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AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN MUSIC AWARDS RETURN

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 12, 2019

Australian Musician has covered the She Rocks Awards (honouring women in the American music industry) since its inception 9 years go. It was with great delight that we heard about the arrival of an Australian version making its debut last year. Following a wildly successful inaugural year in 2018, the…

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HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES (COOPER, DEPP, PERRY) ‘RISE’ ON JUNE 21

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 12, 2019

Fresh off a triumphant seven-city North America tour, which included a stop at the famous Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, the Hollywood Vampires have unveiled the brand new song “The Boogieman Surprise.” At the aforementioned L.A. performance, Steven Tyler, the Aerosmith frontman and long-time musical partner of Joe Perry, turned…

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GUITAR BRA: FOR PROTECTION AND COMFORT!

Posted in Accessories, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - June 11, 2019

Peter Kinson is a Hervey Bay-based guitarist/singer/songwriter/guitar tutor and designer. It was through both personal experience and observation and discussion with other guitarists that he realised that spending a lot of time on the guitar in the tropical climate where he resides, you need to have some kind of insulation…

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REVIEW: HAKEN & I BUILT THE SKY – MAX WATTS, MELBOURNE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 10, 2019

Words: Joshua Batten Photos: Jason Rosewarne To tour Australia even once is a dream for most international bands, regardless of style. For UK Prog metal icons Haken, who are touring the country for the third time in two years, it’s a rare feat indeed. They toured twice in 2017, first…

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GALLERY: LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL AT BLUESFEST 2019

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 9, 2019

At Bluesfest Byron Bay this year, our photographer Jason Rosewarne had incredible access to Lukas Nelson and  Promise of the Real, shooting photos from backstage, side-stage and front and centre. Lukas and band had a wonderful festival, sharing their stage with Leesa Gentz from Hussy Hicks for a duet, and…

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DIESEL ANNOUNCES SUNSET SUBURBIA TRILOGY + AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 7, 2019

Australian hit machine Diesel has today announced the Sunset Suburbia project: a trilogy of EPs leading into an album in 2020. And to coincide with the release of new music, Diesel will hit the road once again this October. With his powerhouse band, Diesel will showcase songs from all three…

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BOY & BEAR (AND DAVE) ARE BACK! NEW MUSIC NEW TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 5, 2019

It’s comforting to know that Boy & Bear are back with a new single and a massive international tour. Comforting because it’s always great to have new music from one of Australia’s greatest music exports and even more comforting to know that singer, songwriter Dave Hosking is back after enduring…

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QUEENSCLIFF MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES MASSIVE-LINE UP FOR 2019

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 4, 2019

After selling out its last three years, the music jewel of the Bellarine the Queenscliff Music Festival is back for its 23rd year with a killer first round line up of local and global artists. Icons performing on the Peninsula this November are a mix of solo sensations and chart-topping bands. Multi-award winning singer-songwriter Missy Higgins and multi-talented musician, broadcaster…

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GRINSPOON ANNOUNCE CHEMICAL HEARTS TOUR IN OCTOBER/NOVEMBER

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 3, 2019

    Legendary Aussie rockers Grinspoon have announced their epic Chemical Hearts national tour, set to make its way around the country in October and November, supported by The Hard Aches, Gooch Palms and Bugs.  In celebration of the tour, the band will be releasing a Chemical Hearts vinyl record on the day the…

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JOE’S12: JOE ROBINSON’S NEW ONLINE GUITAR TRAINING PROGRAM

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 31, 2019

Acclaimed Australian musician and Maton endorsee Joe Robinson is a self-taught virtuoso guitarist who has just launched a 12 week online training platform called JOES12, featuring many other guitar legends such as Steve Vai, Eric Johnson, Robben Ford, Keb Mo and Tommy Emmanuel to name a few. Joe has immersed…

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