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Aussie Rapper Illy Abandons Gig After Being Bottled On Stage

Aussie Rapper Illy Abandons Gig After Being Bottled On Stage

Musicians are no strangers to hostile crowd members, and Melbourne rapper Illy is just the latest to experience bad behaviour after he was forced to cut...

Beyond The Valley 2014 Lineup Announced, And It’s Awesome

Beyond The Valley 2014 Lineup Announced, And It’s Awesome

The Beyond The Valley 2014 lineup has been announced, providing a mix of local and international artists covering a wide array of styles for the New...

You Won’t Guess How Terrible The Voice Winner’s Album Sales Are

You Won’t Guess How Terrible The Voice Winner’s Album Sales Are

Looking for a sign that reality TV singing contests are declining in popularity? Just take a look at the dismal album sales of the latest winner...

Iconic Triple J Segment Returns

Iconic Triple J Segment Returns

It’s been a long seven years in the making but one of Triple J’s most iconic music segments is making a long-awaited return to the airwaves....

Warehouse Raves Explode As Sydney Lockout Laws Get Tougher

Warehouse Raves Explode As Sydney Lockout Laws Get Tougher

Sydney’s live music venues have been suffering all year under the oppression of tough lockout laws that were rushed through Parliament in January, and while the city’s...

Proof Violent Soho Fans Are The Ultimate Creative Stoners

Proof Violent Soho Fans Are The Ultimate Creative Stoners

The degree of a band’s success can often be measured by the dedication of their passionate fans. Case in point: some Violent Soho diehards who have recently proven themselves...

Soundwave 2015 Lineup Gets Bigger… Again

Soundwave 2015 Lineup Gets Bigger… Again

Surprise! Another band making their Australian tour debut as part of the Soundwave 2015 lineup has been confirmed, marking the fifth of five announcements the hard...

Festival Of The Sun Returns & 3 More Must-Attend Boutique Music Festivals

Festival Of The Sun Returns & 3 More Must-Attend Boutique Music Festivals

The summer festival season is almost upon us which means we’re about to be inundated with big festival lineups and tempestuous holiday plans. In other words...

Soundwave 2015 Lineup Confirms Another Band

Soundwave 2015 Lineup Confirms Another Band

Each day this week Soundwave have made a new announcement each night to give “new bands a moment in the spotlight” before dropping the full Soundwave...

AWME 2014 Lineup Announced, And It’s Terrific

AWME 2014 Lineup Announced, And It’s Terrific

The first acts of the AWME 2014 lineup have been announced, locking in a fine selection of artists for the seventh edition of the Australasian Worldwide...

First Band Of Falls Festival 2014 Lineup Has Leaked

First Band Of Falls Festival 2014 Lineup Has Leaked

The Falls Music & Arts Festival has yet to give any clues about their 2014 lineup ahead of the long-running summer staple returning to Lorne, Marion...

Could Lollapalooza Be Expanding Into Australia?

Could Lollapalooza Be Expanding Into Australia?

Following the completion of another noteworthy edition of Chicago’s Lollapalooza (which unless you skipped being online last weekend, you probably heard about), the festival’s founder Perry Farrell...

Sydney’s Annandale Hotel Reopens But Hopes “Die-Hard Rockers” Go Elsewhere

Sydney’s Annandale Hotel Reopens But Hopes “Die-Hard Rockers” Go Elsewhere

Following a period of hibernation, Sydney’s legendary Annandale Hotel is having its official re-opening tonight, but the long-running live music venue’s new owners aren’t looking to...

Final BIGSOUND 2014 Announcement Is The Biggest & Best Yet

Final BIGSOUND 2014 Announcement Is The Biggest & Best Yet

BIGSOUND 2014 was already more than living up to its name with an epic lineup of more than 100 emerging Aussie artists and a huge list...

OutsideIn 2014 Lineup Announced, And It’s Their Biggest Yet

OutsideIn 2014 Lineup Announced, And It’s Their Biggest Yet

The OutsideIn 2014 lineup has been announced. Following on from teasing festival-goers with the tantalising promise that this year’s instalment would be “the biggest lineup yet”,...

Slipknot “Definitely” Touring Australia In 2015, Soundwave Rumours Heat Up

Slipknot “Definitely” Touring Australia In 2015, Soundwave Rumours Heat Up

Metal titans Slipknot are back in action and following on from releasing their first new material in six years, frontman Corey Taylor has announced plans for...

Yet Another Band Confirmed For Soundwave 2015 Lineup

Yet Another Band Confirmed For Soundwave 2015 Lineup

The Soundwave 2015 lineup announcements keep coming, with tonight bringing the third officially confirmed band to play next year’s event. Following hot on the heels from Japanese...

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