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Slipknot. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Soundwave Melbourne Leg Sells Out

The Melbourne leg of Soundwave has sold out in record time, with Brisbane and Sydney to follow.

October 26, 2011
Jimmy Barnes, Cold Chisel. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Cold Chisel Release More Tickets

Cold Chisel have released more tickets for their Light The Nitro tour 2011.

October 25, 2011
Yuksek And Aussie Indie Stars Added To Pyramid Rock

French electro-pop DJ Yuksek and the hottest Aussie indie acts make up Pyramid Rock’s second announcement.

October 25, 2011
Jamie McKew - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Judy Collins, Clare Bowditch, Lanie Lane To Play Port Fairy Folk Music Festival

The Port Fairy Folk Music Festival will celebrate 35 years in March with performances from Judy Collins, Clare Bowditch and Lanie Lane.

October 25, 2011
Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton Talks About Her Biggest Hits, Win Tickets

Dolly Parton does have a favourite song. What was it?

October 25, 2011
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Lil Wayne Announces Australian Sideshows

Hip-hop icon Lil Wayne announces mammoth sideshows off his Australian tour with Eminem.

October 25, 2011
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Falls Festival Adds More Acts

The New Year’s Falls Festival adds even more acts to the bill following the Lorne leg selling out.

October 25, 2011
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson Returns To The US, Melbourne Shows Rescheduled

Janet Jackson has had to cut short her sold-out Australian tour and return home to the USA for discussions with her family regarding her late brother Michael.

October 24, 2011
Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton Talks Songwriting – Win Tickets

Dolly Parton writes her own songs but doesn’t think she is taken seriously.

October 24, 2011
The Business
UK Oi Punk Legends The Business Hit Australia

British punk legends The Business will be doing their business across Australia from this week.

October 24, 2011
Cut Copy. Photo by Damien Loverso.
Cut Copy Top A Clever Line-up For Melbourne Music Week

Melbourne Music Week brings 170 artists, including Cut Copy, Gaslamp Killer, DJ Krush, and Midnight Juggernauts.

October 21, 2011
A Chorus Line
A Chorus Line Heads Back To Australia

An all-new Australian production of A Chorus Line will debut in Melbourne in February 2012.

October 21, 2011
Chris Cornell - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Chris Cornell, Melbourne, October 20, 2011

Listening to Chris Cornell perform so many classic songs the way they were originally written was indeed a rare treat.

October 20, 2011
Marilyn Manson. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Bad Religion And Staind In Soundwave Second Announcement

Bad Religion, Staind and you might like to add Wednesday 13 to round two of the Soundwave line-up.

October 20, 2011
Rock Of Ages - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Rock Of Ages Announces Final Melbourne Show

Classic rock stageshow Rock Of Ages is winding up its Melbourne run in less than three weeks.

October 19, 2011
Pete Rock - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Hip-Hop Legend Pete Rock Tours Australia

Iconic DJ and producer Pete Rock has booked a trip to Australia at the beginning of the New Year.

October 19, 2011
Frank Fairfield
Frank Fairfield Announces First Oz Tour

Acclaimed US folk throwback Frank Fairfield has booked his first Australian Tour.

October 19, 2011
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Homebake Adds 360, Ratcat, Big Scary

The second line-up announcement for Homebake adds in rapper 360, alt-rock 90s band Ratcat and buzzband Big Scary.

October 18, 2011
Daniel Widdicombe
Gin Club, Wilson Pickers, Evil Eddie Play Daniel Widdicombe Benefit

This Friday sees a benefit and album launch for Wilson Pickers member and solo artist Daniel Widdicombe.

October 18, 2011
Meat Loaf - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Review – Meat Loaf, Melbourne, October 14, 2011

Meat Loaf’s performance at Rod Laver Arena on Friday wasn’t bad at all. That’s a good thing, because his Grand Final performance was bloody awful.

October 18, 2011
Dolly Parton
What Is Dolly Parton Most Proud Of? Win Aussie Tour Tickets

Dolly Parton is one of the most successful country singers of all-time but singing isn’t what she is most proud of.

October 18, 2011
Kim Wilde
Rewind Cancelled – What A Surprise

The Human League, Kim Wilde, Kool and the Gang need not come to Australia. The disastrous Rewind 80s Festival for Australia has finally been cancelled.

October 17, 2011
Tex Perkins of The Cruel Sea. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
The Cruel Sea Return For A Mini-Tour

Surf-blues legends The Cruel Sea have booked three shows for November.

October 17, 2011
Black Lips
Golden Plains Sixxx Reveals Lineup

This morning Golden Plains organisers finally let loose the remainder of their lineup. You thought Bon Iver and Roky Erickson were exciting? Well, prepare to lose your collective shit (HINT: Scroll to the bottom if you just want a list of bands).

October 16, 2011
Dolly Parton
Who Did Dolly Parton Model Her Look After? Win Tickets

If you ever wondered who Dolly Parton modelled her like after, then you might be in for a surprise when you hear the answer.

October 14, 2011
Ron Peno Died Pretty, EG Awards Prince Bandroom - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Future Of The Prince Bandroom In Doubt

The future of one of Melbourne’s oldest music venues The Prince Bandroom in the Prince of Wales hotel in St Kilda is questionable after the property was sold this week to a restaurateur.

October 14, 2011
Madonna image
Madonna Tour Dates Were A Hoax

Yesterday’s “leaked” Madonna 2012 tour dates were a hoax.

October 14, 2011
Hanni El Khatib
Hanni El Khatib Announces Sideshows

Hyped LA retro rock artist Hanni El Khatib has announced New Year sideshows.

October 14, 2011
Kim Wilde
Rewind 80s Under Investigation By Department of Fair Trading

The Department of Fair Trading is now investigating the Rewind 80s festival after the promoter not only switched venue but also switched cities and won’t give refunds less than two weeks out from the event.

October 14, 2011
Kim Wilde
Rewind 80s Downsized And Moved

The Rewind 80s festival has been downsized and moved to Sydney.

October 13, 2011