Hosted by The Hour Group and Vandemonium Touring, reggae royalty, UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, kicked off their Australian tour on Friday night with a gig in Australia’s southernmost capital city, Hobart. Whilst the band only retains Ali Campbell from the original UB40 lineup, the gathered musicians who go to make up the band turned in …

Having recently returned from a tour throughout the UK, Melbourne power-punk 2-piece, Mannequin Death Squad (El and Dan) took to the stage at Altar here in Hobart and ripped out an explosive set of songs from their catalogue, including new tracks from their just-released album, Super Mental Psycho (which was co-produced by legendary Australian producer, …

US psych rockers, Acid Dad (Vaughn Hunt on guitars/vocals, Sean Fahey also on guitars/vocals and Trevor Mustoe on drums) have just released a stunning new song and accompanying clip. The song, Get Me High is about “trying to grasp a breath after unexpectedly losing everything” – something the band experienced when their studio that they …

Dual Juno Award-winning Canadian hillbilly bluegrass band, The Dead South, have added a number of extra shows to their Australian tour, including one in collaboration with Southern Extremities Productions at The Odeon Theatre in Hobart on Saturday, 21st January 2023. The band, widely known for the sensation that became of the video for ‘In Hell …

Legendary lead vocalist and guitarist of Magic Dirt, Adalita, is set to release her third solo album, Inland. It is set for release on Liberation Records for the 2nd of December, almost 9 years after her second effort, All Day Venus. To herald the new album, first single, Dazzling has been released with an accompanying …

Bluesfest Touring has announced another four new 2023 tours, on top of the 7 incredible tours already on sale. Check them out here. Today’s announcement includes three- time Grammy winner Lucinda Williams, touring with her band on a double headline bill along with Steve Earle & The Dukes. Steve Earle is also a three-time Grammy …

The Smashing Pumpkins today released their brand new single Beguiled, along with details of their twelfth studio album; a three-act rock opera album titled ATUM (pronounced Autumn), which is slated for release in April 2023. ATUM will feature 33-tracks (with tracks to be revealed chronologically each week on William ‘Billy’ Corgan’s podcast) and is the …

The flag bearers for modern psychedelic rock, The Black Angels, are back with their first full-length studio release since Death Song in 2017. A fifteen-song cornucopia of mixed, psychedelic delights, this album promises to keep hard-core fans extremely excited, while attracting new admirers to the ranks of their loyal support base. Wilderness of Mirrors is …

The Black Angels are heralding the release of their seventh long-player, Wilderness of Mirrors with the release of latest track, Empires Falling. It is the fourth official release from the album which hits the shelves this Friday, and is accompanied by a wonderfully psychedelic clip. Empires Falling is a fast-paced psychedelic rocker and an anti-war/violence …

Elvis Costello & The Imposters will return to Australia in 2023, headlining shows in Sydney and Melbourne, following their appearance at the 34th Annual Bluesfest in Byron Bay over the Easter Long Weekend.  2022 marks 45 years since the release of Elvis Costello’s first 45rpm record and his debut album, My Aim Is True.   Among his 600 published titles, …