The Beards Reveal The Difficulties Of Being A Joke Band

Having recently announced their break-up and farewell tour, The Beards have taken to their official Facebook page to share a heartfelt and fourth wall-breaking open letter bidding fans good-bye and thanking them for the bearded memories. In the letter, the band explain the difficulties they’ve encountered as a self-described novelty...

The Beards Are Saying Goodbye With A National Farewell Tour

After spending the last few years working hard to promote beard awareness around Australia and the world, beloved homegrown beard-rock band The Beards have announced they will be putting an end to their campaign after a huge Farewell Tour early next year. “We feel like we’ve achieved what we set...

The Beards & Kate Miller-Heidke Have Made A NSFW Christmas Song

The Christmas season is set to begin early this year, with Kate Miller-Heidke and The Beards teaming up to deliver a new, tongue-in-cheek Christmas classic titled ‘I’m Growing A Beard Downstairs For Christmas’. Miller-Heidke has long been one of Australia’s most acclaimed singing and songwriting talents and The Beards have...

The Beards Select Their 5 Best songs Of The Past Decade

Hirsute Adelaide outfit and Australia’s premier beard tribute band The Beards have been spreading the good word (about beards) for an entire decade now, ensuring everyone who has a beard wears it with pride and everyone who can’t grow one hangs their head in shame. To mark their 10 year anniversary, the band are...

The Beards Share Their Ridiculous Backstage Rider

Did you know that if your dad doesn’t have a beard, you’ve got two mums? How about that it only takes a fortnight to grow a decent beard? Did you know that beards don’t kill people, people with beards kill people? Or that you should consider having sex with a...

12 Local Tours You Can’t Afford To Miss

Winter is upon us, but that doesn’t mean that the constant stream of awesome local tours we’re lucky enough to enjoy in this country has to stop. We’ve got plenty of tours to announce, including dates from Meg Mac, Jebediah, Bodyjar, Tumbleweed, The Meanies, Megan Washington, Dallas Frasca, The Stiffys,...

12 Of The Best Comedy Bands In History 

Music and comedy go together like… two things that go together really well. Suffice it to say, both musical and comedy history is filled with talented artists that were able to carefully tow the line between the two. It’s no small feat – to create music that people actually want...

7 Killer Local Tours You Can’t Afford To Miss

We’re well into the new year, the summer is certainly heating up, and we reckon there’s no better way to celebrate the incredible weather and a good start to year than by checking out some of the awesome local bands and artists that are slated to hit the highways in...

DZ Deathrays & 6 More Killer Local Tours You Can’t Afford To Miss

The dawn of a new year is finally upon us, with everybody getting back to work and frantically answering backdates emails, counting the sleeps until that Australia Day public holiday. Meanwhile, Australia’s live music scene hasn’t slowed down a single beat. In fact, quite the contrary seems to be true,...

The 8 Musicians Who’d Be Better With A Beard, According To The Beards

After an already impressive three full-length albums about beards, the world’s premier beard- related rock act The Beards are returning with a brand new album, fittingly titled The Beard Album (out May 9th via MGM). The upcoming record is the band’s fourth studio album in a career that now spans 8 years, boasts sold-out...

The Beards Announce Australian Tour 2014, New Album

The Beards Australian Tour 2014 has been announced along with the news that the pre-eminent bearded quartet have a brand new album set for release. With three full-length musical opuses about beards under their hairy belts, the world’s best beard-related rock act have a brand new album and with it,...

Bluesfest 2014 Lineup Grows Yet Again, Adds 11 More Artists

The Bluesfest 2014 lineup grows again, as another major announcement adds 11 more artists to the event’s 25th Silver Anniversary Edition. Following on from last year’s pre-Christmas announcement, bulking up the award-winning festival’s bill with the likes of Jeff Beck, KC & The Sunshine Band, Chali 2na, and Kate Miller-Heidke, the latest lineup announcement...

The Beards Cancel International Tour After Being Denied Visas

Humorously hairy (and hairily humorous) Adelaide rockers The Beards have some “extremely bad news” for their American and Canadian fans looking to catch the beardiest band that ever did beard’s live show. The well-whisker-endowed quartet have been forced to cancel their North American dates, including an appearance at New York’s...

Sydney’s Annandale Hotel Temporarily Closes, Moves Gigs

It’s been a very troubled year for iconic Sydney pub, the Annandale Hotel. Following Leichhardt Mayor Darcy Byrne and local supporters of live music fitting to uphold the pub’s legacy as a live music venue as it went into the hands of new operators, the pub then suffered the indignity of cancelling...