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AC/DC @ QSAC, Brisbane, 12.11.2015: Is it OK to Like AC/DC?

AC/DC @ QSAC, Brisbane, 12.11.2015: Is it OK to Like AC/DC?

Rock or Bust We be a guitar band We play across the land Shootin’ out tonight Gonna keep you up alright I’ll wager that almost every review you read of one of these Australian AC/DC shows will be written by a male reviewer. Chances are that they were also probably born in the 1970s and […]

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In Photos: AC/DC + The Hives + Kingswood @ QSAC, Brisbane, 12.11.2015

In Photos: AC/DC + The Hives + Kingswood @ QSAC, Brisbane, 12.11.2015

AC/DC play the first of two shows at the Queensland Sports and Athletics Centre, with support from The Hives and Kingswood.

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The return of Everett True | 124. The Furrs

The return of Everett True | 124. The Furrs

I enjoy having no frame of reference. Well, little. This is from a tradition of music that I have little familiarity with. Having lived here in Brisbane for close on seven years now, I am of course aware of certain musical irregularities in this country’s past. Sharpies. The boogie scene that spawned AC/DC and the […]

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The return of Everett True | 78. AC/DC

The return of Everett True | 78. AC/DC

For a while, it was touch and go there. I didn’t realise it at the time. I was just a lad, rocking out at the local under-16s disco at the YMCA. Lad with testosterone, however late come – however insignificant next to all the other lads with testosterone. I wanted to ROCK. Disco didn’t do […]

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Song of the day – 460: Joey Ramone

There’s a new Joey Ramone solo album out. I found I couldn’t listen to it, first five times I tried

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The 12 Mildly Disappointing Facts About Popular Music They Didn’t Want You To Read

Meat Loaf is actually inedible.

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In defence of Cold Chisel – an incomplete aural + visual history of GOOD Australian soft rock

Cold Chisel. Please explain.

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Pop music vs the ‘classic’ Australian Top 10

Pop music that shits all over the tired, tepid male rock posturing of the other nine videos from a wonderfully giddy height.

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The 100 Best Australian Albums – All Your Bands Are Belong To Us

A few weeks ago the list of the 100 Best Australia Albums, as determined by music journalists Toby Creswell and Craig Mathieson, together with music industry executive and ex-journalist John O’Donnell, was published, a precursor to the mandatory book and CD set. I’m surprised no one else has posted something more comprehensive on Collapse Board […]