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Blink 182 announce sidewave dates

Blink 182 announce sidewave dates

Blink 182 have  announced their Soundwave sideshows. Following on from two false start announcements early this month Tom, Mark and Travis have revealed they will play additional shows at Allphones Arena in Sydney on February 20, The Marquee in Brisbane on February 22 and the Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne on February 26. Already confirmed as...
Field Day 2013 lineup video announcement - watch

Field Day 2013 lineup video announcement – watch

Organizers for Sydney’s Field Day festival have announced the lineup for the 2013 event in the form of a video (scroll down to watch) and it’s a ripper featuring the likes of Two Door Cinema Club, Hot Chip, Mark Ronson, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Django Django, SBTRKT, The Vaccines plus lots more. So we suggest...
The Vines' Craig Nicholls bailed on assault charges

The Vines’ Craig Nicholls bailed on assault charges

Craig Nicholls of The Vines has been bailed until November on assault charges following an incident involving his parents earlier this week. The frontman has been charged with five offences in total, including domestic assault, after an altercation at his parents’ house in Sydney on Saturday (October 13). It is alleged that Nicholls punched his mother twice...
Birds Of Tokyo unveil new EP + video and Tour

Birds Of Tokyo unveil new EP + video and Tour

With the release of ‘This Fire’ EP today, Birds Of Tokyo’s first new music in over two years, the group have announced two very special live shows for December 2012 and have unveiled the new video for the title track – scroll down to watch. Birds Of Tokyo will play Ormond Hall, Melbourne on Wednesday December...
Muse: The 2nd Law - review

Muse: The 2nd Law – review

Last year, Muse frontman Matt Bellamy announced the band’s sixth album would be a “Christian gangsta-rap jazz odyssey, with some ambient rebellious dubstep and face-melting metal flamenco cowboy psychedelia”. It tells you something about Muse that it was hard to work out exactly how far his tongue was lodged in his cheek. Read review here....
Latest Tour News: Laneway details-BDO sideshows-Blondie-The Script-Amanda Palmer-Civil Wars & BBC

Latest Tour News: Laneway details-BDO sideshows-Blondie-The Script-Amanda Palmer-Civil Wars & BBC

Summers coming and the Australian tour scene is hotting up. The ‘thinking persons festival’ St Jeromes Laneway has unveiled a stella lineup of local and international talent for your enjoyment including Alt J, Bat For Lashes, Devine Fits, Japandroids, Nicolas Jaar, Yeasayer, The Rubins, Real Estate, Pond plus lots more. The organisers behind The Big Day...
Ke$ha reveals she had sex with a ghost

Ke$ha reveals she had sex with a ghost

Ke$ha has revealed that she has had sex with a ghost but that she didn’t know his name but she was ‘very open to it’. The American singer said that her new track ‘Supernatural’ was inspired by an erotic paranormal experience. “It’s about experiences with the supernatural… but in a sexy way,” she told Ryan...
Green Day's Billie Joe checks into rehab after Las Vegas outburst

Green Day’s Billie Joe checks into rehab after Las Vegas outburst

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong has entered rehab. The singer has checked himself into a clinic for substance abuse treatment two days after embarking on an expletive-laden on stage meltdown during the band’s performance at iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas – click at the bottom of the page to watch. A statement published...
Portishead's Geoff Barrow calls Amy Winehouse "Whiney Shitehouse"

Portishead’s Geoff Barrow calls Amy Winehouse “Whiney Shitehouse”

Portishead frontman Geoff Barrow has taken aim at the lack of individuality in modern music and the predictability of it all. He also dubbed  Amy Winehouse ”Whiney Shitehouse”and called her a ”fake” singer. In an interview for ElectronicBeats.net about his new project BEAK>, the producer said about the late singers voice, “It seemed fake, but because there was a...
Neil Young quits smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol - to write book

Neil Young quits smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol – to write book

Neil Young has given up smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol to write his forthcoming autobiography ‘Waging Heavy Peace’. “I did it for 40 years,” the singer told the New York Times. “Now I want to see what it’s like to not do it. It’s just a different perspective.” The 66-year-old said he has been sober for...
New film edit of Sex Pistols performing 'Holidays In The Sun unveiled - watch

New film edit of Sex Pistols performing ‘Holidays In The Sun unveiled – watch

A new video edit of The Sex Pistols performing ‘Holidays In The Sun’ in has been revealed – and you can watch it here. The live footage was shot during a gig in the UK seaside town of Penzance in September 1977. ‘Holidays In The Sun’ was the fourth single released from the band’s classic debut album...
Bat For Lashes posts 2 new songs online - listen

Bat For Lashes posts 2 new songs online – listen

Bat For Lashes has uploaded two new tracks from her forthcoming third album ‘The Haunted Man’ – scroll down below to hear them. The songs – ‘Marilyn’  and ‘All Your Gold’ are the second and third to be unveiled by the singersinger/songwriter Natasha Khan the previous being the single ‘Laura’. Set for release in October, ‘The Haunted Man’ is...