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JET RELEASE LIMITED EDITION 7” SINGLE “HURRY HURRY”, 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF GET BORN: EXTENDED EDITION TOUR KICKS OFF TONIGHT IN TORQUAY

JET RELEASE LIMITED EDITION 7” SINGLE HURRY HURRY

AVAILABLE AT AUSTRALIAN SHOWS AND VIA IMPRESSED RECORDINGS FROM TODAY

20TH ANNIVERSARY OF GET BORN: EXTENDED EDITION TOUR KICKS OFF TONIGHT IN TORQUAY

Today JET have released the exclusive 7” single Hurry Hurry (Australian Tour Edition). The B-side is a song called Un’avventura, a cover of a cover: Wilson Pickett’s version of Un’avventura performed by Lucio Battisti at the 1969 Sanremo Music Festival. It’s sung in half Italian/half English reflecting front man Nic Cester’s time spent living in Italy over the last 15 years.

These 7” vinyls are extremely limited and will be available at each show on the GET BORN: 20TH ANNIVERSARY EXTENDED EDITION Australian tour, with a small number of coloured vinyl available via www.jetofficial.com from today through Impressed Recordings – available to purchase until sold out.

Both Hurry Hurry and Un’avventura will be available via streaming services in the near future, with the band also revealing that they have commenced work on a new album, set for release in 2025, their first studio album in more than 15 years.

JET recently announced shows in the US in October – New York’s Bowery Ballroom, Basement East, Nashville and Troubadour in LA, with tickets snapped up within minutes of on-sale by excited US fans.

JET’s Australian tour kicks off tonight in Torquay with 2 sold out shows, before heading off around the country across the next 4 weeks. Be quick to secure tickets as shows continue to sell out.

JET
20th Anniversary of Get Born: Extended Edition

PRESENTED BY TRIPLE M*, LIVE NATION AND SELECT MUSIC

Tickets at livenation.com.au

THURSDAY 9 MAY – TORQUAY HOTEL, TORQUAY – SOLD OUT

FRIDAY 10 MAY – TORQUAY HOTEL, TORQUAY – SOLD OUT

SATURDAY 11 MAY – UNI BAR, HOBART* – SOLD OUT

FRIDAY 17 MAY – METROPOLIS, FREMANTLE* – LIMITED TICKETS

SATURDAY 18 MAY – BASS IN THE GRASS, DARWIN

FRIDAY 24 MAY – HOTEL BRUNSWICK, BRUNSWICK HEADS* – SOLD OUT

SATURDAY 25 MAY – THE STATION, SUNSHINE COAST*

FRIDAY 31 MAY – SUNKEN MONKEY HOTEL, CENTRAL COAST*

THURSDAY 6 JUNE – THE PAVILION, KIAMA

FRIDAY 7 JUNE – UC REFECTORY, CANBERRA

SATURDAY 8 JUNE – BAR ON THE HILL, NEWCASTLE* – SOLD OUT

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SIMONE SIMONS Announces Debut Solo Album VERMILLION + Releases First Single ‘Aeterna’

SIMONE SIMONS has been a pioneering force within the world of metal for over two decades as part of EPICA. Now, alongside her musical partner and longtime collaborator, ARJEN LUCASSEN (AYREON), she embarks on the journey of her debut solo record, Vermillion.

ARJEN is no stranger to SIMONE‘s soaring operatic voice, one that can stir even a gargoyle’s stone heart to tears. Together they have crafted a sonic universe that befits the influential figure she is. Vermillion emerges as a gargantuan goose-bump generator, a universally touching, stellar tour de force. Vermillion will be released on the 23rd August via Nuclear Blast Records.

Alongside the announcement of her debut solo record, SIMONE has released a video for the album’s first single, ‘Aeterna’. You can watch the video for ‘Aeterna’ now at: https://youtu.be/QYwb3FTH_z0

SIMONE and ARJEN state:
“Aeterna is the big, epic opener of the album and it comes with this amazing video too, directed by Patric Ullaeus. It definitely sounds the closest to Epica and Ayreon, blending powerful Latin lyrics with a touch of an oriental feel. We’ve tried to strike a balance between the mighty, bombastic sounds and the more atmospheric parts.Since it’s the first track people will hear from this album, it’s super important to us and we’re really excited for people to hear it!

Aeterna takes the point of view of a star about to go supernova to explore how everything in the universe is interconnected, like a cosmic web made from stardust. It deals our deep emotions, consciousness and other mysteries of life that science still can’t fully explain. Essentially it’s a reflection on our place in the vast universe and the connections that bind us together, as we’re all, to quote Carl Sagan, “made of starstuff.”

Pre-order and pre-save Vermillion now at:

https://simonesimons.bfan.link/vermillion

About SIMONE SIMONS:

For more than 20 years, ever since she was a teenager, SIMONE SIMONS has been carving her own path as a woman within the world of metal. As a lead singer, icon, and role model for a whole generation of female metalheads, the Epica lead singer remains one of the most prominent key figures in all things metal. After eight albums and countless global tours with her band, SIMONE SIMONS finally found the time to release her first solo album – a moment 15 years in the making! Her breathtaking debut Vermillion is a stunning feat chronicling her storied past as well as her rise to fame, and showcasing her many different influences ranging from prog rock to film scores to metal to electronic elements.

Of the timing for her eagerly awaited foray into the realms of a solo career, the Dutch singer says with a disarming grin: Epica has my priority and I always have the liberty to do other musical projects besides my career in Epica. Yet, I never had the time to dive into a project to this extent.

Some endeavors require patience and time, and rightly so. Simone chose not to rush her solo project, opting instead to thoughtfully consider how she wanted to present herself. Enter stage right Arjen Lucassen (AYREON). Her musical partner and longtime collaborator is no stranger to her soaring operatic voice. Together they have crafted a sonic universe that befits the influential figure she is. And while many would use their solo effort as a radical, even provocative departure from everything they stood for, SIMONE remains true to her love for epic melodies, huge choruses and monumental, intelligent music.

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FALLING IN REVERSE ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM “POPULAR MONSTER”

FALLING IN REVERSE
ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM
POPULAR MONSTER

ALBUM ARRIVES JULY 26
VIA EPITAPH RECORDS

BAND SHARES VIDEO
FOR NEW SINGLE
“RONALD (FEAT. TECH N9NE
+ ALEX TERRIBLE)”
WATCH| STREAM

ANNOUNCE U.S SUMMER
2024 HEADLINE RUN
THE POPULAR MONSTOUR II:
WORLD DOMINATION

Photo L to R – Alex Terrible, Ronnie Radke, Tech N9ne / Photo credit: Jeremy Pavia

FALLING IN REVERSE make anthems that provoke and inspire. Unnervingly ahead of the pack and yet always decisively right on time, their mix of bombastic declarations and intimate confessions connect with diverse crowds worldwide. The rule-breaking, genre-busting, hell raising band delivers raw emotion with double and triple entendre like Molotov cocktails thrown at pop culture.

Since 2017, the band has continued to explode by leaps and bounds. The catalog has clocked billions of streams, several gold and platinum certifications, recognition from top tier press such as Pitchfork, Billboard, The New York Times, and Forbes, and several No. 1 radio singles.

Today, the band has announced its new album (and first since 2017’s Coming Home) Popular Monster.

It arrives on July 26 via Epitaph Records. Pre-order the album here.

Additionally, the band has shared the video for the new single “RONALD (Feat. Tech N9ne and Alex Terrible).” Watch it here.

The 3x ARIA accredited platinum smash “Popular Monster” and the album of the same name couldn’t have come from anyone else but Ronnie Radke, who produced the album alongside Tyler Smith. Both Kerrang! and Revolver Magazine counted the charismatic Las Vegas-born frontman and bandleader among “the greatest living rockstars.” The album arrives with several RIAA certified singles, which have been released over time since 2018. “Popular Monster” is certified 2x Platinum while “Zombified,” “Voices In My Head,” and “Watching the World Burn” are all certified Gold.

Falling In Reverse’s catalogue has accrued 5 billion streams, with 1.7 billion across all the album singles released to date. The catalog streaming remains robust at 35 million per week. Over on TikTok, the band has a stronghold, with 5.7 billion video views, with 4 million creations and a 1.5 billion creator reach.

The numbers don’t lie — Falling In Reverse are the rock scene’s biggest sensation.

The band has also announced its U.S Summer 2024 headline tour plans, produced by Live Nation. The band will play 7,000-12,000 capacity venues with support coming from Black Veil Brides, Dance Gavin Dance, and Tech N9Ne. Jeris Johnson and Nathan James appear on select dates.

This is the first announced leg of a planned world tour. Additional dates and cities around the world, and their support acts, will be announced soon.

POPULAR MONSTER TRACK LISTING:
“Prequel”
“Popular Monster”
“All My Life”
“Ronald (Feat. Tech N9ne + Alex Terrible)
“Voices In My Head”
“Bad Guy” (Feat. Saraya)
“Watch The World Burn”
“Trigger Warning”
“ZOMBIFIED”
“NO FEAR”
“Last Resort – Reimagined”

ABOUT FALLING IN REVERSE + POPULAR MONSTER:
FALLING IN REVERSE return with 2024’s Popular Monster, the postmodern trailblazer’s first full-length in seven years. The album arrives armed with no less than three RIAA-certified gold singles (“ZOMBIFIED,” “Voices in My Head,” “Watch the World Burn”), the double-platinum title track, a reimagined nü-metal classic, and six brand new anthems of furious metal, melody, and hip-hop.

Popular Monster is a defiant statement and triumphant victory for singer, songwriter, bandleader, and provocateur Ronnie Radke, who invented Falling In Reverse inside a prison cell.

Radke fills the fifth full-length from Falling In Reverse with invincible and irresistible songs that resonate across generations and genres. Co-produced with longtime collaborator Tyler Smyth (I Prevail, Lights), Popular Monster is full of confessional angst, bravado, and clever wordplay.

Ronnie formed a series of pop-punk bands in Las Vegas as a teenager, culminating in the creation of Escape The Fate. The metalcore group’s meteoric rise coincided with the singer’s spiral into addiction. By the time he was sentenced to two years in prison, the band he started had moved on without him. Some fans, critics, and industry types figured his story would end there.

They were very wrong.

The gold-certified debut album from Falling In Reverse, The Drug In Me Is You (2011), arrived less than two years after Ronnie’s release. Thanks to his formative fascinations with metal, punk, and hip-hop, he almost single-handedly revived rap rock with the ambitious Fashionably Late (2013). Just Like You (2015), debuted in the Top 5 on the US Rock chart. The grungy and atmospheric Coming Home (2017) demonstrated yet another adventurous side of Radke’s self-expression.

“Losing My Mind” and “Losing My Life” surprised the so-called “scene” all over again in 2018 when he became the first of his peers to swerve from the album format to standalone singles. “Drugs” explored the American substance abuse epidemic and channeled Ronnie’s own heartbreak.

The massive “Popular Monster” became Ronnie’s first No. 1 song on the radio and his first platinum single less than two years after its release. It was also the first No. 1 song on Billboard’s inaugural Hot Hard Rock Songs chart, which considers airplay, streaming, and downloads. “Popular Monster” eventually went double-platinum in the US and 3x platinum in Australia. “ZOMBIFIED” and “Voices In My Head” went to No. 1 back-to-back. “Voices In My Head” was also the No. 1 Song of 2022 at SiriusXM’s Octane. The unconventional, caustic, and super heavy “Watch the World Burn” dominated rock radio in 2023 and improbably became his first Billboard Hot 100 song.

As with the top-notch producers and directors Ronnie has hired to help execute his vision, he’d regularly surrounded himself with incredible live players, resulting in unforgettable performances with various lineups over the years. Radke owns the stage, whether taking the Warped Tour mantle held by My Chemical Romance, Avenged Sevenfold, and Fall Out Boy in the tour’s final years, performing in prominent spots on every major rock festival, or on massive headlining treks.

Popular Monster, the album, marks another chapter in the ongoing story of an artist who continually beats the odds, surmounting obstacles (and adversaries) both within and without.

“Radke stands as one of this generation’s most revered rock frontmen,” wrote the esteemed Forbes Magazine in a 2020 profile. “And maybe even one of the scene’s last true rockstars.”

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Festival of the Stone 2024 | Date & Lineup Announcement

FESTIVAL OF THE STONE 2024
DATE & LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT
Saturday 1 June, Byron Bay
Music | Community | Tradition
Early Release Tickets ON SALE NOW

Stone & Wood is thrilled to confirm the return of Festival of the Stone, a celebration of music, community and ancient brewing tradition, that will welcome Winter to Byron Bay on Saturday 1 June.

The 10th instalment of Festival of the Stone will see Byron locals and visitors gather to take in a major lineup of music, tantalising tastes and witness the annual unveiling of the 2024 batch of Stone Beer, while also raising much needed funds for local homeless hub, Fletcher Street Cottage. Wins all round!

Get ready to spend Saturday 1 June with…

DAN SULTAN – BEDDY RAYS – THE BEEFS – VERGE COLLECTION
AKA LUI – MID DRIFT

One of Australia’s most loved singer-songwriters Dan Sultan’s trophy shelf holds an incredible 7 ARIA Awards, alongside NIMA Awards, Top 5 ARIA-charting albums, and an ARIA-certified gold record. With countless sold-out headline shows in his wake, he’s also toured with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Midnight Oil and Vance Joy, and played Australia’s biggest festivals including Splendour in the Grass, Blues Festival and Falls to name a few. He’ll add Festival of the Stone to that list on 1 June!

It’s almost impossible not to recognise a Beddy Rays track, a carefully curated recipe involving all the right ingredients: heartfelt lyrics, huge hooks, mosh-worthy riffs and a lingering sense of comradery and good vibes that underpins everything they create. It’s seen them land plays on triple j’s Hottest 100 and Hottest 100 Like a Versions of all time, an ARIA nomination for ‘Breakthrough Artist’ and spots on festivals around the country. With a knack for knowing how to have a bloody good time, everyone wants to be friends with Beddy Rays.

Ultimate purveyors “pub-pop” goodness, The Beefs founded their musical haven in 2018 when frontman Sammy Smith decided to round up some talented mates and cook up a musical feast for the ages. In the kitchen of their tunes, you’ll find a dash of infectious pop melodies and a sprinkle of rock ‘n’ roll charm. Marinated together with catchy hooks and relatable lyrics, and voilà – you’ve got the signature sound of The Beefs. It’s the kind of music that’ll make you want to hoist a pint in one hand and dance with a mate in the other.

Hailing from Perth, Verge Collection balance classic pop sensibilities with working class poetry to channel the collective conscious of suburban Australian millennials. Songwriter and front-man Ben Arnold’s songs have the ability to hoist you high to the point of chills and a stupid grin, before making you plummet just as quickly into an existential nosedive.

AKA Lui seamlessly fuses disco and psychedelia to create a sound that is uniquely his own. His debut single catapulted him into the spotlight, earning critical acclaim and over 2 million streams on Spotify alone. Recent tracks like “Kick It“, “Lighthouse“, and “Fool” have continued to captivate audiences both in Australia and abroad and with the upcoming release of his debut EP Sapphire Blue on June 21st, AKA Lui is set to confirm his status as a rising star in Australian music.

Bursting with sun-soaked melodies and an electric live set it’s no surprise that Brisbane (Meanjin) indie-pop 5-piece Mid Drift have quickly become a crowd favourite in their hometown and are gaining a loyal fan base interstate. Get a sneak preview of their debut EP Lemon, Lime and Tanlines when they open the stage at Festival of the Stone.

With meticulous care, we’ve created this limited-edition winter brew using the best ingredients we could find, including select Australian malts. Stone beer boasts aromatic notes of brewed coffee, rich dark chocolate, and hints of subtly smoked barley.

Festival of the Stone 2024 will raise money for Byron Shire homeless hub, Fletcher Street Cottage. Byron Shire’s homelessness rate is currently the highest in NSW and Fletcher Street Cottage provides support, information, referral and advocacy to people at risk of homelessness and those already sleeping rough.

“We believe it’s a really important time to support Australian music, events and our community. With Splendour and other festivals having a year off, we’re injecting a little more love into the music side of things this year. Live music in Australia ain’t going anywhere. And with Byron having one of the highest homeless populations in the nation, now is as important as ever to support those sleeping rough. We’re happy to support Fletcher St Cottage’s incredible work in this area for the 10th year in a row.” – James Aris, Stone & Wood Marketing Manager.

There’s nowhere better than Byron in winter! Get that group chat going and make plans to gather in the Bay for music and brews on 1 June. With first release tickets just $60 for 18+, get in early and secure the best deal.

FESTIVAL OF THE STONE
Saturday 1 June, 2024
Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay (Cavanbah)

TICKETS
Tickets on Sale TODAY: $60 (18+) | $30 (12-17) | free under 12
Limited Local Release Tickets at the Brewery on Friday 10 May from 12pm: $40 (18+)

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Aaron Frazer Releases New Single/Video “Time Will Tell”

From New Album
Into The Blue
Out June 28th Via Dead Oceans

Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Aaron Frazer releases a new single/video, “Time Will Tell,” from his sophomore solo album, Into the Blue, out June 28th via Dead Oceans.

On the heels of his double lead single “Payback” b/w “Into the Blue,” “Time Will Tell’” sees Frazer plaintively considering the end of a relationship, “trying to figure out / how love went from sweet to sour.” “There are moments of a breakup where it’s like ‘wow it’s really happening’—when the art comes down off the walls, you know it’s over-over,” says Frazer. “’Time Will Tell’ encapsulates that feeling of being at a crossroad, unsure if you chose the right path. It’s very autobiographical.”

The video was directed by Aaron Frazer and Marielle Co and filmed by three cats, Georgie, Ginger, and Gigi, who capture a cat’s POV of Frazer singing the track around a house while playing around with them, ending with Frazer talking to one, saying “I feel like you get me.”


Photo Credit: Rosie Cohe

Following Frazer’s lauded 2021 Dan Auerbach-produced debut, Into The Blue is expansive—a daring blend of soul, psychedelia, spaghetti western, disco, gospel and hip-hop, representing the impressive range of Frazer’s sonic talents. “It’s the clearest portrait of who I am as an artist,” Frazer says of the album, which sees him maintaining the unmistakable falsetto and classic songwriting he’s known for but with a hip-hop mentality at its core, weaving together genres and production techniques to plant Into The Blue firmly in the now.

Spurred by the end of a long relationship, Frazer moved cross-country from Brooklyn to Los Angeles and embarked on a journey that’s reflected in the album’s themes of grief, loneliness, and searching for healing. Featuring moments of towering arrangements, recalling David Axelrod and Ennio Merricone, Into The Blue is balanced by rawness, incorporating iPhone recordings and one-take vocals. Frazer enlisted Grammy-winner Alex Goose as co-producer for the album, known for his crate-digging samples and collaborations with hip-hop artists like Freddie Gibbs, Madlib and Brockhampton. Frazer also experimented with samples for the first time on a record, drawing from unexpected sources like 90s R&B group Hi-Five.

Though Into The Blue is born out of heartbreak, Frazer hopes it leaves listeners with a sense of optimism. “You know, you can still laugh on a day when you’re grieving,” he says, “there’s no peaks without valleys,” but Into The Blue sees Aaron Frazer at new heights.

Pre-order Into The Blue

Into The Blue Tracklist
1. Thinking Of You
2. Into The Blue
3. Fly Away
4. Payback
5. Dime feat. Cancamusa
6. Perfect Strangers
7. Time Will Tell
8. I Don’t Wanna Stay
9. Play On
10. Easy To Love
11. The Fool

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Banks Arcade Announce Brand New EP ‘A Muse’ Due Out June 28 & Shares New Single ‘Heartstop’

BANKS ARCADE
ANNOUNCE BRAND NEW EP
A MUSE DUE OUT JUNE 28

BAND SHARES NEW SINGLE
HEARTSTOP

TOURING NATIONALLY THIS MAY

An enticing continuation of their earlier works, today Banks Arcade return with the announcement of a brand new EP, A Muse, due out on June 28 via UNFD.

Evolving from the darker sides explored on their recent DEATH 2 EP, released in February, A Muse finds the New Zealand-hailing, Melbourne-based quartet shedding the expected and instead flourishing between moments of searing rock, towering hooks, dance beats and fresh explorations into heavy surrounds.

A deeply personal extension of DEATH 2‘s chaos and sonic metamorphosis, today’s announcement of A Muse is also accompanied by the brand new single Heartstop; a swaggering, guitar-driven breakup anthem balanced with audacious grit and potent gloss, with the track premiering on New Zealand’s #1 rock station The Rock.

Heartstop is a sassy breakup rock anthem, the band shares of their latest single. It’s got a bit of ‘f*** you’ to it, but really it’s just a fun song that was made to make people dance and forget about that asshole that broke their heart.

Offering a memorable companion to their recent new single Self Help, also taken from the forthcoming A Muse EP, Heartstop readily wears its heart on its sleeve with infectious abandon, with vocalist Joshua O’Donnell powerfully declaring, “I like the way that I move / When I’m not hung up on you” alongside a sauntering chorus backdrop. And it’s this very notion of strength in vulnerability that carries throughout A Muse, from the vehement urgency of opening track Alive through to the moody ferocity of No Future and beyond.

Ruminating on their upcoming new EP, the band share: “A Muse follows on from DEATH 2 in a much more vulnerable way. It covers a lot of personal issues from relationships to internal struggles and in each song I tried to speak with my own voice as much as possible as opposed to the more abstract stuff on DEATH 2.”

Via DEATH 2, Banks Arcade didn’t merely build on their previously-established trademark sound; rather, it catapulted their heady blend of hard rock, electronic and metal into an entirely new sonic stratosphere, while also expressing the darkest and heaviest side of the quartet to date.

A band who always wanted to make history, Banks Arcade bring passion and potent execution to their myriad of influences and creative ideas. Formed over a shared love of music with a razor-sharp avant-garde aesthetic, Banks Arcade have always teetered on modernity; a fact displayed firmly on their 2018 debut EP Endnote, its 2020 follow up Fever Dreams, and the group’s head-turning singles Roses and Drown, both of which have gone on to amass well over 2 million individual streams.

Releasing their full-length Future Lovers in 2022, Banks Arcade cemented their future-facing trademark style while also turning heads courtesy of their emphatic soundscapes, searing metal and hip hop additions.

Fresh off the back of releasing DEATH 2in February, Banks Arcade also supported metalcore titans Northlane nationally alongside ERRA and Landmvrks that same month. And after two years of non-stop touring, Banks Arcade will also hit the road in New Zealand and Australia with a brand new live show this May, with the Death 2 A Muse Tour set to compile the band’s best work to date.

For Banks Arcade in 2024, DEATH 2 was only the beginning. Don’t miss a moment of what happens next.

HEARTSTOP – OUT NOW
https://banksarcade.lnk.to/AMuse

A MUSE – OUT JUNE 28
https://banksarcade.lnk.to/AMuse

A MUSE TRACK LISTING:
01. Alive
02. Heartstop
03. Faded AF
04. Lost Cause
05. No Future
06. Self Help

New World Artists Presents

BANKS ARCADE
DEATH 2 A MUSE TOUR 2024

FRIDAY 17 MAY 2024 – TUNING FORK, AUCKLAND
SATURDAY 18 MAY 2024 – SAN FRAN, WELLINGTON
SUNDAY 19 MAY 2024 – DARKROOM, CHRISTCHURCH
THURSDAY 23 MAY 2024 – LION ARTS FACTORY, ADELAIDE
FRIDAY 24 MAY 2024 – MAX WATTS, MELBOURNE
SATURDAY 25 MAY 2024 – CROW BAR, SYDNEY
SUNDAY 26 MAY 2024 – THE ZOO, BRISBANE

Tickets from banksarcade.com

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Good Neighbours Announce Debut Australia Shows For This June

British viral wunderkinds Good Neighbours today announce their debut Australian shows this June.

The duo kick off their tour at Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory on Tuesday June 25 before heading to Brisbane’s Outpost on Thursday June 27 and concluding at Melbourne’s Corner Hotel on Saturday June 29.

Tickets for all shows go on sale 10am this Friday 10th May.

For complete tour and ticket information visit livenation.com.au.

Good Neighbours AKA Scott and Oli leapt onto the global scene from their East London studio in January of this year with debut single and viral sensation Home – a tender yet triumphant track that has since racked up over 160 million streams, peaked at number 21 in the ARIA Singles Chart and received extensive radio play across the country. The boys have since followed up with the equally infectious Keep It Up, with plenty more releases on the horizon.

A band born out of small towns and spare time, Good Neighbours first started out of Scott and Oli’s desire to make something positive and unpolished in a music scene where everything felt mellow and intimate. Throughout 2023, they began making music for the love of it with an urge to rekindle early 2000’s sounds of the likes of Passion Pit and MGMT, a nod to classic songwriting and raucous production and inspiration from A24, friendship, and a cinematic approach to making music.

Good Neighbours are wasting no time capturing the world’s attention – don’t miss their exciting debut shows down under.

GOOD NEIGHBOURS
AUSTRALIA 2024

TUESDAY 25 JUNE – OXFORD ART FACTORY, SYDNEY

THURSDAY 27 JUNE – OUTPOST, BRISBANE

SATURDAY 29 JUNE – CORNER HOTEL, MELBOURNE

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY 10TH MAY AT 10AM

For complete tour and ticket information, visit livenation.com.au

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Reliqa Release Video For New Single ‘Dying Light’. Debut Album ‘Secrets Of The Future’ Due Out Friday 31 May

RELIQA
RELEASE VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE
DYING LIGHT

DEBUT ALBUMSECRETS OF THE FUTURE
DUE OUT FRIDAY 31 MAY

TOURING NATIONALLY THIS JUNE

Fast-rising Australian metallers Reliqa have released a video for their new single, Dying Light, the third cut to be taken from their upcoming debut album, Secrets of the Future, which sees a 31st May release via Greyscale Records and Nuclear Blast Records.

Vocalist Monique Pym comments: “Dying Light is your last taste of the album before we go full send on May 31st. This one is all about the attitude – it’s got a level of sass and femininity that we haven’t explored before, with a dirty, riffy groove to keep it grounded. I think this song really completes the picture alongside Terminal and Killstar for how many diverse kinds of sounds we’ve managed to pack into the record.”

A lush, diverse and sci-fi-hued collection of songs that traverse fleeting moments of the human experience, Secrets of the Future also possesses a melting pot of stylistic inspiration, with elements spanning melodic metalcore through to contemporary rap, K-Pop, J-Metal, atmospheric pop, modern progressive metal as well as more traditional rock and metal.

With Secrets of the Future, Reliqa aren’t merely gazing at what’s to come; instead, they conjure it with poise and finesse, unpacking a rich and vivid tapestry that explores political injustice on tracks like Killstar (The Cold World), finding power in femininity on Sariah, as well as oscillating spotlights on the inner push-and-pull between protest and acceptance of reality.

Defying genre labels and harnessing their potent sonic identity in the heavy music landscape over the years, Reliqa have evolved from being “ones to watch” into an act destined for genuine greatness.

Whether dazzling onstage supporting the likes of Spiritbox, Halestorm, Sevendust, BABYMETAL or Northlane, whipping festival crowds into a frenzy or headlining their own shows, Reliqa never cease to enamour in a live setting alongside multiple singles commanding over 2 million individual streams, including Doomed and Mr. Magic.

Most recently flexing their nuanced take on heavy modernity with their 2022 EP I Don’t Know What I Am, Reliqa brandished dark grooves, layered soundscapes, electronic flourishes and more. I Don’t Know What I Am may have initially stemmed from the group themselves and the broader music industry being unable to categorise Reliqa‘s unique and immersive stylings; but ultimately, it’s the group’s bold and boundless sense of self that radically sets Reliqa apart from your standard heavy act.

Facing the future to their impending new album and fresh off supporting American rock powerhouses Halesform for their Knotfest Australia 2024 headline sideshows, Reliqa will embark on their Secrets Of The Future Tour this June, with three headline shows in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney alongside supports RinRin, as well as a performance supporting Caligula’s Horse in Adelaide and an appearance at Never Had So Much Fun in Gosford alongside RedHook, Tiali and many more.

In 2024, the secret is out, the future is now; and its name is Reliqa.

PRE-ORDER + PRE-SAVE SECRETS OF THE FUTURE HERE

RELIQA ARE:
Miles Knox – Bass | Benjamin Knox – Drums
Monique Pym – Vocals | Brandon Lloyd – Guitars

SECRETS OF THE FUTURE TRACK LISTING:
01. Dying Light
02. Carve
03. Killstar (The Cold World)
04. The Flower
05. Sariah
06. Terminal
07. Keep Yourself Awake
08. Crossfire
09. Physical
10. Two Steps Apart
11. A Spark
12. Upside Down

Destroy All Lines + Open Door Mgmt Presents

RELIQA

SECRETS OF THE FUTURE TOUR
WITH SPECIAL GUESTS
RINRIN

FRIDAY 14 JUNE 2024 – UNIBAR, ADELAIDE 18+*
SATURDAY 15 JUNE 2024 – BERGY BANDROOM, MELBOURNE 18+
THURSDAY 20 JUNE 2024 – BLACK BEAR LODGE, BRISBANE 18+
SATURDAY 22 JUNE – BOOTLEGGERS, SYDNEY 18+
SUNDAY 23 JUNE 2024 – DRIFTERS WHARF, GOSFORD LIC AA ^

*w/ Caligula’s Horse, RinRin not appearing
^ Never Had So Much Fun Fest, RinRin not appearing

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PSYCROPTIC Announce August Tour Dates

Tasmania’s Psycroptic has joined forces with Destroy All Lines Agency for all Australian bookings and to celebrate, this August they will take a break from the studio to get back out on the road to play their only remaining shows of 2024! The legendary metal pioneers are currently hard at work ensuring their ninth full-length album, the follow up to 2022’s brilliant Divine Council, will be their most refined and fierce work yet. Catch them headlining the Necrosonic and Electric Eye Heavy Fests in Brisbane and Perth, and Perth, and stay tuned for stacked line-ups of killer all-Australian supports on their own headline shows.

Formed in Hobart in 1999, Psycroptic is indisputable in their legendary status as leaders of forward-thinking extreme metal. Rooted in technical death metal, recent records have seen the band explore many avenues of adjacent sounds to carry their unique identity to absolutely mind-melting heights. With brothers Dave and Joe Haley the creative core of the band since its inception, vocalist Jason Peppiat and bassist Todd Stern round out their most formidable form, and an endless devotion to technical wizardry and clever songwriting has seen the unit become a staple of the global circuit, having torn it up all around the world with acts such as Carcass, Whitechapel, Obituary, Aborted, Archspire, Thy Art Is Murder, and countless other iconic names, while releasing records through heavy metal institutions Willowtip, Nuclear Blast, and Prosthetic Records. With 2022’s spellbinding Divine Council album now firmly behind them, the band is presently hard at work on ensuring their ninth full-length leaves all that have come before in the dust.

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PSYCROPTIC
AUSTRALIA 2024

FRIDAY AUGUST 16 – SINGING BIRD STUDIOS, FRANKSTON

SATURDAY AUGUST 17 – THE EVELYN HOTEL, MELBOURNE

FRIDAY AUGUST 23 – THE ROYAL OAK, LAUNCESTON

SATURDAY AUGUST 24 – ALTAR, HOBART

FRIDAY AUGUST 30 – CROWBAR, SYDNEY

SATURDAY AUGUST 31 – NECROSONIC FESTIVAL, BRISBANE

SATURDAY OCTOBER 15 – ELECTRIC EYE HEAVY FEST, PERTH

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