Live Review: Bernard Fanning’s Brutal Dawn tour brings out strong numbers to Melbourne’s northside

Piling into the Croxton Bandroom on Thornbury’s High Street on Thursday evening, an audience representing a broad demographic of music fan take in the tones of two of Melbourne’s own, Oh Pep! – a long anticipated return to home turf gigging for Olivia Hally and Pep Emmerichs, who have spent a good deal of the past two years on…

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Powderfinger’s surprise reunion at Splendour reinforces their status as one of Australia’s best

Just after 5:30pm yesterday, Bernard Fanning noted to his Splendour in the Grass crowd that it had been 10 years since his former band, a little known Powderfinger, had played the event, so why the hell not, let’s get a reunion happening. Now, for many Australian music fans, the ‘Finger will have had some kind of presence in their childhoods,…

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Queens of the Stone Age throttle the Amphitheatre during Night Two of Splendour in the Grass

Day Two kicked into hyper-drive, starting off with an energetic bang! Opening in the Amphitheatre were NSW boys Hockey Dad, whilst Gretta Ray and Mallrat took to the Mix Up Stage and GW McLennan tent. Coming in like an energy drink, Confidence Man followed with an animated performance filled with little outfits, bubbly tunes and frantic dancing. “Boyfriend (Repeat)” saw the whole…

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Bernard Fanning’s Australian tour expands with the release of new single, “America (Glamour and Prestige)”

Bernard Fanning‘s Australian tour continues to clock more shows as the countdown to the Brutal Dawn national run edges closer and closer. Today, he has dropped a brand new single in “America (Glamour and Prestige)”, with the addition of three new shows to the tour also coming in tow. Fanning will be performing extra shows in…

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Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem lead 2017 Splendour in the Grass announcement

It’s here. After much speculation and #fakenews, the 2017 Splendour in the Grass line up has been revealed, with Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, The xx, ScHoolboy Q and more set to head to Byron Bay this winter. Splendour exclusives sit with Schoolboy Q and Future Islands, while returning 2016 artists Sigur Ros are also lined up to make a special appearance. The…

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