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9 Bands You Should Get To Know Before Soundwave 2015

9 Bands You Should Get To Know Before Soundwave 2015

The time that hard rock, heavy metal, and punk fans lose sleep over is almost here, with Soundwave 2015 set to hit up Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne,...

Why Every Aussie Band Should Tour Regional Australia

Why Every Aussie Band Should Tour Regional Australia

Though they’ve already more than earned the title with their recent, 30-date RAW Tour across Australia, acclaimed Sydney five-piece Lepers & Crooks are cementing their place...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About This Year’s Triple J Hottest 100 Results

10 Things You Didn’t Know About This Year’s Triple J Hottest 100 Results

The day that Australian music lovers have been waiting for finally arrived yesterday. The annual Triple J Hottest 100 for 2014 blasted through speakers across the...

The 5 Greatest PBS 106.7 Fm Drive Live Performances Ever

The 5 Greatest PBS 106.7 Fm Drive Live Performances Ever

Now in its fourth year, Drive Live is community radio station PBS 106.7FM’s annual celebration of live and local music, with three bands going live to...

The 20 Artists We’d Love To See Tour Australia in 2015

The 20 Artists We’d Love To See Tour Australia in 2015

You’ve probably read plenty of listicles related to the year’s forthcoming album releases, but it’s less likely you’ve thought ahead about the plethora of tours that...

The Gear Henry Wagons Couldn’t Live Without

The Gear Henry Wagons Couldn’t Live Without

Henry Wagons is a self-described gear nerd. A bonafide aficionado of all things ’70s and warm-sounding, he’s modelled his very respectable collection on Elvis Presley’s famous...

Four Reasons Why Vulnicura Is Björk’s Best Record In Years

Four Reasons Why Vulnicura Is Björk’s Best Record In Years

While it’s true for most artists, comparing Björk’s records against each other is a particularly futile task. Each one of her previous eight LPs are unique...

How It Feels To Play One Of Australia’s Biggest Music Festivals

How It Feels To Play One Of Australia’s Biggest Music Festivals

Having just come off the road touring as part of Falls Festival 2015, Brisbane five piece The Art Of Sleeping are about to embark on another...

The 6 Albums That Changed NEEDTOBREATHE’s Lives

The 6 Albums That Changed NEEDTOBREATHE’s Lives

For those uninitiated, NEEDTOBREATHE are one of America’s finest modern rock exports after hitting #3 on the Billboard Albums Charts with their new album and they...

What To Expect From Pond’s ‘Man It Feels Like Space Again’

What To Expect From Pond’s ‘Man It Feels Like Space Again’

Having already released three full length albums it seemed as though POND were intent on being able to fly under the radar of the mid-noughtie’s psyche-rock resurgence....

14 Incredible Unsigned Aussie Bands You Need To Hear Right Now

14 Incredible Unsigned Aussie Bands You Need To Hear Right Now

The recording industry can be a pretty tough place. Sometimes we see musicians sign deals with labels as soon as they step onto the scene whilst...

6 Things We Learnt From Marilyn Manson’s ‘The Pale Emperor’

6 Things We Learnt From Marilyn Manson’s ‘The Pale Emperor’

Between the LA riots and the Columbine massacre, the ’90s were for many, a confusing and scary time, made all the more frightening if you had...

The Guardian Says Triple J Are “Sexist” For Ignoring Taylor Swift, & That’s Just Dumb

The Guardian Says Triple J Are “Sexist” For Ignoring Taylor Swift, & That’s Just Dumb

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, the internet has gone into a virtual meltdown after BuzzFeed started a campaign to...

Around The World With The Soundwave 2015 Lineup

Around The World With The Soundwave 2015 Lineup

Soundwave founder AJ Maddah has always been proud of his festival’s status as an international festival. Attracting big names from the world over, be it from...

The 6 Albums That Changed Bec Laughton’s Life

The 6 Albums That Changed Bec Laughton’s Life

It is no surprise that Brisbane’s firey indie/soul songstress Bec Laughton has been drafted overseas. After winning the Lord Mayor’s Young and Emerging Artists Fellowship and...

6 Things Everyone Went Crazy For At Triple J’s Beat The Drum Party

6 Things Everyone Went Crazy For At Triple J’s Beat The Drum Party

To celebrate its 40th birthday Australia’s home of music, Triple J, threw one hell of a hootenanny on Friday 16th January at Sydney’s famous Domain which...

Darren Middleton On Powderfinger, And Where They Are Now

Darren Middleton On Powderfinger, And Where They Are Now

Only weeks away from the launch of his exciting tour with film legend Guy Pearce, Darren Middleton, of rock sensation Powderfinger, is feeling relaxed and reflective...

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