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Why The Amity Affliction Have Become One Of Australia’s Biggest Acts

Why The Amity Affliction Have Become One Of Australia’s Biggest Acts

Four years ago, The Amity Affliction released Youngbloods. It was a landmark sophomore effort for the band, and one that marked them as a dominant force...

Is Death From Above 1979′s New Album Worth The Hype?

Is Death From Above 1979′s New Album Worth The Hype?

What’s a sure fire way to get people excited about your new record? Tell them it was made out of a desire to stop hearing from...

The 7 Funniest Songs Of All Time, According To RottoFest

The 7 Funniest Songs Of All Time, According To RottoFest

Rottofest 2014, the sixth annual weekend festival of comedy, film and music on Rottnest Island curated by Vulture Culture has announced its best line-up yet, with over...

The Top 5 Lessons Bluejuice Learnt From Being In A Band

The Top 5 Lessons Bluejuice Learnt From Being In A Band

After 13 years, broken bones, gruelling tours, three full length albums, several arrests, questionable skin infections, and a busload of infuriated tour managers, Bluejuice recently announced...

How Does Grunge God Buzz Osborne Sound Unplugged?

How Does Grunge God Buzz Osborne Sound Unplugged?

Buzz Osbourne has been doing things a certain way for the last 30 years. Always plugged in to a wall of amps and an array of...

The 7 Things We Learnt About The Kooks’ New LP ‘Listen’

The 7 Things We Learnt About The Kooks’ New LP ‘Listen’

Sauntering back onto our airwaves after releasing their last album, Junk of the Heart, in 2011, The Kooks’ upcoming release Listen has taken a completely different...

Spoiler Alert: Does Adam Lambert Live Up To Freddie Mercury’s Legacy?

Spoiler Alert: Does Adam Lambert Live Up To Freddie Mercury’s Legacy?

It’s been a massive 29 years since Queen last hit the shores of Australia, and despite sadly missing the group’s arguably most well known member, with...

The Biggest Issue Facing Music Globally Is On Your Doorstep

The Biggest Issue Facing Music Globally Is On Your Doorstep

Despite promises made to Melbourne’s live music scene that its venues would be protected from the threat of residential development and noise complaints through the implementation...

Why The Opeth You Once Knew Is Dead

Why The Opeth You Once Knew Is Dead

Pioneers of progressive death metal, Opeth just aren’t that metal any more. Moving further down the path they trod with their tenth studio album, Heritage, on...

The 12 Most Exciting Acts Of 2014, According To RTR 92.1 FM

The 12 Most Exciting Acts Of 2014, According To RTR 92.1 FM

Perth’s local news, music, arts and culture stalwarts RTRFM are currently in the midst of their annual Radiothon, which runs until Sunday, 24 August. Having been on...

Does The Controversial Queen Of Grunge Still Have It?

Does The Controversial Queen Of Grunge Still Have It?

With cancelled tours, on-stage tantrums, and general all round shenanigans, it was all too easy to be judgemental on whether or not Courtney Love’s show was...

7 Things We Learned From Kimbra’s ‘The Golden Echo’

7 Things We Learned From Kimbra’s ‘The Golden Echo’

Collaboration has always been a crucial element to Kimbra’s creative development. Even before a certain duet provided her a springboard to stardom, she was already busy...

Headlining Glastonbury To Headlining Festival Hall, How Kasabian’s Aussie Tour Went

Headlining Glastonbury To Headlining Festival Hall, How Kasabian’s Aussie Tour Went

In the lead up to Kasabian’s tour, any music fan on social media would have been bombarded with highlights from their headline set at Glastonbury a...

The 10 Best Queen Tracks

The 10 Best Queen Tracks

The amount of excitement surrounding Queen’s upcoming national tour of Australia is insane, the reformed band taking to our shores for a string of stadium shows...

FKA twigs’ Debut Album Lives Up To The Hype, And Here’s Why

FKA twigs’ Debut Album Lives Up To The Hype, And Here’s Why

London-based singer FKA twigs is a transfixing artist, and one of most fascinating specimens under the microscope of hype in 2014. Tahliah Barnett has commanded the...

Sweden Hosted The World’s Most Hipster Festival, And We Were There

Sweden Hosted The World’s Most Hipster Festival, And We Were There

Gothenburg, a city in Sweden that boasts only around 550,000 inhabitants (or 950,000 if you count the surrounding areas), yet each year they play host to Way...

The 16 Best Aussie Songs Of 2014, According to Triple R 102.7 FM

The 16 Best Aussie Songs Of 2014, According to Triple R 102.7 FM

This Friday the 15th of August marks the first day of Melbourne community radio station Triple R (3RRR)’s 2014 Radiothon. Since being founded in 1976 Triple...

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