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by / on January 23, 2017 at 12:38 pm / in Buzz, Live Music, Metal / Hard Rock, Videos

Not in this Lifetime: Guns N’ Roses Touring South-East Asia

The legendary Guns N’ Roses are now playing Japan! Next stop the band is heading to New Zealand, Australia, Singapore and will close the South-east Asian leg of the Not In This Lifetime Tour in Thailand on February 28th at SCG Stadium in Bangkok.

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by / on September 9, 2016 at 5:02 pm / in Buzz

Taylor Swift and Kim Kardashian are in the midst of a digital popularity contest on Instagram

Last week Kim Kardashian West celebrated a huge celebrity milestone: officially being the most followed person on Instagram.

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by / on March 19, 2016 at 5:59 pm / in Buzz

Enter Shikari weigh in on the ethics of Meet and Greet packages with bands

A recent issue of Alternative Press featured a poll where readers were asked “should bands offer VIP tour packages to fans” with 70 percent of respondents answering in the affirmative. Clearly there is an appetite for fans to pay a fee to ‘meet’ their favorite bands but not everyone in the industry is in support of the practice which can see […]

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by / on March 11, 2016 at 3:38 pm / in Buzz

Google’s Deep Dream turns classic albums into hallucinatory nightmares

Without going into too much detail, Google’s Deep Dream algorithm makes ordinary images look like out-of-this-world, mesmerizing hallucinations. Google has recently made the source code public, proving that computers have a far more twisted comprehension of reality than we could have ever previously imagined. We wanted to see what happens when classic albums get the Deep Dream treatment.

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by / on February 29, 2016 at 5:50 pm / in Buzz

15 of the greatest moments in musical history (in 8 bit GIFS)

There is more than one way to get your fill of music history but we can’t think of any more entertaining than absorbing it through 8 bit animations.

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by / on February 17, 2016 at 4:12 pm / in Buzz

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea is now a beekeeper

We all know celebrities can have some pretty strange habits. Jack White collects taxidermy, Dave Mustaine is a ninja, Eminem completely covers his hotel windows so he can sleep in pitch darkness and Nicolas Cage is certifiably insane. In this spirit, bassist from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Flea, has just added himself to the list of ‘celebrities with weird hobbies’, taking to social […]

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by / on September 9, 2015 at 6:52 pm / in Buzz

Carly Rae Jepsen to hold exclusive autograph session in Kuala Lumpur

There’s just days until MTV World Stage 2015 returns to Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon this Saturday (12th September) but Universal Music Malaysia is giving Carly Rae Jepsen fans another reason to get really, really, really, really excited. As part of the promotion of her new album “E.MO.TION” Carly Rae Jepsen singer will be heading down to Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall this […]

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by / on August 28, 2015 at 4:10 pm / in Buzz

Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber announced to perform at 2015 MTV Music Awards

The MTV Video Music Awards keeps boosting its star power with Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj both announcing that they will be performing at this year’s event.

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by / on August 26, 2015 at 1:34 pm / in Buzz

Troye Sivan gives tantalizing glimpse of new EP ‘Wild’ with snippet of clip and title track

Troye Sivan seamlessly transitioned from YouTube sensation into bonafide popstar with the release of 2014’s TRXYE, but, after a tantalizing taste of his latest album Wild, it seems 2015 may be Sivan’s biggest year to date.

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by / on August 24, 2015 at 10:27 am / in Buzz

Wiz Khalifa restrained by police for using a hoverboard at LAX airport

Video shows musician pushed down and handcuffed Rapper says customs officers took action after he refused to get off hoverboard Wiz Khalifa, who shot to fame on the back of “See You Again,” notified his 20.9 million Instagram followers of the incident through footage taken by an onlooker. The clip shows a number of cops pinning him to the floor […]

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by / on August 21, 2015 at 2:42 pm / in Buzz, Win!

G-Dragon wants you to stay in his house for the sleepover of your dreams

Ever wanted to experience what it’s like to live life as a celebrity? Now you can, with BIGBANG fans offered the opportunity to make their wildest dreams come true as G-Dragon, the leader of the popular K-Pop boy group, offering fans a chance to spend 2 nights at his 2nd home in Hongdae, Seoul.

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by / on August 19, 2015 at 2:36 pm / in Buzz, Hip Hop

Female journalist beaten by Dr. Dre says ‘Straight Outta Compton’ omits abusive past

One week after rap mogul Dr Dre opened up about his storied abuse allegations, two women involved in the incidents years ago have spoken out about their exclusion from the new NWA biopic.   Despite R&B singer Michel’le being engaged to Dre and sharing a son with him, in a filmed interview with VldTV, she said she was not surprised for […]

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by / on August 18, 2015 at 8:10 pm / in Buzz

Pharrell Williams, Florence & The Machine to appear at Apple Music Festival

One Direction, Disclosure, Florence & The Machine and Pharrell Williams will be appearing at the rebranded Apple Music Festival next month. Apple announced on Tuesday that the musicians will be among the headlining performers at the 10-night festival at London’s iconic Roundhouse in Camden this coming September. 

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by / on August 18, 2015 at 12:22 pm / in Buzz

Super Junior take out two awards in 2015 Teen Choice Awards

Both Super Junior and their fans have emerged victorious in their respective categories at this year’s Teen Choice Awards The group have managed to beat out fellow K-pop acts 2NE1 and Girls’ Generation and other international acts like One Direction and Little Mix to win the title of “Choice International Artist.” Super Junior’s fandom, ELF (Everlasting friends), also won the group the […]

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by / on June 16, 2015 at 10:30 pm / in Buzz

Taylor Swift flashes her stomach… The internet takes it from there

If there’s one thing you can guarantee on the internet it’s that there are plenty of people with way too much spare time on their hands. Even Taylor Swift isn’t safe – When she posted a picture of her flashing her stomach the Photoshop masters at reddit’s /r/photoshopbattles took it as their own personal challenge… have a look at what they […]

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by / on June 16, 2015 at 1:54 pm / in Buzz

Bumkey set to return with new single “My Everything” later this month

After last year’s drug scandal that looked to derail his career and saw him going to trial with charges distribution of methamphetamines and ecstasy, Bumkey is set to return to the music scene with a new single titled ‘My Everything’.

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by / on March 23, 2015 at 1:25 pm / in Buzz

Some hero spent three months making a cover of ‘Uptown Funk’ using clips from 280 movies

We’ve seen flight attendants dance to “Uptown Funk,” heard it done in Family Guy voices and now a YouTuber who goes by the name DonDraperSaysWhat uploaded this “cover” — or whatever you want to call it — of “Uptown Funk” performed by 280 movie clips.     The ridiculous clip took over three months to create and uses clips from nearly 280 […]

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by / on March 6, 2015 at 11:42 am / in Buzz, Videos

Ed Sheeran Gets ‘Dirrty’ With Christina Aguilera

Ed Sheeran has dropped by BBC Radio 1’s studios to a deliver an unlikely but brilliant cover of Christina Aguilera’s ‘Dirrty.’

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by / on January 9, 2015 at 8:20 am / in Artists / Bands, Asian Pop Chart, Buzz, News

Is Chinese Pop Star Wanting Qu Dating The Mayor Of Vancouver?

Could it be true that Chinese pop star Wanting Qu is dating Vancouver Mayor Greg Robertson? Well according to a post in on Monday from respected city hall journalist and columnist Frances Bula, the two are indeed an item. Quick to note that ‘this is not gossip’, she reported on her blog that according to ‘extremely reliable sources’ the two […]

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by / on November 18, 2014 at 7:58 pm / in Artists / Bands, Buzz, Events, News

Top 10 Music Festivals In Asia Before 2015

Whether you’re after a chilled out stage with a hand picked selection of indie artists or a raging three day EDM party to dance your nights away, there’s no shortage of awesome festivals across Asia between now and the end of the year. Here’s our pick of some of the biggest music festivals happening across all of Asia before we bring […]

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