This Week's Cover Story

Tash Sultana, Dune Rats & more lead this year’s whopping Vanfest lineup

Vanfest is back for its fourth spin in regional NSW, and this year’s lineup is almost certainly its best yet, with Dune Rats, Tash Sultana,...

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The Bronx return with a blistering new single – and an album out next month

The Bronx have just dropped the lead single from their forthcoming record V, which is...

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Cat Stevens announces his new album, ‘The Laughing Apple’

Whether he is known as Cat Stevens, Yusuf, or The Man Being Followed By A...

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Appetite For Destruction turns 30: An argument for 1987 Guns N’ Roses as coolest-looking band ever

Do bands look cool anymore? I don’t think they do. They are too concerned with...

Watch a two-hour Gorillaz set from Demon Dayz Festival

Gorillaz have released an officially produced concert video from their two-hour set at the inaugural...

‘The Heroin Diaries’ by Nikki Sixx is being made into a graphic novel

The Heroin Diaries by Nikki Sixx is one of the greatest autobiographies of all time,...

Lars Ulrich of Metallica

Watch a cute little girl replace Lars on drums at a Metallica gig

Lars Ulrich may feel his tenure in Metallica is fairly well established, but as a...

Nine Inch Nails

Nine Inch Nails drop their new track ‘This Isn’t The Place’

The new NIN EP was just revealed to be dropping in a couple of days,...

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Watch this dude tear through every Rage Against the Machine riff in three minutes flat

Watch below, as YouTube sensation Rob Scallon rips through every song Rage Against The Machine...

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Goldfinger have released a ska-tastic, summery new single, ‘Tijuana Sunrise’

Goldfinger’s ‘Superman’ remains embedded in the brains of anyone who frequently played the Tony Hawk’s...

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Bryan Singer will direct official Queen film, starring Rami Malek as Freddie

News of an official Queen film has been floating around for years. Sacha Baron Cohen...

Dan Sultan - 2017

Five albums we expect to see nominated for Album of the Year at the ARIAs

With today’s news that the ARIA Awards are set to return to the Nine Network...

Queens of the Stone Age

QOTSA are DJing a free party in Sydney next week – with pizza and beer

If you love the songs of Queens Of The Stone Age, then their DJ set...

Sydney band Wilder

Premiere: Sydney folk-rockers Wilder reveal their pristine debut single ‘Ghosts’

Sydney folk-rock outfit Wilder have just released their anticipated debut single ‘Ghosts’, the first enticing...

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There’s a grunge musical coming, featuring songs from Nirvana, Soundgarden, and more

Seattle Repertory Theatre has commissioned a grunge musical set in the city during the early...

Caiti Baker and Baker Boy

Baker Boy and Caiti Baker clean up at the NT Song of the Year awards

Emerging rapper Baker Boy continued his hot streak over the weekend at the NT Song...

Late music legend David Bowie

David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ set to be reissued as a limited edition picture-disc single

One of musical legend David Bowie’s most powerful and enduring songs, ‘Heroes’, is set to...

US rock group The White Stripes

A rare White Stripes record is up for sale for a huge amount of money

Just a week ago we spoke about some of the most expensive records to have...

Simon Holmes, guitarist and vocalist of Sydney rockers The Hummingbirds

The Hummingbirds’ Simon Holmes has passed away

Simon Holmes, guitarist and vocalist of the legendary Sydney indie-rockers The Hummingbirds, has passed away...

Producer Jon Reichardt, also known as Zoenmind

Listen to the Aussie producer making music to aid with mental health

One of the greatest struggles that the general public face these days is that of...

Korn’s Brian ‘Head’ Welch calls Chester Bennington’s suicide “cowardly”

News has broken this morning that music has lost another great, as Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington has...

This guy played guitar for 114 hours straight to claim the new world record

We know plenty of guitarists have racked up a fair few hours in a row...

chrissy amphlett

Divinyls are reforming, without Chrissy, for a gig at a fashion show

In the most high-profile Australian case of “just leave it the fuck alone” since INXS...

AM's range of vinyl cleaning products

We’re giving away some pretty awesome AM record cleaner box sets

Hey folks, do you love vinyl? Of course you do, it’s one of the most...

Baggage damaged by QANTAS

Jimmy Barnes’ daughter slams QANTAS for damaging her band’s gear

There are horror stories every year about artists touching down in a city to perform...

Metallica playing live

Metallica fans will get a kick from this seriously impressive infographic

Every band has obsessively dedicated fans, but it takes a special sort of fan with...

The KLF are finally back – but not how you would expect

Back in January, we reported how cryptic posters around London teased a reunion by the...

Canadian singer Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber has been banned from China until he cleans up his act

Justin Bieber has made a few enemies in his time. From angering Prince fans, to...

Past and present members of rock group Foreigner

Check out footage of Foreigner’s classic lineup reuniting for the first time in 37 years

Legendary rock group Foreigner are among one of the world’s best-selling musical acts, with over...

Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor

Watch Stone Sour dedicate an emotional performance to Chester Bennington

Corey Taylor, frontman for Slipknot and Stone Sour, and longtime friend of Linkin Park’s Chester...

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Client Liaison are touring Australia next month – and then the world!

Melbourne’s favourite ’80s throwback (and synth-pop talents) Client Liaison have just announced their first ever...

Royal Blood live onstage

Royal Blood announce more Aussie shows after their Splendour sellout

Royal Blood made a bit of an error in only playing a single sideshow in...

Aussie stoner-rock legends Tumbleweed

Aus rock legends Tumbleweed to reunite for one-off Melbourne show

Tumbleweed were arguably one of the biggest Aussie rock bands of the ’90s. Heck, there’s...

Queens Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme carrying Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl

Foo Fighters & Queens Of The Stone Age want to “take over the fucking world together”

With Queens Of The Stone Age in the country right now for Splendour In The...

A screenshot of Delta Goodrem's Apple Music ad

Apple forced to remove Delta Goodrem TV ad for setting a ‘bad example’

Just one week after news came to light that The Voice judge Delta Goodrem had lost...

Logo for the 2017 Dashville Skyline festival

Dashville Skyline 2017 announces its awesome second lineup

If you’ve ever been looking for a music festival that the whole family can enjoy,...

Junior Danger

Premiere: Brisbane’s Junior Danger deliver the hypnotic blues-rock anthem ‘Dirt And Grime’

Junior Danger are no strangers to making music their own way. With one single already...

Brainwashed generation

The five funniest songs from the ’90s grunge era

If you were playing some form of word association game — perhaps as part of...

One of the biggest Aussie rock supergroups ever is heading on tour

Aussie rock bands have no qualms about playing together, and we’ve seen plenty of Aussie...

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne

Sharon Osbourne “shafted” Ozzy’s former bandmates, his producer says

Sharon Osbourne has been a controversial figure throughout her life, with her volatile relationship with...

Mansionair

10 unforgettable Splendour moments, with Mansionair

It’s that time of year again, folks: Splendour In The Grass. Every year, for one...