San Cisco Member Shoots Himself In The Foot, Literally

San Cisco Member Shoots Himself In The Foot, Literally

Nick Gardner of San Cisco has shot himself in the foot, literally. This is no joke, the bassist of the West Australian indie-dance pop quartet

Bluesfest Offers Refunds After Headliner Cancels

Bluesfest Offers Refunds After Headliner Cancels

One of the most highly anticipated acts on the lineup for the forthcoming Byron Bay Bluesfest 2015, Lenny Kravitz, has announced that his tours of


Melbourne Is Losing A Favourite Live Music Venue For Good

Melbourne Is Losing A Favourite Live Music Venue For Good

Australia’s live music scene has taken a continual beating this week. Perth recently announced the closure of an important live music venue that joins not one


Aussie Music Festival To Enforce Breath & Drug Tests Before Entry

Aussie Music Festival To Enforce Breath & Drug Tests Before Entry

It appears organisers are making an unparalleled effort to crackdown on the use of illicit drugs and alcohol at a touring music event this year. The forthcoming


Sydney’s Vivid Festival Trolls Melbourne’s White Night

Sydney’s Vivid Festival Trolls Melbourne’s White Night

We all enjoyed White Night, the nightlong celebration of arts and entertainment which took over the Melbourne CBD last weekend to some rave reviews, but


The Bennies Covered TISM For Like A Version & It Was Mental

The Bennies Covered TISM For Like A Version & It Was Mental

There’s nothing quite like that feeling of a Friday morning, we’re only a few hours away from two days of freedom (well, for most of


AJ Maddah Reveals How Much Soundwave Cost (& Lost) This Year

AJ Maddah Reveals How Much Soundwave Cost (& Lost) This Year

As most readers will be well aware by now, Soundwave Festival will no longer be travelling to Adelaide. Citing dismal ticket sales, festival founder AJ


Looks Like We Can Lock In Another Act For Splendour In The Grass

Looks Like We Can Lock In Another Act For Splendour In The Grass

It looks like another act may have just outed themselves for a spot at the eagerly anticipated 2015 return of Splendour In The Grass. Speaking


Another Aussie Live Music Venue To Close, The Fifth So Far This Year

Another Aussie Live Music Venue To Close, The Fifth So Far This Year

Australia’s live music scene has had a few struggles this year, already we’ve seen Adelaide, Sydney and Perth not once, but twice announce closures of live music


Help This Aussie Boutique Music Festival By Giving 5 Minutes Of Your Time

Help This Aussie Boutique Music Festival By Giving 5 Minutes Of Your Time

Yesterday, Tone Deaf reported on an impassioned plea recently issued by Aussie singer-songwriter Whitley. In a missive posted to his social media channels, Whitley urged


Stop Attending Music Festivals & Support Gigs Writes Whitley In Must-Read Open Letter

Stop Attending Music Festivals & Support Gigs Writes Whitley In Must-Read Open Letter

Aussie local music has been in the headlines of recent with the crisis in facing Perth finally being discussed earlier this week, and now a local


Interested In That Soundwave Comfort Zone? There’s Been A Few Changes

Interested In That Soundwave Comfort Zone? There’s Been A Few Changes

Though the much talked-about Soundwave “Comfort Zone” was met with cheers and eager anticipation after it was announced last month via promoter AJ Maddah’s hyperactive


Music Festival Headliners Are Getting Stale, Here’s The Proof

Music Festival Headliners Are Getting Stale, Here’s The Proof

After it was confirmed that there would be no Big Day Out in 2015, it didn’t take long before then-part owner and Soundwave founder AJ


Do You Own This Aussie Album? There’s A Secret Hidden Inside That You Missed

Do You Own This Aussie Album? There’s A Secret Hidden Inside That You Missed

We love nothing more than discovering hidden things with music, whether its secret tracks on records, obscure trivia about a band or artist or extra little


Billy Corgan Has Some Interesting Ideas Why Adelaide Shunned Soundwave

Billy Corgan Has Some Interesting Ideas Why Adelaide Shunned Soundwave

Recently, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan’s considerable music legacy has become somewhat overshadows by his tendency to be… well, kind of a querulous ninny. The


AJ Maddah And Aussie Venues Declare War On Selfie Sticks

AJ Maddah And Aussie Venues Declare War On Selfie Sticks

As we previously covered, there’s a new scourge that’s plaguing concerts and festivals. We refer, of course, to the dreaded selfie stick, that infernal apparatus


Calling All Aussie Bands With Female Members, This Could Be Your Big Break

Calling All Aussie Bands With Female Members, This Could Be Your Big Break

Have you ever wanted to open for not one but two of Australia’s most notable female-lead rock outfits? Well, thanks to this opportunity, your dreams could come




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Record Store Opens Inside Aussie Live Music Venue

Record Store Opens Inside Aussie Live Music Venue

Australia’s live music scene has taken a few hard beatings in 2015 with venues closing