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Bluesfest announces a big second round of sideshows

Having already hit us with some awesome tours in Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters and Prince’s famous band the New Power Generation, Bluesfest is bringing us an awesome...

Download Festival Australia 2018 announces its enormous lineup

It’s been a long time coming for heavy music fans who’ve been waiting for the long-rumoured local version of the enormous Download Festival to make its way to Australia, but...

The Groovin the Moo stage, shot by Mackenzie Sweetnam

Groovin the Moo announces its 2018 dates and Christmas presale

After a seriously big 2017 that saw amazing sets from the likes of Violent Soho and PNAU, we’re already damn excited about what’s in store for us next year at...

The crowd at Download Festival

Download Festival’s Spanish version gives us clues to the Aussie lineup

There’s not long to wait now until the inaugural edition of Download Festival Australia reveals its lineup to us – just two days, in fact – but that’s not going...

Download Festival stage

Download Festival Australia 2018 announces date, location and more

Let’s not beat around the bush here – we’ve been teased with the arrival of the massive Download Festival in Australia for long enough. Now, it’s finally happening, and we’ve...

Terra Lightfoot holds her Gibson SG

One of North America’s best new rock talents tours Australia this week

Canadian singer-songwriter Terra Lightfoot is making a name for herself internationally as one of the rock talents to watch right now, her third album New Mistakes showing off not only...

Members of Linkin Park at their memorial for Chester Bennington

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington tribute gave fans a chance to heal

Review: Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington tribute performance at the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, October 27 2017 It might have been easier to have written this as a standard “I...

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Download Festival Australia might have Korn and Limp Bizkit on the lineup

If an interview with Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland is to be believed, we may know not one but two of the massive headliners set to play the first ever...

Paul Kelly onstage

Paul Kelly is playing a special Christmas gig with Gang of Youths and more

Paul Kelly contributed one of the all-time great Christmas songs in ‘How To Make Gravy’, and now he’s giving us a pretty bloody good Christmas gig as well, with Gang...

Mac DeMarco grinning

Mac DeMarco, The Internet & more announce Laneway Festival 2018 sideshows

Great news for anyone who can’t manage (for whatever strange reason) to make it to Laneway Festival 2018, or maybe just wants to double up on their favourite headliner, as...

Incubus

Incubus have just announced their 2018 Australian tour

For the first time since they played Soundwave back in 2015, Incubus are making their way to Australia – in fact, their first headline shows in twice as long. With...

Download Festival stage

Download Festival is finally coming to Australia in 2018

After becoming an increasingly-open secret in recent weeks and months, Download Festival looks to finally be making its way to Australia in 2018, as its Australian website goes live. As...

Led Zeppelin

Robert Plant explains why he’s ruling out a Led Zeppelin reunion

It’s not new that Robert Plant isn’t planning a reunion with his Led Zeppelin bandmates any time soon, but in a new interview with The Daily Telegraph (via Radio X),...

An aerial ahot of Melbourne Zoo Twilights and the city skyline

There’s a pretty special lineup playing Melbourne Zoo Twilights in 2018

Every year the unlikely surrounds of the Melbourne Zoo become one of the country’s best music venues, and 2018 will be no exception as it pulls back the curtain on...

Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant plays Bluesfest 2018 sideshows

Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant & more announce Bluesfest 2018 sideshows

Bluesfest 2018  got us ridiculously excited for with its first lineup announcement for next year, featuring iconic Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant playing solo and Led Zeppelin classics with his...

Jimmy Barnes '80s

Jimmy Barnes announces a special ‘Stories & Songs’ Australian tour

With his new memoir Working Class Man about to be released, Jimmy Barnes is striking out for a huge 30-date Australian tour next year, telling stories from his life alongside...

The Plot logo and dates

The Plot reveals a 2017 lineup stacked with rising stars

One of Sydney’s favourite music festivals, The Plot has unveiled its full lineup for 2017, and like last year’s event it’s once again stacked with local favourites and some of...

Members of Perth rock band Gyroscope

Gyroscope just released their first tracks in 7 years, and announced a tour

Back in the noughties, it was pretty hard to turn on triple j without hearing Gyroscope. From their early singles such as ‘Safe Forever’, ‘Doctor, Doctor’, and ‘Fast Girl’, to...

“For God’s sake”: Watch Malcolm Turnbull rap on The Project

For every white middle-aged politician lambasting Macklemore’s decision to perform his equal rights anthem ‘Same Love’ at the NRL grand final, there’s one Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Interviewed on on Channel Ten‘s...

Country music legend Billy Ray Cyrus

Billy Ray Cyrus has just expanded his 2018 Australian tour

If you were feeling pretty hard done by about the fact that Billy Ray Cyrus had only announced one lone show for when he visits Australia next year, then we’re...