Alex Lahey, Jen Cloher & The Jungle Giants among multiple AIR Award nominees for 2018

April 17, 2018

The 2018 AIR Awards returns to Adelaide this July for its second year in South Australia, coming to the Queen’s Theatre on July 26th. Along with the AIR Awards, the two-day Indie-Con Australia Conference also comes back to Adelaide, hosted by The Hindley on July 26th and 27th, welcoming industry folk from around the country to come […]

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The 4th annual AU Awards returns for 2017, with Meg Mac, Mallrat & more nominated

December 12, 2017

Returning again to cap off what has been another fantastic year of Australian music, the 4th annual AU Awards are announced this afternoon, recognising what this year has brought some of our favourites (emerging and well established). Whether it be the recent rise of West Thebarton to the juggernaut that Gang of Youths has become in 2017, […]

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Five Albums You Must Listen to This Week (#014)

November 16, 2017

From landmark albums to impressive 2017 debuts, our list of recommendations should have your playlist lookin’ pretty!   ECCA VANDAL – Self-Titled (2017) By Sosefina Fuamoli We have been championing Ecca Vandal for a good few years now and it feels like, with the release of her self-titled debut album, the Melbourne artist has finally come full […]

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Northlane pays tribute to Silverchair with “Anthem for the Year 2000” rework

October 12, 2017

If you can, wrap your heads around the fact that it’s been 20 years since Silverchair released Freakshow. The band’s sophomore record, Freakshow saw Silverchair continue their rise to the top as one of Australia’s best young bands, spawning now-beloved songs including “Abuse Me”, “The Door” and of course, “Freak”. In celebrating the milestone, UNFD have announced the […]

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Paul Kelly & Gang of Youths lead 2017 ARIA Award nominations

October 10, 2017

Aaaand the countdown to the 2017 ARIA Awards is officially on, with not only the full list of nominees announced in Sydney today, but also the winners of the Fine Arts, Artisan and Comedy categories revealed too. Statistically speaking, 2017 is Paul Kelly and Gang of Youths‘ year, with both artists striking out against the pack with Kelly […]

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Aussies Abroad: Airbourne and Northlane line up for massive Download Festival in the UK

February 3, 2017

The Download Festival returns to Leicestershire in the UK this June and alongside the likes of Aerosmith, Biffy Clyro and System of a Down now comes an impressive addition of artists, including our own Airbourne and Northlane. Widely regarded as the world’s premier rock and metal event in the UK, Download draws in huge numbers annually over three days; this year, running from […]

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SOAD, Biffy Clyro & Aerosmith to be joined by Aussie heroes Airbourne and Northlane at UK’s Download Festival

February 3, 2017

Download Festival returns to Leicestershire in the UK this June and alongside the likes of Aerosmith, Biffy Clyro and System of a Down now comes an impressive addition of artists, including our own Airbourne and Northlane. Widely regarded as the world’s premier rock and metal event in the UK, Download draws in huge numbers annually over […]

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Music Video of the Day: Northlane “Intuition” (2017)

January 20, 2017

Are you still coming down from UNIFY 2017? To keep the vibes from the festival pulsating that little bit longer, Northlane have dropped a new video for their track “Intuition”, a song the group premiered during their show. The video, filmed by Jason Eshragian encapsulates the band’s energy and the bond they clearly share with their crowd, regardless of the environment. […]

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Camp Cope, Gang of Youths & Tkay Maidza rack up nominations for the 2016 National Live Music Awards!

October 10, 2016

The nominees for the National Live Music Awards have been announced around the country today, with 51 categories being unveiled across the board. Winners are to be announced on November 29th at events being run nationally, with both national and state-specific categories being voted on by a judging panel of industry professionals from right around Australia. […]

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Northlane announce three-date east coast tour for November

August 15, 2016

Northlane will be back on the road this November, with a small three-date east coast run seeing the band hit the stage with Opera Oblivia legends Hellions and Sydney’s Polaris. Celebrating the Deluxe Edition release of their acclaimed record Node, Northlane have lined up some special live music experiences for their fans who’ve been riding with them since day dot. […]

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Alexisonfire to headline UNIFY 2017

June 22, 2016

What a day for festival announcements… the huge UNIFY festival has followed up with promises of a massive line up for 2017 today with a line up that’s going to have those who’ve already been able to nab a ticket feeling even more smug today, we bet. For everyone else – game on, come June 24th. […]

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Jake Taylor of In Hearts Wake & Marcus Bridge of Northlane discuss their Equinox EP and tour

May 13, 2016

Northlane and In Hearts Wake have released a surprise collaboration, in an EP called Equinox. Ahead of their combined Australian tour, Marcus Bridge of Northlane and Jake Taylor of In Hearts Wake chat to John Goodridge about the making of the EP and the long standing friendship between the two bands. How has the Northlane […]

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Tina Arena stands out at the ARIAs as Tame Impala and Courtney Barnett sweep the awards for 2015!

November 27, 2015

The ARIA Awards went down at the Star Event Centre in Sydney last night, with the movers and shakers of the industry got dolled up and hopped an Uber Black to the venue, whereupon they braved 38 degree heat and attempted not to melt into the red carpet. As predicted, the night belonged to Tame […]

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the AU Weekend Gig Guide: November 13th – November 15th.

November 12, 2015

Future Islands – ADELAIDE Easily one of the most anticipated shows to come through Adelaide this year, Future Islands will be bringing the heat to The Gov. Having made their impact solidly earlier in the year when in town for Laneway, we’re super keen to see how Future Islands go generating that same ferocious energy […]

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the AU Weekend Gig Guide: November 6th – November 8th.

November 5, 2015

There are some fantastic shows kicking off around the country this weekend, from The Darkness marking their Australian return in Adelaide on Friday, to Mumford & Sons doing their thing in Brisbane. On a local front, one of our faves The Paper Kites set up for a SOLD OUT show in Sydney, while Australian legends […]

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Disturbed, Deftones, The Prodigy and more confirmed for Soundwave 2016.

November 2, 2015

After a hugely drawn out wait, the usual amount of ‘leaks’ and social media back and forth, the 2016 Soundwave line up finally was revealed in its entirety on Friday evening. Ahead of the weekend, the first of two line up announcements dropped, with names including Disturbed, Deftones, The Prodigy, Bullet For My Valentine and […]

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Album Review: Northlane – Node (2015 LP)

July 29, 2015

Northlane are one of the heaviest bands known to Australia and the rest of the world. After their career as a band finally taking off in 2011 since their release of Discoveries, it’s become clear that they are just thriving with passion and energy. After the departure of original frontman, Adrian Fitipaldes, ex-vocalist of Sound of Seasons, Marcus Bridge has since […]

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