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NYE On The Hill & 4 Other Aussie Festivals To Get Excited About

NYE On The Hill & 4 Other Aussie Festivals To Get Excited About

It seems that with the madness of Splendour In The Grass over the weekend, pretty much every Aussie live music lovers is going crazy with excitement, hell...

Opeth Frontman Reviews One Direction And It’s Hilariously Insightful

Opeth Frontman Reviews One Direction And It’s Hilariously Insightful

Ever wondered what attending a concert by one of the world’s biggest boy bands was like but couldn’t find the courage/excuse/familial relation to justify it? Never fear...

Top Local Music Photographers To Be Showcased In Sydney Exhibition

Top Local Music Photographers To Be Showcased In Sydney Exhibition

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again and again; the skill of a great live music photographer is in capturing the spirit of the...

DMA’s Australian Tour 2014 Announced

DMA’s Australian Tour 2014 Announced

A DMA’s Australian Tour 2014 has been announced as the Newtown-bred, UK-influenced three-piece hit the road this September and October. Since signing with I OH YOU in...

“Adelaide Council Is Trying To Get Rid Of Soundwave 2015″ Says AJ Maddah

“Adelaide Council Is Trying To Get Rid Of Soundwave 2015″ Says AJ Maddah

The new two-day format Soundwave is set to kick off simultaneously in Melbourne and Adelaide next February but the hard and heavy festival’s boss has alerted...

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Homecoming Australian Tour 2014 Announced

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Homecoming Australian Tour 2014 Announced

A King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Homecoming Australian Tour 2014 has been announced as the mighty septet lock in a huge run of national dates to...

Aussie Promoter Attacks “Bottom Feeder” Journalist

Aussie Promoter Attacks “Bottom Feeder” Journalist

An Aussie promoter has attacked a Fairfax journalist after an article published by the Sydney Morning Herald accused him of withholding significant funds from Fleetwood Mac and Lenny Kravitz,...

Jetstar Apologise For Warning Splendour Passengers To Dump Drugs Before Landing

Jetstar Apologise For Warning Splendour Passengers To Dump Drugs Before Landing

We already know that sniffer dog patrols on site at last weekend’s Splendour In The Grass were particularly successful but it turns out that drug detection patrols...

Stereosonic 2014 Lineup Announced, And It’s Enormous

Stereosonic 2014 Lineup Announced, And It’s Enormous

The Stereosonic 2014 lineup has been announced and has been the tradition for Australia’s biggest dance music festival, the lineup is massive. Once again taking on...

First Album Nominees For $30,000 Australian Music Prize Announced

First Album Nominees For $30,000 Australian Music Prize Announced

A strong selection of Australian music-makers and their highly esteemed albums are in the running for $30,000 as the first nominees of next year’s coveted Australian Music...

The Tea Party Australian Tour 2014, New Album Announced

The Tea Party Australian Tour 2014, New Album Announced

The Tea Party Australian Tour 2014 has been announced as the rock veterans confirm details of a brand new studio album – the trio’s first in...

Aussie Venue Offers Bands Chance To Crowdfund Their Way Onto A Bill

Aussie Venue Offers Bands Chance To Crowdfund Their Way Onto A Bill

We’ve seen crowdfunding platform Pozible do some awesome things for Australian music lately, from a Melbourne prog metal band taking the record for the most money...

Guess Which Aussie Is Among The Most Blogged About Artists Of 2014?

Guess Which Aussie Is Among The Most Blogged About Artists Of 2014?

We’re well and truly into the second half of 2014 by now and though we’ve already tracked our best records of the year so far, the best selling...

Bank Of Melbourne Offers Career-Making Chance Of A Lifetime To Local Musicians

Bank Of Melbourne Offers Career-Making Chance Of A Lifetime To Local Musicians

Think you can pen (or have already written) a killer song inspired by Australia’s live music capital, Melbourne? Well then you need to make a deposit...

Melbourne Festival 2014 Lineup Announced, With Incredible Music Program

Melbourne Festival 2014 Lineup Announced, With Incredible Music Program

The Melbourne Festival 2014 lineup has been revealed with the annual celebration of the city’s arts and culture confirming an impressive music lineup featuring everything from...

Tomorrows Tulips Australian Tour 2014 Announced

Tomorrows Tulips Australian Tour 2014 Announced

A Tomorrows Tulips Australian Tour 2014 has been announced with the duo making their second-ever trip to our shores for a special run of shows in September....

Music Conman Jailed For Duping Investors Into Fake All-Star Charity Album

Music Conman Jailed For Duping Investors Into Fake All-Star Charity Album

Investing in a charity album and benefit concert featuring the all-star likes of Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, R.E.M., and Tom Petty seems like a no-brainer, right? That’s the...

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