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3 Dead At Music Industry Conference Of Suspected Drug Overdoses

3 Dead At Music Industry Conference Of Suspected Drug Overdoses

Yesterday we reported of a tragedy that occurred at a South Korean outdoor concert that saw 17 people lose their lives, and sadly, similar terrible news has...

Good Night Sweet Prince, Apple Just Killed The iPod Classic

Good Night Sweet Prince, Apple Just Killed The iPod Classic

All attention was on Apple yesterday as they unveiled their latest line of gadgets with two new iPhones and a watch. But amidst the pomp and...

Courtney Love’s Isolated Guitar & Vocal Is The Worst Thing You’ve Ever Heard

Courtney Love’s Isolated Guitar & Vocal Is The Worst Thing You’ve Ever Heard

Rolling Stone once described Courtney Love as the ‘most controversial woman in the history of rock’. Though she’s made headlines recently for ‘solving’ the mysteries of missing...

Move Over Kyle Sandilands, The Most Offensive Female Musician Interview Yet

Move Over Kyle Sandilands, The Most Offensive Female Musician Interview Yet

Earlier this year, Sydney-via-LA producer Anna Lunoe decried the inappropriate attitudes towards female musicians after being the subject of a borderline sexist interview, calling for an end to the...

Aussie Rapper Gives The Worst Lip Sync Performance Ever

Aussie Rapper Gives The Worst Lip Sync Performance Ever

At the beginning of this year, rapper Iggy Azalea was pegged among a handful of Aussie artists set to crack America, and now the Aussie-bred, LA-based musician has...

Gene Simmons Declares Rock Dead, Except For Tame Impala

Gene Simmons Declares Rock Dead, Except For Tame Impala

Gene Simmons is Rock N Roll’s equivalent to that uncle who comes over every Christmas and subjects everyone to his verbal diarrhoea that switches between bat...

The Million Dollar Record Label Theft, & How It Came Crashing Down

The Million Dollar Record Label Theft, & How It Came Crashing Down

It’s not uncommon to hear about record labels ripping off bands by failing to pay royalties or using other kinds of financial trickery. But it’s not...

This Musical Illusion Will Make You Question Your Own Ears

This Musical Illusion Will Make You Question Your Own Ears

Growing up, we’ve been amazed by optical illusions such as magic eye and made sick by things like 3D movies. But it’s one thing to question...

This Musician’s Disgusting Comments Prove Rape Culture Is Alive & Well

This Musician’s Disgusting Comments Prove Rape Culture Is Alive & Well

Fresh from the local internet storm surrounding a misoginistic photo sprees on Instragram from Bliss N Eso’s MC Eso, comes comments from another musician about women...

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...

Spoiler Alert: Kanye West’s Australian Tour Will Be Awesome & Here’s Proof

Spoiler Alert: Kanye West’s Australian Tour Will Be Awesome & Here’s Proof

Kanye West is touching down in Australia this week to kickstart his postponed Yeezus tour and judging by the reports coming in for his performance at the Made...

A-Pop, The Aussie Music Revolution Taking Over America

A-Pop, The Aussie Music Revolution Taking Over America

Aussie artists have been making huge waves overseas this year and few have made a bigger splash than the likes of Sia, 5 Seconds Of Summer,...

Album Sales Plummet To New All-Time Low, And They’re Getting Worse

Album Sales Plummet To New All-Time Low, And They’re Getting Worse

The music world needs a blockbuster album, and quick smart, because 2014 is officially becoming the worst year for album sales on record as they hit...

Inside The World’s Biggest Vinyl Record Factory

Inside The World’s Biggest Vinyl Record Factory

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 Record...

The 10 Richest Bassists In The World

The 10 Richest Bassists In The World

It’s well known that lead singers and guitarists in bands get all the attention, and glory, while bassists are often the punch line of a joke....

This Is The Cruelest Musician Interview We’ve Ever Seen

This Is The Cruelest Musician Interview We’ve Ever Seen

Interviews with musicians are a tricky affair, and can go very wrong very quickly. The worst case scenario eventuates when interviewers haven’t done any research, when...

This List Of The 100 Greatest Guitar Riffs Of All Time Will Confuse You

This List Of The 100 Greatest Guitar Riffs Of All Time Will Confuse You

What are the most iconic guitar riffs of all time? That was the question put to the UK as part of BBC’s celebration of the instrument in a...

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