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Peking Duk, Queens of the Stone Age and Tash Sultana at Splendour 2017

All our photo highlights from a very special year at Splendour

With everything from glitter boobs in crisp yet freezing weather, to surprise sets and huge guest appearances, the 2017 iteration...

3 panel image of Tina Arena, Client Liaison, and Anthony 'DJ Albo' Albanese

Anthony Albanese reckons Client Liaison “jumped the shark” with their Splendour performance

Anthony Albanese might easily be one of the coolest politicians that Australia has ever seen. Between his day job as...

The crowd and stage at Creamfields

Creamfields is the latest massive EDM festival to return to Australia

Another big name in the international festival scene, Creamfields, is about to return to Australia, and the timing is very...

Brisbane rock duo DZ Deathrays

DZ Deathrays are dropping new music next week

It’s been a little while since we had new music from DZ Deathrays, with their most recent track, ‘Pollyanna’, coming...

Chris Brown smiling

Melbourne venue comes under fire for Chris Brown ‘tribute’ night

UPDATE: The organisers of Rats have issued a statement, which has been included in the article. It was just two...

Powderfinger reunite at Splendour in the Grass

Powderfinger’s drummer reacts to being left out of their Splendour reunion

It was an astonishing moment for Powderfinger fans who were lucky enough to witness the band’s one-off reunion set at...

Dr Karl sings karaoke at Splendour

Dr. Karl’s late-night karaoke was possibly the musical highlight of Splendour 2017

Following on from one of our favourite Splendour moments last year when triple j’s Dr Karl Kruszelnicki hit munted Splendour...

Schoolboy Q at Splendour, by Bianca Holderness

The future of Splendour in the Grass now hangs in the balance

With this year’s Splendour in the grass having just wrapped up and seeming like a success, it’s now crunch time...

Ultra music festival Europe

Monster festival Ultra has locked in its first Aussie date and venue

Ultra festival had already made its plans to return to Australia pretty clear earlier this year, but now we’ve got...

Queens Of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme

Check out footage of Josh Homme hitting back at a Splendour heckler

Queens Of The Stone Age aren’t ones to back off and be shy. One needs only to listen to one...

Splendour In The Grass logo with Twitter & Instagram logos overlaid

The Best Grams and Tweets of #SplendourInTheGrass2017

In case you couldn’t tell, Splendour In The Grass is set to wrap up in only a matter of hours....

guns n roses 1987 - Appetite For Destruction

Appetite For Destruction turns 30: An argument for 1987 Guns N’ Roses as coolest-looking band ever

Do bands look cool anymore? I don’t think they do. They are too concerned with other things, like looking like...

Baggage damaged by QANTAS

Jimmy Barnes’ daughter slams QANTAS for damaging her band’s gear

There are horror stories every year about artists touching down in a city to perform that night, only to find...

Aussie stoner-rock legends Tumbleweed

Aus rock legends Tumbleweed to reunite for one-off Melbourne show

Tumbleweed were arguably one of the biggest Aussie rock bands of the ’90s. Heck, there’s even the long-standing rumour that...

A screenshot of Delta Goodrem's Apple Music ad

Apple forced to remove Delta Goodrem TV ad for setting a ‘bad example’

Just one week after news came to light that The Voice judge Delta Goodrem had lost her license for speeding offences,...