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The 12 Greatest Guitarists Ever According To Slash

The 12 Greatest Guitarists Ever According To Slash

Since emerging with Guns N’ Roses, Slash has been one of the world’s most sought after guitarists. Michael Jackson, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Quentin Tarantino and so...

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...

And The Greatest Bassists Of All Time Are…

And The Greatest Bassists Of All Time Are…

There’s no question that bassists are often shadowed by charismatic frontmen and shred-master guitarists, however these integral four-stringed groovers have now been given their rightful moment to...

ATP Music Festival Absolutely Screws Fans & Bands

ATP Music Festival Absolutely Screws Fans & Bands

Co-presented by All Tomorrow’s Parties, Pitchfork, and Primavera Sound, the inaugural Jabberwocky Music Festival was set to launch this weekend in London with an impressive lineup...

Relax To These Yoga-Ready Versions Of Slayer, Nirvana, Tool – You Name It

Relax To These Yoga-Ready Versions Of Slayer, Nirvana, Tool – You Name It

Ever wished you could relax and unwind with your fellow yoga buddies to the heavier sounds of Slayer and Metallica without scaring them all away? Have you been living...

Courtney Love Reveals How Much Of Nirvana’s Money She’s Blown

Courtney Love Reveals How Much Of Nirvana’s Money She’s Blown

Even though she’s finally buried the hatchet with Dave Grohl after years of bad blood, Courtney Love might want to keep her distance from the ex-Nirvana drummer...

Foo Fighters Drop “Big News” About New Album, Share First Taste

Foo Fighters Drop “Big News” About New Album, Share First Taste

You’re likely already aware that Foo Fighters have some ambitious new plans for their forthcoming eighth studio album (and if you didn’t, read a one-stop catch-up guide here). But...

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