Brandon John

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11 musicians who killed their careers in record time

For all but a few superstars, celebrity status and career success is a fickle thing. From messy nights on the town to social media rants,...

Rainbow Serpent festival isn’t to blame for another drug-related death

Drug-related deaths at music festivals are an altogether devastating occurrence, shaking the music community to the core and leaving families and friends at a loss...

Friendlyjordies goes in hard on music festivals and bush doofs

In case you’re wondering, there’s definitely a fair distinction between your traditional music festival, and that mythical beast known as the bush doof, but if...

A Melbourne council has just voted in favour of pill testing at music events

In the latest twist in what has been a fiercely-fought battle to implement pill testing at festivals, Melbourne’s Port Phillip Council has just given the...

Elton John is about to tour Australia

The incomparable Elton John is returning to Australia in 2017, and he’s already announced the first dates – and some surprising venues. Rather than sticking...

John Farnham’s ‘You’re The Voice’ just got covered on triple j’s Like A Version

Nothing to fire us up at the end of a long week than the glorious Aussie anthem that is John Farnham’s ‘You’re The Voice’, and...

Aussie punk band deleted from the internet thanks to a LEGO contest

Now, this is a bit of an odd one. See, it should be a happy story of a local punk muso winning big and ending...

The 7 best Aussie songs you haven’t heard, with Triple R Music Director Simon Winkler

Community radio music directors often have an encyclopedic knowledge of local music and an insatiable thirst to keep their ears ahead of the curve. So,...

Tool fans, you can listen to a stack of unreleased material right now

The fabled new Tool album. It’s the record every fan of Maynard & Co. is dying for (and the one the band are sick of...

Amy Shark reveals the crazy stress of the Hottest 100 countdown

Amy Shark has had a big couple of months, and it all came to a head for her the other day when she managed to...