10 Band Classifieds That Changed Music History

10 Band Classifieds That Changed Music History

Bands get together in all sorts of ways. As Tone Deaf previously covered, many met at school, jamming in a member’s basement or garage, before...

A Look Inside Australia’s Unbelievably Gorgeous New Live Music Venue

A Look Inside Australia’s Unbelievably Gorgeous New Live Music Venue

It hasn’t been the smoothest of years so far for Aussie live music venues, sadly we’ve seen a shocking total of six venues closing across...

Two Of Australia’s Biggest Venues Are In Hot Water For Abusing Free Tickets

Two Of Australia’s Biggest Venues Are In Hot Water For Abusing Free Tickets

Higher-ups at two major Australian venues are in hot water after allegedly misusing tickets that had been allocated for family and friends. Two board members...

This Week’s 9 Best Local Gigs Under $15

This Week’s 9 Best Local Gigs Under $15

Loving live music isn’t just about attending music festivals and seeing an international artist’s massive arena show. Even the biggest of big-name headliners started in the...


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How The Final Leg Of Soundwave 2015 Went Down

How The Final Leg Of Soundwave 2015 Went Down

Over the past 11 years, for fans of pummelling metal, punk and alternative music, Soundwave Festival has been like Christmas. Saying that the 60-70 bands...

An Essential Guide To The Jam In 7 Songs

An Essential Guide To The Jam In 7 Songs

It’s fair to say that when the news dropped that Bruce Foxton, the bassist of iconic punk/mod group The Jam would be bringing his incredible live...


Tour Diary: 14 Great Photos From The Districts’ North American Tour

Tour Diary: 14 Great Photos From The Districts’ North American Tour

In support of their latest album A Flourish And A Spoil (Jan 23 via Inertia) Pennsylvanian four-piece The Districts are deep into their North American tour. The...


19 Pun Band Names That Are Brilliantly Awful

19 Pun Band Names That Are Brilliantly Awful

Puns are simultaneously the best and worst form of comedy alive, often leaving you unsure as to whether you want to laugh or cry at...


Highs & Lows Of Mountain Sounds Festival With The 2015 Lineup

Highs & Lows Of Mountain Sounds Festival With The 2015 Lineup

One of Australia’s favourite boutique festivals Mountain Sounds returned for its second year of music and arts bliss on New South Wales’ Central Coast last...


Conor Oberst Stunned Melbourne Audiences At His Corner Hotel Show

Conor Oberst Stunned Melbourne Audiences At His Corner Hotel Show

For many in the sold-out Melbourne crowd, Conor Oberst has been a constant in their lives as they grew up, with his music and different...