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End of year honors for Gravity/Repulsion!

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Gravity/Repulsion garnered several end of year honors including: 

Noisey/Vice’s top 100 songs, Doug Mosurock (Still Single), Ripe’s 100 best Australian tracks, Can’t Stop The BleedingDoug Wallen (Rolling Stone, Spin), and Vinyl District’s top records of 2017.

Australian Tour 2017 Dates Announced!

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Friday 22nd of September @ Polyester Records, Melbourne

Tour Kick-Off/Album Release Day w/ No Local

Saturday 23rd of September @ Format Systems Inc, Adelaide

Album Launch w/ Basty H. & Friends

Friday 29th of September @ Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane

Album Launch, w/ Thigh Master, Some Jerks, Marville

Saturday 30th of September @ The Bearded Lady, Brisbane

Album Launch w/ Manners (Free show!)

Friday 6th of October @ The Phoenix, Canberra

Album Launch w/ Thunderbolt City

Saturday 7th of October @ The Union, Sydney

Album Launch w/ Shrapnel, Spike Vincent

Friday 13th of October @ The Tote Upstairs, Melbourne

Album Launch w/ Time For Dreams, Summer Flake, Astral Skulls, Psychedelic Coven DJs

Saturday 14th of October @ The Grand Poobah, Hobart

Album Launch w/ A Swayze & The Ghosts, Filthy Little Star, Quivers

New Film Clip!

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Thanks to Noisey for premiering the new film clip for I Never Had Enough Time With You from Melbourne animator Sophia Mero!


Noisey Premieres The First Single From Gravity/Repulsion!

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Thanks to Noisey for premiering “I Never Had Enough Time With You”!

Check it out here!

Shovels 2017 USA Tour Dates Announced!

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Shovels 2015 USA Tour Dates Announced!

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Shovels Australian Tour 2014 Dates Announced!

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Shovels Debut LP Out On Homeless Records In Early 2014!

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

We are very excited to announce that Shovels self-titled LP will be released on Homeless Records very soon!   Melbourne’s Homeless is also home to records by The Stabs, Stickmen, Cuntz, Sewers, and other great Australian bands.  Ace!

Shovels Support feedtime’s First Melbourne Show In 17 Years

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

A few sideshows announced as well!

Shovels To Play Last Ever Camp A Low Hum In New Zealand!

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Shovels will be playing the last ever Camp A Low Hum in New Zealand.  This legendary festival is once again SOLD OUT.  See the festival website for more information, and here for Michael Beach solo shows at the same time.