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16 Huge Concert Tours Australia Desperately Needs In 2018

December 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

With the hellish nightmare that was 2017 almost done and dusted, it’s time to look ahead at which concert tours Australia really needs to see in 2018, just to make us all feel better. 2017 was a pretty solid year for big-name Aussie tours, and we copped a bunch of shows which we’d waited for a while for, including tours from the likes of Sir Paul McCartney, Lana Del Rey and Muse. That said, there are still some pretty huge names who are due for a cheeky Aussie tour in the not-too-distant future, and others who we just really need to see down under sometime soon. So without further ado, here are 16 huge concert tours that [read on]

Hear Taylor Swift, Britney Spears, Nickelback & More Sung In The Style Of Metallica

November 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Crazy YouTube legend Anthony Vincent has released yet another incredible video, this time performing 10 different songs in the style of Metallica. Previously we’ve seen Vincent perform The Weekend’s ‘Starboy’ in different styles, put together a metal montage of Taylor Swift songs, and do Justin Bieber in a plethora of styles as well. Now, recruiting his mate EROCK on guitar, Vincent has masterminded 10 covers in the style of Metallica, using songs from all sides of the genre spectrum. From pop tracks like ABBA’s ‘Dancing Queen’ and Britney Spears’ ‘Baby One More Time,’ to ‘Hey Ya by OutKast and even tracks by Seal and [read on]

Watch Metallica Cover Oasis’ ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’ In Manchester

October 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Metallica unleashed a surprise cover of Oasis‘ singalong hit ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’ in Manchester on Saturday night — a song which has become an unofficial anthem for the city since the terror attack at Ariana Grande’s Manchester Arena concert earlier this year. Halfway through their recent set at the same venue, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Rob Trujillo took centre stage for a few solos, which included a singalong of ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’. Drummer Lars Ulrich later shared video of the Oasis cover, saying on Twitter, “What a moment!! Goosebumps.” Watch [read on]

12 Bands We Think Could Be On The Download Festival Australia Lineup

October 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

It barely needs to be pointed out that we’re all crapping our dacks withe excitement for the inaugural Download Festival Australia to reveal its lineup, which FYI is tipped to happen before October is out. But the suspense is fkn killing us, so we thought we might as well have a crack at predicting some of the big-name local and international bands who could very likely be gracing the bill for the blockbuster riff bash’s down under debut. Ex-Soundwave boss AJ Maddah reckons Download was “talking to two amazing headliners” a few months back, and if it’s any two of the options we’ve listed below then [read on]