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Amity Affliction “Shocked & Appalled” Over Security Guard Incident

Amity Affliction “Shocked & Appalled” Over Security Guard Incident

We all just let out a collective sigh of resignation today at Tone Deaf, as we’re sure a number of women reading this will too. It’s...

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...

Watch Coldplay Cover Nick Cave In Sydney With Kylie Minogue

Watch Coldplay Cover Nick Cave In Sydney With Kylie Minogue

Coldplay had a special treat for Sydney fans at their sold out ‘intimate’ Enmore Theatre show last night: a surprise appearance from Kylie Minogue. Following the conclusion...

Help King Gizzard Offload Their Gear So They Can Come Back Home

Help King Gizzard Offload Their Gear So They Can Come Back Home

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have been unwinding by kicking the footy, shooting hoops, and with late night Goldeneye 64 sessions in between writing and recording their...

Aussie Rappers Give You Permission To Pirate Their Music

Aussie Rappers Give You Permission To Pirate Their Music

Amidst reports of the Australian Government calling for new crackdowns on internet piracy, and in the same week that Game Of Thrones broke yet another record for the most...

You’re Invited To The Splendour In The Grass 2014 Pre-Party, As Lineup Expands

You’re Invited To The Splendour In The Grass 2014 Pre-Party, As Lineup Expands

With just over a month until Australia’s biggest winter music festival kicks off, the organisers of the completely sold out event have a few more surprises up their...

BIGSOUND Live 2014 Lineup Announced, With Over 80 Awesome Aussies

BIGSOUND Live 2014 Lineup Announced, With Over 80 Awesome Aussies

The first BIGSOUND Live 2014 lineup has landed, with over 80 bands confirmed to bring all the crowdsurfing, taste-making, artist-breaking action to the annual Brisbane-based music industry conference this September.  The 4AD-signed...

Jack White Gets His Very Own Ice-Cream Flavour In Australia

Jack White Gets His Very Own Ice-Cream Flavour In Australia

Following the release of his new solo album Lazaretto, Jack White is now joining that most exclusive of cool clubs: musicians who have their own ice-cream. No,...

Coldplay Just Marched Through Sydney With An Army Of Fans

Coldplay Just Marched Through Sydney With An Army Of Fans

Coldplay an army of their most devoted fans marched through the streets of Sydney today as part of a shoot for the British pop rock band’s...

Listen Out 2014 Lineup Announced

Listen Out 2014 Lineup Announced

The Listen Out 2014 lineup has been announced, as festival organisers confirm the list of local and international artists that will be playing the second edition of...

Iconic Aussie Live Music Venue Under Threat, As Another Closes Its Doors

Iconic Aussie Live Music Venue Under Threat, As Another Closes Its Doors

Two Aussie live music venues are undergoing a state of flux this week; as one iconic club over in Fremantle faces an uncertain future, a Sydney...

Palace Developers Offer Musicians Bizarre Invitation As Plans To Demolish Venue Stall

Palace Developers Offer Musicians Bizarre Invitation As Plans To Demolish Venue Stall

Melbourne’s iconic Palace Theatre has been sitting silent since the final gigs at the Bourke Street venue were hosted a month ago, its interior stripped of “everything...

Augie March Return From Hiatus, Confirm New Album

Augie March Return From Hiatus, Confirm New Album

If you’re an Aussie music lover then you, like us, no doubt miss Augie March. Well today brings some great news; the Shepparton born five-piece have...

Aussie Band Gobsmacked After Jimmy Page Shows Up At Their Gig

Aussie Band Gobsmacked After Jimmy Page Shows Up At Their Gig

It’s one thing for Australians to turn up on music festival lineups and charts around the world, it’s another when an internationally renowned rock star turns...

Aussie Rock Icon Jim Keays Dies, Aged 67

Aussie Rock Icon Jim Keays Dies, Aged 67

Jim Keays, Australia rock legend and frontman for The Masters Apprentices, has died at the age of 67 after a long battle with cancer. Keays, who was...

Help This Aussie Band Catch The Vandal Who Ruined Their Tour Truck

Help This Aussie Band Catch The Vandal Who Ruined Their Tour Truck

A Byron Bay five-piece have called out to their fans on social media for help in catching the culprit who has vandalised the band’s tour truck. Hardcore...

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