Off the back of the blockbuster success that was the sold-out Bribie Island Spring Loaded event on the weekend and Sydney’s absolute crowd pleaser last month, Empire Touring is elated to announce two new mammoth Spring Loaded shows set to storm Eatons Hill Outdoors (Brisbane) on Saturday, November 13 and the iconic Sidney Myer Music Bowl (Melbourne) on Saturday, December 4.
 
There will be an exclusive pre-sale available from 10 am AEST Monday 28 June and tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 am AEST Wednesday, June 30.
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Unlike anything else in this world, music has that rare and innate ability to transfer your whole being to an era or moment in life where nothing else mattered.
 
A moment of pure bliss that, although often forgotten, lays dormant in our subconscious until one familiar note or lyric awakens it from its slumber and allows the memories to flow forth from within.
 
This is why concerts such as Spring Loaded are such a vital part of our existence.
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After the overwhelming success of the inaugural Spring Loaded in pre-COVID days, this year the festival has returned bigger and better and is taking in a large chunk of the country in the process.
 
Australian iconic 90’s bands have joined together to provide a nostalgic trip down memory lane with most of their faculties intact and ready to rock like it was last century!
 
Bands such as Grinspoon, You Am I, Regurgitator, Jebediah, Magic Dirt, Frenzal Rhomb, Custard, The Fauves, The Meanies, Tumbleweed, Screamfeeder, Caligula and MC Lindsay ‘The Doctor’ McDougall have all assembled and hit the road, with the first show of the massive tour recently being held at Randwick in Sydney.
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After the blockbuster success of the inaugural festival in Queensland pre-covid, Empire Touring is elated to announce Spring Loaded is back and larger than ever, declaring a triumphant return to live music with nine festival dates set to rock around Australia in a bid to pay homage to some of the…Continue Reading

 
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As if to prove the current healthy state of Australian music this week we feature interviews with five of our finest, starting with fresh Adelaide rockers Higgs Field who talk about their debut album Paracusia. Punk tinged outfit Clay J Gladstone and metal monsters Flaming Wrekage stop…Continue Reading

 
Regurgitator have announced a special series of cinema screenings of UNIT20, based around the twenty-year celebrations for their highly successful album Unit.
 
In October 2017 UNIT20 saw the band pay homage to the album and now the results will be there to view on the big screens across Australia.
 
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The festival season is kicking back in, with several large scale shows already being announced for next year.
 
Among them is Scene & Heard, set down for February 21 in Newcastle, a festival made up of some of last centuries most popular – and still relevant – acts.
 
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Everyone keeps telling me things slow down closer to Christmas but that’s certainly not the case when it comes to Australian artists!
 
This week we have Red Sea gracing the cover, with vocalist Erica Bowron catching up with Olivia Reppas for a casual chat that manages…Continue Reading

 
This summer in Newcastle is set to get hotter as Scene & Heard Festival returns with another epic line-up, featuring the cream of the Australian 90s/noughties alternative music scene.
 
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