OFF THEIR ROCKER
To celebrate their tenth studio LP, 'Earth Rocker', that was released in March, Clutch are releasing a limited edition double vinyl called 'Earth Rocker Live'. The bundle will include an LP of the studio album and an LP of live tracks recorded from various shows around the world. Alongside performing at Soundwave next year, Clutch have their own headline show at The Zoo February 21.
IT’S MURPHY’S LAW
Peter Murphy will celebrate 35 years of Bauhaus with an east coast tour that will see Murphy taking to the stage with a full band, performing nothing but Bauhaus material. Forming in 1978 and achieving worldwide cult status within the post-punk landscape, this is the first time since 2006 that Murphy will perform a full Bauhaus set; the tour lands at the Hi-Fi Tuesday December 10.
Next autumn, US metal gods Toxic Holocaust and Skeletonwitch will embark on a national Australian tour together. Toxic Holocaust will be touring their new album, 'Chemistry Of Consciousness'. The tour will be the first Australian visit for cult heroes Skeletonwitch, who have just released a new album, 'Serpents Unleashed', to rave reviews.
With an illustrious career spanning over 25 years and hailed as one of the most forward thinking bands in extreme music, Greek metal legends Rotting Christ will anoint our shores for their first ever headlining tour of Australia in January. Renowned for their unparalleled, intense and supreme live show and for having a wealth of classic back catalogue material to perform, Rotting Christ infect Brisbane at the Crowbar January 16.
In January Born Of Osiris is set to return to Australia, this time with Sumerian Records label mates After The Burial in tow for ten destructive shows. While it may have taken three releases for Born Of Osiris to head down under in the first place, off the back of their latest stellar effort, ‘Tomorrow We Die Alive’, the Chicago-based progressive metal visionaries are wasting no time in returning. Both groups play Tempo January 16.