There’s always plenty of concerts and gigs for live music lovers to see all around Australia. Get all the latest info on dates, venues, and tickets for announced upcoming tours from Damn Terran, Naysayer & Gilsun, The Ocean Party, Rise of Avernus, Northlane, Sleep, and the inaugural Sydney Psych Fest.

Damn Terran Australian Tour 2013

Indomitable Melbourne trio Damn Terran have set a release date for their debut LP, 20th September, and to coincide with their album the band are heading out for an October tour following their appearance as part of the mammoth BIGSOUND Live  lineup. Damn Terran have already proven their live chops and earned a dedicated following through support slots with Children Collide, Die! Die! Die! and DZ Deathrays. Their blend of effortlessly punchy riffage and gritty energy are a formidable mix in the live arena. If you haven’t yet witnessed Damn Terran live, you’re in for one hell of a time.

Thursday 12 September –  BIGSOUND (Rics Bar), Brisbane
Friday 4 October – Ding Dong, Melbourne
Saturday 5 October – Grace Emily, Adelaide
Saturday 12 October – Brighton Up Bar, Sydney
Thursday 17 October – Alhambra Lounge, Brisbane
Friday 18 October – The Northern, Byron Bay

Naysayer & Gilsun Australian Tour 2013

To celebrate the forthcoming release of All That Good Work/Blue EP (out through Modular imprint Club Mod), late-night curators Naysayer & Gilsun will be taking their visceral live show throughout Australia in September and October. The Melbourne duo will be playing a range of shows, including DJ sets and their audio-visual mash-up spectacular NGTV, to venues across the country. Meshing music from across the electronic spectrum with lucid cinematic selections on a giant 20-foot high-def screen, Naysayer & Gilsun’s NGTV is a ‘to be experienced to be believed’ affair not to be missed.

(w/ wordlife & Club Mod DJs) (tix through moshtix)

(w/ The Presets, Seekae, Worlds End Press & more)


(w/ Otologic & Two Bright Lakes DJs) (tix through Oztix)




The Ocean Party Australian Tour 2013

Melbourne-via-Wagga Wagga outfit The Ocean Party are set to release their third album in as many years this September, Split. Along with news of the band signing to Spunk Records and issuing the title track as a new singleSplit also sees the band embarking on a short tour in support of the new single, with a full-blown album tour to follow in the coming months.

Tuesday 10th September Brisbane @ Alhambra Lounge – Spunk Showcase
W/ Kieran Ryan, Mining Boom, Bored Nothing, Shining Bird

Friday 13th September Sydney @ the Friend In Hand
W/ King Tears Mortuary, Adults and Mope City

Saturday 21st September Melbourne @ Yah Yahs
W/ The Ancients, Great Outdoors and Melbourne Cans

Tickets and info at

Rise Of Avernus Australian Tour 2013

Sydney Progressive doom metal ensemble Rise Of Avernus are ready to take flight on their maiden East Coast Australian tour, playing a triptych of shows this August/September ahead of playing national support to Norway’s Enslaved later in the year. Following the release of their self-titled EP in 2012, supporting Finish classical metal legends Apocalyptica, and a string of critically acclaimed live shows, Rise Of Avernus are ready to unleash their debut album in early October – so expect new material in the live show.

Sat 24th Aug – Progfest @ The Espy, MELBOURNE w/ Voyager, Sleepmakeswaves, Caligula’s Horse
info here

Sat 7th Sept – The Tempo Hotel, BRISBANE w/ Awaken Solace, Dark Symphonica, Prophets of War
info here

Fri 13th Sept – The Bald Faced Stag, SYDNEY w/ The Eternal, The Veil, Black Trillium, Myridian
info here

Australian Tour dates Oct/Nov

31st Oct – The Rosemount Hotel – PERTH w/ Malignant Monster
1st Nov – The Hi Fi – MELBOURNE – w/ NeObliviscaris
2nd Nov – The Manning Bar – SYDNEY w/ Germ
3rd Nov – The Hi Fi – BRISBANE w/ NeObliviscaris
more info at here

Northlane Australian Tour 2013 Announces Supports

Fresh from opening for Karnviool on their current national tour, Northlane’s own national headline Springularity Tour is fast-approaching. Now the Sydney group have announced local support acts for their September tour along with previously announced support, Perth hardcore act Saviour. Taking in regional and greater metropolitan areas across the East Cost in the wake of their sold-out capital city tour in June; The Springularity Tour are also Northlane’s last set of dates before hitting the UK, mainland Europe, and America for three months before returning home to play the Big Day Out 2014 next January. Tickets on sale now.

Thursday 5th September – Studio 6, Sutherland NSW LIC/AA
w/Saviour, Hearts Like Wolves & The Ocean The Sky
Tickets on sale from, by calling 1300 762 545 and via Oztix Outlets

Friday 6th September – The Basement, Canberra ACT 18+
w/Saviour, Reigner & Purity
Tickets on sale from calling 1300 762 545 and via Oztix Outlets

Saturday 7th September – Blacktown Masonic Hall, Blacktown NSW AA
w/Saviour, Elegist, Vices, Bare Bones & Arteries
Tickets on sale from ,by calling 1300 762 545 and via Oztix Outlets

Sunday 8th September – The Cambridge, Newcastle NSW AA
w/Saviour, Hold Your Own, Under Grey Skies & Rivalries 
Tickets on sale from, by calling 1300 762 545 and via Oztix Outlets

Thursday 12th September – Commercial Hotel, South Morang VIC 18+
w/Saviour, Cardinals & Good Will Hunting
Tickets on sale from, by calling 1300 762 545 and via Oztix Outlets

Friday 13th September – Ferntree Gully Hotel, Ferntree Gully VIC 18+
w/Saviour, Bury The Fallen & Driven To The Verge
Tickets on sale from, by calling 1300 762 545 and via Oztix Outlets

Sunday September 15th – Coburg Town Hall, Coburg VIC AA
w/Saviour, Exposures, Acrasia & Hideaway
Tickets on sale from, by calling 1300 762 545 and via Oztix Outlets

Tuesday September 17th – The Gov, Adelaide SA 18+* 
supporting Parkway Drive
*Sold Out*

Thursday September 19th – Beer Garden, Surfers Paradise QLD 18+
w/Saviour, Aversions Crown & In Ashes We Lie
Tickets on sale from, by calling 1300 762 545 and via Oztix Outlets

Saturday September 21st – Racehorse Hotel, Ipswich QLD 18+
w/Saviour, Aversions Crown & Humality
Tickets on sale from, by calling 1300 762 545 and via Oztix Outlets

Sunday September 22nd – One Epic Event, Strathpine QLD U18
w/Timmy Trumpet, The Twins, Saviour, Die vs City more

Tickets available online from Dash Tickets

Tuesday September 24th – UNSW Roundhouse. Sydney NSW LIC/AA*
supporting Parkway Drive
Tickets on sale from Ticketek Online and Ticketek Outlets
* Saviour not appearing

Sleep Australian Tour 2013 Announces Supports

Headed to Australian as part of ATP’s Halloween-themed Music Festival, Release The Bats, in Melbourne this October, the seminal stoner/doom rockers Sleep have announced the local support acts for their two special sideshows following their ATP appearance, playing in Sydney and Perth. Joining the band on both dates are WA doom blues four-piece The Devil Rides Out, while Sydney will see the addition of alt-metal mavericks Summonus, while Perth will see Bayou opening proceedings with their Southern-fried brand of sludge.

Saturday October 26 – ATPs Release The Bats, Melbourne
Tickets on sale from Moshtix

Sunday October 27 – Manning Bar, Sydney
w/ The Devil Rides Out & Summonus
Tickets from and Oztix

Monday October 28 – The Rosemount Hotel, Perth
w/ The Devil Rides Out & Bayou
Tickets from, heatseeker and Oztix

Sydney Psych Fest 2013

The proudly independent Sydney Psych Fest has been announced, getting its inaugural launch over two separate events to be held this 13th and 14th September featuring international, interstate, and local psychedelic bands and artists. Curated by Bad Vibrations, Octopus Pi, and Angstrom Space in association with Tokyo Psych Fest, the 2013 bill features Kikagaku Moyo (Japan), Dreamtime (Bris), Ride Into The Sun (Ade), Dead China Doll, Dead Radio, Wheat Fields, Day Ravies, Devotional, Sister Jane, Spirit Valley, Black Springs, Broadcasting Transmitter, and Morning Harvey (Bris).
Pre-purchased tickets are only $18 (+b/f) for entry to both days, while general tix are on sale Monday 12th August.

Pre-purchase ticket cost is only $18 +bf which includes entry to both events; with tickets
available from Moshtix or (limited tickets may be available on
the door). Tickets on sale from Monday 12 August 2013.

13th September – Exclusive Launch Party, Sydney
13th September – Petersham Bowling Club, Sydney
Tickets available from Moshtix or

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