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Violent Femmes, Augie March Lead MOFO 2015 Sideshow

The lineup for MOFO 2015, next year’s instalment of the Museum of Old and New Art’s Festival of Music and Art, is set to drop in late October, but organisers have decided to announce a special sideshow just to get everyone buzzing.

All Your UNIFY Gathering Questions Answered

The announcement of a brand new festival naturally arouses plenty of questions in punters.

Ed Sheeran Adds Extra Dates To 2015 Australian Tour

Ed Sheeran has announced the addition of three extra dates to his upcoming Australian tour.

Newtown Braces Itself For Inaugural Festival Week

The 2014 instalment of Sydney’s beloved Newtown Festival is nigh upon us and in order to get punters in the festival spirit, organisers have announced the first-ever Newtown Festival Week in the lead up to the November event.

Malcolm Young Family, Management Confirm Guitarist’s Dementia

Last week, it was reported that AC/DC guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young had retired from the legendary group after being taken into care for dementia.

Steve Aoki Shirts Himself Over Online Parody

Steve Aoki has issued a cease and desist letter to satirical news outlet Wunderground Music, which pokes fun at the dance music world, over their use of the DJ’s image in one of their gags.

Tour Guide: Jackie Onassis, KLP, Fractures

Today’s Tour Guide is bringing you a fresh mix of artists spanning a broad range of genres, each just bursting with talented young Aussies.

Tycho Announce Summer Festival Sideshows

Californian producer Tycho, real name Scott Hansen, is set to play the upcoming Falls, Southbound and Field Day festivals, and has now announced two sideshows for fans in Melbourne and Sydney.

The MC Eso Misogyny Debate Has Made Allday Question His Own Lyrics

Tom Gaynor, known to fans as Adelaide hip hop star Allday, has said he is questioning his use of the word “bitch” in his lyrics, in light of the recent debate about sexism in the Australian hip hop scene, sparked by MC Eso’s misogynistic Instagram posts.

Slipknot’s Upcoming Music Festival Smells Like Shit

Slipknot have always been about the visual as much as the aural, but their upcoming three-day festival event, Knotfest, will see the masked metallers incorporate fans’ sense of smell into the Slipknot experience.

Real Estate: Rock Bands Are “The Underdogs” Of Indie Music

With three studio albums now lining their discography, Brooklyn-via-New-Jersey jangle-rockers Real Estate are mainstays of the American indie music scene.

“Foster A Band” And Help A Local Act Play Falls Festival

The lineup for Falls Festival 2014/2015 is already packed with big names, including alt-J, Röyksopp & Robyn, Vance Joy and SBTRKT, but now it’s time to give some up-and-coming Tasmanian artists a chance to join in the fun.

Knife Party Return For Their ‘Abandon Ship’ December Tour

Just a month away from the release of their anticipated debut album, electro-house duo Knife Party have announced they’ll return to their home turf, Australia, to perform five shows across the country in December 2014.

Mastodon’s Brann Dailor Defends “Sexist” ‘Motherload’ Video

This year has seen the proliferation of the twerk-fest, butt-centric music video – from Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda to JLo and Iggy Azalea’s Booty, but perhaps the most unexpected culprits of the butt-video craze were Atlanta metal giants Mastodon, whose new video for The Motherload features a motherload of shaking asses.

Gingerfest 2014 Lineup Expands With 8 New Acts

The inaugural Gingerfest mini-festival, set to take place in Sydney this December, has expanded its artist lineup with a second batch of punk-rock acts, including The Snowdroppers, Anchors (pictured), Chris Duke & The Royals, The Decline and Steel City All Stars.