The 12 Bands You Can’t Miss At Bigsound 2015

The 12 Bands You Can’t Miss At Bigsound 2015

In 2015 BISOUND organisers announced what has to be their biggest live calendar yet. Featuring mainly local talent with as sprinkle of international visitors the annual

6 Of The Most Bizarre Drug Stories In Music History

6 Of The Most Bizarre Drug Stories In Music History

The canon of rock and roll mythology is rich in bizarre and absurd tales, and relatively few of them actually involve music. Most of them

16 Covers That Are Better Than The Originals

16 Covers That Are Better Than The Originals

Most people are fans of a good musical cover, but have you ever stopped to consider which ones are better than their originals? From the

19 Of The Most Offensive Band Names Ever

19 Of The Most Offensive Band Names Ever

It’s oh so punk (or metal) to come up with a funny and offensive band name, but let’s face it, it’s got to be very

A Beginner’s Guide To The Best Aussie Bush Doofs

A Beginner’s Guide To The Best Aussie Bush Doofs

At a time when we’ve seen a growing list of established festival titles dropping like flies – RIP Big Day Out, Harvest, Parklife, et al

20 Great Moments From Kingswood’s Huge National Tour

20 Great Moments From Kingswood’s Huge National Tour

Kingswood are one of the most talked-about rock and roll success stories of 2014, garnering countless accolades and even ARIA Award nominations for their swaggering

17 Songs That (Almost) Spoil Otherwise Perfect Albums

17 Songs That (Almost) Spoil Otherwise Perfect Albums

You know the feeling, you’re listening to one of your favourite albums, maybe even your most favourite album in the whole world, and it gets

The Greatest Moments From Ash Grunwald’s Canadian Tour

The Greatest Moments From Ash Grunwald’s Canadian Tour

Local solo musician and legend Ash Grunwald just recently wrapped up a huge tour of Canada, having taken his unique blend of Australian blues and roots thought the

10 Band Classifieds That Changed Music History

10 Band Classifieds That Changed Music History

Bands get together in all sorts of ways. As Tone Deaf previously covered, many met at school, jamming in a member’s basement or garage, before

Tour Diary: 14 Great Photos From The Districts’ North American Tour

Tour Diary: 14 Great Photos From The Districts’ North American Tour

In support of their latest album A Flourish And A Spoil (Jan 23 via Inertia) Pennsylvanian four-piece The Districts are deep into their North American tour. The

19 Pun Band Names That Are Brilliantly Awful

19 Pun Band Names That Are Brilliantly Awful

Puns are simultaneously the best and worst form of comedy alive, often leaving you unsure as to whether you want to laugh or cry at

Highs & Lows Of Mountain Sounds Festival With The 2015 Lineup

Highs & Lows Of Mountain Sounds Festival With The 2015 Lineup

One of Australia’s favourite boutique festivals Mountain Sounds returned for its second year of music and arts bliss on New South Wales’ Central Coast last

13 Things That Should Be Banned From Aussie Music Festivals

13 Things That Should Be Banned From Aussie Music Festivals

As Tone Deaf recently reported, Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah and several Aussie venues have jumped on board with events organisers around the world in banning

Aussie Music Festivals That Won’t Break The Bank

Aussie Music Festivals That Won’t Break The Bank

There’s no hiding from the fact that music festivals in Australia can be a little on the pricey side, which considering how great and each

10 Most Awesome Record Collections In Movie History

10 Most Awesome Record Collections In Movie History

Using a love of records as a character trait in a movie has been so overdone that it’s basically a cliche at this point. We’ve

22 Aussie Musicians Who Run Their Own Record Labels

22 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

21 Fictional Bands We’d Definitely Pay To See Live

21 Fictional Bands We’d Definitely Pay To See Live

The history of both cinema and television have churned out some killer fake bands, some growing to be more iconic than actual bands on the touring circuit



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