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Bluejuice Manager Reveals Why More Bands Don’t Tour Regionally

Bluejuice Manager Reveals Why More Bands Don’t Tour Regionally

After plenty of sweat, moshing, fluoro tape, budgie smugglers, and a lot of laughs and tears, Bluejuice’s farewell tour finally came to its inevitable end in...

This Aussie Band Just Sold Half A Million Records In The US Over 3 Months

This Aussie Band Just Sold Half A Million Records In The US Over 3 Months

Despite recent reports of the fairly dismal albums sales in Australia for 2014, there are artists that are selling plenty of records in the US, in...

Massive Drug Bust At Boutique Aussie Music Festival

Massive Drug Bust At Boutique Aussie Music Festival

This is why we can’t have nice things. According to The Canberra Times, over 74 revellers at the recent Dragon Dreaming Festival at Wee Jasper managed...

Fan Literally Brings Down Aussie Music Venue’s Roof During Local Gig

Fan Literally Brings Down Aussie Music Venue’s Roof During Local Gig

We’ve all been to shows where the band simply brought the roof down on the place. The amps were turned to 11, the band played with...

Melbourne’s Prince Of Wales For Sale With Plans For Residential Development

Melbourne’s Prince Of Wales For Sale With Plans For Residential Development

Live music lovers of Melbourne should be on high alert, iconic live music hub The Prince Of Wales Hotel has just been listed as for sale....

Aussie Music Festival Descends Into Massive Brawl On Camera

Aussie Music Festival Descends Into Massive Brawl On Camera

The Byron Bay Surf Festival concluded over the weekend, but things got off to a rough and somewhat disturbing start after the first night of the...

6 Unreal Aussie Music Festivals You Can’t Afford To Miss

6 Unreal Aussie Music Festivals You Can’t Afford To Miss

This week sees the last month of Spring kick-in, which means only one thing to Australian live music fans: the beginning of our festival season. As...

Is This App The New Secret Weapon Against Sydney’s Lockout Laws?

Is This App The New Secret Weapon Against Sydney’s Lockout Laws?

It’s being touted as the “Tinder for parties and events” and the latest tool in the battle against Sydney’s draconian lockout laws, but the critics of...

Help This Aussie Musician Catch The Scumbag Who Stole Her $2.5K Guitar

Help This Aussie Musician Catch The Scumbag Who Stole Her $2.5K Guitar

It seems an unfortunate spate of musical equipment theft that took place around Melbourne earlier this year has now metastasised north. Maia Jelavic, a 20-year-old independent...

Aussie Musician Cancels Shows After Brutal Attack On Sydney Streets

Aussie Musician Cancels Shows After Brutal Attack On Sydney Streets

A violent incident that occurred in Sydney last week has left an Aussie musician recovering in hospital with a broken jaw. Singer-songwriter Steve Smyth and his brother were...

Aussie Venue Forced To Stop All Live Music Due To One Resident’s Complaints

Aussie Venue Forced To Stop All Live Music Due To One Resident’s Complaints

Last week we reported on Aussie hiphop trio Hilltop Hoods who played a country-town gig, only to be slammed by a disgruntled nearby resident, labelling it a “blatant...

Hilltop Hoods Slammed By Local Residents Over “Horrific Noise Pollution”

Hilltop Hoods Slammed By Local Residents Over “Horrific Noise Pollution”

While it looks as though Melbourne could now be safe from noise complaint bullying, which has long been the scourge of the city’s vibrant music scene,...

The Doctor Skewers Commercial Radio In Love Letter To Triple J

The Doctor Skewers Commercial Radio In Love Letter To Triple J

Having recently announced that his departure from Triple J, Lindsay ‘The Doctor’ McDougall has penned a heartfelt love letter to the youth network that he’s called...

Melbourne Gets A Rad New Pop-Up Venue As A Favourite Expands

Melbourne Gets A Rad New Pop-Up Venue As A Favourite Expands

The live music venue news just keeps on keeping. Just last week we reported on three iconic performance spaces that were closing in Australia. Thankfully, today brings...

This Aussie Band Could Now Be The Next Big Thing In The US

This Aussie Band Could Now Be The Next Big Thing In The US

Aussies are killing it right now. Between Sia, Iggy Azalea, Vance Joy, and 5 Seconds of Summer, we’ve got more talent than the overseas market knows...

Proof Aussie Musicians Are Killing It Overseas Right Now

Proof Aussie Musicians Are Killing It Overseas Right Now

There’s no arguing that the year 2014 has been a triumphant year for Aussies in music. We’ve seen a surmountable amount of our artists invade international...

Cherry Bar Responds To Fuckwit Who Moved Next Door & Complained About The Noise

Cherry Bar Responds To Fuckwit Who Moved Next Door & Complained About The Noise

James Young, co-owner and booker of beloved Melbourne hard rock venue Cherry Bar, has shared his reply to a disgruntled neighbour who recently emailed him to...

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