Sunday, 20th of February 2011, the final day of the Good Vibrations tour in a cool overcast Perth was the day the music lovers won.
Creamfields rocked into Perth, full of colour and promise, but on a small scale and with headliners who were middle of the day acts six months ago
The travelling circus that is Big Day Out rolled into town on Sunday for the final leg of mayhem on a spectacular summer's day.
the crowd was full of good vibes, the tunes were great and the weather simply awesome. Bring on Stereosonic 2010.
Each year the twisting snake of debauchery that is the Big Day Out circus adds to its congregation, morphing into a commercial behemoth that demands attendance for tradition's sake, regardless of the lineup.
With the new electro kids rolling into the neighbourhood over the past week, we had a chance to meet older brother _Global Gathering_ last Sunday but this time round, it was all about the little sister, Stereosonic.
Rage Against the Machine headline the last of this year's Big Days Out but while plenty of the 40,000-strong crowd were there only for the headline act, you'd be very, very wrong if you thought this was just a Rage gig.
Perth thrives on metal, punk and hardcore so it was little wonder Claremont Showgrounds was enticed into a frenzy when the Soundwave festival hit town.
An amazing turnout saw the likes of Rose Tattoo, the Angels, The Party Boys and the Screaming Jets among other fine acts honor the life and music of one of rock's greats.
Sniffer dogs, party drugs, public transport and patriotism. So much to think about, but sometimes it's best to just sit back, crack a beer and take in some tunes.
If you missed out on tickets for Perth's Big Day Out, have no fear - organisers have confirmed that the last few tickets will go on sale to the general
Some of the nation's best hard rock bands will line up to help raise funds for a statue in the late, great ACDC singer's honour.