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Motörhead Blast Coachella Reviewer, Encourage Fans To Do The Same 

Motörhead Blast Coachella Reviewer, Encourage Fans To Do The Same 

Last weekend was the first instalment of the world famous Coachella festival, in which heavy rock vets Motörhead performed the penultimate set on the Mojave stage to a sea...

Meet The Aussie Band That Just Went #1 In The UK & Australia

Meet The Aussie Band That Just Went #1 In The UK & Australia

You might not have heard or seen these four young Sydney lads before, but 5 Seconds Of Summer have just become the biggest Australian music export...

Don’t Call Haim A Girl Band, “We Take It As An Insult”

Don’t Call Haim A Girl Band, “We Take It As An Insult”

How would you best characterise Haim? An indie rock band from Los Angeles, great. A trio of talented siblings, awesome. A girl band? well, only if...

This Amazing Interactive App Turns Your Computer Into A Music Instrument

This Amazing Interactive App Turns Your Computer Into A Music Instrument

Alright, follow these instructions carefully. Turn up the volume on your computer, grab your headphones, and make sure your boss isn’t looking – because this is...

Look Out Nirvana Fans, There’s A Kurt Cobain Comic On The Way

Look Out Nirvana Fans, There’s A Kurt Cobain Comic On The Way

The 20th anniversary of the death of Kurt Cobain is coming in a matter of days, and what better way to celebrate his deathless musical legacy...

Florence + The Machine Goes Heavy Metal

Florence + The Machine Goes Heavy Metal

It’s been very quiet on the Florence + The Machine front lately while the powerfully-lunged British songstress continues her music sabbatical, but things are about to...

Lollapalooza 2014 Lineup Announced, Featuring 10 Aussies

Lollapalooza 2014 Lineup Announced, Featuring 10 Aussies

One of the biggest names in the American music festival season has announced its batch of artists for 2014. The Lollapalooza 2014 lineup has been unveiled...

New Wu-Tang Clan Album To Be The Most Expensive Record Ever

New Wu-Tang Clan Album To Be The Most Expensive Record Ever

The Wu-Tang clan will be breaking their long drought between albums with the release of A Better Tomorrow this July. The much-delayed reunion album is set to coincide...

Australia To Take Part In Eurovision 2014. Yes, Really.

Australia To Take Part In Eurovision 2014. Yes, Really.

Australia may be as far flung from Europe as a continent can get, but that hasn’t stopped the land down under from being eligible to take...

Kurt Cobain, John Lennon Are Alive & Drunk In This Cringeworthy Ad

Kurt Cobain, John Lennon Are Alive & Drunk In This Cringeworthy Ad

People tend to flirt a little too much with conspiracy theories, especially when fantasising that certain celebrities whom have passed away, are still in fact, alive...

Aussies Miss Out As Sasquatch! Festival Cancels 2nd Weekend

Aussies Miss Out As Sasquatch! Festival Cancels 2nd Weekend

Since it’s beginning some 12 years ago, Seattle’s Sasquatch! Festival has grown exponentially into one of the US’s most revered music pilgrimages. For its 2014 return,...

Damon Albarn Reveals Reason Behind Blur’s Big Day Out Cancellation

Damon Albarn Reveals Reason Behind Blur’s Big Day Out Cancellation

When Blur famously pulled out of the Big Day Out 2014 lineup last year, they blamed “shifting goalposts” and “very challenging organisers.” Now frontman Damon Albarn has...

Josh Homme Is Working On 3 New Albums This Year

Josh Homme Is Working On 3 New Albums This Year

Queens Of The Stone Age wrapped up their Australian co-headline tour with Nine Inch Nails last week, and already frontman Josh Homme is looking forward to...

Gwar Frontman Dave Brockie Dies Aged 50

Gwar Frontman Dave Brockie Dies Aged 50

Dave Brockie, the frontman for metal band Gwar, has died at 50 years of age. The vocalist and songwriter was best known as his costumed alter-ego...

Rolling Stones Postponement Could Cost Up To $10 Million

Rolling Stones Postponement Could Cost Up To $10 Million

The postponement of the Rolling Stones Australian Tour last week following the sudden and tragic passing of Mick Jagger’s long-term girlfriend L’Wren Scott continues to have repercussions. While...

Surprise Aussie Gig From Rolling Stones Drummer

Surprise Aussie Gig From Rolling Stones Drummer

Unless you’ve been on an internet sabbatical the last few days, you’ve likely heard that The Rolling Stones Australian Tour has been postponed following the sad and...

This Bedroom Producer’s Nirvana Re-Work Will Blow Your Mind

This Bedroom Producer’s Nirvana Re-Work Will Blow Your Mind

Musicians need to tread pretty damn carefully when it comes to recording Nirvana tributes. Never mind the whole legion of Kurt Cobain devotees ready with their...

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