Back with a killer new record in Young Wolves is For Our Hero! The boys' new six-track collection pulsates with energetic beats, anthemic sing along choruses and every element fans love about For Our Hero ramped up to level 11. The band will be on the road through August touring the new record, a run of shows that have been described as conjuring up a feeling of 'a stadium show squeezed into a sweaty small room'.
On the last weekend of November 2013, outdoor music, lifestyle and arts festival Earthcore will be celebrating it's 20th year on the scene.
Stumbling upon the magical, out-of-this-world TIPI FOREST at Splendour in the Grass is set to be as invigorating as ever this year with the line-up for the electronic music oasis just announced.
After two successful years raging the roof off in Brisbane, SPRUNG Hip-Hop Festival is bringing the party down to Melbourne this October. Celebrating Aussie hip-hop at its finest, the 2013 SPRUNG line-up features the likes of 360, Drapht, Seth Sentry, Funkoars, Horrorshow...the list goes on!
Canada's Obey The Brave are sojourning to Australia for a bit of a trip in August, taking Melbourne's Boris The Blade along for the ride. Only forming 18 months ago, Obey The Brave have been making a fast and strong mark on the metalcore scene, with the release of debut album Young Blood going down ridiculously well with the punters. If metalcore records and impressive live shows are your bag, this a tour for you!
OBEY THE BRAVE - AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES
With Boris The Blade
Hits & Pits 2.0 have just released their second line-up announcement for their nation-wide festival in November, 2013. Joining the ranks are American indie-punk band Bad Astronaut, touring Australia for the very first (and quite possibly, last) time! Old favourites The Ataris will also be bringing the melodious, pop-driven punk to Australian shores for the festival.
In news that will no doubt affect many Australian festival-lover's calendar, it's been revealed that the annual Parklife festival tour will no longer be held. In it's place, Fuzzy Entertainment have announced a new festival in Listen Out. The new touring festival is being billed as the country's only 'IDM' or Intelligent Dance Music event, and will be travelling around the country in September and October. Everywhere except Adelaide, it seems.
Brisbane producer The Kite String Tangle has a new track out in "Given A Chance", and will be on the road through July to bring it to life on stages in Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney! The man behind the tunes, real name Danny Harley, cites influences as Active Child and Chet Faker, and has recently supported the likes of Vydamo, Pluto Jonze and Gold Panda. The music is unique, the live shows even more so - this is a tour you'll not want to miss in a hurry!
The Amity Affliction are gearing up for their biggest headline tour to date, announcing today the 'Brothers In Arms Tour'. Joined by Chelsea Grin, Stick To Your Guns and In Hearts Wake, the boys are highlighting their hard working touring ethic and their killer party attitudes to venues right across the country in October. Tickets are on sale form 9am, June 27 - get on them quickly!
THE AMITY AFFLICTION - THE 'BROTHERS IN ARMS' AUSTRALIAN TOUR
Philadelphia's Bardo Pond have been in the game for over 20 years and they've been doing it mighty well. Creating mind expanding tunes for audiences all over the place since their inception in 1991, Bardo Pond are set to return to Australia for the first time in August since their exclusive run of shows in 2010. These shows are bound to special indeed, so best get your tickets to avoid missing out on the iconic band doing their thing on Australian soil.
Everytime I Die remain one of the more unique bands in the metalcore genre and come October, they'll be bringing their amazing live shows to Australia! Having just released their new album in Ex Lives, the band has produced an excellent result for one of the highly-anticipated albums of 2013.
Check the band out when they're in the country - we're sure these ones are going to sell quick.
EVERYTIME I DIE - AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES