Radiohead’s New Phones At Gigs Policy Is Sure To Infuriate Most Fans

Radiohead’s New Phones At Gigs Policy Is Sure To Infuriate Most Fans

The use of mobile phones and social media at live gigs has been a point of contention for some time now. Many hate it and

The Most Annoying Sounds In The World… No, It’s Not Bieber

The Most Annoying Sounds In The World… No, It’s Not Bieber

Ever wondered why you hate that Rebecca Black song so much? For many of us, the most annoying sound in the world can be our


No Doubt To Tour Australia… If They Can Find A Babysitter

No Doubt To Tour Australia… If They Can Find A Babysitter

Following the release of their first album in eleven years, Push and Shove,  No Doubt guitarist Tom Dumont has almost guaranteed the ska-pop heavyweights will be headed


File-Sharers Buy 30% More Music Than Others, Says Study

File-Sharers Buy 30% More Music Than Others, Says Study

What if someone told you that illegal file-sharers are actually the music industry’s best customers? Well, that’s a claim recently put forward by file-sharing site


Grooveshark Introduce Direct Artist Payments, But Label Lawsuits Continue

Grooveshark Introduce Direct Artist Payments, But Label Lawsuits Continue

Controversial American music streaming service Grooveshark has undergone some drastic new changes, and while it doesn’t look like its going to legitimise the way it handles its


Trent Reznor Teams With Beats By Dre On New Product

Trent Reznor Teams With Beats By Dre On New Product

In an intriguing development, two musical institutions representing seemingly opposing ends of the industry have announced they will join forces. Enigmatic industry outsider Trent Reznor


Song Lyric Website Fined $6.6M For Copyright Infringement, Sets Dangerous Precedent

Song Lyric Website Fined $6.6M For Copyright Infringement, Sets Dangerous Precedent

Just as MySpace is readying to make a re-energized comeback onto the social networking scene, one of its co-founders is being forced to pay $US


MySpace Talk Reboot Strategy, Emphasis On Discovering New Music

MySpace Talk Reboot Strategy, Emphasis On Discovering New Music

There’s no date set, and there’s no telling how successful it will be – but, the new MySpace is not far away. After spending five


Paul Dainty & Richard Branson Form Global Events Company, Tour Rolling Stones

Paul Dainty & Richard Branson Form Global Events Company, Tour Rolling Stones

Today The Rolling Stones finally confirmed the long-awaited rumours that they would indeed be heading out on tour to celebrate their five glorious decades of


Blink 182 Working On New Album

Blink 182 Working On New Album

Australian fans are already rejoicing that punk pop icons Blink 182 are heading to our shores for the first time in over a decade as


Black Sabbath Touring Australia In 2013? “Definitely”

Black Sabbath Touring Australia In 2013? “Definitely”

Last November saw the long-awaited reunion of the classic lineup of Black Sabbath – well, three-quarters of the original lineup to be more precise, with the


Ticket Scalper Jailed For Selling Fake Tickets Online

Ticket Scalper Jailed For Selling Fake Tickets Online

Following on from last week’s report of a London man who used a fake ticketing website to scam over $6 million from imaginary tickets to


Fraudster Jailed For Stealing $6 Million In Online Concert Ticket Scam

Fraudster Jailed For Stealing $6 Million In Online Concert Ticket Scam

There have been a number of creatively awful (and awfully creative) conmen making music headlines as of late. Including a 46-year-old man from NSW who


The Black Keys And RZA Team Up (Again) For New Single

The Black Keys And RZA Team Up (Again) For New Single

The Black Keys have once again teamed up with influential hip-hop producer/multi-instrumentalist/Wu-Tang member now turned director RZA on a new track to be featured in


The Rolling Stones Drop Brand New Single ‘Doom and Gloom’

The Rolling Stones Drop Brand New Single ‘Doom and Gloom’

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,


Some Fashionable New Music From Daft Punk? Merci Beaucoup

Some Fashionable New Music From Daft Punk? Merci Beaucoup

While electronic music’s most famous Parisian duo Daft Punk continue to work on their new collaborative album, their first since the 2010 soundtrack for Tron: Legacy, the


Deezer Goes Global, Launches Free Service As Warner Music’s Owner Invests $130 Million

Deezer Goes Global, Launches Free Service As Warner Music’s Owner Invests $130 Million

French streaming service Deezer have fired a shot across the bow of global streaming industry leader Spotify as the war for the hearts, minds, and




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