Melvins & Helmet announce joint Australian tour

It’s been a long time coming, but The Melvins have finally announced a headline tour around Australia, this time joined by 90s stalwarts Helmet. It’s a comprehensive tour as well, featuring shows all around the country, and most importantly, not skipping Adelaide! Here are the dates: Friday December 6 – Metropolis – Fremantle (Melvins only) Sunday December 8 – Hi Fi Brisbane Monday December 9 – Northern Hotel – Byron… Read More »Melvins & Helmet announce joint Australian tour

The Melvins to play 2013 Meredith Music Festival

In news fresh from the interwebs this morning, it appears the Melvins are the first act to be announced for this years Meredith Music Festival held annually each December in rural Victoria. Ballots are open for the event (it sells out almost every year) and tickets will be $309 + booking fees. There should be a bunch of other acts announced over the coming months, and also confirmed on the… Read More »The Melvins to play 2013 Meredith Music Festival

VIP Tickets for Australia and NZ Tool shows

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Posted on the Frontier Facebook page not long ago are details of a VIP ticket sale for the coming Tool shows in Australia and New Zealand: VIP PACKAGE FOR DEDICATED FANS! On sale to public Fri 12 Apr, 9am (local time) Adding to the sheer power and force of a live performance that Tool ticketholders have to look forward to, those who purchase a VIP package will also receive: –… Read More »VIP Tickets for Australia and NZ Tool shows

Maynard speaks to Tonedeaf about Puscifer

Australian music site Tonedeaf recently had the opportunity to chat with Maynard about the upcoming Puscifer tour. It’s not a bad interview, though doesn’t reveal too much we didn’t already know either: Between writing, recording, and moonlighting as an actor (he’s had bit parts in cult film and television), it’s a wonder Keenan finds the time to upkeep an award-winning winery. “I’m not going to be able to dedicate twelve… Read More »Maynard speaks to Tonedeaf about Puscifer

Brisbane ShowPlus packages

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I was poking around on Ticketek this morning during the sales, and noticed the following Tool Showplus option which seems available only to Brisbane fans: Enjoy the Tool ShowPlus Hospitality Experience! Your choice of a General Admission Standing or an A Reserve Lower Circle Seating event ticket. 90 minute Stand Up Cocktail Reception prior to the concert with finger food and beverage selection included*. 1 hour post event with Cash… Read More »Brisbane ShowPlus packages

New Tool Shows Announced

New Tool shows in Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland have been announced, and all shows are on sale now! Due to overwhelming public demand this morning for tickets to Tool’s upcoming concerts in Sydney & Melbourne, The Frontier Touring Company announce a second show in both cities; Sunday 28 April at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena and Saturday 4 May at Sydney’s Allphones Arena. Head over to the Frontier tour page for… Read More »New Tool Shows Announced

Reminder: Tool public ticket sales

Just a quick reminder for those who didn’t acquire tickets via the pre sale that the public sale for the Australian and New Zealand Tool shows takes place tomorrow at 9am local time. Based on pre sale data, I’d expect Melbourne and Sydney shows to tell out within a few hours, and Brisbane not too long afterwards. I have posted a rumour about a second Tool show in Melbourne (and… Read More »Reminder: Tool public ticket sales

Second Melbourne Tool show?

Terry posted on Facebook today that he noticed the recent Ticketek newsletter showed two Tool dates for Melbourne – the existing one on the 27th, and then a second on the 28th Nothing official has been announced, but it wouldn’t come as a huge shock to me to see a second show confirmed in the next few days.

Will Ticketek be your Valentine?

Tool fans are romantics at heart, and while some are aiming for a little Prison Sex later on this evening, others will be sitting by their computers at lunch time hoping to obtain good tickets for the upcoming Tool Tour. Today’s presale starts at 12noon at the venues local time. Hopefully you have each signed up on the Frontier website to register for your presale code, and you’ve also registered… Read More »Will Ticketek be your Valentine?

Petition for Perth Tool show

Not sure how effective online petitions are personally, but it appears there has been one started to try and convince Tool and/or their promoters Frontier Touring to consider putting on a Tool show in Perth. If you’d like to contribute to this campaign by signing the petition, then can do so here.