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Last Week on Late Night: The Five Best Music Performances on US Late Night TV (21st-25th September 2015)

US late night talk shows are a showcase of all-things celebrity, politics, humor, comedy and music. They are often treated as the final thing we see before we go to sleep. With The Late Show with Stephen Colbert debuting in the same 11:30pm slot opposite Kimmel and Fallon – all shows were keen to pull out the big guns in the hope of attracting/retaining viewers.

Kingswood announce new single and Australian tour.

Melbourne indie-rock band Kingswood have released their latest single "I Can Feel That You Don't Love Me" from the forthcoming album Microscopic Wars which is set to be unveiled Friday the 22nd August. The four piece band are set to tour Australia this August performing their new single and following tracks from debut album Microscopic Wars.

Big Day Out Photo Gallery: Pearl Jam - Bonython Park, Adelaide (31.01.14)

Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam's first appearance at the Big Day Out saw them make the festival their own, closing it out with a magical 2.5 hour set. A great mix of old and new in the type of set you hope to see from any festival headliner. Pearl Jam are so sincere in what they do, after all this time you can see that they would not be doing this if their hearts weren't in it. A wonderful close to a long hot day.

Festival Review: Big Day Out - Bonython Park, Adelaide (31.01.14)

You know you're in for a hard time when you check the weather as you leave your house at 10am and it's already heading towards the 30 degree mark. No city does a summer heatwave quite like Adelaide, but if 2014 was going to be the last year the Big Day Out stopped by this area of the country, I didn't want to reflect on it sitting at home.

Feature: Pearl Jam's Big Day Out tour, from the perspective of a diehard fan and AU photographer.

To say Jennifer Sando is just a Pearl Jam fan is a slight understatement. The talented Adelaide-based (and AU review) photographer is behind the Picture In a Frame book, which showed her quest to photograph the iconic frontman, Eddie Vedder, himself. A beautifully composed collection of photographs and text detailing the journey wrapped up with the pièce de résistance, a pocket of time where Sando was finally able to meet and spend time with Vedder, resulting in the portrait she'd worked hard to get. Now, a few years on, Pearl Jam are back in the country for the Big Day Out with a stomper live show and a new album. Sando gives us an insight into her experience - having travelled to Melbourne purely to be reunited with the band, before they hit her hometown this coming weekend.

Live Review: Big Day Out - Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne (24.01.14)

There’s always something that punters can guarantee at the Big Day Out. Regardless of what the crowd is there for, whether it is the major headliners, the big bands on smaller stages, or just the general vibe of the festival, it’s a certainty that you will never quite know what to expect on the day. And the last thing that punters were expecting at the Melbourne Big Day Out... was rain.

Festival Review: Big Day Out - Sydney Showground (26.01.14)

Hiccups leading up to something as grand as Big Day Out is nothing surprising in this market nowadays; our flagship music festival has suffered, as of late, from a growing counter-culture that loves nothing more than to criticise in an area they feel they have enough knowledge to do so; among other things of course. Despite that, it still remains that the Big Day Out – super-charged by the relatively recent restructuring of its management – excels at balancing commercial appeal with credibility, giving as much diversity as is needed to ensure people of all different tastes are given all the necessary ingredients to make for a great day out.

Big Day Out Photo Gallery: Pearl Jam - Sydney Showground (26.01.14)

Legendary rockers Pearl Jam headlined Big Day Out festival at Sydney Showground on Australia Day. Photos by Johnny Au.

Festival Review: Big Day Out Gold Coast - Metricon Stadium (19.01.14)

Big Day Out is a day of fun in the sun. In fact, it’s mostly a lot of hot, humid sun for Gold Coast. But the bands at Metricon Stadium try their best to balance it out with fun too. This year the lineup definitely achieved that and more.

Eddie Vedder announces solo Australian tour

Rock god Eddie Vedder will be making the most of his time down under next year, confirming a solo tour for this coming February. The solo shows will follow Pearl Jam’s headlining slots on the Big Day Out line up.

Album Review: Pearl Jam - Lightning Bolt (2013 LP)

Seattle rockers, Pearl Jam’s 10th studio album, Lightning Bolt, is a mixed bag of punk, metal, rock, ballad and acoustic with a touch of ukulele.

Feature: Big Day Out 2014 Lineup Speculation - Part Two

With Splendour in the Grass safely in the bag for another year, our festival-wearied eyes now turn back to the Big Day Out, whose lineup for 2014 is set to be officially released this week. Touted as a 'lineup to top all Big Day Out lineups', rumours have been flying around quicker than Nui Te Koha at Triple M can break 'exclusive' lineup news. As July 31st nears, we've got some more predictions ready to fuel the gossip fire, having taken another look at le internets and following on from many-an indepth discussion on wishlists and logical tour schedules...