Diva Demolition on ‘Monster Tour’

November 19th, 2012
Kiss, Motley Crue, Thin Lizzy & Diva Demolition - Australian Tour - Feb/March 2013

McManus Entertainment is pleased to announce dates for a mega-tour including KISS, Motley Crue, Thin Lizzy & Australia’s own Diva Demolition. Imagine, KISS and Motley Crue. On the same stage. On the same night. It‘s the news Australian fans have been waiting for with the spectacle of all spectacles announced today, KISS with very special guests Motley Crue will tour Australia in March 2013. Presented by McManus Entertainment, the summer’s biggest, baddest rock tour will hit Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Mackay and Adelaide with guests Irish rockers Thin Lizzy along for the ride (*except Adelaide). Not only has it been five long years since KISS last toured Australia, but 2013 marks a very special milestone for this great band – their 40th anniversary. In all their bombastic and unstoppable glory, KISS will perform fan …read more


The Angels Tour Announcement

November 8th, 2012
The Angels - 100%

The Angels are set for a 2013 tour that will blow minds across the nation! The Angels 100% Tour brings together five former and present members of The Angels – Bob Spencer and James Morley on Guitars, Jim Hilbun on Bass, Buzz Bidstrup on Drums and of course Doc Neeson up front, who despite all being instrumental in the success of The Angels, have never shared the stage as this line up! Having never left the band, founding singer and galvanising frontman, Doc Neeson, has hand picked the finest ‘Angels’ in the band’s 38 year history to create what is set to be the greatest Angels line up to date, winding back the clock to bring you a truly authentic Angels experience akin to that of the 80’s. The 6’4, Irish-born gent is not …read more


Billy TK Jnr – Film Clip & Album Review

October 30th, 2012
Billy TK Jnr - Blues Beneditction

TV NZ have aired the great new film clip for blues guitarist Billy TK Jnr on their popular “Good Morning” television show. Achieving this national broadcast airplay adds even more weight to the easy acclaim that this artist is attracting with his epic guitar skills. You can click here to view the clip directly through the television network’s on line portal. Find out more by following this link to the Get Shot Magazine review of Billy’s latest album, Blues Benediction.


Mindfulmess – Rich Batsfords New Album Reviewed On GetShotMagazine

October 26th, 2012
Rich Batsford - Mindfulmess

The “Get Shot Magazine” review tells how this new album from Rich Batsford is ….a clutch of beautifully crafted songs… ….We found that the songs grew infectiously on the second listening…… This is an inciteful review of a very intelligent piece of work. Catalyst Pr invites you to read the entire story by visiting online at getshotmagazine.com  


Billy TK Jnr – Blues Benediction

October 20th, 2012
Billy TK Jnr - NZ Blue

‘Billy TK Jnr and the Groove Shakers‘ head to Australia in October and November 2012 to break their new album ‘Blues Benediction‘. The respected Austin Texas Music Monthly describes him as…….N.Z’s world class Kiwi rocker… If that doesn’t sum it up then you can get an idea of just what a talent this man is by listening to Jimmy Barnes when he says “Billy TK Jnr is amazing“. To add weight to the argument Ian Moss thinks “Billy’s like SRV on steroids“, the legendary George Thorogood said “I never expected him to be this good! He’s got the whole blues guitar thing down.” and Tommy Emmanuel got straight to the point with… “What a smoking guitar player” Hailing from New Zealand Billy TK Jnr toured internationally with great reviews for several years and first …read more


Glenn Cunningham & Rick Price

September 17th, 2012
Glenn Cunningham & Rick Price - Blue Beat - Double Bay

Glenn Cunningham & Rick Price played a mid September show at Sydney’s Blue Beat in Double Bay. Both appearing solo, and also together, John Snelson from Get Shot Magazine writes how Glenn’s set was “Pure Magic“. John goes on to say of Rick Price, “You won’t find a performer more responsive to his audience…….“ You can read about both these special presentations on the Get Shot Magazine web site. Click here to read John’s review of Glenn Cunningham’s performance and also click here to read on about the Rick Price set.


Rich Batsford – Album release

August 9th, 2012
Rich Batsford - Mindfulmess

In his native UK, Rich Batsford is known as a leading contemporary solo pianist/composer, an unlikely result for a booking agent in stand up comedy who until recently was a singer in a Beach Boys tribute band. Now, he is establishing himself as an exciting singer- songwriter with performances of his hypnotic and beguiling compositions and visionary song-craft spanning the globe.  He also pursues a spiritual practice as a Buddhist, which increasingly informs his music making. Rich’s meditative piano music is an enchanting blend of minimalism and melody recalling Philip Glass and Erik Satie.  There is just enough repetition of each delightful motif to draw the listener in, the organic yet purposeful structures lead to moments of calm reflection, bittersweet joy and uplifting climaxes. Now with his 2nd album release and debut album of …read more