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The Darkness Announce ‘Motorheart’ Australia & NZ Tour October 2022

Multi-platinum UK rock icons The Darkness will be returning to Australia & New Zealand this October, playing shows in
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Auckland & Wellington.

Fans can access early bird tickets by signing up prior to pre-sale commencing here.
Pre-sale starts Friday, May 13 at 11am local time.
General public tickets on sale Tuesday, May 17 at 11am local time.

 

Brimming with their trademark blazing guitar riffs and solos, soaring falsetto and immeasurable rock ‘n’ roll extravagance, The Darkness will be operating at their loosest and most extroverted frequency.

Fans will be treated to new songs from the band’s new album Motorheart, along with slaying their award-winning, platinum-selling hit singles including ‘I Believe in a Thing Called Love’ and ‘Love Is Only A Feeling’– a true spectacle to behold.

With over three million concert tickets sold worldwide, four Top Ten albums, two hundred million streams on Spotify, five Top Ten singles and numerous industry awards and having toured with giants including Queen, Guns N’ Roses, Black Sabbath, Def Leppard & KISS, The Darkness are one of the most successful rock bands of the modern era

Many of The Darkness’ biggest songs are now staples of rock radio, sharing airtime with songs by their genetic forerunners, Queen, T-Rex and Cheap Trick.

Justin Hawkins says of their imminent return, “Our last ill fated Antipodean excursion in 2020 was cruelly truncated. We’ve spent 2.5 years deflated. Our appetite for Rock has largely gone unsated. Well, for too long you have waited, to witness the atmosphere created, in the Uk, Ireland, Canada and the Unite Stated, by us, Rock’s most underrated. and I am truly elated to announce that we shall return in October to deliver our solid gold plated ROCK – see you there!”

‘MOTORHEART’
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND TOUR OCTOBER 2022
Wednesday, Oct 12: Forum, Melbourne
Friday, Oct 14: Astor, Perth
Saturday, Oct 15: Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide
Sunday, Oct 16: Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Tuesday, Oct 18: Kambri, Canberra
Wednesday Oct 19: Tivoli, Brisbane
Friday, Oct 21: Hunter Lounge, Wellington
Saturday, Oct 22: Powerstation, Auckland

Early Bird Ticket Pre-Sale Starts Friday, May 13 @ 11am Local Time
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General Tickets On Sale From Tuesday, May 17 @ 11am Local Time
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New Album ‘Motorheart’ Out Now via Cooking Vinyl
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THE BRONX add a new Sydney Show!

THE BRONX have today announced a new Sydney show due to overwhelming demand! The American rockers will now play a second show at Sydney’s Crowbar on Sunday May 22. The first Sydney show on Saturday May 21 sold out last year. Tickets go on sale to the general public Wednesday March 16 at 10am.

The band’s return to Australia and New Zealand in 2022 will be their first Australian shows since 2018 and The Bronx fever is at an all time high. The extensive tour will see The Bronx kick things off at Perth’s Amplifier on May 17, before heading to Adelaide, Newcastle, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, a sold out show in Geelong, wrapping things up in New Zealand in Wellington and Auckland. Supporting them on the Australian leg of the tour will be West Londoners Chubby and the Gang.

Tickets for the second Sydney show go on sale at 10am, Wednesday March 16.

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

The Bronx formed in 2002, releasing their self-titled debut album the following year. Over the Los Angeles-based band’s 19 year career, The Bronx have released five original albums under their original namesake, and three albums under their alter ego, Mariachi El Bronx. Both iterations of the now legendary SoCal outfit have been hailed for harnessing the “unleashed cries of youthful blue-collar anguish” (Los Angeles Times), and for writing “hard-hitting and catchy hard rock tracks” (Loudwire). The Bronx is Matt Caughthran (vocals), Joby J. Ford (guitar), Ken Horne (guitar), Brad Magers (bass) and Joey Castillo (drums).

“The Californians have yet to release a subpar album, and that remains true with Bronx VI… THE BRONX continues to creatively wander wherever the hell they want to, and they make it sound so damn good.”

Blabbermouth

Joining the Bronx for their first shows on Australian soil is the West London five-piece Chubby and the Gang. Made up of musicians from across the consistently thriving and criminally overlooked UK hardcore scene, Chubby, and the Gang marinate its characteristic speed and sick-of-it-all energy in a mixture of 50s pop sounds. The result is a prickly take on the older, more melodic genres that punk derives from, chewing them up and spitting them out into something mangled but revitalized.

Don’t miss The Bronx with the support of Chubby and the Gang in 2022!

THE BRONX
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND TOUR 2022

AMPLIFIER, PERTH                                                  TUESDAY MAY 17

THE GOV, ADELAIDE                                               THURSDAY MAY 19

CAMBRIDGE HOTEL, NEWCASTLE                       FRIDAY MAY 20

CROWBAR, SYDNEY (SOLD OUT)                         SATURDAY MAY 21

CROWBAR, SYDNEY (NEW SHOW)                       SUNDAY MAY 22

THE ZOO, BRISBANE                                              TUESDAY MAY 24

COOLANGATTA HOTEL, GOLD COAST                THURSDAY MAY 26

170 RUSSELL, MELBOURNE                                  FRIDAY MAY 27

BARWON CLUB, GEELONG (SOLD OUT)             SATURDAY MAY 28

SAN FRAN, WELLINGTON                                      MONDAY MAY 30

THE POWERSTATION, AUCKLAND                       TUESDAY MAY 31

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HARRY STYLES Announces ‘LOVE ON TOUR 2023’ Australia & New Zealand

GRAMMY Award®-winning, global superstar Harry Styles announces the Australia and New Zealand dates for his LOVE ON TOUR 2023 world tour, confirming stadium shows for the first time. Kicking off at Perth’s HBF Park on February 20, the tour then heads to Marvel Stadium in Melbourne on February 24, Gold Coast’s Metricon Stadium on February 28, Accor Stadium in Sydney on March 3, before concluding at Auckland’s Mt Smart Stadium on March 7.

Special guest on the Australian and New Zealand dates is Wet Leg, the British indie rock duo who raced to prominence last year via their viral hit, ‘Chaise Lounge’.

The tour is an extension of LOVE ON TOUR 2022, with shows right across the globe. Styles will kick off his colossal 32-city outing with three brand new stadium dates in the U.K. in June, and a further four stadiums in Europe including a brand new show at Glasgow Ibrox Stadium, Manchester Emirates Old Trafford and London Wembley Stadium through June. The tour will continue in July with rescheduled arena dates in Europe, as well as a new show at Accor Arena in Paris, before heading to Latin America later this year. See full list of dates at https://www.hstyles.co.uk/.

Harry Styles has blasted back into the Australian ARIA Singles Chart and New Zealand Official Top 40 Singles Chart with his new single ‘As It Was’ debuting at #1. Anticipation is at an all-time high for his new album, HARRY’S HOUSE, to be released May 20 on Columbia/Erskine Records, Sony Music Entertainment Australia. The music video for ‘As It Was’, shot last month in London, finds Harry collaborating with Ukrainian GRAMMY Award®-nominated director Tanu Muino. Listen to ‘As It Was’ here and check out the video here.

HARRY’S HOUSEis the third solo studio album from Harry Styles and first music release since 2019’s record breaking sophomore album FINE LINE. The new 13-track full-length album was recorded in multiple locations across the UK, Los Angeles and Tokyo from 2020 to 2021. It was written by Harry alongside frequent collaborators Kid Harpoon, Tyler Johnson and Mitch Rowland. HARRY’S HOUSE is available for pre-order at all physical and digital retailers globally. In addition, exclusive configurations will be available at select retailers nationwide including a JB Hi-Fi exclusive Translucent Yellow vinyl and a Sea Glass Green vinyl available on the artist’s webstore. Pre-order HARRY’S HOUSE here.

Harry is currently headlining the legendary Coachella Festival, performing ‘As It Was’ live for the first time!

Harry Styles has established himself as one of the biggest and most influential artists in music. His self-titled debut solo album became one of the world’s top-ten best selling albums of the year and had the biggest first week of sales by a male artist in history. His second album, Fine Line, topped the Billboard 200 when it was released, making it Harry’s second US Number One album and made chart history providing the biggest sales week for a solo UK male artist since Nielsen Music began electronically trading sales data in 1991. Since launching his solo career, he has gained prestigious accolades including, two BRIT awards, a Grammy award, an Ivor Novello Award an American Music Award, and many others across the world, in addition to being the first man to appear solo on the cover of Vogue Magazine.

Harry is equally renowned as an incredible live performer. His Love On Tour shows was postponed due to the pandemic and finally started in September 2021 in Las Vegas. Harry performed over 40 shows throughout the US at the end of last year winning praise from fans and critics alike. His shows are packed with his global hit singles including Sign of the Times, Lights Up, Adore You, Watermelon Sugar and Kiwi.

HARRY STYLES: LOVE ON TOUR 2023

AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND

PERTH, HBF PARK MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20

MELBOURNE, MARVEL STADIUM FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24

GOLD COAST, METRICON STADIUM TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

SYDNEY, ACCOR STADIUM FRIDAY, MARCH 3

AUCKLAND, MT SMART STADIUM TUESDAY, MARCH 7

Ticketing details are as follows:

My Live Nation pre-sale commences Tuesday April 26:

Melbourne – 11am AEST

Sydney – 12pm AEST

Perth – 12pm AWST

Auckland – 12pm NZST

Gold Coast – 1pm AEST

General public tickets go on sale Wednesday April 27:

Melbourne – 12pm AEST

Sydney – 1pm AEST

Perth – 1pm AWST

Auckland – 1pm NZST

Gold Coast – 2pm AEST

For full pre-sale and on-sale start and finish, timings go to www.livenation.com.au.

 

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JOHN CORABI Announces – Solo & Acoustic, Songs & Stories June 2022 Australian Tour

Journeyman, stalwart, or just The Mayor of Rock ‘n’ Roll, John Corabi certainly needs no introduction.

As the voice of The Scream, The Dead Daisies, Union, and ESP but perhaps most notably, as the voice of Motley Crue during their brief departure from life with Vince Neil in 1994, anything featuring the raspy vocals of JOHN CORABI cannot be mistaken.

On the eve of the release of his autobiography “Horseshoes and Hand Grenades”, in which he recounts his life from the streets of Philadelphia to the Sunset Strip and beyond, JOHN CORABI brings his intimate solo acoustic show to Australia for the first time in what can be considered a career retrospective of sorts.

Fans can expect to hear Corabi perform music from all stages of his career intertwined with stories and anecdotes that only JOHN CORABI can deliver.

They don’t come more seasoned than Corabi and with a wide repertoire of rock ‘n’ roll at his disposal, this will be a unique insight into one of the biggest and most recognisable voices in rock ‘n’ roll.

JOHN CORABI – Solo & Acoustic, Songs & Stories Australian Tour Dates

Thursday 2nd June – SYDNEY, Crowbar

Wednesday 8th June – BRISBANE, Brightside

Thursday 9th June – MELBOURNE, Northcote Social Club

Friday 10th June – ADELAIDE, Enigma Bar

Saturday 11th June – PERTH, Amplifier Bar

Tickets On Sale Now From: https://www.silverbacktouring.com.au/john-corabi-acoustic-solo/

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KEITH URBAN Shares Brand New Single ‘NIGHTFALLS’

Multiple ARIA and GRAMMY Award winner Keith Urban today unveils his first single of 2022, ‘Nightfalls’, a euphoric moonlit anthem co-written with Greg Kurstin (Beck, Paul McCartney) and Mozella (Madonna, Rhianna). Bound to be a crowd favourite at Keith’s forthcoming ‘THE SPEED OF NOW WORLD TOUR’ shows, the infectious track marks a similar return of Urban’s high-energy, in-the-moment spirit and all-round divergent musicality.

Keith says, “Writing “Nightfalls” with Greg Kurstin and Mozella was pure joy. Two summers have gone by with no way to tour and the desire to have that feeling again inspired every part of this song and recording. In a world so full of real struggles and fractures, I wanna try and bring something to help us exhale and be in the moment – if only for 3 mins and 41 seconds.”

‘Nightfalls’ follows on from ‘Wild Hearts’ and Urban’s global smash, his duet with P!nk, ‘One Too Many’, which to date has amassed 340 million worldwide streams. The song has become Urban’s 43rd Top 10 single in the U.S. and his 27th #1 in Canada. It was certified double platinum in Australia, reached #1 on the Australian Artist singles chart, and has spent 44 weeks in the Top 50 UK Airplay Chart. Urban’s latest album, THE SPEED OF NOW Part 1, marks the fourth in a historic streak of simultaneous #1 album debuts in the United States, Canada, and Australia.

Urban will re-appear on The Voice Season 11 this year in the coaches’ chair, alongside Rita Ora, Jessica Mauboy, and Guy Sebastian. Season 11 kicks off on Channel 7 and 7plus on Monday, April 18th.

THE SPEED OF NOW WORLD TOUR gets underway in April at the O2 Academy in the UK before ending up in Australia in December with Birds of Tokyo as the special guest. Please visit keithurban.com for ticketing information.

TOURING AUSTRALIA IN DECEMBER 2022
TICKETS AVAILABLE
HERE

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PENNYWISE Announce Australian Tour

Hermosa Beach punk rock band Pennywise have announced they will be returning down under for an Australian tour in September 2022. Pennywise will be bringing with them the legendary punk band Circle Jerks, who will be hitting Australia for the very first time. Tour details are below.

Pennywise will be performing songs from their entire catalogue including the recently CERTIFIED ARIA GOLD selling album Straight Ahead, which debuted at No. 8 on the ARIA charts (the band’s highest charting album to date).

Fletcher Dragge enthuses;
“Finally Pennywise gets to come back to our home away from home, Australia!

Where the beer flows nonstop, along with the chaos. Never a dull moment on a Pennywise tour down under… only one thing could make it better than usual, and that would be coming to town with our mentors and long-time friends THE CIRCLE JERKS!!! They are back with a vengeance!

This is gonna be an off the fucking hook nonstop party! And we can’t wait! Get your tix, get on the booze, and get in the pit, we’re coming for you fuckers!!!!!”

Pennywise are no strangers to Australia having toured the country many times over. Most recently in 2019 on the 20th Anniversary Straight Ahead tour with sold-out shows Australia-wide.

Formed in the South Bay of Los Angeles—a neighborhood with a rich punk-rock history—Pennywise began in 1988. The band went on to amass an international following with their relentless touring and a melodic, high-energy sound fusing classic punk, surf punk, and blistering hardcore. Through the years, Pennywise have solidified their place in punk history with iconic songs like “Fuck Authority,” “Alien,” and “Bro Hymn” (their timeless ode to brotherhood and departed friends).

Pennywise has released 11 albums over the last three decades, including Pennywise (1991), Unknown Road (1993), About Time (1995), Full Circle (1997), Straight Ahead(1999), Land of the Free? (2001), From the Ashes (2003), The Fuse (2005), Reason to Believe (2008), All or Nothing (2012), and Yesterdays (2014). Resolutely working outside the margins of the mainstream, the band has emerged as an enduringly vibrant staple on the worldwide touring circuit.

PENNYWISE
AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2022
with special guests CIrcle Jerks

CHELSEA HEIGHTS HOTEL, VICTORIA
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17

FORUM, MELBOURNE
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18

UNIA BAR, WOLLONGONG
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 20

ENMORE THEATRE, SYDNEY
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 23

FORTITUDE MUSIC HALL, BRISBANE
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 24

HINDLEY ST. MUSIC HALL, ADELAIDE
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 25

METROPOLIS, FREMANTLE
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 27

TICKETS ON SALE 11AM THURSDAY MARCH 31st

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

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AMY SHARK Announces Mammoth 42 Date ‘SEE U SOMEWHERE Australia Tour 2022’

Fresh off her Cry Forever arena tour, ARIA award winner and alt-pop singer-songwriter, Amy Shark has today announced she’ll be hitting the road for a mammoth 42 date regional tour of Australia across May, June, July and August this year, presented by triple j, Handsome Tours, Select Music and Rage More.

With one show still remaining on her national run (Perth’s RAC Arena set for May 13), Amy Shark will now bring her critically acclaimed Cry Forever and Love Monster albums to regional fans right across Australia on her See U Somewhere tour. The tour will kick off at Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre on May 19 before taking in a further 9 dates in WA (supported by Dulcie), and will then move through NT (supported by Prayer Corby), NSW (supported by Adam Newling), ACT (supported by Adam Newling), VIC (supported by Yorke), SA (supported by Jess Day) and TAS (supported by Tyler Richardson), then heading north for 7 shows in her home state of QLD (supported by Cult Romance), finishing up at Tanks Arts Centre in Cairns on August 29.

Tickets go on sale at 10 am local time on Wednesday 30 March from www.amyshark.com.

“I’m the happiest when I’m on stage performing and I can’t wait to travel further into Australia where I’ve never been before, to explore some of these towns and meet everyone, it’s going to be a fun one.”

After bursting onto the global music scene in 2016, Amy Shark’s 6 x Platinum single Adore put her on the map as one of Australia’s most formidable emerging songwriters. This was followed by APRA award-winning (Song Of The Year) 6 x Platinum and number one Australian airplay chart hit, I Said Hi and the 2019 3 x platinum single Mess Her Up. Shark’s debut/breakthrough #1 ARIA album and Platinum-certified LOVE MONSTER was recognised in 2018 with four ARIA awards (Album of the Year, Best Female Artist, Best Pop Release, Best Producer [Dann Hume]) and was nominated for another five. LOVE MONSTER went on to become the highest-selling album by an Australian artist for 2018. Not one to slow down, even in a global pandemic, 2020 saw Amy release her ARIA award-winning, 2 x Platinum accredited single, Everybody Rise, which is nearing 37 million streams globally and spent 12 weeks in the top 10 Australian airplay chart. Amy’s latest album, CRY FOREVER was her second #1 ARIA debut holding the top spot for two weeks consecutively. Shark teamed up with blink 182’s Travis Barker on Gold accredited single C’MON and global superstar Ed Sheeran to co-write platinum single Love Song’s Ain’t For Us featuring Grammy award-winning artist Keith Urban. Today Amy has amassed 798 Million combined global streams.

Thrilled to be performing such an epic run of shows around Aus, and showing her endless gratitude for the huge love from her regional fans, Amy enthuses, “I don’t know when I’ll get the chance to do a huge Australian run like this again so if I’m coming to your town, you are mine that night! No excuses.”

Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 am local time on Wednesday 30 March, for tickets and further information, head to www.amyshark.com

AMY SHARK ‘SEE U SOMEWHERE AUSTRALIA TOUR 2022’
Presented by triple j
THU 19 MAY | BUNBURY REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE, BUNBURY, WA
FRI 20 MAY | MANDURAH PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE, MANDURAH, WA
SAT 21 MAY | THE RIVER, MARGARET RIVER, WA
THU 26 MAY | ALBANY ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE, ALBANY, WA
FRI 27 MAY | ESPERANCE CIVIC CENTRE, ESPERANCE, WA
SAT 28 MAY | GOLDFIELDS ART CENTRE, KALGOORLIE, WA
SUN 29 MAY | CUMMINS THEATRE, MERREDIN, WA
TUE 31 MAY | QUEENS PARK THEATRE, GERALDTON, WA
THU 2 JUN | RED EARTH ARTS PRECINCT (THEATRE), KARRATHA, WA
SAT 4 JUN | THE ROEBUCK BAY HOTEL, BROOME, WA
THU 9 JUN | DARWIN ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE, DARWIN, NT
SUN 26 JUN | THE GARDEN HOTEL, DUBBO, NSW
TUE 28 JUN | BMEC, BATHURST, NSW
WED 29 JUN | THE ART HOUSE WYONG, WYONG, NSW
SAT 2 JUL | CIVIC THEATRE, NEWCASTLE, NSW
TUE 5 JUL | WAGGA WAGGA CIVIC THEATRE, WAGGA WAGGA, NSW
WED 6 JUL | GRIFFITH REGIONAL THEATRE, GRIFFITH, NSW
FRI 8 JUL | CANBERRA THEATRE CENTRE, CANBERRA, ACT
SAT 9 JUL | ALBURY ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE, ALBURY, NSW
TUE 12 JUL | WPACC, WANGARATTA, VIC
THU 14 JUL | RIVERLINKS EASTBANK, SHEPPARTON, VIC
SAT 16 JUL | GIPPSLAND PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE, TRARALGON, VIC
TUE 19 JUL | LIGHTHOUSE THEATRE, WARRNAMBOOL, VIC
WED 20 JUL | ULUMBARRA THEATRE, BENDIGO, VIC
THU 21 JUL | WENDOUREE CENTRE FOR PERFORMING ARTS, BALLARAT/WENDOUREE, VIC
FRI 22 JUL | HORSHAM TOWN HALL, HORSHAM, VIC
SAT 23 JUL | COSTA HALL, GEELONG, VIC
WED 27 JUL | MILDURA ARTS CENTRE, MILDURA, VIC
THU 28 JUL | THE BAROSSA ARTS CENTRE, TANUNDA, SA
FRI 29 JUL | MIDDLEBACK ARTS CENTRE, WHYALLA NORRIE, SA
SAT 30 JUL | CHAFFEY THEATRE, RENMARK, SA
SUN 31 JUL | SIR ROBERT HELPMANN THEATRE, MT GAMBIER, SA
TUE 2 AUG | PRINCESS THEATRE, LAUNCESTON, TAS
THU 4 AUG | PARNAPLE ARTS CENTRE, DEVENPORT, TAS
FRI 5 AUG | HOBART CITY HALL / MAC 02, HOBART, TAS
FRI 19 AUG | BILOELA CIVIC CENTRE, BILOELA, QLD
SAT 20 AUG | MONCRIEFF ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE, BUNDABERG, QLD
SUN 21 AUG | GLADSTONE ENTERTAINMENT & CONVENTION CENTRE, GLADSTONE, QLD
WED 24 AUG | PILBEAM THEATRE, ROCKHAMPTON, QLD
THU 25 AUG | MECC, MACKAY, QLD
FRI 26 AUG | TOWNSVILLE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE, TOWNSVILLE, QLD
MON 29 AUG | TANKS ARTS CENTRE, CAIRNS, QLD

ABOUT HANDSOME TOURS:
Handsome Tours is a boutique promoter with 20+ years of experience in touring some of the world’s finest artists across Australia & New Zealand; working with acts including Gang Of Youths, Phoebe Bridgers, The Kid LAROI, The xx, Stormzy, The War On Drugs, Bon Iver, Middle Kids, Skegss and Fontaines D.C.

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SKID ROW Announce ”The Gang’s All Here” 2022 Australian Tour

It’s a new era for SKID ROW. With a new album, a new single and a world tour, the band has added a new voice as they welcome powerhouse vocalist Erik Grönwall, formerly from the band HEAT out of Sweden.

Fans received their first glimpse of Grönwall in Las Vegas on 26 March as the band took up a residency in support of The Scorpions and gauging from the live clips and online commentary surrounding the performance, the band, made up of Rachel Bolan (bass), Dave “Snake” Sabo, Scotti Hill (guitars) and Rob Hammersmith (drums) have a renewed vigour and energy with classic era SKID ROW sounding better than it ever has.

What is most exciting for fans is the band has a new album recorded and gearing for a late 2022 release led by the brand-new single, The Gang’s All Here, which has all the tell-tale signs of the classic SKID ROW sound.

Silverback Touring is pleased to announce that SKID ROW will be returning to Australia for the first time since 2018. The band has enjoyed a three-decade strong relationship with Aussie fans with their shows always receiving rave reviews and leaving fans gasping for more. Fans who are familiar with Grönwall will know the frontman for his dynamic vocal range and showmanship, the perfect match to the impressive unit made up Bolan, Sabo, Hill and Hammersmith.

Joining SKID ROW will be Finnish melodic rock act, RECKLESS LOVE, who visit Australia on their first multi-city tour down under. The band, who enjoy a cult-like following in Australia, come armed with a brand-new album, TURBORIDER.

Rounding out the lineup are Australian hard rock band, WICKED SMILE, who in a short period of time have established themselves as one of Australia’s leading hard rock acts on the back of their dynamic live shows and brilliant debut album WAIT FOR THE NIGHT.

Australia, you are in for a treat with a triple threat summertime hard rock.

Skid Row / Reckless Love / Wicked Smile Australian Tour Dates

Wednesday 7 December, ADELAIDE – The Gov

Friday 9 December, BRISBANE – The Triffid

Saturday 10 December, SYDNEY – Manning Bar

Sunday 11 December, MELBOURNE – 170 Russell

Silverback members’ pre-sale commences on Thursday 31 March to Sunday 3 April 2022.

General on-sale commences on Monday 4 April 2022.

Get your tickets at: https://www.silverbacktouring.com.au/skid-row-australian-tour-2022/

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AIR SUPPLY The Lost In Love Experience celebrating 47 years

In 2022, the band celebrates 47 years of performing…… the rest is music history…….

After much too long a wait, AIR SUPPLY return to their homeland to perform all-time classics including Love and Other Bruises, All Out Of Love, The One That You Love, and of course Lost In Love. The Lost In Love Experience is a true celebration of a career that spans over 47 years and has seen AIR SUPPLY achieve success after success, with so much amazing music still to come for their staunch legion of fans.

Making Love Out Of Nothing At All, Now and Forever, Every Woman In The World, and Sweet Dreams… these are songs that mean so much to so many, and Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock are joined by their stellar band to present the songs the fans love, in an amazing show that will be one to remember forever.

When Lost in Love was released in Australia in October 1976, it quickly soared to the top of the charts, and went on to be named Song of the Year. Seven consecutive Top-Five singles at that time equaled The Beatles’ run. AIR SUPPLY’s albums Lost in Love, The One That You Love, Now & Forever, and The Greatest Hits have since sold in excess of 40 million copies.

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“We love coming back to Australia to where it all started” Russell Hitchcock

SYDNEY – SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE – WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 30

MELBOURNE – PALAIS THEATRE – THURSDAY DECEMBER 1

BRISBANE – CONFERENCE & ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE – FRIDAY DECEMBER 2

PERTH – ASTOR THETRE – TUESDAY DECEMBER 6

Tickets on sale Friday March 11 at 9am

Bookings: www.davidroywilliams.com

“It means the world to us to celebrate this major milstone by performing in our homeland of Australia,” said Russell Hitchcock about the upcoming tour. Graham Russell added, “On our 47th year as Air Supply, nothing will make us more proud as going back to the place where it all began!”.

Make sure you get your tickets early to witness this spellbinding performance of AIR SUPPLY’s catalogue of wonderful songs – these will be very special nights with some of the most beautiful love songs ever written.

AIR SUPPLY: An international success story 47 years in the making…..

Graham Russell & Russell Hitchcock met on May 12, 1975, the first day of rehearsals for “Jesus Christ Superstar” in Sydney, Australia; they became instant friends with their common love for The Beatles and, of course, singing.

After the shows’ performances at 10:30, they would play pizza parlors, coffee bars and night clubs with just one guitar and two voices. They quickly gained a reputation for great harmonies and for original songs that Graham was constantly writing. They made a demo on a cassette of two songs, “Love and Other Bruises” and “If You Knew Me” and took it to every record company in Sydney. Everyone turned it down but one — CBS Records — who admired their unique style.

They made a single in one afternoon and it shot to number one on the national charts. Quickly the duo needed a name for their band and luckily Graham had a vision during a dream … and “Air Supply: was born!

That same year, they opened for Rod Stewart across Australia and then throughout the U.S. and Canada playing all of the famous huge venues before Rod would take the stage. They found new fans, but did not yet break the U.S. market.

Back in Australia they had to start again and made a record called Life Support. On this record were some treasures of songs, including “Lost in Love” which went Top 10 in Australia and somehow found its way to music industry executive Clive Davis in New York.

Clive immediately signed Air Supply to Arista Records and in 1980, “Lost in Love” became the fastest selling single in the world, leaping to the top of all of the charts. Now Air Supply was on their way. The second single was “All Out of Love,” and that went up the charts even quicker

Seven top-five singles later, Air Supply at that time had equaled The Beatles’ run of consecutive top five singles. The albums Lost in Love, The One That You Love, Now & Forever, and The Greatest Hits sold in excess of 20 million copies. “Lost in Love” was named Song of the Year in 1980, and, with the other singles, sold more than 10 million copies.

The trademark sound of Russell Hitchcock’s soaring tenor voice and Graham Russell’s simple yet majestic songs created a unique sound that would forever be known as Air Supply.

However, it is the live shows that always hold audiences captive around the world. They were the first Western group to tour China, Taiwan, and countless other countries that before would not allow pop music across their borders. In 1983 they recorded “Making Love Out Of Nothing At All” by Jim Steinman which solidified the group as a permanent force in modern music. This song was released on The Greatest Hits album which soared past 7 million copies.

“Lost in Love”, “All Out of Love”, “The One That You Love”, “Sweet Dreams”, and “Making Love Out Of Nothing At All” have each achieved multi-million plays on the radio.

Air Supply began to tour with lavish productions in places that no one had been before. In South America and Asia they became a part of everyone’s life. In 1988, Air Supply was asked to participate in Australia’s bicentennial celebration and to play for HRH Prince Charles and HRH Princess Diana, where they learned both were already ardent fans. This engagement would be one of their most treasured moments in their career.

In 1989, they recorded “The Earth Is” album selling over a million copies outside of the U.S. This album was followed by “The Vanishing Race” CD and, with the singles “Goodbye” and “It’s Never Too Late”, again saw multi-platinum success. The following albums, “News from Nowhere”, “Yours Truly”, and “Across the Concrete Sky” all gave their second greatest hits album multi-platinum status as they traveled the world each and every year.

In July 2005, their live DVD, “It Was 30 Years Ago Today” celebrated 30 years of success around the world and in that same month, Air Supply smashed attendance records when, in Cuba, at one show they played to 175,000 people. Also 2005 saw the release of “The Singer and the Song”, an acoustic album of many of their big hits which received critical acclaim.

In May 2010, the long-awaited album, “Mumbo Jumbo” –also the duo’s first studio recording in eight years- was released. Recorded at Graham Russell’s home studio near Park City, Utah and at a state of the art facilities in Las Vegas with top session musicians and an orchestra, “Mumbo Jumbo” was produced by Russell and engineered by Sean O’Dwyer, whose credits include Pink Floyd, Randy Newman and Blink-182. Among the 14-tracks, released by was the first single “Dance With Me,” which earned Air Supply a prominent feature article in Billboard Magazine titled “Still Supplying The Hits After 35 Years.”

Just weeks after composer and vocalist Graham Russell was honored with a BMI Million-Air

Certificate recognizing 3 million performances of the duo’s hit “All Out Of Love,” Air Supply’s new song was the #1 most added track on the FMQB AC40 Chart, and also one of the most added on the R&R (Radio and Records) AC Chart and the Mediabase AC chart.

The band then released its live Jerusalem show for a DVD featuring two new songs, “Sanctuary” and “Everywhere.” “Sanctuary” was released as a single on iTunes in December 2011.

They have recently released their new album… the Lost In Love Experience… recorded with the Prague Symphony – a stand out fan favorite is the touching “I Adore You.”

Air Supply performed their 5000th concert in 2019 … that took place in Las Vegas

In January of 2020 the Herald Sun proclaimed Air Supply in the Top 5 of Greatest Aussie Bands of All Time. In stellar company with the likes of AC DC, BEE GEES and INX. And for Valentine’s Day they were profiled for an in-depth U.S. television network interview on CBS Sunday Morning.

In 2013 AIR SUPPLY were inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame acknowledging their massive international achievements as one of Australia’s most successful musical exports.

And get this stranger-than-fiction final fact: In over 46 years, Graham and Russell have never had a real argument. Believe it!

And to the delight of music lovers everywhere… the story continues.

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