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Australian Music Round-Up (08/14/10)

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Falls Festival has seen its first announcement for one of the best ways to spend your New Years this year. Announced so far are: Interpol, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, The National, The Living End, Public Enemy, Klaxons, Angus And Julia Stone, Tame Impala, The Rapture, Ladyhawke, Cold War Kids, Sleigh Bells, Peaches, Hot Hot Heat, Paul Kelly, Ash Grunwald, Children Collide, The Beautiful Girls, The Soft Pack, Dan Sultan, The Morning Benders, The Cool Kids, Junip, Kitty, Daisy and Lewis, Marina And The Diamonds*, The Middle East, Cloud Control, Yacht Club Djs*, Washington, Boy & Bear, Sally Seltmann*, The Bamboos, Tijuana Cartel, A-Trak, Edan the Dee-Jay, Vampire, Weekend’s Chris Baio, Beardyman, The Cuban Brothers, World’s End Press*, Casiokids*, Dan Kelly*, Daara J Family, Jamaica*, Charlie Parr, Jonathan Boulet*, The Jezabels, Big Scary, Last Dinosaurs*, Sampology*, Eagle And The Worm*, Jinja Safari*, Tim And Jean* and The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra*. More details below. (* only appearing at Lorne, Victoria)

If Falls Festival doesn’t interest you, there’s always Peats Ridge Festival in NSW. The line-up so far: Angus & Julia Stone, Trentemøller, Built to Spill, Freestylers, Kate Miller-Heidke, Shout Out Louds, The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker, Lightspeed Champion, Born Ruffians, PVT, Decoder Ring, The Audreys, The Break, Washington, Cloud Control, Jonathan Boulet, Freq Nasty, Space Invadas, The Jezabels, Dan Mangan, Thundamentals, Steve Poltz, Joel Plaskett, King Tide, Horrorshow, Watussi, Parades, Big Scary, Spit Syndicate, Belles Will Ring, Kim Churchill, THE Chemist, The Gin Club, Tom Fun Orchestra, Carmen Townsend, Matt Barber, Chase the Sun, The Lovetones, THE E.L.F, The Seabellies, McCartney, The Delta Riggs, Holly Martin, Spooky Land, Alter Ego Mania, Dereb the Ambassador, The Strides and many more to come. Check below for more details.

Brisbane, don’t feel left out. You get to pick up most of the Falls line-up with Sunset Sounds, and you don’t have to give up your New Years parties. Playing at Sunset Sounds festival are: Interpol, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, Klaxons, The Living End, The National, Angus and Julia Stone, Tame Impala, Public Enemy, Ladyhawke, Cold War Kids, The Soft Pack, Sleigh Bells, Peaches, Paul Kelly, Kitty, Daisy and Lewis, The Cool Kids, Daara J Family, Hot Hot Heat, Ash Grunwald, Children Collide, The Middle East, Cloud Control, Boy And Bear, Yacht Club DJs, Washington, Charlie Parr, Junip, The Morning Benders, The Bamboos, Tijuana Cartel & Chris Baio. See details below.

Just in case you felt left out, Western Australia, Southbound Festival is here for you. With Interpol, Klaxons, The National, The Rapture, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, Public Enemy (performing Fear of a Black Planet), The Living End, Eskimo Joe, Angus & Julia Stone, Birds of Tokyo, Ladyhawke, Bliss n Eso, Tame Impala, Hot Hot Heat, Cold War Kids, Sleigh Bells, Peaches (DJ Extravaganza), Paul Kelly, Children Collide, Ash Grunwald, The Soft Pack, The Beautiful Girls, The Morning Benders, The Cool Kids, Junip, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, Marina & The Diamonds, Muscles, Dan Sultan, The Middle East, Cloud Control, Yacht Club DJ’s, Washington, Boy & Bear, Sally Seltmann, Jonathan Boulet, The Bamboos, Tijuana Cartel, A-Trak, Tim & Jean, Edan the Dee-Jay, Baio (Vampire Weekend) DJ Set, Beardyman, The Cuban Brothers, Casiokids, Dan Kelly, Daara J Family, Charlie Parr, The Jezabels, Big Scary, Last Dinosaurs, Sampology, The Chevelles, Pond, The Chemist, Grace Woodroofe, The Novocaines, The Silents, Ghost Hotel, Split Seconds, Scotch of St James, Young Revelry, World’s End Press, Carus Thompson, The Growl, 6’s & 7’s & Boom! Bap! Pow! See details below.

Port Macquarie’s Festival of the Sun will see Xavier Rudd, Regurgitator, Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings, British India, Calling All Cars, That One Guy, Dallas Frasca, The Gin Club, The Seabellies, The Chemist, Barrel House, Slow Down Honey, Sierra Fin, Mojada, Ebb n Flo, Lee Rosser, The McMenamins, Bob Corbett, Lissa, Mojo Bluesman, Minnie Marks & Fans DJ’s all performing this year. See below for details.

Queenscliff Music Festival has also made its first announcement, featuring the cult TV show RocKwiz Live, Kate Miller-Heidke, John Williamson, Little Red, Colin Hay, Washington, The Black Sorrows, Ash Grunwald, Mark Seymour, Shawn Mullins, Kaki King, Sally Seltmann, The Vasco Era, Mary Gauthier, Vika & Linda, Gareth Liddiard, Katie Noonan & The Captains, Dan Kelly’s Dream Band, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Public Opinion Afro Orchestra, Mick Thomas & The Sure Thing and Pikelet. See details below.

Field Day festival has been announced for your best New Years Day in Sydney. Klaxons, Sleigh Bells, The Rapture, Tame Impala, Public Enemy (Playing Fear Of A Black Planet), Art Vs Science, Chromeo, The Cool Kids, Trentemoller, Mystery Jets, Marina And The Diamonds, Neon Indian, Casiokids, Jamaica, Beardyman, Justice (DJ set), Duck Sauce (Armand Van Helden & A-Trak, Only Aust. Show), Erol Alkan, A-Trak (Hip Hop Set), Peaches, Yuksek, Plump Djs, Aeroplane, Tensnake, Baio (Vampire Weekend), Zombie Disco Squad & So Me Vs Dvno. See details below.

Yellowcard are trying to spam their way onto Big Day Out. Good luck with that.

The newly reunited Soundgarden will apparently be returning to Australia early next year. This would suggest one of two things: Big Day Out, or Soundwave.

Ben Kweller will tour Australia this October, joined for the most part by Delta Spirit. See details below.

After revisiting their Killjoy and General Electric albums, Shihad will tour more extensively in support of their upcoming album, Ignite. See details below.

The Seabellies are touring in support of their debut album, By Limbo Lake. You can catch them on tour this October with Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire! See dates below.

Richard In Your Mind will tour with Pikelet this September. See dates below.

Boy & Bear are heading out on their own tour after some fantastic support spots. See details below.

Sarah Blasko, Sally Seltmann and Holly Throsby have confirmed they have been working together on a yet to be named project.

You Am I have joined Sydney indie label Other Tongues, who will release their new album on October 8th.

The Rumjacks are set to release their debut album, Gangs of New Holland, on September 3rd.

Melbourne’s Radiant City have finally finished with their new album, No Errors. It’s set to be released September 3rd.

Pop punks Skyway have added a new track, “...And Your Toetag Will Read Sellout”, to their MySpace from their upcoming EP, Nauseating Suburbia.

Soundwave News

First announcement: Iron Maiden, Queens of the Stone Age, Slayer, Primus, Slash, 30 Seconds to Mars, Stone Sour, Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, Social Distortion, Gang of Four, New Found Glory, Pennywise, Sum 41, Anberlin, The Gaslight Anthem, Third Eye Blind, Devildriver, Sevendust, Less Than Jake, The Bronx, Monster Magnet, Terror, MXPX, Protest the Hero, Melvins, 36 Crazyfists, Ill Nino, The Ataris, The Starting Line, Bayside, Mad Caddies, The Maine, Trash Talk, Mayday Parade, Foxy Shazam, Never Shout Never, The Blackout, Alesana, Asking Alexandria, All That Remains, High On Fire, Dommin, The Sword, Kylesa, A Skylit Drive, There For Tomorrow, Breathe Carolina, Taking Dawn, I See Stars, Rise to Remain, Nonpoint, Veara & Every Avenue with more to be announced.

Soundwave member’s pre sale:
Tuesday 17 August 9am, Brisbane
Wednesday 18 August 9am, Sydney
Thursday 19 August 9am, Melbourne
Friday 20 August 9am, Adelaide and Perth

General Public on sale:
Thursday 26 August, 9am through www.soundwavefestival.com & www.ticketek.com.au 132 849.

Metal / Hardcore / Post-hardcore News

Fear Factory and The Sword will be supporting Metallica on their September dates, while the previously announced Baroness and Lamb of God will support the rest of the dates.

Baroness have announced three headlining shows between their dates with Metallica in the upcoming October-November tour. See details below.

Cancer Bats will also step out from their duties opening for Bullet For My Valentine to perform their own headlining shows. See details below.

Despised Icon have announced an Australian tour with The Red Shore and Thy Art Is Murder. The deathcore band recently announced they are calling it quits, so this will be your last chance to see them in action. See dates below.

This Is Hell will be returning to Australia this December with Architects (USA) and one other TBA international band.

Oh, Sleeper have announced their local supports for the upcoming tour. Check here to see who’s supporting at your local show.

Perth’s Miles Away have posted a new song from their 7” Memory Embraced, which will also appear on their new album, Endless Roads, which comes out next week. You can check out the new song, “Rain Eyes”, here.

Australian Reviews

The Amity Affliction - Youngbloods

New Tours / Gigs

Falls Festival 2010 w/Interpol, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, The National & The Living End
Tickets on sale September 9

December 29th – January 1st - Marion Bay, Tasmania
December 28th – January 1st - Lorne, Victoria

Peats Ridge Festival
December 29th – January 1st – Glenworth Valley, NSW

Festival of the Sun 2010 w/Xavier Rudd, Regurgitator and more...
Tickets on sale September 1

December 10-11 – Sundowner Breakwall Tourist Park, Port Macquarie

Sunset Sounds w/ Interpol, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, The National & The Living End
Tickets on sale September 9

January 5th-6th 2011 – Botanic Gardens and City Gardens, Brisbane

Southbound Festival w/Interpol, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, The National & The Living End
Tickets on sale September 9

January 1st-3rd 2011 - Sir Stewart Bovell Park, Busselton, WA

Queenscliff Music Festival
November 26-28 2010 – Queenscliff, VIC

Field Day
Tickets on sale August 26

January 1st, 2011 – the Domain, Sydney

Ben Kweller w/Delta Spirit
Tickets on sale August 16

Sunday 3rd October – Factory Theatre, Sydney
Tuesday 5th October – The Hi Fi, Brisbane
Wednesday 6th October – The Hi Fi, Melbourne
Thursday 7th October – The Gov, Adelaide *Delta Spirit not supporting

Tickets on sale August 20

Sunday 17th October – The Zoo, Brisbane
Friday 12th November - Annandale, Sydney
Friday 19th November - Gershwin Room, Melbourne

Cancer Bats
Tickets on sale August 19

Sunday 5th September – Amplifier Bar, Perth
Tuesday 7th September – Enigma Bar, Adelaide
Wednesday 8th September – Ding Dong, Melbourne
Saturday 11th September – The Zoo, Brisbane
Wednesday 15th September – Annandale, Sydney

Despised Icon w/The Red Shore & Thy Art Is Murder
Tickets on sale August 28

Tuesday 9th November - Amplifier Bar, Perth WA (18+)
Wednesday 10th November - Fowlers Live, Adelaide SA (Lic/AA)
Thursday 11th November - The Hi-Fi, Melbourne VIC (18+)
Friday 12th November – The Holy Grail, Canberra ACT (Lic/AA)
Saturday 13th November - The Factory Theatre, Sydney NSW (Lic/AA)
Sunday 14th November- The Hi-Fi, Brisbane QLD (18+)

Tickets on sale August 23

Thursday 4th November – ANU, Canberra
Friday 5th November – Gaelic, Sydney
Friday 12th November – The Zoo, Brisbane
Saturday 13th November – Neverland, Gold Coast
Friday 19th November -Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Saturday 20th November – Fowlers Live, Adelaide

The Seabellies w/Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire!
Friday 24th September – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
Friday 1st October – The Grand Hotel, Wollongong
Saturday 2nd October – The Evelyn, Melbourne
Thursday 7th October – The Troubadour, Brisbane
Saturday 9th October – The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle
Friday 15th October – The Ivanhoe, Sydney
Friday 22nd October – Ed Castle, Adelaide

Richard In Your Mind and Pikelet
Friday 17th September – The National Hotel, Geelong
Saturday 18th September – Curtin Bandroom, Melbourne
Friday 24th September – ANU Bar, Canberra
Saturday 25th September – Gaelic Club, Sydney
Sunday 26th September – Gearins Hotel, Katoomba
Thursday 30th September – Spotted Cow, Toowoomba
Friday 1st October – The Coolangatta Hotel, Gold Coast
Saturday 2nd October – The Clubhouse, Brisbane

Boy & Bear

Thursday 30 September - Great Northern Hotel, Byron Bay
Friday 01 October - Sound Lounge, Gold Coast
Saturday 02 October - The Zoo, Brisbane
Thursday 07 October - Fowlers Live, Adelaide
Friday 15 October - Hotel New York, Launceston
Saturday 16 October - Republic Bar, Hobart
Thursday 21 October - Karova Lounge, Ballarat
Friday 22 October - National Hotel, Geelong
Saturday 23 October - East Brunswick Club, Melbourne
Wednesday 27 October - Harp Hotel, Wollongong
Thursday 28 October - Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle
Friday 29 October - Oxford Art Factory, Sydney

Tours with international bands (already announced)

Soundwave 2011

Saturday February 26th – Brisbane
Sunday February 27th – Sydney
Friday March 4th – Melbourne
Saturday March 5th – Adelaide
Monday March 7th – Perth


Monday 6th December - Burswood Dome, Perth
Wednesday 8th December - Entertainment Centre, Adelaide
Saturday 11th December - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
Thursday 16th December - Entertainment Centre, Sydney
Sunday 19th December - Entertainment Centre, Brisbane

Descendents (stay tuned)
Friday 17th December - Melbourne Showgrounds
Saturday 18th December - Sydney University Sports Fields
Sunday 19th December - Brisbane Riverstage & the City Gardens

Tickets on sale August 16

1st February 2011 - The Rosemount, Perth
3rd February 2011 - Fowlers Live, Adelaide
4th February 2011- The HiFi, Melbourne
5th February 2011 - The Manning Bar, Sydney
6th February 2011 - The HiFi, Brisbane

Rufio & Mest

Thursday 4th November - The Globe, Brisbane 18+
Friday 5th November - Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle 18+
Sunday 7th November - Gaelic Theatre, Sydney 18+
Thursday 11th November - Amplifier, Perth 18+
Friday 12th November - Fowlers, Adelaide 18+
Saturday 13th November - East Brunswick Club, Melbourne 18+

Wednesday 13th October – Rosemount Hotel, Perth
Thursday 14th October – Fowlers Live, Adelaide
Friday 15th October – Ding Dong Lounge, Melbourne
Saturday 16th October – The Pier Live, Frankston
Sunday 17th October – Ferntree Gully Hotel, Ferntree Gully
Friday 22nd October – Gaelic Theatre, Sydney
Saturday 23rd October – Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle
Sunday 24th October – The Plantation, Coffs Harbour
Thursday 28th October – Beer Garden, Surfers Paradise
Friday 29th October – Fusion Villa, Noosa
Saturday 30th October – The Hi-Fi, Brisbane

Ice Cube
Friday 22 October, Big Top, Luna Park – Sydney
Saturday 23 October, Fat As Butter Festival – Newcastle
Wednesday 27 October, Palace Theatre – Melbourne
Thursday 28 October. HQ Complex – Adelaide
Friday 29 October, Metro City – Perth
Saturday 30 October, The Tivoli – Brisbane

15th August - The HiFi, Brisbane

Fat As Butter Festival w/Wolfmother, Ice Cube, Bliss N Eso, The Beautiful Girls, Tame Impala and more...

Saturday 23rd October – Camp Shortland, The Foreshore, Newcastle

The Eels w/Laura Imbruglia

Sunday 15 August - Melbourne, Palace Theatre – 18+

Mouse On Mars
Wednesday 27th October – The Zoo, Brisbane
Saturday 30th October – Oxford Arts Factory, Sydney
Sunday 31st October – The Corner, Melbourne
Wednesday 3rd November – Amplifier, Perth


Thursday 21st October – Red Rattler, Sydney
Friday 22nd October – Lofty Hangar, Brisbane
Saturday 23rd October – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne
Sunday 24th October – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne


Thursday 2nd September – Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Friday 3rd September – Palace Theatre, Melbourne

Hot Water Music and The Bouncing Souls

Saturday 4th December - Corner Hotel, Melbourne SOLD OUT
Sunday 5th December – Corner Hotel, Melbourne JUST ADDED
Wednesday 8th December - Rosemount Hotel, Perth
Thursday 9th December - Fowler’s Live, Adelaide
Friday 10th December - Metro, Sydney
Saturday 11th December - The Zoo, Brisbane

The Chemical Brothers

Brisbane, Friday 4/3/11, The Riverstage
Melbourne, Wed 9/3/11, Rod Laver Arena
Sydney, Thurs 10/3/11, Sydney Entertainment Centre

Buck 65
Thursday 16 September – Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Friday 17 September – Factory Theatre, Sydney
Saturday 18 September – The Spiegeltent, Brisbane Festival
Sunday 19 September – The Spiegeltent, Brisbane Festival


Thu 21st Oct - Brisbane - The Hi Fi
Fri 22nd Oct - Sydney - Manning Bar
Sat 23rd Oct - Melbourne - The Hi Fi
Wed 27th Oct - Adelaide - Fowlers Live (All Ages)
Thu 28th Oct - Perth - Rosemount

Oh, Sleeper w/Nazarite Vow*

Thursday September 9 - The Arthouse Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
Friday September 10 - Shotgun, Wheelers Hill, VIC
Saturday September 11 - Blackmarket, Adelaide, SA
Sunday September 12 - HQ, Perth, WA // AA *Nazarite Vow not appearing
Sunday September 12 - Amplifier Bar, Perth, WA *Nazarite Vow not appearing
Wednesday September 15 - Blush Nightclub, Gosford, NSW
Thursday September 16 - The Gaelic Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Friday September 17 - Campbelltown PCYC, Campbelltown, NSW // AA
Saturday September 18 - Bridge 54, Picton, NSW // AA *Nazarite Vow not appearing
Sunday September 19 - Oasis Youth Centre, Wyong, NSW // AA *Nazarite Vow not appearing

Sage Francis w/B. Dolan
Oct 15, Friday, Melbourne Festival
Oct 16, Saturday, Step Inn, Brisbane
Oct 17, Sunday, Oxford Arts Factory, Sydney
Oct 20, Wednesday, Rosemount, Perth
Oct 22, Friday, San Francisco Bath House, Wellington
Oct 23, Saturday, Galatos, Auckland

Death Before Dishonor w/Against (east coast), Relentless (east coast), Dropsaw (Perth)

Tuesday 31st August – Club 299, Brisbane QLD (18+)
Wednesday 1st September – The Fort, Brisbane QLD (AA)
Thursday 2nd September – The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle NSW (18+)
Friday 3rd September – Bald Faced Stag, Sydney NSW (Lic/AA)
Saturday 4th September – The Arthouse, Melbourne VIC (18+)
Sunday 5th September – Seaford Community Centre, Melbourne VIC (AA)
Thursday 9th September – Enigma Bar, Adelaide SA (18+)
Friday 10th September – Amplifier Bar, Perth WA (18+)
Saturday 11th September – YMCA HQ, Leederville WA (AA)

You Me At Six/The Audition w/Kids in Glass Houses

Friday 24th September - Brisbane, The Hi-Fi – 18+
Saturday 25th September – Melbourne, Billboard – U18 (afternoon)
Saturday 25th September - Melbourne, Billboard – 18+
Sunday 26th September - Sydney, The Metro – Lic A/A

Scary Kids Scaring Kids w/Mod Sun

Wednesday 18th August- Astor Theatre, Perth [18 ] w/ We Are The Emergency
Thursday 19th August - Fowlers Live, Adelaide [Lic/AA] w/ Capulet, We Are The Emergency
Friday 20th August - The Hi-Fi, Melbourne [U18] w/ Stealing O'Neal, We Are The Emergency
Friday 20th August - The Hi-Fi, Melbourne [18 ] w/ Stealing O'Neal, We Are The Emergency
Saturday 21st August - Factory Theatre, Sydney [Lic/AA] w/ Stealing O'Neal, We Are The Emergency
Sunday 22nd August - City Diggers, Wollongong [18 ] w/ We Are The Emergency, Conspiracy Plan
Thursday 26th August - Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle [18 ] w/ The Mission In Motion, We Are The Emergency
Friday 27th August - The Hi-Fi, Brisbane [18 ] w/ Stealing O'Neal, We Are The Emergency
Saturday 28th August - Coolangatta Hotel, Gold Coast [18 ] w/ The Mission In Motion, We Are The Emergency
Sunday 29th August - The Venue, Hobart [Lic/AA] w/ The Mission In Motion
Thursday 2nd September - Bodega, Wellington, NZ [18 ] w/ The Mission In Motion
Friday 3rd September - The Bedford, Christchurch NZ [AA] w/ The Mission In Motion
Saturday 4th September - Zeal, Auckland, NZ [AA] w/ The Mission In Motion

Stonefest 2010

Saturday October 30th – University of Canberra

Against Me!

Tuesday October 5th - Fowlers, Adelaide
Wednesday October 6th - Capitol, Perth
Thursday October 7th - HiFi, Brisbane
Friday October 8th - HiFi, Melbourne
Saturday October 9th - Metro, Sydney
Sunday October 10th - Cambridge, Newcastle

Bedouin Soundclash

Thursday October 14th – Prince Of Wales, Melbourne
Friday October 15th – The Zoo, Brisbane
Saturday October 16th – Annandale Hotel, Sydney

3OH!3 w/Tonight Alive

Sunday August 15th – The Hi Fi, Melbourne (18+)

Soulfly w/City of Fire and Incite

Tuesday September 7th – The Hi Fi, Brisbane
Wednesday September 8th – Palace Theatre, Melbourne
Thursday September 9th – UNSW Roundhouse, Sydney
Friday September 10th – Panthers, Newcastle
Saturday September 11th – ANU Bar, Canberra
Sunday September 12th – HQ, Adelaide
Tuesday September 14th – Capitol, Perth

Birds of Tokyo w/Silversun Pickups

Wednesday 22nd September – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide (All ages)
Friday 24th September – Brisbane Convention Centre (All ages)
Sunday 26th September – Wrest Point Ballroom, Hobart (All ages)
Thursday 30th September – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney (All ages)
Friday 1st October – Festival Hall, Melbourne (All ages)
Saturday 2nd October – Fremantle Arts Centre

Xiu Xiu w/High Places

Thursday 2nd September – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
Friday 3rd September – East Brunswick Club, Melbourne
Saturday 4th September – Frankly! festival, Brisbane
Monday 6th September – Amplifier, Perth


Sunday 10 October - Perth, Challenge Stadium - Lic A/A
Tuesday 12 October - Adelaide, Entertainment Centre - Lic A/A
Wednesday 13 October - Melbourne, Myer Music Bowl - Lic A/A
Friday 15 October - Sydney, Entertainment Centre - Lic A/A
Sunday 17 October - Brisbane, The Riverstage - Lic A/A

Owl City w/The Album Leaf & Tonight Alive

Tuesday 9 November - Enmore Theatre, Sydney, AA
Wednesday 10 November - Palais Theatre, Melbourne, AA
Thursday 11 November - The Tivoli, Brisbane, AA
Saturday 13 November - Powerstation, Auckland, AA

Enter Shikari w/House vs. Hurricane

Saturday 18 September - Capitol, Perth (18+)
Sunday 19 September - Fowlers, Adelaide (Lic AA)
Monday 20 September - The Hifi, Brisbane (18+)
Tuesday 21 September - The Hifi, Brisbane (U18)
Thursday 23 September - Roundhouse, Sydney (Lic AA)
Saturday 25 September - The Hifi, Melbourne (18+)
Sunday 26 September - The Hifi, Melbourne (U18)

Poison City Weekender featuring Leatherface, A Death In the Family, Break Even and many more

Friday 17th September – The Arthouse, Melbourne
Saturday 18th September – East Brunswick Club, Melbourne
Sunday 19th September – The Arthouse, Melbourne

Parklife 2010

Saturday 25 September – Gold Coast
Sunday 26 September – Perth
Saturday 2 October – Melbourne
Sunday 3 October – Sydney
Monday 4 October – Adelaide

Take Action! 2010 w/Attack Attack!, Pierce the Veil and Dream On, Dreamer

Friday 10 September - Fowlers, Adelaide (Lic AA)
Saturday 11 September - The Corner Hotel, Melbourne (18+)
Sunday 12 September - The Corner Hotel, Melbourne (U18)
Tuesday 14 September - Tuggeranong Youth Centre, Canberra (AA)
Wednesday 15 September - The Factory, Sydney (Lic AA)
Thursday 16 September - Oasis Youth Centre, Wyong (AA)
Friday 17 September - Albert Waterways, Gold Coast (AA)
Saturday 18 September – The HiFi, Brisbane (18+)
Sunday 19 September - The HiFi, Brisbane (U18)


October 1st - The Kings Arms, Auckland
October 2nd - The Manning Bar, Sydney
October 3rd - The Corner Hotel, Melbourne
October 4th - The HiFi Bar, Brisbane
October 5th - Amplifier Bar, Perth

Parkway Drive w/The Devil Wears Prada, The Ghost Inside & 50 Lions
Wed Sept 22 - Riverstage, Brisbane Lic / AA
Thur Sept 23 - High School, Byron Bay AA
Fri Sept 24 - Hordern Pavilion, Sydney Lic / AA
Sat Sept 25 - Royal Theatre, Canberra Lic / AA
Mon Sept 27 - Panthers, Newcastle Lic / AA
Wed Sept 29 - Festival Hall, Melbourne Lic / AA
Fri Oct 1 - Hobart Showground, Hobart Lic / AA
Sat Oct 2 - Adelaide Uni Cloisters, Adelaide Lic / AA
Sun Oct 3 - Challenge Stadium, Perth Lic / AA

Coaster Festival w/Cypress Hill, Birds Of Tokyo, Silversun Pickups and more

Saturday 25th September – Gosford Showground, Gosford, NSW


Thursday 7 October - Brisbane, The Tivoli – 18+
Friday 8 October - Sydney, UNSW Roundhouse – Lic A/A
Sunday 10 October - Melbourne, Palace Theatre – 18+
Monday 11 October - Adelaide, HQ – Lic A/A
Wednesday 13 October - Perth, Metropolis Fremantle – 18+

Jack Johnson
Saturday December 11th - THE DOMAIN, SYDNEY
Monday December 13th - RIVERSTAGE, BRISBANE

Monday 6th December – Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane
Thursday 9th December - ACER ARENA *SOLD OUT*
Friday 10th December – Acer Arena, Sydney
Tuesday 14th December - ROD LAVER ARENA *SOLD OUT*
Wednesday 15th December – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
Sunday 19th December - STEEL BLUE OVAL

Bullet For My Valentine w/Bring Me The Horizon and Cancer Bats

Sunday 5th September - Perth, AUS - Challenge Stadium
Tuesday 7th September - Adelaide, AUS - Thebarton Theatre
Thursday 9th September - Melbourne, AUS - Festival Hall
Friday 10th September - Sydney, AUS - Hordern Pavilion
Saturday 11th September - Brisbane, AUS - The Riverstage

The Wonder Years w/Heroes For Hire, Tonight Alive & Skyway
Thursday September 9th - The Globe, Brisbane (18+)
Friday September 10th - The Fort, Brisbane (AA)
Saturday September 11th - The Gaelic Club, Sydney (18+)
Sunday September 12th - Blacktown Masonic Hall, Blacktown (AA)
Wednesday September 15th - Amplifier Bar, Perth (18+) ** Heroes For Hire not playing
Thursday September 16th - Fowlers Live, Adelaide (Lic AA)
Saturday September 18th – Phoenix Youth Centre, Footscray (U18)
Saturday September 18th - The Evelyn, Melbourne (18+)

Napalm Death w/Dying Fetus

September 1st - Amplifier Bar, Perth
September 2nd - Fowler’s Live, Adelaide
September 3rd - The Hifi, Brisbane
September 4th - The Factory, Sydney
September 5th - The Hifi, Melbourne

Overkill w/Mortal Sin

Thursday 23rd September, The Hi Fi, Brisbane
Friday 24th September, The Hi Fi, Melbourne
Saturday 25th September, The Metro, Sydney

Metallica w/Fear Factory & The Sword
Wednesday 15th September – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne SOLD OUT
Thursday 16th September – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
Saturday 18th September – ACER Arena, Sydney SOLD OUT

Metallica w/Baroness & Lamb Of God
Monday October 18 - Entertainment Centre, Brisbane SOLD OUT
Tuesday October 19 – Entertainment Centre, Brisbane SOLD OUT
Friday October 22 - Burswood Dome, Perth SOLD OUT
Saturday October 23 – Burswood Dome, Perth SOLD OUT
Wednesday November 10 - ACER Arena, Sydney SOLD OUT
Thursday November 11 – ACER Arena, Sydney SOLD OUT
Saturday November 13 – ACER Arena, Sydney SOLD OUT
Monday November 15 - Entertainment Centre, Adelaide SOLD OUT
Tuesday November 16 – Entertainment Centre, Adelaide SOLD OUT
Thursday November 18 - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne SOLD OUT
Saturday November 20 – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne SOLD OUT
Sunday November 21 – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne SOLD OUT


Monday 16 August - Sydney, Enmore Theatre – Lic A/A

Senses Fail w/The Mission In Motion

Thursday 19th August – Amplifier Bar, Perth, 18+
Friday 20th August – Fowlers Live, Adelaide, AA
Saturday 21st August – Hi Fi, Melbourne, U18
Saturday 21st August – Hi Fi, Melbourne, 18+

Tours – Australian and NZ bands only (already announced)

REVIVAL – This Is Not The End Of Your Story

Friday 24th September, 3pm – Billboard The Venue w/The Getaway Plan, Stealing O’Neal, Built On Secrets & Cheerleader

Friday 24th September, 8pm – Billboard The Venue w/The Getaway Plan, Stealing O’Neal, Secrets In Scale & Cheerleader *SOLD OUT*

Skipping Girl Vinegar
Friday 3rd September – Troubadour, Brisbane
Friday 10th September – Fitzroy Hotel, Sydney (Free Show)
Saturday 11th September – Funk N Grooves Festival, Hunter Valley 

Saturday 11th September – Raval, Sydney
Saturday 18th September – The Toff In Town, Melbourne

The Holidays w/Hungry Kids of Hungary and Artisan Guns
Fri, Aug 20 – East Brunswick Club, Melbourne
Sat, Aug 21 – The National, Geelong

“Let It Take Over” Tour w/MM9

Friday, 10 September 2010 – Kiama Leagues Club, Kiama, NSW
Saturday, 11 September 2010 – The Maram, Canberra, ACT
Friday, 17 September 2010 – The Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW
Saturday, 18th September 2010 – Revolver Upstairs, Melbourne, VIC
Wednesday, 22 September 2010 – Club Coffs, Coffs Harbour, NSW
Thursday, 23 September 2010 – Miami Tavern, Gold Coast, QLD
Friday, 24 September 2010 – The Step Inn, Brisbane, QLD
Saturday, 25 September 2010 – B&S Ball, Goondiwindi, QLD
Friday, 1 October 2010 – Enigma Bar, Adelaide, SA
Saturday, 2 October 2010 – Amplifier Bar, Perth, WA

“Endless Roads” Tour w/Miles Away
Wednesday September 22nd - Enigma Bar, Adelaide Lic / AA
Thursday September 23rd - Arthouse, Melbourne 18+
Friday September 24th - The Hub, Launceston 18+
Saturday September 25th - Brisbane Hotel, Hobart AA and 18+ (2 shows)
Sunday September 26th - Phoenix Youth Centre, Melbourne AA
Tuesday September 28th - Axis Youth Centre, Queanbeyan AA
Wednesday September 29th - Bald Faced Stag, Sydney Lic / AA
Thursday September 30th - Oasis, Wyong AA
Friday October 1st - The Fort Brisbane AA
Saturday October 2nd - Rosies, Brisbane
Sunday October 3rd - YAC, Byron Bay AA
Friday October 15th - Amplifier, Perth
Saturday October 16th - Prince Of Wales, Bunbury
Sunday October 17th - YMCA HQ, Perth AA

Saturday 21st August – Curtin Band Room, Melbourne

Clare Bowditch
Friday 1st October – Country Club Showroom Launceston
Saturday 2nd October – Wrestpoint Showroom
Thursday 7th October- Surfers Paradise Beer Garden
Friday 8th October – HiFi, Brisbane
Saturday 9th October – Tanks Art Centre, Cairns
Sunday 10th October – The Irish Club, Toowoomba
Thursday 14th October – The Loft, Warrnambool
Friday 15th October – The Governor Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Saturday 16th October – Settlers Tavern, Mildura
Thursday 21st October – Wollongong University, Wollongong
Friday 22nd October – Level One at Newcastle Leagues
Saturday 23rd October – Metro Theatre, Sydney
Friday 29th October – Bended Elbow, Geelong
Saturday 30th October – Stonefest, Canberra
Monday 1st November – The Forum Theatre, Melbourne

Tame Impala

Thu Oct 7 - HQ – Adelaide, SA
Fri Oct 8 - Hobart Uni Bar –Hobart, TAS
Sat Oct 9 - ANU – Canberra, ACT
Thu Oct 14 - Enmore Theatre, Sydney NSW
Fri Oct 15 - The Palace, Melbourne VIC
Sat Oct 16 - The Tivoli, Brisbane QLD
Fri Oct 22 - The Astro, Perth WA

Midnight Juggernauts
Thursday 19 August - The Forum, Melbourne
Friday 20 August - The Forum, Sydney
Saturday 21 August - Hi Fi, Brisbane

Wednesday 15th September – Republic Bar, Hobart
Thursday 16th September – The Gov, Adelaide
Friday 17th September – The Hi-Fi, Melbourne
Saturday 18th September – the Tivoli, Brisbane
Sunday 19th September – Great Northern, Byron
Wednesday 22nd September – Hotel Gearin, Katoomba
Thursday 23rd September – The Maram, Canberra
Friday 24th September – Uni Bar, Wollongong
Saturday 25th September – Manning Bar, Sydney

The Anchors Tour w/The Amity Affliction and Hopeless

Friday August 20th - Anti @ Ferntree Gully Hotel, Ferntree Gull (18+)
Saturday August 21st - The Castle, Dandenong (AA) ** DAY SHOW **
Saturday August 21st - Pier Live, Frankston (18+) ** EVENING SHOW *
Sunday August 22nd - The Castle, Dandenong (AA)
Wednesday August 25th - The Loft, Warrnambool (18+)
Thursday August 26th - Karova Lounge, Ballarat (18+)
Friday August 27th - Centenary Hall, Wollongong (AA)
Saturday August 28th - Blacktown Masonic Hall, Blacktown (AA)
Sunday August 29th - Oasis Youth Centre, Wyong (AA)
Tuesday August 31st - The Cambridge, Newcastle (18+)
Thursday September 2nd - High School, Byron Bay (AA)
Friday September 3rd - Albert Waterways, Gold Coast (AA)
Saturday September 4th - PCYC, Gladstone (AA)
Sunday September 5th - QRI Hall, Rockhampton (AA)
Wednesday September 8th - Fitzys MBar Loganholme, Logan City (18+)

Escape to Oz Tour w/House vs. Hurricane, Confession and Heroes For Hire
Friday 27 August @ EV’s, Croydon, Melbourne w/ Ayera plus support (7pm)
Saturday 28 August @ West Geelong Town Hall, Geelong w/ The Deep End plus support (7pm)
Sunday 29 August @ Civic Centre, Wodonga w/ Legacy plus support (2pm)


Fri 29 October – AEC Theatre, Adelaide [All Ages]
Mon 1 November – Festival Hall, Melbourne [All Ages]
Wed 3 November – The Tivoli, Brisbane [18+]
Thu 4 November – The Tivoli, Brisbane [18+]
Fri 5 November – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney [All Ages]
Sat 6 November – Challenge Stadium, Perth [All Ages]

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Tour w/Mourning Tide, Wish For Wings & Grace Is Gone

Fri 24th Sept - Brisbane All Ages - The Fort
Sat 25th Sept - Brisbane 18 - Thriller (Rosies)
Friday 1st Oct - Sunshine Coast 18 - Diamond Nights (240 Nightclub)
Sat 2nd Oct - Gold Coast All Ages - Shed 5
Sun 3rd Oct - Sunshine Coast All Ages - The Blackbox Nambour (Afternoon Show)
Tues 5th Oct - Central Coast All Ages - Chilli Lounge
Wed 6th Oct - Sydney All Ages - Bald Faced Stag
Thurs 7th Oct - Sydney 18 - Hot Damn (Spectrum)
Friday 8th Oct - Melbourne 18 - Trash Nightclub
Sat 9th Oct - Adelaide 18 - Black Market Nightclub
Sun 10th Oct - Vic All Ages - Seaford Community Hall (Afternoon Show)

Art vs. Science
Wednesday 18 August - Uni of New England, The Stro, Armidale
Thursday 19 August - Uni Of Newcastle, Bar on the Hill
Friday 20 August - Uni Of Wollongong, Uni Bar
Saturday 21 August - Metro Theatre, Sydney
Wednesday 25 August - The Saloon Bar, Launceston
Thursday 26 August - Hobart Uni Bar
Friday 27 August - The Hi-Fi, Melbourne
Friday 3 September - The Governor Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Saturday 4 September - Capitol, Perth

House vs. Hurricane w/Heroes For Hire*
Sunday August 15th - Bayldon Community Centre, Coffs Harbour (AA)
Thursday August 19th - The Cambridge, Newcastle (18 )
Friday August 20th - The Loft, Newcastle (AA)
Saturday August 21st – Tuggeranong Youth Centre (AA)
Sunday August 22nd - Campbelltown PCYC, Campbelltown (AA)
Thursday August 26th - Next, Melbourne (18 ) *Heroes For Hire not appearing
Friday August 27th - EV's Youth Centre, Croydon (AA)
Saturday August 28th - Geelong West Town Hall, Geelong (AA)
Sunday August 29th - Civic Centre, Wodonga (AA)

Tonight Alive
Friday August 20 – Mynt Lounge, Werribee 18+
Saturday August 21 – The Arthouse, Melbourne 18+
Sunday August 22 – Phoenix Youth Centre, Footscray AA


Sunday August 15th – Phoenix Youth Centre, Footscray (AA)

Extortion w/I Exist & SXWZD
Sun 15th Aug - The Loft, Newcastle AA
Wed 18th Aug - YAC, Byron Bay AA
Thurs 19th Aug - Snitch, Brisbane
Fri 20th Aug - Black Box, Sunny Coast AA
Sat 21st Aug - Shed 5, Gold Coast AA
Thurs 26th Aug - Arthouse, Melbourne
Fri 27th Aug - Enigma, Adelaide

As Silence Breaks
Wednesday September 4 - Redcliffe PCYC, QLD (AA)
Thursday September 5 - Rosies, Brisbane, QLD (18+)


Sat 20st August- Annandale Hotel, Sydney
Sat 21st August- Annandale Hotel, Sydney

Compiled by: bolgy99
10:19 PM on 08/13/10
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Just saw Art Vs Science last night at the Hifi in Brisbane. Fantastic show. Such an energetic and fun loving band.

They even flawlessly covered 'Boom Shake The Room' and Electric Six's "Gay Bar". Cool kids
10:26 PM on 08/13/10
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hmm soundgarden for soundwave would make it even more epic
10:57 PM on 08/13/10
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HUGE shows coming up. I'd better get organised!
11:04 PM on 08/13/10
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Festivals galore.
12:04 AM on 08/14/10
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hope YC do get onto BDO
12:15 AM on 08/14/10
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Just gonna say it right now, soundwave, massive disappointment.
12:18 AM on 08/14/10
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hope YC do get onto BDO

I'd much rather they be on the second soundwave announcement,
12:20 AM on 08/14/10
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Soundwave this year has such a varied lienup that there is something for pretty much everybody. Granted the focus is on metal but surely there is still a few bands that tickle your fancy.

Really hoping I can get down to Southbound next year. Would love to see Angus & Julia, Interpol and The National
12:53 AM on 08/14/10
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I'd much rather they be on the second soundwave announcement,

Definately. They're not a Big Day Out band
01:06 AM on 08/14/10
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I loved how long this roundup was, and the whole festival spam at the start.

It's going to be an amazing summer
02:15 AM on 08/14/10
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Hot Hot Heat!
02:27 AM on 08/14/10
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I loved how long this roundup was, and the whole festival spam at the start.

It's going to be an amazing summer

They had to announce them all in one week. It's the only way to make me have to spend 3 hours on this round-up this morning.

On the other hand, I do wish I could go to all of them, particularly Falls.
03:11 AM on 08/14/10
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All these festivals are going to send me broke.

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