Author: Steve McCabe

Queen + Adam Lambert: They were, indeed, the champions

Adam Lambert is a very brave man. Replacing Freddie Mercury in Queen is challenge such that only two men so far have attempted it; Paul Rodgers managed only a couple of years, but Lambert, who also clearly appreciates what a…

Fifty Shades Freed: thank God it’s finally over

Fifty Shades Freed

The definition of insanity, as Albert Einstein famously did not observe, is doing the same thing again and again, and expecting different results. I have, then, managed to retain some tattered shreds of sanity by having no expectations that Fifty…

The Killers announce Alex Cameron + Roy Molloy (on horn) as support on all NZ dates

The Killers

The Killers return to New Zealand this April for the first time since their legendary Auckland arena show in 2009 The widely acclaimed rock band will play Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in celebration of their fifth studio album Wonderful Wonderful(out…

Celine Dion adds second Auckland date due to high demand

Celine Dion

Celine Dion fans in New Zealand have proven the power of their love, snapping up the entire pre-sale allocation for her LIVE 2018 Tour concert in Auckland. To meet the extraordinary demand a second concert has been added for Sunday…

Machine Gun Kelly to tour New Zealand

Machine Gun Kelly

After a stand-out slot at this year’s Bay Dreams Festival, US hip-hop artist Machine Gun Kelly is bringing his own headline tour to New Zealand. Thanks to Talk Later, Pato Entertainment and The Edge, Machine Gun Kelly will play Shed…

Grammy Award-winning Mastodon announce NZ show with hard rockers Gojira

Mastodon

American metallers Mastodon are returning to New Zealand, with a one-off show at Trusts Arena in Auckland on Saturday, March 31. Presented by The Rock, the announcement comes just weeks after Mastodon won the Grammy Award for ‘Best Metal Performance’…

Boney M announce another Auckland show!

Disco Superstars BONEY M (Featuring Maizie Williams) are back performing all of their Greatest Hits for an exclusive show in Auckland at Bruce Mason Centre. Their amazing run of chart-topping singles and relentless touring schedule established BONEY M as a…

Vance Joy announces Nation Of Two World Tour, as well as new music

Vance Joy

Less than two weeks until the release of his hotly-anticipated sophomore album, Nation of Two (released on Friday 23 February via Liberation Records), and alongside the announcement of a colossal run of international tour dates, Live Nation is pleased to…

New release of tickets for Robbie Williams’ Dunedin show

Robbie Williams

The countdown is on! In just 6 days time, Robbie Williams will arrive in New Zealand, bringing his mammoth Heavy Entertainment Show World Tour to Auckland’s’ Spark Arena and Dunedin’s’ Forsyth Barr Stadium. To cater for demand, a new on-field stand has been introduced…

I Am Giant announce new single, album release tour

I Am Giant

Over the last decade, I Am Giant have dominated mainstream rock radio in New Zealand and wowed some of the biggest festival audiences around the world with their melodic alternative rock anthems. And although they’ve had a phenomenal impact on…