Book | The Youngs – The Brothers Who Built AC/DC

the-youngsWith sales of over 200 million albums, AC/DC is not just the biggest rock band in the world. It’s a family business built by three brothers: George, Malcolm and Angus Young. And, as with any business, some people prospered while others got hurt along the way. The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC is unlike any AC/DC book you’ve read before.

Less a biography, more a critical appreciation, it tells the story of the trio through 11 classic songs and reveals some of the personal and creative secrets that went into their making. Important figures from AC/DC’s long way to the top open up for the very first time, while unsung heroes behind the band’s success are given the credit they are due. Accepted accounts of events are challenged while sensational new details emerge to cast a whole new light on the band’s history – especially their early years with Atlantic Records in the United States.
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THE DATSUNS Deep Sleep Australian tour – December 2014

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After some drifting through the deep sonic universe The Datsuns can finally reveal special guests for this Australian tour as it hurtles through the planet.

The Datsuns latest album Deep Sleep elaborates on their signature breakneck-paced rock’n’roll delving into more menacing terrain summoned from the bands collective proto-metal 70s influences; Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Blue Oyster Cult and Bloodrock, to name a few. Semi-tones are thrown in amongst blues scale riffs creating a darker, more evil sound that summons images of 1970s cult film super-villains.
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Tour News | ARCHITECTS (UK) – 2015 Australian Tour

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Architects will make their return to Australia in April 2015 for what will be their first national headline tour since 2010. In September 2014 they did two small capacity headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne, selling each of them out in less than 48 hours. Joining them for the ride will be Stick To Your Guns (USA), Being As An Ocean (USA) and Stories (AUS).
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CAMPFIRE FESTIVAL 2015′s Second Artist Announcement!

campfireAdding more burn to CAMPFIRE FESTIVAL in 2015 is the inclusion of seven further well-respected and award-winning acts.

The second lineup of artists confirmed for the 2015 CAMPFIRE FESTIVAL includes:
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And The ARIA Goes To…

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The sold out 2014 ARIA Awards Connected By Telstra held at The Star Event Centre, Sydney and broadcast nationally on TEN capped off an extraordinary year for the Australian music industry. This year’s event certainly showcased and celebrated what a remarkable year 2014 has been for Australian music and artists. Australian music has been well and truly thrust onto the global stage in 2014 and for the first time the ARIA Awards will be broadcast to millions throughout Asia via Fox International.
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Sinead O’Connor adds Melbourne Show to her Australian Tour – February/March 2015

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Sinead O’Connor has just announced the addition of a Melbourne date to her 2015 ‘I’m not Bossy I’m the Boss’ Australian tour. On Wed 4 March the Hamer Hall at Arts Centre Melbourne will play host to Sinead on a tour which also takes in performances at Perth Festival (28 Feb); Port Fairy Folk Music Festival (6 & 7 Mar); Queensland Performing Arts Centre (11 Mar) and Sydney Opera House (19 Mar).
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Lenny Kravitz to headline opening night of Bluesfest – April 2, 2015

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Today, Bluesfest, the multi award winning five Day Festival, held annually over the Easter Long weekend just north of Byron Bay (EVENT DATES: Thu 2nd to Mon 6th of April, 2015) delivers to its audience and music lovers across the country a tremendous addition to what is currently being called one of the best festival bills announced anywhere in the world.

Regarded as one of the pre-eminent Rock musicians of our time, Lenny Kravitz will be making his long awaited Bluesfest debut in 2015 as part of his worldwide Strut tour. Lenny Kravitz will be at Bluesfest with his full band – 16 people on stage on the opening night, Thursday 2nd of April. This marks his only show north of Sydney, and only his third Australian tour in over 20 years!
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Q&A with The Floating Bridges

The Floating BridgesQueensland’s premiere 5 piece roots, rock, reggae outfit The Floating Bridges are recently released their explosive new single ‘Eloquence’ (video clip below).

The band – Dale, Cale, Dan, Jimmy and Johnny – took time out to answer a few questions for LifeMusicMedia.com

:: What track changed your life ::

Banapple Gas – Cat Stevens (Dale)

:: What is your favourite Album ::

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication (Cale)
Powderfinger – Vulture Street (Dale)
Incubus – Science (Dan)
Nirvana – Nevermind (Jimmy)
Led Zeppelin – II (Johnny)

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