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Haken Australian tour 2017

Haken Australia tour support acts announced

Support acts have been announced for the upcoming Australia tour with UK prog rockers Haken. Thursday September 28th – Brisbane Archetypes kodiak empire Friday September 29th – Melbourne Orsome Welles TERAMAZE Saturday September 30th – […]

Accept - Rise Of Chaos

Accept unveil ‘The Rise Of Chaos’ music video & announce new tour dates

ust over 5 weeks are left until fans of heavy metal pioneers ACCEPT can finally put their hands on the band’s forthcoming studio album, »The Rise Of Chaos« (August 4th, 2017). The band’s 4th studio […]

For the Sake of Heaviness: the History of Metal Blade Records

Metal Blade News: History Of Metal Blade Book with foreword by Lars Ulrich plus 6 Bands in 60 Seconds, Goatwhore & Wovenwar

Metal Blade Records and BMG are proud to announce the upcoming release of For the Sake of Heaviness: the History of Metal Blade Records on August 29th. Written by label founder and CEO Brian Slagel […]

Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost unveil “Medusa” track list and first song snippet

On September 1st, PARADISE LOST‘s studio album Medusa will herald the loneliness and damp cold of autumn, as the legends from West Yorkshire return to their doom metal roots and deliver their 15th full-length release […]

Less Than Jake Australian tour 2017

Less Than Jake announce 2017 Australia tour

  The Gainesville punks responsible for fashioning a generation’s suburban discontent, social isolation and ‘plastic cup politics’ into irresistibly tasty punk ska hooks are returning to Australia in 2017. Twenty five years and over three […]


TesseracT Release New Single, Smile

UK Prog proponents TesseracT have released a brand new single and lyric video for the song “Smile” To listen to “Smile” here   CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE OR STREAM “SMILE”   Vocalist Daniel Tompkins explains […]

Michael Schenker

Michael Schenker announces new studio album & North American tour

  Michael Schenker is one of the most significant rock guitarists in the history of music. He has mesmerised the rock community since the 70’s with his characteristic guitar play and contributed not only to […]

Boy George Culture Club

Culture Club announce Australia tour & exclusive Perth show lineup

  International superstars Culture Club have announced they will be touring Australia later this year.  Culture Club are led by front man, Boy George, currently endearing himself to new Australian audiences as their favourite coach on […]

Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons

Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons release new live EP through Nuclear Blast

  PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS, led by the legendary long time MOTÖRHEAD guitarist, have inked a worldwide record deal with Nuclear Blast. Commented Phil Campbell: “I am really pleased to announce that my band PHIL CAMPBELL AND […]

The Dead Daisies

The Dead Daisies set to rock the U.S. with colossal biker event apparances

  Coming off the band’s appearance at Europe’s biggest biker city event the Hamburg Harley Days Festival in Hamburg, Germany (on Friday, June 23rd) it is announced The Dead Daisies will return to the U.S. […]

Epica - The Solace System

Epica announce EP ‘The Solace System’ and release music video

  With their latest masterpiece, EPICA set new standards. 2016’s »The Holographic Principle« is the most epochal, multi-layered, courageous and successful record of the band, reaching top 10 chart position entries in the German, Dutch […]

Liam Gallagher - As You Were

Debut Liam Gallagher solo album ‘As You Were’ set for October 6 release

  After the phenomenal reaction to his solo track Wall of Glass and the emotional scenes that accompanied his first solo shows, Liam Gallagher can now announce that his eagerly anticipated debut album As You […]

Touche Amore

Touché Amoré, Turnover & Endless Heights add Local Supports to Australian tour

  Today Destroy All Lines are pleased to announce the following locals will be added to the below shows: 5th July at The Triffid, Brisbane Lic AA – Kings At Heart 6th July at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle 18+ – Safe […]

Grinspoon Australia tour

Grinspoon release 20th anniversary edition of ‘Guide To Better Living’, Australia tour updates

  Iconic Aussie rockers Grinspoon have today released their highly anticipated, 20th Anniversary edition of the album that propelled their careers into the stratosphere, Guide To Better Living.  Fittingly, the release lands on the day […]

Punk Goes Pop Vol. 7

The Amity Affliction cover The Weeeknds ‘Can’t Feel My Face’ for ” Punk Goes Pop Vol.7″

The second single to be revealed from Fearless Records’ forthcoming ‘Punk Goes Pop Vol. 7’ is The Amity Affliction’s re-imagining of The Weeknd’s ‘Can’t Feel My Face’, premiered for the first time anywhere in the […]

Zeal and Ardor

Zeal & Ardor Unveil Stunning ‘Blood in the River’ Video

  ZEAL & ARDOR have emerged, one of the most unique and entrancing new acts rooted in the heavy music genres in recent decades. Swiss-American songwriter and soundscaper Manuel Gagneux’s magnetic, satanic project has unveiled a spectacular live video for […]

Hawthorne Heights

Hawthorn Heights Announce Australian Tour August & September 2017

  US Post-Hardcore pioneers, Hawthorne Heights will return to Australia for shows across August and September! This time around they will be playing their landmark first two albums, 2004’s The Silence in Black and White […]


Hatebreed announce European tour, release new video for ‘Seven Enemies’

  Hardcore giants HATEBREED and fellow iconic label mates MADBALL have announce to be part of the line up of 2018’s installment of the renowned EMP PERSISTENCE TOUR! HATEBREED will be touring in support of their most current output, »The Concrete Confessional«, […]

Little Brother

Little Brother Announces Australian Tour

  Little Brother aka John Floreani of Trophy Eyes has finally announced his long-awaited debut Australian tour. Taking some time out of the Trophy Eyes Australian headline run for these shows, Little Brother will take his heart-wrenching acoustic performance to intimate venues across […]

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney brings his ‘One On One Tour’ to Australia & New Zealand this December

  Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, 21-time Grammy Award winner and recipient of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Sir Paul McCartney will bring his acclaimed long-running One On One […]

Decapitated - Anticult

Decapitated release ‘Earth Scar’ video

  Polish metal extremists DECAPITATED are inching closer to the release of their seventh album »Anticult«, which arrives via Nuclear Blast on July 7. The band has further stoked anticipation for the album by issuing the video […]

Ministry - Filter - Australian tour 2017

Ministry with Special Guests Filter Sydney Show Sold Out, Second Show On Sale Now

Sydney has spoken first and loudest, the Industrial juggernaut  rolls on and the Show on Wednesday 27th September at the Metro Theatre has SOLD OUT. We are extremely happy to announce a second show on […]

The Compulsions - Ferocious

The Compulsions (Feat. Past And Present Members Of Guns N’ Roses, New York Dolls, Raging Slab) Tease New Album Details

  THE COMPULSIONS have revealed the cover art, title and other details regarding the New York group’s upcoming third album. The album, titled “Ferocious”, features Compulsions main man, Rob Carlyle, on vocal and guitar, along […]

Napalm Death Australian tour

Napalm Death announce Australia tour with Brujeria, Lock Up & Black Rheno

Extreme times demand extreme responses. Australian and New Zealand metal fans, you are about to be vehemently seized by the throat! After hugely successful runs in the USA and Europe, the intemperate NAPALM DEATH, BRUJERIA […]

The Dead Daisies - Woodstock Poland

The Dead Daisies release new video and set to appear at Woodstock, Poland

  High Octane, rip-roaring hard rockers THE DEAD DAISIES are proud to announce a monumental return to WOODSTOCK POLAND featuring in a gripping headline performance at a special “CONCERT FOR FREEDOM” with The Gorzow Philharmonic […]

Cradle Of Filth - Cryptoriana - The Seductiveness Of Decay

Nuclear Blast News: Cradle Of Filth, Kadavar, Cellar Darling, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter

A roundup of the latest news from Nuclear Blast artists including updates on Cradle Of Filth, Kadavar, Cellar Darling and Die Apokalyptischen Reiter     UK’s legendary extreme metal icons CRADLE OF FILTH have announced the details […]


Underground Rock News: Sigurd Wallsten, The Night Of Release, Morning Harvey, Korrupt

A roundup of the latest in the underground rock scene including updates on Sigurd Wallsten, The Night Of Release, Morning Harvey and Korrupt.     From Paso, Texas, we find instrumental rock/prog based artists SIGURD […]


Underground Metal News: Sublevel, Heretic’s Dream, Insatia, Ondt Blod, Atonement Theory, Contra, Tantal, Cave Of Swimmers

A roundup of the latest news in the underground metal scene including news on Sublevel, Heretic’s Dream, Insatia, Ondt Blod, Atonement Theory, Contra, Tantal and Cave Of Swimmers.     Germany’s modern death metallers SUBLEVEL […]

Relapse Records

Relapse Records News: Incantation, Dying Fetus, Arcadea & more

A roundup of the latest news from Relapse Records including Incantation, Dying Fetus, Arcadea and more.     The Relapse Records Podcast returns with special guest Liam Wilson of THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN and JOHN […]


Extreme Metal News: Igorr, Entrails, Impureza, Impure Wilhelmina

A roundup of the latest news in the world of extreme metal including updates on Igorr, Entrails, Impureza and Impure Wilhelmina.     This Friday, Igorrr – the brainchild of French musician and eclectic composer […]