Chance Waters is touring through April with the equally as talented Brendan Maclean on the 'A Transit Officer Beat Up My Brother So I Wrote a Funny Song About It Tour'. Try saying that five times. The Sydneysiders will be taking some great music about the place, with Waters' forthcoming LP The Ticket Inspector set for release this year and Maclean's enthralling live performance star continuing to rise. Don't miss out on the opportunity to see Waters do his thing and do it well; if you've not seen him yet, you're definitely missing out.
In this issue: Osunlade replaces Joe Claussell in Adelaide Festival’s Lola’s Pergola, Armin Only announces Australian tour, Shannon Noll postpones ‘Invincible’ tour dates, Avenged Sevenfold date change and Asking Alexandria confirmed as support, Billy Bragg adds date to Australian tour, Elizabeth Rose adds new tour dates and premiere's “Sensibility” video, Nina Las Vegas announces more guests on national tour and Public Enemy announce supports for tour.
In this issue: Circoloco hits Sydney this ANZAC Day, Rudimental are taking over Sydney Harbour for Channel [V] Island Parties, Shapeshifter return to Australia, Billy Bragg adds Sydney show, Red Bee wrap up tour with a hometown show, O’Fest hits UTS featuring Art Vs. Science + heaps more and Phebe Starr launches new single featuring Steed Lord.
Killswitch Engage are coming back! The American metalcore band will be bringing their new album, Disarm the Descent, as well as original lead singer Jesse Leach back to Australia for a long awaited headline tour. Fans will be pleased to know that the band will be taking to smaller, more intimate rooms on this tour, giving them the opportunity to truly rock out and get up close and personal with the band as the shows become increasingly more raucous and sweaty!
Ill Nino and Skindred have announced Soundwave sideshows just before the festival tour kicks off this weekend! The metal rockers will play headline dates in Melbourne and Perth at the end of the month into the beginning of March, with tickets on sale now! Best jump on these ones - they're shows you won't want to be missing out on!
Russian Circles are returning to Australia in a few months to tour their new album Memorial. Hitting up venues all over the country, the Chicago trio will be demonstrating some wicked talent once again, with their instrumental heavy music set to entrance audiences for sure. They were last in the country in 2012 to tour album number four in Empros, a jaunt around Australia that proved successful enough for them to be back so soon after the release of this record!
Punk pioneers and legends of the touring scene, The Scientists, are celebrating 35 years this March and will be touring the country to celebrate! One of the most influential bands of the 70s in Australia, The Scientists will be touring with their original lineup (Kim Salmon, Rodney Radalj, Boris Sujdovic), kicking things off with a stomper hometown show at the Rosemount Hotel in Perth.
Sydney's Caitlin Park has announced a series of live shows to coincide with the release of her latest single, "Hold Your Gaze". the song is the first single to be lifted from her forthcoming album, The Sleeper, which is due for release on May 2nd. Park will be launching the single at three very special dates for Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney, supported by The Phoncurves.
She's kicking goals at the moment as a team captain on the relaunched Spicks & Specks show on the ABC, but Ella Hooper is no stranger to multi-tasking, as she continues to power on with the making and promotion of some stellar music of her own. The release of her new single "Low High" has brought with it an announcement of a national tour from Hooper, who will showcase her forthcoming solo album, In Tongues at various venues through March, April and May.
Melbourne based band Magic Bones have released their first single for 2014, "Round The Block". In support of "Round The Block", the band will be heading to pubs and clubs across Australia for a string of shows!
The Lazys recently spent time in New York recording their forthcoming album All Fired Up. The boys are now ready to hit the road and share their new material with their fans. The Lazys will perform a string of shows from February to April.
Brad Butcher released his debut album in late 2012, and now after all his hard work, he’s back with a brand spanking new single, "The Old Man’s Gone". In support of Brad's new single, Brad is getting flown around Australia to perform intimate gigs at fans' homes.
Kanye West has announced that he’ll be heading down under. Kanye headlined Big Day Out in 2012, but this will be his first run of headline shows since 2008! Kanye is bringing "The YEEZUS Tour" to tour to our neck of the woods in May. Pusha T will be making his Australian debut as he supports Kanye West across Australia.
Consisting of a bunch of mates, La Dispute have cultivated an album which will cement the band's reputation as a diverse bunch of inquisitive minds wanting to show off their knowledge to the world. It should be noted that these guys are professionals and put in the hard yard to perfect their craft. Bassist Adam Vass says that “It was just the five of us working on writing every single day for a month and pretty much the entire album came out of those sessions.”
Since his career premiere in 2003, Dizzee Rascal has been on everybody's mind. The young Brit from East London became an overnight sensation and has continually proven himself over the years. Frontier Touring are excited to announce that Dizzee Rascal will headline shows while he is down under for Groovin The Moo.