King Gizzard lay out the weird, experimental plans for their next albums

Sure, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard haven’t even dropped their ninth record Flying Microtonal Banana yet, but the band have already opened up about some of the musical oddities we’ll be hearing on the bands’ upcoming records. With their latest album releasing this week and premiering on triple j...

Aussie punk band deleted from the internet thanks to a LEGO contest

Now, this is a bit of an odd one. See, it should be a happy story of a local punk muso winning big and ending up with his dream job, but unfortunately it’s all turned sourer than the cheapest goon. We’ve been fans of Melbourne punk band Keggin for a...

Silver Raven Festival returns to the Barossa Valley with a perfectly-curated lineup

There are few better pairings in life than music and wine, and it’s a philosophy being fully embraced by South Australians this April as a curated lineup of talent descends on the Barossa Valley’s Turkey Flat Vineyard for the return of Silver Raven Festival – a one-day boutique music fest...

Thundamentals kept from #1 ARIA debut thanks to Fifty Shades Darker

While there has been a lot of disdain held for the books and films for quite some time now, the Fifty Shades franchise has now offended some Aussies on a musical level, with the second film’s soundtrack knocking Thundamentals off the #1 spot on the ARIA charts. In what has turned out...

Melbourne dance festival sees ‘disappointing’ amount of overdoses

The Melbourne leg of the Electric Parade Music Festival saw a large number of punters hospitalised last night, with many being suspected of overdosing on the synthetic party drug GHB. As ABC News reports, the event, which took place at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne’s CBD last night,...

Bruce Springsteen invites young fan on stage for Brisbane show… again

You might remember that back in 2013, when Bruce Springsteen was in the midst of another Aussie tour, he invited an 11 year old lad onstage with him to perform a song with him. Well now, four years later, Springsteen has done the same thing again, with the same young...

John Farnham’s ‘You’re The Voice’ just got covered on triple j’s Like A Version

Nothing to fire us up at the end of a long week than the glorious Aussie anthem that is John Farnham’s ‘You’re The Voice’, and it’s a very brave choice to make for anyone stepping into the triple j studio to play a Like A Version cover. As Bec Sandridge...

Midnight Oil just announced their first tour in 15 years

::Sydney tickets on sale now. Quick! Following a major tease from Frontier Touring last week, the local promoter has announced that Midnight Oil tour we’ve been waiting for since 2002. The Great Circle 2017 World Tour kicks off and ends in Sydney and runs for six months, with international dates...

Dune Rats have got their very own beer, ‘Dunies Lager’

Not content with a number one record, Dunies have now gone one better and have just launched their brand new effort: their very own beer. Produced as a collab with Young Henry’s, the ‘Dunies Lager’ was a reward from the brewery for Dunies’ latest The Kids Will Know It’s Bullshit...

Guns N’ Roses’ drummer took a break from the tour to jam with some local musos

Gunners have been tearing it up across Australia recently, jamming with Aussie icon Angus Young, but they’re not keeping restricting their collaborative spirit to just the legends. Footage has been released of the band’s current drummer Frank Ferrer getting stuck into a damn fine gospel groove with some local musos...

Polish Club have just announced an 11-date national album tour

Sydney pair Polish Club are about to launch into a pretty massive national tour, announcing a long run of gigs across the country in honour of their anticipated debut record Alright Already. Not content to hit us with an 11-date tour, the rockers will be dropping a brand new single...

King Gizz’s launch shows sold out in a flash, but more tickets are on sale

Tickets to King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s album launch shows are flying out the door like the proverbial Microtonal Bananas, with two freshly-announced launch shows at their hometown venue of the Night cat selling out in an instant. No worries, a new show has just been adde- oh, wait,...

The iconic K.D. Lang is coming to Australia for a 25th anniversary tour

In exciting news, it’s just been announced that Grammy-winning Canadian songwriting legend K.D. Lang is heading to our shores for an Aussie tour celebrating the 25th anniversary of her first album proper, Ingénue. The three-stop tour will see her take on Melbourne and Sydney, but forego Brisbane in favour of...

The Groovin’ The Moo lineup just got even bigger

The lineup for this year’s Groovin’ The Moo festival tour was already bulging at the seams with big local and international names, but the organisers have seen fit to squeeze just a little bit more music onto the stages with the announcement this morning of a big addition to the...

Aussie trio Middle Kids just made their US TV debut on Conan

One of Sydney’s most talked about acts at the moment, Middle Kids have just given the world something to talk about too, having just made their US TV debut on Conan. The trio played their new single ‘Edge Of Town’, plucked from their self-titled debut EP, which is set for...