Karnivool + Dead Letter Circus + sleepmakeswaves announce massive Australian summer tour

As far as OzProg goes, it doesn't get bigger than this: our country's two biggest progressive rock exports KARNIVOOL and DEAD LETTER CIRCUS have teamed up with post-rock trailblazers SLEEPMAKESWAVES for a massive Australian tour this summer. The POLYMORPHISM tour is set to be the biggest show ...

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By Michael Solo| News
The Crimson ProjeKCt to tour Australia

We here at OzProg are SO excited about this!! The Crimson ProjeKCt will tour Australia in January 2014. The following was posted on former King Crimson frontman Adrian Belew's facebook page last night: Announcing CRIMSON PROJECT'S TOUR of AUSTRALIA! TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY NOVEMBER 1ST A ...

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By Michael Solo| News
Deafheaven announce first ever Australian tour

US experimental metal group DEAFHEAVEN have announced their first Australian tour, courtesy of Perth promoters Life Is Noise. Their critically acclaimed record 'Sunbather' has been making waves amongst the underground metal scene and is the catalyst for their first visit to our shores. Taki ...

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By Michael Solo| News
Karnivool nominated for ARIA award

Perth progressive rock heavyweights KARNIVOOL have been nominated for an ARIA Award for 'Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Release' for their third album 'Asymmetry.' The Vool have been one of Australia's leading lights for progressive music over the last 8 years so this nod is a welcome mark of resp ...

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By Michael Solo| News
Devin Townsend announce supports for Australian tour

SOUNDWAVE TOURING have announced the supports for DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT's upcoming tour of Australia this week. We are very pleased to see a host of OzProg favourites invited to open the shows, including TOEHIDER, NE OBLIVISCARIS and VOYAGER. Make sure you arrive early to see some of our f ...

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By Michael Solo| News

Brisbane alt-prog rock behemoth THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT have announced the supports for their upcoming Australian tour. They will be joined by Melbourne's SLEEP PARADE at all shows, with Sydney band TEAL to open the east coast shows, OPIA in Perth and DAY ON FIRE in Adelaide. The Butterfly Eff ...

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By Michael Solo| News
Smashing Pumpkins bassist to join The Red Paintings

They're the little art rock band who could - and it seems, they are - Geelong-formed The Red Paintings have just announced that Smashing Pumpkins bassist Nicole Fiorentino will be joining the band on US TV, as they premiere their new 'Wasps' stage show. The band will premiere their new lineup ...

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By Michael Solo| News

If you're anything like me, this headline sends a shiver of excitement through you. Thanks to The Quietus for this report (http://thequietus.com/articles/13434-king-crimson-reform): Robert Fripp has announced the reformation of King Crimson. Yesterday, Fripp updated his online diary for ...

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By Michael Solo| News
65daysofstatic announce new album ‘Wild Light’

UK experimental rock legends 65daysofstatic have announced their 6th studio album 'Wild Light' will be released in Australia on November 1st through Bird's Robe Records The electronic-prog pioneers toured Australia for the first time this year with Sydney post-rockers sleepmakeswaves and are n ...

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By Michael Solo| News
Israel’s Orphaned Land announce Aussie dates

Israel's oriental metal band ORPHANED LAND are heading to Australia next March for the first time. The band are renowned internationally for fusing elements of traditional Middle Eastern music with progressive heavy metal, and over the years have supported the likes of METALLICA, AMORPHIS and DI ...

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By Mitch Booth| News