Aussie Bands At War With Venue Over Alleged Dodgy Dealings

Adelaide venue The Producers Bar has come under fire from more than one local band claiming the venue did not honour contracts it had signed, leaving the bands out of pocket and in one case, forcing the band to cancel the gig. Sydney outfit The Lulu Raes took to Facebook...

Tour Diary: The Lulu Raes Take Us On The Road With The Jungle Giants

Cheeky guitar popsters The Lulu Raes recently took to the road on a whirlwind four-city tour supporting who else but The Jungle Giants, so Marcus Finocchiaro and his moustache have taken us through the experience of taking the band on the road. The band will be heading out on a national tour once...

Blurst of Times 2016 Took Brisbane By Storm

One of our favourite Aussie festivals The Blurst of Times came back for another year with a killer line up for their third appearance. The lineup included infamous local ratbags Dune Rats as well as SA’s finest punk legends BAD//DREEMS, buzzed to the max Perth group Methyl Ethel and the most provocative man in...

The Week’s 9 Best Local Gigs Under $15

Loving live music isn’t just about attending music festivals and seeing an international artist’s massive arena show. Even the biggest of big-name headliners started in the trenches, on the sticky carpets and bandrooms of your local bars and pubs – which is exactly where you should be if you want...

The Lulu Raes Announce Major 2015 National Tour

The Lulu Raes are riding high on the momentum of their latest single, ‘Burnout’, which courses with the band’s “sensuous Beatles-like chord progressions”, their affection for floor-filling, ’70s disco rhythms, and frontman Eddie Bomber Burton’s Britpop vocals. The single has gained early radio support and rotation from FBi and triple...

This Week’s 8 Best Local Gigs Under $15

Loving live music isn’t just about attending music festivals and seeing an international artist’s massive arena show. Even the biggest of big-name headliners started in the trenches, on the sticky carpets and bandrooms of your local bars and pubs – which is exactly where you should be if you want to...

Sticky Fingers Gig Surprised By Police Drug Search Backstage

While Tone Deaf has extensively covered the ubiquitous presence of police drug searches at music festivals around the country, it’s relatively rare that you see cops targeting punters going in to see a gig. It’s even rarer to see them targeting the artists themselves, backstage whilst a gig is happening,...

This Week’s 8 Best Local Gigs Under $15

Loving live music isn’t just about attending music festivals and seeing an international artist’s massive arena show. Even the biggest of big-name headliners started in the trenches, on the sticky carpets and bandrooms of your local bars and pubs – which is exactly where you should be if you want...