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Daft Punk Refused Entry To Ballarat Servo

Police were called to the Doveton Street Service Station in Ballarat on the weekend when a scuffle ensued after Daft Punk were denied entry to purchase fuel. The incident occurred at 3pm after Shell Service Station employee refused access to the chart topping duo. The clerk at the time, Warren “Wazza” Roberts, told From Our Streets “It wouldn’t matter if you were Slipknot or Kiss, our servo policy is clear about face coverings” Daft Punk are regulars of the city who often spend their down time holidaying in Ballarat and…

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Booking Agents Worry Fewer Opportunities For ‘Dead Musician’ Tribute Shows In 2017

Booking agents around the country are worried that 2017 will see fewer musicians dying and a resulting downturn in demand for tribute nights/bands. David Stewart from the Sydney “They’re Still Here” booking agency, who specialise in booking tribute bands spoke to FOS about the fear that’s gripping the industry. DS “I think the industry has only started to come to the realisation that 2016 was just an extra special moment in time… by this time last year we’d already seen the demise of Lemmy (Motorhead) and Natalie Cole. We knew…

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Live Nation Buy Controlling Stake In Toilet At Local Park

In what has probably been the worst kept secret in the Australian Music Industry, promoters Live Nation Australasia have purchased a 51% controlling stake in a toilet at a local park. In a move that is widely seen as a consolidation of Live Nation’s recent dominance of the Australian Music industry the toilet acquisition caps off a spending spree by Live Nation over the last 12 months. The international mega conglomerate recently announced their purchase of the Splendour In The Grass and Falls Festivals along with their parent touring arm,…

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Alison Wonderland DJ Set Ruined When Spotify Ads Play Between Songs

Alison Wonderland’s DJ set, at Sydney’s Candy’s Apartment nightclub, was ruined on Thursday when Spotify Ads continually played between songs. The set started around 11pm but quickly crowds were stunned when a Spotify Add played at the end of Wonderland’s hit song I Want U. Ads continued to play every second or third song from that point. Ashley Sullivan who attended the event took to social media after the show expressing her outrage “Wat da Fuk! I just shelved a couple dingas before the AW set. Instead of bangaz got…

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