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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 an epic highlights package soundtracked...

Looking back on mega-producer deadmau5′ career highlights

With deadmau5 heading to Oz to headline the first ever Australian edition of the world-conquering Sensation festival, we thought now...

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 to look forward to. The...

7 of the nastiest examples of revenge in musical history

Absolutely everyone has a disagreement from time to time, and if you’re famous, these disagreements can become pretty public pretty...

Royal Blood live onstage

“It takes a bigger pair of balls to do less sometimes” – Royal Blood tell us how to write a rock song

It’s 9:15 on a Wednesday morning, and Royal Blood’s bassist/vocalist Mike Kerr is feeling jetlagged at home in London. The...

Five great New Found Glory songs that even hardcore fans might not know

New Found Glory are nine albums deep, at which point they also have a scattered collection of out-takes, B-sides, quirky...

15 Aussie hits you probably completely forgot, but will definitely remember

While Double J is currently in the midst of celebrating some of the most awesome music of the nineties, it’s...

15 incredible Australian bands we really miss

It’s easy to get distracted by the constant stream of new and exciting music that’s constantly emerging, but when we...

10 music videos by Indigenous artists that everyone needs to see

Music is a hugely important part of Australia’s Indigenous culture, and our country is and always has been home to...

Kirin J Callinan explains his (un)expected move into joyous electropop on second album ‘Bravado’

If you had told his fans three years ago that Kirin J Callinan would one day release a glittery, oversaturated...

This week’s 13 awesome jobs in music that could be yours

Some of the Australian music world’s biggest names often leave doors of opportunity ajar, just waiting for the right kind...

5 vital tips for surviving your next tour, with Tora

Touring life can be tough on even the most road-hardened bands, involving as it does long hours of boredom punctuated...

6 modern guitar heroes you need to be listening to

To be a ‘guitar hero’, praised by legions of fans and fellow guitarists alike, is something sought by many and...

Win a double pass to Snowtunes, the boutique music fest and ski trip in one

Moshing away at a boutique music festival, or pelting down a hill atop fresh powder? No matter how you get...

10 of the most important modern bands Sydney has produced

As anyone from the New South Wales capital will tell you, Sydney is more than just the Opera House and...