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LORDE

Frontier Touring and Eccles Entertainment are thrilled to confirm LordeLORDE for a New Zealand tour this November. All eyes are on the meteoric return of one of pop’s most celebrated talents with an all new album, Melodrama, and captivating live show.

Me First & The Gimme Gimmes

ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES

Get your party shirts ready! Punk rock super-group and cover band extraordinaire, Me First And The Gimme Gimmes are set to return our shores this October!

Saturday 14th October – San Fran, Wellington (R18)
Sunday 15th October – Powerstation, Auckland (R18)

NORTHLANE - KINGS ARMS

Just weeks after the surprise release of their masterful fourth studio album Mesmer, Australian metalcore luminaries NORTHLANE announce their return to New Zealand this August for two dates with their label cohorts IN HEARTS WAKE.

PROTEST THE HERO

19th April 2017
The Kings Arms Tavern, Auckland, New Zealand. 

Review by Mark Derricutt. Photography by Matt Henry Mendonca.

ALL TIME LOW

ALL TIME LOW return to our shores for one show only at Auckland’s iconic Powerstation on Wednesday 10th May before heading to Australia for their biggest run of headline shows ever.

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE

Arguably the most powerful and critically acclaimed hard rock band of the last two decades: Queens Of The Stone Age will return to Australia and New Zealand in July 2017 for Frontier Touring, performing four visceral headline shows.

PROTEST THE HERO

One of progressive metals most unique acts PROTEST THE HERO are returning to Australian and New Zealand shores this April in support of their latest release Pacific Myth. These revolutionary metal giants will be bringing a collection of fan favourites, in addition to some new head banging hits that every hardcore fanatic will not want to miss!

MIDNIGHT OIL

Midnight Oil is more than just a rock & roll band. From the northern beaches of Sydney to the streets of Manhattan, they have stopped traffic, inflamed passions, inspired fans, broken new ground and now, this September; Eccles Entertainment is bringing you the band in the flesh! Midnight Oil will play two monumental New Zealand shows at Auckland’s Vector Arena and Christchurch’s Horncastle Arena as part of The Great Circle 2017 world tour!

DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT

Devin Townsend Project is obviously the brainchild of frontman Devin Townsend – who released new album TRANSCENDENCE in September 2016. To celebrate the success of the album, they are returning to New Zealand and Australia in May 2017, presented by MJR Presents. The album was the first ARIA charting album for Devin Townsend Project, coming in at #10 in its first week in the charts – all the more reason to celebrate!

AGAINST THE CURRENT

New York-based three-piece pop rock phenomenon, AGAINST THE CURRENT, will visit New Zealand for the first time this October. With their ‘In Our Bones World Tour’ already generating hype across the US, the trio will play an all ages show at Auckland’s The Tuning Fork on October 3.

FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE

Since forming in 2007, FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE have the metal world by the throat – releasing 4 albums, relentlessly touring the globe, and amassing a legion of loyal followers. Their most recent album KING (2016) is being hailed as one of the essential metal albums of the last decade.

Combining the extremity of Death and Black Metal with bombastic, powerful and challenging orchestral arrangements FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE takes the listener on a dark journey of epic proportions.

DRAGONFORCE

International metal superstars and power metal speed legends DRAGONFORCE have revealed that they will be touring New Zealand as part of their Reaching Into Infinity World Tour.