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Glasgow alt-rockers Honeyblood are bringing their distinctly Scottish sounds to Australian shores this month. The two-piece powerhouse of Stina Tweeddale on guitar/vocals and Cat Myers on drums have recently released their second album, Babes Never Die, and this is their debut tour Down Under.

 

Expect a combination of influences from PJ Harvey and Sonic Youth to Best Coast and...

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Everybody, sing it with us: “And eeyyyy-eee-eye will always love you…”. The legendary 1992 film The Bodyguard has now been reimagined as a stage musical, and it will have its Australian premiere in Sydney this April.

 

Paulini stars as Rachel Marron, the character made famous by Whitney Houston, while Kip Gamblin fills the role of Frank Farmer, Rachel’s titular bodyguard. The...

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Alabama sextet St. Paul And The Broken Bones are coming to Australia for Bluesfest, and they’ve locked in a Sydney sideshow while they’re at it. They only formed in 2012, but already these soulful booty-shakers have risen to impressive heights, collaborating with Alabama Shakes’ Ben Tanner on their debut album and supporting none other than The Rolling Stones. Sea Of Noise, their new record,...

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Melbourne alt rock powerhouse Rolling Blackout Coastal Fever have been moving from strength to strength recently, and their creative energy shows absolutely no sign of showing down. In order to support their stellar new EP The French Press, due out Friday March 10, the band are hitting the road, bringing their anthemic brand of scuzz pop to venues across the country, including the Newtown...

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Acclaimed horror classic Dracula, a blood-drenched narrative shot straight from the vicious mind of Bram Stoker, tells the story of… Ahh, who are we kidding? You know the story of Dracula, not to mention its legendary titular antagonist. So you should consider well and truly prepared for Riverside Theatre’s upcoming production of the tale, one spearheaded by endlessly inventive theatre company...

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Australia’s favourite adopted Canadians, The Tea Party, are playing some of their biggest ever shows in our land this April. Joined by a 48-piece orchestra, the Jeff Martin-led three-piece will perform tunes from across their 24-year career, spanning their 1993 debut album to 2014’s The Ocean At The End. The Tea Party are renowned for their incorporation of unusual instrumentation in their...

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Ken Loach’s film I, Daniel Blake, which won the coveted award for Outstanding British Film at this year’s BAFTAs, is set for release on DVD, Blu-ray and digital download in Australia. The film follows the titular character as he struggles to make ends meet in the British welfare state, encountering the single mother Katie and her two children along the way. It’s a gritty examination of class...