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11 Feb 2015

The Used’s Bert McCracken Joins Channel [V] Full-Time

Lead singer of post-hardcore veterans The Used, Bert McCracken has joined Channel [V] as a full-time presenter. McCracken, who moved to Australia from the States a couple of years ago, had previously hosted a Soundwave special last year for the Foxtel channel, but has now been promoted to a much

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10 Feb 2015

How THE FOUNDRY will change Brisbane’s music landscape forever

GAMECHANGER THE FOUNDRY TO OPEN IN BRISBANE THIS MARCH.   Get ready for a gamechanger Brisbane. A one-of-a-kind creative music hub unlike anything in Australia is coming this March.Forging a bold path in the heart of Fortitude Valley, The Foundry is a mammoth two level complex that is part 300-person

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10 Feb 2015

Watch Daniel Johns’ Clip For ‘Aerial Love’

The Daniel Johns comeback trail continues today with the unveiling of the video for his first new material in eight years, Aerial Love. The subdued and soulful single, a far cry from his adored work in local grunge legends Silverchair, has been complemented with a slick, sensual video, taking place

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10 Feb 2015

Emo Icons American Football Announce First-Ever Aussie Tour

Celebrated, famously short-lived late-’90s emo outfit American Football are following in the footsteps of fellow reawakened scene veterans Mineral, having noticed in this post-2000 age that they have a much larger audience than they ever dreamed of accruing, and they’re belatedly getting around to visiting the far-off places and people who’ve made

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10 Feb 2015

Twerps Announce May Headline Tour

Melbourne indie outfit Twerps have announced a run of headline shows to celebrate their latest LP,Range Anxiety. The quartet will launch the album with two dates in their home city, plus shows in Sydney and Brisbane this May. The dates will take place just days after the band return after

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10 Feb 2015

Hozier To Perform Second Bluesfest Set

Acclaimed Irish singer-songwriter Hozier is clearly a popular man in Australia — both of his previously announced Bluesfest sideshows in Sydney and Melbourne sold out quick-smart, but with no further headline gigs in the pipeline, festival organisers have made room for the Take Me To Church hitmaker to take the stage twice during the event. Hozier will

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10 Feb 2015

These Are The Aussies Up For International Dance Music Awards

Acclaimed local artists Peking Duk and Knife Party, as well as tenuously claimed expats Sia and Iggy Azalea, make up the Australian contingent of nominees for this year’s impending International Dance Music Awards, arguably the biggest such ceremony in the world. At this year’s event, the 30th annual iteration of the DMAs, Sia leads the Aussie-bred

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10 Feb 2015

Bassist Jay James Leaves Bullet For My Valentine

Bullet For My Valentine have broken some hearts just a few days out from Valentines Day with the announcement that bass player Jason James, fondly known as Jay, is no longer a member of the band. The remaining members of BFMV delivered the news to fans in a somewhat vague

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09 Feb 2015

360 Announces Rescheduled Regional Dates And New Shows

360 has announced rescheduled regional tour dates as well as new capital city dates for his Retopiatour after being forced to cancel dates last year due to an “unexpected illness”, Sixty has today announced replacement shows at most of his previously scheduled venues, plus the new dates, to take the

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09 Feb 2015

Melbourne-Based Composer Wins Grammy Award

South African-born, Melbourne-based composer and flutist Wouter Kellerman has won a Grammy at today’s awards. Kellerman’s collaborative effort with Indian composer and producer Ricky Kej, Winds Of Samsara took out the Best New Age Album Of The Year award. The news was revealed as part of the earlier announced winners

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