Sia Announces Her First Tour In Five Years

Sia Announces Her First Tour In Five Years

Sia has appeared on more than her fair share of talk shows over the past couple of years, but she’s remained famously performance-shy, keeping her

Motown Founder Set To Launch Broadway Musical

Motown Founder Set To Launch Broadway Musical

As if the likes of Mamma Mia sullying ABBA and Rock Of Ages an entire generation of 80s MTV hits wasn’t enough (and the less said about Green Day’s American Idiot musical the


The Drums Lash Out At Indie Collaborators As “Bad Taste”

The Drums Lash Out At Indie Collaborators As “Bad Taste”

Just as The Hives frontman, Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist had a stab at the world of rock – complaining that it “has been pretty shit for


Spotify Launches Artist-Curated Apps

Spotify Launches Artist-Curated Apps

The recently Australian launched Spotify is looking to expand listeners’ musical palette with the creators of the music themselves in a series of new artist-curated


Listen To Muse’s Official Olympics 2012 Anthem

Listen To Muse’s Official Olympics 2012 Anthem

UK prog-electro-arena-rock superstars Muse dropped a trailer for their latest studio album earlier this month. The movie styled teaser for The 2nd Law, due for release


New Order’s Peter Hook Launches Music Industry Degree To Help Students “Learn From His Mistakes”

New Order’s Peter Hook Launches Music Industry Degree To Help Students “Learn From His Mistakes”

Peter Hook, one time bassist for Manchunian legends Joy Division and New Order, may soon go by the title of Dr. Hook. The 56-year-old musician


Former Hip Hop Mogul Admits To Arranging Shooting That Led To Tupac’s Murder

Former Hip Hop Mogul Admits To Arranging Shooting That Led To Tupac’s Murder

The east coast/west coast rivalry between Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls is easily hip-hop’s biggest feud, first sparked back in 1994 with the attempted murder


US Rock Act Banned From Canada For 10 Years

US Rock Act Banned From Canada For 10 Years

American post-hardcore/emo rock act The Used have been barred from touring Canada for the next decade. The band were forced to cancel their upcoming Canadian


Blur To Premier Two New Songs In Special Twitter Concert

Blur To Premier Two New Songs In Special Twitter Concert

Blur certainly know how to keep their fans on their toes… Since their reunion in 2009, the former Britpop kings have officially recorded just two songs


Megaupload Founder Plans New Music Streaming Service To Challenge Spotify

Megaupload Founder Plans New Music Streaming Service To Challenge Spotify

It’s been four months since internet service Megaupload crumbled, after the United States Government shutdown Megaupload leading to the arrest of four employees during a raid in


Olympics Committee Trying To Avoid Paying Musicians, “Do It For The Exposure” They Say

Olympics Committee Trying To Avoid Paying Musicians, “Do It For The Exposure” They Say

The 2012 Summer Olympics are due to kick off in London next month and with the eyes of the world watching, the opening ceremony –


Listen To Thurston Moore’s New Post-Sonic Youth Band

Listen To Thurston Moore’s New Post-Sonic Youth Band

If Sonic Youth fans were hoping that the recent news that the band’s core duo of Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon had settled their differences


Black Keys Attack Van Halen, LMFAO and Pizza Hut. Confirm They’re Recording New Album

Black Keys Attack Van Halen, LMFAO and Pizza Hut. Confirm They’re Recording New Album

As if you needed any further proof that dynamic garage duo The Black Keys have hit the big time, what with their upcoming ‘bromance comedy’


US Boy Band Rip Off Blur, With Thanks To Ke$ha

US Boy Band Rip Off Blur, With Thanks To Ke$ha

Ripping off songs is nothing new, particularly in the world of advertising (see this year’s cases for Beach House and John Butler Trio), and who


Listen To New Leaked Prince Track

Listen To New Leaked Prince Track

Still jonesing for some more Prince after the Purple One’s recent ‘Welcome 2 Australia’ Tour? After his grand-standing arena spectaculars, secret Bennett’s Lane funk workout,


Cover Star Of Placebo Album To Sue The Band

Cover Star Of Placebo Album To Sue The Band

In a nasty case of ‘where are they now?’, the boy featured on the cover of Placebo’s 1996 self-titled debut is now all grown-up, and


Say Hello To The Future Of Music: Introducing The Vibrochord

Say Hello To The Future Of Music: Introducing The Vibrochord

Whether it’s the current dominance of the electronicic bastard child that is dubstep (steel yourselves Muse fans), or the post-soul, post-rock, post-everything mentality, to even




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