The Round-upFriday April 21st, 2017

Today we have new music from Trashed Ambulance, new album details for At The Wayside, more regional dates for Birds Of Tokyo, playing times for Housefox Fest, and Clowns announce local supports for their tour.

TODAY’S MAIN ARTICLES

Rise Against announce new album, share single
Year Of The Rat release debut album, ‘Hell Bent’

TONIGHT’S GIG ACTION
(21) I Built The Sky @ Amplifier, Perth
(21) Mindsnare + Hostile Objects + Choke + Homesick @ Bald Faced Stag, Leichhardt
(21) Red Light Riot + The Mis-Made + Skinpin @ The Hideaway Bar, Enmore
(21) Black Stone Cherry + Chase The Sun @ The Factory Theatre, Marrickville
(21) Crystal Ignite + Brad Marr @ Hamilton Station Hotel, Newcastle
(21) Psycroptic + Black Rheno + Cyndustry @ Dicey Riley’s, Wollongong
(21) Gareth Liddiard @ The Brightside, Fortitude Valley
(21) Kingswood + Waax + Maddy Jane + Batz @ Discovery, Darwin
(21) Protest The Hero + Closure In Moscow + Driven To The Verge @ Corner Hotel, Richmond
(21) Miss Fortune + Awaken I Am @ Enigma Bar, Adelaide
(21) Ben David + Mick Porter + Millie Ivaschenko @ Melbourne St Laundromat, Adelaide [AA] SOLD OUT
(21) Spiderbait @ The Gov, Adelaide SOLD OUT

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News Bits & Pieces

HOUSEFOX FEST PLAYING TIMES THIS WEEKEND
After a super successful debut event last year, Housefox Fest, the all inclusive music event on Sydney’s Northern Beaches bringing indie, blues, Rock, Punk and Heavy Metal together and is set to take place tomorrow at Narrabeen RSL.

Playing times are in, tickets are available if you are late to the party. Details below.

Main Stage
10. 45 – 11.30 Psycroptic
9.45 – 10.25 Toe To Toe
9.00 – 9.30 Black Rheno
8.15 – 8.45 4 Barrel Hemi
7.30 – 8.00 Na Maza
6.45 – 7.15 Big Red Fire Truck
Sweat Box
5.15 – 5.45 Frank Rizzo
4.30 – 5.00 Conquerors
3.45 – 4.15 Yanomamo
3.00 – 3.30 Guiltrip
2.15 – 4.45 Down For Tomorrow
Sunk Bar
4.45 – 5.15 The Shadez
4.00 – 4.30 Speakeasy
3.15– 3.45 Shaun Oakley & The Boys
2.30 – 3.00 Mihka Chee

Housefox Fest

CLOWNS ANNOUNCE LOCAL SUPPORTS
To celebrate the release of ‘Lucid Again‘, Clowns recently announced a 10-date national tour in June for some of their largest headline shows to date, joined by special guests Night Birds.

Kicking things off in Cairns, the band will make their way across the country including stops in Darwin, Perth, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Newcastle, Sydney, Adelaide and Hobart before wrapping up in Melbourne for a hometown party, unleashing their latest offering live for the first time and to deliver the wild and chaotic live performances they have become renowned for.

All local supports have now been announced. See below.

CLOWNS
With guests NIGHT BIRDS (Except *)
JUNE
2nd – The Grand Hotel, Cairns [18+] * w/ Meat Bikini & Swamp Donkey
3rd – Railway Hotel, Darwin [18+] * w/ Acid City
4th – The Boston, Perth [18+] w/ Axe Girl & Two For Flinching
8th – Miami Shark Bar, Gold Coast [18+] w/ The Wrath & The Lost Cause
9th – The Zoo, Brisbane [18+] w/ Shutup! Shutup! Shutup! & The Cutaways
10th – The Small Ballroom, Newcastle [18+] w/ Rort Menace & Wavevom
11th – Imperial Hotel, Sydney [18+] w/ Nunchukka Superfly & Neptune Power Federation
15th – Enigma Bar, Adelaide [18+] w/ Stabbitha and the Knifey Wifeys & The Lizards
16th – Brisbane Hotel, Hobart [18+] w/ Cashman
17th – Corner Hotel, Richmond [18+] w/ Amyl and The Sniffers & TV Haze
—> Tickets available now.
—> For more information, visit [Here].

BIRDS OF TOKYO ADD QLD/NSW DATES
Fresh from winning their fourth APRA award for Best Rock Work, and having recently toured Australia’s regional centres with their sold-out ‘Harlequins Tour‘, Birds of Tokyo have just announced a handful of shows in Southeast Queensland and Northern NSW.

Alongside the band’s set at the Sunshine Coast’s sold out Big Pineapple Festival, Birds of Tokyo will also perform in Byron Bay, Gold Coast and Ipswich.

Special guests at all shows will be Brisbane punk outfit Columbus.

BIRDS OF TOKYO
With guests COLUMBUS
MAY
26th – Racehorse Hotel, Ipswich [18+]
27th – Big Pineapple Fest, Sunshine Coast SOLD OUT
28th – The Northern, Byron Bay [18+]
JUNE
1st – Surfers Beergarden, Gold Coast [18+]
—> Tickets available now.
—> For more information, visit [Here].

AT THE WAYSIDE TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM IN MAY
Indie Vision Music has announced the signing of Wisconsin-based pop-punk band At The Wayside to their growing label of artists.

A new full-length from the band will be released digitally on Friday 26th May. The album is titled ‘The Breakdown And The Fall‘ and is something the band has been working on feverishly for the past few years. The full length will be available through all digital networks including Bandcamp.

For a taste of the album, stream the song ‘Lose One Friend, Lose All Friends, Lose Yourself‘ below.

TRASHED AMBULANCE ANNOUNCE NEW EP, SHARE A TRACK
Canadian punk band Trashed Ambulance have announced the release of their upcoming EP, ‘A Dime For Every Time‘.

The 6-track release will come out on May 19th in digital and CD formats via Thousand Islands Records.

The first taste of the EP is the track ‘Metronome‘ which can be streamed below. You can pre-order on Bandcamp [Here].

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