In this issue: Blood on the Dancefloor, Motion City Soundtrack, Kyuss Lives and more Soundwave-bound artists announce headline shows!
This week sees a slew of announcements from both international and local artists alike. From the highly anticipated albums; The Presets, Justice and Oh Mercy to the extremely controversial (Here's looking at you Amity), if there's an album coming out soon, here is where you'll find out about it.
While She Sleeps are celebrating the release of their debut full-length album This Is The Six on August 3, with their first tour around the country. They have recently found success by winning Best British Newcomers at this year’s 2012 Kerrang! Awards. The band will perform a string of shows in city and regional venues, joined by artists House vs. Hurricane and Northlane.
Welcome back to "The State Of Affairs", where we fill you in on what's been happening of late in the local and international music and arts industries. From break ups to make ups, from firings to hirings... you'll read it all here.
In This Issue: Strike Hard Bookings shuts shop, Hilltop Hoods sign to Fontana U.S, Nada Surfs sign with Stop Start,the ARIA Charts, James Vincent McMorrow joins Dew Process. Livescene launches App to promote live music, Adele holds her position at #1 in the ARIA charts, Inertia records introduces "Inertia Access" to help unsigned artists start out, Shock Records sign "While She Sleeps", Basick records partners with Prosthetic Records, Pressed And sign to Mush records, APRA AMCOS Song Summit announces key speakers, The Riff is back on Channel V!, The Holding Pattern helps launch undiscovered musicians. Katy Perry joins forces with The Sims, National Slam Day, Unsigned Only Music Competition, The 2011 Smac Awards, PBS 'Drive Alive 2012', Elefant Traks sign Sky'High, and Inpress organise a 'fun raiser' for Genny B.