Yellow 'Super Mario' pills contain the dangerous chemical N-ethylpentylone

Drug safety organisation The Loop has issued a warning about yellow ‘Super Mario’ pills containing N-ethylpentylone. One was tested at Boardmasters in Cornwall at the weekend, with The Loop saying the substance can cause paranoia and insomnia. The Loop also said N-Ethylpentylone was detected in drugs sold as MDMA at …

Perfect Song That Reduces Anxiety by 65% is Discovered

Anxiety has been a crippling ailment for a number centuries. This dreadful feeling worry, panic, fear, or apprehension has plagued humanity and has been met with several remedies. The main three ways reducing anxiety have mainly been either pharmaceutical drugs, counseling or holistic approaches such as yoga, meditation, massage or …

Irish DJ Charged With Smuggling Cocaine & MDMA Into Australia

In the ongoing war on drugs, one the best ways to protect people is to catch those responsible for transporting the narcotics in the first place. Today, an Irish DJ received his prison sentence. Unfortunately it wasn’t for playing mediocre tunes but for smuggling drugs into Australia. Stephen Donnelly, 37, …

Seattle Nightclub Under Investigation Following In-House Drug Ring Bust

Foundation, one the nightclubs in Seattle known for its hosting various dance music artists and DJs, is finding itself in the middle a huge investigation after a undercover narcotics investigation led by The Seattle Police Department, working with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents, led to twelve arrests. Law enforcement …

Police Shutdown Major EDM Club In Seattle, Seize 1,000 Grams of MDMA, Date-Rape Drugs, More

Foundation Nightclub in Seattle has played host to a number legendary acts as they’ve come through Seattle, with upcoming performances scheduled for the likes Pegboard Nerds, Cosmic Gate, Valentino Khan, and Claude VonStroke. However, the club and its employees now face jailtime thanks to an undercover operation between the Seattle …

Two Feet Released From Hospital Care; Breaks Silence on Mental Health

Last week, we almost lost an amazing and incredibly talented artist. New York-based singer/songwriter Two Feet (born Zachary William “Bill” Dess), alarmed fans with what he referred to as a Twitter “suicide note,” captioned “goodbye.” In the tweet, the singer, who was supposed to play Lollapalooza in Chicago this past weekend, wrote: The post heavily impacted …

Shambhala Introduces Highly Advanced New Drug-Testing Technology

Shambhala Music Festival is one the greatest leading forces dedicated to harm reduction in the music events circuit — and this year, organizers have upgraded in a major way to keep the farm safe. Unlike many commercial events, Shambhala takes a stand as a “dry” festival. No alcohol is sold …

Avicii's Step-Father Blames Manager Ash Pournari for His Death

It’s hard to believe that have gone by since the death world-class producer, musician and celebrity Avicii. His death, though not ultimately surprising, shocked many by the young age at which he passed. Avicii had a history health problems relating to being overworked and partaking in drinking and drugs, but …

REPORT: Drug Dogs Are Wrong 2/3 Of The Time

In theory, drug dogs seems like a reasonable way to target drugs and potential dealers. But as it turns out, sniffer dogs are wrong about two-thirds the time, at least according to ficial from strip searches in the Australian state New South Wales last year. The new report reveals that the 1,124 …

The Metropolitan Police chief is laying into middle-class cocaine users

The conversation around middle class cocaine users is still going on, with Metropolitan Police chief Cressida Dick the latest to express her distaste. Following the Police Federation’s drug policy leader Simon Kempton highlighting middle class users as a problem in the drug trade, Dick has weighed in on the same …

Why Illenium's Post About His Heroin Overdose Is So Important Right Now

Illenium opened up about his past struggles with opiate addiction social media today. He explained that six years ago he overdosed on heroin, and through the support his family and friends he was able to lift himself out his addiction. Illenium explains that his decision to open up about his …

Drake's executive produced a show that's been compared to Trainspotting

Euphoria is a new show heading to HBO and Drake is listed as an executive producer. HBO’s drama head Francesa Orsi described it as “Kids meets Trainspotting, and what might exist when parents don’t exist”, referencing Larry Clark’s adolescent movie and Danny Boyle’s classic. Euphoria is a coming of age …

Ekali Gets Vulnerable About His Struggles With Mental Health On Twitter

Mental health is finally becoming less taboo to be discussed in the dance music industry. After the tragic death Avicii, artists have begun to get more vulnerable about the inner workings their mind. Ekali has been open and transparent about his life since he first broke onto the scene. Today …

UK Drug Use Reaches Record High Levels

People in the UK, specifically young adults aged 16 to 24, are taking more Class A drugs than previous statistics in over 25 years. Class A drugs include crack cocaine, ecstasy (MDMA), LSD, and methamphetamine (crystal meth). Because cocaine prices have dropped, the number powder cocaine and ecstasy cases has increased. New …

REPORT: Drug Use Among Young People Reaches Decade High

People in the UK are doing more Class A drugs than they’ve done in over a decade — which is being credited specifically to “increase in powder cocaine and ecstasy use.” According to the  report, 8.4 percent young people ages 16 – 24 did Class As in 2017 through 2018. The last time numbers …

This EDM Trio Is Replacing Demi Lovato At A Festival for Free

Demi Lovato was earlier this week for what was believed to be a heroin overdose. The singer is now in stable condition at a Los Angeles hospital, and a source close to Lovato denies that she was treated for a heroin overdose; they declined to mention what specific drugs were …

BREAKING: Demi Lovato Rushed To Hospital for Apparent Heroin Overdose

Demi Lovato, who has experienced difficulties with drugs in the past, has reportedly been rushed to a Los Angeles hospital following an apparent heroin overdose. First reported by TMZ, authorities responded to an emergency call this morning on the 8000 block Laurel View Drive in the Hollywood Hills for a female …

James Blake opens up on his battle with anxiety and suicidal thoughts

James Blake has opened up on the stigma surrounding mental health in the music industry in the way expressing his personal battles with anxiety and depression. Speaking at the annual symposium the Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA) on a panel called You Got This: Managing the Suicide Crisis in the Arts Population, …

Five Cases Of Overdosing Reported At Escapade Music Festival

Over the weekend many events took place including Escapade Music Festival, a two-day festival located in Ottawa, Canada. Headliners included Alesso, Armin van Buuren, Kaskade, Zedd and many more. While most festivals would love to report that the festival took place without any incidents, unfortunately, that doesn’t happen to be …