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Chet Faker, DZ Deathrays Lead First ARIA Awards 2014 Nominations

Chet Faker, DZ Deathrays Lead First ARIA Awards 2014 Nominations

The first nominations for this years ARIA Awards have been announced, with the albums from Chet Faker, Sticky Fingers, and DZ Deathrays all getting nods. Kicking...

The 12 Greatest Guitarists Ever According To Slash

The 12 Greatest Guitarists Ever According To Slash

Since emerging with Guns N’ Roses, Slash has been one of the world’s most sought after guitarists. Michael Jackson, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Quentin Tarantino and so...

Australia Gets A New Live Music Venue, & It Looks Incredible

Australia Gets A New Live Music Venue, & It Looks Incredible

It’s been a relatively good year for Australia’s live music venues, despite some high profile losses such as the Palace Theatre in Melbourne. In Melbourne the...

Abbott Government Caught In Dodgy Record Label Grant

Abbott Government Caught In Dodgy Record Label Grant

They say it’s not what you know but who you know, and that certainly couldn’t be truer in this case where a grant of $275,000 has...

First Act Of Vivid Sydney 2015 Lineup Revealed

First Act Of Vivid Sydney 2015 Lineup Revealed

The first act has already been confirmed for the 2015 iteration of Vivid Sydney, held annually in Sydney. This years event, which wrapped up just a...

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...

Violent Soho Announce Huge 2014 National Australian Tour

Violent Soho Announce Huge 2014 National Australian Tour

Fifty-six weeks ago Violent Soho unleashed their third studio album Hungry Ghost to the world and upon doing so, set off a chain reaction of events...

Band’s Australian Tour Left Hanging After Promoter Flakes

Band’s Australian Tour Left Hanging After Promoter Flakes

Bands get a bad reputation for cancelling tours and shows, but promoters can be just as flaky as German metal band The Ocean have found out...

Jack White Blasts Foo Fighters & Rolling Stone In “Kanye West-Esque Rant”

Jack White Blasts Foo Fighters & Rolling Stone In “Kanye West-Esque Rant”

Jack White can’t help himself. After apologising not too long ago for offending pretty much everyone after a Rollingstone cover story, White couldn’t help but take...

Gotye Launches New Indie Record Label In Australia

Gotye Launches New Indie Record Label In Australia

Australia has a rich diversity of independent record labels, as the nominations for the 2014 AIR Awards reveals. From I Oh You, to Elefant Traks, and...

The Datsuns Australian Tour 2014 Announced

The Datsuns Australian Tour 2014 Announced

The Datsuns revel in 1970s cult film super-villains for new album, Deep Sleep, released 3rd October 2014 via Hellsquad/Valve records through MGM. To celebrate the release...

Jack White Calls Out “Entitled” Generation Of Musicians

Jack White Calls Out “Entitled” Generation Of Musicians

There are some artists that are so prolific that a single band can’t contain their many musical dimensions. And then there’s Jack White, frontman turned solo...

Call To End Sniffer Dogs At Aussie Music Festival Following Death

Call To End Sniffer Dogs At Aussie Music Festival Following Death

This week marks the anniversary of the worst days in Australian music festival history. On the 16th September 2013, a 23-year-old festival-goer James Munro died of a...

New Aussie Heavy Music Festival Lineup Announced With Camping

New Aussie Heavy Music Festival Lineup Announced With Camping

2014 has been the year of the boutique music festival, with the festival calendar welcoming a plethora of new and unique music offerings to take the...

Trivium Australian Tour 2014 Announced

Trivium Australian Tour 2014 Announced

With a swag of awards and sold out stadium tours across the globe left in their wake, Trivium will be returning to Australia this November with...

Ty Segall Australian Tour 2014 Expands Due To Demand

Ty Segall Australian Tour 2014 Expands Due To Demand

Garage rock’s most prolific prodigy is not only hitting the ‘Sup as part of the Meredith Music Festival 2014 lineup this December, but he’s also undertaking...

Willow Beats National Tour 2014 Announced

Willow Beats National Tour 2014 Announced

Following the success of their runaway single Merewif, mystical Melbourne-based uncle/niece duo Willow Beats have just released their sophomore EP ‘Water’. Out through WA-label Pilerats, they...

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