This Week's Cover Story

Don’t judge a band by its covers: How Furnace and the Fundamentals are bringing cool back to cover bands

Picture a typical ‘cover band’ in your head. What are you seeing? A bloke with a passing resemblance to Bono donning a leather jacket and...

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Tony Iommi and Brian May are planning to record together

Black Sabbath have officially called it quits, which has prompted guitarist Tony Iommi to start...

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Public Enemy are dropping a new album next week

Public Enemy planned to drop a surprise album next week on Independence Day, but a...

The Cambridge Hotel

Newcastle’s iconic Cambridge Hotel up for sale, with plans for an apartment complex

If you’ve spent any real time in Newcastle, you’ve probably been to the Cambridge Hotel...

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Less Than Jake announce Australian tour

Less Than Jake are celebrating the quarter-century milestone in their career by travelling to Australia,...

Tool’s new album is “about 90 percent there”, according to bassist

Tool’s new album has been the source of much speculation for over a decade now,...

Dave Grohl claims “the biggest pop star in the world” sings on the new Foo Fighters album

Foo Fighters pleased fans this month when they announced their new studio album Concrete and...

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Watch Queen and Adam Lambert perform ‘I Want It All’ and ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ on Kimmel

Queen and Adam Lambert are currently in the middle of a massive tour which will...

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Kidnapping suspect arrested at Iron Maiden gig after his mate posts their seat numbers online

A suspect in a kidnapping charge was arrested at an Iron Maiden concert after his...

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Nine Inch Nails performed a song on the new Twin Peaks episode

We won’t give away any spoilers here, but the most recent episode of the rebooted...

Listen to The Church’s dreamy new single, ‘Another Century’

The Church are one of the most prolific and adventurous Australian bands of all time,...

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Stevie Nicks re-records Fleetwood Mac classic ‘Gypsy’ for Netflix series

Stevie Nicks has re-recorded Fleetwood Mac’s 1982 hit ‘Gypsy’ for a new Netflix series of...

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Black Sabbath’s drummer Bill Ward is selling five decades of drum gear

Black Sabbath’s drummer Bill Ward is set to open an online store this week where...

Liam Gallagher admits he watched episodes of ‘Love Island’ at Glastonbury instead of any bands

The best thing about having a new Liam Gallagher album on the horizon is the...

Listen to Killset’s metal version of ‘Jump’ by Kris Kross

If there is one song that crystallizes the confused cross-section during the early ’90s between novelty...

Blinkin Park: Watch Mark Hoppus and Mike Shinoda write a song together

Mike Shinoda and Mark Hoppus wrote a song together from scratch on stage as part...

Sydney is about to start throwing gigs at the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge

As far as live music venues go, this one will be pretty special. The Sydney...

Paul McCartney announces the details for his 2017 Australian tour

Yes, it’s actually happening – Paul McCartney is touring Australia and New Zealand this year...

Dave Grohl spots a naked guy in the crowd, dedicates ‘My Hero’ to him

Glastonbury is throwing out as many memorable moments as usual this year, and the latest...

The Shaggs performing in 2017 at Solid Sound Festival

Watch footage of The Shaggs playing their first show in 19 years

Earlier this year, news broke that ‘the world’s worst band’, The Shaggs, were set to...

Watch as You Am I and Kevin Mitchell belt out ‘I Sucked A Lot Of Cock To Get Where I Am’

Double J brought together a stack of the best Aussie artists of the ’90s earlier...

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The Sex Pistols’ Steve Jones to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Back in 2006, the Sex Pistols were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of...

Tool have pissed a bunch of their hardcore fans off with their hometown set

There are few fanbases more passionate or willing to defend their chosen band than Tool’s,...

Is Boy George fit to mentor young musicians on Australian TV?

Australia is about to be hit with a third tour in two years for Boy...

“Get the F up!” – Hip hop icon Pharaohe Monch is touring Australia and NZ

It’s time for Australia and New Zealand to “get the f*ck up”, as the Grammy...

Sad news Stone Roses fans – looks like they’ve broken up again

After dropping one of the albums of the decade, fumbling the ball for a few...

Gene Simmons says he would send drug addicts to “work camps” if he were President

KISS mouthpiece Gene Simmons is never short of an egotistical quote, but his latest outburst...

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Be warned, Paul McCartney fans: unofficial ticket resellers are gaming the system

Shock horror, another massive tour, and another warning to be very, very careful when buying...

The 7 best Aussie songs you haven’t heard, with Koori Radio Music Coordinator Emily Nicol

Community radio music coordinators often have an encyclopedic knowledge of local music and an insatiable...

West Thebarton Brothel Party have changed their name, and their lineup

No matter how talented a band you are, sometimes your name can be the one...

BV, friendships, HABITS and more make for one of the can’t-miss gigs of the year

It’s no secret that we love all of the bands on this lineup, making this...

Premiere: Poet and rapper Luka Lesson delivers a vital cultural message with The Medics’ Kahl Wallis

Today we’re more than thrilled to bring you ‘Living Artefact’, the new track by one...

Hear QOTSA’s new song ‘The Evil Has Landed’, and watch their first gig in two years

Queens of the Stone Age have pulled back the wraps on another of their new...

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Tyler, The Creator is using Twitter to tease something coming this week

Odd Future’s leader, Tyler, The Creator, has been a little quiet on the music front...

Oasis' Liam Gallagher performing onstage at Glastonbury 2017

Liam Gallagher performed an emotional cover of a Noel Gallagher classic at Glastonbury

As you might be aware, the world famous Glastonbury Festival is happening right now in...

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Check out The Amity Affliction cover The Weeknd’s ‘Can’t Feel My Face’

The Amity Affliction are arguably one of Australia’s biggest exports in recent years, and with...

Rock's biggest sell-out moments, featuring Johnny Rotten, Iggy Pop, Ozzy Osbourne

12 of the biggest rock-star sell-out moments in history

“Ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated?”, declared Johnny Rotten on stage at San Francisco’s...

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke performing at Glastonbury 2017

Check out footage of Radiohead blowing fans’ minds at Glastonbury

It seems like Radiohead are everywhere you turn right now. With the 20th anniversary of...

Facebook Messenger now allows you to make group Spotify playlists

Ever been talking to your friends in a Facebook group chat, only to wish that...

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US rapper Vince Staples appears in hilarious new Sprite ad

Vince Staples’ 2015 hit ‘Norf Norf’ famously began with the line “Bitch, you thirsty, please...

Police shut down a 6am rager hosted by Axl Rose and Tom Jones after noise complaints

Anyone who’s read Slash’s biography knows that Gunners frontman Axl Rose got pretty loose at...