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Meet The Real Life Wayne’s World In This Incredible Music Doco

Meet The Real Life Wayne’s World In This Incredible Music Doco

Unless you’re a local of Hudsonville, Michigan or stumbled across it on YouTube, you’ve unlikely seen or heard of the hugely entertaining public access music TV show Hot...

You Need To Hear These Leaked Songs From Lorde’s Teenage Rock Band

You Need To Hear These Leaked Songs From Lorde’s Teenage Rock Band

Before she became the globe-trotting, chart-topping, Nirvana-fronting household name she is today, Lorde was just another music-obsessed teenager mucking about with fellow high schoolers in a band...

Laneway Festival 2015 Lineup Leaks Again

Laneway Festival 2015 Lineup Leaks Again

Following on from a band on the to-be-announced Falls Festival bill letting slip their involvement last night, it looks like next year’s Laneway Festival 2015 lineup has sprung its second...

Could Lollapalooza Be Expanding Into Australia?

Could Lollapalooza Be Expanding Into Australia?

Following the completion of another noteworthy edition of Chicago’s Lollapalooza (which unless you skipped being online last weekend, you probably heard about), the festival’s founder Perry Farrell...

Music Festival-Goers Forced To Watch Insane Anti-Drug Video To Attend

Music Festival-Goers Forced To Watch Insane Anti-Drug Video To Attend

Festival-goers looking to attend Electric Zoo Festival this year are being forced to view an anti-drug PSA in order get access to their tickets. As part...

You’ll Never Guess What The Top Selling Vinyl Albums Of The Last 23 Years Are

You’ll Never Guess What The Top Selling Vinyl Albums Of The Last 23 Years Are

Jack White’s tricked-out Lazaretto Ultra LP has already been named as the best selling vinyl album of 2014 with its record-breaking first-week sales. But now nearly two months on from its June release, Lazaretto has...

Bands Are Now Openly Paying Journalists To Write About Their Music

Bands Are Now Openly Paying Journalists To Write About Their Music

If you were a young band struggling to stand out from the crowd, would you directly pay a journalist to write about your music? Say, for a rate...

The Story Of The Death Of A Mid-Sized Band

The Story Of The Death Of A Mid-Sized Band

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...

What Are The Most Popular Music Videos On YouTube So Far This Year?

What Are The Most Popular Music Videos On YouTube So Far This Year?

If the spat between YouTube and indie labels worldwide didn’t tip you off to the Google-owned video streaming site’s commercial leanings, then the rankings of the...

This Sydney Band Just Had The Biggest Aussie Debut On The US Charts Ever

This Sydney Band Just Had The Biggest Aussie Debut On The US Charts Ever

Following a few weeks on from Adelaide-bred songwriter-to-the-stars Sia storming into #1 on the US Album Charts, another Australian act has debuted atop the Billboard 200 – with some record-breaking results....

Supermarket Tries Playing Unsigned Artists, Customers & Staff Revolt

Supermarket Tries Playing Unsigned Artists, Customers & Staff Revolt

The worst part of the supermarket experience isn’t the blinding UV lights, or even the heavy traffic of soccer mums moving their trolleys at a snails...

You’ll Never Believe How Much Money Country Musicians Make

You’ll Never Believe How Much Money Country Musicians Make

Forget the bragging bank accounts and bling of the rap game and the multi-million-dollar spinning EDM industry, the biggest earners of the music world are strumming...

Is The Vinyl Bubble About To Burst?

Is The Vinyl Bubble About To Burst?

There’s no denying the mass resurgence of vinyl in recent years, and from a sales perspective, the signs are everywhere: the year-on-year success of the annual...

Your Favourite Bands Select The 21 Best Albums Of The 21st Century… For Men

Your Favourite Bands Select The 21 Best Albums Of The 21st Century… For Men

What are the best records of the last 15 years? Or more interestingly what are they according to the musicians responsible for some of the best records of...

Opeth Frontman Reviews One Direction And It’s Hilariously Insightful

Opeth Frontman Reviews One Direction And It’s Hilariously Insightful

Ever wondered what attending a concert by one of the world’s biggest boy bands was like but couldn’t find the courage/excuse/familial relation to justify it? Never fear...

Guess Which Aussie Is Among The Most Blogged About Artists Of 2014?

Guess Which Aussie Is Among The Most Blogged About Artists Of 2014?

We’re well and truly into the second half of 2014 by now and though we’ve already tracked our best records of the year so far, the best selling...

Music Conman Jailed For Duping Investors Into Fake All-Star Charity Album

Music Conman Jailed For Duping Investors Into Fake All-Star Charity Album

Investing in a charity album and benefit concert featuring the all-star likes of Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, R.E.M., and Tom Petty seems like a no-brainer, right? That’s the...

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