Northlane Announce Massive 2015 National Tour

Northlane Announce Massive 2015 National Tour

Following the release of their eagerly anticipated new album, Node, Australian metalcore favourites Nothlane have announced their first Australian headline to in 18 months and

Dear Reclaim Australia, Immigrants Made All The Songs Played At Your Rallies

Dear Reclaim Australia, Immigrants Made All The Songs Played At Your Rallies

It’s not just Jimmy Barnes who’s unhappy with Reclaim Australia using his music during their rallies. Fellow Australian music legend John Farnham and his manager


Melbourne Gets An Incredible Pop-Up Live Music Venue With A Twist

Melbourne Gets An Incredible Pop-Up Live Music Venue With A Twist

The creative team behind Melbourne’s iconic Shadow Electric have announced an exciting new music and video collaboration series set to kick off this August. ‘Visions’


12 Local Tours You Can’t Afford To Miss

12 Local Tours You Can’t Afford To Miss

Winter is upon us, but that doesn’t mean that the constant stream of awesome local tours we’re lucky enough to enjoy in this country has


Misfits Announce Huge 2015 Australian Tour

Misfits Announce Huge 2015 Australian Tour

Direct from Hell, punk rock legends the Misfits have announced a tour that will Australian fans clutching for skulls and screaming “We bite!” This December,


Racist Reclaim Australia Issue Response To Jimmy Barnes

Racist Reclaim Australia Issue Response To Jimmy Barnes

Cold Chisel frontman Jimmy Barnes has successfully prevented his music from being used during anti-Islam rallies like those held around Australia last weekend. Taking to


How Many Aussies Still Love To Download Illegally

How Many Aussies Still Love To Download Illegally

While it seems the creative industries are giving us more and more reasons to ditch piracy, a new study commissioned by the Department of Communications


Australia Gets A Brand New Boutique Music Festival That Looks Sick

Australia Gets A Brand New Boutique Music Festival That Looks Sick

Not sure if you’ve noticed, but there’s a conspicuous festival-shaped void that’s opened up in Newcastle. No need to fret, though, THIS THAT, a brand


Police Issue Warning To Everyone Attending Splendour

Police Issue Warning To Everyone Attending Splendour

Alright, now listen up all of you nogoodniks and ne’er-do-wells heading to Splendour In The Grass this weekend, we know what you’ve got planned and


Splendour Announce Replacement Following Last-Minute Cancellation

Splendour Announce Replacement Following Last-Minute Cancellation

There’s feverish news reports coming out Byron Bay in the wake of Catfish & The Bottlemen pulling out of their Australian tour, including a scheduled


Victoria Sets Up Taskforce To Tackle Harassment Of Women At Gigs

Victoria Sets Up Taskforce To Tackle Harassment Of Women At Gigs

Following a meeting of the Victorian Live Music Roundtable yesterday, Victorian Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation Jane Garrett has announced the formation


Splendour In The Grass International Band Pulls Out At The Last Minute

Splendour In The Grass International Band Pulls Out At The Last Minute

UPDATE 22/07/15: Splendour In The Grass organisers have announced a replacement act – full details here! It’s down to the eleventh hour for Splendour In


Aussies Score Big In 2015 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations

Aussies Score Big In 2015 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations

The nominations for this year’s MTV Video Music Awards have been announced amid a flurry of heated controversy, but two musos who have absolutely no


Local Aussie Band Caught In Crowdfunding Controversy

Local Aussie Band Caught In Crowdfunding Controversy

Sunshine Coast rockers Transvaal Diamond Syndicate have had the kibosh placed on a recent crowdfunding scheme, in which the trio offered up “$5 moustache rides


Jimmy Barnes Demands Reclaim Australia Stop Using His Music At Racist Rallies

Jimmy Barnes Demands Reclaim Australia Stop Using His Music At Racist Rallies

Cold Chisel frontman Jimmy Barnes has requested anti-Islam protestors refrain from playing his music at their rallies. Taking to Facebook, the Australian music icon insisted


Every Song By AC/DC Is The Same, Here’s The Official Proof

Every Song By AC/DC Is The Same, Here’s The Official Proof

There are certain bands out there that are simply critic-proof. No matter what you say or how you say it, the criticisms just bounce right


Aussie Band Manager Not Happy After Court Room Ambush

Aussie Band Manager Not Happy After Court Room Ambush

Earlier this month, Tone Deaf reported on a landmark case currently going before a Victorian court involving an unexpected Australian music industry figure. Long story




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