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BASTARDFEST is back to brand your souls! 2011 gave every bastard in this country a chance to embrace each other to observe and relish the cream of Australian heavy music talent. Based on the huge success of last year, BASTARDFEST is once again a national celebration with EVERY capital city in the country.

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In what could be one of the worst kept secrets of 2012 we can now confirm Massachusetts Defeater will be returning to Australia this September. Defeater will be joined by none other than Philadelphia's Blacklisted. Tickets on sale Friday June 29th

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From three separate nations comes the mosh bill of the year. The Nothing From No One Australian Tour this August will see Auckland's ANTAGONIST A.D., Cali metalcore outfit and Mediaskare Records label-mates LIONHEART join them, making their Australian live debut. 

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Terror is so much more than 5 individuals making music. It is an energy, a force, a refuge and a voice for all the lost and unheard.  This July the band returns to Australia, joining them will be Melbourne's Iron Mind. Supports for all shows have been announced.

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TRANSIT will embark on their first Australian tour this August to mark the recent release of Listen & Forgive. Heavily influenced early on by the punk scenes that all five members grew up in, TRANSIT's sound has since developed towards a more alternative, indie rock sound.

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Born out of a hearty hardcore pedigree, the members of Rival Schools stepped to the plate with a phenomenal history and the qualities that would point towards an amazing future. Having toured Australia as part of 2009's Soundwave Festival, Rival Schools will return to Australia this September where they will be joined by Toy Boats.

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This July/August, two of the world’s most exciting hardest bands, Harm's Way and Phantoms will be dominating the East Coast of Australia on a co-headline tour sure to ignite the pit. Harm’s Way from Chicago, USA have been described as a “rewarding journey through the hardest of sonic assaults” and are notorious for their intense live shows.

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CANCER BATS will be descending upon Australia for a blood spilling assault this July, so Australian fans be warned…’The Bats are back! Their new album ‘Dead Set On Living’ sees them at their most ferocious; “It’s heavy, it’s catchy, it’s relentlessly brilliant and, above all else, it’s still quite unlike anything else you’re likely to hear this year”. – Metal Hammer.

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Having recently released new album "Zoo" through Matador Records, California's Ceremony will be returning to our shores for a 9 date run of shows over June and July. Local supports have been announced for the tour and the Brisbane all ages show is now at Gold Coast's Expressive Grounds.

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Brisbane’s Thick Skin aren’t newcomers to the scene, having been around since 2010 and including members from bands Right Back At Ya, Values Here, Hard Luck and Headaches. This now 5 piece band is heavily influenced from past and present bands drawing from various bands like  DYS, SSD, LAST RIGHTS, NEGATIVE APPROACH and more.

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