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CRASHDIET and PRETTY BOY FLOYD Announce November 2021 Australian Tour

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Get set for a wild ride on the Glam, Sleaze and Hair Metal rollercoaster as Silverback Touring brings together Swedish hellraisers CRASHDIET, L.A. Glam legends PRETTY BOY FLOYD and local Glamsters SISTERS DOLL for a night of utter chaos.

“Go big or go home” is a phrase we’ve all muttered, shouted, or heard multiple times in our lives. For Swedish hard rockers CRASHDIET, it has been the motivational catch phrase since they started out back in the beginning of 2000.

As fans who have followed the band know, the band has gone through a bit of turbulence in their career, with deaths, line-up changes, and a history of substance abuse that would make some legendary ’80s hard rockers blush.

However, the boys have also become known for picking up the pieces and returning to the fight every time they get knocked down. Their undeniable mixture of ’80s arena rock with notable elements of punk has made them a significant name in the revival of the sleaze and glam (or hair metal) genre. CRASHDIET released their critically acclaimed debut album Rest in Sleaze in the fall of 2005 through Universal Music, giving them a springboard to success in their home country of Sweden, which then spread like wildfire across the globe. In September of 2019 they released their fifth studio album Rust.

Back in the late 80’s NYC guitarist Kristy Majors hooked up with west coast front man Steve Summers and laid the foundation for their dream band. They worked, wrote songs and played and played and played. The band chose the name PRETTY BOY FLOYD because it seemed to describe them; 4 tough teens armed with guitar licks and teenage angst who set out to conquer the world.

The group signed to MCA records and released Leather Boyz with Electric Toyz, an album whose very name was a tongue-in-cheek tip of the hat to their glamorous heroes – Sweet, Kiss and The New York Dolls – all the bands who believed that rock music wasn’t just music. The Howard Benson-produced album made a significant impact, being named one of the hottest albums of its genre by Metal Edge and Spin magazines. PRETTY BOY FLOYD also landed on the cover of the then metal bible Kerrang!

Two Top 20 videos ‘I Wanna Be With You’ and ‘Rock and Roll is Gonna Set the Night on Fire’ hit MTV when it was the hot place to be. The band toured the world and was recognized as the kings of the Sunset Strip, breaking attendance records held by Van Halen and Warrant. Their album would go on to sell 750,000 copies worldwide. It’s now 2020 and PRETTY BOY FLOYD are still flying the glam flag higher than ever. PRETTY BOY FLOYD will be performing their infamous debut album in full as they return to Australia for the first time in over a decade.

Rounding out the bill are Melbourne glam rockers, SISTERS DOLL, who have developed a solid reputation for their explosive live show, showmanship and enjoy one of this country’s most fierce and loyal followings.

** New tour dates have been announced for November 2021. Your existing ticket remains valid for the new dates. Please hold your ticket.

Crashdiet and Pretty Boy Floyd November 2021 Australian Tour Dates

Thursday 25 November MELBOURNE, Max Watts
Friday 26 November SYDNEY, Crowbar
Saturday27 November BRISBANE, Brightside
Sunday 28 November ADELAIDE, Enigma

Tickets On Sale Now From: http://www.silverbacktouring.com/crashdiet-australian-tour/

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Jimmy Barnes Announces ‘Flesh & Blood’ Tour, July 2021

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Flesh And Blood Tour will visit Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane and Sydney this July

Fan Pre-sale starts May 3 and On-sale May 5  

Flesh And Blood will be released July 2 through Bloodlines

Heading to Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane and Sydney this July, the Flesh And Blood Tour will appropriately feature many members of Jimmy’s family. Over the last year hundreds of ‘at home’ performances by the Barnes’ clan have attracted more than 100 million views on social media and helped inspire a slew of new songs as well.

“It’s great to be back playing live again”, says Jimmy. “It was good to get some downtime at home for a change but now we’re hungry to get back onstage together. If 2020 taught me anything it’s that Facebook and YouTube videos can be fun but they’re no substitute for a real gig.”


Pre-sale tickets are available to jimmybarnes.com subscribers from Monday 3 May. Instructions + fan pre-sale code will be sent out via email on Monday morning 3 May. CLICK HERE to sign up for the Fan Pre-sale.

JIMMY BARNES – FLESH AND BLOOD AUSTRALIAN TOUR
JULY 2021

Presented by Frontier Touring and Triple M

FAN PRE-SALE 
Runs 24 hours from: Monday 3 May (1pm AEST)
or until pre-sale allocation exhausted

GENERAL PUBLIC ON SALE
Begins: Wednesday 5 May (noon local time)

ALL SHOWS ALL AGES
All shows all ages *
* U18s must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian
This event is recommended for patrons aged 16+

Friday 02 July
Riverside Theatre | Perth, WA
All Ages
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Friday 16 July
Thebarton Theatre | Adelaide, SA
All Ages
ticketmaster.com.au | 136 100

Thursday 22 July
Palais Theatre | Melbourne, VIC
All Ages
ticketmaster.com.au | 136 100

Sunday 25 July
Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre | Gold Coast, QLD
All Ages
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Wednesday 28 July
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre | Brisbane, QLD
All Ages
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Friday 30 July
State Theatre | Sydney, NSW
All Ages
ticketmaster.com.au | 136 100

Jimmy Barnes is also appearing on the Red Hot Summer Tour. 
For details head to jimmybarnes.com

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H.E.A.T & Crazy Lixx Announce Aussie Tour!

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Scandinavia heads down under as Silverback Touring bring you two of Sweden’s finest Hard Rock exports H.E.A.T and CRAZY LIXX. This will be the first Australian Tour for both bands and the action takes place in the rescheduled dates of September 2022.

Over the last several years H.E.A.T have established themselves as one of the leading bands in the melodic rock scene, both in their homeland Sweden and internationally. They have toured and performed front of thousands and thousands of fans around the world.

In April 2008, their self-titled debut album was released and became a massive vitamin injection for the genre and instantly received accolades from both fans and critics worldwide. The release was followed up by immense touring and H.E.A.T played with bands such as Alice Cooper, Thin Lizzy and on big festivals like Sweden Rock.

Since that time H.E.A.T have released a further 5 studio albums that latest being this years H.E.A.T II and have established themselves as a major force in the hard rock world.

“What can you say about H.E.A.T? If you don’t like these energetic Swedes you must be dead inside, as this year they’ve shown the UK crowd how to be the most complete band on the planet” – Classic Rock Magazine.

Joining H.E.A.T are fellow Swedes CRAZY LIXX! CRAZY LIXX carry the torch of Rock ‘n’ Roll with pride with their brand of Hard Rock and Hair Metal. Since their album debut in 2007, the band has been enthralling crowds with their unique brand of 80’s Hard Rock and stellar live show.

Their latest album Forever Wild is another sleaze metal gem that harkens back to the best of ‘80s rock, while also keeping a foot planted in the 21st century. Forever Wild further cements CRAZY LIXX as one of the leaders of the Scandinavian led ‘80s hard rock revival.

Rendering the pure nostalgia of 80’s Arena Hard Rock and ‘The New Wave of Swedish Sleaze’ CRAZY LIXX come packed with impressive guitar solos, memorable hooks, catchy choruses, big drums and genre defining riffs.

H.E.A.T and CRAZY LIXX 2022 Australian Tour Dates:

Thursday 8 Sept – Sydney, Manning Bar
Friday 9 Sept – Melbourne, The Prince
Saturday 10 Sept – Brisbane, The Zoo
Sunday 11 Sept – Adelaide, The Gov

Tickets on sale now from: https://www.silverbacktouring.com.au/heat-australian-tour-2021/

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Icons & Legends – A Tribute To The Music Of Bon Jovi featuring Mark Furze & Virginia Lillye

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Silverback Touring is ecstatic to announce the launch of their new brand, Icons & Legends, a nod to the artists which have shaped our lives and popular culture as we know it.

On the concept, Danny Bazzi, head of Silverback, says:

“We wanted to bring the music of some of these iconic and legendary acts to the forefront. This is not a dress up tribute show, this is about the music and the legacy of the music, delivered by a killer band with some amazing voices up front and in some of our countries best rock venues. This is a celebration that will appeal to every single fan. We wanted to select bands that have that universal appeal and who better than Bon Jovi to kick things off”.

Icons & Legends: A Tribute To The Music Of Bon Jovi will focus on Bon Jovi’s releases between 1983 and 2005 and will feature a hit and anthem filled set including: ‘Living On A Prayer’, ‘Wanted Dead Or Alive’, ‘It’s My Life’, ‘Runaway’, ‘Keep The Faith’, ‘Bad Medicine’ and lots more.

Leading the charge and up front on vocals are the massive voices of Virgina Lillye & Mark Furze who both gave Australia an insight into their rock credentials as semi-finalists on The Voice this year. The backing band, providing the soundtrack, are Melbourne band, HEADHUNTERS, an accomplished group of Australian musicians led by Brazilian guitar maestro, Marcelo Machado.

This is a show which is a must for not only any Bon Jovi fan, but any rock fan. Tickets are limited as all venues are operating in COVID safe capacities.

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Icons & Legends – A Tribute To The Music of BON JOVI
2021 Tour Dates

Friday 30 April – GOLD COAST, Coolangatta Hotel
Saturday 1 May – BRISBANE, The Zoo
Thursday 13 May – ADELAIDE, Lion Arts Factory
Friday 21 May – CANBERRA, The Basement
Saturday 22 May – SYDNEY, Max Watts
Friday 28 May – MELBOURNE, The Prince

Tickets On Sale Now From: https://www.silverbacktouring.com.au/icons-bon-jovi/

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