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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...

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...

Eminem Is The Best Rapper Ever & 6 Other Awesome Things We Learnt From Rick Rubin

Eminem Is The Best Rapper Ever & 6 Other Awesome Things We Learnt From Rick Rubin

Legendary producer Rick Rubin has the midas touch; he’s stuck his finger in just about every genre pie and pulled out the biggest of blockbuster releases. (Beastie Boys,...

Christian Metal Band Admits They Faked It To Sell Records

Christian Metal Band Admits They Faked It To Sell Records

The frontman of a Christian metal band has admitted to pretending to be religious in order to sell more records, while implicating other bands of the...

Watch This New Aussie Supergroup Play Secret World Cup Gig For Aussie Fans

Watch This New Aussie Supergroup Play Secret World Cup Gig For Aussie Fans

While devoted Socceroos supporters who’ve made the trip to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup might be doing it tough given the Aussies’ performance in the...

Frances Bean Cobain Schools Lana Del Rey, ‘Don’t Romanticise Young Death’

Frances Bean Cobain Schools Lana Del Rey, ‘Don’t Romanticise Young Death’

Lana Del Rey may be sitting at #1 on the charts with her new album Ultraviolence, but she’s getting a lot more media attention over comments she...

Aussie Band Removed From YouTube For Fish Murder

Aussie Band Removed From YouTube For Fish Murder

The music world is up-in-arms over YouTube threatening to block music videos by indie bands and their labels that refuse to sign to allegedly unfair royalty...

How A 17-Year-Old Aussie Ended Up On The Most Anticipated Soundtrack Of The Year

How A 17-Year-Old Aussie Ended Up On The Most Anticipated Soundtrack Of The Year

Wish I Was Here, the much anticipated follow-up to Zach Braff’s cult cinema classic Garden State, hits theatres next month and details of the equally-awaited soundtrack for the feature reveals that...

Lana Del Rey Picks Fight With The Guardian Over Disturbing Interview, Journo Hits Back

Lana Del Rey Picks Fight With The Guardian Over Disturbing Interview, Journo Hits Back

There’s been a lot of focus on Lana Del Rey lately, no coincidence considering the recent release of her new album Ultraviolence, which has debuted at...

The Amazing Story Of How Soviet Russians Pirated Music In The 1950s

The Amazing Story Of How Soviet Russians Pirated Music In The 1950s

Music piracy these days is dominantly digital, where people the world over illegally share and disseminate Top 40 pop music and underground indie artists without distinction. But...

Beats By Dre Headphones Banned At 2014 World Cup, Here’s Why

Beats By Dre Headphones Banned At 2014 World Cup, Here’s Why

With all eyes of the sporting world turned to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup, there’s a massive opportunity to piggyback the event for some brand awareness. Boutique...

Watch Coldplay Cover Nick Cave In Sydney With Kylie Minogue

Watch Coldplay Cover Nick Cave In Sydney With Kylie Minogue

Coldplay had a special treat for Sydney fans at their sold out ‘intimate’ Enmore Theatre show last night: a surprise appearance from Kylie Minogue. Following the conclusion...

Help King Gizzard Offload Their Gear So They Can Come Back Home

Help King Gizzard Offload Their Gear So They Can Come Back Home

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have been unwinding by kicking the footy, shooting hoops, and with late night Goldeneye 64 sessions in between writing and recording their...

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