NewsWritten by Tom Williams on September 8, 2015
The weather is getting warmer and that can only mean one thing:
the apocalypse is upon us an Aussie summer full of top-notch tours from some of the world’s most-loved acts is right around the corner.
Australia has already had its pick of big-name tours this year, but there are nine upcoming national jaunts which we reckon will make this summer the best summer since, well, last summer.
To celebrate Australia’s upcoming summer of live tunes, Music Feeds and Corona have teamed up for the Summer 2015 Ultimate Music Fan Merch Pack competition, which could see you take home a shiny new vinyl album and official merch from all of the bands in the gallery below, who will be touring the country over the coming months.
There’s also an Audio Technica professional stereo turntable and two sets of headphones up for grabs, so get gigging, get entering and good luck!
Enter Music Feeds’ Summer 2015 Ultimate Music Fan Merch Pack competition right here.
Gallery: 9 Upcoming Aussie Summer Tours You Probably Shouldn’t Miss
Tame Impala fans have already crashed ticket sites with their immense excitement over the band's upcoming national tour. Set for this November, the run of shows - which includes two dates at the Sydney Opera House Forecourt - has already seen multiple dates sell out, and for good reason.
This November, Florence + The Machine will returning to Australia for the second time this year after headlining Splendour In The Grass in July. Backed by their third studio album, 'How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful', the band are promising to wow their lucky fans once again before the year is out.
Chet Faker, aka Nick Murphy, aka the unstoppable force of Aussie downtempo electronica, has lined up some HUGE shows in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney across October and November, helping all us to chill out as the summer weather creeps in.
Aussie hardcore outfit The Amity Affliction and US heavyweights A Day To Remember are teaming up for a 'Big Ass Tour' this December. The five-day jaunt across Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane will also feature US acts The Ghost Inside and Motionless In White.
Thrash heroes Megadeth will tour Australia this October with a refreshed lineup featuring Lamb Of God drummer Chris Adler and Brazilian guitarist Kiko Loureiro. What's more, they’re bringing Finnish death metal lords Children Of Bodom along for the ride.
US neo-psych idols The Brian Jonestown Massacre are returning to Australia in November as part of their '25 Year Silver Jubilee Tour'. Packing their 14th studio album, 'Revelation', Anton Newcombe and company will perform for peeps in Brisbane, Hobart, Sydney and Melbourne.
Aussie rock icons AC/DC are finally bringing their 'Rock Or Bust' tour down under this November and December, with some massive stadium shows lined up around the country. Even after decades in the music game, the band show no sign of letting up.
Former Fleet Foxes member Joshua Tillman (aka Father John Misty) has locked in sets at Meredith Music Festival and Berry's Fairgrounds Festivals this December, but is also boasting sideshows in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. He'll be backed by his latest album, 'I Love You, Honeybear', which was released in February.
Cold Chisel's 'Last Stand Tour' kicks off in November after the band drop their latest album, 'The Perfect Crime', this October. Supported by Grinspoon at selected shows, already includes a number of sold-out arena shows around the country.