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25 Musicians & Bands Who’ve Had To Change Their Names

25 Musicians & Bands Who’ve Had To Change Their Names

As if choosing a cool band name wasn’t hard enough, many acts have been forced to change theirs due to legal issues, other bands or simply...

The Origins Behind 15 Of Your Favourite Album Covers

The Origins Behind 15 Of Your Favourite Album Covers

Ever found yourself staring at a striking album cover during a deep listening session and thought ‘how the hell did they come up with that?’, well...

25 Aussie Albums Still Due In 2014 To Get Excited About

25 Aussie Albums Still Due In 2014 To Get Excited About

If you thought this year had already been a killer year for Australian albums, well, you’d be damn right. But even though homegrown records from Aussie...

17 Great Moments From Pretty City’s National Tour

17 Great Moments From Pretty City’s National Tour

Melbourne rock ‘n roll trio Pretty City have just wrapped up a national tour in support of their single ‘Roll On’. The tour saw the band play shows...

A Long Way To The Top: Aussies That Hit #1 In America

A Long Way To The Top: Aussies That Hit #1 In America

How many Australian artists have actually hit #1 on the US Charts? That’s the question we asked ourselves when Sydney pop-punks 5 Seconds Of Summer recently...

The Highs & Lows Of Splendour In The Grass With The 2014 Lineup

The Highs & Lows Of Splendour In The Grass With The 2014 Lineup

By now you’ve probably washed away the dust and camping grime from the weekend’s Splendour In The Grass – but not the awesome memories. Maybe you...

The 9 Best Moments From The Griswold’s US Tour

The 9 Best Moments From The Griswold’s US Tour

It was only one year ago when Sydney indie-rockers The Griswolds performed their first ever set in the US none other than the Brooklyn Bowl of NYC,...

Inside Australia’s Hip Hop Scene, With Michelle Grace Hunder

Inside Australia’s Hip Hop Scene, With Michelle Grace Hunder

Australian hip hop has slowly but surely begun to cement itself as a force to be reckoned with in the industry. Photographer Michelle Grace Hunder has...

19 Aussie Musicians Who Run Their Own Record Labels

19 Aussie Musicians Who Run Their Own Record Labels

They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and when you’re an Australian musician trying to legitimise your craft in an industry of pretenders what...

38 Bands With Annoyingly Similar Names

38 Bands With Annoyingly Similar Names

How frustrating is it when you’re trying to explain to a mate this new band you’ve heard, and their response is ‘yeah, I know them, but...

15 Great Moments From The Sinking Teeth’s National Tour

15 Great Moments From The Sinking Teeth’s National Tour

One of our favourite local punk rock trios The Sinking Teeth recently released the ripper of a single ‘You Can’t Build A Bike Out Of Muffins’, and...

The Top 10 Moments From The Pierce Brothers’ National Tour

The Top 10 Moments From The Pierce Brothers’ National Tour

There isn’t too much left to be said about Australia’s favourite musical siblings The Pierce Brothers that we haven’t already written. In May the Pat and...

The A-Z Guide To Australian Heavy Metal

The A-Z Guide To Australian Heavy Metal

Writer and bonafide metal head Brain Griffin is currently in the process of creating the definitive encyclopedia of Australian heavy metal. The process began when Griffin...

16 Famous Songs Written In 30 Minutes Or Less

16 Famous Songs Written In 30 Minutes Or Less

There’s something really special about moments of intense inspiration, and a lot of musicians speak of them. It’s crazy to think that some of the best...

The 21 Best Fictional Bands Ever

The 21 Best Fictional Bands Ever

So when is a band real? When some mates get together to jam in a garage and start playing in pubs and moving up the greasy...

12 Big Day Out Moments We Won’t Forget

12 Big Day Out Moments We Won’t Forget

With the sad news that Big Day Out, one of Australia’s most iconic and longest-running festivals, won’t be going ahead in 2015 we’ve gotten all misty-eyed and...


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