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JANUARY, 2014

In January next year the Legends that are the MISFITS will be touring down under and giving their 110% performances on each of their Graveyard Classics that many bands have tried to copy. Metropolis Touring brings them to a city near you - Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth. It will definately be a sell out show and not one to be missed.

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DECEMBER 4 - 8 , 2013

Canadian Death Metallers KATAKLYSM come to Australia and are proudly presented by METROPOLIS TOURING. They kick off in Brisbane at the Crowbar on the 4th, then arrive in Sydney for a show on the 7th at the Manning Bar. Other shows are Adelaide on the 5th, Melbourne on the 6th and Perth on the 8th. So come and see them live for their second time in Australia in 20 years, and maybe catch up with Stephane for a few beers.

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OCTOBER 2 - 6 , 2013

Swedish Metallers SOILWORK come to Australia and are proudly presented by METROPOLIS TOURING. They kick off in Brisbane at the Hifi on the 2nd, then arrive in Sydney for a show on the 3rd at the Manning Bar. On the friday the 5th they travel South to Melbourne to play at the Billboard. The 5th sees them in Adelaide at the Gov, and they finish their tour in Perth at the Rosemount on the 7th.

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AUGUST 7 - 10 , 2013

BRUTAL ASSAULT is back for the 18th year in the Czech Republic. With over 50 bands assaulting your ears and eyes.

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JULY 21 - 27, 2013

METALDAYS formly known as METALCAMP once more is here for its 10th year at Tolmin in Slovenia. With a big line up this one week festival is not to be missed. Those that bought tickets for the CANCELLED Burning Sea Festival in Croatia can use their tickets to come to this festival without any further expense. It has a main Stage and smaller second stage, a beach and bars. Just click the above banner to go directly to METALDAYS WEBSITE.

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JUNE 28, 2013

CANNABIS CORPSE and KING PARROT arrive in Sydney bringing their marijana themed death metal performance to the Hi Fi in Moore Park.

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JUNE 21 - 23, 2013

HELLFEST is here once more taking over Clisson, France. With DEF LEPPARD, KISS, ZZ TOP, KORN, WHITESNAKE, and over 150 bands playing this is one Metal Festival not to miss.

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JUNE 16, 2013

MUNICIPAL WASTE from America bring their speed metal punk sounds to Sydney at the Hi Fi.

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JUNE 07 - 08, 2013

UNDERWALL FESTIVAL means Zadar, Croatia will have a festival this year. After the BURNING SEA FESTIVAL had to be cancelled due to high ticket taxes. But at 100 Kunas or 15 Euro this festival is not to be missed with over 30 bands playing including INVERTED PUSSYFIX, ASHES YOU LEAVE, and INFERNAL TENEBRA to name a few.

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JUNE 07 - 08, 2013

The COFFIN'S SLAVE presents the fifth brutal installment of EVIL INVADERS. Make it a Queen's metal bash birthday at the Manning Bar, with a few bands coming from the United States and ARCHGOAT from Finland. Tickets to this 2 day event can be bought direct from www.coffinsslave.com and from the Manning Bar.

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JUNE 04 - 07, 2013

METROPOLIS TOURING presents the melodic metal of KAMELOT.Playing 4 shows across Australia starting on the 4th in Brisbane at the Hifi, then down to Adelaide at the Gov on the 5th. Sydney is next on the 6th at the Manning Bar and finally the Hifi in Melbourne on the 7th of June.

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MAY 30 - JUNE 01, 2013

BEASTIVAL rises from HELL and settles in the German town of Gislewind, with nearly 50 bands confirmed on two stages such as EX DEO, SABATON. SATYRICON, SODOM, KREATOR and including the TEUTONIC BIG 4 bands.

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MAY 23 - 25, 2013

The Swiss Octet that is ELUVEITIE are proudly presented by METROPOLIS TOURING and bring their folk metal to our Sydney shores for one show at the Metro Theatre. Also you can catch them in Brisbane at the Zoo on the 23rd and at the Billboard in Melbourne on the 24th of May.

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MAY 18, 2013

Chicago band BORN OF OSIRIS hit Sydney to play their Deathcore tunes at the Hi Fi in Moore Park.

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MAY 09 - 12, 2013

From England CRADLE OF FILTH arrive in the colonies to slay their fans with another tour of back to back venues. On the 9th of May they arrive in Brisbane at the Hifi and travel south to Melbourne on the 10th to create ungodly chaos at The Palace Theatre. Next is Sydney's turn to be left battered by their Goth Metal tunes on the 11th originally at the UNSW Roundhouse but now will be at the Hifi. Their final brutal show will be in Perth at the Metropolis on the 12th of May.

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MAY 04, 2013

LORD supported by bands AS SILENCE BREAKS, DARKER HALF, KILL APPEAL and SKULLDUGORY, play The WAll (Bald Faced Stag). This is the last time to catch AS SILENCE BREAKS in Sydney before they head overseas.

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MAY 03 - 04, 2013

SOUNDWORKS TOURING presents OBITUARY who arrive on our shores bringing their ROTTING SLOW IN AUSTRALIA tour. Playing one show in Melbourne at the Esplanade Hotel with DENOUNCEMENT AND KING PARROT on the 3rd of May, and the Sydney show at the Manning Bar on the 4th with support from DAEMON FOETAL HARVEST and SANCTIUM. This will be a classic set from 89-92 bringing the best songs from "Slowly we Rot", "Cause of Death", and "The End Complete" Albums.

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MAY 01 - 04, 2013

METROPOLIS TOURING presents DEATHSTARS, returning from Sweden to Sydney to play death glammer at the Manning Bar on the 3rd of May. On the 1st they play at the Zoo in Brisbane and on the 4th at the Corner Hotel in Melbourne.

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APRIL 27 - 28, 2013

HAMMERSONIC OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL takes place in Jakarta, Indonesia. With many bands from around the world and quite a few local Aussies bands too. Some of the bands are : Cradle of Filth (UK), Obituary (USA), Cannibal Corpse (USA), Epica (Ned), As I Lay Dying (USA), Dying Fetus (USA), Lock Up (UK), Destruction (Ger), Hour of Penance (It.), Putrid Pile (USA), Dyscarnate (UK), Saturnian (UK), Gorod (Fra.), Voyager (Aust.), Whoretopsy (Aust.), Inanimacy (Aust.), Sensory Amusia (Aust.), The Amenta (Aus), Advent Sorrow (Aust.), Ouroboros (Aust.)plus a host of Indonesian bands. For more information it can be found at www.hammersonic.com

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APRIL 25 , 2013

OTEP from the Los Angeles area in the USA, lands on our Sydney shores to play their Nu Metal sounds at the Hi Fi.

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APRIL 19 - 23, 2013

SOUNDWORKS TOURING presents "THE SUPREME SLAUGHTERHOUSE" Australian Tour with DYING FETUS and PUTRID PILE playing their Death Metal, Hardcore Grindcore around Australia. The first show will be on the 19th at The Factory Theatre in Sydney with FESTERING DRIPPAGE. The 20th sees them play The Everlyn in Melbourne with WHORETOPSY. On the 21st its up to The Beetle Bar in Brisbane with DEFAMER. Finally on the 23rd they play at the Amplifier Bar in Perth with INANIMACY in support.

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APRIL 19 , 2013

The Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA arrive in Sydney to play at the Metro Theatre.

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APRIL 14 , 2013

ROTTEN SOUND will be playing at the Amplifier Bar in Perth with DFC, NAILS OF IMPOSITION and ABHORRENT. Join the Grindcore party proudly brought to you by SOUNDWORKS TOURING with tickets being bought through www.oztix.com.au

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APRIL 06 , 2013

BLACK BREATH bring those ENTOMBED sounds and riffs down under and play at Hermanns Bar and the Basement in Canberra on the 7th April.

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MARCH 15 , 2013

ENSIFERUM with our local Sydney band BANE OF ISILDUR and South Australia's SOULFORGE as support hit our Sydney shores to play one night at the Hi Fi in Sydney.

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MARCH 15 , 2013

OPETH come back to Sydney once more to play at the Enmore Theatre.

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MARCH 12 , 2013

GUNS AND ROSES are back playing alongside ROSE TATTOO and ZZ TOP at Sydney Arena.

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MARCH 09 - 10, 2013

KISS and MOTLEY CRUE come to play two shows at Sydney Arena.

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FEBRUARY 25, 2013

ANTHRAX and SLAYER, two of the big Metal Bands from America play at the Big Top in Sydney.

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FEBRUARY 24, 2013 (Sydney show)

Soundwave once again will be hitting our Capital cities with the largest music festival this side of the Southern Hemisphere. With many tickets already sold out.

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JANUARY 19 , 2013

ALESTORM arrive on our shores once more for more "Wenches ane Mead". Playing at the Manning Bar at Sydney University with BARBARION and TROLDHAUGEN in support.

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JANUARY 11 , 2013

NIGHTWISH playing alongside SABATON and DARKER HALF start the year of metal in Sydney, playing at the Enmore Theatre. SABATON will be doing an instore signing session at UTOPIA RECORDS the home of metal merchandise.

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JANUARY 01, 2013

To all the METAL-FRONT fans we wish you all a great and Happy Metal Year!!!. This year will see many big bands arrive on our Sydney shores.

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