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Aussie Rapper Illy Abandons Gig After Being Bottled On Stage

Aussie Rapper Illy Abandons Gig After Being Bottled On Stage

Musicians are no strangers to hostile crowd members, and Melbourne rapper Illy is just the latest to experience bad behaviour after he was forced to cut...

Looks Like Big Day Out 2015 Is Cancelled

Looks Like Big Day Out 2015 Is Cancelled

It’s been an interesting day for the Big Day Out, one of the oldest and biggest music festivals in the country. Earlier today came the shock...

AJ Maddah Pulls Out Of Big Day Out Partnership

AJ Maddah Pulls Out Of Big Day Out Partnership

Less than a year on from buying a 50% stake into the festival, Big Day Out promoter AJ Maddah has allegedly pulled out of the partnership with...

The Story Of The Secret Hobart Gig That Coldplay Almost Played

The Story Of The Secret Hobart Gig That Coldplay Almost Played

Coldplay have had quite a few surprises during their little Aussie stint over the past few weeks, such as covering Nick Cave and filming a music video in the...

Brisbane Festival 2014 Lineup Announced, With Amazing Music Program

Brisbane Festival 2014 Lineup Announced, With Amazing Music Program

The Brisbane Festival 2014 lineup has been announced with the annual arts and music festival confirming an eclectic music programme among its mix of arts, theatre,...

Two Major Aussie Music Festivals Axed, Won’t Be Returning In 2014

Two Major Aussie Music Festivals Axed, Won’t Be Returning In 2014

If you were planning out your festival diary for the remainder of the year, there’s two major names you’ll now have to unfortunately scratch from the...

All Ages Gigs Finally Come To Victoria & You Should Definitely Attend The First One

All Ages Gigs Finally Come To Victoria & You Should Definitely Attend The First One

It’s a show that’s been more than two decades in the making but in less than two weeks time, Victoria is set to host its first all-ages...

Help This Local Band Recover Their $17k Worth Of Stolen Gear

Help This Local Band Recover Their $17k Worth Of Stolen Gear

It appears there are some nasty kleptomaniacs still skulking around Melbourne, with a local band having been robbed of a staggering $17,000 worth of music gear after...

AJ Maddah Reveals The Real Reason Behind Cancelling Soundwave Revolution

AJ Maddah Reveals The Real Reason Behind Cancelling Soundwave Revolution

Of Australia’s recent history of troubled music festivals, the sudden cancellation of Soundwave Revolution in 2011 has to be among the most high-profile and disappointing. The...

Melbourne Should Have A Rock Walk Of Fame, Says Cherry Bar

Melbourne Should Have A Rock Walk Of Fame, Says Cherry Bar

It’s widely regarded that Melbourne is the rock n’ roll capital of Australia and now one of the city’s rock hotspots is proposing the creation of an iconic landmark...

Watch This New Aussie Supergroup Play Secret World Cup Gig For Aussie Fans

Watch This New Aussie Supergroup Play Secret World Cup Gig For Aussie Fans

While devoted Socceroos supporters who’ve made the trip to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup might be doing it tough given the Aussies’ performance in the...

You Should Totally Watch SBS’s Behind-The-Scenes Bluesfest Doco & RocKwiz Special

You Should Totally Watch SBS’s Behind-The-Scenes Bluesfest Doco & RocKwiz Special

With ABC’s once-revived Spicks And Specks now terminated, RocKwiz is free to once more reign as the undisputed king of music trivia on the Australian airwaves, and...

Justin Bieber’s Manager To Launch Aussie Band Into America

Justin Bieber’s Manager To Launch Aussie Band Into America

`Having cornered the Australian singles chart with triple platinum hit ‘Geronimo’, Brisbane pop-rock group Sheppard now have their sights aimed towards overseas success, breaking ground over in the UK...

Aussie Band Removed From YouTube For Fish Murder

Aussie Band Removed From YouTube For Fish Murder

The music world is up-in-arms over YouTube threatening to block music videos by indie bands and their labels that refuse to sign to allegedly unfair royalty...

How A 17-Year-Old Aussie Ended Up On The Most Anticipated Soundtrack Of The Year

How A 17-Year-Old Aussie Ended Up On The Most Anticipated Soundtrack Of The Year

Wish I Was Here, the much anticipated follow-up to Zach Braff’s cult cinema classic Garden State, hits theatres next month and details of the equally-awaited soundtrack for the feature reveals that...

Queenscliff Music Festival 2014 Lineup Announced

Queenscliff Music Festival 2014 Lineup Announced

The Queenscliff Music Festival 2014 lineup has been announced with an impressive roster of Aussie artists locked in to head to the Victorian coastal townfor the event,...

How Much Is The Australian Live Music Industry Really Worth?

How Much Is The Australian Live Music Industry Really Worth?

Live music performances and music festivals are the biggest contributor to Australia’s live performance sector, which has been valued at $2.55 billion and responsible for employing...

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