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The Must-Read Story Of A Mid-Sized Band’s Life & Death

The Must-Read Story Of A Mid-Sized Band’s Life & Death

Not every band can become the next Rolling Stones or U2, nor does every band want to. But even for every act that ‘makes it’ – whether...

Proof Commercial Radio Doesn’t Care About Aussie Bands

Proof Commercial Radio Doesn’t Care About Aussie Bands

Last week, the list of Australia’s Top 100 selling albums and singles revealed that consumers were buying up far more homegrown talent, with Aussie bands and artists proving...

The Nightmare Story Of The Music Festival Where Everything Went Wrong

The Nightmare Story Of The Music Festival Where Everything Went Wrong

What’s the worst music camping festival nightmare you can think of? Forgetting your tent pegs? Rocking up to the event realising you’ve forgotten your ticket? Pretty annoying, but...

A New York Oasis, Inside Liam Gallagher’s Union Jack-Draped Apartment

A New York Oasis, Inside Liam Gallagher’s Union Jack-Draped Apartment

Back beat, the word is on the street that Liam Gallagher’s New York apartment is for sale. I’m sure you’ve seen rockstar homes before, but this one...

Sia Storms Into #1 On US Charts… During The Worst Album Sales Week Ever

Sia Storms Into #1 On US Charts… During The Worst Album Sales Week Ever

Sia has scored her first ever #1 album as her latest LP, 1000 Forms of Fear, sees the Adelaide-bred singer-songwriter debuting at the top position on the Australian and...

This Is Why You Should Support Indie Labels

This Is Why You Should Support Indie Labels

It used to be that landing a blockbuster record deal with a major label was the be-all and end-all for young bands, but as anyone who’s...

Tool Reveals The Real Reason Why Their New Album Is Taking So Damn Long

Tool Reveals The Real Reason Why Their New Album Is Taking So Damn Long

It’s always been a long stretch between Tool albums, you’d assume it would take considerable time and effort to craft prog metal masterpieces like Ænima and Lateralus but complex...

Conor Oberst Rape Allegations Revealed To Be Total Bullshit

Conor Oberst Rape Allegations Revealed To Be Total Bullshit

Esteemed singer-songwriter Conor Oberst has been submitted to some pretty nasty media scrutiny and online accusations since he was made the subject of a rape allegation...

The Ultimate Music Festival Toilet You’ve All Been Waiting For

The Ultimate Music Festival Toilet You’ve All Been Waiting For

Every self-respecting festival-goer knows the value of good, clean on-site toilets – which is exactly why private facilities are usually at the top of any VIP...

BBC Backlash After Naming Ed Sheeran Most Powerful In Black & Urban Music

BBC Backlash After Naming Ed Sheeran Most Powerful In Black & Urban Music

Looks like record shops across the country are going to need to re-arrange their genre sections… Ed Sheeran, the red-haired UK singer-songwriter best known for his...

Teenage Metal Band Lands Huge $1.7M Record Deal After Video Goes Viral

Teenage Metal Band Lands Huge $1.7M Record Deal After Video Goes Viral

What were you doing at the age of 12? Were you in a hard-rock band that was signing a record deal with one of the world’s...

One Hot Mansion, Inside The Home Of Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea

One Hot Mansion, Inside The Home Of Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea

Having a dip in a saltwater pool, cosying up to the fire with a good book, and enjoying a tipple in a private speakeasy – that’s...

The Libertines Reunion Show Was The Most Dangerous Gig Of All Time

The Libertines Reunion Show Was The Most Dangerous Gig Of All Time

To say that The Libertines reunion show last weekend, their first in four years, was highly anticipated would be an understatement, but to call it London’s...

You’ll Never Guess How Much Money Coachella Made This Year

You’ll Never Guess How Much Money Coachella Made This Year

With a growing scrapheap of cancelled music festivals due to struggling ticket sales, Big Day Out axing its 2015 edition after losing around $10 million, and...

Watch Warped Tour Band Brawl With Security For Roughing Up Fan 

Watch Warped Tour Band Brawl With Security For Roughing Up Fan 

We’ve seen some nasty cases of band vs. fan before (we’re looking at you, Josh Homme), but how about band vs security guard? That’s what went down...

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...

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