Elton John lets rip at security in Perth

Look, it’s fair to say we don’t know the whole story here but Elton John for PM, please and thank you. The English legend halted his second Australian farewell concert in Perth last night – one of the final of around 300 in the Farewell Yellow Brick Road worldwide tour – to give security an absolute mouthful when he saw a couple of guards apparently … Continue reading Elton John lets rip at security in Perth

Knotfest Mexico Cancelled, Fans Riot

In another case of ‘this is why we can’t have nice things,’ fans have rioted and stormed the stage in Mexico after Knotfest was cancelled overnight, destroying expensive equipment and setting fire to Evanescence drummer Will Hunt‘s kit. Organisers made the call to cancel the event following safety concerns after a crowd barricade at the front of the pit was pushed down during Behemoth‘s set … Continue reading Knotfest Mexico Cancelled, Fans Riot

The Amity Affliction Seeks Sexual Assault Perpetrator

The Amity Affliction has started their Australian tour with a sour taste following the alleged sexual assault of a fan at their Hordern Pavillion show in Sydney last night. Vocalist Joel Birch tweeted a message from the victim of the assault: Last night, someone sexually assaulted a woman at our show. I only just found out about this now, via email. If you are groped, … Continue reading The Amity Affliction Seeks Sexual Assault Perpetrator

Former Pussycat Doll Labels The Band A ‘Prostitution Ring’

Kaya Jones, former member of the girl group/dance ensemble the Pussycat Dolls has called out management for repeatedly abusing and victimising the girls, via a series of posts on Twitter. “My truth.I wasn’t in a girl group. I was in a prostitution ring.Oh & we happened to sing & be famous. While everyone who owned us made the $,” her first tweet read. “How bad was … Continue reading Former Pussycat Doll Labels The Band A ‘Prostitution Ring’

Sad Reacts Only: World Responds to Chester Bennington’s Suicide

Whilst most of the world is reacting with shock and sadness at the news of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington‘s suicide today, Korn‘s Brian ‘Head’ Welch has labelled it ‘cowardly.’ In a post to Instagram, Facebook and Twitter the musician and author wrote: “Honestly, Chester’s an old friend who we’ve hung with many times, and I have friends who are extremely close to him, but this … Continue reading Sad Reacts Only: World Responds to Chester Bennington’s Suicide

Promoters Being Asked To Boycott Melbourne Venue

Music fans are asking Aussie promoters to boycott Melbourne venue Margaret Court Arena after a letter to the editor by the venue’s namesake was published. In her letter, Court – now a 74-year old right-wing church leader – wrote: “I write this as an open letter to the Qantas board and Alan Joyce as the Senior Pastor of Victory Life Church in Perth. As you will … Continue reading Promoters Being Asked To Boycott Melbourne Venue

Five Minute Intro To… The Koffin Rockers

They’ve been likened to ‘Townsville’s answer to The Living End‘ (and, in some drunk punters’ cases, “I thought they were The Living End…”) so Girl caught up with the frontman of local rockabilly/punkabilly band The Koffin Rockers, Michael Hegarty, to find out a little bit more about the trio. First things first – who are you, how did you meet, and when did you decide to … Continue reading Five Minute Intro To… The Koffin Rockers

Another One Bites The Dust: Soundwave Festival Canned

After much speculation and shit-slinging this week, it’s official – Soundwave Festival is cancelled. Promoted AJ Maddah has been fending off the rumours all week after 2016 drawcards Bring Me The Horizon said they weren’t officially locked in for the festival, despite being on the announced lineup. Since then, L7 officially announced they wouldn’t be appearing, NOFX‘s Eric Melvin said, “Soundwave cancelling sw16 isn’t going … Continue reading Another One Bites The Dust: Soundwave Festival Canned