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10 ’90s rock bands that only got better with age

Nostalgia is a funny thing. On the one hand, it can lead to pleasant thoughts of days gone by as you reminisce on the music...

Something For Kate’s seventh album is (finally) on its way

It’s been five long years since Something For Kate last released an album — 2012’s...

Dave Grohl - Last Road To Ruin clip

Foo Fighters – all their albums, ranked from worst to best

Welcome to our new feature Total Ranker, where we rank an artist’s catalogue of albums...

Mick Jagger just dropped two new singles about how the world is fucked right now

Mick Jagger has just released two new singles, ‘England Lost’ and ‘Gotta Get A Grip’....

Linkin Park onstage

Linkin Park’s latest album shot back into the top 5 this week

Earlier this week we heard the news that four of Linkin Park’s albums had jumped...

50 cent

50 Cent to tour Australia for ‘Get Rich Or Die Trying’ anniversary

50 Cent is celebrating the fifteenth anniversary of his debut album ‘Get Rich Or Die...

Julia Jacklin

6 Australian musical careers helped along by music grants

A brief list of Aussie musos who have found success with music grants, and used...

cat stevens the laughing apple

Listen to Cat Stevens’ new single, ‘See What Love Did To Me’

Last week, Yusuf Islam announced his new album The Laughing Apple would be out next...

the darkness

The Darkness return with new single, ‘All The Pretty Girls’

The Darkness are one of those amazing parody rock bands who also happen to be...

the bronx live

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...

cat stevens the laughing apple

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

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

guns n roses 1987 - Appetite For Destruction

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...

Sky Ferreira 2017

Most-anticipated albums for the rest of 2017

The year might be getting away from us despicably fast, but there are still (almost)...

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...

Brisbane alt-metal group The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect announce 2018 reunion shows with classic lineup

Legendary Brisbane rockers The Butterfly Effect have shocked fans today by announcing a 2018 reunion...

Chester Bennington mural

Aussie street artist under fire for his Chester Bennington mural

In the days following the death by suicide of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington, all...

Skyhooks guitarist Red Symons

Red Symons is recovering after suffering ‘significant brain injury’ from a recent fall

Only recently we shared the sad news that Red Symons had been hospitalised following a...

Dave Grohl and Liam Gallagher

Liam Gallagher knocked back a Foo Fighters collab at Glastonbury

It’s not necessarily the first team-up that would come to mind, but considering that Liam...

Before and after the moshpit injury

A horror moshpit injury leaves a woman with a fractured skull and missing teeth

We’ve all heard some pretty bad stories about people hurting themselves in the mosh, or...

James Hetfield

James Hetfield slams the Jenner sisters for stealing musicians’ images

Most people in the music community haven’t taken kindly to the seriously misguided (and straight-up...

Josh Homme

QOTSA give us a sneak peek at ‘Villains’ in their new video

We don’t have long to wait now for the next QOTSA album, Villains, set to drop...

2 panel image of Margaret Court and LCD Soundystem

LCD Soundsystem have slammed Margaret Court and hinted at another Aussie tour

Following her controversial remarks earlier this year, it’s hardly surprising to see a number of...

The Village People

The Village People lead an epic Aussie disco festival

Australia loves its disco, and The Village People had one of the sets of the...

Melbourne musician Alex Lahey

Alex Lahey has announced her debut album and a national tour

After stunning the world with her accomplished debut EP, B-Grade University, Alex Lahey is set to...

Lars Ulrich

Enjoy this video of Lars frustrating his bandmates with his sloppy drumming

Taking the piss out of Lars Ulrich’s occasionally dodgy drumming is like shooting fish in...

iPod Nanos

Apple has finally killed the iPod Nano and Shuffle

Today, the iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have been scrapped, leaving only the iPod Touch...

HAIM and Shania Twain

HAIM’s cover of Shania Twain’s ‘That Don’t Impress Me Much’ is just perfect

With their last Like A Version cover being a Sheryl Crow number, it’s not a...

Cage The Elephant

Premiere: Cage The Elephant drop a gorgeous ‘unpeeled’ version of ‘Cold Cold Cold’

U.S. rockers Cage The Elephant are back with their new album today, Unpeeled, and are...

A.B. Original

A.B. Original absolutely dominated last night’s AIR Awards

Following a year of complete dominance over the airwaves with their brilliant, outspoken debut album...

Kevin Parker and Mick Jagger

Check out the new Tame Impala & Mick Jagger team-up, ‘Get A Grip’

Tame Impala aka Kevin Parker knows a thing or two about how to handle the...

Now-defunct German hardcore band Wolf Down

Hardcore outfit Wolf Down disband after multiple members accused of sexual assault

German-based hardcore punk outfit Wolf Down have taken to social media to confirm the band...

Logo for streaming service SoundCloud

SoundCloud is set to close down in Australia this week

Following SoundCloud’s dramatic cost-cutting measures, where it slashed 173 staff members, and closed its offices in...

Trent Reznor shreds Trump: “He’s this vulgar, grotesque dope, everything I hate in people”

With Nine Inch Nails’ latest EP titled ADD VIOLENCE, it’s not surprising he has some...

Three new Australian acts

The 9 new Aussie songs you need to hear, with 4ZZZ’s Nick Rodwell and Chris Cobcroft

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

Ronnie James Dio

The Ronnie James Dio hologram is touring Australia, and we’re not sure what to think

Dio returns! Well, that’s what his latest tour is claiming, at least, as the late...

Otious

Meet the young Aussie band poised to snatch James Blake’s crown: Otious

You may not have heard the name Otious just yet (pronounced ‘oh-shus’, by the way),...

2 panel image featuring The Bennies and Camp Cope

The Bennies, Camp Cope, and more lead Luca Brasi’s Til The Wheels Fall Off festival

For those who have derided Tasmania for their lack of concerts and touring festivals, prepare...

Spiderbait and a man suspected of assault at their February concert

The man who urinated on a woman at a Spiderbait gig has been sentenced

You might remember back in February of last year, Spiderbait were desperately searching for the...

Circa Survive guitarist Brendan Elkstrom

Circa Survive guitarist walks offstage mid-set to stop a sexual assault in the crowd

Despite constant pleas from numerous voices in the community to stamp out sexual assault at...