The Rubens announces Melbourne concert at Forum


To celebrate the announcement of their major tour, Sydney pop rock collective The Rubens have released the brand new single, ‘Waste A Day’.

After finally kicking off their 0202 album tour earlier this year (with a few dates postponed yet), The Rubens are on a mission to spend most of next year on tour and have now upped the stakes with another tour. on the front page.

To celebrate the release of the new music and the 10th anniversary of their self-titled debut album, The Rubens announced their “Waste A Day” tour, which will take place in more than 25 locations across the country from February through April before performing. . alongside Vance Joy on their nationwide tour The Long Way Home from September through November, as well as the group’s own festival, ValleyWays, which runs in February.

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  • Rubens announce huge headlining tour for 2022 in support of new single
  • ‘Waste A Day’ comes just nine months after The Rubens’ fourth studio album, 0202
  • You can now register for presale tickets.

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The Rubens will arrive at the Hamilton Performing Arts Center in Hamilton on March 16, Horsham Town Hall in Horsham on March 17, Her Majesty’s Theater in Ballarat on April 9, and The Pier in Geelong on April 10, 2022.

The group will also perform their rescheduled 2021 tour dates at The Whalers Hotel in Warnambool on February 2, the Torquay Hotel in Torquay on February 3-4, and the Forum in Melbourne on February 5, 2022.

Released today, “Waste A Day,” with its flowing, airy melody and the band’s signature lyrical swirls, is a fresh and inspiring offering from The Rubens, but also sits comfortably alongside recent fan favorites from 0202, “Live In Life” and “masterpiece”. The band said of the track, “Every day has the potential to be a good day. Pull out what you can.

An absolute earworm teeming with singalong hooks and a strong message of hope just in time for summer, ‘Waste A Day’ is The Rubens’ first song that band brothers and mates Sam, Elliott and Zaac Margin co-wrote together.

‘Waste A Day’ comes just nine months after The Rubens’ fourth studio album, 0202. With the singles “Live in Life” and “Masterpiece”, 0202 continued the string of hits that began with the Sydney band’s debut album, which sold platinum, ten years ago in 2012

Loaded with jams effortlessly, 0202 saw the band completely transform into an alt-rock / pop powerhouse, and for the first time ever self-produced an album that made people re-evaluate what they thought they knew about The Rubens. 0202 followed by the third album LO LA RU, which included the hits “Never Ever (feat Sarah)” (now Triple Platinum), “Million Man” (Gold), “God Forgot” (Gold) and led to sold-out shows and a 42-hour Arena tour. dates with the megastar P! NK. Their second album Hoops saw the band sell headlines at the Hordern Pavilion and Margaret Court Arena and included the hits “Hallelujah”, “Cut Me Loose” and of course the 4 x Platinum hit title track, which topped the triple j 2015 Hottest 100, while their debut eponymous LP was home to ‘My Gun’ (Certified Platinum), ‘Lay It Down’ (Certified Gold), ‘The Best We Got’ and more fan favorites.

A second tour in a year is great news for fans of live music and does credit to the Australian band and venues that are slowly bouncing back from the previous year.

You can now register for presale tickets. The promoter’s presale runs for 24 hours starting Monday, November 22 at 9 a.m. (local time). General public tickets go on sale Tuesday, November 23 at 10 a.m. local time. Visit the Rubens website for details.