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Limp Bizkit, Oc­to­ber 25, The River­stage, Bris­bane: The bad boys of Amer­i­can rap rock head to Aus­tralia for Sound­wave Tour­ing, with their first show in Bris­bane. ‘‘Let’s party!’’ the band wrote on its Face­book page af­ter the an­nounce­ment. The US rock­ers last toured here for the Sound­wave Fes­ti­val in Fe­bru­ary 2012. The band ded­i­cated those shows in mem­ory of teenager Jes­sica Micha­lik who was fa­tally crushed at the Syd­ney Big Day Out in 2001. The Mis­fits, The Zoo, Bris­bane, Jan­uary 16: Amer­i­can punk pioneers, from Lodi, New Jersey, were founded in 1977 by Glenn Danzig and at one time also fea­tured Marky Ra­mone. The cur­rent lineup is long-term mem­ber Jerry Only, for­mer Black Flag gui­tarist Dez Ca­dena and Eric ‘‘Chu­pacabra’’ Arce. Only, who re­gained the rights to Mis­fits in the mid-90s, has kept the band ac­tive for the past two decades. The band’s most re­cent al­bum was The Devil’s Rain in 2011. Ed Kowal­czyk, Fe­bru­ary 12, The Tivoli, Bris­bane: For­mer Live front­man Ed Kowal­czyk is head­ing to Aus­tralia to per­form the clas­sic Throw­ing Cop­per al­bum in its en­tirety. It’s been nearly 20 years since the al­bum was re­leased. All of the songs on the record were writ­ten by Kowal­czyk Throw­ing Cop­per was a No. 1 al­bum in Aus­tralia in 1994. It fea­tured the hits I Alone, Light­ning Crashes and Sell­ing The Drama. ‘‘I had no idea that songs like I Alone and Light­ning Crashes would en­dure on ra­dio and in the hearts of my fans for so many years af­ter I wrote them,’’ Kowal­czyk says. Tick­ets go on sale tomorrow. Toby Keith, March 14, Bris­bane En­ter­tain­ment Cen­tre: The US coun­try su­per­star heads to Aus­tralia for the first time. Keith will bring his Ham­mer Down Un­der Tour to Aus­tralia in March 2014, in­clud­ing a head­lin­ing stand at the 2014CMC Rocks the Hunter fes­ti­val. Kel­lie Pick­ler and Eli Young Band sup­port. Greg All­man, Aaron Neville, The Doo­bie Brothers, Boz Scaggs and Dr John & The Night Trip­pers, April 17-21, By­ron Bay Blues­fest: The blues/soul stars lead the sec­ond round of acts an­nounced for next year’s Blues­fest. In­dia.Arie, Suzanna Vega, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Ja­maican Le­gends fea­tur­ing Ernest Ran­glin, Sly & Rob­bie and Bitty McLean, Jimmy Vaughan, The Wail­ers, Ozomatli, CWS­tonek­ing, Larry Gra­ham & Gra­ham Cen­tral Sta­tion, Grand­moth­ers of In­ven­tion, The Magic Band, Robben Ford, The Pal­adins and Mu­sic Maker Foun­da­tion fea­tur­ing Pat Wilder, Cool John Fer­gu­son and Lit­tle Fred­die King also make the cut. They join the al­ready an­nounced acts in­clud­ing John Mayer, Dave Matthews Band and Iron & Wine.

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