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A selection of news and current affairs from the real world that impacts our culture and way of life.

Looks like Tool just teased a 2020 Australian tour

Follow the evidence. It appears US rockers Tool have taken a leaf out of ...

Listen to ambient sound from around the world, recorded with a 4’33” app

To anyone who says there are too many music makers in the world, maybe ...

Brunswick Music Festival announces first three acts of its 2020 program

We’re counting down the days. Brunswick Music Festival is just over four months away ...

‘I had her hand, then I let it go’: the Big Day Out loses its innocence – Music Reads

The death of Jessica Michalik was a tragedy and a turning point for the ...

Tarkine bush doof battle brewing as ‘metal-lovers’ set up camp

Heavy metal music is the latest weapon of choice in the fight over the ...

A Keith Flint mural has been installed at his local football club, Braintree Town FC

A mural honouring the late Keith Flint has been installed at Braintree Town FC, ...

Neo-Nazi Music Festival In Melbourne Going Ahead Despite Widespread Backlash

A music festival in Melbourne, advertised online by controversial groups Blood & Honour Australia ...

Glastonbury 2020 sells out in 34 minutes

It’s no secret that trying to get hold of Glastonbury tickets is no small ...

Eight unmissable events at Melbourne International Arts Festival

For 35 years, Melbourne International Arts Festival has been a centrepiece of our city’s ...

REPORT: Mexico Listens To Way More Music Than The Rest Of The World

Mexico leads the way when it comes to music listening. According to a new ...

Metallica Postpones Tour as James Hetfield Re-Enters Addiction Recovery Program

Metallica was scheduled to tour in Australia and New Zealand this Spring, but on ...

Female Representation Behind The Scenes: An Op-Ed

Back in 2016 I wrote an article on the lack of gender diversity in ...