Merkules embarks on a huge tour across Australia & NZ 2019

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Merkules announces 2019 Australian & New Zealand tour

Canadian Rapper Merkules Announces His Return To Australia & New Zealand With September Tour Dates

 “Merkules has created an eccentric character that people all over the world have come to know and love,” INKED Mag

“Merkules’ branding is in an interesting spot: in-flux between the underground rap scene thriving in western Canada and the mainstream artist he is trying to become,” VICE

Fresh off trending #2 on YouTube with his ‘Old Town’ remix single, independent Canadian rapper Merkules announces his return to Australia in September after selling out 5 dates in one week in 2018.

Merkules, born under the name Cole Stevenson, in British Columbia, started rapping at 16-years old. Since then he’s risen quickly on the scene, being nominated twice for the Western Canadian Music Award.

The rapper’s journey hasn’t been easy, he’s suffered a very serious assault and has gone on to be one of the most open artists’ in the new school movement of rap to speak heavily about battling addiction. As a result, this has seen him take over YouTube trending many times with songs such as ‘This Again’, ‘Way Down’, ‘Gon Die’, ‘Reject’ as he strategically brought his skills to a broader audience hitting big with remix videos to songs such as Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of you’ and Linkin Parks ‘In the end’. All up amassing an impressive 150 million views, and over 50 million audio streams to date.

Building a solid following of fans due to his humbleness and raw talent, the 26-year-old rapper is growing a fan base by the thousands every day. His lyrics are hard-hitting, raw and real, earning considerable respect from other seasoned Hip-Hop artists and are thrilling to his loyal fans. It’s this spark that has seen him reaching as far as dropping a song with ‘Shaquille O’ Neal ‘Want that smoke’ only a few weeks ago

More recently Merkules released “Trust Your Gut” (2017) and “Cole” (2018), both highly anticipated albums that have been steadily increasing his loyal fan base, performed alongside Snoop Dogg, as well as touring with his ‘Plan B’ n Canada. It’s clear that this young rapper hustle is proving himself to be the next star in hip hop.

Joining Merkules on the national support is West Australian heavyweight COMPLETE, Award Winning Canadian artist Evil Ebenezer & an Australian artist making an epic comeback Mastacraft.

Australian and New Zealand fans will be thrilled to catch him again in September and are encouraged to book tickets fast as he plans to sell-out his second tour in a row out down under!


 5TH SEPT | Melbourne | Max Watts (18+)
Sydney | Max Watts (18+)
Adelaide | Zhivago (18+)
11TH SEPT | Tasmania | The Brisbane Hotel (18+)
12TH SEPT | Launceston | Empire 44 (18+)
13TH SEPT | Perth |
Capitol (18+)
14TH SEPT | Brisbane | The Backroom (18+)
15TH SEPT | Gold Coast | Parkwood Tavern (18+)
Auckland | Neck Of The Woods (18+)
20TH SEPT | Christchurch |
De Ja Vu (18+)
21ST SEPT | Wellington |
San Fran (18+)

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Meet the artists

Meet Merkules & the supporting artists


Headline act


First up is West Australian rapper COMPLETE who is considered by many as one of if not the best rapper rising in the Australian scene right now. Hard hitting lyrics mixed with wordplay on par to any MC in the game Complete who was just breaking out last Merkules tour is now well and truly established right now. Slewing a plethora of hits notably ‘Jordan’ he has seen millions of video views and grown his listener base to the hundreds of thousands worldwide. Hitting the stage right before Merkules he will ensure the stage is well and truly set for the main event.

Evil Ebenezer

Second, we have 5-Time Western Canadian Music Award nominated rapper Evil Ebenezer whose songs and music videos have received over 20,000,000 video views & streams. With over 100,000 monthly listeners on Spotify, Evils songs has been added to multiple playlists curated by Spotify including National Playlists “Hip Hop Central,” “New Music Friday Canada,” & “Northern Bars.”
The Vancouver based rapper/singer has shared the stage with internationally recognized names such as A$AP Rocky, Tech N9ne, Raekwon, Yelawolf, House of Pain, Swollen Members, Onyx, De La Soul and many more.


Thirdly rapper turned promoter Mastacraft makes his return to the live stage after a grueling 3 year health battle that has left him hungry as ever, songs such as ‘Ease The Pain’ which garnered national radio play early in his career & saw him touring alongside Tech N9ne, Nelly, Obie Trice & more have kept a fire in him with a point to prove since his infamous ‘FUP era & release. Using the years on the sideline to help expand the international touring scene to both territories & give many local supporting artists opportunities ‘Crafty’ has worked hard to re-establish himself & his music in a positive light with the help of mentor & collaborator ‘Madchild’. With Merkules co-sign he is set to debut new music, a new attitude & the trademark dreadlocks energizing the stage early on.

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Who we have toured

A quick look at some of the incredible artists we have worked with

Raptix has worked exclusively in our territory with Canadian star Madchild on both his 2016 debut headline tour as well as his 2018 Australia & New Zealand tour. A fan favourite down under his 2020 tour will be his biggest to date touring “Demons” & a new project we can’t speak on just yet….(shhhh).
With a relationship dating back to 2012 Raptix has handled Obie Trice’s 2013 Australian tour & his 15th year anniversary for “Cheers” across Australia & New Zealand in 2018.
OBIE TRICE"Real name, no gimmicks!"
Necro is an underground legend & has a cult like loyal following down under. In 2014 Raptix handled his Australian & New Zealand tour!
NECROPsychological Records
Raptix has proudly handled Swollen Members sold out 2014 tour and the 2017 reunion tour.
Swollen Members
In 2018 Raptix debuted Chris Webby to Australia supported by Cheez TV (yes you heard us childhood legends!) & put on a show for Aussie fans with his electric live skills & slew of hits.
Chris Webby
Dizzy Wright is an artist with a work ethic to envy, we are still recovering from this tour & just how crazy it was live. A pleasure to deal with & we certainly hope as planned that he will return with his next album as we help to grow his fan base here!
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