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Brisbane's First Cosplay K-Pop Party to Hit South Bank on May 7

Get set Brisbane - K-Pop Nation is coming! K-Pop Nation will be Brisbane's first K-pop focussed cosplay dance party, and is set to hit South Bank on Thursday May 7.

Lynch by Night to feature at Brisbane's GOMA next month

David Lynch has been making strides through Brisbane of late. To continue the celebration of his work, GOMA (the Gallery of Modern Art) in Brisbane's cultural centre is hosting three events by night... "Lynch by Night" to be specific.

Photo Gallery: Architects + Stick To Your Guns + Being As An Ocean + Stories - The HiFi, Brisbane (18.04.15)

Architects, Stick to Your Guns, Being as an Ocean and Stories played The Hifi in Brisbane over the weekend. Julian Panetta fought it out in the pit to bring you these photos.

Photo Gallery: Thundamentals + Baro + I Am D - The Zoo, Brisbane (16.04.15)

Thundamentals, Baro and I Am D raised the roof at The Zoo in Brisbane last night, Julian Panetta went along to bring you these photos. Check them out here on the AU:

Live Review: John Mayall - Brisbane Powerhouse (05.04.15)

The list of highlights and accomplishments in John Mayall’s career reads like a who’s-who guide to contemporary blues and rock music. The 81 year-old has not only released over 60 albums, but his band the Bluesbreakers became the vehicle which introduced one or two talented folk to the public sphere for the first time: Eric Clapton, Mick Taylor, Peter Green, Jack Bruce, Mick Fleetwood and the recently-deceased Andy Fraser, to name a few. To say the Englishman has had a bit of a part to play in the many twisting paths of contemporary music is a laughable understatement: the guy is simply, a living legend.

Photo Gallery: John Mayall - Brisbane Powerhouse (05.04.15)

Blues legend John Mayall is in the country for Bluesfest. Rhys Herriott went along to his sideshow at the Brisbane Powerhouse to bring you these photos.

Photo Gallery: Dream on Dreamer + 28 Days + Voyager + Sydonia + Guards of May - The Hi-Fi Brisbane (20.03.15)

Dream on Dreamer, 28 Days, Voyager, Sydonia and Guards of May rocked The Hi-Fi in Brisbane this weekend. Julian Panetta was there camera in hand to bring you these photos:

Live Review: Ed Sheeran + Jamie Lawson + Conrad Sewell - The Riverstage, Brisbane (20.03.15)

On a humid Friday evening, as thousands of eager fans streamed into the Riverstage ready for a glimpse of the man of the hour, Ed Sheeran, I found myself wondering what kind of show we were about to witness. The powerhouse frontman backed by a band full of talented musicians? The full light show that ever so often overshadows the performer on the stage? I should have known better. Shame on me. Ed Sheeran didn’t need any of these fancy things to enhance his sold out show. He just needed a guitar, an effects pedal, and undeniable gem of a voice.

Photo Gallery: Ed Sheeran - Brisbane Riverstage (20.03.15)

Ed Sheeran returned to Brisbane on Friday night to play a massive show at the Riverstake. Andrew Wade was there and brings us these photos from the night:

Festival Review: Future Music Festival, Doomben Racecourse, Brisbane (07.03.15)

Future Music Festival has returned to Brisbane as part of its 2015 circuit. This year the big three were The Prodigy, who are busy sorting out a new album for this year, while serving hard rave and jungle style beats in the live arena. Then there was Avicii, the name everyone knows and finally the heartthrob of the lineup, Drake, who came all the way from Toronto to accost the hearts of Aussie girls everywhere.

Photo Gallery: Future Music Festival - Doomben Racecourse, Brisbane (07.03.15)

Andrew Wade takes us to Future Music Festival in Brisbane with this Photo Gallery featuring the likes of Drake, 2Chainz, The Prodigy, Example, Die Antwoord, Hilltop Hoods and many more!

Photo Gallery: Mogwai + Mick Turner - The Tivoli, Brisbane (04.03.15)

Andrew Wade was at The Tivoli in Brisbane to capture Mick Turner and Mogwai perform! Click through to see the full gallery.

Hello Asia! Live Review: ONE OK ROCK - Soundwave Festival, Brisbane (01.03.15)

One OK ROCK

Soundwave's promoters know Japan makes great rock music. In the past several years Japanese bands have been billed for many Soundwave festivals and then pulled out (X-Japan, Maximum the Hormone, yes, we mean you) but this year Japanese artists were all over the Soundwave tour - Coldrain, Crossfaith and my personal favourites, ONE OK ROCK.

Hello Asia! Photo Gallery: ONE OK ROCK - Soundwave Festival, Brisbane (01.03.15)

Japanese rockers ONE OK ROCK delivered an incredible set at Soundwave Festival in Brisbane yesterday. Andrew Wade was there and brings us this epic photo gallery from their performance:

Photo Gallery and Live Review: King Parrot + Ne Obliviscaris + The Bennies - Soundwave Festival, Brisbane (01.03.15)

With Soundwave Festival commandeering one of the most loyal fan bases to a festival in Australia, it's always a slight disappointment to see the focus on overseas acts rather than some of the rising stars of the local heavy scene - thankfully, the 2015 season has addressed this, bringing Melbourne grinders King Parrot, Smith Street Band fellows and 420-friendly jamsters The Bennies and the avant-garde take on black metal of Ne Obliviscaris.