Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Nickelodeon Australia's SLIMEFEST 2015 Delivers More Music, Celebs And Slime Than Ever Before

Original Nickelodeon Australia Press Release, via Nickelodeon's SLIMEFEST 2015 Press Site:


Featuring a stellar line-up of performers including: The Veronicas, Boyce Avenue, Timmy Trumpet and Savage, At Sunset, Reece Mastin and Samantha Jade with host, Rahart Adams and special guest, Cosentino

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CONTACT NUMBER: Foxtel MCR: (02) 9813 9392



Catch the 90 minute special airing exclusively on Nickelodeon – Monday, 28 September at 5pm

This year, Nickelodeon's fourth annual SLIMEFEST brought the house down with more music, more celebs and more slime. Hosted by Aussie, RAHART ADAMS, (Jax Nova on Nickelodeon's hit tele nova U.S. series Every Witch Way), SLIMEFEST included performances by international headliner, BOYCE AVENUE, as well as home-grown acts – THE VERONICAS, SAMANTHA JADE, AT SUNSET, REECE MASTIN, TIMMY TRUMPET and New Zealand rapper, SAVAGE.

At Sunset brothers, Harrison and Andrew Kantarias and their mate, Tom Jay Williams, opened the show with the song "Us Against the World", followed by their hit "Every Little Thing," which got the crowd on their feet and the slime flowing. Reece Mastin followed with his smooth tunes "Keep on Walkin'" and catchy "Shut Up and Kiss me." Samantha Jade performed to a roar from the crowd with her smash hit "What You've Done to Me" and latest hit "Shake That."

Hailing from Florida, SLIMEFEST headliner, BOYCE AVENUE blew the house down with their original song "Speed Limit" and the One Direction hit, "Story of My Life." With almost two billion views on YouTube and seven million subscribers, the three brothers are the "most viewed" independent band in the world.

Following in his hugely successful footsteps in 2014, Savage and Timmy Trumpet performed hit songs "Freaks" and "Swing" to screaming slimy kids. Re-visiting their memorable sliming in 2007 by Zac Efron at the Australian Kids' Choice Awards, THE VERONICAS showered host, Rahart Adams with the glorious green stuff.

In addition to the musical acts, SLIMEFEST 2015 International Magician of the Year, COSENTINO blew the crowd away with his mysterious magical acts. With Rahart Adams as his assistant, Cosentino kept the crowd guessing with his magical illusions.

The event culminated with one huge sliming, covering all performers from head to toe in front of a slime-drenched audience.

SLIMEFEST is a family-friendly music festival, featuring stars, DJs, live performances by local and international artists and tonnes of Nickelodeon's trademark green slime.

A SLIMEFEST 90 minute special will air exclusively on Nickelodeon – Monday, 28 September at 5pm. Catch all the exclusive interviews and behind the scenes action at www.slimefest.com.au

To produce SLIMEFEST, Nickelodeon has partnered with Nice Events, a company produced by the Directors of BigDog Creative and Killrockstar Entertainment, focusing on family and youth entertainment.

Media contacts for further information or interview requests:
Alana Chetner, 0499 224 027, [...]



Born in Melbourne, Australia, Rahart Adams stars as Jax Nova on the hit Nickelodeon tele novella style series, Every Witch Way (produced in the United States). He started his acting career after being offered a guest role in the Australian television soap opera Neighbours as Alistair O'Laughlin. Rahart then went on to play the lead role of Sam on the hit ABC 3 series, Nowhere Boys. Extending his talent from TV series to features, Rahart landed a starring role in U.S. Nickelodeon original movie Liar, Liar Vampire, which airs on Nickelodeon in Australia this October.


Cosentino has been called "a supercharged showman" by News Corp, "the most dominant figure currently in Australian entertainment" by Radio 2GB and is said to "mirror the legendary Harry Houdini" by the LA Times. A true entertainment trailblazer, Cosentino was the first magician to have his own TV shows in Australia. These prime-time specials were a ratings bonanza, averaging 1.3 million viewers per episode (source: Oztam) and they have now been broadcast in over 40 countries. Cosentino is Live Nation Australia's highest selling touring act and in 2015 undertook his biggest live tour of Australia, selling out 13 shows in record time. This year, his Twisted Reality live show has been staged to full houses across Asia and New Zealand. Cosentino is quickly becoming an international phenomenon, racking up an impressive list of achievements. He has been awarded the prestigious Merlin Award, acknowledging him as the 'International Magician of the Year' (previous winners include David Copperfield, Penn & Teller and Criss Angel) and has recently been announced as the 'International Escape Artist of the Year'. Already regarded as this country's most successful magician, illusionist and escapologist, Cosentino continues to push the boundaries of what's possible both here in Australia and internationally.


Boyce Avenue is a Florida-based band, consisting of three brothers Alejandro, Fabian, and Daniel Manzano. In 2007, the band decided to start filming and posting videos on YouTube performing their own songs, as well as some of their favourite songs by other popular artists. To date the band's YouTube channel has amassed over 1.8 billion views and 7 million subscribers, making them the biggest independent band on the network. The band has also amassed 540,000 Twitter followers and over 2.9 million Facebook subscribers. Over the past three years, Boyce Avenue has played for over 400,000 people in 20 countries and five continents, including United States, Canada, Australia, Asia, Brazil, Europe and the United Kingdom.
ABOUT THE VERONICAS The Veronicas hail from Brisbane, Australia, where twin sisters, Jess and Lisa Origliasso began working in show business at the age of five. The Veronicas' new single "If You Love Someone" has entered at #5 on the ARIA Singles Chart. Their ARIA #1, double platinum single "You Ruin Me" continues to impact charts around the globe, recently debuting at #8 on the UK Singles Chart.


Sydney DJ and producer Timmy Trumpet recently took out the top spot in the 2015 inthemix50 poll of Australia's favourite
DJs and producers. Timmy's win comes after the biggest 12 months of his career, with his Savage collaboration "Freaks" going a whopping five times platinum in Australia and reaching #3 on the ARIA Singles Chart, making it the highest selling single in label Ministry of Sound's history! Timmy's last three singles have all reached the #1 spot on the ARIA Club Chart and he's just returned from a massive sold out tour of Europe. Timmy has just released his latest single "Toca", a collaboration with US DJ/producer Carnage, and he'll be sure to get the crowd jumping at his SLIMEFEST debut with his DJing and live trumpet playing!


With an appetite for success bigger than a rampaging Godzilla, Savage is breaking all the dance music rules. Who else dominated the airwaves and hung two quadruple platinum selling singles plaques on their wall in 2014? The voice behind the four times platinum selling dance record, "Swing" with Joel Fletcher and viral radio smash hit "Freaks" with Timmy Trumpet is Savage. The five times platinum "Freaks" is now a bona fide global dance anthem, charting on the global Shazam chart and amassing over 70 million views online. Having reached #3 on the ARIA Singles Chart in Australia and #1 in Savage's home country of New Zealand, "Freaks" has gone on to be a chart success all over Europe and picked up by Republic Records in the US. With Savage just releasing his brand new single "Like Michael Jackson" with an awesome video to match, the international rampage of Savage is just starting!


At Sunset features Adelaide brothers Harrison and Andrew Kantarias, and their good mate Tom Jay Williams. In the two years since coming together, the band have amassed well over 5 million views on YouTube and over a million likes on their Facebook page, capturing the eye of audiences globally. In 2014, At Sunset finished a promotional tour of the USA, performing at the Mall of America and to a sell-out crowd at the CINCO 2 festival in Los Angeles. The boys aren't resting, as so far in 2015, the band has been announced Nova FM's Fresh Discovery and debuted their official single "EVERY LITTLE THING."


On 1 May, Reece Mastin released a rocking new five track EP called "Rebel and the Reason" – a new sound for the hugely popular artist, who won Australia's 'X-Factor' in 2011. The new EP follows on from three Top 5 ARIA charting single and two Top 5 ARIA charting albums ('Reece Mastin' and 'Beautiful Nightmare'). Two were Number One – debut single "Good Night" was the fastest selling digital single for previous label Sony Music – and later, "Shout It Out."


Samantha Jade is a successful Australian singer, songwriter, actress and former child model from Perth, Western Australia. Her brand new single "Shake That" features Pitbull and is produced by Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds. Hotly anticipated, this single will be released 17 July and is a song about female empowerment and bringing back some girl power.


Roll on SLIMEFEST 2016!
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