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Pitchfork Music Festival Hipsters Quizzed About Lineup’s Pitchfork Scores

Pitchfork Music Festival Hipsters Quizzed About Lineup’s Pitchfork Scores

There’s an argument that album reviews have little impact in the modern musical age of instant streaming and album leaks. But try telling that to the folks...

Get A Front-Row Seat To The Greatest Rock & Roll Performances Of All Time

Get A Front-Row Seat To The Greatest Rock & Roll Performances Of All Time

While we hate the saturation of smartphone use at gigs these days, we have to concede that if it wasn’t for some people whipping out their iPhone, we...

You Wish You Could Attend Queen Of The Stone Age’s Halloween-Themed Festival

You Wish You Could Attend Queen Of The Stone Age’s Halloween-Themed Festival

Queens Of The Stone Age have been touring pretty hard in support of …Like Clockwork – topping lineups at music festivals the world over, touring Australia...

Wanna Play At SXSW 2015? Here’s Your Chance

Wanna Play At SXSW 2015? Here’s Your Chance

Every year the city of Austin, Texas is transformed by the thousands of bands, managers, agents, labels, media, and music fans that descend upon the annual...

Surprise! The First New Pink Floyd Album In 20 Years Is On Its Way

Surprise! The First New Pink Floyd Album In 20 Years Is On Its Way

Attention Pink Floyd fans, something that we thought would never happen just did, the prog rock heroes have announced a brand-spanking new album, their first in 20 long...

You Won’t Believe How Bad Album Sales Have Got In 2014

You Won’t Believe How Bad Album Sales Have Got In 2014

Music listeners these days are moving in large numbers to streaming services, cut back on digital downloads and stopped buying physical – except vinyl. At least, that’s what we...

Punters Get To See Amazing Lineup For Dirt Cheap After Ticketing Glitch

Punters Get To See Amazing Lineup For Dirt Cheap After Ticketing Glitch

If you thought the cost of seeing live music was getting a little out of hand, imagine having to only cough up £2.50 (that’s approximately $5, yo!) for a...

Jack White’s Secret Gig At A Psych Ward Was Suitably Insane

Jack White’s Secret Gig At A Psych Ward Was Suitably Insane

We’ve heard about enough amazing sounding secret gigs to give us a lifetime’s worth of FOMO, but we must dutifully add Jack White to the list...

Band’s Hoaxed Kidnapping In Order To Sell Records Backfires Horribly

Band’s Hoaxed Kidnapping In Order To Sell Records Backfires Horribly

How far is too far when it comes to self-promotion? An American metal band scared the hell out of their fans might have the answer, after...

Listen To A Compilation Of The Worst Demo Tapes Submitted To A Record Label

Listen To A Compilation Of The Worst Demo Tapes Submitted To A Record Label

For every band that ‘makes it’, there’s many thousands more that don’t. Just ask any music media outlet that has to sort through the mountains of submitted...

Photographers Sneak Into Michael Jackson’s Neverland, Take Us On A Creepy Tour

Photographers Sneak Into Michael Jackson’s Neverland, Take Us On A Creepy Tour

“Five years on from his death, Michael Jackson’s fabled Neverland Ranch still stands as a hollowed-out effigy to the fallen King Of Pop and still acts as a...

This Surprise Music Festival Proposal Will Give You All The Feels

This Surprise Music Festival Proposal Will Give You All The Feels

With Kanye West, Jack White, Elton John, Vampire Weekend and a bunch of A-Grade Aussie acts on the lineup, last month’s Bonnarroo was already a music festival to remember....

Metal Band Vows To Play In A Box Until They Run Out Of Oxygen

Metal Band Vows To Play In A Box Until They Run Out Of Oxygen

A band in the UK could potentially put the ‘death’ in death metal, vowing to perform their brutal tunes inside a cramped airtight, soundproof box until they...

The Secret To Finding The Best Toilet At A Music Festival

The Secret To Finding The Best Toilet At A Music Festival

“If there’s one thing that links all music festivals, from the biggest of marquee international events to the trendiest of local boutique gatherings, it’s the toilets....

How Our Aussies Killed It At Glastonbury 2014

How Our Aussies Killed It At Glastonbury 2014

If you’re a music fan and anywhere near the internet over the weekend, you already know that Glastonbury 2014 has been providing plenty of musical highlights. With...

Will The Avalanches’ Mythical 2nd Album Really Be Finished “In Three Weeks”?

Will The Avalanches’ Mythical 2nd Album Really Be Finished “In Three Weeks”?

We’ve been waiting for it longer than Tool’s new album. It’s gained a mythical status that’s outstripped Chinese Democracy. But according to one half of The Avalanches, their...

Wanna Work For The Wu-Tang Clan? Here’s Your Chance

Wanna Work For The Wu-Tang Clan? Here’s Your Chance

We’re all for highlighting awesome jobs in the music industry ’round these parts, and here’s an offer that’s too cool to ignore, even if it is...

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