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Sublime With Rome Australian Tour 2012 – Matt McHugh Support

Written by Brayden Darke on December 16, 2011

Founding members of legendary Ska band Sublime, along with a new frontman, singer/guitarist Rome, will tour Australia in April next year. Sublime (with Rome), will be playing classic hits to fans across our country.

One of the most notable and successful ska-punk bands of all time, Sublime has sold over 17 million albums worldwide. To this day, the group’s landmark debut album 40oz. to Freedom, lo-fi follow-up Robbin’ the Hood, and multi-platinum self-titled major label debut (a virtual greatest hits set in itself) are all widely regarded as music collection staples.

Formed in Long Beach in 1988, Sublime’s final performance was in the spring of 1996 after the death of original singer Bradley Nowell. In 2008, Rome, a 21-year-old northern California native, was introduced to Gaugh and Wilson. Last year a handful of jam sessions led to an impromptu show at a small club in Nevada, flooring a packed-house crowd.

“Sublime has so many fans and attracts new fans every year who were never able to see Sublime perform live after Bradley passed away,” said Troy Nowell-Holmes, Bradley Nowells’ widow. “One of the inspirations for forming ‘Sublime with Rome’ was to bring Brad’s spirit in his music back to the fans and to give the new fans a glimpse of what it was like to see Sublime live.”

As a special treat for Australian Sublime fans, the band will be joined nationally by very special guest Mat McHugh from The Beautiful Girls.

Tickets on sale Monday 19th December at 9am

Sublime With Rome Australian Tour 2012 – Matt McHugh Support

Cooly Hotel, Gold Coast
Wednesday 4 April 2012
Tickets: http://www.thecoolyhotel.com.au, Oztix http://www.oztix.com.au (1300 762 54)

The HiFi, Brisbane
Thursday 5 April 2012
Tickets: http://www.thehifi.com.au, tel 1300-THEHIFI (8434434), Butterbeats, Last Wave Watersports Gladstone, Piotto’s Music Gifts & Casket Agency Ingham,
Uni Co-op Bookshop Sunshine Coast, Anarchy Clothing Mackay, Revolver Compact Discs Townsville

UNSW Roundhouse, Sydney
Saturday 7 April 2012
Tickets: http://www.ticketek.com.au or 13 2849

Palace Theatre, Melbourne
Monday 9 April 2012
Tickets: http://www.ticketek.com.au (13 2849) or Oztix http://www.oztix.com.au (1300 762 54)

Complex, Adelaide
Tuesday 10 April 2012 HQ
Tickets: Oztix http://www.oztix.com.au (1300 762 54)

Metropolis, Fremantle
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Tickets: http://www.oztix.com.au (1300 762 54) or http://www.heatseeker.com.au 08 6210 7270

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