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Download 2019 1st Line Up Announcement

2018 saw the Australian debut of the world’s premier rock and metal festival Download! 30,000 heavy music fans descended on Flemington christening Melbourne into the Download family alongside Donington UK, (the spiritual home of rock), Paris France, Madrid Spain. In 2019, Download returns to Melbourne and will head north to serve up a mammoth line up of sonic brutality and great times to Sydneysiders for the very first time!

So, which heavyweight heroes will be powering the mosh pits in 2019… you better be sitting down…

Kicking off with a lash of bittersweetness… Ozzy Osbourne and Slayer will be joining Download for the Australian legs of their final ever world tours, we know you all will rise and give them the send-off they both deserve….
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Double J’s BANG ON to record podcast LIVE in Melbourne for first time at Thornbury Theatre – Oct 2018

Double J’s BANG ON is heading to Melbourne for our first ever live show in the city!

Join co-hosts Zan Rowe & Myf Warhurst as they transform their weekly podcast for a live audience at Darebin’s Music Feast, hosted at the Thornbury Theatre on Sunday October 21. Now in its 22nd year, Darebin Music Feast encompass 120 events across 26 different venues, thoughtfully curated to showcase a diverse swathe of artists and musicians.

Zan & Myf say “Ever since we did our live show in Sydney last year as part of Yack Festival, people have been asking ‘When are you going to bring it to Melbourne?’. Now, we’ve finally been able to make it happen, and at a beautiful venue… We don’t want to spoil it, but let’s just say we have some very fun things planned.”

Watch all the action unfold from 3pm as they bang on about the week’s biggest stories in music, art, life and stuff. If it’s anything like Bang On Live in Sydney last November, it’ll bring the Bang Fam together from across the country for farshun, laughs and surprises galore. You can listen back here –

Special guests to be announced.

Myf and Zan will also be speaking at OzPod in Melbourne in October about all things Bang On. OzPod is the ABC’s Podcast Conference, a one-day event taking place in Melbourne on Wednesday 17 October at ACMI, Melbourne – book tickets at


Sunday, October 21
Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne

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Thirsty Merc announce Summer 2018 Tour!

With summer(time) just around the corner, Thirsty Merc are picking up the keys and getting ready to hit the road again, starting with headlining the 20th anniversary of the iconic Deni Ute Muster on Friday, 28 September through to New Year’s Eve in Far North Queensland.
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Tour News : Ben Ottewell – Solo Acoustic Tour Australia November 2018

Ben Ottewell, singer and guitarist of English indie band Gomez, has announced he will be returning to Australia for his fourth solo tour of Australia in November.

Ben will play dates in Brisbane and Hobart plus multiple dates in Sydney and Melbourne. All dates are on sale now.
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Port Royal – Brisbane’s Vintage Rock n Rollers ‘Love, Passion, Satisfaction’ Tour 2018

Port Royal, Brisbane’s rock n roll kings, are set to continue their epic tour in support of their just released EP, Love, Passion, Satisfaction.
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