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Thrashville 2018 – Playing Times

THRASHVILLE SET TIMES ARE HERE! Thrashville is ready to crank! Now you can see how your Thrashville day out will play out. A great bunch of edgy artistry, in a [...]

By | January 8th, 2018|

The Aints play The Saints (’73-’78)

“Rock music in the seventies was changed by three bands—the Sex Pistols, the Ramones and The Saints.” (Bob Geldof) On the 40th anniversary of the release of The Saints’ classic album (I’m) [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|


Topping the first round line up for The Gum Ball 2018 is Melbourne artist REMI and musical collaborator Sensible J, who together are one of the fastest-rising hip hop acts [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|


After a 10-year long hiatus from the recording studio, Butterfingers are officially back in the saddle for Gum Ball 2018, with a new found vigour, a swag of new material [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|

The Creepshow (CA)

Get ready Dashville. Heading our way from Canada is The Creepshow, a Frankenstein's monster of punk, country, psychobilly and old-school rock 'n' roll. Drawing much of their inspiration from horror movies, the [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|

Dave Graney ‘n’ The Coral Snakes

Dave Graney and the Coral Snakes were THE stand alone act in Australia during the 90s. Nobody stood near them. They cut through with wit, flash and weirdness and flew [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|

Hat Fitz & Cara

Hat Fitz and Cara can in no way be mistaken for a dainty duo. They are festival favourites throughout Canada, America, Australia, Europe, and the UK and it has been [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|


They’re the band you grew up with, whose songs are imprinted into the DNA of every music-lover who came of age in the '90s and '00s. A band of eternally-youthful fuzz-pop darlings who, [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|

New Venusians

Sydney based 7 piece New Venusians is a project comprised of some of the country’s most in demand musicians, that make up parts of the bands of Sampa The Great, Ngaiire, Urthboy [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|

Terra Lightfoot (CA)

  Canada’s Terra Lightfoot offers up something rare with her new album 'New Mistakes': the kind of genuine document that can only come from a road-tested breed of songwriter and [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|
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