Twin titans of rock and hip hop, Queens of the Stone Age and Kendrick Lamar, have each announced upcoming Australian tour dates (separate shows, people).

Queens of the Stone Age are heading our way for their Villains tour, performing nine huge headline shows throughout August and September and supported at all dates by Australian blues maestro C.W. Stoneking.
Read our interview with Queens of the Stone Age.

Meanwhile, Kendrick will appear on his DAMN. Australian tour over four dates in July, which will be the sprinkles on top of his headlining slot at 2018’s Splendour in the Grass.
Read our album review of DAMN.

Check out all the dates below:

Queens of the Stone Age Villains Tour (tickets on sale Thursday May 3 at noon)

Tuesday 28 August
Riverstage | Brisbane, QLD
All Ages
ticketmaster.com.au | Ph: 136 100

Thursday 30 August
Entertainment Centre | Newcastle, NSW
All Ages
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Friday 31 August
Hordern Pavilion | Sydney, NSW
All Ages
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Tuesday 4 September
Derwent Entertainment Centre | Hobart, TAS
All Ages
ticketmaster.com.au | Ph: 136 100

Friday 7 September
Margaret Court Arena | Melbourne, VIC
All Ages
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Sunday 9 September
Entertainment Centre | Adelaide, SA
All Ages
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Wednesday 12 September
Perth Arena | Perth, WA
All Ages
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

 

Kendrick Lamar DAMN. tour (tickets on sale various times – see below)

Tuesday 10 July
Perth Arena | Perth, WA
TICKETS ON SALE 2PM MONDAY 30 APRIL

Friday 13 July
Rod Laver Arena | Melbourne, VIC
TICKETS ON SALE 1PM MONDAY 30 APRIL

Sunday 15 July
Adelaide Entertainment Centre | Adelaide, SA
TICKETS ON SALE 3PM MONDAY 30 APRIL

Tuesday 24 July
QUDOS Bank Arena | Sydney, NSW
TICKETS ON SALE 12PM MONDAY 30 APRIL