Tour Guide: Born Lion, Toehider, Troldhaugen, Twelve Foot Ninja

Today’s Tour Guide presents four of Australia’s heaviest rising stars, with announcements from whiskey-soaked Wollongong punks Born Lion, Melbourne prog-rockers Toehider, heavy metal carnies Troldhaugen, and a celebratory tour from the ever irreverent Twleve Foot Ninja.

Born Lion Good Times Jimmy Single Tour 2014

Friday, 14th February 2014

Music Man Megastore, Bendigo VIC

Saturday, 15th February 2014

The Espy, St Kilda VIC

Friday, 21st February 2014

The Square, Sydney

Thursday, 27th February 2014

SCU Uni Bar, Lismore NSW

Saturday, 1st March 2014

Ric’s Bar, Brisbane

Friday, 7th March 2014

The Roller Den, Erskineville NSW

w/The Snowdroppers


Wollongong’s favourite punk rockers Born Lion are celebrating the release of their ferocious new single, Good Times Jimmy, with a quick run of live dates, stopping off at some of the country’s most fabled dives, including St Kilda’s beloved Espy and The Square in Sydney.

Rising out of the ashes of The Watt Riot in early 2012, Born Lion make cro-magnon rock and roll the way punters like to hear it, with plenty of diagonal grooves and razor sharp licks. What else would you expect from a band that lists Hemingway and Bukowski as influences?

Toehider & Troldhaugen Co-Headline Tour


Quickly finding frustration with a lack of options available when it comes to slotting their unique sound into a lineup, Toehider and Troldhaugen have opted to combine their respective prog-rock and gypsy-bred metal chops into a single bill, announcing a special co-headline tour.

Melbourne’s Toehider and Wollongong’s Troldhaugen will embark on an eight-date tour of some of the finest pubs and clubs our shores have to offer, taking the opportunity to showcase material from both bands’ forthcoming albums, including Toehider’s catchy new single, Woah!.

Friday, March 7th 2014

Valve Bar, Sydney

Friday, March 14th 2014

Small Ballroom, Newcastle NSW

Saturday, March 15th 2014

Beachcomber Hotel, Toukley NSW

Sunday, March 16th 2014

Yours and Owls (RAD), Wollongong NSW

Friday, March 21st 2014

The Basement, Canberra

Sunday, March 23rd 2014

The Tote, Melbourne

Thursday, March 27th 2014

Crowbar, Brisbane

Friday, March 28th 2014

Miami Shark Bar, Gold Coast QLD

Twelve Foot Ninja ‘Troll Burger’ Tour

Friday, 21st March 2014

The Zoo, Brisbane

Tix: Via Twelve Foot Ninja | Oztix

Saturday, 22nd March 2014

Miami Tavern, Shark Bar, Gold Coast QLD

Tix: Via Twelve Foot Ninja | Ticketmaster

Thursday, 27th March 2014

ANU Bar, Canberra

Tix: Via Twelve Foot Ninja

Friday, 28th March 2014

Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle NSW

Tix: Via Twelve Foot Ninja | Big Tix

Saturday, 29th March 2014

Manning Bar, Sydney

Tix: Via Twelve Foot Ninja | Oztix

Friday, 4th April 2014

170 Russell, Melbourne

Tix: Via Twelve Foot Ninja | 170 Russell | 1300 724 867

Friday, 11th April 2014

The Gov, Adelaide (All Ages)

Tix: Via Twelve Foot Ninja | Oztix

Saturday, 19th April 2014

Rosemount Hotel, Perth

Tix: Via Twelve Foot Ninja | Oztix | Heatseeker


Melbourne’s own Twelve Foot Ninja broke crowdfunding records raising $52,600 to make a controversial anti-cyber bulling video for their song Ain’t That A Bitch, which continues to spread like wildfire on the internet. To celebrate, the boys have announced a new tour.

French electronic/metal outfit The Algorithm will follow-up their Big Day Out 2014 appearances by joining TFN on their ‘Troll Burger’ tour, which takes place over March and April, hitting up QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, SA, and WA, before the boys head over to the US.


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