June 10th, 2020

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds pull the plug on North American tour

Posted on 10 Jun 2020 at 10:16am

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have pulled the plug on the North American tour which would have taken place during September and October.

Green Day move UK and Ireland ‘Hella Mega’ gigs to next year

Posted on 10 Jun 2020 at 9:14am

The UK and Ireland shows which Green Day would’ve been gearing up for at the end of this month have been rescheduled to next year.

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Album Review: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Sideways To New Italy

Posted on 10 Jun 2020 at 8:23am

To badly paraphrase an old British kids’ TV show, for some musicians life on the road means that dislocation, that’s the name of the game.

This was certainly the case for Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, the Melbourne quintet who became hostages to the success of their 2018 debut album Hope Downs, a release which took them on an eighteen-month journey around the world in various planes, trains and vans.

When normal feels like a foreign place then it’s clearly time to reset. The band, both as individuals and collectively, took the strangeness of familiarity and used it as the fuel for Sideways To New Italy, a reference to a tiny village in New South Wales founded by 19th century Venetian migrants, a place which is also drummer Marcel Tussie’s home.

Gorillaz release latest Song Machine track Friday 13th, featuring Octavian

Posted on 10 Jun 2020 at 7:40am

“Every day starts in the dark, and ends in the dark, but in the middle there is light,” Gorillaz say through the medium of Russel Hobbs when introducing the fourth installment of their Song Machine series.

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Fontaines D.C. release I Don’t Belong from second album A Hero’s Death

Posted on 10 Jun 2020 at 7:06am

Fontaines D.C. have released a second song from their new album A Hero’s Death.

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Lollapalooza 2020 has been cancelled

Posted on 10 Jun 2020 at 6:46am

Lollapalooza 2020 has been cancelled, organisers have confirmed.

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