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Bands Are Now Openly Paying Journalists To Write About Their Music

Bands Are Now Openly Paying Journalists To Write About Their Music

If you were a young band struggling to stand out from the crowd, would you directly pay a journalist to write about your music? Say, for a rate...

Pussy Riot To Be Freed? Russian Prime Minister Calls For Their Release

Pussy Riot To Be Freed? Russian Prime Minister Calls For Their Release

Some of the biggest news in recent weeks has been the jailing of three members of the all-female Russian punk band, Pussy Riot, who were sentenced to...

Grizzly Bear, Beirut & The War On Drugs Harvest 2012 Sideshows Announced

Grizzly Bear, Beirut & The War On Drugs Harvest 2012 Sideshows Announced

Having already been announced as part of Harvest Festival, Handsome Tours are pleased to reveal additional Australian tour dates for Grizzly Bear, The War On Drugs and...

Summadayze 2013 Lineup Announced With The Chemical Brothers

Summadayze 2013 Lineup Announced With The Chemical Brothers

The Summadayze 2013 lineup has dropped and our suspicions turned out to be true with both M.I.A and The Chemical Brothers making an appearance, the later...

Shore Thing 2012 Lineup Announced With The Chemical Brothers

Shore Thing 2012 Lineup Announced With The Chemical Brothers

Spring is here, and that means Summer will be here before you know it. And you know what that means? Festival season is almost upon us,...

Morrissey Australian Tour 2012 Announced

Morrissey Australian Tour 2012 Announced

A Morrissey Australian tour 2012 has been announced, which will see the legendary frontman for The Smiths visit Australian shores the for the first time in...

First Speakers Announced For Face The Music 2012

First Speakers Announced For Face The Music 2012

Most of Australia’s music industry is busy networking and boozing in Brisbane for BIGSOUND this week, but down in Melbourne another important event on the industry...

Soundwave 2013 Officially Sold Out Across The Country

Soundwave 2013 Officially Sold Out Across The Country

The champagne is currently being popped at Soundwave’s office today, as news comes in that all five dates of the Soundwave 2013 festival have now officially...

Ainslie Wills Australian Tour 2012 Announced

Ainslie Wills Australian Tour 2012 Announced

Fresh from appearing on RockWiz where she performed a duet of Johnny Cash’s haunting track Ain’t No Grave with 360, Ainslie Wills is heading to Adelaide,...

Tim Rogers Announces Special Matinee Show At Ding Dong Lounge

Tim Rogers Announces Special Matinee Show At Ding Dong Lounge

In the words of the roguish, raconteur, Mr Rogers, Tim adds one more show to the national tour... Due to our “High Tea” booking being cancelled...

First Act Leaked On Summadayze 2013 Lineup

First Act Leaked On Summadayze 2013 Lineup

The lineup isn’t due to drop until tomorrow, but with the likes of Big Day Out and Soundwave reaching the end of their 2013 festival lineup announcements, and organisers for St....

Lincoln Le Fevre Australian Tour 2012 Announced

Lincoln Le Fevre Australian Tour 2012 Announced

Australia has a notable fondness for the ‘every man.’ This encompasses the kind of relatable, not-so-every-day performers that steal the imagination of audiences wherever they roam....

Dallas Frasca Australian Tour 2012 Announced

Dallas Frasca Australian Tour 2012 Announced

As far as accolades for Rock N Roll music go, it doesn’t get much better than legendary Guns & Roses guitarist Slash not only spinning a...

The Paper Kites Australian Tour 2012 Announced

The Paper Kites Australian Tour 2012 Announced

After creating a colossal buzz around the globe with their debut EP, Woodland, Melbourne indie-folk five-piece, The Paper Kites are back with a new offering, their...

Drunk Mums Australian Tour 2012 Announced

Drunk Mums Australian Tour 2012 Announced

Melbourne slackers Drunk Mums are already causing havoc with their self-titled debut-album and there is still 3 days before it is released! Unveiling the cover of...

Fight For The Sando Gets Ugly As Family Attacks Hit Home

Fight For The Sando Gets Ugly As Family Attacks Hit Home

Just a few weeks ago, thousands of music lovers turned up to rally to save much-loved Sydney live music venue The Sando to protest what many...

UK Mathematician Cracks Mystery Beatles Chord

UK Mathematician Cracks Mystery Beatles Chord

Countless fans have tried to learn the chord and innumerable cover bands around the world do their best to copy it since the song’s release in...

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