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AUSTRALIAN News & Tours

[AUS NEWS] HOLLOW WORLD Announce Tour

Last week, HOLLOW WORLD unveiled their savage new track WILDFIRE and announced their new album EXANIMATE release details – the album out on March 17th. Having just played alongside some of Australia’s best extreme metal artists on the Thrash, Blast Grind Festival alongside King Parrot and Psycroptic, today they are …

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[AUS NEWS] POSTBLUE Say Goodbye With New EP + Final Show

Following on from what has been an auspicious journey, Melbourne-based indie-rock group, Postblue, have just announced their indefinite hiatus and news that they will be offering up their new EP ‘Deprogrammed’ as a parting gift to fans. Due for release February 24th 2017, ‘Deprogrammed’ consists of four new tracks tied …

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[AUS NEWS] CREO Announce Free Shows

Off the back of new single “Behind The Beat” and the announcement of their ‘Subtitles for X, Y, Z’ EP, CREO will be playing a residency at Sydney’s Bald Face Stag throughout March before heading north to Byron Bay, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, and Gold Coast for more shows into April.  After a …

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[AUS NEWS] TROJANS Announce Australian Tour + Release Video

Two weeks ago, Sydney’s up-and-coming heavy outfit Trojans dropped single “Mark of the Crown” featuring a guest vocal appearance from Aversions Crown’s vocalist Mark Poida – and announced the release date and pre-order details for their EP, “The Blissful Hollow.” Today they are releasing the lyric video for the track …

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[AUS NEWS] RVG Announce Shows

RVG (Romy Vager Group) are pleased announce the release of their debut LP “A Quality of Mercy.” Based in Melbourne, RVG features members of the Galaxy Folk, Drug Sweat, Gregor and Rayon Moon. Produced from the writing of Romy Vager, her songs draw influence from the Psychedelic Furs, Soft Boys …

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[AUS NEWS] I PREVIAL TOUR SOLD OUT! (Except 1 Show)

I Prevail Australian shows are almost all sold out. There’s just the second show in Melbourne at the Corner Hotel with a few tickets left. Got yours? Melbourne legends Void of Vision joins the entire tour as main support. Void of Vision are signed to UNFD/Rise Records and will be …

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[AUS NEWS] COBRA Announce Tour

Adelaide progressive instrumental project, Cobra will tour the nation this March in support of their upcoming debut single Gloom, which will appear on their forthcoming debut record Locking Tusks with Creation. Set for release on March 1 through Solarus Records, Gloom is one of Cobra’s live favourites and will mark their transitions to record outputs, surmising …

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[NEWS] Perth’s SKULLCAVE Release 360 Degree Video

Art As Catharsis are proud to present Bleak (Live At The Dead), an 19 minute piece from Perth’s Skullcave. Skullcave combine elements of doom, post-punk and sludge to create uniquely heavy and progressive music. Their new release, ‘Bleak’, was written over 12 months to try and describe with sound, the …

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[NEWS] HOLDING ABSENCE Release Two Videos

It’s been a big week for fans of Holding Absence the band have managed to drop two new videos in the one week. So if you’re a fan of the band sit back and enjoy.

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[NEWS] CULT OF LUNA Release New Video

A small precious bit of YEARS IN A DAY finally unveiled! Cult of Luna just released singles titled “Marching to the hearbeats” & “DIM”.  They are complemented with live videos of “The Sweep” and “Light Chaser”. Enjoy! ‘YEARS IN A DAY’ is more than just a simple DVD. It’s a bundle including: …

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[AUS NEWS] A BREACH OF SILENCE Announce Tour

Australia’s award winning powercore-metal pioneers A BREACH OF SILENCE have announced Australian tour dates in support of their new album ‘Secrets’. The tour starts on March 25 in their hometown of Brisbane, at The Brightside, and will conclude on April 22 in Mackay, at McGuires CBD Hotel. See below for …

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[AUS NEWS] A GHOST ORCHESTRA Announce Tour

Adelaide’s A Ghost Orchestra are edging closer to the March 10 release of their debut album Blood, a tour de force in blistering hardcore-punk-metal. Following recent taster Precursor, new single Bad Blood is another ferocious flag-flying cut from a band who are hungrier than ever to hit the road for their six date album tour. Fast approaching the summit …

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[AUS NEWS] SLEEPMAKESWAVES Album & CALIGULA’S HORSE Tour

sleepmakeswaves new album, “Made of Breath Only“, is out Friday, March 24. Recorded with renowned producer Nick DiDia (Pearl Jam, Powderfinger, Rage Against the Machine) in Byron Bay, the album features a progressive combination of sounds hinted at in lead single ‘Tundra’ which premiered on triple j. sleepmakeswaves is touring …

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[AUS NEWS] ABADDON INCARNATE Australian Tour

 One of Ireland’s fastest, most brutal death metal bands ever, Abaddon Incarnate will make their long overdue return to Australia this March! Last seen on the continent over a decade ago in 2003, the band have teamed up with key independent Australian promoters to book a tour that takes in …

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[AUS NEWS] STORMRIDER HEAVY METAL FESTIVAL

The Stormrider Heavy Metal Festival is back for another year to celebrate Power, Thrash, Speed, Prog and Traditional Heavy Metal… and Viking Folk! Now in its fourth year, the annual festival has grown in size and stature each year. This year the event will be held at The Badlands Bar …

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[AUS NEWS] BLACKEN OPEN AIR Lineup Announced

Blacken Open Air Festival

The monster lineup for BLACKEN Open Air has been announced, boasting 30 bands from every corner of the country. Now in it’s fifth incarnation, the event inspires an annual pilgrimage into the heart of Australia. Announced live on Triple J last night, International touring acts including Desecrator, Whoretopsy and Truth …

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[AUS NEWS] DESECRATOR Announce Australian Tour

Desecrator Australian Tour

DESECRATOR‘s “TO THE GALLOWS” Australian album launch tour will start from the from South to East, through the centre of Australia for a headlining slot at Blacken Open Air and all the way out West Joining them for most of the ride are Adelaide’s Hidden Intent. Learn more on http://desecrator.net

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[AUS NEWS + INTERVIEW] Photographer ROD HUNT

Rod Hunt: Portraits, Pits & Punks’ is on for eight days from 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 16, then Friday, February 17 – Sunday 19 and Thursday 23 – Sunday 26 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day at the Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Pidcock Street, Camperdown in Sydney. Music Photographer …

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[AUS NEWS] DWARVES Australian Tour

Dwarves

Throughout the 1990’s and 2000’s the Dwarves chaotic shows and incendiary interviews drew the attention of both underground and mainstream press and their bad reputation made them the band that simply would not die. While the faint-hearted withered in their seats, rock fans squirmed with delight. Now the Dwarves are …

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