Foals Hide Copies Of Album Around Australia, Send Fans On Treasure Hunt

Foals Hide Copies Of Album Around Australia, Send Fans On Treasure Hunt

Foals unveiled their fourth album, the eagerly anticipated What Went Down, today, so fans can now go out to their favourite record store or log

NOFX’s Fat Mike Offers Hipster $100 To Leave His Show

NOFX’s Fat Mike Offers Hipster $100 To Leave His Show

Wherever notorious NOFX frontman Fat Mike goes, you can be sure it’s gonna get real. When the punk rock favourites toured Australia back in November,


Say Hidely-Ho To The World’s First Ned Flanders Themed Metal Band

Say Hidely-Ho To The World’s First Ned Flanders Themed Metal Band

The clever folks over at Spotify Insights recently crunched the numbers to try and figure out how many different genres of metal there are. They


Courtney Barnett Guerilla Marketing Campaign Goes Global, Confuses Everyone

Courtney Barnett Guerilla Marketing Campaign Goes Global, Confuses Everyone

It’s been about a minute since homegrown singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett enchanted us all, so it’s just as well pedestrians around the world are currently scratching


It’s Official, Marvin Gaye’s Family Are Leeches

It’s Official, Marvin Gaye’s Family Are Leeches

Throughout the music industry, Marvin Gaye is one of the most revered and highly respected singers and songwriters, consistently listed as an important and formative


How Music Festivals Pick the Lineup Order On Their Posters

How Music Festivals Pick the Lineup Order On Their Posters

Let’s say, dear reader, we asked you to design a poster for an upcoming music festival. We give you a bunch of names we have


What Happens When A Famous Musician Shares Your Music

What Happens When A Famous Musician Shares Your Music

While the odds are certainly stacked against musicians these days, it’s easier than ever to actually be a musician. You don’t even need musical instruments


Intern In Hot Water After Scalping VIP Music Festival Tickets

Intern In Hot Water After Scalping VIP Music Festival Tickets

We’ve had our share of interns come through the Tone Deaf offices and we’ve all been interns at one time or another. Your duties are


The Sad Truth About Why Some Musicians Can Never Retire

The Sad Truth About Why Some Musicians Can Never Retire

At the age of 78 and with a myriad of health issues, Dick Dale is touring to stay alive. The legendary and influential surf rock


Watch GWAR Deliver An Absolutely Insane TED Talk

Watch GWAR Deliver An Absolutely Insane TED Talk

If you have a working internet connection, it’s likely you’ve seen your share of TED Talks. However, we doubt you’ve ever seen a TED Talk


What Last Weekend’s Music Festival Looked Like To ER Doctors

What Last Weekend’s Music Festival Looked Like To ER Doctors

It’s sad to admit, but we’re all pretty much used to hearing tales of fatal overdoses during music festivals. It seems at least once a


Slipknot Take You Through Their Death Trap Of A Stage Setup

Slipknot Take You Through Their Death Trap Of A Stage Setup

Those who were lucky enough to witness the chaos that was Slipknot’s current live show when the band was here for the last Soundwave festival


iTunes Is Now Illegal In The UK

iTunes Is Now Illegal In The UK

If you haven’t been paying attention to the various goings-on in UK copyright legislation lately, you’ve been missing out on a lot. For one thing,


Jimmy Fallon Finally Responds To Bangs

Jimmy Fallon Finally Responds To Bangs

It appears US late night talk show host Jimmy Fallon has finally wised up and decided to squash the beef he sparked with Bangs, after


Female Band Manager Told To Leave Industry Because She’s A Woman

Female Band Manager Told To Leave Industry Because She’s A Woman

Mere weeks after Grimes highlighted the hostility many women still face in the music industry during an illuminating interview with Fader magazine, UK-based band manager


There’s A New App That Lets You Text In Emo Lyrics

There’s A New App That Lets You Text In Emo Lyrics

Have you ever been texting back and forth with a friend and suddenly stop to realise that your texts simply aren’t melodramatic enough? You want


The Anti-Music Piracy Ads You Won’t Believe Were Approved

The Anti-Music Piracy Ads You Won’t Believe Were Approved

We’ve all seen that ‘You wouldn’t steal a car‘ anti-piracy ad, right? It’s been spoofed and ridiculed countless times, so if you haven’t seen the




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