Don’t Be A Jerk At Rock Shows, Josh Homme Will Find You

Don’t Be A Jerk At Rock Shows, Josh Homme Will Find You

Sure, there are plenty of ways to piss off full-time musicians. Pick a fight at a show, be the soul-sucking paparazzi, or hock counterfeit merch

Jack White Labels Music Festivals “A Necessary Evil”

Jack White Labels Music Festivals “A Necessary Evil”

With the bulk of today’s news weighted towards music festival activity – including Splendour In The Grass co-founders joining Falls Festival, Laneway announcing their 2013


Slipknot Say Doctor “Took Advantage” Of Bassist, Will Make Him Pay For Death

Slipknot Say Doctor “Took Advantage” Of Bassist, Will Make Him Pay For Death

Yesterday we reported on Dr. Daniel Baldi, an Iowa doctor who has been charged with eight counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the deaths


Doctor Charged With Manslaughter Of Slipknot Bassist

Doctor Charged With Manslaughter Of Slipknot Bassist

Dr. Daniel Baldi of Des Moines, Iowa better steer clear of the state’s hometown metal act Slipknot and their legion of ‘maggots’ (re: fans) if


Rockstar Air Rage Forces Emergency Plane Landing

Rockstar Air Rage Forces Emergency Plane Landing

It’s been lean times for many of the bands of the nu-metal explosion of the late nineties and early 00s. Especially when a key player,


Regulators To Clear Universal’s $1.9 Billion Purchase Of EMI

Regulators To Clear Universal’s $1.9 Billion Purchase Of EMI

As previously reported, in early July Sony/ATV Music bought up EMI’s Publishing arm for $US 2.2 billion from prior owners, Citigroup, effectively making them the largest music


The Rolling Stones Debut 2 New Songs For 50th Anniversary Album

The Rolling Stones Debut 2 New Songs For 50th Anniversary Album

In case you somehow missed it, this year marks the 50th Anniversary for the world’s longest-working rock band, The Rolling Stones. With such a landmark occasion,


Bruce Willis Isn’t Suing Apple Over iTunes Music Ownership

Bruce Willis Isn’t Suing Apple Over iTunes Music Ownership

Bruce Willis is planning to sue iTunes developers, Apple. No, it’s not the plot for the latest Die Hard blockbuster, but instead the Hollywood star will


AC/DC Fan Blasts ‘Highway To Hell’, Arrested Four Times In A Day

AC/DC Fan Blasts ‘Highway To Hell’, Arrested Four Times In A Day

We all know that rock music is best enjoyed at maximum volume, and few rock harder and louder than AC/DC. One Joyce Coffey knows it,


Lyricist Hal David Dead At 91

Lyricist Hal David Dead At 91

American lyricist Hal David, best known as the songwriting partner of Burt Bacharach and for his creative association with Dionne Warwick, has died age 91


Arcade Fire & The Strokes Play Basketball For Charity

Arcade Fire & The Strokes Play Basketball For Charity

Two of music’s biggest and most loved bands, Arcade Fire and The Strokes are squaring off on the basketball court in a bid to raise


A Music Festival In The Sky? A Soaring Idea

A Music Festival In The Sky? A Soaring Idea

Sure, music on a boat is pretty cool (just hold your Lonely Island jokes please) – such as the recently announced SS Coachella Cruise that


Hip Hop Mogul Found Dead In New York Apartment

Hip Hop Mogul Found Dead In New York Apartment

The world of rap and hip-hop suffered a large loss overnight, with reports that entrepreneur and manager Chris Lighty was found dead in his New


“Cookie Cutter Garbage”, Alice Cooper Speaks Out On Reality Talent Shows

“Cookie Cutter Garbage”, Alice Cooper Speaks Out On Reality Talent Shows

When he’s not staging theatrics or petting snakes, shock rock forefather Alice Cooper is more in touch than most of his generation when it comes


Study Finds Pop Music Is Depressing, Tell Us Something We Don’t Know

Study Finds Pop Music Is Depressing, Tell Us Something We Don’t Know

First we were told that music videos make men feel fat and flabby, then that food tastes better with music, then that listening to rock


The Streets/The Music Supergroup Announce Debut Album

The Streets/The Music Supergroup Announce Debut Album

Following on from the unveiling of side-projects from the likes of Franz Ferdinand and Kings Of Leon, the newest super duo to be born out


SwordfishtromD’oh! Tom Waits To Appear On The Simpsons

SwordfishtromD’oh! Tom Waits To Appear On The Simpsons

There’s no disputing the influence and importance of American singer/songwriter Tom Waits, the gravelly-voiced one is now entering his fifth decade and still inspiring all




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