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Beyond the Valley festival announces its first lineup for 2017

It’s time to start gearing up for New Year’s. After making a splash announcing Schoolboy Q last week, Beyond the Valley’s entire first lineup for...

Bonnie Tyler

Bonnie Tyler will sing ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’ during a solar eclipse

Bonnie Tyler has been booked to sing her epic hit ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’...

Custard 2017

Custard return with a new single, new album, and new tour!

When Custard came back in 2015 — after 16 years in the musical wilderness —...

Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy

Wilco release protest song, ‘All Lives, You Say?’, ‘cos the world’s gone to hell

Wilco have released a new single through their Bandcamp page in response to the horrific...

Prince Pantone purple

Prince now has his own Pantone colour

When it comes to the colour purple, Prince is second to only Cadbury in terms...

Chris Cornell

A Chris Cornell memorial statue has been commissioned for Seattle

Vicky Cornell, the wife of late musician Chris Cornell, has commissioned a memorial statue of...

stevie and chrissie

Stevie Nicks and The Pretenders are touring Australia together this November

Stevie Nicks has announced she’ll be heading to Australia this November, and will be bringing...

Maroochy festival 2016, shot by Joshua White

Maroochy fest adds even more acts to the lineup, and announces set times

There are now under three weeks to go until Maroochy Music & Visual Arts Festival...

something for kate

Something For Kate are playing a run of national shows this November

A few weeks back we reported that Something For Kate were back in the studio,...

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Springsteen is rolling out audio from 25 live shows, spanning his entire career

Springsteen fans, and completists will be overjoyed by news that The Boss will be releasing...

Aussie dance-rockers Cut Copy

Cut Copy’s new album seems to be dropping next month

There seems to be a trend of online music retailers prematurely announcing records. Why, it’s...

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Jay-Z’s new video re-imagines ‘Friends’ with an all-black cast

Jay-Z has used his star power to tap some of the finest actors in Hollywood...

Paul Kelly plays chef

Watch Paul Kelly play chef in his excellent new video, ‘Firewood and Candles’

Paul Kelly has released a surreal new video for his single ‘Firewood and Candles’ in...

fountaineer bendigo 2017

Fountaineer’s debut album is a love letter to regional Australia

Fountaineer’s debut album, Greater City, Greater Love, sounds like a classic Australian album: rich with...

Corey Tayor of Stone Sour

Corey Taylor slams people who watch gigs through their phone

One of Corey Taylor’s pet peeves is people who turn up at rock shows only...

alanis morissette 1995 jagged little pill

Alanis Morissette just announced Sydney and Melbourne shows

Alanis Morissette’s 1995 album Jagged Little Pill sold over one million albums in Australia. In...

The logo for MTV Beats & Eats

MTV Beats & Eats is returning to Wollongong, just in time for summer

MTV are set to once again deliver the perfect combination of food and music as...

Kurt Cobain live onstage, with angel wings behind him

Nirvana’s sound engineer reckons ‘In Utero’ is a “Meh” album

Everyone has a different opinion on what Nirvana’s best album is, but no matter which...

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Jesse F. Keeler and Sebastien Grainger of Death From Above

Death From Above unveil new album, drop new single ‘Never Swim Alone’

Death From Above, the Canadian dance-punk duo formerly known as Death From Above 1979, and...

Liam Gallagher onstage

Today’s rock bands “should be ashamed of the shit they put out” Liam Gallagher reckons

It’s not a surprise to hear new quotes from a Gallagher brother slagging off other...

The members of Metallica in a photo dated circa 1989

Metallica are to blame for awful sound on ‘And Justice For All’ says producer

If you’ve ever listened to Metallica’s 1989 album …And Justice For All, you probably would’ve heard...

Members of The Avalanches, wearing 'Wildflower' jackets

The Avalanches have started work on album number three

The Avalanches have today taken to social media to announce that they have officially begun...

Scottish indie-folk band Belle And Sebastian

Belle And Sebastian left their drummer behind in a supermarket

We’ve all been there; heading along somewhere before we look down, only to realise we’ve...

A screenshot from At The Drive-In's 'Call Broken Arrow' video

At The Drive-In unveil awesome stop-motion video for ‘Call Broken Arrow’

At The Drive-In, creators of some of the best rock music of the last 20...

Britney Spears' pink vinyl reissue of '...Baby One More Time'

The vinyl trend peaks with Britney Spears’ ‘Hit Me Baby One More Time’

We all know vinyl is the trendiest thing in music at the moment, with Aussie...

Sydney rock trio DMA's

DMA’s are recording their new album with The Presets’ Kim Moyes

Sydney’s DMA’s have only been around for five years, but in that time, they’ve managed...

Slipknot and Stone Sour's Corey Taylor on the Rage couch

Prepare yourself, Corey Taylor is hosting Rage this weekend

Just in case last week’s Hanson-hosted edition of Rage wasn’t heavy enough for you, the legendary Aussie...

Members of US metal supergroup Dead Cross

Members of Faith No More and Slayer supergroup Dead Cross detained by US police

Members of US thrash-metal supergroup Dead Cross, which is made up of musicians from bands...

Jamues Murphy of LCD Soundsystem in the film clip for 'Tonite'

LCD Soundsystem drop new single ‘Tonite’, complete with retro film clip

With LCD Soundsystem’s new record American Dream coming out in just two weeks time, the group...

All four members of US folk-punk band AJJ

AJJ’s Sean Bonnette talks songwriting, his love of Australia, and The Wiggles

Very few bands have the nerve to describe their music something as self-deprecating as ‘garbage-pop’,...

Unearthed High winner Arno Faraji being congratulated by triple j's Ben & Liam

Perth’s Arno Faraji has taken out triple j’s Unearthed High for 2017

Arno Faraji, a 17-year-old producer from Perth’s Shenton College, has taken out the 10th edition...

Carmada poses with a packed crowd

The Audiopaxx 5 year celebration in Sydney next week looks lit AF!

Sydney curators Audiopaxx are celebrating five whole years of bringing the best electronic acts to...

Image of the crowd at Finland's Flow Festival

A DJ has been assaulted and arrested by security following her festival set

Russian DJ and producer DJ Inga Mauer has been reportedly assaulted and arrested by security...

Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, with his face obscured

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon has taken to Instagram to tease new music

Justin Vernon, leader of the US indie-folk-turned-folktronica band Bon Iver, has taken to Instagram to...

Saskwatch frontwoman Nkechi Anele, photographed by Lisa Businovski

Australian music has an important role to play in fighting racism

Melbourne outfit Saskwatch have just released their anticipated fourth album Manual Override, the first they’ve...

The Preatures & Meg Mac, headliners of Festival of The Sun 2017

Meg Mac, The Preatures, and more lead a killer Festival Of The Sun lineup

Festival Of The Sun have yet again proved that they’re one of the best music...

Soundgarden

Soundgarden’s break-up seemingly confirmed by a fan’s heartbreaking story

The music world is still recovering from the tragic death of Chris Cornell, and a...

The xx

The xx announce their Australian tour dates for 2018

The xx were one of the most in-demand acts in Australia around Splendour time, and...

Norway punk band Sløtface

Norway punks Sløtface have made the perfect introverts anthem

Sløtface are one of the punk outfits to keep an eye on this year, an...

Geddy Lee of Rush recording in Quebec's Le Studio

Quebec’s legendary Le Studio has been destroyed in a ‘suspicious’ fire

Le Studio, the Canadian recording studio that once hosted acts such as David Bowie, The...