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You Won’t Believe How Much Cherry Bar Crowdfunded In 24 Hours

You Won’t Believe How Much Cherry Bar Crowdfunded In 24 Hours

Congratulations live music lovers, you helped ‘save rock n roll’. Iconic Melbourne live music venue Cherry Bar launched a crowdfunding campaign on Wednesday, appealing to the...

Who’s Headlining Soundwave 2015? Here’s What We Know

Who’s Headlining Soundwave 2015? Here’s What We Know

Following the Big Day Out saga that’s unravelled in the last 48 hours – from owner C3 Presents confirming that the even won’t be returning next...

AJ Maddah “Is A Mega Dickhead” Says Big Day Out Co-Founder

AJ Maddah “Is A Mega Dickhead” Says Big Day Out Co-Founder

Vivian Lees, the man who co-founded the Big Day Out in 1992, has some very harsh words for AJ Maddah, the promoter who has just sold...

“We’re Working On Big Day Out 2016 Already,” Says AJ Maddah

“We’re Working On Big Day Out 2016 Already,” Says AJ Maddah

Following this morning’s news, confirming that Big Day Out 2015 had been cancelled, the sage over Australia’s iconic music festival continues to offer its share of surprises....

Double J & Triple J Unearthed Under Threat From Government Cuts

Double J & Triple J Unearthed Under Threat From Government Cuts

A proposal to dismantle ABC’s digital radio services – including Double J and Triple J Unearthed – has been put forward in a new review of Australia’s...

Will The Avalanches’ Mythical 2nd Album Really Be Finished “In Three Weeks”?

Will The Avalanches’ Mythical 2nd Album Really Be Finished “In Three Weeks”?

We’ve been waiting for it longer than Tool’s new album. It’s gained a mythical status that’s outstripped Chinese Democracy. But according to one half of The Avalanches, their...

Melbourne Gets A New Pop Up Live Music Venue

Melbourne Gets A New Pop Up Live Music Venue

Music fans in Melbourne are being gifted with a brand new pop up venue, set to showcase an impressive series of live shows and local favourites...

US Owners Reveal Plans For Big Day Out’s Future, Confirm 2015 Axed

US Owners Reveal Plans For Big Day Out’s Future, Confirm 2015 Axed

It’s official, Big Day Out 2015 has been cancelled, marking the first time since 1998 that the flagship Aussie music festival hasn’t been held across the...

Looks Like Big Day Out 2015 Is Cancelled

Looks Like Big Day Out 2015 Is Cancelled

It’s been an interesting day for the Big Day Out, one of the oldest and biggest music festivals in the country. Earlier today came the shock...

AJ Maddah Pulls Out Of Big Day Out Partnership

AJ Maddah Pulls Out Of Big Day Out Partnership

Less than a year on from buying a 50% stake into the festival, Big Day Out promoter AJ Maddah has allegedly pulled out of the partnership with...

The Story Of The Secret Hobart Gig That Coldplay Almost Played

The Story Of The Secret Hobart Gig That Coldplay Almost Played

Coldplay have had quite a few surprises during their little Aussie stint over the past few weeks, such as covering Nick Cave and filming a music video in the...

Brisbane Festival 2014 Lineup Announced, With Amazing Music Program

Brisbane Festival 2014 Lineup Announced, With Amazing Music Program

The Brisbane Festival 2014 lineup has been announced with the annual arts and music festival confirming an eclectic music programme among its mix of arts, theatre,...

Two Major Aussie Music Festivals Axed, Won’t Be Returning In 2014

Two Major Aussie Music Festivals Axed, Won’t Be Returning In 2014

If you were planning out your festival diary for the remainder of the year, there’s two major names you’ll now have to unfortunately scratch from the...

All Ages Gigs Finally Come To Victoria & You Should Definitely Attend The First One

All Ages Gigs Finally Come To Victoria & You Should Definitely Attend The First One

It’s a show that’s been more than two decades in the making but in less than two weeks time, Victoria is set to host its first all-ages...

Help This Local Band Recover Their $17k Worth Of Stolen Gear

Help This Local Band Recover Their $17k Worth Of Stolen Gear

It appears there are some nasty kleptomaniacs still skulking around Melbourne, with a local band having been robbed of a staggering $17,000 worth of music gear after...

AJ Maddah Reveals The Real Reason Behind Cancelling Soundwave Revolution

AJ Maddah Reveals The Real Reason Behind Cancelling Soundwave Revolution

Of Australia’s recent history of troubled music festivals, the sudden cancellation of Soundwave Revolution in 2011 has to be among the most high-profile and disappointing. The...

Melbourne Should Have A Rock Walk Of Fame, Says Cherry Bar

Melbourne Should Have A Rock Walk Of Fame, Says Cherry Bar

It’s widely regarded that Melbourne is the rock n’ roll capital of Australia and now one of the city’s rock hotspots is proposing the creation of an iconic landmark...

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