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Hyperfest, Perth's all-ages music festival, is making a return in 2020

As one of the state's only all-ages musical events, it's great to see the Midland festival make a return after its cancellation last year.

2 days ago

Sorry folks, that Rage Against The Machine poster - and their Splendour slot - is fake

Australian rock magazine Wall Of Sound has confirmed that it was all a ruse, from an Australian-based music troll.

20 days ago

Lizzo, 2019's unexpected shining star, announces an AU tour (...without Perth)

In addition to playing FOMO Festival at the start of next year, the rising star will also play shows in Sydney and Melbourne.

1 month ago

Falls Festival announced third lineup, including three of WA's best talent

In addition to a bunch of additions on the east coast, the Fremantle leg of the festival grow by three, each act representing the talent of the WA music world.

1 month ago

Stella Donnelly announced as WAMFest headliner, Carla Geneve leads WAMAwards

Carla, alongside Stella, DULCIE, Grace Barbé and Harry Mitchell, emerge victorious from last night’s celebration of Perth music.

1 month ago

Tame Impala have seemingly announced a new album, The Slow Rush, out 2020

In a new video uploaded to the band's website, Kevin Parker and co. tease something new.

2 months ago

Gang of Youths' legendary guitarist, Joji Malani, is leaving the band

He'll be playing his last show with the band in the US tomorrow night.

2 months ago

City Calm Down close their chapter by announcing their "indefinite hiatus"

One of Australia's finest indie-rock bands over the years will call it ends at the end of their national tour this month.

2 months ago

PSA: Perth's Pop-up Globe Theatre are flinging $10 tickets to its opening shows

A selected handful of seats for the theatre's opening week are on sale for super cheap, so don't miss out.

3 months ago

The 1975, Charli XCX, DMA's + more: Meet your Laneway Festival 2020 lineup

As always, the forward-thinking festival continues to gaze into its crystal ball to find a lineup of the future.

3 months ago

Origin Fields add Shockone, The Veronicas, Cub Sport + more to 2019/2020 lineup

Joining Tyler The Creator, RÜFÜS DU SOL and Golden Features are acts pushing boundaries both near and far.

3 months ago

Here's your first speakers announcement for WAMCon 2019

Featuring reps for Secretly Canadian, triple j, UNSW and more.

4 months ago

Lizzo, Missy Elliott, Normani + more: All the must-watch performances of the MTV VMAs

It's becoming increasingly difficult to watch the MTV VMAs, so here's a one-stop shop.

4 months ago

Parkway Drive, Violent Soho + more: Meet your Good Things 2019 lineup

After a successful debut, the east-coast festival locks in yet another lineup full of heavy rock brilliance.

4 months ago

Introducing Japan's Snow Machine and their debut lineup: Peking Duk, What So Not + more

The team behind Hot Dub Wine Machine announce a new Japanese festival stacked with Australian favs.

4 months ago

Halsey, Vampire Weekend, Disclosure + more: Learnings from Falls' 2019/2020 lineup

The incoming Falls Festival boasts one of their best lineups yet, but let's go a little deeper than that.

4 months ago

Tyler, RÜFÜS, The Veronicas + more: Meet your Beyond The Valley 2019 lineup

Plus Matt Corby, Cub Sport, Mallrat, Honey Dijon and a bunch more goodness.

4 months ago

Tyler, RÜFÜS DU SOL, Skepta + more: Here's your Origin Fields 2019/2020 lineup

Also incoming to the Perth New Year highlight are Golden Features, What So Not, Mallrat and more.

4 months ago

Tyler, The Creator just announced his first AU show since 2013

He'll be playing Brisbane's Wildlands Festival, with more presumed to be announced.

5 months ago

Here's your chance to win an all-inclusive package to FOMO 2020

Open to ticket holders to BROCKHAMPTON's stand-alone Perth sideshow, the package includes VIP tickets, flights, accom and more.

6 months ago

BIGSOUND's 2019 billing is the cream of the crop of our next generation

Featuring Spacey Jane, Tasman Keith, Tones and I, Milan Ring, Mickey Kojak and a tonne of others, this year's billing is 10/10.

6 months ago

Grapevine Gathering announces 2019 lineup feat. Two Door, Flight Fac, Mallrat + more

Including their first venture to Perth, the festival is pulling out the big guns in 2019.

6 months ago

Drip World promises to be 'Australia's biggest urban festival', but will it deliver?

The festival will stomp into Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth around the same time as Listen Out.

6 months ago

FOMO announce BROCKHAMPTON as 2020 headliner, announce Perth sideshow

Catch the "best boy band since One Direction" around the country this January, including a special show at Belvoir Amphitheatre.

6 months ago

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