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Grinspoon’s debut LP is higher up in the charts right now than it was in ’97

Grinspoon did pretty okay when they released their debut album 20 long years ago, but it seems that people are...

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Be warned, Paul McCartney fans: unofficial ticket resellers are gaming the system

Shock horror, another massive tour, and another warning to be very, very careful when buying tickets. With the iconic Paul...

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West Thebarton Brothel Party have changed their name, and their lineup

No matter how talented a band you are, sometimes your name can be the one thing holding you back from...

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Record label drops band over “ugly opinions” on refugees and sexual assault

UPDATE: The band have responded to the decision with a statement detailing the situation further, which can be read below....

BIGSOUND Festival announces the first artist lineup for 2017

Australia’s biggest music industry conference and artist showcase, BIGSOUND Festival is back for its 16th year, and has just revealed...

The artist behind Skegss’ album covers designed us some custom music gear

If you’re anything like us, we’re sure that you’re always on the look out for a new piece of band...

Australian Music Week announce The AMW/301 Music Prize

On top of this morning’s announcement of over 30 international and local artists slated to appear at this year’s event,...

30 local and international artists announced for Australian Music Week 2017

Indigenous singer-songwriter Gawurra, Central Coast duo Winterbourne and Germany’s Lilly Among Clouds help make up an impressive showcase lineup for Australian Music Week....

Deadmau5 to headline globally renowned festival Sensation in Australia

Sensation festival is one of the world’s biggest dance festivals, and it’s headed to Australia this year. Now, we know...

Keep Sydney Open drops a great lineup for its Kings Cross music festival takeover

Keep Sydney Open has stepped up its anti-lockout campaign another notch, with the announcement of its own Meet Me In...

Police could be given invasive new powers to search festival punters without cause

New powers could be about to be granted to Victorian police officers, giving them the ability to conduct searches on...

Melbourne gig under fire for dropping all the female acts from the lineup

A Melbourne event promoter has come under fire after abruptly dropping every female artist from the lineup of an upcoming...

King’s Cross landmark reopens as an “upper class” venue for “Sydney’s after dark elites”

Sydney’s King’s Cross is certainly recovering from the host of changes that have come in recent years, and new businesses...

Corey Taylor is working on bringing Knotfest to Australia as a Soundwave replacement

It’s been long enough, surely – we want a proper replacement for our last big touring fest for punks and...

More and more Sydney venues are being granted lockout exemptions

Following on from venues including the Oxford Art Factory, The World Bar, The Basement and Chinese Laundry, Oxford Street’s club...