The Story Of The Death Of A Mid-Sized Band

Not every band can become the next Rolling Stones or U2, nor does every band want to. But even for every act that ‘makes it’ – whether that means becoming huge off a debut album and living off the fat of the royalties for the rest of their days or simply...

This Might Be The Most Perfect Music Festival Lineup Ever

One of music’s great debates may have just been brought to an end. International music festival Riot Fest has just announced an incredible lineup for its 10th anniversary edition this year that will definitely have you considering stockpiling your frequent flyers’ points and certainly gives big name internationals like Glastonbury and...

Vans Warped Tour 2013

What a scorcher of a day! The return of the Vans Warped Tour to Melbourne was met with exhausting temperatures, sunburnt bodies, and a stellar line-up of bands from the punk and hardcore ilk. Whether you were enjoying the infectious melodies of Man Overboard or the intensity of Hatebreed, there...

Vans Warped Tour

After a lengthy 11-year absence from Australia, the Vans Warped Tour finally graced our shores once again. Even though crowds were half the numbers you’d see at Soundwave – possibly attributed to the clash with day two of Stereosonic – it meant the true fans and music lovers were out,...

Vans Warped Tour 2013 Set Times Announced

The Vans Warped Tour 2013 Set Times have been announced. Returning to Australia for the first time in nearly a decade, the Warped Tour kicks off at Brisbane’s RNA Showgrounds this Friday before rolling through five dates around the country through to December with a lineup that takes in punk...

Warped Tour 2013 Sideshows “Gone To Shit” For Perth

Organisers of the Vans Warped Tour 2013 are set to expand the festival’s lineup by maxing six announcements in six days, but this particular announcement is one the festival was not wanting to make. Punk fans in Western Australia are already missing out on a Perth leg of the Warped...

Afternoon Snack: Offspring Fans Grieve, Rapper’s YouTube Raid, Daft Punk’s TV No-Show

Feeling the midday blues? We’ve got some tasty lunchtime treats in the forms of tracks, videos, and news tidbits from around the interwebs that are sure to get you through the afternoon. Rapper’s Home Raided BY SWAT Team As He’s Rapping Teenage rapper Adequate Advocate, aka 19-year-old Josh Jackson, was...

First Band Drops Off Warped Tour 2013 Lineup

Following speculation and excitement surrounding its return to Australia this year for the first time in more than a decade, the Vans Warped Tour 2013 lineup finally landed last Wednesday night, with The Offspring, Parkway Drive, and Simple Plan topping the list of acts playing the punk and hardcore festival....

Soundwave 2013 Officially Sold Out Across The Country

The champagne is currently being popped at Soundwave’s office today, as news comes in that all five dates of the Soundwave 2013 festival have now officially sold out. The news was broken on the festivals official Facebook page this afternoon. “Thanks Perth!” the message read. “We are now SOLD OUT...

Soundwave Festival 2013 Lineup Announced, Metallica Headline

The Soundwave Festival 2013 lineup may have already had more leaks than a sinking ship, many of them from the festival’s own boss and serial tweeter AJ Maddah; but that hasn’t stunted anticipation for Australia’s leading hard and heavy rock festival. We already knew that Californian punks THE OFFSPRING and...