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Dr. Karl will be hitting Splendour punters with a dose of science this year

Splendour in the Grass is a long, sometimes wet, and often muddy slog through several days of non-stop music, and...

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One of Melbourne’s best music venues is in danger from a new apartment block

After four years in operation, Melbourne’s Howler is an absolute favourite venue for local bands and punters alike. With acoustics...

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Don Diablo is the latest big international name joining the inaugural Sensation Australia

Ranked as one of the world’s top DJs, Don Diablo has just been announced for the first Sensation Australia festival...

Mallrat, Cameron Avery

A stack of Splendour sideshows just announced their Aussie support acts

Splendour in the Grass is just around the corner, but for anyone who missed out on tickets or just had...

Black Sabbath’s farewell tour film is coming to Australian theatres for one night only

When Black Sabbath played their final show of their ‘The End’ world tour to their hometown of Birmingham, they brought...

Dragonforce frontman Marc hudson in a sling

DragonForce frontman injured in a bizarre tour van accident in Brisbane

A few of us have probably come away with a few injuries of our own thanks to DragonForce, whether it’s...

The Smith Street Band and Nirvana

Watch The Smith Street Band and The Bennies join forces to belt out a Nirvana cover

The Bennies and The Smith Street Band were both tearing around Europe right now as the Smithies knock over their...

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Police propose a text message alert system for bad batches of drugs

“Bad” batches of drugs are a big problem in Australia right now, with the tainted substances being sold proving much...

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King Gizz kept from #1 on the album charts by two of pop’s biggest names

King Gizzard released their second album of 2016 last week, Murder of the Universe, and would have been hoping to...

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The Smith Street Band love King Gizzard so much they want to cover them for Like A Version

You might have noticed that King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have been releasing quite a bit of music lately....

Grinspoon will sell pro-marriage equality merch during their gig at Margaret Court Arena

Margaret Court’s much-maligned stand against gay marriage has won her more than enough critics to outweigh the countless matches she...

triple j presenter Zan Rowe

triple j’s Zan Rowe launches a podcast featuring Violent Soho & more

Zan Rowe is in a bit of a podcast mood lately, it seems, following up her recent team-up with Myf...

Briggs and Courtney Barnett

Briggs and Courtney Barnett discuss what it’s like being a divisive artist: “I’m used to death threats”

There are few artists in the country who can claim to be as divisive as Briggs, whose work championing issues...

Kim Churchill

Kim Churchill is back with a new song, his next album, and a massive Aussie tour

Singer-songwriter Kim Churchill has dropped a string of announcements on us this morning, with the news that he’s not only...

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Camp Cope have just earned themselves a U.S. record deal

Big, big news for Melbourne’s acclaimed alt-rockers Camp Cope as they announce their signing to U.S. independent label Run For...