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Street Poster Wars As Arsonist Strikes In Brazen Attack

Street Poster Wars As Arsonist Strikes In Brazen Attack

Street posters are part of the fabric of the local music scene in Melbourne, seen on many street corners throughout the city promoting the latest record...

Big Day Out Announces Chow Town Details For Queensland, Perth & Adelaide

Big Day Out Announces Chow Town Details For Queensland, Perth & Adelaide

Following on from the news that the Sydney leg of the national touring festival has sold out for its 21st annual showing, the Big Day Out...

Foster The People Hit Pulled From Radio Following School Massacre

Foster The People Hit Pulled From Radio Following School Massacre

Foster The People’s breakthrough track ‘Pumped Up Kicks’ has been pulled from radio circulation in the US following last Friday’s massacre in Newton, Connecticut, reports Canoe.  Suspected Gunman...

Local Council Introduces Crackdown On Gig Posters

Local Council Introduces Crackdown On Gig Posters

Put the masking tape down and step away from that lamppost. In a somewhat bizarre move, Mordialloc’s Kingston Council has issued a ‘crackdown’ on those who...

Aussie Concert Promoters Top Earners In BRW’s Entertainers Rich List

Aussie Concert Promoters Top Earners In BRW’s Entertainers Rich List

As The Music Network’s Industrial Strength column reports, the BRW (Business Review Weekly) have released their year-end list of the Top 50 Biggest Earners In Entertainment that ranks industry...

The Pirate Party Officially Registers In Australia, Eyes Senate Seat

The Pirate Party Officially Registers In Australia, Eyes Senate Seat

As the never-ending debate surrounding music piracy rages on, a new player has entered the field, in what may soon lead to an interesting turn of...

Hermitude Shortlisted For 8th Australian Music Prize, Amplive Concert Announced

Hermitude Shortlisted For 8th Australian Music Prize, Amplive Concert Announced

Organisers of the 8th Australian Music Prize, better known as the Coopers Amp, have already shaken things up their selection process significantly this year, including removing the...

Miike Snow’s Andrew Wyatt & Spank Rock To Join Mark Ronson At Summadayze

Miike Snow’s Andrew Wyatt & Spank Rock To Join Mark Ronson At Summadayze

Not only will the one and only Mark Ronson be taking to the Summadayze stage this New Year, but he’ll be joined by “top mates’ (and...

Band Charges $4.6K To Download New Single In Protest Against “Valueless” Music

Band Charges $4.6K To Download New Single In Protest Against “Valueless” Music

They’ve been described as a female Polyphonic Spree, a screechy impression of Sioxsie and the Banshees, and a French and Saunders sketch gone wrong, yet little-known...

Melbourne Gets A New Late Night Home As Music Venue Extends Hours To 7am

Melbourne Gets A New Late Night Home As Music Venue Extends Hours To 7am

Melbourne music lovers have been looking for a late night music fix ever since the closure of Pony Bar recently, the beloved late-night/early morning institution put to...

Saskwatch 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Saskwatch 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Capping off an enormous 2012, with appearances at Golden Plains, Edinburgh Fringe, Falls Music & Arts,Surry Hills Music Festival, Meredith Music Festival (check out our review of...

Melbourne’s Festival Hall Fights Noise And Access Problems From Proposed Rail Link

Melbourne’s Festival Hall Fights Noise And Access Problems From Proposed Rail Link

One of Melbourne’s most popular music venues is facing fears over the impact of a new rail bridge, to be built only one metre away from...

Queensland Proposes Music Venues Foot The Bill For Policing

Queensland Proposes Music Venues Foot The Bill For Policing

The state of Queensland has been attempting to tackle the problem of alcohol-related violence for some time, and since the introduction of the Drink Safe Precincts...

My Disco Announce 10th Anniversary Show

My Disco Announce 10th Anniversary Show

At the beginning of February 2003, My Disco performed two all ages shows at Good Morning Captain and Missing Link in their hometown of Melbourne, Australia...

Perth Cuts Big Day Out Playing Times Short Following Council’s Ongoing Complaints

Perth Cuts Big Day Out Playing Times Short Following Council’s Ongoing Complaints

The Big Day Out are no doubt celebrating over the recent news that the Sydney leg of the annual music event has sold out its allocation of...

New Order To Release New Album Featuring Ex-Bassist Peter Hook

New Order To Release New Album Featuring Ex-Bassist Peter Hook

When Peter Hook announced he was no longer working with Bernard Sumner and New Order in 2007, no one would’ve predicted the mud-slinging that ensued. Since...

Peats Ridge Festival 2012 Release Set Times, Map & Workshop Timetable

Peats Ridge Festival 2012 Release Set Times, Map & Workshop Timetable

With 2013 just about knocking on the door, we’ve seen a number of the New Year’s Eve music festivals rolling out their schedules to help those...

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