This Week's Cover Story

BIGSOUND Festival announces the first artist lineup for 2017

Australia’s biggest music industry conference and artist showcase, BIGSOUND Festival is back for its 16th year, and has just revealed its first lineup of over...

Qantas have named their new plane after an Icehouse song

Qantas held a promotional campaign recently where they asked the public to name their new...

‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ gold plaque up for auction

If you have the money, and the inclination, you could buy the ultimate pool room...

Watch the video clip for Chris Cornell’s final single, ‘The Promise’

The final single Chris Cornell released before passing away was ‘The Promise‘, a beautiful song...

Corey Taylor claps back at Chad Kroeger: “Dude, curl up in bed with your Hello Kitty pillow and shut up”

As we gleefully reported yesterday, Chad Kroeger took aim at Corey Taylor during an interview,...

Marvel Comics to release limited-edition Marvel Rock variant covers

Marvel have announced they will release five limited-edition Marvel Rock variant covers this September, following...

Pharoahe Monch to return to Australia for a national tour

Legendary NYC hip hop artist Pharoahe Monch returns to Australia and New Zealand this September, for...

Unheard Queen and Bowie recordings from the ‘Under Pressure’ sessions may be released soon

From all accounts, the 1981 studio sessions that yielded the hit single ‘Under Pressure’ were...

Australian Music Week announce The AMW/301 Music Prize

On top of this morning’s announcement of over 30 international and local artists slated to...

Chad Kroeger calls Stone Sour “Nickelback Lite” and challenges Corey Taylor to write a hit song

Chad Kroeger has taken fire at Corey Taylor during an interview with Sweden’s Metal Covenant...

Josh Homme says the new QOTSA album is “safe from the bullshit of the day”

Despite its villainous title, the forthcoming Queens Of The Stone Age album ‘Villains’ is an...

Ed Kuepper to tour first three Saints albums with members of Sunnyboys and Celibate Rifles

Ed Kuepper has pulled together some of Australia’s most legendary musicians in order to perform...

Watch Haim cover Shania Twain’s Man! I Feel Like A Woman! at a tiny pop-up gig

Haim are gearing up for the release of their difficult second album, Something To Tell...

triple j responds to calls to remove The Football Club from Splendour lineup following sexual assault allegations

UPDATE 2: The Football Club band member Leah Romero has made the following statement regarding...

Listen to the Foo Fighters debut a new song in Iceland

A few weeks ago, Foo Fighters surprised fans by dropping the vicious new song ‘Run’...

Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham honoured with hometown plaque

John Bonham was honoured with a plaque commemorating the house he was born in, in...

The Australian music industry needs to work together to make sure our artists succeed

Matt Johnston is giving himself the time and the space to get a little nostalgic....

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...

An emerging Aussie band just dropped a new song with Daft Punk

In a bit of news that could have young Aussie bands flocking to Europe in...

Chris Cornell’s daughters share beautiful messages to their dad

In the wake of Chris Cornell’s death, we’ve heard heartbreaking statements made by so many...

Check out the insane amount of work behind a King Gizz album cover

From the ominous shape looming over Nonagon Infinity, to the intricately-drawn details of Oddments, King...

Foo Fighters reveal a new song with drummer Taylor Hawkins on vox

It’s a week of surprises from Foo Fighters it seems, as they gear up for...

Phil Jamieson talks Aussie festivals, Jimmy Barnes, and Grinspoon’s most drunken gigs

Just before midday at home in Port Macquarie, singer-guitarist Phil Jamieson has a Wolfmother show...

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...

Queens of the Stone Age announce their Aussie support acts

This’ll be great news for some, and frustrating news for others, considering how many fans...

Turns out QOTSA’s new album had been hiding in front of us for months

Whether it’s Led Zeppelin supposedly back-masking lyrics about worshipping Satan, or The Beatles subtly hinting...

Banoffee returns from LA with a genuine synth-driven jam, ‘Ripe’

Banoffee is back. Having dropped her infectious synth bomb Do I Make You Nervous? on...

Slipknot release a clip from their new doco, ‘Day of the Gusano’

Slipknot have a new 90-minute documentary coming to cinemas: Day Of The Gusano, which chronicles...

Chris Cornell will appear on a new Johnny Cash album

Just yesterday we were treated to a wonderful clip for Chris Cornell’s final track released...

An Australian musician seeks asylum in Iceland to flee from “violent homophobic” assaults

In a drastic move to escape what she deems a culture of violence and homophobia...

Die Antwoord have made a borderline pornographic horror movie starring Jack Black

Die Antwoord have done a lot of crazy shit in their time (and especially in...

Foo Fighters have announced their own rock festival, with a truly awesome lineup

Well, this is unexpected, but very damn cool. Having torn the covers off their next...

8 of the greatest pre-game anthems to get you pumped up

Whether you’re throwing on a particular track to get the blood flowing pre-game, or watching...

Looking back on mega-producer deadmau5′ career highlights

With deadmau5 heading to Oz to headline the first ever Australian edition of the world-conquering...

Foo Fighters announce new album ‘Concrete and Gold’, out this September

Well, we knew it had to be coming soon, and now Foo Fighters have confirmed...

The artist behind Skegss’ album covers designed us some custom music gear

If you’re anything like us, we’re sure that you’re always on the look out for...

Haim release upbeat pop single, ‘Little Of Your Love’

Haim have released another new single in the lead up to the release of their...

30 local and international artists announced for Australian Music Week 2017

Indigenous singer-songwriter Gawurra, Central Coast duo Winterbourne and Germany’s Lilly Among Clouds help make up an impressive showcase...

Watch Evanescence’s Amy Lee join Ugly Kid Joe on stage to belt out ‘Cat’s In The Cradle’

For eighteen or so months there in 1992 and 1993, Ugly Kid Joe were a...

Deadmau5 to headline globally renowned festival Sensation in Australia

Sensation festival is one of the world’s biggest dance festivals, and it’s headed to Australia...

Josh Homme explains why QOTSA dropped guest appearances from new LP ‘Villains’

Queens of the Stone Age have become known for featuring an array of guests on...