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News : Andrew WK announces Australian tour

By on February 15, 2012

Who the hell is Andrew WK you ask?

Perhaps this video clip will jog your memory.

Press release:

Following his much celebrated national tour in January last year around Big Day Out, Manhattan based Andrew W.K. returns with his one-man-party band this May. Already announced for the traveling Groovin The Moo Festival, Andrew announces headline dates right across the country.

Andrew W.K., the multi-faceted musician and performer famous for his bloody nose and white clothes, exploded into the world in 2001 with his extremely high-energy rock’n’roll music and “party hard” ethos. He has released four full-length albums, numerous EPs and special releases, including his now infamous 2001 debut album I Get Wet, featuring the anthem ‘Party Hard’. His most recent release is the double album, Close Calls With Brick Walls / Mother of Mankind, and is currently working on a new album for release in 2012.

In addition to his music, Andrew has more recently expanded into a Grammy-nominated record producer, a sought after motivational speaker, and is the host of a popular television series, Destroy Build Destroy, which draws over 1.5 million viewers a week. He also co-owns the Santos Party House concert venue and nightclub in New York City, which he opened with his friends in 2008.

Those who witnessed Andrew in solo mode during his 2007 Australian tour, which included an unforgettable performance at Meredith Music Festival, will know that these shows are not to be missed.

Andrew W.K. Australian Tour May 2012 – One-Man-Party Tour

With special guest Aleister X

Wednesday 2 May – Pier Live – Frankston
Tickets from ticketmaster

Friday 4 May – Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Presented by RRR
Tickets from the Corner Box Office,, by phone 9427 9198 and 57 Swan St, Richmond 12-8 Mon-Sat.

Wednesday 9 May – The Zoo, Brisbane
Tickets from Oztix, online at, by phone 1300 762 545, from the venue online at and the usual outlets.

Thursday 10 May – The Standard, Sydney
Tickets from Moshtix, online, by phone 1300 Get Tix (438 849) and Moshtix outlets. Also through Penny Drop online:

Thursday 17 May – The Bakery, Perth
Tickets from the venue, and OzTix, online at, by phone 1300 762 545.


Anwar is the editor-in-chief of Metal When Anwar isn't busy promoting tours, interviewing bands and reviewing awesome music, he loves to collect metal vinyl and play video games. Follow Metal Obsession on Twitter and Facebook