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No Use for a Name - Rarities Vol. 1: The Covers album cover

No Use for a Name

Rarities Vol. 1: The Covers, 2017

6.8 / 10

I harbour a weak spot for No Use for a Name, a band that eventually became a melodic pop-punk band that landed on Fat Wreck records.What not too many contemporary ...

The Damned - Don't You Wish That We Were Dead  album cover

The Damned

Don't You Wish That We Were Dead , 2016

7.5 / 10
Video/DVD Review

From filmmaker Wes Orshoski, known from being the man behind the documentary Lemmy, comes the story of the long-ignored pioneers of punk: The Damned, the first U.K. punks on wax ...

Various Artists - Sad Vacation: The Last Days of Sid And Nancy DVD album cover

Various Artists

Sad Vacation: The Last Days of Sid And Nancy DVD, 2017

7.2 / 10
Video/DVD Review

Ah, Sid Vicious.The sung hero of my formative years and fashion sense of the time (including pad lock necklace and safety pin piercing, inspiration for much mischief and muse for ...

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Raymond Pettibon

A Pen of all Work, 2017

8.5 / 10
Book Review

Chances are that if you are remotely into underground culture, you will have quite a few records, shirts or other things adorned with artwork by Raymond Pettibon.For over thirty years, ...

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Guest Column: T (Vegas) - Portable Loudspeakers

Regular Columns Guest Column: T (Vegas) - Portable Loudspeakers

Posted Nov. 23, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
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As the good ole shock jock Plato so eloquently put it, music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue. Loudspeakers are instrumental ...

Guest Column: T (Vegas) - Portable Turntables

Regular Columns Guest Column: T (Vegas) - Portable Turntables

Posted Aug. 6, 2017, 3:43 p.m.
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I do travel. A bit. An iPod or portable device is a great, convenient yet soulless asset to have. It fits your music collection into your pocket and the capability ...

Dark Mofo 2017

Music Dark Mofo 2017

Posted July 4, 2017, 3:29 p.m.

Hobart, Tasmania June, 2017 MONA, the Museum of Old and New Art, does not do advertising. If you have visited, you will know that it does not need it. To ...

Guest Column: T (Vegas) -  A Hot Sauce Tour

Regular Columns Guest Column: T (Vegas) - A Hot Sauce Tour

Posted May 16, 2017, 1:51 a.m.
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SPB contributor T is a global traveler. In visiting countries he’s a fan of music (that is the Scene Point Blank focus), but also a wide range of arts ...

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Perturbator Australia tour

Tours Perturbator Australia tour

Posted Nov. 16, 2017, 8:10 a.m.

  Producing dark and retrofuturistic music with a strong 80's feeling, Perturbator is one of the spearheads of the new synthwave revival. Supports for his first Australian tour next week ...

PERTURBATOR with supports performing at:
Nov 21st - Melbourne, Max Watt's
Nov 22nd - Sydney, The Factory Theatre
Nov 23rd - Brisbane, Crowbar
Nov 24th - Perth, Tetsuo

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Quicksand released Interiors and announces Australian dates for 2018

Bands Quicksand released Interiors and announces Australian dates for 2018

Posted Nov. 10, 2017, 8:58 p.m.

Today, New York City post-hardcore band Quicksand have released their new album, Interiors -- their first album in 22 years on Epitaph. Interiors features the band’s lineup of drummer Alan ...

THURSDAY
With special guests Quicksand
Wednesday 7 March - Metro Theatre, SydneyFriday 9 March - Max Watts, BrisbaneSunday 11 March - The Corner Hotel, MelbourneTuesday 13 March - The Gov, Adelaide

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Liam Gallagher announces Falls Festival 2017/2018 sideshows

Shows Liam Gallagher announces Falls Festival 2017/2018 sideshows

Posted Oct. 11, 2017, 10:07 p.m.

Liam Gallagher has announced his first headline shows in Australia as a solo act. The ex-Oasis frontman will play Falls Festival between 2017 and 2018, but he’s also just ...

For a list of all of this year’s Falls Festival sideshows, head here.
Thursday, 4th January — NEW VENUE
Hordern Pavilion, Sydney
Friday, 5th January — NEW VENUEFestival Hall, Melbourne

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Run the Jewels announce Falls Festival 2017/2018 sideshows

Tours Run the Jewels announce Falls Festival 2017/2018 sideshows

Posted Oct. 7, 2017, 11:19 a.m.

 American rap duo Run The Jewels have announced a pair of Falls Festival sideshows for 2018. Killer Mike and El-P will hit up venues in Melbourne and Sydney while they ...

Run The Jewels Falls Festival 2017/2018 Sideshows
Supported by Flatbush Zombies
Thursday, 4th JanuaryFestival Hall, Melbourne
Friday, 5th JanuaryBig Top at Luna Park, Sydney

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Skepticon - Sydney

Posted Nov. 22, 2017, 8:51 a.m. by T

Skepticon Recital Hall Sydney, Australia November 18-19, 2017 Think Inc. is a young, Australia-based initiative dedicated to reinvigorating the excitement of rational discourse in daily conversation. Through engaging events with ...

The Scientists @ Factory Theatre

Posted Nov. 19, 2017, 9:30 a.m. by T

The Scientists Factory Theatre Sydney, AU November 18, 2017 The Scientists existed from 1978 to 1987 – Originally from Perth they moved to Sydney then to London and spent equal ...

Glen Matlock @ Landowne Hotel

Posted Nov. 18, 2017, 9:48 a.m. by T

Glen Matlock Landowne Hotel Sydney, Australia November 16, 2017 Chances are that if you are on this website, you know who Glen Matlock is, as he is  not only known for ...

5 Ingredients – Quick Easy Food by Jamie Oliver

Posted Nov. 16, 2017, 7:06 p.m. by T

5 Ingredients – Quick Easy Food by Jamie Oliver Penguin Books   Jamie Oliver started cooking at his parents' pub, The Cricketers, in Clavering, Essex, at the age of eight. After ...

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