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Posted 22 Mar 2013 @ 10:23am

‘Sweat box’ would be an appropriate term to describe Royal Headache’s sold out show at the John Curtin. It was a scorching day, the giant fans in the room weren’t cutting it and punters just had to suck up the fact that their appendages would stick to each other should they dare touch. People seemed unfazed though, happy to forget their sweaty troubles by keeping the cold beer flowing.

Posted 27 Dec 2012 @ 10:42am

After a golden boot-worthy showing at the 2012 Meredith Music Festival, Royal Headache have announced a headline Melbourne show. 


The show will follow on from the band's support role at The Espy for...

Posted 18 Sep 2012 @ 9:21pm

The nominations for the seventh annual Jagermeister Independent Music Awards have been announced, with Melbourne boy made good Chet Faker leading the charge with five nominations. 360, Royal Headache also scored a few nods. Check out the full list of nominees below.



Ballpark Music
Chet Faker
The Jezabels
Royal Headache...

Posted 3 Jul 2012 @ 1:04pm

Looking back, the 2011 Meredith Music Festival stands as one of the all-time greats. As such, it's gonna be tough to top it in 2012. But hey, if we have faith in anyone, we have faith in Aunty Meredith.


Let's take a look at who could very well be hitting the Supernatural Amphitheatre this...

Posted 7 Dec 2011 @ 4:21pm

The sixth instalment of the biggest box-social to ever hit Tallarook is coming!


The three day Easter extravaganza is renowned for it's boutique approach, limited capacity and an all round fan-fucking-tastic time.


The lineup for Boogie 6 thus far includes Pond, Justin Townes Earle, Royal Headache, James Reyne, Lanie Lane, AC/DSHE, Snakadaktal, King Gizzard &...

Posted 29 Nov 2011 @ 11:28am

My last live encounter with Royal Headache was on the concrete tennis courts of an abandoned school at sunset during Camp A Low Hum in New Zealand this year. Frontman Shogun spent half of the set cursing the loss of his voice, and the other half urgently pushing it to it's limits, squeezing out his heartfelt lyrics with an ample serving of the soul behind them. A boast-worthy performance of...

Posted 5 Oct 2011 @ 9:47am

Why has the whole Pitchfork thing become such a sticking point for Sydney's Royal Headache? Australian acts such as Beaches, Geoffrey O'Connor, Miami Horror, Muscles, Twerps, and even The Veronicas have experienced far greater levels of exposure through the infamous indie kingmaker (and that's disregarding the 'Monkey pee' 0.0 review of Jet's Shine On). Thing is, nobody actually gave a shit -...

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