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Northlane Vocalist Adrian Fitipaldes Leaves Band

Sydney metalcore outfit Northlane has announced the departure of vocalist, Adrian Fitipaldes.

Forming in 2009, Fitipaldes had been a member of the Blacktown five-piece since the band’s inception. However, the band’s rigorous touring schedule grew to be too much for the frontman, taking its toll on him both physically and mentally, which lead to his decision to part ways with the band.

Soundwave Festival 2015 Will Be Held Over Two Days

Despite the controversy surrounding the Big Day Out Festival, Soundwave Festival 2015 is going ahead, and it will be held over two mammoth days.

AJ Maddah confirmed that the hard and heavy rock festival will return next year, and it’ll be held for two days in each city, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

Big Day Out 2015 Cancelled!

Big Day Out, one of Australia’s biggest and oldest music festivals, will not go ahead in 2015. The shock revelation comes following Big Day Out promoter AJ Maddah stepping down as Director of the much-loved festival and transferring his 50% stake to US company C3 Presents, thus making the Texan-owned company the sole owners of the iconic Australian festival.

Lady Gaga, Robbie Williams, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake Australian Tour 2014 Announcements Imminent!

Ticketing outlet Ticketek has teased that “five mega announcements” will be made over the next 30 days!

The teaser included five silhouette images (which since have been deleted) with the phrase “Countdown to the hottest performers – 5 mega announcements in 30 days”.

Vance Joy’s Riptide Tops Triple J’s Hottest 100

Vance Joy’s hit single Riptide was declared the winner of Triple J’s Hottest 100, topping the likes of Lorde and Daft Punk along the way.

16 Year Olds May Be Allowed To Serve Alcohol Under New Laws

Under new laws, 16 year olds could serve alcohol in restaurant bars and dining areas. The NSW Restaurant and Catering Association (R&CA), who represent up to 11,500 venues, want the State Government to follow their noisy neighbors Queensland and allow minors to serve alcohol.

Underground Warehouse Parties Increase In Sydney After Lockouts

The introduction of Sydney’s lockout laws has resulted in a rise in underground warehouse parties, according to club owners and music promoters, who say people are trying to escape 1.30am lockout and 3am last drinks in the CBD and Kings Cross.

Warped Tour Australia Will Not Return In 2014

Despite the general consensus, any plans for Vans Warped Tour Australia 2014 have been scratched. Promoter AJ Maddah confirmed the news via Twitter, saying only the US leg of the predominantly pop punk and hardcore festival would go ahead.

Tough New Liquor Restrictions To Roll Out Across Central Sydney

Sydney’s extreme crackdown on alcohol-fueled violence continues, with the introduction of new regulations that will severely limit what people can drink after midnight.

Billboard Names Jay-Z And Beyoncé As The Most Powerful People In The Music Industry

Billboard magazine has named rapper Jay-Z and his Pop Queen wife Beyonce as the most powerful people in the music industry.

Groovin The Moo 2014 – First Act Leaked

Organizers haven’t even got the official word out yet, but Perth band Karnivool has let it slip that they are performing at Groovin The Moo 2014.

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