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One Direction Accused Of Ripping Off New Found Glory

One Direction Accused Of Ripping Off New Found Glory

Coincidence or rip-off? It’s the question everyone asks when it’s discovered that two songs sound a little bit too similar comfort. And the jury is still...

Henry Rollins Slams The Suicidal, Shames Robin Williams, Is A Total Prick

Henry Rollins Slams The Suicidal, Shames Robin Williams, Is A Total Prick

Iconic punk mouthpiece Henry Rollins has always been an outspoken sort, but the former Black Flag’s latest weekly column for the LA Weekly has made him an overnight...

This Is The Most Epic Thing Foo Fighters Have Ever Done

This Is The Most Epic Thing Foo Fighters Have Ever Done

We already knew that Foo Fighters’ eight studio album and accompanying TV series was ambitious, but an epic new trailer for the HBO documentary series has hammered home...

Musicians Now Being Asked To Pay To Perform The World’s Most Watched Gig

Musicians Now Being Asked To Pay To Perform The World’s Most Watched Gig

Should artists be paying for the privilege of performing at one of the biggest gigs in the world? That’s the question that’s surfaced following reports that...

2014’s Highest Paid DJs Make More Than You Probably Ever Will

2014’s Highest Paid DJs Make More Than You Probably Ever Will

It’s official, the most lucratively paid position in the music career is behind a mixing desk, providing the all-important ‘drop’ to teeming mass of EDM fans....

Tame Impala Probably Getting Sued Thanks To Plagiarism Accusations

Tame Impala Probably Getting Sued Thanks To Plagiarism Accusations

Though their accusers have since admitted it was a joke, the Chilean culture website that accused Tame Impala of plagiarising an Argentinian pop star’s 1989 hit...

Violent Soho To Guest Program Rage

Violent Soho To Guest Program Rage

Everything’s coming up Violent Soho. As if slamming some of Australia’s biggest festivals, scoring international label deals, and inspiring some killer merchandise wasn’t enough, now the Brisbane...

Are These Really The 100 Greatest Albums Of The Decade So Far?

Are These Really The 100 Greatest Albums Of The Decade So Far?

Having published their list of the 200 best tracks of the decade so far, Pitchfork is continuing its retrospective celebrations with their next, and possibly most hotly contested...

Foo Fighters Just Delivered The Most Awesome Ice Bucket Challenge Yet

Foo Fighters Just Delivered The Most Awesome Ice Bucket Challenge Yet

Unless you’ve been hibernating in the last few weeks, you’ve likely heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The charity fundraising stunt has already gone viral...

Aussies Crack Pitchfork’s 200 Best Songs Of The Decade So Far

Aussies Crack Pitchfork’s 200 Best Songs Of The Decade So Far

Wanna know what the best music of the decade so far is? Well, right on cue, along comes US online tastemakers Pitchfork who have announced plans...

ATP Music Festival Disputes “Vindictive” Allegations, But Screwed Ticketholders Still Not Happy

ATP Music Festival Disputes “Vindictive” Allegations, But Screwed Ticketholders Still Not Happy

Following the last-minute cancellation of the Jabberwocky music festival, which was set to make its debut in London over the weekend, promoters All Tomorrow’s Parties (ATP)...

Triple M Boycotts KISS After Gene Simmons’ Most Offensive Comments Yet

Triple M Boycotts KISS After Gene Simmons’ Most Offensive Comments Yet

KISS have been boycotted by Triple M in protest over “misguided and insensitive” comments made by bassist Gene Simmons in a recent interview in which he...

Want Free Records? Then Go To Prison

Want Free Records? Then Go To Prison

As viewers of Orange Is The New Black would know, being a music a fan in prison isn’t always easy. In the second series of the Netflix tele-drama, an...

Disastrous Proof That Nobody’s Buying Music Magazines Anymore

Disastrous Proof That Nobody’s Buying Music Magazines Anymore

Be honest, when was the last time you bought a music mag or picked up a street press? It’s a pertinent question given the sales slump...

Band Downs Drone At A Gig, Plus Who Brings A Drone To A Gig?

Band Downs Drone At A Gig, Plus Who Brings A Drone To A Gig?

Yesterday we brought you the cautionary story of a couple who brought a smartphone to a gig by a musician that prohibited them, resulting in some phone-destroying consequences. Today comes...

Annoying Fans Ruin Gig, Musician Does What We’ve All Wanted To

Annoying Fans Ruin Gig, Musician Does What We’ve All Wanted To

We hate sounding like a broken record, but it’s a tune that clearly still needs repeating: Don’t abuse your smartphone privileges at concerts, people. Don’t just take...

Ticketholders Screwed As Cancelled ATP Music Festival Money Goes Missing

Ticketholders Screwed As Cancelled ATP Music Festival Money Goes Missing

The Jabberwocky festival was set to make its debut in London this weekend, presented by All Tomorrow’s Parties (ATP) alongside Pitchfork and Primavera Sound, with an...

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