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From TheJournal.ie Asian-American band The Slants takes copyright case to Supreme Court Offensive

Asian-American band The Slants takes copyright case to Supreme Court

The US Patent Office says their name is offensive.

People are sharing the most perfect ways to #MakeABandIrish

The Arklow Monkeys sound savage.

From TheJournal.ie Band apologises for fake sex tape publicity stunt PR Stunt

Band apologises for fake sex tape publicity stunt

The duo nonetheless went ahead and released its latest video, which mixes a performance with grainy shots of sexual activity.

From TheJournal.ie Here are our top 6 things to do at Electric Picnic today: Saturday Electric Picnic
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands?

TD Mick Wallace says they need more support so they’re not relying on the dole.

From TheJournal.ie Mick Wallace: Irish bands need more support so they don't rely on the dole Moves Like Wallace

Mick Wallace: Irish bands need more support so they don't rely on the dole

“Most of those starting their careers in the cultural industries recognise the dole as a necessary fact of life.”

Festival cancels unsigned artists stage over “negative publicity”

The Actbacker stage was aimed at new bands.

From TheJournal.ie Festival cancels unsigned artists stage over "negative publicity" Criticism

Festival cancels unsigned artists stage over "negative publicity"

The Actbacker stage was aimed at new bands.

From TheJournal.ie AC/DC drummer arrested for trying to arrange murders Dirty Deeds

AC/DC drummer arrested for trying to arrange murders

Phil Rudd has yet to enter a plea.

From The42 Brooms, bands and patience: Peter O'Mahony almost ready for Munster comeback Rebooted

Brooms, bands and patience: Peter O'Mahony almost ready for Munster comeback

The Ireland back row told TheScore.ie exactly how he has built up from a double shoulder reconstruction.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish band is huge worldwide - so why isn't this recognised at home? Black Metal

This Irish band is huge worldwide - so why isn't this recognised at home?

Primordial launch their latest album with a metal festival in Ireland later this year.

From TheJournal.ie New initiative aims to get more Irish bands (no, not Boyzone) in the charts Tune In

New initiative aims to get more Irish bands (no, not Boyzone) in the charts

First Music Contact has teamed up with HMV to give Irish bands the chance to play live in the HMV stores every week.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert could see major overhaul with proposed new grading scale Reform

Leaving Cert could see major overhaul with proposed new grading scale

The number of grading bands would be reduced from 14 to eight.

The boybands we're glad were left behind in the 90s

Lots of things about the 90s were brilliant. These boybands were not one of them.

From TheJournal.ie Youth charity calls on Arthur's Day acts to donate fees to alcohol abuse groups Arthur's Day

Youth charity calls on Arthur's Day acts to donate fees to alcohol abuse groups

SpunOut.ie says the musical acts can acknowledge the effect alcohol can have by donating their performance fee.

What happens when our favourite bands and foods collide?

Amazing puns, that’s what.

9 reasons why being at home is better than being at Electric Picnic

Didn’t make it to Electric Picnic this year? WHO CARES? Not us.

From TheJournal.ie Last day to apply to feature in new Irish music showcase New Talent

Last day to apply to feature in new Irish music showcase

Hard Working Class Heroes is Ireland’s annual showcase and conference to get young Irish talent on the road to music success.

13 huge musical acts... and what they were originally called

Fancy going to a Lizzy Grant concert? Or maybe going to see Joyspeed?

From TheJournal.ie HMV: What does its receivership mean for Irish music and businesses? HMV

HMV: What does its receivership mean for Irish music and businesses?

HMV has gone into receivership, and its future hangs in the balance – what impact could this have on Irish bands and music distribution companies?

U2 covers album launched to raise money for Concern U2

U2 covers album launched to raise money for Concern

The album features tracks from Achtung Baby, covered by Patti Smith, Depeche Mode and Jack White, and all proceeds will go to Concern’s East Africa appeal.

From TheJournal.ie Blow to music industry after Sony warehouse burns Riots

Blow to music industry after Sony warehouse burns

Dublin-based [PIAS] Ireland was one of the businesses affected. It is encouraging people to support independent labels who lost stock in the fire by downloading music from their websites.

In numbers: the Oxegen festival

Free wellies, bottles of champers, miles of fencing and Rubberbandits saying mass…

Oxegen: How to get there and what you can’t bring

Gazebos are out, according to festival organisers.