Axiom was a record label founded by musician Bill Laswell in 1989, with the support of Chris Blackwell. Axiom was an independent subdivision of Blackwell's Island Records. In 1998, Island Records became a subsidiary of the Universal Music Group, Blackwell was fired, and Axiom was closed.
Axiom was a rock band formed in Melbourne, Australia in 1969 and included such luminary musicians as Glenn Shorrock and Brian Cadd. Although they broke up after less than two years together, the band is responsible for several legendary Australian pop songs, including "Arkansas Grass", "A Little Ray of Sunshine", and "My Baby's Gone", all co-written by Cadd and Don Mudie.