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Aussie Venue Offers Bands Chance To Crowdfund Their Way Onto A Bill

Aussie Venue Offers Bands Chance To Crowdfund Their Way Onto A Bill

We’ve seen crowdfunding platform Pozible do some awesome things for Australian music lately, from a Melbourne prog metal band taking the record for the most money...

This New Web Series From The Grates’ Singer Is The Absolute Coolest

This New Web Series From The Grates’ Singer Is The Absolute Coolest

Everybody knows that Patience Hodgson, the jubilant singer for Brisbane indie poppets The Grates, has got a style that’s uniquely her own. From her colourful array of stage...

Excruciating Nirvana Interview With Triple J Uncovered

Excruciating Nirvana Interview With Triple J Uncovered

This Saturday 5th April marks the 20th anniversary of the passing of one of music’s greatest icons: Kurt Cobain. Two decades following the death of the...

The Rolling Stones Australian Tour 2014 Rescheduled Dates Announced

The Rolling Stones Australian Tour 2014 Rescheduled Dates Announced

There’s now an update on the rescheduled Rolling Stones Australian Tour 2014. Promoters Frontier Touring have issued a more precise window for the legendary rock band’s...

Community Cup 2014 Announced, With Tribute To Lou Reed

Community Cup 2014 Announced, With Tribute To Lou Reed

It’s that time of the year again. The shift in the seasons when the local music scene’s mightiest go toe to toe on the field in...

Young Australians Launch New Digital Radio Station

Young Australians Launch New Digital Radio Station

Australians have been gifted with a brand new contemporary radio station, launched by a nation-wide community of talented young broadcasters. Officially launched last night, SYN Nation is...

We Were Promised Action On Noise Complaints, Demands Melbourne Venues

We Were Promised Action On Noise Complaints, Demands Melbourne Venues

Melbourne’s music sector is still seeking the protection it needs from noise complaining residents and a number of the city’s live music venue operators have now...

The 57 Ways To Revive Sydney’s Live Music Scene

The 57 Ways To Revive Sydney’s Live Music Scene

Though Sydney’s venues have been suffering under oppressive new lockout and curfew laws introduced in February, the city’s live music scene is set to gain major...

Soundwave Festival Fined $10,000 For Being Too Loud

Soundwave Festival Fined $10,000 For Being Too Loud

Every hard rock fan knows that metal riffs and moshing are best enjoyed at maximum volume, so does Soundwave Festival, which is why it annually brings...

Aussie Band Pulls Hilarious Prank On Their Fans

Aussie Band Pulls Hilarious Prank On Their Fans

Byron Bay metalcore band In Hearts Wake have surprised their dedicated following with a new change in musical direction. Where the five-piece have built a reputation...

More Bad News For Street Press In Australia

More Bad News For Street Press In Australia

Another stalwart of the Australian music street press is withdrawing from the world of print media. After supplying the streets of Adelaide with 25 years worth...

Kanye West Australian Tour 2014 Postponed

Kanye West Australian Tour 2014 Postponed

The Kanye West Australian Tour 2014 has been officially been postponed. After selling out multiple dates following the announcement that the ubiquitous hip hop star’s Yeezus...

Something For Kate 20th Anniversary Tour, Book, Film & Vinyl Announced

Something For Kate 20th Anniversary Tour, Book, Film & Vinyl Announced

A Something For Kate 20th Anniversary Tour has been announced, along with lavish reissues of the band’s albums and a short film and book to commemorate...

Meet The Aussie Band That Just Went #1 In The UK & Australia

Meet The Aussie Band That Just Went #1 In The UK & Australia

You might not have heard or seen these four young Sydney lads before, but 5 Seconds Of Summer have just become the biggest Australian music export...

Melbourne’s Palace Theatre To Close Its Doors

Melbourne’s Palace Theatre To Close Its Doors

After a long and hard fought battle to ensure its survival, the battle to save Melbourne’s The Palace Theatre is over. The live music venue, which...

Hilltop Hoods Award $10,000 To Emerging Rapper

Hilltop Hoods Award $10,000 To Emerging Rapper

Hilltop Hoods have given $10,000 of their hard-earned towards realising the dreams of an aspiring young rapper looking to follow in their footsteps. Emerging hip hop...

Much Loved Melbourne Live Music Venue Set To Return

Much Loved Melbourne Live Music Venue Set To Return

Late last year, Melbourne lost one of its inner-city live music venues as it entered into administration but despite a swan song message that they were...

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