1. Empire of the Sun: Astral wizards of electro-pop announce Ask That God Australian Tour Oct-Nov

    Empire of the Sun: Astral wizards of electro-pop announce Ask That God Australian Tour Oct-Nov

    24 May 2024

    Frontier Touring are psyched to announce the multi-platinum astral wizards of electro-pop, Australia’s own, Empire of the Sun ‘Ask That God’ Tour for this October & November.

    “Australia we're coming home. Empire cannot wait to see you all. Get ready, this is gonna be a wild ride as we embark on a journey unlike any other Empire has been on. New record, new show, new era, let's go!” - Luke Steele

    The visionary Empire of the Sun return with a kaleidoscopic holistic live show kicking off at the Hordern Pavilion, Sydney on Thursday 24 October, before Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne on Saturday 26 October then onto Riverstage, Brisbane on Tuesday 29 October before a west coast show at Red Hill Auditorium, Perth on Friday 1 November.

    Frontier Member presale kicks off Tuesday 28 May 12noon local time ahead of tickets going on sale Thursday 30 May from 1pm local time. Tour and ticket information

    "The melding of music, visual art and dance had us transfixed.... We were enchanted by the magic that is Empire of the Sun. Alongside the packed theatre of people, we became privy to a bit of magic" - FutureMusic Mag

    "The sound in the grand old Enmore was sublime, the light show as glitzy as you'd hope, and the dizzying array of outfits and dance moves from the dancers kept us on our toes." - TheMusic

    "This wasn’t just a display of the band’s musical talent, but a clear exhibition of their creativity and an example of what a very specific vision looks like when it comes to life" - Silver Tiger Media

    "...can only be described as a musical odyssey." - Scenestr

    On Friday 26 July, Empire of the Sun - Emperor Steele (Luke Steele of The Sleepy Jackson) and Lord Littlemore (Nick Littlemore of PNAU) - release their fourth studio album and first album in eight years with Ask That God. The new album features the propulsive first single ‘Changes’ and the hypnotic disco laced groove of the addictive second single ‘Music On The Radio’. Ask That God released via EMI Music Australia, pre-order here.


    Empire of the Sun, the visionary Australian electronic duo comprising Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore, have been making waves across the world with phenomenal live shows and anthemic smash hits for the last decade as one of Australia’s most successful musical exports.

    With Steele's background in The Sleepy Jackson and Littlemore's founding role in PNAU, the duo embarked on a sonic odyssey that has captivated audiences worldwide. Since their emergence, Empire of the Sun has transcended boundaries, blending alternative electronica with mesmerizing visuals to create an immersive musical experience unlike any other.

    Their seminal debut album, Walking On A Dream, which the musicians described as "a spiritual road movie" spawned iconic singles ‘Walking On A Dream’ and ‘We Are The People’. The critically acclaimed second LP, disco-pop Ice On The Dune featured ‘Alive’ and ‘DNA’ and saw the band tour the world. Third LP Two Vines, saw the band welcoming guests like Lindsey Buckingham, members of David Bowie's band from the Blackstar sessions, and Wendy Melvoin from Prince & the Revolution and featured singles ‘High And Low’ and ‘Way To Go’.

    Their chart success extends far beyond their native Australia, with their albums achieving multi-platinum certifications across the globe. In addition to their commercial triumphs, the duo has garnered an impressive array of accolades, including eight ARIA Awards, two APRA Awards, and an APRA Billions Award. With over 5.5 million albums sold globally and a staggering 7.6 billion streams, Empire of the Sun's impact on the music industry is undeniable, solidifying their status as icons of the electronic music genre.

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