New festival, Hotter Than Hell, aims to satiate the wants of old-school Australian music fans this summer

There is a market for anniversary tours, reunions, not to mention tours that bring out droves of music fans who are looking for a bit of a trip down memory lane. Back to a time when triple j was ‘still good‘, when Magic Dirt were upheld as one of the pillars of Australian rock and Grinspoon were leading the force of young Australian bands who had grit in their teeth and spit landing on the front row of each packed crowd.

Now, these bands are little older, a little more mellow, but can still pack a show with excellent sounds and memories to match. Enter: Hotter Than Hell. The next festival tour that is set to kick off in January has heard the cries of the over 30’s who yearn for that golden era of the j’s and summers spent in the company of bands like Eskimo Joe and The Superjesus (we’re a bit excited to jump back in here, too).

The tour is set to hit Townsville, Gladstone, Brisbane, Adelaide, Ispwich, Melbourne and Geelong for some great outdoor events featuring GrinspoonJebediahKilling Heidi,The SuperjesusDallas FrascaThe Koffin RockersThirsy MercRackettFrenzal RhombIV LeagueRegurgitator28 Days and Eskimo Joe – a great live music event for those in the cities that may be missed on a number of ‘national’ tours.

Tickets are just $65 via the exclusive early bird sales, commencing from October 12th. Register to get involved at


January 13th | Kirwan Tavern, TOWNSVILLE
Eskimo Joe, Jebediah, Killing Heidi, The Superjesus & The Koffin Rockers

January 20th | Harvey Road Tavern, GLADSTONE
Grinspoon, Jebediah, Killing Heidi, The Superjesus & The Koffin Rockers

January 27th | Redland Bay Hotel, REDLAND BAY
Eskimo Joe, Jebediah, The Superjesus, Thirsty Merc & Dallas Frasca

February 3rd | Coopers Ale House, GEPPS CROSS
Grinspoon, The Superjesus, 28 Days & Rackett

February 10th | Racehorse Hotel, IPSWICH
Eskimo Joe, Jebediah, Frenzal Rhomb, Rackett & more to be announced

February 10th | York on Lilydale, MT EVELYN
Grinspoon, Killing Heidi, The Superjesus, Dallas Frasca & IV League

March 3rd | Gateway Hotel, GEELONG
Grinspoon, Regurgitator, The Superjesus, Dallas Frasca & IV League



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