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Hailmary release first new music in 5 years with new song Raiser

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“Intricate yet accessible throughout, this is music that packs a punch, soothes the soul and reminds you of why you started listening in the first place” – Loud Stuff UK

“Hailmary are an amazingly solid live act, backed by one of Australia’s best vocalists, with the potential to mix it with any of the top tier bands, not only in Australia, but worldwide”. Heavy Mag AUS

Australia has produced some quality hard rock in the last 50 years and that honest, straight up no bullshit rock n roll attitude is still prevalent and very much a part of today’s music scene.  Perth’s Hailmary live and breath it. The blood, sweat and tears, the denim and leather, the wall of sound. Stand in front of this band when they play and you cant help but get moving!

A rock band that makes you remember why you got into it in the first place! Loud guitars, even louder drums, vocals that send shivers down your spine and make you involuntarily raise your fist in the air. 

Hailmary have the goods and are ready to deliver once more!

Listen to their brand new single, Raiser distrokid.com/hyperfollow/hailmary/raiser

Raiser delivers like a punch to the face with its hooky melody, massive guitar riffs combined with the right amount of pounding drums and groove.

Hailmary has been a key figure of Australia’s underground Hard Rock scene for the past decade. They have touring nationwide multiple times, playing festivals across Australia including Rock The Bay, Rock N Load, Brewtality, Wallapolooza and Perth Hard Rock Festival.

Gaining national attention in Australia by winning Best Heavy Rock release in the WAM (West Australian Music Awards) for their debut EP, Lottery Of Life, Hailmary rode the momentum and began touring incessantly.  Releasing EP number two A Million Miles And Days in 2009, the band quickly became national road dogs but also set their goals higher and achieved them with s string of successful US dates. 

Their debut full length, Choice Path Consequence Solution in 2012 saw them release their first music video for Yellow Light Of Death and continue their live assault on the nation, playing every festival and venue possible and earning their reputation as one of the hardest working bands out there.  In 2014 the band released their Navigate The Sunrise EP that saw them undertake an epic 26 date national run.  They also released a video for the track My Song which is now a live favourite for the band and crowd alike.

2016’s Evolve Dissolve EP saw them gain more momentum and lead to the band touring with Ugly Kid Joe extensively all over the UK, as well as playing the Hard Rock Hell festival alongside such acts as Living Colour and Ratt

With a sound so varied in flavours of different rock genres, Hailmary has supported FuelThe Screaming Jets and Superheist

2021 will see Hailmary release a plethora of new material, including a brand new album planned for later in the year.

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Dave Gleeson of The Screaming Jets

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Dave Gleeson and The Screaming Jets need no introduction, having taken the Aussie music scene by the scruff of the neck over 30 years ago, cementing their spot as one of the absolute Rock N Roll powerhouses in the decades since.

C’Mon the track that opened up this latest Podcast Episode was the song that may have been your  first taste of The Jets, but it was debut album All For One and Better that introduced the band to the masses.

Celebrating it’s 30 year anniversary this year, The Screaming Jets have just announced a re-release of All For One, with re-recorded versions, as well as a National Tour that kicks off in July through October that will see that legendary album played from start to finish.

I had the pleasure of recently chatting with frontman Dave Gleeson where we talked memories of the “electricity” recording All For One in Paradise Studios, Sydney, The Jets finding their place in a rock world that saw them playing with Pearl Jam at their first ever L.A show – to supporting hair metal band KIX.  For those hanging for a new studio album from The Jets, Dave has some news for you there as well…

Be sure to head over to The Screaming Jets website to check out a bunch of cool pre-order options for the All For One Release and grab your tickets to one of the shows coming to a City near you!

THE SCREAMING JETS ALL FOR ONE
30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR DATES – 2021

GENERAL ON SALE – 10AM FRIDAY 23RD APRIL

JULY
THU 8 – WALLABY HOTEL, MUDGEERABA, QLD  (tickets here)
FRI 9 – MUSIC IS LIFE FESTIVAL, BILOELA, QLD (tickets here)

AUGUST 
FRI 13 – FREO SOCIAL, FREMANTLE, WA (tickets here)
SAT 14 – CHARLES HOTEL, PERTH, WA (tickets here)
FRI 20 – THE TRIFFID, BRISBANE, QLD (presale here | general on sale)
SAT 21 – BRIBIE ISLAND HOTEL, BRIBIE ISLAND, QLD (tickets here)
FRI 27 – CENTRAL HOTEL, SHELLHARBOUR, NSW (tickets here)
SAT 28 – REVESBY WORKERS, REVESBY, NSW (tickets here)

SEPTEMBER
FRI 3 – GATEWAY HOTEL, GEELONG, VIC (tickets here)
SAT 4 – COMMERCIAL HOTEL, SOUTH MORANG, VIC (tickets here)
FRI 10 – YOUNG SERVICES CLUB, YOUNG, NSW (tickets here)
SAT 11 – BATHURST PANTHERS, BATHURST, NSW (tickets here)
FRI 17 – BELMONT 16S, BELMONT, NSW (tickets here)
SAT 18 – SAWTELL RSL, SAWTELL, NSW (tickets here)
FRI 24 – THE BRIDGE HOTEL, ROZELLE, NSW (presale here | general on sale)
SAT 25 – THE BRIDGE HOTEL, ROZELLE, NSW (presale here | general on sale)

OCTOBER 
FRI 8 – THE BRIDGEWAY HOTEL, ADELAIDE, SA (tickets here)

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Pacific Avenue unveil new single ‘Easy Love’ and accompanying “sugary” video clip

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“Oh my, savour those sweet heavenly harmonies, that scorching guitar solo and classic vibes.  I have a feeling Pacific Avenue are going to make their hometown of Kiama, worldwide famous.”
Scott Smith

Following on from their well-received single ‘My Hero’, Kiama-based indie-rock quartet Pacific Avenue have just revealed their authentic new single ‘Easy Love’ – produced and mixed by Jack Nigro (TOTTYThe Sea Gypsies, Vacations), and mastered by Leon Zervos (The Jungle GiantsAmy SharkHoly Holy).

‘Easy Love’ opens with crunchy guitars, tranquil drums and stoic bass, before the cherubic vocals of Harry O’Brien add to the gracefully rich texture of the song. A dynamically expressive verse makes way for an impassioned chorus complete with delicate vocal harmonies and a touching lead guitar line. Paying homage to their influences with an exquisite solo and an extensive outro, the song’s message touches on the simple intricacy of love.

O’Brien talks about the story behind ‘Easy Love’:

“Whilst love can be an entirely complicated mess, it’s also the easiest thing we do. Running into someone, unexpectedly at that, and finding that you don’t need to try being anyone but yourself, is a very sweet thing and is something that’s worth holding on to. Regardless of who you are, love is love, and that’s what we hope to convey through the song and the video clip.”

Alongside the release of the track is the wistful accompanying music video – filmed, directed, and edited by Tasman Wilson. Shot predominantly in Kiama on 16mm film, creating an antiquated aesthetic, the clip features footage of the band members doing random acts of kindness for their community locals and cruising adventurously in a vintage Pontiac, punctuated with the nostalgic scenery of live performances and young couples frolicking and partying. The vibrant candidness of the video is a nod to the song’s message that love has no limits and can be found in a myriad of ways.

“A lot of thought and work would go into the shots as lighting and movement had to be spot on due to limited amount of film,” explains O’Brien. “Although it was quite a meticulous process, we managed to film the majority of the clip in one day, starting at 5am in the morning and ending at midnight. Safe to say we were exhausted by the end.”

To coincide with the release, the band will embark on an Australian headline tour, playing shows in AdelaideFremantleMelbourneBrisbane, and Sydney. This continues on from an earlier East-Coast run of shows, including a sold-out Lansdowne Hotel performance, and relentless regional touring, having shared stages with Ruby FieldsOcean AlleyThe Wombats (UK), SkeggsLime CordialeThelma PlumTash SultanaBritish IndiaMissy HigginsThe Vanns, and San Cisco. They have also appeared on the main stages at Australian boutique festivals Lost Paradise, and Yours And Owls

Previous singles have been widely embraced by the likes of SpotifyApple MusicPileratsNMELife Without AndyCool AccidentsThe SoundcheckForte MagAAA Backstage, and Happy Mag. They have also seen radio support from triple jtriple j UnearthedFBi RadioSYN FMRadio Adelaide2RRRPBS FM, and Aussie Music Weekly.

‘Easy Love’ is available worldwide now.

PACIFIC AVENUE ‘EASY LOVE’ AUSTRALIAN TOUR

FRI 28 MAY | GRAVE EMILY HOTEL, ADELAIDE SA
SAT 29 MAY | MOJO’S BAR, FREMANTLE WA
FRI 4 JUN | HOWLER, MELBOURNE VIC
FRI 18 JUN | WEST ROOM, BRISBANE QLD
FRI 2 JUL | OXFORD ARTS, SYDNEY NSW

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PREMIERE: Melbourne rockers Shotgun Mistress deliver explosive new single ‘Bleed Me Out’, out May 3

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Melbourne legends Shotgun Mistress release their first track for 2021, Bleed Me Out, another explosive dose of hard rock that reaffirms the band’s trademark style of blistering riffage and raucous energy. That’s now four monster anthems that have been lifted from their forthcoming debut album due out in 2021 on Crusader Records.

2020 was a write off for some, but the Mistress made some remarkable chart and radio play gains, solidifying its position as one of the emerging faces of new Australian hard rock. Bleed Me Out is set to repeat the considerable impact of previous singles—Save Me From Myself (#1 iTunes Rock Charts), Glorious Machine (#1 iTunes Rock Charts) and Collide (#4 iTunes Rock Charts). Whilst the Aussie heritage of the likes of The Poor & The Screaming Jets runs through the bands DNA, it’s channelling the equal parts hedonistic swagger of Velvet Revolver and the sleazy rawness of Buckcherry that gives the bands songs their undeniable appeal.

Click to pre-save Bleed Me Out here

Bleed Me Out will smack you in the face with it’s stark visual imagery of the lyric, a pummelling rhythm section and the hyperkinetic mind-bending fire of the guitars—feats of spellbinding dexterity performed by the band’s world-renowned guitarist Matt Wilcock (voted top 100 metal guitarists of all time).
Bleed Me Out confirms Shotgun Mistress’s flightpath—a soaring trajectory straight up to the next level to launch an unstoppable presence onto the global rock stage.

For those of you in Victoria, be sure to catch Shotgun Mistress on their upcoming Victorian Mini May Tour, all the details right below…

Shotgun Mistress – The Victorian Mini May 2021 Tour

SATURDAY MAY 1ST – FEAST LIVE, THE CENTRAL CLUB
293 Swan St, Richmond
With Karly Jewell Band & Stonetrip

FRIDAY MAY 14TH – TONIC BAR
54 Bull St, Bendigo
With Stonetrip & The Mercy Kills

FRIDAY MAY 21ST – VOLTA
15 Field St, Ballarat Central
With Stonetrip & The Mercy Kills

SATURDAY MAY 22 – THE WORKERS CLUB –
51 – 55 Brunswick St, Fitzroy
EAT THE DAMN ORANGE ALBUM LAUNCH

SATURDAY JUNE 5TH – WHOLE LOTTA LOVE
524 Lygon St, Brunswick East
With The Stripp

Tix on sale at eventbrite.com.au

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