Would You Watch An ‘Entourage’ Rip-Off TV Show About The Music Industry?

Given the success of popular HBO series Entourage, with eight seasons worth of the fictionalised adventures of a bunch of LA actors and the movie industry hangers-on and blitzers they mingled with, it was only a matter of time before some TV executive took the idea and moulded it to the music...

Dentist Wants To Clone John Lennon From Ex-Beatle’s Rotting Tooth

The fascination with dead rock stars has reached a new extreme, and we’re not talking about another performer coming back from the grave as a hologram, a la Tupac’s Coachella set. A Canadian man who purchased a rotting tooth belonging to John Lennon at an auction two years ago is...

Musical Mind Control, Another Music Conspiracy Theory Or Hidden Truth?

Who doesn’t enjoy a good music conspiracy theory? From the allegations that Jay Z and Beyoncé are agents of the Illuminati, to the batty plot by the FBI and MI5 to bring down The Rolling Stones through a drug dealer called Acid King Dave, or the one about 90s record label...

Weekend Watercooler: Foo Fighters Ready New Album, The Mars Volta Leak, Test Your Ears’ Age & more

A lot can happen over the weekend, but just like us we imagine you’re pretty busy over the weekend attending gigs, hanging out with friends, and generally chilling out. But sometimes, important things do happen. So come Monday morning we’ll be delivering to you the best of what you missed...

Bad News For Print Media As Music Magazine Sales Drop

In another pertinent sign of the times, it looks like print media may be going the way of CDs with figures revealing that some of the world’s longest-running music publications are experiencing significant drops in circulation. It’s something that’s already been made clear here in Australia, with the discontinuation of...

Forbes Reveals The World’s Highest Paid DJs Of 2013

It’s well known that high-profile musicians earn quite a mint from touring, with the likes of U2, Bruce Springsteen, and Coldplay raking in hundreds of millions dollars, while the Young brothers of AC/DC are sitting on a fortune for their million-selling music legacy. But those astronomical earnings are usually spread between promoters,...

Hell Freezes Over. Damon Albarn & Noel Gallagher Are “Working Together”

There are some things that music fans never thought they’d get see in their lifetime. The death of the CD, the ability to carry around your entire music library in your pocket, KISS and John Farnham’s Farewell Tours actually being their last. Slash and Axl Rose hugging. Somewhere near the top...

Phoenix Team Up With R Kelly (Again), Touring Australia In 2014

Four Frenchmen and a controversial RnB singer walk into a club. No it’s not the start of a joke but the punchline is pretty amazing – including news that the band will be touring Australia in early 2014. Parisian indie favourites Phoenix have premiered their collaboration with R. Kelly, who...

Afternoon Snack: Beastie Boys Collab, Nirvana Reissue, Charlatans Drummer Dies & More

Surviving Beastie Boys Record Track With Yoko Ono Beastie Boys members Ad-Rock and Mike D have revealed that their first new music since the passing of Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch is a collaboration with Mrs. John Lennon herself, the Australia-bound Yoko Ono. Adam Rock and Mike Diamond have recorded a track...

Guttermouth Apologise To Fans, Blame Mystery Drugs For ‘Worst Gig Ever’

American punk rock veterans Guttermouth are currently on tour around Australia, but their series of “send-off” shows has been marred by a sloppy performance at the Ferntree Gully Hotel that has outraged fans. Frontman Mark Adkins has apologised for his onstage antics and irate behaviour that led to fans walking...

Lorde First Woman In 17 Years To Top US Alt Charts, Announces Debut Album

Lorde’s rising star has already reached incredible acceleration off the back of two winning singles, a surprise hit at Splendour In The Grass as a late addition to the bill, and her ongoing exposure overseas. Now the New Zealand sensation is breaking records, becoming the first woman in 17 years...

Afternoon Snack: New Chet Faker, HAIM’s Breakup Video, BDO’s Auckland Boom & More

Feeling the midday blues? We’ve got some tasty afternoon treats in the forms of tracks, videos, and news tidbits from around the interwebs that are sure to get you through the afternoon. Big Day Out Sells 10,000 Tickets To NZ Leg In 45 Minutes The lineup for next year’s Big...

Nine Inch Nails Drop New Track, Behind The Scenes Tour Video

The newly revitalised Nine Inch Nails are currently rolling their way through music festivals across the globe after debuting their new live show to the audience at Japan’s Fuji Rock Festival last month, and hopefully adding Australia’s Soundwave to that list early next year if rumours prove true. While an Australian...

MGMT Doing “Something Crazy” With Pond?

American duo MGMT are dropping their new album next month, which was heralded by their newest single ‘Your Life Is A Lie’ with perhaps the weirdest/coolest two minutes of music video for the year and yesterday the psychedelic twosome were announced as part of the Falls Festival 2013 lineup. Playing all...

Afternoon Snack: Arctic Monkeys All-Nighter, The Recycled Orchestra, Breaking Bad Cover

Feeling the midday blues? We’ve got some tasty afternoon treats in the forms of tracks, videos, and news tidbits from around the interwebs that are sure to get you through the afternoon. Hear The Breaking Bad Theme Played With Meth Lab Equipment While anticipation is at an all-time high as...