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Kids On Album Covers, Where Are They Now?

Kids On Album Covers, Where Are They Now?

Following this week’s news that the 12-year-old cover star of Placebo’s 1996 self-titled debut is now all grown-up, and looking to sue the band for emotional damages...

A Crash Course In 30 Of The Best Band Side Projects

A Crash Course In 30 Of The Best Band Side Projects

Whether it’s due to the will to take a new direction, a feud with their band, or just having too many songs and not enough time;...

Second Place Songs: Major Hits That Stalled At #2

Second Place Songs: Major Hits That Stalled At #2

Most self-respecting music makers claim they never look at the charts. With our collection of artists who stalled just behind #1, it’s not hard to see...

The Highs & Lows Of BIGSOUND With The 2014 Lineup

The Highs & Lows Of BIGSOUND With The 2014 Lineup

By now you’ve probably lost your deep QLD tan, (hopefully) regained brain function and dealt with the three day hangover from BIGSOUND  – but not the...

16 Hidden Tracks & Messages In Songs

16 Hidden Tracks & Messages In Songs

There’s something to be said for the curious art of bands hiding hidden messages, and even entire songs on their recordings. From the Beatles arguably being...

Artist Etymology: The Origins Of Your Favourite Band Names

Artist Etymology: The Origins Of Your Favourite Band Names

With artists getting kookier and kookier with their monikers, it’s hard not to wonder what it all means. From !!! to Owl Eyes to Pink Floyd to...

14 Bands That Are Huge In Their Country, But Unknown Elsewhere

14 Bands That Are Huge In Their Country, But Unknown Elsewhere

Do the band names Seeed, Superhiks, Kent, and The Human Instinct not quite ring a bell? What if we’d told you that all of those musical...

Father’s Day: The 12 Best And Worst Dads In Music

Father’s Day: The 12 Best And Worst Dads In Music

In the spirit of Father’s Day we decided to take a look at some of the most acclaimed and shamed dads in music. While some of...

11 Great Moments From Seekae’s National Tour

11 Great Moments From Seekae’s National Tour

We’ve been patiently awaiting the details of Seekae’s third album since the Sydney-born, Lonon-baced electronic group dropped ‘Another’ late last year, nowtwo years in the making The Worry...

Stealing The Show, 16 Covers That Are Better Than The Originals

Stealing The Show, 16 Covers That Are Better Than The Originals

Most people are fans of a good musical cover, but have you ever stopped to consider which ones are better than their originals? From the obvious...

25 Musicians & Bands Who’ve Had To Change Their Names

25 Musicians & Bands Who’ve Had To Change Their Names

As if choosing a cool band name wasn’t hard enough, many acts have been forced to change theirs due to legal issues, other bands or simply...

The Origins Behind 15 Of Your Favourite Album Covers

The Origins Behind 15 Of Your Favourite Album Covers

Ever found yourself staring at a striking album cover during a deep listening session and thought ‘how the hell did they come up with that?’, well...

25 Aussie Albums Still Due In 2014 To Get Excited About

25 Aussie Albums Still Due In 2014 To Get Excited About

If you thought this year had already been a killer year for Australian albums, well, you’d be damn right. But even though homegrown records from Aussie...

17 Great Moments From Pretty City’s National Tour

17 Great Moments From Pretty City’s National Tour

Melbourne rock ‘n roll trio Pretty City have just wrapped up a national tour in support of their single ‘Roll On’. The tour saw the band play shows...

A Long Way To The Top: Aussies That Hit #1 In America

A Long Way To The Top: Aussies That Hit #1 In America

How many Australian artists have actually hit #1 on the US Charts? That’s the question we asked ourselves when Sydney pop-punks 5 Seconds Of Summer recently...

The Highs & Lows Of Splendour In The Grass With The 2014 Lineup

The Highs & Lows Of Splendour In The Grass With The 2014 Lineup

By now you’ve probably washed away the dust and camping grime from the weekend’s Splendour In The Grass – but not the awesome memories. Maybe you...

The 9 Best Moments From The Griswold’s US Tour

The 9 Best Moments From The Griswold’s US Tour

It was only one year ago when Sydney indie-rockers The Griswolds performed their first ever set in the US none other than the Brooklyn Bowl of NYC,...


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