Looks like Prophets Of Rage have finished recording their debut album

Back in July, we got the first taste of new music from Prophets Of Rage, the supergroup consisting of members of Cypress Hill, Public Enemy, and Rage Against The Machine, and we were blown away by it. Now, it looks like we might have a full album coming our way....

Check Out Audioslave’s First Performance In Over A Decade

Just a few days ago, news broke that Audioslave were going to be reuniting for their first gig in over a decade, and now, it’s finally happened, and we have the footage to prove it. The group announced that they were going to be reuniting as part of the ‘Anti-Inaugural...

Public Enemy

Canberra-based rapper Citizen Kay was obviously overjoyed to be opening for Public Enemy. He made the most of his short support slot by performing with infectious enthusiasm. Kay’s drummer James gave his kit a merciless Keith Moon-style battering, with his arms flying around in every direction. After this excellent start...

Public Enemy Australian Tour 2014 Announce Support Acts

The Public Enemy Australian Tour 2014 has announced the multiple support acts for the legendary hip hop crew’s upcoming shows. Just weeks out from their hotly anticipated tour kicking off – which includes performances at Perth Festival, Golden Plains, and Tasmania’s Breath Of Life – some of the biggest names in Australian hip-hop have been added...

Aussie Music Festival Lets Punters ‘Fundraise Their Way In’

We’ve seen some pretty interesting entry ideas from Aussie music festivals lately. From last year’s Future Music Festival turning potential patrons into promoters for their event to this year’s inaugural NYE On The Hill offering its final passes for punters with the best excuse for missing out on snapping up tickets...

Public Enemy Australian Tour 2014 Announced

The Public Enemy Australian Tour 2014 has been announced and with the hip hop legends headed to Australia to perform at Perth Festival, Golden Plains, and Tasmania’s Breath Of Life, the rap royals have now announced headline shows across the country. Nominated by Rolling Stone magazine as “Immortal”, placing 44th in...

The National, Public Enemy Among Perth Festival 2014 Lineup

The Perth Festival 2014 lineup has been announced with the annual arts and music festival announcing an eclectic mix for its music programme. Now entering its 62nd year, the Perth Festival has enlisted an impressive selection of eclectic choices for its 2014 edition, running from the 7th February through to...

Are These The Greatest Albums Of All Time?

The iPod generation of fragmented listening, digital downloads, and streaming services has supposedly turned the album format – in the lofty artistic definition of the term – into a dying breed; one that regularly needs saving with the introduction of each new medium or musical revolution. Yet, it’s the album...

Full Golden Plains 2014 Lineup Announced

The full Golden Plains 2014 lineup has been announced, and while the lucky ticket-holders for this December’s Meredith Music Festival are getting their plans sorted, right on time, its sister event is ready to roll into action. Following on from announcing the opening of the all-important ticket ballot and the first artist...

Public Enemy, Macklemore Headline Aussie Festival Despite Council Funding Snub

The Breath Of Life 2014 lineup has been announced, with an impressive mix of styles and genres represented in the popular Tasmanian music festival’s bill as promoters continue to seek local support following issues with local council over the annual event. Topping the Breath of Life 2014 lineup, headlining on...

Golden Plains 2014 First Band & Ticket Ballot Announced

Ticket-holders for the Meredith Music Festival are only just beginning to get their plans sorted, but right on time, plans for the sister event are here. The first band of the Golden Plains 2014 lineup has been announced as the ticket ballot for the annual music festival opens today, set...

Rush Finally Inducted Into Rock And Roll Of Fame But Iconic Nominees Remain Snubbed

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame has announced the latest round of inductees to be added to the hallowed list for 2013, with Canadian power trio Rush, who released their 19th(!) studio album Clockwork Angels this year –  leading a list of acts that includes rock duo Heart, American singer-songwriter Randy Newman, and the...

Rush, Deep Purple Finally Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

After being ignored for nearly two decades, classic rock icons Rush and Deep Purple are among the nominations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a diverse list that also includes hip-hop greats, Public Enemy and NWA. According to Classic Rock, Hall of Fame chief exec Joel Peresman...

The Greatest, Most Powerful Protest Songs

Popular music and social movements have always gone hand in hand, ever since the American Civil Rights Movement of the 60s – activists and protestors for change have found troubadours and artists to spread their social message. From folk to funk, rap to rock, incendiary to imaginary, we take a...