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Listen To Heavy Metal? Then You Have Low Self-Esteem, Insist Scientists

It may have been Californian punks The Offspring that sang about having no self esteem, but it turns out it...

Has This Aussie Band Been Ripped Off By A Chilean Presidential Candidate?

Aussie acts falling victim to dodgy rip-offs and refused payouts is – disgracefully – nothing new. We’ve seen John Butler Trio’s...

Lily Allen Unveils First New Song In 4 Years… Sort Of

Since the release of her 2009 album It’s Not Me, It’s You and her subsequent hiatus from music, Lily Allen’s been...

Lawsuits Over Song Lyrics, The Next Big War In Music

One of the top music-related searches on the internet is song lyrics, but did you know that every time you...

Lorde Wants To Rule The World On New Cover Of 80s Hit-Makers

New Zealand sensation Lorde recently celebrated her 17th birthday, with the girl born Ella Yelich-O’Connor penning a graceful open letter about...

Campaign Pushes For Ratings System On Music Videos

Music videos peddling sexually explicit content is nothing new, it’s an idea that’s been around far longer than the short-form...

Owner Selling Record Store On eBay Having Difficulty Finding Serious Bids

The owner of a record store who is offering “a unique and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live the High Fidelity life” by selling his music...

And The Most Pirated Bands In The World Are…

Thanks to the popularity of streaming services and the increasing convenience of digital music platforms, music piracy is reportedly on...

Sia To Donate Royalties Made From Eminem Album To Gay & Lesbian Charity

Turns out that Melbourne producer M-Phazes isn’t the only Australian musician that appears on Eminem’s much-hyped new album, The Marshall...

Guess Which Musicians Are Among The Highest Earning Dead Celebrities

The rap game may bring the bling and millions and DJs still make a pretty mint with their low overheads,...

UK Musician Writes Best Shut Down Letter Ever

Don’t fuck with Whitey. Or at the very least, don’t mess with his music. That’s the resounding, applause-worthy moral at...

Move Aside Meat-Bags, The Future Of Music Is Here

How does the world’s fastest shredder compete with a guitarist with 78 fingers? How would drumming gods compete with a...

Wanna Know What Music Beck Listens To? Here’s Your Answer

We all know that Beck is a genre-hopping favourite; his 11-album, 20 year plus discography flaunts all manner of sounds...

First Ever Concert In Space Set For Lift-Off In 2015

They say in space that no-one can hear you scream, but can they hear you sing? We’ll soon find out,...

Man Attempting To Sell Entire Record Store On eBay

Ever wanted to operate your own record store, but didn’t want to have to deal with the hassle of building...