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Cherry Bar Responds To Fuckwit Who Moved Next Door & Complained About The Noise

Cherry Bar Responds To Fuckwit Who Moved Next Door & Complained About The Noise

James Young, co-owner and booker of beloved Melbourne hard rock venue Cherry Bar, has shared his reply to a disgruntled neighbour who recently emailed him to...

The Amity Affliction Frontman Addresses Lead Guitarist Split

The Amity Affliction Frontman Addresses Lead Guitarist Split

The Amity Affliction frontman Joel Birch has addressed the recent departure of lead guitarist and founding member Troy Brady during an appearance on Triple J. Speaking...

Melbourne Local Council Now Paying To Soundproof Live Music Venues

Melbourne Local Council Now Paying To Soundproof Live Music Venues

City of Yarra venue owners, your prayers have been answered. In what’s being reported as an Australian first, Yarra Council has launched a $25,000 fund to...

This Is Why You Shouldn’t Buy Tickets From Online Scalpers

This Is Why You Shouldn’t Buy Tickets From Online Scalpers

Ahh they age old ticket scalper debate, are they a necessary evil, or are they just plain evil? Well, after a giant scam in Sydney, we’re...

Local Aussie Band Goes Viral In Hilarious New Meme

Local Aussie Band Goes Viral In Hilarious New Meme

A local Melbourne band has gone viral around the world and at the same time potentially created a new and undoubtedly hilarious meme. Behind the viral...

Australia Gets Another New Live Music Venue

Australia Gets Another New Live Music Venue

We’ve been blessed in 2014 with the opening of live music venues around Australia and luckily for Melbourne, this good fortune just keeps on coming. The Railway Hotel...

This Could Be The Game-Changing Moment For Vance Joy

This Could Be The Game-Changing Moment For Vance Joy

We may be witnessing that moment when Aussie singer-songwriter Vance Joy breaks into the mainstream consciousness of America and the United Kingdom, on his way to...

Aussie Tax Office Wants 10% Of Whatever Musicians Crowdfund

Aussie Tax Office Wants 10% Of Whatever Musicians Crowdfund

Crowdfunding has taken the world by storm, in particular in the fields of technology and music. The Australian crowdfunding record for a music project was smashed...

Violent Soho Barred From Flight Because Of “Threatening” Band T-Shirt

Violent Soho Barred From Flight Because Of “Threatening” Band T-Shirt

Apparently these days and ages you have to be careful what you wear before you board a plane, a lesson Violent Soho found out the hard...

This Is The Greatest Job In Music, & It Could Be Yours

This Is The Greatest Job In Music, & It Could Be Yours

Every fortnight we scour the internet and job classifieds to find you the best jobs in music that you can apply for. But today, we’ve found...

Proof How Little Politicians Care About The Aussie Music Scene

Proof How Little Politicians Care About The Aussie Music Scene

As if you needed any more proof that many of our politicians are scumbags, here’s some direct from the horse’s mouth. When former New South Wales...

Courtney Barnett, Violent Soho Win Big At Aussie Indie Awards

Courtney Barnett, Violent Soho Win Big At Aussie Indie Awards

The 2014 Independent Music Awards have wrapped up their ninth year delivering a superbly entertaining evening handing out 14 awards to some of Australia’s finest talent,...

Melbourne’s Palace Theatre To Be Saved As Live Music Venue?

Melbourne’s Palace Theatre To Be Saved As Live Music Venue?

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 not nailed...

Sticky Fingers Banned From Aussie Venue Over “Disgusting” Behaviour

Sticky Fingers Banned From Aussie Venue Over “Disgusting” Behaviour

It’s a well known rock n roll trope for rock stars to trash stages and hotel rooms around the world. And while a lot of the...

Chet Faker, Dan Sultan Lead 2014 ARIA Award Nominations

Chet Faker, Dan Sultan Lead 2014 ARIA Award Nominations

The frontrunners for this year’s Aria Awards were announced last week, with the likes of Chet Faker, DZ Deathrays and Sticky Fingers getting the early tick...

World’s Biggest Promoter To Purchase Big Day Out

World’s Biggest Promoter To Purchase Big Day Out

The highs and lows of veteran and battle scarred music festival Big Day Out has been closely followed by the Australian music industry and fans alike....

Watch Gatecrashers Tear Down Fence, Overrun Security At Aussie Music Festival

Watch Gatecrashers Tear Down Fence, Overrun Security At Aussie Music Festival

Shocking video has emerged of gatecrashers violently breaking into an Aussie music festival over the weekend. The incident is just the latest to besiege electronic festival...

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