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24 Horrible Album Covers You’ll Wish You Never Saw

24 Horrible Album Covers You’ll Wish You Never Saw

When you pick up a CD or record, the first thing you notice is naturally, the album art, it providing a visual face to the music that rests in...

The 11 Greatest Pranks In Music

The 11 Greatest Pranks In Music

In what has grown to be quite a time-honoured tradition, musicians and media publications have long relished on April 1st, better known as April Fools Day,...

30 Great Moments From Boy & Bear’s Worldwide Tour

30 Great Moments From Boy & Bear’s Worldwide Tour

The year of 2014 for Australia’s own folk-extraordinaire’s Boy & Bear has been insane. Since the release of their sophomore record Harlequin Dream of 2013, the...

The 15 Pun Band Names That Are Brilliantly Awful

The 15 Pun Band Names That Are Brilliantly Awful

Puns are simultaneously the best and worst form of comedy alive, often leaving you unsure as to whether you want to laugh or cry at what...

Melbourne Comedy Festival Judge 8 Albums By Their Covers

Melbourne Comedy Festival Judge 8 Albums By Their Covers

With the 2014 Melbourne International Comedy Festival fast approaching, we thought we’d test out the old saying “don’t judge an album by its cover” on some...

15 Album Covers Designed By Andy Warhol Before He Was Famous

15 Album Covers Designed By Andy Warhol Before He Was Famous

You’re more than likely already aware of Andy Warhol’s connections to the music world, after all he created two of music’s most iconic record sleeves in...

20 Of Your Favourite Bands Transformed Into Lego

20 Of Your Favourite Bands Transformed Into Lego

Lego has licensed many popular franchises in recent years. Everything from Star Wars to Spiderman and Thomas The Tank Engine has been given the brick treatment...

The 19 Most Famous Musicians This Past Century

The 19 Most Famous Musicians This Past Century

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently conducted some very interesting research on the subject of global fame of musicians. Their findings have been taken from...

25 Highest Earning Musicians Of 2013

25 Highest Earning Musicians Of 2013

Ever wonder which artists really make the biggest bucks in the music industry? Think you know the strongest selling genre of 2013? Is it solo artists...

The 12 Weirdest Excuses For Cancelling A Gig

The 12 Weirdest Excuses For Cancelling A Gig

Living in the public limelight can’t always be easy. For the larger bands and artists across the globe they face unrelenting media frenzy, over the top...

The Origins Of Music Genres

The Origins Of Music Genres

Before a certain type of music is made into an official genre, like ‘punk’ or ‘rhythm and blues’, there’s just the music itself – a specific...

Rock Stars Imagined Wearing Tees Of Bands They Inspired

Rock Stars Imagined Wearing Tees Of Bands They Inspired

What if rock’s most celebrated and profoundly influential figures had survived – or at least were in their heyday – to meet those they had inspired?...

SXSW 2014, The 23 Bands You Need To See

SXSW 2014, The 23 Bands You Need To See

Each year, hundreds of artists descend on Austin, Texas for South By Southwest, transforming the city into a sprawling metropolis dedicated solely to music as bands...

What If Your Favourite Musicians Were Horror Movie Villains?

What If Your Favourite Musicians Were Horror Movie Villains?

A lot of rock stars have a taste for the theatrical, but there is that further subdivision of musician that seems to exude a quality that’s...

Hottest 100 History: The Most Popular Bands Ever

Hottest 100 History: The Most Popular Bands Ever

Australia Day typically involves surrounding ourselves with plenty of mates, a few snags, a few more beers housed in someones backyard – providing they’ve got the...

Hottest 100 History: Longest Songs Ever

Hottest 100 History: Longest Songs Ever

With voting now officially closed on this year’s edition of “the world’s biggest music democracy,” we take a look back at the poll’s long and illustrious...

Hottest 100 History: Shortest Songs Ever

Hottest 100 History: Shortest Songs Ever

As voting closes on this year’s edition of “the world’s biggest music democracy,” we take a look back at the poll’s long and illustrious history with...


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