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Australian Promoters, Venues And Festivals Amongst The Most Successful In The World

Australian Promoters, Venues And Festivals Amongst The Most Successful In The World

If you needed any more proof that we’re all living in one of the world’s most prominent live music hubs, industry bible Billboard recently unveiled their...

Fight Breaks Out During Palace Theatre Protest As City Seeks Emergency Protection

Fight Breaks Out During Palace Theatre Protest As City Seeks Emergency Protection

What was intended as a peaceful protest against the unlawful destruction of the Palace Theatre interior temporarily descended into violence last night, after three unidentified interlopers...

Silverchair’s Daniel Johns Gets Busted For Drink Driving

Silverchair’s Daniel Johns Gets Busted For Drink Driving

Daniel Johns pleaded guilty to mid-range drink-driving as he fronted Magistrate David Day in Newcastle Local Court today. The Silverchair frontman was caught behind the wheel...

Falls Festival 2014/15 Lineup Adds Two Killer Acts

Falls Festival 2014/15 Lineup Adds Two Killer Acts

Australia’s favourite New Years Eve festival has added more acts to it’s 2014/15 lineup. Taking place in Lorne, Marion Bay and Byron Bay over the New Years...

Owners Devastated After Scumbag Robs Melbourne Independent Record Store

Owners Devastated After Scumbag Robs Melbourne Independent Record Store

The owners of beloved Melbourne record retailer Record Paradise, located at 15 Union St in Brunswick, have taken to their official Facebook page to issue a...

Melbourne’s Palace Theatre Is Being Illegally Demolished As We Speak

Melbourne’s Palace Theatre Is Being Illegally Demolished As We Speak

Construction workers are reportedly stripping the inside of Melbourne’s historic Bourke St theatre, The Palace. Several sources claim workers are demolishing the theatre interior, despite a...

Watch Cut Copy’s Fascinating Documentary On Melbourne’s Underground Dance Culture

Watch Cut Copy’s Fascinating Documentary On Melbourne’s Underground Dance Culture

Just last week Cut Copy released and performed Oceans Apart, an epic 19-track DJ-mixed snapshot of Melbourne’s underground dance music scene and now the band have released a...

Hilarious Viral Video Catapults Aussie Musician Into US Charts

Hilarious Viral Video Catapults Aussie Musician Into US Charts

Thanks to a 15-second viral video that appeared online last month, an Aussie artist has been thrust into the international spotlight, scoring a position in the US...

Aussie Music Festival Blocked Due To Complaints From Just 6 Residents

Aussie Music Festival Blocked Due To Complaints From Just 6 Residents

The organisers of Perth’s popular Origin NYE festival are scrambling to find a new venue for their upcoming event, which is set to bring AlunaGeorge, Danny...

More Aussies Added To The Epic SXSW 2015 Lineup

More Aussies Added To The Epic SXSW 2015 Lineup

There’s no question that the annual South By South West (SXSW) music and arts conference is the Mecca of all music festivities for punters as well as the...

It’s Official, Aussies Attend More Live Music Than Sport

It’s Official, Aussies Attend More Live Music Than Sport

A recent study taken in Australia by data collection group Helix Persona has revealed that Aussies in fact attend more live music gigs than they do sporting events,...

This Is The Best Aussie Album Of 2014 According To Triple J

This Is The Best Aussie Album Of 2014 According To Triple J

Earlier this month the folk over at Triple J announced the nominees for their three coveted awards of Australian Album of the Year, Unearthed Artist of the Year,...

Triple J Unearthed Winner’s Viral Post About Piracy Was Stolen From Another Aussie Band

Triple J Unearthed Winner’s Viral Post About Piracy Was Stolen From Another Aussie Band

You may know Abbie Cardwell as 2002’s Triple J Unearthed winner, or perhaps as a member of Keith Urban’s team on the first season of The...

11 Meredith Music Festival Trespassers Facing Six Months Imprisonment

11 Meredith Music Festival Trespassers Facing Six Months Imprisonment

With Meredith Music Festival 2014 less than a month away, Aunty Meredith has issued another reminder to would-be punters that trespassing on her beloved Meredith Supernatural...

Another Aussie Live Music Space Is Under Threat After Noise Complaints

Another Aussie Live Music Space Is Under Threat After Noise Complaints

This year has been rather tumultuous for the relationship between live music venus and neighbouring residencies, just yesterday we saw a Melbourne Music Week Laneway party cancelled due...

Melbourne Music Week Laneway Party Cancelled Due To Noise Complaints

Melbourne Music Week Laneway Party Cancelled Due To Noise Complaints

The age old battle between live music venues and disgruntled residents reached fever-pitch last month, when one person’s complaints caused live music to cease in a...

A Local Aussie Band Is Putting On A Gig Inside Our Largest Cave System

A Local Aussie Band Is Putting On A Gig Inside Our Largest Cave System

It’s fair to say that live music fans of Australia love themselves a gig in a unique location, and thanks to a band from New South...

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