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Posted 14 Jul 2014 @ 3:00pm

In celebration of his 30th anniversary as a solo artist, Jimmy Barnes has announced a special A Day On The Green national tour this November and December.


The tour will take place in wineries across New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and Tasmania. It coincides with the release of his 30/30 Anniversary album, which features re-recordings of 15 of his biggest hits while...

Posted 4 Nov 2013 @ 9:35am

For a band with a history like The Living End, which happens to be approaching 20 years long, yielded six full length albums since their debut in 1998, six ARIA awards and hundreds upon hundreds of sold out shows the length and breadth of the nation, you would think they would be a band that had ‘done it all’. But apparently this is not actually the case. One stone left unturned in this band’s...

Posted 24 Jun 2013 @ 1:07pm

The 17th Queenscliff Music Festival will see the festival host arguably its biggest lineup to date.


Headlining the 2013 proceedings will be Australian rock icons The Living End, also joined by the John Butler Trio and The Grates.


The full first announcement also includes Spiderbait, Blue King Brown, Saskwatch, The Screaming Jets, Busby Marou, Thelma Plum, Chance...

Posted 28 May 2013 @ 8:42pm

It's a match made in Oz music heaven: one of our funkiest, bluesiest singer/guitarists and the red hot rhythm section from The Living End. Ash Grunwald, Scott Owen and Andy Strachan are teaming up for an Australian tour, with four shows spread across Victoria as well as plenty more in other states. Audiences will be treated to something special, a kind of musical alchemy whereby three...

Posted 22 Jan 2013 @ 2:07pm

I will admit, regrettably, that I attended The Living End’s show with a firmly instilled and rather smug sense of irony. It was, after all, many years since the band first enamoured my 13 year old self with their anti-authoritarian anthem Prisoner Of Society. It was also many years since I totally dismissed them as mainstream fodder, so revisiting their debut self-titled album seemed an apt...

Posted 11 Dec 2012 @ 11:21am

So then, what’s the band name and what do you ‘do’ in the band?

The band’s name is Kingswood (NOT The Rubens). I (Justin) drive the van.


What do you reckon people will say you sound like?

We sound like the love child of Queens Of The Stone Age and Led Zeppelin, who fornicated with the love child from Band Of Skulls and Jimi Hendrix, and then they had a child with...

Posted 6 Dec 2012 @ 11:10am

Towards the end of the ‘90s, the Antipodes was good to guitar-heavy Australian music with Jebediah, Regurgitator and The Whitlams hauling arse up the indie charts. When Melbourne trio The Living End unleashed their double A-side release Second Solution/Prisoner Of Society, it promptly collected jewels across genres when it was the only Australian single to get up there in the sales charts,...

Posted 10 Sep 2012 @ 12:13pm

After selling out The Corner a whopping nine times with their retrospective tour, in which a different album is played through each night, The Living End have added two more Melbourne dates.


The Living End will now perform Roll On once more, plus a special under-18 performance of The Living End.


Tickets to all other Melbourne shows have sold out, so get in quick...

Posted 19 Jul 2012 @ 2:07pm

In a career that sees the band approaching their 20th year together, Melbourne punk staple the Living End have announced a little-over-a-week's worth of shows at the Corner Hotel, each evening the band performing one of their six albums in full.


However, after a high demand for the The Living End performances, the band have had to announce a fourth show. The Living End was the...

Posted 5 Jul 2012 @ 8:32am

Get excited! Melbourne’s much loved Smith Street Band have set a release date for their new album as well as announcing a huge headlining national tour this September. Poison City Records revealed this week that the Smith Street Band’s second album will be titled Sunshine & Technology and will hit stores on August 24. Melbourne will get an album launch on August 25 at The Tote. Shit yeh!...


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