The 12 Most Criminally Underrated Rolling Stones Tracks

The Rolling Stones have given us countless hits throughout their illustrious career, and anyone who has ever turned on a radio and flicked the dial would know their classic hits like ‘Jumping Jack Flash’, ‘Brown Sugar’ and ‘Satisfaction’. But there’s plenty more gold to be found if you dig a...

How Much An Aussie Promoter Actually Makes From A Tour Like The Rolling Stones

When The Rolling Stones announced that they would be touring Australia in 2014, fans around the country rejoiced. One of the most legendary bands in rock history was to return Down Under for the first time in almost a decade. By some estimates, the tour, promoted by Michael Gudinski’s Frontier...

How Much The Biggest Bands Make From Ticket Sales Per Show

We all know it’s hard out there for an up-and-coming independent musician and in many cases, even ones signed to labels, but at the opposite end of the spectrum, the one where the superstars reside, things have to be pretty sweet, right? The answer is yes, as these figures recently...

The 8 Things We Learnt From The Rolling Stones’ Melbourne Show

Rolling into Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday night to continue their rescheduled 14 On Fire tour, The Stones (Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, and Charlie Watts) set the bar high on what was to be a magical night of old school rock ‘n’ roll when they leaped and...

The Rolling Stones Hanging Rock Show Cancelled

Legendary rockers The Rolling Stones have been forced to cancel their highly anticipated performance at the scenic Hanging Rock in Victoria, which was set to take place tomorrow (Saturday, 8th November). “The Rolling Stones have been forced to cancel the next date of their Australian tour after singer Mick Jagger...

The Rolling Stones Rally Fans To Save Melbourne’s Crumbling Palais Theatre

The Rolling Stones have called on their Melbourne fans to help save St. Kilda’s beloved Palais Theatre, which is in need of major renovations to keep it a viable live music venue in the future. The band’s iconic frontman, Mick Jagger, reportedly asked fans inside Rod Laver Arena to get...

Another 5 Unreal Music Docos You Can Watch For Free Right Now

Our two favourite things here at Tone Deaf are music and film, and when the two come together in the form of a music documentary, we are most certainly in our happy place. With the arrival of The Rolling Stones on our shores, we got to talking about their notorious...

Spoiler Alert: The Rolling Stones Were More Than Worth The Wait In Adelaide

After The Rolling Stones’ highly anticipated ’14 On Fire’ tour of Australia was postponed earlier this year following the tragic death of frontman Mick Jagger’s longtime partner, the spirits of the legendary rock group’s legions of Aussie fans were understandably dampened. Though no one could begrudge the band for postponing...

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 many other fellow icons have sought his services in order to make the good sound great. The riff master and former Guns N Roses...

Are These Really The 100 Most Influential Artists In Music?

When posed with the question of who the most influential names are in music, there are a small handful artists that instantly spring to mind: The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones. Pretty obvious, right? Well, according to a new list compiled by NME, this is not the case. You didn’t read wrong, the...

You Won’t Believe How Much The Rolling Stones Pay Their Backup Singers

Currently touring the world for their extended 50th anniversary celebrations, and checking into Australia this October, The Rolling Stones are on track to deliver one of the highest grossing tours in history. The legendary four-piece have already topped a list of the highest grossing touring musicians, estimated to have earned...

The 25 Highest Grossing Touring Musicians Since 1990

Off the top of your head, can you guess who are some of the highest grossing bands that have toured since 1990? Not as simple as you thought, right? Well, thankfully the good folk over at Billboard have compiled a list of the top 25 earners since the beginning of...

These 5 Bands Have Made Over $1 Billion From Touring

It’s widely believed that the current Rolling Stones world tour, which includes their much-anticipated return to Australia this October, could well be the last in their legendary half-century career. But as the tirelessly touring UK quartet have proven, a rolling stone may gather moss but a lifetime of touring also means rolling...

6 Famous Musicians You’ve Heard But Never Heard Of

While it may be world-famous bands and singers that clamour for the spotlight, the annals of music history is positively bursting with unsung heroes. In that vein, there are perhaps few more underrated yet as essential as the humble session musician. Relying on their professionalism and technical proficiency, they are...