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Why Highasakite Should Be Playing Laneway Festival 2015

Why Highasakite Should Be Playing Laneway Festival 2015

Famous for the fjords, the northern lights and the midnight sun, Norway is a country known for its abundance of beauty, and Oslo based band Highasakite...

The 7 Bands You Can’t Miss At Bigsound

The 7 Bands You Can’t Miss At Bigsound

Today marks the kick off date for BIGSOUND 2014‘s live roster, and though the speaker panel line up and the live is the biggest and best we’ve...

The Vines Are Back, And Better Than Ever

The Vines Are Back, And Better Than Ever

The Vines: undoubtedly one of Australia’s most erratic bands. Born out of the southern suburbs of Sydney, their acclaimed debut Highly Evolved cemented the trio as...

Canada’s 6 Most Exciting Bands You Should Know, With July Talk

Canada’s 6 Most Exciting Bands You Should Know, With July Talk

Following their recent successful UK tour, and support from the likes of BBC 6 Music, Canadian rock outfit July Talk will be heading to our shores...

Meet The Muso Whose Guitar Helped Repair His Shattered Arm

Meet The Muso Whose Guitar Helped Repair His Shattered Arm

So what exactly has DLK aka Daniel Forsyth been doing for the last few years? Firstly, there was a lot of soul searching. After being thrust...

Biffy Clyro Rocked The Palais And We Were There

Biffy Clyro Rocked The Palais And We Were There

“This is really fucking weird for us…it’s like we are the movie” explains Haydn Ing, frontman for one of Melbourne’s most exciting rock bands; Calling All...

Hit Or Shit? Vance Joy’s ‘Dream Your Life Away’

Hit Or Shit? Vance Joy’s ‘Dream Your Life Away’

Not many musicians can claim that they’ve been booked into major slots at festivals across the globe without having released a debut album – but Vance...

The Tea Party Take Us Behind Their First Album In 10 Years

The Tea Party Take Us Behind Their First Album In 10 Years

What does Jeff Martin admire most about his Tea Party band mates Stuart Chatwood and Jeff Burrows? ‘Their patience with putting up with me,’ laughs Martin...

Meet Night Beats, Your New Favourite Psych Band

Meet Night Beats, Your New Favourite Psych Band

With their Australian tour just around the corner we decided it was a good time to take an in-depth look at this soulful psych-garage rock trio and...

In Memoriam: Joan Rivers’ Most Outrageous Musician Insults

In Memoriam: Joan Rivers’ Most Outrageous Musician Insults

You’ve undoubtedly heard the sad news this morning that the legendary comedian Queen of insults, Joan Rivers, died at the age of 81. After being hospitalised...

The 6 Local Records You Should Be Listening To This Week

The 6 Local Records You Should Be Listening To This Week

We listen to a lot of music here at Tone Deaf HQ, and we’re the first to admit we’re perhaps a little biased towards sounds of the...

The 6 BIGSOUND Parties You Can’t Miss

The 6 BIGSOUND Parties You Can’t Miss

September 9th is the kick off date for BIGSOUND 2014, and though the speaker panel line up and the live music roster is the biggest and...

The 5 Albums That Changed I Killed The Prom Queen’s Lives

The 5 Albums That Changed I Killed The Prom Queen’s Lives

Local legendary hardcore band I Killed The Prom Queen have been tearing roofs off venues with the brutal metal influenced hardcore rock for 14 years now...

The Top 8 Tips For Getting Stereosonic Ready, With Young Franco

The Top 8 Tips For Getting Stereosonic Ready, With Young Franco

Brisbane sprout, Young Franco is back, and not holding any punches. Fresh from playing Splendour In The Grass as well as touring this fair country with...

Hit Or Shit? Interpol’s ‘El Pintor’

Hit Or Shit? Interpol’s ‘El Pintor’

In the early 2000s, New York was a fertile breeding ground for a tonne of rock bands – one of the best albums in this period...

The 5 Albums That Changed Manchester Orchestra’s Lives

The 5 Albums That Changed Manchester Orchestra’s Lives

In support of their fourth full length album Cope which came out earlier this year (via Caroline Australia), Atlanta based rockers Manchester Orchestra will be visiting...

Are Kingswood Set To Be Australia’s Next Big Rock N Roll Export?

Are Kingswood Set To Be Australia’s Next Big Rock N Roll Export?

The boys from Kingswood have been busy – and it looks like their hard work is about to pay off. After their knockout Splendour in the...

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