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The 20 Trashiest Moments In Music Of 2014

The 20 Trashiest Moments In Music Of 2014

Over the course of 2014 we’ve been covering the trashiest moments in pop culture in the Trash Can column. The zeitgeist got particularly messy this year,...

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...

The Best & Worst Academy Award Winning Songs

The Best & Worst Academy Award Winning Songs

The Academy Award nominations have been announced and it’s safe to say they’re notorious for sweeping its ‘Best Original Song’ category under the rug as if...

The Best Scene-Stealing Songs In Movies

The Best Scene-Stealing Songs In Movies

Few things can stop a cinema audience in their tracks than an attention-grabbing scene, and few snatch viewers’ breath away with edge-of-the-seat power quite like some...

A Music Lover’s Christmas Gift Guide 2013

A Music Lover’s Christmas Gift Guide 2013

Let’s be honest, Christmas shopping sucks. However, it’s a necessary evil if you want to have quality pressies flowing back your way, and so the kind...