1. Rage, Bjork, Arcade Fire Sign On For Big Day Out

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Arcade Fire will lead the lineup for the 2008 Big Day Out festival tour of Australia and New Zealand. The five-show run begins Jan. 18 in Auckland. Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Arcade Fire will lead the lineup for the 2008 Big Day Out…

  2. John, Aussie Stars Pledge Tsunami Aid

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Elton John, Annie Lennox, Nelly, Bjork, Paul McCartney and such Australian stars as Midnight Oil, Silverchair, Kasey Chambers and the Finn Brothers are the latest acts to sign on for events to raise f Nearly four weeks after a deadly earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean left more than…

  3. Hives, Slipknot, Spree Join Big Day Out

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Hives, Slipknot, the Polyphonic Spree and Le Tigre have been added to the lineup for the annual Big Day Out festival tour of Australia and New Zealand. Other acts new to the bill are Atmosphere, C The Hives, Slipknot, the Polyphonic Spree and Le Tigre have been added to the lineup for the…

  4. Beasties, Chemicals Set For Big Day Out

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Beastie Boys, System Of A Down and the Chemical Brothers are among the acts confirmed for the 2005 Big Day Out tour. Beastie Boys, System Of A Down and the Chemical Brothers are among the acts confirmed for the 2005 Big Day Out tour. The trek through Australia and New Zealand will kick off…

  5. 2004 ARIA Awards Nominees

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nominees and some winners of 2004 Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Awards. "Artisan awards" were announced Sept. 16; "Fine Arts" winners will be announced Oct. 12; remaining awards wil Below are the nominees and some winners of 2004 Australian Recording…

  6. Jane's Addiction, Underworld Join Big Day Out

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jane's Addiction, Underworld, Jimmy Eat World, Sparta, Xzibit, 2 Many DJs, and Murderdolls are among the latest additions to the star-studded lineup for the 2003 Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Jane's Addiction, Underworld, Jimmy Eat World, Sparta, Xzibit, 2 Many DJs, and…

  7. Kylie, Kasey, Silverchair Sweep ARIA Awards

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kylie Minogue, Silverchair, and Kasey Chambers were the big winners at the 16th Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards, held today (Oct. 15) at the Sydney SuperDome. Minogue won for best Kylie Minogue, Silverchair, and Kasey Chambers were the big winners at the 16th Australian…

  8. Foos, QOTSA, Wilco Lead Big Day Out

    October 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters, Queens Of The Stone Age, Wilco, and Deftones lead the powerhouse lineup for the 2003 Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Zealand, which will run for six dates beginning Jan. 17 in Auck Foo Fighters, Queens Of The Stone Age, Wilco, and Deftones lead the powerhouse lineup for…

  9. Chambers, Lloyd, Silverchair Lead ARIA Nominations

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kasey Chambers, Alex Lloyd, and Silverchair lead the nominations for the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards, with seven each. New acts George and the Vines received six nominations a Kasey Chambers, Alex Lloyd, and Silverchair lead the nominations for the Australian Record…

  10. Billboard Bits: Big Day Out, EMusic/Matador, Jack Bruce

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Big Day Out, EMusic/Matador, Jack Bruce Hard rock supergroup Tomahawk and Canadian rock outfit the Tea Party are the latest acts confirmed to appear at a portion of dates on the 10th annual Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Zealand. They join previously announced performers System…

  11. Garbage, New Order Plan 'Big Day Out'

    October 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Details for the 2002 edition of Australia's biggest music festival, Big Day Out are beginning to come together. The initial lineup is set to include electronic music stars Prodigy, New Order, and the Details for the 2002 edition of Australia's biggest music festival, Big Day Out are…

  12. Bon Jovi Rocks For Charity In Melbourne

    March 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST Last Saturday's Bon Jovi-headlined charity concert in Melbourne grossed Australian $1.7 million (U.S. $850,000). The show, to raise funds for flood-stricken farmers, drew 34,000 people to the Colonial Last Saturday's Bon Jovi-headlined charity concert in Melbourne grossed Australian…