AN EVENING WITH THE CHURCH STARFISH 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

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The Church is hitting the road later this year for An Evening with The Church. As 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the four-piece’s most beloved album, the tour will hit Newcastle on Saturday, November 24th at NEX Wests Newcastle fans will be treated to an extraordinary performance of Starfish performed in its entirety, as well as a number of greatest hits spanning the band’s incredible 38-year career. Forming in …

ANTHRAX’S, SCOTT IAN LEGENDARY FOUNDING FATHER OF THRASH ANNOUNCES ONE MAN RIOT! SPOKEN WORD TOUR

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One of the metal worlds most recognisable, praised and iconic figures, Scott Ian, will be in Australia for a series of spoken word events this September! This is the story of a Jewish kid from Queens who started a heavy metal band… Thrash Metal inventor, metal/rap crossover initiator, non-fiction & comic book author, horror movie expert, TV star, son-in-law to Meat …

BETH HART ANNOUNCES AUSTRALIAN TOUR

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Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Beth Hart will be returning to Australia this February with shows set for  Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Hart is a regular visitor and favourite of the Bluesfest-Byron Bay crowds, these shows are not to be missed, jump on board and grab those tickets now! This Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter is riding a creative tidal wave, firing out acclaimed albums, hooking up with the biggest names …

AUSSIE BLUES-ROOTS VETERAN GEOFF ACHISON RELEASES ‘SOVEREIGN TOWN’

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Veteran Aussie blues-roots artist Geoff Achison is a household name for many music fans in the more southerly states, a reputation he’s forged through decades of making consistently excellent music. Achison first cut his teeth as the young guitar gun back in Dutch Tilders’ band in the 80’s and has maintained a gruelling touring schedule ever since, both as part …

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS RELEASE VIDEO FOR ‘SOLARA’

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The Smashing Pumpkins release video for ‘Solara’ the First New Song in Over 18 years by founding members Billy Corgan, James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin. Recorded in Malibu, CA at Shangri La Studios with producer Rick Rubin and longtime Smashing Pumpkins guitarist Jeff Schroeder, “Solara” is available now to stream and download on all digital music platforms via Martha’s Music under license …

THIS SEPTEMBER HOPE ESTATE IS BRINGING INDIE AND ALTERNATIVE ROCK TO THE HUNTER VALLEY

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The Hope Estate (FKA Festival) is set to rock the Hunter Valley on Saturday, October 13th 2018, with a stellar lineup of Indie and Alternative Rock, featuring some of Australias hottest young bands and rising stars.   The FKA festival lineup includes The Jungle Giants, Trophy Eyes, Kingswood, Luca Brasi, Tired Lion, The Belligerents, Ali Barter and Maddy Jane with more artists to …

NASHVILLE GARAGE ROCKERS STEP SISTERS DEBUT VIDEO FOR “WASTE MY HEAD”

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Nashville noise-rockers Step Sisters have unveiled a video for their buzzy new track “Waste My Head.” “Waste My Head” will appear on the band’s new album BERSERKER, out July 27th. In February of 2017 Step-Sisters entered the studio with Jeremy Fergeson of Battle Tapes studio in Nashville to record their first full-length record. With the freedom that Jeremy provided as knowledgeable …

ALICE IN CHAINS DROP NEW TRACK ‘SO FAR UNDER’ OUT TODAY

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Alice In Chains (vocalist/guitarist Jerry Cantrell, drummer Sean Kinney, bassist Mike Inez and vocalist/guitarist William DuVall) have announced an August 24 release for the long-awaited Rainier Fog (BMG), their first album in five years. They’re giving fans another sneak preview of the album with today’s release of the second track  “So Far Under” About So Far Under, Alice In Chains vocalist/guitarist William DuVall says, “It’s about feeling completely …

GALLERY: MARSHALL OKELL @ THE STAG – SUNDAY, JUNE 24TH

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Well, what a way to finish the weekend, with a down and dirty night of foot stomping Blues and Roots at The Stag & Hunter Hotel, Newcastle last Sunday night. It’s always a killer night of live music and good times on stage at The Stag when Marshall Okell comes to town. On stage with Marshall was Jon Howell (Drums) …