How Molly Meldrum Ruined Elton John’s Party

One of the most eagerly anticipated TV series of the new year is Molly, a new Channel 7 venture which recounts the incredible life story of Australian music industry icon Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum. With a killer soundtrack packed with hits from the likes of Stevie Wright, Billy Thorpe, Skyhooks, and...

How Kerser Sold A Shitload Of Records By Channeling The Hate

When we reported earlier this month that Australian rapper Kerser had pretty much blacklisted himself from triple j, reactions were mixed to say the least. For the most part, news about the wordsmith was met with a collective groan. The emcee is a cult favourite among a certain portion of...

Moses Gunn Collective Announce 2016 Aussie Tour

Brisbane favourites Moses Gunn Collective are thrilled to announce they’re hitting the yellow brick road once again this February, with headline dates locked in for Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Brisbane. The band will be playing tracks from their lush debut album, Mercy Mountain. The record dropped back in August, capitalising...

Holy Holy Announce 2016 National Tour

Holy Holy have announced a new string of Australian tour dates, set to kick off at Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory this January, before moving through to Newcastle, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, and Brisbane. As an added bonus for fans, the band will be giving away a free track to everyone who...

Adele’s Staggering First Week: The Numbers & The Records Broken

As we reported last month, the amount of copies that Adele’s new album, the eagerly anticipated 25, managed to sell in its first week was nothing short of remarkable, with the album breaking records and setting new benchmarks. The 27-year-old singer’s latest full-length effort sold more copies in the US...

How Many People Have To Die At Aussie Music Festivals Before We Wake Up?

The death of a 25-year-old woman at Stereosonic festival in Sydney over the weekend has reignited debate over Australia’s current approach to illicit drug use. The woman reportedly died after ingesting a mixture of different drugs. As Yahoo News reports, Sylvia Choi, a qualified pharmacist from Sydney’s Oyster Bay region,...

Stereosonic Respond After Catching Dumbest Drug Smugglers Ever

Stereosonic organisers Totem Onelove Group have issued a statement following the arrests of two Sydney men who embarked on one of the most ill-fated drug smuggling plots you’ll ever read about. As we reported yesterday, in a world that’s on high terror alert, 21-year-old Zane Raffie and 22-year-old Ali Ghoneim...

Yahoo Publish Review Of An Album They Obviously Haven’t Heard

Our Stateside friends are presently enjoying Thanksgiving, which if you didn’t know is practically bigger than Christmas over there. However, for one member of the Yahoo entertainment news team, it’s a sad occasion. Why? Well, because he or she very likely just got fired. As FasterLouder reports, Yahoo recently published...

Asking Alexandria Announce 2016 Australian Tour

UK heavy favourites Asking Alexandria are set to return Down Under next April to thrill their Australian fans, complete with a new addition to their cavalry, freshly minted frontman Denis Stoff. This will be the band’s first tour since they appeared as part of Soundwave 2014. “We couldn’t be more...

Tame Impala Drop Very NSFW ‘The Less I Know The Better’ Music Video

Tame Impala may be busy celebrating their Best Group, Best Rock Album, and highly coveted Album Of the Year ARIA Awards, but they’ve still found the time to drop their new and very risqué music video for ‘The Less I Know The Better’. The psychedelic, retro-style video comes courtesy of...

Of Monsters & Men Announce 2016 East Coast Tour

Icelandic favourites Of Monsters & Men just can’t get enough of Australia. They’re currently in the midst of a UK and European trek, but they’ve decided to throw some Down Under shows onto their itinerary. The ‘Little Talks’ hit-makers will be making their way to Australia this April, for three...

Mojo Burning Festival 2016 Drop Huge Lineup

After a successful sophomore event earlier this year, the organisers of Mojo Burning Festival are excited to announce they will return in the new year for another event chock full of great music and even greater vibes. Taking on Brisbane’s Hamilton Hotel on Saturday, 12th March will be mystery man...

Sydney Just Scored A Brand New Lockout-Free Live Music Venue

This month will see trusted Sydney music services agency Mammoth celebrating 10 years serving the best of the Australian and international music scene by launching a brand new creative and live music space at their new home in Marrickville. The past decade has seen Mammoth expand from a merchandiser to...

Who The Hell Is This Guy And Why Was He At The ARIAs?

“So this just happened,” were the words sent out by Channel V’s social media manager from the ARIA Awards last night when confronted with… well, we’re actually not sure what. All we know is that everyone wants to know just what is going on. Okay, so here’s the story: as...

Today’s Like A Version Cover Is The Perfect Hangover Cure

As you’ve no doubt heard by now, the 29th Annual Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards went down in Sydney last night, and we’re going to wager a guess that for some industry stakeholders, the party is still raging on. Even if you weren’t one of the glitterati at The...