Billy Talent Announce 2016 Aussie Tour

Canadian four-piece Billy Talent have announced they will be returning to Australia this August for their first run of headline performances in more than four years. The band have a new album titled Afraid of Heights set to drop soon and Aussie fans will be among the first in the...

Interview with Billy Talent

Tone Deaf catch up with Billy Talent, backstage in Melbourne at Soundwave 2013

Sum 41 & Billy Talent Soundwave 2013 Sidewaves Announced

Since their inception SUM 41 have been relentless, unapologetic, and unconcerned with musical boundaries. They continue to storm the globe with their unique meld of raucous punk-rock and thunderous metal whilst still delivering amazing live shows More rebellious and pissed off than ever, SUM 41 have now set their sights...

Dead Silence

Billy Talent fans can rest easy; though the Canadian rockers make their departure from numerical titles with Dead Silence, the album is far from any sort of reinvention. Neither is it the subtle evolution that you would expect from a Billy Talent IV. Instead, what the hyperactive four-piece have created...

Soundwave 2013 Lineup Gets Bigger With Slayer, Cypress Hill + More

Despite having more leaks than the Titanic, the initial lineup announcement for Soundwave 2013 still made an impact as big as the names that graced its bill. From pop punks Blink 182 and The Offspring to the apperance of two of ‘The Big Four’ in Metallica and Antrhax, to some of the more populist selections like...

More Bands Leaked For Soundwave 2013 Ahead Of 2nd Announcement

Of all the recent festival lineup announcements, like this morning’s Meredith lineup, the bill for Soundwave 2013 has been one of the worst kept secrets in the music industry. What with the likes of Blink 182 and The Offspring confirmed ahead of last week’s official announcement of the highly-anticipated Soundwave Festival lineup for its...

More Bands Leaked For Soundwave 2013, 2nd Announcement Next Week

Last week saw the official announcement of the highly-anticipated Soundwave Festival lineup for its 2013 iteration. With some surprises – such as two of ‘The Big Four’ in Metallica and Antrhax – some populist appearances (Linkin Park, Garbage, Paramore) and some that we already knew about (such as pop punksters...

Billy Talent

Billy Talent may not see many of the ‘fallen leaves’ in the next Canadian autumn with an Australian tour scheduled for August through Soundwave Touring. Nearing a decade since their formation, vocalist Ben Kowalewicz shared some of the band’s experiences, including the last time they made it to Australia, as...