10 of the best sibling team-ups in music

There have been instances in music history where musicians will look far and wide for the perfect member to round out their musical ensemble. On the other hand, there are musicians who don’t look further than the dining room table and recruit their brother, sister, or cousin to be a...

The Hives Are Throwing Another Free Party In Australia Tonight

Last month it was announced that AC/DC’s national tour in support of their new album, Rock or Bust, would be supported by none other than Swedish enfant terribles The Hives and homegrown favourites Kingswood. Apparently, the Scandinavian rockers have a tendency to get restless in between dates, so they announced...

The Hives Are Throwing A Free Party In Australia Tonight

Last month it was announced that AC/DC’s national tour in support of their new album, Rock or Bust, would be supported by none other than Swedish enfant terribles The Hives and homegrown favourites Kingswood. Apparently, the Scandinavian rockers have a tendency to get restless in between dates, so they’ve now...

AC/DC Showed Sydney Why They’re Aussie Rock Legends

AC/DC have just kicked off their Australian tour. Following on from the release of their worldwide number one album Rock Or Bust, the legendary band are playing Australian stadium shows this November and December. AC/DC are blasting their way through each of the five major capital cities where they will appear at...

AC/DC Announce Two Massive Support Acts For Aussie Tour

While there were allegedly “strong” rumours that AC/DC were recruiting one of three legendary Aussie bands to support them on their forthcoming national tour — Silverchair, Powderfinger, or Jet — the hearsay has now proven to be untrue. For one thing, members from both Silverchair and Powderfinger have denied that...

Top Local Music Photographers To Be Showcased In Sydney Exhibition

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again and again; the skill of a great live music photographer is in capturing the spirit of the musician within a single potent image, securing those fleeting moments of energy into a picture that often tells far more than just a thousand words....

Reading And Leeds

Festival tickets for the likes of Glastonbury and Coachella sell out in minutes every year. It’s an annual race of who’s got the quickest finger and the most reliable internet connection (with a bit of luck on the side) to see who can get tickets before the dreaded ‘allocation exhausted’...

More Big Day Out 2014 Sideshows Announced

More Big Day Out 2014 sideshows have been announced. Following releasing the official timetables and maps for each leg of the five-date national tour, another batch of big name bands playing on the Big Day Out 2014 lineup have been confirmed for a series of headline sideshows – just 11...

The Hives Talk Big Day Out Tour, Pyrotechnics, & Bands Cancelling Shows

The Hives are one of those rare live bands that never fail to put on a good performance. All around the world, fans claw to get a good spot in the mosh pit for the Swedes’ hit songs like ‘Main Offender’, ‘Hate to Say I Told You So’, and ‘Tick...

Big Day Out 2014 Set Times & Maps Revealed

The Big Day Out 2014 set times have been revealed, and not a moment too soon, with the long-running music festival kicking off in less than two weeks. The full artist timetables for all five capital cities are pretty much the same – starting with the inaugural date on the...

Big Day Out 2014 Lineup Replacements For Blur Revealed

After a series of delays following Friday’s news that three acts, “1 UK & 2 US bands”, would be replacing Blur on the Big Day Out 2014 lineup, the details that festival enthusiasts have been waiting for is finally here. Following Blur’s shock cancellation of their first visit in 17...

The Hives Lose $2.8M To The Cardigans In Court Battle

The always-impeccably-dressed Swedish rockers The Hives are going to have to swap their suits for a cheaper alternative after losing a $2.8 million court battle to fellow Swedes The Cardigans, bringing a two year court case to a close. According to the Daily Telegraph, the two artists were involved in a legal...