The 2015 shows for Australian touring music festival Big Day Out have been axed so organisers can refresh the format.
Speculation over the future of Big Day Out began on Wednesday (25Jun14), when it was reported that no bookings existed at the event's usual venues, while the boss of the Sydney Showground Stadium also confirmed the organisers recently cancelled their slot.
The U.S. promoters behind the festival, C3 Presents, addressed the rumours on Thursday (26Jun14), explaining the 2015 shows were axed so they can make some changes.
Continue reading: Big Day Out Festival Scrapped For 2015
It was all big heads and guitars in Aus
Arcade Fire have never been afraid to approach their live shows with unpredictability and finesse. Their latest jaunt – over in Australia for the Big Day Out festival – saw the band sporting oversized papier-mâché heads, and we’ve got some cool photos.
Arcade Fire rock the Australian crowd
While the U.K’s festival season is far from kicking off – the rainy weather isn’t exactly conducive to a hassle free camping experience – Australia is in full swing, dancing around like idiots to the latest cool band.
Noel Gallagher told a ''weird'' crowd in Australia to stand up because it felt like they were watching a film when he was on stage.
Noel Gallagher demanded his audience stood up when he performed in Australia.
The 'Dream On' hitmaker was recently performing in Melbourne, but after thinking it was "weird" how everybody was sat down, he called for them to stand up.
He wrote on his blog: "The gig was a bit weird to start with. It was all seated and the crowd remained so for the first three songs. It was like they were at the cinema... Now I know how the support band must've felt!
Continue reading: Demanding Noel Gallagher
Noel Gallager has been confused by seeing TV coverage of a Tuna Hurling contest in Australia.
Noel Gallager has been left baffled by Tuna Hurling in Australia.
The 'Dream On' singer is appearing on the bill at the Big Day Out festival with his Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds project, and has been glued to the country's news, in particular the unusual Tunarama Festival, held in Port Lincoln, southern Australia.
He wrote on his blog: "THE ANNUAL TUNA-RAMA FESTIVAL!!! A festival that celebrates all things wonderful about tuna... TUNA??? That's right, tuna... The tuna fish (sic).
Continue reading: Noel Gallager's Fish Flinging Fun
My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way says he is ''still 16'', and will always see himself as a teenager.
The 33-year-old lead singer with the 'S/C/A/R/E/C/R/O/W' rockers has recently dyed his long hair bright red and said it is reflective of his attitude and the band's new sound, and that he will always feel like a teenager.
He said: "Somebody said to me recently, 'why are you f***ing dressed like a 16-year-old?'
Continue reading: Eternal Teenager Gerard Way
The three acts will tour through Australia together between 21 January (05) and 6 February (05).
The WHERE IS THE LOVE? group have been desperate to work with the British band ever since striking up an unlikely friendship with them on their travels.
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Barrymore has revealed she and her THE STROKES star lover donned animal outfits to perform with the group at the recent Big Day Out festival in Australia.
The actress says, "THE FLAMING LIPS are so amazing and they have these big human-sized furry animals dancing on the side of the stage, and so we had a few cocktails and we were hanging out and all of a sudden we were in the animal costumes dancing on the side of the stage.
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The unannounced rendition took place at the Big Day Out festival down under, and came about after the two bands became friends in London.
Lucky fans saw flamboyant Hawkins lend his screeching vocals to the hip-hop track.
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Hip-hop stars N*E*R*D and Black Eyed Peas are to team up for an American tour this spring (04).
The two acclaimed groups have lined up 22 dates across America, beginning in Atlanta, Georgia, in March (04).
Black Eyed Peas are currently finishing off a world tour, which includes a performance at Australia's Big Day Out festival and shows in Japan and Britain.27/01/2004 02:32
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