guests I Prevail (USA), The Ghost Inside (USA) & Void Of Vision

| 26 March 2024 | Reply

Parkway Drive Announce 20 Year Anniversary Tour With Special Guests I Prevail (USA), The Ghost Inside (USA) & Void Of Vision Two decades ago, a band that would go on to pioneer and dominate the landscape of heavy music was born on the sunny shores of Byron Bay. Now in 2024, Australian metal titans PARKWAY […]

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