It’s Official, Led Zeppelin Didn’t Steal ‘Stairway To Heaven’

It’s Official, Led Zeppelin Didn’t Steal ‘Stairway To Heaven’

It’s official, Led Zeppelin did not steal the iconic intro to their signature tune, ‘Stairway To Heaven’, at least not from the 1968 instrumental ‘Taurus’

Police Basically Uncovered A Drug Empire At Bonnaroo

Police Basically Uncovered A Drug Empire At Bonnaroo

The fact that there are drugs at music festivals is hardly news. They’ve always been there and regardless of what the government or police want


So, Smash Mouth Really Really Resent Shrek

So, Smash Mouth Really Really Resent Shrek

Warrant frontman Jani Lane once claimed that he could shoot himself in the head for writing the band’s iconic single ‘Cherry Pie’. Whilst he later


Meet The Most Ridiculously Expensive Vinyl In Discogs History

Meet The Most Ridiculously Expensive Vinyl In Discogs History

Last month, we asked you if you had any of these Aussie albums in your vinyl collection, because they happen to be worth quite a


New Star Wars Hologram Vinyl Records Are Mind-Blowing

New Star Wars Hologram Vinyl Records Are Mind-Blowing

Of all the cool technology there is to covet in Star Wars — pod racers, droids, and of course, lightsabers — one of the most


Queens Of The Stone Age Are Getting Back To Work

Queens Of The Stone Age Are Getting Back To Work

Rock fans of the world rejoice, Queens of the Stone Age are back at it again. Their last album came out three long years ago


The Hacker Behind The Tame Impala Attack Speaks

The Hacker Behind The Tame Impala Attack Speaks

Earlier this week, Tone Deaf reported on the compromise of several celebrity musician Twitter accounts, including handles belonging to the likes of Australian rockers Tame


Splendour Headliner Julian Casablancas Hates Festivals

Splendour Headliner Julian Casablancas Hates Festivals

One of the most eagerly anticipated acts on the Splendour In The Grass lineup is The Strokes. But Julian Casablancas, frontman for the veteran indie


Petition To Help Legendary Band Pay Off 40-Year-Old Label Debt

Petition To Help Legendary Band Pay Off 40-Year-Old Label Debt

When Napster finally took its toll on the music industry back in the early 2000s, there were just as many cheers as there were sighs.


Glastonbury Will Debut First Women-Only Venue This Year

Glastonbury Will Debut First Women-Only Venue This Year

Glastonbury has made a big step towards addressing the issue of equal gender representation and safe spaces for women at music festivals with the announcement


Tame Impala Had Their Twitter Account Hacked

Tame Impala Had Their Twitter Account Hacked

Either there’s a very easy to exploit security hole somewhere in Twitter’s infrastructure that’s being passed around the deep web or celebrities are terrible at


Meet The People Who Want to Ban Music In Pubs & Restaurants

Meet The People Who Want to Ban Music In Pubs & Restaurants

UK retail giant Marks and Spencer has announced they will be turning off the music in all of their stores, allowing shoppers to do their


Major Label Advertises Most Ironic Job Position Ever

Major Label Advertises Most Ironic Job Position Ever

Piracy isn’t a good thing. It’s solely responsible for the current fractured state of the global music industry. Musicians used to tour to promote albums,


Inside An Indie Label’s Unprecedented $50,000 Mistake

Inside An Indie Label’s Unprecedented $50,000 Mistake

In an age where record labels are struggling to sell physical albums and now even digital copies, the last thing you need is a mix-up


Meet The Busker Making $150,000 A Year

Meet The Busker Making $150,000 A Year

You may have heard that busking can actually be a pretty lucrative venture for some lucky performers. You won’t be making millions, by any means,


Is The Strokes’ New EP A Return To Their Glory Days?

Is The Strokes’ New EP A Return To Their Glory Days?

After teasing fans yesterday, The Strokes have finally returned with their first new music since 2013’s Comedown Machine. The band’s new EP, Future Present Past,


Which Musicians Have Stayed Popular The Longest?

Which Musicians Have Stayed Popular The Longest?

One of the biggest problems with today’s music industry, or at the least one of the most oft-repeated gripes, is the fact that listeners and




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