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It looks like Jay-Z is headlining Bluesfest next year

Bluesfest is known for throwing some spanners in the works of its massive lineups, well outside the realms of anything...

James Hetfield shouts out Aussie band Hiatus Kaiyote: “I just can’t describe their music, it’s so cool”

Plenty of us know that Melbourne neo-soul outfit Hiatus Kaiyote are one of the best bands the country’s produced in...

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...

An Australian musician seeks asylum in Iceland to flee from “violent homophobic” assaults

In a drastic move to escape what she deems a culture of violence and homophobia in Australia, Sydney musician Stephanie...

Sydney is getting a ‘pay what you can’ music festival for cash-strapped punters

For anyone who loves their live music but isn’t exactly flush with cash (and let’s be honest, the two often...

Sydney is about to start throwing gigs at the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge

As far as live music venues go, this one will be pretty special. The Sydney Harbour Bridge is hosting its...

Paul McCartney announces the details for his 2017 Australian tour

Yes, it’s actually happening – Paul McCartney is touring Australia and New Zealand this year for the first time since...

An emerging Aussie band just dropped a new song with Daft Punk

In a bit of news that could have young Aussie bands flocking to Europe in the hopes of working with...

Queens of the Stone Age announce their Aussie support acts

This’ll be great news for some, and frustrating news for others, considering how many fans missed out on tickets to...

Check out the insane amount of work behind a King Gizz album cover

From the ominous shape looming over Nonagon Infinity, to the intricately-drawn details of Oddments, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard...

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,...

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...

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...

triple j responds to calls to remove The Football Club from Splendour lineup following sexual assault allegations

UPDATE 2: The Football Club band member Leah Romero has made the following statement regarding her decision to leave the...