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Sidewaves 2015: Marilyn Manson, Lamb Of God, Killer Be Killed & More

Sidewaves 2015: Marilyn Manson, Lamb Of God, Killer Be Killed & More

Marilyn Manson, Apocalyptica & Deathstars One of the defining musical figures of the ’90s and early 2000s, few artists could hope to become a cultural staple...

The Temper Trap Need Your Help To Stop Their Friend From Being Executed

The Temper Trap Need Your Help To Stop Their Friend From Being Executed

It’s been almost a decade since the highly publicised “Bali Nine” were incarcerated in Indonesian prisons for attempting to smuggle more than 8 kilograms of heroin...

Rare Footage Of Dave Grohl’s First Show With Nirvana Has Surfaced And It’s Insane

Rare Footage Of Dave Grohl’s First Show With Nirvana Has Surfaced And It’s Insane

In September 1990, a band known formerly as Fecal Matter had just deposed their latest and longest-serving drummer, Chad Channing, citing frustrations with his ability as...

Sia’s Appearance On SNL Is One Of The Greatest Performances You’ll See All Year

Sia’s Appearance On SNL Is One Of The Greatest Performances You’ll See All Year

Historically, Saturday Night Live hasn’t always been the most welcoming venue for pop magic. Besides the confines of the comedy club-like atmosphere inside the studio venue...

Drugs From Music Festivals Are Contaminating Your Drinking Water

Drugs From Music Festivals Are Contaminating Your Drinking Water

It’s hardly news that people use drugs at music festivals, particularly ecstasy. But until recently, the only ones really affected by that drug use, in most...

If You Thought iPads At Gigs Were Annoying, You’re Going To Love This New Trend

If You Thought iPads At Gigs Were Annoying, You’re Going To Love This New Trend

Just when you thought modern society couldn’t get any more self-involved or obnoxious, the selfie stick came barreling out of the womb of the 21st Century...

Melbourne Scores A New Live Music Venue That Serves $1 Dumplings

Melbourne Scores A New Live Music Venue That Serves $1 Dumplings

The year 2015 has gotten off to a little bit of a rough start for live music venues, with both Sydney and Perth losing some staple...

6 More Killer International Tours You Can’t Afford To Miss

6 More Killer International Tours You Can’t Afford To Miss

We truly are the lucky country here in Australia. If you don’t believe it, our latest roundup of killer international tours is here to silence the...

Sidewaves 2015: The Smashing Pumpkins, Slash, Steel Panther, Incubus & More

Sidewaves 2015: The Smashing Pumpkins, Slash, Steel Panther, Incubus & More

The Smashing Pumpkins Staking claim to one of the most acclaimed bodies of work in rock music, with 30 million albums sold and multiple Grammy Awards...

Aussie Musicians Songs Are Being Stolen & Released By Other Musicians

Aussie Musicians Songs Are Being Stolen & Released By Other Musicians

In the early 2000s, musicians the world over were beginning to sweat over the advent of Napster and the growing ubiquity of the world wide web....

Johnny Marr Australian 2015 Tour Cancelled

Johnny Marr Australian 2015 Tour Cancelled

Iconic British guitarist and singer-songwriter, Johnny Marr, has regretfully been forced to reschedule his entire upcoming Australia and New Zealand tours due to ongoing family illness. The forever...

Here’s Why You Should Never Buy Cheap Earphones

Here’s Why You Should Never Buy Cheap Earphones

Headphones, they’re any avid music listeners absolute pride and joy. Whether it be from giant “hamburger” noise-cancellers or super-minimalist earbuds, headphones are an absolute essential for...

Aussie Music Festival Drug Users Targeted By Sydney Law Firm

Aussie Music Festival Drug Users Targeted By Sydney Law Firm

As Tone Deaf reported earlier this month, this year’s instalment of the annual Field Day festival in Sydney’s Domain saw a record number of punters arrested...

DZ Deathrays Just Owned Like A Version With A ’90s Classic

DZ Deathrays Just Owned Like A Version With A ’90s Classic

After a massive 2014, Australia’s favourite party-thrashers DZ Deathrays are smashing their way into the new year, having been announced on the likes of the ripping new...

Are You Under 30? Part Of Soundwave Will Be Off Limits This Year

Are You Under 30? Part Of Soundwave Will Be Off Limits This Year

Regardless of how young or spry you are, music festivals take their toll on your body. Running around between stages, battling the merciless Australian sun, avoiding...

This 2 Year-Old Can Definitely Drum Better Than You

This 2 Year-Old Can Definitely Drum Better Than You

The Foo Fighters are making their way to Aussie shores this February and March, and it looks like they could be replacing the skin-bashing Taylor Hawkins...

This Is What It’s Like To Go On A Music Festival Cruise

This Is What It’s Like To Go On A Music Festival Cruise

While most of us have assuredly attended a festival or two in our time, the festival cruise is for many an as-yet uncharted piece of live...

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