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Touring Austalia In September

There are plenty of international bands touring Australia throughout September so don't forget to grab your tickets if you haven't already!

 
US heavy rock act Atreyu wind up their tour with 36 Crazyfists (US), 3 (US) and Melbourne hardcore outfit Carpathian in WA. They will play 2 shows this weekend at Club Capitol, Perth, one an 18+ show on Friday, 8th September; the other being an under 18's event on Saturday, 9th September. You can get your tickets from 78 Records, Mills Records, Beat Music & Planet Video.
 

Swedish melodic metallers Dark Tranquillity kick off their Australian tour in WA (supported by Pathogen and Choas Divine) at Club Capitol, Perth next Friday, 15th September. Tickets are available through 78 Records, Mills Records, Beat Music & Planet Video.


 
Liv Kristine's Norwegian symphonic gothic metal band Leaves' Eyes and German industrial gothic metal group Atrocity perform at the Amplifier Bar, Perth on Monday, 18th September (supported by Malignant Monster). Tickets on sale from Music Finder, 78 Records, Mills Records, CD Library Fremantle & Dada Records.

  US industrial heavyweights Fear Factory, accompanied by US new wave metal band DevilDriver, will play at Metropolis, Fremantle on Tuesday, 19th September. Tickets available now through Bocs Ticketing, 78 Records, Mills Records, Beat Music & Planet Video.


 
Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde performs with his band Black Label Society at Metropolis City, Northbridge on Thursday, 21st September. Get your tickets now from Ticketmaster and 78 Records.

For full tour details and other information check out our gig guide and/or the related topics in our forum.

Voyager Storms Europe


WA's melodic metallers Voyager travel to Europe next month and are holding a huge send-off gig this Friday, 1st September @ Club Capitol - 393 Murray St, Perth. Helping to celebrate will be support bands Malignant Monster, Plague and Pyromesh. There will also be giveaways and a guest DJ from RTRFM's Critical Mass.

In Europe throughout September/October, Voyager will perform at a select number of shows including the Progpower Europe festival (alongside Ephel Duath, Textures and Scar Symmetry, among others) in the Netherlands. Additionally, they will head to Berlin's Popkomm music exhibition to help promote the band and their up-coming album uniVerse, scheduled for release early '07.

Entry is only $10 and doors open at 8PM so get down there early so you don't miss out on some of WA's finest. Voyager merch will be available on the night, plus a Prime Cuts Music stand will be there for anyone looking to pick up a bargin.

Tours Galore!

A stack of Australian tours have been announced for the coming months. International artists such as Dark Tranquility, Black Label Society, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nevermore, Cannibal Corpse, Fear Factory, DevilDriver, Leaves Eyes and Atrocity are all scheduled to head down under before the year is out, and there are plenty more in the works.

Check out the calander for dates or have a look through the forum for more info.

Psycroptic & Plague To Support Cannibal Corpse / WA Venue Change

Psycroptic (TAS) and Plague (WA) have been selected as the bands to nationally support US death metallers Cannibal Corpse on their up-coming Australian/New Zealand tour in October (yes, including Perth!). While they're back in the west, Psycroptic will also play an additional two shows (all-ages & 18+) over that weekend so watch this space and check out our forum for details soon.

In related news, please note that the venue for the Cannibal Corpse show in WA on October 10th has been changed from Club Capitol to HEAT NIGHTCLUB - 187 Stirling St, Perth. All tickets will still be valid and are still on-sale although it is advised that you grab your's soon as the venue change means less capacity and they are already selling fast.

 

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Uncreation CD Launch

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