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Melbourne’s AC/DC Lane Gets A New Rock Venue

Melbourne’s AC/DC Lane Gets A New Rock Venue

With the stomach-churning news of Melbourne’s iconic The Palace Theatre being forced to close its doors on May 31st, Melbournians are desperate for some positive news...

Watch This Police Officer Dance Up A Storm At Big Day Out

Watch This Police Officer Dance Up A Storm At Big Day Out

Most music festival reports involving Police usually gravitate around ‘X numbers of revellers arrested for Y’, so it’s refreshing to read reports about an officer busting...

Laneway Festival Announce Official After Parties

Laneway Festival Announce Official After Parties

Following wrapping its Singapore and Auckland legs, Laneway Festival lands in Australia this Friday 31st January to continue the festivities at Brisbane’s RNA Showgrounds before rolling...

Trent Reznor Slams The Grammys With A “Heartfelt Fuck You”

Trent Reznor Slams The Grammys With A “Heartfelt Fuck You”

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony reached a fiery conclusion over the weekend as a supergroup featuring Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, Dave...

The Songs That Narrowly Missed The Hottest 100

The Songs That Narrowly Missed The Hottest 100

Following Vance Joy topping a Hottest 100 countdown dominated by Aussie artists and new acts, the best of the rest were given their due as Triple...

Man Charged After Woman Found Dead At Aussie Music Festival

Man Charged After Woman Found Dead At Aussie Music Festival

A young man from regional Victoria is set to face court this week after being involved in a fatal driving accident at a camping music festival...

Vance Joy Tops Triple J Hottest 100 In Strong Year For Aussies

Vance Joy Tops Triple J Hottest 100 In Strong Year For Aussies

The results are in for another year of Triple J’s self-described “world’s largest musical democracy.” After 1,492,619 votes were cast, Melbourne singer-songwriter Vance Joy claimed the...

Soundwave Promoter Predicts No More Music Festivals In Perth

Soundwave Promoter Predicts No More Music Festivals In Perth

AJ Maddah, the outspoken promoter behind the Big Day Out and Soundwave, has indicated that ongoing battles with local government and councils over in Perth could...

Aussies To Dominate As Triple J Unveil Hottest 100 Clues Ahead Of Countdown

Aussies To Dominate As Triple J Unveil Hottest 100 Clues Ahead Of Countdown

With polling closed, bands’ humorous ploys for votes finished, and the final numbers being tallied ahead of the annual Australia Day countdown, Triple J has offered some...

Full Lineup For Australian Music Prize’s Free Australia Day Concert Announced

Full Lineup For Australian Music Prize’s Free Australia Day Concert Announced

The full lineup playing the 9th Coopers AMP Shortlisted! event at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl this Australia Day has been finalised. Taking place at Melbourne’s...

360 Drops Anti-Racism Anthem In Lead-Up To Australia Day

360 Drops Anti-Racism Anthem In Lead-Up To Australia Day

Last week saw 360 dropping ‘Impossible’, his high-profile collab with Silverchair’s Daniel Johns. The fiery team-up serving as the lead single from 360′s new studio album,...

Splendour In The Grass Drug Arrest Dismissed, Police Slammed For Wasting Money

Splendour In The Grass Drug Arrest Dismissed, Police Slammed For Wasting Money

The presence of police and sniffer dogs is a common sight for festival-goers. Countless are the stories of drug blitzes and charges over disruptive behaviour at some...

Record Breaking Number Of Aussies Headed To SXSW In 2014

Record Breaking Number Of Aussies Headed To SXSW In 2014

If you’ve been following the previous South By Southwest (SXSW) 2014 announcements, you’ll already know that a strong contingent of Aussie bands are set to represent...

Melbourne’s Hiatus Kaiyote To Perform At Grammys, “It’s An Honour”

Melbourne’s Hiatus Kaiyote To Perform At Grammys, “It’s An Honour”

Im December, Australian future soul outfit Hiatus Kaiyote picked up a nomination in the 2014 Grammy Awards. The Melbourne-bred band’s re-worked version of neo-jazz cut ‘Nakamarra’...

Aussie Band Performs “World’s First Live Instrumental DJ Set”

Aussie Band Performs “World’s First Live Instrumental DJ Set”

Remember the nappy-wearing Aussie three-piece that performed the Hottest 100 in a single half-hour live mashup last year? Well, they’ve now set themselves an even greater...

Arcade Fire & Pearl Jam Break Fan’s Nose In Big Day Out Basketball Match

Arcade Fire & Pearl Jam Break Fan’s Nose In Big Day Out Basketball Match

The Big Day Out 2014 tour kicked off its Australian tour as around 35,000 punters flocked to Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast this past Sunday....

Warmest 100 Makes Surprise Comeback, Release Predictions

Warmest 100 Makes Surprise Comeback, Release Predictions

Despite last-minute reports last week that it would not be returning to predict this year’s edition of the Triple J Hottest 100, the makers behind the...

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